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United States raid kills 40 in southern Yemen

The raid would the first since President Donald Trump took office on 20 January. The U.S. has been striking al-Qaida in Yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and Sunday's surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the Arab world's poorest but strategically located country.

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Health care, wages key for Trump supporters

In an interview with ABC News' David Muir that was broadcast Wednesday night, Trump said the Affordable Care Act , the healthcare law better known as Obamacare, was a disaster - a line Trump has used before and after his election. But the 18 million Americans who gained coverage under the ACA - thereby bringing the US uninsured rate to historic lows - far outnumber the people Trump is referencing.

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California Groundwater Levels Remain Critically Low

In September 27, 2016, about 84 percent of the state was still in a drought. At that time, the monitor indicated that there's always potential for a reversal, noting "that stream flows and ground water levels there remain much lower than normal and conditions will be closely monitored for possible re-intensification".

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Woman Behind Emmett Till's Brutal Death Finally Admits She Lied About Accusations

The harrowing news and the not guilty verdict in an all-white, all-male courtroom kicked started the Civil Rights Movement. "That part's not true", she says in Tyson's book, according to Vanity Fair . Timothy Tyson , the author of The Blood of Emmett Till , spoke with Carolyn, who has since divorced and married twice more, and is a mother of two children.

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Mattis Orders Review Of F-35 Program In Bid To Save Costs

The F-35 study will consider options. On Friday, a Boeing representative said the company has been providing information to the Trump administration for some weeks and was committed to providing equipment to the military as affordably as possible.

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Unfamiliar Phone Number? You May Not Want to Answer

A scammer calls a victim and says "Can you hear me?" hoping they respond "yes". If you refuse, the scammer may play back your recorded "yes" response to confirm your agreement to the purchase. The Federal Communications Commission can help with charges on a phone bill. Don't answer the phone from numbers you don't know. People who have an actual reason to get in contact with you will likely leave a message; scammers won't.