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Cuomo organizes local health expert panels to fight GOP health bill

Cuomo organizes local health expert panels to fight GOP health bill With the possibility of cutbacks on the horizon, maybe it's time we looked at each of those groups individually instead of Medicaid as a whole to try to preserve services for our most vulnerable citizens. The Senate plan would not have a significant impact on OR during the 2017-2019 biennium, because Medicaid cuts, the phase-out of Medicaid expansion and reduced federal reimbursement for provider ... [Full Article...]

CA pay dispute: Players threatens to boycott Australia 'A' tour

CA pay dispute: Players threatens to boycott Australia 'A' tour As Australia's cricketers headed into an emergency meeting in Sydney on Sunday, they were reminded about potentially being barred from this summer's Ashes series should they join unsanctioned or exhibition tournaments. Batsman Usman Khawaja, who was named as captain of the "A" squad that also included Test veterans Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Agar and Jackson Bird, said boycotting the tour would not b... [Full Article...]

A Win for Religious Liberty - SCOTUS and Trinity Lutheran

A Win for Religious Liberty - SCOTUS and Trinity Lutheran Only Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissented completely from the decision . Lawyers for the state noted that the Missouri Supreme Court has called for "a very high wall between church and state ". The case pitted Trinity Lutheran Church against Missouri's Department of Natural Resources, which offered grants to help nonprofits pay for the resurfacing of playgrounds wit... [Full Article...]

England recall Balance for South Africa Test

England recall Balance for South Africa Test The pair are part of a 12-man squad for Lord's which also includes Gary Ballance , the Yorkshire batsman who was dropped over the winter following a poor run in what was his second stab at Test cricket. Toby-Roland Jones, an exciting pacer from Middlesex, has a chance to make his debut at Lord's, and has been backed to perform well by the selectors, who have admitted to have kept an eye on him ... [Full Article...]

DU Admissions 2017: Second cut off list today, 43000 seats vacant

DU Admissions 2017: Second cut off list today, 43000 seats vacant Despite high cut-offs, there is much room left for admission. The details of the minimum cut-off percentage of marks (Second Admission List) of which admissions to various courses have been offered by different colleges of Delhi University (DU) are given below. [Full Article...]

Interesting names, but no Frank Jackson, as Pelicans set summer league roster

Interesting names, but no Frank Jackson, as Pelicans set summer league roster The word: All eyes will be on Luke Kennard, the team's first-round pick at shooting guard, and opinions will begin to form as to whether he will be able to match up athletically. "I think a lot of people deem me as a mystery kid in the draft and I just feel like I have a lot to prove and Summer League's a great opportunity for that". [Full Article...]

CBO: Senate health bill would result in 22M more uninsured by 2026

CBO: Senate health bill would result in 22M more uninsured by 2026 The CBO in May estimated that the House bill would strip 23 million Americans of their health coverage over the next decade, but also would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion over the same duration. Also, senators would eliminate the mandates that require almost all Americans to have coverage and companies with more than 50 workers to provide health benefits. [Full Article...]

China: Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong no longer has meaning

China: Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong no longer has meaning Lam's swearing in by Xi is deeply symbolic for frustrated activists who have been pushing for fully free leadership elections for the city, with mass pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement" rallies bringing parts of the city to a standstill in 2014.Those protests were sparked by a Beijing-backed political reform package which said Hong Kong could have a public vote for leader, but that candidates must... [Full Article...]

LePage predicts state shutdown

LePage predicts state shutdown The budget bill passed in the Senate on a 34-1 vote later Friday afternoon, which raised the stakes for the next House vote on the proposal. The budget needs two-thirds support in the next round of voting to be enacted. Gideon, (D). Legislative leaders are sending the compromise measure to a vote before the full legislature Friday. Only Democrats - urging passage of the compromise budget - spoke... [Full Article...]

Terminally Charlie Gard to be taken off life support

Terminally Charlie Gard to be taken off life support Charlie's parents and their attorney could not immediately be reached for comment, and the hospital said it could not provide specific details about Charlie's case. "There will be no rush by Great Ormond Street Hospital to change Charlie's care and any future treatment plans will involve careful planning and discussion", she added. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka name Nic Pothas as interim head coach

Sri Lanka name Nic Pothas as interim head coach The warning came after the squad was found to be unfit for the upcoming five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) against Zimbabwe which commences on Friday. The remaining three games will be at the refurbished stadium in Hambantota. Former Sri Lanka under-19 all-rounder Wanidu Hasaranga has been called up to the squad while there are also recalls for off-spinner Akila Dananjaya, and fast bowlers Lahir... [Full Article...]

Saudi official denies former crown prince confined to palace

Saudi official denies former crown prince confined to palace Saudi Arabia has allegedly banned its newly deposed crown prince from leaving the kingdom and confined him to his palace in what is believed to be a step from the royals to restrain him from creating any potential opposition for the new crown prince. [Full Article...]

Patty Jenkins Talks About Her Goals With 'Wonder Woman' Sequel

Patty Jenkins Talks About Her Goals With 'Wonder Woman' Sequel DC Comics and Warner Bros' Wonder Woman has become the biggest global live-action release directed by a woman ever. Just look at all the box office records Wonder Woman is breaking . When the photographer insisted that she deserved more for the next film in the franchise, the mother-of-two joked, "I think I should get you as my lawyer to do the negotiations". [Full Article...]

Tim Hortons is launching a poutine doughnut in the US

Tim Hortons is launching a poutine doughnut in the US Daily Mail reports the donut will be a honey dipped donut topped with potato wedges, gravy and cheese curds. Tim Horton's is using a Canadian favorite to celebrate the country's 150th birthday. The poutine donut has already proven to be something of a sensation on social media, where extravagant food products periodically go viral. And they will be available in the Buffalo area. [Full Article...]

United States Approves $1.4 Billion Weapons Sale to Taiwan

United States Approves $1.4 Billion Weapons Sale to Taiwan The State Department on Thursday approved several weapons sales - estimated to be worth more than $1.4 billion - to Taiwan. The deals include sales of Early Warning Radar Surveillance systems, the Joint Stand-off Weapon, torpedoes, missiles, electronic upgrades, and related parts, according to a State Department official. [Full Article...]

Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia Marks UFC 214's Third Title Fight

Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia Marks UFC 214's Third Title Fight Maia (25-6) sports an impressive seven-fight win streak that includes submission wins over Carlos Condit , Matt Brown and Neil Magny . BREAKING NEWS!Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley confirms that he will defend his welterweight title vs. "Georges and I talked a couple days ago when he was in Vegas", White told MMA Junkie . "We'll get this thing figured out". The victory served as Maia's sevent... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania approves stricter animal cruelty laws

Pennsylvania approves stricter animal cruelty laws It establishes violations up to a felony for intentionally torturing an animal or for neglect or abuse that causes severe injury or death. The legislation is "incredibly important" because Pennsylvania has the fourth largest veteran population in the county, Wolf said. [Full Article...]

We will not negotiate about Cyprus issue forever, Turkish FM says

We will not negotiate about Cyprus issue forever, Turkish FM says Both sides of the political divide in Cyprus have renewed efforts to reunite the island more than 40 years after a Turkish invasion split it in two. On the other hand, Turkey should also be careful not to open too many fronts, as Greece is also speeding up its own oil and gas exploration plans, while the ambitious EuroAsia Interconnector electricity cable connecting Israel to Greece, has taken e... [Full Article...]

DEM mosquitoes test negative for West Nile, EEE

DEM mosquitoes test negative for West Nile, EEE But most people who contract the virus do not get sick; only about 1 in 5 exhibit symptoms and the symptoms typically go away without any medical treatment. Animal owners should reduce potential mosquito breeding sites on their property by eliminating standing water from containers such as buckets, tires, and wading pools - especially after heavy rains. [Full Article...]

Officers to 'crack down' on impaired boaters in Pennsylvania over holiday week

Officers to 'crack down' on impaired boaters in Pennsylvania over holiday week State boating accident statistics show that over the past five years, an average of 42 percent of fatal boating accidents were alcohol-related. "Boaters tend to have far less experience and confidence operating a boat versus an automobile, and stressors common to boating - sun, wind, noise, vibration, and motion - can intensify the effects of drugs and alcohol". [Full Article...]


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