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Hillary Clinton Defends Elizabeth Warren On Twitter

McConnell cut Warren off, citing a Senate rule that forbids "words [that] impute to another Senator or to other Senators any conduct or motive unworthy of unbecoming a Senator". She had previously been warned for quoting the late Sen. Because, for an entire day, Trump was not the most talked-about person in Washington; Senator Elizabeth Warren-and by proxy, Coretta Scott King-was.

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Rallies supporting end to funding for Planned Parenthood set

Anti-Planned Parenthood protests to be held across U.S. "Planned Parenthood is a profit-driven, abortion-centered business that has performed more than 300,000 abortions in the last three years for which data are available". The News-Leader reported in November that the Springfield clinic of Planned Parenthood offers preventive care and abortion referrals, but has never provided abortion services.

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Dam spillway in Oroville, Calif., closed after large hole in concrete discovered

The erosion to the Oroville Dam spillway was originally estimated to be a 200-foot-long strip, and about 30-foot depth but Friday the length of the erosion had grown by at least 50 percent due to more concrete crumbling. The lake was rising at a half-foot per hour Thursday as the inflow peaked at 121,000 cubic feet per second, officials said at a news conference about a mile from the spillway.

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Threats against judges in Trump travel ban lead to increased security

The order, signed by the president January 27, temporarily suspends USA entry for refugees worldwide and bars U.S.travel for immigrants of seven predominantly Muslim countries - Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen - for 90 days.

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New York Knicks Legend Charles Oakley Arrested and Charged with Assault

Fans chanted "Oakley! Oakley!" in support of the former power forward. He then nearly hit a New York Daily News reporter with his auto after leaving the police station. Knicks president Phil Jackson tried to break up the incident and calm Oakley down. "Charles Oakley came to the game tonight and behaved in a highly inappropriate and completely abusive manner", the Knicks said in a statement.

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Reaction Comes In About Gov. Walker's Budget Address

Bewley says the education budget was cut by $800 million six years ago, and he's only restored a portion of that with the increased spending, and Bewley says he had nothing to say about a proposed reorganization of the Department of Natural Resources.