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Florida wins when Trump scraps Obamacare subsidies, experts say

Florida wins when Trump scraps Obamacare subsidies, experts say Cutting off payments to insurers for the out-of-pocket discounts they provide to moderate-income policyholders does not mean those people will no longer get help. It also helps to keep health costs affordable for middle-class Americans. "If you have healthy, young people drop coverage, or take up bare-bones plans, that will drive up cost of plans for those who have pre-existing conditions, and o... [Full Article...]

In Election, Austria's Nazi Past Raises Its Head

They are likely to form the main opposition party in parliament. Having pledged to move away from often deadlocked coalitions with the center-left like the one now in power, an alliance with the FPO is likely. Kurz has been outspoken on migrant issues and a year ago organized the shutdown of the Balkan refugee route. But the likelihood of the FPO entering government with Kurz's conservatives for... [Full Article...]

Politician who says she was abducted by aliens runs for Congress

Politician who says she was abducted by aliens runs for Congress The aliens have stayed in touch with her ever since, she says. Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera , is a 59-year-old Republican running for Congress in Miami , hoping to replace retiring Rep. Ms Rodriguez said they did indeed return, when she was 17. Rodriguez Aguilera said she's raised about $10,000 during the most recent fundraising quarter, an underwhelming amount she attributed to a stoppage in ... [Full Article...]

Warrant: Mother accused of 'knowingly and intentionally' killing children

Warrant: Mother accused of 'knowingly and intentionally' killing children Neighbors refute Williams claim and say the apartment, "smelled like death", leading investigators to believe the children's bodies may have been inside the for multiple days. "I said, 'Call the police Mora". Penn, however, said Sunday he hasn't seen the girl - who is reportedly not his biological child - in several weeks. "Nobody could tell what she was going through", she said. [Full Article...]

Apocalypse wow: Saharan dust and Iberian fires turn United Kingdom skies red

Apocalypse wow: Saharan dust and Iberian fires turn United Kingdom skies red Ophelia was named a category three hurricane but was downgraded to a post-tropical storm. "That has brought unseasonably warm temperatures to the United Kingdom", said Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge. The blue light spectrum hit the headlines today, but not for the reasons usually associated with optics. The sun shines through cloud as storm clouds turn the sky black over the seafront in Bo... [Full Article...]

DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council

Australia has been elected among 15 nations to join the United Nations Human Rights Council, officials in Geneva announced overnight. Focusing on the need for reform, Haley's comments made no mention of America's recent departure from the U.N.'s cultural organization, UNESCO, over an alleged bias against Israel, or of its threats to withdrawal from the rights council. [Full Article...]

FLORIDUH - Mistaking Doughnut Glaze For Meth Costs City of Orlando $37500!

He received the check in the mail last week, he said. Rushing, a retiree who'd worked for decades with the city's parks department, told the Sentinel that he's had trouble finding work since the doughnut incident. But according to the Sentinel , the OPD "ended up training more than 730 officers on how to properly use the field test kits", and "Riggs-Hopkins was given a written reprimand f... [Full Article...]

5 things FP learned from the Premier League this weekend

5 things FP learned from the Premier League this weekend Manchester City showed their impressive title credentials, once more, as they smashed Stoke at the Etihad Stadium. The victory leaves the Citizens two points clear at the top of the table, following Manchester United's goalless draw against Liverpool . [Full Article...]

Allegheny, Several Western Pa. Counties Under Frost Advisory

Allegheny, Several Western Pa. Counties Under Frost Advisory Unprotected cold-sensitive plants may be damaged or killed by the frost. Monday morning's chilly temperatures will not be a fluke: The rest of the week will feature cold bus stop temperatures all the way through Friday . As of just before 7 a.m. Monday, temperatures are mainly in the upper 50s across the state. We'll have another cool day on Tuesday . For those who prefer more warmth, high... [Full Article...]

Cuba 'is Responsible' for Attacks on US Personnel, Trump Says

Cuba 'is Responsible' for Attacks on US Personnel, Trump Says The Cuban government has strenuously denied all involvement in the approximately 50 attacks that took place against USA diplomats, who experienced hearing loss, brain injuries, and more after hearing these sounds. The U.S. has not explicitly accused any actor of perpetrating the attacks, which in some cases involved mysterious, blaring sounds that led to investigators to consider whether a son... [Full Article...]

Trump's False Claim About Obama and Fallen Soldiers

Trump's False Claim About Obama and Fallen Soldiers Many were surprised to earn the USA was sending troops there, and many have been comparing Trump's and the GOP's response to the four soldiers killed in action to the GOP's years of multi-million dollar investigations into the killings of four Americans in Benghazi, and wondering why the soldiers killed in Niger didn't get the same attention. [Full Article...]

Bodies found at Joshua Tree may be missing SoCal hikers

Bodies found at Joshua Tree may be missing SoCal hikers According to a previous release from the National Park Service , Nguyen and Orbeso entered the park at 6:45 a.m. on July 27, and have not been seen or heard from since. Family was alerted that the couple - both from California and in their 20s - might be missing after they failed to check out of their local accommodations on time on July 28, and left all their belongings behind. [Full Article...]

California governor rejects tax return requirement for candidates

California governor rejects tax return requirement for candidates AB 233, proposed by Assemblyman Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), would have let students wear religious, ceremonial or cultural clothes to graduation. Brown had previously vetoed parental leave legislation similar to Senate Bill 63, by Jackson, as well as previous feminine hygiene legislation by Garcia. [Full Article...]

Maltese investigative journalist killed in auto bomb

Maltese investigative journalist killed in auto bomb She wrote on Monday: "There are crooks everywhere you look now". Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, was reportedly killed when the vehicle she was driving exploded shortly after she left her home in Bidnija, near Mosta. Ms Galizia's outspoken blog had turned its fire on opposition politicians of late. Police said she was killed as she was driving near the village of Bidnija in northern Malta. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation issuing crytocurrency version of the Ruble

The landmark development makes Russian Federation the very first government in the world to official pursue virtual tender. As per the reports, Nikiforov states that the digital currency can not be mined and is instead centralized, with the Russian state being the sole issuer, making it quite different from the popular decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. [Full Article...]

State vote unlikely to give Merkel boost in German coalition talks

State vote unlikely to give Merkel boost in German coalition talks Merkel's conservative bloc won 33 percent in September's national election, losing 8.5 points compared with 2013, as voters upset with Merkel's 2015 decision to open the borders to more than a million migrants abandoned the party. It means the prospective partners will need to overcome huge differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform, tax and environmental protection. [Full Article...]

Judge Declines to Dismiss Menendez Charges

Judge Declines to Dismiss Menendez Charges The defense was expected to begin presenting its witnesses Monday. The indictment specifically alleged Menendez had intervened in a Medicare billing dispute, a port security contract and the visa applications of Melgen's foreign girlfriends, in exchange for private plane flights, luxury hotel stays, auto service and campaign contributions. [Full Article...]

Students Walk Out Over Teacher's 'Speak American' Comment

Students Walk Out Over Teacher's 'Speak American' Comment They are not fighting for your right to speak Spanish", the teacher said in the video. "This is a teacher in Cliffside Park High School; she isn't allowing the student to express his constitutional right". The original tweet said: "CPHS will be protesting for our rights to speak and represent any of our cultures. bring your country's flag, shirt, jersey or anything to represent where you're from... [Full Article...]

States sue over Trump-halted ACA payments

States sue over Trump-halted ACA payments Yesterday, October 12, 2017, the White House press office announced that the administration will no longer be reimbursing insurers for the cost-sharing reductions they are legally required to make for low-income individuals. The decision "stands to hurt the most vulnerable individuals and families, raising cost for them and the federal government". The Democratic prosecutor said Friday that NY... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to hear US-Microsoft digital privacy case

It comes after Microsoft refused to hand over emails during a U.S. drug trafficking investigation on the basis the police's warrant did not extend to Ireland, where the messages were stored. And if the United States can use a warrant to take any data so long as it's held by an American company, doesn't that invite foreign governments to do the same thing? The other case concerns whether police o... [Full Article...]


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