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'Skinny' Obamacare repeal still lacks votes to pass
Even a bare-bones repeal of Obamacare is no sure thing in the Senate. A handful of key Republican senators who had spurned earlier overtures from GOP leadership endorsed the latest plan to gut Obamacare's individual and employer coverage mandates ...
Senate rejects measure to repeal much of the Affordable Care ActWashington Post
The Republican health care strategy: Pass bill first, fix it laterCNN
Health Care Vote: Senate Rejects Repeal Without ReplaceNew York Times -The Hill (blog) -Reuters -HuffPost
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Washington Post

The Pentagon's history of resisting transgender troops
Washington Post
In late October, the superintendent for a Defense Department school in Germany informed one of her students — the 11-year-old transgender daughter of a service member stationed at Ramstein Air Base — that the child was no longer allowed to use the ...
Transgender Navy SEAL on Trump's tweet: It's disrespectfulCNN
Why Trump's Ban on Transgender Servicepeople Is Flatly UnconstitutionalPolitico
Trump Says Bar Transgender Troops From US MilitaryU.S. News & World Report
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Golf Channel

The other side of The Open coin: Kuchar's perspective
Golf Channel
Perspective can be relative. Consider Jordan Spieth's 13th hole on Sunday at The Open. You know the one that took more than 20 minutes for the Golden Child to play a shot and will be a highlight reel special for the next 20 years. For Spieth, the foul ...
Where Jordan Spieth is showing true
How Jordan Spieth compares to Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods after Open
Spieth uses his head to become must-see TVSan Francisco Chronicle
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The Hill

White House on the defensive over Trump's transgender military ban
The Hill
The White House was on the defensive Wednesday over President Trump's surprise decision to ban transgender people from military service. Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders faced a barrage of questions about how Trump came to the ...
Sanders welcomes cameras back to the White House briefing with a strategic monologue and letter from 'Dylan'Washington Post
Dana Perino: Advice for Sarah Huckabee Sanders from one female press secretary to anotherFox News
Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads letter from 9-year-old Trump fan during press briefingNew York Daily News
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Los Angeles Times

Trump's call to ban transgender people from the military sparks outrage, confusion
Los Angeles Times
Here's some more analysis of White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders' responses to reporters' questions about the announcement. Sanders also said this about Trump's continued disparagement of Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions.
Trump launches new attacks on SessionsWashington Post
GOP Senate candidate: concerns about Trump are 'coming to fruition'The Hill
You're fired! Or not? How Trump gets rid of peopleCNN
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Washington Post

Foxconn announces new factory in Wisconsin in much-needed win for Trump and Scott Walker
Washington Post
This post has been updated. Foxconn, one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers, unveiled plans Wednesday evening to build a new factory in southeastern Wisconsin, delivering a much-needed win for President Trump and Gov. Scott Walker.
Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3000 JobsNew York Times
White House touts Foxconn plant in Wisconsin as latest economic winPolitico
Apple supplier Foxconn unveils plan to build a $10 billion LCD factory in WisconsinThe Verge
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Washington Post

Wasserman Schultz fires IT staffer following fraud arrest
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to Pakistan. Wasserman Schultz spokesman David ...
IT worker for Fla. congresswoman fired, accused of bank fraudUSA TODAY
The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As FictionForbes
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Tech Staffer Arrested Trying To Flee CountryForward
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Akron child killer Ronald Phillips' execution 'too easy', victim's family says
Akron child killer Ronald Phillips was put to death Wednesday for the rape and murder of Sheila Marie Evans. Phillips, the first Ohio man to be executed in more than three years, died by lethal injection at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility's ...
Ronald Phillips Executed in Ohio, Ending Three-Year
Ohio Carries Out Its First Execution Since 2014New York Times

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CBS News

King cobra snakes found hidden inside mailed potato chip cans
CBS News
Last Updated Jul 26, 2017 1:20 PM EDT. LOS ANGELES -- A man was arrested on federal smuggling charges Tuesday after customs officers intercepted a shipment with three live king cobras hidden inside potato chip canisters that were being mailed to his ...
Man accused of smuggling deadly cobras into US inside potato chip cansWPXI Pittsburgh

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Mother Jones

It's Been a Week From Hell for Trump's Cabinet, and It's Only Wednesday
Mother Jones
Jeff Sessions isn't the only Cabinet member who's had a rough go of it. Tim MurphyJul. 26, 2017 4:58 PM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email; Print. Rick Perry. Robert Scoble. In a speech to the Boy Scout Jamboree on Monday, President Donald ...
Trump subjects Boy Scouts to a political rant that demeans the presidencyLos Angeles Times
Donald Trump's behavior is abnormalChicago Tribune
Stephen Colbert Turned Trump's Boy Scouts Speech Into a Chilling Campfire Ghost StoryTIME
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