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    Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (May 24, 2019) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth weeks of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation.

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    Feds move to correct Obama's transgender healthcare policies

    WASHINGTON (May 24, 2019) — The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back Obama-era discrimination policies for transgender people in health care.

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    Deal reached to lower Michigan auto insurance

    LANSING, Mich. (May 24, 2019) — Michigan's Democratic governor and Republican leaders say they've reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to cut the state's high car insurance premiums.

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    Trump calls for declassification of Mueller probe documents

    WASHINGTON (May 24, 2019) — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the Mueller probe.

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    NASA's first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in cities

    RENO, Nev. (May 23, 2019) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets and buildings.

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    Pelosi questions Trump's fitness to stay. He calls her crazy

    WASHINGTON (May 23, 2019) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi openly questioned President Donald Trump’s fitness to remain in office Thursday, suggesting a staff or family “intervention” for the good of the nation after his dramatic blow-up at a White House meeting with Democrats. Trump responded by calling her “crazy.”

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    Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases

    MIAMI (May 23, 2019) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds and local authorities are struggling to keep up with the influx.

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    Pentagon proposing troop buildup in the Mideast

    WASHINGTON (May 23, 2019) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats , U.S. officials said.

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