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23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

The bill would tend to increase individual market premiums before 2020, relative to those under current law - by an average of about 20 percent in 2018 and 5 percent in 2019. Democrats immediately pounced on the new CBO numbers, particularly who would be uninsured. In some regions, people with pre-existing medical conditions and others who were seriously ill "would ultimately be unable to purchase" robust coverage at premiums comparable to today's prices, "if they could purchase at ...



Healthcare stocks may be suffering due to Trump Budget plans

That's an honest assessment that takes into account the weakest decade of growth in USA history from 2007 to 2016, even weaker than 1930 to 1939 in the Great Depression. He also describes the president's recommendations as a "message budget to the right wing of the party". The cuts include $800 billion from Medicaid and $193 billion from food stamps.



Donald Trump's Budget, Spending Cuts Are 'Moral,' Mulvaney Says

The plan, Trump's first as president, combines $4.1 trillion for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year with a promise to bring the budget back into balance in 10 years, relying on aggressive spending cuts, a surge in economic growth - and a $2 trillion-plus accounting gimmick.


Nigerian economy in decline for more than a year

Nigerian economy in decline for more than a year

Average oil production inched up 0.07 million barrels per day (bpd) to 1.83 million barrels in the first quarter, the statistics office said. The report showed that the growth rate for the first quarter of 2017 shows an improvement over the revised -1.73 per cent GDP growth rate figure the nation recorded in December 2016.



How to watch Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference, day 2

If you pop over to your phone, Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana will ask if you want to pick up where you left off. "We designed Windows 10 to empower the creator in all of us", Terry Myerson , executive vice president of Windows and Devices Group, said, adding that this Creators Update "will empower innovative experiences".



U.S. Spy Chiefs Differ on Iranian Threat as Trump Rallies Allies

The U.S. stance against Iran is "deceptive and destructive" and attempts to undermine the sovereignty of the regional states besides supporting Israel, Qasemi said. At the conference, Netanyahu also thanked Trump for "the American change in policy on Iran " and praised the president's "bold decision to act against the use of chemical weapons in Syria", referring to Trump authorizing the launch of a number of missiles at the site where Syrian President Bashar al-Assad allegedly used ...