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Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term

Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term

The presentation was both folksy and matter-of-fact, as Jackson described the president's eyesight, cognitive skills and heart function as excellent , despite Trump's lack of exercise and fondnes...

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Trump, Schumer Meet Over Looming Shutdown Threat

Trump, Schumer Meet Over Looming Shutdown Threat

This is purely an attempt by the Senate Democrats, led by Mr. Schumer-that's why we call it the Schumer Shutdown-in order to try and get a shutdown they think this president gets blamed for. The curre...

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Trump could live 200 years if…, says White House physician

Trump could live 200 years if…, says White House physician

Dr Jackson said he would increase Mr Trump's daily dose of Crestor and bring in a nutritionist to work with White House chefs. Asked at the White House briefing if any additional cognitive tests s...

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Not clear what Trump will support on immigration: Senate leader

Not clear what Trump will support on immigration: Senate leader

That's because Democrats want the two measures to move together. The government will run out of funding Friday if Congress fails to pass a spending bill, and Republicans are trying to push another mon...

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The real problem with NAFTA is Canada, not Mexico, Paul Ryan says

The real problem with NAFTA is Canada, not Mexico, Paul Ryan says

We'll see what happens. Bill Morneau says he understands the uncertainty surrounding NAFTA might be causing some companies to hesitate in making investment decisions. The ministers face some press...

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Parents Charged In Torture Case

Parents Charged In Torture Case

They pleaded not guilty in court on Thursday. The two are scheduled to make their first court appearance later today . Their bail has been set at $12 million each. They were up at night and slept...

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Could you pass the mental test Trump took?

Could you pass the mental test Trump took?

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment that Trump took includes remembering a list of spoken words; listening to a list of random numbers and repeating them backward; naming as many words that begin wi...

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Broken Lizard Releases Trailer for Indiegogo-Funded

Broken Lizard Releases Trailer for Indiegogo-Funded "Super Troopers 2"

We were treated to the first footage of Super Troopers 2 late in the summer and now we have our first look at the full-length trailer and it's just as hilarious as you think it is. All of the origin...

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North Korea cancels visit to prepare for Olympics in South - ministry

North Korea cancels visit to prepare for Olympics in South - ministry

The IOC earlier said its meeting "will have to take a series of essential decisions", including the size of the North Korean athletic delegation, the format of North Korea's participation and issues r...

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Local Republicans approve House measure preventing govt shutdown

Local Republicans approve House measure preventing govt shutdown

That may not happen because Republicans including South Carolina's Lindsey Graham and South Dakota's Mike Rounds have opposed the bill, and backing from Democrats is questionable. Still, he said t...

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Petersburg Honors MLK With Day Of Service

Petersburg Honors MLK With Day Of Service

More than a dozen St. Petersburg citizens stood in front of the mayor and council at a regularly scheduled meeting to voice their outrage and concern for how the city planned and executed the Martin ...

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Twitter Notifies Almost 700000 Users About Russian Tweets

Twitter Notifies Almost 700000 Users About Russian Tweets

The social media company said it's emailing notifications to 677,775 people in the USA who followed one of these accounts or retweeted or liked a Tweet from these accounts during the election period, ...

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Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

The senator also suggested, if the White House has a recording of the meeting, it should be released to the public. But Senator Dick Durbin stood by claims, and said that Mr Trump had used "...

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Congress scrambles to avert government shutdown

Congress scrambles to avert government shutdown

McConnell also referenced that the bill includes six years of funding for a health insurance program for children from low-income families. Congressional Democrats have pushed for the short-t...

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#Girther: Doctor says Trump's in 'excellent' health and we think it's BS

#Girther: Doctor says Trump's in 'excellent' health and we think it's BS

The president has an above average capacity for physical exercise. The term girther is a play on the well-established "birther" movement that appeared when right-wing activists opposed President...

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Trump will stay in Washington until spending bill passes, reports say

Trump will stay in Washington until spending bill passes, reports say

Trump said the meeting was "excellent" and that efforts were continuing. "We had a long and detailed meeting", Schumer told reporters in brief remarks he made upon returning the Capitol, but he di...

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Bloodbath continues, bitcoin falls below $10000

Bloodbath continues, bitcoin falls below $10000

Just a week before Christmas, the price of bitcoin and other virtual currencies began to decline. In 2017, Bitcoin's value soared from $1200 to around $25,000 before dropping down to around $1...

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Congress hurtles toward shutdown

Congress hurtles toward shutdown

Schumer is expected to meet with Trump shortly. John Cornyn responded, "The thought did cross my mind". As a result, Flake said , he was "not inclined to vote for a CR". The bill is a proposal ...

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Justice Department to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shut Down

Justice Department to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shut Down

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it will appeal a judge's ruling that prevented the White House from unilaterally shutting down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program....

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Open or closed? Here's how a government shutdown could impact you

Open or closed? Here's how a government shutdown could impact you

Still, agencies are making plans just in case they have to send some workers home . According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , Texas has almost 200,000 federal employees, fourth in the nation b...

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Catherine Pugh, Baltimore mayor, replaces Kevin Davis, police commissioner

Catherine Pugh, Baltimore mayor, replaces Kevin Davis, police commissioner

Pugh on Friday announced that Deputy Commissioner Darryl D. DeSousa will replace Davis as the department's 40th police commissioner. Last year's 343 homicides were the highest on record on a per capit...

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Rand Paul's Attacker Pleads Guilty To Felony

Rand Paul's Attacker Pleads Guilty To Felony

Court documents claim Paul was mowing his yard on November 3 and wearing headphones when Boucher, his neighbor, "had enough" after witnessing Paul stacking brush on a pile near Boucher's property. Pau...

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Republicans box Democrats into a corner

Republicans are targeting the Senate Democrats, saying their unwillingness to compromise on immigration is the core problem preventing an agreement from happening. Thursday had ended late after a lo...

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Trump Tells Abortion Opponents He'll Defend Proper to Life

Trump Tells Abortion Opponents He'll Defend Proper to Life

This is the bill that Porter, King and their allies think that the House should be voting on today to commemorate the March for Life, and they think they know who to blame for the fact that it's...

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Asia Minute: New Zealand's Prime Minister Expecting in June

Asia Minute: New Zealand's Prime Minister Expecting in June

While some of a conservative bent will tut-tut at the Prime Minister having a baby (and out of wedlock no less), the fact the most powerful person in the country can become a mother, and that her part...

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DACA Deal 'Probably Dead,' Trump Says, Blames Democrats

DACA Deal 'Probably Dead,' Trump Says, Blames Democrats

The program includes about 800,000 immigrant children. A new report from the Justice and Homeland Security Departments said that almost three-fourths of the 549 worldwide terror-related conviction...

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Technical Watch: SuperTrend Noted Below Stock Price for Marathon Gold Corp

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $145.93. Its up 0.09, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. I...

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Trump invites Schumer to White House to seek budget deal

Trump invites Schumer to White House to seek budget deal

This vote should be a 'no-brainer'. At the heart of the matter is the demand by Democrats as well as some Republicans to include protections for young immigrants brought to the country illegally a...

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Ryanair's United Kingdom pilots agree pay rise but Dublin stalls

Ryanair's United Kingdom pilots agree pay rise but Dublin stalls

The U-turn follows Ryanair's decision to recognise unions for the first time after it was forced to cancel 20,000 flights last Autumn over a shortage of stand-by pilots. The memo states: "They warne...

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Trump appeals judge's ruling on young immigrants

Trump appeals judge's ruling on young immigrants

Even if the high court agrees to take up the case, it is unlikely to rule until its next term, which starts in October and runs until June 2019. Hawaii returned to the lower courts to challenge th...

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Ohio State lands Rivals100 DL Tyler Friday over MI and Alabama

Ohio State lands Rivals100 DL Tyler Friday over MI and Alabama

CJ Jackson finished with 12 points, eight assists and five rebounds for the Buckeyes, and Keita Bates-Diop added 10 points and eight rebounds despite a poor shooting night. Northwestern: With four sta...

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Look back at President Trump's 2017 successes

Look back at President Trump's 2017 successes

However, former Obama administration aides were quick to jump to Jackson's defence, describing him as a competent and skilled doctor who treated many White House staff under the previous president...

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See the Texas Home Where California 'Horror House' Couple Once Lived

See the Texas Home Where California 'Horror House' Couple Once Lived

Authorities arrested the couple Sunday after their 17-year-old daughter grabbed a cellphone, jumped out a window and fled into the night. "I'm going to talk with the children, find out the real stor...

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US House appoves short-term spending bill, avoid shutdown

The government will run out of money after midnight on Friday if the Senate does not approve the CR. No cloture vote on measure to keep the government open. The government is financed through Friday, ...

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Bombshell memo details massive abuse by Obama Administration, FBI and DOJ

Bombshell memo details massive abuse by Obama Administration, FBI and DOJ

There are a number of reasons to be extremely skeptical about the memo, however. According to CBS , Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California) has called the memo misleading and inaccurate. "Rife with factu...

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Russian FM Calls US Defense Strategy 'Confrontational'

Russian FM Calls US Defense Strategy 'Confrontational'

The document said: "The Department will sustain its efforts to deter and counter rogue regimes such as North Korea and Iran, defeat terrorist threats to the USA, and consolidate our gains in Iraq and...

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Steelers expected to promote QB coach Randy Fichtner to offensive coordinator

Steelers expected to promote QB coach Randy Fichtner to offensive coordinator

The Pittsburgh Steelers confirmed a decision many already knew was coming on Thursday when they announced the promotion of Randy Fichtner to the position of offensive coordinator. That goes for ...

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Justice Department to re-try Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery, corruption charges

Justice Department to re-try Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery, corruption charges

This story is breaking and will be updated . "The decision to retry this case was made based on the facts and the law, following a careful review". Menendez is up for re-election in November. But th...

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Stan Wawrinka: still a ways to go with his return to tennis

Stan Wawrinka: still a ways to go with his return to tennis

Sandgren moved into the top 100 in the rankings for the first time previous year and could make further strides in 2018 on the evidence of a 6-2 6-1 6-4 defeat of ninth seed Wawrinka on Margaret Court...

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After false Hawaii missile alert, emergency warning system must be fixed

After false Hawaii missile alert, emergency warning system must be fixed

In a conciliatory news conference later in the day, Hawaii officials apologized for the mistake and vowed to ensure it will never happen again. Kingston Reif, an analyst with the Arms Control Assoc...

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