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Nov 30, 2016
Trump taps Obamacare critic to overhaul health system | ReutersBy Steve Holland | NEW YORK NEW YORK U.S. President-elect Donald Trump named a vociferous critic of Obamacare and a health policy expert to key appointments on Tuesday to help him repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature healthcare programme.Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopaedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary, and Seema Verma, the founder of a health policy consulting company, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of HHS and which oversees government health programs for the poor and the elderly and insurance standards.Vice President-elect Mike Pence, arriving at Trump Tower in New York, promised a "busy day" as the transition team continues filling key positions.
Nov 29, 2016
Donald Trump to nominate Georgia Representative Tom Price as health secretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Representative Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a person familiar with the decision.
Oct 30, 2016
Clinton enjoys solid lead in early voting - Reuters/Ipsos poll | ReutersBy Maurice Tamman | NEW YORK NEW YORK With 11 days to go before the U.S. presidential election, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by 15 percentage points among early voters surveyed in the past two weeks, according to the Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project.Though data is not available for all early voting states, Clinton enjoys an edge in swing states such as Ohio and Arizona and in Republican Party strongholds such as Georgia and Texas.An estimated 19 million Americans have voted so far in the election, according to the University of Florida’s United States Election Project, accounting for as much as 20 percent of the electorate.Overall, Clinton remained on track to win a majority of votes in the Electoral College, the Reuters/Ipsos survey showed.Having so many ballots locked down before the Nov. 8 election is good news for the Clinton campaign.
Oct 21, 2016
South Africa's withdrawal from International Criminal Court could spark a domino effectSouth Africa announced Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world's worst crimes.
Oct 17, 2016
Man blows himself up at TV centre in Abkhazia; security around public places stepped upAn unidentified man on Monday blew himself up at the state-owned TV centre in Abkhazia, a tiny Russian-backed breakaway region of Georgia, local officials said.
Oct 13, 2016
Egypt, Russia to hold joint military exercises in mid-October | ReutersCAIRO Egypt's armed forces will hold joint military exercises with their Russian counterparts on Egyptian soil for the first time from October 15-26, Cairo's military spokesman said on Wednesday.Days ago Egypt backed a Russian resolution in the U.N. Security Council on Syria that removed the demand for an end to air strikes on Aleppo stipulated in an alternative French resolution.
Oct 10, 2016
Aditi Ashok completes third straight top-ten finish on Ladies European Tour at Lacotse Open de FranceAditi Ashok played her fourth successive one-under 69 for her third straight top-10 finish on the Ladies European Tour at the Lacoste Ladies Open de France in France.
Oct 10, 2016
North Carolina rescues storm victims as Matthew heads out to sea | ReutersBy Judy Royal | CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. CAROLINA BEACH, N.C.
Oct 07, 2016
Death toll rises; Hurricane Matthew blasts Bahamas en route for United States | ReutersBy Zach Fagenson and Scott Malone | JUPITER/ORLANDO, Fla. JUPITER/ORLANDO, Fla.
Aug 20, 2016
Southern California firefighters make progress; 100 homes destroyed | ReutersArray