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Proos Resolution Calls For Approval Of Keystone Pipeline

Proos Resolution Calls For Approval Of Keystone Pipeline

Two senior officials said Tom Shannon, the undersecretary of state for political affairs, would make a recommendation on Friday that the pipeline serves USA national interests. In rejecting the pipeline, the Obama administration had argued it would undercut United States efforts to clinch a global climate change deal that was reached weeks later in Paris. Read More

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Trump Tries To Close Health Care Deal With GOP Skeptics

Republican lawmakers holding out against the party's move to replace Obamacare with a new healthcare programme might face the outcome in the 2018 Congressional elections, President Donald Trump told them on Tuesday. Mr. Trump made a last-minute appeal to Americans on Thursday to pressure their elected leaders into supporting the bill. But as rank-and-file members filed out, many taking a back way to avoid the press, revealing little, there were indications that the negotiations had not ... Read More

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Koch network spending millions to stop GOP health care bill

Koch network spending millions to stop GOP health care bill

The moment is particularly defining for Ryan, the reluctant speaker who is facing the toughest legislative battle of his almost 20-year congressional career. It amounts to a promise of protection for members who might fear a primary challenge for breaking with Trump. Trump has played an increasingly central role, repeatedly summoning different groups of lawmakers to the White House, traveling to the Capitol himself, and calling others on the phone to press for "yes" votes. Read More

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WalletHub: St. Joseph Among Top Cities Affected by 'Trumpcare'

A new study by WalletHub found that a median-income Rockford household of two non-smokers of median age would receive $8,662 in health-insurance subsidies under "Obamacare". Just up Highway 277, Wichita Falls made the list at number 9. "If you have an older population living in an area, you are going to look at that as having more impact because those individuals are going to lose subsidies or some of those tax credits you get", Cameron Corbet from Northwest Health Services said. Read More

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

OPK has a 1-year high price of $12.15 and 1-year low price of $7.13. Analyst Recommendation is an outlook of a stock-market analyst on a stock. The Stock shows P/E value of 13.31 and Forward P/E of 10.36. The stock got a shaky start early morning on analyst's remarks. Guggenheim began new coverage on Opko Health Inc giving the company a "buy" rating. Read More

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Scientists reconstruct face of man who died 700 years ago in Cambridge

Scientists reconstruct face of man who died 700 years ago in Cambridge

His skeletal remains were unearthed from among almost 400 burials in the medieval hospital graveyard, which was discovered below the Old Divinity School of St John's College. " Context 958 was probably an inmate of the Hospital of St John, a charitable institution which provided food and a place to live for a dozen or so indigent townspeople, "says one of the team, John Robb ". Read More

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Nokia 3, Nokia 5 And Nokia 6 Will Get Monthly Security Updates

Nokia 3, Nokia 5 And Nokia 6 Will Get Monthly Security Updates

According to reports , after HMD's Tomislav Himbele had stated that all Nokia smartphones unveiled at the MWC 2017 would hit the shelves in the second half of the second quarter, Clove UK, a UK retailer has confirmed that information by listing the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 on its online store, but without any official price and specific date of when it will be available for purchase. Read More

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What Neil Gorsuch's confirmation would mean for the US Supreme Court

But Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said the panel must inquire if Gorsuch is "a reasonable mainstream conservative, or is he not". Dems have already said that this is a possibility, and Republicans only command a narrow 52/48 majority in the Senate. More than one student remembers Gorsuch saying law firms have problems dealing with pregnancies and women who abuse maternity benefits. Read More

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Jones makes four Lions' captains claim

Jones makes four Lions' captains claim

Ahead of this summer's British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand, current England head coach Eddie Jones wants Warren Gatland to select a total of four captains from each of the four national teams. "I think the captaincy is a great honour, but whoever the captain is going to be there'll be no guarantee he plays in the Tests", Gatland said on BBC Radio Five Live's Sportsweek programme on Sunday. Read More

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Coach sues Lane Kiffin, claims he was promised job to secure recruit

Coach sues Lane Kiffin, claims he was promised job to secure recruit

Controversy followed Lane Kiffin during his time as Alabama's offensive coordinator, just as it did at all of his previous coaching spots. Carter wasn't ultimately hired by FAU "due to two prior minor misdemeanor criminal charges". The lawsuit, first reported by SEC Country , contains counts of reckless fraud, fraud through mistaken false statements, breach of contract, unjust enrichment and promissory fraud and conspiracy. Read More

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Trudeau Continues Deficit Spending With Canada's Annual Budget

StatCan will receive $39.9 million over the course of the next five years to build a Housing Statistics Framework, a comprehensive database of all properties in Canada and their sales information. It is also committing more than $520-million over five years to prevent tax evasion. And the budget lined out additional funds to improve the government's intelligence-gathering about the housing market. Read More

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Windy today, cold tonight for Midstate

At the same time, wind chill temperatures were in the single digits and teens across most of the state. Expect a high of 76 degrees on Thursday and a high of 78 on Friday . A developing low pressure looks to provide more rain chances Monday and Tuesday . Since the front is weak, only a few isolated showers or sprinkles are expected. Read More

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9-Foot Alligator Pulled Out From A Drain In Florida

9-Foot Alligator Pulled Out From A Drain In Florida

The short clip shows the fearless trapper pulling the reptile from the storm drain by its tail, as it tries in vain to climb back into the sewer. A professional animal trapper was then called who pulled out the animal from a manhole. The alligator is fine and expected to be relocated. Ruel captured the incident on video, which showed the trapper yanking on the gator's tail as the reptile tried its best to crawl back in. Read More

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Ice hockey-US women's team hold productive talks in wage fight

Ice hockey-US women's team hold productive talks in wage fight

All 23 players in the women's national team were sent emails on March 16 with a 5 p.m. ET deadline to confirm whether they meant to play in the IIHF World Championships in Plymouth, Michigan. "Who does U.S. hockey aspire to be?" "We are committed to resolving this", USA Hockey Dave Fischer told Reuters. "What we're fighting for is not just an American hockey problem", Lamoureux-Davidson said. Read More

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Maharashtra MLAs suspended from Assembly for 9 months; Opposition cries foul

Maharashtra MLAs suspended from Assembly for 9 months; Opposition cries foul

The 19 MLAs, who were barred from the Maharashtra Assembly for making a ruckus during the presentation of the state's budget, have requested an appointment with Governor Vidyasagar Rao. With the suspension of 19 MLAs, the figure required for a majority has come down to 126. One of the Shiv Sena MLAs on condition of anonymity said that the directionless party leadership in the house was exposed today and the decision to press for cutting the suspension short was made only after intervention ... Read More

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Charity: Half a billion people have no clean drinking water

Charity: Half a billion people have no clean drinking water

It is encouraging to note that Pakistan did not fall in the list of ten worst countries in the access to clean drinking water, but the 10 per cent makes a huge number which lacks this basic facility. "It is predicted that over 40 per cent of the global population is likely to be living in areas characterised as being under "severe water stress" by 2050", the report said. Read More

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Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill

Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill

A Congressional Budget Office analysis released last week showed people in that age group would end up paying significantly more out-of-pocket costs under the GOP bill than they would under Obamacare. "We had a great meeting and I think we are going to get a victor vote", Trump told reporters as he left the Capitol. It also would allow insurers to charge older Americans more and repeal tax boosts the law imposes on high-income people and health industry companies. Read More

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Boy Choked by Scarf While Playing with Dog in Bucks County Dies

Boy Choked by Scarf While Playing with Dog in Bucks County Dies

Warrington police say this appears to be a tragic accident, but their investigation continues. According to the boy's mother, the scarf was "tight around his neck", and he was unconscious when she untied the scarf and dialed 911. The boy was moved to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was under heavy sedation for the next several days before he passed away Saturday, according to his family. Read More

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Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal Slams Trump's Credibility in Scathing Editorial

Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal Slams Trump's Credibility in Scathing Editorial

The editorial , titled, "A President's Credibility", goes on to say, "If he doesn't show more respect for the truth most Americans may conclude he's a fake president". Instead of the spotlight being on possible "wins" for the administration, "the week has been dominated by the news that he was repudiated by his own Federal Bureau of Investigation director" James Comey during a Congressional hearing, according to the editorial board. Read More

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All Blacks coach OK'ed England test

All Blacks coach OK'ed England test

England's proposed November clash with New Zealand appears to be a non-runner as the RFU is now reportedly set to give the green light for the world champions to face the Barbarians instead. However, as Sportsmail revealed on Tuesday, Steve Tew - the chief executive of the NZRU - insisted that the tourists fulfil the Barbarians match that had been agreed past year. Read More

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Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election

Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election

Trump and Nunes, however, had hinted there was evidence that the Trump transition had been caught up more generally in some kind of American surveillance. Nunes didn't specify any officials, aside from Trump, whose communications were collected. John Schindler pointed out that when one talks to legitimate foreign intelligence targets who are already being monitored, they will be swept up in that collection. Read More

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CSU board votes to raise tuition amid student protests

CSU board votes to raise tuition amid student protests

CSU says almost 63 percent of California State University undergraduate students have their tuition fully covered by financial aid and will not be impacted by the increase. "To be fully funded two years ago and come back and say students need to pay more tuition is absurd and it's grotesque", Rendon said. "We are in the position now of having to make this painful choice", said Taylor, who voted to approve the increase. Read More

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AT&T Workers Strike Across Nevada and California

AT&T Workers Strike Across Nevada and California

The workers are customer service representatives and technicians and they're picking call centers and offices in the two states. CWA said workers were being forced to take on work that is outside their areas of expertise. The company says it has the most full-time, union-represented employees in America, and that it has reached 28 labor agreements since 2015 covering "nearly 123,000 employees". Read More

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Jilted lover held for acid attack

Jilted lover held for acid attack

The attacker, identified as Ravi - known by his first name - then surrendered at a police station admitting his crime. Deputy Commissioner of Police Romil Baaniya told IANS that the victim received burn injuries on the right side of her lips, neck and shoulder. Read More

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My wife made me take the job, says Tillerson

In an interview with the Independent Journal Review , Mr Tillerson said: "I didn't want this job". When Tillerson told Clair about the job offer, she replied saying "I told you God's not through with you ". But not Rex Tillerson . "She was right. I'm supposed to do this", the secretary of state said. He came under criticism after the state department press corps was not taken along with him on his trip to Asia. Read More

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Melania Trump and Donald Trump: Distant! Sexless! Sad!

Melania Trump and Donald Trump: Distant! Sexless! Sad!

Aboard the chopper - and away from the public eye - Melania dropped the act. "Melania wants as little to do with Donald as possible". When she's not living 200 miles away from Washington D.C.in NYC's Trump Tower, the First Lady refuses to share a bed with her husband on the rare occasion they sleep in the same city! For much more on the Trumps, pick up the new issue of Us Weekly , on stands now! Melania and Barron have remained in Trump Tower in New York City while the child finishes ... Read More

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