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The Latest: Attorney general: Religious freedom affirmed – Washington Post

Thursday, March 30, 2017

HONOLULU — The Latest on a hearing in federal court in Hawaii on President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Hawaii’s attorney general says a federal judge’s decision to extend an order blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban affirms values of religious freedom. State Attorney General Douglas Chin says Wednesday’s longer-lasting ruling means that Muslims and refugees will face less uncertainty. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted…

The Latest: Attorney general: Religious freedom affirmed – Washington Post

Thursday, March 30, 2017

HONOLULU — The Latest on a hearing in federal court in Hawaii on President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Hawaii’s attorney general says a federal judge’s decision to extend an order blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban affirms values of religious freedom. State Attorney General Douglas Chin says Wednesday’s longer-lasting ruling means that Muslims and refugees will face less uncertainty. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted…

North Carolina Strikes a Deal to Repeal Restrictive Bathroom Law – New York Times

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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North Carolina Strikes a Deal to Repeal Restrictive Bathroom Law – New York Times

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Texas church bus crash: 12 killed, 3 injured in collision with pickup truck – Fox News

Thursday, March 30, 2017

At least 12 people were killed and three others injured in a head-on crash Wednesday between a church bus and pickup truck in southwest Texas, officials said. Sgt. Conrad Hein of the Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed the death toll to the Associated Press, adding that the collision happened around 12:30 p.m. local time on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park, located about 75 miles west of San…

Senate Intelligence Committee to start Russia probe interviews next week – Washington Post

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Senate Intelligence Committee will begin as soon as Monday privately interviewing 20 people in its ongoing investigation of Russian involvement in the 2016 election as well as potential ties to the Trump campaign, its leaders said Wednesday. Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said that “if there’s relevance” to those and other interviews that he and Vice Chairman Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) anticipate scheduling, “they will eventually be part of…

Ivanka Trump is making her White House job official – CNN

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Washington (CNN)Ivanka Trump is changing course and will become a government employee in the coming days, a White House official told CNN Wednesday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/03/21/ivanka-trump-west-wing.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_27′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170320211016-ivanka-trump-03-17-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = false;if (autoStartVideo…

After health care failure, plan B suddenly more appealing for Republicans – CNN

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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2 ex-Christie aides sentenced in bridge traffic revenge plot – Washington Post

Thursday, March 30, 2017

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie listens as President Donald Trump speaks during an opioid and drug abuse listening session Wednesday in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Evan Vucci/AP) Two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their roles in a conspiracy to shut down the nation’s busiest bridge — an act of political retribution dubbed “Bridgegate” that is thought to have seriously…

In historic break, Britain plunges into Brexit with hard negotiations still to come – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LONDON —The end came not with a bang but a letter.  Over six crisp and unsentimental pages, Britain said goodbye to the European Union on Wednesday, spelling out its hopes, wishes, threats and demands for divorce talks that will strain alliances, roil economies and consume attention across the continent over the next two years.  Coming a little over nine months after British voters stunned the world by choosing to withdraw…

The Nunes-White House question, assessed minute-by-minute – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza laid out a compelling case on Tuesday evening for why he thinks that the White House was likely aware of what Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) was up to last week. Nunes, as you probably now know, is the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and, in that role, in charge of one of the investigations into how Russia may have tried to influence the 2016…

2 Christie Allies Are Sentenced in George Washington Bridge Scandal – New York Times

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Driver attempts to ram police cruiser on Capitol Hill grounds, officials say; shots fired – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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In historic break, Britain gives formal Brexit notice to European Union – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LONDON — A little over nine months after British voters chose to withdraw from the European Union, Britain took a decisive — and likely irreversible — step Wednesday toward leaving a partnership that has bound the country to the continent for nearly half a century. With the simple handoff of a letter in Brussels in the early afternoon, the British government became the first to trigger Article 50 — the…

Who’s who in Trump-Russia saga – CNN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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This is the Samsung Galaxy S8, coming April 21st – The Verge

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the nicest phone I’ve ever held. It’s a beautiful combination of glass, metal, and an absolutely massive screen in a body that’s much smaller than you might expect. And that might not be enough to make it stand out anymore. There are two versions of the S8: the standard Galaxy S8 with a 5.8-inch screen and the larger S8 Plus with a 6.2-inch screen. Both…

Is Paul Ryan a policy guy, or does he just play one on TV? – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

President Trump speaks to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) at the White House on Feb. 14. (Saul Loeb/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) has long had a reputation as a “serious” policymaker in Washington, a grown-up dedicated to the arcane details of how the federal government works and capable of crafting real solutions to the nation’s problems. Conservatives raved about his commitment to putting their…

Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he’s found that even the president’s son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight. In a matter of days, Kushner, a senior Trump adviser, drew headlines for leaving Washington for a ski vacation while a signature campaign promise fell apart. The White House…

The next phase of Brexit is about to start. Here are four things to watch. – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May will submit a letter triggering “Article 50” on Wednesday, kicking off the formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Divorces can be messy — and drawn out. Anger, regret and coldhearted calculations can lead the two sides to an agreement that neither side wanted or expected. There is no precedent or guide for any country to leave the E.U., but these…

The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump on Tuesday that wipes away landmark online privacy protections, the first salvo in what is likely to become a significant reworking of the rules governing Internet access in an era of Republican dominance. In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast of protections approved just last year that had sought to limit what companies could…