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Brrr! After Record Snow, Bitter Cold Ahead for Northern US

(Worthy News) – Freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills socked much of the northern United States on Wednesday, even setting a record in a Minnesota city so cold it’s called the Icebox of the Nation, and will stay put for days to come as snow-hardened Erie digs out from a record snowfall. Forecasters warned of…

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U.S. appeals court rejects challenge to Trump voter fraud panel

(Worthy News) – A U.S. appeals court in Washington on Tuesday upheld a lower court’s decision to allow President Donald Trump’s commission investigating voter fraud to request data on voter rolls from U.S. states. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) watchdog group, which…

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California's monster Thomas fire becomes largest-ever wildfire in state history

(Worthy News) – Although a cold front and calmer winds have helped aid firefighters, the massive Thomas fire in Southern California now ranks as the state’s largest-ever wildfire, Cal Fire said late Friday. The flames have charred at least 273,400 acres, or more than 427 square miles. That’s slightly above the previous wildfire record of…

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Trump first president to protect electric grid from EMP, cyberattacks

(Worthy News) – President Trump became the first national leader to call for protecting the U.S electric and communications grid against an electromagnetic attack like one practiced in North Korea. Deep in his new national security strategy released this week, he made good on a campaign promise to move quickly to make the fixes that…

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Year One List: 81 major Trump achievements, 11 Obama legacy items repealed

(Worthy News) – With the passage of the GOP tax bill this week, the Trump administration has scored 81 major achievements in its first year, making good on campaign promises to provide significant tax cuts, boost U.S. energy production, and restore respect to the United States, according to the White House. And along the way,…

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Congress sends historic tax bill to Trump

(Worthy News) – House Republicans on Wednesday voted for the second time in two days to pass a major tax overhaul, sending the $1.5 trillion tax cut to President Trump, as promised, just before Christmas. “With the new tax system we will deliver today, things will change for the better, and they will change immediately,”…

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The Thomas fire is now the second largest in modern California history

(Worthy News) – After a brief respite from the relentless gusts that have driven the deadly Thomas fire for more than two weeks, powerful winds are expected to return, adding to the challenges facing firefighters working to contain the mammoth blaze. The fire, which began near Santa Paula in the foothills above Thomas Aquinas College…

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