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Donald Trump releases health care reform plan

The Hill notes that while Trump's new plan largely follows Republican ideas, in the area of prescription drugs his ideas are more aligned with Democrats. The plan calls for repealing Obamacare, breaking down barriers that prevent the sale of health insurance across state lines and making individuals' health insurance premium payments fully tax-deductible.

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China met targets in 5-year development roadmap: PM

China's leaders had been widely expected to target economic growth at between 6.5 per cent and 7 per cent this year, setting a range for the first time because policymakers are uncertain about the economy's prospects. This year's new increase will do little to close that gap, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The reports provide a blueprint of China's aspirations for the next five years, and show Beijing trying to strike a delicate balance between holding up growth and ...

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MI Gov Snyder lawyers up in Flint lead poisoning crisis

Roughly six months after limiting Flint's options, the state helped it return to Detroit's water system once it became clear that lead had leached from aging pipes into homes and businesses. Those named in her suit include firms hired to evaluate the city's water services as well Flint's former public utilities director, a former Michigan Department of Environmental Quality spokesman and the state's chief medical executive, the Flint Journal reported.

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Ashley Guindon: Rookie Virginia Officer Killed On First Day On The Job

Prince William County Police officer Mike Lomanaco walks by a home Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, following a fatal shooting at the residence Saturday evening in Woodbridge, Va . Prince William County's Commonwealth Attorney, Paul Ebert, spoke to reporters after the hearings concluded, but he would not say whether the Hamiltons had a history of domestic violence.

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Saudi Arabia raises crude prices for Asia

The agreement on freezing the oil output at January levels, which has already received support from a number of countries, is theater and is not meaningful, Arthur Berman, an independent United States geological consultant with thirty-seven years of experience in petroleum exploration and production believes.

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Oklahoma City Thunder Part-Owner Aubrey McClendon Killed in Car Crash

Oil magnate T. Boone Pickens, who knew McClendon for nearly 25 years, thought of him as a vital participant in the revitalization of the US energy industry. McClendon was also a major force in the Oklahoma City region. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...