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Man behind Trump voter fraud claim won't have proof for months

Since Trump first floated his "3 million" number, several journalists have pointed out the very high likelihood that it came from Phillips, given that Trump is a known gonzo-news connoisseur and a fan of Jones and his site (though the White House has denied Jones's claim he was offered press credentials there).

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Sheryl Sandberg Slams President Trump's Executive Order on Abortion

Sheryl Sandberg criticized President Donald Trump's global policy that cuts funding to health care providers performing abortions or talking about it during family planning, agreeing with a New York Times piece that it is so "Reagan-era".

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Supreme Court rejects plea to ban cow slaughter across the country

Previous year in August, Bombay High Court had struck down two sections of Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act which criminalised possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state while upholding the ban on slaughter of bulls and bullocks in the state.

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Local agency that helps refugees upset with Trump executive order

The specifics are still unclear, but, as VICE News reported previously , Trump's order is expected to temporarily halt the issuance of visas to people from Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Sudan, and Libya for at least 30 days. But on Friday he told Christian Broadcasting Network that he would give priority to persecuted Christian seeking refuge in the United States. The number of refugees eventually allowed into the country would also reportedly be reduced to 50,000 this fiscal year ...

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Ikea recalls 33K beach chairs after 6 finger amputations

They say the IKEA MYSINGSÖ chairs collapsing can cause falling hazards and fingertip amputation hazards. The MYSINGSÖ chairs are foldable with a wood base and an attached polyester fabric seat. The recall affects about 33,400 chairs that were sold in IKEA stores nationwide and online on IKEA's website from February of 2013 through December of 2016.

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We All Need This Cute Animal 'Tweet-Off' Right Now

The friendly competition between zoos and aquariums began with the hashtag #cuteanimaltweetoff . The Bronx Zoo in NY was the first to respond. Scroll down for more cute animals that you could possibly handle. I thought maybe two or three zoos and/or aquariums would respond, but wow. No zoo was declared the victor, instead the entire world was declared the victor, because there is no arguing with adorable animals.

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Investor Investigation over potential Wrongdoing at Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EDR)

Federal Realty Investment Trust technical valuation proposes it is $-0.79 points away or -0.56% from 50-day MA of $141.12. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.27, for a total value of $325,400.00. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. upgraded Brandywine Realty Trust from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a research note on Monday, January 9th.

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Almost 300 Mumps Cases Reported in Washington State

The state reported Wednesday there have been 278 confirmed and probable cases of mumps across five counties since October. Mumps is an infection spread by direct human-to-human contact through respiratory droplets or saliva. The CDC recommends that children get their first dose of MMR vaccine at 12 to 15 months of age and the second dose at 4 to 6 years old. "Both adults and children should make sure they are up to date on their mumps vaccine".

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Scarlett Johansson Advocates For Planned Parenthood At Women's March

Planned Parenthood , we will continue. The crowd began booing and Richards said, "Yeah, all I can say is within an hour you could not get a phone call into Paul Ryan's office", and the crowd cheered. "Represent me, '" he said. Planned Parenthood officials say in the days following the election there was a 900 percent increase in women making appointments to get IUDs, or other long-lasting forms of birth control.

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Trump's Health Nominee Provides Few Details on Impact of Obamacare Order

Democrat senators on the committee pressed Price with questions about whether he would commit to ensuring that no one who received an insurance card through an Obamacare exchange plan would lose coverage. Price told the committee he was committed to lowering the rate of uninsured children and adults. Tom's experience as chairman of the House Budget Committee will be invaluable as he manages the $1.1 trillion budget at HHS.

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Guardiola: Palace FA Cup clash like a final

The next challenge on the way to Wembley will be presented to Manchester City on Saturday afternoon, as the team face a trip down to London to play Crystal Palace . City will be favourites to get through at Selhurst Park on Saturday, yet many still feel that Guardiola hasn't quite got the squad he wants at the Etihad Stadium, and so may dip into the winter window for more additions.

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Dogs love reggae, soft rock

While each genre was playing, the researchers measured the dogs' stress levels by monitoring their heart rate variability and cortisol levels. Professor Evans said: 'Overall, the response to different genres was mixed, highlighting the possibility that, like humans, our canine friends have their own individual music preferences .

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Arkansas Senate Passes Bill That Will Ban Certain Abortion Procedure

The bill does not prohibit the use of the procedure if it is necessary to prevent a serious health risk to the pregnant woman, but it does not list incest or rape as exceptions to the ban. According to Planned Parenthood, dilation and evacuation is the most commonly used procedure after about the 12th or 14th week of pregnancy. "It's a very savage procedure, it's cruel and barbaric and it's something I don't think should exist in a civilized society", said former Arkansas lawmaker Andy ...

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Explore Auschwitz concentration camp in 360 degrees to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

Many Polish non-Jews were executed there, in addition to 15,000 Soviet prisoners of war and 1.1 million Jews and 25,000 Roma who were killed in gas chambers, shot and starved to death at the camp. On Friday, rising far-right sentiments cast a shadow on some remembrance day events, including in Germany. It chose January 27 to mark the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration, killing and labor camp.

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Trump to meet British PM in 1st face-to-face with a foreign leader

After talking about the rise of China, she told them that "when others step up as we step back, it is bad for America, for Britain and the world". Speaking ahead of her first meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, Ms May drew a line under the foreign interventions of the Bush-Blair era.

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Australia v Pakistan: David Warner & Travis Head share 284 for first wicket

With Warner taking the lead role, he and Travis Head quickly got on top of the Pakistan bowling. It is also the fastest by any Australian batsman against Pakistan in ODIs beating Cameron White's 85-ball ton in Brisbane in 2010. Both batsmen hit their best ODI scores as Australia closed on 369-7. The left-armer, who was the leading wicket-taker in the 2015 World Cup with 22 wickets, picked up nine wickets in four games against Pakistan .

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NJ first state to offer Baby Boxes to new parents

Recipients are also receiving diapers, wipes, breast pads, breast cream, and an activity cart. According to a report by the Child Fatality & Near Fatality Review Board, 93 percent of infant deaths associated with Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome were directly related to a child's sleep and sleep environment.

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Lack of Vaccination Exposes Minas Gerais to Yellow Fever

Since the start of 2017, Brazil has registered around 550 suspected cases of yellow fever, with the epidemic mainly focused in the central state of Minas Gerais, according to the Health Ministry. The outbreak roughly covers an area of western Minas Gerais that was hit by Brazil's worst environmental disaster past year when a tailings dam collapsed at the Samarco iron ore mine co-owned by BHP Billiton and Vale SA, polluting the Rio Doce river and heavily impacting the local ecosystem.

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Israel to decriminalise marijuana use

Home use and possession of marijuana would no longer be a punishable offense, although it would remain technically illegal to do so. The panel recommended giving a 1,000-shekel ($265) fine to anyone caught using marijuana for the first time, with the offence not going on his criminal record.

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Amarinder Singh is Congress' CM candidate: Rahul Gandhi in Majitha, Amritsar

The Congress leaders are upset over reports from Punjab indicating that their party may finish third while Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal may win the highest number of seats though less than a clear majority. Now whole Punjab is saying what I said. There is a monopoly in everything by one family. "If you have to go anywhere in Punjab then you will have to travel buses being run by Badal's owned transport system", Rahul added.

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Girls less likely to associate 'brilliance' with their own gender

At a young age many of them could already be affected by many issues. Afterwards, researchers asked the children to guess which of four adults - two unfamiliar men and two unfamiliar women - was the protagonist. Nick Chambers, chief executive of the charity Education and Employers, which runs the Inspiring Women campaign, welcomed the research, saying that it emphasises the importance of primary school children being exposed to a wide range of role models.

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Anti-Abortion Women's Marchers Head Back To Washington

During an interview with ABC's David Muir , Trump was asked about his reaction to the women's march on Washington the day after his inauguration. Abortion was legalised in 1969 under the Abortion Act and liberalised in 1974 such that any woman could seek an abortion.

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Natalie Portman Flaunts Her Baby Bump In Latest Vanity Fair Issue

Some of the women gracing the cover of the issue along with Natalie include Emma Stone, Amy Adams, Lupita Nyong'o, Dakota Fanning, Janelle Monáe and Ruth Negga. While the magazine's fashion and style director, Jessica Diehl , said it was definitely an homage, she said the point was to show Natalie Portman at "her most radiant".

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Bannon Rips Media: 'Keep Its Mouth Shut and Just Listen'

Mr Bannon's comments appeared to escalate the White House campaign to discredit the press, and follow a statement from Mr Trump last week which said journalists were "among the most dishonest people on earth". "Look at the Twitter feeds of [journalists]: they were outright activists of the Clinton campaign", Bannon said, adding that was why he believed the media has "no power" and "were humiliated".

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Congress Has Already Started to Repeal Obamacare

Essentially, they have passed a resolution which directs the individual committees to look for ways to cut the budget, which is understood to mean Obamacare. If I am right about that, it will be ironic in the years to come when people are still referring to our health care system as Obamacare! The Affordable Care Act spread the costs of covering sick people by requiring everyone, even the healthy, to buy insurance.

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Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Skin Cancer as Accurately as Human Doctors

Although the algorithm now lives only on a computer, study authors hope to make it available on smartphones so skin cancer diagnoses can be at patients' fingertips. As it sees more images, it can draw more accurate conclusions about benign, malignant, and non-neoplastic lesions. This ability to alter the sensitivity hints at the depth and complexity of this algorithm.

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Gov. Daugaard says he would sign repeal of ethics law

After high-tailing through the Legislature, House Bill 1069 will face its final hurdle in the Senate today. The ethics package was passed by 51 percent of voters and would implement a public campaign financing system, a state ethics commission and stringent new rules on lobbying and disclosures.

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According to researchers, cats are as smart as dogs are

This is according to a study by Japanese researchers that found cats perform as well as dogs in certain intelligence tests. "An interesting speculation is that they may enjoy actively recalling memories of their experience like humans". "Understanding cats more deeply helps to establish better cat-human relationships", study author Saho Takagi, a psychologist at Kyoto University, told BBC .

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OH executions halted, judge rules lethal injection cocktail unconstitutional

Thursday's ruling though is just the latest in what has been a rocky few years for Ohio's execution system. A federal judge dismissed Ohio's new three-drug lethal injection process on Thursday, declaring it unconstitutional and problematic, and extended the delay of three upcoming executions, according to court officials.

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NBL player Akil Mitchell cops horrific eye injury (GRAPHIC CONTENT)

Play was stopped at the match for about 15 minutes as Mitchell was taken off the court, and he was then taken to hospital by ambulance. Ex-Virginia standout Akil Mitchell is already joking about the injury. "Akil said to Pauly (coach Paul Henare) make sure we win the rebound battle". 'It was really hard to see a player go down like that, it's hard to watch and we all send our thoughts to Akil, ' he said.

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Doctors save Burlington mom's life by removing her lungs

Speaking about the procedure, Melissa said having the transplant "was the biggest risk I think we'll ever take in our lives". "But I'm just so grateful, so happy to be home", said Benoit. "I remember waking up and my mom was there, and she said, 'Hi Melissa.' And I couldn't say hi and I couldn't really figure it out but she explained what had happened and I didn't really believe her at all".

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After Brexit vote, Theresa May seeks closer ties with Trump's America

Given the British Supreme Court's decision this week that the government can not trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval, the Washington talks come at an opportune time for Downing Street. "We're going to stop the ridiculous trade deals that have taken everybody out of our country and taken companies out of our country." Also, I believe what will come out of this is a very clear determination on both sides not just to maintain the special relationship but also to build it for the future.

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Sex is painful for almost one in 10 women, says study

Kirstin Mitchell , the study's lead author. About a third of women reporting painful sex said they were dissatisfied with their sex life, and almost 45 percent said fear of pain and other sexual difficulties had caused them to avoid sex.

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Whoopi: 'It was a mistake' to ban pro-life groups from Women's March

In anti-abortion circles, she said, taking a stand against Trump has led to some tension ― even though Trump's position on the practice changed by the day leading up to the election. Tens of thousands of marchers are expected, according to the March for Life website. On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. "Federal Planned Parenthood funding may finally be cut".

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Donald Trump Begins Dismantling of EPA

Emails that have been sent to EPA staff since Trump was inaugurated on Friday give specific prohibitions that ban news releases, blog updates and posts on the agency's social media accounts. "I report directly to President Trump and my job as senior White House advisor is, as we are awaiting the confirmation of the administrator, to make sure that the president's wishes and the president's executive orders are being implemented", Benton told OPB in an interview.