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GA Vote Says More About Trump Now Than House in ’18

The Georgia 6th District results don’t tell us what will happen in 2018. But they do tell us what is happening right now. In a conversation two weeks before the GA06 election, a Republican strategist involved in the fight mused on the possibility that all the money spent, all the doors knocked, all the phones called, all the accusations hurled — that it might mean nothing when it comes to the crucial question of who will win control of the House of Representatives in 2018. Read Full Article » ……

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US Senators Worry About Rush Over Healthcare Bill Ahead of Release

U.S. senators expressed concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as Republican leaders prepare to unveil it. The healthcare bill will be released to the Republican Senate Conference on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. EDT and posted online, Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming and Bob Corker of Tennessee told reporters in the Capitol on Wednesday. A vote could come as soon as next week, several senators said. “There is an urgency to get this done because of the…

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Navy Seal testifies about wound during Bowe Bergdahl search

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A former Navy Seal testified Wednesday that his military career ended when he was shot in the leg during a hastily planned mission to find Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after the soldier left his post in Afghanistan…. … Read the referenced story here: Navy Seal testifies about wound during Bowe Bergdahl search

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Trump Boasts About Republican Wins in Special Congressional Elections

U.S. President Donald Trump boasted Wednesday about Republican success in winning congressional elections this year, the latest in the southern state of Georgia in what was the most expensive race for a seat in the House of Representatives in U.S. history. Trump said in a Twitter comment, “Well, the Special Elections are over and those that want to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN are 5 and O! All the Fake News, all the money spent = 0.” Republicans have actually won four races, with Democrats capturing a fifth seat. Karen Handel,…

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All about Android O’s Notification Channels

Android 8 comes with the power to take control over your notification tray so you can sort out just what you want to see. One of the bigger changes and features coming with Android O is the new Notification Channels system. It can also be a little confusing to talk about, since it’s not something we’re used to seeing on our phones. But when you cut through all the fancy technical words and developer language, they’re not hard to understand at all! What are Notification Channels Coming with Android O,…

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Georgia Race All About Choosing Sides

Michael Graham, Boston HeraldA politician I worked for down South used to tell the story of an elderly Georgia woman during the Civil Wa- — uh, make that the War of Northern Aggression — who saw Gen. William T. Sherman and his troops ride into town and rushed out at him, swinging her broom. Her neighbors pulled her away, one asking, Why did you do that, mother? You know you can’t stop them.I know, the grandmother replied, I just want ’em to know whose side I’m on. … Read the…

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5 Things People Hate Most About Their Jobs

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. Do you hate your job? If so, you’re actually in the minority of employees, according to a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Slightly over half of employees say that they’re satisfied with their jobs, with another 38% stating that they’re very satisfied with their jobs. • Motley Fool Issues Rare Triple-Buy Alert However, that leaves over 10% of Americans who don’t like their jobs and 49% who aren’t highly satisfied. And other studies show higher numbers of Americans…

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Muslims skeptical about ‘road rage’ in Virginia girl’s death

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia on Monday blamed “road rage” for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was allegedly attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. The girl’s father, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras of Reston, said he doesn’t understand how this could have happened, because he said his daughter, 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen, was a friend to everyone. Police charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder after pulling a young woman’s body from a … Read the referenced story here:…

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