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China approves trademarks for Ivanka Trump’s defunct company

China approves trademarks for Ivanka Trump’s defunct companyChina granted preliminary approval for first daughter and White House advisor Ivanka Trump’s now-obsolete company, for five trademarks in the Asian country. The trademarks, which were approved on Sunday, for the Ivanka Trump brand is intended for child care centres, sunglasses and wedding dresses. The Associated Press also reported that another trademark for brokerage, charitable fundraising and art valuation services were approved earlier this month on January 6.



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Senate easily approves criminal justice legislation

Senate easily approves criminal justice legislationBy a vote of 87-12, the Republican-led Senate passed and sent to the House of Representatives the “First Step Act,” which would ease the way for some prisoners to win early release to halfway houses or home confinement. The legislation also aims to establish programs to head off repeat offenders and protect first-time non-violent offenders from harsh mandatory minimum sentences. Earlier this year, the House passed a bipartisan bill focusing on prison reforms, which did not include sentencing reforms.



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U.N. formally approves global migration pact opposed by U.S., others

U.N. formally approves global migration pact opposed by U.S., othersThe United Nations General Assembly formally approved a deal on Wednesday aimed at boosting global cooperation to tackle rising migration, but the United States, Israel, Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland voted against the voluntary pact. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has said the global approach to the issue was not compatible with U.S. sovereignty and Washington did not take part in negotiations on the migration pact. A U.N. General Assembly resolution enshrining the deal was adopted on Wednesday with 152 votes in favor and 12 abstentions, while 24 countries did not vote.



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Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration For California As Deadly Wildfires Rage On

Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration For California As Deadly Wildfires Rage OnPresident Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for



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Florida Rejects First Black Governor But Approves Restoration Of Felons' Voting Rights

Florida Rejects First Black Governor But Approves Restoration Of Felons' Voting RightsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. ― The same Florida voters who put Republican Ron DeSantis



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Senate approves measure giving airline passengers new rights

Senate approves measure giving airline passengers new rightsThe Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would give airline passengers new rights and should help make an often frustrating experience easier.



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Senate approves measure giving airline passengers new rights

Senate approves measure giving airline passengers new rightsThe Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would give airline passengers new rights and should help make an often frustrating experience easier.



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California approves measure to pass on wildfire costs

California approves measure to pass on wildfire costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature voted Friday to allow power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year's deadly wildfires amid fears that Pacific Gas & Electric Co., would otherwise face financial ruin.



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Water agency approves $11B for California twin tunnels plan

Water agency approves $  11B for California twin tunnels planCalifornia's largest water agency on Tuesday approved a nearly $ 11 billion plan to help fund two enormous tunnels, breathing new life into Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious and controversial plan to remake the state's water system.



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Los Alamitos approves ordinance to opt out of state's sanctuary law

Los Alamitos approves ordinance to opt out of state's sanctuary lawLos Alamitos approved an ordinance to opt out of the "Sanctuary State" law, which limits local police cooperation with federal immigration authorities.



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