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Author: 0 Obamacare enrollment dips only slightly for 2018

The Twitter post from Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, did not provide further details. Charles Gaba, a highly respected ACA analyst, noted that the number of confirmed overall ACA exchange signups now stands at 11.62 million, with several signups remaining due to states exchanges with later deadlines and hurricane special enrollment periods .

Author: 0 Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Shares Sold by IFP Advisors Inc

At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $39.19 but has recovered 10.36% since then. Mondelez Intl Inc Cl A now has $64.41B valuation. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, February 4 report.

People Marylanders-pack your patience this holiday travel season
Author: 0 Marylanders-pack your patience this holiday travel season

AAA forecasts 107.3 million Americans will travel during the year-end holiday period, for a 3.1 percent increase. Holiday travelers and commuters are being warned that Thursday will bring the worst traffic of the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

People World Chess Championships logos cause controversy
Author: 0 World Chess Championships logos cause controversy

On 20th December, however, something as innocuous as a logo turned the chess world upside down and the rest of the world was quick to notice and chuckle along. One of the criticisms is that the logo's chess board isn't correct, since it has squares in a pattern of 6x6 instead of 8x8, which doesn't accurately represent a chess board.

People NY unveils radical plans to decarbonise state pension funds
Author: 0 NY unveils radical plans to decarbonise state pension funds

The state's pension fund is the third largest in the United States, and now has holdings in at least 50 oil and gas companies which have been identified as some of the most carbon-intensive companies in the world. With billions of public employee dollars invested in the fossil fuel industry, and almost $1 billion invested in ExxonMobil alone, the Common Fund holds increasingly risky financial investments for New Yorkers, particularly as both New York State and the world back away from the ...

People Could The Republican Tax Bill Help Democrats Later?
Author: 0 Could The Republican Tax Bill Help Democrats Later?

The measure - added late Friday to the $1.5 trillion package of tax cuts - reduces the tax rate on "pass-through" income derived from real estate. The report stated that The House of Representatives approved the bill easily as the Republicans are in majority on both the houses of the Congress.

People Cuba postpones historic handover from Castro to new president
Author: 0 Cuba postpones historic handover from Castro to new president

The announcement did not specifically mentioned Castro's tenure. Castro, 86, attended the assembly meeting in Havana, and was photographed seated next to first Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who as first vice president is in line to take over when Castro steps down.

People North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons
Author: 0 North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons

If the threat of a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile strike wasn't enough to make people pay attention to North Korea , credible reports state the rogue nation is now conducting tests to arm those missiles with anthrax. North Korea sees the regular joint exercises as preparation for war. Anthrax is a disease caused by the organism bacillus anthracis. They'll be joined by additional countries including Japan, South Korea, and India.

People Donald Trump's Jerusalem Decision Rejected By The UN
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Jerusalem Decision Rejected By The UN

Trump's statement, delivered at his last cabinet meeting of the year, followed a letter from the American ambassador to the UN, Nikki R. Haley, in which she warned that the USA would take note of any country that votes in favour of the measure.

People Trump transition lawyer accuses Mueller of unlawfully obtaining emails
Author: 0 Trump transition lawyer accuses Mueller of unlawfully obtaining emails

But Trump did tell reporters that it was "quite sad" that Mueller's team had obtained his transition team's emails, which were hosted on a government server. In the letter to the Republican heads of the House Oversight and Senate Homeland Security panels, Langhofer said Mueller's investigators obtained the emails from the General Services Administration, a federal agency that stored the material, rather than requesting them from the transition organization.

People USA accuses North Korea of carrying out WannaCry cyberattack
Author: 0 USA accuses North Korea of carrying out WannaCry cyberattack

Experts say "WannaCry" exploited a vulnerability in some versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system that had not been updated with security patches. -South Korean military plans and the alleged theft of $60 million from a Taiwan bank. Seoul's Defence Ministry earlier said North Korea was likely behind the hacking of the Defence Integrated Data Center, which is the military data centre where the information was kept, in September a year ago but refused to confirm the nature of the ...

People Indian PM Modi attends Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's wedding reception
Author: 0 Indian PM Modi attends Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's wedding reception

Now that the two prepare for the lavish wedding receptions at their respective home towns, the newly-weds met Prime Minister Narendra Modi . A host of A-list celebrities are expected to attend the reception and the first pictures of the stage where the proceedings the events will take place are out! Anushka looked gorgeous in a red Banarasi saree and heavy gold jewellery.

Author: 0 Sessions Ordered Prosecutors to Question FBI Over Uranium One Deal, Report Says

Sessions reportedly orders review of Uranium... The FBI agents have recently been asked whether there was "any improper effort to squash a prosecution", according to the report , and to "describe the results of their probe". The 2010 sale of the Uranium One firm to Russian business was approved by nine departments in the Obama administration, one of which was the Department of State led by Hillary Clinton at the time .

People Iranian, Syrian Top Negotiators Hold Talks in Astana
Author: 0 Iranian, Syrian Top Negotiators Hold Talks in Astana

The Russian delegation is headed by Russian Special Presidential Representative for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev , the Turkish delegation by Turkish Foreign Ministry Deputy Undersecretary Sedat Onal and the Iranian delegation by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari .

People NASCAR legendary owner Richard Childress shoots at home intruders
Author: 0 NASCAR legendary owner Richard Childress shoots at home intruders

Deputies told WXII-TV that Childress and his wife heard a crash at a door on the lower level of their residence. Childress and his wife were upstairs around 10:30 p.m. Sheriff Grice said it does not appear that any of the suspects were injured before getting away. Childress has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of hose involved.

Author: 0 Key NSA surveillance program's reauthorization hits roadblock in Congress

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday that he will filibuster any long-term extension of Section 702 of the FISA Amendment Act. Intended only to target individuals who live outside the United States, Section 702 is also known to suck up vast quantities of information on Americans-data that is collected and stored by the government without a warrant.

People Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels
Author: 0 Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday it would keep the Houthi-controlled Hodeidah port, vital for aid, open for a month despite a fresh missile attack against Riyadh , but it kept up air raids that killed at least nine people.