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Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

I've heard from far too many small business owners who haven't been able to create the jobs they want to because of the costly mandates, regulations and taxes that the "Affordable" Care Act placed on them. "We have to deliver", he said or risk voters losing confidence in their government. You knew there were 217 yes votes to pass the bill, thus your no vote would raise your standing in your district.


Drew Pomeranz injured as Red Sox drop series finale to Rays

Drew Pomeranz injured as Red Sox drop series finale to Rays

It was Sale's seventh straight start with double-digit strikeouts. Evan Longoria and Sucre both had two singles, and Souza's homer came during a seven-run ninth as the Rays matched their season-high with 16 hits in a game that lasted 4 hours, 32 minutes.


Iran presidential elections: Tehran mayor drops out to back hardliner

Iran presidential elections: Tehran mayor drops out to back hardliner

Iranian opposition figure Mehdi Karroubi , under house arrest since 2011, will back President Hassan Rouhani's bid for a second term in Friday's election, his family told Reuters. Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi leaves at the conclusion of a press briefing after registering his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections at the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran, Friday, April 14, 2017.



Military service looms for Players champion Si Woo Kim

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in professional golf to win the Players Championship on Sunday. Kevin Streelman, who finished 6-over par, walks on the second hole of the first round. These photos are just some of the highlights of this year's Players Championship.



Israel wants White House to explain US official's Western Wall comment

He also surrounded himself with a core of advisers with strong ties to the West Bank settlement movement, including his ambassador, David Friedman. An official at the Prime Minister's Office confirmed the report, telling the Times of Israel that Israeli officials were "shocked" by the comments and had asked the Trump administration about the incident.


Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

Chidambaram said after the CBI carried out raids at his residence and other locations. Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram. Speaking at a press conference in New Delhi Goyal said that Modi government is acting against corruption. He further added that "FIPB approval is granted in hundreds of cases" and that no allegations had been levelled against the "five secretaries" who "constitute the FIPB".