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by | December 17, 2018 | 13:52

The ACA was signed into law by former US President Barack Obama in 2010 to provide affordable health care to all Americans. In a 55-page opinion, US District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled on yesterday that last year's tax cut bill knocked the constitutional foundation from under " Obamacare " by eliminating a penalty for not having coverage.

by | December 17, 2018 | 13:43

During their landmark summit in June, Kim and Trump agreed that Pyongyang would make efforts toward denuclearisation in exchange for the United States freezing its joint military drills with South Korea as well as potential sanctions relief.

by | December 17, 2018 | 13:41

The Kyodo news agency reported that the strength of the blast had caused a number of nearby buildings to collapse. Firefighters operate at the site where a large explosion occurred at a restaurant in Sapporo , Hokkaido , northern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo December 16, 2018.

by | December 16, 2018 | 08:58

The police also told that search and rescue operations are now underway at the incident site by the National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force. "It appeared the miners resumed mining coal three to four days ago". Migrants from poorer parts of the country come to work illegally in the coal mine area, where they earn enough money to pay off powerful people who make sure the mines' guards don't interfere.

by | December 16, 2018 | 08:52

Waziri said he expected one of the shafts to lead to the coffin or sarcophagus of Wahtye. Egyptologists are expecting to make more discoveries when they excavate them. 'It is exceptionally well preserved, coloured, with sculpture inside. Saying that the tomb belonged to a person named "Wahtye", Al-Anani added that the person served as a royal purification priest and Responsible of the Royal Palace, one of the great palaces of the Egyptians.

by | December 16, 2018 | 07:37

Meanwhile, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in his meeting with Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, on Thursday insisted on Afghan-lead peace process. Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the Memorandum of Understanding was signed on the sidelines of the trilateral summit between Afghanistan, Pakistan, and China.

by | December 16, 2018 | 05:29

A 26-year-old man has been charged with her murder. He also praised police involved in the investigation, which resulted in a 26-year-old man being charged with murder on Monday. President Kate Davenport QC and vice-president Jonathan Eaton QC are calling on those who are breaching the orders to stop doing so. And this often doesn't even need an order: the rules against publishing prior convictions, for example, are well known enough that Courts don't need to ban it in specific cases: ...

by | December 16, 2018 | 04:18

According to lipreaders, Mrs May said to Mr Juncker: 'You called me nebulous. "We need to acknowledge the risk that parliament could spend the next precious few months debating about preferred solutions and end up with no compromise, no agreement and no deal ".

by | December 16, 2018 | 03:53

Mr Hunt said: "I think every MP has a corner of their heart that says they would like to have a crack at the top job". They said they would quickly try to construct a new trade deal and pledged that a legally binding insurance policy to keep the Irish border open would only be used temporarily.

by | December 16, 2018 | 03:23

Asked why he made the payments, Cohen said it was out of his "blind loyalty" to Trump and to "help [Trump] and his campaign". Cohen: You have to remember at what point in time that this matter came about - two weeks or so before the election.

by | December 16, 2018 | 02:58

The return of the bombers comes after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a public statement sharply criticizing the "corrupt" governments of both Russian Federation and Venezuela, and calling the deployment a waste of money. The daily hinted that this topic figured during Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's recent visit to Moscow. Russia's Defence Ministry, which said the bombers had been accompanied by two other Russian military planes, did not say if the planes were carrying ...

by | December 16, 2018 | 00:24

The Anglican leaders urged politicians and the public to insert civility into the debate amid intense discussions over Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. Labour has said the withdrawal deal was now "dead in the water". This would involve the United Kingdom falling back on World Trade Organisation rules which provide baseline requirements for tariff and customs arrangements between countries outside trading blocs like the EU.

by | December 15, 2018 | 23:13

Ukrainian Orthodox priests are holding a historic synod in Kyiv's Saint Sophia's Cathedral to establish a new national church, one that does not have ties to Russian Federation. This year, those tensions spilled over into the religious arena. The ruling in October sparked fury in Moscow, which has overseen the Ukrainian branch of the church for 332 years, and led the Russian branch to cut all ties with the Istanbul patriarchate.

by | December 15, 2018 | 22:26

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. They went in so confident that they had cornered the president and he would have to agree to their terms, that their shock was visible when the president took responsibility.

by | December 15, 2018 | 22:12

While it isn't her fault that her husband is an egomaniacal fast food-fueled toddler who got famous for playing a game of Monopoly on America, she is responsible for what she says. Melania Trump made news this week by criticizing journalists as "opportunists" who advance themselves through criticism of her and her family. In the segment that aired on " Hannity " Wednesday, the Fox News host did not ask her about that, but he did ask about the media speculation about her, her family, and ...

by | December 15, 2018 | 21:13

Addressing journalists, May said it was the kind of "robust" discussion you can have with people you know well, adding: "What came out of that was his clarity that he had been talking, when he used that phrase, about a general level of debate".

by | December 15, 2018 | 19:59

There are now 15 fire appliances in attendance at the scene. On Facebook at around 12.30pm, a spokesperson for Chester Zoo said: "We can confirm that the fire brigade is now fighting a fire inside our Monsoon Forest habitat". The zoo has shared a number of updates on social media, in which it has confirmed the zoo remains closed and that visitors were evacuated. It is the largest indoor zoo exhibit in United Kingdom history, according to Chester Zoo, and is home to tropical animals and ...

by | December 15, 2018 | 19:56

For Trump , picking Mulvaney is effectively as close as possible to picking himself for chief of staff. "It is an honor to have the President consider me as he looks to choose a new White House Chief of Staff". He's politically experienced as a former congressman and he heads the White House Office of Management and Budget. "As a result I have asked him to no longer keep me in any of his considerations for this post".

by | December 15, 2018 | 19:13

Carroll bought the home from his mother before her death in 1998, and spent years digging around for his father's remains, spurred on by a hunch and a psychic who purportedly got a hit in the basement, he said. Carroll grew up wondering what happened to his dad, who vanished without a trace in 1961 when Carroll was just eight months old. Carroll told Newsday that he called the rest of the family with the news immediately after the bones were found, on the night of October 30.

by | December 15, 2018 | 17:57

The 57-year old Zinke has yet to speak on this matter. His appointment angered environmental advocacy groups who accused Mr Zinke of being in hock to corporate polluters. Zinke in November denied he already was hunting for his next job. Democratic Party's congressman Raul Grijalva had previously promised to compel Mr Zinke to testify about the accusations against him and to subpoena records related to the allegations.