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Elderly man arrested after 'strangling 23-year-old woman on their first date'

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:43pm

A 77-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly strangling a 23-year-old woman on their first date. Alan Richard Schmitt, from Virginia, was arrested at the home of the woman, who has not been named, after she claimed he attacked her following conversations on a dating website.


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Bernie Sanders backs 'millionaires' tax' to fix New York subway

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:38pm

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fight for a "millionaires' tax" to help repair the country's largest subway system got a boost as U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, one of the nation's most popular politicians, endorsed the plan on Monday. "What the mayor is saying and what we should be doing in Washington is we say to the wealthiest people in this country: 'You know what, you need to start paying your fair share of taxes,'" Sanders said at a news conference with de Blasio at a Manhattan subway station that began a little late after train delays. An independent senator from Vermont who espouses democratic socialism, Sanders lost the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton but remains an influential voice on the party's left wing and repeatedly tops opinion polls of the country's most well-liked politicians.


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The Latest: On stand, Bergdahl says sorry to the wounded

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:38pm

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on sentencing hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (all times local):


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Anthony Bourdain Blasts Quentin Tarantino For Weinstein Complicity

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:35pm

Anthony Bourdain cooked up some strong words for Quentin Tarantino over the weekend during a conference Q&A session over the director’s “complicity” in Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual assault.


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'Real Housewives of Dallas' star LeeAnne Locken regrets hot mic moment, reveals reunion 'epiphany' she had

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:31pm

"Real Housewives of Dallas" star LeeAnne Locken has had quite the season: From extreme highs (getting engaged!) to extreme lows (contracting a flesh-eating bacteria) and every argument and hot mic moment in between, Locken has truly been through it all this year.


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Afghan Taliban say kidnapped U.S. professor is seriously ill

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:28pm

The Afghan Taliban said on Monday that Kevin King, one of two professors from the American University of Afghanistan who were kidnapped in Kabul last year, is seriously ill and needs urgent medical attention. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said King, an American, was suffering from "dangerous" heart disease and kidney problems. "His illness has intensified, his feet have swollen and sometimes he becomes unconscious and his condition worsens every day," Mujahid said in a statement.


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Obamacare benchmark premiums up 37 percent in 2018 after subsidy cut-off

Reuters Health News - October 30, 2017 - 2:24pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The average monthly premium for benchmark Obamacare insurance plans will surge around 37 percent in 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Monday, fueled by the Trump administration's suspension of billions of dollars in subsidy payments to health insurers.
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Obamacare benchmark premiums up 37 percent in 2018 after subsidy cut-off

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:17pm

By Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) - The average monthly premium for benchmark Obamacare insurance plans will surge around 37 percent in 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Monday, fueled by the Trump administration's suspension of billions of dollars in subsidy payments to health insurers. The average monthly premium for the second-lowest cost "silver" plan for a 27-year-old will rise to $411 a month in 2018 from $300 a month this year, before tax credits are applied. Federal tax credits that help individuals buy coverage will also rise sharply, according to a report from the health department's Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.


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U.S., South Korea, Japan urge North Korea to cease 'irresponsible' provocations

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 2:10pm

Senior defense officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan held trilateral talks and urged North Korea to walk away from its "destructive and reckless path" of weapons development, the U.S. military said in a statement.


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White House Press Secretary: Indicted Campaign Members Had 'Nothing To Do With' Trump

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 1:54pm

WASHINGTON ― White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday shrugged off news of criminal charges against several members of President Donald Trump’s campaign, arguing they had “nothing to do with the president” or “the activities of the campaign.”


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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have reportedly broken up

Pharma news - October 30, 2017 - 1:54pm

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd (né Abel Tesfaye) have reportedly called it quits.


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