• Off-duty officer, teen suspect injured in shooting; another susp

    Off-duty officer, teen suspect injured in shooting; another susp

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    Louis Post-Dispatch, a stolen vehicle crashed near the off-duty officer's home, and he came outside with his service weapon to help. According to Fox 2 Now, the officer who fired at his colleague told investigators he feared for his safety and didn't recognize the man as one of their own.
  • Democrats Talk Openly About Challenging Nancy Pelosi's Leadership

    Democrats Talk Openly About Challenging Nancy Pelosi's Leadership

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    Rice has been a vocal critic of Pelosi's since the 2016 election and was supportive in the fall when Ohio Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan challenged her for the top leadership position. "I'm a master legislator, I am a strategic, politically astute leader", said Pelosi, as she also touted her fundraising prowess. As reality hit home, some Democrats began to break the taboo around challenging their leader.
  • Senate Republicans release bill to cut Medicaid

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    Sens. Paul Rand, Ted Cruz , Ron Johnson and Mike Lee said they weren't weren't "ready" to vote yes, but were open to negotiating. They said the measure missed delivering a GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs".
  • Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

    Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

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    Some CareSource customers could see their rates drop by 9 percent if the change is approved. Early plans filed by many insurers include premium increases of well over 20 percent. But others may see as much as a 12 percent increase. MHS - known in IN as Ambetter - would raise its average premium by 24 percent. The insurers' proposed average monthly premiums are similar, however - $423.88 for CareSource and $452 for Celtic/Ambetter.
  • Bomber Planning To Attack Mecca's Grand Mosque Blows Himself Up: Ministry

    Bomber Planning To Attack Mecca's Grand Mosque Blows Himself Up: Ministry

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    An alleged attempt by terrorists to attack the Great Mosque of Mecca , the holiest site in Islam, has been foiled, the Saudi Interior Ministry announced late last night. The Grand Mosque, or the Masjid al-Haram, is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba - a cube-shaped shrine that worshippers circle during the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that brings millions of people to Mecca.
  • Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

    Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

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    Heller spoke at a news conference in Las Vegas with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican who has also assailed the House and Senate health care bills for cutting Medicaid . " Provide state flexibility and encourage innovation: As laboratories of democracy, states can develop innovative approaches with the potential to strengthen health insurance for all Americans".
  • Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban

    Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban

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    It is the worst crisis for the GCC since its creation in 1981. On Friday, Trump called on Qatar and other countries in the region "to do more [to combat terrorism] and do it faster". Qatar Airways offices were closed in Saudi Arabia and the UAE . The world's no. 1 container line, Maersk of Denmark, said on Monday it would accept new bookings for container shipments to Qatar from Oman.
  • Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

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    So in a contest where the last polls showed the candidates separated by the very slimmest of margins - a razor-thin one tenth of one percentage point - you could forgive Democrats for wanting to blame Jon Ossoff's bitter, 3.8-point loss in Georgia's sixth congressional district Tuesday on bad weather; the region got more than a month's worth of rain in a single afternoon, most of it confined to the bluest quadrants of the heavily red district.
  • Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

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    Obviously that means his vote could change once the bill gets amended, but it might be slightly tricky considering his reason for opposing AHCA: Medicaid . "We live in the wealthiest country on earth". "After the 2020 drawback of Medicaid expansion, what this bill does in the out years, is it establishes a Medicare reimbursement rate for the states that's pegged to inflation".
  • Twin blasts rock market in north-west province; 15 killed, 70 injured

    Twin blasts rock market in north-west province; 15 killed, 70 injured

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    At least 11 people including six policemen have lost their lives while 20 others have sustained wounds in a powerful explosion outside Inspector General (IG) office in Quetta , confirmed Deputy Commissioner. Asad Mansoor, the militants' spokesman, said the bombing was part of their campaign aimed at enforcing Islamic laws in the country. Later, the Islamic State group said in a competing claim that it was behind the attack.