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Congressional Budget Office: Premiums would jump 20% if Trump payments cut

Congressional Budget Office: Premiums would jump 20% if Trump payments cut

Insurers have been pleading for certainty from the administration on whether they'll continue to receive the payments, which total about $7 billion for fiscal 2017. "The Trump administration has sent strong signals about its intent to reduce or even eliminate enforcement of the individual mandate", Pallone, the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Read More

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Twitter page names and shames rally participants

Twitter page names and shames rally participants

Lee ended in tragedy late Saturday afternoon when Heather Heyer , a resident of Charlottesville , Va., was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by a participant in the white nationalist marches . "I am allowed to express my political beliefs and if UNR does expel me, then it is a clear violation of my first amendment". The hashtag #ExposeTheAltRight is also being harnessed in the social media backlash against the events in Charlottesville. Read More

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Trump Job Approval Rating Now at 34%, New Low

Trump Job Approval Rating Now at 34%, New Low

Last week, Trump's approval rating was 36%. Over there past two years, Trump often saw small increases in approval when he let his actions speak for themselves, but the vacationing President still desperate for attention has drawn attention to himself nearly every day since leaving the White House for a 17-day trip to Bedminster. Read More

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Trump Considering Pardon for Sheriff Joe

Trump Considering Pardon for Sheriff Joe

Arpaio is a former Arizona sheriff who was convicted of criminal contempt last month, for "wilfully" continuing to detain people he suspected were undocumented immigrants, despite a judge's ruling. The former sheriff endorsed Trump a year ago and appeared with him on the campaign trail. But the fact that Trump's willing to pardon Arpaio - who racially targeted people of color - shows that his commitment to unity and to disavowing hate is just lip service. Read More

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5 most interesting things Anthony Scaramucci said on 'The Late Show,' ranked

5 most interesting things Anthony Scaramucci said on 'The Late Show,' ranked

Scaramucci attempted to get out of tough questions with his charm, making witty comments and grinning at the camera, but Colbert did not play along, and continually pushed Scaramucci for substantive answers. At the start of last night's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert , a video package would pose this same question. Colbert's band, led by Jon Batiste, cleverly played the O'Jays' 1970s hit "Back Stabbers". Read More

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Scaramucci: White House plotters seeking Trump exit

Scaramucci: White House plotters seeking Trump exit

White House Senior Adviser Steve Bannon attends a round table discussion held by U.S. President Donald Trump in MI on March 15. "He's got to move more into the mainstream". "He has to move away from that sort of "Bannon-bart" nonsense", Scaramucci said, apparently combining Bannon's name with Breitbart , the website that Bannon ran before joining Trump's campaign past year. Read More

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TN CM, OPS in New Delhi

TN CM, OPS in New Delhi

Chaired by the chief minister, originally a loyalist of Sasikala , the meeting is seen as his most categorical assertion in party affairs since taking over the reins in February this year amid reports that the merger of the two factions could take place before August 15. Read More

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University of Iowa Health Care maintains elite status, but slips

University of Iowa Health Care maintains elite status, but slips

Medicine said. Last month, U.S. News & World Report ranked UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital among America's Best Children's Hospitals in 9 pediatric specialties, including #7 in Neonatology. "It tells potential employees what a great place it is to work, it tells patients in the community that you don't have to leave the community to get your health care, and it tells folks that we are one of the best in the country". Read More

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IPhone 8 mass production will kick off in mid-September

IPhone 8 mass production will kick off in mid-September

As you may be aware of by now, this year marks the tenth anniversary of the Apple iPhone , the smartphone that revolutionized the field. Apple started a massive trend, but now it might be about to deem it dead. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $170.00 target price on Apple and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, May 22nd. This could mean availability delays for the iPhone 8 in worldwide markets. Read More

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Indian occupation forces martyr 3 Kashmiris in Pulwama

Indian occupation forces martyr 3 Kashmiris in Pulwama

The Kashmir Valley saw an encounter between terrorists and security forces every day. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained, the official said. All three militants killed, they were members of Zakir Musa group. "Both Ishaq and Zahid were involved in a firing incident at Tral market, resulting in injuries to three persons". Read More

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Tropical Storm Franklin continues moving through Caribbean

Tropical Storm Franklin continues moving through Caribbean

Meanwhile , a smattering of disorganized storms and showers in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean was given a low chance of becoming a cyclone over the next five days. However, rain may still graze South Texas, and rough seas may endanger swimmers all along the state's coastline as Franklin moves into Mexico . "July steering winds over the North Atlantic favour more hurricanes than normal being steered towards U.S. Read More

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US Marines missing after aircraft 'mishap' off Australian coast

US Marines missing after aircraft 'mishap' off Australian coast

Australia's Minister of Defense Marise Payne said no Australian Defense Force personnel were onboard the aircraft at the time. Bonhomme Richard , part of a combined U.S. Three people are reported to be missing, feared dead, while up to 20 people have been rescued, according to the Courier-Mail. Since becoming operational in 2007 there have been five further crashes and several other incidents that have resulted in a further nine deaths. Read More

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2 infants die in separate hot-car incidents in Phoenix

2 infants die in separate hot-car incidents in Phoenix

The incident appears to be an accident, Subervi said. On Saturday, medical responders arrived at the Free Church of God in Christ parking lot on the southside of Phoenix, where they found an unconscious 1-year-old boy inside a vehicle. Tragically, this is the second deadly hot auto incident in just two days. That came just one day after 7-month-old Zane Endress also died after after being left in a vehicle, the Arizona Republic reports . Read More

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Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

Trump's public statements about China's role in dealing with North Korea has run the gamut, from praise for Chinese President Xi Jinping to contempt. The United States secretary of state, Rex W. After North Korea tested a missile on Friday that could theoretically hit NY and Washington, DC, Trump took to Twitter to bash China for not doing more to curb North Korea's nuclear program. Read More

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