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Planned Parenthood launches $1 million ad blitz in last ditch effort to overturn Title X “gag order” on abortion

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With time running out, Planned Parenthood plans to debut a $1 million advertising blitz on Sunday in hopes of regaining about $60 million in federal funding that the organization says it was forced to lose after the Trump administration’s so-called “gag order” on abortion referrals. The ads will run in...
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House impeachment hearings: This week on “Face the Nation,” November 24, 2019: Himes, Conway

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Democrats forge ahead with impeachment probe House Democrats delivered their findings in a 300-page long report this week, formally outlining what they believe to be grounds for articles of impeachment of President Trump, making a Senate trial all but a reality for the commander-in-chief.  “This report chronicles a scheme by...
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North Carolina Republican George Holding retires after redistricting ruling

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Congressman George Holding is the latest House Republican to retire and the first casualty of North Carolina’s new election map, which Republicans were court-ordered to redraw amid concerns over partisan gerrymandering. Holding announced on Friday that he won’t run for reelection, and he said the new map, which made his...
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Art Basel: Banana duct-taped to wall sells for $120,000 in Miami Beach

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A banana duct-taped to a wall sold for $120,000 at Miami’s Art Basel this week — it may be the most talked-about artwork at this year’s event. Two of the three editions have been sold, according to Perrotin, the contemporary art gallery behind the work. The last one is expected...
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UPS truck police chase: Driver Frank Ordonez killed after being taken hostage; FBI identifies two slain suspects

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Four people, including a UPS driver and a bystander, were killed after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said. Both robbers were shot and killed when shots rang out at a...
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Pensacola shooting today: 3 people killed, shooter dead at Florida Navy base NAS Pensacola

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Four people are dead, including the shooter, after a shooting Friday morning at Naval Air Station Pensacola, authorities said. Several other people were injured, including two sheriff’s deputies who engaged the shooter.  “The threat has been negated, our community is safe at this time,” Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said...
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Taylor Swift Christmas Tree Farm: Singer drops new holiday song and music video with home movies about her growing up in Pennsylvania

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Who better to write a poppy Christmas anthem than Taylor Swift – she did grow up on a Christmas tree farm, after all. The singer dropped her newest holiday single “Christmas Tree Farm” on Thursday night along with a music video that is giving fans an intimate glimpse of her...
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NAS Pensacola shooting: Navy says shooter and at least 2 other people killed at Naval Air Station Pensacola today

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Authorities are scheduled to hold a press conference at 10:30 AM ET — watch in the player above. A shooter opened fire on multiple people Friday morning at Naval Air Station Pensacola, killing at least two people, authorities said. The shooter is dead, the U.S. Navy has confirmed. Officials with...
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Hiring surged in November as autoworkers ended GM strike

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Businesses in the U.S. hired 266,000 people in November, sending down the nation’s unemployment rate a notch to 3.5%, the Labor Department said Friday. The numbers got a bit of an artificial boost from the end of the General Motors strike by autoworkers, which added about 40,000 workers onto the...
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Immigration rights groups call on Buttigieg to return McKinsey-related donations

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Four immigration rights organizations have written to Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to ask him to return any donations connected to the consulting firm McKinsey & Company, following a New York Times report on how the firm helped Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “accelerate the deportation process.” The letter, cosigned...
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Norah O’Donnell on moving “CBS Evening News” broadcast to Washington, D.C.

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“CBS Evening News” anchor Norah O’Donnell feels she’s returning to her roots as a reporter now that “Evening News” is based in Washington, D.C. It launched this week, the only evening news broadcast to originate from the nation’s capitol. “It’s my background, being a reporter. This allows me in some...
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Uber report: Uber reveals over 3,000 sexual assaults reported in U.S. rides last year

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Uber received 3,045 reports of sexual assault during U.S. rides in 2018, the company revealed in a wide-reaching safety report. The report comes as the ride-sharing company faces increased scrutiny over the safety of riders — and drivers — who use the app. The safety report released Thursday detailed reported...
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R. Kelly and Aaliyah: Federal prosecutors in New York add new bribery charge against R. Kelly

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Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on Thursday added a new bribery charge against singer R. Kelly, an expansion of the racketeering indictment that alleges he sexually exploited women and girls and coerced them into illegal sexual activity. The new charge alleges he bribed a public officer on August 30, 1994, to...
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Andrew Yang universal basic income plan put to the test with Freedom Dividend Pilot Program

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Chad Sziszak didn’t believe it at first. He got an email from Andrew Yang’s campaign that he would receive $1,000 a month for an entire year — no strings attached. Even after talking on the phone with Yang’s staff, he wasn’t entirely convinced. Then he ended up on a video...
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Biden “damn liar” quote: Joe Biden has heated exchange in Iowa when asked about Hunter Biden and Ukraine

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Joe Biden called a man a “damn liar” during a heated exchange at a campaign event in New Hampton, Iowa, on Thursday. The remark came after the man brought up the conspiracy theory that Biden secured a position on the board of Burisma, a Ukrainian gas company, for his son,...

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