Health inspectors ding Trump’s Mar-a-Lago eateries
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Health inspectors ding Trump’s Mar-a-Lago eateries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsafe seafood. Insufficiently refrigerated meats. Rusty shelving. Cooks without hairnets. Reports show Florida health inspectors cited President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort with 15 violations in late January, days before the U.S. leader hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a diplomatic visit. Still, the state inspectors allowed the luxury resort’s main restaurant … Continue reading

Trump’s ‘Obamacare’ fixes don’t impress insurers
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Trump’s ‘Obamacare’ fixes don’t impress insurers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration released limited fixes Thursday for shaky health insurance markets, but insurers quickly said those actions won’t guarantee stability for millions of consumers now covered. While calling it a step in the right direction, the industry is looking for a guarantee that the government will also keep paying billions in … Continue reading

House chairman skeptical of conservatives’ health care idea
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House chairman skeptical of conservatives’ health care idea

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A House committee chairman who’s a leading author of the mired Republican health care bill said Thursday he’s skeptical about proposals the Trump administration and conservative GOP lawmakers have discussed in hopes of breathing life into the legislation. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., directed his skepticism at suggestions that states be allowed … Continue reading

The Latest: Missing judge, 91, found alive in wooded area
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The Latest: Missing judge, 91, found alive in wooded area

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a missing 91-year-old federal judge who has memory problems (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A 91-year-old federal judge with memory problems who was reported missing from his home in northeastern Pennsylvania has been found alive. U.S. Marshal Martin Pane tells The Associated Press that Edwin Kosik was found … Continue reading

Officials in legal pot state vow to fight federal crackdown
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Officials in legal pot state vow to fight federal crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws. Bob Ferguson, attorney general in Washington state, which joined Colorado in 2012 as the first states … Continue reading

European grocery store chain to begin hiring in Virginia
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European grocery store chain to begin hiring in Virginia

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lidl, the German no-frills supermarket chain, is set to begin hiring in Virginia for some of its first stores in the U.S. The chain announced Thursday that it would begin hiring 800 store associates for locations in 12 Virginia cities. Spokesman Will Harwood tells the Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/2mcPiKd ) the hires … Continue reading

Indian man killed in possibly racial shooting at Kansas bar
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Indian man killed in possibly racial shooting at Kansas bar

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been charged with murder in what some witnesses described as a racially motivated shooting at a crowded suburban Kansas City bar that left one Indian man dead and two other men hospitalized. Local police are working with the FBI to investigate the shooting Wednesday night in Olathe, Kansas, … Continue reading