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March 27, 2017 6:12 PM TrumpCare? RyanCare? How about don't care

Looking admiringly at a beautiful baby grand piano, a party guest once remarked, “I always wanted to play the piano…” She was rather taken aback when her host told her, “No you don’t. Or you would’ve taken lessons.” What the woman meant was that she wished she knew how to play piano – that Jiminy Cricket would appear with his magic bumbershoot and make it so. Now we know that Republicans 11

March 27, 2017 6:07 PM Sessions takes aim at 'dangerous' sanctuary cities, warns on funding

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a broadside at so-called "sanctuary cities" Monday, telling reporters local policies of noncooperation with immigration authorities are "dangerous" and will cost communities federal funding. In the Trump administration's most pointed warning yet, Sessions said federal law allows withholding of federal funding to sanctuary 12

March 27, 2017 5:53 PM Malaysia cooperating with North Korea on Kim Jong Nam's body

Kuala Lumpur is seeking the release of nine Malaysian nationals. March 27 (UPI) -- The body of the assassinated Kim Jong Nam has been taken out of a morgue in Malaysia and is to be delivered to Pyongyang. Malaysia's China Press reported Monday the body of the older half-brother of Kim Jong Un was moved out of a morgue at a Kuala Lumpur hospital and may have been placed 7

March 27, 2017 5:17 PM Amtrak train derails in Chicago

Amtrak officials say three cars derailed when a train carrying about 200 passengers arriving in Chicago from the East Coast. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says he has no reports of any serious injuries from the Monday morning incident. He says the train was switching from track to track when three cars in the middle of the eleven-car train lost contact 10

March 27, 2017 4:31 PM Official: Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018

TORONTO – Canadians are expected to be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1, 2018. A senior government official says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government will introduce legislation to legalize recreational marijuana the week of April 10th and officials expect it to be law by July next year. The official spoke on condition of anonymity 9

March 27, 2017 2:59 PM The Daily 202: How Trump’s presidency is succeeding

THE BIG IDEA: Reading some of the news coverage this weekend, one might get the impression that Donald Trump’s failure to repeal Obamacare is akin to Woodrow Wilson not getting the League of Nations ratified. In other words, a fatal blow to his presidency. That’s hooey. -- Health care is a siren song that has seduced many presidents since Harry Truman 9

March 27, 2017 2:42 PM 'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76 billion

An analysis by the state Commerce Department shortly before HB2 was enacted shows state officials expected the PayPal expansion to contribute more than $200 million annually to North Carolina's gross domestic product — an overall measure of the economy. By the end of 2028, the state expected PayPal to have added $2.66 billion to the state economy. The same analysis 13

March 27, 2017 2:15 PM Following London Attack, UK Wants WhatsApp Backdoor

UK home secretary Amber Rudd argues that government intelligence services must be able to access encrypted messages from apps like WhatsApp in the event of a terrorist situation. Following the terror attack in London last week, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd says government intelligence services must be able to access messages from apps like WhatsApp 12

March 27, 2017 2:14 PM ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'

ATLANTA – A civil rights group is suing Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child "Allah." The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http 11

March 27, 2017 2:12 PM Vets treating dog whose snout was bound with hair tie

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Officials say veterinarians are treating a Yorkshire Terrier mix that was dropped off at Florida animal clinic with its mouth bound tightly with an elastic hair tie. Paws 2 Help founder Eve Van Engel tells the Palm Beach Post (http://pbpo.st/2nstKZr ) that two women dropped the dog named Pixie off at a clinic near West Palm Beach 12