Health


CBO Devastates Republicans As Trumpcare Would Leave 51 Million Without Insurance
- May 25, 2017

It's been eagerly awaited but shows little change on insurance coverage compared with the earlier version of the health bill, which collapsed. One major condition analysts watched for was how much money the new bill would save compared to current health law, largely outlined in the Obama administration's 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , a.k.a. (more...)
Apple Preps For iPhone 5G Wireless Testing Near Cupertino HQ Apple Preps For iPhone 5G Wireless Testing Near Cupertino HQ
- May 25, 2017

Apple Inc. tries to survey cell connect execution in a direct way and multipath situations between base station transmitters and collectors utilizing its range. The application from Apple has specifically mentioned the 28GHz and 39GHz bands, which were approved by FCC a year ago for commercial use for 5G applications, as per the report . (more...)
Panama JIT decides to summon Nawaz
- May 25, 2017

A three-judge implementation bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan has been supervising the investigation being carried out by the six-member JIT. The next hearing will be in two weeks, in line with the Supreme Court's order on the Panama Papers case. (more...)
CBO report says Trumpcare would cost 23 million their health insurance
- May 25, 2017

The CBO projects that if the AHCA went into effect as passed, 14 million more people would be without insurance in 2018 than under the Affordable Care Act , which the bill is meant to replace. Some of those people would choose not to have insurance because they chose to be covered by insurance under current law only to avoid paying penalties, and some people would forgo insurance in response to higher premiums. (more...)
DJ Wilson to remain in NBA Draft DJ Wilson to remain in NBA Draft
- May 25, 2017

As the 2017 NBA Draft draws nearer, the date in which players must decide whether or not to remain in the draft is also getting closer. Beilein isn't sure yet if he will be without Moe Wagner and D.J. It's never going to be easy, but if I have learned anything at MI, perseverance pays off. Wilson's length, bounciness at his size and his confidence/capability to shoot at three levels will ensure he is picked. (more...)
US Navy ship sails near South China Sea reef claimed by Beijing US Navy ship sails near South China Sea reef claimed by Beijing
- May 25, 2017

The patrol on Wednesday came within 12 nautical miles of the island, meaning that it is considered a challenge to China's claim under worldwide law. Capt. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . The last such operation was carried out in October, approved by then-President Barack Obama. Instead, they would only be released publicly in an annual report. (more...)
Topshop Australia enters voluntary administration Topshop Australia enters voluntary administration
- May 25, 2017

The company operating Topshop's Australian stores has entered voluntary administration , becoming the latest in a list of retailers to stumble amid sluggish consumer spending. "They reached a point where they felt this (voluntary administration) was the best vehicle to reorganise the Australian business". Topshop was one of the first global fast fashion brands to arrive in Australia but has faced increasing competition from the likes of Zara and H&M in recent years. (more...)
Trump's budget calls for deep cuts to social safety net
- May 25, 2017

On taxes , Trump promises an overhaul that would cut tax rates but rely on erasing tax breaks and economic growth to avoid adding to the deficit. "It dismantles our nation's basic living standards", she said. Those are the values and priorities in Donald Trump's first budget as president. (more...)
Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet
- May 25, 2017

Trump gave the pope a boxed set of books from Martin Luther King Jr ., telling him, "I think you'll enjoy them, I hope you do". And the president thinks there's another reason why they will get on. There was none of that on Wednesday. The president greeted Francis in Sala del Tronetto, the room of the little throne, on the second floor of Apostolic Palace Wednesday morning. (more...)
Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization director Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization director
- May 25, 2017

Tedros in a campaign statement. And he said assessed contributions assessed on member states will be asked to pay more and make them more flexible. As Minister of Health, he led a comprehensive reform of the country's health system, which included the expansion of its infrastructure, the creation of 3,500 health centers and 16,000 health posts. (more...)
Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy
- May 25, 2017

A day after Melania Trump appeared to rebuff the president's hand as the couple walked down the red carpet on the tarmac at Israel's Ben-Gurion International Airport, the first lady appears to have done it again (watch it above). Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer and former adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organisation, said Trump's vapid rhetoric about "peace" in the region is futile. (more...)
Trump budget proposal cuts programs used by hundreds of thousands in Utah Trump budget proposal cuts programs used by hundreds of thousands in Utah
- May 25, 2017

The basic living standards that everyone needs - enough food, health care, and housing - are shredded, not strengthened. Congress ultimately controls the government purse strings and may reject some or numerous Trump administration's proposals . (more...)
Philippines police chief beheaded by militants Philippines police chief beheaded by militants
- May 25, 2017

Also attacked were the Marawi City and the Malabang District jails where more than 100 inmates were freed. Two soldiers were killed along with a police officer while 12 others were wounded in the ongoing fighting as of this posting. He went on to organize an alliance in the Philippines called Dawlatul Islam Wilayatul Mashriq, which is now believed to include at least 10 small militant groups, including some Abu Sayyaf factions. (more...)
NBA All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019 NBA All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019
- May 25, 2017

The NBA announced today that the Charlotte Hornets will host the 2019 All-Star game. HB2 is also known as the " bathroom bill " because it said that in public institutions, transgender people must use the bathroom corresponding to the sex on their birth certificate, rather than their gender identity . (more...)
Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack
- May 25, 2017

The friend has undergone surgery to treat injuries from the bombing. The suicide bomber who caused carnage at the Manchester Arena was named by police late Tuesday as Salman Abedi . ISIS earlier Tuesday claimed one of its members carried out the attack, but authorities have yet to link Abedi to any group. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22, as new details ... (more...)
Trump budget: More tolls and private rest areas, less money for DOT
- May 25, 2017

President Donald Trump's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 drew sharp criticism from the Democrats in the Hampton Roads congressional delegation and a tepid endorsement from one of the two Republicans. "What does it say about the previous administration or the CBO, about their view of the country, that they don't think we're ever going to be able to do that again?" HORSLEY: Well, the budget that came out a couple of months ago was referred to at the White House as the skinny budget ... (more...)
Turkey criticizes American law enforcement after Turkish president's bodyguards attacked protesters Turkey criticizes American law enforcement after Turkish president's bodyguards attacked protesters
- May 25, 2017

The organisers of the event insist that the decision was made to move the event from the Washington Ritz-Carlton before Trump was elected, but government ethics experts said its use is a violation of the emoluments clause of the USA constitution that prohibits officials from receiving gifts or payments. (more...)
Trump calls for peace in the region, tougher line against Iran
- May 25, 2017

At an airport greeting ceremony, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel has been at the front line of the fight against terrorism for decades. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who briefed reporters on Air Force One during its flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel , was asked if Trump planned to apologize for giving the Israeli intelligence information to the Russians. (more...)
Donald Trump meets with Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem
- May 25, 2017

While both Netanyahu and Abbas have made positive noises about their readiness to negotiate, both also face domestic constraints on their freedom to manoeuvre and strike a deal. "I can tell you that the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace", Trump said. Mr Trump has repeatedly said that brokering an Arab-Israeli peace deal is a priority of his administration, describing it as the "toughest deal of all". (more...)
US farm groups oppose Trump's cuts to agriculture spending US farm groups oppose Trump's cuts to agriculture spending
- May 25, 2017

Regarding food, the proposed budget would cut nearly $191 billion from food assistance programs over 10 years, a 30 percent annual reduction in spending. "President Trump promised he would re-align government spending ... and see that all government agencies are efficiently delivering services to the taxpayers of America", said U.S. (more...)

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