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Watch John Oliver Break Down the American Health Care Act

Watch John Oliver Break Down the American Health Care Act

The catheter cowboy that Oliver has used in the past to "educate" Trump via Fox & Friends commercials, returned to teach the president about healthcare. "He is right. For procedural reasons, this is being presented as a budget bill, which Republicans can pass with a simple Senate majority. Anything that's a non-budget policy change needs 60 votes to beat a filibuster", Oliver said. Read More

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Moose races snowboarders in Breckenridge

Moose races snowboarders in Breckenridge

Eventually the moose ran back into the woods. Ms Luther wrote on Instagram . She said she was glad to find out the moose was just running down the mountain and not chasing her. 'I was more concerned with not falling and being trampled and super relieved when I went left, he/she went right haha so I slowed to a stop to give some distance'. Read More

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Opposition should start framing strategy for 2024 elections, says BJP

Opposition should start framing strategy for 2024 elections, says BJP

With a favourable parliament in his pocket, and a massive vote of confidence halfway through his term, Modi looks well-placed to retain India's stewardship for another term, analysts say. Modi promised voters 24-hour power supply - a rare luxury in Uttar Pradesh - during the Hindu festival Diwali, appeasing voters aggrieved at alleged preferential treatment doled out to Muslims during their holy month. Read More

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Early version of Trump health care plan perplexes Inland area medical providers

Early version of Trump health care plan perplexes Inland area medical providers

It is not a disaster at all: the federal deficit is shrinking, not growing; growth in spending on health care and Medicare has slowed down; about 130 million people with preexisting conditions can get and afford insurance (the GOP says this will continue, but who knows?); seniors have had lower drug costs and more preventive care; more than 100 million people don't have to worry about yearly or lifetime limits on insurance coverage; more children are insured than ever; the percentage of people ... Read More

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U.S. hopes to launch NAFTA talks in just over 90 days: Ross

U.S. hopes to launch NAFTA talks in just over 90 days: Ross

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Friday that the administration could formally notify Congress in coming weeks about its intent to start talks on Nafta. NAFTA "doesn't deal with the Mexican economy or the U.S. economy or the Canadian economy in their current form", he said. He then discussed NAFTA and how his department is dealing with the anomalies that exist with it, mainly because the agreement is outdated. Read More

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U.S. interest rate rise nearly certain after bumper jobs growth

U.S. interest rate rise nearly certain after bumper jobs growth

The US economy had another strong month of job creation in February, the Labor Department reported Friday, a result sure to boost already high expectations that the Fed will raise interest rates next week. The Fed sees interest rate hikes as necessary to ward off inflation, but the policy could also slow the economic recovery. Last month's brisk clip of hiring was accompanied by steady wage growth, with average hourly earnings rising 6 cents, or 0.2 percent. Read More

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MSU women win Big Sky Tournament

MSU women win Big Sky Tournament

North Dakota looked ready again while Idaho had the roles reversed Friday. Sanders kissed a contested one-handed shot off the glass to give Idaho a 75-74 lead with 1:49 left. "We were still pressing and fighting for rebounds until the very last play", Kenyon said. But the Grizzlies came storming back thanks to aggressive on-ball defense and the relentless penetration into the paint by senior point guard Walter Wright. Read More

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Republicans' healthcare bill clears first hurdle

Republicans' healthcare bill clears first hurdle

The new credits, much like they do with the Affordable Care Act, would help people buy insurance, including by making them refundable, meaning they would even be available to people who don't have a tax liability. He said it is just one of three phases in reshaping health-care laws that will also later involve Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price taking actions from the executive branch. Read More

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People Hospitalized From Herbal Tea

People Hospitalized From Herbal Tea

A man in his 50s last month and a woman in her 30s this month became critically ill within an hour of drinking the tea, and both remain hospitalized, health officials said. The health department says anyone who has consumed the tea and has not felt any symptoms should be fine, but if you have and experience symptoms, you should call 911 or immediately go to the hospital. Read More

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Vulto Creamery expands cheese recall due to Listeria

Vulto Creamery expands cheese recall due to Listeria

Vermont resident Veronica Friedman, widow of Richard Friedman, has filed suit against Vulto Creamery of Walton, New York, after raw milk cheese tainted with Listeria hospitalized her husband and led to his death. More recently, listeria outbreaks have been linked to dairy products and produce. Most healthy adults and children who contract Listeria infection only experience mild to moderate symptoms. Read More

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BJP, Congress try to cobble up numbers in Goa

BJP, Congress try to cobble up numbers in Goa

The BJP had projected Parrikar as its face in Goa but didn't declare him the chief ministerial candidate because Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted him to continue in the Union cabinet. Whether or not his registration has been accepted by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unclear. "We have offered nothing, we don't believe in horse trading", Mr. Read More

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Spring Ahead Weekend is HERE!

Spring Ahead Weekend is HERE!

Most Android phones should do the same. In short, DST begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 , 2017, just 8 days from the official start of spring. Arizona and Hawaii already opt out of the shift, as do us territories American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Read More

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Daylight Saving Time: 5 fun facts

Daylight Saving Time: 5 fun facts

So, set those clocks ahead an hour before going to sleep Saturday night. After Indiana adopted daylight saving time statewide in 2006, researchers examined power usage statistics and found that electricity consumption there rose 1 percent overall, with a 2 percent to 4 percent increase in the fall months. Read More

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India Test Fires New BrahMos Cruise Missile With 400 km Range

India Test Fires New BrahMos Cruise Missile With 400 km Range

Kumar Mishra, managing director of BrahMos Aerospace Limited, the joint venture handling the project, who witnessed the test, called it a " textbook launch ." . The version of the missile used in the launch had an upgraded guidance system and was reported as having a range of 450km. DRDO chief Dr S Christopher has hinted at developing a second version of the BrahMos missile that could cover a range as high as 800-850km. Read More

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Rahul Dravid to be Indian Cricket Team Coach!

Rahul Dravid to be Indian Cricket Team Coach!

Earlier, the New Indian Express reported that the Supreme Court-appointed CoA approached Kumble with the offer of becoming the team director, a post held by Ravi Shastri until a year ago. Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid played pivotal roles during Indian cricket's ascension to the top of the cricket rankings. Anil Kumble is serving as coach for Indian cricket team right now and has earned good marks for his performance. Read More

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Democrats Actually Should Present Their Own Obamacare Replacement

Democrats Actually Should Present Their Own Obamacare Replacement

As the debate around health care intensifies following the release earlier this week of the House Republican's American Health Care Act, several Stanford-affiliated researchers agreed to weigh in on the new bill. "Making sure that pre-existing conditions is dealt with, making sure that there's no lifetime caps (on insurance coverage), making sure people 26 and under are under their parents' plan", Roskam (R-Wheaton) said Monday. Read More

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Pence takes White House health care pitch on the road

Pence takes White House health care pitch on the road

The bill introduced this week, the American Health Care Act, would repeal Obamacare's requirement that individuals must have, and employers above a certain size must offer, health coverage. Bevin, speaking before Pence on Saturday, played down disagreements within the Republican Party, saying that even most married couples don't agree on everything for the first two days of their relationship - let alone 20 years. Read More

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Gunmen Attempt Attack At Khost Military Airport

Gunmen Attempt Attack At Khost Military Airport

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a message to the media that the group's "infiltrators" carried out the attack. Moscow's aim in contacts with the fundamentalist Taliban movement in Afghanistan is to encourage its members to join national reconciliation efforts and ensure the safety of Russian citizens, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. Read More

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49ers introduce fresh batch of free agents

Blaine Gabbert, Christian Ponder and Thad Lewis are all free agents. He previously served as offensive coordinator for the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons, so Shanahan has worked with every type of signal caller from Robert Griffin III to Brian Hoyer to Matt Ryan. Read More

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Hair-Loss Drug Leads to Erectile Dysfunction - Research

Hair-Loss Drug Leads to Erectile Dysfunction - Research

Instead of the usual risk determinants such as diabetes, obesity, and age, researchers found that "exposure was a more accurate predictor of PED" than any other risk factor. Avodart is a brand name for dutasteride. The new findings of an association between debilitating sexual dysfunction and exposure to finasteride or dutasteride should be of particular interest to prescribers and patients considering medical management of androgenic alopecia (hair loss) or symptomatic treatment of ... Read More

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England's Joseph back for 6 Nations rugby

England's Joseph back for 6 Nations rugby

When it was pointed out that his answers could be construed as ambiguous, Jones added: "Yeah, but I think he'll be all right, is that okay?" "All we've got to do is play well on Saturday, that's all we've got to worry about", England head coach Eddie Jones, who made three changes to his lineup for this Calcutta Cup encounter, said. Read More

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Judge exempts Syrian family from Trump ban

Following is a transcript of the video. Trump's initial ban barred travelers from seven countries: Somalia, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Iraq. The mother, however, is scheduled to travel to Jordan for visa interviews at the USA embassy and the process could extend beyond the March date. He argued the order is essentially the same as the first and violates his constitutional rights to due process, equal protection and freedom of religion. Read More

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb Expected to Head FDA

Dr. Scott Gottlieb Expected to Head FDA

Earlier in the year, odds were favoring the nomination of Jim O'Neill, an associate of Silicon Valley entrepreneur and billionaire Peter Thiel, a close Trump adviser. Many described him as knowledgeable, experienced and balanced. Dr. Gottlieb was known to always criticize the Obamacare plan and argue drug pricing issues among approval matters for new drugs. Read More

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Violent Video Games Found to Have No Effect on Empathy

Violent Video Games Found to Have No Effect on Empathy

The scientists cautioned that more research was needed into the long-term effects of video games, suggesting "more valid stimulation" than emotionally charged pictures could be used in future studies. How did they get these guys to refrain from playing games for three or more hours? As the images appeared, they were asked to imagine how they would feel in the situations shown. Read More

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U.S. stocks close higher on February jobs report

U.S. stocks close higher on February jobs report

The Fed is scheduled to meet next week with most market participants expecting the central bank to tighten US monetary policy. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 0.5 percent to 20,902.98. Energy companies slid 2.6 percent as nine of the 11 main industry groups in the S&P 500 retreated. The Dow is down 147.52 points, or 0.7 percent. Crude oil prices sunk almost 2 percent; over $48 a barrel. Read More

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Replacing Obamacare: 5 Things People 50+ Need to Watch For

Replacing Obamacare: 5 Things People 50+ Need to Watch For

Fundamentally, Democrats and Republicans disagree over the role of government in health care, reflecting the debate over the role of government that is part of the history of the country, she said . This trade-off illustrates a key point about health care. The bill allows insurers to charge older people who buy insurance on their own - such as retirees who haven't hit the Medicare eligibility age of 65 - up to five times more than younger people for similar coverage. Read More

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Obamacare is floundering. Seize this moment to fix it.

Obamacare is floundering. Seize this moment to fix it.

The American Medical Association said the House GOP Bill would "reverse the coverage gains" of Obamacare, and cause millions of people to lose coverage. Leading the charge to charge to derail House Speaker Paul Ryan's and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's health care plan is not a Democrat, but McConnell's fellow Kentucky Republican, Sen. Read More

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One confirmed mumps outbreak on campus

One confirmed mumps outbreak on campus

Mumps is a contagious disease passed through saliva and respiratory secretions, the department said. Seven men in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting public health officials to issue an alert Thursday. As of Thursday afternoon, there were 31 confirmed cases of mumps in Toronto, almost as many as the record-breaking 2009, when there were 33 cases over the entire year. Read More

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Alliance for Food and Farming attacks publication of 'Dirty Dozen' produce list

Alliance for Food and Farming attacks publication of 'Dirty Dozen' produce list

It was number 8 previous year . "People think the produce they're buying is pesticide-free, or they don't think about that", said Sonya Lunder, a senior analyst at EWG. "Even low levels of pesticide exposure can be harmful to infants, babies and young children, so when possible, parents and caregivers should take steps to lower children's exposures to pesticides while still feeding them diets rich in healthy fruits and vegetables", said Dr. Read More

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