• General election 2017: Conservatives pledge to end mental health 'injustice'
General election 2017: Conservatives pledge to end mental health 'injustice'

It would be replaced with new laws tackling discrimination against those with mental health problems. Household income and employment status were associated with poor mental health, meaning 73% of those living in the lowest household income bracket report having experienced a mental health problem, compared to 59% of the highest household income ...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at 'fake media' over coverage of healthcare act
Donald Trump lashes out at 'fake media' over coverage of healthcare act

In all, the Republican health care bill would cut Medicaid by nearly $840 billion over 10 years, with most of that money going to cut taxes for corporations and wealthy Americans. In 11 states a year ago, average premiums rose by 40 percent or more. Under the Republican bill, states could get waivers that allow insurers to charge higher premi...

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  • Greipel claims maiden pink jersey with stage two win
Greipel claims maiden pink jersey with stage two win

The 148-kilometer stage from Tortoli to Cagliari was a tough one, with heavy winds making it hard for any team to successfully set up an early attack. While the likes of Vincenzo Nibali, Nairo Quintana and the other big-name favourites finished in the main pack, Australia's Rohan Dennis (BMC) conceded more than five minutes, effectively ending an...

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  • 3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins
3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

The Palestinian National Committee for the Support of the Prisoners' Strike also said that the clip was fake , that it was old footage from 2004. The Israel Prison Service didn't say how Barghouti got the food, but insiders admit they set him up to see whether he was actually sticking to his hunger strike.

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  • Sei Young Kim wins LPGA Tour's Lorena Ochoa Match Play
Sei Young Kim wins LPGA Tour's Lorena Ochoa Match Play

She eagled [Nos. 2 and 6]. I think she was 5 under in seven holes. "I am really pleased, because it's been one year that I have not played good", Kim said. In the morning semifinals at Club de Golf Mexico, Kim beat Mi Jung Hur 5 and 4, and the third-ranked Jutanugarn topped Michelle Wie 4 and 3. I was so frustrated with my game.

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  • Girl student asked to remove undergarment before taking NEET exam
Girl student asked to remove undergarment before taking NEET exam

The exam concluded at 1 pm. Around 2,000 appeared in NEET in Goa. Under 15% all India quota, the merit list will be equal to the availability of seats for allotment in MBBS/BDS programme. Over 11 lakh MBBS and BDS aspirants appeared for the NEET at over 1,900 centers across the country on Sunday. Before that the NEET 2017 official Answer Keys a...

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  • Officer released from hospital after being shot in face
Officer released from hospital after being shot in face

He is now in recovery mode. Rooms at the motel were evacuated and a nearby train station was closed at the time of the incident. Shastany said officers later entered the room and found the suspect dead. "I was just watching TV and then I heard gunshots", one man who was saying in the hotel recalled. And that was about it. After the suspect barr...

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  • UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election
UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

While Mr Corbyn's supporters hope his populist appeal as an outsider could lead to an unexpected shock win, similar to the Brexit vote and the US Presidential victory, he now lies very far behind Theresa May in opinion polls. The party will put retaining the benefits of the single market and customs union at the heart of its negotiations with Bru...

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  • Safe zones plan backed by Russia goes into effect
Safe zones plan backed by Russia goes into effect

With the help of Russian Federation and Iranian-backed militias, the Syrian government has gained the military upper hand against rebel groups, including some supported by Turkey, the USA and Gulf monarchies. It builds on a ceasefire agreed between Russian Federation and Turkey last December that reduced violence for a period but gradually fell apa...

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  • Senators Reportedly Ask Trump Pals for Records of Russia Contacts
Senators Reportedly Ask Trump Pals for Records of Russia Contacts

Former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page has dismissed a request from the Senate Intelligence Committee seeking information on his Russian contacts, leading the panel's co-chairs to hint Friday that they may subpoena the data. The letter from the Senate committee, which was jointly signed by Burr and Senator Mark Warner, Democrat of Virgnina...

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  • Tribeca: Barbra Streisand Reflects on Acting Career, Directing Struggles
Tribeca: Barbra Streisand Reflects on Acting Career, Directing Struggles

She explained: "There was a lot of older directors who didn't want to see a woman director, I don't think". They don't want to see a woman director. You learn something new everyday, though I didn't learn anything new about Rodriguez's films as none of them were discussed. "I was pleased to see people holding up signs at the Academy Awards that...

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  • North Afghan district falls to Taliban
North Afghan district falls to Taliban

He said several police and soldiers had been killed and wounded. "That is why the district falls for the third time", he said. After nearly two days of heavy clashes, Afghan security forces withdrew Saturday from Qala-e-Zal district, one of six within Kunduz province, according to Mahfuzullah Akbari, a regional police spokesperson.

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  • 50000 face evacuation in Germany over World War-II bombs
50000 face evacuation in Germany over World War-II bombs

The evacuation officially began Friday evening with residents in elderly care facilities, but most people remained in the densely populated area until early Sunday. More than 70 years after the end of the war, unexploded bombs are regularly found buried in Germany, legacies of the intense bombing campaigns by the Allied forces against Nazi German...

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  • Mehbooba invokes Vajpayee, says only Modi can find solution to Kashmir problem
Mehbooba invokes Vajpayee, says only Modi can find solution to Kashmir problem

Taking a dig at former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, she said, "Pehle wale PM bhi Pak jana chahte, par zurrat nahi ki". Mehbooba's party PDP has virtually lost its support base in south Kashmir after over five months of unrest previous year.

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  • Arvind Kejriwal took ₹2 crore from Satyendar Jain, alleges Kapil Mishra
Arvind Kejriwal took ₹2 crore from Satyendar Jain, alleges Kapil Mishra

Mishra's removal came last evening minutes after a series of tweets from him promised a "massive expose on tanker scam". " Satyendra Jain himself has accepted in front of me that he has made a deal of Rs. "Therefore, in the interest of the constitutional proprietary, it is important that you take cognisance of these grave matters of corruption ...

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  • Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues
Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

Amid the growing crisis in Venezuela , the well-known orchestra director Gustavo Dudamel asked the president of his country, Nicolas Maduro, to listen to the cries of his people and to stop acts of repression. In 2014, during a previous round of deadly anti-government unrest, he conducted a commemorative concert in downtown Caracas blocks away f...

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  • Australian health care system better than US
Australian health care system better than US

President Trump boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Thursday, May 4, 2017. "I shouldn't say this to my great gentleman and friend from Australia because you have better health care than we do".

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  • US Military Will Pitch Revised Afghan War Plan To Trump
US Military Will Pitch Revised Afghan War Plan To Trump

Still, some U.S. officials question the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan . Current and former US officials have said the Pentagon is looking to add up to 5,000 troops to the 8,400 now in Afghanistan . A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official told the Associated Press that the United States has sent letters to alliance memb...

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  • Barcelona takes on Villarreal in crucial La Liga matchup
Barcelona takes on Villarreal in crucial La Liga matchup

Barcelona defeated Villarreal 4-1 today in a match at the Camp Nou that was not almost as one-sided as the score suggested. Neymar opened the scoring after Messi's deflected strike was turned in by the Brazilian, but ten minutes later Cedric Bakambu equalised on the half-hour mark for the visitors.

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  • President Trump would consider raising gas tax to improve highways
President Trump would consider raising gas tax to improve highways

Congress has not raised the gas tax since 1993. McKeon (D), chairman of the Assembly Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to the state's congressional delegation April 28, urging them to oppose the Trump plan. And they rely on the dubious assumption that Congress will no longer allow state and local taxes to be deducted from federal taxes. "He ha...

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