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Trump unveils plan to reduce drug prices

Trump unveils plan to reduce drug prices

Democrats have long favored giving Medicare that power, but Republicans traditionally oppose the idea. Trump's plan calls on providers in the 340B drug discount program to report on how they use the savings. Trump returned somewhat to his previous fiery rhetoric against the industry, accusing the drug lobby of making an "absolute fortune" at the expense of patients. Read More

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Newly Single Don Jr

Newly Single Don Jr

The two reportedly attended a party on Sunday evening (May 6) for Trump's new ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell , in New York City . Not to mention, Don Jr.is also now in the midst of his own divorce with his wife of 12 years, Vanessa Trump , the former model and tomato sauce dynasty heiress . Read More

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Russia, Iran vow to adhere to nuclear deal

Russia, Iran vow to adhere to nuclear deal

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and his Iranian counterpart Abbas Arakchi met in Tehran, Moscow said on Thursday. President Trump announced Tuesday that the United States will withdraw from the Obama era agreement, calling the deal "defective at its core" and that "the Iranian regime has funded its long reign of chaos and terror by plundering the wealth of its own people". Read More

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Hitler-loving stalker sent guy 65K texts after one date: cops

Hitler-loving stalker sent guy 65K texts after one date: cops

Last month, while out of the county, the victim spotted Ades in his home on home surveillance video. She also stated she had threatened the man because she thought he had reported her to police. According to investigators, she had met the guy online about a year ago but she won't leave him alone. Police responded to a call Friday at the man's job where witnesses reportedly saw Ades acting hysterically and even claiming to be the man's wife. Read More

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Gas prices

Gas prices "steady" over the week

Gasoline inventories nationwide are recovering from record-high demand in April - and the national average gas price held steady for the week, as the spike in US pump prices appeared to temporarily level off. In the past month, oil prices have risen 10% and economists at The Wall Street Journal said due to indications by President Trump that he may withdraw from a 2015 global agreement with Iran that allowed an increase in oil exports in return for sanctions to its nuclear program. Read More

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ISIS explosions spark gun battle in Kabul

ISIS explosions spark gun battle in Kabul

At least six people were wounded although it is feared casualties could be higher. As police cordoned off part of the city's main commercial area, an official from a branch of Afghanistan International Bank reached by telephone said customers were sheltering in the bank premises as gunfire continued in the street outside. Read More

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New York's Legislature Must Appoint a Woman Attorney General

New York's Legislature Must Appoint a Woman Attorney General

No one is above the law, including New York's top legal officer. Two of them described repeated violence. Planned Parenthood Action, the political arm of the nation's largest abortion provider, told White House advisor Kellyanne Conway to delete her Twitter account Monday after she called out disgraced New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over horrific abuse allegations . Read More

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New zero-tolerance policy for immigrants entering illegally

New zero-tolerance policy for immigrants entering illegally

On Wednesday, Sessions said he would send 35 United States attorneys as well as 18 immigration judges to the border, to work full time on the asylum cases from caravan migrants he said sought to "overwhelm" and "stampede" it. The Department of Justice says Sessions will hold a news conference Monday afternoon in San Diego. Entering the United States without permission and proper documents has always been a misdemeanor, but previous policies allowed many of those apprehended to go through ... Read More

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Doctors reject Trump's 'war zone' comments on London crime

Doctors reject Trump's 'war zone' comments on London crime

Trump spoke about gun laws in France during a free-wheeling address to the National Rifle Association in Texas on Friday in which he also talked about knife crime in London, comparing a hospital in the city to a "war zone". The Daily Mail reports that French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian responded by expressing "firm disapproval" of Trump's suggestion that allowing people to be armed for self-defense would have made them safer. Read More

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Socceroos' Asian Cup opponents revealed

Socceroos' Asian Cup opponents revealed

India's opening match is against Thailand as UAE and Bahrain will face each other in the tournament opener. The prolific striker's remarks make sense as India has done badly against the continent's top opponents away from home during the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign, which preceded the Asian Cup qualification rounds. Read More

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Thousands Arrested in Protest against Putin

Thousands Arrested in Protest against Putin

Russian police on Saturday detain a protester at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in St.Petersburg, Russia . Navalny's team organized 90 protests across the country, dubbing them "He is not our czar", a reference to Putin , who was first elected president in 2000 and is already Russia's longest-serving leader since Joseph Stalin. Read More

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Germany expects permanent European Union exemption from U.S. tariffs

Germany expects permanent European Union exemption from U.S. tariffs

Metals markets were steady on Tuesday and aluminum prices were little changed. Still, "I wouldn't be going all the way over there if I didn't think there was some hope", he said in an interview with CNBC . However, the European Union officials expressed their dissatisfaction as the USA didn't grant permanent exception on steel and aluminium tariffs while managed to reach an agreement with Argentina, Brazil and Australia. Read More

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US Judge Says Mueller Prosecutes Manafort Only to Get to Trump

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III grilled the special counsel's team for almost an hour, questioning their "unfettered power" to prosecute and their desire to "tighten the screws" on Manafort, according to NBC's Ken Dilanian . He noted that the law authorizing the special counsel was passed to replace the old independent counsel law, which was derided for allowing overbroad, yearslong investigations during the Reagan and Clinton administrations. Read More

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Severe storms possible after 7 pm tonight

Severe storms possible after 7 pm tonight

The unseasonably warm air will move into the Northeast and the East Coast on Wednesday , Thursday and Friday with some areas from Washington, D.C.to Boston reaching 90 degrees. After that, most spots stay dry under a mostly cloudy sky. High temperatures on both days will likely be almost 20 degrees above average. South wind 6 to 10 miles per hour becoming east after midnight. Read More

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Trump could turn a subpoena to his advantage

Trump could turn a subpoena to his advantage

She said later that Flood would be joining the White House staff to "represent the president and the administration against the Russian Federation witch hunt". Later, Caputo worked in the press shop of Trump's short-lived 1988 presidential campaign that was spearheaded, in part, by Stone, and the two reunited in 2015, during the nascent days of Trump's presidential run. Read More

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The world's Press Freedom in 2018

The world's Press Freedom in 2018

Hundreds of journalists from across the world have gathered in Ghana's capital city of Accra, to commemorate this year's World Press Freedom Day . Chapter 12 of the Constitution guarantees freedom of the press and independence of the media, while chapter two prohibits censorship. Read More

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26-story building in Brazil collapses after massive blaze

26-story building in Brazil collapses after massive blaze

One resident, Romulo de Souza, told Globo TV that the fire started on the fourth floor. Witnesses heard someone calling for help on an upper floor when the building collapsed. Victims shouted "leave", behind him. França said about 150 buildings in the region were occupied by organised groups of squatters, who have pressured the government for years to provide housing for the city's homeless. Read More

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Medicines Safely Collected On Drug Take Back Day

Medicines Safely Collected On Drug Take Back Day

The take back initiative only accepts pills and patches that are expired or unused; no needles or inhalers were taken. Several agencies around the region including Bristol, and Kingsport also held drug take back day events. The medication drop boxes are open Monday through Friday. There are 13 locations throughout Erie County that contain prescription drop-off boxes, including the Erie and Wesleyville Police Departments as well as Mercyhurst University's Police Department at the main and ... Read More

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