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Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:40am

Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections.

Analysis: The outsider dealmaker faltering in White House

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 7:17am

Donald Trump campaigned as an outsider — celebrating his lack of political experience by selling himself as a dealmaker willing to buck Republican orthodoxy and his own party's leadership. He alone would reshape Washington.

Health care law works in some ways, comes up short in others

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 6:32am

Once again, "Obamacare" has survived a near-death experience. It won't be the end of the political debate, but House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledges, "We're going to be living with 'Obamacare' for the foreseeable future."

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 6:14am

House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform.

Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 6:01am

Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big costs and potentially leave millions of people without coverage, especially because of the cutbacks planned to Medicaid.

EU transport chief calls for European car toll system

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 5:20am

The European Union's transport commissioner is calling for a continentwide car toll system that would enable motorists to use all European roads without having to stop at borders.

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 5:10am

The man who killed four people outside Britain's Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Persian Gulf country's embassy said.

Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 4:30am

Las Vegas police say they are investigating a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

Chinese premier wraps up Australia trip with football match

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 4:21am

China's premier attended an Australian football game with the country's prime minister on Saturday, wrapping up a visit Down Under aimed at boosting bilateral ties and expanding trade between the two nations.

India's Reliance Industries penalized for alleged fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 3:21am

India's markets regulator has barred Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries and 12 others from trading in equity derivatives for a year for allegedly fraudulent trades made 10 years ago.

Some win and some lose with 'Obamacare' still around

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 2:21am

The old and the poor made out great when House Republicans failed Friday to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The rich and the almost rich didn't do so well.

Health care defeat is a brutal loss for Speaker Paul Ryan

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 2:01am

House Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. Instead, he suffered a brutal defeat, cancelling a vote and admitting "we're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future."

In health care push, Trump couldn't master art of consensus

Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 1:33am

President Donald Trump thought he had a deal.

UN: Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:11am

Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of settlement expansions in violation of international law, the United Nations said Friday.

Officials say Kansas blaze caused $23M to $25M in damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:40pm

Officials in a Kansas City suburb where a fire destroyed a multimillion-dollar apartment building under construction and spread to about two dozen homes estimate the blaze caused between $23 million and $25 million in damage.

Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:03pm

A Louisiana law enforcement officer was convicted Friday on a lesser charge of manslaughter in a shooting that killed a 6-year-old autistic boy, a gruesome encounter captured on tape by another officer's body camera.

After health care bill's withdrawal, elation and anger

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:00pm

Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief, others bubbled with frustration, and nearly all resigned themselves to the prospect that the latest chapter in the never-ending national debate over health care would not be the last.

Some parts of Obamacare working well, problems with others

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:40pm

Once again, "Obamacare" has survived a near-death experience. It won't be the end of the political debate, but House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledges, "We're going to be living with 'Obamacare' for the foreseeable future."

Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

Martha Mendoza and Julhas Alam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:37pm

Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.

Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

Martha Mendoza and Julhas Alam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:37pm

Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.