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Obamacare premiums could rise by 20%

Obamacare premiums could rise by 20% Trump has continued to make the payments, despite a pending federal lawsuit Republican House leaders filed to question the legality of the assistance. An abrupt cutoff of the cost-reduction payments would be among the quickest ways to make that happen. The cost-sharing reductions have always been a flash point. [Full Article...]

North Korea Escalation Will Hinge on China's Factional Struggle

Seventy-two years ago on August 6, 1945, the United States became the first and only country to use nuclear weapons against Japan in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. None of this will bring a desirable or conclusive solution to the North Korean nuclear problem, but as most realistic policy makers understand, a problem like North Korea gets managed, not solved. [Full Article...]

Obama's anti-racism tweet most liked ever on Twitter

Obama's anti-racism tweet most liked ever on Twitter Obama tweeted a quote from Nelson Mandela Saturday night: "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion ..." Obama's August 12 tweet was posted after a rally of white nationalists and neo-Nazis resulted in the murder of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was struck by a auto that smashed into a crowd of anti-hate protesters. [Full Article...]

Another blow for Barcelona as Luis Suarez suffers knee injury

Another blow for Barcelona as Luis Suarez suffers knee injury The Catalan club also announced that Gerard Pique has sustained a groin strain in his left leg and is doubtful for their La Liga opener against Real Betis . Suarez has scored 148 goals in the Spanish league, the Champions League and the Copa del Rey in his three seasons at Barcelona . Without Suarez, Barcelona's front line is even thinner. [Full Article...]

Trump defends 'beautiful' Civil War statues

Trump defends 'beautiful' Civil War statues Such monuments show "that the system of white supremacy continues to exist, it's not just a relic of the past, it didn't just exist in the southern states that seceded from the United States ", Smolarek said. "There's lots of places where we learn about our history - libraries, archives, public school". Even Confederate general Robert E. Lee's great-great grandson is " fine " with them getting... [Full Article...]

NK leader briefed on plan for missile strikes near Guam

NK leader briefed on plan for missile strikes near Guam Pompeo declined to say how long it will be before North Korea could carry out such a nuclear attack on the United States mainland. Kim added that the U.S. Pentagon chief Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece that the United States favors a diplomatic solution to the nuclear stand-off, especially with help from China , though they s... [Full Article...]

Mohan Bhagwat defies CPI(M) Government order, unfurls tricolour at school

Mohan Bhagwat defies CPI(M) Government order, unfurls tricolour at school The collector's orders were apparently based on the guidelines which, among other things, stipulates that only the school principal or elected representatives could hoist the national flag in the school. The Collector's order however reached the school only hours before the function was to be held. "It is however, learnt that no other school had been given similar information", said RSS Prachar ... [Full Article...]

Brexit proposal on Northern Ireland/Ireland issues

Brexit proposal on Northern Ireland/Ireland issues While continuing to take account of these interests across the board, the United Kingdom believes there are specific areas where focus on the unique relationship between the United Kingdom and Ireland, and the importance of the peace process in Northern Ireland , is required in the initial phases of the dialogue. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision Trumps' reaction came as North Korea earlier threatened to attack Guam and other United States territories in the Pacific region, saying a strike plan was ready "to put into practise in a multi-current and consecutive way any moment" on Kim's instruction. [Full Article...]

Gorakhpur hospital deaths not caused by oxygen shortage: Central govt team

Gorakhpur hospital deaths not caused by oxygen shortage: Central govt team Authorities have promised stringent action against those found guilty and suspended the principal for derelict and removed head of the encephalitis ward from his post . It is alleged that the supply of oxygen was disrupted in BRD Hospital because the payment was not made to the supplier. 17 children died in the neo-natal ward, five died in the acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) ward whil... [Full Article...]

Stoneman make England debut versus West Indies

Stoneman make England debut versus West Indies A traditional red ball is harder for batsmen and fielders to pick up in twilight and under lights while a white ball, as used in one-day worldwide cricket, clashes with the players' clothing. England is placing its hopes on left-hander Mark Stoneman to finally end this search for a solid partner for Cook in light of the upcoming series against Australia's vaunted pace attack. [Full Article...]

Hindu-Jewish lesbian couple's joy after search for wedding priest

Hindu-Jewish lesbian couple's joy after search for wedding priest On Saturday, the couple tied the knot at a venue in Leicester in front of their friends and family. Initially, Mistry, 48, could not find a Hindu priest to perform the ceremony, but eventually female priest Chanda Vyas agreed. Know more about their lovely wedding! Both the women work for an interfaith organisation. I'm very grateful that we've been able to do this. " I grew up in a very traditio... [Full Article...]

Biggin Hill shows Battle of Britain spirit as historic flight grounded

Biggin Hill shows Battle of Britain spirit as historic flight grounded The bomber is one of only two left flying in the world and one of 12 aircraft in the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Flown by regular serving RAF Aircrew, the Flight operates six Spitfires, two Hurricane Mk 2Cs, a Lancaster as well as a C47 Dakota and two Chipmunk aircraft (primarily used for training). [Full Article...]

Pelosi calls for removing Confederate statues from US Capitol: 'Reprehensible'

Pelosi calls for removing Confederate statues from US Capitol: 'Reprehensible' Pelosi added, "I call upon Speaker Ryan to join Democrats to remove the Confederate statues from the Capitol immediately". Now only states have the power to replace statues in the National Statuary Hall Collection. Trump tweeted Thursday. But since the rally turned violent and led to the death of one counterprotester, other localities have moved to take down Confederate statues - and... [Full Article...]

Douglas teacher suffers 'self-inflicted' gunshot wound in his classroom

Douglas teacher suffers 'self-inflicted' gunshot wound in his classroom Jesse Hambrick. The teacher was transported by helicopter to an area hospital. No students witnessed the incident or had to deal with it first hand, Hambrick said. Douglas County Schools said the campus has been secured and students are in the gym. Parents tell Channel 2's Liz Artz the students are being held inside the gym. [Full Article...]

Kulsoom will soon return to Pakistan, says Kirmani

Kulsoom will soon return to Pakistan, says Kirmani The relevant Returning Officer said two petitioners made nine objections against Kulsoom Nawaz and all of them were rejected after thoroughly listening to arguments. Earlier on Wednesday, the ECP scrutinized nomination papers of 29 Candidates for NA-120 by-election while it issued notices to Kulsoom Nawaz and Yasmin Rashid for Thursday (today). [Full Article...]

SC gives NAB access to 'confidential' 10th volume of JIT report

SC gives NAB access to 'confidential' 10th volume of JIT report According to the NAB's letter, the companies are CNG Pakistan Limited, Spencer Distribution (Pvt.) Limited, Gulf Insurance Company, Hajveri Holdings (Pvt.) Limited, HDS Securities (Pvt.) Limited and Hajveri Modaraba Management Company (Pvt.) Ltd. [Full Article...]

China calls on U.S. to address Korean Peninsula issue via diplomatic means

China calls on U.S. to address Korean Peninsula issue via diplomatic means North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the USA military hub in the Pacific. [Full Article...]

Human remains found in shopping cart

Human remains found in shopping cart The body did not appear to show any signs of trauma, sources said. I left it alone. Detectives and officials with the city medical examiner's office were still investigating the scene early Thursday. that night. Witnesses in the area reported a awful smell as police took the body away a few hours later. "It smelled like a meat shop where the meat is all rotten". [Full Article...]

United States seeks 'effective' ties with China's military

He added, "The North Korean people, I'm sure, are lovely people and would love to see him go as well". Pyongyang, however, apparently toned down its threats on Tuesday as Kim Jong-un reportedly made a decision to observe U.S. "North Korea held the 43rd ambassadors' meeting in July 2015 and (the latest meeting) seems to be in line with that", according to the spokesman. "The resolution of the N... [Full Article...]


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