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  1. Condoleezza Rice on Alabama election: 'Reject bigotry, sexism, and intolerance'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | WEHT

    Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is calling on Alabama voters to take part in Tuesday's special election for the US Senate, dubbing the race "one of the most significant in Alabama's history," according to AL.com. "This week's special election will be one of the most significant in Alabama's history.

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  2. In Puerto Rico, The Death Toll From Hurricane Maria Could Be Above 1,000Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Vibe

    A new report places the number of people killed in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, well above the official death toll. According to an analysis completed by the New York Times Friday , more than 1,000 people died from the catastrophic storm.

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  3. Another frozen fright crashes through a homeownera s roof, this time in San BernardinoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

    After a block of ice fell out of the sky and through the roof Claudell Curry's home Sunday, the 82-year-old looks at the damage done to his bedroom at his home in San Bernardino, Calif. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.

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  4. The La Quinta Democrat helped a man who cut his finger prior to a Phoenix-to-Washington flight.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-La Quinta, clears the airway on a test dummy in a Mercy Air air ambulance during his visit to the Hemet Air Medical Base at Hemet Fire Station #4 in Hemet in this May file photo. Ruiz, an emergency-room physician, helped a man who had severely cut his finger prior to boarding a flight from Phoenix to Washington, D.C., Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Arizona, tweeted Monday, Dec. 11. "My flight was delayed by a passenger bleeding badly," Gallego tweeted.

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  5. Hoosier Vietnam Vets to be recognized in special eventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly announced on Monday he will host an event to honor and recognize Hoosier Vietnam Veterans. The special event will take place on March 29 of next year.

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  6. Judge declines to punish Manafort over Ukrainian op-ed but warns similar acts could violate gag orderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Washington Post

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort departs U.S. District Court on Nov. 2. A federal judge Monday declined to punish former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for helping write an opinion article for a newspaper in Ukraine defending his work there. But the judge warned she would likely consider any similar actions in the future as a violation of the existing gag order barring comments outside court as Manafort faces trial on criminal fraud charges.

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  7. Former Flynn associate denies allegation of Inauguration Day communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Washington Post

    An official with a company that former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn advised on a proposal to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East denied that Flynn communicated with the firm's managing director about the project on Inauguration Day. Thomas B. Cochran, senior scientist at ACU Strategic Partners, described the charges by a congressional witness as "patently false and unfounded" in a letter sent Friday to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings , the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Affairs.

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  8. Republicans jump in as elections to replace Rep. Franks setRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Brunswick News

    The Arizona governor on Monday set the dates for special elections to fill the vacancy created when U.S. Rep. Trent Franks resigned over sexual misconduct allegations, setting off a Republican scramble to win a rare open congressional seat. Two Republicans immediately announced they would run in the Feb. 27 primary: Bob Stump, a former utility regulator and state Sen. Steve Montenegro.

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  9. Ex-Congressman Hoekstra sworn in as Netherlands ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Star Tribune

    Hoekstra was confirmed last month by the U.S. Senate. He previously served as chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and was the ranking Republican on the Committee until 2011.

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  10. A Jury of Their PeersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    Three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees asked a federal judge Friday to include prospective jurors from rural western Kansas because they are twice as likely to have voted for President Donald Trump.

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  11. Fate of young immigrants divides Dems on last-minute budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    6, 2017 photo, Rep. Luis Gutierrez D-Ill., third from left, along with other demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Capitol in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , and Temporary Prot... Colorado's largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the nation's first legal marijuana clubs. Colorado's largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the nation's first legal marijuana clubs.

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  12. After GOP family fight, 2018 elections will show if Democrats can close gapRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    But first, Republicans are going through their biennial family fight, with numerous primary contests for Texas House and critical races for North Texas Senate seats. Filing for the party primaries closed at 6 p.m. Monday, but the full picture of some races may not be known immediately because it could take a day or two for the Texas secretary of state to update the list of official candidates.

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  13. Oklahoma college board member chided for anti-gay commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Aug. 24, 2006 file photo, Kirk Humphreys, the former mayor of Oklahoma City, speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City. Humphreys, a member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, is being criticized Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, for comparing gay people to pedophiles and politicians who have resigned recently after allegations of sexual misconduct.

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  14. 8 For '18: 8 Things for Employers to Look For from OSHA and MSHA in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | JD Supra

    It's that time of year again: for employers to celebrate the successes of the prior year and make plans and resolutions for the new one. But OSHA and MSHA are making New Year's resolutions, too, and employers are well-advised to consider what actions these agencies may take in 2018 that could affect their businesses.

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  15. DOT to Test Safety-Sensitive Transportation Workers for Additional...Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | JD Supra

    Safety-sensitive transportation workers in the aviation, trucking, rail, transit and pipeline industries, as well as certain U.S. Coast Guard employees, are required to submit to random drug testing under federal law. Starting on Jan. 1, 2018, these employees will also be tested for hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone, according to a final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation .

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  16. The Latest: Subway bomb ignited by Christmas light, matchesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Law enforcement officials say a pipe bomb that exploded in a crowded New York City subway passageway was ignited with a Christmas light, matches and a nine-volt battery. The officials say the short pipe was packed with explosive powder but didn't work as intended.

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  17. OnPolitics Today: It's Alabama Senate Race EveRead the original story

    7 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    It's Monday, OP readers, and with tomorrow bringing the conclusion of the Alabama Senate race, some of President Trump's accusers standing up to say #MeToo and a ruling about the president's transgender ban, we predict it's already going to be a hectic week. In a matter of hours, Alabama voters will head to the ballot box to make a decision between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

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  18. Transgender people can enlist in military Jan 1Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WTNH

    Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered another legal setback. The new policy reflects the difficult hurdles the federal government would have to cross to enforce Trump's demand earlier this year to bar transgender individuals from the military.

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  19. Judge Rejects Trump Admin. Request to Delay Trans EnlistmentRead the original story

    8 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Today, District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly rejected a request from the Trump administration to stay her injunction against the transgender military ban and confirmed that the military must allow transgender recruits beginning January 1. Judge Kollar-Kotelly's decision reaffirmed the nationwide preliminary injunction in Doe v. Trump she first issued on October 30, halting Trump's transgender military ban.

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  20. GOP lawmakers concerned over low support for tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Daily Mail

    The Republican tax package only has about one-third of the country's support despite being advertised as tax cuts Sen. Marco Rubio has been the most vocal in predicting a backlash, tweeting Friday that the party shouldn't be limited to the 'country club-big business image' Some Capitol Hill Republicans are beginning to fret, as their tax package is being hit with some very poor poll numbers. A USA Today-Suffolk University poll put its approval at 32 per cent.

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