• On health care, keep on resisting
On health care, keep on resisting

Medicaid expansion: As noted above, the traditional Medicaid program is a shared responsibility with costs divided about evenly between the federal government and the states. Over the course of the last couple of months, healthcare protests have erupted all over the country to "Kill the bill" ― the Republican act to repeal the Affordable Care Ac...

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  • Freedom of movement for European Union immigrants will end in March 2019
Freedom of movement for European Union immigrants will end in March 2019

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) will look out what role EU Nations play in the United Kingdom economy and society. A report is expected in September 2018, six months before Brexit. Rudd said new migrants would have to register their arrival during such a period. Asking the Migration Advisory Committee to set out the facts is a sensible f...

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  • Senators to scrutinize foreign agents -- but not Trump Jr
Senators to scrutinize foreign agents -- but not Trump Jr

Senate judiciary committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Sen. Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. On Tuesday Manafort met with Senate Intelligence Committee staff, providing his recollection of the Veselnitskaya meeting and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes of the gathering past year, according to people familiar with ...

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  • Photos of released kidnapped Lagos students + Government's plan for them
Photos of released kidnapped Lagos students + Government's plan for them

For the Lagos State Government, the students are to undergo medical examination to ascertain the state of their health. The deputy governor of Ondo state called me and I spoke with my son. The students were released today after spending 64 days in captivity. "The children said they were not maltreated by their abductors", the source said.

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  • IS claims deadly attack in Syria against US-backed force
IS claims deadly attack in Syria against US-backed force

Washington has responded by ceasing its support for Shohada Al Quartyan, a group comprised of local fighters from the Hamad Desert who had been combating ISIS in southern Syria, according to CNN . He then explained that the coalition had "since talked with them and told them that we can not support them if they want to pursue an objective other ...

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  • United Nations appeals for calm in Venezuela ahead of controversial vote
United Nations appeals for calm in Venezuela ahead of controversial vote

Venezuela's opposition has called for a nationwide protest on Friday against Maduro's policies and plans to elect a body to rewrite the country's constitution. The U.S. has been urging Maduro to cancel the vote and threatening more U.S. sanctions if occurs. Thumbing his nose at the measure, Maduro awarded each of the sanction persons a replica of ...

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  • Woman Rescued As Boa Constrictor Wraps Around Neck, Bites Face
Woman Rescued As Boa Constrictor Wraps Around Neck, Bites Face

The skin-crawling incident happened last Thursday at a home on East Lake Road. Dispatcher: You're outside with a boa constrictor stuck to your face? The above video displays at least two minutes of the 3-minute, 50-second 911 call, with the woman sounding distressed.

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  • Here's What That Vote on Single-Payer Health Care Really Meant
Here's What That Vote on Single-Payer Health Care Really Meant

Steve Daines of Montana, is titled the "Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act". The Senate voted down a stunt proposal to create single-payer health care on Thursday in a move that revealed where the Democratic Party may be headed. We've said all along that Republicans should be holding hearings, soliciting input from the public, and careful...

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  • Brokers Offer Predictions for Eli Lilly and Company's FY2017 Earnings (NYSE:LLY)
Brokers Offer Predictions for Eli Lilly and Company's FY2017 Earnings (NYSE:LLY)

Jpmorgan Chase & reported 0% stake. Dowling Yahnke Ltd Liability, a California-based fund reported 60,462 shares. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 114,217 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $9,452,598.92. Washington Trust Bank accumulated 5,379 shares or 0.09% of the s...

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  • Brexit labelled a shambles as Tories at odds over migrants
Brexit labelled a shambles as Tories at odds over migrants

Labour MP Pat McFadden, speaking on behalf of campaign group Open Britain , said: 'This is a shambles. "Our immigration policy has been governed by anecdote and scaremongering, rather than evidence, since the moment Theresa May set foot in the Home Office in 2010".

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  • SC denies permission for rape survivor to abort fetus
SC denies permission for rape survivor to abort fetus

The examination of the girl on Wednesday was performed by doctors from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh. As per the petitioner, Delhi-based advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, the victim's father broke down and said he didn't want the baby to be delivered.

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  • Congress, Left pulling in opposite directions in West Bengal
Congress, Left pulling in opposite directions in West Bengal

The party's central minder for Bengal, C P Joshi, has already sounded out Congress senior Pradip Bhattacharya for the race, and more important Trinamool chief Banerjee called Bhattacharya before Joshi to congratulate him. "Whether it is the end of the alliance between the Congress and the Left parties in West Bengal is for the high command to decid...

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  • John McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote
John McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote

The Senate has already defeated two major GOP plans to gut Obamacare this week, including a version of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Better Care Reconciliation Act that included the measure from Cruz, as well as a bid to repeal much of the ACA and give senators two years to craft a replacement.

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  • New wildfire evacuation order in BC, affects handful of Clinton-area homes
New wildfire evacuation order in BC, affects handful of Clinton-area homes

Hot and dry conditions saw 14 new fires Wednesday including one east of Kamloops that led the Thompson-Nicola Regional District to declare a local state of emergency and issue two evacuation orders covering about 60 properties. North and south routes into Williams Lake along Highway 97 reopened on Thursday as the regional district urged residents t...

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  • Iranian Satellite Launch Suffered
Iranian Satellite Launch Suffered "Catastrophic Failure"

Iran announced Thursday that it had "successfully" tested a satellite-launch rocket, days after warning Washington of a response to new USA sanctions over the Islamic republic's ballistic missiles program. Iran denied on Friday U.S. accusations that its test of a rocket that can put satellites into orbit violated a U.N resolution and said Washingto...

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  • Scaramucci lashes White House colleagues
Scaramucci lashes White House colleagues

When the reporter refused to tell him, Mr Scaramucci, a former hedge fund manager from NY, said: "I'm going to fire every one of them, and then you haven't protected anybody, so the entire place will be fired over the next two weeks". The new Communications Director had waged a war against White House leaks since assuming his post . "I've done...

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  • France was covered with large-scale fires
France was covered with large-scale fires

The actress Joan Collins, 84, was among those to escape the flames on the Riviera. Philippe Portal, the deputy prefect for the Var département, said the blaze had broken out near a footpath and police were seeking witnesses. Fires continue elsewhere in Europe. She said 37 people have been slightly injured in recent days. Almost 8,000 forest fir...

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  • Trump mantiene viva cruzada contra Obamacare
Trump mantiene viva cruzada contra Obamacare

Sin embargo, el voto contrario de Collins y Murowski pone de relieve, una vez más, la difícil tarea que tienen los republicanos por delante para derogar la ley, puesto que la división entre moderados y ultraconservadores hace difícil el entendimiento.

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  • 16 dead, 20 lakh affected in West Bengal floods
16 dead, 20 lakh affected in West Bengal floods

All south Bengal districts except Kolkata , and North and South 24 Parganas have been affected. That water will reach the area by midnight. The company is also being blamed for loss to standing crop. On Thursday, a further 1.85 lakh cusec was released. These barrages have the capacity to hold more water but due to lack of dredging work the sedim...

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  • Kristen's Friday Morning Forecast
Kristen's Friday Morning Forecast

Our threat for severe storms will drop for Saturday but heavy rain is still possible at times. Behind the cold front we'll be slightly cooler and more comfortable with dry weather in place and highs near 90. The chance for rain will continue into the morning hours of Saturday . Friday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 91 with ...

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  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend

Lombardia Capital Partners Llc holds 1.85% of its portfolio in Portland General Electric Company for 417,166 shares. Guggenheim initiated coverage on shares of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.12%. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber's div...

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  • Winning Powerball ticket sold in Murfreesboro
Winning Powerball ticket sold in Murfreesboro

Power Play turned the $50,000 ticket into a $250,000 victor. Yesterday's National Lottery Euromillions winning numbers were: 14, 44, 43, 48, 12 and the Lucky Stars are: 11, 02. But, because the player also purchased the Power Play prize multiplier feature, the $50,000 prize was automatically multiplied by five. Since ticket sales began in 1972, i...

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  • (SAM) Shares now up at $135.65 Boston Beer Reports Second Quarter 2017…
(SAM) Shares now up at $135.65 Boston Beer Reports Second Quarter 2017…

In the market the company is trading up by 1.27 percent from yesterday's close. Seattle Genetics had 35 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . The short sellers then promise to replace the stock in the future and makes dividend...

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  • Lawyer: Ex-priest sex offender shouldn't have been released from prison
Lawyer: Ex-priest sex offender shouldn't have been released from prison

He was accused of sexually abusing roughly two dozen others over several decades. He has represented several alleged victims of Paul Shanley. Dozens of men came forward and reported that Shanley had molested or raped them when they were children.

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  • IIM Bill cleared in Lok Sabha
IIM Bill cleared in Lok Sabha

Earlier, moving the bill, Javadekar said: "We should trust our institutions". This institute will be declared as an institute of national importance with the power to award degrees to the students. The other two nominees will be appointed by the central and the state governments. The Board will have the powers to appoint its own chairperson and t...

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  • Father of Jordanian Shot to Death Wants Justice
Father of Jordanian Shot to Death Wants Justice

The Israeli diplomatic team remains confined to the embassy compound, despite plans to evacuate the embassy staff and return them to Israel, Haaretz reported . President Donald Trump , his son-in-law Jared Kushner and even Jordan's King Abdullah. Jordan wanted to question the guard, who was slightly hurt, but Israel said he had diplomatic immuni...

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  • European Union threatens Poland's voting rights over court reforms
European Union threatens Poland's voting rights over court reforms

President Andrzej Duda this week approved two out of four bills which would give the government broad powers over the nomination of judges. "Despite repeated calls for action and the launch of infringement procedures by the Commission last month, these three countries remain in breach of their legal obligations and have shown disregard for their...

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  • Two Jordanians killed in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman
Two Jordanians killed in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman

Jordan's public prosecutor says the Israeli guard was charged under local penal laws with one count of murder and illegal possession of a firearm, arguing that diplomatic immunity did not mean the "killer" could not be put on trial in his own country.

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  • Police officer killed during anti-Maduro protests in Venezuela
Police officer killed during anti-Maduro protests in Venezuela

Geneva - UN appealed for calm ahead of Sunday's elections for the new Constituent Assembly, urging the Venezuela government of President Nicolas Maduro must allow peaceful protests and freedom of expression. Worldwide concern has mounted, with the United States, European Union, United Nations and major Latin American nations urging Mr. The United...

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  • Japan hits USA with 50% tariff on frozen beef
Japan hits USA with 50% tariff on frozen beef

Meat Export Federation (USMEF) President and CEO Philip Seng in a statement on the organization's website. "It will be especially hard for the gyudon beef bowl restaurants", he said, referring to a popular Japanese beef-on-rice dish. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue immediately released a statement saying, "I am concerned that an increa...

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  • Massive mako shark jumps onto fishing boat, gets stuck in handrail
Massive mako shark jumps onto fishing boat, gets stuck in handrail

It reaches back and bites the railing which is trapping it, causing blood to spew from its mouth. "Oh.my gosh!", a woman says, nearly hysterically, in graphic footage that shows the shark bleeding from its mouth after becoming stuck between the deck and bow railing.

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  • Military transgender ban not official yet - US Joint Chiefs chairman
Military transgender ban not official yet - US Joint Chiefs chairman

The act was among the most cynical and irresponsible of his presidency, created to save the president from his own scandals. In the last few decades, the military has become more and more inclusive, Lamothe says. John McCain of Arizona, Sen. Showing how little weight Trump carries, some of the staunchest hawks were the most upset. Now after Pr...

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  • Disappointed Republicans vow to keep trying on health care
Disappointed Republicans vow to keep trying on health care

The US Senate Republicans failed to overturn the healthcare law known as Obamacare early on Friday, in a stinging blow to President Donald Trump that effectively ended the Republican Party's seven-year quest to repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act .

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  • Credit Suisse earnings up 78 pct as new assets increase
Credit Suisse earnings up 78 pct as new assets increase

CET1 is regulatory ratio that measures a bank's financial strength. Earnings per share grew to 0.31 franc from 0.27 franc a year ago. Global wealth management delivered 15 percent increase in adjusted profit mainly on increased client activity.

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  • Brexit plans in chaos as govt contradicts itself over migrant free movement
Brexit plans in chaos as govt contradicts itself over migrant free movement

The country needs good leadership during this crucial period. People have talked about a year, two years, maybe three years. "I think there's a broad consensus this agreement has to be completed by the time of the scheduled next election in June 2022, so a maximum of three years".

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