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Connelly: Can Alexander, Murray get Senate cooperation on health care?

Connelly: Can Alexander, Murray get Senate cooperation on health care? The proposal is created to stabilize the individual health care market. In addition to subsidies paid to insurance companies that help lower their costs, members of the program also receive tax credits to offset the cost of premiums. The payments are made monthly. This allows the states the right to defend the payments. And if that is not achievable at the federal level, we should adopt it at the ... [Full Article...]

'Unmarried' to replace 'virgin' in IGIMS form

'Unmarried' to replace 'virgin' in IGIMS form Dr Biswas, who held an emergency meeting with the IGIMS officials on Thursday to discuss the issue, said though "virgin" has a different connotation these days, the IGIMS has made a decision to remove the word from the form and replace it with "unmarried" so that "sentiments of the employees are not hurt". [Full Article...]

JK: Three LeT terrorists killed, internet services snapped in Baramulla

JK: Three LeT terrorists killed, internet services snapped in Baramulla The three militants are believed to be foreigners although it is yet to be officially confirmed. The encounter lasted for almost three hours and the bodies of the three terrorists were recovered, an official said. The encounter comes days after Lashkar-e-Taiba chief commander Abu Dujana, along with one other militant, Arif Bhat, was killed in an encounter with forces last week. [Full Article...]

Firefighters extinguish blaze at Dubai skyscraper

Firefighters extinguish blaze at Dubai skyscraper Many residents were asleep at the time, so building employees went knocking door-to-door and activated emergency sprinklers. In an official statement, Dubai Civil Defense officials said the fire started on the 26th floor, moving upwards from the south-west corner. [Full Article...]

Trump aims at insurers in battle over health care subsidies

Tim Scott of SC. "We don't work for the president". It's really important that the Trump administration drop its efforts to sabotage the health insurance markets, especially as Republicans and Democrats are working together to make improvements. [Full Article...]

Dunkin' could dump 'Donuts' from its name

Dunkin' could dump 'Donuts' from its name US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in Dunkin' Brands Group by 1.8% in the first quarter. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.01% stake. Finally, Maxim Group lifted their price objective on Dunkin' Brands Group from $61.00 to $64.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. [Full Article...]

Hafiz Saeed trying to hide behind ballots

Hafiz Saeed trying to hide behind ballots Reacting to the news, outgoing MEA spokesperson Gopal Bagley said, "It appears person whose hands are stained with blood of innocent lives wants to hide his blood-stained hands behind ballot ink". Saeed has been under house arrest since 31 January, along with four of his close aides, after years of living freely in Pakistan. According to news agency reports from the UN on Thursday, China had aga... [Full Article...]

49ers waived WR gets claimed by Jets, reunites with position coach

49ers waived WR gets claimed by Jets, reunites with position coach In turn, tight end Brian Parker was waived. Ellington had been released by San Francisco on Thursday. "I thought we were a little front-loaded with some more inside receivers, the slot-type position", head coach Kyle Shanahan told the San Francisco Chronicle . [Full Article...]

No Biggy: US Confirms killing 624 Civilians in Syria

No Biggy: US Confirms killing 624 Civilians in Syria The coalition made the announcement on Friday, claiming that the civilians had been "unintentionally killed" over a span of 34 months between August 2014 and June 2017. The clashes were accompanied by heavy bombardment, with dozens of shells and rockets being fired, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, adding that it had confirmed there had been casualties. [Full Article...]

Cabinet of Pakistan PM sworn in, Khawaja Asif becomes FM

The last foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, was appointed by the Pakistan People's Party. To strengthen the party's position in Punjab, Abbasi has added five politicians from prominent families that command huge vote banks in the south of the region, seen as pivotal to the next poll The reshuffle saw Sharif's close aide Ishaq Dar resume his earlier role as finance minister despite a criminal i... [Full Article...]

New shark abuse video shows man shooting hammerhead with handgun

New shark abuse video shows man shooting hammerhead with handgun The video was provided by the person who shot the footage. It is now part of a state investigation. It's still unknown exactly where the shooting took place; however, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission noted that while it is generally illegal to shoot a shark in Florida waters, it is legal to do it in federal waters, according to Raw Story . [Full Article...]

Health risk from smoky skies off the charts in parts of BC

Health risk from smoky skies off the charts in parts of BC Though the smoke is higher in the sky, it doesn't mean those with medical conditions shouldn't be careful. Further information about air quality programs in the region can be found on Metro Vancouver's website . When PM 2.5 levels cross a certain threshold - of 25 micrograms per cubic metre - that's enough to prompt health warnings, said Doerksen. People with health conditions, along with infan... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Signs Sanctions Against Russia Over Alleged Meddling In Elections

Donald Trump Signs Sanctions Against Russia Over Alleged Meddling In Elections Trump doesn't completely agree with the bill, though. The Kremlin said Wednesday that Trump signing the sanctions "doesn't change anything" as Moscow has already hit back. Lawmakers modified an earlier version of the bill so as not to inadvertently undercut USA firms or interfere with how European allies acquire their energy. [Full Article...]

China: Restraint on Doklam not unlimited

China: Restraint on Doklam not unlimited He also clarified that the development of its border areas is the legitimate matter of interest for the Indian government as well as its responsibility. In a fresh salvo, China has told India not to test its patience over Doklam, with its Defence Ministry saying that "restraint has a bottom line". In an interview with the Hindu , Joshua T. [Full Article...]

Amanda Knox Says Michelle Carter Needs Sympathy

Amanda Knox Says Michelle Carter Needs Sympathy Carters' negligence and reckless conduct caused Roy to sustain "severe personal injuries, great conscious pain and suffering of body and mind and ultimately death", the suit alleges. You just have to do it. Among those were ones from her that stated: "You always say you're gonna do it, but you never do". Carter: I though you wanted to do this. [Full Article...]

Trump's new green card system may benefit Indians

Trump's new green card system may benefit Indians US President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers join hands to cut legal immigration into the United States . David Perdue of Georgia, would mirror the merit-based immigration systems in Canada and Australia , according to the White House . [Full Article...]

FSU WR Davante Phillips facing multiple felony charges

FSU WR Davante Phillips facing multiple felony charges Florida State has suspended Phillips indefinitely. Phillips had four receptions for 33 yards as a sophomore in nine games past year and saw most of his action on special teams. He also played in 10 games as a freshman with one catch. An ankle injury kept him out of the Orange Bowl, but Florida State receivers coach Lawrence Dawsey said in January he hoped Phillips would remain encouraged during... [Full Article...]

Duterte hands off on impeachment rap vs Chief Justice Sereno - Palace

Duterte hands off on impeachment rap vs Chief Justice Sereno - Palace The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and the Vanguard of the Philippine Constitution Inc. De Castro's internal memorandum, which was reported in the media earlier, specifically assailed the appointment of Atty. On Thursday, House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas of Ilocos Norte in Northern Luzon cautioned parties over the filing of charges against the country's impeachable officials... [Full Article...]

Missing Modesto teacher found safe in Merced County

Missing Modesto teacher found safe in Merced County A Modesto kindergarten teacher who was missing for several weeks after crashing her auto in rural Merced County was found safe Friday, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Office. Warnke described the surrounding landscape as desolate grazing land with homes visible in the distance. When she disappeared, Tull's family revealed that she suffers from bi-polar disorder, and had stopped taking m... [Full Article...]

Congressional recess just started and Republicans have done nothing

That poisonous exercise of president power is proving to be too much, at least for some leading Republicans . But the governor, who was one of Trump's harshest critics a year ago , is unwavering in his belief that any new health-care plan must be the result of Republicans and Democrats working together. [Full Article...]


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