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Trumpcare Will Mean Less Care, More Cost For Poor and Elderly

Speaks says that the plan she gets under the Affordable Care Act has allowed her to purchase low-priced insurance at about $100 a month. She sees a therapist every other week; without her health care plan, she'd pay about $100 per visit. 22%). Peterson was the sole Democrat to vote for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act in January 2016, and one of 34 House Democrats to vote against the original legislation in 2010. Read More

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Bangladesh: Two killed in blast outside 'militant den'

Bangladesh: Two killed in blast outside 'militant den'

GOC (General Officer Commanding) of Sylhet-based 17 Infantry Division Major General Anwarul Momen is leading the "Operation Twilight" which was launched at 9 AM today. People in the neighbourhood have been advised to remain indoors as the operation was still in progress. Two police personnel and a journalist were among the injured . Read More

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Troubled EU renews vows on 60th anniversary

Troubled EU renews vows on 60th anniversary

But in his speech during the ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, European Union president Donald Tusk criticised the idea, declaring that the EU would not survive unless it remained united. The celebrations will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 25th, when the heads of state and government and the leaders of the European Union institutions will arrive at the Palace of the Conservators, located on the Capitoline hill. Read More

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Democrats have a nasty little Gorsuch problem

Democrats have a nasty little Gorsuch problem

Wade , the landmark case which legalized abortion. Nothing angers me more than reading about the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into the nomination of Neil Gorsuch for a seat on the Supreme Court. For the leaders, disheartened after the drubbing they took in November, the outpouring of anti-Trump activism has been encouraging. In Delaware, for example, the self-described anti-masturbation activist Christine O'Donnell won a 2010 primary upset over a popular mainstream Republican and then ... Read More

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Syrians Dead as Migrant Boat Sinks Off Turkey's Coast

Syrians Dead as Migrant Boat Sinks Off Turkey's Coast

Seven others were picked up alive, the agency said, adding that all of those on board were Syrian refugees. It comes as more than 200 migrants are feared dead after a Spanish aid organisation found five bodies off the Libyan coast. "This is typical of spring, getting very busy, but it's not typical to have the numbers be so high this early and the corresponding deaths that go with it". Read More

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United Nations fears 200 died in coalition air strike in Iraq

United Nations fears 200 died in coalition air strike in Iraq

The reported atrocity in Mosul follows the report on Tuesday that United States air strikes against alleged ISIS targets in the Syrian city of Raqqa struck a school occupied by hundreds of civilians. Central Command said that they were "aware of the loss of life" and were carrying out "further investigation", while insisting that all of their strikes against Mosul overnight "comply with the Law of Armed Conflict". Read More

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Scotland Yard Names Man Believed Responsible For London Attack

Scotland Yard Names Man Believed Responsible For London Attack

Almost 20,000 mourners have donated over £300,000 to Keith's family on JustGiving , and in honour of his fearless sacrifice, The Metropolitan Police have retired the PC's shoulder number, 4157U, as a mark of respect. In the aftermath of atrocities in France previous year, London's most senior police officer warned that an attack was "highly likely" - a case of "when, not if". Read More

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Trump overlooks his Obamacare promise

Trump overlooks his Obamacare promise

In a spectacular turn of events, a shortage of support prompted Republican leadership to pull their health-care plan from a House of Representatives vote on Friday. Even if Republicans are on board with the amendment's goals, Bagley argues , they should think hard about voting for this, because "its actual language is a train wreck". Read More

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'Worst Is Yet to Come' with 400000 Trapped in West Mosul

'Worst Is Yet to Come' with 400000 Trapped in West Mosul

Iraq's military is assessing opening up another front and isolating Mosul's Old City, where the militants have put up fierce resistance, a U.S. deputy commanding general for the coalition said . "We are stunned by this bad loss of life", Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, said in a statement . United States military officials insisted that the rules of engagement had not changed. Read More

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Iraqi forces take control over Daesh command center in western Mosul

Iraqi forces take control over Daesh command center in western Mosul

The Coalition conducted several strikes near Mosul and we will provide this information to our civilian casualty team for further investigation", it said in a statement . A team of Iraqi rescue engineers worked to recover the bodies on Friday, after being prevented from reaching the site for days due to fierce front line clashes, according to Safaa Saadi Jawad, one of the engineers. Read More

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Taliban forces seize strategic district in embattled Helmand province

A spokesman for the provincial governor said security forces had conducted a tactical withdrawal to avoid civilian casualties. Local security forces fled Sangin in Helmand yesterday after an insurgent attack. It was not immediately clear if the Afghan military would seek the help of global coalition forces in the area. Tory MP James Heappey, an ex-Army officer who fought in Sangin , said: "Hundreds of UK, US and Afghan soldiers lost their lives or limbs there". Read More

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'Carlos the Jackal' back on trial for 1974 Paris attack

'Carlos the Jackal' back on trial for 1974 Paris attack

Ilich Ramirez Sanchez , known as "Carlos the Jackal". The Jackal was found guilty of a total of four bombings in Paris and Marseille in which 11 people were killed and up to 150 injured in the early 1980s. With attention in France now focused on the ever-present threat of jihadist attack, the trial in Paris will reach back to a time when Europe was repeatedly targeted by ruthless groups sympathetic to the Palestinian cause. Read More

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Trump fails to close the deal as Obamacare stays

It's not at all clear that Obamacare is in a death spiral, but there's no question the program is troubled. So now Trump says he'll wait for Democrats to come begging, which is apparently his entire Plan B. Before the bill was pulled, 33 Republicans were opposed. Trump came to Washington promising to drain the swamp. "Trump will have a very hard time dealing with these divides because he does not understand them", said John Pitney, a professor of American politics at Claremont-McKenna ... Read More

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ICC jails ex-Congo VP for a year for bribing witnesses

ICC jails ex-Congo VP for a year for bribing witnesses

The 54-year-old former businessman was convicted in June 2016 for the wave of murders and rape committed by his militia, the MLC, in the Central African Republic between October 2002 and March 2003. Bemba's lawyer, Aime Kilolo , was given a two-and-a-half-year suspended sentence as well as a $32,000 fine for his involvement. They all faced maximum sentences of five years. Read More

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Trump's ex-national security adviser 'discussed Gulen removal'

Woolsey that General Flynn, or anyone else in attendance, discussed physical removal of Mr. Gulen from the United States during a meeting with Turkish officials in NY is false", Flynn spokesman Price Floyd said in a statement. A report by the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee found that evidence of the Gulen movement's involvement in the group was "anecdotal and circumstantial", as was evidence used for its terrorist designation by the Turkish government. Read More

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Senior Hamas Leader Shot Dead in Gaza

Militants from small Jihadist Salafi groups have continued to fire an occasional rocket into Israel from Gaza despite Hamas's efforts to rein them in but Israel says it holds Hamas responsible and responds with air strikes and tank fire. Hamas-nominated attorney general Ismail Jaber on Saturday joined other Hamas officials in blaming Israel for the killing. Fuqaha was serving life in Israeli prison for his involvement involved in a 2002 attack in Jerusalem that killed a number of Israelis. Read More

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Cucked again! Healthcare vote canceled after Trump, Ryan fail to get votes

Ryan acknowledged that in the absence of a bill to replace ACA, the law - informally known as Obamacare - would remain in place. But one thing is for certain, the Twitterverse has no chill. "We didn't have 216 people", Ryan explained . Trump said he "came close" but couldn't seal the deal. All democrats voted against it. Even with accessions to the conservative contingents in the House being added to the bill, such as removing the requirement that insurance companies cover hospital visits ... Read More

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