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Only 26 Percent Of Americans Support Full Repeal Of Obamacare, Poll Finds

Republicans are going to pass some token form of ACA repeal , and slap a new name on it, but if one reads between the lines, it is easy to see that big parts of Obamacare are going to be sticking around. Meanwhile, 30% said Obamacare should be expanded and another 19% said lawmakers should move forward with implementing the law as it exists. On the other side, 26 percent said the law should be entirely repealed and 17 percent called for it to be scaled back.

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Jury questioning for Roof trial to begin Wednesday

However, Roof changed his mind on Sunday, filing a motion and handwritten letter asking US District Judge Richard Gergel to let his lawyers return, but only for the phase of the trial in which jurors will decide whether Roof is guilty or innocent.

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Kanye West Checks Out Of UCLA Hospital

TMZ on Wednesday said West had suffered a nervous breakdown triggered by the anniversary of his late mother Donda's funeral on November 20, 2007, and that this time of year has been hard for him since. We had reported earlier just how heartbreakingly sad Kim looked on her way to pick up Kanye from the UCLA Medical Center on November 30 - you can just see the pain in her eyes.

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NFL's 13th Sunday leads off with Chiefs-Falcons

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons continue to dominate, particularly at home where they are averaging over 33 points a game. The win helped Atlanta maintain a narrow one-game lead over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for first place in the NFC South.

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Bad idea for accused church shooter to represent himself, experts say

Questioning from Gergel lasted less than 10 minutes with Roof usually providing one word answers - a "yes" when asked if he understood he would be performing in a federal courtroom, a "no" when asked if he had been coerced. Roof sat in the lead chair at the defense table, wearing a striped jail uniform but no handcuffs or shackles. Swerling says usually the judge does not allow a joint defense of Bruck and Roof sharing the responsibility.

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Jurors deliberate for third day in ex-South Carolina cop's murder trial

At one point Friday it appeared jurors were deadlocked when the judge read a letter from one of them saying that he could not vote to convict Slager and was not about to change his mind. The jury at that time sent a message to Newman asking to see a transcript of the testimony from the man who took cellphone video of Slager shooting Scott.