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North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South

By Hyung-Jin Kim The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday as part of an official delegation, triggering a media frenzy as she checked potential venues for performances during next month’s Winter Olympics. Appearing live on South Korean television,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Iowa Bill Would Authorize Elective Bible Course in Public Schools

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Wong Mei Teng DES MOINES, Iowa — A bill has been introduced in the Iowa legislature that would authorize school districts in the state to create an elective course on the Bible as a social studies class. “Basically, I want to give students the opportunity to study the Bible from the perspective of its impact on history and culture,” sponsor Rep…. …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Amid government shutdown, military becomes major front in political battle

By Dan Lamothe The U.S. military faced a variety of consequences as a result of a federal government shutdown Saturday, with U.S. troops working at least temporarily without pay, thousands of civilian employees furloughed and Republicans and Democrats alike saying that their opponents should do better for the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pedestrian dies, another injured in Hollywood crash

By Anne Geggis A woman died and a man was rushed to the hospital Saturday night after a car accident. The accident happened shortly after 8 p.m., at the 2400 block in Hollywood, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office and Hollywood Fire/Rescue. Both pedestrians were in their 20s, said Hollywood Fire… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Pedestrian dies, another injured in Hollywood crash

By Anne Geggis A woman died and a man was rushed to the hospital Saturday night after a car accident. The accident happened shortly after 8 p.m., at the 2400 block in Hollywood, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office and Hollywood Fire/Rescue. Both pedestrians were in their 20s, said Hollywood Fire… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Report: UK Women Who Identify as Men Not Offered Routine NHS Breast Cancer Screening

By Editor (The Telegraph) — Women who identify as men are not being routinely offered potentially life saving NHS screening for breast and cervical cancer, amid fears it might offend them it is claimed. However men living as women are being invited for cervical smear tests even though they do not have a cervix, an official guidebook states. The invitations were… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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HHS Rescinds Obama-Era Rule Banning States From Excluding Planned Parenthood From Medicaid Program

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has rescinded an Obama-era rule that banned states from excluding the abortion giant Planned Parenthood from their Medicaid program. “HHS’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new guidance to state Medicaid directors restoring state flexibility to decide program standards…. …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Heat storm back in Dragic absence to 106-105 victory in Charlotte

By Ira Winderman How in the . . .? It doesn’t really matter. The only thing that mattered Saturday night was Kelly Olynyk hit a foul shot with two-tenths of a second to play at the Spectrum Center and the Miami Heat somehow, almost unfathomably, recovered from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 106-105 victory… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Boy, 12, hit by stray bullets in Boynton shooting

By Anne Geggis A 12-year-old boy was injured by stray bullets Saturday afternoon during a confrontation at a Boynton Beach convenience store. The shooting happened at about 2:45 p.m., at the Cherry Hill Mini Market on the 1000 block of Northwest Fourth Street when a gold or tan SUV pulled up in front of the store… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Deaths show need to bolster Brightline's safety push | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board For as exciting as it is, the inaugural week of Brightline’s go-fast train generated headlines as bad as they get. — Brightline train kills woman during VIP ride — Brightline kills second person in a week — Fledgling AAF/Brightline Claims a Fourth Life The shame of it is, the people who died —… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Government shutdown begins on anniversary of Trump's inauguration

By Zeke Miller, Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending Saturday as Americans awoke to the first day of a government shutdown and Congress staged a weekend session to show voters it was trying to resolve the stalemate. The closure of many government agencies… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Around the world — and near Trump's home — women march in show of political force

By Michelle L. Price and Anita Snow In Palm Beach, Florida, home to President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, several hundred people gathered carrying anti-Trump signs as they prepared to march as part of Saturday’s planned protests. Across the globe, people hit the streets on the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration, marching against… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Here's the impact the government shutdown is having in Florida's national parks

By Wayne K. Roustan The federal government shutdown is impacting national parks around Florida. Staffing and services at Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Big Cypress National Preserve are limited as a result. The National Park Service is not closing the parks but some… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Here's the impact the government shutdown is having in Florida's national parks

By Wayne K. Roustan The federal government shutdown is impacting national parks around Florida. Staffing and services at Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Big Cypress National Preserve are limited as a result. The National Park Service is not closing the parks but some… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hundreds gather in Palm Beach County to protest, support President Trump

By Skyler Swisher and Anthony Man Hundreds of people are preparing to march in Palm Beach to protest the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration. The crowd is gathered at the clock tower at the end of Worth Avenue. Signs being waved include those that read: “Impeach Trump,” “Lock him up,” and “Orange lies matter.” One woman brught… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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