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Memorial Day Weekend: Rainy at times

There will be a threat of rain, as well. Friday and Saturday are expected to be dry, but a chance of rain returns for Sunday and Monday. The National Weather Service at Morristown is now forecasting a 50 percent chance of rain on Thursday.


UK GDP growth weaker than expected as inflation hits spending

UK GDP growth weaker than expected as inflation hits spending

She said: "Although there are many challenges ahead - not least further rises in inflation - we don't think any slowdown this year will be too severe". The ONS said overall investment was the biggest driver of growth in the first quarter, while net trade provided the biggest drag on output. Prices have been picking up pace since the Brexit vote because it sent the pound sharply lower and has raised the cost of imports to the UK.


Under U.S. Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage - watchdog

Under U.S. Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage - watchdog

For ill people in those states, "it would become more difficult" for seriously ill people to buy insurance "because their premiums would continue to increase rapidly", the report said. Moments after the CBO's report, Trump and Republicans were blasted on social media. It also placed MacArthur squarely in the crosshairs of Democrats and other opponents of the health care legislation.



OPEC, Russia Want Longer Period of Production Cuts

Russia's energy ministry said extending the cuts, which were came into force in November, through to 31 March 2018 would demonstrate "producers' determination to ensure stability, predictability and incremental development of the market".



Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

Cindy Zeldin of Georgians for a Healthy Future , who estimated the previous version of the bill would cut coverage for more than a half-million people in the state, said the score showed this version was not an improvement. "Lowering premiums for the lucky few by kicking older, poorer, and sick Utahns to the curb is a gimmick, not smart or effective policy". It would eliminate the mandates that require almost all Americans to have coverage and companies with more than 50 workers to ...



China urges North Korea to not violate United Nations resolutions again

The US-drafted statement was agreed on the eve of the emergency meeting requested by the United States, Japan and South Korea to discuss a course of action on North Korea . On Monday, North Korea said it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness.