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Connecticut lawmakers approve labor pact with pension concessions

Connecticut lawmakers approve labor pact with pension concessions

Published 31/07/2017

Connecticut lawmakers narrowly approved a new labor contract with public employees on Monday that is expected to save the state at least $1.2 billion - largely through pension concessions - and could clear the way for lawmakers to agree on a past due budget.

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Factbox: Trump on Twitter (July 31) – Obamacare, Insurance companies, Stock market

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (July 31) – Obamacare, Insurance companies, Stock market

Published 31/07/2017

President Donald Trump talks to reporters about the departure of his Chief of Staff Reince Priebus as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, July 28, 2017.

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expre

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Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies

Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies

Published 31/07/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about his proposed U.S. government effort against the street gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, to a gathering of federal, state and local law enforcement officials in Brentwood, New York, U.S. July 28, 2017.

U.S. President Donald Trump took aim at insurers on Monday in an escalating threat to cut the healthcare subsidy payments that make Obamacare plans affordable, after repeatedly urging Republican senators to keep working to undo his Democratic predecessor's healthcare law.

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Trump felt Scaramucci comments to New Yorker inappropriate: White House

Trump felt Scaramucci comments to New Yorker inappropriate: White House

Published 31/07/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 31, 2017.

U.S. President Donald Trump felt Anthony Scaramucci, whom he fired as his communications chief on Monday, made inappropriate comments to The New Yorker magazine, the White House said.

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Trump administration reaches deal with Texas counties on immigration

Trump administration reaches deal with Texas counties on immigration

Published 31/07/2017

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) acting director Thomas Homan addresses the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. July 27, 2017.

U.S. immigration authorities signed deals on Monday with 18 of Texas' 254 counties to expand a program that allows jailers at local sheriffs' offices to cooperate with federal authorities in immigration enforcement.

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Krishchenko, killed people and corruption plaguing Ukraine!

Krishchenko, killed people and corruption plaguing Ukraine!

Published 17/07/2017

Today walking in downtown Kiev nothing doesn't ring a bell about the bloody terrifying events of Dignity Revolution 2013. But political and social situation in [more…]

Senate delays healthcare vote as McCain recovers from surgery

Senate delays healthcare vote as McCain recovers from surgery

Published 17/07/2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at a Harden County Republican party fundraiser in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, U.S., June 30, 2017.

The U.S. Senate will delay its consideration of healthcare legislation while Arizona Republican Senator John McCain recuperates from surgery, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Saturday.

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U.S. Secret Service rejects suggestion it vetted Trump son`s meeting

U.S. Secret Service rejects suggestion it vetted Trump son`s meeting

Published 16/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio U.S. July 19, 2016.

The U.S. Secret Service on Sunday denied a suggestion from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer that it had vetted a meeting between the president's son and Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign.

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Eight to 10 Republicans have concerns on healthcare bill: Collins

Eight to 10 Republicans have concerns on healthcare bill: Collins

Published 16/07/2017

U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) talks to reporters as she leaves a meeting of the Senate Republican caucus to unveiling of Senate Republicans' revamped proposal to replace Obamacare health care legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 13, 2017.

Eight to 10 Republican U.S. senators have serious concerns about Republican healthcare legislation to roll back Obamacare, moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins, who opposes the bill, said on Sunday.

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Trump campaign paid lawyer now representing son $50,000 in June

Trump campaign paid lawyer now representing son $50,000 in June

Published 16/07/2017

Donald Trump Jr. (L) gives a thumbs up beside his father Donald Trump (R) after Trump's debate against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S. September 26, 2016.

Donald Trump's campaign paid $50,000 to the law office now representing Donald Trump Jr. a little more than a week before news surfaced of an unreported meeting with a Russian attorney that has prompted new accusations of collusion.

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