Kansas governor orders Planned Parenthood funding cut

(Reuters) – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered state officials to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood and its affiliates through the state Medicaid program, a move the organization said on Wednesday it would challenge in court. Reuters: Health News

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Asian stocks tumble after U.S. plunge

How low can oil prices go? Asian stocks are following Wall Street’s drop. Japan’s Nikkei plummeted as much as 4% Thursday morning, while the Hang Seng in Hong Kong fell as much as 2.1%. The declines came after a rough day of trading in U.S. markets Wednesday that brought the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq into correction territory, meaning they have tumbled 10% or more from their recent peaks. Experts say stocks are coming under pressure from slumping oil prices and uncertainty over China’s slowing economy and its weakening currency. ...

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Sources: McAdoo close to deal as Giants coach

9:20 PM ET ESPN.com news services print Ben McAdoo, one of the internal favorites to replace Tom Coughlin, is closing in on a deal to become the 17th head coach in New York Giants history, multiple sources confirmed Wednesday night to ESPN. An announcement could come as early as Thursday. McAdoo, 38, has been the Giants’ offensive coordinator for the past two seasons, his only two seasons ever as a coordinator. He never has been a head coach. The Giants had the NFL’s eighth-best offense in terms of total yards ...

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Met to increase armed police officers

Met Police to increase armed officers to counter terrorism 14 January 2016 From the section UK Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of extra armed officers are to be trained to help counter the threat of a terrorist attack in London, the Metropolitan Police is set to announce. It comes after Scotland Yard reassessed its ability to stop terrorism and respond to armed attacks in light of last year’s deadly attacks in Paris. Some 600 extra officers are expected to receive firearms training – in addition to 2,000 already trained in ...

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Colt gunmaker emerges from bankruptcy

Colt supplies the U.S. military with the M4, the latest evolution of the AR-15 that it developed for the Vietnam War. This model is coming out in 2016. The iconic American gun manufacturer Colt is coming out of bankruptcy. Colt announced that the court approved its reorganization plan Wednesday. “It is with profound appreciation to all of our key stakeholders that we share that we have completed the restructuring process and are emerging from Chapter 11 with a solid capital structure, significantly less debt, and much greater financial flexibility,” said ...

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Source: Jackson means Browns, Manziel done

7:35 PM ET Dan Graziano Close ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2011 New Jersey native and author of two published novels Pat McManamon Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Browns, Cleveland sports since 1998 Previously worked at Fox Sports Ohio, AOL Fanhouse, Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com Cleveland native, proud father of two daughters print The hiring of Hue Jackson as coach of the Cleveland Browns means the end of Johnny Manziel in Cleveland. It will be the best thing for everyone when the Cleveland Browns part ways with Johnny Manziel; for ...

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GS News – Rainbow Six Siege Cracks Down On Cheaters; Sony Compensating PS Plus Users

GS News – Rainbow Six Siege Cracks Down On Cheaters; Sony Compensating PS Plus Users Titanfall developer Respawn is hiring for a new non-Titanfall game, and Sony may be issuing PS Plus subscription extensions to make up for the PSN outage, by Edmond Tran on January 13, 2016 Did you enjoy this video? About GameSpot News Join Jess McDonell every weekday for a punchy wrap-up of the biggest news to come out of video games! Schedule: Daily Host: Jess McDonell Crew: Edmond Tran This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS ...

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GE moving headquarters to Boston for tech talent, tax cut

NEW YORK (Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Wednesday it will move its global headquarters to Boston, tapping the city’s technology talent and likely lowering its tax bill as the industrial conglomerate seeks to lift profit and emphasize digital capabilities. Reuters: Technology News

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