News: L.A. Metro policing plan would put the public at risk: Jim McDonnell

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

L.A. Metro policing plan would put the public at risk: Jim McDonnell

On Thursday, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will vote on a new plan for policing its vast system of buses and trains. Millions of passengers will depend on this plan to keep them safe. As your sheriff, I have an obligation to tell you this plan does not achieve that goal.

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Are Trump’s potential conflicts of interest a concern?: Question of the Week

Donald Trump is perhaps receiving more attention than any other U.S. president-elect in history.

In particular, his vast wealth and empire are raising numerous questions from onlookers and opponents alike. More than any previous president, Trump has business holdings large and widespread enough to pose the potential for numerous conflicts between his personal and official interests.

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U.S. should not disengage from Cuba in wake of Fidel’s death

With the passing of Fidel Castro, American policy toward Cuba is back in the spotlight.

The small island nation just 90 miles off of American shores has been ruled with an iron fist for over 50 years by Fidel and his brother Raul, who, in attempting to make real their visions of a communist society, have primarily succeeded in keeping Cubans poor and less free than most in Latin America.

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What should be Trump’s top priority? Readers respond to our question: Letters

We asked readers, What should be Donald Trump’s top priority as president?

New president should let Constitution be his guide

Donald Trump’s top priority should be to learn and understand the Constitution and the complexity of the presidency.

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