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Ex-Freedom Caucus member: Some in the group ‘would vote no against the Ten Commandments’

Ex-Freedom Caucus member: Some in the group ‘would vote no against the Ten Commandments’One of the founding members of the House Freedom Caucus has resigned in protest of the hard-line conservative group’s opposition to the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, said that both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan reached out to the caucus and made changes to the GOP health care proposal several times. “No matter what changes were made, the goalposts kept getting moved,” Poe said on “Fox & Friends” on Monday.


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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Herald Sun | Breaking News
last updated: Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:01:00 GMT

Canal jumper released on bail
AN 18-year-old man who jumped into a canal at Surfers Paradise to avoid being arrested by police on Wednesday night has been granted bail.

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last updated: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:11:19 -0400

‘Stop shaking your head’: Spicer scolds reporter who asked how Trump administration plans to revamp its image

‘Stop shaking your head’: Spicer scolds reporter who asked how Trump administration plans to revamp its imageSean Spicer sparred with veteran reporter April Ryan after she asked him how the Trump administration can “revamp” its public image while several controversies swirl around it.


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last updated: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:27:01 -0400

Ex-Freedom Caucus member: Some in the group ‘would vote no against the Ten Commandments’

Ex-Freedom Caucus member: Some in the group ‘would vote no against the Ten Commandments’One of the founding members of the House Freedom Caucus has resigned in protest of the hard-line conservative group’s opposition to the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, said that both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan reached out to the caucus and made changes to the GOP health care proposal several times. “No matter what changes were made, the goalposts kept getting moved,” Poe said on “Fox & Friends” on Monday.


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last updated: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:09:56 -0400

Jeb Bush: Trump is ‘a distraction in and of himself’

Jeb Bush: Trump is ‘a distraction in and of himself’Jeb Bush says President Trump’s evidence-free claims are kneecapping his first 100 days in the White House. “He should stop saying things that aren’t true, that are distractions from the task at hand,” Bush said in an interview that aired Sunday on Miami’s WFOR-TV. During the bruising campaign, Bush was a prominent critic of Trump — who in turn relentlessly mocked the former Florida governor.


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Herald Sun | Top Stories
last updated: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:41:00 GMT

Response from Eddie, AFL not nearly enough
THERE'S so much wrong about the Eddie McGuire-James-Brayshaw-Danny Frawley pack mentality attack of Caroline Wilson. As was the AFL's insipid response on Monday.

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Secret tape not the only talking point
THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.

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‘It’s still a prison. I feel like an animal’
REACTION to the first TV crew’s story to emerge from Nauru tonight ranged from stunned to cynical. And it was a surprise to Australia’s Immigration minister.

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Shock toxic water findings
QUEENSLAND’S water contamination crisis has deepended, following alarming test results which show chemical levels up 425 times the accepted maximum exposure limits.

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Living in fear for my family
COMMENT: I am a father-of-three and a small-business owner in Oakey. Several days ago, The Courier-Mail conducted water tests on the irrigation bore on my property. I was extremely distressed by the results.

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Wild weather: ’It was like a tidal wave’
UPDATE: An emergency situation has been declared after wild storms left a trail of destruction on the Sunshine Coast. Brisbane residents have also described what was “like a tidal wave” hitting their homes.

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Mystery still surrounds #faketradie
AUSTRALIANS have reacted with mirth to a Liberal ad featuring a builder exhibiting several telltale signs that he’s never been on a worksite in his life.

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Cops access ex-model’s file 1400 times
A FORMER bikini model has lodged a formal complaint with the Queensland Police Service after officers accessed her personal file more than 1400 times.

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Forecasters defend the bureau’s predictions
THE weather bureau said it was not caught off guard by the intensity of the storm that tore through southeast Queensland on Sunday. An emergency situation was in place on the Sunshine Coast after the wild weather hit.

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Clueless, scared and with huge debt
OPINION: Queensland, we can’t have it all. The state is stuck with staggering debt and leaders — on both sides — refuse to accept an even half-decent strategy to reduce it. Join the Cage Fight from 7am.

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Threat facing Aussie super gains
A VOLATILE year for our superannuation savings looks likely to end in positive territory as long as global markets don’t crash this week.

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Surfwear company cuts 40 jobs
THE soap opera continues for SurfStitch as the surfwear brand sheds 40 jobs in a bid to return to profit.

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Fruit thieves av it away with brekky
FIRST came the smash, now comes the grab. It’s the crime wave that will send terror into the heart of every cafe owner worried that their stock standard breakfast basic is under threat of extinction.

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Digg Top Stories
last updated: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:51:46 +0000

The Life-Saving Treatment For Leukemia That's Being Thrown In The Trash
Diagnosed with leukemia in his early 40s, Chris Lihosit was saved by umbilical cord blood from three babies. But why is cord blood banking still the exception rather than the norm? Bryn Nelson finds out.

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British PM May fires starting gun on Brexit
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May filed formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the cohesion of the European Union.

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last updated: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:00:08 -0400

This Celeb Is Campaigning To Make Trolling A Crime After People Abused Her Disabled Son

Warning: This post contains images and tweets of a disturbing nature. Katie Price said she'd name and shame the trolls, but now she wants legal action.


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The Morning Brief: Britain’s Brexit Notice, Devin Nunes and Maxine Waters
Here's what's going on in the news Wednesday

Good morning. These are today’s top stories:

Britain makes Brexit official

British Prime Minister Theresa May has formally notified the European Union today of Britain’s intention to leave the bloc. The official notice comes nine months after Britain voted to withdraw from the E.U. “Today, the government acts on the democratic will of the British people,” May said. “I want the U.K. to emerge stronger, fairer, more united and more outward looking.” Here are 42 questions about Brexit that need answering.

Devin Nunes dismisses calls for his recusal

House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes rejected requests from top Democratic lawmakers to recuse himself from an investigation into Russia. “Why would I?” he asked reporters yesterday, according to the Associated Press. Nunes also belittled the calls for his recusal as “a lot of politics.”

Hillary Clinton announces she is back

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton returned to the public arena yesterday while speaking at a conference for professional businesswomen in San Francisco. “I am thrilled to be out of the woods, in the company of so many inspiring women,” she told attendees. Clinton later added: “Obviously, the outcome of the election wasn’t the one I hoped for, worked for, but I will never stop speaking out.”

Maxine Waters responds to Bill O’Reilly’s dig

California Rep. Maxine Waters said in a new interview that she is a “strong black woman” who “cannot be intimidated” after Fox News host Bill O’Reilly insulted her hair on television by saying it looked like a “James Brown wig.” O’Reilly has apologized for his comment and said it was “dumb.”

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Exposure to high levels of lead during childhood can lead to a lower IQ later on, a new study has found.

Samsung is expected to reveal its latest smartphone today following the debacle of its Galaxy Note 7’s overheating batteries.

Florida lawmakers want Trump to reimburse Palm Beach for his Mar-a-Lago visits or curtail his trips there.

A Los Angeles-based choreographer is using dance to portray the impact incarceration has on black families.

Online shopping could get more expensive. Here’s why.

A new picture book called Santa’s Husband will depict Santa as a gay man in an interracial relationship.

Crayola is retiring a color from its 24-crayon box for the first time in 100 years.

The Morning Brief is published Mondays through Fridays. Email Morning Brief writer Melissa Chan at melissa.chan@time.com.

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