News Shorts Weather and Sports for Thursday, March 8, 2018
From the Associated Press
The attorney general dramatically escalates a war with California over its so-called sanctuary law in a sharp exchange of words with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
British police say a Russian ex-spy and his daughter fighting for their lives in an English hospital were attacked with a nerve agent in the mysterious case.
An attorney for a porn actress who claims she had sex with Donald Trump says she is suing to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement “to set the record straight.”
Wet, heavy snow grounds flights, closes schools and threatens another round of power outages in a corner of the country still recovering from a weather wallop less than a week ago.
The U.S. Holocaust Museum revokes a major human rights award given to Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace laureate and Myanmar’s civilian leader, citing her response to the mass killings of the country’s Rohingya minority.
Five people employed at the remote ranch tell the AP that immigrants toil long days in a type of servitude to work off loans from the company for the cost of smuggling them into the country.
The planet’s poles are blanketed by geometric clusters of cyclones and its atmosphere is deeper than suspected, data from NASA’s Juno spacecraft reveal.
The Florida House passes a bill that includes new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some teachers.
Among the high-end sports cars at this year’s auto show in Geneva is the Italdesign Zerouno Duerta. Top speed: 310 kph (193 mph). Price: Around 2 million euros ($2.5 million).
As March Madness cranks up, a number of college basketball coaches need good tournament runs to keep their jobs.