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California Lawmakers May Trim Repeat Offenders’ Sentences

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers are on the verge of approving legislation to trim prison sentences for repeat nonviolent felonies. Current law adds an additional year to offenders' sentences for each previous prison or jail term. "This enhancement is d...
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As UK-EU Relations Cool, Battle Looms to Stop No-Deal Brexit

LONDON — In Brussels and London, one question is growing louder: Can Boris Johnson be stopped? Britain's prime minister says the U.K. is leaving the European Union in less than 90 days, either with a divorce deal, or — it seems increasingly likely — without...
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Housing-Strapped California Debates Density Near Job Hubs

SACRAMENTO — A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis. "We need more housing in the state of California....