• Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

    Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

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    A plan with a low premium may end up costing you more by the end of the year if you have a large deductible and high co-payments for health care and drugs. Because of how the ACA is structured, the tax credits most consumers use to afford insurance will increase dramatically, she said. "Make sure you go to the marketplace and terminate your plan", said Straw.
  • Suu Kyi makes quick visit to crisis-hit Rakhine state

    Suu Kyi makes quick visit to crisis-hit Rakhine state

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    Myanmar has rejected the accusations of ethnic cleansing, saying its security forces launched a counterinsurgency operation after Rohingya militants attacked 30 security posts in northern Rakhine on August 25th. But there is little for the Nobel laureate to gain politically from supporting the Muslim Rohingya, who enjoy little sympathy among the broader Buddhist-majority population.
  • USA supersonic bombers conduct exercise in S.Korea region

    USA supersonic bombers conduct exercise in S.Korea region

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    It said Japanese and South Korean fighter jets carried out a sequenced mission with the US bombers. In a statement, the Air Force said the exercise had been planned in advance. The state-run Korean Central News Agency reportedly claimed that the mission was to train for a nuclear strike on North Korea. The agency argued that what makes the situation worse is the simultaneous deployment of three United States aircraft carrier strike groups in waters near the Korean Peninsula.
  • Franken: Sessions 'seems to have problems telling the truth'

    Franken: Sessions 'seems to have problems telling the truth'

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    The inconsistency between Sessions' testimony and what we now know about the Trump campaign's contact with Russian Federation is particularly problematic for the attorney general, given that he was under oath. The source added, "Papadopoulos was some 29-year old that nobody had ever heard of and who struck people in the room as someone who didn't have a lot of credibility".
  • Virginia gov's race: Campaign charged with racial overtones

    Virginia gov's race: Campaign charged with racial overtones

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    Mailers sent out by the Northam campaign aligning Gillespie with the events in Charlottesville, VA, that occurred in August were also called in to question recently. "Independent Expenditures", the statute reads , "To qualify as an in-kind contribution, the candidate or an agent of the candidate's campaign committee must have either expressly requested or suggested to the person or committee that the expenditure be made, or the candidate or an agent of the candidate campaign committee must ...
  • China maintained their friendly ties with N. Korea - FM

    China maintained their friendly ties with N. Korea - FM

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    Kim Han-sol made worldwide headlines in 2012 for calling his uncle Kim Jong-un a "dictator" during an interview with a Finnish television station. Because North Korea is ruled by the Kim Dynasty, any living heirs pose a threat to Kim Jong Un's leadership of North Korea .
  • Mueller Revelations Put Sessions in Awkward Political Position

    Mueller Revelations Put Sessions in Awkward Political Position

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    But a source familiar with Sessions' thinking pointed out that others in the room recall that Sessions "shut down" talk of a Putin meeting and that Papadopoulos "didn't have a lot of credibility". But an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's affidavit supporting criminal charges against Papadopoulos said he also claimed in an email that top Trump campaign officials, who weren't identified, approved a pre-election meeting with representatives of Russian President Vladimir Putin .
  • Firefighters axed for hanging noose on black colleague's photo

    Firefighters axed for hanging noose on black colleague's photo

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    Sources say the culprit created a noose out of twin and hung it over the black lieutenant's family photo, the Miami Herald reported. The Miami Herald reports that the firefighters were terminated Wednesday after a police investigation into the September 9 incident at the fire station.
  • Donald Trump's Twitter disappears, critics rejoice

    Donald Trump's Twitter disappears, critics rejoice

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    His official POTUS account was active and does not appear to have suffered any disruptions. Whether it was a technical glitch, user error, or some move on the part of Twitter was unclear. Trump, however, continues to use his personal account. Variety has reached out to Twitter for clarification. About half an hour earlier, Mr Trump had tweeted a video about the nomination of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
  • Labour activist says she was raped at a party event

    Labour activist says she was raped at a party event

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    They came as one Parliamentary worker told ITV that an MP had sexually assaulted her on a trip overseas and the authorities had failed to act on her complaint. She said that since joining the NEC she has tried to make changes, but it has proved "frustrating". "I just really hope that all the awful things that we're seeing will at least result in some sort of change in our parties as well as in Parliament".
  • Trump administration to defend Cuba embargo at United Nations, reversing Obama

    Trump administration to defend Cuba embargo at United Nations, reversing Obama

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    Samantha Power, the USA ambassador to the U.N.at the time, said the United States remained opposed to some of the Cuban government's practices and policies but was pursuing a new approach to engagement with the island. The global community represented in the framework of the 72 session of the United Nations General Assembly strongly rejected the unjust and inhuman policy applied by the United States against Cuba for nearly six decades.
  • Could Paul Manafort's Brooklyn brownstone eventually hit the market?

    Could Paul Manafort's Brooklyn brownstone eventually hit the market?

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    The Washington Post reported that Manafort keeps three us passports and has submitted 10 passport applications in recent years. "He now has three United States passports, with different numbers". limited circumstances, and only with limited validity". When a passport needed for immediate travel is unavailable due to prolonged delays in processing a foreign visa application, or some other foreign governmental process for which the passport was required.
  • BJP to launch poll campaign with 'Parivarthana Yatra' today

    BJP to launch poll campaign with 'Parivarthana Yatra' today

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    Yeddyurappa said at least three two-wheelers will make their way from each booth of the party to join large rallies, including the one to be held in Bengaluru . Pointing out that this was the third year the government will be celebrating Tipu Jayanti, Siddaramaiah said last year it went off smoothly and only in the first year, there was violence due to "instigation" by RSS and Bajarang Dal.
  • Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Receives Average Rating of

    Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

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    Moreover, Pioneer Incorporated has 0.03% invested in Alaska Air Group, Inc . (NYSE: ALK ) on Friday, October 23 with "Hold" rating . Perella Weinberg Ptnrs Mngmt Lp reported 34,202 shares. Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Boyd Gaming's analysts are positive. In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 12 Buys and 0 Sell among 14 analysts.
  • Trump Blames Kushner as He Gropes for Way Out

    Trump Blames Kushner as He Gropes for Way Out

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    Then in a conversation with longtime adviser Roger Stone , Trump agreed with Stone's assessment that Kushner was providing the president with bad political advice, someone familiar with the conversation told Vanity Fair . "Not only was he the one that was pushing for the firing of Jim Comey, remember, he was the one that pushed for Paul Manafort to be hired in the 2016 election".
  • Trump blames NY terrorist attack on Sen. Schumer and immigration policies

    Trump blames NY terrorist attack on Sen. Schumer and immigration policies

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    He also pledged to end the green card lottery under which he said the man suspected of killing eight people in Manhattan on Tuesday entered the US. According to the Times , no one arrested on USA soil has ever been sent to Guantanamo. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called on the president to treat the alleged attacker as an enemy combatant . Trump had professed himself to be open to the idea of sending Saipov to Guantanamo in a seemingly off-the-cuff answer to questions from reporters.
  • Assaults go up when daylight saving time ends, study finds

    Assaults go up when daylight saving time ends, study finds

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    Americans will get an extra hour of sleep on November 5 as daylight saving time comes to an end in 2017. US territories such as American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands don't make the change, either. Granite State lawmakers considered a similar proposal earlier this year. The exception in Arizona is the Navajo Nation which follows Daylight Saving Time because the reservation includes neighboring states Utah and New Mexico.
  • Govt still aiming for PH top 20 ranking

    Govt still aiming for PH top 20 ranking

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    The World Bank on Tuesday released its latest Doing Business report , which placed the Philippines in 113th place out of 190 economies, down 14 notches from past year. The Philippines ranked ahead only of Cambodia (135th), Laos (141st), Myanmar (171st) and Timor-Leste (178th). Ghana ranked 131 in "Dealing with Construction Permits" and scored a DTF of 61.90, additionally, ranking for "Getting Electricity" stood at 136 and DTF 56.81.