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Bill observing Obama's birthday fails to pass in IL

Bill observing Obama's birthday fails to pass in IL

Sonya Harper on January 20. Still, not all is lost for the former president. She used a procedure to keep the bill alive and will try to garner more support for it. Steve Andersson said. Andersson said the state could not afford the budget hit given its current financial crisis, and he said he didn't believe an official holiday was needed to recognize Obama's impact on IL.


Trump Associates Caught Repeatedly in Incidental Surveillance, Intel Chairman Says

Trump Associates Caught Repeatedly in Incidental Surveillance, Intel Chairman Says

Nunes said the incidental collection appeared to be "all legally collected foreign intelligence" collected under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. United States spy agencies intercepted communications involving Donald Trump during their electronic surveillance of foreign citizens, according to a senior Republican politician.


TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, chance of scattered snow showers

TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, chance of scattered snow showers

Today: Partly sunny, with a high at 62. Friday Night: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers linger into early Wednesday morning. Sunday , March 26 - Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Monday's low in Madison was 34 at 11:53 p.m., 8 degrees above the normal low and 41 degrees above the record low of 7 below for March 20, set in 1965.


The contraceptive pill has 'prevented 200000 cases of cancer'

The contraceptive pill has 'prevented 200000 cases of cancer'

Texas lawmaker files bill to bring birth control to public schoolsThe study followed 46,000 women for more than 40 years and found that those who took a birth control pill are less likely to develop bowel cancer, endometrial cancer or ovarian cancer.


Germany: Court backs deportation of German-born extremists

Germany: Court backs deportation of German-born extremists

A gun and an flag of the so-called Islamic State were found at their homes during police raids in the central city of Gottingen. The country opened its doors to millions of new arrivals over the last few years, but a series of terror attacks and other crimes carried out by recent arrivals has changed the mood of the German public.


#WorldWaterDay: Did you know that 77mn Indians lack access to safe water?

#WorldWaterDay: Did you know that 77mn Indians lack access to safe water?

Without access to clean water, 63 million people are living in rural areas in India. Papua New Guinea, Madagascar and Mozambique follow close behind, with the report also listing them as being among the 20 percent of nations most vulnerable to climate change and least ready to adapt.