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While Ryan's fellow Ohioan Marcia Fudge publicly backed Ryan, Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Jefferson Township, voted for Pelosi. It does not seem an unreasonable position. On my way home from work last night I heard that it was now official: pro-life Donald Trump had won Michigan's 16 electoral votes. As for the party's poor performance in 2016, at least one Democrat blamed Hillary Clinton.
  • Legal pot on Dec. 15? Maybe not that fast, official says

    Legal pot on Dec. 15? Maybe not that fast, official says

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    As a result, officials said there is only a 50 percent chance the Council certifies the marijuana ballot at its next meeting December 14. Galvin, the secretary of state for MA, told the Boston Globe on Monday that the Governor's Council might not be able to certify the results of the marijuana ballot measure, "Question 4", until after the legislation is supposed to take effect.
  • Rihanna's Fenty Creeper dethrones Kanye's Yeezy as Shoe of the Year

    Rihanna's Fenty Creeper dethrones Kanye's Yeezy as Shoe of the Year

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    The singer, who was present to receive the honour, wore a pair of the shoes to the ceremony in NY. Last year, long-time friend and collaborator Kanye West won the award for the Yeezy Boost 350. Rihanna's Fenty Puma Creepers. "All the Creeper fans and all the kids in the street who inspire me by doing things their own way". Click through the gallery to see more from the Footwear News Achievement Awards red carpet.
  • Lack of sleep is costing the United Kingdom £40bn each year

    Lack of sleep is costing the United Kingdom £40bn each year

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    A person who sleeps less than six hours a night, on average, has a 13 per cent higher risk of dying - barring an accident - than someone sleeping between seven an nine hours hours, researchers found. Japan loses 600,000 working days a year, costing Dollars 138 billion or 2.92 per cent of the GDP. The researchers say that if people who only got an average of 6 hours sleep each night could sleep for an extra hour, it would save lives and contribute billions to the economy each year.
  • How a leaked Malcolm Turnbull government plan shows Australia's resistance to immigrants

    How a leaked Malcolm Turnbull government plan shows Australia's resistance to immigrants

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    It discusses a visa change proposal including a "provisional visa system", and warns that removing or altering the social safety net for those under this system may impact social cohesion and productivity. Labor frontbencher Brendan O'Connor said the fact the documents were leaked spoke volumes of the government. "In relation to that matter, these are very sensitive issues, how we deal with permanent residents, temporary visas, people with citizenship, of course that should be dealt with ...
  • X Factor contestant Honey G pranked with live TV stage invasion

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    You have taken so much and you've just soldiered on. I think she knew the writing was on the wall, and just wanted to have fun for this one. "I had been recording", she insisted. I have no idea what kind of career she'll have, if any at all, after this. "G because it is my surname and Honey is because he said I was sweet like Honey".
  • 'This Is Us' Recap: Randall Takes a Trip Down Memory Lane

    'This Is Us' Recap: Randall Takes a Trip Down Memory Lane

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    The episode kicked off with a furious Randall (Sterling K. Brown) making a list of all the ways he was betrayed by mother Rebecca ( Mandy Moore ). "Maybe he finds the people that gave him up", Jack suggests. Episode 8 revealed a long-coming truth when Randall stumbled upon a letter from his mother Rebecca to William, which included a photo of him when he was young.
  • Unofficial safe sex emoji launched

    Unofficial safe sex emoji launched

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    The launch is part of the company's ongoing #CondomEmoji campaign which wants to have a safe sex emoji in every smartphone so that youths can easily communicate about the issue. The International Planned Parenthood Association (IPPF) supported the campaign, its director general Tewodros Melesse added: "Safe sex awareness continues to be an important global challenge".
  • 3 confirmed cases of mumps in King County

    3 confirmed cases of mumps in King County

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    According to a news release on Tuesday, 11 additional cases from multiple King County cities are now under investigation. Up to 30 percent of people show no symptoms, officials said, but others may come down with a fever, headache, and facial swelling.
  • Heston Blumenthal unveils banana and bacon trifle for Christmas

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    So it comes as no surprise that Heston's idea for a Christmas dessert this year appears out of the ordinary, but has he outdone himself and gone too far this time as he reveals the newest addition to the Christmas menu for 2016 - The Bacon and Banana Trifle! He said: "I loved how you wouldn't normally think of putting those two flavours together but they just worked so well".