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Zeldin responds to failed attempt to repeal Affordable Care Act

Zeldin responds to failed attempt to repeal Affordable Care Act One more point that's not exactly great, but is an improvement: Premiums continue to grow for enrollees in employer-provided plans, but that growth is slower than it was in the years prior to the Affordable Care Act's passage. Republicans can't lose more than 21 members of their party and still pass the bill, since no Democrats are expected to support it. Another Aetna plan didn't cover any ... [Full Article...]

Are Nut Allergies Overdiagnosed?

Are Nut Allergies Overdiagnosed? In an analysis of these patients, 91% of 42 patients with sensitivity to a tree nut undergoing 65 tree nut OFCs were successful, leading the researchers to conclude that controlled food challenge in this scenario "might have high utility". These participants were given an oral food challenge test at a clinic, to find out whether they were also allergic to other nuts. "Skin tests and blood tests ... [Full Article...]

Oakland mayor asks for delay in Raiders-to-Vegas vote

Oakland mayor asks for delay in Raiders-to-Vegas vote The Oakland Raiders are officially moving to Las Vegas. By 1996 the Oakland Coliseum, now complete with an additional 10,000-seat structure dubbed " Mount Davis ", had undergone a renovation created to keep the Raiders in the Bay Area. The league has refused to run Super Bowl ads from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. When the Rams' new home - which they'll share with the Charge... [Full Article...]

NGO fears death of at least 240 migrants in Mediterranean

NGO fears death of at least 240 migrants in Mediterranean Laura Lanuza, spokesperson for the organisation said: "We don't think there can be any other explanation than that these dinghies would have been full of people". Some 559 people died crossing the Mediterranean from January 1 to March 22, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday. An Italian coastguard spokesman confirmed the five bodies - who were all of African origin an... [Full Article...]

Republican quits House Freedom Caucus

Poe's resignation comes hours after Trump tweeted that the Freedom Caucus , along with cash-flush conservative groups that share its hard-line ideological views, "have saved Planned Parenthood" and Obamacare by opposing the bill. "We came really close today, but we came up short", Ryan said. Donald Trump is showing few signs of moving on from the health care debacle, choosing yesterday (SUN) ... [Full Article...]

Use less cash, step up war on black money: PM Modi

Use less cash, step up war on black money: PM Modi The 30th edition of the radio programme is his first after the BJP's landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and forming of coalition governments in Goa and Manipur. PM Modi said that India will always stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Bangladesh. "There has also been an increase in curiosity about cashless transactions". [Full Article...]

Joe Ledley denies laughing about Seamus Coleman's leg break

That was successful. Naturally, when he realised everything that has happened, he was obviously very disappointed. Referee Nicola Rizzoli had a big say on the first half and he was arguably the most prominent man on the pitch in the first 45, stopping play at every opportunity. [Full Article...]

Gruesome tackle breaks footballer's leg in World Cup qualifier (GRAPHIC VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Gruesome tackle breaks footballer's leg in World Cup qualifier (GRAPHIC VIDEO, PHOTOS) The Irish skipper is facing at least six months on the sidelines after sustaining the serious injury from a awful Neil Taylor challenge. "Two great lads that I had two good relationships with passed away". Another viewer said: "If O'Shea's leg was planted on the ground for the Bale challenge, he'd have a broken one". "Obviously it's a real blow to him", O'Neill said. [Full Article...]

Will Sensex, Nifty get hurt if Trump rally fizzles out?

Will Sensex, Nifty get hurt if Trump rally fizzles out? The broader Nifty index rose by 56 points or 0.62 percent to 9,086, with banking, auto, metal and IT stocks pacing gainers. The BSE market breadth was tilted in favour of the bulls - with 1,709 advances and 1,107 declines. Back home, the Rupee was trading three paise down at 65.47 against the US Dollar. "Aviation sector stocks witnessed strong buying sentiments throughout the session". [Full Article...]

Pizzagate' Gunman Pleads Guilty to Carrying Firearm Into DC Restaurant

Pizzagate' Gunman Pleads Guilty to Carrying Firearm Into DC Restaurant Edgar Maddison Welch, 28, pleaded guilty Friday to two charges related to last year's armed confrontation at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington , D.C. He also agreed to turn over three firearms and a box of ammunition as well as pay $5,744 in restitution for Comet Ping Pong's damaged door, lock, ping pong table and computer systems, according to court documents cited by the Washington ... [Full Article...]

Amtrak Acela derails at NY Penn Station, transit service suspended

Amtrak Acela derails at NY Penn Station, transit service suspended An Amtrak Acela Express train bound for Washington partially derailed Friday morning as it pulled out of the station. New Jersey Transit tweeted that the Amtrak train " sideswiped " a New Jersey Transit train on an adjacent track in Penn Station was caused by the Acela derailment. [Full Article...]

Barbarians set for All Black clash

Barbarians set for All Black clash England's proposed November clash with New Zealand appears to be a non-runner as the RFU is now reportedly set to give the green light for the world champions to face the Barbarians instead. England's record equalling streak came to an abrupt end last weekend in Dublin as Ireland edged them in a scrappy affair. There are also concerns that an All Blacks v Barbarians encounter in London would ove... [Full Article...]

Freezing Temperatures Hit South Carolina Crops Hard

Freezing Temperatures Hit South Carolina Crops Hard The Midland and SC is the largest peach-producing state on the East Coast, second only to California. While mid-March freezes aren't unusual in much of the Southeast, many crops were blooming up to three weeks early because of the unusually mild winter. [Full Article...]

Thailand, Philippines affirm commitment to maintaining regional peace and stability

Thailand, Philippines affirm commitment to maintaining regional peace and stability Later, Abella said that Duterte and Bishop discussed terrorism, violent extremism, as well as maritime safety and freedom of navigation and overflight. "I don't get these crazies". While cheaper imports would bring down retail costs of the country's staple grain, it would pose a threat to Filipino farmers' livelihoods, because production costs in those countries are cheaper and output more plent... [Full Article...]

OR county 7th on ICE's weekly list of 'non-cooperative' jurisdictions

OR county 7th on ICE's weekly list of 'non-cooperative' jurisdictions Of those released, the crimes they are accused of committing include, but are not limited to, sexual assault, aggravated assault, domestic violence and robbery. Also unclear is the status of the immigrants - whether some are in federal or state custody. However, in the roundup of 51 people, which the American-Statesman called ICE "retribution" against Hernandez, ICE described 28 of the arrestees... [Full Article...]

Turtle dies after swallowing 915 coins

Turtle dies after swallowing 915 coins The unusual mass of metal cracked her shell, reports the BBC . Chansue had scathing words for the tradition of chucking coins into the pond for luck which ultimately led to the turtle's death. Five surgeons from Chulalongkorn University's veterinary faculty patiently removed about 915 coins worth about $57 while the turtle was under general anesthesia. [Full Article...]

Cholesterol-Slashing Drug Does Not Harm Brain

Cholesterol-Slashing Drug Does Not Harm Brain The recommended LDL level by the doctors is below 100 milligrams per decilitre. Now, the new phase 2 clinical trial has confirmed the effectiveness of injecting inclisiran for reducing cholesterol that can be taken alone or potentially combined with statins for maximum effect. [Full Article...]

Gennady Golovkin slips by Jacobs

Gennady Golovkin slips by Jacobs The only loss Jacobs suffered came against Dmitri Pirog in 2010 via a fifth round knockout. Now, there might be another big-money possibility after Saturday night's close decision win: a rematch with Jacobs. Much was made of Golovkin's frightening power heading into the contest, but, aside from a fourth-round knockdown, Jacobs seemed to deal with his opponent's punch potency well. [Full Article...]

Northwestern shouldn't let one unfortunate moment define a season

Northwestern shouldn't let one unfortunate moment define a season A closer, slowed down look at the play clearly shows Gonzaga's Zach Collings interfering with the basket as his hand actually went throught the hoop before making the block. Collins was measured after the game when addressing the missed call, but was clearly frustrated with the finality of a loss in what was a historic season for Northwestern. [Full Article...]

Five Key Plays: Michigan vs. Oklahoma State

I think Lucas will be able to keep him off the glass, but defending him otherwise could be a chore, especially if KU needs to dig into its bench . Michigan State opened the tournament with a 78-58 victory over No. Limiting their offensive weapon will be a tough task for the Spartans, but even if they manage to do so, they'll likely exert too much energy on that end of the floor, leaving their u... [Full Article...]


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