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Vote On New Health Care Plan

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In the House, that number on Friday was 216. An economically and politically self-sustaining conservative faction in the party isn't a fad. Numerous very same pressures that stopped the GOP's American Health Care Act dead in its tracks will be present again with tax reform . Read More »

Iraq forces launch renewed attack on Mosul's Old City

The incident remains far from clear and details are hard to confirm as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State to recapture the densely populated parts of the western half of Mosul , the militant group's last stronghold in Iraq. The Iraqi commander dismissed the reported 200 death toll as an exaggeration, although the figure was confirmed by Bashar al Kiki, chairman of the Nineveh Provincial Council, who however did not provide any further detail. Read More »

Democrats Introduce 'Mar-A-Lago Act' To Bare Secret Trump Meetings

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John Wonderlich, the executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, backs the Democrat's legislation. If the Trump administration isn't going to continue a practice that was widely lauded by leaders across the political spectrum, Congress should mandate disclosure to guarantee public access to the visitor log records. Read More »

NYPD Det. Richard Francis committed lewd acts in Rockville Centre, police say

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In some of the cases, Francis would allegedly shine a flashlight into residents' windows to get their attention before flashing them and fondling himself. He was arrested a few blocks from the scene of the incident. "This is raising our level of concern now", Genneario said on Sunday. Rockville Centre police arrested Robert Francis at about 2:30 a.m. Read More »

Australia skips United Nations nuke-ban treaty talks

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Given the fact that the vast majority of non-nuclear nations in Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia - which are frustrated over stalled nuclear disarmament talks - are in favor of the treaty, the pact is nonetheless expected to be approved sooner or later. Read More »

Here's Why G-III Apparel (GIII) Stock is Crashing Today

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Piper Jaffray Companies set a $31.00 price target on G-III Apparel Group and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, November 28th. Several brokerages have weighed in on GIII. Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Up in the future. For the first-quarter 2018, G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. Read More »

Freedom Caucus Loses Member Amid Trump Criticism for Health Care

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Trump, though, exposed possible breaks with Ryan that could complicate their relationship, saying Friday he is "open" to seeking a bipartisan health care overhaul bill. Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) stepped down from the right-wing coalition on Sunday after most of the all-male group of 31 lawmakers refused to pledge their support to the Affordable Healthcare Act repeal. Read More »

Reince Priebus: Trump Not Backing Off Border Tax Push

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Shortly after the bill was pulled from the floor, Mr. Trump told reporters, "I think if we had bipartisan [support], we could have a health care bill that could be the ultimate". There will be funding issues coming up soon in regard to Obamacare , Priebus said he believes, and he does not think Trump is closing the doors on the matter. Read More »

2 children among 6 people shot in Seminole Co., 1 adult killed

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Sanford Police spokeswoman Bianca Gillett said that the woman and the gunman were arguing Monday morning at a gas station over property, and the woman approached a police officer about it. Police say the bystanders, a man and a woman, were not connected to the gunman in any way. Gillet went on to say that a police officer heard shots at a second location and was able to capture the suspect as well as a weapon. Read More »

Local GOP credits Trump for $300K haul at Mar-A-Lago fundraiser

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Mar-a-Lago, the Florida estate and private club owned by Trump, which he has visited frequently as president and has described as "the Southern White House". The White House's visitor records page said as of Sunday that it is "being updated", which is what the page has said since the beginning of the Trump administration. Read More »

The American Health Care Act Has Been Pulled

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This is important in rural Nebraska, where health costs are higher and access to care is lower. Today, U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, released the following statement on the American Health Care Act , the House GOP health care bill that would've taken away health insurance for 24 million Americans over the next ten years, after Speaker Paul Ryan abandoned efforts to hold a vote on the doomed legislation. Read More »

Mexicans who help build Trump wall are 'traitors,' Catholic Church says

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Of the contractors that submitted their bids, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will select the finalists, who will have to build a 30-foot long prototype of the actual wall in San Diego . Meanwhile, the proposed wall has already received backlashes from critics. "We're not going to have laws to restrict (companies), but I believe considering your reputation it would undoubtedly be in your interest to not participate in the construction of the wall", said Mexican Economy Minister ... Read More »

One more suspect arrested in London attack investigation

When an attack happens in London , it is an attack on me. "The threat we face is an worldwide one". "I would rather get a situation where we get all these people around the table agreeing to do it", she told Marr. They were enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an SUV, deliberately driven at them by attacker Khalid Masood, 52. Read More »

LAGO Act seeks to make Trump visitor logs public

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President Trump has taken the unusual and potentially unsafe step of conducting official business in the plain view of guests at his high-priced Mar-A-Lago club. Under President Barack Obama, the White House maintained a visitor page on its website and said it had released about 6 million records. But White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus later appeared on the same network to deny Trump was trying to undermine Ryan. Read More »

Stocks recover from selloff after health care bill is pulled

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Trump has railed against the 2010 ACA since the start, and GOP leaders in Congress have rallied for its repeal with dozens of votes during the Obama years. Under expanded Medicaid, many low-income men were suddenly covered. An analysis by New Mexico insurance regulators estimated that the state's uninsured rate would double to 18 percent by 2026 if the Republican changes had been enacted. Read More »

Police search property where Delphi teens found

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A search warrant was served Friday on the property where Abby Williams and Libby German's bodies were found last month near Delphi. Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, went missing on February 13 while hiking near the Monon High Bridge. Read More »

Andile Lungisa steps down as ANC regional chair

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This follows weeks of letters between Lungisa and secretary-general Mantashe, who is adamant that party leaders who serve on other higher structures of the party are barred by the ANC's constitution from serving on lower structures. Mabuyane also said, unlike Lungisa's arguments that it was wityhin his rights, the party was ultimately had the final say and its constitution must be upheld. Read More »

WOW air launches flights from Ireland to Chicago from €139

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The flights will run on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays via Reykjavik. News of the Chicago routes comes after WOW air recently announced details of flights from Dublin and Cork to Pittsburgh, one of nine cities in the U.S. Skúli Mogensen, Founder and CEO of WOW air said, "I'm thrilled to add Chicago as our 10th North American destination, offering ultra-low fares to United Kingdom travellers who may not have previously considered travel to this exciting city viable". Read More »

Ryan pulls GOP health care bill following call from Trump

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The move comes hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan visited the White House to tell Trump the legislation didn't have enough votes to pass. The last-minute retraction is seen as a huge blow to the president. USA media described the decision to cancel the bill a humiliating defeat for Trump, who had campaigned on a promise to replace the Affordable Care Act, which is more popularly known as Obamacare . Read More »

Sympathetic diver removes rusty hook from underbelly of shark

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Mr Eccles said he knew something was wrong when the shark kept circling around to persistently nudge at him. Eccles felt compelled to check the shark over and spotted something protruding from its belly. A Florida diver who noticed a lemon shark acting oddly ended up removing a massive hook from the ocean creature's belly. Eccles' shark instincts were on point, perhaps due to his experience as a shark feeder at a venue in the Bahamas. Read More »

Netanyahu: No deal yet with USA on settlements

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The US was hopeful Israel would agree to stop expanding isolated settlements in the West Bank, but Netanyahu rejected this. Last December, the UN Security Council passed a resolution against Israel's settlement activities. "The only impediment to peace is Palestinian violence and incitement", he added "This obsessive focus on Israel must end". Member of the Executive Committee of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and Head of the Palestinian Expatriates Affairs Department, Tayseer ... Read More »

UK Police Make One More Arrest After London Attack

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Basu said that even if he acted alone, police need to give as much of an explanation as possible to reassure Londoners. United Kingdom police have arrested another suspect in connection with the attack in London, Scotland Yard said Sunday in a statement. Read More »

Iraqi military says 61 bodies found in collapsed Mosul building

Iraqi authorities said on Sunday they were investigating the high rate of civilian casualties in Mosul Al Jadida, with estimates of the dead ranging from dozens to hundreds. "The old city has old buildings and small alleyways, and to protect the civilians, we need new tactics". "No combat operations are to go on", the spokesman added. Read More »

House debates Obamacare replacement bill ahead of crucial vote

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Trump said Friday at the White House that Ryan shouldn't lose his job if the bill goes down. "We couldn't come to a resolution today but that doesn't mean we can't come to a resolution in the future", said the Congressman. The ideas in this bill are his nearly entirely. The risks were high for Trump on the bill. The frustration and exhaustion of the political brinkmanship pushed nearly entirely by the White House was evident on Ryan's face as he emerged from the Republican conference ... Read More »

Who Is The Man In The DC Spotlight, Rep. Devin Nunes?

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Devin Nunes, a former Trump adviser, reportedly jumped out of an Uber auto on Tuesday night to see potentially critical documents relating to the investigation of Trump aides, without informing his fellow passenger, a senior Washington staffer on the committee . Read More »