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Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million past year

Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million past year

Of the total, some 10.3 million people were newly displaced in 2016, around two-thirds fleeing within their own countries, according to an annual report by the group. A recent UNHCR report noted that of the close to three million refugees globally Turkey, Pakistan , Lebanon, Iran, Uganda and Ethiopia were the top hosts.



Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, during interviews on CNN's " State of the Union " and " Fox News Sunday ", defended the bill, claiming it would help drive down insurance premiums and make private insurance more affordable for those low-income Americans who would no longer qualify for Medicaid .



Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

Turkey, the most powerful regional country to stand by Qatar , has sent 100 cargo planes with supplies since its neighbors cut air and sea links. Erdogan called the demand that Qatar shut down Al-Jazeera an attempt to take away the network's press freedom and urged rights groups to speak out against that.


Oklahoma doctor charged in opioid deaths of 5 patients

Oklahoma doctor charged in opioid deaths of 5 patients

Oklahoma's attorney general announced on Friday five second-degree murder counts against Regan Nichols , whose patients died while she worked at a Midwest City clinic. Three of the individuals were allegedly prescribed "deadly" and "addictive" combination "cocktails", which included Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Alprazolam and Carisoprodol, according to the affidavit, which stated that all of the prescriptions were signed by Nichols.