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Source: ABC News

Martha McSally appointed to fill John McCain's Senate seat

Today 09:54 GMT

Outgoing Rep. Martha McSally has been appointed to fill former Sen. John McCain's seat just over a month after losing the race for the state's other Senate seat.

McSally, a two-term congresswoman, gained national attention when she faced off against Democrat Rep. Kyrsten Sinema this fall as they both fought to take over the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Jeff Flake's decision not to run for re-election.

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Source: Fox News

Last GOP congressman in New England files appeal in bid to keep seat

Today 07:00 GMT

The last remaining Republican congressman in New England filed an appeal Tuesday that seeks to undo the election of his Democratic opponent under Maine's new voting system, asking the court to act quickly as the swearing-in of new U.S. House members nears.

Democratic Gov.-elect Janet Mills has vowed to seek to amend the state constitution so the system can be used in all elections.

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Source: Common Domain

Trump School-Safety Panel Targets Obama Policy on Race and Discipline

Today 09:55 GMT

The new report recommends that the Education Department replace the policy with its own, and one administration official said it is likely that a replacement set of guidelines would keep many of the Obama recommendations but eliminate the language on racial disparities.

The report’s release marks the third consecutive administration to publish its own recommendations on school safety; the George W. Bush administration released guidelines after the 2007 Virginia Tech campus shooting, and the Obama administration made federal policy recommendations, including numerous steps to tighten gun access, after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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Source: BBC

NFL week 15 review: Philadelphia Eagles shock LA Rams to stay in play-off race

Tuesday 06:59 GMT

It's the Eagles who are the story though, as such a victory, under the leadership of Foles, conjures up huge memories of last season's unlikely run to the Vince Lombardi Trophy - and after clinging to life for the last few weeks they're now really in the play-off race at 7-7.. "It was really emotional," said Foles, who went from back-up to MVP of the Super Bowl last season. "You hate for your team-mate to get hurt.


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