Health


Not 'that far off' from passing health-care overhaul Not 'that far off' from passing health-care overhaul
- June 27, 2017

The Senate bill has faced significant blowback from Democrats as well as some Republicans . Ron Johnson , R-Wis., said Sunday that "there's no way we should be voting" on the legislation this week. "Ultimately, if there is inadequate insurance coverage, medical providers will try to get the revenue they need by increasing prices", said David Lansky, head of the Pacific Business Group on Health, a consortium of large West Coast employers, including Boeing, Chevron, Intel and Wells Fargo. (more...)
Prelate: Supreme Court's Trinity Lutheran decision is 'landmark victory for religious freedom'
- June 27, 2017

Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case involving a Missouri religious institution. Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court that the state violated the First Amendment by denying a public benefit to an otherwise eligible recipient exclusively on account of its religious status. (more...)
China rejects 'irresponsible remarks' over Liu Xiaobo treatment China rejects 'irresponsible remarks' over Liu Xiaobo treatment
- June 27, 2017

Shortly after the award, Mr Liu's wife, Liu Xia , was placed under house arrest , isolated from family and supporters. The relations were normalised a year ago. After the crackdown on June 4 in the square, Mr. Liu was jailed for 21 months, the first of several prison terms he served for his pro-democracy organizing. (more...)
Price: Trump administration talking to GOP senators opposed to healthcare bill
- June 27, 2017

That means that if an insurer receives money from the federal government to stay in the individual Marketplace but also offers plans to small businesses, it would no longer be able to cover abortion in either plan. "If you are on the fence. this CBO score didn't help you, so I think it's going to be harder to get to 50, not easier", Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said of the bill's prospects. (more...)
China Releases Jailed Nobel Peace Winner on Medical Parole China Releases Jailed Nobel Peace Winner on Medical Parole
- June 27, 2017

Liu, 61, was more than half way through an 11-year prison sentence for inciting subversion of state power when he was released on medical parole. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his calls for political reforms in China . (more...)
Man responsible for Judge Eddie Lovelace's death sentenced to prison
- June 27, 2017

Cadden was acquitted of second-degree murder charges, but was convicted on conspiracy and fraud charges. Terri Rethlake still gets upset almost five years after she was sickened to near death from a tainted spinal injection that was the tip of a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened hundreds more. (more...)
Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy
- June 27, 2017

Click the audio player above to hear the full story . President Donald Trump is striving toward using America's energy as a way to gain global influence, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday. Asked where wind and solar and other renewable energy sources fit into the Trump portfolio, Perry said his department is conducting a study of the USA electric power grid "to analyze where we are" on national security, reliability, and economic benefits. (more...)
Afghan leader, Pakistan condemn Helmand blast Afghan leader, Pakistan condemn Helmand blast
- June 27, 2017

Most of the casualties in the explosion near the Kabul Bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah were civilians, according to Hayatullah Hayat , the provincial governor in Helmand. He also rejected concerns that Afghanistan could again harbor foreign militants wishing to attack the U.S. and its allies, as was the case with al-Qaida's attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, saying, " We don't permit others to use the soil of Afghanistan against anyone ". (more...)
MI widow of meningitis outbreak victim prepares to speak at sentencing
- June 27, 2017

Martin said she was satisfied with the decision and appreciated the judge's explanation. Barry Cadden , president of the New England Compounding Center , followed by members of his legal team, arrive at the federal courthouse for sentencing Monday, June 26, 2017, in Boston . (more...)
Bird flu outbreak in Mpumalanga confirmed
- June 27, 2017

The department's Bomikazi Molapo says: "The virus is the same strain as the initial case that we had reported but the two farms are not directly linked, meaning that this is a separate introduction of influenza". According to the World Health Organisation, human infection with the H5N8 virus can not be excluded, although the likelihood is low, based on the limited information obtained to date. (more...)
Supreme Court OK with parts of travel ban
- June 27, 2017

A protest of Trump's executive orders marched through Sea-Tac International Airport on January 28. Eventually, people likely will be barred from boarding planes to the US, he said. The revised order - executive order 13780 - removed Iraq from the list of nations originally included in the ban, allowed refugees already approved by the State Department to enter the U.S. (more...)
Travel ban 3.0: What does Trump's latest ban mean for travellers?
- June 27, 2017

It places a 90-day freeze on visas to travellers from Syria, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, and Yemen - as well as a 120-day freeze on the nation's refugee programme. Of course, by that time it may not matter. While the ban did not single out Muslims , lower court judges cited Trump's repeated campaign statements that he meant to ban Muslims from entering the United States. (more...)
Putin trusted more than Trump, US research center's survey says Putin trusted more than Trump, US research center's survey says
- June 27, 2017

Yesterday, he met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House and agreed to strengthen the Indo-US economic partnership in a way that results in a win-win for the two major economies, while amicably working on resolving differences. (more...)
Utah House district map may give Republicans the advantage
- June 27, 2017

The Ohio details were part of a national analysis by the Associated Press that determined the political nature of drawing congressional districts has enhanced the Republicans' hold on the U.S. He said the party has no discipline and doesn't recruit candidates as aggressively as it should. According to the AP data, even though House Republicans averaged 57.6 percent of the vote in the 100 districts across in in 2016, they won or retained 70 seats in the House of Representatives. (more...)
Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump's travel ban Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump's travel ban
- June 27, 2017

The Supreme Court's decision nonetheless marks a win for the Republican leader, who has insisted the ban is necessary for national security , despite criticism that it singles out Muslims in violation of the U.S. The decision is a win for a president who had had several court losses on the issue as his administration advocated for the ban. "I expected it to be a divided court and I'm still hopeful that we are able to get a majority of the Supreme Court to come up with a decision that ... (more...)
WienerDrone drops a hot dog from the sky WienerDrone drops a hot dog from the sky
- June 27, 2017

Take a look at this promotional WienerFleet video from Oscar Mayer , which should give you a clearer look at what each of these vehicles can do. The team has now added the WienerCycle and WienerDrone These five unique vehicles will set off on a journey to no better place than Weiner, Arkansas for the ultimate Fourth of July celebration, bringing better hot dogs to the entire town. (more...)
Free anonymous HIV tests Free anonymous HIV tests
- June 27, 2017

Positive Connections, 2044 SW Fillmore St., is offering free HIV testing Tuesday, June 27th, from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m as part of National HIV Testing Day. The LGBT Resource Center plans on giving away free condoms, lubricant, buttons and other prizes for students who come and get tested and participate in sex-ed trivia. (more...)
Liberal government waiting for details on Trump's travel ban
- June 27, 2017

But if a citizen of one of the aforementioned six countries has a family member in the United States, they can bypass this ban. Original story: The Supreme Court will rule on Monday whether to hear the challenge to President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigration from several predominately Muslim nations. (more...)
Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary
- June 27, 2017

He said they took the unprecedented set of issuing a public statement in September "attributing a foreign hack to a foreign party", using their own intelligence, out of frustration over the lack of action. Clinton through hacking and the dissemination of fake news on social media. Spicer said Trump has been consistent in his position since January: "He believes that Russian Federation probably was involved, potentially". (more...)
Census: Australians are older, ethnically diverse and losing their religion Census: Australians are older, ethnically diverse and losing their religion
- June 27, 2017

In the past five years 1.3 million new migrants have arrived, with China (191,000) and India (163,000) making up the largest numbers of most recent arrivals. If you pay more than one third of your income on rent or a mortgage, you are considered financially stressed. Renters are forking out more, with the median household weekly rent rising to $335. (more...)

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