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The Plan to Repeal Obamacare Released by GOP

The long-awaited Republican replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act (best known as Obamacare), was released by House Republicans on Monday. U.S. Republicans unveil plan to dismantle Obamacare, critics pounce Via feeds.reuters.com 03/06/2017 6:12 PM  

Trump Sign Travel Ban….Again

Donald Trump signed a revised executive order to reinstate a ban on immigration from certain Muslim-majority countries and suspend the US refugee program. Trump signs new travel ban directive Via www.bbc.co.uk 03/06/2017 9:50 AM  

Obamas to Pen a Book

Ex-President Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to publish their memoirs with Penguin Random House, in a deal reportedly worth tens of millions of dollars.  Barack and Michelle Obama agree Penguin Random House book deal

Trump Addresses Joint Session of Congress

President Trump spent a little more than an hour speaking about job creation, immigration, national security, and international trade as he spoke to a joint session of Congress. Trump speech to Congress promises ‘renewal of American spirit’

SpaceX is Going (Around) The Moon

SpaceX has announced that they will fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. The unnamed astronauts have already paid a significant deposit to do a moon mission. SpaceX to fly two

Oscars Mix Up: La La Land and Moonlight

In a mix-up sure to be referenced for years, ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly announced as Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards last night.  Approximately one minute into their acceptance speech, they were interrupted and ‘Moonlight’

US Reverses Stance on Private Prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stated his support for the federal government’s use of private prisons, overriding a previous Obama-era memo meant to phase out their use.  U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons Via

Plane Crash in Australia Kills 4 Americans

A plane that crashed into a shopping center in Melbourne, killing four US tourists on a golfing trip and their Australian pilot, had a “catastrophic engine failure” shortly after takeoff, police have said. Four Americans die as

Trump Berates Press at News Conference

During yesterday’s press, President Trump repeatedly complained about unfair media coverage while defending his administration’s performance. Memorable quotes from Trump’s news conference Via rss.cnn.com 02/16/2017 2:48 PM   Holla Wise / Shutterstock, Inc.

“A Day Without Immigrants” Sweeps Nation

Businesses across the U.S. will close Thursday in a show of support as immigrants boycott their jobs for “A Day Without Immigrants”. ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ Promises A National Strike Thursday Via www.npr.org In cities around America,

Harrison Ford Almost Lands His Plane on a 737

Movie star Harrison Ford, 74, mistakenly landed his single-engine plane on a taxiway instead of the runway, passing over an American Airlines jet holding nearby. Harrison Ford ‘in near-miss’ at US airport Via www.bbc.co.uk 02/14/2017 7:15 PM