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Washington Post

House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats take heat for threatening to block it
Washington Post
The House passed a short-term extension of government funding late Thursday after Republican leaders, with help from President Trump, cobbled together enough GOP votes to overcome an internal revolt. Still, the possibility of a federal shutdown moved ...
House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Setting Up Shutdown Battle in SenateNew York Times
Congress hurtles toward shutdownPolitico
Government shutdown: Where the senators standCNN
The Hill -NPR -NBCNews.com -USA TODAY
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CNN

Fusion GPS leader suspected 'crime' when probing Trump team and Russia
CNN
Washington (CNN) Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson used his six-hour interview with the House Intelligence Committee in November to defend the crafting of the now-infamous opposition research dossier on Trump and Russia and detail the suspicious ...
'Steele dossier' firm suspected Trump-Russia money launderingThe Hill
Head of firm behind Trump dossier was angered by Comey's pre-election announcementWashington Post
House intelligence committee releases Glenn Simpson Trump-dossier testimonyNBCNews.com
TIME -USA TODAY -Fox News -Bloomberg
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CNN

WSJ: Cohen paid porn star through private LLC created just weeks before election
CNN
Washington (CNN) Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a former porn star in exchange for not speaking publicly about an alleged sexual encounter with the then-candidate, The Wall ...
Trump lawyer used private company to pay adult film star: reportThe Hill
Top Trump lawyer reportedly went extraordinary lengths to quietly pay porn star 'Stormy Daniels' $130000Business Insider
This New Report About Stormy Daniels, Trump, Spanking, and Shark Week Is Highly Believable (Really!)Slate Magazine
Wall Street Journal -BuzzFeed News -ThinkProgress -EW.com
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New York Times

California Girl's Escape From 'Human Depravity' Led to Rescue of 12 Siblings
New York Times
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — She had been physically tortured — chained and deprived of sleep. And she had been psychologically tortured, too — apple pies and unopened toys left out in the open that she and her 12 brothers and sisters were forbidden to touch ...
'This is depraved conduct,' DA says of California couple accused of torturing kidsCNN
Starved, chained and unbathed: Police describe the lives of 13 siblings held captive in their homeWashington Post
Horrific details emerge as Perris parents accused of holding 13 kids captive are charged with tortureLos Angeles Times
ABC News -Chicago Tribune -NPR -NBCNews.com
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TIME

Pope Francis Has Defended a Chilean Bishop Accused of Covering Up Sex Crimes
TIME
Pope Francis arrives to lead a mass at the Maquehue Temuco Air Force Base in Temuco, Chile on Jan. 17, 2018. Edgard Garrido—Reuters. By Nicole Winfield / AP. 10:28 PM EST. (SANTIAGO, Chile) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious ...
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in ChileThe Denver Post
Pope Francis urges compassion toward immigrants, those 'who have had to leave everything behind'Los Angeles Times
The Latest: Francis Arrives in Peru for 4-Day VisitU.S. News & World Report
BBC News -New York Post -New York Daily News -Today.com
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NJ.com

TV crew tried to sneak fake explosive device through Newark Airport security, feds say
NJ.com
At least seven members of a cable television crew were arrested after they tried to sneak a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said Thursday. A law ...
Chris Christie rebuffed attempting to pass through a Newark airport gate access area he used as governorABC News
Christie stopped for security check at Newark airport: reportThe Hill (blog)
Chris Christie blocked from VIP entrance at Newark airportWashington Examiner
Bloomberg -New York Post -Boston Herald
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Washington Post

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to immediately accept DACA case
Washington Post
The Trump administration on Thursday night took the unusual step of asking the Supreme Court to immediately review and overturn a judge's ruling that said the administration may not dismantle a program that provides work permits to undocumented ...
White House asks Supreme Court to bypass lower court and rule on DACANBCNews.com
Justice Dept. asks Supreme Court to rule on Trump's right to end DACAPolitico
Trump administration appeals against 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to top courtReuters
ABC News -Fox News -BuzzFeed News -Bloomberg
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New York Times

Trump Gives Health Workers New Religious Liberty Protections
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it was expanding religious freedom protections for doctors, nurses and other health care workers who object to performing procedures like abortion and gender reassignment surgery ...
Why Trump is targeting health workers' religious objectionsWashington Post
Religious liberty report card: The Trump administration's first yearThe Hill
HHS's New Rule Allows Health Care Workers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People and Abortion SeekersSlate Magazine
U.S. News & World Report -Reuters -Fox News -USA TODAY
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CBS News

Texas "Tourniquet Killer" put to death in first execution of 2018
CBS News
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique has become the nation's first prisoner executed in 2018. Anthony Allen Shore received lethal injection Thursday evening in Texas for ...
Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' put to death in first execution of 2018Chron.com
Meet The First US Inmate To Be Executed In 2018: The Texas 'Tourniquet Killer'The Daily Caller
'It is what it is': Final words of Tourniquet KillerNew Zealand Herald
Newsweek
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TMZ.com

Kodak Black Arrested in Florida ... Hit With 7 Charges
TMZ.com
Kodak Black was just arrested in Florida on a slew of charges including grand theft of firearm, possession of marijuana and neglecting a child. Details of the arrest are currently unclear, but the rapper was hit with 7 charges in total. -Grand theft of ...
Rapper Kodak Black Arrested in South FloridaNBC4 Washington

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Washington Post

Police arrested a man in killing of mother and stepfather. They now say he killed seven others.
Washington Post
The police in Phoenix say they have linked a suspect to nine killings that shook the area over a three-week span last year — the second suspected serial killer the region has endured in recent years. Cleophus Cooksey Jr. has been in custody since his ...
Inside the killing spree that left 9 people shot dead in 3 weeks: PoliceABC News
Phoenix police say double-homicide suspect tied to 7 other slayingsCBS News
Ariz. Spree Killer Murdered Mom, Stepfather and 7 More in 2017, Police ClaimPEOPLE.com
AZCentral.com -Reuters -CBS Local -Daily Mail
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Chicago Tribune

Amazon HQ2 contenders include Chicago; Rauner, Emanuel react by trading jabs
Chicago Tribune
Illinois, Chicago and Cook County teamed up to offer more than $2 billion in incentives to Amazon, and offered 10 proposed sites. Ryan Ori, John Byrne and Kim GeigerContact Reporters. Chicago is among 20 suitors still in contention for Amazon's second ...
'Game-changer': Amazon's HQ2 shortlist includes DC, Montgomery and Northern Va.Washington Post
Indianapolis made it to the Amazon top 20, and these experts see a good shot to winIndianapolis Star
Here's what the final 20 cities offered Amazon for HQ2CNET
USA TODAY -NBCNews.com -GeekWire -Slate Magazine
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CNN

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals she is pregnant
CNN
(CNN) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Friday that she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, are expecting their first child in June. "Clarke and I are really excited that in June our team will expand from two to three, and that we'll be ...
New Zealand's Prime Minister Says That She Is PregnantNew York Times
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first childReuters
New Zealand's Prime Minister To Take A Baby BreakNPR
TIME -Daily Mail -New Zealand Herald -Stuff.co.nz
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The Verge

Here's how Hawaii's emergency alert design led to a false alarm
The Verge
The disastrous false alarm issued by Hawaii over the weekend has raised concerns about what safeguards the state had in place. The state-wide alert, which told people a ballistic missile was about to hit, terrified residents and visitors, as the state ...
The Hawaii error and liberal hysteriaWashington Times

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NBCNews.com

At least 15 injured as car drives into crowd at Rio's Copacabana Beach
NBCNews.com
A car drove onto the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, injuring at least 15 people, Brazilian authorities said Thursday night. The Associated Press, Brazilian national TV and the national newspaper O Globo, which is ...
Car Plows Through Copacabana Sidewalk, Kills Baby, Injures 15U.S. News & World Report
Several injured after car drives onto Brazilian boardwalk, authorities sayFox News
Baby killed as car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio de JaneiroABC Online
New Zealand Herald -Mirror.co.uk -Express.co.uk -Daily Mail
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CNN

Trump set to leave Washington ahead of shutdown deadline
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown Friday at midnight. The President is planning to spend the weekend at Mar-a-Lago for the ...
The man-child in the White House reels wildly out of controlWashington Post
Shutdown threat tanks West Wing moralePolitico
The Note: Shutdown blame game misses the broader goalABC News
The Atlantic -USA TODAY -The Hill -The New Yorker
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CNN

Trump's first year: The report card
CNN
Julian Zelizer is a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and the editor of "The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment," a new book that Princeton University Press will publish this March. He's also the co ...
President Trump's first year anniversary report card, with grades from A+ to FUSA TODAY
The Presidential Physician Is Almost Certainly Not Telling the Whole TruthSlate Magazine
Why 'Girthers' Are the Biggest LosersPOLITICO Magazine

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New York Times

Roy Bennett, White Zimbabwean With Black Political Base, Dies in US Helicopter Crash
New York Times
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Roy Bennett, a Zimbabwean coffee grower whose farm was seized in a land redistribution program, and who emerged as a formidable leader of the main party opposed to President Robert G. Mugabe, died on Wednesday evening in a ...
A Leader of Zimbabwe's Opposition Party Was Among Five Killed in a Helicopter CrashTIME
Zimbabwe opposition figure Roy Bennett dies in US helicopter crashBBC News
Two Houston-area men dead in New Mexico helicopter crashChron.com
KPRC Click2Houston -Voice of America -The Hindu
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The Mercury News

If immigration authorities raid the Bay Area, could the state stop them?
The Mercury News
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detain an undocumented immigrant. Bay Area immigrant communities worry large-scale raids are coming soon. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP). By Casey Tolan | ctolan ...
'We will prosecute' employers who help immigration sweeps, California AG saysSacramento Bee
California AG on reported ICE raids: Regardless of rumors, people have rightsThe Hill
Northern California police refuse to cooperate in upcoming ICE raids: reportFox News
Breitbart News -Washington Examiner -STLtoday.com
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FederalNewsRadio.com

Interior official blasts resignation of national parks advisory board
FederalNewsRadio.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Interior Department official on Wednesday blasted the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks, suggesting the move was politically motivated and their work was flawed. Todd Willens ...

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Washington Examiner

Ex-Trump aide Sebastian Gorka disputes the veracity of report he's wanted on gun charge in Hungary
Washington Examiner
Former Trump White House staffer Sebastian Gorka is disputing a report that he's wanted on a gun charge in Hungary, calling the report "more #FAKENWS." There are few details surrounding the warrant, the Hungarian police's website only shows the date ...

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New York Times

A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — A practice session for Australian lifeguards who were testing a new drone turned into a real rescue when the drone helped save two swimmers at a beach in New South Wales. On Thursday morning, Jai Sheridan, a lifeguard supervisor ...
Drone Used To Save 2 Teens Caught In Dangerous Australian WavesNPR
Watch a Drone Help Save the Lives of Australian Swimmers in Historic Use of Technology From the BeachNewsweek
New lifesaving drone rescues swimmers by dropping inflatable podCNN
Seattle Times -Mashable -HuffPost -Digital Trends
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NPR

USA Gymnastics Severs Ties To Karoyli Ranch Where Olympians Say They Were Abused
NPR
Editor's note: This report includes disturbing descriptions of abuse. Amid a national sexual abuse scandal, USA Gymnastics severed its relationship on Thursday with Karolyi Ranch, the world-renowned training facility where some gymnasts say they were ...
Lawmakers call for MSU's Simon to resignThe Detroit News
McKayla Maroney, Describing Sexual Abuse, Calls Larry Nassar a 'Monster of a Human Being'New York Times
USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch amid Larry Nassar scandalCBS News
ESPN -MLive.com -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Los Angeles Times
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Bleacher Report

Joel Embiid's All-Star Starter Selection Is Just the Beginning
Bleacher Report
The NBA world has yet to determine what the full extent of Joel Embiid's ceiling looks like, but we now know his floor. As revealed on a TNT broadcast before his Philadelphia 76ers took on the Boston Celtics on Thursday night and emerged with an 89-80 ...
LOOK: Did Joel Embiid, NBA All-Star, reject a date from Rihanna on national television?CBSSports.com
Joel Embiid is Finally an All-Star But He's 'Onto the Next One' When it Comes to RihannaSports Illustrated
No, Rihanna, Sixers' Joel Embiid was not talking about youNJ.com
Deadspin -Washington Post -New York Post -NBA.com
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BBC News

US plans open-ended military presence in Syria
BBC News
The US will maintain an open-ended military presence in Syria to ensure the enduring defeat of the jihadist group Islamic State, counter Iranian influence, and help end the civil war. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said President Donald Trump did not ...
Tillerson Says US Troops Are Staying in Syria, but No One Is Sure What They Will Do ThereSlate Magazine
Tillerson's 'FOIA surge' extended in another blow to moralePolitico
Rex Tillerson's Syria Policy Is Sensible—But It's FancifulThe Atlantic
The Hill -BuzzFeed News -Daily Beast -Washington Examiner
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NBCNews.com

Wild winter wind storm pummels Europe, killing at least seven
NBCNews.com
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. The Dutch national ...
It's Fatally Windy in Europe Right NowGizmodo
A Deadly Storm In Europe Has Produced 87 MPH Winds And The Scenes Are ApocalypticBuzzFeed News
Death toll rises to 6 after winter storm blasts northern EuropeCBC.ca
BBC News
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Bustle

Chrissy Teigen Supports Kim Kardashian's Clapback At Lamar Odom & Says What The Rest Of The Internet Is Thinking
Bustle
If there's one thing you know about Chrissy Teigen, it's that she's always going to keep it real, and in this particular case, support her friends in that act as well. With that said, Teigen responded to Kim Kardashian's clapback at Lamar Odom, and ...
Kim Kardashian Claps Back at Lamar Odom Over His Comment About the End of His Marriage to KhloéPEOPLE.com
Kim Kardashian Shades Lamar Odom Over Khloe Kardashian RemarksE! Online
Kim Kardashian certainly did not mince words in a tweet targeting Lamar OdomMashable
Fox News -Elite Daily -New York Daily News -Us Weekly
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Washington Post

The Democrat Trump should fear in 2020 — and it's not Oprah
Washington Post
More than half of Americans are uninterested in keeping President Trump around for a second term, according to a new poll. But to be fair, considering his historically low approval ratings, this is not that surprising. But what is surprising is who ...
US slumps in global leadership poll after Trump's 1st yearCNN
Trump businesses see ups and downs a year into the presidencyABC News
Trump at one year: Low job approval, but economy is good - CBS News pollCBS News
USA TODAY -Voice of America -New York Magazine -Deutsche Welle
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India.com

Nervy nuke-armed nation fires missile with 5000km range
The Register
India has successfully tested a surface-to-surface ballistic missile. The nation was kind enough to announce the test on Thursday, revealing that its Agni-5 “was successfully flight tested for its full range … from Dr Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. This ...
'China pursuing missile defenses; Indian nukes are main worry'Asia Times
India successfully test fires nuclear capable Agni-V missileThe Statesman
Agni-V: India a Step Away From Entering Super-Exclusive Club; Entire China in RangeIndia.com

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Townhall

What's The State Department Hiding In Their Classified Report On Palestinian Refugees
Townhall
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established in 1949 to provide assistance to Palestinians displaced during the 1948 and 1967 Arab-Israeli wars. Its mandate is to provide assistance to over 5 ...
A look back on Trump's busy first year at the UNThinkProgress
Trump Is Right to Cut Off Aid to Palestinian 'Refugees'Newsweek
Vivian Bercovici: Dear Mr. Ambassador, why is Canada funding anti-Semitism?National Post

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Townhall

What's The State Department Hiding In Their Classified Report On Palestinian Refugees
Townhall
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established in 1949 to provide assistance to Palestinians displaced during the 1948 and 1967 Arab-Israeli wars. Its mandate is to provide assistance to over 5 ...
A look back on Trump's busy first year at the UNThinkProgress
Trump Is Right to Cut Off Aid to Palestinian 'Refugees'Newsweek
Vivian Bercovici: Dear Mr. Ambassador, why is Canada funding anti-Semitism?National Post

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