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CBO: Deficit would spike, premiums would rise if Trump ends Obamacare subsidies

CBO: Deficit would spike, premiums would rise if Trump ends Obamacare subsidies Many people would be cushioned from the impact of the increases because federal tax credits rise automatically when premiums do. They are only available to people who buy silver-level plans on the Obamacare exchanges. The current administration's stance is that it could drop the case - and stop making the payments - at any point. Progressives, now's your chance to secure healthcare for all Insur... [Full Article...]

Guam radio stations accidentally air emergency alert

Guam radio stations accidentally air emergency alert The message was broadcast by two radio stations, and was also screened on at least one television station on the island. They said that any genuine warning would include details of what the threat involved. The threat came hours after President Donald Trump told Pyongyang that any threat to the USA would be met with "fire and fury" . Guam is a USA territory and hosts the Joint Region Marian... [Full Article...]

Offaly students prepare for Leaving Results

Offaly students prepare for Leaving Results The helpline's set to handle more calls than ever before as a new points system is coming into force. Mr Cooley also paid tribute to the hard work the students have put in over the past months and years. 'Leaving Cert results need to have been received 2017'. However, Prof Nolan said it was only one step, a technical step, in what must be an ongoing process of reform around the Leaving Cert an... [Full Article...]

Google celebrates India's Independence Day with special doodle

Google celebrates India's Independence Day with special doodle Today's doodle on Google's homepage shows the Parliament building, the symbolic Ashok Chakra, the country's national bird - peacock, all depicted in tricolors (saffron, green, white and blue). The Doodle does its part and fills us with pride and awe at the art work and undoubtedly helps us to celebrate this Independence Day with a lot of enthusiasm. [Full Article...]

Italy to return envoy to Cairo, ending standoff over murdered student

Italy to return envoy to Cairo, ending standoff over murdered student The Italian press and western diplomats in Egypt suspect members of Egyptian security services of having abducted, and fatally tortured Regeni, a 28-year-old doctoral student who was writing about trade unions in the country. Later, they said he was a victim of a robbery. Regeni's parents have strongly opposed Italy re-normalising relations, saying this would remove pressure on Egypt to hold s... [Full Article...]

54 pilgrims die in Mecca before Hajj: Saudi Arabia

54 pilgrims die in Mecca before Hajj: Saudi Arabia Haruna Garba, disclosed this to journalists, on Tuesday. The report said more than 620,000 pilgrims had thus far traveled to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj rituals. "You should pray for peace, unity, and prosperity of Gombe State in particular and the county in general and i urge you not to engage in rioting, demonstration or disobedience or disregard to constituted authorities", he said. [Full Article...]

Illinois Senate resolution asks police to recognize neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations

Illinois Senate resolution asks police to recognize neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations Don Harmon , D-Oak Park. The resolution comes after a man rammed his vehicle through a crowd of people protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday. "Diversity has always and will always make America stronger and better", he said. "While free speech is a bedrock value for Americans, white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups promote agendas that are in i... [Full Article...]

Mattis warns of escalation into war if N. Korea attacks US

Mattis warns of escalation into war if N. Korea attacks US Chiho Tsuchiya of Japan heard the news, but she made a decision to come anyway with her husband and two children. Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a large South Korean travel agency, said several customers called with concerns, but they weren't anxious enough to pay cancellation fees for their trips. [Full Article...]

School buses are safer for kids than cars or walking

School buses are safer for kids than cars or walking Police assisted the school in locating all students. Lisa Wolf, a spokeswoman for the Pinellas school system, said the incident was "concerning and will be fully investigated by the district". "She is claiming it was for their safety". As far as we are concerned there was nothing criminal. The driver of the bus, Angela Williams, has been employed by the district since 2005 and has a clean driv... [Full Article...]

Interim Brexit customs union plan 'daft' says Nicola Sturgeon

He said that while that the wine and spirit industry was the only part of the food and drinks sector that ultimately wanted to be out of the customs union due to the benefit of signing global trade deals with other nations, a clear timetable of when it would get there was necessary to help businesses plan and ensure there was no problems of supply. [Full Article...]

Two kids killed, seven hurt in KC apartment fire

Two kids killed, seven hurt in KC apartment fire The fire led some residents to throw themselves out windows and caused others to courageous burning staircases to reach safety. The fire department says it happened before 2:30. The fire took two hours to put out. Four of the 12 units in the apartment building were damaged by the fire, but the entire building has been evacuated. [Full Article...]

Five cops killed in Garissa after al Shabaab attack police post

Five cops killed in Garissa after al Shabaab attack police post A police official who asked not to be named said two officers survived the ambush, although one was shot in the thigh. Another senior officer at the regional police headquarters said the vehicle, a Land Cruiser, was burnt during the attack. [Full Article...]

Judge Denies Bail For Charlottesville Driver Who Plowed Through Protesters

Judge Denies Bail For Charlottesville Driver Who Plowed Through Protesters Nineteen people were injured during clashes, 10 of whom were listed Sunday in good condition by the University of Virginia Health System. Fields, now the subject of a federal civil rights investigation, was arrested shortly after the incident . [Full Article...]

Guam: Kim Jong Un waiting for next U.S. move, state media reports

Guam: Kim Jong Un waiting for next U.S. move, state media reports John McCain said during a Facebook town hall Thursday. Of course, if the U.S. determines that North Korea has launched a missile targeting the United States, the President would have to decide whether to retaliate. It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will do everything he can to protec... [Full Article...]

Trump Calls Guam Gov to 'Say Hello' and Promise Full Federal Support

Trump Calls Guam Gov to 'Say Hello' and Promise Full Federal Support Mattis said he recognized his responsibility to have military options available for the President, but said the current "diplomatically led" strategy has "diplomatic traction". The Philippine military said on Friday, August 11, that there is only a "remote" chance that debris from a North Korean missile strike near Guam would reach the Philippines. [Full Article...]

North Korea Says It Might Fire Missiles Into Waters Near Guam

At a church in central Guam on Sunday, parishioners sang "Lord, we pray for world peace" after discussing the potential North Korean threat. "Most people that live here, they've heard this before", said Aaron Burger, who's lived here more than a decade. [Full Article...]

GOP Sen. Heller Reveals He Voted For Trump In November

GOP Sen. Heller Reveals He Voted For Trump In November Analysis of the handwriting on the threatening letter matched handwriting that was already in the police archives. There were no signs of a break-in, but officers discovered a note addressed to Sen. The police investigation found that Holley suffers from Type 2 diabetes and that his wife suffers from osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, blood pressure and eye problems. [Full Article...]

Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' Any NKorean Missile Aimed at US

Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' Any NKorean Missile Aimed at US In response, North Korea announced that it was " carefully examining " a strike against Guam - a Pacific U.S. territory about 2,000 miles away from the Korean Peninsula. "Our government will put everything on the line to prevent another war on the Korean Peninsula", Moon said. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the liberal electorate that makes up his political base have long favored an ap... [Full Article...]

If N korean missile hits Guam, war could escalate very quickly: Mattis

If N korean missile hits Guam, war could escalate very quickly: Mattis National security adviser H.R. McMaster also said it isn't likely that Americans are going to see a war between the USA and North Korea in short order. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN its official line is that "the bottom line" to resolve the North Korea nuclear issue is "to uphold the general direction of dialogue, negotiation and political settlement". [Full Article...]

Alabama woman found after nearly a month wandering lost in the woods

Alabama woman found after nearly a month wandering lost in the woods He wrote: "28 days stranded out in the wilderness and Lisa is still standing, strongest person I know". The radiology student had lost 50 pounds and was covered in scratches and bug bites. According to police Manley Davis , 31, and Randall Oswald , 36, from Troy, broke into a hunting lodge in Midway. The men are expected to be questioned again, to date both men have not been legally implicated... [Full Article...]


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