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Trump administration awards $1.7 million family planning grant to anti-abortion group

Trump administration awards $  1.7 million family planning grant to anti-abortion groupThe non-profit Obria Group says the $ 1.7 million award it is receiving from the Trump administration will help fund a chain of crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion and do not offer contraceptives.



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Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the 2019 Academy Awards

Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the 2019 Academy AwardsThe comedian announced he is stepping down following criticism of some anti-gay tweets he posted years ago. ABC News Emily Rau reports.



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President Trump fires back at Robert De Niro after Tony Awards rant

President Trump fires back at Robert De Niro after Tony Awards rantPresident Trump responded Tuesday to Robert De Niro's expletive-laden rant at Sunday's Tony Awards.



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Jury Awards $4 to Family of Man Killed by Florida Sheriff's Deputy

Jury Awards $  4 to Family of Man Killed by Florida Sheriff's DeputyThe family's lawyer plans to file a motion for a new trial



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Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assaultWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday inducted a new member into "the world's most exclusive club of heroes" by awarding a Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who led a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.



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US Air Force awards nearly $1 bn for hypersonic missile

US Air Force awards nearly $  1 bn for hypersonic missileThe US Air Force is awarding almost $ 1 billion to Lockheed Martin to design and develop a hypersonic missile that can be launched from a warplane. The contract follows repeated warnings from senior defense officials about rapid advances by China and Russia in the field of hypersonic weaponry, where missiles can fly at many times the speed of sound and dodge missile-defense systems. On Thursday, Mike Griffin, the Pentagon’s new defense undersecretary for research and engineering, said China had built “a pretty mature system” for a hypersonic missile to strike from thousands of kilometers (miles) away.



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UAE awards major refining contracts to Korea's Samsung

UAE awards major refining contracts to Korea's SamsungAbu Dhabi National Oil Company said Monday it has awarded two contracts worth $ 3.5 billion to South Korea’s Samsung Engineering to boost output at the largest refinery in the United Arab Emirates. ADNOC’s announcement came as South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in was visiting the oil-rich Gulf state. The main contract, worth $ 3.1 billion, is for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project at Ruwais refinery, the UAE’s largest with a capacity of over 800,000 barrels per day.



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Army Awards Heroism Medal To 3 Junior ROTC Cadets Killed In Florida Shooting

Army Awards Heroism Medal To 3 Junior ROTC Cadets Killed In Florida ShootingThree Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets killed during last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida have been awarded the Medal of Heroism by the U.S. Army.



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Jury awards over $37M to family of woman slain in standoff

Jury awards over $  37M to family of woman slain in standoffBALTIMORE (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $ 37 million in damages to the family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police in 2016 after a six-hour standoff in her apartment.



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Judge awards father custody of abused daughter's body

Judge awards father custody of abused daughter's bodyMILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge has awarded a Texas man exclusive custody of his abused daughter's body, which has languished in the Milwaukee County morgue for two months amid a dispute with the girl's mother, who is implicated in her death.



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