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PBC News & Comment: Jerry Brown Hosts San Francisco Climate Summit

Building his legacy and spurning Trump, Gov. Moonbeam hosts climate summit that draws many leaders and some protesters seeking more….--Brown talks tough, signs new law setting goal for 100% renewables by 2045, but many Californians know his record is mixed

--Brown has been more generous with clemency for convicts, setting recent records

--new reports shows that wrongful convictions have cost exonerees 20,000 years

--after lots of Mueller drama, Papadopoulos gets only 14 days in jail

--Mueller backs down on claims Maria Butina used sex in spying

--as New York state primary nears on Thursday, allies of Gov. Cuomo smear Cynthia Nixon as anti-Semitic

--CBS boss Les Moonves exits with golden parachute after 6 more women accuse him of sex offenses

--publicly humiliated by Trump, AG Jeff Sessions demands N. Carolina voter registrations in hunt for voter fraud by noncitizens

--Sessions is also threatening cities that plan to open supervised injection sites to reduce opioid deaths

--NY Times reveals secret meetings between Trump officials and military coup plotters in Venezuela

--NY Times report says US misleads on the real situation in Afghanistan

--in attempt to duck charges of war crimes in Afghanistan, John Bolton threatens US sanctions on International Criminal Court

--in Guardian op-ed, Simon Tisdall calls the attack on ICC “the unacceptable face of American exceptionalism”

--also at The Guardian, David Sirota debuts new column, taking on the retro elements in Democratic leadership

--and last week The Guardian explained how Trump inauguration photos were doctored to try to please the Dear Tweeter