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Donald Trump's broken promises on healthcare as sweeping cuts to Medicaid looms

Donald Trump's broken promises on healthcare as sweeping cuts to Medicaid looms

The 22 million extra uninsured Americans are just 1 million fewer than the number the budget office estimated would become uninsured under the House version. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski co...

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A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation

A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation

Sekulow says the president has a social media platform that can reach 107 million people and "I don't tell him what to write or not write. So he's being investigated for taking the action that th...

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Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Health care in the U.S. is the most expensive of more than a dozen high-income nations, a 2015 report found. Premiums and out-of-pocket expenses have been rising, and the state-based marketplaces un...

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Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

Pro-settlement hard-liners who dominate Netanyahu's coalition and oppose Palestinian statehood on security or religious grounds had pressed him to keep that promise. But since taking office, Mr Trump ...

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Oviedo police review test kits after drywall tests positive for cocaine

Oviedo police review test kits after drywall tests positive for cocaine

Cashe was arrested after initially being pulled over for driving without his headlights on in Oviedo. After three months behind bars, lab tests returned and determined the powder in his vehicle was ...

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Courts can look at lawsuits against church-based schools

The case involves Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which was denied, in 2012, access to a state-funded grant that it sought for the goal of resurfacing a playground at one of its schoo...

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Trump authorises USA military to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Trump authorises USA military to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Under Barack Obama, troop levels in Afghanistan , Iraq and Syria were closely managed by the White House and commanders complained they felt shackled by the strictures. "We have only sustained our ab...

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Illinois House Democrats push new budget plan to end impasse

Illinois House Democrats push new budget plan to end impasse

Harris with Senate Democrats and many Republicans." he said. Madigan told reporters on Monday that a House Democratic spending outline would be made public on Tuesday before a planned meeting of the f...

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A new island has formed off Outer Banks, North Carolina coast

A new island has formed off Outer Banks, North Carolina coast

Some are even calling it " Shelly Island ". According to CNN , the island was spotted by visitors and has been photographed by Chad Koczera and his drone. They are not sure if it will grow or dis...

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LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

Hardly a museum of Star Wars , the new institution will focus will be on "the power of storytelling across all media, including paintings, illustrations, and moving images", and it will display items...

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Senate overwhelmingly passes measure for tougher Russian Federation sanctions

The Russian provisions would add people involved in the alleged Russian hacking attacks on the USA election to the sanctions list and impose penalties for delivery of weapons to the Syrian regime, hit...

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GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio under pressure on health bill

GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio under pressure on health bill

But it then adopted a freeze on new enrollment beginning on July 1, 2018, a provision that Mr. Kasich might exercise his line-item veto to strike if it remains in the final bill. A coalition of commun...

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Qatar rejects list of conditions by boycotting countries

Tillerson also reiterated that the common goal of the U.S., the Gulf States and Qatar is "stopping terrorism and countering extremism" and added that " each country involved has something to cont...

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Moving Manzanita Fire Burning South of Beaumont Grows to 5000 Acres Overnight

Moving Manzanita Fire Burning South of Beaumont Grows to 5000 Acres Overnight

By 3:30 p.m., flames had burned 80 acres on both sides of Highway 79, which cuts through the hills and connects Beaumont and Gilman Hot Springs, an area famous for its sprawling Church of Scientology ...

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Gov. Cooper Officially Vetoes NC Budget; Override Likely

Gov. Cooper Officially Vetoes NC Budget; Override Likely

The previous law had limited the default charge to no more than 5 percent of the installment payment or $6, whichever was less. Teacher pay raises in the budget increase 9.6 percent on average over ...

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EPA, US Army Move to Rescind WOTUS

EPA, US Army Move to Rescind WOTUS

The legal challenge against President Obama's rule has been lead by the American Farm Bureau Federation, a Washington, D.C. -based lobbying group for farmers that has generally been opposed to any cli...

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Teenage son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support

Teenage son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support

Two days later, the bleeding would not stop, and he was taken to an Atlanta hospital, where tests discovered a torn artery. He was scheduled on Monday to remove the tubes and packing in his nose. "I...

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Nuclear Plant Forced To Apologize After Using Bikini Contest To Hire Intern

Nuclear Plant Forced To Apologize After Using Bikini Contest To Hire Intern

The raunchy pictures of the barely legal contestants were put on a Facebook page where users were asked to vote for their favorite; the victor of the contest would get a 14-day internship at the nu...

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Trump travel ban ruling creates questions for refugees

Iranians at Tehran's global airport say they don't expect to encounter any difficulties traveling to the United States despite the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's ...

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Fake Trump 'Time' Magazine Covers Hang in His Golf Clubs

Fake Trump 'Time' Magazine Covers Hang in His Golf Clubs

In fact, the real Time cover came out the following day, March 2, 2009 and featured Kate Winslet. Oof. Trump appears to covet the real estate - falsely boasting during his post-inauguration trip...

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