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While the Affordable Care Act's popularity is middling, the law's protections for people with pre-existing conditions are extremely well-liked. It suggests most young Americans won't be content with a law offering "access" to coverage, as Trump and Republicans in Congress proposed in doomed legislation they dropped March 24.
  • Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

    Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

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    John C. Williams, assistant Federal Public Defender and attorney for some of the death row prisoners, praised the ruling and called on the state to "cancel the frantic execution schedule and propose a legal and humane method to carry out its executions".
  • US Treasury: China not a currency manipulator

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    China's $347 billion goods trade surplus with the US was the largest of major trading partners previous year, according to the report . Designating a country as a currency manipulator doesn't immediately trigger any penalties, but it is seen by other governments as a provocation.
  • In Confirming Kushner Trip to Iraq, White House Breached Protocol

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    Kushner's clout has reached the point where, during a March meeting at the Situation Room, Joints Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr . Despite the official reason for Kushner's trip to Iraq , there's a much bigger question to be answered: Just what is Jared Kushner's job at the White House , anyway? "General Dunford invited Mr Kushner and Mr Bossert to meet with Iraqi leaders, senior USA advisors, and visit with U.S.
  • Priebus

    Priebus "On Chopping Block" After Latest Trump Admin Shake-Up

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    Priebus' message to Bannon and Kushner was to "stop with the palace intrigue " and focus on the president's agenda, the official said. Gathered at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's southern White House, Bannon argued against a strike against Syria in retaliation for the chemical attack against its own people early this week, according to NY magazine's Gabriel Sherman.
  • Kim oversees North Korea display of military strength

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    Pyongyang threatened to launch a strike in response to what it's describing as American provocation. He saluted an honour guard and took his place on the podium. An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Blue Blasters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34 as it prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the South China Sea.
  • Sessions outlines immigration crackdown as part of new 'Trump era'

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    In the memo and speech, Sessions instructed USA attorneys to be more aggressive on immigration enforcement by doing the following: targeting traffickers, charging a second illegal entry as a felony (technically, this is a misdemeanor), to charge identity theft whenever possible - which carries two year minimum - and also increasing focus on anyone who assaults a federal law enforcement officer.
  • Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute inmates by end of month

    Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute inmates by end of month

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    Arkansas, which has not carried out an execution in 12 years, planned to begin the lethal injections of at least six convicted murderers on Monday. One of them was never put into the execution schedule for April. The supplier of the drug argued the medication wasn't supposed to be used for capital punishment. "Attorney General Rutledge is evaluating options on how to proceed".
  • It's not Bannon v. Kushner. It's Trump v. common sense

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    Bannon is the former editor of Breitbart who is described as being the key reason for the site becoming a "white ethno-nationalist propaganda mill", according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. "My parents believed that travel was a big part of my education, and they were only too happy to fund that aspect of my upbringing as well", Trump wrote in her 2009 memoir.
  • Boston to mark 4th anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

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    But with more runners registering every year, even a qualifying time doesn't come with any promises. A skateboarder jumps over the newly applied Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston St., Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Boston . Now, 50 years later, Switzer is donning her historic bib number, 261, once again in Boston . She just recently placed 6th in the Prague Half Marathon with a 67:55 time, third fastest ever by an American woman, according to the running website competitor.com .
  • Peaceful Jakubowski arrest was what police hoped for

    Peaceful Jakubowski arrest was what police hoped for

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    Two BearCats, armored vehicles used by law enforcement, on the scene made the initial contact, officials said Friday. According to a news release , the Vernon County Sheriff's Office received a report of a suspicious person on a farmer's property near Readstown, Wisconsin.