Government health insurance markets holding up-barely

The move marks the company's effort to regain customers in New Jersey and Dallas-Fort Worth where it exited previous year amidst uncertainty in those markets. But Joel Klein, Oscar's chief policy and strategy officer, said in an interview last week... More..

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Food aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisis
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Food aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisis

Officials say host communities are near the breaking point. The United Nations secretary-general is making a plea for protection of refugees around the world, saying some richer countries haven't been as tole...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Meira Kumar is opposition candidate

It became clear that the Opposition candidate too had to be a Dalit to keep the politics from veering into unintended areas. "I will start my campaigning based on this decision", Kumar told ANI. "He (Kovind) ...More..

Bernie Sanders Calls GOP Health Care Bill 'Most Harmful' Ever
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Bernie Sanders Calls GOP Health Care Bill 'Most Harmful' Ever

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) continues his assault on the entire party, deepening a rift that began during his losing bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. When nearly two-thirds of governors chairs are c...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

Camden Council in London is preparing to evacuate 161 households from a block covered in similar cladding to the one used in the Grenfell Tower fire . She said the Hotpoint model, FF175BP, involved was not sub...More..

South Korean fighters jets to hold exercises with US B-1B bombers
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

South Korean fighters jets to hold exercises with US B-1B bombers

But Kim pointed out that the allies have regularly conducted such joint air drills to counter threats from North Korea. The B-1B's flight here also follows controversial remarks by Moon Chung-in, a special ad...More..

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Johnson says "the Russians will be back" and possibly other "bad cyber actors", too, to meddle in future elections. He also says one of the presidential candidates was claiming the election was rigged. "In...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

The American Academy of Pediatrics says the bill would hurt children by scaling back Medicaid. Obama's individual mandate requires that most Americans obtain and maintain health insurance or an exemption ea...More..

Trump confirms he's under investigation
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump confirms he's under investigation

In a series of messages, the president appeared to confirm that the Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation now includes whether Trump broke the law when he fired F.B.I. Mueller's ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Merkel says May's offer on expats "good start" but many questions remain

Iain Dale has labelled EU leaders a "absolute disgrace" for the way they have reacted to Britain's decision to leave the European Union . She said the talks Thursday would focus on the way British citize...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

But it isn't only previous Democratic critics of Pelosi who are calling for a change. On policy, Handel mostly echoes the GOP line. Or - no, be more moderate where you need to be. Karen Handel declares vic...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Amid diplomatic crisis Pentagon agrees $12 billion jet deal with Qatar

Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain have also barred new subscriptions and imports of satellite decoders for the Qatari-owned beIN Media Group, which includes sports and movie channels. Saudi Foreign Ministe...More..

58 people missing and presumed dead after London tower fire
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

58 people missing and presumed dead after London tower fire

The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London's Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their investig...More..

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

Signs acknowledging wounded Representative Steve Scalise are seen prior to the Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington , D.C., on June 15. On Friday, Dr. Jack Sava, director of trauma at th...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Presidential polls: Candidate's name to be announced before June 23, says Naidu

The party has prepared four sets of nomination papers, leaving the space for the name of the candidate blank. For each of these sets of candidate's nomination, the form has to be signed by at least 50 electors ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP's presidential nominee

A party leader said it may authorise Mr. Shah to take a call on the issue. They said they will get back to us with a name later. "There is no question of consensus on the issue as BJP has not mentioned any na...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Israel Reduces Gaza's Power Supply Further After the Palestinian Authority Cuts Payment

The cut will reduce the mains power flow to Gaza to as little as two hours a day, though many businesses and the wealthy have their own generators. Hamas seized Gaza from Abbas' forces a decade ago, and t...More..

Squad video of Castile shooting expected to be made public
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Squad video of Castile shooting expected to be made public

Yanez says, "OK. Don't reach for it then". Yanez said he stopped Castile and his girlfriend because Castile fit the description of a robbery suspect, although it was later determined that Castile was not the ...More..

Again Woman gang-raped in India
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Again Woman gang-raped in India

She was then sexually assaulted by them in the moving auto and later thrown off the vehicle near the Kasna area in Greater Noida , a senior police officer said. After raping the girl, the offenders made a deci...More..

At Least 10 Killed in Shabab Bombing in Somali Capital
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

At Least 10 Killed in Shabab Bombing in Somali Capital

Mohamed Abdi said. "More than 10 cars were destroyed in the explosion". Vulnerable Somali street children are falling prey to terrorist groups forcibly recruiting them, or enticing them into their ranks using...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Met Office issues amber level 3 health warning for heatwave

A 10-day scorcher in 2003 resulted in 2,000 heat-related deaths and another hot spell in 2006 killed 680. 4pm The Government's amber level three heatwave warning remains in place, showing a 90 per cent prob...More..

India pushing on with tax plan
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

India pushing on with tax plan

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said there were two opinions on the e-way bill so the Council chose to have more deliberations. "The implication of the GST (Zero-Rated Supply) (Amendment) (No 2) Order 2017 wo...More..

Four Inmates Including An Australian Escape From Bali Prison
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Four Inmates Including An Australian Escape From Bali Prison

Bali police are searching for an Australian man and three other foreigners believed to have escaped Kerobokan prison through a 15-metre tunnel. The prison chief says "we suspect it took more than a week to b...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tech CEOs to visit White House

The event is not the first time that the Trump administration sought to woo Silicon Valley's finest. Trump is expected to stop by the meeting, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. "To date we've been working with hu...More..

Cuba hits back over Trump policy: 'We will never negotiate under pressure'
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Cuba hits back over Trump policy: 'We will never negotiate under pressure'

Cubans watched their dictator gain wealth and a little longer shelf-life to his dying regime. Trump said the USA embassy would remain open on the communist island and repeated his mantra he would be seeking...More..