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Author: 0 Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Under the Affordable Care Act , the government had guaranteed that its funding for adults newly eligible for Medicaid would fall to no lower than 90 percent of their costs. The Senate bill would phase out extra money that Obama's law provides to states that expanded Medicaid coverage. "As now drafted, this bill draft does not do almost enough to lower premiums", Cruz said in a separate statement obtained by CNN's Dana Bash.

Author: 0 Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

We've wanted it to be one of the early issues to be considered in the negotiations. May told leaders she wanted to offer certainty by saying no European Union citizens in Britain lawfully would be asked to leave at the time of Brexit , and that all European Union citizens lawfully in the country at the point of Brexit would be able to regularise their status.

Author: 0 Senate Health Care Bill Could Be In Jeopardy As Conservatives Announce Opposition

Though Trump lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, he called the House measure "mean" last week. The president said the House bill was mean. The 142 page bill certainly changes parts of Obamacare, but it's not a full repeal. States could not get exemptions to Obama's prohibition against charging higher premiums for some people with pre-existing medical conditions, but the subsidies would be lower, making coverage less affordable, Pearson said.

Author: 0 Cosby buoyant as jury deliberates

He says the encounter was consensual. Jurors are deliberating over whether he drugged and assaulted a woman at his home in 2004. The jury has wrapped up a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial at in Norristown, Pa., Tuesday , June 13, 2017.

Medical Court: Mississippi can enforce LGBT religious objections law
Author: 0 Court: Mississippi can enforce LGBT religious objections law

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves also said he appreciates the law in a statement and that it "protects Mississippians from government interference when practicing their deeply held religious beliefs". The state communicated a message loudly and clearly with the passage of HB 1523: only certain anti-LGBT beliefs will get the protection and endorsement of the state.

Medical Memorial for Muslim teen murdered in Virginia set on fire
Author: 0 Memorial for Muslim teen murdered in Virginia set on fire

A boy in the group began arguing with Torres, then one of the teens allegedly threw a drink at Torres's vehicle. (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Mahmoud Hassanen Aboras, father of Nabra Hassanen , right, gets a hug from Virginia congressman Gerry Connolly, D-Va, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 , in Reston, Va., prior to the start of a vigil in honor of Nabar, who was killed over.

Author: 0 Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

Cuomo warned the bill will strip coverage from millions of New Yorkers and cost the state billions of dollars while devastating New York's health care system. A Reuters/Ipsos poll this month found almost 60 percent of adults believed the House bill would make insurance costlier for low-income Americans and people with pre-existing conditions.

Medical Pew study: Americans increasingly torn over gun issues
Author: 0 Pew study: Americans increasingly torn over gun issues

While people in households without a gun are 31 percentage points more likely to support stricter gun laws people in than gun-owning households, there were no significant differences within each group depending on whether they know a gunshot victim or not.

Author: 0 In France, bus drivers are wearing skirts to work

It's not as simple as cranking up the AC: Union member Gabriel Magner told The Telegraph that high temperatures behind the dashboard combined with the fact that the buses don't have air conditioning makes it "unbearable" to work in trousers.

Medical Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88
Author: 0 Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88

Before his coaching career began, Kush served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and coached the Fort Benning football team. Kush later rejoined the Arizona State athletic department as a fundraiser, and the school commissioned a statue of him to be placed outside Sun Devil Stadium.

Medical Canadian Sniper Shatters Record For Longest Kill Shot, Canada Proudly Reports
Author: 0 Canadian Sniper Shatters Record For Longest Kill Shot, Canada Proudly Reports

The Globe And Mail are reporting that the shot was caught on camera and has been independently verified. British sniper Craig Harrison held the previous record for longest confirmed kill. -Canadian sniper in Iraq (2017): 3,450 meters. CBS Local- According to reports , the world has a new world record for longest confirmed kill. And while they are technically not authorized to engage in direct combat, the commandos are allowed to accompany the Kurds to the front lines on "training ...

Author: 0 Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria

According to U.S. officials, the Russian Su-27 was flying at an unsafe and unprofessional distance when it buzzed the U.S. Air Force RC-135. The incidents mark an escalation in the area around At Tanf - a base near the Syrian-Jordanian border manned by coalition forces that are advising an anti-ISIS Syrian rebel group.

Medical Buffett's company loans $1.5B to Home Capital, invests $300M
Author: 0 Buffett's company loans $1.5B to Home Capital, invests $300M

Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett has a long history of making contrarian bets on troubled companies with financial lifelines that sometimes include deeply discounted stock purchases. May 7. "There's got to be a price to be paid by Home Capital, but I think the price is more than reasonable to get that stamp of approval". "We are pleased to partner with such a renowned institution in a transaction that we believe will reward all our investors for their patience and loyalty by enhancing the ...

Medical FIrst look at the Senate health bill
Author: 0 FIrst look at the Senate health bill

The Senate version is expected to adhere similarly to those cuts, but based on reports outlining the discussions, some changes could make the bill more politically palatable for GOP lawmakers. Can McConnell get the votes? At least a half-dozen GOP senators - conservatives as well as moderates - have complained about the proposal, the secrecy with which McConnell drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage.

Medical Pine nut hummus recall issued
Author: 0 Pine nut hummus recall issued

Several brands of hummus sold at different stores across the country have been recalled because of potential listeria contamination. These items were distributed at stores across the United States between April 18, 2017 to June 13, 2017 and in Canada on April 20, 2017.

Author: 0 Kushner visits family of officer murdered in Jerusalem attack

Netanyahu announced Tuesday on Twitter that "work began today on-site, as I promised, to establish the new settlement", including a picture of construction equipment breaking ground. The two White House officials will be delving into the arcane details of Israeli-Palestinian peace and negotiating a two-state solution. Palestinian officials say the U.S.is preparing for a 12- to 18-month negotiating period.

Author: 0 Trump says China has failed over North Korea

Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday he appreciated efforts by Chinese President Xi Jinping "to help with North Korea ", adding "It has not worked out". Security Council resolutions", Tillerson said. Trump's tweet about China took some advisers by surprise. US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs have begun talks in Washington that are expected to focus on the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea .

Medical India woos more Nigerians to participate in Yoga practice
Author: 0 India woos more Nigerians to participate in Yoga practice

Vishnudeo Vishwakarma, a retired former Air India employee, said he began each day with a 5am yoga session. The CISF personnel of Lucknow based units along-with other fellow Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel also participated in a mass yoga demonstration organized in the city led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi .

Medical Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy
Author: 0 Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy

If you've ever had a particularly excellent Uber driver - one who offers water, say, or greets you with a hand-picked selection of mints and candy - you know that the urge to tip is strong and true. Uber will also offer United States drivers the option to enrol in injury-protection insurance. Once activated, the new tipping option will prompt users at the end of their ride to add a tip of $1, $2, $5 or a custom amount .

Author: 0 Senate GOP health bill reportedly would roll back ObamaCare taxes, penalties

They plan to replace that bill with the actual bill they intend to pass not much more than 24 hours before the final vote. The difference between his private negotiations and how Republicans are trying to move their bill through the Senate now is that the details of the entire Democratic bill and the language he was seeking were well-known to the public, Stupak said Monday.

Medical Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation
Author: 0 Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation

Then Betsy came over and said we needed to take that to the office'. She called the police next before hearing back from Leckrone who did not know the $97,004 in cash was misplaced. Eventually, Schaffer was able to track down the donor, Lynette Leckrone, of Lewisville , who was unaware that the cash she and her husband had saved to buy a home was even missing.

Author: 0 Wisconsin Assembly passes bill that would limit recounts

However Democrats are calling the bill an attack on free speech for students. Backers of the legislation contend it's needed to ensure opposing and unpopular viewpoints are not being silenced. A third violation would result in expulsion. "You're hoping to neuter the university from having any stance on things", said Democratic Rep. Cory Mason.

Author: 0 GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

US senators expressed concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the USA healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as Republican leaders prepare to unveil it. Republicans insist that Obamacare is collapsing and say they are on what amounts to a rescue mission. Earlier Wednesday, senior White House officials attended an HHS listening session with health care consumers, including retirees, business owners, doctors and insurance agents.

Medical SA Baseball Advancing to Triple-A, Missions Headed to Amarillo
Author: 0 SA Baseball Advancing to Triple-A, Missions Headed to Amarillo

The Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox will move to San Antonio , Texas, and the Double-A San Antonio Missions will move into a new ballpark in Amarillo, Texas. Owners Nolan and Reid Ryan have ties to the Astros, so it would make sense for the Express to potentially switch its affiliation to the Astros, while San Antonio could become a Rangers' affiliate.

Author: 0 Trudeau to change name of National Aboriginal Day

Fast forward to 2017, and Parks Canada and indigenous peoples are work together to develop interpretive materials and activities at national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas - including the Fort. It exists in a quantity that says Pariseau, adding that significant legislative barriers keep Indigenous Peoples from prosperity. The festival will showcase performances by more than 30 Indigenous artists from across Canada and features traditional and contemporary music, dance, ...

Medical Qatar emir congratulates Saudi crown prince
Author: 0 Qatar emir congratulates Saudi crown prince

Saudi King Salman on Wednesday (June 21) named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince , completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, who has been fired. Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession.

Medical Wall Street closes lower as oil drops
Author: 0 Wall Street closes lower as oil drops

Another drop in crude oil prices helped bring energy stocks lower, bringing the market back from the record highs it set a day earlier. The Nasdaq Composite was down 14.71 points, or 0.24 percent, at 6,224.30. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs on Monday with tech stocks finding favor again as investors regained confidence in the economy after upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials.

Medical International Yoga Day celebrated in China
Author: 0 International Yoga Day celebrated in China

Over 10,000 naval personnel and their families and Indian Army officers took part in the celebrations aboard ships and special yoga camps in the military areas of the city. He explained that it was an important project he was embarking on because much as yoga exercises work on the entire body, it contributes a lot also to the learning processes of young people.

Medical 8 security guards killed by gunmen in Afghanistan
Author: 0 8 security guards killed by gunmen in Afghanistan

Many Afghans accuse the government of failing to tackle the militants adequately. "It's not something new". United States frustration over the Haqqani's presence in Pakistan has been building for years. "The plan is very well thought out", Graham said. He said whenever cross-border involvement was found in terrorist incidents in the country, Pakistan presented proof of that.

Medical Orlando Magic, Disney Agree On Jersey Sponsorship Deal
Author: 0 Orlando Magic, Disney Agree On Jersey Sponsorship Deal

On Tuesday, the Magic announced that the team has signed a jersey patch deal with local attraction Disney World. "We're incredibly pleased that we're able to find this opportunity with the most iconic brand in our community but also a multi-national brand", Magic CEO Alex Martins told the Orlando Sentinel .

Author: 0 Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Sets New 12-Month High on Analyst Upgrade

A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on CLVS . Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $74.00 price objective on shares of Clovis Oncology in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. "COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "[[title]]" was first published by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. In other Clovis Oncology news, insider Gillian C.

Medical Lawsuit filed against Whitewater Center after teen contracted deadly brain-eating amoeba
Author: 0 Lawsuit filed against Whitewater Center after teen contracted deadly brain-eating amoeba

The center did not respond to request for comment from The Charlotte Observer . Whitewater said that they don't "publicly discuss matter related to pending litigation". Following Seitz' death, the U.S. National Whitewater Center was closed for several weeks while officials at the water park worked with authorities to ensure the water there was no longer contaminated with Naegleria fowleri .

Author: 0 New French Defence Minister Resigns amid Party Scandal

Goulard had only been in the defence job for a month following Macron's election to the presidency. Macron's election was followed, as scheduled, by legislative elections.REM and its centrist ally MoDem won 350 seats in the 577-seat assembly.

Medical GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling
Author: 0 GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

It does this by letting states choose whether or not to do away with the Obamacare rule that sick people and healthy people must be charged the same rates. Many Republicans are insistent on targeting abortion providers in the bill. But the Democratic party is the only thing big enough to even slow down the AHCA, and you should be getting those e-mails from Indivisible anyway.

Author: 0 McConnell Announces Thursday Reveal of Senate Healthcare Bill

But not all GOP senators like the emerging legislation - which will be unveiled Thursday - and Senate leaders can't afford to lose more than a couple lawmakers when they vote, likely next week. How things change. Today, McConnell is the majority leader, and he is overseeing a massive rewrite of US health care law. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told reporters that while he and his colleagues "all understand what the tensions are" in reaching a compromise, it was impossible to say whether ...

Author: 0 Democrat Defeat in Georgia Election a 'Major Disappointment — BBC Reporter

Tom Price (R-Ga.) was reelected past year before being plucked to become health and human services secretary. The race had been framed by some as a referendum on Trump and his agenda, and the win may ease any GOP fears - for now - that its base wouldn't stay engaged heading into the 2018 midterms.

Author: 0 The Pickup Game Talks NBA Draft

If the Lakers' 2018 first-round pick is No. 1 or is No. 6 or later, the Sixers will instead convey to the Celtics the rights to the more favorable of the Sixers' own 2019 first-round pick or the Sacramento Kings' 2019 first-round pick, provided that the more favorable pick is not the No.

Medical American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot
Author: 0 American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot

Guests later held a minute's silence for the victims of the recent terror attacks, as well as those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower blaze, with Prince George 's great grandmother standing in the centre as the rest of her family stood behind her, putting on a united display.

Author: 0 Apple, Google chiefs among CEOs talking tech with Trump

Peter Thiel - the most high profile venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, who endorsed Trump - praised the president for highlighting the importance of technology. The White House thinks it can take lessons from credit card companies in significantly reducing fraud. "While the government is responsible for providing services for citizens, private industry has the luxury of being able to provide truly specialized user experiences, " the White House document said .

Medical Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64
Author: 0 Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64

A French person is among the more than 60 people killed in wildfires sweeping through central Portugal. A house that escaped a recent forest fire stands out against the burnt ground in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017.

Author: 0 Tech CEOs meet US President Donald Trump on government overhaul

The primary intention to improve the information technology systems in government offices is to increase productivity, reduce their operational cost and eradicate waste that would lead to huge loss earlier. Next up on the White House's tech agenda: drones and universal broadband. Cook reportedly brought up the administration's proposed travel ban , which he said could affect the families of some Apple employees, and the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the ...

Medical South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical
Author: 0 South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

Today, the United Nations and South Sudanese officials have announced that conditions in the two affected counties no longer meet the technical definition of a starvation. "We can not wait for people to be starving to act". "There is no solution in South Sudan without peace, humanitarian response is temporary, the long term solution is peace and reconstruction", Mdoe said.

Medical UP: 21 participants fall ill due to rain after attending Yoga day
Author: 0 UP: 21 participants fall ill due to rain after attending Yoga day

Well, it seemed to have calmed Madhya Pradesh agriculture minister Gaurishankar Bisen so much that he wound up sleeping through a significant part of the third International Yoga Day (IYD) function held in Chhindwara on Wednesday. Born in Pakistani Punjab, Haider, unlike many Muslims, is emphatic that yoga has nothing to do with Hindu religion and should be accepted by people of all faiths.

Medical Corey Stoll in talks to star as Buzz Aldrin in 'First Man'
Author: 0 Corey Stoll in talks to star as Buzz Aldrin in 'First Man'

A first-person account, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost - on Armstrong and on America - of one of the most unsafe space missions in history. The Tracking Board first reported the news about Stoll. Isaac Klausner will executive producer while DreamWorks Pictures will co-finance the film.

Medical Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

Trump denies saying this, but has not yet said what he did say. But with Trump's abrupt decision in May to fire former FBI Director James Comey , Warner said, the committee has had to turn its attention to understanding the president's motives for doing so, as well as the fraught relationship between Trump and Comey.

Medical Human toe stolen from Dawson City bar
Author: 0 Human toe stolen from Dawson City bar

The fine for stealing or swallowing the toe will set you back $2,500. "Stunts like this adversely affect the whole community", Lee said. "We, fortunately, have a couple of backup toes, but we really need this one back", Lee said in the news release on Monday.

Author: 0 Numbers Of Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Are Up In Southern US

There are also reports of infants born to Zika virus-infected mothers appearing healthy at birth but later experiencing slowed head growth during the first year and developing postnatal microcephaly. "For many impoverished children in our country, any Zika effect on their neurodevelopment will add burden to their futures". Researchers will also be enrolling 700 children between the ages of 1 and 5 years, including 300 children known to have been exposed to dengue or Zika viruses while ...

Medical Hospital: Scalise was on the brink of death, condition has improved 'subtantially'
Author: 0 Hospital: Scalise was on the brink of death, condition has improved 'subtantially'

In his first public comments since the shooting, Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his full capacity. House Speaker Paul Ryan has paid a visit to wounded Majority Whip Steve Scalise at the hospital. Jennifer Scalise says in a statement that the family is "especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across ...

Medical MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move
Author: 0 MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move

The full inclusion of domestic Chinese stocks in the widely tracked MSCI Emerging Markets Index could pull more than $400 billion of funds from asset managers, pension funds and insurers into mainland China's equity markets over the next decade, according to analysts.