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USA Health care advocates oppose GOP plan
Author: 0 Health care advocates oppose GOP plan

With time running out to get votes for the Republican plan to repeal and replace "Obamacare", President Donald Trump has shown he's willing to make a deal. Cabrera-Miller, who is HIV-positive, said having insurance was vital for his survival. "We're going to lose functioning that we've gained", she said.

USA Facebook's Instagram Introduces Business Booking Feature
Author: 0 Facebook's Instagram Introduces Business Booking Feature

Instagram is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has reached more than 1 million monthly active advertisers, as the Facebook Inc-owned photo-sharing app tries to become a centre of online commerce. It will also help businesses better measure the impact of running an Instagram account, and potentially drive them to advertise more on the platform.

USA Iraqi Leader al-Abadi Meets With Trump, Anticipates 'More Cooperation'
Author: 0 Iraqi Leader al-Abadi Meets With Trump, Anticipates 'More Cooperation'

Earlier, Trump said the operation against the Islamic State group in Mosul was "moving along" and he questioned whether the United States under Obama should have pulled U.S. As Islamic State swept through northern and western Iraq almost three years ago, Iraqi leaders blamed the military for abandoning their posts and failing to put up a fight against Islamic State, while military personnel accused the government of failing to adequately supply and train the troops.

USA 'Dreamer' Arrested After Press Conference Set for Release From Detention
Author: 0 'Dreamer' Arrested After Press Conference Set for Release From Detention

Dick Durbin of IL, a Democrat, said of Vargas's detention. Vargas was brought to the USA by her family from their native Argentina when she was just 7, Peterson previously told BuzzFeed News. Vargas arrived in the United States with her family when she was 7, and she was granted permission to live and work in the USA thanks to President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

USA International Women's Day urges women to stay home from work
Author: 0 International Women's Day urges women to stay home from work

While women in the USA have collectively made great strides, the undervaluation of women's work, vulnerability to discrimination, sexual harassment, job insecurity, equal pay, and family leave remain pressing issues. It said: "It is entirely about the safety of students and the district's inability to operate with a high number of staff absences". "Wednesday's "Day without a Woman" reflects a return to issues and practices of 1970s feminism tempered with lessons learned since", says Duke ...

USA Go Figure: Women's Strike Actually Hurt Working-Class Women
Author: 0 Go Figure: Women's Strike Actually Hurt Working-Class Women

Wednesday also marks International Women's Day, which, in part, draws attention to inequalities women face at work, compared to men. But there are many women who could not take the day off because they had to make money, would get fired for protesting, or who do invisible work, such as take care of kids, are single moms.

USA Should a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Trump-Russia ties?
Author: 0 Should a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Trump-Russia ties?

Nevertheless, the poll finds Trump's approval ratings up one percentage point from January to 45 percent. The May 13, 2016 report by the Wall Street Journal described how then-candidate Trump encountered Kislyak at a VIP reception moments before Trump made a major foreign policy speech at Washington's Mayflower Hotel.

USA At least 3 dead after train, bus collision
Author: 0 At least 3 dead after train, bus collision

A MS, hit a charter bus that appeared to be stuck on the tracks Tuesday, according to local outlet WLOX . "It's a awful, chaotic scene", Miller said. CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. NBC News reports the bus was traveling from Austin, Texas.

USA Trump Supporters Take to Berkeley, Met With Resistence
Author: 0 Trump Supporters Take to Berkeley, Met With Resistence

Minor scuffles broke out Saturday in the rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol at a pro-Trump rally that drew several hundred supporters of the president and a smaller group of counterprotesters. Granted, the man on the ground above was seen earlier engaged in an aggressive exchange with an anti-Trump protester... Calling themselves the "silent majority", and "deplorables", the Trump supporters Saturday cheered the president's proposed border wall with Mexico, his economic plans, and his ...

USA Black Muslim Teen Hanged, FBI Investigates Possible Lynching In Seattle
Author: 0 Black Muslim Teen Hanged, FBI Investigates Possible Lynching In Seattle

The tree where the body was is about 12 to 14 feet from a trail, and "maybe 10 feet at most from the nearest backyard fence", Bukhari said . "He was planning to graduate this year from Lake Stevens High School", Ibrahima Keita said. The family is asking anyone with pertinent information to come forward. "[The Seattle office of the FBI] is communicating with our police partners", the statement read, according to CBS affiliate Kiro7 in Seattle.

USA USA carries out strikes in Yemen targeting al Qaeda
Author: 0 USA carries out strikes in Yemen targeting al Qaeda

In a statement, Davis said more than 20 strikes targeted militants, equipment and infrastructure in the Yemeni governorates of Abyan, Al Bayda and Shabwah. The official declined to say how long that temporary authority would last. The AQAP and Islamic State-linked terrorists took advantage of the security vacuum and ongoing civil war to expand their influence and seize more territories in southern Yemen.

USA Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally in Vista
Author: 0 Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally in Vista

That's what we hired him to do; it's not too much to ask. In San Diego County hundreds of people have protested weekly outside of Congressman Darrell Issa's office, and have organized their own town hall in Vista. Sanders, who spent Saturday evening talking to Democrats in Kansas, said that the conservative state was getting a hard lesson in supply-side economics.

Author: 0 Guess What Country Wants Obama To Run For President?

The guerrilla campaign was launched with a website and online petition, which aims to collect 1 million signatures by 15 March, following which the organisers will try to convince Obama to apply for the job. While Obama has no real chance of winning the May election - among other obstacles, he is not a French citizen and does not speak French - he is very popular in France.

Author: 0 Hundreds evacuated in San Jose after floods drown neighborhoods

At least 225 residents were taken Tuesday to dry land and rinsed with soap and water to prevent them from being sickened by floodwaters that had traveled through engine fuel, garbage, debris and sewer lines. The area is getting a brief break from the rain, but a flood warning for central Santa Clara County will remain in effect until further notice. For the first time in 20 years, the spillway gates of the Don Pedro Reservoir were opened Monday after more than 20 centimeters of rain fell in ...

Author: 0 Suspect who shot, killed Whittier police officer identified

His partner was also injured when a man, who police say is a gang member, began shooting at them after fleeing the scene of a traffic collision, authorities said . It was a fitting outpouring of grief and support for the officer who died in the line of duty, for fellow Officer Patrick Hazell, who was wounded in Monday's gunfight, and for the whole department.

USA Secretary DeVos Right Choice to Address Education 'Crisis'
Author: 0 Secretary DeVos Right Choice to Address Education 'Crisis'

Many South Dakota educators either opposed or expressed serious concerns about Betsy Devos and the harm she will do to public education in the United States. The US Department of Education has been left embarrassed after publishing not one, but two spelling mistakes on its Twitter page. Barrera withdrew his support for the resolution, however, after the teachers' union and some parents and "community partners" objected, says the news report.

Author: 0 Detroit chefs, restaurants in running for prestigious Beard Awards

Kevin Binkley, who has been nominated for Best Chef for his work at Binkley's restaurant in Cave Creek for the past several years, did not make the list this year . The James Beard media award winners will be announced at a ceremony April 25 in New York City, and the restaurant and chef award ceremony will be held May 1 in Chicago.

Author: 0 Chicago Shooting that Killed 2-Year-Old Boy Caught on Facebook Live

Just over three minutes into the video , the woman looked toward the passenger side of the vehicle and appeared to react a split second before shots rang out and glass began to shatter. Johnson is being held without bond on first-degree murder charges. Ja'Mal Green, an activist in the city, said more gun laws and police will not reduce violence.

Author: 0 National Football League releases Scouting Combine invite list

The Clemson players invited include Ben Boulware (LB), Wayne Gallman (RB), Jadar Johnson (SS), Jordan Leggett (TE), Artavis Scott (WR), Cordrea Tankersley (CB), Deshaun Watson (QB), Carlos Watkins (DT) and Mike Williams (WR). This year's combine is scheduled to begin February 28 and runs through March 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Florida State had eight players land on the list, while Louisville had seven.

Author: 0 Russian Federation 'has deployed missile in violation of treaty'

The INF deal, signed in December 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, is accredited with significantly reducing the threat of nuclear confrontation and accelerating the end of the Cold War. "It has not entered USA territorial waters". Pentagon spokeswoman Lt. Col. Valerie Henderson told FP the military is "aware of the vessel's presence", and noted it had not entered US territorial waters.

USA US, Idaho see increase in influenza-related deaths
Author: 0 US, Idaho see increase in influenza-related deaths

You can check for times and locations at the Division of Public Health website . As of January 27 the case count was up to 151, a jump of 45 new cases over the previous week. Everyone can benefit from getting a flu vaccine, but it is especially important for people at high risk for serious illness or death from influenza including babies and young children, the elderly and pregnant women as well as healthcare workers and family and friends of anyone at high risk.

Author: 0 Harrison Ford pilots private plane, nearly collides with passenger plane

The mixup could result in the actor losing his pilot license, the news agency reported. No one was injured, and the passenger plane departed safely after the incident. But it was just the latest in a series of mishaps for the actor, who has previously come to grief while flying his collection of vintage small planes.

USA Judge Rules in Herring's Favor, Extends Travel Ban Injunction to Virginia
Author: 0 Judge Rules in Herring's Favor, Extends Travel Ban Injunction to Virginia

She noted that a "Muslim ban" was a key part of Trump's campaign, and a press release calling for it remains on his website. Separately on Monday, U.S. "To the contrary, there is evidence that the president's senior national security officials were taken by surprise", she wrote. The Commonwealth of Virginia, which sought the injunction, is "likely to suffer irreparable harm" if the executive order is enforced, Brinkema ruled in U.S.

Author: 0 Sears, Kmart drop Trump products, say they aren't profitable

After Nordstrom announced that it would be dropping Trump's products, President Donald Trump tweeted that the company had treated his daughter so unfairly. Unlike Nordstrom , Sears Holdings didn't say explicitly whether the decision had to do with a lack of customer interest in Trump-branded products.

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