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Author: 0 Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill

He called Democrats "obstructionists" for not rallying around the measure, which was drafted behind closed doors by 13 Republican senators. Unless those holdouts can be swayed, their numbers are more than enough to torpedo the measure developed in private by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and deliver a bitter defeat for the president.

Author: 0 Massive Mastiff wins 29th annual Ugliest Dog contest

The panel based their decisions on first impressions , unusual attributes, personality and audience reaction, the agency added. The annual event took place Friday night at the Sonoma-Marin Fair. The World's Ugliest Dog contest is usually headlined by tiny, hairless Chihuahuas and mutts. After undergoing several surgeries, Martha can see again out of one eye and is no longer in pain.

Author: 0 Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative

A top House Democrat says President Obama should have reacted more forcefully upon learning of Russian election-meddling, but also asserted that it was illogical for President Trump to levy such criticism against his predecessor. The problem our country has is how to help people who are in the lowest economic straits, who have the most health challenges, get access to affordable coverage and, indeed, get well.

Author: 0 Germany reach Confederations Cup semis as referee needs VAR double-take

Australia battled to the final whistle of their 2017 Confederations Cup campaign in a 1-1 draw with Chile on Sunday night. After a goalless first-half, Hoffenheim midfielder Kerem Demirbay scored his maiden global goal in sumptuous style, picking out the top corner on the end of Julian Draxler's backheel before Timo Werner also claimed his first Germany goals with a brace, either side of Vincent Aboubakar pulling one back for Cameroon .

Business Whole Foods CEO calls Amazon buyout a
Author: 0 Whole Foods CEO calls Amazon buyout a "courtship"

That's because the long journey of, say, an avocado from Mexico gets progressively harder the closer it gets to the final buyer. "What happens when a machine bruises a piece of fruit and a customer is dissatisfied?" This could lure more millennials to buy their groceries online.

Author: 0 Germany in Confed Cup semis

Chile is now topping Group B of the tournament with four points and a goal differential of two. Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner both scored their first senior global goals as Germany beat 10-man Cameroon 3-1 to book their place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

Business At Least 4 Killed, Including Gunman, In Workplace Shooting In San Francisco
Author: 0 At Least 4 Killed, Including Gunman, In Workplace Shooting In San Francisco

The gunman targeted the UPS San Francisco Customer Center in the city's Potrero Hill district in southeast San Francisco , on San Bruno Avenue between 16th and 17th streets , just off the Bayshore Freeway. The shooter and all the victims were employees, UPS said in a statement . Several people believed to be UPS employees stood on the rooftop parking area at the building with their hands raised, apparently to indicate they were not involved and needed assistance.

Business How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday
Author: 0 How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

ET (1504 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 3.8 points, or 0.02 percent, at 21,525.19, the S&P 500 was down 6.96 points, or 0.28 percent, at 2,446.5. "We are starting to get into that area where people are thinking some of the shale exploration is going to go down". The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 8 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,445.

Author: 0 Pets at Home Group PLC

Investec has "Buy" rating and GBX 385 target. The stock of Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR) earned "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, June 7. The firm has "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt given on Tuesday, January 26. Anglo American plc is a mining company. The company has market cap of 3.92 billion GBP. The Firm focuses on developing and commercializing targeted oncology therapeutics that address unmet medical needs.

Business United orders 100 737 Max 10 aircraft
Author: 0 United orders 100 737 Max 10 aircraft

During the first three days of this year's Paris Air Show, Boeing announced orders and commitments for a total of 571 commercial aircraft, valued at $74.5bn at list prices. The order from United Continental Holdings Inc. gives the new plane a crucial initial boost and makes the Chicago-based carrier the biggest buyer of the model.

Author: 0 Nordea Investment Management Ab Decreased Its Anthem (ANTM) Stake by $122.31 Million

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 13,430 shares of the company's stock worth $2,221,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of ANTM in report on Monday, October 17 to "Neutral" rating. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $136.00 price target on shares of Anthem in a research note on Thursday, May 11th.

Business Policeman stabbed in MI airport attack
Author: 0 Policeman stabbed in MI airport attack

The officer was stabbed inside the airport's main terminal, Michigan State Police spokesman David Kaiser said by phone from the airport. "He further exclaimed something similar to, 'you have killed people in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and we are all going to die'".

Business Amazon Inks Its Biggest Deal, Buying Whole Foods for $13.7B
Author: 0 Amazon Inks Its Biggest Deal, Buying Whole Foods for $13.7B

Inc. will pay $42 per share for Whole Foods Market Inc. The building's footprint will be 855,000 square feet, but with three stories, the building will have a total of 2.4 million square feet inside. The S&P 500 consumer staples tumbled 1.7 percent - its biggest drop since November a year ago. The aquisition of the high-end, elite grocery store chain specializing in organic food, with 456 locations, will allow Amazon to integrate brick-and-mortar retail into its operations, and also ...

Author: 0 Nevada's Heller opposes GOP health bill

Brian Sandoval in Las Vegas. Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, McConnell can afford to lose just two of the 52 GOP senators and still prevail. "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans", Heller said at a press conference.

Business Parents React to New 'Snap Map' Feature
Author: 0 Parents React to New 'Snap Map' Feature

On June 21, Snapchat rolled out its latest feature - " Snap Map " - an interactive map within the app that lets you see your friends' exact locations... According to a statement from Snapchat, the majority of interactions within the app take place between close friends and the company wants to assure its users as well as parents and educators how Snap Map actually works.

Business Copa Holdings, Boeing Announce Deal For 15 737 MAX 10s
Author: 0 Copa Holdings, Boeing Announce Deal For 15 737 MAX 10s

One word of caution: Air Show "commitments" don't always materialize to become actual purchases. Boeing unveiled a new model of its best-selling 737 aircraft on Monday, injecting life into a faltering civil aviation market as French President Emmanuel Macron flew in to open the world's biggest airshow in Paris .

Author: 0 Five GOP senators now oppose health bill

Assistant Director of the Dayton Access Center for Independent Living, Greg Kramer, says cutting Medicaid would hurt many low-income people with disabilities who rely on the program for health care and services. The Senate measure would make major cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people. The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid, a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly.

Business Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says

While Warmbier's family was dealing with the grief of never speaking to their son again, the professor eviscerated his memory online. She also blamed Warmbier's parents for his "growing up thinking he could get away with whatever he wanted", according to Campusreform.org .

Author: 0 Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

Several members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, including Saudi Arabia, recently cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of funding extremism. "This is the most autocratic version of the Saudi regime we've seen until now". DUBAI, June 22 ( Reuters ) - Saudi Arabia's stock market extended on the previous session's rally on Thursday as investors focused on shares likely to benefit from economic reforms and from MSCI's decision while Qatar rebounded as foreign funds were net buyers.

Business Uber Founder Resigns Under Pressure As CEO, Published Report Says
Author: 0 Uber Founder Resigns Under Pressure As CEO, Published Report Says

The investors included one of Uber's biggest shareholders, the venture capital firm Benchmark, which has one of its partners, Bill Gurley, on Uber's board. Kalanick's ouster comes on the heels of Uber's "180 Days of Change" campaign aimed at improving the driver experience. Uber was already struggling in its hunt for a number two to fill a chief operating officer role.

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier

Warmbier, 22, died in a USA hospital on Monday after North Korea released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. The agency said: "Our related institutions are treating criminals who committed crimes against (our) republic strictly based on domestic law and worldwide standards, and Warmbier was no different", the KCNA said.

Business DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory
Author: 0 DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory

The queen is carrying on with royal duties despite the announcement that her husband, Prince Philip, has been hospitalized. The Guardian reported that the development came the day before the Queen's speech , and threatened to leave May uncertain of her ability to secure a majority in the Commons for her two-year legislative program.

Business Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues
Author: 0 Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

Residents in Lake Charles, Louisiana, uploaded images and video of the storm to social media on Wednesday as it battered the city with severe rain. In much of Upstate New York, which has had a very wet spring, it would take only 1 to 2 inches of rain in an hour to cause flash flooding.

Author: 0 Non-Standard Finance PLC (NSF) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Therefore 44% are positive. Auris Medical Holding AG had 3 analyst reports since March 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, May 9. Bath Savings Com invested in 133,327 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 0.03% or 13,500 shares. 17,720,333 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

Business London Bridge terrorists may have had siege plans
Author: 0 London Bridge terrorists may have had siege plans

A 28-year-old man was arrested at around 2am on Saturday in Barking, east London , on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism. Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, who was eventually shot by police, killed 86 people after he drove through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in July 2016.

Author: 0 Trump's Plan for a Nation of Apprentices

According to a White House fact sheet , nearly all CEOs have a problem finding talent. The new program, overseen by the Department of Labor , will cost an estimated $200 million and fill some six million vacant jobs in the country. While a broad range of experts and industry groups praised the administration's focus on apprenticeships, some anxious about opening up the federal process to outside players.

Business China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue
Author: 0 China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

Tillerson said last week that the United States expected Beijing to take action against its list of 10 bodies in China that it suspected were doing illicit business with Pyongyang. Chinese officials were not immediately available for comment after the talks. Discussions also focused on freedom of navigation through the Asia-Pacific region, and the peaceful resolution of disputes in the maritime space, Mattis said.