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Three gun safety bills now law in California

The bills levy a new tax on the gun industry, will require semiautomatic weapons be capable of microstamping bullets and change who can have a concealed-carry permit and where firearms are prohibited.

Trump aide covets classified evidence in Mar-a-Lago case

Walt Nauta is accused of helping Donald Trump hide dozens of boxes of classified materials at the Florida resort last summer.

Booker joins Dems in urging Menendez to resign

Senator Cory Booker said fellow New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, who is charged with accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes, owes it to the public to step down.

California governor signs bills targeting school book bans, child sex trafficking

Assembly Bill 1078, dealing with school instructional materials, is effective immediately.

HIV drugmaker will pay $246 million to settle suit over generic meds delay

Gilead Sciences will pay $246.75 million to customers who purchased the drugs Truvada or Atriplia, or any of the two drugs’ generic versions, during a period of about five years.

Fees and guns

ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal court in New York awarded a gun rights advocacy group over $447,000 in attorney fees and costs after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with its claims that a state law preventing gun owners from carrying firearms outside their homes for self-defense violated their constitutional rights. The amount is reduced from the $1.2 million initial demand.