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They plan to object to unanimous consent requests, make motions (which won't pass) to compel committee consideration of health-care legislation; and make extended speeches both condemning all the secrecy and contrasting it with how Democrats handled the Affordable Care Act .
  • 2 children believed to have been shot by mother die

    2 children believed to have been shot by mother die

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    The Ohio woman accused of shooting and killing two of her three children said she did it to "save them from the evils of the world", according to court documents. These charges could change now that the children have died. An 11-year-old girl also home at the time wasn't hurt. A statement Friday from Montgomery County Children Services says the agency is "truly disturbed" by the shootings.
  • Cloudy skies and rain to start the work week, with cool temps

    Cloudy skies and rain to start the work week, with cool temps

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    More dry weather is expected for a good part of this week, with just a slight chance of a few late showers and storms late Tuesday into Wednesday . Highs today reach into the mid to upper 50s. Lows in the low and mid 60s. On Wednesday , severe storms are will be possible yet again. East winds at 5-10 miles per hour.
  • Planned Parenthood Will Close A Third Of Its Iowa Clinics

    Planned Parenthood Will Close A Third Of Its Iowa Clinics

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    The only Planned Parenthood Clinic in the state of Wyoming will close its doors in July, according to a regional representative on Friday. Planned Parenthood was among a list of optional providers. We have been in Iowa for 83 years, and we are not going anywhere. She also expects Wyoming donors to keep contributing to the Wyoming Abortion fund and other Planned Parenthood initiatives.
  • McDonalds Partnering With UberEATS to Deliver in Chicago

    McDonalds Partnering With UberEATS to Deliver in Chicago

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    McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is expanding delivery as it seeks new ways to keep Millennials who will pay up for convenience. Delivery charges using UberEats differs depending on the city, however, Uber usually charges a flat $4.99.
  • 'We will get it done': Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace deal

    'We will get it done': Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace deal

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    Trump further said that that the two sides must continue to build their partnership to counter and defeat terrorism. However, there have been no serious negotiations since gaps widened with the 2009 election of Benjamin Netanyahu as Israel's prime minister.
  • ICE arrests 55 people in Arizona in connection to gangs, serious crimes

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    Three who were arrested were part of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - DACA . The operation targeted gang members and associates involved in transnational criminal activity , including drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, human smuggling and sex trafficking, murder and racketeering.
  • Officer shot in Kirkersville, Ohio

    Officer shot in Kirkersville, Ohio

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    Rogers says she heard several other gun shots, then a man "yelling and screaming". The father of six had only been police chief for three weeks. Multiple people were hospitalized after a shooting was reported Friday morning near an OH nursing facility.
  • Nebraska health care decisions uncertain amid deadline

    Nebraska health care decisions uncertain amid deadline

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    Regulators previous year approved average rate increases in the individual market of 32.5 percent for Highmark and about 23 percent for Aetna . "Our individual Commercial products lost almost $700 million between 2014 and 2016, and are projected to lose more than $200 million in 2017 despite a significant reduction in membership", T.J.
  • Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

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    They said they would be giving out the US$75,000 (€68,442) reward offered for tips, but they would not reveal details about whether the money was going to one person or multiple people . But he said that the thousands of tips from the public were extremely important in solving the case - even if a very small percentage of them were usable.
  • Aaron Juan Saucedo arrested in Phoenix serial killings

    Aaron Juan Saucedo arrested in Phoenix serial killings

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    Authorities say Saucedo did not know the other victims. Saucedo was booked on 26 felony counts, including homicide, assault and drive-by shooting. "Our hearts go out to the surviving families", Williams said. Police have since linked this murder to the string of street shootings. Police said they investigated whether Saucedo might be the so-called Phoenix freeway shooter, believed responsible for nearly 12 incidents, none of them fatal, on Interstate 10 in 2015.
  • EPA cites 'clean break' from Obama administration with dismissal of board scientists

    EPA cites 'clean break' from Obama administration with dismissal of board scientists

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    The scientists dismissed from the 18-member Board of Scientific Counselors received emails from an agency official informing them that their three-year terms had expired and would not be renewed. J.P. Freire, a spokesman for the agency, said the Trump administration is now looking for nominees who better match the goals of the president. Ponisseril Somasundaran , a chemist at Columbia University who was dismissed from the board, explained that most members of the council are academics.
  • Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

    Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

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    Logano's No. 22 team on Thursday was issued an L1 penalty by NASCAR for a violation discovered after his victory in the Toyota Owners 400. Speaking to SiriusXM NASCAR Radio ( as transcribed by NBC Sports ,) Gordon said the organization has opened an investigation to learn how a pinion angle shim wasn't in contact with its mating surface at all times, the technical reason the sanctioning body stripped Logano of his five playoff points, 25 championship points and suspended Gordon for two races.
  • Police say Chicago officers shot and wounded were targeted

    Police say Chicago officers shot and wounded were targeted

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    Investigators have seized a rifle believed to have been used in the attack in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue, along with a handgun. He spoke to the officers and their families but did not address the media. Is it a coincidence that news of another high-profile police shooting of a young black man broke on Saturday ? Minutes later, a fast-moving procession of police vehicles activated their lights and sirens and drove southbound.
  • A Gift or a Headache? What's in Trump's Tax Reform Plan

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    Trump's one-page tax-plan outline released Wednesday didn't mention carried interest, although his economic blueprint released during the presidential campaign said he would end the loophole. tax rate, companies may decide to move their head office from Australia to the US. Parents could use their additional take-home pay for commercial day care if they wish, but could also use it to allow mothers to work part-time instead of full-time, or to save for education.
  • Severe storms possible overnight

    Severe storms possible overnight

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    This means that there is a potential for severe weather with this system. According to the NWS, showers and thunderstorms are possible Friday late afternoon through the weekend. Even still, we'll have to monitor the storms and you'll need to plan for rain Thursday. The heavy rainfall , ranging from 2 to 6 inches, is expected to be accompanied by large hail, damaging winds and possible tornadoes, according to the weather service.
  • Obama Is Cashing In With Lucrative Wall Street Speech

    Obama Is Cashing In With Lucrative Wall Street Speech

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    Obama's payday is reportedly twice what Hillary Clinton charged for similar private speeches with businesses. The move is a surprising one for Obama, who was a frequent critic of big banks and who pushed for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street regulations.
  • Republican Senators Call On Agriculture Secretary To Support Free Trade

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    Purdue is a former state legislator and two-term governor in Georgia. During his confirmation hearing , he sought to assuage senators' concerns with large rural constituencies, promising to "do everything in my power" to "manage" Trump's priorities against the needs of small towns and farmers.
  • For second time this week, Trump jabs at Canada over trade

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    Earlier this week, Trump blamed Canadian dairy policy for driving American farmers out of work, and he ratcheted up his anti-Canadian invective Thursday from the Oval Office by calling Canada's actions a " disgrace ". US President Donald Trump has delivered another broadside against Canada and this one is the most sweeping yet. The U.S. says it's raised concerns about the policy change.
  • Hillary Clinton's Alleged Apology To Barack Obama On Election Night Explained

    Hillary Clinton's Alleged Apology To Barack Obama On Election Night Explained

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    After listening to weeks of complaints and second-guessing her own decisions, Clinton reportedly lost confidence in ( Robby) Mook . The revelation comes in a new book about Clinton's chaotic campaign that ultimately ended in failure when pundits and polls had predicted she would wallop Republican candidate Donald Trump .
  • NFL Releases 2017 Regular Season Schedule

    NFL Releases 2017 Regular Season Schedule

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    ET. The Patriots will host the Falcons in Week 7 on Monday morning, October 23 at 1.30am in a rematch of Super Bowl LI. The other takes place October 30 against Denver at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs defeated the Raiders at home , 21-13. That game against Oakland, given the location and the strength of opponent, might be the toughest game on New England's schedule.
  • Foreign visitors shouldn't take USA jobs

    Foreign visitors shouldn't take USA jobs

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    The "Buy American, Hire American" executive order will also put forward policies to protect American goods. As for the H-1B visa program, Trump said visas are awarded in a random lottery. Tech companies contend the programme is used to recruit top talent, but some of the H-1B visas are also used for outsourcing firms. According to Kishore Kumar Kovuru, a software engineer who returned to India after working in the USA for a decade, Indians who were getting extension of H-1B visa every two ...