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President Trump signed the measure revoking the rule, thus allowing for states to deprive funding from entities like Planned Parenthood. As the Department of Health and Human Services states, Title X is a "federal grant program dedicated exclusively to providing individuals with comprehensive family planning and related preventive health services".
  • Adventure rafting coming to SeaWorld Orlando

    Adventure rafting coming to SeaWorld Orlando

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    The park released a few details on its latest world-class attraction on Thursday, boasting thrilling rapids and a 40-foot waterfall. The ride will have a rainforest river theme, and park officials say it will be the centerpiece of a new area of the park recreating a rainforest canopy.
  • N Korea Blasts US Strikes on Syria, Says Justify Nukes: State Media

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    The U.S. launched almost 60 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield on Thursday night in response to a chemical weapons attack in northern Syria earlier in the week allegedly carried out by the Assad regime. Fallon's comments followed U.K. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson's cancelation of his trip to Moscow over the chemical gas attack on civilians in Idlib, Syria and the USA airstrike against the Syrian regime that followed Thursday.
  • North Korean official blames Trump for rising tensions on Korean Peninsula

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    Meanwhile, the USA has sent an aircraft carrier to the region and is conducting its biggest ever joint military exercises with South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has been forceful in its warnings to Pyongyang that leave military options "on the table", as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said .
  • Tornado outbreak in the south a 'particularly risky situation'

    Tornado outbreak in the south a 'particularly risky situation'

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    Short-lived tornadoes are possible near the storm, including in Iredell. With an 80 percent chance of rain today and Tuesday, there is a "marginal chance" that severe storms could accompany that rain, according to the National Weather Services' Storm Prediction Center .
  • A Special Win for Republicans

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    After entering the fray Monday with a recorded get-out-the-vote call on Estes' behalf, Trump Tuesday morning tweeted: " Ron Estes is running TODAY for Congress in the Great State of Kansas". "I can't stand Brownback", she said as she left her polling site in Belle Plaine. In a sign of nervousness in the waning days of the campaign, Republicans poured money into the race to bolster Estes.
  • Russia, Iran warn United States against new Syria attacks

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    Russia's proposal on the investigation of Idlib chemical attack is being met with resistance, Lavrov said. A fact-finding mission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is investigating the attack. Moscow and Washington have reached an understanding that further USA strikes similar to the one carried out against Syria's Shayrat Air Base "should not occur again", the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.
  • Tammy Duckworth issues statement opposing Supreme Court nominee

    Tammy Duckworth issues statement opposing Supreme Court nominee

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    Heitkamp says she expects Gorsuch to follow through on his promise of an independent judiciary that "acts as a proper check and balance on the other two branches of government". Gorsuch's nomination vote in the Judiciary Committee had been scheduled for March 27, but Democrats exercised their right to hold it over the first time it was scheduled.
  • After United Airlines fiasco, Canada bans removing passengers from overbooked flights

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    David Dao has been discharged from a hospital but will need reconstructive surgery. "Just because United is responsible doesn't mean the city of Chicago isn't responsible", he said. Given the wide public outrage over the incident, Dr Dao is in a strong position as he prepares to launch a legal action, lawyers who represent airlines and passengers said.
  • ISIS militants killed in U.S. bombing in eastern Afghanistan

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    It is for the first time that such a bomb has ever been deployed in a field combat, the Pentagon spokesman said. The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday night the military dropped America's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on what the White House says were Isis targets.