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In this Dec. 28, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) 

U.S. intelligence officials released the 25-page public version of the report Friday

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A shooting victim is unloaded from an emergency vehicle and taken into Broward Health Trauma Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Authorities said multiple people have died after a lone suspect opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, international airport. (Taimy Alvarez /South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) 

A lone shooter opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, international airport Friday

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) 

Anonymous sources say GOP is investigating avenues that don't involve new legislation -- but would likely fall short of the extravagant wall Trump promised 

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Talladega College Savery Library 

Despite a barrage of criticism, the school's president made announcement Thursday

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CBC members celebrate new CBC Chairman Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond (seated) at the ceremonial swearing-in event for the 115th Congress at The Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA) 

Congress will have the largest Congressional Black Caucus in history

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In this Friday, June 26, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about the passage of the Clean Energy Act by the House of Representatives in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington. As Obama took office, race became a focal point in a way that was unprecedented in American history. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) 

Eight years later, his legacy is as complicated as the president himself

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 19, 2015. House Republicans on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics. Under the ethics change pushed by Goodlatte, the independent body would fall under the control of the House Ethics Committee, which is run by lawmakers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) 

Backtracking after Trump tweet, GOP decide they won't gut ethics office after all

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In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress ushers in a new era of all-Republican rule, with a tight GOP grip on the House, a slim majority in the Senate and a newfound ally in the White House in Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) 

In less than three weeks Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the presidential oath to Donald Trump, the GOP's newfound ally

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Mourners carry the Turkish flag-draped coffin of Yunus Gormek, 23, one of the victims of the attack at a nightclub on New Year's Day, during the funeral in Istanbul, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. An assailant armed with a long-barrelled weapon, opened fire at the nightclub in Istanbul's Ortakoy district during New Year's celebrations, killing dozens of people and wounding many others. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) 

The group says a "soldier of the caliphate" carried out the mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people on New Years Eve

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 19, 2015. House Republicans on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics. Under the ethics change pushed by Goodlatte, the independent body would fall under the control of the House Ethics Committee, which is run by lawmakers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) 

Independent body set up to keep lawmakers accountable is no longer independent

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