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Proposed Trump administration rule would overturn Obama restrictions on adoption and foster agencies

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Adoption and foster care agencies that receive federal funding would be able to refuse to serve people based on religion, sexual orientation and gender identity under a new rule proposed by the ...

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Israeli embassies worldwide shut down in strike against own government

Israeli embassies and consulates around the world shut down Wednesday until further notice due to an ongoing dispute with Israel’s Finance Ministry over funding for Israeli diplomats abroad. Israeli diplomats and other ...

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Missouri has now tested almost all of its backlog of rape kits

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Missouri Republicans have successfully fulfilled a promise to the state’s sexual assault victims to test the huge backlog of rape kits that existed for over a decade. They’ve also secured some Federal ...

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Clinton judge blocks wall funding but some liberal experts say Trump’s ’emergency’ was legal

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A federal judge appointed by Bill Clinton is trying to stop the construction of the new wall along the border with Mexico. U.S. District Judge David Briones, offices in Texas, has ruled ...

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Rural areas ‘vital’ to nation as Transportation Secretary Chao addresses funding disparity

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says the Trump administration is working to eliminate disparities in transportation funding between rural and urban areas. Chao was in St. Louis this week to unveil a new ...

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Planned Parenthood, others lose $34 million with Trump policy

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Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers are out $34 million in taxpayer funds as a result of the Trump administration’s rule generally prohibiting abortion referrals. Over 51 percent of Planned Parenthood’s clinic income ...

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Christian groups upset with proposed refugee ceiling while ignoring facts

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The Trump administration has announced a proposal to temporarily reduce the ceiling for refugee resettlement to a record low of 18,000. The move is seen as a way to speed up the ...

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Universities promoting Islam to students may lose taxpayer funds

After having been caught spreading lies and misinformation through a government-funded education program, Duke University and the University of North Carolina have run out of time to keep that program’s multi-million dollar ...

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Pentagon agrees to fund $3.6 billion of border security wall

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Mile by mile, dollar by dollar, the security wall on the nation’s southern border is being built in defiance of Democrats in Congress. By the end of the year, 400 miles will ...

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Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X after Trump policy wins in court

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The Planned Parenthood abortion business announced late Monday it will officially withdraw from the Title X program — costing it $60 million in taxpayer funds. Media outlets are wrongly reporting that the ...

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Pro-life college group wins equal funding lawsuit

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A college pro-life group that was discriminated against by their California university has won a major lawsuit. A district court judge has ruled that mandatory student fees at California State University-San Marcos must ...

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‘It’s just crazy’: Baltimore residents describe their living conditions

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Baltimore residents are now coming out in defense of President Donald Trump’s recent comments about conditions in the city. Trump made comments condemning the poverty and crime in the city which is ...

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Switzerland suspends funding to Palestinian ‘refugee’ agency

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An ethics report that found gross mismanagement in the UN agency for Palestinian “refugees” has led to Switzerland to suspend all funding. The report discovered mismanagement and abuse of authority at the ...

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Supreme Court sides with Trump on Pentagon funding border wall

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In a major defeat for Democrats blocking construction of a border wall, the Supreme Court on Friday sided with the Trump administration’s attempts to use Pentagon funding. The Supreme Court said it ...

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A day in the life of a border agent: drugs to diapers

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The typical border agent is overwhelmed. Faced with historic migration at the US-Mexico border, the Trump administration is moving to block the flow. It started by introducing the Remain in Mexico policy ...

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Australia shuts down 200 daycares linked to ISIS

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Police in Australia have closed almost 200 daycares after finding the private businesses were linked to the Islamic State, motorcycle gangs, and large-scale fraud. The Daily Mail reports daycares located in the ...

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Trump pulls funding from gov’t scientists using aborted body parts

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In yet another act solidifying its place as the most pro-life presidency in history, the Trump administration announced Wednesday that government scientists will no longer conduct research using elective aborted baby body ...

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Congress to debate flood disaster relief for Missouri, other states

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The U.S. House is expected to bring up a $17 billion federal disaster relief package this week that involves helping Midwestern farmers, including in Missouri. Northern Missouri Republican Congressman Sam Graves tells ...

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Trump shifting Planned Parenthood funds to pro-life clinics

The Trump administration has announced it is awarding a $1.7 million family planning grant to a chain of pro-life crisis pregnancy clinics in California. At the same time, the administration is cutting ...

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Trump ends ‘slush fund’ for Planned Parenthood

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The Trump administration has delivered a blow to the abortion industry, finalizing a rule that redirects Title X family planning funds away from groups like Planned Parenthood, which is America’s biggest abortion provider. ...

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National emergency declared on nation’s southern border

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President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Feb. 15 to address the humanitarian crisis on the southwest border and secure funds for border-wall construction. The emergency declaration, combined with a spending ...

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Rep. Hartlzer updates state lawmakers on pressing national issues

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U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who represents Missouri’s 4th Congressional District, met with state lawmakers this week to discuss pressing federal issues. Hartzler, a popular Republican whose district encompasses a large rural swath plus ...

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NATO General says Trump has raised extra $100 billion

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Democrats in Congress this week are contemplating a bill that would prevent President Trump from pulling out of NATO, saying his remarks of the last year have damaged the organization. But according ...

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Could seized drug kingpin money be used for wall?

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Could money seized from Mexican Sinaloa cartel kingpin, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman be used to partially fund a border wall? That’s what some lawmakers think. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and 15 House ...

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Vast majority of millennials support abortion limits

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A new poll finds that, in spite of a pro-abortion message pushed in pop culture, most millennials support restrictions for abortion. “Millennials have lived with the harsh realities of abortion all their ...

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