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Apr 1, 2018

The Washington Post | Evening Edition: Trump says ‘no more’ to DACA deal, threatens to cancel NAFTA to secure border on April 1, 2018.

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Trump says ‘no more’ to DACA deal, threatens to cancel NAFTA to secure border
President Trump said on Twitter that there would be no deal to legalize millions of “dreamers,” stating that the U.S. border with Mexico was “getting more dangerous.” He also said he might “stop” the “cash cow” North American Free Trade Agreement in retaliation for Mexico not doing enough in the president’s estimation to prevent illegal border crossings.
By Philip Rucker  •  Read more »
Shulkin says he did not leave VA willingly, setting up fight over his successor
Whether David Shulkin resigned or was fired from the Department of Veterans Affairs has bearing on who leads the agency until the president’s nominee, Ronny Jackson, is confirmed by the Senate.
By David Weigel  •  Read more »
 
An inside look at ESPN’s latest experiment: A live morning show that launches tomorrow
Beset by cord-cutting and a declining subscriber base, the sports broadcasting juggernaut is trying something new — an ambitious show that will compete with “Today” and “Good Morning America.” The Post went to the set of “Get Up!” in New York City ahead of its 7 a.m. debut.
By Steven Zeitchik  •  Read more »
 
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Eisenhower credits someone you’ve probably never heard of with winning World War II
Andrew Higgins wasn’t in the Army. He wasn’t a paratrooper. He was a wild and wily genius, a tough, crafty, businessman. He loved bourbon and cursed a lot. And he built the boats that brought troops ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944.
By Michael S. Rosenwald  •  Read more »
 
Sheriff’s cruiser hit woman at Stephon Clark protest before speeding away, video shows
The victim — who was treated for bruises — and other demonstrators described the incident in Sacramento as a hit-and-run.
By Alex Horton, Rob Kuznia and Sawsan Morrar  •  Read more »
 
Family’s speedometer was ‘pinned’ at 90 mph as SUV plunged off a cliff, report says
Investigators did not find any marks showing that the vehicle accelerated or slowed before it reached the ledge in California. The two mothers and three of their adopted children were killed. Three children are missing.
By Kristine Phillips, Kevin Sullivan and Marwa Eltagouri  •  Read more »
 
Sheriff’s cruiser hit woman at Stephon Clark protest before speeding away, video shows
The victim — who was treated for bruises — and other demonstrators described the incident in Sacramento as a hit-and-run.
By Alex Horton, Rob Kuznia and Sawsan Morrar  •  Read more » 
 
Up to 5 million accounts affected by data breach. Many shopped at Saks or Lord & Taylor.
The chains’ parent company said it was investigating and taking steps to contain the attack on credit and debit cards, which was revealed by a security firm.
By Matt O'Brien | AP  •  Read more »  
 
Efrain Rios Montt | 1926–2018
Former Guatemalan military dictator charged with genocide dies at 91
Called “the born-again butcher” by his fiercest critics, Rios Montt seized power in 1982. His 17-month reign was marked by human rights abuses against Mayan Indians.
By John Otis  •  Read more »