• Kasich Signs Down Syndrome Abortion Ban
Kasich Signs Down Syndrome Abortion Ban

OH on Friday became the fourth state to ban abortions performed after a prenatal test shows the fetus has or might have Down syndrome. The bill passed virtually along party lines earlier this month on the Senate floor. Opponents said the bill would have a chilling effect on patients' conversations with their doctors and does nothing to improve th...

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  • Ukrainian gas company wins dispute case
Ukrainian gas company wins dispute case

A man walks past the headquarters of the Ukrainian national joint stock company NaftoGaz in central Kiev, Ukraine, March 15, 2016. Since Russia's illegal annexation of the Crimea region in 2014, Ukraine has been wracked by conflict in its eastern areas with Russian-backed separatists, leading to more than 10,000 deaths, according to the UN.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe backs up Comey's 'loyalty oath' claim
Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe backs up Comey's 'loyalty oath' claim

The issuance of a subpoena against the Justice Department's top lawyer could provoke a new constitutional clash between the two branches, even worse than the months-long tug of war over documents and witnesses that has already led House Speaker Paul Ryan to accuse DOJ and FBI of "stonewalling" and HPSCI Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., to threaten c...

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  • Iraqi Kurds Burn Down Government Offices in Violent Protests over Financial Woes
Iraqi Kurds Burn Down Government Offices in Violent Protests over Financial Woes

Since Monday, around 20 party offices and a town hall have been set ablaze across the autonomous region as protesters ramped up calls for the government to quit. Three people have been killed and 80 injured as protests over austerity and unpaid salaries intensify. "Therefore, storming shelters and offices and public institutions, public or private ...

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  • Mario Gomez returns to Stuttgart
Mario Gomez returns to Stuttgart

Experienced German worldwide striker Mario Gomez is to move to Stuttgart from Wolfsburg, rejoining the team he left eight years ago. He made his Germany debut in 2007 while playing for the club, then played for Bayern Munich , Fiorentina and Besiktas before joining Wolfsburg in 2016.

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  • USA backs re-election of Honduran president despite vote controversy
USA backs re-election of Honduran president despite vote controversy

The final result sparked violent protests in Honduras, and the Organization of American States (OAS) has called for new elections to resolve the dispute. But street protests continued Tuesday, with roads and highways blocked at various points by burning tires and rocks two days after the Electoral Tribunal rejected complaints by Salvador Nasralla a...

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  • Border Patrol 'Duped' Into Hosting Drug Cartel Wedding
Border Patrol 'Duped' Into Hosting Drug Cartel Wedding

Now the confusion over Houston's legal status has Customs and Border Patrol officials and the founder of Border Angels, the nonprofit that has organized the border reunification events at the Door of Hope each year since 2013, pointing fingers at one another over the embarrassment.

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  • Modesto man accused of planning Christmas terror attack in San Francisco
Modesto man accused of planning Christmas terror attack in San Francisco

Everitt Jameson, 26, was taken into custody in Modesto by the FBI following several months of investigation, the FBI said. The investigation began when Jameson was in September reported to the FBI by a confidential source as having "liked" pro-ISIS posts on Facebook, including one that depicted a Santa Claus in NY, holding a box of dynamite.

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  • NPA declares unilateral ceasefire, three days after Duterte's call for a truce
NPA declares unilateral ceasefire, three days after Duterte's call for a truce

The NPA, however, shall remain on "active defensive mode" during the ceasefire, and will continue to "enforce policies and laws of the people's democratic government, perform necessary and appropriate functions of governance, and mobilize the people and resources in territories under its authority".

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  • Steve Bannon grew disillusioned with Trump's governing style
Steve Bannon grew disillusioned with Trump's governing style

They eventually reached a cordial place, three people briefed on the exchange said ". In a White House meeting the following day, Bannon told Kushner that the administration has "a decision-making problem". Bannon blames Kushner and Ivanka Trump for the decision to fire former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, the move that...

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  • Independent Advisor Alliance Increases Holdings in Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)
Independent Advisor Alliance Increases Holdings in Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( NYSE : EPD ) has shown an EPS growth of -3.30% in the last 5 years and sales growth of -12.30% for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 4.73%.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as 16.30%.

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  • Taxpayer Money Spent Settling Harassment Claims Against Senate Offices
Taxpayer Money Spent Settling Harassment Claims Against Senate Offices

The federal office charged with ensuring Congress meets workplace and accessibility laws has paid out almost $600,000 in public money over the last 20 years to settle misconduct claims against U.S. Neither Shelby's nor Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office responded to a request for comment. On Tuesday, congressional watchdog group the ...

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  • Boy, 7, killed in shootout involving Texas deputies
Boy, 7, killed in shootout involving Texas deputies

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar told reporters that four deputies opened fire at the suspect. He later died at University Hospital. Her death concluded a almost 2-hour chase, that began when a man called the sheriff's office to report a stolen vehicle around 11 a.m., and directed deputies to where he thought the woman had taken it.

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  • Slender Man Stabbing: Weier sentenced to 25 years
Slender Man Stabbing: Weier sentenced to 25 years

Now 15, Weier, who was sentenced Thursday, and Geyser offered insanity defenses and said they believed that Slender Man would hurt their families if they did not meet his demands. "Considering the nature and gravity of this offense, being supervised until the age of 37 is not all that long.in terms of the fact that Payton is looking at a lifetime...

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  • Here's What Jill Stein Had to Say About Her Dinner With Putin
Here's What Jill Stein Had to Say About Her Dinner With Putin

Stein re-entered headlines this week when it was announced that Senate investigators are looking into Stein's 2016 campaign for possible connections to Russian Federation. "I want to just be very clear that we oppose election interference, in all capacities", Stein states. "There was no translator at the table", Stein said.

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  • Smoke alarm causes early-morning delays at Dallas Love Field
Smoke alarm causes early-morning delays at Dallas Love Field

Dallas Fire-Rescue officials said the small fire was caused by an overheated piece of air-conditioning equipment and led to an evacuation that lasted about 30 minutes. Love Field later posted on its Twitter account that all "affected passengers" would have to be rescreened by the Transportation Security Administration.

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  • Should you consider prepaying property taxes this year?
Should you consider prepaying property taxes this year?

The tax assessor-collector's office will try to estimate what the 2018 tax bills will be, for those who are interested, but caution that property has yet to be appraised for next year. And you get the bill for the entire year of 2017 and you can pay it in two discrete installments: "the first one by December 10 and the second one by April 10", expl...

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  • May turns the tables on Met after Damian Green sacking
May turns the tables on Met after Damian Green sacking

When allegations were raised about your personal conduct, I asked the Cabinet Secretary to establish as far as possible the facts of the case and provide advice on whether or not there had been a breach of the Ministerial Code. Asked if his departure left Theresa May more isolated, he said "leadership is lonely" but she had shown "extraordinary r...

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  • Opposition calls on Zuma to pay legal costs in state capture matter
Opposition calls on Zuma to pay legal costs in state capture matter

Zuma also insists that Madonsela's decision to call for a commission of inquiry was based on "untested suspicions". But she also recommended that the judge to chair the inquiry should be appointed by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, a recommendation that angered Zuma.

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  • 'Ambulance of death' stretcher-bearer accused of killing patients in Italy
'Ambulance of death' stretcher-bearer accused of killing patients in Italy

The 42-year-old suspect told investigators that he received 300 euros for each body. Police probed over 50 suspicious deaths in the area. When patients at a hospital near the city of Catania were judged too ill to receive further treatment, Garofalo's ambulance would take them home to die.

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  • Trump says he may soon visit Mexico border wall prototypes
Trump says he may soon visit Mexico border wall prototypes

The Department of Homeland Security is considering adopting a proposal that would see immigrant parents separated from their children when caught crossing the US-Mexico border illegally. But the plan has been resurfaced now after the amount of families captured illegally crossing into the U.S. jumped 45% in November from the previous month, accordi...

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  • Trump on verge of tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul
Trump on verge of tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

The tax plan's transformation into law crystallizes the contrast between Trump's populist rhetoric and the private fortune he made by marketing condos, hotels and golf resorts to a wealthy clientele. But if Trump waits until January to sign the bill, the spending cuts would be delayed until 2019-after next year's congressional elections-giving lawm...

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  • GOP, Dems wage partisan messaging war on Trump-Russia probe
GOP, Dems wage partisan messaging war on Trump-Russia probe

A similar gap existed among independent voters, which leaned 51 to 35 percent Democrat. The Politico-Morning Consult poll is just one of a wave of recent polls that boosts Democrats' hopes for next year's elections. And by 58 percent to 9 percent, they say his approach has made the division and partisanship in politics worse rather than better. T...

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  • Bombay HC quashes Governor's sanction to prosecute Chavan in Adarsh case
Bombay HC quashes Governor's sanction to prosecute Chavan in Adarsh case

In February 2016, Governor Rao had granted sanction to prosecute Chavan on various charges including criminal conspiracy, cheating and misuse of powers, in the Adarsh Society scam . "When the lower court rejected the CBI's application, the agency approached the high court which also dismissed their plea". Following this, Sessions court and Bomba...

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  • USA making plans for 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea
USA making plans for 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea

The draft, seen by Reuters on Thursday, seeks to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum product exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year and demand the repatriation of North Koreans working overseas within 12 months.

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