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Trump , who campaigned on a promise to get rid of Obamacare but has been frustrated by the failure of Republicans in Congress to pass legislation to do so, also made clear he wanted broader legislation to repeal and replace the law. If Trump reverses course on subsidies and premiums don't drop by a similar amount, insurers could end up doing even better than planned. In addition to this 90% cut in ad funding, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is slashing spending on ...
  • Spain to trigger direct rule on Catalonia to crush independence bid

    Spain to trigger direct rule on Catalonia to crush independence bid

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    Rajoy invoked Article 155 of Spain's constitution in order to rein the wayward province back into Madrid's control, but Spain's cabinet has to vote on the article's implementation, necessary for it to take full effect. European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday ruled out EU intervention in the Catalonia situation, stressing that there is "no space" for the bloc to do that.
  • Met Éireann issues two separate weather warnings today

    Met Éireann issues two separate weather warnings today

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    This is likely to cause large waves and spray which could lead to some minor coastal flooding on the south coast". Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning with heavy rainfalls predicted. The Met Office warns of "dangerous" conditions: "Gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour are expected widely within the warning area, with gusts of around 70 miles per hour along exposed coastal areas".
  • USA to back Delhi's UNSC seat if veto power not sought

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    One official she left out: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Haley told Security Council members that Iran "has repeatedly thumbed its nose" at council resolutions aimed at addressing Iranian support for terrorism and regional conflicts while illegally supplying weapons to Yemen and Hezbollah forces in Syria and Lebanon.
  • Hate crime charge in death of Bowie State student

    Hate crime charge in death of Bowie State student

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    Richard Collins III, who was stabbed to death in May at a bus stop on the campus in College Park. Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks announced a grand jury indictment against Sean Urbanski on Tuesday. "Whether the federal government has an interest in it or not, we don't know", Alsobrooks said. Collins attended nearby Bowie State University. Urbanski has been held on a murder charge since the stabbing.
  • Murphy gets to campaign with Obama. Guadagno's not impressed

    Murphy gets to campaign with Obama. Guadagno's not impressed

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    Obama will first drop in on campaign workers in Newark, New Jersey, on Thursday for a private "canvass kickoff" for Democratic candidate Phil Murphy . "You can not complain if you didn't vote; you did not exercise the power the constitution gives us that people fought for", Obama said. Voters will head to the polls for the New Jersey and Virginia gubernatorial elections on November 7.
  • Unbiased Equity Research: NMI Holdings, Inc. (NMIH), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

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    Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a "hold" rating on shares of Fifth Third Bancorp in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. The stock has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 7. They may also be used to help find support or resistance levels. Checking in on some valuation rankings, Fifth Third Bancorp (NasdaqGS:FITB) has a Value Composite score of 51.
  • Sanders: 'Several people' witnessed Trump's call to slain soldier's widow

    Sanders: 'Several people' witnessed Trump's call to slain soldier's widow

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    Sanders told the press that Kelly was "disgusted" with their politicization of his son's death and phone calls President Trump made to the families of fallen service members. "And I think to try to create something from that that the congresswoman is doing is frankly appalling and disgusting", she told reporters. Trump has accused players who kneel for the anthem of disrespecting the military, and has called for the National Football League to censure the protests at rallies and in tweets.
  • Three die in shooting near Colorado State University

    Three die in shooting near Colorado State University

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    The Coloradoan reports that person is among those who are dead. FORT COLLINS | Three people, including a Colorado State University student, were killed and one person was wounded Thursday in a pre-dawn shooting outside an apartment complex about a mile west of the university campus, police said.
  • National Teen Driver Safety Week

    National Teen Driver Safety Week

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    Set rules for teen drivers, which should include zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol and setting a curfew. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were 31 drivers age 15 to 19 killed in 2016 in IN signifying that the decrease continues.
  • Trump demands to know: Who paid for the 'Trump dossier'?

    Trump demands to know: Who paid for the 'Trump dossier'?

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    Trump is likely referring to the firm signaling it would not fulfill a subpoena from the House Intelligence Committee, accusing Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA), who'd stepped down from the panel's Russian Federation investigation, of a "pattern of unprofessional conduct".
  • Burger King bullies a Whopper Jr. so you'll stand up to bullies

    Burger King bullies a Whopper Jr. so you'll stand up to bullies

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    The anti-bullying campaign, which the burger chain describes as "eye-opening" in a press release, "brings the issue even closer to home with an experience that took place in a Burger King restaurant". Then, it shows what it says is the scene in one of its eateries in which diners appear to express indifference to a boy who's being physically harassed and teased several feet from them.
  • Man declared declared incompetent for trial after feces incident

    Man declared declared incompetent for trial after feces incident

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    Herman said she was determined to begin the trial again as soon as possible after Boys is treated and evaluated. Herman said doctors could not present evidence of Boys' low IQ test scores unless they also declare that he did not know the difference between right and wrong when he shot Holloway.
  • North Korea warns U.S. of

    North Korea warns U.S. of "unimaginable strike"

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    Marc Dalton, commander of the carrier strike group led by the USS Ronald Reagan. "The United States has gone mad by putting under our noses targets that we have set as primaries". The new warning from North Korea comes just days after the country said that nuclear war "may break out any moment". "And if the US dares to invade our sacred territory even an inch it will not escape our severe punishment in any part of the globe".
  • Father of Slain Soldier: Trump Didn't Send Promised $25K

    Father of Slain Soldier: Trump Didn't Send Promised $25K

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    Obama, for one, visited the air base that often receives the remains of the dead. Relatives of two also confirmed they did not get letters. The White House says President Donald Trump has sent a $25,000 check he promised to the father of an Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan .
  • Trump meets with Puerto Rican governor: 'I give ourselves a 10'

    Trump meets with Puerto Rican governor: 'I give ourselves a 10'

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    In the wake of Hurricane Maria , which struck Puerto Rico on September 20, more than a third of island households lack running water and less than one-fifth of the territory's power grid has been restored. In one case, residents were so desperate that they were reportedly drawing water from a contaminated well. "The problem for Puerto Rico and Florida and Texas is the package is not structured in a way that actually helps us entirely".
  • NOAA Winter Outlook 2017

    NOAA Winter Outlook 2017

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    Drier-than-normal conditions are most likely across the entire southern U.S. Normal temperatures are forecast for a thin swath of states from IN to Idaho. The private weather firm AccuWeather - whose chief executive officer was just nominated to head NOAA - forecasts a quite colder, wilder winter. Officially, NOAA lists New England as having equal chances of above and below normal precipitation, but typically La Nina's bring wetter than normal conditions across the northern tier.