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Utah Lawmakers React To Republican Health Care Bill

Utah Lawmakers React To Republican Health Care Bill

He pledged in his speech to a joint session of Congress just two weeks ago to replace it with a plan that would give people cheaper insurance, better coverage, more choices, and a continued guarantee that pre-existing conditions won't deny anyone.



Trump and Merkel show little rapport

President Donald Trump greets Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives to the West Wing of the White House in Washington , D.C. on March 17, 2017. Amid a furor over Trump's unfounded allegations that he was wiretapped by Obama , the new president cracked a joke referring to past revelations that Merkel's phone had also been bugged by his Democratic predecessor.


Man charged with stabbing priest before mass in Melbourne church

Man charged with stabbing priest before mass in Melbourne church

According to reports, Father Mathew, 48, was just about to start the 11am Italian mass at St Matthew's church in Fawkner North when a man approached him. Miraculously, he is thought to have suffered only minor injuries. The offender remains on the run. He is described as being of Italian descent, aged in his 50s and of a thin build, and was last seen in Minona Street.



Donald Trump wiretapping joke overshadows meet with Merkel

As the two earlier sat for a brief photo op for reporters in the Oval Office, they said little and did not shake hands, though they did shake when Trump met her limousine outside the West Wing. Mr Trump said the USA would do "fantastically well" in its trade relations with Germany. Mrs Merkel maintained her composure when Mr Trump repeated his contention that former president Barack Obama may have tapped his phones in Trump Tower.


I won't try to impeach Leni - Duterte

I won't try to impeach Leni - Duterte

Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo, center, reacts while a pupil, second left, and Catholic nuns applaud during a forum at a Catholic-run school in Manila on Wednesday. The House Speaker believed that Robredo should be impeached for "betrayal of public trust". Robredo also said police were detaining innocent people in a scheme known as "exchange heads".


Ryan Confident About Health Plan's Passage, After Change To Help Seniors

Ryan Confident About Health Plan's Passage, After Change To Help Seniors

Ryan continues to press for his Obamacare replacement bill, despite conservatives who have derided the effort as "Obamacare Lite" or 'Obamacare 2.0'. Ryan argued that Obamacare was "not going to last", and he agreed that older people were not getting enough assistance under his plan.