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HHS proposes executive order loosening regulations on short-term plans

HHS proposes executive order loosening regulations on short-term plans

These short-term policies typically have higher out-of-pocket costs and cover fewer services than traditional insurance. "It's one step in providing Americans with health insurance that is both mo...

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Barnaby Joyce hits back over leadership pressure: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Barnaby Joyce hits back over leadership pressure: 'I'm not going anywhere'

The state Nationals in Victoria and New South Wales are staying out of the battle within the federal party, with Victorian leader Peter Walsh saying: "The federal leadership of the National Party is...

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Michael Gove recognises animal welfare as a public good

Michael Gove recognises animal welfare as a public good

There have been fears that trade deals with countries such as the U.S. could lead to cheap imports of chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef. Meurig Raymond will also tell Gove that farmers "must ...

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Russian Federation probe looking into Kushner's business contacts

Russian Federation probe looking into Kushner's business contacts

Kushner played a leading role in the presidential transition team's contacts with foreign governments, and has indicated he spoke during that time with more than 50 contacts from over 15 countries...

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South Korea to consider WTO petition against proposed U.S. steel duties

South Korea to consider WTO petition against proposed U.S. steel duties

Commerce Department recommended to impose a sharp rise in steel import tariffs on 12 countries, including China , Brazil and South Korea, and also in response to a recent U.S. TASS quoted a Russia...

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US duo representing S. Korea make free-dance cut

US duo representing S. Korea make free-dance cut

As more than 4,000 spectators looked on, the Korean team allowed a goal but quickly tied the score, drawing applause. Switzerland won Group B with three wins but lost to the Olympic Athletes from Ru...

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ISIS kills 25 Iraqi militiamen near Kirkuk

ISIS kills 25 Iraqi militiamen near Kirkuk

IS members disguised as soldiers attacked a Hashed al-Shaabi unit in the Hawija region about 300 kilometres (185 miles) north of Baghdad on Sunday evening, the auxiliary force said in a statement. P...

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Friends Want Military Honors For JROTC Cadet Killed In Florida Massacre

Friends Want Military Honors For JROTC Cadet Killed In Florida Massacre

Now his fellow students are petitioning so the 15-year-old hero can have a military burial. "I want people to know that he died a hero", Wang's friend, Aiden Ortiz, told ABC News 10 . There, he...

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Dense fog early with near record highs later today

Dense fog early with near record highs later today

Fog, particularly when dense, can also be hazardous to aviators. Expect some dense morning fog today to burn off to plenty of sunshine this afternoon. Tomorrow will feature the warmest day of the week...

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Matthew Falder: 'dark web' paedophile jailed for 32 years

Matthew Falder: 'dark web' paedophile jailed for 32 years

Matthew Falder, 29, used encryption technology to mask his identity as he duped users into sending him naked photographs that he used to coerce victims as young as 14 into posing in increasingly degra...

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Warm front to break 75-year record in Delmarva region

Warm front to break 75-year record in Delmarva region

Tuesday's temperatures are set to challenge records, but Wednesday's are more likely to set new ones, according to the weather service. The western Pennsylvania region is well on its way to setti...

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Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

Rosenstein said the U.S. will attempt to extradite the suspects from Russian Federation, but it's doubtful the Kremlin will comply. He argued that USA officials also have said no country influenced ...

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'Black Widow' Catherine Nevin dies at Dublin hospice

'Black Widow' Catherine Nevin dies at Dublin hospice

She had been suffering from cancer and was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2016. The Black Widow maintained that the well-liked publican Tom had been targeted by a random intruder, despite her conv...

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Delek, Noble Energy Announce $15 Billion Natural Gas Export Deal to Egypt

Delek, Noble Energy Announce $15 Billion Natural Gas Export Deal to Egypt

He called it "great news" for both countries. Abu expressed optimism that the deal could help pave the way toward turning Egypt into an export hub for Israeli gas. Cairo had frozen talks on a ga...

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FBI helping with search for missing Kan. boy

FBI helping with search for missing Kan. boy

EST: Wichita Police are... The boy was reported missing at 6:15pm Saturday, and officers are now searching a wider area after scouring his home, backyard, neighborhood, and the 216-acre Chisholm Cre...

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USA gun owners destroy rifles in #OneLess response to Florida school shooting

USA gun owners destroy rifles in #OneLess response to Florida school shooting

A gun rights supporter posted a five minute video that showed him destroying his AR-15. Scott Pappalardo's AR-15 is the same kind of weapon used in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation received tip on suspected Florida school shooter in January

Federal Bureau of Investigation received tip on suspected Florida school shooter in January

On Wednesday, Cruz took an Uber to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 rifle in duffle bag. But during their investigation of the 19-year-old gunman, Nikolas Cruz , police were un...

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Jackson Local Schools on Lockdown After Student Shoots Himself

Jackson Local Schools on Lockdown After Student Shoots Himself

Both the high school and middle school were placed on lockdown, local affiliate Fox 8 News reported. The incident in OH took place at Jackson Memorial Middle School, Jackson Local Schools said . ...

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Anshu Prakash case: Delhi Govt employees to go on strike

Anshu Prakash case: Delhi Govt employees to go on strike

AAP also said the chief secretary is making such allegations on the behest of the BJP . IAS, DANICS associations, along with the Delhi Administration Subordinate Services (DASS), alleged that the...

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Expecting no extension of emergency in Maldives, says MEA

Expecting no extension of emergency in Maldives, says MEA

They note that 43 MPs, i.e. more than half of total membership of Majlis, must be present during votes on matters that require compliance by citizens. The exiled opposition leader also posted a photo ...

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Funerals begin for Parkland school shooting victims

Funerals begin for Parkland school shooting victims

Cruz's attorney, Melisa McNeill, said after a court hearing Thursday on the murder charges against the young man that Cruz was sad and remorseful and "just a broken human being". The number appears ...

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Polish Jews: 'We Do Not Feel Safe in Poland' Amid Holocaust Row

Polish Jews: 'We Do Not Feel Safe in Poland' Amid Holocaust Row

Replying to an Israeli journalist when questioned about whether a person could be imprisoned for claiming there were Polish collaborators in the Holocaust , Reuters reported Morawiecki as saying, "...

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Emma Gonzalez, Parkland survivor, blasts NRA and Trump in jaw-dropping speech

Emma Gonzalez, Parkland survivor, blasts NRA and Trump in jaw-dropping speech

Several lawmakers called for gun control on Wednesday, in the wake of a shooting that left more than a dozen people dead or injured. Earlier in the afternoon, he submitted to Twitter calling a...

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Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters

Patrick Brown on hand to open local candidate's campaign headquarters

Patrick Brown says he has cleared his name and that he is the only leadership candidate with a platform that can lead the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario to victory in the June election. W...

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J&K: Woman injured as shelling rages in Uri sector

J&K: Woman injured as shelling rages in Uri sector

Three civilians were injured after Pakistan on Monday violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri Sector . "There was immediate retaliation from the armed intruders. "Two indian soldiers killed",...

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Significant rainfall on the way for Toronto, special weather statement in effect

Significant rainfall on the way for Toronto, special weather statement in effect

The latest estimates suggest that 10 to 20 mm of rain is expected between Monday evening and Tuesday morning. Environment Canada has released a special weather statement for York Region. "In additio...

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China Wooing Baloch Militants To Secure CPEC Projects

China Wooing Baloch Militants To Secure CPEC Projects

The CPEC project is also a part of China's "Belt and Road Initiative", a vast infrastructure and trade programme to project China's infrastructural dominance overseas. Furthermore, the shifting alig...

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Iceland's Proposed Ban On Male Circumcision Alarms Religious Leaders

Iceland's Proposed Ban On Male Circumcision Alarms Religious Leaders

Iceland passed a law in 2005 banning female genital mutilation, and supporters of this move have compared it to that law. The proponents of such changes believe that the circumcision of boys violate...

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Japanese 'Super Dad' Wins Custody of 13 Surrogate-Born Babies

Japanese 'Super Dad' Wins Custody of 13 Surrogate-Born Babies

The case drew attention to Thailand's surrogacy business, which is now banned by law. He won custody of three of the babies in 2015. No details were given where the donor eggs were from. Thailand was ...

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South African president announces 'lifestyle audits' for public officials

South African president announces 'lifestyle audits' for public officials

The future of South Africa's credit ratings hangs in the balance as the world waits to see what the 2018 budget will deliver. Banks, considered the barometer of South African political and economic ...

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Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand South Island

Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand South Island

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel declared "the full impact of the storm will be felt overnight and tomorrow morning". More than 23,000 people were without power in Taranaki and Tasman districts a...

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California Assemblywoman Christina Garcia Fired Staffer For Not Playing Spin The Bottle

California Assemblywoman Christina Garcia Fired Staffer For Not Playing Spin The Bottle

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia has been accused of yet another incident of misconduct, this time involving a game of spin the bottle. Kernick is one of the four employees, but the other three have ...

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Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Rick Gates

Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Rick Gates

The document submitted by Mueller is an "Information" document prepared for the Court in advance of a likely guilty plea from Van der Zwaan. The initial document released by a Washington , D.C. G...

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Venezuela Launches Oil-Backed 'Petro' Cryptocurrency Amid US Sanctions

Venezuela Launches Oil-Backed 'Petro' Cryptocurrency Amid US Sanctions

Maduro and senior government officials, including Attorney General Tarek William Saab, have alleged that the U.S. is orchestrating an alleged plan for a "military invasion" of Venezuela from neighbo...

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Tory deletes 'spy' tweet about Jeremy Corbyn after legal threat

Tory deletes 'spy' tweet about Jeremy Corbyn after legal threat

Gavin Williamson, the defence secretary, said the report in The Sun that Corbyn had met the Czech agent three times during the Cold War was a "betrayal" and showed the Labour leader "cannot be tru...

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Britain lowers expectations for Brexit

Britain lowers expectations for Brexit

Despite a desire to leave the single market and customs' union, the United Kingdom wants to have as smooth trade as possible with the EU after March 2019. He stated a crucial part of any such agreemen...

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University strike puts final exams in danger

University strike puts final exams in danger

Other action is likely to include members working to their contracts, meaning they could refuse to cover classes, reschedule classes lost on strike days or undertake voluntary duties. As a result, 88%...

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Top Dallas official pressuring NRA to hold convention elsewhere

Top Dallas official pressuring NRA to hold convention elsewhere

Kennedy to the five Dallas Police officers gunned down in July 2016 to the brutal murder of a mother of six children in District 4 this past Christmas. Travis County commissioners in 2013 considered...

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Accused Florida school shooter appears in court

Accused Florida school shooter appears in court

They've garnered support from other teenagers, their families and teachers. Students, many using the mantra NeverAgain, are mobilizing around the country in favor of stronger gun laws after the dead...

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India, US, Oz, Japan in talks to establish alternative to OBOR

India, US, Oz, Japan in talks to establish alternative to OBOR

Last month, China lodged a formal protest with Australia after Turnbull's minister for global development, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, said the Belt and Road plan risked building "useless buildings"...

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