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Sen. Rand Paul on Trump: 'not everyone is perfect'

ABC News(WASHINGTON) --  Sen. Rand Paul said President Trump has made "big progress" on the conservative agenda as the Kentucky Republican came to the defense of a 2016 presidential primary rival he once sharply criticized.ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl asked Paul on This Week on Sunday if he agrees with the president's recent remark that contrary to media reports, the new administration is running like a “fine-tuned machine.""Well, you know, beauty is in the eye of the beholder," the senator said. "And, ...

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Grandma on bed rest delights social media with her stunning paintings

Courtesy of Jill Sobocinski(NEW YORK) -- This grandma is delighting the internet with her stunning, colorful paintings.Joan Holland, 83, has been on bed rest in her assisted living facility in Cranford, New Jersey, for one year, and admitted she gets bored. But recently, she rediscovered her love for Paint by Numbers, a painting kit for adults.“I’ve been busy,” she proudly told ABC News of her handiwork. “I’ve been confined to bed rest only for a year. And you get tired of laying around in bed. ...

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Trump's remarks about Sweden create debate and confusion

ABC News(WASHINGTON) --  While criticizing refugee policies in Europe during a campaign-style rally in Florida, President Trump introduced an unexpected country into dialogue on the subject."Here's the bottom line we have to keep our country safe," Trump started, before pivoting to the subject of Europe."When you look at what's happening in Germany, when you look at what's happening last night in Sweden -- Sweden. Who would believe this? Sweden. They took in large numbers, they're having problems like they never thought possible," he said.Trump then ...

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Cats get purr-fect retro glamour shots to help them get adopted

Chesapeake Humane Society(NEW YORK) -- These kitties are ready for their close-up.Retro glamour photos were taken of the cats at Chesapeake Humane Society in Virginia to boost their chance of being adopted.The results are absolutely purr-fect.“We were talking about different ways to get the cats noticed this week,” Michelle Dumas, the Humane Society’s volunteer and marketing coordinator, told ABC News. “This year we decided we wanted to something a little quirky to get some attention. We all started talking and it just kind of snowballed ...

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Angels star outfielder Mike Trout looks to steal 40 bases

Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(TEMPE, Ariz.) -- Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout says he has a new personal goal for 2017: stealing 40 or more bases this season. The reigning American League MVP told that to reporters as the Angels start spring training.The goal is certainly attainable for Trout. He stole 49 bases in 2012, and reached 30 last year. However, between 2014 and 2015, he stole just 27 total bases.Although he puts up consistently stellar numbers, Trout continues to improve. After leading the majors in ...

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New York Yankees and star pitcher Dellin Betances in heated exchange over arbitration case

Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Yankees and star relief pitcher Dellin Betances engaged in a verbal battle over an arbitration hearing. An arbitrator decided in the Yankees' favor, awarding Betances three million dollars for 2017 instead of the five million he sought.  The $5 million request from Jim Murray, Betances’ agent, upset team president Randy Levine.Levine went on to publicly criticize Murray during a conference call, saying the agent valued Betances as an elite closer instead of a top-tier setup man. He added ...

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'Poisoned' Russian opposition activist leaves hospital for treatment abroad

Kara-Murza Family(NEW YORK) --  A well-known Russian opposition activist who was left in a critical condition this month after an apparent poisoning has now left Russia for treatment abroad, his lawyer said.The case of Vladimir Kara-Murza attracted international attention and condemnation on Capitol Hill earlier this month when he was rushed to the hospital – poisoned, his doctors said, with an unknown substance.It was the second time in two years that Kara-Murza – a veteran critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin – has been poisoned, ...

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YTMT Logo What Atlanta’s Dan Quinn can teach the Left.

The Atlanta Falcons before they are finished will completely understand how they blew the Super Bowl. You’d think that Democrats who lost a winnable election would want a similar understanding.

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UT Health Logo Preventable Foot Problems: Putting Your Best Feet Forward

Many of the problems that we have with our feet that can put us out of commission are entirely preventable with the right attention and care. But once a small problem arises, left untreated, it can turn into a really big problem.
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