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Cuts to Medicaid, social safety net expected in Trump budget

Cuts to Medicaid, social safety net expected in Trump budget

As Mother Jones explains , this means that any organization that provides abortions would be excluded from any federally funded health care program, including Title X family planning grants, which fund reproductive health care; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grants, which go toward preventing breast cancer and Zika prevention; and Violence Against Women Act grants, which are aimed at preventing sexual assault.


Palestine boils as Trump meets Abbas

Palestine boils as Trump meets Abbas

Trump hammered his tough stance on Iran as soon as he arrived in Israel on Monday after a two-day visit to the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh . "Trump didn't speak of their right to self-determination. "And we would like to reassert our willingness to continue to work with you as partners in fighting terrorism in our region and in the world". "I am very sorry about this decision", Chairman of the Knesset Lobby for US-Israel Relations and Zionist Union MK Dr.



North Korea has developed road-mobile launchers

The solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) and reached a height of 560 kilometers (350 miles) Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean. It said South Korea was analyzing whether a North Korean military drone had crossed the border. "In order to diffuse the tension on the Korean Peninsula, the US must withdraw its forces from South Korea, stop its joint military games with South Korea and conclude a peace agreement with North Korea ".


Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues, home

Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues, home

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's regime has accused drug-fueled opposition protesters of setting a 21-year-old government supporter on fire. Venezuela's opposition blame the deaths on what they say are unnecessarily violent protest repression tactics used by the Venezuelan National Guard and police, under Maduro's direction.


Manchester bombing: Holly Willoughby breaks silence on Ariana Grande concert horror

Manchester bombing: Holly Willoughby breaks silence on Ariana Grande concert horror

Some half-climbed, half-tumbled over barriers in terror. "It was carnage. Everyone was scrambling over each other ..." "We went down at 1:30 to see if anyone needed a place to stay", she said. I had absolutely nothing to do with this shocking attack - why should I condemn it? " I brought my baby home , which some people won't be (able to do) tonight".


NDP holds Courtenay-Comox, focus shifts to absentee ballots in BC recount

NDP holds Courtenay-Comox, focus shifts to absentee ballots in BC recount

One of those ridings, Courtenay-Comox now has Liberal Jim Benninger ahead of the NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard by just 3 votes. The announcement of a news conference comes as Elections B.C. The counts will be updated several times throughout the next two days. For Courtenay-Comox that would be approximately 58 votes, for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain, about 47 votes, and for Maple Ridge-Mission approximately 52 votes.