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Planned Parenthood takes sex ID lesson to pre-K

Apparently children as young as 4 are not too young to be told that gender and sex are different and that their genitals don’t indicate their gender, according to new Planned Parenthood guidelines for parents. On a page of its website titled “How do I talk with my preschooler about their body?” the abortion provider says if a child inquires why ...

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Toyota-Mazda deal for US plant may bring 4,000 jobs

Rival Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda are expected to announce plans Friday to build a major U.S. assembly plant as a part of a new joint venture. The $1.6 billion plant, to be built in an unspecified U.S. location and open in 2021, will be able to produce 300,000 vehicles a year and employ 4,000 people, Reuters reported. The Trump ...

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US attorney subpoenas Kushner Cos. over investment-for-visa program

Kushner Cos., the New York property development business owned by the family of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, has been subpoenaed by New York federal prosecutors regarding its use of an investment-for-immigration program, according to people familiar with the matter. The subpoena concerns at least one Jersey City, N.J., development financed in part by a federal visa program known ...

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Tennis star's father pleads not guilty to molesting girls

VISTA, Calif. –  The father of retired tennis star Mark Philippoussis pleaded not guilty Thursday to molesting two 9-year-old girls while he was a private tennis instructor in California. Nikolaos Philippoussis, 68, entered pleas to 14 counts of committing lewd acts and sex acts with children. He could face life in prison if convicted. Philippoussis is accused of molesting two ...

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NJ doctor charged in drug ring wrote thousands of bogus opioid prescriptions

Newark, N.J. –  New Jersey authorities arrested an internist for allegedly writing fraudulent prescriptions for tens of thousands of painkillers and anxiety pills as part of a drug dealing ring, the state attorney general said Wednesday. Dr. Craig Gialanella, who has a medical practice in Belleville, N.J., was arrested Monday and charged with second-degree distribution of narcotics, New Jersey Attorney ...

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'WASTE OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS' Experiment to 'rehabilitate' an Islamic State supporter under scrutiny

When a young man from Minnesota’s Somali community who admitted trying to join ISIS appeared for sentencing in November, the judge made him an offer: avoid more prison time and participate in an experimental “terrorist rehabilitation.” But two months ago Abdullahi Yusuf, 21, was back before the judge charged with violating the terms of his probation after watching a news ...

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