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Republicans are rushing right into charges of Obamacare hypocrisy

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - A pair of conservative Republican senators are accusing their own party of hypocrisy for rushing through its replacement of Obamacare. And they've got a...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

With 6 races left, Shiffrin closing in on overall title

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin is closing in on an overall World Cup title with six races left

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German Brexit memo stresses EU unity will be paramount in talks

(c) 2017, Bloomberg.The German government has told ministry staff that its chief aim in the upcoming Brexit negotiations is to stop the U.K. from dividing the European Union, stressing that the...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

On climate change, Scott Pruitt contradicts the EPA's own online information

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.EPA chief Scott Pruitt, speaking on CNBC Thursday morning, made one of his strongest statements yet rejecting the science of human-caused climate change."I think that...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Two House panels approve legislation as Trump tweets reassurance

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - Two key House committees have approved a Republican proposal to revise the Affordable Care Act, giving the bill its first victories amid a backlash that...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Construction unearths centuries-old coffins in Philadelphia

Construction crews working on an apartment building in Philadelphia's historic district have been finding coffins and unearthing fully intact human remains

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

NYPD intel chief: 1 person suspected in most Jewish threats

New York City's head of police intelligence says investigators believe one person is behind a large number of the threats made against U.S. Jewish institutions this year

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Washington State, New York seeking to block new Trump travel ban

(c) 2017, Bloomberg.Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson will ask a Seattle federal judge to impose a temporary ban on President Donald Trump's latest executive order barring citizens of six...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Trump's immigration moves meet rising wave of challenges

(c) 2017, Bloomberg.The first fight over President Donald Trump's new travel ban came within hours, in Hawaii. Then San Francisco doubled-down to protect undocumented immigrants and its budget.The...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Turkey-Kurd tension in Syria war a `train wreck,' McCain warns

(c) 2017, Bloomberg.Sen. John McCain warned of a looming "train wreck" over tensions between Turkey and Kurdish factions as the war against Islamic State moves toward the terrorist group's...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

US resists CIA agent testimony in Bush-era torture lawsuit

(c) 2017, Bloomberg.The Trump administration asked a federal judge to protect three CIA agents from testifying in a lawsuit accusing two agency contractors of overseeing the torture of terrorism...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Washington state will ask judge to continue freeze on travel ban

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who had sued successfully to block President Donald Trump's first travel ban, said Thursday that he will ask a federal judge...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press