Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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A big day in the history of the United States Postal Service

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On February 20, 1792, President George Washington officially created the modern United States Postal Service by signing a sweeping act that promoted a free press and put privacy safeguards in place.

Traffic jams cost U.S. drivers $1,200 a year: study

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Traffic jams cost U.S. drivers an average of $1,200 a year in wasted fuel and time, and much Los Angeles, the city with the world's biggest rush hour traffic delays, according to a study by INRIX Inc released on Monday. INRIX, based in Kirkland, Washington, aggregates and analyzes traffic data collected from vehicles and highway infrastructure. Five of the world's 10 most congested cities are in the United States, INRIX found.

Bao Bao the panda heads home to China

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The three-year-old panda, which has called a zoo in Washington its home since birth, is going to China.

Trump's new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster.

Virginia governor vetoes bill defunding Planned Parenthood

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have blocked funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions and other health services.

Attorney Olmem joins White House economic council: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Andrew Olmem, an attorney and former Republican Congressional aide, has joined the White House National Economic Council as a deputy to Gary Cohn, said two sources familiar with the move.

Virginia governor vetoes bill defunding Planned Parenthood

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have blocked funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions and other health services.

Virginia governor vetoes bill defunding Planned Parenthood

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have blocked funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions and other health services.

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