Sanctuary Cities, North Texas Earthquake Risk, Flag Football: Your Monday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Appeals court rules parts of Texas' sanctuary cities ban can go into effectA federal appeals court in New Orleans on Monday ruled that parts of Texas' sanctuary cities ban can go into effect, overruling a lower court's decision to temporarily block it.A panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state was likely to win arguments over two parts of the law that were blocked by a federal district judge from San Antonio last month and allowed those portions to go into effect. The panel allowed the state to enforce a section of the law that says local authorities cannot prohibit their employees from assisting or cooperating with a federal immigration officer.The judges' decision comes just three days after they heard arguments over the state's motion to let the law go into effect.Get well, and good riddance? A Texas lawmaker wants Arizona voters to fire Sen. John McCain so he can cope with brain cancer — and so he can't block an Obamacare repeal.  Continue reading...

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