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The Celtics then took Duke's Jayson Tatum at No. 3 after moving down two spots in the trade with Philadelphia, drawing cheers from a large contingent of their fans at Barclays Center wearing green. It stems from a very Philadelphia attitude-to prove you wrong. The player most often mentioned in trade chatter is Chicago guard Jimmy Butler, who is the subject of trade talks for a second straight year .
  • President Obama's Elegant Response to The GOP's Healthcare Plan

    President Obama's Elegant Response to The GOP's Healthcare Plan

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    Besides St. Paul, rallies were planned in California, Iowa, Maine, Nevada, Ohio, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, New York and Washington , D.C. A recent analysis by the Guttmacher Institute determined that without Planned Parenthood, FQHCs in ME would have to at least double their contraceptive caseloads - and that's just for our birth control patients.
  • Senate Health Care Bill Could Be In Jeopardy As Conservatives Announce Opposition

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    President Donald Trump said he's happy with the overall proposal. "I urge President Trump and Republicans to listen to the millions of Americans who are saying loud and clear that it's time to turn the page on this reckless path so we can finally get to work on actually fixing those things in the current health care system that need work".
  • And you thought Republicans' health care bill couldn't get worse

    And you thought Republicans' health care bill couldn't get worse

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    Aside from fundamentally changing the structure of Medicaid , the Senate bill also reduces what it sends to states - like NY - that pay a higher amount per person. Investors are oblivious to the long-term detriments of the "heartless" Senate health-care bill, according to Mario Molina, former CEO of health-care company Molina.
  • Government health insurance markets holding up--barely

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    Actual participation and final rates won't be set until late summer or closer to the November 1 start of enrolment for next year's coverage. The average rate increase requested by all nine insurers on the individual market for 2018 coverage is 17.8 percent, including plans that will not be sold on the exchange.
  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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    In an interview on ESPN , Calipari insisted "It's not broken", and said being selected in the National Basketball Association draft is the equivalent of putting a player on a so-called lifetime scholarship. That won't preclude him from revisiting some of those discussions once free agency opens next month, though. "It happens nearly every year, so I wasn't shocked about it".
  • Alabama warns of floating fire ants hazard as flood waters rise

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    Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall early Thursday morning in southwestern Louisiana , bringing heavy rain, wind, and even tornadoes to parts of the Gulf Coast. With Tropical Depression Cindy in the area, flooding is a concern for Bossier Parish. Although we're probably not going to see much else due to the dry air, Ken Graham, director of the Slidell office of the National Weather Service, said the "incredibly saturated" atmosphere means there is still a chance for a couple of inches ...
  • CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

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    The Senate bill attempts to manage this instability by buying off health insurance companies with payments that Republicans previously argued were illegal and should be stopped. That criticism comes as senators gear up to debate the bill in the coming days. The CBO estimated that 23 million people would lose insurance under the House bill, although many of them would be voluntarily giving up their insurance because the individual mandate would be eliminated.
  • Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan, with an occasional assist from President Donald Trump, finally succeeded in persuading a bare majority of House Republicans to pass a repeal and reform bill. Instead, it entices people to voluntarily buy a policy by offering them tax credits based on age and income to help pay premiums. "The ACR supports the Senate's decision to include an appropriation for cost-sharing subsidies through 2019".
  • Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

    Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

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    It would seem Trump thinks the latter is true, and he would rather have Pelosi stick around because of it. Despite a series of historic losses resulting in the party's worst position in almost a century, Democrats convinced themselves that their philosophy was shared by a majority of the country.
  • Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in SW Louisiana

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    As a slow-moving tropical storm that formed Tuesday in the Gulf, Cindy was blamed for one death: authorities said a 10-year-old Missouri boy vacationing with his family on the Alabama coast was struck by a log washed in by a large wave .