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Abortion restrictions expanded for foreign non-profits receiving US health funds

Abortion restrictions expanded for foreign non-profits receiving US health funds

Thirty-seven of them also allow abortions in at least one scenario that is not permissible under the "Protecting Life" policy. A senior State Department official said that the three months between t...

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Donald Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

This handy Venn diagram sums up what we know. Mr Sessions has faced questions over whether his involvement in Mr Comey's firing violates his pledge to recuse himself from investigations into Russian...

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Will Sessions Views Continue to Block Sentencing Reform?

Will Sessions Views Continue to Block Sentencing Reform?

Mike Rogers looks to be the one lighting up the hey-maybe-that-wouldn't-be-entirely-insane D.C. insider buttons. Previously, former Attorney General Eric Holder had tried to curb rising prison populat...

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2 women killed in shooting on highway in Virginia

2 women killed in shooting on highway in Virginia

The Nissan ran off the left side of the I-95 Exit 75 ramp and came to a stop. The shooter was in a white four-door sedan, the Virginia State Police said, although police did not release any other su...

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8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

Five of them face only a single count each of evidence tampering. Despite the repeated urging of some members to call for help, it was 12 hours before anyone called 911. Even more fraternity brother...

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Rep. Mo Brooks Enters Alabama Senate Race

Rep. Mo Brooks Enters Alabama Senate Race

Brooks is a member of the House Freedom Caucus and was first elected to the House in 2010. Brooks, whose congressional district encompasses Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison and Morgan counties and mos...

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Car clipped school bus on DC field trip

Car clipped school bus on DC field trip

A passenger vehicle was involved in the crash after attempting to pass. Maryland police said the auto lost control and veered in front of the charter bus. The bus landed on its side and shredded d...

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Actor Powers Boothe dead at 68

His most notable roles came around the last decade with his role as the corrupt politician, Senator Roark, who was a primary antagonist in both Sin City (2005) and its sequel, Sin City: A Dame to ...

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Activist resigns after Rep.'s letter to employer

Activist resigns after Rep.'s letter to employer

According to Federal Election Commission records, Mr O'Dowd has given $700 to Mr Frelinghuysen during previous elections and contributes to lobbying groups for bankers who have met with Mr Frelinghuys...

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Kicked off flight over birthday cake — JetBlue passengers

Kicked off flight over birthday cake — JetBlue passengers

Video , obtained by ABC 7 NY reporter CeFaan Kim, showed Port Authority officers questioning the family as the Burkes tell them the cake is on the floor as flight attendants has requested. Accor...

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Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

Spicer said that after the White House first viewed the evidence and materials on February 2, which were first flagged by Yates on January 26, there were various meetings and discussions that took pla...

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Man holding human head stabs Oregon grocery store employee

Other employees at the store tackled the suspect and held him down until police arrived, Estacada fire officials said. The victim in the grocery store attack and Webb were both taken to a hospital. ...

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Boko Haram frees 82 Chibok school girls

The Federal Government will like to commend the Security Agencies, the Red Cross, local authorities, local and foreign NGOs and all those who contributed in one way or another to secure the release ...

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Supreme Court declines to hear appeal backing N.C. voter ID law

Despite having been signed off by the state's Republican governor in 2013, it was shot down in July 2016 by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which argued that the law targeted black voters "with n...

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Trump at Liberty University Bashes 'Critics' in First Commencement Address

During his Saturday commencement address at Liberty University , President Trump congratulated the school on its ascendance to FBS football competition. Trump during his address took a vague shot at ...

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Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Likely on FBI Comey Replacement

But Mr. Trump told Fox News he would not discuss the possibility his conversations with Comey may have been recorded. The president criticized Comey's decision not to recommend charges against Clint...

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Four candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

The announcement comes the same day Mr Trump said he could name a new FBI Director as early as next week. They are among almost a dozen candidates Trump is considering, a group that includes several l...

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Trump Urges Liberty Graduates to be Outsiders

Boy oh boy, you voted, you voted. A strong majority of evangelicals voted for Trump in November despite some predictions to the contrary. In his speech, Trump jokingly nodded to the hard odds he...

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Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

In his first interview with investigators the week the crash occurred, Bostian told the NTSB he had little memory of the night of the crash when investigators said the train, bound for NY, sped around...

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Images of Trump's 100th Day Rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Images of Trump's 100th Day Rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

But the president didn't show up. "I voted for him and I'll give him a year". "Others may disagree about that". He also emphasized, "We are not the enemy of the American people". Mr Trump was the ...

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$5000 offered for info on gunman after rare white wolf dies

$5000 offered for info on gunman after rare white wolf dies

A rare and recognizable white wolf was illegally shot in Yellowstone National Park. The National Park Service and Center for Biological Diversity are each offering $5,000 rewards for information tha...

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The Mormon church is pulling older teens from Boy Scouts' programs

The Mormon church is pulling older teens from Boy Scouts' programs

The change applies just to the United States and Canada, where the "Varsity " and "Venturing " programs are implemented, according to Mormon officials. The Church is pulling out of the Varsity and Ve...

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Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

Almirola was trailing Joey Logano and Danica Patrick when a broken brake rotor on Logano's auto sent him and Patrick into the wall entering the first turn. It was also the eight overall win for Furn...

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Trump Signs Executive Order That Creates Committee To Investigate Voter Fraud

The White House eventually settled on a more targeted ban on travelers from certain majority-Muslim countries and refugees from Sryia, although the federal courts have hit pause on it. Potential panel...

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After Yates, more questions for the Trump White House

Yates said Trump's travel ban, which targeted several Muslim-majority counties, was "unlawful", and added, "All arguments have to be based on truth". The White House later fired Flynn for misleading...

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US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer

US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer

The move prompted an uproar among Democrats and some Republicans because Comey's agency is leading an investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in that ...

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Trump targeting IRS rule on churches

DAVID SAPERSTEIN: What is a pastor to if a congregant who's a major donor says, I'll give you the gift this year but only if you endorse such a candidate? "We need some statutes", said Bob Vander ...

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Rapper Travis Scott Arrested in Northwest Arkansas

Rapper Travis Scott Arrested in Northwest Arkansas

The injured people were treated at the scene, police said. The Grammy-nominated singer was released the same night without bail. Busted: Rapper Travis Scott (above on Saturday) was hauled off th...

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McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

The website's options all link back to the Democratic Socialists of America , a left-wing grassroots group that has seen its dues-paying membership explode since President Donald Trump's election. Bu...

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Betsy DeVos Heckled During HBCU Commencement Speech at Bethune-Cookman

Betsy DeVos Heckled During HBCU Commencement Speech at Bethune-Cookman

Most importantly, opponents find it hard to forget the education secretary's off-mark statement that HBCU's were pioneers of school choice-void of key historical context regarding the creation of HB...

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Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

A source at the scene, who asked not to be identified , said the suspect threatened to kill the hostage if officers or an ambulance moved any closer to the house. A previous story was unclear on wh...

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Democracy is under assault by Trump, former intelligence chief says

American democracy is "under assault" on separate fronts from President Trump and Russian Federation, the former USA intelligence chief warned Sunday, expressing dismay over the abrupt firing of Feder...

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Trump to sign executive order to 'vigorously promote religious liberty'

Trump to sign executive order to 'vigorously promote religious liberty'

The president signed the executive order Thursday - the National Day of Prayer - in the White House Rose Garden. President Trump's efforts to promote religious freedom are thinly-veiled efforts to u...

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Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

It's unlikely that Mr Comey will not eventually respond to Mr Trump's assertions, and the stage is set for further dramatic confrontation as the president has suggested he might have recorded their co...

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Torch-bearing throng protests efforts to remove Lee statue

The group descended on Lee Park (which is being renamed, by the way) with torches, which would have been reminiscent of KKK rallies of the past except clearly someone just went down to their nearest L...

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Fox's Chris Wallace: White House playing 'dangerous game' on credibility

Fox's Chris Wallace: White House playing 'dangerous game' on credibility

The White House daily press briefing has been a journalistic institution for more than 100 years, forcing administrations to clarify their positions, answer for their statements, and generally be held...

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Police Officer Who Shot Dallas Suburban Teen Free On Bond

Police Officer Who Shot Dallas Suburban Teen Free On Bond

The family of the black teenager shot and killed b. He was charged over the April 29 shooting death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs. Of these 81 cases, there have...

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No. 1 Maryland Routs High Point in NCAA Second Round

No. 1 Maryland Routs High Point in NCAA Second Round

Lacrosse puts us on a national stage to represent our university and our athletic department. "We talked a lot about that in the middle of the season", Tambroni said. 18 in singles nationally and ...

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Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

Eurovision always seems to come around so quickly, and last night the Eurovision Song Contest was as wacky as ever. Before the grand final, Bulgaria won two journalist awards - for best specia...

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Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax

And that created a compromise situation, a situation where the national security adviser essentially could be blackmailed by the Russians. Needless to say, reporters are curious as to why Flynn wa...

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