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U.S. Foreign Policy Expert Says Alleged Spying on Yovanovitch 'Will Sit Very Poorly With the American Public'
"It's not going to mean that...the Republican senators are going to change camps. But they might conduct the trial in a slightly different way depending on whether or not there is a lot of pressure from the public," Anne Kraatz said.
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Pro-life groups readying massive grassroots efforts ahead of 2020 elections
Major groups from both sides of the abortion debate are planning to pour their vast resources into the 2020 elections, with leaders portraying the results as more consequential than in previous years.
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Shedding New Light On the Silent Crisis
From our partner Kaiser Permanente. There is a silent epidemic. Globally, in increasing numbers, young people are facing mental-health issues. Depression is a leading cause of illness among young people. Anxiety is on the rise. Suicide ranks third as a cause of death for 15- to 19-year-olds and is increasingly becoming a health equity issue:…
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Rapper Pop Smoke busted for stealing Rolls Royce used in video shoot
Pop Smoke allegedly convinced the owner of the Rolls Royce to borrow the car for a video shoot.
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Review: James Bond. Elon Musk. No one is safe from two new TV series' expert satire
'Avenue 5,' from 'Veep' creator Armando Iannucci, and 'Medical Police,' from the 'Childrens Hospital' team, are expertly acted and funny enough to keep you going.
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Supreme Court to hear Obamacare birth control case
The high court will review whether the Trump administration was on solid ground when it gave religious employers and universities broader religious and moral exemptions to the Obamacare contraception mandate, which requires health care plans to offer free birth control.
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Trump berates Azar over bad health care polling
The president's frustration with his health secretary sparked a flurry of new planning on election-year drug pricing initiatives.
politico.com
Tony La Russa was using cameras to steal signs in the 80s: Jack McDowell
The Astros weren’t the first team use a camera to steal signs, according to one prominent former player. Jack McDowell is alleging that the White Sox did the same thing in 1980’s under then-manager Tony La Russa. “I’m going to whistle-blow this thing now because I’m getting tired of this crap,” McDowell told WFNZ in...
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SAG Awards predictions: Voters predict the 2020 winners
Award season is starting to SAG. That’s right. The 2020 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards air Sunday night on TBS and TNT. Voted on by the 160,000 members of the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, these prizes give a valuable glimpse into the mindset of the Oscars’ largest voting bloc: actors....
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Beyoncé gives fans a sneak peek at Ivy Park x Adidas
Beyoncé's much-anticipated athletic-streetwear collaboration, Ivy Park x Adidas, officially goes on sale on January 18, and even celebs can barely keep their cool about it.
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Iowa vs. Michigan prediction, line: Favorite Hawkeyes will cover
Entering Friday’s action, home teams in the Big Ten are 36-6 straight up, and Iowa has been 11-5-1 against the spread overall and 6-2 ATS at Carver Hawkeye Arena this season. Michigan visits Iowa City on Friday night, and for the Wolverines, things have not gone well since Isaiah Livers, who is questionable for this...
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Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, Not Trump, Will Be Permanently Scarred by Impeachment | Opinion
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has it exactly backward. President Donald Trump will be exonerated, and she and the Democrats will be condemned by history.
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Will an Apple iPhone 12 with 5G finally get you to upgrade?
An Morgan Stanley analyst suggests a iPhone with 5G or a better battery may shorten the smartphone replacement cycle under the current four years.       
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Tyler Perry knows which part of 'A Fall From Grace' will have you yelling
Please don't spoil Tyler Perry's new movie on social media.
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California lawmakers say pot taxes must be cut to help an industry 'on the brink'
California lawmakers on Friday revived a proposal to temporarily cut taxes on marijuana to help the state's beleaguered legal market.
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Best Buy board investigating allegations CEO Corie Barry had relationship with employee, reports say
Best Buy's board is investigating allegations that CEO Corie Barry had an inappropriate romantic relationship with a fellow executive.      
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After 32 Month Delay, 7th Circuit Affirms Equal Rights for Same-Sex Parents
Indiana must list same-sex parents on their child’s birth certificate, the court ruled.
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House Freedom Caucus Board: Impeachment -- A closing argument
Donald Trump’s crime was beating Hillary Clinton, challenging the swamp, and having the audacity to love his country and working to see it prosper.
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New video show extent of Queens middle school beatdown
Here is the vicious, girl-vs-girl beatdown — in a New York City middle school cafeteria — that has parents fuming, teachers wringing their hands and the schools chancellor walking away rather than dealing with. New video emerged Friday of the epic fight that broke out last week at Marie Curie Middle School in Bayside —...
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Rebel Wilson debuts stunning weight loss on Instagram
Wilson has already dubbed 2020 'The Year of Health.'
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Supreme Court Takes Up Birth-Control Conscience Case
The high court will consider a case involving a challenge to a Trump administration rule that allows employers to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage for religious or moral reasons.
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Pug polishes bald man’s head
This pug gave his owner a good licking. Watch the adorable moment a 3-year-old pug in Tofino, Canada, cleaned his owner’s bald head — with his tongue. According to the pet owners, Shiloh the pug does this regularly, which explains why his dog dad didn’t stop eating mid-tongue bath.   Subscribe to our YouTube!
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Concerns over new virus from China prompt rare airport screenings for some travelers
The virus is from the same family as MERS and SARS, which previously caused deadly international outbreaks.       
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US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change
PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government’s climate policies and reliance on fossil fuels harms them, jeopardizes their future and violates their constitutional rights, potentially bringing an end to a long-running legal battle that activists saw as an important front in...
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Avalanche at California ski resort leaves 1 dead, 1 seriously injured
An avalanche at a California ski resort Friday morning killed one skier and seriously injured another, authorities said.
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Opinion: Travis Etienne could be making costly decision staying at Clemson
Running back Travis Etienne doesn't have much to prove at Clemson, yet he announced Friday will not enter the NFL Draft this year.       
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HHS reports 135 sexual misconduct incidents involving 'unaccompanied alien minors'
The Department of Health and Human Services released details of sexual misconduct involving unaccompanied minors in care provider facilities, documenting more than 100 substantiated incidents from mid-2015 through the end of 2017. 
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Can R.E.M. stop Trump campaign from playing its songs?
Iconic rock band the latest artists to object to their music being used at political events for President Donald Trump.
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What MLK Jr.’s American dream speech means to his children
Martin Luther King Jr.’s granddaughter Yolanda King, daughter Bernice King and son Martin Luther King III comment on the civil rights leader’s famous speech on his dream for America. They share what it means to them and how it is still relevant today.
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LeBron James, Lakers lead NBA sales with most popular jersey, merchandise
New Orleans' Zion Williamson debuted on the list at No. 15. The Lakers, Philadelphia, Houston, Boston and Brooklyn have two players in the top 15.        
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Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani are all loved up in 'Nobody But You' music video teaser
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are giving fans a sneak peek at the music video for their new song together, “Nobody But You." 
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Supreme Court to decide if 'faithless electors' can defy popular vote and select their candidate of choice
The Supreme Court will settle two more disputes this year: one over the electoral college and another involving contraceptives offered through employer health plans.
latimes.com
The change MLK Jr.’s children hope to see in the world
Martin Luther King Jr.’s granddaughter Yolanda King shares what issue she hopes to help change. The civil rights leader’s daughter Bernice King comments on the need to be a responsible citizen and his son Martin Luther King III says he’s inspired by movements like Black Lives Matter, #MeToo and others.
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What would MLK Jr. say today?
Martin Luther King Jr.’s son Martin Luther King III is asked what he thinks his father would say if he were alive today. King said his father would be “concerned” about the direction some leaders have taken, but added that he believes “we would be on a different trajectory” if his father had not been killed. 
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Supreme Court agrees to hear case involving religious freedom in dispute over birth control
TheLittle Sisters of the Poor, an order of Catholic nuns, fought the contraceptive requirement since it was first imposed.
Politica
Taliban open to 10-day ceasefire with U.S., talks with Afghan govt -sources
The Taliban will implement a 10-day ceasefire with U.S. troops, a reduction in violence with Afghan forces and discussions with Afghan government officials if it reaches a deal with U.S. negotiators in talks in Doha, two sources have said.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee presses Pompeo to appear for Iran hearing
Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., on Friday pressed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday to agree to testify before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the Trump administration's policy toward Iran and threatened to issue a subpoena if necessary. 
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A$AP Rocky marks anniversary of A$AP Yams’ death with pricey pendant necklace
He's honoring his mentor with diamonds.
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Over 100 Piglets Die During Livestock Semi-Trailer Crash in Iowa
Crews had to euthanize another 17 that were injured, an animal rescue officials said
time.com
16 country joints that bring some honky tonk to NYC
When you’re living in New York City, getting in touch with your roots can seem as likely as squeezing grits from a stone. I know: After growing up in South Carolina, I’ve been on the hunt for country-music haunts and bona-fide barbecue since moving to Brooklyn eight years ago. Well, bless my heart: I finally...
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Career criminal arrested for anti-Semitic incident in Times Square
A hateful career criminal hurled anti-Semitic comments at a Jewish couple in Times Square – then attacked and yelled racial slurs at a 16-year-old boy who intervened, police said Friday. Suspect Vernon Stevens, 55, of Brooklyn first shouted, “F–king Jews!” at a couple in traditional Hasidic garb around 10:15 p.m. Thursday near West 45th Street...
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Trump administration to roll back school lunch regulations on fruits and vegetables
The USDA announced they plan to roll back school lunch regulations championed by Michelle Obama to allow schools "more flexibility" in what they serve because "because they know their children best."       
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People Have Invented More Than 200 Gender-Neutral Pronouns. Here’s Why ‘They’ Is Here to Stay
It is a well-known truth among linguists that so long as English is changing — which it always is — there will be people who are belly-aching about it, warning that if things keep going as they are, the language will soon be on life support and, as likely as not, dead within the year.…
time.com
Four former Iranian hostages: President Trump, thank you for your actions and your strength
For 40 years our government has failed to understand that the only thing that can stop a radical regime is strength.
foxnews.com
Cows talk to each other, including about food: study
Cows are able to “commooonicate” with each other, a startling new study says. Published in Scientific Reports in December, the study notes that Holstein-Fresian heifer cattle are able to communicate with one another, using their own distinct moos. The researchers, including lead researcher Alexandra Green, took 333 samples of cow vocalizations and analyzed them using...
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Jimmy Choo shop in Soho robbed of $36,000 in goods
A trio of thieves burglarized the Jimmy Choo shop in SoHo and got away with thousands of dollars worth of goods this week. The group of burglars smashed the glass door of the entryway at 111 Greene St. in the trendy downtown Manhattan neighborhood just after 1 a.m. Tuesday, police said. Nearly $36,000 worth of...
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