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US seeks to drop Chinese researcher's visa fraud case

Jul. 23, 2021 07:04 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors sought Thursday to drop their case against a Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military on a visa application so she could work in the U.S. In documents filed in federal court in Sacramento,...

California's recall ballot is set, but GOP strategy isn't

Jul. 22, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s recall ballot is finally set, but the Republican Party still is determining its best strategy for winning the governor's office in one of the nation's most Democratic states. With less than a month until ballots start arriving in...

Radio host Larry Elder wins fight to enter California recall

Jul. 22, 2021 01:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge on Wednesday cleared the way for conservative talk radio host Larry Elder to join the field of candidates for an upcoming recall election aimed at removing Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. Elder scored a swift court victory...

Radio host Larry Elder wins fight to enter California recall

Jul. 22, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge on Wednesday cleared the way for conservative talk radio host Larry Elder to join the field of candidates for an upcoming recall election aimed at removing Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. Elder scored a swift court victory...

GOP radio host Larry Elder sues to get on California ballot

Jul. 20, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder is suing over a decision by California election officials to block him from running in the September recall election that could oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, saying he's the target of political “shenanigans” by Democrats. ...

California court upends part of law to protect gay seniors

Jul. 19, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gay rights advocates said Monday that they will seek to challenge an appeals court decision tossing out part of a California law designed to protect older LGBTQ residents in nursing homes. The 2017 law is intended to protect against...

EXPLAINER: How California could recall its governor

Jul. 19, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California will hold a recall election Sept. 14 that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. The date was set by Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, a Democrat and Newsom ally, after election officials certified that 1.7 million valid petition signatures...

Who's in? California recall candidate list draws confusion

Jul. 19, 2021 07:12 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The official list of who's running in California's recall election of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom remained unsettled Sunday, with conservative talk radio host Larry Elder maintaining he should be included but state officials saying he submitted incomplete tax...

2 killed, 4 injured in late night shooting in Sacramento

Jul. 17, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two men were killed and four others were wounded in a late night shooting in Sacramento's historic district. The motive of Friday night's shooting was under investigation, but detectives believe it stems from an altercation between two groups,...

Yastrzemski homers twice, powers Giants past Cardinals 7-2

Jul. 17, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a pair of home runs, Logan Webb pitched four strong innings as a spot starter, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night. Webb was a last-minute starter for the Giants after Kevin Gausman was...