Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill

The AHCA would increase the amount of federal subsidies to young people to help them pay for their individual plan health insurance premiums, but it would reduce the amount for older adults. In its highly anticipated scoring of the American Healt... More..

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by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Million fewer Americans insured under House GOP bill, says CBO

The CBO estimates that the American Health Care Act will lead to 23 million more uninsured people in 2026 than under current law. In their scoring of the previous version, the Office said the bill woul...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sharif family miffed over JIT investigation procedures

Sharif family members have informed the Supreme Court regarding the "discriminatory" behaviour of two of the JIT members with them. The three-member special bench of the Supreme Court for implementation of ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

U.S. Sails Warship Close to Chinese-Claimed Reef

The report said the move was aimed at signaling to China that the US intends to keep critical sea lanes open. The US insists it can conduct operations in any global waters. The Pentagon said in a statement ...More..

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia to take control of TOPSHOP Australia
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia to take control of TOPSHOP Australia

Three partners from restructuring firm Ferrier Hodgson have been appointed voluntary administrators to Austradia, which operates nine stores, 17 Myer concessions and an online business. Interestingly, global re...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Another bad budget from Trump targets the poor

CNBC's John Harwood asked about Trump's promise not to touch Medicaid . President Trump's budget keeps to his campaign pledge to leave Medicare and Social Security pension benefits alone and contains spend...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Meeting The Pope An 'Honor Of A Lifetime'

Mr Trump was accompanied for the audience by his wife Melania and daughter Ivanka , both dressed all in black, in keeping with traditional protocol that is no longer always observed by all female dignitaries...More..

World Health Organization Elects First African Director
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

World Health Organization Elects First African Director

Dr Sania Nishtar , a former federal minister and prominent global health leader with extensive experience in public healthcare, was among the three candidates nominated for the post of director general WHO . ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ariana Grande: No decision on United Kingdom shows after Manchester attack

Last night, after chairing a meeting of the emergency response committee COBRA, British Prime Minister Theresa May had said that soldiers would be placed in key public locations to support armed police in pro...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump Budget Deals 'Devastating Blow' To Low-Income Americans, Advocates Say

For example, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told reporters Monday that of the nation's 6.8 million unemployed or underemployed individuals, "if you are on food stamps and you are able-bodied, we ...More..

Turkish Government Complains About 'Unprofessional' Treatment Of Erdogan Goons
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Turkish Government Complains About 'Unprofessional' Treatment Of Erdogan Goons

The move comes after prominent United States politicians condemned the violence employed by Erdogan's bodyguards to restrain protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington DC . On Wedn...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ivanka Trump makes 'deeply meaningful' visit to Western Wall

He suggested the Iranians thought they could "do what they want" since negotiating a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. Fresh off his meetings with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia who have grown increasin...More..

Mamata Banerjee To Meet PM Modi Tomorrow To Discuss Bengal's Development
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mamata Banerjee To Meet PM Modi Tomorrow To Discuss Bengal's Development

In another significant development, the West Bengal BJP has said it will organise a law-violation programme - "Lalbazar Abhijan" - in Kolkata on Thursday, the day Ms Banerjee will meet Mr Modi. "If the CM i...More..

Tight police arrangements in place for LF Nabanna march
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tight police arrangements in place for LF Nabanna march

The various peasants' wing of the Left parties has also joined in demanding fair price for farmers' produce. Protestors try to breach barricades put up by police to prevent them from reaching the Trinamul gov...More..

Ethiopian wins race to be next leader of United Nations health agency
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ethiopian wins race to be next leader of United Nations health agency

After signing a contract and taking the oath of office, Tedros told the World Health Assembly - the annual meeting of WHO member countries - that he did a lot of listening as he crisscrossed the globe campaig...More..

Research says light cigarettes may increase risk of developing lung adenocaricinoma
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Research says light cigarettes may increase risk of developing lung adenocaricinoma

The authors conducted a review on researches carried out on lung cancer, analyzing rates and changes in the types of lung cancer that are most common, and they claim that tiny ventilation holes in nearly all ci...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Palestine To Make Unprecedented Peace Offer to Trump

President Donald Trump's flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv may make history as the first direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel . "He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Where is GlycoMimetics, Inc. (GLYC) Heading Next?

The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are 8.7 percent and 0.1 percent respectively. Tracking ROA value which gives an idea as to how efficient management is at using its assets to generate ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

What Analysts Suggest About Merck & Company (NYSE:MRK)?

Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. The firm's institutional ownership remained 76.10% while insider ownership included 0.04%. About 3.92 million shares traded. On average, equities analysts forecast that Merck & Co., ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

House education leaders have indicated that vouchers in any form are non-starters - but the stakes are rising since the Senate's changes may now mean fully sacrificing a major school finance bill. "I also hav...More..

IS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

IS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad

That said, Iraqi forces fought IS militants in and around the Old City, struggling to gain additional territory for * a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/160203?q=mosul&context=search&s...More..

Tedros Ghebreyesus Named WHO Director
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tedros Ghebreyesus Named WHO Director

Nabarro, a WHO insider who has worked for 40 years in worldwide public health , dexcribed himself as a "global candidate". But from the start of balloting it was clear momentum was going his way. "It's a victo...More..

Trump administration approves $650M for Caltrain
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump administration approves $650M for Caltrain

From congressional representatives to Gov. "This would have not been possible without the help of the local leaders who pushed for the project and my congressional colleagues who agreed to enact funding". A Cal...More..

Turkey summons USA ambassador over Washington clash
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Turkey summons USA ambassador over Washington clash

The Turkish Foreign Ministry's statement Monday went even further, criticizing "the inability of US authorities to take sufficient precautions at every stage of the official program". Furious protesters out...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

Compared with the considerably lesser amount that the United Nations health agency spends on major diseases including AIDS , malaria and tuberculosis , Sridhar said that "budgets reveal priorities" and warn...More..

Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO

Nishtar was among three candidates vying to replace outgoing chief Dr. Margaret Chan . After signing a contract and taking the oath of office, Tedros told the World Health Assembly - the annual meeting of WH...More..

Pippa's Wedding Reception Was Password-Protected
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pippa's Wedding Reception Was Password-Protected

Harry went all the way back to London to get Meghan and bring her to the party". Pippa Middleton , sister of Duchess of Cambridge , Kate, Wednesday James Matthews on Saturday (20th May), in what has been...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Jinder Mahal Wins The Coveted WWE Championship At Backlash 2017

At Wrestlemania 33 , Randy Orton vs Jinder Mahal faces at backlash where Randy Orton was shocked as the WWE World Champion was won by Jinder Mahal . To nobody's surprise, this was a great match , p...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

'BREAKING: Three dead as Ebola resurfaces...'

The country's health ministry confirmed one person has tested positive for the virus. More than 11,000 people died in the West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia in 2014 and 2015, after an...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Manchester bomber said to be known to authorities, likely did't act alone

Abedi died in the blast, in what appears to have been a suicide bombing . "It is somebody that they had known and I'm sure when this investigation concludes we'll be able to find out more", she said. Concert...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

United Kingdom bomber trained overseas, had Al Qaeda links: USA intelligence official

In Monday night's attack , at least 22 people died and almost 60 were sent to the hospital after an explosion struck in the area between the concert venue and the adjacent transit station. The traditional cere...More..

Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case

A GoFundMe page has been set up on behalf of his family. Tests have confirmed the botulism toxin was present in nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station in the Sacramento suburb of Walnut Grove, the state...More..

S. African labor federation bans Zuma from addressing its meetings
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

S. African labor federation bans Zuma from addressing its meetings

Cosatu acknowledged that the decision was not consistent, which is why the organisation is now making it clear that Zuma is not welcome at Cosatu activities. "We also remain a reliable ally of the ANC", Ntshali...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump seeks to slash $3.6 trillion of spending in austere budget

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney holds up a copy of President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal 2018 federal budget as he speaks to members of the media in the Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Colorado governor responds to President's budget proposal

Trump is seeking sharp cuts in a variety of programs for the poor from Medicaid to food stamps and disability payments. Trump's balanced-budget goal depends not only on the growth projections but also a...More..