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Health care repeal-and-replace could cost SLO County $6 million

Peter and Providence Centralia hospitals can anticipate nine-year Medicaid revenue losses of more than $568 million" through 2026, Providence St. Peter said this week in a statement. would devastate health care in rural America". In Iowa, 44 percent of Medicaid expansion enrollees live in rural areas. "If we allow Republicans in Washington, politicians in Washington, to do to Medicaid, what they are trying to do, it will change American life". Lire la suite »

Alarm on Left, Right as Macron 'dynamites' old order

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he would begin working immediately with European Council President Donald Tusk on the overhaul of the bloc, which needed a new and ambitious policy. Alexis Kohler , the newly appointed Elysee secretary general, presented the politically eclectic list of ministers in Paris on Wednesday afternoon. Lire la suite »

United States judge allows first transgender person to sue under disability law (CAB)

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He avoided ruling on the constitutionality of the ADA, as Blatt and her Philadelphia-based lawyer Neelima Vanguri sought, under the legal principle that courts should avoid decisions made on constitutional grounds if possible. Blatt, 36, worked at the Cabela's store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, in 2006 and 2007. The company previously declined to comment because the litigation was pending. Lire la suite »

USA judge allows first transgender person to sue under disability law (CAB)

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Though sought by the plaintiffs, Leeson did not rule on the constitutionality of the ADA, under the legal principle that courts should avoid decisions on constitutional grounds if possible, Reuters reported . The ADA was passed in 1990 as a landmark law protecting people with disabilities. The ADA says the term "disability" does not include "transvestism, transsexualism, pedophilia, exhibitionism, voyeurism, gender identity disorders not resulting from physical impairments, or other ... Lire la suite »

Democratic Republic of Congo hit by Ebola outbreak

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World Health Organization says tests reflected the disease's presence in the body of the victim - one of nine people in the remote northern corner of the country to contract hemorrhagic fever since April 22. "The Likati health district is in a remote area, but contact tracing is essential to contain the epidemic in its focus; the DRC can rely on very experienced health workers for this objective", WHO's DRC Representative, Yokouidé Allarangar, said. Lire la suite »

New Orleans removes last of four statues linked to pro-slavery era

Landrieu said the four monuments were out of step with a modern city that embraces people of all races while acknowledging that New Orleans was also once one of the biggest slave markets in America. Since the beginning of the process, city officials, activists, contractors and work crews have been threatened and harassed. While many were supportive of removal, opinions varied widely in the crowd. Lire la suite »

Trump calls naming of special counsel move a 'witch hunt'

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Attorney General Rod Rosenstein) picked the right guy", he told KTAR News 92.3 FM's Bruce St. James and Pamela Hughes on Thursday. Rosenstein, who Wednesday appointed a special counsel to investigate possible Russia-Trump campaign coordination during the 2016 presidential campaign, made his appearances before Congress as Trump was preparing to leave for his first foreign trip as president. Lire la suite »

Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit

His political enemies frequently compare him to a butler in a horror movie. "He's an unpopular president". He came to power a year ago automatically because he was vice president when the president, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached for masking the government budget hole. Lire la suite »

Trump's former adviser asked to testify in Russia probe

Caputo, who has close links with Roger Stone , Trump's long-time and highly controversial political advisor, worked in Russian Federation in the 1990s. This comes just after James Comey agreed to testify before a Congressional committee in an open session about alleged Russian interference in the U.S. Lire la suite »

U.S. urges Iran to halt support for 'destabilizing forces'

Al-Jubeir said US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia marks "the beginning of a turning point" in bilateral relations. Al-Jubeir, borrowing a favorite Trump meme, said that stronger US ties will allow the region to "drain the swamps from which extremism and terrorism emanates". Lire la suite »

May pledges to tackle 'giant challenges' with Tory manifesto

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The newspaper said laws to make publishers such as Google and Facebook do more to secure information and to delete, on demand, data relating to those under 18 will be included in the first Queen's Speech of a new Tory government, along with measures to fine them if they fail to comply. Lire la suite »

James Comey Will Testify in Open Session Before Senate Intelligence Committee

It's hard to think of statements better calculated to build the case that Trump fired Comey to disrupt the FBI investigation into his administration's ties with Russian Federation. That was two days after Rosenstein named Mueller as a special counsel to investigate possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election. Lire la suite »

WaPo: Current White House Official 'Under Scrutiny' In Federal Russia Probe

Among the most explosive reports: that Trump earlier this year asked for a pledge of personal loyalty from Comey, and that the president asked Comey to drop an investigation into his then-national security adviser, Mike Flynn. The latest report was published just as Mr Trump took off on a flight to the Middle East for the first leg of his first foreign tour as president. White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not dispute the account. Lire la suite »

Man Who Drove Into Times Square Crowd Charged With Murder

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Carney. In 2013, he spent two months at a naval brig in Charleston, South Carolina, according to Navy records, which do not indicate the charges against him at that time . Rojas faces one murder charge, 20 counts of attempted murder and five counts of aggravated vehicular homicide. Despite the influence of drugs, it also appears Rojas acted deliberately. Lire la suite »

Iran : Macron salue la réélection du président Rohani

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Les Iraniens ont choisi de vivre en paix avec leurs voisins et les pays dans le monde eniter, a-t-il dit, ajoutant que l'Iran n'accepterait pas "l'humiliation et la menace" dans les liens réciproques. Mais il a en revanche permis à l'Iran d'entamer son retour sur la scène internationale , une politique d'ouverture qu'entend poursuivre le nouveau président lors de son second mandat. Lire la suite »

Le président sortant, Hassan Rohani, arrive largement en tête — Présidentielle en Iran

Le ministère de l'intérieur doit annoncer progressivement les résultats qui arrivent de différentes provinces avant ceux des grandes villes, dont Téhéran. Oui à la poursuite de la politique d'ouverture entamée il y a quatre ans, non au retour des conservateurs. Le principal adversaire d'Hassan Rohani pour l'élection présidentielle était Ebrahim Raissi , religieux conservateur de 56 ans, proche de l'ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Lire la suite »

General Election: Labour hits out at Tory 'attack' on pensioners

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Labour say the new winter fuel policy, replacing the "triple lock" pension scheme and means testing pensioners for care in the home, are a "triple whammy for pensioners". "We also have 1.7 million pensioners in this country living in poverty, a million of them in fuel poverty...30,000 excess deaths every winter as a result of fuel poverty and basically people not being able to heat their homes". Lire la suite »

Northampton police wearing bracelets to honor fallen officers

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Law enforcement officers all over the Mid-South are participating in and hosting various activities during National Police Week . Local officer says they were honored to show their support to families. This weekend there was a candlelight vigil on the National Mall in Washington to mark the 394 names added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Lire la suite »

'Cloud Computing' 13-1 Long Shot Wins 142nd Preakness by a Head

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He grew up in Baltimore . "Never imagined I'd own a horse, let alone be the victor of the Preakness", said Klarman, whose day job is CEO of the Boston-based hedge fund The Baupost Group. Always Dreaming will run from the the fourth gate. "If we can't win , I hope he does". Always Dreaming is the early 4-5 favorite under jockey John Velazquez. Lire la suite »

Ransomware attack again thrusts USA spy agency into unwanted spotlight

Exploits for operating systems, including Windows 10. In the blogpost which was made yesterday, the group claiming to be Shadow Brokers , said, " Shadow Brokers feels that it was "being very responsible" about April's dump-the one that resulted in WannaCrypt/WannaCry, and the potential for many more exploits." . Lire la suite »

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

It is not known who is behind the Shadow Brokers.Derek Manky, global security strategist at cyber security firm Fortinet, said he thinks WannaCry is probably the worst that will come from the Shadow Brokers' publicly dumped toolkit, though the group may have held back from public revealing everything it obtained "Out of that batch, it is probably a high-water mark", Manky said. Lire la suite »

A peine réélu, Rohani mis sous pression des Etats-Unis

Rohani, 68 ans, a terrassé son adversaire conservateur, Ebrahim Raissi (38%), selon les résultats officiels diffusés samedi par le ministère de l'Intérieur. Mais ces avancées n'ont pas permis d'attirer les investissements étrangers espérés et il n'y a pas eu d'impact direct sur la vie quotidienne des Iraniens. Lire la suite »

Melania, Ivanka shun headscarves, let hair fly free in Saudi Arabia

It was a more favorable welcome than had been granted past year to Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, who was seen in the Arab kingdom as soft on Iran and hesitant on Syria.Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, the Vatican and Belgium has been billed by the White House as a chance to visit places sacred to three of the world's major religions, while giving Trump time to meet with Arab, Israeli and European leaders. Lire la suite »