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People California vows to keep fighting health cutoff
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A federal judge has rejected a request by 18 states to force the federal government to immediately resume paying health care subsidies that President Donald Trump cut off. Earlier on Wednesday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found that the proposal would cut the USA deficit by $3.8 billion over the next decade.

People Family says video shows Florida deputy stealing meds from dead man's home
Author: 0 Family says video shows Florida deputy stealing meds from dead man's home

Rosoff was found unconscious on the floor of his bedroom after he had fallen and hit his head. He was transported to a nearby hospital, and the deputies left the home. "The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office holds its employees to the highest standards and never forgets about its duty to preserve the public's trust", the office said in a statement.

People Election to continue as Supreme Court fails to meet quorum
Author: 0 Election to continue as Supreme Court fails to meet quorum

Opposition protests have resulted in at least 40 people being killed, mostly at the hands of police and in poor opposition strongholds, according to rights groups. President Kenyatta also assured Kenyans of adequate security before, on and after the voting day. "We call on Kenyans who love democracy to hold vigils and prayers and stay away from polling stations".

People BJP to celebrate November 8 as 'Anti-Black Money Day'
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Jaitley said that all the prominent leaders, ministers, MPs and MLAs of BJP will hold a slew of programmes across the country and will highlight the achievements after demonetisation . The two Congress leaders said that a government that came to power on the promise of bringing black money of Rs 80 lakh crore and "depositing Rs 15 lakh in every Indian's account" stands exposed.

Author: 0 Iraq's Kurds offer to freeze results of independence vote

A Kurdish official said Kurdish security forces known as Peshmerga had successfully beaten back an advance by Iranian-backed pro-government paramilitaries in the region of Rabi'a, 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the Fish-Khabur border area.

People Putin, Steinmeier agree to improve Russian-German ties
Author: 0 Putin, Steinmeier agree to improve Russian-German ties

Steinmeier was on a working visit in Moscow at the invitation of Putin. Steinmeier, previously foreign minister, has long called for increased engagement with Moscow. Fighting terrorism in Syria, as well as tensions on the Korean Peninsula and the issues around Iran were also discussed, he said. Steinmeier also launched a disarmament initiative he hopes will push Russian Federation and the USA to start talks about reducing conventional arsenals.

People U.S. general lays out Niger attack details; questions remain
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In an extraordinary White House briefing, John Kelly, the former Marine general who is Trump's chief of staff, shot back at Trump's critics, and the president continued the criticism over the weekend. Marine One can be seen in the background as Trump prepares to leave for Joint Base Andrews in Maryland to board Air Force One to Dallas, Texas, where he will get a hurricane relief update after Hurricane Harvey hit the state in late August and speak at a Trump rally.

People Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up
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Federal prosecutors have charged Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota with obstruction of justice and witness tampering, arguing that he attempted to cover up a 2012 assault by former county police chief James Burke. Since December 2012, Spota and McPartland, 56, "had numerous meetings and telephone conversations discussing the assault", prosecutors said. Burke, who was the chief of police during critical early years of the Long Island Serial Killer investigation, is now serving a ...

People N2bn fraud: Maina is a messiah, not fraudster - Family
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Winifred Oyo-Ita that the service never reinstated Maina into the Interior Ministry. However, the Minister of Interior, Lt. -Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) had on October 22 confirmed the resumption of duty by Maina, as an acting director in his ministry.

People I won't link Aadhaar with my cell number: WB CM
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Aadhaar number should not be linked with one's mobile phone. "These days, the word " mitron " (friends) or "bhaiyon" (brothers) sends a shiver down the spines of the country's people". On Tuesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, when asked about his view on the Opposition celebrating November 8 as "Black Day" said, "Opposition's devotion towards cash economy will be on display when they observe November 8 as "Black Day".

People Mehbooba urges policemen to not attack militants' families
Author: 0 Mehbooba urges policemen to not attack militants' families

Find us on Facebook too! The militants ostensibly told the PDP worker that police and Army personnel should fight with armed militants, not their families. Over 150 incidents of braid chopping have been reported from the Valley. "I'm sure you would take it head on but it remains to be seen how deep police would go with investigations", she said.

People Man in 100-balloons camping chair flight
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A British adventurer has flown nearly 2,500m above South Africa attached to 100 helium balloons in a scene reminiscent from Pixar's much-loved film Up. Morgan's trip through the African nation's skies lasted two hours - he'd drifted toward the inversion layer of the atmosphere, where temperatures drop - before he slowly began cutting the balloons to lower himself back to earth.

People C4's Jay Hunt joins Apple
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Hunt exited as chief creative officer of Channel 4 in June amid a management shakeup that saw former Shine Group CEO Alex Mahon appointed CEO of the United Kingdom broadcaster. Apple on Wednesday confirmed Ms Hunt's appointment, but declined to comment further. Apple looks like it's gearing up to take on Amazon and Netflix in the streaming world, as well as challenge traditional broadcasters by hiring top UK TV executive Jay Hunt .

Author: 0 In Africa, US envoy Haley voices concern over South Sudan

Haley was meeting with civilians affected by the conflict in South Sudan at a "protection of civilians center" run by the United Nations when a group of around 100 people demonstrating against President Salva Kiir came nearby, the official said.

People Dog attacks and kills woman in Canberra
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Police say the officers went to the Watson property and while trying to perform CPR on the victim, Tania Klemke, the animal moved to attack them. "Clearly the dog was risky, clearly the dog has attacked someone overnight, someone we understand to be their owner or carer and that woman has died".

People Bipartisan ACA bill gets a challenge from the right
Author: 0 Bipartisan ACA bill gets a challenge from the right

Mr. Alexander is imploring fellow Republicans to approve his bill as a stopgap step toward a long-term plan to replace Obamacare next year, saying millions in the individual market will suffer without it in the meantime. That is because while the government would be saving billions of dollars from not making the CSR payments, it would have to spend significantly more on Obamacare premium subsidies for customers because of the decision .

People Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat Pitches For Developing Domestic Defence Industry
Author: 0 Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat Pitches For Developing Domestic Defence Industry

A day after India had announced the appointment of its new interlocutor for Jammu Kashmir, the Foreign Office (FO) in Islamabad said that New Delhi "does not appear to be sincere". Speaking at the FICCI seminar on finding solutions to the army's modernisation problems through indigenisation, Gen Rawat flagged concerns about the security of military installations in the hinterland.