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White House vows to continue funding Obamacare, averting showdown with Democrats
The White House has assured Democrats it will continue to fund a key portion of Obamacare, clearing the way for negotiations on a series of spending bills to avoid a government shutdown, according to two sources familiar with the decision. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., had demanded that Congress pay for the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies — which lower health care costs for 7 million people — as part of the emerging spending bill.
Plan to give health care to every Californian moves forward
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers pushed forward Wednesday with a proposal that would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by replacing insurance companies with government-funded health care for everyone.
Missing Toddler Found Dead After She Vanished While Playing in Yard
Celebrity's giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight
United Airlines was under fire again Wednesday after a huge rabbit named Simon died while hopping over from London to Chicago, where he was due to be picked up by a celebrity buyer. The valuable 90-centimetre (three-foot) long continental giant rabbit had previously been described as "fit as a fiddle", and his death in the cargo section of a Boeing 767 comes as a mystery. "Something very strange has happened and I want to know what," breeder Annette Edwards, from Worcestershire in central England, told British newspaper The Sun.
2 US soldiers killed fighting Isis in Afghanistan region hit by 'mother of all bombs'
Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said that the US personnel were killed overnight in the Nangarhar province, on the border with Pakistan. Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump confirmed to The Independent that the soldiers were killed while fighting Isis-Khorosan, the local affiliate of the terror group. This is the "same general area" - southern Nangarhar province - where the massive ordnance air blast, dubbed the "mother of all bombs" (MOAB) was dropped earlier this month, Mr Stump said.
Sheryl Sandberg's mother-in-law stuns her by encouraging her to remarry
While Sheryl Sandberg and her mother-in-law, Paula Goldberg, were cleaning out Dave Goldberg’s closet after he passed away, Goldberg said something that stunned Sandberg. "You are not only going to live, but you are going to get remarried one day — and I am going to be there to celebrate with you," she said.
The BMW M550d xDrive Touring Is the Quad-Turbo Diesel Wagon of Your Dreams
Police Confirm Active Shooter In Washington Middle School
Battling ISIS in Hatra, Iraq, and more: April 26 in photos
Iraqi paramilitary troops fire toward Islamic State militants during a battle on the outskirts of the ancient city of Hatra, near Mosul, Iraq; the robes of Pope Francis are blown over his head by a gust of wind as he delivers his homily during the weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City; and demonstrators in Minsk, Belarus, mark the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster.
U.S. Probes Into Trump’s Russia Links, Kremlin Meddling Gain Two Heavyweights
AP Photos: Chernobyl's ghost town draws daring visitors
PRIPYAT, Ukraine (AP) — A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world's most baleful ghost towns.
Slain friend of Robert Durst once posed as his missing wife: testimony
Real estate scion Robert Durst, whose ties to three slayings were portrayed in HBO series "The Jinx," had his close friend Susan Berman make a phone call pretending to be his missing wife, a former acquaintance of Berman testified on Wednesday. Durst, 74, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with Berman's 2000 death in Los Angeles. Prosecutors allege Durst killed Berman, a writer and the daughter of an organized crime figure, because of what she knew about his wife's unsolved disappearance.
You are NOT fired: Trump decides not to axe NAFTA deal hours after his administration claimed he would pull out of the deal
WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after a Trump administration official declared that the President was likely to sign a new order to pull the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, T
Trump Says He Won't Pull US Out of NAFTA
President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, ABC News reports. The White House made the surprise announcement
FC Dallas keeper Jesse Gonzalez wants to play for Mexico not United States
FC Dallas goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez has said that he would prefer to play for Mexico rather than the United States, should the dual national ever get a call-up. The 21-year-old Mexican-American verba
Andre-Pierre Gignac planning long stay in Mexico and not interested in MLS
Tigres French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac is hoping to finish his career in Liga MX and isnt interested in any potential move to MLS. The 31-year-old made the shock move to Tigres from Marseille in
Pachucas Omar Gonzalez laying down the model for Americans in Mexico
U.S. center-back Omar Gonzalez lifted the MLS Cup three times with L.A. Galaxy and his time with Pachuca since signing in Dec. 2015 is proving just as productive in the trophy department. On Wednesda
Southcom Official: 'Friendly Network' Critical in Confronting Transregional Threats
COZUMEL, Mexico, April 27, 2017 - It takes a network to defeat a network, a U.S. Southern Command official stressed as representatives of 14 nations gathered here to address ways to confront the
Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers
100,000 fans have deserted Kim Kardashian after unflattering bikini shot of the star on holiday in Mexico revealed her famous derriere to be a little more bumpy than her Instagram snaps show.
300-year-old statue of Jesus nods its head in Mexico
This is the moment a crucified Christ statute (pictured) allegedly moves its head during a mass service in the western Mexican state of Jalisco. The video has gone viral.
LA Galaxy eye Zlatan alternative after Man U star's injury
The 31-year-old has been starring for Tigres in Mexico where he has scored 44 goals in 71 games since signing from Marseille. LA Galaxy were keen on the Swede until his knee issue.
Trump: If we can't get a fair deal, I'll terminate NAFTA!
After the White House floated a proposal to pull out of NAFTA entirely, the presidents of Mexico and Canada called Trump and asked him to reconsider. He said he would stay in it - for now.
Al Pacino kisses Lucila Sola in Mexico
Seen planting a kiss on his 38-year-old girlfriend Lucila Sola off the Gulf Of Mexico, the Godfather actor seemed to be enjoying one of the best birthdays yet on Tuesday afternoon.
Trump won't kill NAFTA and this Arizona tech CEO called it
Earlier on Wednesday Arizona Technology Council President and CEO Steve Zylstra said he didnt think President Donald Trump would pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) w
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