• GOP cynicism evident in health care plans
GOP cynicism evident in health care plans

More than a third of Republicans disapprove of their own party's proposals. Second, that party someday will take power in Washington again, and then it can undo the legislation, or at least let it fail. Policy experts and insurers have warned that if neither the administration nor Congress commits to funding CSR payments, individual market prem...

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  • Court ruling could help keep subsidies for Affordable Care Act
Court ruling could help keep subsidies for Affordable Care Act

The order potentially helps the states in other ways. A federal judge previous year ruled in the House GOP's favor , but allowed the government to continue paying insurers while Obama's appeal was underway. Maybe Mr. Trump, the Art of the Deal deal maker, will convene Republicans and Democrats at the White House for a discussion over dinner and ...

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  • Nikki Haley on New Sanctions: 'Gut Punch' to NKorea
Nikki Haley on New Sanctions: 'Gut Punch' to NKorea

Banning these exports will prevent the DPRK from earning over one billion US dollars per year of hard currency that would be redirected to its illicit programs, according to the resolution. "Said threats may include, but are not limited to, armed conflicts, ash clouds due to volcanic eruptions, (and) missile tests and rocket launches", the guidelin...

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  • USA power key to countering China in Asia-envoy to Washington
USA power key to countering China in Asia-envoy to Washington

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their counterparts from Asia and Pacific will meet here this weekend to tackle a slew of issues and celebrate ASEAN's 50th anniversary, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.

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  • Sen. Lamar Alexander on health care fix: 'Put out the fire'
Sen. Lamar Alexander on health care fix: 'Put out the fire'

After the Senate Republicans failed to get enough votes to pass a "skinny" repeal to remove parts of the Affordable Care Act in the early hours of July 28, a US bishop said the "task of reforming the health care system still remains".

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  • Mueller Seats Grand Jury in Russia Probe, Wall Street Journal Reports
Mueller Seats Grand Jury in Russia Probe, Wall Street Journal Reports

Mueller also has asked the White House to preserve all communications related to a June 2016 meeting where the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., Kushner and Manafort met with a Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, and Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet counterintelligence officer Rinat Akhmetshin.

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  • Furious Trump denies claims he called the White House 'a dump'
Furious Trump denies claims he called the White House 'a dump'

What's the point?" Trump has already spent quite a bit of time away from the White House in his first six months in office, compared to previous presidents. The current President also had several other vacations this year, including trips to his Palm Beach, Virginia and New Jersey properties. Republican Rep.

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  • RSS for probe into Kerala workers' killings
RSS for probe into Kerala workers' killings

The bilateral peace talks between State-level leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Sangh Parivar here on Saturday are unlikely to end the war of words between the two sides over political violence in Kannur district, each accusing the other of perpetrating violence against workers of the other.

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  • Stoke City join race to sign Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina?
Stoke City join race to sign Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina?

The Southampton boss is looking for midfield reinforcements in the last month of the transfer window and Lemina is one of the players he is keen to sign for the Saints. Lemina joined Juventus from Marseille in 2015 and has since helped the club win two Serie A titles and two Coppa Italia cups. The former Marseille man impressed while on loan at t...

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  • Diamond mine flooded, 16 missing
Diamond mine flooded, 16 missing

Rescue teams are searching for nine workers missing in an underground mine owned by Russian diamond miner Alrosa after water flooded in on Friday, the company said. President Vladimir Putin dispatched Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov to the scene to oversee the rescue efforts and the investigation of the accident, according to the Russian gove...

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  • Hoeven: Health care reform will be a process, not one bill
Hoeven: Health care reform will be a process, not one bill

That's because the Cuomo administration used the subsidies, along with ACA money for health care tax credits for lower-income people, to create an entirely new benefit plan known as the Essential plan. The Essential plan enrolls people earning up to 250 percent of the federal poverty level, and offers them very low-priced health insurance at about ...

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  • Chicago to Sue Trump Admin Over Sanctuary Cities Funding
Chicago to Sue Trump Admin Over Sanctuary Cities Funding

The announcement of a lawsuit comes after the Justice Department in late July escalated its promised crackdown on sanctuary cities, saying it will no longer award coveted grant money to cities unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be released fro...

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  • Australian plane plot 'directed by senior IS commander'
Australian plane plot 'directed by senior IS commander'

One of the suspects planned to plant the IED on his brother, who was unaware of his role in the planned attack, Phelan said. One of them, also speaking on condition of anonymity, said the alleged plot was "fairly well along" when it was disrupted by Australian authorities.

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  • US aims for UN vote Saturday on new North Korea sanctions
US aims for UN vote Saturday on new North Korea sanctions

The draft resolution calls for a ban on all exports of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore, as well as fish and seafood by the cash-starved state, according to the text seen by AFP. "A long-term solution can only be achieved through dialogue and negotiations", said Sweden's Deputy UN Ambassador Carl Skau. As negotiations at the United Nati...

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  • Firefighter Killed by Falling Tree at MT Wildland Fire
Firefighter Killed by Falling Tree at MT Wildland Fire

An elite California firefighter was killed by a falling tree while battling a blaze in western Montana, the second firefighting death in the area over the last two weeks, officials said. Forest Service Public Information Officer Pat York said Witham was a member of a California firefighting crew that arrived in Missoula on July 29. Witham was assig...

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  • Trump on tricky legal ground with 'Obamacare' threat
Trump on tricky legal ground with 'Obamacare' threat

He noted that even if the CSR payments were to stop, the people in the exchanges who receive subsidies - those making 250% or less of the federal poverty level - wouldn't really be affected because if the insurers raised their premiums to compensate, the government would simply increase the amount of the subsidies, which are given as tax credits.

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  • Bigg Boss Vote Result Leaked - Check Who Got Eliminated from the House
Bigg Boss Vote Result Leaked - Check Who Got Eliminated from the House

There was breathless speculation about Oviya's fate in " Bigg Boss " the whole of last week. It follows the Big Brother format, which was first developed by Endemol in the Netherlands.The first season of Bigg Boss Tamil launched on 25 June 2017 on Star Vijay .

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  • IT seizes over Rs15-cr from Karnataka minister
IT seizes over Rs15-cr from Karnataka minister

The minister has been overseeing the stay of 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs at a resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru , who have been brought to the Karnataka capital in view of the Rajya Sabha polls in their state. The lawmakers have been in the Eagleton resort, which is roughly an hours drive from central Bengaluru . Suresh, however, claimed ...

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  • Korea hails new USA sanctions law on N. Korea
Korea hails new USA sanctions law on N. Korea

The United States has been informally keeping Britain and France in the loop on the bilateral negotiations, while US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said China had been sharing the draft and negotiating with Russian Federation.

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  • Bloomington Police Investigate Explosion at Islamic Center
Bloomington Police Investigate Explosion at Islamic Center

Fifteen to 20 people were in the Islamic center at the time of the blast for morning prayers, according to the AP. The Associated Press reported that members of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota say a man threw an explosive device through a window that started a fire in the Imam's office.

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