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Trump says transgender people won't be allowed to serve in the US military 'in any capacity'

The White House(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning that after consulting with his generals and military experts, transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity."After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017....Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming.....— Donald J. Trump ...

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Justice Dept. tells White House: Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- One of the Justice Department's highest officials has notified the White House that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign from his post, a U.S. official told ABC News.In recent days, Jody Hunt, the chief of staff to Sessions, informed White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus about Sessions' plans, despite growing pressure from President Donald Trump, the official said.Sessions, one of President Trump's staunchest supporters during the presidential campaign, has recently been called "beleaguered" and "weak" by the ...

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Couple one visit away from visiting every Cracker Barrel in America

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(GOSHEN, Ind.) -- Ray and Wilma Yoder of Goshen, Indiana, are on a quest to make Cracker Barrel history.The couple, married for 60 years, are just one visit away from visiting all 645 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations in 44 states across the U.S.“I’ve not had a bad experience anytime,” Ray Yoder, 80, told ABC News. “I’ve always walked away feeling refreshed.”Yoder began stopping at Cracker Barrel restaurants in the 1960s as he made his way across the U.S. as an RV ...

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California man arrested after cobras found in potato chip canisters

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service(MONTEREY PARK, Calif.) -- A California man has been arrested on a federal smuggling charge stemming from the seizure of a package that contained three live king cobras hidden inside potato chip canisters, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Special agents with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service arrested 34-year-old Monterey Park resident Rodrigo Franco on Tuesday, the DOJ said in a statement. He was charged with one count of illegally importing merchandise to the U.S. and was expected to make ...

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Arkansas woman arrested, accused of stomping puppy to death

Washington County Sheriff's Office(PEA RIDGE, Ark.) -- An Arkansas woman was arrested on Tuesday after she allegedly stomped a 5-week-old puppy to death during a heated argument with the dog's owner, according to ABC affiliate KATV.Tonia Ingle, 37, of Pea Ridge, Ark., was arrested Tuesday on aggravated animal cruelty charges after a Washington County man told authorities that she had killed his dog a day earlier, according to KATV.Police arrived at the man's home on Monday and found him crying and holding the lifeless puppy ...

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What's next in the Senate health care debate

BananaStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Despite all the activity on the Senate floor on Tuesday -- including a standing ovation for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who was diagnosed with brain cancer and flew back at the last minute to cast the decisive vote -- the chamber only passed a procedural measure to move forward and kick off debate on the repeal-and-replace legislation that the House passed back in May.Now the work begins. Over the next few days, senators will introduce amendments changing the House version and decide the ...

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Scoreboard roundup -- 7/25/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEChicago Cubs 7, Chicago White Sox 2N.Y. Yankees 4, Cincinnati 2Houston 5, Philadelphia 0Texas 10, Miami 4L.A. Dodgers 6, Minnesota 2AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 4, Oakland 1Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 4Kansas City 3, Detroit 1Cleveland 11, L.A. Angels 7 Seattle 6, Boston 5 NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 8, Washington 0St. Louis 3, Colorado 2Atlanta 8, Arizona 3N.Y. Mets 6, San Diego 5San Francisco 11, Pittsburgh 3WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 85, San Antonio 76Atlanta 99, Phoenix 91Connecticut 93, Chicago 72Minnesota ...

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You Tell Me Texas

YTMT Logo Epic fail.

In the real world, if you fumble on the order of magnitude that McConnell just did, you lose your job.

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UT Health Logo Mammography: The Latest Technology

For years, mammography has stood on the front lines in the fight against breast cancer. But new technology in mammography, together with other cutting-edge breast imaging technology, is making the early detection of breast cancer easier and more accurate.
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