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Okay, maybe not the nation. Before Obamacare, insurers could sell coverage that didn't cover things like mental health or prescription drugs. Currently, that upper limit is at 400 percent of the poverty level. But the premiums are capped at 2 percent of family income, which for a single person making exactly the federal poverty line would be about $20 a month.
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    Both of those places are just west of the Fairfax/Loudoun line. He then assaulted her again at another location in Loudon County. Today, Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman said if that occurs he expects Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, led by Raymond F.
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    In a speech following the queen's, May apologized for how her government handled the aftermath of the tragedy. And "dementia tax" proposals for social care reform were downgraded to "options" in a public consultation. And now with the Tories' deal with the Democratic Unionist Party spluttering there is the possibility that when the motion to pass the Queen's Speech is put to the House Mrs May could be facing her biggest crisis yet.
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    Legislators took on members of the press in the ninth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game. The Congressional Women's Softball Game has raised more than $900 thousand for Young Survival Coalition (YSC) since the game began. Tamara Keith, a reporter from NPR, won her team's Most Valuable Player award after a strong showing. The game took place at Watkins Field in Southeast only one week after Rep.
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    She said that it had been Pakistan's consistent position that peace could be restored only through a negotiated settlement between Kabul and the Tehrik-i-Taliban Afghanistan . "It has been firmly opposing the terrorism and it has made important sacrifices and contributions to fighting terrorism and maintaining regional security and stability", said Geng Shuang , the spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during his regular press briefing here.
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    LOUIS, MO/June 22, 2017 (STL.News) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is taking steps to combat the state's opioid epidemic. The three companies carried out a complex, multi-year campaign in which they deliberately misrepresented the addictive risks of opioids, and " engaged in a deliberate campaign of fraud to convince Missouri doctors and consumers otherwise ", according to the complaint .
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    Justice Minister Francois Bayrou told AFP that he didn't want to be a part of the future government. While the election of Emmanuel Macron as French president with a vision of closer European Union integration was a relief to much of Europe, for Poland and Hungary it fanned fears of losing influence.
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    The identity of the Canadian sniper, who is a member of Canada's Joint Task Force 2, which is part of the US-led coalition that is fighting with the ISIS fighters in Iraq, has not been revealed for operational security reasons. The previous sniper world record stood at approximately 1.5 miles after a British sniper hit a Taliban gunman in Afghanistan in 2009. It's a shot that has stunned the military world, and, if confirmed, would shatter the current world record for a kill shot in ...
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    Senate, and my resolution will give members ample time to read all legislation before they vote", he said . Politico also said the bill would set a four-year schedule for rolling back enhanced spending that states receive to expand their Medicaid programs under the ACA, as opposed to a three-year phase-out.