No takers on Flynn's hopes to avoid prosecution; Final Four finally upon us; Trump University settlement approved; and more headlines for your drive home Friday, March 31, 2017.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's attorney said talks have taken place about immunity in order for him to testify. But congressional investigators say it is too early to begin discussing offering no threat of prosecution in exchange for his cooperation.
President Donald Trump tweeted that Flynn, his former adviser, should ask for immunity because he's facing "a witch hunt." White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump just wants Flynn to testify, and there are no concerns that Flynn could implicate the president in any wrong doing.
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FINAL FOURS GET UNDERWAY
The Final Four tips off from Arizona on Saturday when South Carolina faces Gonzaga at 6:09 p.m. Eastern on CBS in a matchup of first-time national semifinalists. North Carolina faces Oregon in the night's second game.
The Women's Final Four from Dallas begins tonight with South Carolina squaring off with Stanford at 7:30 Eastern on ESPN2, followed by UConn taking on Mississippi State.
UNCERTAINTY REIGNS IN N.C. AFTER 'BATHROOM BILL' DEAL
RALEIGH, N.C. — Tense negotiations over a deal to undo North Carolina's "bathroom bill" gave way Friday to uncertainty.
Will the compromise Gov. Roy Cooper signed Thursday quash the furor that made businesses, sporting events, conventions and entertainers pull out of the state in a yearlong economic backlash?
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YOUTH MINISTER FINED FOR BUILDING A SAND CASTLE
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — An Alabama youth minister was fined $25 for using a metal garden hoe to dig in the sand with his 7-year-old son while on spring break in Florida's Panhandle.
The News Herald reports Bryant Rylee of Moundville, Alabama, was building a sandcastle on Panama City Beach with his wife and son on March 23 when a police officer approached.
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