Four GOP senators: We won’t vote for new health care bill

June 23rd, 2017 by admin No comments »

Four GOP senators: We won’t vote for new health care bill

Four GOP senators: We won’t vote for new health care billIn a potentially game-changing move, four conservative senators quickly announced Thursday afternoon that they oppose the health care bill rolled out by Republican Senate leadership earlier in the day. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and Ron Johnson, R-Wis. said in a statement that the proposal did not go far enough to overhaul the current system. “There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current health care system, but it does not appear that this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to the Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs,” the group said in the release.

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Lawrence: We May Not Have Heard the End of Tapes and Trump

June 23rd, 2017 by admin No comments »

Lawrence: We May Not Have Heard the End of Tapes and Trump

Trump has finally admitted that he does not have recordings of his conversations but hints at conspiracy theories. Lawrence O’Donnell says he only tweeted the initial claim that put him in this messy position because Trump can’t keep himself from lying.

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Breakingviews TV: Destressing U.S. banks

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Breakingviews TV: Destressing U.S. banks
June 23 – Antony Currie and Gina Chon explain why the Fed may lose a key early-warning system about the nation’s biggest lenders if plans to defang parts of the annual stress tests go ahead.

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'From the Ashes,' 'Nobody Speak' mine politics of coal, free press

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'From the Ashes,' 'Nobody Speak' mine politics of coal, free press
Two topics very much in the headlines are the subject of documentaries this weekend, offering deep dives into sources of conflict in Donald Trump’s presidency. “From the Ashes” examines political efforts to sustain (or revive) the coal industry, while “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press” delves into journalism besieged by wealthy interests, as filtered largely through Hulk Hogan’s site-killing lawsuit against Gawker Media.
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Russia develops a taste for alcohol-free beer

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Russia develops a taste for alcohol-free beer
Russians are among the biggest drinkers of alcohol in the world, yet are developing a new taste for alcohol-free beer. As Sonia Legg reports, it could help save a brewing industry that has stalled under government initiatives to discourage drinking.

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Storage tanks full, oil set for worst H1 in 20 yrs

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Storage tanks full, oil set for worst H1 in 20 yrs
Oil edged up on Friday, recovering some of its steep falls earlier in the week, but crude is still set for its worst first-half decline in two decades despite ongoing production cuts. Ciara Lee reports.

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A year after Brexit vote: more questions than answers?

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A year after Brexit vote: more questions than answers?
One year on from the Brexit vote, UK stocks continue to lag peers in Europe and elsewhere as a cloudy outlook for sterling dented appetite among foreign investors. Ivor Bennett reports on the prospects for Britain in the week Brexit negotiations began.

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Toshiba offers to talk about chip sale: losses grow

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Toshiba offers to talk about chip sale: losses grow
Toshiba Corp has said it is open to talks with Western Digital Corp in their dispute over the sale of the Japanese conglomerate’s prized chip unit – an apparent olive branch after it chose another suitor as preferred bidder. As Sonia Legg reports, the offer comes after crisis-wracked Toshiba suffered further indignities, estimating bigger losses for the past financial year and getting demoted to the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

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Weibo takes hit as China tightens noose around online video

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Weibo takes hit as China tightens noose around online video
China tells three major web portals to shut down their video and audio streaming services, saying they carry politically-related material that breaks state rules and social commentary which incites negative opinions.

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Store closings have tripled so far this year

June 23rd, 2017 by admin No comments »

Store closings have tripled so far this year
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