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Cross section of Asian carp's vertebrae
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Autopsy Reveals More On Asian Carp Found Near Lake Michigan

The Asian carp captured this summer near the southern tip of Lake Michigan -- triggering a scare -- apparently slipped past electric barriers.

Officials announced Friday that an autopsy of the 4-year-old fish showed that it originated in the Illinois/Middle Mississippi watershed, spending about a year in the Des Plaines River area.

Steve Bannon arrives to a swearing-in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 22.
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Steve Bannon Out As Chief White House Strategist

Steve Bannon has lost his job as chief White House strategist. The White House described the departure as a mutual agreement between Bannon and chief of staff John Kelly.