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It passed the House along party lines previous year and has been waiting on a Senate vote. Republican leaders in the Senate knew the bill had little chance to pass, but wanted to pressure Democrats to take a stance on abortion , particularly vulnerable Democrats facing re-election and from states that voted for President Donald Trump .
  • Starr: Mueller should investigate whether Trump lied

    Starr: Mueller should investigate whether Trump lied

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    Lindsey Graham and New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker would require the attorney general to seek approval from a federal court prior to removing a special counsel . "I think the president would be best served by never discussing the investigation, ever, whether in tweets, except in private conversations with his attorney ", she said.
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    You "little ladies" look good: Hillary Scott welcomes twin daughters

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    And since opening up about the miscarriage , and announcing she and her husband conceived twins naturally, she's been keeping fans in the loop throughout her pregnancy journey. Congrats to Scott and Tyrell's growing family! Couldn't be more happy for her, but we miss her. While watching the show, she wrote on Instagram, "I started bawling and laughing equally".
  • Allahabad High Court judge Shukla to be impeached

    Allahabad High Court judge Shukla to be impeached

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    The Supreme Court noted how Justice Shukla, on September 4, even made some corrections to the September 1 order. Sources said the CJI advised the chief justice of the Allahabad high court to withdraw judicial work from Justice Shukla, who refused to resign or take voluntary retirement after he was informed about the adverse finding against him.
  • Education deals announced as Theresa May arrives in China

    Education deals announced as Theresa May arrives in China

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    However, Britain was the first Western country to sign up to the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and Britain sent Finance Minister Philip Hammond to a Beijing summit a year ago about President Xi Jinping's flagship "Belt and Road Initiative" - a trillion-dollar infrastructure-led push to build a modern Silk Road.
  • A list of Utahns headed to South Korea

    A list of Utahns headed to South Korea

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    Earlier this month, the two Koreas held their first official talks in more than two years and the North said it would send athletes, coaches, a cheer squad and officials to the winter games that will be held over 17 days from February 9.
  • The role of the designated survivor

    The role of the designated survivor

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    Update :This year's designated survivor will be Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Ahead of the speech, Perdue will be taken to a secure and undisclosed location outside of Washington , D.C., where he is expected to stay with Secret Service agents until the conclusion of the event.
  • Credit Suisse calls Mondelez International a top pick

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    The institutional investor held 112,574 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $14.64 million, up from 82,866 at the end of the previous reported quarter. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $53.0 target. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 13. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 26 with "Outperform".
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    Gronkowski "Ready To Roll" At Super Bowl

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    Gronkowski was injured when he took a hard hit to the head by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Barry Church in the second quarter of the Patriots' 24-20 victory in the AFC championship on January 21. The team isn't required to file its next injury report until Wednesday. What are people saying about Gronk's status? According to NFL Network's Kimberly Jones, Gronkowski said Tuesday that he will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
  • Trump Issues Order to Keep Guantanamo Open

    Trump Issues Order to Keep Guantanamo Open

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    During the campaign, Trump endorsed keeping the prison open saying, "We're gonna load it up with some bad dudes, believe me, we're gonna load it up". "I am asking Congress to ensure that in the fight against ISIS [Islamic State], we continue to have all necessary power to detain terrorists wherever we chase them down, wherever we find them, and in many cases, that will not be Guantanamo Bay ", Trump said.
  • Palestinian teen martyred in West Bank clashes

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    Embassy to the holy city. "We hosted an American expert on this issue". "America = ISIS = Terror" read one sign held by a protester, with a picture of Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Activist Ahmed Odeh said that today's action was a message to the arrogant American administration, which sided with the criminal occupation, recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, cut aid to UNRWA, and violated Palestinian rights.
  • California teacher put on administrative leave following anti-military tirade

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    Salcido's comments stemmed from seeing a student wearing a Marines sweatshirt in class. Another teacher has taken over Salcido's history and US government classes for the foreseeable time, Aguilera-Fort said . Salcido's upstart campaign failed, though according to a 2002 Los Angeles Times profile , the candidate used the opportunity to teach his students about the USA electoral process.
  • Putin says US sanctions list targets all Russians

    Putin says US sanctions list targets all Russians

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    However, Russia would refrain from such steps for the time being and would attentively monitor the development of the situation, Putin said . But the Treasury emphasized the report "is not a sanctions list" and does not imply those individuals are involved in any illegal activity.
  • United Nations envoy upbeat about outcome of Syria talks in Sochi

    United Nations envoy upbeat about outcome of Syria talks in Sochi

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    A Russia-engineered peace conference aimed at bringing together warring factions in Syria has been fruitless, with the main opposition figures snubbing the talks and those who did attend walking out. "The devils are in the details". Russian Federation has teamed up with fellow Assad supporter Iran as well as Turkey as it attempts to forge a settlement in Syria.
  • Trump 'ordered Mueller fired' - then reversed course

    Trump 'ordered Mueller fired' - then reversed course

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    Trump called the reports " fake news " on Friday morning as he arrived at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Trump, who has repeatedly blasted the special counsel's probe into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation as a "witch hunt", reportedly backed down last June after White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to resign.