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Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill

Sen. President Obama also issued a statement condemning the bill on Thursday, urging Republicans to vote against it. Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nev., who faces a competitive re-election race in 2018, says he has "serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid". Read More »

Telangana: 18-month-old girl falls into borewell, rescue ops underway

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While earth-moving machines started digging up near the borewell, Cyberabad Police Commissioner Sandeep Shandilya sought the services of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team positioned at Shaikpet in Hyderabad . A stringent action has been demanded against the Mandal Revenue officials by the NGO Balala Hakkula Sangam, for not ensuring the closure of such unsuccessful borewells. Read More »

Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed

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Pakistani nursing staff attend an injured girl at a hospital in. Earlier in the day, a vehicle bomb explosion also claimed 13 lives at Shuhada Chowk in Quetta. The bombing came ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Fitr, which follows the holy month of Ramadan, expected to end this weekend. "Till now at least 15 people have been confirmed killed in the attack as it is a very busy area", said Shahid Turi, a local lawmaker from the area. Read More »

Google Wiping Private Medical Records From Search Results

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Now Google will make sure "confidential" medical information can not be found when people search. As Google's indexing system will automatically add any publicly available information, leaks such as this can be emotionally, personally and financially devastating to the individuals affected. Read More »

London police: Manslaughter charges being considered in Grenfell Tower fire

McCormack said the Hotpoint FF175BP fridge-freezer had not been subject to any product recalls. The building's cladding failed all safety tests . Police are considering manslaughter charges in the case, McCormack said, along with other "criminal offences and breaches of legislation and regulations", as they investigate the fire. Read More »

Sen. Carper weighs in on Senate healthcare proposal

The Congressional Budget Office projected the House health-care plan would cost SC $2 billion over the next 10 years, Berkowitz said , estimating the Senate plan could cost even more . Bob Duncan, executive vice president of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and Cathy Mahaffey, chief executive of Common Ground Health Care Cooperative, said it would not be enough time for proper review. Read More »

How Analysts Rated Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Last Week?

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 10.51 million shares versus an average volume of 15.45 million shares during last trading session. State Street Corp now owns 166,049,068 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $8,863,705,000 after buying an additional 5,406,022 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft won't get interesting until the Celtics go on the clock with the third overall pick. T.J. Leaf became the second Bruin off the board when the Indiana Pacers took him with the No. Fultz also has the quickness and length - he has a 6-foot-10 wingspan - to be an excellent defender. But when he thought about it, the fact that Fultz loved oldies made ideal sense. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore

The National Hurricane Center said the storm made landfall between Cameron Parish, Louisiana, and Port Arthur, Texas. In the DFW area, there's only a 10 percent chance of rain today but East Texas will have a much better chance. A waterspout came ashore in Biloxi, MS, causing damage. Some other drivers, though, were pulling over and not attempting to navigate the flooded roads in the area. Read More »

North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

Tuesday's flights by B-1Bs came shortly after the death of a US college student who was recently released by North Korea in a coma following more than 17 months of captivity. He said North Korea's treatment of Mr Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard for human rights, for human dignity". Mr Warmbier was released earlier this month and returned to the U.S., where he was described as being in a "state of unresponsive wakefulness ". Read More »

Flipkart Dream Phone Sale: Includes iPhone, Pixel and More

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The sale, which is named as #OwnYourDreamPhone started on June 22 and will end on June 24, 2017 and allows customers to leverage exclusive deals on the website and its app. It is available at only Rs 14,999. Both the Google Pixel and Pixel XL are part of this discount. The e-commerce is also selling the 32GB variant of the Pixel for a price of Rs 39,999, down from Rs 57,000. Read More »

6GB 'Honor 8 Pro' slated for July launch in India

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The Honor 8 Pro has upgrades over the Honor 8 in every aspect , sans the camera department. Like some of Honor's previous devices, the handset generally launches in Asia first and later finds its way to other regions like the United States and Europe. Read More »

Virgin Super Hub 2 at threat from hackers

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Devices found to be vulnerable in this situation included CCTV cameras and children's toys. The group set up a home with a host of smart gadgets - from wireless cameras, to a smart padlock and a children's Bluetooth toy - and hired a team of ethical security researchers, SureCloud, to hack them. Read More »

Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar

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The young prince has been spearheading a sweeping economic and social reform programme for the kingdom, with his rise coming at a crucial time for Saudi Arabia which is in a battle with archrival Iran , fighting for legitimacy in Yemen and at loggerheads with fellow US Gulf ally Qatar . Read More »

WhatsApp Lets You Share Any File Type

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This is a good thing from the Facebook-owned app, especially since there has never been a clear understanding as to why it hasn't been able to support more file types for such a long time. However, this latest version is now rolling out in stages and apparently, only a handful of people can enjoy the new functionality. Additionally, if the feature is enabled, users will also be able to share all file types also using WhatsApp Web/Desktop. Read More »

Audi plans new e-tron model

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Production of the new Sportback will start at Audi Brussels (Belgium) in 2019. The news isn't a surprise as earlier this month the company's chairman, Rupert Stadler, announced plans to add more EV models to its range in the near future. The location is the same site where Audi will start building its e-tron electric SUV in 2018. As for range? Expect around 500km of reach from the battery pack hidden under the floor - an idea pioneered in the Mercedes-Benz B-Class but since adopted by ... Read More »

Uber founder resigns as CEO

Uber has made efforts to address public concerns this year. Vassallo said if he were on Uber's board, he would have supported the move to oust Kalanick, calling it "long overdue". A week earlier, Uber said it had fired 20 people after examining 215 claims of discrimination, harassment, unprofessional behaviour and bullying. Read More »

Cities: Skylines is Coming to PS4

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Marco Behrmann product manager at Paradox Interactive took to the PlayStation Blog to announce that Pillars of Eternity will be coming to console this Summer. The game introduces new mechanics to make emotions even more realistic and the difficulties of creating and maintaining a real city even more realistic and offer high levels of customization. Read More »

Samsung starts mass production of Exynos IoT processor

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The chip includes limited Wi-Fi support; it supports 802.11b/g/n single-band (2.4GHz) and has received the "Wi-Fi CERTIFIED" certificate from the Wi-Fi Alliance. The IoT market has much space for growth and it seems to expand faster with each month. The Exynos i T200 also comes with the Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) IP that provides authentication management without the need to fuse a silicon key, relying on a discrete security IC for key storage. Read More »

Resident Evil 2 Remake Won't Feature Claire, Leon and Ada Voice Actors

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Courtenay Taylor, another voice actor who voiced Ada Wong in three Resident Evil titles also confirmed she has not been asked back to voice her character, citing that Capcom is choosing to go with non-union voice actors. There's a similar situation with the upcoming Life is unusual prequel, which won't feature the talents of Ashly Burch. Matthew Mercer, the voice actor who has been voicing Leon Kenndey since the sixth installment in the Resident Evil franchise, will not be reprising ... Read More »