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Mom Ignores Doctor When Her Sick 2-Year-Old Starts Feeling Better, Child Services Sends A SWAT Team

Reason: Chandler, Arizona, cops broke through the door of a family’s home in the middle of the night, stormed in, pointed their guns, handcuffed the father, and watched as the state’s Department of Child Safety (DCS) took custody of the parents’ three kids—all because mom had decided her toddler’s fever was not serious enough to merit a trip to the hospital. It was dinnertime on February 25 when the pregnant mother took her 2-year-old to the doctor with a fever of over 100. The doctor told her t...
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Ortiz concedes after close LAUSD election with Repenning, who’s set to face Goldberg in May runoff

Taylor Swaak | LA School Report There will be no recount in the L.A. Unified school board race. Huntington Park Councilwoman Graciela Ortíz, who narrowly missed a spot in the May runoff election by 31 votes, decided Wednesday not to challenge the March 5 primary results that the county certified last Friday. Her decision came hours before the deadline to request a recount in the Board District 5 race. In the May 14 runoff, Heather Repenning, a district parent and a former L.A. city official, wil...
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Steve Bannon predicts a 'very vitriolic' year

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Donald Trump's former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about how the President's behavior may change after the completion of Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Steve Bannon explains meaning of Trump going 'full animal'

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Donald Trump's former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about how the President's behavior may change after the completion of Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Steve Bannon predicts 'very vitriolic' year

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Donald Trump's former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about how the President's behavior may change after the completion of Robert Mueller's investigation.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller, Steve Bannon


Steve Bannon: Trump will be 'very aggressive' in 2019

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Donald Trump's former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about how the President's behavior may change after the completion of Robert Mueller's investigation.
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All eight indicative vote options on Brexit defeated by MPs – as it happened

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the indicative vote results as MPs choose from eight optionsResults of indicative votesMay to resign if deal passesFresh warning on third vote 12.39am GMT ITV’s Daniel Hewitt has also issued a prediction for what might happen next.Unless DUP come on board we’re surely heading for a really long delay to Brexit. MPs will vote down May’s deal, then pick an alternative which she won’t implement, she’ll resign and EU will give us a l...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Itv, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Pmqs


White House has no 'fresh' health care proposal, but plans to send one to Congress this year

The White House has no "fresh" plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, despite the administration backing a district court ruling striking down the full law earlier this week, a senior White House official told CNN Wednesday.
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Minnesota man accepts Medal of Honor for father killed in Iraq

Trevor Oliver of Coon Rapids accepted the honor in a White House ceremony with President Donald Trump.
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Mueller grand jury still working on other issues

The disclosures came in a court hearing as prosecutors confirmed they continue to pursue loose threads left after Robert Mueller submitted his report Friday to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, marking the end of the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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White House Memo: Some Presidents Felt Trapped in the White House Bubble. Trump Thrives in It.

President Trump’s calendars show a clear pattern. He travels to states he won in 2016, speaks to crowds that are predisposed to like him and relies on Twitter for personal connection.
Tags: Twitter, News, White House, United States, Calendars, Trump, Timothy, Naftali, Zelizer, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Julian Emmanuel, White House Bubble Trump Thrives


Star Wars Fans Request Characters: “Fat Mentally Ill Trans Women of Color!”

Star Wars fans have been asked for suggestions about what kinds of characters they want to see more of, leading to requests for characters who represent every conceivable identity group. Author Delilah Dawson has asked Star Wars fans on Twitter to give her ideas for new characters, with the responses providing a perfect example of […]
Tags: Star Wars, Politics, Obesity, International, Feminism, Anime, Mental Illness, Delilah Dawson


In Divided White House, Trump Sided With Mulvaney in Push to Nullify Health Law

President Trump decided to press courts to overturn the Affordable Care Act despite concerns from the attorney general, the White House counsel and the vice president.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Mick, Barr, Law and Legislation, Health Insurance and Managed Care, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mulvaney, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010, William P


Pence Chief Of Staff Says Trump Will Debut New Health Care Plan ‘This Year’

Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff Marc Short said Wednesday that the White House would release a new health care plan “this year.” But Short, who previously served as the Trump White House’s director of legislative affairs and then briefly left the administration, implied it could be a while until the public sees Trump’s latest attempt to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. “ The President will be putting forward plans this year that we hope to introduce into Congress,” S...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Congress, White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Short, Trump, Mike Pence, Wolf Blitzer, Trump White House, Marc Short, Matt Shuham, battle over Obamacare


Biden’s team sees Iowa as crucial to nabbing 2020 nomination

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As former Vice President Joe Biden prepares for a potential White House campaign, his associates increasingly see a strong showing in the Iowa caucuses as crucial to his ability to win the Democratic presidential nomination. Although Biden hasn’t yet decided whether to launch a third presidential campaign, one of his […]
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Publicist Rob Goldstone on Mueller Report, Trump’s Media Backlash and Why It Isn’t Over Yet for Him

WASHINGTON — In the river of revelation and speculation that surrounded Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, no other media bombshell quite matched the disclosure of a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top members of the Trump campaign, a Russian lawyer with ties to the Putin regime. Now that Attorney General William Barr has […]
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Washington, Russia, Trump, Trump Tower, Robert Mueller, William Barr, Rob Goldstone


Brexit: all eight indicative vote options defeated by MPs - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the indicative vote results as MPs choose from eight optionsResults of indicative votesMay to resign if deal passesFresh warning on third vote 10.40pm GMT Evening everyone. Another frankly astonishing day in the Commons is now coming to an end. I’ll be gathering some reactions to today’s indicative votes - which thus far have resulted in not much more than a line from Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” (see all those “noes” on the Guar...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Pmqs, Article 50, Brexit


Mueller snubbed, Harry and Meghan exiled, and suicidal airline pilots in this week’s dubious tabloids

The Mueller Report is conspicuously absent from this week’s tabloids, despite landing with ample time for their deadlines. It’s a measure of how far the Trump-loving propaganda rags have publicly distanced themselves from the White House that their front covers aren’t screaming “Total Exoneration.” No doubt that has something to do with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York's continuing investigation into the National Enquirer catch-and-kill policy of buying incrimina...
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How did your MP vote in the indicative votes?

MPs have voted on eight alternative Brexit options after parliament seized control of the Commons agenda to force a series of indicative votes Continue reading...
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Trump calls on Treasury, HUD to overhaul Fannie-Freddie

President Donald Trump signed a memo Wednesday calling on federal agencies to come up with a plan for overhauling the U.S. housing-finance system, kick-starting a process that aims to address the biggest piece of unfinished business from the 2008 credit crisis. Trump directed the Treasury Department and Department of Housing and Urban Development to present ideas for ending federal control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to the memo released by the White House. The Trump administration ...
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May vows to resign before next phase of Brexit if deal is passed

PM says she will not stand in way of desire for new approach but DUP remains opposed to dealFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has played her final desperate card to tame Brexit rebels in her warring party, by promising to sacrifice her premiership if they back her twice-rejected Brexit deal.The beleaguered prime minister, whose authority has been shattered by the double defeat of her deal and a stream of resignations, made the high-stakes offer to Tory backbenchers at a ...
Tags: Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Brexit, Conservative Leadership, DUP


Trump administration might undo Obama-era LED light rules

The Trump administration wants to roll back an Obama-era Department of Energy ruling that would require specialty light fixtures to move away from wasteful incandescent lightbulbs. The post Trump administration might undo Obama-era LED light rules appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Trends, Smart Home, Donald Trump, Department Of Energy, Trump, LED light bulbs, Incandescent Bulb


Trump news: Hope Hicks accused of lying to Robert Mueller as president is blamed for Bush ‘heart attack’

Hope Hicks has been accused of lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by a former spokesperson for Donald Trump’s legal team. Mark Corallo said the former White House communications director lied to investigators from the special counsel’s office about discussions that were had with the president on Air Force One after the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting was made public through media reporting.
Tags: News, White House, Air Force, Donald Trump, Bush, Hope Hicks, Trump Tower, Hicks, Robert Mueller, Mark Corallo


Ex-Trump Legal Spox Dishes On Hope Hicks And The Infamous AF1 Statement

Mark Corallo, who served briefly as a spokesperson for President Trump’s legal team, had a lot to say on an ABC News podcast about the infamous statement Trump helped draft from Air Force One mischaracterizing the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting. According to Corallo, then-White House press aide Hope Hicks and later President Trump himself called him to lash out about the statement, which was released by Trump’s son Donald Jr. and falsely claimed the focus of the Trump Tower meeting was to discu...
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Meyer among participants at White House-hosted event

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer was among the participants at a White House-hosted discussion on trade, the economy and workforce issues. The White House says it hosted 30 lieutenant governors or secretaries of state from around the country on Wednesday, including Meyer. The White House says the participants met with acting chief […]
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Brexit: May suffers fresh setback as DUP says it will vote against deal for third time - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the indicative votes debate as MPs choose from eight optionsWhat May told Tory MPsIndicative votes: the eight optionsFresh warning on third meaningful vote 9.43pm GMT Here are the results of the indicative votes on the Brexit alternatives.I have taken the summary of what each amendment does from the Press Association summary featured earlier. 9.38pm GMT The division bell is going. That means John Bercow, the Speaker, will an...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Pmqs, Article 50, Brexit


Ex-Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe reportedly 'seriously considering' 2020 run – live

Meanwhile, key Republican reportedly tells Trump renewed plan to scrap Affordable Care Act ‘makes no sense’Go beyond the headlines: sign up to our US morning briefing 9.24pm GMT Gabrielle Canon here, taking over for Jessica GlenzaFormer Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe is getting closer to a decision on whether or not to enter the already heavily-saturated Democratic race for the white house in 2020, CNN reports. While McAuliffe has spent the last week on a spring break vacation with his fa...
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Stacey Abrams addresses Biden rumors

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she's capable of winning the White House in 2020. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.
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Stacey Abrams on 2020: You don't run for second place

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she's capable of winning the White House in 2020. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.
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Republicans Want The White House To Take The Lead On Obamacare Repeal

The failed push to end the Affordable Care Act in 2017 nearly tore the GOP apart. Now Trump wants them to try again.
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