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How the GOP health bill would impact Americans on Medicaid

How the GOP health bill would impact Americans on Medicaid

According to Rutherford, the American Health Care Act will repeal Obamacare mandates to purchase plans, and maintain coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions . There are also several Republicans who have expressed skepticism about the bill, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported . "The tax credit should be enhanced to reduce premiums and better meet the needs of people with low and modest incomes, are older, or live in areas with high health care costs", said Marilyn Tavenner, ... Read More

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Trump signs $1 trillion spending bill, keeps government open

Trump signs $1 trillion spending bill, keeps government open

The president signed the bill Friday afternoon while at his golf club in New Jersey, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. The House passed the bill Wednesday by a 309-118 margin, with four members abstaining. Republicans claim victory because the measure boosts military funding, breaking the longstanding Democratic position that new spending must be equally split among defense and non-defense expenditures. Read More

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Trump to visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia

The president will stop in Rome to meet the pope before heading to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and then returning to Sicily for a meeting of the leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized nations (May 26-27). Brushing aside the complexities of a decades-old conflict that has bedevilled successive USA leaders, Mr Trump told Mr Abbas that together with the Israelis, they could bag "the toughest deal to make". Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

Two actions: speak or hide. Not doing so amounted to "concealment", which he said would have been "catastrophic". Dianne Feinstein, Comey revealed new details about how Clinton's private-server emails ended up on the shamed Weiner's computer - where they were discovered during a separate probe of Weiner's possible inappropriate communications with a minor, the Post reported. Read More

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US job growth rebounds sharply, unemployment rate hits 4.4 per cent

US job growth rebounds sharply, unemployment rate hits 4.4 per cent

The Canadian dollar weakened against the greenback shortly after the report, as investors also digested data showing a strong rebound in jobs growth in the United States. Those central bankers most anxious about inflation pressures, the so-called hawks, "will now be even keener to see rates rise further, despite the levelling-off in hourly wage growth in recent months", he said. Read More

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Science May Not Be Political, But The March For Science Sure Was

Science May Not Be Political, But The March For Science Sure Was

Trump also tweeted out a statement in support of Earth Day, saying on Saturday , "Today on Earth Day, we celebrate our handsome forests, lakes and land". This is how we let of representatives know what's important to us as constituents. They cited President Donald Trump administration' proposed 5.8 billion us dollars cut to the National Institutes of Health, and also its proposed 2.6 billion dollars cut to the Environmental Protection Agency . Read More

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SpaceX delays launch of secretive satellite for US Intelligence agency

National Reconnaissance Organization. "Launch and landing of the NRO spy satellite was good", Musk said Monday on Twitter , adding that it was a "tough call" to launch because of high-altitude wind shear. SpaceX is targeting launch of NROL-76 from historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. But, while SpaceX continues to deliver history-making firsts, it has fallen short of its own plans to launch rockets every two weeks throughout 2017. Read More

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Scientists Take To Washington To Stress An Apolitical Agenda

Vanessa Quinlivan, a biochemistry graduate student from Baltimore, Maryland said, "I chose to do this because I think that basic research is really important". "Support for evidence-based science is a powerful force", March for Science satellite organizer Kishore Hari said in a statement Friday. "Everything we touch, science has helped us understand better", said Ruth Varner, a biochemist from the University of New Hampshire. Read More

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Amazon invests in Cambridge with new development centre

Amazon invests in Cambridge with new development centre

The new smart device is rumored to have an improved forward-facing speaker (goodbye 360-degree sound) and a camera that will enable video calling, in addition to the touchscreen. We've also finally heard how much the Sol will cost at retail: $200. "Conexant's new AudioSmart 4-mic Development Kit for Amazon AVS broadens the selection of reference solutions available to OEMS, speeding up time to market and making it easier to integrate AVS into their products". Read More

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Microsoft to unveil what's next on May 23

There are a few different things users will need to know before they purchase - or once they've already purchased - the Microsoft Surface Laptop . And yet, it's shaping up that way. However a particularly dubious rumour emerged after a recent trailer for the upcoming film Alien Covenant, suggesting the Surface could potentially feature AMD's new Ryzen family of processors. Read More

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Prince Philip Set To Retire From Royal Duties

Prince Philip Set To Retire From Royal Duties

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn also paid tribute to Philip and praised the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme he founded in the 1950's to reward youth achievement. The Queen will continue to carry out her royal duties as usual. Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip stand on the balcony of Roemer townhall in Frankfurt, Germany in 2015. Read More

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Iowa to require 3-day abortion wait starting Friday

Iowa to require 3-day abortion wait starting Friday

The ACLU of Iowa said this means women scheduled to have abortion procedures Friday will be able to receive care as scheduled. Only hours after Iowa Gov. KCCI's Hannah Hilyard reports that the judge rejected that injunction Thursday. Another 11 women with medication abortions set for next Tuesday could now be in jeopardy of losing that option, she said. Read More

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Tesla 1Q loss widens on increased spending ahead of Model 3

Cash burn was the second most in the company's history, behind only the final period of a year ago. The company expects to roughly triple capital expenditures in the second quarter compared with the first three months of the year. Tesla said it plans to open 100 retail and service locations worldwide this year, including its first stores in Dubai and South Korea. Tesla previously announced that it will double the number of "superchargers" available to owners. Read More

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In latest airline video, Delta boots family from flight

The dispute centred on whether Mr Shear was allowed to put his toddler son on a seat he had originally purchased for his 18-year-old son, and whether the younger boy needed to be in a vehicle seat or sit on the lap of an adult. In the eight-minute video , Schear is told that if he does not give up the seat he will be removed from the plane. United Airlines became embroiled in a public relations crisis in April when security agents were seen brutally dragging a passenger from a plane ... Read More

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Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager

Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager

I've got a four-year contract so I don't know what you're talking about "a decision". The Black Cats have endured a poor season, winning just five times in the top flight, falling into the second tier with four games still remaining. Defoe has struck 14 Premier League goals to earn a recall to the England squad this season but that was not enough to prevent Sunderland's demotion to the Championship, a fate that was sealed by a 1-0 loss at home to Bournemouth last weekend, together with ... Read More

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OnePlus 5 Specs and $449 Price Tag Listed by Oppomart

According to an OppoMart listing , the OnePlus 5 will be priced at $449 (roughly Rs. 28,800), and shipment of the product is listed to begin in June 2017. On the front, the phone is likely to come packed with the 16-megapixel shooter that OnePlus 3T sports. However, if they turn out to be true, the OnePlus 5 will definitely continue the company's run of producing affordable flagship killers. Read More

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Motorola's new rumored tablet may just be the Lenovo Tab 4

Motorola's new rumored tablet may just be the Lenovo Tab 4

How far along Motorola is with the tablet's development is also unclear. Where tablets have been a drought area for Motorola, smartphones have been something where it has continued to see growth. The slide indicates that users should be able to switch between those apps by tapping on their icons in the nav bar. It will allow the users to pin apps in the navigation bar. Read More

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Prey developer: Go ahead, use Steam refunds to demo our game

And besides, PC has Steam . In a way, this use of the return policy is a return to the shareware days of the "90s when "most of us offered 30-day, no-questions-asked refund policies", as Dejobaan Games" Ichiro Lambe told Ars . Some developers anxious about the impact this would have on the way games were designed and played on the service. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever - but things have gone terribly wrong. Read More

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Local reaction to passage of GOP health care bill

Today, the House passed a bill to repeal Obamacare and replace it with the Affordable Health Care Act. Health care reform was one of Trump's main election campaign pledges. The bill would eliminate tax penalties in Mr Obama's law which has clamped down on people who do not buy coverage and it erases tax increases in the Affordable Care Act on higher-earning people and the health industry. Read More

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SpaceX launches spy satellite for US government

SpaceX launches spy satellite for US government

Most of the NRO satellites in orbits are inclined at around 63 degrees, so as to be accessible from Cape Canaveral, the Kennedy Space Center or Vandenberg. The National Reconnaissance Office is a clandestine agency that manages and operates United States' defense satellites in space. Following stage separation , the first-stage booster will attempt to land at SpaceX's Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Read More

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