• Humana out of individual market, with or without Obamacare repeal
Humana out of individual market, with or without Obamacare repeal

In combination, I believe they would be truly devastating. "Like I pulled a muscle or something like that". Conversely, wealthy consumers might game the system by skipping coverage until needed, realizing that they can absorb the 30 percent premium increase and it would, in the long run, be cheaper than paying for years of unneeded coverage.

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  • Darjeeling protests: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace
Darjeeling protests: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha on Sunday said a dialogue must be initiated with those demanding a separate Gorkhaland state and the issue thoroughly examined, and that it should not be kept lingering for long. According to an IPS officer, the stone-pelters would simply duck behind rocks as the tear gas shells sailed past....

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  • Qatar Pulls Peacekeepers From Eritrea-Djibouti Border Amid Gulf Rift
Qatar Pulls Peacekeepers From Eritrea-Djibouti Border Amid Gulf Rift

The measures against Qatar , a small oil and gas exporter with a population of 2.7 million people, have disrupted imports of food and other materials and caused some foreign banks to scale back business. The flight ban came as part of a diplomatic boycott of Qatar by Gulf states which has blockaded the peninsular state. Analysts have also said t...

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  • Prime Minister May offer: European Union citizens can stay in UK
Prime Minister May offer: European Union citizens can stay in UK

At the summit May is due to unveil a "generous offer" to resolve EU concerns about the rights of three million European expats living in Britain after Brexit. "I am not a dreamer". The government will also offer a grace period of most likely up to two years to allow people to regularise their status so that "no one will face a cliff edge", she sa...

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  • Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down
Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

It's understandable: Republican ads in Georgia painted the Democrat , Jon Ossoff, as sure to be a Pelosi pawn - a charge that has scored for the GOP in race after race over the last decade. Tim Walz of Minnesota. "It should be a wake-up call for Democrats". "This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, ac...

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  • Britain in political chaos after election shock, uncertainty over Brexit talks
Britain in political chaos after election shock, uncertainty over Brexit talks

The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election. When voters stunned him and Europe by voting to leave, he resigned, leaving May to deal with the mess. But as the campaign went on, as May grew stiffer and more prone to error, as her "strong and stable" tagline wore thin, a lot of people in the floating center looked at Co...

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  • Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar: minister
Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar: minister

Qatar, a small peninsular Gulf state, can not maintain food supplies across its now-closed land border with Saudi Arabia because of the "embargo crisis", the chief executive of the logistics company behind the shipment told Anadolu Agency. Qatar denies all accusations that it is a supporter of terrorism, describing moves to isolate it by its fellow...

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  • Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in vehicle
Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in vehicle

Victoria Boucher and daughter Chrystel said they're hoping the Champs-Elysees reopens soon. Critics have said the security regimen has not prevented attacks and has resulted in warrantless, extrajudicial searches and house arrests. Broadcaster BFMTV aired footage showing intense flames and orange smoke coming from the passenger compartment of the...

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  • Trump's New Restrictions for Cuba Revealed
Trump's New Restrictions for Cuba Revealed

In a Thursday briefing call, reporters pressed officials on why the Trump administration is emphasizing Cuba's human rights issues when the White House has previously demonstrated interest in working with other problematic regimes. These new policies reflect what President Trump promised as a candidate to the anti-Castro voters in Florida. "The...

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  • Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind
Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

Rep. Steve Scalise of Lousiana, the House majority whip, was struck in the hip and gravely wounded. The Washington , D.C. trauma center where he is being treated has upgraded his condition from "serious" to "fair" Wednesday (June 21), and said he "is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation".

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  • Obama Slams GOP Health Plan as 'Massive Transfer of Wealth'
Obama Slams GOP Health Plan as 'Massive Transfer of Wealth'

Republicans need at least 50 of them to support the bill to pass it, assuming Vice President Mike Pence casts the tiebreaking vote in their favor. And it would end the tax penalties under Obama's law on people who don't buy insurance - the so-called individual mandate - and on larger companies that don't offer coverage to their employees.

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  • European Union leaders to weigh terrorism, defence ties, migration
European Union leaders to weigh terrorism, defence ties, migration

Tusk said later that his upbringing in communist Poland had taught him that "miracles are possible" in politics, adding however that the European Union had to take a "realist" stance and move on with Brexit negotiations. Mr Barnier said it was important to tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit . "The new Northern Irish executive needs to be ...

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  • Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village
Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

Abu Misry Mama, a spokesman for the BIFF, told Reuters that the militants had taken civilians to a place safe from the crossfire, and did not intend to hold them hostage. The attack has sparked fears that the Islamic State group, while losing territory in Syria and Iraq, may be gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia. "We are in the process of deter...

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  • 1-day suspension recommended in Ohio officer head-kick case
1-day suspension recommended in Ohio officer head-kick case

The proposed discipline by Columbus police chief Kim Jacobs against officer Zachary Rosen was made public Wednesday. Had I walked up to a random person (let alone a restrained person) and kicked him or her in the head, it would be recommended that I be put in jail for assault I'm pretty sure, but I am not Columbus Police Officer Zachary Rosen.

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  • Hometown funeral remembers Otto Warmbier who would've 'set the world on fire'
Hometown funeral remembers Otto Warmbier who would've 'set the world on fire'

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH confirmed that it received and examined the 22-year-old's body after his death on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken with Warmbier's family and praised them as "incredible".

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  • Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir
Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir

Meanwhile, a case has been lodged against GJM supremo Bimal Gurung and his wife Asha for their alleged involvement in violence, arson and killing of one person during clashes in Darjeeling hills on the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.

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  • Warren: Senate GOP Health Care Bill Paid for With 'Blood Money'
Warren: Senate GOP Health Care Bill Paid for With 'Blood Money'

Left-leaning groups were quick to condemn the newest GOP plan to replace Obamacare . Many Republicans have long fought that organization because it provides abortions. Medicare Spending Growth: After 2025, spending increases will be reallocated from consumer price index for medical care to the CPI for all goods.

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  • Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines
Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines

About 300 gunmen stormed the village of Malagakit in North Cotabato province at dawn Wednesday and engaged government forces in a firefight. Classes were suspended in Pigcawayan West District and Malagakit Elementary School remain closed.

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  • US says Russia not behaving in threatening way in Syria
US says Russia not behaving in threatening way in Syria

As in past press releases which announced engagement with pro-Syrian government forces, the USA military said that it "does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend Coalition or partner forces from any threat".

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  • The Senate health bill is out. Here's your speed read
The Senate health bill is out. Here's your speed read

The bill would reduce federal funding for Medicaid, a state-based program for low-income people, abolish taxes on the wealthy, and terminate funding for Planned Parenthood, a women's health care provider, according to a draft that was selectively circulated Wednesday.

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