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UK Raises Threat Level To ‘Critical’; Attack ‘May Be Imminent’

UK Raises Threat Level To ‘Critical’; Attack ‘May Be Imminent’

| May 23, 2017

“It is a possibility we cannot ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack,” Prime Minister Theresa May said of the bombing that killed at least 22 people in Manchester.

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Trump Budget’s Paid Parental Leave Plan Could Mean Higher State Taxes

Trump Budget’s Paid Parental Leave Plan Could Mean Higher State Taxes

| May 23, 2017

The administration has said it will work out the details of the paid leave plan in budget negotiations. Here are a few of the questions that will have to be answered.

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3.3 Million-Year-Old Fossil Sheds Light On How The Spine Evolved

3.3 Million-Year-Old Fossil Sheds Light On How The Spine Evolved

| May 23, 2017

It’s hard evidence that the type of spinal segmentation and numbering found in modern humans emerged 3.3 million years ago, the scientists say. The remarkable fossil was discovered in Ethiopia.

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How The Biggest Animal On Earth Got So Big

How The Biggest Animal On Earth Got So Big

| May 23, 2017

Whales might be the largest animals on the planet, but they haven’t always been so huge. Researchers say the ocean giants only became enormous fairly recently, and over a short period of time.

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Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

| May 23, 2017

Because former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, citing the 5th Amendment, has refused to turn over documents related to Russia, the Senate Intelligence Committee is trying another approach.

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Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

| May 23, 2017

President Trump’s proposed budget released Tuesday rests on a key assumption: The economy will grow much faster than it has in recent years — and at a more robust pace than most analysts predict.

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Congress and Farmers Are Shocked By Proposed USDA Cuts

Congress and Farmers Are Shocked By Proposed USDA Cuts

| May 23, 2017

The Trump administration wants to cut both food aid to the poor and subsidies for the nation’s farmers. Supporters of both programs are joining forces to fight the cuts in Congress.

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Duterte Declares Limited Martial Law As Bloodshed Breaks Out In Marawi City

Duterte Declares Limited Martial Law As Bloodshed Breaks Out In Marawi City

| May 23, 2017

An attempt to arrest a local militant group’s leader went awry in Marawi City on Tuesday. By nightfall, militants occupied public buildings and the Philippine president cut his Russia trip short.

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