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Repealing Obamacare Might Take a Year Says Trump

Even after Congress passes a replacement plan and Trump signs it, Obamacare will likely still remain in effect for a year or two. A lot of people have "fake views" on Obamacare - and/or the Affordable Care Act. Regardless, this means one thing: people who need medical care will either go without it or will have to travel long distances to get the care they need.

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Chrystia Freeland warns Washington that Canada will 'strongly oppose' potential tariffs

Following a two-day visit to Washington and meetings with top US officials, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada would not play patsy in any renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States.

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BSSC exam annulled : About 18 lakh examinees had appeared

The BSSC conducts the exam for appointment of clerks in the state government. The announcement came hours after Patna Zone Inspector General of Police N H Khan said that BSSC Secretary Parmeshwar Ram had been arrested along with Data Entry Operator Avinash Kumar and sent to judicial custody.

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First openly transgender member of Boy Scouts: 'I'm so proud'

Last week, Boy Scouts of America announced it will allow transgender boys to join its boys-only programs. She said she was "proud of the fight" she had put up. His mother, Kristie had been told that Joe would no longer be allowed to attend Pack 87 in Secaucus, New Jersey by a Boy Scouts official in December a year ago.

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Refugees Risk Freezing Weather to Escape from USA to Canada

Given Trump's calls to build a wall along the Mexico border and to ban refugees, Mexican migrants may try to head straight to Canada, they said. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police reports, just last weekend there were 22 people picked up near the border town of Emerson, after they had walked for four hours, risking freezing, subzero weather.

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PM Modi defends note ban, attacks critics; Congress hits back

On September's surgical strikes against Pakistan, the PM said: "I was astonished to see some of the statements made by some of you about surgical strikes in the first 24-hours". "If we form the government, we will work for more welfare of farmers on this front". Earlier, a video was circulated online where it showed Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat exclusively taking the responsibility of Uttarakhand on his shoulders.

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European Union agrees deal to let consumers access online subscription services overseas

This is unlike the EU's free roaming promise for mobile phones that comes into effect in June, but comes with a list of restrictions. "This is a new important step in breaking down barriers in the Digital Single Market ", Ansip said in a statement .

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Rolf Harris found not guilty on three indecent assault charges

Rolf Harris has expressed his gratitude to a London jury who found him not guilty on three groping charges, but four other counts against him remain undecided. The 86-year-old Harris, sitting in a glass booth in the court wearing a dark suit and tie, showed little emotion as he listened to the not guilty verdicts, only sighing at one point.

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Lady Gaga's 'Joanne World Tour' to play T-Mobile Arena in August

Sen. The tour's title is Gaga's middle name who was born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta in Manhattan, New York. Gaga first gained fame in 2008 with the release of her debut album, "The Fame". TicketProcess.com has been a secondary ticket exchange for both brokers and consumers for some time now. All fans of live entertainment are openly welcome to visit the easily accessible site and purchase their tickets with the confidence that comes with a proven track record.

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Pension victory for woman denied pension after partner's death

Five Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled in Brewster's favour. Ms Brewster and Lenny McMullan lived together for ten years and owned their own home. Her legal team argued there that her right to freedom from discrimination under Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights had been breached by the pension scheme.

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Pupils are so bad that teachers are going to wear body cameras

More than a third of teachers in the United Kingdom would be willing to wear a body camera in the classroom, with many wanting the technology to combat misbehaviour by pupils, according to a survey. "It's important people realize they are only incident-specific". The Times Educational Supplement survey said the experiment comes as over one-third of a sample of over 600 teachers said they would be willing to wear a camera, while one in five said it would improve their teaching.

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Emmanuel Macron and the building of a new liberal-centrist movement

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gives a major speech Sunday to formally launch her presidential bid with a programme featuring numerous themes that propelled Donald Trump to the White House. On that trip, I had the pleasure of a private dinner with Marine La Pen and with Major General (ret) Paul Vallely. Le Pen herself was spotted on a visit to the Trump Tower in NY last month.

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Islamic State suspected of killing six Afghan Red Cross workers

A spokesman for ICRC in Kabul, Thomas Glass, said the attack on its personnel occurred near Shebergan, capital of the northern province of Jowzjan. Officials said the workers were transporting supplies to snowstorm-affected areas of the country.

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College student dies after fight with fraternity brother

Caleb Zweig, 20, was a sophomore at Indiana University of Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh. Police alleged Zweig was choked during the altercation, according to the Associated Press. "It's awful for the university and all involved", Fryling said. Meanwhile, borough officers found DiStefano asleep at his residence and talked briefly to a woman there who said he told her he had been hurt in a fight with a man named Caleb.

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Turkey army takes strategic Syrian heights, kills 58 terrorists

A rebel offical meanwhile reported that the Turkish army and allied Syrian rebels had taken the western outskirts of the town. Kalin said there had been better coordination with the US-led coalition on airstrikes in the last 10 days and Ankara's priority was to establish a safe zone between the Syrian towns of Azaz and Jarablus.

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Jeremy Corbyn ambushes Theresa May at PMQs

The planned 15% rise risked embarrassing Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Chancellor Philip Hammond, who both have constituencies in Surrey. In the Commons, Mrs May refused to reveal any details to Mr Corbyn, insisting instead running a "strong economy" was vital to funding a nationwide health system.

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Turkey: Russian President Signs Turkish Stream Deal Into Law

The project, announced by Putin during a December 2014 visit to Turkey , will carry gas from Russian Federation under the Black Sea to Turkish Thrace. Initially, it was created to involve four threads transporting a total volume of 63 billion cubic meters of gas, the amount of South Stream . The gas supply via the first branch has been suggested will be aimed at meeting the needs of the growing Turkish market.The second branch will be used for gas delivery to European markets ia Turkey .

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Trump vows North Atlantic Treaty Organisation support in call with Turkish leader

Since last July, Turkey has officially asked the U.S.to extradite Gulen, but the us has said it is still reviewing the evidence Ankara submitted. Ankara has voiced a willingness to start with a blank slate with hopes that the Trump administration will not repeat the mistakes made by the Obama one in U.S.

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Violence breaks out in Somalia ahead of presidential election

Several assailants reportedly attempted to storm the International Village Hotel in the capital of Puntland, Bosasso, on Wednesday morning and engaged in a gun fight with hotel guards. The militant group has been fighting for years to drive out African Union peacekeepers, topple the central government and impose its own harsh interpretation of Sharia (Islamic law) in the country.

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Putin foe Alexey Navalny found guilty in retrial, threatening 2018 presidential run

The judge in the new trial has to yet to deliver a sentence. Prosecutors have asked for a five-year suspended prison sentence, which would mean no jail time Navalny, but the election law stipulates that those with felony convictions are not permitted to run for Russia's highest office.

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Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary

Pence then cast the deciding vote, which marks the first time a vice president has had to break a tie regarding a cabinet nomination. She has a strong track record of supporting nontraditional public schools such as charters and taxpayer-funded vouchers for private school tuition.

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Massive 6.6 magnitude-quake jolts Pakistan

The natural disaster struck at a depth of 12km. No human casualities were reported so far. The US Geological Survey described the tremor as a magnitude 6.3 quake. Pakistan straddles part of the boundary where the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates meet, making the country susceptible to earthquakes. This region has the highest rates of seismicity and largest earthquakes in the Himalaya region, caused mainly by movement on thrust faults.

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Attempt to set Kaaba on fire? Man arrested by police

No official information was released, while the newspaper confirmed that the incident occurred at 23:11 local time on Monday (2011 GMT). Police and pilgrims overpowered the man and escorted him away. One witness was quoted by Sabq news website that the man had been uttering "takfiri" slogans, referring to extremist groups blamed for numerous attacks worldwide.

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Deadly Yemen raid missed its main al Qaeda target

The Pentagon said the battle resulted in the deaths of 14 al Qaeda fighters, including two AQAP leaders. An undated Yemeni police wanted poster released by the Yemeni Interior Ministry from 2010 shows Qassim al-Rimi. military advisers that provide intelligence support to Yemen and other troops from the United Arab Emirates. Social media accounts affiliated with AQAP published graphic images allegedly showing children who were killed in the raid, saying "America is assassinating children", ...

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Somali lawmakers gather at airport to vote for president

The presidential vote, which was originally slated for August, is due to start at about noon (0900 GMT). More than 20,000 African Union (AU) troops are stationed in Somalia to prevent militant Islamist group al-Shabab from overthrowing the weak government.

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Calcutta High Court Judge gets Supreme Court contempt notice

This is possibly the first time when the highest court has issued a contempt notice against a sitting judge. Justice Karnan had created a storm after he alleged that he was being targetted because he was a Dalit. The judges, it is understood, have taken note of various letters and statements of Justice Karnan and would initiate proceedings on that basis. A high court judge can only be removed through impeachment by the Parliament.

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PM slams Australia Post boss salary as 'too high'

Click through this gallery to find out who else the former National Australia Bank chief tops in the pay stakes. "Mr Fahour's total remuneration package takes into account the size and complexity of the organisation, which has an annual turnover of more than $6 billion", it said in a statement.

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Nagaland chaos: Protestors in Kohima demands CM Zeliang resignation in 3 days

Kohima maintained the demand for the chief minister and his cabinet colleagues to step down is yet to be fulfilled and, therefore, the bandh would continue. These include Naga Hoho, Eastern Naga People's Organisation, Angami People's Organisation, Ao Senden, Chakhesang Public Organisation and Nagaland Gaonburra Association.

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Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei: Donald Trump 'Shows Real Face of America'

Elaborating on concerns over Trump's approach to Iran's nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action/ JCPOA ), Zarif said the JCPOA is not a bilateral accord between Iran and the USA, adding the nuclear accord has been implemented. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani earlier criticised Trump's statements regarding his country's nuclear deal with Washington and other major powers.

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Mum attacks Trump over terror list

Rosie Ayliffe said "any fool can shout Allahu Akbar as they commit a crime" and said she had travelled extensively in the Islamic world and "encountered nothing but respect and hospitality". The list was compiled in response to an assertion earlier in the day by Trump that the "very dishonest press" often doesn't report on terror attacks.

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Colombia Begins Formal Peace Talks With No. 2 Rebel Group

The ELN, has confirmed its willingness to begin peace talks with the government but stressed that the rebel group would want to see a different process than the one carried out with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, which reached a breakthrough deal with the government past year.

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In London, Netanyahu Calls for West to Sanction Iran

The Israeli prime minister will travel to Washington next week for his first visit since Mr Trump took office. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived at 10 Downing Street for talks with Theresa May. Human rights groups reacted with outrage. Mexican government warned on Tuesday that Israel's decision to continue expanding Jewish settlements in Palestinian territory will deal a big blow to any hopes for peaceful coexistence between the two peoples .

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Netanyahu meets UK PM May for talks on Iran, settlements

Trump is scheduled to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on February 15. As if the issue is whether or not to tell our friend about the planned political crime, and not the actual crime that the Israeli government is legislating.

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Florida man sentenced to 30 years in prison for mosque fire

According to the St. Lucie Sheriff's Department, Schreiber "is known to law enforcement and as such qualifies as a prison release re-offender that would impose a 30 year minimum mandatory sentence". "My message is this to all the Muslim communities on the face of the earth: Make peace with America and make peace with Israel and stop the killings, stop the attacks", he said.

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Brexit vote already bad for firms, bosses say

The slew of Brexit predictions comes on a day when United Kingdom lawmakers will debate amendments to the government's bill that will allow Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger article 50 and begin the formal negotiations for an exit. Captains of industry cited movement of, and access to, skilled labour as the most important thing for the United Kingdom to obtain during Brexit negotiations.


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