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Plans to Protect Access to Quality Health Care for New Yorkers

Cuomo also will make all insurers who do business on the state's exchange to guarantee the 10 essential health benefits required by the federal Affordable Care Act , also known as Obamacare. The 10 categories of essential health benefits are a major tenet of the Affordable Care Act , which requires participating insurers to provide coverage for each category.

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Saudi, UAE banks hold off on Qatar deals; central banks investigate exposure

Access to the websites of both beIN and Al Jazeera also appear to have been blocked. The Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said it had expelled Qatar from the group for providing "support to (terrorist) organisations" there.

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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser pledges to uphold Paris climate agreement

He had put the USA in league with two other nations -Syria and Nicaragua - who have not signed onto the deal agreed by over 190 other nations. 'We don't need Washington to tell us, ' the Republican mayor of Burnsville, Minnesota, Elizabeth Kautz told CBS News .

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Blues set to make Super Rugby history against British & Irish Lions

Umaga and Keven Mealamu's spear tackle a minute into the first All Blacks Test against the Lions in 2005 left the tourists' captain and talisman with a tour-ending shoulder injury. 'But that's what happens, especially with a juggernaut like that. "They will want a more polished performance but we just have to keep the pressure on them".

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Seven killed, forty-eight injured in attack on London Bridge

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. The Daily Telegraph has discovered that one alleged suspect said the intended method was to "use a vehicle as a weapon" and boasted that he had radicalized more than a dozen "students" in Barking "wanting to martyr themselves".

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Trump's 'Historic Blunder' on Climate Change Threatens Economy and the Environment

Donald Trump said on Thursday that he has made a decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement , a landmark global pact to deal with climate change. "I think it's important that everyone recognizes that the United States has a terrific record of reducing our own greenhouse gas emissions", said Tillerson.

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Boy, 5, gravely injured in stray bullet shooting

The gunman, who is in his 20s, had fired four gunshots at another man, officials said. One of the shots struck the boy, police said. According to the NYPD, the child was shot while being walked to a auto after visiting with his father. The 5-year-old boy had just finished celebrating his birthday with his father. The man was described as a Hispanic male wearing a white T-shirt. Police say they are questioning a person of interest in connection with the shooting.

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Mark Dayton adds Minnesota to pro-Paris Accord alliance of states

Mark Dayton on Monday joined a group of governors who are committing their states to upholding the Paris climate deal's emissions cuts despite President Trump's decision last week to withdraw the USA from the pact. The U.S. Climate Alliance formed last week after President Donald Trump announced that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the worldwide agreement that sought to reduce the effects of climate change on the world.

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Probe Launched After Chinese Helicopter Hovers Over Indian Airspace

He said it was not clear whether the helicopter that violated Indian airspace over Barahoti was a Chinese copter. "We will take it up with Beijing ", said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj , while addressing a press conference. Speaking about the development, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, "We hope that the two sides will make joint efforts to maintain tranquility and peace in the border areas".

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Study shows early Zytiga use improves prostate cancer survival

The second successful trial, still based on the same drug combination, was conducted by Dr. Nicholas James, a clinical oncology professor at the Queen Elisabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK, and of about 2,000 men British and Swiss. Despite ADT, the adrenal glands and prostate cancer cells continue making small amounts of androgens. Around half of the men diagnosed are eligible for hormone therapy, which blocks the action of male sex hormones.

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N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

Various religious leaders from North and South Korea met in Beijing and chose to further extend their dialogue by meeting in Pyongyang , North Korea this month. "In the security arena, we have a deep and abiding commitment to reinforcing the rules-based global order, a product of so many nations' efforts to create stability", Mattis said in Singapore at the Shangri-La Dialogue, a major defence summit for countries from the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

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Maldives joins Arab states cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar

The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport links with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia on Monday ordered its nationals to leave Qatar within 14 days and barred Qataris from the kingdom.

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Bill Cosby trial: What to know about the charges, the accuser

Cosby , 79, is accused of assaulting Andrea Constand , a Temple University basketball official, in January 2004. A woman who says Bill Cosby drugged and violated her at a Los Angeles hotel bungalow two decades ago is testifying in his sexual assault trial.

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Qatar Suspends all Flights to Saudi Arabia

The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats. In a statement on its website, Etihad said it will suspend all flights to and from Doha beginning June 5 until further notice . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to lend U.S. support to resolving the rift through diplomacy. Less than a month ago, US President Donald Trump visited the region to cement ties with powerhouse Saudi Arabia - the first foreign stop of his young presidency.

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New drugs show promise in fight against cancer

It's one of four "clinically significant" studies presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting on Sunday. "Aside from nerve damage, longer chemotherapy also means more diarrhea and fatigue, more doctor appointments, blood draws, and time away from work and social interactions", said Dr.

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Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS

The Sooners broke through with a four-run rally to top the Ducks 4-2 on Sunday and advance to the national championship best-of-three series versus Florida starting Monday night. OR helped its cause on Saturday as it beat Baylor and LSU in elimination games with six extra base hits. She gave up six hits and three earned runs before leaving.

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Arab countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over terrorism

To "protect its national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism" Riyadh made a decision to " sever diplomatic and consular ties with Qatar, and to close all land, sea and aviation" links, a Saudi official cited by the official Saudi Press Agency said.

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Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

Rachel Rawson from Breast Cancer Care in the United Kingdom told The Guardian that many woman feared their breast cancer returning, so anything that reduced this risk was worth considering as a treatment option in the future. "Our findings confirm that pregnancy after breast cancer should not be discouraged, even for women with ER-positive [estrogen-sensitive] cancer ", said study author Dr.

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Qatar isolated as Gulf states cut links over terror claims

Oil giant Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups-some backed by regional arch-rival Iran-and broadcasting their ideology, an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera . Qatar Airways flies to nine cities in Saudi Arabia. Premier UAE airlines Etihad and Emirates announced they would suspend flights to Qatar, as did budget carriers Air Arabia and FlyDubai.

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John Kerry Blasts Trump Administration for Paris Move

The deal aims to limit global average temperatures to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, with parties to the deal agreeing to cut their emissions in accordance with the proposed plan. "I want the world to know that the U.S. will meet its Paris commitments and that through partnerships among cities, states and businesses we will seek to remain part of the Paris agreement process", Bloomberg said .

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Moon sends aide to US to quell Thaad fears

After the decision was taken in Seoul , Beijing retaliated with undeclared economic sanctions, targeting South Korean businesses depending on China. China says the THAAD will do little to deter the missile threat from North Korea , while allowing the US military to use the system's powerful radar to look deep into its territory, undermining its security.

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UNFPA Executive Director, Babatunde Osotimehin Dies At 68

The Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA , Babatunde Osotimehin , passed on while watching television alone in his home in NY on Sunday, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. "Funeral Arrangements will be announced by the family". He was also until his death an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Osotimehin, who hails from Ijebu Igbo, Ogun state, was born in February 1949.

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Tick Talk: All You Need to Know about Powassan

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the number of reported Lyme disease cases in the United States - now 300,000 per year - has tripled since the late 1990s. When applying repellant, pay special attention to the feet and ankles-people often forget these areas despite the fact that they are typically the most accessible to ticks.

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China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

President Donald Trump - who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail - has turned to Beijing to help pressure Pyongyang , prompting broad concerns that America will go easy on China's maritime activities. Such operations take place within 12 nautical miles of land claimed by a nation, or what would typically be territorial waters, to underscore they are open to the global community.

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IS claims responsibility for London attack

Islamic State, losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US-led coalition, had sent out a call on messaging service Telegram early on Saturday urging its followers to carry out attacks with trucks, knives and guns against "Crusaders" during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

He told the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that the construction and militarisation of artificial islands in the South China Sea undermined regional stability. The secretary left Singapore today and has arrived in Sydney , where he will participate in a U.S. The US has dispatched a number of naval and aerial assets to the area in recent times, and North Korea has been the subject to further sanctions over its rocket testing programme.

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Local hospital brings together cancer survivors

In the new study, Gibson's team tracked health outcomes for nearly 24,000 US survivors of childhood cancer. The median patient age was 28 years, with a median of 21 years from diagnosis. According to the National Cancer Institute, as of January 2016, there were more than 15-million cancer survivors in the United States. Dr. Jonathan Fish directs the Survivors Facing Forward Program at Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY in New Hyde Park, N.Y.

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Dufner hanging with the younger crowd and winning again

Dufner, who won the 2013 PGA Championship, shot back-to-back 65s to take a five-stroke lead into Saturday s third round. Dufner saved his best golf for the back nine. The recap shows what an up-and-down week it was for Dufner. "It's been a good year so far, but this has made it nice". Paratore started the final day at the Barseback Gold and Country Club in Malmo, Sweden, one stroke behind Wood.

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Charities welcome 'outstanding' results of breast cancer drug clinical trial

All of the patients had received as many as two prior rounds of chemotherapy for their breast cancer. Up to 65 percent of women who inherit the mutations will develop breast cancer, often much younger than is typical for the disease. For numerous patients in these trials, olaparib was at least their third cancer therapy, illustrating the difficulty of treating cancers associated with these genetic mutations.

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Corbyn cuts Tories' poll lead again

YouGove chief executive, Stephan Shakespeare said, "The data suggests that there is churn on all fronts, with the Conservatves, Labour and the Liberal Democrats likely to both lose and gain seats". Of course if YouGov's projection is accurate it would be disastrous for Theresa May who called a snap General Election in the hope to give the Conservatives a greater majority in Parliament, and provide "stability and strong leadership" as the United Kingdom enters negotiations to leave ...

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Republican health bill to put down 23m uninsured

In a tweet Sunday afternoon, the president suggested that Republican leaders "add more dollars to health care" - a new concept for a bill that most Republicans pride for its fiscal conservatism. Obamacare has polled rather poorly over its seven-year life, yet GOP efforts to get rid of it have made it more popular. The House-passed AHCA would eventually lead to 23 million fewer people covered, according to a recent Congressional Budget Office estimate.

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'All roads should lead to universal healthcare,' says new World Health Organization chief

The former health minister has been dogged by allegations that he covered up cholera outbreaks in Ethiopia, and protesters have occasionally interrupted proceedings at the meeting in Geneva this week. Global health security begins at home. Tedros will become the eighth director-general of the United Nations agency founded in 1948, and the first elected in a competitive race before the full assembly.

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UK's May sees lead slip further, still set for majority - Opinium poll

Poll numbers suggested that Labour would lose a large number of seats; one member of his own party predicted a "historic and catastrophic defeat". The city, held by the Labour Party since 1932, voted 66 percent in favor of leaving the EU.

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Wonder Woman 2 setting revealed

Nonetheless, Wonder Woman has also proven to be a crowd pleaser (an A on CinemaScore , 76 percent on Metacritic) compared to both DC films (B+ and B on CinemaScore, 40 and 44 percent on Metacritic). 2". The collection comes from about 4,165 theatres in its domestic box office debut. Elsewhere is Dean , which stars Demetri Martin (who also wrote and directed the film) as a Brooklyn cartoonist who's struggling to deal with his mother's recent passing and its impact on his still-alive father.

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General Election: Labour continuing to close gap on Tories new poll shows

In London , he opened up a 17-point lead against her, an Evening Standard poll showed yesterday. The former Democratic presidential candidate praised Corbyn, 68, for his willingness to address class issues, saying most politicians avoid talking about the subject of class conflict due to the sensitivity of the matter.