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Shocked? Planned Parenthood Hasn't Released Its Annual Report You know that annual report that Planned Parenthood releases every year? The one that breaks down exactly how many truckloads of cash the group gets from taxpayers? The one that also shows how many babies lose their lives as part of their “women’s health care” agenda? It turns out that Planned Parenthood, which aborts more than 320,000 babies while receiving more than half-a-billion…
02.22 / 17:21
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As Republicans look at ways to replace or repair the Affordable Care Act, many suggest that shrinking the list of services that insurers are required to offer in individual and small group plans would reduce costs and increase flexibility. That option came to the forefront last week when Seema Verma, who is slated to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Trump administration, noted at her confirmation hearing that coverage for maternity services should be optional in…
02.22 / 17:20
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A South African court has ruled that the country's bid to withdraw from the International Criminal Court is "unconstitutional and invalid ," in a stark rebuke to the government of President Jacob Zuma. "South Africa's justice minister shocked the country last October when he announced it would pull out of the International Criminal Court," Peter Granitz reports for NPR from Pretoria. He notes that it was especially surprising because South Africa was a founding member of the court, which…
02.22 / 17:20
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Every day on his way to class, Terrence Johnson walks by a bronze statue and thinks about history. The statue depicts James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first African-American to enroll at the University of Mississippi. "He transcended so much," says Johnson, a junior. "The fact that he had the will to integrate a university like this in Mississippi that has such a rich and chaotic history ... that will always be with me." Johnson's a journalism major, with a minor in African-American…
02.22 / 17:20
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Dozens of not-for-profit organizations have formed in the past decade to promote free or low-cost heart screenings for teens. The groups often claim such tests save lives by finding abnormalities that might pose a risk of sudden cardiac death. But the efforts are raising concerns. There's no evidence that screening adolescents with electrocardiograms prevents deaths. Sudden cardiac death is rare in young people, and some physicians worry screening kids with no symptoms or family history of…
02.22 / 17:20
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Early Wednesday morning, a space capsule carrying 5,500 pounds of cargo approached the International Space Station. The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship was scheduled to arrive at the station around 6 a.m. ET. If all went as planned, astronauts Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency and Shane Kimbrough of NASA would use a robotic arm on the station to reach out and grasp the ship, pulling it in and locking hatches with it. But that cosmic embrace was not to be. Around 3:25 a.m. ET, according…
02.22 / 17:20
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Tourism industry accounts for nearly 10 percent of France's economy. But the number of visitors continues to decline as a result of major terrorist attacks that have hit the country over the past two…
02.22 / 17:18
presstv.com
Berlin has approved a draft law that will enforce the deportation of refugees denied…
02.22 / 17:18
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Russia says its planes have performed 1,760 sorties and conducted 5,682 airstrikes against terrorists’ infrastructure in S…
02.22 / 17:18
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Saudi King Salman is to travel to Indonesia on a lavish visit with an entourage of 1,500…
02.22 / 17:18
presstv.com
The British economy picked up its pace of growth in the final three months of 2016 but over the whole year, it was weaker than previously…
02.22 / 17:18
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The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced the annual adjustment to the asset-size threshold in Regulation I that determines the dividend rate that certain member banks earn on their Federal Reserve Bank stock. The updated total consolidated asset threshold is $10,122,000,000. The Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act provides that depository institution stockholders with total consolidated assets above the asset-size threshold shall receive a dividend on paid-in …
02.22 / 17:17
mondovisione.com
Today, after the close of the exchange, Cinnober Financial Technology Aktiebolag (publ) (“Cinnober”) will publish its year-end report for 2016. As announced on November 9, 2016, Cinnober has resolved to increase its focus on sales of technology and services for real-time clearing for banks, so-called client clearing, through a separate subsidiary for these operations (the “Subsidiary”). Cinnober now intends to raise capital for this initiative by…
02.22 / 17:17
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BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), including Head of iShares, Warren Collier, joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”), to open the market to launch select iShares exchange-traded-funds (ETFs). BlackRock Canada is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. The select iShares ETFs migrated…
02.22 / 17:17
mondovisione.com
Katy Perry recognizes that we're too comfortable living in a bubble — and that our attention spans are shot, so she's holding off on a full-length for a while. Continue re…
02.22 / 17:17
lite987.com
Now that the New York State Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill allowing ride sharing apps to operate here in Upstate New York, it's expected that the Assembly will be voting on the measure soon... Continue …
02.22 / 17:17
lite987.com
As Republicans look at ways to replace or repair the Affordable Care Act, many suggest that shrinking the list of services that insurers are required to offer in individual and small group plans would reduce costs and increase flexibility. That option came to the forefront last week when Seema Verma, who is slated to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Trump administration, noted at her confirmation hearing that coverage for maternity services should be optional in…
02.22 / 16:59
ripr.org
A South African court has ruled that the country's bid to withdraw from the International Criminal Court is "unconstitutional and invalid ," in a stark rebuke to the government of President Jacob Zuma. "South Africa's justice minister shocked the country last October when he announced it would pull out of the International Criminal Court," Peter Granitz reports for NPR from Pretoria. He notes that it was especially surprising because South Africa was a founding member of the court, which…
02.22 / 16:59
ripr.org
Every day on his way to class, Terrence Johnson walks by a bronze statue and thinks about history. The statue depicts James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first African-American to enroll at the University of Mississippi. "He transcended so much," says Johnson, a junior. "The fact that he had the will to integrate a university like this in Mississippi that has such a rich and chaotic history ... that will always be with me." Johnson's a journalism major, with a minor in African-American…
02.22 / 16:59
ripr.org
Dozens of not-for-profit organizations have formed in the past decade to promote free or low-cost heart screenings for teens. The groups often claim such tests save lives by finding abnormalities that might pose a risk of sudden cardiac death. But the efforts are raising concerns. There's no evidence that screening adolescents with electrocardiograms prevents deaths. Sudden cardiac death is rare in young people, and some physicians worry screening kids with no symptoms or family history of…
02.22 / 16:59
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