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Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire

Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire

And its community rating measure prevents insurers from charging more to people based on health history or gender. Not only do they not have a piece of legislation that a majority of their majority ...

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Freedom Caucus Reverses Course, Plans to Support Amended Obamacare Replacement Bill

Freedom Caucus Reverses Course, Plans to Support Amended Obamacare Replacement Bill

The new enthusiasm stems from an amendment that would give states the authority to apply for waivers from some of Obamacare's requirements under certain conditions. In addition, another legislator clo...

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Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing

Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing

During a White House lunch with ambassadors of United Nations Security Council member states on Monday, the USA president called unacceptable the "status quo in North Korea". North Korea, meanwhile, h...

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GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

Donald Trump's tax proposal is expected to cut the corporate rate to 15%, potentially providing a big lift to corporate earnings for publicly traded companies. "There's multiple ways of doing this...

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Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's proposal to reschedule her speech

Speaking to Tucker Carlson during his Fox News show, Coulter insisted that Berkeley's change of plans aren't affecting her own to appear on campus, saying, "I am giving the speech". "They are now go...

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Arkansas prepares for first double execution in USA since 2000

The drug manufacturers of midazolam and potassium chloride, two more drugs used by Arkansas in executions, tried to help in McKesson's court battle over the vecuronium bromide. The difficulties of obt...

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Strong to severe storms set up from Gulf to Great Lakes

Strong to severe storms set up from Gulf to Great Lakes

On Friday night , Saturday and Sunday , locally heavy rainfall will also be likely. By the end of Thursday , we should only see between a half-inch and one inch of rainfall . "Once storms ...

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Donald Trump tax plan billed as 'largest tax reform' in US history

Donald Trump tax plan billed as 'largest tax reform' in US history

White House officials say he'll offer a list of principles - and those that have surfaced so far bear a striking resemblance to the plan Trump pitched as a candidate. Administration officials also sai...

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House GOP Moves Forward on a New Compromise Addition to Health Care

Congress returns Tuesday from its spring recess, facing yet another down-to-the-wire spate of deal making - and a White House anxious to claim its first major legislative win. "Given that preventative...

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MI chooses rural highways for 75 miles per hour speed limit

MI chooses rural highways for 75 miles per hour speed limit

The changes mean that MI now has higher speed limits than any other Great Lakes state. A look at speed limit increases on rural trunk lines. The new law requires these modified speed limits to be ...

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Amid threats, New Orleans removes Confederate monument

City officials said the monument - the Battle of Liberty Place monument , a 35-foot granite obelisk erected in commemoration of whites in 1874 who tried to topple a biracial government by killing ...

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On-Again, Off-Again Speech by Ann Coulter Is On Again

On-Again, Off-Again Speech by Ann Coulter Is On Again

She refused to show up at the new date, when no classes are scheduled. Mogulof said that they've only communicated with Coulter through the student organizations that were sponsoring her. Naweed T...

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North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary day

In addition to the Carl Vinson, the USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered, guided-missile submarine, is due to arrive Tuesday on a routine port visit at Busan, South Korea, a United States defense official ...

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Chris Soules Defended by Victim's Family Member After Fatal Car Crash

Chris Soules Defended by Victim's Family Member After Fatal Car Crash

On the call, Chris did sound pretty shaken by the accident, admitting that he rear ended the tractor. Soules is breathing heavily, apparently emotional and seemingly on the edge of tears as he tells...

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Arkansas Conducts First Execution In Years After US Supreme Court Clears Path

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker denied requests to stop the executions for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, both of which are scheduled for Monday night. But critics said that the state was moving t...

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Republicans remove Mexico border wall from budget negotiation

Mr Trump had been on a collision course with lawmakers over the wall, demanding that Congress include funding to start construction in its new spending bill. It is possible for Trump's position on the...

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President Trump Proposes Cutting Corporate Tax Rate to 15%

US President Donald Trump will sign new executive orders this week before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the U...

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Colbert talks about Trump's first 100 days in office

Colbert talks about Trump's first 100 days in office

The late night host follows up by saying, "Now for those keeping score at home, Trump is now a friend of Putin and an enemy of Poutine". While Trump's first 100 days haven't gone as well as he'd b...

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Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

By July 1, Wells Fargo must file a new resolution which will address vulnerabilities to orderly resolution as noted in guidance issued by the agencies a year ago. A big item at the meeting will be whe...

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IS: No fighter killed by mother of all bombs

IS: No fighter killed by mother of all bombs

Pentagon officials on Friday said that the United States commander, who ordered the use of "mother of all bombs" to attack an Islamic State (ISIS) stronghold in Afghanistan , did not need US Presiden...

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Tax day brings up questions about Trump's unreleased tax returns

Tax day brings up questions about Trump's unreleased tax returns

Trump, a billionaire property tycoon, released a financial statement but has kept his tax returns private, both during the election campaign and since taking office in January . Yesterday, in Washin...

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Republican Ron Estes Wins Congressional Seat in Contested Race

Republican Ron Estes Wins Congressional Seat in Contested Race

Another group, Ending Spending, plans to spend almost $1.5 million in ads in support of Handel. The race attracted nearly no national support from the Democratic Party. Even with Estes' victory, win...

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Ivanka forced to defend Donald Trump in Berlin

First Daughter Ivanka Trump hit a road bump in her first global appearance an official member of the Trump administration as the audience at a women's empowerment panel in Germany booed and hissed a...

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Ivanka Trump faces groans, laughs after defending her dad

The moderator paused to acknowledge the boos and hisses from the crowd and asked Ivanka to address it, noting that her father's past attitudes toward women has been public and "might leave one quest...

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Grizzlies look to even series at home vs. Spurs

Though he didn't start at Memphis Thursday, Selden played 28 minutes off the bench and provided the home team with a spark. There were a few times in this game that it just seemed like he knew what ...

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Trump, Patriots fight back against White House attendance photos

Trump, Patriots fight back against White House attendance photos

Trump , a close friend of Patriots' owner Robert Kraft, compared New England's historic win to his surprising victory in last November's presidential election. At 10 p.m., President Trump tweeted it...

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Two police officers shot, 2 injured in downtown Seattle robbery

Two police officers shot, 2 injured in downtown Seattle robbery

Whitcomb says another suspect, a woman, is in custody and being questioned. As they ran, the man pulled out a gun and began firing at the cops, who returned fire, Best said. Two police officers were...

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Tad Cummins ordered to transfer to Middle Tennessee

Tad Cummins ordered to transfer to Middle Tennessee

Instead, he picked up Elizabeth in Columbia, Tenn., on March 13 and the pair went on the run. Cummins also faces state charges of sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping, the Tennessee...

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Congress Focused On Averting Government Shutdown, But Trump Wants More

According to CBS, a "GOP source" on a conference call with Ryan and party officials confirmed Ryan contradicted Trump's claim Republicans may be able to propose and pass an Obamacare repeal bill as...

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Dems Spin Wheels Spinning Ossoff's Fail Into a GOP Defeat

He now will face Karen Handel , a former GOP Georgia secretary of state who led Republican candidates with just under 20 percent of the tally, in a runoff. "‶This is already a remarkable victory", ...

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Trump Celebrates First Easter Egg Roll As US President

The first family joined their guests on the South Lawn, as President Donald Trump, along with First Lady Melania, colored with kids as part of some of the day's activities. Trump, the first lady, and ...

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Senate confirms UGA alumnus Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Perdue was last Cabinet-level pick to be announced by Trump, and it took weeks to submit his Senate paperwork as he looked to untie himself from his myriad business interests. The confirmation of Son...

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Funeral for Facebook shooting victim scheduled in Ohio

Funeral for Facebook shooting victim scheduled in Ohio

She alerted DuCharme who said he and a supervisor replaced the worker at the first window where Stephens was to pick up his food, telling him his fries would take another minute, while the first worke...

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Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley reschedule offer

Coulter was originally scheduled to speak at the university on Thursday, after she was invited by student groups that have been described as campus Republicans. "The university's actions violate funda...

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Gov. Cuomo signs bill giving free SUNY tuition to qualifying students

Additionally, the program requires students to live and work in NY for the same number of years after graduating that they received the scholarship. The former Democratic presidential nominee rallie...

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