Top Stories: LGBT Discrimination Ruling; Kansas City Voters Ease Marijuana Law

April 5, 2017

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— LGBT Employees Protected By Federal Civil Rights Act, Appeals Court Rules.

— Kansas City Voters Approve $25 Fine In Easing Of Marijuana Law.

— Krispy Kreme Owner To Buy Panera Bread In $7.5 Billion Deal.

And here are more early headlines:

Russia Blames Syrian Rebels For Deadly Chemical Attack. (NBC)

Sen. Merkley, (D-OR) Talks All Night To Oppose Gorsuch. (Oregon Live)

Trump To Meet Jordan’s King At White House Today. (USA Today)

Ferguson Re-Elects Mayor Who Held Office During Brown Shooting. (St. Louis Public Radio)

Damaging Storms Predicted From Midwest To Southeast. (

Russia Considers Banning Jehovah’s Witnesses. (Time)

Bombing In Tikrit Kills Iraqi Civilians. (BBC)

What Gift For The Pope? Even Prince Charles Is Unsure. (Telegraph)

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