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Worldwide United Nations to vote on new NK sanctions Friday
Author: 0 United Nations to vote on new NK sanctions Friday

On November 29, North Korea launched what it claimed was its new type of intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong 15, which can hit anywhere on the USA mainland. "What's important for North Korea to know is that this pressure campaign will not abate, we will not be rolling any of it back, it will only be intensified as time goes by, and it will remain in place until they agree to give up their nuclear weapons and allow us to verify that that is in fact what they have done", he said.

Author: 0 Obamacare enrollment up in Nevada, despite obstacles

That's only 400,000 fewer than signed up on healthcare.gov during open enrollment a year ago. Of course, the repeal of the individual mandate is the real game changer and that doesn't take effect until next year's open enrollment. Mr. Trump highlighted huge increases in premiums without noting that many consumers were eligible for federal subsidies that help cover the extra cost.

Worldwide USA vice president makes unannounced Afghanistan visit
Author: 0 USA vice president makes unannounced Afghanistan visit

Pence reportedly told Afghan leaders that he hoped to symbolize the US' willingness to " see this through ", referring to the longest U.S. war in history, of which there is no calculable end date. "Instead our decisions will be based on an objective assessment of conditions on the ground", Pence said, according to CNN. " A relentless pursuit of victory will guide us and nothing else ".

Author: 0 'Access Health CT' sign up for 2018 ends at midnight on Friday

Almost 9 million people signed up for health care coverage through the exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act - despite President Donald Trump's efforts to undermine the law. About 8.8 million people enrolled in Obamacare plans for 2018 through the federal Healthcare.gov marketplace. "Demand was higher than ever before despite efforts by the Trump administration to derail enrollment by cutting the open enrollment period in half and slashing the outreach budget by 90 percent", ...

Worldwide Americans Thrilled with Economy Boost but Reluctant to Give Trump Credit
Author: 0 Americans Thrilled with Economy Boost but Reluctant to Give Trump Credit

With regards to Trump's tax reform bill, less than a quarter (24%) said they were in favor of the plan, 41% said the tax reforms were a "bad idea", with 37% saying they feel strongly about that. 56 percent of those who responded said they were most likely to vote Democrat. In fact, the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center finds that only 5 percent of taxpayers would pay more in taxes by 2018 under the legislation, although that number grows to 53 percent by 2027 because numerous individual ...

Worldwide Mary Norwood concedes Atlanta mayoral election to Keisha Lance Bottoms
Author: 0 Mary Norwood concedes Atlanta mayoral election to Keisha Lance Bottoms

Norwood lost the December 5 mayor's race by less than 1 percent of the 92,169 votes cast, about the same margin that cost her the election in 2009 by Mayor Kasim Reed . Norwood says she owed her supporters a careful analysis of the results, and added that the right thing for her now is to move and hold the new administration accountable to serve the city.

Worldwide Leerink Swann Reaffirms Buy Rating for Tenet Healthcare (THC)
Author: 0 Leerink Swann Reaffirms Buy Rating for Tenet Healthcare (THC)

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Worldwide Theresa May accepts amendment that Brexit date could be delayed
Author: 0 Theresa May accepts amendment that Brexit date could be delayed

May has made the bill the centrepiece of her legislative agenda for the next two years, saying it will "provide certainty for individuals and businesses" during the Brexit process. But Mrs May's spokesman said the PM told Cabinet that she was seeking "a significantly more ambitious deal than the EU's agreement with Canada" and that a good deal on financial services was in the EU's interests as well as the UK's.

Worldwide Virginia election, and House control, up to chance
Author: 0 Virginia election, and House control, up to chance

In 1971, Republican candidate William H. Moss Sr. appeared to have lost the election for a Fairfax seat. The canisters are placed into a glass bowl and shaken up. The ballot, a copy of which was obtained by our partners at The Virginian-Pilot , shows both candidates' names are bubbled in for the 94th District race, but Simonds' name has a slash over it.

Worldwide At least 29 dead in sauna fire in S. Korea: fire service
Author: 0 At least 29 dead in sauna fire in S. Korea: fire service

Firefighters search for missing persons after a fire broke out in an eight-storey building in Jecheon. The fire broke out around 4:00pm local time, and quickly engulfed the entire eight-storey building, leaving many trapped inside, in the southern city of Jecheon.

Worldwide North Korea Is Reportedly Testing Anthrax-Tipped ICBMs
Author: 0 North Korea Is Reportedly Testing Anthrax-Tipped ICBMs

NORTH Korea's neighbours say the rogue state is now conducting illegal biological weapons tests to see if it can load anthrax-laden warheads onto its missiles. China has in the past proposed a "freeze for freeze" arrangement under which North Korea would stop its nuclear and missile tests in exchange for a halt to the exercises.

Worldwide Trump threatens to cut aid to United Nations members over Jerusalem vote
Author: 0 Trump threatens to cut aid to United Nations members over Jerusalem vote

On the eve of the vote, Trump suggested there could be reprisals for countries that support the motion, put forward by Yemen and Turkey on behalf of Arab and Muslim countries. "We'll be honest with you: when we make generous contributions to the United Nations , we also have a legitimate expectation that our goodwill is recognize and respected", she continued.

Worldwide Raul Castro stepping down as leader of Cuba in 2018
Author: 0 Raul Castro stepping down as leader of Cuba in 2018

Castro is expected to retain his position as head of the Communist Party, which sets the parameters of government policy and overall direction of the country. Cuban state-run media is reporting the current Cuban parliament has made a decision to extend its session up until April. Castro's successor will not be chosen by the people but by the Council of State, which is chosen by the National Assembly , whose 600 members are elected.

Worldwide Zimbabwe: Research Says Economic Recovery After Credible Polls
Author: 0 Zimbabwe: Research Says Economic Recovery After Credible Polls

Mnangagwa said this while delivering a State of the Nation Address to the Joint Sitting of the Senate and the National Assembly at the HICC in Harare this afternoon. "On individual cases of corruption, every case must be investigated and punished in accordance with the dictates of our laws". The government, he said, will review and harmonize investment laws and policies to boost the drive for foreign direct investment in the country.

Worldwide PM Leads Sachin to Embarrassment in Rajya Sabha?
Author: 0 PM Leads Sachin to Embarrassment in Rajya Sabha?

What was to be legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's debut speech in the Rajya Sabha was interrupted today after Congress leaders broke into sloganeering to protest the remarks passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on former PM Manmohan Singh .

Worldwide Cardi B's rap name inspired by alcohol brand
Author: 0 Cardi B's rap name inspired by alcohol brand

It's nearly as if he has no idea who Cardi B is, which I would believe if it were possible to somehow not hear " Bodak Yellow " somewhere this year. On Tuesday Cardi made history again when she became the first female rapper to see her first three singles land in the top 10 on the Hot 100 chart.

Worldwide UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla
Author: 0 UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla

Tesla said its semi will provide $200,000 or more in fuel savings and a pay-back period of two years. Whereas Tesla has not only its vehicle production facilities up and running, as well as its own battery production pipeline in place, Thor Trucks is operating out of an LA-area warehouse, where it now takes existing truck platforms and retrofits an electric drivetrain and battery pack into them according to the needs and specifications of customers.

Worldwide Veterinarian fatally shoots neighbor's dog
Author: 0 Veterinarian fatally shoots neighbor's dog

Folse was not at the business when Bruizer arrived. The station says that Bruizer was left outside while his owner went to work. Officials said they believe the narcotics were obtained through prescriptions for her own pets. The murder weapon has not yet been retrieved. Detectives executed a search warrant on Folse's home and recovered two different types of narcotics. The drugs seized were Adderall and diazepam.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Orders DOJ to Re-Examine Evidence in Uranium One Investigation

The Justice Department has ordered FBI agents to provide prosecutors a with a summary of the evidence agents obtained during an investigation into alleged connections between an Obama-era uranium deal with Russian Federation and the Clinton Foundation, according to unnamed sources that spoke with NBC News .

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