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The Planned Parenthood Fight Republicans Don't Need But Can't Avoid

The Planned Parenthood Fight Republicans Don't Need But Can't Avoid

Donald Trump has said he will maintain federal funding for Planned Parenthood - if the health service stops providing abortions. The Hyde Amendment , which was signed into law in 1976, bars the use...

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Judge Rejects 'Stand Your Ground' Defense In Florida Theater Shooting Case

Judge Rejects 'Stand Your Ground' Defense In Florida Theater Shooting Case

Witnesses told investigators that Reeves, 74, had become increasingly agitated in the minutes leading up to the January 13, 2014, shooting - and at one point left the theater to complain about Oulson ...

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There May Already Be a 'Trump Effect' at the Southern Border

There May Already Be a 'Trump Effect' at the Southern Border

The following month, the number of apprehensions declined to 18,762, according to figures released Wednesday. Customs and Border Protection agents have detained fewer migrants at the United Stat...

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Ole Miss remains in the SEC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament

Ole Miss remains in the SEC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament

Earlier Thursday, Tennessee took on Georgia. Breein Tyree had eight quick points to begin the second half, and the lead quickly ballooned to 16 as Missouri began to lose its composure with a pair of...

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Crude oil prices journey south on Thursday

Crude oil prices journey south on Thursday

The oil rout began after the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that U.S. oil inventories rose by 8.2 million barrels to reach $518.4 million, a record level . Crude oil futures closed...

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Malaysian PM blames North Korea for Kim Jong Nam's death

Malaysian PM blames North Korea for Kim Jong Nam's death

In a 40-second YouTube video , the black-clad young man said he is now with his mother and sister, without disclosing their whereabouts. Although his immediate family was reportedly living in exile...

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Daniela Vargas officially released by immigration officials

Daniela Vargas officially released by immigration officials

Stehlik said he expects Vargas to return to MS, where she was arrested by ICE agents on March 1. She was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents March 1 shortly after speaking at a news...

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Trump met with Russian ambassador before vote

James Clapper, the USA former national intelligence director, says he saw no evidence of such collusion but favors an investigation to get to the bottom of it. Today (Thursday), according to CNN new...

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Counting of Votes Begins at 8 am in Uttar Pradesh

Counting of Votes Begins at 8 am in Uttar Pradesh

However, exit polls remain short of accuracy as Bihar Exit polls showed a clear win for BJP and finally the JD, RJD, Congress combine won the elections as shown in the table below that is circulating ...

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European Union slaps down Poland, reappoints summit chair Tusk

European Union slaps down Poland, reappoints summit chair Tusk

Among priorities for closer cooperation for Germany, France and others is defence, prompted in part by concerns that U.S. President Donald Trump may scale back Washington's support for Europeans in th...

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Local unemployment ticks upward as national economy adds jobs

Local unemployment ticks upward as national economy adds jobs

Employment increased by 235,000 jobs in February, about on par with the 238,000 jobs that were added in January. The Illinois unemployment rate is down -0.4 percentage points from a year ago when it w...

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Barca looking for miracle against PSG

Barca looking for miracle against PSG

No one believed him and he probably didn't even believe himself, but it happened and it happened in some style. Remarkably, a free-kick and penalty from Neymar before the Brazil star set up Sergi ...

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Senator Graham after evidence to support Trump's wiretap claims

The senators are seeking warrant applications and court orders, which they said can be scrubbed to protect secret intelligence sources and methods. Obama and former senior US intelligence official...

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California man arrested for hammer attack on daughter-in-law

California man arrested for hammer attack on daughter-in-law

Tuesday of a possible dead body in the garage of a home on the 800 block of Bluebill Way. "We are not going to detail, but it was over a bicycle and he told us that she disrespected him", Suisun Cit...

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Queen Elizabeth unfazed in face of toddler's epic memorial meltdown

Queen Elizabeth unfazed in face of toddler's epic memorial meltdown

As the royals approached, the 2-year-old boy wiggled out of his mom's arms and tried to walk away. In an attempt to be let go from the woman holding him (presumably his mother), the young boy began ...

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House Oversight Panel Issues Warning About Trump's Tweets, Encrypted Apps

House Oversight Panel Issues Warning About Trump's Tweets, Encrypted Apps

Such records and government transparency laws are created to "ensure the official business of the federal government is properly preserved and accessible to the American public", the letter reads . U...

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Britons 'could opt in to some European Union rights after Brexit'

Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesman said: "We have only just received this report". Bill or "Brexit Bill" is legislation that is now being considered by the U.K. That was demonstrated ag...

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Syria: US sending 400 troops to bolster Raqqa offensive against Islamic State

On Wednesday, the Pentagon announced it had deployed 400 Marines and Army Rangers stocked with heavy artillery weaponry to assist USA -backed coalition forces in their push to destroy one of the ter...

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Turkish artillery targets US-backed forces in Syria

Coalition spokesman Col. John Dorrian said that the heavy artillery will help "expedite the defeat of ISIS in Raqqa". And while Marine artillery is pummeling Raqqah, a team of Army rangers will be...

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Uttar Pradesh polls: Akhilesh Yadav hints at alliance with BSP

The rosiest projection for the BJP today was 285 Assembly seats in the state. Times Now-VMR exit poll points to a possible clear majority in favour of BJP with 190-210 seats. So, let's see. If it's ...

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Some Daesh leaders abandon Syria's Raqqa ahead of upcoming offensive

The added 400 troops will not count towards the USA cap in Syria because they will be on a temporary assignment of less than 120 days. About 15,000 IS fighters remain in Iraq and Syria, including ...

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The Catholic church may consider making married men priests- Pope Francis

The Catholic church may consider making married men priests- Pope Francis

Nonetheless, this policy change could help the church attract a broader array of men for the priesthood, as in the past the church has had trouble attracting men who also wish to have family lives. In...

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Turkish Shell Syrian Troops Outside Manbij, Killing Eight

Turkish Shell Syrian Troops Outside Manbij, Killing Eight

Under pressure in Washington over allegations of Russian interference in the US election, President Donald Trump has backed off his campaign pledge to cooperate on fighting terrorism in Syria with P...

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Four Russians were among passengers of helicopter that crashed in Istanbul

Four Russians were among passengers of helicopter that crashed in Istanbul

Eyewitness Fikret Karatekin, a taxi driver, told CNN-Turk television by telephone that the helicopter slammed into the tower before crashing on the highway. Provincial Governor Vasip Sahin confirmed...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director says encryption blocked police access to 1200 devices

Federal Bureau of Investigation director says encryption blocked police access to 1200 devices

Stating that there was no place outside of the US' judicial reach, Comey said "even our memories" were not private in America. Comey told Ars Technica in August of past year that "we have never...

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Here's Some Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Information

Here's Some Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Information

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe boasts more courses than any other Mario Kart game in the past with a total of 48 courses. As well as Balloon Battle, the game is set to include the all-new Renegade Roundup, wh...

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Amber Alert issued after 4-year-old girl abducted from Toronto home

Police tweeted out just after 7:30 a.m., a similar vehicle was spotted driving erratically at Romanway Cres. and Plainfield Rd.in Weston. The vehicle's licence plate number is BHVH 392. Hopkinson sa...

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Danish Teen Finds WWII Plane His Great-Grandfather Talked About

Danish Teen Finds WWII Plane His Great-Grandfather Talked About

Daniel ended up with quite the story to write up for his assignment. The pair made a decision to take a metal detector out and see what they could discover on their farm in Birkelse - but never real...

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Man Goes On Axe Rampage In German Train Station

They described the suspect as having "mental health problems". Police released a statement confirming the incident and reassured that no other suspects were at large. There was blood everywhere. Bru...

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Colossus probably depicting Ramses II found in Egypt

Colossus probably depicting Ramses II found in Egypt

The joint expedition of archaeologists also found the upper part of a life-sized 80cm limestone statue of Pharaoh Seti II, Ramses II's grandson. The relics were found in Mattarya district, a site of...

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It's a ravioli! It's a UFO! It's ... a moon

It's a ravioli! It's a UFO! It's ... a moon

NASA on Thursday released pictures of Pan, one of Saturn's many moons, and its distinctive shape is drawing comparisons to flying saucers and stuffed pasta. Cassini photographed Pan during a flyby ...

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The US-Backed Fight In Syria To Retake Raqqa Faces Complex Divisions

The US-Backed Fight In Syria To Retake Raqqa Faces Complex Divisions

Marines will provide artillery support to the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, likely putting them just 20 miles away from the city. The move comes just days after the Pentagon announced the d...

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UP election 2017: Rahul Gandhi confident of victory, rejects exit poll results

UP election 2017: Rahul Gandhi confident of victory, rejects exit poll results

The regional parties that grew mostly on the ruins of the Congress system have failed to come of age while Narendra Modi has given the BJP a strong leadership. A federated party minus the dynasty can ...

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Twin bomb blasts hit wedding near Iraq's Tikrit, 15 casualties: medics, residents

Twin bomb blasts hit wedding near Iraq's Tikrit, 15 casualties: medics, residents

No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, though in the past Daesh has been involved in terrorist attacks. ISIS controlled Tikrit for some time, and lost most of the city to Ira...

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Turkey just kicked a major refugee aid organization out of the country

Turkey just kicked a major refugee aid organization out of the country

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Thursday told his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim by phone that Moscow had removed the import ban on some Turkish agricultural products. Tensions came to...

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