San Francisco defends sanctuary status as backlash mounts


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier, some calling for a boycott of the city that fiercely defends its reputation as a refuge for all.

  • Written by By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR , Associated Press

UK warns government agencies not to use Kaspersky software


LONDON (AP) — Britain's cybersecurity agency has told government departments not to use antivirus software from Moscow-based firm Kaspersky Lab amid concerns about Russian snooping.


Trump's favorite general: Michael Flynn's rise and fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Flynn was President Donald Trump's favorite general, rapidly vaulted to prominence by his fiery speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention about jailing Hillary Clinton and by Trump's decision to reward him with a plum job as his top national security aide.

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  • Written by By CHAD DAY, ERIC TUCKER and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press

Accusers face risks in breaking nondisclosure agreements

CHICAGO (AP) — Details of alleged sexual assaults by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, comedian Bill Cosby and other famous figures are now widely known in part because several accusers did something they promised in writing never to do: They talked publicly about their allegations.

  • Written by By MICHAEL TARM , AP Legal Affairs Writer