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2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:37pm

Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

To believe or not to believe? That is the question, when it comes to President Donald Trump's comments about what comes next on health care.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

Alan Fram and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:30pm

Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different.

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It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

Jill Lawless and Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:26pm

Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the U.K. leaves the embrace of the bloc for an uncertain future as "global Britain."

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:26pm

Samsung seems to be playing it safe —at least with its battery — as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.

Lawmakers approve $90 million for new research centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:20pm

Idaho lawmakers have approved the use of $90 million worth of bonds for the construction of two new buildings at a federal research facility in Idaho Falls.

Unpaid bills put trial of Texas attorney general in limbo

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:14pm

As courtroom twists go, this one is practically unheard-of: On the brink of bringing Texas' attorney general, Ken Paxton, to trial on felony securities fraud charges, the government's prosecutors are threatening to bail out of the case unless they get paid.

2 women charge racial discrimination at Fox News

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:04pm

Two black women who work at Fox News Channel have charged in a lawsuit that they were subjected to "yearslong relentless racial" hostility at the hands of a top financial executive at the network who has since been fired.

The Latest: May says EU's bill for Brexit hasn't come due

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:38pm

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

Major US utility sues insurers over coal ash cleanup costs

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:36pm

The largest U.S. electric company sued 30 international and domestic insurance companies Wednesday, saying they should cover part of the utility's multibillion-dollar cleanup costs in the Carolinas for toxic byproducts left from decades of burning coal to generate power.

Trump's top health official gets bipartisan grilling

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:36pm

President Donald Trump's top health official got strong pushback Wednesday from lawmakers of both parties about deep cuts the White House is pressing in medical research, public health and social service programs.

2 states settle with Santander over 'unfair' car loans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:35pm

Santander has agreed to a nearly $26 million settlement with officials in two states over the bank's role in "unfair" subprime auto loans for thousands of consumers.

The Latest: Feds extend deadline for first border wall bids

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:18pm

The Latest on the proposed U.S. border wall with Mexico (all times local):

Iowa regulator's confirmation delayed after AP report

Ryan J. Foley and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:04pm

The Iowa Senate delayed the confirmation of Geri Huser as the Iowa Utilities Board chairwoman after The Associated Press reported on her extensive private legal work, lawmakers said Wednesday.

Idaho lawmakers adjourn 2017 regular session

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:04pm

Idaho lawmakers closed out the 2017 legislative session on Wednesday, finishing the year by passing a contentious repeal of the state's 6 percent sales tax on groceries while also clearing a massive transportation funding plan.

Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:04pm

President Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the region.

Kellogg headquarters' tower evacuated; suspected Freon leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:00pm

Some workers at Kellogg Co.'s Battle Creek headquarters have been hospitalized as a precaution following a suspected Freon leak.