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Work requirements will withdraw Medicaid's 'hand up' assistance

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House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O' Lakes, told The News Service of Florida on Wednesday that the state's $26 billion Medicaid program is comprised mostly of children and seniors and that work requirements are more geared toward able-bodied adults who qualify for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. Read More »

NAACP calls for anti-Trump protest at College Football Championship

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In recent months, Trump has repeatedly criticized professional football players in the NFL for kneeling during the anthem to protest racial injustice. ET. "Trump supporters mockingly call the opposition snowflakes, but when we come together we create a mighty storm". Refuse Fascism ATL has also said that they will be planning a protest ahead of Trump's arrival. Read More »

Texas man charged with capital murder in death of adopted daughter

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Both of her parents were already in jail, but now the grand jury has chose to indict her father, Wesley Mathews for capital murder. The earlier charges were handed down in October and November 2017, while Mathew's murder charge was only today released after the Dallas County Medical Examiner ruled that the child's death was the result of homicidal violence, the Dallas Observer reported. Read More »

Palestinians: 2 teens killed in clashes with Israeli army

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Rocket alert sirens were activated in southern Israel, near the border with the Gaza Strip, Friday night but Israel Defense Forces (IDF) later deemed the alert a false alarm. Israeli settlements violate the Fourth Geneva Convention, which states that an occupying power can not transfer its population into the territory it occupies. Read More »

Eight More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Iowa

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But you can also wind up with a bad fever , chills and more serious complications like pneumonia, bronchitis and sinus infections. "We will very likely continue to see the flu for months", Quinlisk said in the release. Despite the increase, they said they're prepared to fight the flu for all residents in need. "It's not quite as high as the 6% that was seen in 2014/2015, but still early season peaking now". Read More »

Trump lawyer arranged $130000 payment for adult-film star's silence

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The president's lawyer also attached a statement signed by " Stormy Daniels " that said the actress did not have a "sexual and/or romantic affair" with Trump. Their friendship included Trump calling their Los Angeles home and inviting her to parties that featured people like his son Donald Trump Jr. and Kim Kardashian, as well as events, like the 2007 Miss USA pageant. Read More »

Stones thrown at Nitish Kumar's cavalcade in Bihar's Buxar

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The incident took place at Sulindabad village in Kehra block of Saharsa, where the chief minister said a crackdown would lead to undue publicity for the youngsters who were "barely four or five in number" and remarked wryly "what is wrong with the black colour". Read More »

Korea, US Discuss Coordination over Inter-Korean Relations

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China's trade with North Korea plunged by 50 percent in December as United Nations sanctions tightened, the Beijing government said on Friday. I'm not saying I have or haven't. "And maritime interdiction helps us to disrupt resources". "If both China and Russian Federation are absent from the meeting, then the significance and the utility of the gathering will be greatly discounted", Wenran Jiang, an expert on Asian politics from the University of Alberta, said in an email. Read More »

Yemen's Houthis say they fired ballistic missile at Saudi

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Houthis control a key harbor of an important trade shipping route, connecting the Middle East countries and Europe. In early November, the coalition tightened a blockade on Yemeni ports and airports in response to a missile fired by the Houthis that was intercepted near Riyadh airport. Read More »

Steve Bannon to testify before House committee on Russian Federation probe

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Besides Bannon, he said those witnesses would include Trump's daughter Ivanka. Trump accused Stephen Bannon of betraying him. . This, by the way, was true long before Trump became president or even before his candidacy. Bannon departed the White House in August, amid a shakeup ushered by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, who had replaced Reince Priebus as chief of staff a few weeks prior. Read More »

Zuma lists conditions for stepping down as president

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Zuma also reportedly asked that key members within his cabinet stay in power and become a part of Ramaphosa's team. "So we will see where it ends up after the national working committee and heads of subcommittees are selected at the next NEC (meeting)", one of the ANC members said. Read More »

Why we cannot sanction marketers over fuel scarcity- Kachikwu

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The source said that: "The discussion was how to make the fuel available nationwide". "We want to find lasting solution and that is what the committee will come out with in the resolutions tomorrow". This is contrary to claims by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) which had both fingered marketers in the scarcity of fuel which marred the Yuletide celebrations for Nigerians. Read More »

Activists and ICE Face Off Over Detained Immigrant Leader

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In 2001, Ragbir was convicted of wire fraud while working as a loan processor for a USA -based mortgage lender, making his green card subject to review despite the fact that his wife is a US citizen and is the father a USA -born daughter. Despite the Trump administration's stated goal of focusing on deporting immigrants with violent criminal offenses, Ragbir's supporters suspect he was targeted by ICE officials for his activism. Read More »

Brexit could cost almost 500000 United Kingdom jobs, says study

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Financial services jobs new to the market in December fell to 3,150 from 4,980 in December 2016, the report said, as uncertainty around the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union made companies in the city reluctant to hire. "This new analysis shows why the Government should now change its approach and negotiate a deal that enables us to remain in both the single market and the customs union". Read More »

Saudi women attend football game for the first time

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Indeed, Ghadah Grrah, fan of Al-Hilal told The Guardian: "Saudi women have always been involved in the culture of football, this was never applicable to men only". The sessions are aimed at "shaping the company's priorities and upcoming plans for women in the Kingdom ", and have addressed topics such as problems women could face when driving. Read More »

German parties talk through the night, no end in sight

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Carsten Nickel, deputy research director at advisory firm Teneo Intelligence, said of Merkel's centrist strategy: "The real challenge has always been to sell this logic internally". Macron in September offered an ambitious vision for European renewal, but has had to wait since for a response from EU powerhouse Germany , with much on hold there after parliamentary elections . Read More »

Catalyst among newsprint producers slapped with USA countervailing duties

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Kruger, the parent company of Corner Brook Pulp and Paper, is one of the three companies targeted by the USA, but duties would apply to all Canadian producers. "Any duties will have a direct and negative impact on ‎U.S. newspapers, especially those in small cities and towns, ‎and result in job losses in the American printing sector‎". Read More »

ICE Announces Enforcement Priorities, Raids Nearly 100 7-Eleven Stores

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Homan did not say why ICE went after the Irving, Texas-based convenience store chain, which has 60,000 franchises worldwide and is famous for its Slurpee drinks. "Businesses that hire illegal workers are a pull factor for illegal immigration and we are working hard to remove this magnet", Homan's statement said. Read More »

Pak needs to do more to fight terrorism: White House

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He suggested that members of the Pakistan military and ISI intelligence service who "are directly involved in the war and work against Afghanistan " could be put on a blacklist to bar them and their families from travel to the United States and to have their assets under USA control frozen. Read More »

Arctic Monkeys announce first date of 2018

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The East Coast three-day also sees Eminem , Kendrick Lamar and The Killers headline its seventh edition. The Man, MGMT , Royal Blood , Cold War Kids , and many more. After a long hiatus, the band is finally working on a new album - their sixth and the follow-up to the insanely successful AM released in 2013. Arctic Monkeys last played a show in November 2014. Read More »

French league suspends goal-line technology after 'failings'

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GoalControl technology alerts the referee when the ball has crossed the line via a watch that vibrates on the official's wrist. The suspension comes after the LFP had just cautioned GoalControl, the organization accountable for the framework, about issues a month ago. Read More »

Committed to work for India's NSG tag: USA envoy

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There could, however, be some refinements during the ongoing process of the review of the visas and that included the H-1B visa category, Juster said in his inaugural speech during an event titled U.S. For India and US, Indo-Pacific is vital for security and prosperity of our people as well as others. Mr Kumar said India continued to closely monitor the developments relating to the issue, adding that alarmist projections on possible difficulties to Indian professionals have been laid to ... Read More »

Pelosi's 'five white guys' joke not well received by peer

The Democratic Party has "great diversity" she went on to argue. Pelosi's comment was more than just a quip. She specifically mentioned the race of the negotiators and the race of those left out. Besides, it's only white males she's criticizing - an easy target whose complaints about being singled out by their race can easily be shot down by simply calling them racists. Read More »

Legal pot won't slow market for medical marijuana: advocate

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A marijuana edible and a cup of coffee ? In addition to the overwhelming support for medical marijuana, the Quinnipiac poll also revealed that Sessions is extremely unpopular. Sessions' pot memo creates big decision for United States attorneys. Another amendment to Veterans' Affairs spending bills has also prohibited the VA from sanctioning doctors who talk to patients about potential benefits of marijuana in treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Read More »

BJP stages 'Jail Bharo' against Siddaramaiah

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The agitators came in a rally shouting slogans against the State government and Congress party as part of their "Jail Bharo" program. "BJP, RSS and Bajrang Dal also have terrorists within", making an unprecedented attack on his political rivals. Read More »

New home launches plunge 78% in 2017

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Das said that "in terms of sales, the Mumbai market recorded 19% uptick in H2 2017 over the demonetisation-hit same period a year ago, however overall sales volumes reflect a declining pattern". There is no data available to suggest that prices have dropped to this extent of 12-13 per cent as suggested in the report taking into discounting and quoted prices but increased holding and financing costs in addition to increased wages and regulatory costs suggest that this is a bottom and once the ... Read More »

Trump Lawyer Files Pointless Lawsuit Against Buzzfeed

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Russian businessman Aleksej Gubarev filed suit against the website in February. And on Tuesday, the public was given a glimpse, in the release of secret testimony , into the fierce battle between Senate Democrats and Republicans over the dossier and how the F.B.I. Read More »