Security has been boosted across the Los Angeles metro following a call threatening to blow up one of the busiest stations in the network, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. "We have information that has led us to heighten security at Universal and stations across the system," Commander Scott Edson, of the Homeland Security Division at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, told the paper. A spokeswoman at the Sheriff's Department told AFP that the matter was being handled by the FBI, which was holding a news conference later on Monday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is not worried about losing the faith of his players in the locker room after his decision to bench Cam Newton for the start of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - The British government launched a Supreme Court battle on Monday over who has the power to trigger the formal process of leaving the European Union, seeking to overturn a legal ruling that could derail its Brexit strategy. With passions inflamed by the June vote to leave the EU, demonstrators gathered outside the court as it began hearing the government's appeal against a ruling that ministers needed parliament's assent before triggering the complex process. The High Court ruled last month that Prime Minister Theresa May could not trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and begin two years of Brexit talks with the 27 remaining EU members without parliamentary backing.