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Dead US soldier's father calls for probe into Trump's Yemen raid

His son, chief special warfare officer William "Ryan" Owens , died after the SEAL team found itself dropping onto a reinforced al-Qaeda base defended by landmines, snipers, and a larger than expected contingent of heavily armed Islamist extremists.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street

So far, Trump's comments on his tax plans, health care reform, and infrastructure spending details have been vague, though positive enough for markets to rally. Separately, a survey on consumer confidence (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/consumer-confidence-hits-15-year-high-2017-02-24) jumped to its highest level in 15 years while a gauge of Chicago-area manufacturing (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/chicago-pmi-shoots-higher-in-february-2017-02-28) hit a two-year high.

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Kellyanne Conway kneels on Oval Office couch, sparks debate

On the other hand, one even asked, " Why Kelly Anne Conway looking like a Thot? ". "Think of all the great people who sat on that couch and put your feet down", wrote another. 27), immediately drawing thousands of critical comments from users across Facebook and Twitter. But other users showed photos of former President Barack Obama resting his feet on the office's Resolute desk during his eight years in office.

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Should Sex Offenders Be Permitted On Facebook? Supreme Court To Decide

Packingham was off probation, but still on the sex offender registry, when he took to Facebook in April 2010 to celebrate the dismissal of a traffic ticket. "The law does not operate in some sleepy First Amendment quarter", Goldberg said. The court in that case ruled that the ban served the state's interest in protecting its citizens' right to vote freely, but Kennedy today dismissed the Tennessee ban as "not analogous" to North Carolina's .

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Bush condemns Trump's treatment of 'indispensable' media

Bush said he supports an investigation that explores possible links between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. The former President stopped short of calling for a special prosecutor to investigate, saying that he is not a lawyer, and therefore is not sure of "the right avenue to take".

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Bitcoin poised at 3-year peak, nearing record high

On January 1, 2017, the price of bitcoin surpassed the $1,000 mark for the first time in three years , peaking at $1,153.86 on January 5. Despite the similarity in price movements to November 2013, bitcoin is now showing signs of becoming a more mature asset class .