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Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

AP Photo/David Sharp WASHINGTON (AP) — A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments, calling his move to halt the subsidies an immediate threat to millions of Americans who could now face rising premiums and lost health care coverage. “What the president is doing is affecting people’s access and the cost of health care right now,” said Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, who has cast pivotal votes on health care in the narrowly … Read the referenced story here: Collins:…

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Politics 

Dems Target Ryan, Not Trump, to Take Back House

Democrats are relying on a counterintuitive insight as they plot how to win back a House majority in 2018: The GOP’s milquetoast congressional leaders are much more effective foils than their blustery president, Donald Trump. To that end, Democrats are targeting House Speaker Paul Ryan—not Trump—as the centerpiece of negative advertising for the upcoming midterm elections. Read Full Article » … Read the referenced story here: Dems Target Ryan, Not Trump, to Take Back House

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Israeli-Palestinian Issue Back in Spotlight After US Leaves UNESCO

State Department officials on Thursday defended the U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO, citing the need to see real reform at the United Nations cultural agency. “We would like to see the politics kept out of it,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters. “And we see with this anti-Israeli bias that is long documented on the part of UNESCO, that that needs to come to an end.” UNESCO, the U.N. Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, responded with regret over the decision. The U.S. had stopped funding the organization after it…

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Android 

Spend $2 on an Amazon sample and get $2 back to spend on full-size products

This deal doesn’t revolve around tech, but everyone can benefit from effectively free samples. Is this deal for me? Prime members, Amazon has a new exclusive deal just for you. Spend $2 on a sample that looks interesting to you, and Amazon will give you $2 in credit to spend on full-sized products from that same brand, including products from Starbucks, Gatorade, and more! There are a few $4 samples too that will credit you back $4. This deal is very similar to the Sample Box deals Amazon has been…

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