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After so many assaults on freedom to choose this year, including OH banning abortions after 24 weeks, this is def a glimmer of hope for pro-choicers! A federal judge has blocked an IN law that would have required women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before an abortion.
  • Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

    Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

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    The GOP bill scared off many Republican lawmakers after the Congressional Budget Office projected there would be 24 million more uninsured people over a decade and a boost in out-of-pocket costs for many, especially poorer people and Americans nearing retirement age.
  • Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

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    Reed called Gorsuch a poor choice for the Supreme Court. She said those issues have led to her conclusion that "I can not trust that President Trump is acting in the best interest of our country or our democracy and that I can not support moving forward with his choice for the Court".
  • Speaker spurns health care talks with Dems

    Speaker spurns health care talks with Dems

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    Over the weekend, Barton's fellow Texan, Rep. Ted Poe, quit the caucus on account of what he called its destructive "mob mentality". "We have come a long way in our country when the speaker of one party urges a president NOT to work with the other party to solve a problem", Corker wrote on Twitter.
  • Trump not concerned about Mar-a-lago costs, criticism

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    Mike Quigley of IL did the same in the House. Access to the president has been limited and secretive, and Democratic lawmakers want to see published the routine comings and goings of those who seek Trump's ear, or the ear of his advisors. WASHINGTON (AP ) — A government watchdog will examine the taxpayer-funded travel costs when President Donald Trump travels to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida and the security procedures surrounding those trips, several congressional Democrats announced ...
  • Random racist violence ends in death of black man

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    A 66-year-old man was stabbed to death in Manhattan late Monday, police said, for one reason: being black. Prosecutors said Jackson plunged a 2ft sword into the chest of Caughman, a self-described "can and bottle recycler", as Caughman bent over a trash bin near his home.
  • Trump, China's Xi to meet April 6-7 in Florida

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    Trump's budget, unveiled shortly before one of his Mar-a-Lago jaunts, would cut numerous government's efforts to help low- and middle-income Americans: aid for small manufacturers, financial assistance to rural regions, affordable housing, job training and home heating.
  • Tecumseh officer shot while chasing suspect

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    He was on the police force for one year, KFOR reported. Terney stopped a vehicle with a woman driving it about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at Benson Park and Gordon Cooper, Kidney said. 'Just know we are proud of you for all you have done!' Cecily Kidd wrote. Kidney said Terney, who graduated from police academy last summer, was shot several times in the "lower extremities" and underwent surgery overnight.
  • Leggings-clad teens couldn't board United Airlines flight

    Leggings-clad teens couldn't board United Airlines flight

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    They did this repeatedly to pretty much anyone who bothered asking what was going on. The contract's only mention of dress code is to allow agents the right to refuse anyone who is " barefoot or not properly clothed ". Keep in mind one of the girls is 10 years old . United did not immediately respond to a request from The Hill for comment. 'If leggings aren't allowed then what about shorts and dresses.
  • 1 dead in Las Vegas strip shooting, gunman surrenders

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    One victim was brought to University Medical Center of Southern Nevada's trauma center in an unknown condition, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Carlos Hank said the men were wearing suits and at least one had on a pig mask. Initial reports claimed that an active shooter may have been present, but police say there are no active shooters at any nearby casinos.
  • Doorbell Camera Captures Fire at Overland Park Apartment Complex

    Doorbell Camera Captures Fire at Overland Park Apartment Complex

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    Fire crews were still monitoring hot spots Tuesday morning at the scene of one of the largest fires ever in Overland Park. Four people had evacuated when fire crews arrived, and two others were rescued from the home's second floor. High winds carried embers south and caught the homes on fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Titan Built LLC, the construction company working on the apartment project, released a statement Tuesday expressing concern for the "health and welfare" ...
  • Suspect in Sacramento quadruple murder arrested

    Suspect in Sacramento quadruple murder arrested

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    She said a family member had reported "suspicious circumstances" and asked police to visit the home. Vasquez-Oliva was detained Thursday during a search of two different Bay Area locations. Don Sherrill, whose Lundy Court house shares a backyard with the taped-off home, said he remembered talking to a man and his two children - a boy and a girl - a few years ago after burglars struck the 35th Avenue home.
  • County supervisors help deliver Meals on Wheels in Hayfork

    County supervisors help deliver Meals on Wheels in Hayfork

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    In fact, 69% of funding comes from this program-which President Trump's budget blueprint proposed to eliminate, stating, "the program is not well-targeted to the poorest populations and has not demonstrated results". Phillips said that with rising food costs, local Meals on Wheels programs can still very much use residents' donations and volunteer time. "We have to invest in our seniors", she said.
  • State Police identify suspect in shooting death of EBR deputy

    State Police identify suspect in shooting death of EBR deputy

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    Roach says the alleged shooter was relatively new to the business, but he did have a key to the store. Louisiana State Police are now in charge of the shooting investigation. He was also sentenced to two years in prison in 2011 for "inciting a felony" after he was arrested on a count of indecent behavior with a juvenile, the records state.
  • New photos released of suspect in TN AMBER Alert

    New photos released of suspect in TN AMBER Alert

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    James Thomas said the allegations of the teacher's kissing his sister had left him in disbelief. In a February 6 letter to the school system, an attorney for Thomas' father said the incident wasn't revealed to her parent until a week after the kiss when a sheriff's detective contacted him about an investigation.