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Author: 0 House Health Care Bill Faces Uncertain Fate In The Senate

According to NBC News , the bill would allow states to seek waivers from the Affordable Care Act rule that required health plans to charge people the same amount regardless of whether they have a preexisting condition . Here is what Paul Ryan is saying: thanks to his Obamacare replacement, insurance companies will no longer have the burden of insuring those with pre-existing conditions .

Author: 0 'Trumpcare' bill set to hurt Republicans

Republicans can pass this bill through what is called budget reconciliation. Collins said she expected the Senate would come up with a "whole new fresh approach" to replacing the Affordable Care Act , enacted under President Barack Obama.

Author: 0 Healthcare debate continues as Trump returns to the White House

Coverage would be disrupted for millions nearly immediately , according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis of a previous iteration of the legislation. "Quite frankly, we didn't make the modifications over the last six, seven years, for obvious reasons, to make that bill better". He memorably told MSNBC that first Congress had to pass the bill, "and then we can have the chance to really explain what's in it".

Author: 0 Trump, Abbas Reaffirm Commitment to Lasting Israeli-Palestinian Peace

President Donald Trump waves goodbye after walking Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to his auto following a visit to the White House in Washington , May 3, 2017. Hamas on Monday released a policy document slightly softening its stance on Israel, calling for a sovereign Palestinian state along pre-1967 lines with the return of refugees to their homes in Israel.

Author: 0 Nigerian leader meets with 82 freed girls

Though Boko Haram has abducted thousands of people during its eight-year insurgency that has spilled across Nigeria's borders, the Chibok mass kidnapping horrified the world and brought the extremist group global attention. Some parents did not live long enough to see their daughters released, underscoring the tragedy of the saga. Although the army has retaken much of the territory initially lost to Boko Haram, large parts of the northeast, particularly in Borno state, remain under threat ...

Global News Chinese firms violated Pakistan's laws and social customs
Author: 0 Chinese firms violated Pakistan's laws and social customs

According to the daily, China has no regional or military hegemonistic designs and only advocates peaceful development. While the United States seems to be moving toward withdrawing from trade agreements and putting up roadblocks with its current trading partners, China and its partner, Pakistan, are moving in the opposite direction, part of China's plan to further open trade with the globe.

Author: 0 Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

A key consideration of the case was whether the governor's comments was blasphemous against Islam, said the five-member judging panel led by presiding judge Dwiarso Budi Santiarto. "An estimated 5,000 supporters of Basuki turned up to rally behind the Christian politician, even putting up a display on the road made up of red and white roses that said "#SAVEAHOK".

Author: 0 White House announces Trump visit to Israel on first trip overseas

He said in an interview with Reuters last week that Saudi Arabia was not treating the usa fairly and Washington was losing a "tremendous amount of money" defending the kingdom. Trump will discuss with Abbas "ways to advance peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, as well as efforts to unlock the potential of the Palestinian economy", it added.

Global News Trump's Comments on Muslims at Center of Travel Ban Case
Author: 0 Trump's Comments on Muslims at Center of Travel Ban Case

Shedd. The Trump administration is appealing the Maryland ruling that blocked the order ban of new visas for people from six predominantly Muslim countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Duncan and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III - won't hear the case. And acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall is going to be arguing for the government. No court ruling was expected Monday from the U.S.

Global News Trump's daughter Tiffany to attend Georgetown Law School
Author: 0 Trump's daughter Tiffany to attend Georgetown Law School

Eric Trump , who earned a bachelor's degree from Georgetown, told the Daily Mail that he's "so proud" of his sister. Eric has a degree from Georgetown while Ivanka attended for two years before transferring to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Author: 0 Facebook will hire 3000 more staff to police content

Another video of a man shooting and killing another in Cleveland last month also shocked viewers. He ended up busted at the drive-thru window of a McDonald's restaurant outside Erie, Pennsylvania, and killed himself after a police chase. "We had a good start to 2017", said Zuckerberg . Facebook will control the broadcast because of the online murders. From his interviews and Facebook posts , it appears that Zuckerberg is at least aware of this, even if his company doesn't always respond ...

Global News China hails watered down ASEAN statement on South China Sea
Author: 0 China hails watered down ASEAN statement on South China Sea

His foreign policy strategy is a stunning reversal of that of the previous administration, which had close ties with the United States and was seen by China as a nuisance. They said instability on the Korean Peninsula "seriously impacts the region and beyond". "Yes, I said I agree". There was also no reference to the 2016 Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling on the South China Sea, which rejected China's claims to sovereignty over most of the sea covered by a nine-dash line based on an old ...

Author: 0 Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Yates said the information she relayed on January 26 suggested: "Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians". If Flynn lied and the Russians threatened to expose that lie, it would put him in a severely compromising position when advising the president.

Global News Jared Kushner's Family Banned Journalists While Pitching 'Golden Visas' For Chinese Investors
Author: 0 Jared Kushner's Family Banned Journalists While Pitching 'Golden Visas' For Chinese Investors

Meyer noted that if investors put at least $500,000 into the Kushner-family backed project, they could qualify for an EB-5 visa. The context, per CBS News, was used to encourage Chinese investors to help fund the New Jersey real estate project in exchange for the controversial EB-5 immigrant investor visa program , "which allows permanent USA residency for those who finance projects that create a certain amount of jobs".

Global News Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers
Author: 0 Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers

ONE of the busiest train stations in Europe was placed on lockdown as heavily armed cops reportedly hunted for "three risky men". Footage posted on social media showed a large police presence around the station and local media reported that officers were looking for three men who were thought to be risky.

Global News Pakistan, Afghanistan dispute toll after clashes
Author: 0 Pakistan, Afghanistan dispute toll after clashes

The clashes prompted thousands of families to flee the area, he said. "These civilians were killed as a result of the Afghan shelling", said Akhtar Mohammad, a doctor at the state-run hospital in Chaman. He said Pakistani officials had stressed that the villages where the census staff were conducting the population count near the border belonged to Pakistan.

Author: 0 Tories make gains in United Kingdom local elections

The British general election is scheduled for June 8. Labour finance spokesman John McDonnell acknowledged the party had suffered a tough night, but told ITV that the results were not "the wipeout that people expected" and insisted it is still "all to play for" in the national vote.

Author: 0 FBI's Comey Defends Pre-Election Clinton Email Decision

Sending the letter to Congress about the Clinton probe less than two weeks before the elections was "one of the world's most painful experiences", Comey told US lawmakers, saying he was facing a hard choice between "really bad or catastrophic" actions and he couldn't hide.

Author: 0 North Korea Detains Fourth American for Unspecified "Hostile Acts"

The campaign has focused largely on jobs and the economy, with North Korea less prominent despite high diplomatic tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile ambitions. is "aware of reports " that an American citizen was detained. North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has expressed outrage at massive joint military exercises conducted by the US and South Korea and an anti-missile battery the U.S.is installing in the region.

Global News Iran Threatens to Stage Strikes Within Pakistan
Author: 0 Iran Threatens to Stage Strikes Within Pakistan

Ten Iranian border guards were killed by terrorists last month. The attack on the Iranian troops was claimed by the so-called Jaish al-Adl Takfiri terrorist group. "Given that terror cells' safe haven is located inside Pakistan and they (terrorists) cross the Islamic Republic of Iran's borders from there, undoubtedly, the Pakistani government is responsible for the bitter incident and other similar cases", Tasnim News Agency quoted Boroujerdi, as saying.

Author: 0 North Korea holds fourth United States citizen for 'hostile acts'

Kim Hak-song was arrested on Saturday by a relevant institution of North Korea on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the regime, the-state-run Korean central News Agency reported. Kim Dong Chul, a South Korean-born USA citizen told CNN he was president of a trade and hotel services company in Rason, North Korea. He said that Kim Hak-song became a USA citizen in the 2000s and returned to China after about 10 years of living in the United States.

Author: 0 Buffett: United Airlines Made A 'Terrible Mistake' In Passenger Incident

India just got a ringing endorsement from the world's most famous investor. Warren Buffett, who controls the largest stake in Wells Fargo & Co., said the San Francisco bank mishandled the fake-account scandal by failing to act promptly to fix abuses that tarnished the lender's reputation and made it harder to attract customers.

Global News Letter carriers' food drive helps fight hunger in OR and Southwest Washington
Author: 0 Letter carriers' food drive helps fight hunger in OR and Southwest Washington

Just leave a non-perishable food donation in a bag by the mailbox and the Postal carrier will do the rest. Food Bank volunteers will also pick up food donations during the day to assist local letter carriers. And America's letter carriers will be ready for it, NALC President Fredric Rolando said. It's easy to help "Stamp Out Hunger" in Southern Arizona.

Global News Four injured as IED bomb targets CTD vehicle in Peshawar
Author: 0 Four injured as IED bomb targets CTD vehicle in Peshawar

The improvised explosive device went off at Khatko bridge on the outskirts of Peshawar , capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, injuring three officials of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and one passer-by, police said. Local media published photos of what it described as the main gate of the school damaged by the blast. The wounded personnel were rushed to the nearby Lady Reading hospital.

Global News Became known, who headed the radical Islamist movement Hamas
Author: 0 Became known, who headed the radical Islamist movement Hamas

Ismail Haniyeh replaced Qatar-based Khaled Mashaal in the terrorist organization's top position as head of the political bureau. Mishaal may have wanted not to expose so soon all Hamas' cards in the eventuality of a negotiation process that would lead to the establishment of a Palestinian state in the West Bank with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Author: 0 Macron Victory Leads Euro to 6-Month High; US Stocks Lagging

After his victory on Sunday night, Merkel praised the success of Macron and his independent, politically centrist En Marche! movement. Many voters who had supported other candidates in the election's first round reluctantly cast runoff ballots for Macron only to prevent Le Pen from entering the Elysee Palace.

Author: 0 White House: Trump and Putin Had 'Very Good' Conversation on Syria

The Tuesday conversation marked the first time the two leaders have talked since Trump ordered airstrikes on a Syrian airbase last month. Mr Putin condemned America's military response as a "violation of worldwide law", while the White House said the Kremlin's support for Bashar al Assad had sent relations to a "low point".

Author: 0 Explosion Hits Near Homs after Syrian 'Safe Zones' go into Effect

Several ceasefire deals have been agreed since Syria's conflict broke out in March 2011 but they have failed to permanently stem the fighting. Ahmed Ramadan, spokesman of the opposition's Syrian National Coalition, was sceptical. "The Russians this time are more serious, we sensed it, more than last time", he said. Russian Col. -Gen. Sergei Rudskoi told reporters on Friday personnel and formations from Russia, Iran and Turkey will operate checkpoints and observation posts.

Global News United Kingdom could strike in Syria without MP vote
Author: 0 United Kingdom could strike in Syria without MP vote

The US launched a missile attack on a Syrian airbase on 6 April in the aftermath of a chemical attack in Idlib province widely blamed on the Assad regime. Corbyn said he would not be "reduced to personal name-calling", and said the priority for Syria was finding a political solution to the conflict. With a new general election called in June, the current parliament will be dissolved on May 3.

Author: 0 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls to meet with Nigerian president

Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross helped secure their release after lengthy negotiations with the militant group. The minister recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had stated that the defeat of Boko Haram would not be complete without the rescue of the Chibok girls.

Author: 0 Trump camp highlights first 100 days in new TV ad

President Donald Trump has given the $5.1 trillion-day currency market a shot in the arm. He's also signed a slew of executive orders, met with leaders from around the world and demonstrated a willingness to act militarily if he deems it necessary.

Author: 0 Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

The regime described Kim Hak-song as "a man who was doing business in relation to the operation of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ". North Korea, where practicing one's faith openly or even owning a Bible are illegal, remains the world's worst persecutor of Christians, according to Open Doors USA.

Global News North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism
Author: 0 North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The trumped up charges against Kim mirror charges made against other Americans, including 22-year-old American Otto Warmbier who was on a guided tour of North Korea when he tried to take a sign with political writing from his hotel. U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has told China he is open to welcoming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a meeting in the United States if Pyongyang abandons its nuclear and missile programs, according to diplomatic sources.

Global News Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head
Author: 0 Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head

Hamas officials, however, said that it did not amount to a recognition of israel. "This visit is a message to our heroic prisoners that your cause was and will remain a top priority", he said, adding that Hamas continued to stand with hundreds of prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.

Author: 0 City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

Heurtel said during a briefing Monday morning. "Parts of eastern Ontario and Quebec have seen a soaking start to May from two separate storm systems", said weather.com meteorologist Chris Dolce. The residents of roughly 150 homes are affected by the order, which comes after days of rising water levels in the besieged community. Some federal employees were being advised not to go to work Monday because of the flooding.