The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – December 13, 2017

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

A stunning victory in Alabama’s Senate race for Democrat Doug Jones — he’s propelled to victory by a large turnout and overwhelming vote by African Americans. Acting Mayor London Breed takes over official duties in San Francisco, appearing with the Police Chief to promote  a holiday gun buyback program 24 hours after the sudden death …

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Severe weather hampers firefighting efforts as the mammoth Thomas Fire threatens areas of Santa Barbara and other cities. The Trump Administration faces off against young climate activists who’ve filed suit charging the federal government is depriving them of their rights by siding with the fossil fuel industry and failing to address climate change.

The U.S. Supreme Court says the Trump Administration can enforce its Muslim travel ban while the case proceeds through the courts. Donald Trump formally endorses Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. The attorney for the man acquitted in the killing of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier says he’ll ask the judge to set aside the … Continued

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleads guilty to making false statements to the FBI and is believed to be cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into whether Trump campaign officials coordinated with Russian officials during the presidential campaign. Angry reaction from Donald Trump and administration officials to the not guilty verdict for the undocumented … Continued

British Prime Minister Theresa May rebukes Donald Trump for retweeting inflammatory anti-Muslim videos from a far-right British group. Graduate students speak out against a provision in the House tax bill that would tax their tuition waivers as income. A San Francisco jury returns a not guilty verdict in the case of the undocumented man who … Continued

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