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Lone Ohio County Without Health Coverage Will Have It Next Year


The most recent national analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation identified Paulding, in northwest OH just south of Toledo, as the final county at risk of lacking a provider when 2018 signups begin November 1. Having ACA options in every US county is considered an important win for ACA advocates after President Donald Trump insisted on letting the healthcare legislation " implode " in order to facilitate a Republican-friendly replacement. Read More »

Japan imposes sanctions on companies with Pyongyang ties

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters Wednesday that China opposes unilateral sanctions and "the long-arm jurisdiction taken" by the U.S. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that "the scope of sanctions already endorsed by the U.N. Security Council is such that any possibilities of expanding such measures have been exhausted". Read More »

Immigrant 'Dreamers' rally against change to legal status


Trump could end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (or DACA ). "By ending DACA , Trump would be playing into the hands of extremists, hate groups, and white nationalists". Undocumented LGBT immigrants face particularly high risks since most of the countries from which they fled have brutal attitudes, harsh penalties, even death, for being LGBT or HIV-positive and the asylum process is too complicated and culturally incompetent to complete. Read More »

Reports Buckingham Palace in lockdown following knife attack on police officers


He has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault. In a statement , the Met said: "The man was stopped at approximately 20:35 hours by officers at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace in possession of knife". Describing the scene, he wrote on Twitter: "Buckingham palace in lockdown". It's understood the Queen was not in residence in the palace at the time. Read More »

How concerned are you about the prospect of a government shutdown?


Mr Ryan maintained building a wall along the country's border with Mexico to deter illegal immigration was necessary, but said the government didn't have to choose between border security and continuing operations. After his tweets , the rate on Treasury bills maturing October 12 jumped by as much as 5 basis points, the largest intraday move since March. But by threatening the shutdown over the wall funding at this stage, it is Mr. Read More »

Bannon's Hit List Includes White House Couple He Nicknamed 'Javanka'


Bannon, they say, lobbied Trump aggressively to move America's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but was blocked by Kushner. While reporting the incident in a straightforward manner, the article and its prominent placing left the impression that Kushner, who was once described by Bannon as "a dope", was not a competent diplomat. Read More »

Knife-wielding man shot in Brussels after attacking soldiers


Experts said Daesh terrorist group, responsible for seven of the 10 deadliest attacks since 2012, is now encouraging its followers to use knives and vehicles over firearms and explosives. Images of the scene show police and paramedics working in an area that had been cordoned off. "We are following the situation closely". Belgium's anti-terror crisis centre said soldiers had "neutralised" the man. Read More »

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to continue cooperation towards regional peace


The premier, accompanied by Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar , was received by the governor of Makkah upon his arrival in the kingdom. Talking to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in Jeddah , he assured the Crown Prince of continued cooperation and collaboration to the benefit of both countries. Read More »

Trump Advisor Gary Cohn Felt Compelled to 'Voice His Distress'


Mr Cohn said he feels "compelled to voice my distress" over the Charlottesville incident, adding: "Citizens standing up for equality and freedom can never be equated with white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK". "Starting next week, the president's agenda and calendar is going to revolve around tax reform", Cohn said in the interview published Friday. Trump's comments also led to the quick dissolution of two groups of prominent corporate advisers, many of whom felt they could no ... Read More »

United States to hold back aid to Egypt till "progress on democracy"


President Sisi highlighted "the importance of continuing coordination and consultation between both countries over issues of common concern". The U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had chose to withhold $65.7 million in military assistance and $30 million in economic aid to Egypt that has been on hold since fiscal 2014, the officials said. Read More »

Don't blame Harvey, but rain chances expected Friday, Saturday on South Plains


The NHC expects Harvey to move slowly over Texas and linger over the state for days. Hurricane conditions are likely within the hurricane warning area starting as early as Friday afternoon and lasting into Saturday . High surf could produce major flooding, especially along coastal areas of Texas anywhere from Corpus Christi to Houston . Abbott also pre-emptively declared a state of disaster for 30 counties on or near the coast, to speed deployment of state resources to any areas ... Read More »

China envoy defends Pakistan in Tillerson call

In the op-ed he did not mention any country, but based on the remarks of US President Donald Trump and those of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who called on Pakistan to act against the terror safe havens inside its territory, Kellogg's reference seemed obviously directed at Pakistan. Read More »

Announcer Robert Lee was pulled to avoid 'social hectoring and trolling'


Lee was supposed to announce the University of Virginia's home opener football game, but was switched to announce Youngstown State University pit against the University of Pittsburgh instead. The University of Virginia is in Charlottesville. The white nationalist groups were originally protesting plans to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Read More »

Human remains found in northern Virginia, police say


The neighbor, who lives on Aden Road in Nokesville, called police Tuesday afternoon. Investigators said Carrillo's disappearance and death appeared to be gang related and did not appear to be a random crime. Both were charged with felony child abuse; the 35- and 28-year-old, respectively, are held without bond and may face additional charges, according to WTOP . Read More »

Fired Google engineer lawyers up


He set off a firestorm this month with a 10-page memo blasting Google's "left bias" for creating a "politically correct monoculture". Dhillon told Business Insider that she has spoken to other Google employees with stories similar to Damore's. Read More »

Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump's approach to N. Korea


Almost two-thirds of American voters believe President Donald Trump is doing more to divide the country than he is to unite it, according to a new poll released Wednesday . But 59 percent said he is a strong person and 55 percent said he is intelligent. It has a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points. In a poll earlier this week by USA public radio and television networks and Marist University, 62 percent of respondents said the statues should not be removed. Read More »

Iran Vows to Legally Pursue Apple's Removal of Iranian Apps


The firm cited U.S. sanction regulations as its reason for removing the services, which had proliferated despite the fact that Apple does not offer a dedicated version of its App Store for the nation. Google hasn't begun to take down Iranian apps from its Play store. Translation: 11 percent of the cellphone market in Iran belongs to Apple. He added that Apple is not "respecting customer rights". Read More »

Analyst Research and Ratings: Barclays PLC (BCS), Snap-on Incorporated (SNA)

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since August 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500. Comparatively, Snap-on Incorporated posted earnings of $2.37 per share in the same quarter past year. The company was maintained on Sunday, June 11 by Oppenheimer. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, May 30 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, August 23 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with "Buy". Read More »

Nandyal By Poll Effect: YS Jagan Got Fever


At a press conference at the Telugu Desam Party office, chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Housing Corporation Varla Ramaiah said that Mr. Jagan would not be allowed to tour the city, unless he was arrested by the police in connection with the Nandyal poll-related cases. Read More »

Driver arrested after crash on I-95 kills motorcyclist


A woman suspected of operating under the influence of drugs is scheduled to appear in court Friday in connection with a fatal crash on Interstate 95 in Reading Thursday. Police say Dewolfe fled the scene, causing additional crashes. Lynn Dewolfe, 50, of Tyngsborough, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of drugs, among other charges, according to police. Read More »

Minister acknowledges more money is needed for Donegal flood response


It comes as a weather warning remains in place for Donegal, with further rain forecast for this morning and afternoon. The state response is expected to cost millions of euro. Defence Minister Paul Kehoe says it's been a major crisis for the people of Donegal. "Thirty members of the Irish Defence forces will be deployed today to help with the clean up", he said. Read More »

Inc. Lowers Stake in International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)


The firm owned 8,755 shares of the technology company's stock after selling 229 shares during the period. Based on a recent trade, the shares are -21.29% away from the 52-week high and 3.41% from the 52-week low. Therefore 40% are positive. Unilever had 14 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $160 target in Tuesday, July 19 report. Read More »

Oregon Will Wear 'Stomp Out Cancer' Uniforms Designed by Cancer Patients


This colorway takes inspiration from the uniforms that will be worn in the game, and features motivational slogans on the mud guards, a white to yellow gradient on the mesh upper, and an OR logo on the tongue. They designed the helmet and a logo of Donald Duck stomping out cancer. "We will do everything in our power to play with the same tenacity exemplified by Sophia, Ethan, Joe , and wearing this uniform is a great chance to honor them and their spirit and efforts", said OR coach Willie ... Read More »

Trump signs new economic sanctions against Venezuela


Venezuela and PDVSA are under intense scrutiny from investors as US sanctions against key government officials and a power grab by President Nicolas Maduro threaten to disrupt financial flows. While the executive order protects holders of many existing Venezuelan government and PDVSA bonds, it will make the refinancing of PDVSA's hefty debt burden hard and could further push the country toward financing from Russian Federation and China. Read More »

Pacific Fleet to order individual reviews following McCain collision


Divers have found the remains of some of the ten sailors who went missing after a United States navy destroyer collided with a tanker off Singapore on Monday. The collision at daybreak in a busy shipping area tore a gaping hole in the McCain's left rear hull and flooded adjacent compartments including crew berths and machinery and communication rooms. Read More »

Accrington soldier Joe Robinson charged with terrorism offences in Turkey


It is absolute nonsense. He was arrested after posting pictures on social media allegedly showing himself in camouflage gear taking part in Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) operations in Syria . Mr Robinson's family wrote a letter to the Prime Minister, calling on her to intervene despite any "geopolitical interests" Britain might have in not offending Turkey . Read More »

Imran calls for special Parliament session over Trump's remarks on Pak

Announcing his South Asia policy, US President Donald Trump had called for greater troop deployment and Indian involvement in Afghanistan and lambasted Pakistan for offering safe havens to "agents of chaos". He said that the federal government should convene a joint sitting of parliament to devise future course of action and should convey a clear message to the United States administration that it can not pin the blame of its failed policies on Pakistan. Read More »

Spain suspect rented vans for a move, he says


A person who attended proceedings at Spain's National Court says attack suspect Driss Oukabir told the prosecutor he had rented the vans used in last week's attacks - but says he did that because he thought they were going to be used for a house move. Read More »

Pence's Army detail booted after bringing women to hotel


Though there has been no comment as yet from Pence, the vice president who raised eyebrows for declaring he would never dine with another woman alone except for his wife, would surely not approve of inappropriate behavior by anyone on his detail. Read More »

Not looking for United States financial aid, says Pakistan Army chief Gen Bajwa


A Foreign Office spokesman said US Ambassador David Hale met Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif this afternoon and briefed him about President Trump's latest statement on the US policy review on South Asia and Afghanistan . Collaboration and synergy of effort between all stakeholders is the key to success to bring this long drawn war in Afghanistan to its logical confusion, the COAS concluded. Read More »

Pak's status as privileged ally in question, says US


The leaders at the meeting said that Pakistan took indiscriminate actions against all terrorist networks. The commander in chief and his commander fighting the uphill war in Afghanistan have never met. Commenting on threats that U.S. could severe aid to Pakistan, the NYT report said that American Policy-makers have repeatedly considered and rejected that possibility before. Read More »

Friday forecast: Dry today but storms return this weekend


Highs today max out in the mid 80s south and mid 70s north as humid air mass continues to retreat offshore. It won't be quite as cool overnight, with lows dropping to the upper 60s to low 70s. Sunday looks even better with sunny conditions and highs in the mid and upper 70s. There is little or no rain in the forecast for quite some time. Read More »

New tax reforms could be announced by next week


And few - if any - White House officials have publicly acknowledged they considered resigning because of displeasure with Trump's words or actions. The National Infrastructure Advisory Council is made up of presidential appointees from the private sector, academia and government, and was originally founded in 2001 under then-President George W. Read More »