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Trump's First Month 'Achieving Results For American People:' White House

While the Republican-controlled Congress has started efforts to repeal what's known as Obamacare, it is unclear whether they will try to replace it completely or just fix elements of it. But when it was over, I thought he raised more questions than he answered. Flynn told Vice President Mike Pence, and the rest of us, that he did not talk about USA sanctions with the Russians.

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How 'Jane Roe' came to symbolize both pro-life and pro-choice

Although abortion is now legal in the U.S., it comes at a high cost for women even to this day. "Wade" class="local_link" target="_blank">declining, which researchers attribute to easier access to birth control. Throughout her life, McCorvey struggled with addiction and unemployment, and decades in the spotlight didn't result in financial stability. Eventually, McCorvey attended a church service, and later was baptized in a backyard swimming pool.

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In the Midst of Dueling Abortion Protests, a Civil Conversation

In many cities, defenders of women's right to choose abortion outnumbered those at the anti-Planned Parenthood rallies, in some cases as many as 10 to 1. Lawmakers and governors in 24 states introduced or passed legislation that would have denied funding to the nation's largest abortion provider, which receives about $500 million from taxpayers each year.

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Trump aides in contact with Russian officials

President Donald Trump in a press conference at the White House on Thursday discussed his concern about the leaks taking place from within his administration. "Officials said that the absence of an orderly flow of council documents, ultimately the responsibility of Mr. Flynn, explained why [Secretary of Defense James] Mattis and Mike Pompeo, the director of the C.I.A ".

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Crews race to fix California dam before more rain falls

The rising water topped over the earthen back-up spillway, which has a concrete top, for the first time in the dam's 50-year history over the weekend. If the main spillway remains in operation forecast storms aren't likely to put water into the reservoir faster than it can be drained, neither is snowmelt alone.

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In win over Oregon, UCLA shows D it can take pride in

Southern California: Plays fifth-ranked OR at home on Saturday night. In the second half the Ducks missed 20 of 30 shots and UCLA outrebounded them by eight. "We got stagnant at some point in the second half and the ball stopped moving", OR guard Tyler Dorsey said. The same Bruins who'd entered halftime down nine outscored OR 43-31 in the second half.

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US Appeals Court to hear arguments over Trump migrant ban

August Flentje, special counsel for the US Justice Department , told the appellate panel that "Congress has expressly authorized the president to suspend entry of categories of aliens". No matter how the appeals court rules, the case ultimately could end up in front of the Supreme Court. These documents include a much-publicized amicus (aka "friend of the court") brief, which opposes the travel ban, by almost 100 tech companies including Google (goog) and Apple (aapl).

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India dominate day one with strong batting performance

Bangladesh played their first ever Test match against India in Dhaka in 2000. Goals from Mario Mandzukic and Gonzalo Higuain gave leaders Juventus a 2-0 win over Crotone, allowing them to extend their Serie A lead to seven points. While that partnership was precious for the home team and a great watch at times, Kohli was on another level. But that is where Bangladesh's joy ended as both Rahane and Kohli took over from where Vijay and Pujara had left.

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Karma again? GoPro's drone back on sale (with a new battery latch)

Under generally accepted accounting principles, GoPro lost $116 million, or 82 cents a share, in the December quarter. Regardless, Woodman characterized 2016 as a successful year for GoPro , rolling out the Hero5 line, the Karma Grip hand-held and wearable stabilizer, the Quik mobile and desktop applications and the GoPro Plus cloud service.

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Fight Far From Over: Anti-DAPL Protests Resume After Trump's Order

On Dec. 4, the assistant army secretary for civil works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, declined to allow the pipeline to be built under Lake Oahe because she said alternate routes needed to be considered. Briggs said Louisiana has been "faced with the same political fight" over the Bayou Bridge Pipeline project. Trump told reporters that the United States "are going to renegotiate some of the terms " of the Keystone XL project.

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Annette Thompson Meeks: As education secretary, DeVos would put kids before unions

The state also has a program allowing qualifying children, in some cases, to receive scholarships to attend private schools. And the students he would expect to suffer would be high-need, high-cost students who remain in public schools with fewer resources to teach them.

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Delays likely as tax refund process changes due to PATH

The usual April 15 deadline was pushed back since it falls on a Saturday this year. But at H&R Block, people will be able to get an advance loan for the full refund amount, as much as $1,250, said Teri Harrier, owner of H&R Block of Coudersport and Emporium.

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Taiwan Expects Closer US Military Ties, More High-Level Visits Under Trump

That, along with subsequent comments by Trump that the "one China" policy was up for negotiation, has infuriated Beijing, which views Taiwan as a wayward province to be brought under its control by force if necessary. Whatever Trump is or is not up to with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Chinese government must be wondering about the possibility that the White House and the Kremlin may have friendlier relations.

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Mattis Hearing Complete, Senate Committee Approves Waiver

Mattis retired from his uniformed role as head of U.S. Central Command in 2013. And when asked about women and gays in the military, especially in combat roles, he said usa forces must be the "most lethal in the world". Prior to Thursday, there was little opposition to the waiver, even among Democrats. Even some of Mr Trump's strongest critics say Mr Mattis merits the exception.

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Ron DeSantis joins call to move American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Avraham Nir-Feldklein, deputy chief of the Israeli Embassy in Berlin, said in a statement shared on Israel's Facebook page that Israelis were moved and thankful for the support from both the government and people of Berlin. The Security Council resolution makes the ahistorical claim that Israel has no legal right to any of the land it acquired in the War of 1967, not even East Jerusalem .

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Alibaba's Jack Ma meets with Trump

What exactly does Alibaba do? But U.S. trade on Alibaba's Taobao and Tmall shopping sites is now tiny. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimated that trade with China now supports more than 40 million jobs in the United States. Walmart, which is looking to boost its online presence, has 2.3 million employees worldwide, 1.5 million of which are in the United States, as of the end of the fiscal year 2016.

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The Liverpool XI Klopp must pick vs

Henderson's most famous near-miss in a Liverpool shirt came with him looking on from the sidelines. 2 and 3 teams would go a long way toward determing which of them has the best chance to usurp Chelsea at the top. The quality of opponents in that run may not have been great, but they dealt admirably with the sizeable challenge of Arsenal , just as they did against an in-form Manchester United during his previous ban.

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City encouraging Calgarians to recycle Christmas trees

All decorations and lights must be removed, and the wreaths and trees may not be in plastic bags. Now that Christmas is over, you're probably ready to get rid of your Christmas Tree . According to the University of Illinois Extension , one acre of Holiday trees provides the daily oxygen requirement of 18 people. Recycled trees can be processed into useful mulch.

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Berlin man hunt: Police tracking Tunisian suspect

It is believed that the man was approached by police during a routine patrol in the Sesto San Giovanni area of Milan in the early hours of Friday morning. "Those in Europe, kill the crusader pigs, each person to their own ability". One of the officers, Christian Movio (35), was shot in the right shoulder and underwent surgery for a superficial wound and was in good condition.

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U.S. jobs market strongest for a decade, says Yellen

But, it managed a solitary hike. A bond's value is best expressed as its yield, a measure which consolidates the bond's coupon or interest rate and the bond's price into a single measure. A bond's yield moves inversely to its price. With significant foreign investors in our financial markets, equity markets may witness some sell offs.

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Trump says he talked about "life" with Kanye West during rapper's visit

The unlikely pair met in the famous Trump Tower located in NY. The source added that Trump has Kanye pegged for an "entrepreneurial leadership role". West appeared at a fundraiser with President Obama in 2015 . Before leaving the building, the rapper was photographed with the president-elect in the lobby.

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Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts

USA crude for January delivery was up 32 cents at $51.16 a barrel. The secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) pledged to work with the European Union, Russia and China to stabilize oil prices after the cartel sent crude futures soaring more than 16 percent following Wednesday's supply cut agreement.

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Porto routs Leicester 5-0, joins English champs in last 16

With Leicester having already secured top spot in Group G, it was no surprise that Ranieri named a much-changed line-up given his side's awful Premier League form. Manchester City's reward for coming second in the group? The Foxes' domestic form seemingly has no bearing over their European displays, so I expect another confident performance to finish the group stage on a high note.

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Trumps phone call with Taiwan prez just a courtesy call:Pence

Trump lambasted China throughout the USA election campaign, pledging to label the country a currency manipulator on his first day in office. But by speaking to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, Trump upended four decades of American foreign policy and engaged China directly on the issue of Taiwan, which Beijing has threatened to reclaim by force if necessary.

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Crucial Opec-non Opec meeting on global output deal on Dec 10

OPEC agreed this week to reduce output by around 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) beginning in January in a bid to reduce global oversupply and prop up prices. These issues and USA oil production dynamics will be key drivers of the oil price direction in the medium term. The U.S. Energy Department predicts that heating oil costs will rise about one-third this winter, but that prediction was issued more than a month ago and was based heavily on forecasts of much colder temperatures in ...

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BOHANON & STYRING: New era approaching for health insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that more than 1 million Americans selected plans using the Healthcare.gov webiste since November 1, including about 250,000 new consumers and more than 750,000 clients renewing coverage.

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Locals take part in Small Business Saturday

In Danville, Jones said business was picking up compared to the previous year, with many shoppers mentioning the holiday. "Definitely business is increased, but it's a little different", Shaffer said. "We know the names of all our customers, and we know what's going on in their lives", she said. And only a couple days after Thanksgiving, store owners said they are especially thankful for the business customers give them.

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Christmas trees ready for selection at Cherokee nurseries, farms

Kirk said another hightlight of the Decker Tree Farm is families can cut their own trees or have the staff do it for them. For the past few years, the Wood family has come to Newby's Evergreen Farms to pick out the flawless Christmas trees.

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What do Analysts suggest for: Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE:SXL)

Salem Investment Counselors Inc last reported 0.1% of its portfolio in the stock. The performance of firm for the quarter recorded as -19.72% and for year stands at -9.15%, while the YTD performance was -0.13%. 08/15/2016 - Energy Transfer Equity , L.P. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. This showed the surprise of -20% in the last quarter earnings.

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TSA Precheck enrollment doubled in a year ago

Stand-still traffic, train delays and long lines at airport security are the tried-and-true excuses for a late arrival at grandma's, so here are a few tips for getting there quickly and safely before the turkey gets cold. The program lets passengers skip general security lines and forego removing shoes, belts and other items. The new system went live on the southside of the terminal on November 15 so the previous system will be removed from that side in the next month, Chasse said.