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Only One of Two New Health Care Proposals Qualifies as 'Extreme'

Only One of Two New Health Care Proposals Qualifies as 'Extreme'

Behind the scenes, Cassidy and Graham were engaged in a full-court press, reaching out to colleagues and leadership and trying to get them to back their plan publicly. The fact that the bill would also bar states from taxing health-care providers in order the fund their Medicaid programs posed a problem for several governors as well.


South Jersey To Feel The Impacts Of Hurricane Jose Tuesday

South Jersey To Feel The Impacts Of Hurricane Jose Tuesday

Winds will increase during the day, especially along and southeast of the I-95 Corridor. The high tides are expected to be 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides causing moderate coastal flooding. Surfers off of Monroe Blvd in Long Beach try their luck and skill from the strong waves created by approaching Hurricane Jose on Tuesday morning.


Solo kayaker Emma Kelty 'murdered' on Amazon trip

Solo kayaker Emma Kelty 'murdered' on Amazon trip

According to the chief of the Amazonas state police, Ivo Martins, the murder had been committed with the intention of robbery, after the men reportedly attempted to sell their victim's GoPro, her tablet computer, and her two mobile phones. A Foreign office spokesman said on Tuesday: "We are supporting the family of a British woman following her death in Brazil and are in contact with the Brazilian authorities".


Guy W. Farmer: North Korea: What next?

Guy W. Farmer: North Korea: What next?

Meanwhile, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA strategy against North Korea involves a "peaceful pressure campaign" on Pyongyang. "This includes the regime of North Korea , which has one again shown its utter contempt for its neighbors, and the entire world community".


Philippines urges North Korea to stop 'provocations,' start talks

Philippines urges North Korea to stop 'provocations,' start talks

Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano conveys the ASEAN position on North Korea's missile tests to North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho in a meeting on August 7, 2017. "So having said that, I have no problem kicking it to (Defense Secretary Jim) General Mattis because I think he has plenty of options", said Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations.


United States and Russia Discuss Deconflicting Syria at UN General Assembly

United States and Russia Discuss Deconflicting Syria at UN General Assembly

US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement that Tillerson and Lavrov reaffirmed their commitment to reducing violence in Syria and creating conditions for achieving progress in the Geneva peace process. The U.S. -led coalition battling Islamic State (IS) militants in the war-torn country said the Russian military on September 16 struck forces backed by Washington, injuring several allied fighters.