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Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Its almost 6,000 members include geriatricians, geriatric nurses, social workers, family practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and internists. Let's establish fair prices for services and drugs. "We would be hugely impacted here if that disappeared". There are a number of reasons why health care is so hard to change and manage. Read More »

2 injured when USAF Thunderbird jet flips over on landing

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Two people were onboard the aircraft. Staff Sgt. Tabatha McCarthy with the Air Force Thunderbirds public relations office says There was a "mishap" while a plane was on the ground. "Crowd safety and the safety of our teammates is always our priority", he said. Aviation Photojournal (contributed photo) A United States Air Force Thunderbird lies on its top moments after an incident at the Dayton International Airport which caused the aircraft to flip. Read More »

DU colleges release cut-off; highest 99.66% for Electronics

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At Miranda House, admissions for B.A. (Hons.) Economics opened at 97.75% and closed at 96%. This year however, the cut-off did not touch the mark of 100 percent but stayed at 97.75 percent, which is still quite high. For B.Com (hons), there is a dip of 0.25 percentage points from last year's 98%. Second cut-off list is expected to be issued on July 1. However, one must first calculate the "best four" score to ascertain if they have cleared the cutoff grade to be eligible for one of the ... Read More »

World's Ugliest Dog Competition Won By 125-Pound Neapolitan Mastiff, Martha

She beat 13 other dogs for the grand prize, most of whom were classic Chinese Crested pups. After several surgeries, she can now see again, Zindler said. These dogs - some with acne, others with tongues permanently sticking out - are used to getting called ugly. Fans of dogs who are amusing looking or, as some may call them, oddly attractive, gathered for the 29th annual ugliest dog contest. Read More »

Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

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Sava didn't address what organs were damaged. However, according to Dr. Jack Sava , Rep. Scalise's condition has improved slightly. Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said. Read More »

Jurors set to return for 5th day in police shooting retrial

Former University of Cincinnati campus police officer Ray Tensing was accused of killing Sam DuBose in a case tinged with the same overtones of racial discrimination and heavy-handed tactics as other recent high-profile United States police shooting cases. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

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The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP. They said that his "risk of death" has substantially lowered than when he arrived at the hospital. The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. Read More »

Making a Murderer Inmate Scores a Legal Victory

Laywers acting for Dassey, who is serving life imprisonment along with Avery , will now fight for his release after judges upheld a previous court decision to throw out the convict's confession. But the real-life drama continues for Dassey, 27. According to local paper WBAY , the majority of the three-judge panel agreed with Judge William Duffin's August ruling that Dassey's confession of the murder of Teresa Halbach was involuntary and that investigators violated Dassey's rights. Read More »

McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

Health care costs, while still rising, have been rising at the slowest pace in fifty years. And the Senate would still let states apply for waivers to reduce what kinds of plans insurers offer - things like maternity care and treatment for substance abuse and mental illness. Read More »

How Long Will Sears Survive? 20 More Stores Close

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Stores in the region that will close include one in the Colonie Center Mall north of Albany, New York , and a Sears in the Rhode Island Mall in Warwick. While numerous bankruptcies have been by small mom-and-pop retailers with one or two locations, plenty of major national retailers have also filed for bankruptcy. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

The storm's first fatality was reported on Wednesday, when a 10-year-old boy was struck by a log dislodged by a large wave as he stood near the shore in Fort Morgan, Alabama , the Baldwin County coroner said. One resident said he'd been riding his boat through the streets. In Gulfport, Mississippi , Kathleen Bertucci said heavy rains Wednesday sent about 10 inches (250 millimeters) of water into her business selling granite countertops. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey

US intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow interfered in last year's presidential campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favour. President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, firing off tweets underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent focus on Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and possibly his campaign. Read More »

Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

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Last year, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Labor to create the first ever federally registered hospitality sector apprenticeship program. "There are 6 million vacant jobs in the United States, the highest number since 1980", it said, adding that according to a 2014 Georgetown University study, by 2020, some form of education or training beyond high school will be required for 65 per cent of all jobs. Read More »

Police Fatally Shoot Pregnant Mother Who Called Them To Report Robbery

A neighbor girl walks past a memorial outside where a pregnant mother was shot and killed a day earlier at her apartment by police Monday, June 19, 2017 , in Seattle . According to the Seattle Times , two white, armed officers showed up at the apartment. An officer is heard calling for backup just before five rounds are fired. Read More »

Trump lawyer defends his use of social media

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Trump has also retained Sekulow, who has been the face of the legal team on TV - though he, too, has an untypical background, having largely specialized in religious liberty claims. "We had a productive meeting with Special Counsel (Robert) Mueller this afternoon to deconflict our concurrent investigations, and look forward to continuing our dialogue with him as both investigations progress", Reps. Read More »

President Trump revels in GOP's success

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Does that makes sense? Buoyed by Republican victories in special congressional elections in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Trump blasted his opponents as "unbelievably nasty" and said cable news anchors appeared stunned by the Democratic losses. Read More »

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

With no Democrats expected to support a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, McConnell can only afford to lose two votes for the measure to pass. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell developed the bill behind closed doors. It would largely retain the subsidies Obama provided to help millions buy insurance, which are pegged mostly to people's incomes and the premiums they pay. Read More »

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

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Sen. Ron Johnson , R-Wis., explained: "The public needs time to digest it, I need time to digest it, we need to gather genuine input from our constituencies - that's going to take longer than a week". That allows states to make some big changes if they'd like - for example, changing the "essential health benefits" that insurers are required to provide under Obamacare. Read More »

In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

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The four-year-old daughter of slain Philando Castile warned her mother, Diamond Reynolds , to stop screaming after the shooting death of her father for fear that Reynolds would be shot next. That is what the mother of Philando Castile , Valerie Castile, said to the public June 16 when she learned about the verdict on Jeronimo Yanez . Reynolds' then-4-year-old daughter started to get out of the vehicle and was grabbed by an officer. Read More »

Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

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Law enforcement officials shared their findings Wednesday from their investigation into the shooting . Slater said Hodgkinson "suffered from taking some prescription medication". On the morning of the attack, he arrived at 6:23 a.m. and left just 12 minutes later. Investigators say they found a laptop, more than 200 rounds of ammunition, a receipt for a gun purchased in November 2016 and rifle components. Read More »

President Trump confirms he is under investigation

Sessions said only the president has to power to invoke executive privilege but explained that neither he nor Trump had made a decision to do so. Last month, Rosenstein wrote a memo to the president raising concerns over Comey's performance. Read More »

Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible

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Dr. Jack Sava , trauma director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said Friday that several operations have controlled the bleeding and Scalise's vital signs have stabilized. The man who shot Scalise and others at the baseball practice had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the names of three lawmakers, according to a person familiar with the case. Read More »

Report of major California earthquake was false alarm

A shallow magnitude 3.3 natural disaster was reported Wednesday afternoon one mile from El Cerrito, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. "It was systems maintenance and something was sent out that shouldn't have been", a spokesperson for USGS said. That's 100 years to the day after the Santa Barbara quake. Read More »

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

Republicans could not estimate how many fewer Americans would have health care - the House GOP's bill left 23 million more uninsured - but they promised a better system than the Affordable Care Act , also known as Obamacare. Senate Republicans on Thursday is expected to roll back the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid health-care program for the poor and reshape subsidies to low-income people buying private insurance. Read More »

Ham radio operators to hold field day Saturday

The public is welcome to ask questions, watch the operating of equipment from 2 p.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. Sunday, get on the air and operate ham radio during or take a ham radio license exam at 10 a.m. Smith said he's been interested in amateur radios for slightly over 15 years. Field day activities will include the demonstration of the amateur, or ham, radio, and its ability to communicate reliably under any conditions without cell or internet connection. Read More »

Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

Cosby , 79, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Cosby , 79 and almost blind, is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault in connection with his encounter with Constand; if convicted Cosby faces years in prison. Read More »