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Davis votes against pivotal ACA data

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act and those who want to see it replaced share the desire to make health care as available and affordable as possible. That goal cannot be achieved without data — about what the ACA currently costs the United States, about what repealing it w...

I Did Not See Wisa’s Sex Organ- Jessica Tells Court

Programmes Manager for Citi 97.3 FM, Jessica Opara-Saforo, has told a court in Accra she did not see the sex organ of popular hiplife musician Wisa Greid, which the latter was alleged to have displayed on stage during a concert organised by the station in December 2015. The arti...

Menendez raises concerns over secretary of state nominee

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey senator who sits on the panel that will hold confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state is expressing concerns about the nominee's "overall depth of understanding" of United States foreign policy. But...

Scott Walker calls for special session of Wisconsin Legislature to combat opioid abuse

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday called for a special session of the state Legislature to take up proposals designed to combat heroin and opioid abuse. The call for a special session is one of three executive orders Walker will sign Wednesday at ceremonies throughout the...

Griffin to advise British company

Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Tuesday that he's started his own company and that London-based corporate communications advisory firm Brunswick Group is a client. The Little Rock Republican ...

French president Hollande pardons woman who shot dead violent husband

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday made a rare use of his presidential powers to pardon a woman who had been convicted in 2012 of the murder of her violent husband. Jacqueline Sauva...

President Hollande pardons woman in jail for murdering husband after decades of abuse

A French woman who murdered her husband after decades of abuse has been released from prison after being given a full pardon by President Francois Hollande. Jacqueline Sauvage, now 69, had been s...

Video games website Steam fined $3 million for refusing refunds

Gaming company Valve Corporation has been hit with a $3 million fine after the Federal Court found its online games site Steam breached Australian Consumer Laws. The court imposed the maximum fi...

New Haven Man Sentenced In Bank Robbery Spree

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A 38-year-old man accused of committing five bank robberies in New Haven and another in Albany, New York has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison. Juan Cruz o...

New Haven man gets 7-year sentence in bank robbery spree

Authorities say Cruz had recently been released from prison for robbing a bank in East Haven when he began a month-long robbery spree in October, 2015 by taking over $1,500 from the Santander Ban...

Malta Public Transport company incurs €135,000 in fines - The Malta Independent

The  135,000 worth of fines incurred by the bus company operating the public transport service in this year alone would only have a positive effect on the service, Minister Joe Mizzi told Parlia...

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