President Trump Signs Executive Order 'Minimizing the Economic Burden' of Obamacare

President Trump signs executive orders on his first night in the Oval Office.

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20.Jan.2017


Meet Donald Trump's Potential Picks for Supreme Court Justice

Trump's likely nominees to fill the vacancy left by the late Antonin Scalia.

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20.Jan.2017


Poor, Chronically Sick Most Likely to Lose Coverage if ACA Repealed: Study

The demographics of who's most at risk of losing health care coverage.

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20.Jan.2017


President Trump to Attend National Prayer Service

The National Prayer Service will be hosted at the National Cathedral.

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20.Jan.2017


Tornado Touches Down in Miss., Warnings of 'Quarter Size Hail'

The twister touched in Hattuiesburg in the south-central part of the state.

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20.Jan.2017


Senate Confirms Secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security

As President Trump made his way down the parade route, the Senate got to work.

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20.Jan.2017


Trump May Have Early Chance to Target ISIS Leader

Obama has been hesitant to authorize strikes that may harm civilians.

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20.Jan.2017


1st White House Website Petition Calls for Trump to Release Taxes

Trump is the first president in decades not to release his returns.

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20.Jan.2017


10 Survivors Found in Rubble of Italy Hotel Buried by Avalanche: Reports

Hotel Rigopiano on the Gran Sasso mountain was buried under snow.

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20.Jan.2017


Accused Orlando Killer Allegedly Stood Over Officer and Repeatedly Fired

Markeith Loyd has not entered a plea for the officer's alleged killing.

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20.Jan.2017


This isn't the first time women have marched against a new president

WASHINGTON — Thousands of women take to the streets of Washington, demanding a greater voice for women in American political life as a new president takes power.This will happen today, one day after the inauguration of Donald Trump.This DID happen more than 100 years ago, one day before the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson.So notable was the women's suffrage parade down Pennsylvania Avenue on March 3, 1913, that Wilson slipped into town almost unnoticed [...]

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21.Jan.2017


Trump signs executive order aimed at dismantling Obamacare

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his predecessor's signature health care law and swearing-in members of his national security team to his Cabinet.Hours after delivering a stinging rebuke of the political status quo in his inaugural address, Trump sat at the president's formal desk in the Oval Office as he signed the order that White House chief of staff Reince Priebus [...]

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20.Jan.2017


Senate confirms James Mattis to run Pentagon, John Kelly for Homeland Security

WASHINGTON — Wasting little time to fill two critical national security posts, the Republican-led Senate overwhelmingly confirmed the two retired Marine generals President Donald Trump tapped to run the Pentagon and secure America's borders.Senators voted on Friday to approve the nomination of James Mattis to be defense secretary, 98-1, just hours after Trump's swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol. The selection of John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security cleared [...]

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20.Jan.2017


Milton man arrested on child pornography charges

MILTON — Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement today arrested Thurston Rivers, 46, of Milton, Florida, for three counts of possession of material including sexual conduct by a child.Also arrested at the address was David Dezman, 51, for possession of a firearm & ammunition by a convicted felon.FDLE special agents, with assistance from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s [...]

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20.Jan.2017


Hunker down: It could be a very stormy Saturday

As cancellations are being reported across the Fort Walton Beach area, the National Weather Service has established a hazardous weather outlook for the region on Saturday.In the alert posted at 3 p.m. Friday, NWS notes that a dense fog advisory is in effect from Mobile to Destin until 3 a.m. The advisory is for conditions where visibility will be one-quarter mile or less. Visibility is expected to improve after 4 a.m. west of Pensacola as [...]

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20.Jan.2017


The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun

The effort to impeach President Donald John Trump is already underway.At the moment the new commander in chief was sworn in, a campaign to build public support for his impeachment went live at ImpeachDonaldTrumpNow.org, spearheaded by two liberal advocacy groups aiming to lay the groundwork for his eventual ejection from the White House.The organizers behind the campaign, Free Speech for People and RootsAction, are hinging their case on Trump's insistence on maintaining [...]

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20.Jan.2017


Pepper spray used near Trump's parade route

WASHINGTON — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade. At least 217 people were arrested for rioting while a burning limousine sent clouds of black smoke into the sky during Trump's procession.Several spirited demonstrations unfolded peacefully at various security checkpoints near the Capitol as police helped [...]

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20.Jan.2017


Fact check: Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration

EDITOR'S NOTE — A look at the veracity of claims by political figuresWASHINGTON — Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions Friday:___TRUMP: "The jobs left, and the factories closed... the wealth, strength and confidence of our country has disappeared over the horizon. [...]

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20.Jan.2017


Trump inauguration crowd appeared comparatively small

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump had predicted a record-setting turnout for the inauguration, but indicators point to a much more modest gathering.As the incoming president took the oath of office, the white panels put down to protect the grass along the National Mall revealed large swaths of open space — a stark contrast to the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds that blanketed the National Mall from the U.S. Capitol to past the Washington Monument during Barack Obama’s [...]

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20.Jan.2017


Watch President Trump's inaugural speech; full text included

President Trump's inaugural address:Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you.We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people.Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for years to come.We will face challenges. We will confront [...]

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