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Republicans' Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured: Congressional Budget Office

Republicans tried to downplay the CBO's score the first time around. But the CBO, which is responsible for analyzing the impact of proposed legislation for Congress, also warned in its latest report that if states made a decision to use the waivers included in the current version of the bill to avoid Obamacare regulations, it could make healthcare unaffordable for their residents with pre-existing conditions.

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Stolen Headphones And Littered Compartments, Tejas Express's 1st Trip Is Downright Saddening

It also has several unique features, such as 9-inch infotainment screens for every seat, tea and coffee vending machines, vacuum bio-toilets, automatic doors and hands-free water taps. Sharma appealed to passengers to not steal or damage railway assets as it will affect the quality of onboard services on train. The ticket price varies between 1185 in chair auto to 2740 in executive class.

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NATO chief welcomes increased US defense spending in Europe

The alliance has only once invoked Article 5: the day after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, which triggered NATO's participation in the war in Afghanistan . According to a report by BuzzFeed News , Russia will not be on the agenda at this year's alliance meeting (Trump's first since taking office) despite it being an intentional topic of discussion at the last two meetings in Wales and Warsaw.

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Who Elects Dr. Tedros As Next Director General

Tedros defeated Dr David Nabarrag of Britain and Dr Sania Nishtar of Pakistan in an election that took place at World Health Organization assembly behind closed doors. With the current rise in disease outbreaks across the world, Spiegel believes that the world needs a strong WHO with a strong leader. "We look forward to working with Dr.

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Pressure piles on Brazil's President to resign

That could halt congressional passage of measures needed to pull Brazil from its worst-ever recession, including moves to ease labor regulations and raise the pension age. JBS said in a statement that it bought dollars as part of "a policy of financial protection and risk management". The supreme court has accepted the evidence and authorised the investigation, prompting calls for Temer to resign.

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Moody's Downgrades China on Rising Debt Concerns

Credit rating agency Moody's has cut its credit rating for China, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, citing slowing economic growth and rising debt that it says will erode the country's financial strength. According to China's laws on guarantee and budget, local government contingent liabilities include no more than the guaranteed debt they issue using loans from foreign governments or worldwide organizations.

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Technical Roundup On Two Stocks - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), NovoCure Limited (NVCR)

It also upped Us Bancorp Del (NYSE:USB) stake by 21,298 shares and now owns 161,091 shares. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) was raised too. The institutional investor owned 43,429 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after buying an additional 3,253 shares during the period.

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Morgan Stanley Lowers Pure Storage Inc (PSTG) to Equal Weight

Alyeska Investment Group L.P. increased its stake in shares of Pure Storage by 497.3% in the fourth quarter. The stock of Pure Storage Inc (NYSE: PSTG ) has "Mkt Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by JMP Securities. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This story was first published by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US & global trademark & ...

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In Mideast, Trump pushes shared worries over Iran

Trump's visit Monday was laden with religious symbolism. "He said the war on terror was a 'battle between good and evil, '" the evangelist noted. So while addressing leaders from over 50 Muslim countries in Riyadh on Sunday, he was extremely careful not to hurt the kingdom's sensibilities.

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Melania Trump's swat of the President's hand became worldwide news

However he did not mention what has always been the goal of USA diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state. Following Trump's main speech in Jerusalem Tuesday, the American Jewish Committee wrote on its twitter account: "Thank you, @POTUS, for your speech at Israel Museum".

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Opec cut extension to ease glut by year-end: Algeria

WTI is now trading at $51.8 per barrels and Brent at $2.8 per barrel premium. Oil prices settled a bit higher on Tuesday as expectations of an extension to OPEC-led supply cuts overshadowed a White House proposal to sell half of USA petroleum reserves.

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DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russia probe

It is unclear if a similar memo was prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to document Trump's conversation with Coats. His biggest problem stems from his repeated efforts to persuade senior politicians, justice and intelligence officials to help push back against the probe, and his firing of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on May 9.

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Questions about Russian Federation chase Trump during first Israel visit

That's what an unnamed senior White House official told CNN on Monday , claiming that Trump meant to say "Islamist extremism" but said "Islamic extremism" because he was "just an exhausted guy" by the time he delivered the speech. Trump appeared to have learned that lesson. In adopting the Gulf perspective on Iran, Mr Trump could be assisting a strategy Gulf leaders use when times get hard at home.

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Saudi, UAE pledge $100m to Ivanka Trump women fund

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , speaking to reporters onboard Air Force One, said the U.S. could provide clarifications to Israel about the disclosure but said, "I don't know that there's anything to apologize for". Netanyahu said that U.S. And on the eve of Trump's visit, an Israeli official said Netanyahu's cabinet has approved confidence building measures with the Palestinians, including allowing building in a West Bank area.

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Why exactly was Donald Trump holding a glowing orb?

Zarif's comments came after Trump, who was on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia , urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite and defeat extremists and "isolate" Iran . White House aides have tried to play down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting it as more symbolic than substantive.

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Brokers Change Their Target Price On Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG)

It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. Aperio Group invested 0.02% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG). Addison Capital stated it has 1.32% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TCK) was reduced too. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cheniere Energy Partners from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th.

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Burberry Group plc (BRBY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 21st. The stock of Fogo De Chao Inc (NASDAQ:FOGO) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 13. The Interventional Medicine segment includes oncology, vascular and pulmonology. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Management reported 73,725 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

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The Trumps Meet Pope Francis: What Religion are Donald and Melania Trump?

Their private meeting lasted approximately 20 to 30 minutes, and Pope Francis gave Mr. Trump an olive tree, as if reaching out with an olive branch of peace, according to Reuters . When Trump left, he told the pope: "Thank you, I won't forget what you said". U.S. President Donald Trump's visit Wednesday to Rome brought parts of the center of the ancient city to a grinding halt, infuriating some locals but acting as another spectacle for tourists to absorb.

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Novae Group Plc (NVA) Price Target Cut to GBX 635

Intu Properties PLC (LON:INTU) insider David Fischel sold 38,741 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 2nd. The stock of Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, September 8. It operates in two divisions: Barnes & Noble Retail and NOOK. It has a 7.88 P/E ratio . The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 633 ($8.23) per share, with a total value of £19,844.55 ($25,815.73).

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From fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffiti

She was also ordered to stay 100 yards (metres) from her victim and pay her $60 (£46) in restitution. "There's a word for that and the word is baloney", Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer replied when asked about that claim. It's about time that body-shaming stops (on social media and IRL)-and it shouldn't take an illegal nude locker room photo to do it. She pleaded no contest and was sentenced to probation and 30 days of community service.

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Iran's Zarif Suggests US 'Milking' Saudis Of $480 Billion

Trump's "America first" philosophy helped him win the 2016 election and has rattled allies who depend on USA support for their defence. He regularly attacked former President Obama for not using the term "radical Islamic extremism" to describe terror threats - a term which national security officials have said can be counterproductive in rallying majority-Muslim nations to support US counter-terror efforts, and feed terrorist propaganda that portrays the U.S.as at war with Islam.

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Here's why you can expect oil output cuts to continue

Trump's proposal would sell off half the oil in the SPR, an emergency storage facility created amid the energy shocks of the 1970s. The rise in oil prices over the past year might be attributable to a normal cyclical recovery as much as OPEC action (tmsnrt.rs/2qjUB8b).

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CBO: Republican Health Care Bill Cuts Less Than Previous Versions

Under the Affordable Care Act , analysts projected 28 million people would be uninsured by 2026. The budget office report further undermines claims by President Donald Trump and House Republicans that their campaign to repeal and replace the current health care law, often called Obamacare - will protect all Americans' access to health care.

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Brokerages Set Royal Mail PLC (RMG) Price Target at $463.82

Macquarie increased their target price on Beazley PLC from GBX 312 ($4.03) to GBX 365 ($4.71) and gave the company an underperform rating in a research report on Monday, March 20th. The Company's divisions include South East Asia and Africa. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Financial Institutions, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.85% negative EPS growth.

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Trump Says Meeting With Pope Francis a 'great honor'

A statement from the Vatican later said "satisfaction was expressed" at their "joint commitment in favor of life" and that there was hoped-for collaboration on health care, assistance to immigrants and protection of Christian communities in the Middle East.

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China says no one should bring chaos to Korean peninsula

The US-drafted Security Council statement was agreed on the eve of an emergency meeting requested by the United States , Japan and South Korea to discuss a course of action on North Korea . On May 14, South Korean police said they found about 10,000 brochures in northern Seoul which carried messages calling for "building a strong nuclear state" and "fighting against the U.S.".

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China Hit With First Credit Downgrade In Decades

Moody's said earlier today that the downgrade of China's long-term local currency and foreign currency issuer ratings was out of the expectation of eroding Chinese financial strength, "with economy-wide debt continuing to rise and the potential growth slows".

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Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led output cut

The member countries of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries will have to execute a delicate balancing act when they meet in Vienna on Thursday. The announcement that was initially agreed for 6 months brought confusion among oil traders, but the market did eventually yield to the pressure with the oil price pushing from its lower 20s all the way to early 50s.

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Overnight Fire and Security Scares At NYC Airports

About 124 passengers and seven crew members left the plane, according to sources. Newark confirmed that the aircraft's evacuation slides were deployed and emergency services were mustered to the scene. Some of them shaken, five had minor injuries - including Oakland resident Portia Dixon. The airport, one of three serving the New York City area, said in a series of tweets that there were no injuries reported but that the facility would be closed for safety reasons and advised passengers to ...

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China stocks steady, small-caps offset Moody's downgrade

Communist leaders have cited reducing financial risk as a priority this year. The credit rating agency estimated the Chinese government debt burden to rise toward 40 per cent of its GDP by 2018. India, too, has argued that credit rating agencies overestimate the challenges faced by the Indian economy, and underestimate the nation's capabilities - especially in light of the economic reforms initiated in the last three years.

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Net migration falls 84000 in 2016

The downgrade was largely due to weakness in the services sector, which accounts for nearly 80% of economic output in the United Kingdom, rising just 0.2%, down from its initial estimate of 0.3% and its slowest since 2015. By contrast, Germany's economy grew by 0.6 percent and Spain's expanded by 0.8 percent in the first quarter. Quarter-on-quarter growth slowed from 0.7 percent registered in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

GOP leaders were quick to point to the deficit reduction figure as good news for their legislation - even though an earlier version of the bill, rejected by the House, would have reduced the deficit by more than twice as much. It says provisions in the bill not related to health coverage, such as tax breaks, would increase the deficit $664 million. In states that obtained both of those waivers, it would mean lower premiums for people buying individual insurance.

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Saudi Arabia, Russia Agree on Extending Oil Cuts Until March 2018

Oil futures were up in North American trading on Tuesday, with prices headed closer to daily highs reached in the prior session, as investors looked ahead to weekly data from the US on stockpiles of crude and refined products. "Year-to-date compliance with production cuts remained robust at 96 percent", said the report . USA stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the NY day session begins.

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IndyCar drivers Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti robbed at Indy Taco Bell

Dixon had just wrestled his vehicle around the track at an average of more than 230 miles per hour, four times at speed past a nasty turn two that ate Indy cars all weekend long. We're starting in the right place and will try to keep it up front. And it wasn't even close . No other driver on Saturday went over 231 miles per hour.

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Rodney Davis statement on CBO's analysis of GOP health care law

CBO estimates one-sixth of the population will be in states that use AHCA waivers to substantially alter benefits and community rating. Groups representing hospitals , insurers and doctors who have been against the House bill said the CBO report showed the Senate should start fresh with an eye to maintaining coverage and benefits.


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