• Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill
Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Heller's announcement makes Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's goal of securing 50 of his party's 52 votes by next week even tougher. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Sens. Rand Paul , who rejected the plan along with fellow Senators Ted Cruz , Mike Lee and Ron John...

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  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (MACK) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.23
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (MACK) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.23

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MACK) has declined 44.78% since June 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 61.48% the S&P500. Blackrock holds 17,464 shares. The Company is engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing medicines consisting of therapeutics paired with companion diagnostics for the treatment of cancer.

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  • Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid
Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Release of the 142-page proposal ended the long wait for one of the most closely guarded bills in years. Passage would move President Donald Trump and the GOP closer to one of their marquee pledges - erasing Obama's 2010 statute. He supports the expansion of health savings accounts and giving Americans more freedom in choosing plans that are ...

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  • Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS
Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

The US-led worldwide coalition later confirmed the incident in a statement , saying the armed drone was downed "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that "were manning an established combat outpost to the northeast of At Tanf where they are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS".

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  • Dead As Cindy Spins Severe Weather Along Gulf Coast
Dead As Cindy Spins Severe Weather Along Gulf Coast

A few tornadoes are possible through tonight from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast. So far, people are coping, Louisiana Gov. "I see us more prepared than ever. I had probably about (2 feet) of water", Jerry Rodriquez told WVUE. The lakes are Fort Loudoun, Watts Bar, Chickamauga, Nickajack, Guntersville, Wheel...

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  • Mississippi's 1st West Nile case of 2017 in Forrest County
Mississippi's 1st West Nile case of 2017 in Forrest County

The Mosquito Control Grant Program provides money to public agencies to minimize the potential for an outbreak of mosquito borne viruses like Zika, West Nile, and La Crosse Encephalitis. Install or fix screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes out of the home. No symptoms or flu-like symptoms can occur and are usually mild, though the disease...

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  • Department of Education Free Summer Lunch Program Begins Next Week
Department of Education Free Summer Lunch Program Begins Next Week

Innovative approaches like these have led to an increase in summer meals served-in 2016 over 300 sites served almost 500,000 meals to kids. "I like the spaghetti the best, and when they have chocolate milk". The children who attended the Wiggins Park Kick-Off event are enrolled at summer meal sites located throughout Camden, Burlington, Gloucester,...

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  • Judge temporarily halts daily fantasy sports merger
Judge temporarily halts daily fantasy sports merger

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Monday it will seek to halt the merger of DraftKings and FanDuel , because the merger would create one company controlling more than 90 percent of the U.S. " DraftKings and FanDuel are each other's most significant competitor". The companies announced the deal in November 2016 as a merger of equal...

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  • Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats
Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats

Coalition troops were working in the area alongside local forces who are being trained to fight ISIL. Tuesday's incident also comes less than 2 days after the US shot down a Syrian fighter jet after it allegedly attacked USA -backed fighters near Tabqah.

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  • Relay for Life falls $27000 short of goal
Relay for Life falls $27000 short of goal

Maurer said that's a time for survivors to say who they are and how long they've survived cancer. "I will always have cancer, but it's treatable through hormone therapy", she said. Other family members are survivors. The survivor ceremony starts at 6:00 p.m. with the Luminary Ceremony at 9:00 p.m. Saturday night. Donna Harrison, another of th...

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  • Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan
Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan

DAVIS: Right. Four conservative senators have indicated that they could oppose it. But the current law has grown increasingly popular, and many more Americans are insured, making the new safety net hard to unravel. Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., said he had not yet seen the proposed bill. Here are the key provisions under the Senate and House hea...

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  • Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill
Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

She said she worries what will happen to her 6-year-old daughter Lucy, who has Down syndrome, if the Affordable Care Act is dismantled. Nonetheless, allies say if anyone can get the job done, it's McConnell. And McConnell made the decision to release the bill this week and push toward a vote next week, ignoring pleas from some lawmakers f...

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  • Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes
Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Angela, a full-time health care worker at the hospital in Perham told me that for her, the Medicaid cuts "are personal". Rubio should stand up to stabilize these markets by following the law and making the payments. The federal system should set a minimum standard of protection across all 50 states. The Senate bill would reduce the number of in...

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  • GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill
GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

But here's the bottom line: Renewing and boosting real competition into the insurance coverage market is the only way any kind of Obamacare replacement can work for the American people. But bronze plans have an average deductible of almost $6,100. House GOP bill: Loosens the age restriction so insurers can charge older adults up to 5 times mo...

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  • Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill
Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

Molina also said that the bill's proposal to tie cost-sharing subsidies to the lowest-level "bronze"-rated healthcare plans will make coverage less affordable, not more , by raising customers' out-of-pocket costs". But it also maintains some aspects of Obamacare , including tax credits to help people buy insurance, which is beneficial to ...

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  • Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office
Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

Dozens of people protested the newly proposed Republican health care legislation outside the Capitol Hill office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Thursday - a demonstration that resulted in the arrests of many disability advocates.

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  • Korea denies torturing US detainee Otto Warmbier
Korea denies torturing US detainee Otto Warmbier

In all, 16 American citizens have been arrested in North Korea in the past 10 years and released only after high-profile intervention by former USA presidents or their envoys. government. The North Koreans had told U.S. officials that Warmbier slipped in a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Ultimately, we need to fi...

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  • Eating Fish Twice a Week May Significantly Reduce Arthritis Pain
Eating Fish Twice a Week May Significantly Reduce Arthritis Pain

Each additional serving helped reduce symptoms even more , the study found. Well, a new study has revealed that one should eat fish twice a week because it is good for health and also helps to relieve the symptoms of arthritis . Sara Tedeschi, associate physician in rheumatology at Brigham and Women's Hospital . The researchers said th...

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  • North Dakota governor declares drought emergency
North Dakota governor declares drought emergency

Thursday's U.S. Drought Monitor showed 40 percent of the state in extreme or severe drought, the governor's office said. "Due to reduced availability of forage, ranchers in the hardest hit locations have already been culling their herds", Perdue says.

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  • Rookie Congresswoman Will Challenge Dean Heller in 2018
Rookie Congresswoman Will Challenge Dean Heller in 2018

USA Today reports Heller is considered the most vulnerable senator in 2018, as he's the only Republican senator running for re-election in a state won by Hillary Clinton. He could not yet say if they would be. Rosen has opposed the effort by Republicans. "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions ...

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