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Trump Voters In Pennsylvania Say They Are Pleased With Presidency So Far

January 18, 2018 - 1:16pm

Voters in rural Pennsylvania were crucial to electing President Trump. A year after he took office, they are mostly pleased with how Trump has executed his presidency.

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Trump Says His Commitment To Border Wall Is Rock Solid

January 18, 2018 - 1:16pm

President Trump's proposed border wall has long been a rallying cry for his supporters. Aides say Trump's views on the wall have evolved over time, but the president insists his plan is still rock solid.

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'12 Strong': When The Afghan War Looked Like A Quick, Stirring Victory

January 18, 2018 - 8:06am

Many Americans may be weary of the war in Afghanistan. But a new movie is betting big on the true story of Green Berets on horseback who made the early days of the fight look deceptively easy.

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2017 Among Warmest Years On Record

January 18, 2018 - 8:00am

The planet's global surface temperature last year was second warmest since 1880, NASA says. And scientists say the five warmest years on record have been since 2010.

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Trump Will Protect Health Workers Who Reject Patients On Religious Grounds

January 18, 2018 - 7:53am

The Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom at Health and Human Services is being established to aid health workers with objections rooted in conscience or religion to treating certain people.

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Here Are The 20 Cities Still In The Running For Amazon's Second HQ

January 18, 2018 - 7:43am

Amazon says it reviewed 238 proposals in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. It says it will invest $5 billion in building the new headquarters, which could create up to 50,000 high-paying jobs.

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Trump Tweet Scrambles Efforts To Avert A Government Shutdown

January 18, 2018 - 7:41am

The president rejected a plan crafted by congressional Republicans to extend long-term funding for a popular children's health care program as part of a short-term spending agreement.

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Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage

January 18, 2018 - 7:01am

Scientists believe they have solid evidence that repeated direct hits to the head can cause the degenerative brain disease seen in some athletes, even if there are no signs of concussion.

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This Man Has Freed Hundreds Of Yazidis Captured By ISIS. Thousands Remain Missing

January 18, 2018 - 6:11am

His phone rarely stops ringing. Most calls and messages are from other Yazidis in Iraq's Kurdistan region, asking for help to find their relatives. Others are from people threatening to kill him.

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Director Hugh Wilson, Creator Of 'WKRP In Cincinnati,' Dies At 74

January 18, 2018 - 6:08am

Wilson also worked in movies, directing the first Police Academy as well as Guarding Tess and The First Wives Club. Wilson had been battling lung cancer and emphysema.

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China Reports Its Fastest Economic Growth In 7 Years

January 18, 2018 - 5:17am

China's economy, the second-largest in the world, grew by 6.9 percent in 2017. It's the first time since 2010 that the speed of China's economic growth went up rather than edging down.

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Russian Athletes Withdraw From Competition When Drug Testers Arrive

January 18, 2018 - 4:00am

More than 30 athletes that were to compete at the Siberian Indoor Championships last weekend suddenly pulled out of the event claiming various illnesses.

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Apple Plans To Create 20,000 Jobs And Build New Campus

January 18, 2018 - 3:26am

Apple says it's bringing billions of dollars back to the U.S. and using it to build a new campus and create 20,000 jobs. Analysts say the announcement is a mix of politics and economics.

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Top Stories: Poll Judges Trump's First Year; Trump's View Of Border Wall

January 18, 2018 - 2:27am

Also: A winter storm across the South turns deadly; Secretary of State Tillerson says the U.S. won't build a Turkey-Syria border force; and a thief steals millions in casino chips in Macau.

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Lawmakers Testify At Hearing: Bring Earmarks Back

January 18, 2018 - 2:00am

There is strong bipartisan support in the House to overturn the 7-year-old earmark ban in order to give lawmakers a greater say in directing federal dollars.

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Another Fusion GPS Transcript? House Intel Panel Votes On Whether To Unveil It

January 18, 2018 - 2:00am

Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson is said to have given the House Intelligence Committee a road map of leads on the Russia investigation. Lawmakers are voting on whether to make his testimony public.

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From Taxes To The Swamp: Trump's Promises, Kept And Incomplete, 1 Year In

January 18, 2018 - 2:00am

In 2016, Donald Trump offered a list of things he wanted to accomplish as president. As his first anniversary in office approaches, here is what he can check off and what is incomplete.

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Days After Oil Tanker Sinks, Large Slicks Observed In East China Sea

January 17, 2018 - 11:06am

Chinese authorities say they've found the Iranian tanker that sank Sunday after a collision and several explosions. The incident left the crew presumed dead — and released two miles-long oil slicks.

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Berlin's New Adidas Sneakers Feature Sewn-In Transit Tickets

January 17, 2018 - 10:59am

These shoes are made for taking the metro. They may seem pricey, but they're about a quarter of the cost of an annual transportation pass in Berlin.

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Sen. Bob Dole To Receive Congressional Gold Medal

January 17, 2018 - 10:31am

Dole served more than three decades in Congress, was the Republican presidential nominee in 1996 and was an early supporter of President Trump, who will attend the ceremony.

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