Filed in federal court in San Diego and including the California Coastal Commission as a plaintiff, the lawsuit states its purpose is “to protect the State of California’s residents, natural resources, economic interests, procedural rights, and sovereignty from violations of the United States Constitution” and federal law.
Source: California sues to stop Trump’s border wall: ‘No one gets to ignore the laws. Not even the president’ – LA Times
Government agencies are increasingly turning the tables on people who request public records with an aggressive new tactic: They are filing lawsuits against them to block or delay release of the information.
The trend has alarmed freedom-of-information advocates.
Source: New secrecy tactic: suing people who seek public records | WTOP
The Department of Homeland Security issued a directive barring use of the Russian company’s product.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke ordered that Kaspersky Lab software be barred from federal government networks while giving agencies a timeline to get rid of it.
Source: U.S. bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies amid concerns of Russian espionage
Pittsburgh police will have the authority to roust rooftop revelers under legislation City Council approved unanimously Wednesday.
Source: Pittsburgh police will have the authority to roust rooftop partiers | TribLIVE
The attorney for Michael Travaglia, the “kill-for-thrill” murderer who died in prison Monday of natural causes, says he was a changed man.
Source: Western Pennsylvania ‘kill-for-thrill’ murderer Michael Travaglia dies in prison | TribLIVE
It appears the bug was exploited before Instagram’s fix, and affected more than the most high-profile accounts
Source: Instagram hackers are selling user emails and phone numbers
Border Patrol agents arrested 30 immigrants suspected of crossing a Southern California border Saturday through an underground tunnel, federal authorities said.
Officers found a crude opening and a ladder inside the tunnel north from the Otay Mesa border entrance shortly after 1 a.m., U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said in a statement.
Source: Feds discover tunnel in Calif. after arresting 30 immigrants – NY Daily News
In addition, the department expects $26.3 million to $28.5 million in operating costs the first year.
Source: PennDOT will need up to $30 million for REAL ID | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has cited the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in the death of a 6-year-old boy whose temperature topped 107 degrees
Source: Pa. hospital cited in death of boy placed under heating blanket – The Morning Call
Scientists have found an association between talc and ovarian cancer, but they don’t agree on exactly what that means.
Source: Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer? A Jury Says Yes. Scientists Aren’t So Sure : Shots – Health News : NPR