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Experts Side-Eye New Green Light On Medicaid Work Requirement

Experts Side-Eye New Green Light On Medicaid Work Requirement The administration opposed work mandates for coverage. "Medicaid needs to be more flexible so that states can best address the needs of this population", Seema Verma , administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), said in a press release. [Full Article...]

German coalition partners agree to build nationwide gigabit network by 2025

German coalition partners agree to build nationwide gigabit network by 2025 They also agreed to limit arrivals from asylum-seeking migrants to roughly 200,000, as well as a monthly cap on "the number of migrants who will be allowed to join their family living in Germany ", according to the BBC . Although Chancellor won elections in September, he did not achieve majority enough to form a government . If the SPD delegates give the thumbs up, formal coalition talks ... [Full Article...]

India beat rivals Pakistan at Blind Cricket World Cup

India beat rivals Pakistan at Blind Cricket World Cup In response, India managed to chase it quite comfortably with seven wickets and five overs to spare. While the ICC U19 WC 2018 is set to be the most widely available edition yet, reaching a total of 1.3 billion viewers across five continents, Indian fans will get to catch all the action on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD . [Full Article...]

China's trade surplus with the USA hit a record high in 2017

China's trade surplus with the USA hit a record high in 2017 Prices were around 5,500 yuan ($848.44) per tonne this week, off 45 percent from peaks seen in late December. Imports for the whole of 2017 jumped 27 percent from 2016 to a record of 68.57 million tonnes. Declining oil output at home also contributed to the demand for overseas purchases. "The record high trade surplus is likely to lead to more trade disputes between China and the US", said Tom... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer arranged $130000 payment for porn star's silence

Trump lawyer arranged $130000 payment for porn star's silence Trump, according to The Wall Street Journal . The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen arranged the payment of $130,000 to Stephanie Clifford , whose stage name is Stormy Daniels , in October 2016. That report came days after the Washington Post released a video from a 2005 Access Hollywood recording in which Trump said he could grab women by the genit... [Full Article...]

Thursday forecast: chances for rain, high 63; cold weather returning this weekend

Thursday forecast: chances for rain, high 63; cold weather returning this weekend Central and northeast IL will be under a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. until midnight, with freezing rain, snow and sleet expected, the weather service said. A mixture of rain and snow will begin falling between midnight and 1 a.m. early Thursday morning in the Kearney area, according to the National Weather Service . [Full Article...]

Bannon Out of Breitbart

Bannon Out of Breitbart But the Mercer family, the megadonors behind Trump who had also backed Bannon financially, has distanced itself from Bannon, and he had to step down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News Network. In it, Mr. Bannon is said to have described Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian officials at Trump Tower in 2016 as " treasonous " and "unpatriotic" - among other explosive... [Full Article...]

Indian Army Chief: 'We Have to Be Prepared' Amid Chinese 'Pressure'

Indian Army Chief: 'We Have to Be Prepared' Amid Chinese 'Pressure' Indian and Chinese troops were involved in a bitter standoff which lasted for 73 days last summer at Doklam - a trijunction of India, China and Bhutan, after Indian troops stopped the Chinese Peoples' Liberation Army from constructing a road in the area that is claimed by both China and Bhutan as their own. [Full Article...]

Here's What You Need To Know About This Year's Deadly Flu Season

Here's What You Need To Know About This Year's Deadly Flu Season To protect the family's privacy, the Department can only confirm that the death occurred downstate. Healthcare providers are required to report cases of the flu in patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit or deaths associated with the flu among people younger than 65. [Full Article...]

Turkey summons USA diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons USA diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group The YPG is supported by USA with arms and training which angers Turkey. In May 2017, Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli called the supply of weapons to the Kurdish forces "unacceptable". Earlier on Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu had warned Russian Federation and Iran to adhere to their joint accord signed with Turkey a year ago for announcing "de-escalation zone" in S... [Full Article...]

Leave marijuana to the states

Leave marijuana to the states Another speed bump is the fact that because pot remains illegal federally - and, thanks to Sessions' announcement last Thursday, its use is again prosecutable - banks are refusing to do business with cannabis retailers, meaning sellers can not accept credit cards. [Full Article...]

Video Shows Woman Wearing Only Hospital Gown as She's Left Outside ER

Video Shows Woman Wearing Only Hospital Gown as She's Left Outside ER The temperature that night was 37 degrees and Baraka was alarmed. "Something was clearly going on", said Adrienne Breidenstine of Behavioral Health System Baltimore , which oversees substance use and mental health treatment in the city. Hospitals must transfer patients they can't stabilize. The issue of people being put out of hospitals is a nationwide issue called "hospital dumping". [Full Article...]

Florida's tourism industry saved from more offshore drilling

Florida's tourism industry saved from more offshore drilling Just a week after the Trump administration proposed offshore drilling expansion, state leaders have responded in opposition. Last week, Governor Scott requested to immediately meet with Secretary Zinke to discuss his concerns with the federal oil drilling plan and the crucial need to remove Florida from consideration. [Full Article...]

'Seismic drop': Brexit clobbers City jobs as vacancies fall 37%

'Seismic drop': Brexit clobbers City jobs as vacancies fall 37% The report compares four possible post-Brexit scenarios to the option of maintaining the status quo - already ruled out by the British government - of staying in the European single market and customs union. "Their complete lack of preparation is irresponsible leading to fears that they are putting party politics ahead of the national interest". "There is no sector not negatively impacted", Mr K... [Full Article...]

Syrian army claims Israel struck targets near Damascus in overnight raids

Syrian army claims Israel struck targets near Damascus in overnight raids The Syrian army said the attacks caused material damage. However, the Syrian government and its allies have not abided by the deal and continue to target all areas included in the deal, apart from the south. Shelling and air strikes on Ghouta, which government forces have besieged for four years, killed at least 20 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. [Full Article...]

Iran protests show danger of economic woes

Iran protests show danger of economic woes The President also ordered the Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade and the Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, as well as the Governor of the Central Bank to take measures to increase costs so that the exporters of state and private sectors can directly export their products to target countries. [Full Article...]

Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars, Cardi B, And Kesha Among Performers

Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars, Cardi B, And Kesha Among Performers Fonsi and Yankee are nominated this year for " Despacito ", which will vie for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Already, it was announced that Childish Gambino ( Donald Glover ) will be performing-he's also up for five awards for his psychedelic album, Awaken, My Love! Cardi B has also earned two nominations for her hit " Bodak Yellow ". [Full Article...]

French President Macron proposes law to counter 'fake news'

French President Macron proposes law to counter 'fake news' The 40-year-old announced plans to introduce a new law to combat the misinformation, which would see social media websites face tougher rules over what they put online. French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rapidly push through economic and political changes in France over the coming months and said he would seek to jolt Europe into reforming too. [Full Article...]

A Judge Revoked a Man's Status as a Naturalized Citizen

A Judge Revoked a Man's Status as a Naturalized Citizen Singh's attorney could not be immediately reached. After the naturalised status of the Indian man was revoked, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna said, "I hope this case, and those to follow, send a loud message that attempting to fraudulently obtain US citizenship will not be tolerated". [Full Article...]

JNU PhD student Mukul Jain goes missing from campus

JNU PhD student Mukul Jain goes missing from campus A similar incident was reported from the JNU campus on October 15, 2016, when an MSc student Najeeb Ahmed had mysteriously gone missing from its Mahi Mandvi hostel following a scuffle with members of RSS-backed ABVP, a night before. University sources say that Jain worked under professor Shweta Saran to complete his PhD, which he has been pursuing since 2012. He lived with his mother in a rent... [Full Article...]


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