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  • Transition Tracker: Health insurance for everybody edition
  • ‘Hidden Figures’ Continues Its Reign At The Box Office
  • Looking For Anti-Trump Protests? Here Are Dozens To Choose From.
  • Trump promises his Obamacare replacement plan will cover all: Report

Transition Tracker: Health insurance for everybody edition

Washington (CNN)President-elect Donald Trump now says he wants “insurance for everybody” when Obamacare is replaced, which caused nearly every pundit in Washington and beyond scrambling to figure out what exactly he means. Will everyone get health care? Or will everyone get access to health care? Does that mean it’ll be affordable to everyone? Can he get the Republican Congress unified behind that plan? WHAT’S NEW TODAY ON… OBAMACARE

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‘Hidden Figures’ Continues Its Reign At The Box Office

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Its bombs away at the multiplexes. Theres almost an unprecedented number of films out there, said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at comScore. Its got to be somewhat daunting and overwhelming for moviegoers. Hidden Figures faced stiff competition from Lionsgates La La Land, riding high after sweeping the Golden Globe Awards, and STXs The Bye Bye Man, which earned $14.5 million and $13.4 million, respectively. La…

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Looking For Anti-Trump Protests? Here Are Dozens To Choose From.

A man who bragged about sexually assaulting women, mocked a reporter with a disabilityand invited a foreign adversary to hack the U.S. government will be sworn in next Friday as the 45th president of the United States. You can voice your concern at one of the hundreds of demonstrations planned across the country and around the world in the days surrounding the inauguration. Hundreds of poets are expected to gather…

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Trump promises his Obamacare replacement plan will cover all: Report

(CNN)President-elect Donald Trump is putting the finishing touches on an Obamacare replacement plan that aims to provide “insurance for all,” he told The Washington Post. Also, he will demand that drug companies negotiate directly with Medicare and Medicaid and lower their prices, saying they will no longer be “politically protected.” Trump did not reveal any details of how he’d accomplish this daunting task, noting that he is waiting for his…

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Reality Check: Trump says Atlanta is ‘falling apart’ and ‘crime infested’

Atlanta (CNN)President-elect Donald Trump harshly criticized Georgia Rep. John Lewis on Saturday, tweeting that his district was “in horrible shape and falling apart (and not to mention crime infested) …” Trump’s tweets came in response to Lewis’ comments to NBC News’ Chuck Todd in a taped interview that aired on Sunday’s “Meet the Press.” The congressman said, “I don’t see the President-elect as a legitimate president.” He said he thought…

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Beijing’s smog: A tale of two cities

Beijing (CNN)The first thing Jiang Wang does when she wakes up in the morning is check on her daughter to make sure she’s breathing clean air. Next, it’s time to start making breakfast. She’s already made sure all the groceries come from an organic farm. She’ll wash her produce with tap water filtered through a separate treatment system under her sink. But that water isn’t for drinking — there’s imported…

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Trump vs. Hollywood: Who’s really ‘the elite?’

(CNN)Donald Trump’s response to Meryl Streep’s now-viral speech at the Golden Globes last night is precisely why her remarks are so paramount. Trump’s reaction — calling Streep a “Hillary lover,” telling the New York Times he wasn’t surprised that “liberal movie people” attacked him, and ultimately, the next day, going on a Twitter rampage tweeting that Streep was “one of the most overrated actresses in Hollywood” — revealed just how…

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Violent crime in your city? More cops are not enough

(CNN)Violent crime, particularly gun violence, in the United States is a resurgent epidemic. While crime rates overall have fallen in the last two decades, violent crime in the United States began to climb again in 2015. The national murder rate, projected to increase by 13.1% this year, is driven by an increase in homicide numbers in a handful of cities — from Chicago to Baltimore to Tulsa — and we…

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Programming in the early days of the computer age – BBC News

The inner workings of the nuclear furnace that keep stars shining is an understandably knotty problem to solve. And, she said, the maths describing that energetic process were formidable. “For stars, there’s a rather nasty set of differential equations that describe their behaviour and composition,” she added. Image copyright GR Harvey Image caption Research students like Joyce Wheeler had to use Edsac at night The little book was called WWG…

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PM to reveal details of Brexit negotiation plan – BBC News

Her desire to control immigration suggests giving up the UK’s existing membership of the single market, he added, while her enthusiasm for trade deals with countries such as New Zealand implies leaving the customs union. Single market or customs union deal? What are the Brexit models? Several of Sunday’s newspapers claim Mrs May will indicate she is prepared to outline a “hard Brexit” approach. The Sunday Telegraph quoted a government…

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Mark Hamill Is Back As Trump The Joker, Reading Streep Tweets

The Trumpster is back! After a viral reading earlier this month of Trumps losers-taunting New Years Day message, Hamill has tackled the president-elects tweets lashing over-rated three-time Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep whopowerfully blasted Trumpat the Golden Globes. Hamills first Trumpster act apparently was inspired by comedy writer Matt Oswalt, who observed that the president-elects New Years Eve tweet sounded likesomething the Joker might saybefore releasing a swarm of killer bees…

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Rep. John Lewis: Trump Is Not A ‘Legitimate President’

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) does not consider the presidency of Donald Trump legitimate, he said in an interview with NBC News that appeared Friday. Lewis added that he believes there was a conspiracy on the part of the Russians and others to help Trump get elected. Intelligence officials briefed Trumplast week on their findings that Russia had interfered in the election with the intention of helping his…

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Palestinian embassy opens in Vatican City

(CNN)Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Saturday to open a Palestinian embassy in Vatican City. “We are very grateful about the role that the Holy See has played for a just and lasting peace in the Holy Land, and for having opened an embassy of Palestine in the Vatican for first time,” Abbas said, according to the official Palestinian news agency WAFA. Also in 2015, Francis declared nuns…

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DNC chair contenders seek unified front against Trump

Phoenix (CNN)Over and over, the candidates to helm the Democratic National Committee stressed Saturday that they’re waging a new fight against Donald Trump — not re-fighting the old one between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Their race is no proxy battle, and the party is now unified around the cause of stopping Trump as he prepares to take the oath of office, the seven contenders said.

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