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Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?

Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?

Insurers are also not allowed to set annual or lifetime limits on the amount they reimburse people for pregnancy and childbirth, doctors' services, prescription drug coverage and other essential heal...

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I Love All Socialist Health Care, Not Just Australian Single-Payer

She says the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has more similarities to the Australian health care system than the GOP's plan does. It has long come under attack by conservatives. Trump ...

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SC upholds Nirbhaya case death sentences

SC upholds Nirbhaya case death sentences

The juvenile was sentenced to three years in a correctional home and has since moved to a rural part of southern India where he works as a cook at a restaurant. "If at all a case warrants the death ...

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Texas stabbing suspect told police he didn't remember attack

Texas stabbing suspect told police he didn't remember attack

Carter says the suspect was "obviously" suffering from some kind of mental difficulties. Rumors had swirled across campus and the internet that White was targeting people due to their race or be...

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Severe Weather Kills At Least 14 People Across 5 Southern States

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has not declared a state of disaster in Van Zandt County, where four tornadoes touched down Saturday killing four and injuring scores of others, but he expects to make a deci...

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The House doesn't bother to defend the indefensible health-care bill

The House doesn't bother to defend the indefensible health-care bill

After the vote, Republicans boarded buses for a ride to the White House and celebratory event with President Donald Trump. Good. The vote by 217 House Republicans to gut the Affordable Care Act (w...

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Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

Almost half a million people have been displaced since the battle for Mosul began in October, the United Nations says. Despite al-Abadi's rebuke, the momentum in Afghanistan suggests that a sizeable...

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Seoul: US defence system can stop Kim's missiles

And he was able to do it. US President Donald Trump has "built up conditions for an aggressive war" with North Korea, an American writer and retired professor says. The missile blew up over land in ...

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Trump Says 'Everybody', Not Only Australia, Beats The US In Healthcare

During a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump praised the country's healthcare system - but he didn't seem to realize he was praising a universal healthcare system. Do you be...

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White House: Conditions not right for Kim Jong Un meeting

White House: Conditions not right for Kim Jong Un meeting

The young North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, who was Kim Jong Il's eldest son and at one time his likely successor, was killed in Malaysia last February at the Kuala Lumpur Internationa...

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Ivanka Trump advocates for women, girls in trip to Berlin

The panel's moderator got straight to the point in her first question to Ivanka, asking her to clarify exactly what her role in the White House is. Ivanka Trump's first major outing in her official ...

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Israel Reproaches Swedish Envoy, Cuts UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote

It particularly criticised Israel's annexation of Jerusalem following its occupation of the city's east in 1967. "This biased and blatantly deceitful decision, and the attempts to dispute the conn...

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French election rallies on May Day bring insults, unrest

Aides to far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen have brushed off claims that she plagiarized one of her former rivals in a speech. "I think with part of the right, we have exactly ...

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Macron, Le Pen face off as France elects president

The Macron team asked the campaign oversight commission Saturday to bring in cybersecurity agency ANSSI to study the hack , according to a government official who spoke to The Associated Press on c...

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English language 'losing importance' - EU's Juncker

Speaking in English, the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said a priority in the talks would be to guarantee rights for some 3.2 million EU citizens living in Britain and...

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Ankara says military had informed Washington, Moscow of air raid

Meanwhile, the air strikes in northeastern Syria targeted Syrian Kurdish fighters from the YPG, a key component of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are backed by the United States and have ...

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US, Asean agree on tighter sanctions vs North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) on Thursday affirmed the need for "full implementation" of all UN Security Council...

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Guardiola: I hope United win Europa League

The victory lifted City above Liverpool into third in the table on goal difference while Palace , despite looking likely to survive, still have work to do to make their top-flight place certain aft...

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Trump's call with Vladimir Putin suggests some progress on Syria

President Donald Trump degraded. President Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation agreed on Tuesday to work together to broker a cease-fire in Syria, as they sought to move past ...

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Clashes break out just 'minutes' after Syria de-escalation deal implemented

Alexander Lavrentyev, the head of Russia's delegation in peace talks and Russian President Vladimir Putin's special envoy for Syria, said the issue of whether aircraft can operate in the safe zones...

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USA delegation due in Israel to finalize itinerary ahead of Trump visit

From Israel, Trump will head to Italy to meet with Pope Francis and Italian President Mattarella, followed by a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and then back to Italy for a G7 me...

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82 freed Chibok schoolgirls to meet with Nigerian president

A Nigerian military official with direct knowledge of the rescue operation said the 83 freed girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno state near Cameroon. Fifty six of the girls later fled the...

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Police evacuate Louvre ahead of Macron speech

Police evacuate Louvre ahead of Macron speech

Police in the French capital said they made security checks of the area as a precaution and later added that the situation there had returned to normal. The second-round vote in France's presidentia...

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North Korea accuses U.S., South Korea of assassination attempt

South Korea and the US have closely monitored the North's movement on the assumption that the tunnels at the Punggye-ri site are ready and that the North can conduct a nuclear test any time. "Officers...

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North Korea claims US 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

A war of words between the West and Pyongyang has escalated in recent weeks, with North Korea threatening to carry out a sixth nuclear test . According to the ministry, such actions are nothing more ...

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May criticizes European Union politicians after dissolving Parliament

The European Commission has hit back at claims by British Prime Minister Theresa May that Brussels is meddling in the UK General Election by suggesting it is too busy to do so. Juncker's executive C...

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Ayman Odeh calls Jewish state bill a 'declaration of war'

Ayman Odeh calls Jewish state bill a 'declaration of war'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu even proposed his own version of the legislation, saying in 2015 that the state lacked "adequate expression" of Israel's "existence as the nation-state of the Jewish ...

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3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

In August 2017, the Celtic fans defied the UEFA ban of the Palestinian flag, raising it during a football match with the Israeli team, Be'er Sheva Hapoel. Arab League representatives and officials gat...

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Killeen grad suspected in UT stabbing had recent DUI arrest

The officer said White ignored his commands before he walked into Jester. According to his Facebook page , he appears to be a graduate Killeen High School. White, who authorities have said suffered f...

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Buffett Says Republican Health Plan Sure to Help Wealthy

Buffett Says Republican Health Plan Sure to Help Wealthy

Talking Warren Buffett dolls are offered for sale at the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting as shareholders visit and shop at company subsidiaries in Omaha, Neb., Friday, May 5, 2017. Buffett is ...

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Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized in Nashville after stroke

She is expected to make a full recovery. That show and other upcoming dates on her itinerary have been postponed for the time being while Lynn recuperates. Lynn has been performing professionally sinc...

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After UNESCO vote, Israel cuts another $1m from UN budget

The resolution stressed the importance of the Old City to all three monotheistic faiths, however Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Jews had a supreme bond to the city. Six EU countrie...

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Two dead after cargo plane goes off runway at West Virginia airport

Plante told ABC News that the airplane was a Short Brothers 330 model. United Airlines says it has canceled all flights into and out of Charleston, West Virginia, where a cargo plane crashed, kill...

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UKIP leader remains 'positive' despite Lincolnshire losses

Several former UKIP politicians have argued its days are numbered. "I think as far as the delivery of Brexit is concerned, there's far more action in Brussels than Westminster over the next two year...

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GOP Rep.: 'Nobody Dies Because They Don't Have Access to Health Care'

GOP Rep.: 'Nobody Dies Because They Don't Have Access to Health Care'

Labrador's quote affirms absolutely everything that Democrats have been arguing about Republicans since the fight over the GOP health care plan began: That they are out of touch with the average perso...

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