Sunday , 17 December 2017
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Santa Barbara Prepares to Evacuate Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo prepared for evacuation Saturday as California fires spread. Although the zoo itself has not been told to evacuate, neighboring areas were told to leave. Zoo Keepers are preparing head lamps in the event of a night evacuation. (Dec. 16)

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Amid sexual harassment claims, Rep. Kihuen says he won't seek re-election in 2018

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment, Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-Nev.) has announced his decision not to seek reelection in 2018. “The allegations that have surfaced would be a distraction from a fair and thorough discussion of the issues in a reelection campaign,” Kihuen said in a statement Saturday. “Therefore, it is in the best interests of my …

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HHS disputes report it 'banned words' at CDC

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Trump administration officials in the Department of Health and Human Services said a report that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading U.S. public health agency, is being barred from using certain words, including “diversity,” “transgender” and “fetus,” is a “complete mischaracterization.” The Washington Post reported that policy analysts at the CDC were told in a …

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