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Global News CBO To Score BCRA Without Cruz Amendment
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Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee has asserted that the proposal to repeal the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act without an immediate replacement was a non-starter. Some living near the poverty line, even accounting for government subsidies, would face crippling costs. There also would be a decline in tax revenue from ACA-imposed penalties on those who don't buy into a private health insurance program, as well as businesses that fail to provide adequate health insurance ...

Global News Three women die in Louth road collision
Author: 0 Three women die in Louth road collision

Two men are seriously injured following the three vehicle collision that occurred south of Aclint Bridge in Ardee at approximately 1am this morning. AA Roadwatch added: "N2 Dublin/Monaghan Rd expected to remain closed for rest of day at Aclint following serious crash".

Global News Mueller Investigating Manafort for Money Laundering
Author: 0 Mueller Investigating Manafort for Money Laundering

Sources said the president had asked advisors about pardoning not only himself but members of his family and their businesses too. What began as an investigation into potential collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russian government has broadened to include a look at Trump's businesses and those of his family members and other associates, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort .

Global News Dog swims into the Long Island Sound to rescue baby deer
Author: 0 Dog swims into the Long Island Sound to rescue baby deer

Freeley recorded the video on his walk with Storm and his other dog Sara, not knowing what would come next. " And then he started nudging it, and started pulling it to make sure she was gonna be OK I guess ". After swimming out to the deer, he managed to loop a dog lead over the animal's head and swim back to shore, only to badly injure his knee and leaving him collapsed on the beach.

Global News Israel bars men under 50 from Jerusalem Old City prayers
Author: 0 Israel bars men under 50 from Jerusalem Old City prayers

Israel has defended the move, claiming it was no different from security measures at other holy sites around the world. Police announced that Muslim men under the age of 50 are banned from the site Friday. Three Arab Israeli assailants fled to the compound after the attack, where they were shot dead by security forces. A Palestinian advocacy group said Israeli police detained 10 prominent Palestinian activists in Jerusalem, including the leader of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's ...

Global News Why Justin Bieber is banned from performing in China
Author: 0 Why Justin Bieber is banned from performing in China

The news was announced in a statement from Beijing's cultural bureau in response to fans wondering why the Asian leg of Bieber's objective tour is not stopping in the country. Representatives for Bieber have yet to respond to requests for comment. But Bieber fans in China will be heartened to know it's not too late for the singer to redeem himself.

Global News Higher prices come with no repeal of Affordable Care Act
Author: 0 Higher prices come with no repeal of Affordable Care Act

That study, released in August, showed that Western Colorado has the state's highest health insurance premiums because it has the state's highest health care costs. They qualify for subsidies to help pay for premiums. Burchett said that it's "frustrating" because Republicans have had 8 years to come up with a replacement plan.

Global News Dead and 55 Injured after an Explosion of Restaurant in China
Author: 0 Dead and 55 Injured after an Explosion of Restaurant in China

The fire has since been extinguished by emergency personnel, and authorities continue to investigate what caused the incident in the first place. The cause of the blast is still under investigation, the news website report said . Nearby cars, taxis and buses were also badly damaged. The injured were taken to hospital, it said, adding that 12 were seriously hurt. The central government has pledged to improve more safety procedure against such accidents and promises citizen for medical help.

Author: 0 Where President Trump's Agenda Stands, Six Months In

The three foreign officials who have spoken with top Trump advisers described a disconnect, or "mixed signals", between Trump and his team over Russian Federation, highlighting a lack of a clear policy. The absence of a U.S. translator raised eyebrows among other leaders at the dinner who called it a "breach of national security protocol", Bremmer told Reuters.

Global News NDA policies Have Burned Kashmir, Says Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 NDA policies Have Burned Kashmir, Says Rahul Gandhi

Meanwhile, Congress vice-president has refuted Farroq's suggestion that a third party can be approached for the settlement of Kashmir issue. He said that the issues India is facing are his own and needs no outside help. "Somebody has to be approached", Abdullah said, reported TOI . "PM Modi is personally monitoring the situation in Kashmir". The Kashmir issue has emerged as major challenge for both the Centre and the state government as cases of stone pelting, cross-border terrorism, ...

Global News Senators Re-Introduce Controversial Young Immigrant Amnesty Bill
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Sen. Senators Dick Durbin , an Illinois Democrat, and Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, are co-sponsoring the Dream Act of 2017, which would ensure permanent resident status to about a million young people - known as "dreamers" - who were brought to the USA under age 17 and have lived in the country for at least four years.

Global News Trump suggests that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director should report directly to him
Author: 0 Trump suggests that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director should report directly to him

Speaking with Times reporters, Trump said he ended "up with a second man, who's a deputy" after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from Russia-related investigations that involved the Trump campaign. Trump critics point to the dismissal as evidence of obstruction of justice, a potentially impeachable offense. Rosenstein was responsible for hiring special counsel Robert Mueller to oversee the Russia investigation, which includes a probe into whether the Trump campaign colluded ...

Global News Military preparing for operation near Syria border
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The region is a stronghold of Syria's al-Qaida's branch, known as Fatah al-Sham Front, as well as the Islamic State group and the Levant People's Brigades. The Iran-backed Shia group Hezbollah has provided the Syrian regime with crucial military support in the war, a role that has drawn heavy criticism from its Lebanese opponents including Hariri.

Author: 0 Fought presidential poll with confidence: Meira Kumar

Kumar secured 3.67 lakh votes out of a total 10.69 lakh valid votes counted. He will succeed Pranab Mukherjee, a veteran politician from the Congress party, who completes his five-year term on July 24. The NDA candidate's victory against Kumar was a foregone conclusion because nearly 40 parties, including many from outside the NDA fold, pledged to support him.

Global News Rested, not rusty, Koepka goes straight back into major contention
Author: 0 Rested, not rusty, Koepka goes straight back into major contention

But after a awful front nine which he covered in 39, five over par , the Holywood star was relieved to card four birdies on the back nine for a one-over-par 71. The wind remained strong. "The weather is a big factor when it comes to scoring and if we have what it's supposed to get tomorrow, it's going to be a very, very hard task to shoot anything under par ".

Global News Dozens of Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police
Author: 0 Dozens of Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police

This Friday, due to the expectations of violence, entry will be limited to men over the age of 50, and to all women, regardless of age. An advocacy group says Israeli police have detained 10 prominent Palestinian activists in Jerusalem , including the leader of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement in the city.

Global News Israeli police restrict entry of Muslims to Al-Aqsa
Author: 0 Israeli police restrict entry of Muslims to Al-Aqsa

A showdown between worshipers and police is expected on Friday, the Muslim holy day, unless Israel removes the metal detectors and relaxes its security. "This is a breach for an internal case: Al-Aksa Mosque is for Muslims - only for Muslims - and we will never accept these metal detectors". "Metal detectors will delay them, not to mention humiliate them", he said .

Global News I have been expelled from Congress: Shankersinh Vaghela
Author: 0 I have been expelled from Congress: Shankersinh Vaghela

Patel said: "In view of his seniority, the party leadership kept quiet then". The move comes after differences between Vaghela and senior party leaders cropped over projecting him as the chief ministerial candidate. Vaghela eyeing Gujarat CM post? He had travelled to Delhi on Thursday to meet party leaders before he makes an announcement, but, sources said, a meeting with senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel that he had hoped for did not happen.

Global News McConnel says he'll push for clean repeal bill
Author: 0 McConnel says he'll push for clean repeal bill

Among Republicans, 27 percent want immediate repeal, while 54 percent favor repealing the law when a replacement is ready. Failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has seen her poll numbers decline since her stunning defeat - and they are even worse than President Trump's .

Global News Swedish people want their train to be called 'Trainy McTrainface'
Author: 0 Swedish people want their train to be called 'Trainy McTrainface'

Two other trains will be called Estelle - named after the 5-year-old princess of Sweden, and Glenn - a popular name in Gothenburg. Unfortunately the real Trainy McTrainface will not have eyes. While the United Kingdom's Natural Environment Research Council may have regretted opening their naming poll to the public, MTR Express said they would be sticking with the people's choice.

Global News Protesters greet Speaker Ryan at MA stop
Author: 0 Protesters greet Speaker Ryan at MA stop

The Big 6 are Speaker Ryan, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House adviser Gary Cohn and the Republican Chairmen of 2 tax-writing committees. Lawrence is a mostly blue-collar city where 75 percent of the residents are Latino. "It's baffling. They're continuing to push this mythology that tax cuts for the rich will magically help the poor", she said.

Global News OJ Simpson Granted Early Release From Prison After Serving Nine Years
Author: 0 OJ Simpson Granted Early Release From Prison After Serving Nine Years

With the decision, Simpson could be free as early as October. Referring to the former National Football League player by his nickname "Juice", Fromong said OJ never pulled a gun on him during the robbery. As the hearing wound down, Simpson was asked to make a final statement. She told the parole board Thursday that the family realizes he's not flawless but has done the best he can.

Global News Majority Worry US Could Enter War in Next 4 Years
Author: 0 Majority Worry US Could Enter War in Next 4 Years

Fears of the United States engaging in a major war are growing among Americans, according to a Tuesday NBC News/SurveyMonkey National Security Poll. As far as who the USA might get into that major war with, the plurality went to North Korea, with 41% of Americans believing that the isolated nation is the "greatest immediate threat" to the US.

Global News Finally, a poll Trump will like: Clinton even more unpopular
Author: 0 Finally, a poll Trump will like: Clinton even more unpopular

His former opponent, Hillary Clinton . Just 35 percent of men hold a favorable view of her, compared to 43 percent of women. Bloomberg said Tuesday's survey suggests Mrs. "There's growing discontent with Hillary Clinton even as she has largely stayed out of the spotlight", J. Ann Selzer, who conducted the poll, told Bloomberg.

Global News Rosenstein: Justice Department Employees Have
Author: 0 Rosenstein: Justice Department Employees Have "Obligation" To Keep Memos Confidential

Rosenstein was asked by MacCallum about Mueller's friendship with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and whether this gives him "any pause". It suggests that perhaps he had in mind to also fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey well before he did. Mueller's appointment also followed Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to back away from involvement in the investigation in March.

Author: 0 Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate panels

Multiple sources have told the media that following Trump's official meeting with Putin earlier this month at the summit, the pair had a lengthy, impromptu exchange that the White House did not publicize. Shortly after that, he tweeted: "Even a dinner arranged for top 20 leaders in Germany is made to look sinister!" Addressing claims that the absence of the USA translator might have been a breach of national security protocol, the statement said the translator who accompanied Trump ...

Global News 27M uninsured under Senate health care bill
Author: 0 27M uninsured under Senate health care bill

Senate Republicans' latest version of a health care bill to repeal Obamacare would leave 27 million American uninsured by 2020, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Wednesday. Even though negotiations are reportedly underway to get McConnell the 50 votes he needs to move ahead on repeal and replace , there is no sign the mix of moderate and conservative Republicans who have been in opposition to the legislation have changed their minds.

Author: 0 Duterte finally sets foot in war-torn Marawi, boosts morale

PEACE talks between the Philippine government and the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) hit a snag anew, as a result of the guerilla "attack" in Mindanao that hurt four members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG). However, Dureza later on announced the government will not hold informal talks with the communist rebels following the PSG encounter with the insurgents.

Global News Slight majority want Democrats to retake power in 2018, poll says
Author: 0 Slight majority want Democrats to retake power in 2018, poll says

This newest poll comes after a different Washington Post/ABC News poll found Trump's latest approval rating to be at 36% - giving him the lowest approval rating at the six-month mark of any president in the past 70 years. 35 percent who'd like to see the GOP retain control "to support Trump's agenda". Thirty-five percent of Democrats said then that they were more likely to become involved in political causes in the next year, compared with 21 percent of Republicans and independents.

Global News Bolt Confirms Run In 100m And 4x100m Relay At World Athletics Championships
Author: 0 Bolt Confirms Run In 100m And 4x100m Relay At World Athletics Championships

No." 3. Last month, Bolt won his final race on home soil at the Racers Grand Prix in Jamaica's capital of Kingston, in 10.03 seconds. Bolt will run the 100 metres and the 4x100 metres rally. "I'm feeling good", Bolt said. "The season started off slow for me". "I had some work to do so I've been a little behind schedule but I'm training well".

Global News Anthony Scaramucci reportedly set to become White House communications director
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci reportedly set to become White House communications director

Scaramucci was a supporter of Trump's during the campaign, dealing with fundraising and appearing on cable TV as a frequent defender of the president. The news comes amid multiple reports that Trump had become frustrated with his communications staff, urging them "to get on the same page" amid a serious of communication blunders pertaining to the Russian Federation investigation.

Global News Congressional Health Care Plan
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Salazar blamed this year's rate increases on "lack of clarity at the federal level", as Congress bickers about what part of the Affordable Care Act will be repealed and replaced, if any. Using the Healthcare.gov health plan comparison tool , a 21-year-old in Charlotte, North Carolina, making $US35,000 annually would have to pay a minimum of $US200 a month for the cheapest healthcare plan.

Global News OJ Simpson Parole Hearing
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Parole Board commissioner Connie Bisbee said: "You've been disciplinary-free throughout your time of incarceration". Fred and Kim Goldman were present as Simpson stood trial for the 1994 killing of Ron Goldman and the football star's wife, Nicole Brown Simpson .

Global News US cancels ban on in-flight laptops
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The DHS had banned electronic devices larger than a smartphone in the cabins of airplanes on direct flights to the USA from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. "There will be new measures to head off any threats from insider attacks". Kelly says the vast majority of traffickers who are arrested by federal immigration officers are those who are paid money to take people into the U.S.

Global News Trump Looking At Pardon Powers, His Lawyers Looking To Discredit Special Counsel
Author: 0 Trump Looking At Pardon Powers, His Lawyers Looking To Discredit Special Counsel

Mueller is tasked with overseeing the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and that includes whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian officials. Other than I held the Miss Universe pageant there eight, nine years [crosstalk]... He added: "I think if he wants to go, my finances are extremely good, my company is an unbelievable successful company".

Global News Sizmek To Acquire Rocket Fuel
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The value of the position overall is up by 240.0%. The share price of Rocket Fuel Inc. As Business Insider's Jim Edwards noted, the company's stock was once valued at $66. In the U.S., data activation platform Sizmek is to acquire predictive marketing software company Rocket Fuel for approximately $145m. In January, Sizmek launched a data hub that integrates with data management platforms so that dynamically created ads can be targeted to DMP audience segments.

Global News Jake Lamb's six RBIs help Arizona Diamondbacks rout Cincinnati Reds
Author: 0 Jake Lamb's six RBIs help Arizona Diamondbacks rout Cincinnati Reds

Martinez was struck in the hand by a Tim Adelman fastball. Frazier stayed in the game after getting hit in the ninth inning of New York's 6-1 loss. X-rays were negative. Although Lamb finished the Thursday afternoon National League affair 2-for-5 with one strikeout, his pair of three-run home runs also added two more runs scored to his impressive 2017 slate.

Global News Fans troll Irfan Pathan for 'UnIslamic' picture
Author: 0 Fans troll Irfan Pathan for 'UnIslamic' picture

He was targeted by some irked fans on Facebook who argued that the Pathan should not have exposed her wife openly on social media, some even pointed out how It was highly "Un-islamic" of Baig to use nail-polish and how she should have rather applied mehndi on her hands.