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Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare repeal plan

Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare repeal plan

The four say there are provisions that are an improvement to the current health care system. Ted Cruz (Tex.) and Mike Lee (Utah) - have said they can not support it because it does not fully repeal Obamacare or do enough to lower costs. Pre-existing conditions can be quite expensive to cover - indeed, they can be more expensive than the insurer can reasonably charge in premiums. "Discrimination based on preexisting conditions could become the norm again".


Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

The GOP-proposed bill would repeal Obamacare's individual mandate, drastically cut back federal support of Medicaid , and eliminate Obamacare's taxes on the wealthy, insurers and others. The AHCA narrowly passed the House in May despite Republican opposition from moderates, who found its cuts to Obamacare too draconian, and conservatives, who thought it still gave government too large a role in healthcare .



Government health insurance markets holding up-barely

The consulting firm Avalere expects more than 40 percent of USA counties to have only one insurer selling coverage on the exchange in 2018. Large, publicly traded insurer Aetna ditched all of its Obamacare business in May, and Anthem pulled out of OH, leaving up to 20 counties in that state without an insurer for next year .


Philippines condemns attack near United Kingdom mosque

Philippines condemns attack near United Kingdom mosque

A van ploughed into a crowd of Muslims near a London mosque early on Monday, killing one person and injuring 10 others in the second terror attack this month in the British capital. "It's madness. It is obviously sheer madness". "We pushed people away from him before he was safely taken away by police into custody and put into the back of a van".



'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

Over dinner at the summit, May addressed the issue of citizens' rights, one of the key three priorities for the opening stage of Brexit negotiations that began on Monday. "And I am not the only one", Michel said. Calling Brexit "a pity", Lithuania's outspoken President Dalia Grybauskaite said: "We need to think about the future and the sooner we settle the future the better for all of us".



Paris attack driver 'had firearms license' despite being known to police

Leonard Odihe said he saw officers break into the vehicle, pull the man out and throw two weapons on the ground, "a big pistol and another big arm like the weapons police carry". The car's driver, whose identity was not released, was killed in the incident, said Gerard Collomb, France's interior minister, speaking to reporters at the scene.