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                                Sherri Simpson poses for a photo Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. President Donald Trump’s $25 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that alleged fraud at his now-defunct Trump University may be put on hold because Simpson, former student in Florida, wants a full refund plus interest and an apology.

Trump University lawsuits face final hurdle to settlement

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                                Sherri Simpson poses for a photo Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. President Donald Trump’s $25 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that alleged fraud at his now-defunct Trump University may be put on hold because Simpson, former student in Florida, wants a full refund plus interest and an apology.
President Donald Trump faces one last hurdle to ending nearly seven years of lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University when a judge decides Thursday whether to approve a $25 million settlement with former customers. Read More
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                                This undated file photo provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office in Riverhead, N.Y., shows Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, a New York foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years.

Prosecutors: Foster father’s home a ‘horrific place’

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                                This undated file photo provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office in Riverhead, N.Y., shows Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, a New York foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years.
A foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years and is on trial for sexually abusing eight of the children operated a house that was a “horrific place” where boys lived in fear and needed permission to go to the bathroom, prosecutors said today. Read More
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                                This graph shows the trend in pedestrian deaths in the U.S.

Distraction cited as cause for spike in pedestrian deaths in 2016

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                                This graph shows the trend in pedestrian deaths in the U.S.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 8:34 pm
Pedestrian deaths are climbing faster than motorist fatalities, reaching nearly 6,000 deaths last year — the highest total in more than two decades, according to an analysis of preliminary state data. Read More
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                                Protesters in Raleigh, N.C., last year expressed opposition to a law that they said allowed discrimination against transgender individuals. The law led some businesses to boycott the state.

N.C. lawmakers announce deal to repeal ‘bathroom bill’

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                                Protesters in Raleigh, N.C., last year expressed opposition to a law that they said allowed discrimination against transgender individuals. The law led some businesses to boycott the state.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 6:40 pm
North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state’s “bathroom bill.” Read More
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                                Tourists kayak through Santa Elena Canyon on the Rio Grande river, along a cliff face that is Mexico, left, at Big Bend National Park in Texas, Monday. Here the Rio Grande slides between two sheer cliff faces, one in Mexico and one in the United States, that tower 1,500 feet above the water.

Zinke: Border wall ‘complex,’ faces geographic challenges

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                                Tourists kayak through Santa Elena Canyon on the Rio Grande river, along a cliff face that is Mexico, left, at Big Bend National Park in Texas, Monday. Here the Rio Grande slides between two sheer cliff faces, one in Mexico and one in the United States, that tower 1,500 feet above the water.
Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — will make it difficult to build the “big, beautiful wall” that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said today. Read More
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                                In this Nov. 9, 2016 photo, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, second left, speaks at a post-election event of elected officials and community leaders at City Hall in Seattle. Murray announced today that Seattle is suing President Donald Trump over his executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities over immigrant issues.

Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat

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                                In this Nov. 9, 2016 photo, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, second left, speaks at a post-election event of elected officials and community leaders at City Hall in Seattle. Murray announced today that Seattle is suing President Donald Trump over his executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities over immigrant issues.
Seattle filed a lawsuit today over President Donald Trump’s executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Read More
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                                The major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, 2017. New features in the “Creators Update” include 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and the ability to annotate maps and photos. Microsoft also is changing its update procedures to make them less disruptive.

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and doodling

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2016
                                The major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, 2017. New features in the “Creators Update” include 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and the ability to annotate maps and photos. Microsoft also is changing its update procedures to make them less disruptive.
A major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing. Read More
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                                Rolando Cardenas, right, made an initial court appearance today in Las Vegas. Cardenas was charged with killing one passenger and wounding another on a double-decker bus last weekend on the Las Vegas Strip.

Lawyer: Mental illness a question in Vegas bus shooting case

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                                Rolando Cardenas, right, made an initial court appearance today in Las Vegas. Cardenas was charged with killing one passenger and wounding another on a double-decker bus last weekend on the Las Vegas Strip.
Competency could emerge as a defense for a man accused of shooting and killing one person and wounding another on a double-decker transit bus on the Las Vegas Strip, his court-appointed attorney said today. Read More
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                                A woman, center, was taken into custody on Capitol Hill in Washington, today. Police say a driver struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the U.S. Capitol and was taken into custody.

Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

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                                A woman, center, was taken into custody on Capitol Hill in Washington, today. Police say a driver struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the U.S. Capitol and was taken into custody.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 5:37 am
A woman described as “erratic and aggressive” drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol this morning and was taken into custody, police said. Read More
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                                The illuminated Capitol Dome is reflected off the top of parked cars before dawn in Washington today.

House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

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                                The illuminated Capitol Dome is reflected off the top of parked cars before dawn in Washington today.
Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. Read More
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                                Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gestures while speaking before the Professional Businesswomen of California today in San Francisco.

Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

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                                Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gestures while speaking before the Professional Businesswomen of California today in San Francisco.
A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration today in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country’s Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top administration positions. Read More
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                                Arkansas fans cheer on the Hogs during an NCAA college football game in Sept. 2015 against UTEP at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark.

Arkansas panel backs gun ban at stadiums after SEC plea

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                                Arkansas fans cheer on the Hogs during an NCAA college football game in Sept. 2015 against UTEP at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark.
An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure today to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football stadiums. Read More
SUN SENTINEL / AP 2015
                                Local media outlets report that 36-year-old Oneal Ron Morris was sentenced Monday in Broward County court. She pleaded no contest last month to manslaughter and practicing medicine without a license.

Fake doctor gets 10 years for bogus, deadly butt injections

SUN SENTINEL / AP 2015
                                Local media outlets report that 36-year-old Oneal Ron Morris was sentenced Monday in Broward County court. She pleaded no contest last month to manslaughter and practicing medicine without a license.

Updated on  March 28, 2017 at 9:00 pm
A judge has imposed a 10-year prison sentence on a South Florida transgender woman who performed illegal buttocks-enhancements, injecting her clients with toxic materials including tire sealant and superglue and causing one woman’s death. Read More
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                                A box containing two single-dose pre-filled syringes of the drug Dupixent. Today the Food and Drug Administration approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema, which causes red, fiercely itchy rashes on the face, arms and legs.

FDA approves 1st drug for moderate, severe eczema

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                                A box containing two single-dose pre-filled syringes of the drug Dupixent. Today the Food and Drug Administration approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema, which causes red, fiercely itchy rashes on the face, arms and legs.

Updated on  March 28, 2017 at 6:48 pm
U.S. regulators have approved the first powerful, injected medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema. Read More

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