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Breaking News – House passes measure to fund government and end shutdown

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term measure on Monday. This is to fund the federal government through Feb. 8, and end a three-day government shutdown. By a 266-150 vote, the Republican-led House quickly followed the Senate and approved the stopgap bill, which includes a six-year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance […]

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BREAKING NEWS – Trump Not In ‘Excellent’ Health?

With the predictable ostentation of tradition, and the particular scrutiny born of untraditional concerns, the health of President Trump was announced to us this week as “excellent.” We might all be forgiven for thinking that means something formal, standardized, and reliable. As a medical insider, however, I regret to report we are not nearly so […]

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Mattius: US national Securitu Focus no Longer terrorism

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said competition between great powers, not terrorism, is now the main focus of America’s national security. “We face growing threats from revisionist powers as different as China and Russia, nations that seek to create a world consistent with their authoritarian models,” Mr Mattis said. The new strategy recognises that […]

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Nasa Remove US astronaut From ISS Mission

Nasa removes  US astronaut from ISS mission The US astronaut Jeanette Epps has been removed from her upcoming mission to the International Space Station (ISS) just months before launch. Dr Epps was to have been the first African-American astronaut assigned to the space station crew. She would have flown aboard a Russian Soyuz flight in […]

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