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Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration' to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia

3 minutes ago   |   Time

The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia...
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Banks could benefit from investing in Puerto Rico. But few are doing it

17 minutes ago   |   NBC News

“One of the roadblocks right now is that banks don't know about this eligibility for CRA credit in Puerto Rico," said Nancy Santiago Negrón of Hispanics in Philanthropy.
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Republicans Look To Capitalize on Abortions Being Funded Under Medicare for All

29 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

“Right now, Republicans are trying to throw everything in the kitchen sink and see what messaging sticks,” Evan Siegfried, a political strategist, told Newsweek.
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Donovan McNabb thinks he ‘absolutely' belongs in the Hall of Fame. Is he right?

31 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Donovan McNabb has been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame every year since he became eligible in 2017, and all three times he has not made the cut. McNabb was asked...
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Trump health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections

33 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA   |   5 articles

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month...
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Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult

1 hour ago   |   Time

Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man...
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Trump administration rolls back Obama-era health care protections for transgender people

1 hour ago   |   NBC News   |   5 articles

Rights groups denounced the move as a license to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans.
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Moby Says André 3000 Once Turned Down a Collaboration Because “Too Many People Are Hating On You Right Now”

1 hour ago   |   Pitchfork

Moby also says André “quickly stepped backward” after he tried to hug the OutKast rapper
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Class action lawsuits claim the rideshares discriminate against people in wheelchairs

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Are Lyft and Uber required to provide wheelchair access? Disability rights advocates say if they don't, it's discrimination. Now they're going to court hoping a judge will...
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Federal judge orders changes to election rules for P.E.I. First Nation

1 hour ago   |   National Post

CHARLOTTETOWN - A Federal Court judge has ruled that regulations blocking off-reserve members of a P.E.I. First Nation from taking part in band elections are contrary to the...
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Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times...

Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times on social media

The video has been slowed down, which makes her words seem slurred. Read more ...

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

The ban is set to take effect Aug. 28 unless it's blocked in court. Read more ...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender Patients

A federal agency issued a proposed rule Friday that rolls back Obama-era protections for transgender patients. Advocates for transgender people say the rule leaves them... Read more ...

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Wildlife officials are warning anyone headed to New Jersey about an invasive species of jellyfish in the water. Read more ...

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

President Donald Trump has approved a deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, apparently meant to deter what Washington calls an ongoing threat to US interests from Iran. Read more ...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met online, police say

He took the woman out on a date the same day they met, and the two agreed to get married within a week of meeting, authorities in Georgia said. Read more ...

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex

A Disney World employee was nabbed for trying to lure an 8-year-old girl for sex - after bringing a child-sized pink dress and condoms to the “encounter” that was actually... Read more ...

102-year-old woman suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbor

102-year-old woman suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbor

An autopsy revealed she died by asphyxiation, after being strangled and punched in the head. Read more ...

Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs could get life in prison

Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs could get life in prison

A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents Read more ...

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy - Britain's... Read more ...