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Sen. The Center for Media and Democracy sued for his emails. Pruitt's office now has to turn the emails over to the plaintiffs in a lawsuit or to the court, thanks to Judge Aletia Haynes Timmons' ruling. Tammy Duckworth of IL and other party colleagues, are unlikely to cause Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to delay the final vote on Pruitt. "I$3 t's going to be a blood bath when Pruitt gets in there", said Christine Todd Whitman, who was the EPA administrator under George W.
  • Flu season underway in DE; takes life of elderly Sussex County woman

    Flu season underway in DE; takes life of elderly Sussex County woman

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    Amy Schmitt is a registered nurse and reporter of infectious diseases at the Greene County Health Department. As of February 4th, DE had 896 confirmed cases of influenza, DPH said. Flu vaccine is also widely available across Tennessee from a number of providers including pharmacies, grocery store clinics and primary care providers.
  • Harrison Ford almost hits passenger plane while landing, NBC News reports

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    According to the report, Ford, an experienced pilot, mistook the taxiway for one of the airport's runways and his plane passed over the top of an American Airlines 737 loaded with 110 passengers and a six-person crew. The plan managed to depart safely after the incident. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident. However, Ford, who trained as a pilot in the 1950s, is generally considered to be an good pilot in flying circles.
  • EQCA Statement on DOJ Failure to Defend Transgender Student Guidelines

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    A lawsuit filed a year ago by more than a dozen Republican governors challenged the order, bolstered by an injunction handed down in August by U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor of Texas, who wrote that allowing transgender students to use gender-consistent facilities threatens the privacy of their peers.
  • Braves and Reds maneuver

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    The move fills Atlanta's sudden vacancy at the keystone while giving youngsters Dilson Herrera and/or Jose Peraza a path to playing time in Cincinnati . Days before they report for spring training, the Braves have added a whole new layer of intrigue to their second base situation, reportedly landing Brandon Philips from the Reds.
  • Northeast winter storm cancels Orlando International flights

    Northeast winter storm cancels Orlando International flights

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    The city is expected to get hit with anywhere between 8 and 12 inches of snow by Thursday evening, the National Weather Service said. "When the snow comes in two, three, even four inches in an hour, especially if it's anywhere near the morning rush hour, that's just debilitating, and then we're setting ourselves up for a very bad situation all around".
  • Immigrants picked up, but no massive raids, authorities say

    Immigrants picked up, but no massive raids, authorities say

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    Immigrations officials in major metropolitan areas began enforcing a series of actions this week aimed at targeting those who are in the country illegally, the first such wave since President Donald Trump signed an executive order January 25 to "enhance public safety in the interior of the United States".
  • Northeastern US braces for snowstorm, blizzard conditions

    Northeastern US braces for snowstorm, blizzard conditions

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    Winter storm warnings are in effect for 18 of New Jersey's 21 counties now through 4 p.m. Thursday , while winter weather advisories are active for Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties from 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. Thursday's storm is expected to last six to 10 hours, Carl Erickson, a senior meteorologist with AccuWeather in State College, Pa., told The Associated Press .
  • Kellyanne Conway's plug from the White House: 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff'

    Kellyanne Conway's plug from the White House: 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff'

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    Seems innocent and fine, but it turns out there's apparently a federal ethics law that this violates. Conway's comments came a day after Donald Trump took to Twitter to slam Nordstrom for dropping his daughter's clothing line, complaining the department store chain treated Ivanka Trump " so unfairly ".
  • Company says Dakota Access Pipeline to start in Q2

    Company says Dakota Access Pipeline to start in Q2

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    The current acting Assistant Army Secretary for Civil works, Douglas W. Lamont, said in a memorandum attached to the court filing that he determined "there is no cause for completing any additional environmental analysis", of the pipeline. Supporters of the project, the Midwest Alliance for Infrastructure Now (MAIN), said the Trump administration and the Corps "followed the letter of the law" in freeing up the four-state project for transporting the bulk of Bakken Shale crude oil production in ...
  • Trump Says ObamaCare Replacement May Take Until 2018

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    There's a moment in the Broadway musical Hamilton where George Washington says to an exasperated Alexander Hamilton , "Winning is easy, young man". It also meant that mammograms and cancer screenings, previously also offered without a co-pay, would require out-of-pocket costs unless Trump's health care plan ends up including them again.
  • Senate Passes Ride-Hailing Bill for Upstate New York

    Senate Passes Ride-Hailing Bill for Upstate New York

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    Uber previously operated in Anchorage from September 2014 to March 2015, when a judge ordered the company to either continue offering its rides for free, comply with all local taxi rules or cease operations. "I thank Leader Flanagan and my Senate colleagues for making a strong statement that Upstate ride-sharing needs to happen now, without delay, this session".