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GOP lawmakers offer conservative plan to prop up Obamacare

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Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., and Patty Murray , D-Wash., which has 24 co-sponsors split among Republicans and Democrats. Despite President Donald Trump's attempts to eliminate these CSRs, and grumbling already being heard from House Republicans, this type of "across the aisle" effort is exactly the type of progress America needs to see to improve Obamacare, not destroy it. Read More »

Clinton campaign and DNC helped for Trump-Russia dossier

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Millions were paid to a political consulting firm, Fusion GPS , which then hired a former British intelligence officer, Christopher Steele, to dig up dirt on Trump's alleged connections to Russian Federation. Some congressional Republican leaders have spent months trying to discredit Fusion GPS and Steele, and tried to determine the identity of the Democrat or organization that paid for it. Read More »

Charlotte man on FBI's Most Wanted list

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Castillo was believed to be in Mexico or perhaps in El Salvador. The investigation initially began after the families of Le, Castillo, and his accomplice all filed missing persons reports days before the victim's body was found and identified. Read More »

Iran Paving Way to Abandon Nuclear Deal, Fortify Missile Program

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Two U.S. senators have attempted torpedoing the global Iran nuclear deal by drafting a legislation that starkly contradicts the deal. The accusations come just days after Trump decertified Iranian compliance with the nuclear deal. British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson says a military option must remain on the table in dealing with North Korea's nuclear programme. The Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was reached between Iran, the five ... Read More »

Trial of imprisoned German activist Peter Steudtner commences in Turkey

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All bar two of the activists - who include two foreigners - have been behind bars since a police raid in July on a workshop run by Amnesty on an island off Istanbul. They held slogans that read "Free rights defenders". She added: "I have been human rights advocate for nearly 30 years. the accusations are in stark contrast to the values I have built my life upon". Read More »

Dhinchak Pooja quits the task after Vikas Gupta

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In today's episode, we will see contestants still striving the toughest luxury budget task - Life in a jungle. Moreover, the Blue team tries their strategy to convince Dhinchak Pooja to go to the cave with Arshi . Meanwhile, when Shilpa relaxing in the garden, Arshi throws water on her on which Shilpa doesn't react. Even Hina Khan broke down at the end of the episode. Read More »

War Of Words Spreads To Soldier's Widow, Trump

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On " CBS This Morning " Monday, the father of late Army Captain Humayun Khan, said he was "shocked" and "disheartened" by what he heard about the call. The conflict drew criticism from Sen. "I know my husband's body from head to toe, and they won't let me see anything". Asked last Monday about that silence, Trump credited himself with doing more to honor the military dead and console their families than any of his predecessors. Read More »

Republican group threatens to block budget over tax deduction fight

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Brady's unwillingness to make a blanket statement regarding the specifics of the tax rates is keeping with the position of GOP leadership in the months leading up to the massive legislative effort. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady on Wednesday suggested a tax bill he is preparing to introduce could force changes to 401 (k) plans and other retirement accounts, potentially bucking a promise from President Donald ... Read More »

Indonesia seeks answer to why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

USA ambassador to Indonesia Joseph Donavan apologised to Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi "for any inconvenience" to Gatot, the statement said. Marsudi said Indonesia still expects the U.S.to provide a more complete explanation. However, the military has insisted that Nurmantyo will not attend the conference unless this clarification is received. Read More »

N.Korea: threat of atmospheric nuclear test should be taken literally

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Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told reporters ahead of the vote. He had fallen into a coma for more than a year before he was released in June 2017 and died a month after. McCarthy warned that there will be "hard consequences" for supporters of a regime "that indiscriminately murders Americans". Meanwhile, in an open letter to several parliaments that emerged last week, North Korea said it was a "full-fledged nuclear power", and that Trump was "trying to drive the world into a awful nuclear ... Read More »

Support for marijuana legalization hits new all-time high (get it?)

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Overall support for legalization has been rising since the mid-1980s, but the upward trend has accelerated in recent years as more and more states have moved away from prohibition. A whopping 84 percent sat opposed. Previous year - in advance of nine states voting on legalization measures, eight of which passed - Americans favored legalization at a level of 60 percent. Read More »

USA ambassador Scott Brown's comments in Samoa sparked an inquiry

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The U.S. Embassy in New Zealand said Brown would not comment beyond the interview he gave to the news website. There had also been a complaint about a comment he made to a woman serving food and drink that she could make hundreds of dollars in the hospitality industry in the US, Brown said. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter's brother arrested for child porn

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The younger brother of the Las Vegas shooter , Stephen Paddock , has been arrested for possession of child pornography, TMZ reports. It said that police obtained a warrant after allegedly being told that material relating to child sex abuse existed on his computer. Read More »

Vigil for Strongsville teacher to be held Tuesday

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Bruce Pleskovic told the 911 dispatcher that he and his wife had made plans earlier that afternoon to get dinner, but that he didn't hear from her again. Funeral services start at 10 a.m. Saturday for Melinda Pleskovic, a teacher who worked with Strongsville City Schools for 27 years. The police officers investigating the death case of OH teacher, police are focusing on the circumstances of the middle school teacher's death. Read More »

Foster father facing life term in Indian girl's death; more arrests likely

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He was arrested and charged with felony endangerment to a child and was placed on electronic ankle monitoring and surrendered his passport as a condition of making bond on October 9. Cause of death is still pending. People who live in the neighbourhood stopped their cars or their daily walks yesterday to see the ditch where Sherins body was found. Read More »

Detroit Lions sign kicker Matt Prater to 3-year extension

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Prater is in his fourth season with the Lions. Undrafted out of Central Florida, Prater caught on with the Lions in 2006, but was released before the season began. He got his first shot to play in a regular-season game when the Atlanta Falcons signed him shortly after he was waived by the Dolphins. In 2014, Matt Prater came to the Detroit Lions as a midseason replacement to try to help the team's rough kicking situation. Read More »

Spain's finesse vs Mali's force

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The finesse of the European U-17 champion will be up against the force of its African counterpart as both teams will look to play to their strengths: their forward lines. Right-winger Ferran Torres , who tormented Iran in the quarterfinals and got his deserved first goal of the World Cup, has been Spain's brightest spark in attack. Read More »

Will meet Rahul Gandhi, but in public: Hardik Patel

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He told that both BJP and Congress are Theif parties, BJP is bigger thief while congress is his cousin brother. Since speculations of Patidar leader Hardik Patel meeting Congress Rahul Gandhi and joining the party are making rounds political atmosphere in Gujarat has since then heated up with now the sessions court issuance of non-bailable warrant against Hardik. Read More »

Hamas Refuses to Relinquish Weapons in Gaza Despite Deal with Fatah

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The headquarters of the Palestinian Authority presidency and government in the Gaza Strip were targeted several times by Israeli bombing in 2008-2009 and 2012 wars, leaving them destroyed. Arouri, who was in Iran over the weekend, also committed Hamas to rejecting the other two conditions, disarming and recognising Israel. The United States has also said the movement must disarm and recognise Israel. Read More »

CM Shivraj Chouhan visits New Jersey's Akshardham temple

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 24: The roads in Madhya Pradesh (MP) are better than the United States, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Tuesday. "The state's agriculture growth rate has been plus 20 per cent for the last five years", he said. "We have successfully implemented this project in Madhya Pradesh when we linked River Narmada with River Chipra". Read More »

Tipu Sultan died a heroic death fighting British: President

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Congress members thumped the desks in appreciation as the President mentioned Tipu's name, much to the embarrassment of the BJP members present in the Assembly. However, the President's speech has put the State BJP leaders in a spot. To this, Hegde retorted: "If the government prints my name on the invitation card, I'll attend the function and raise slogans from the dais against Tipu". Read More »

How Colorado universities rank globally in US News report

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The Geisel Library at UC San Diego. New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, ranked 813th, was the only other New Jersey university to make the list. In the newly released ranking, which uses a different methodology, UC San Diego was 5th among public schools in the United States. Harvard University remained the top-ranked university globally, according to U.S. Read More »

Kornitzer Capital Management INC Maintains Stake in Hess Corp (HES)

Sell-side Wall Street brokerage firms are projecting that Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES ) will post earnings of $-1.02 per share when the company releases their quarterly report today. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . In related news, insider Barbara J. Lowery-Yilmaz sold 3,873 shares of Hess Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th. Read More »

Interlocutor's appointment in Kashmir won't impact operations: Army Chief

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The Army chief claimed that the Centre's strategy of dealing with the Kashmir issue so far has helped the armed forces to negotiate for peace "from a position of strength" in the conflict-prone state. We are also looking at Electronic Warfare (EW) system to keep an eye not just on borders but in hinterland also, Rawat added. "We have given out a year ago two compendiums highlighting the problem statements of the armed forces, particularly the army". Read More »

WaPo bombshell report reveals who paid for Trump dossier

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A lawyer for Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee paid Fusion GPS to develop opposition research against then-candidate Trump during the election, according to several reports. The revelation is likely to fuel complaints by Trump that the dossier, which the president has derided as "phony stuff", is a politically motivated collection of salacious claims. Read More »

Second person arrested in deadly Bed-Stuy home invasion

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The police case paints a picture of betrayal by a young man and his aunt who worked as a home health aide to the elderly couple. Twenty-seven-year-old Dwayne Blackwood , of Brooklyn, was arrested last week on similar charges. Waldiman Thompson died from a heart attack. "I usually see her go to work, come back home, support the family". "The defendant is the key to planning this home invasion". Read More »

Positive coach charged with sexual assault

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The former school aide and track coach who admitted to being HIV-positive has been hit with several more charges to his already lengthy indictment for sexual assault. Police searched his home and his school computer that same day, according to a timeline compiled by the school system. He was also a teaching assistant at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School, where numerous alleged crimes took place. Read More »

Facebook's automatic translate lands Palestinian man in jail

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The man works at a construction site near Jerusalem, and was shown leaning against a bulldozer in the post. The man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of incitement. Israeli forces Wednesday detained eight Palestinians from across the West Bank districts and placed three minors from East Jerusalem under house arrest, said the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) and sources. Read More »

Women of Congressional Black Caucus demand Kelly apologize to Rep. Wilson

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No mention was made of Wilson securing the building's funding. "Most of you as Americans don't know them". Kelly said he was "stunned" by Democratic Rep. "She is a highly respected Member of Congress who has demonstrated extremely competent leadership on a number of important issues, and we are especially proud of her fearless and uncompromising leadership to fight for the release of almost 300 Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram". Read More »

Thousands still without power after Carolinas tornadoes

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Local energy companies report more than 98,000 homes and businesses were without power. "From a damage standpoint, this turned out ot be all potential and no bite", WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel said. Due to the extreme storm damage, downed power lines, limited bus routes, two schools and many residents still without power in the western part of the county, Alexander County Schools will be closed for students on Wednesday, October 25. Read More »

Labour suspends MP Jared O'Mara after comments

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O'Mara has resigned from the Women and Equalities Committee following the publication of his online comments, although he vehemently denies the allegations made by Evans. "The bouncer told Jared what I'd said and he just slipped". There were some transphobic slurs in there. Evans said: "He's never apologised to me or my friends that were involved in the situation". Read More »

Singapore passport becomes 'most powerful' in the world

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But there has been a huge shift as three Asian countries have shot up into the top four tiers, with South Korea ranking in joint third place with Sweden. For Malaysia, passport holders from 118 countries do not require a visa and visitors from 38 other countries require a visa-on arrival to enter Malaysia. Read More »

Israeli police arrest Palestinian after Facebook translates 'Good morning' to 'Attack them'

No Arabic-speaking officer read the post prior to the arrest, which was carried out by officers who relied exclusively on Facebook's automatic translation, Haaretz reported . Most of the university's students of Arabic have reportedly chosen to study at Birzeit University in the West Bank city of Ramallah, requiring them either to reach the Palestinian city via Ben-Gurion airport or a land border crossing from Jordan, where they also must be go through an Israeli security check. Read More »