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Author: 0 Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill

The Senate plan repeals the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate , slashes federal support of Medicaid and eliminates taxes on the wealthy and insurers that now help pay for care for the poor. Democrats said the bill would result in skimpier policies and higher out-of-pocket costs for many people and erode gains made under Obama that saw roughly 20 million more Americans gain coverage.

Author: 0 North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

A day last week's talks, President Donald Trump said China's efforts to use its leverage with North Korea had failed, raising fresh doubts about his administration's strategy for countering the threat from North Korea. Warmbier recognized that the North had "provided him with medical treatment and brought him back alive" after his "heart was almost stopped". What do USA doctors say? There has been wide speculation that Warmbier suffered some form of physical abuse, which caused "severe ...

Global News Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies
Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies

FILE - The July 17, 1990 file photo shows Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, center, sitting with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl , right, and German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher at a table in the garden of the guest house in Archiz during a break in their talks on the discussion of NATO-membership of United Germany, the most hard topic in the negotiations to German unification.

Global News GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid
Author: 0 GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found the House bill would kick 23 million Americans off their health plans, and the legislation is unpopular with the public. The tax credits would be tied to income - similar to the Affordable Care Act, but different from the House bill that would link the funding to a person's age.

Author: 0 Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House

Asked about Baldasaro's presence at Friday's press briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer condemned all comments suggesting violence against another person. Most of their Q&A sessions have been held off-camera. The White House has said they remain willing to respond to reporter emails or in background briefings with officials, The Hill reported.

Global News Four killed as gunman attacks San Francisco UPS facility
Author: 0 Four killed as gunman attacks San Francisco UPS facility

The victims, like the gunman, were also company drivers, said Steve Gaut , head of investor relations at UPS. The next thing he knew, he said, "there's a mob of UPS drivers " running down the street screaming "shooter, shooter". When police reached the warehouse, they escorted employees away and closed the area to search for additional weapons and interview eyewitnesses. At 9:44 a.m.

Global News Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis
Author: 0 Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

The heart of Paris has been transformed into a huge sports park to celebrate the day and support the city's Olympic candidature. Kayakers paddle on the Seine river in Paris Friday, June 23, 2017. Los Angeles last hosted the event in 1984. "It makes me very proud to know that hundreds of thousands of people around the nation are following LA's lead today in celebrating the power of the Olympic and Paralympic Games".

Author: 0 Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Araujo headed the ball into the opposite corner, over goalkeeper Akinfeev. Russian Federation crashed out of last year's Euro 2016 at the group stage without a win and were regarded by many as the weakest team in the tournament. It was 2-0 four minutes later when Bernardo Silva slipped a shot into an unguarded goal after neat play on the left flank between Ricardo Queresma and Eliseu .

Global News Grenfell Tower fire: Book of Condolence to open in Belfast
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire: Book of Condolence to open in Belfast

The toll from the London tower block fire has risen to at least 30 people dead and the flames have now been extinguished, police said on June 16, 2017. British officials say they are helping the Syrian family of the first officially confirmed victim of the London tower blaze - 23-year-old Mohammad Alhajali - to "travel to the these terribly sad circumstances".

Author: 0 Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement that Scalise's condition has been upgraded to fair and that he "continues to make good progress ". The gunman came out of his vehicle with two rifles, a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 mm caliber SKS rifle. Investigators did find a picture of the baseball field in Alexandria that he attacked, along with photographs from visits to tourist sites around Washington , D.C., from April.

Global News Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to begin joint patrols next week
Author: 0 Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to begin joint patrols next week

Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said a captured militant had told the military the IS chief, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had directly "incited" the gunmen to attack the city of 200,000. "From our point of view, we were able to stop something that could have been much, much bigger", Abella told a news conference. Most of Marawi City is under government control but there are areas where the Maute are fiercely holding ground, using trapped civilians as human shields.

Author: 0 India beat Pakistan in world hockey league classification match

Malaysia who were trailing Argentina 0-2 fought back to reduce the deficit through a penalty stroke but the Olympic champions held on book a place in the final and a spot in the World Hockey Final in India. The goal tally was opened by Ramandeep who had put India ahead in the eighth minute when his reverse flick had beat the Pakistan keeper. India's fourth goal came in the 28th minute when Sunil assisted Ramandeep from the far post.

Global News London Urges Qatar, Gulf States to De-Escalate Situation
Author: 0 London Urges Qatar, Gulf States to De-Escalate Situation

However, they did not make clear what services the hotlines would provide. On Sunday Qatar Airways reported a 21.7% rise in net profit in its last financial year that ended in March, fuelled by a strategy of investment and expansion. Usually, cargo ships bound for Qatar stopped in the deep-water port of Jebel Ali, in Dubai, or in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE , where the cargo was transferred to smaller ships to be transported to Doha .

Author: 0 Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

A fourth survivor was found, but rescuers were still trying to get to him hours after heavy rain triggered the avalanche in Sichuan Province, officials said. A smaller, second landslide caused huge rocks to fall onto the village, which made it more hard for heavy machinery to get to the scene, police team leader Wang Yongbo told CCTV.

Global News Portugal raises death toll back to 62
Author: 0 Portugal raises death toll back to 62

Almost 900 firefighters and 300 vehicles were still battling the blaze on Sunday afternoon as scenes of devastation could be seen around the town. The country's prime minister called it "the biggest tragedy" that Portugal has experienced in decades and declared three days of national mourning.

Author: 0 Rival Gulf states give Qatar 10 days to close Al Jazeera

Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that includes shutting down Al-Jazeera and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran. If Qatar agrees to comply, the list asserts that it will be audited once a month for the first year, and then once per quarter in the second year after it takes effect.

Global News More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats
Author: 0 More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

I am a strategic, politically astute leader. Back in 2001 Hoyer and Pelosi faced each other for the top leadership position inside the Democratic caucus, but have largely worked collaboratively in the top two slots for years. "This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic Party, we need new leadership", the MA lawmaker said.

Global News WaPo: Obama admin 'choked' on Russia, former official says
Author: 0 WaPo: Obama admin 'choked' on Russia, former official says

In his recent testimony before the House Intelligence Committee former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson admitted he and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper struggled with how to publicly respond to Russia's interference during the election given Trump's continued talk about the election being "rigged" against him.

Author: 0 Neighbors Call GOP Shooter a 'Radical Nut' Who Was 'Reckless' with Firearms

Louis reports. He had also posted inflammatory messages opposing the presidency of Donald Trump and articulated support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders . Hodgkinson had previous run-ins with the law, ranging from domestic battery charges to unlawful discharge of a firearm. Apparently, James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville has two Facebook pages .

Author: 0 Supreme Court Will Hear Gerrymandering Case

What the Republicans did is called gerrymandering , a centuries-old practice of creating legislative districts that favor one party over another. "I am pleased that the Court granted our request on this important issue". Yet Democrats are more supportive of having courts rein in extreme districting plans, mainly because Republicans control more legislatures and drew districts after the 2010 census that enhanced their advantage in those states and in the House of Representatives .

Author: 0 Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria

Six Kalibr cruise missiles were launched from the Admiral Essen frigate, the Admiral Grigorovich and from Russia's Krasnodar submarine, destroying Daesh command posts and ammunition depots in the town of Akerbat, the ministry said but did not give information on the date of the strikes.

Author: 0 Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

It will be needed should Russian Federation stand any chance of qualifying. Nestor Araujo and Hirving Lozano scored to offset a first-half opener from Russia's Aleksandr Samedov to help Mexico join Portugal in the tournament's last-four.

Author: 0 CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

Previously, the White House has held many off-camera briefings, but audio was always allowed to be transmitted. Lacking footage and wanting some kind of visual element, CNN came up with a rather creative solution: a courtroom sketch artist.

Author: 0 FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand

Andre Silva added a third on 80 minutes before Nani completed the rout in stoppage time to ensure Portugal progressed to last four as winners of Group A, finishing above Mexico on goal difference. Only a superb one-handed reflex save from Akinfeev, who made his 100th worldwide appearance, stopped Andre Silva's bullet header just after the break.

Author: 0 Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

What would have to change to gain their support? . There are a number of things that we can work on constructively to make insurance more affordable for people, to make insurance more competitive. By 2020, other changes are likely to result in plans with much higher deductibles. Imholz adds that Essential Health Benefits were initially created to protect consumers from junk insurance that didn't cover many common health conditions, a widespread problem before the ACA was implemented.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul

The government advance was carving out escape corridors for civilians marooned behind Isis lines. Some were injured and carrying malnourished children. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said that the "liberation" of the city of Mosul from the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group will be announced in a few days.

Global News UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar
Author: 0 UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

According to Khoshcheshm, the Saudis meant to sort out "the problem of Qatar " at the US-led Islamic summit in Riyadh last month. It added that it is preparing an official response after confirming the receipt of the demands. The AP obtained a copy from one of the countries involved in the dispute. As well as shutting down Al Jazeera , which Qatar has previously said it would not do, the boycotting five Arab countries also want it to cut diplomatic ties with Iran.

Author: 0 15 bodies found after China landslide

More than 3,000 rescue workers descended on a Sichuan Province town Saturday where more than 100 people were buried in a landslide. Photos from the official People's Daily showed rescue efforts continuing after nightfall using torches, and it said rescuers were trying to reach two people they believe they had heard trapped beneath the rubble.State television reports showed villagers and rescuers scrambling over mounds of mud and rocks that had slid down the mountainside.

Author: 0 US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions

If signed into law, the document would prohibit the U.S. president from being able to lift sanctions without Congressional approval. The White House hasn't weighed in on the legislation but says it's "committed" to the existing Russian sanctions.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower: 34 buildings fail cladding safety test in wake of tragedy

At least 79 people are feared to have died after the west London tower block was engulfed by a huge fire ten days ago. Added to the cladding, the London Fire Brigade "also identified concerns relating to services that have been run through compartment walls leading to possible breaches in the buildings ability to stop fire spreading", Dan Daly, assistant commissioner for fire safety, said in a statement after the evacuation.

Global News Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill
Author: 0 Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said the bill would take away health insurance for 400,000 Oregonians covered by the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medicaid . Seth Foldy, former Milwaukee health commissioner. Details on the Senate plan were still emerging Friday, a day after a "discussion draft" of the bill was released by Republican leaders in the Senate who have been working for weeks behind closed doors.

Global News Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

North Korea has denied torturing USA student Otto Warmbier who died days after being released in a coma a year into a 15-year sentence for stealing a poster. national security spokesman Michael Anton denied there was a connection between the two. The report did not mention Warmbier's neurological status.

Global News EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra over election expenditure
Author: 0 EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra over election expenditure

Mishra, holding ministries of water resources, legislative affairs and public relations, is considered as number two in the government headed by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan . Congress legislature party leader Ajey Singh has demanded Mr Mishra's resignation. The election body also concluded that Mishra had lied in his affidavit on his expenditure related to paid news.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American Airlines

The airline also said that there are foreign ownership laws that limit the total percentage of foreign voting interest to 24.9 percent. Qatar Airways submitted a filing under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, which is mandatory for purchases of more than $81 million, according to an 8K filed by American Airlines .

Global News North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment
Author: 0 North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

North Korea has since denied any wrongdoing or mistreatment and claimed they were in fact "the biggest victim " in this situation. Only about a week has elapsed since ex-North Korean detainee Otto Warmbier returned to the United States in a coma after 17 months in custody.

Author: 0 Just About Every Major Medical Group Hates the GOP Health Care Plans

Both bills would eliminate most of the taxes imposed by the Affordable Care Act. John McCain, were very vocal about their disapproval of the secretive measures of fellow Senate Republicans on this. Heller, like four other GOP senators who announced their opposition to the Obamacare repeal bill that was unveiled Thursday, left the door open to negotiations.

Author: 0 North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'

US doctors who traveled to the North last week to bring Warmbier home recognized that the North had provided him with medical treatment, the spokesman said . Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 after he was found guilty of allegedly stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel. More than 2,500 family, friends and well-wishers gathered for his funeral in OH on Thursday.

Author: 0 Big Orange wins Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

A victor of seven stakes races including four Group 2 events, Big Orange has been long overdue a Group 1, however it is more his style of running and his relentless courage, tenacity and will to win which has endeared him to the racing public.

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