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DACA: Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls him 'President Obama'

DACA: Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls him 'President Obama'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders turned criticism of President Donald Trump's decision to end protections for young undocumented immigrants into an attack on Democrats during a Tuesday press briefing, calling liberal fundraising in the wake of the decision "the most heartless thing that I've seen all day".


Three things Congress could do to quickly stabilize Obamacare

Three things Congress could do to quickly stabilize Obamacare

John Kasich of OH on a blueprint for reform. The hearings follow Senate Republicans' dramatic failure in late July to overturn central parts of the ACA. "If Congress acts quickly, we can limit increases in premiums in 2018; continue support for co-pays and deductibles for many low-income families; make certain that health insurance is available in every market; and lay the groundwork for future premium decreases", he said in an opening statement.


Alexandria Teen, Missing for 29 Days, Describes Escaping from Alleged Abductors

Alexandria Teen, Missing for 29 Days, Describes Escaping from Alleged Abductors

Jasmine Block disappeared from her home August 8 and was found Tuesday after she reportedly escaped from the rural Grant County home where she was being held and assaulted by three men. On Tuesday, the three went to a nearby town for lunch and left Block alone for the first time in 29 days. Block ran for help, knocking on doors at several homes and eventually swimming across part of Thompson Lake to locate a residence where someone could help her.


Games, toys, movies, and now an IPO for 'Angry Birds'

Games, toys, movies, and now an IPO for 'Angry Birds'

Its feature film grossed around $350 million worldwide; a sequel is planned for release in September 2019, according to Rovio. The announcement of the public offering marks a turnaround for a company that struggled financially in the years following the initial release of " Angry Birds ".



Washington residents on evacuation notice after fire jumps Columbia River

Numerous hikers had gone up the Eagle Creek Trail on Saturday to swim at the popular waterfalls and pools when the fire broke out below them at around 4:30 p.m. The Red Cross has opened shelters at the Skamania County Fairgrounds, immediately across the Columbia River in Stevenson, Washington , as well as at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon .


Churning in Gulf, Tropical Storm Katia threatens eastern Mexico

Churning in Gulf, Tropical Storm Katia threatens eastern Mexico

By 4 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center noted that the depression had formed. On Sept. 5, the thirteenth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season formed about 80 miles (125 kph) east of Tampico, Mexico, in the western Gulf of Mexico.