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Majority public support for Obamacare could create "a major obstacle to Trump and Congress' ongoing efforts to change and replace the law", Gallup added. With this back-and-forth, there were questions over how Trump will manage to get major legislation accomplished this year, causing uncertainty in financial markets of the direction Republicans will steer government.
  • Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Rex Tillerson

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    The Kremlin said on Monday Tillerson was not scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit, a move that could point to tensions. McMaster, Tillerson said Moscow had "failed" to live up to its obligations under a 2013 agreement to strip Syria of its chemical weapons stockpiles. The strikes themselves were targeted and proportional; the us military says that Russian personnel at the airbase were warned ahead of time to avoid sparking a wider clash.
  • Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province, says Observatory

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    Mr Johnson has warned the USA could launch further airstrikes on Syria following its bombing of the Shayrat airfield near the city of Homs. The government refers to all those fighting against it as terrorists. "What the Americans did is a strategic mistake and offense". Some supporters of Donald Trump have expressed concern that the attack runs contrary to his "America first" policy of prioritising domestic concerns over foreign engagement.
  • Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch To Be Sworn In Monday

    Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch To Be Sworn In Monday

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    Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, March 22, 2017 in Washington . Some of the first cases Gorsuch could be expected to hear are on housing discrimination and workers' rights. There is no way to know how many there will be, if any, but several justices are quite elderly.
  • North Korea to deliver 'ruthless blow' if provoked by U.S., says envoy

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    Earlier in March, North Korea fired four ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in waters that Japan claims as its exclusive economic zone. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the US has nothing further to say publicly about North Korea, after the country conducted the latest in a series of missile tests as President Donald Trump prepares to meet for the first time with his Chinese counterpart.
  • Auburn High School Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Area Children

    Auburn High School Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Area Children

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    And she wasn't shy about announcing her favorite bounty. "We probably had about 2,000 eggs hidden out there, and there isn't a single one left." said Cassandra Bennett, a recreation assistant supervisor with DPR. "My two-year-old son is excited, but my almost year-old daughter doesn't seem to care too much", Carpenter said. Each kid got to bag up to 10 eggs.
  • 8-Year-Old Student Killed in San Bernardino School Shooting

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    Also killed was Jonathan Martinez , an eight-year-old student who was reportedly standing near or behind Smith at the time of the shooting. The couple were not thought to have been married for long and had been estranged for about a month, according to the San Bernardino Police Chief.
  • Venezuelans march after opposition leader banned from office

    Venezuelans march after opposition leader banned from office

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    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on Sunday for an investigation against a leading opposition politician for falsely suggesting the government was carrying out a Syria-like chemical attack against protesters. Several global human rights organizations have called on Maduro to release Lopez and other political prisoners. Authorities have been investigating Capriles since the beginning of the year for what they say are a half dozen administrative irregularities, including taking ...
  • Overlooking doubts on Syria chemical weapons

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    It is on a hilltop in Sant'Anna di Stazzema near the city of Lucca. The U.S. attacked the Syrian air base in retaliation for what it said was a chemical weapons assault by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that killed dozens of civilians, including many children.
  • US Missile Strike Destroyed a Fifth of Syria's Warplane Fleet, Pentagon Says

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    Lavrov and Tillerson agreed to continue the discussion of the Syrian settlement during a personal meeting next week during US Secretary's of State visit to Moscow . "And those countries must also be part of the solution, as we hold the Assad regime to account and as we move tangibly forward as an global community to ending this conflict in Syria".
  • Man Forcibly Removed from O'Hare Flight

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    United Airlines' storied history of mistreating its passengers and engaging in unethical behavior has come to a head in yesterday's brutal assault of the doctor who was just trying to get to his patients as soon as he possibly could. The confrontation was because he didn't want to give up his seat on this Sunday night United Flight bound for Louisville from Chicago. The priority of all other confirmed passengers may be determined based on a passenger's fare class, itinerary, status of ...