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President Trump outpaces Obama with 19 federal court judges confirmed

(Worthy News) – The Senate confirmed President Trump’s 19th federal judge Thursday, approving James Ho for a seat on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and further bolstering the judicial army that conservatives wanted to build. Mr. Ho, confirmed on a 53-43 vote, becomes the first Asian-American on that appeals court. Democratic Sens. Claire…

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May hails new optimism in Brexit talks after deal

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Theresa May will hail “a new sense of optimism” in Brexit talks on Monday, telling parliament Britain and the European Union should sign off on a deal at a summit this week “to move forwards together” to discuss future trade ties. May, weakened after losing her Conservatives’ parliamentary majority at…

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Schulz fights for 'United States of Europe' by 2025

(Worthy News) – Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) urged his fellow members on Thursday (7 December) to enter into coalition talks with chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to form a grand coalition. Schulz, the former president of the European Parliament, urged his party to push for the creation of a “United States…

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Australia Senate Squashes Attempts to Protect Religious Freedom During Same-Sex Marriage Vote

(Worthy News) – Australia’s left-leaning Labor Party defeated an attempt by senate conservatives to protect religious freedoms in the country’s new same-sex marriage bill. Conservative Coalition senators presented five amendments that would shield religious institutions, charities, and public officials from being punished for supporting Biblical marriage. The protections would also allow these religious institutions to…

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German coalition talks break down, raising prospect of new election

(Worthy News) – High-stakes talks to form a new German government collapsed Sunday as the pro-business FDP party walked out, plunging Europe’s biggest economy into a political crisis and potentially precipitating the end of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s career. After more than a month of grueling negotiations, Christian Lindner, leader of the Free Democratic Party said…

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Churches, non-profits could profit politically under House tax bill

(Worthy News) – Not only would houses of worship be able to more actively promote political candidates, but so would non-profit groups under a section inserted into the House tax bill an hour before it was due for a key vote. The last-minute change affecting the so-called Johnson amendment was tucked into a 292-page “manager’s…

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Orrin Hatch, Kevin Brady introduce Obamacare stabilization bill

(Worthy News) – House and Senate Republican committee leaders introduced an Obamacare stabilization package that is more conservative than a bipartisan package that has stalled in the Senate. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady introduced the Healthcare Market Certainty and Mandate Relief Act on Wednesday. It…

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