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Senators announce plan for insurance markets

Senators announce plan for insurance markets

Lamar Alexander of Tennessee told reporters that he and a top Democrat have reached an agreement on a plan to extend the federal payments that Trump has blocked. The California Health Care Foundation says roughly 8,000 Merced County residents are in the state's version of Obamacare , Covered California , though it's unclear how many of those are eligible for subsidies, according to Kathleen Grassi, director of the Merced County Department of Public Health.


RSS leader shot dead in Ludhiana

RSS leader shot dead in Ludhiana

Punjab Police told the media that Gosain was shot twice, once on his head and the other on the back. The case becomes more intriguing as Ravinder Gosain never received any threats before. He was the Sangh Pracharak (regional missionary) at the RSS shakha in Ludhiana . Ravinder was about to enter his house when the two motorcyclists fired at him.


OECD: Reversing Brexit could 'significantly' boost the United Kingdom economy

OECD: Reversing Brexit could 'significantly' boost the United Kingdom economy

But it warned the very real threat of no deal would spark a sharp reaction by financial markets, sending the exchange rate to new lows and leading to a downgrade in the UK's sovereign rating. Reviving labour productivity growth was a challenge "compounded by Brexit", it said, calculating that leaving the European Union could reduce total factory productivity by about three percent after 10 years due to reduced trade.


Highway Patrol enforcing stop arm, traffic violations around school zones

Highway Patrol enforcing stop arm, traffic violations around school zones

School buses use yellow flashing lights to alert motorists that they are preparing to stop to load or unload children. October 16 marks the first day of National School Bus Safety Week, which features participation from districts across the county and more than 350 bus drivers in Atlanta.



IL ranks 29th in tax climate for business

Scott Drenard, the Tax Foundation's director of state projects, praised IN for its well-structured tax climate. States with simple, transparent and neutral tax systems did well in the rankings, while states with complicated tax systems did poorly.


Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

The UN has described the violence led by the military in Myanmar as "textbook ethnic cleansing". It shows the extent of the exodus with crowds stretching for kilometres. On Tuesday, worldwide aid agencies sharply revised upward their overall estimate for the number of Rohingya refugees who have fled to southeastern Bangladesh amid a cycle of violence in Rakhine that broke out on August 25.