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McCain to return for pivotal U.S. Senate vote on healthcare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain will return to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a crucial role in salvaging Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and keep their years-long pledge to unwind the 2010 healthcare overhaul.

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BRIEF-Invacare reaches new consent decree milestone

* Invacare says received notice from FDA that co has successfully satisfied requirements to resume full operations at its manufacturing facility in Elyria, Ohio

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Hospital operator HCA Healthcare's quarterly revenue rises 4 pct

July 25 (Reuters) - HCA Healthcare Inc, the largest U.S. for-profit hospital operator, reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly revenue on higher patient admissions.

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UPDATE 2-Centene profit beats on Obamacare strength, higher enrollments

* Shares up 3.3 pct premarket (Adds analysts' comments, details, shares)

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Health Bill, Boy Scouts, Jimmy Choo: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Future Unclear for Veterans Choice Program After House Bill Falters

A Republican plan that diverted funds to the program and did not allocate additional funds for in-house V.A. care galvanized opposition groups.

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Health Care Showdown: Senate Health Care Vote: What to Expect

The Senate is expected to hold a procedural vote on health care as early as Tuesday afternoon.

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McCain to return for pivotal Senate vote on healthcare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain will make a return to the U.S. capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a crucial role in keeping Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare afloat.

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What you need to know about GOP health care vote

It's time to vote.

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METALS-Copper hits five-month top fuelled by technical momentum

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By James Regan and Melanie Burton SYDNEY/MELBOURNE July 25 (Reuters) - London copper struck its highest level since mid February on Tuesday after a unexpected strength in China's economy and a weaker dollar fanned upside technical momentum. Sentiment towards copper from the physical market has picked up as fabricators in China have replenished their inventories, Citi said in a report. "Bonded warehouse premiums returned to $72/t, the highes

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What to Watch for in the G.O.P.’s Health Care Showdown

Republicans are making another attempt to try to repeal and possibly replace the Affordable Care Act. But will they have the votes this time?

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Senate healthcare holdout Collins never got call from Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump exhorted every Republican to vote yes on a healthcare overhaul when it comes before the Senate this week, but one of his party's most vocal opponents of the bill, Senator Susan Collins, said he had made no effort to reach her.

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Despite Brain Tumor, McCain Will Return for Health Care Vote

The Arizona Republican was only recently diagnosed with brain cancer. But he will be back in the Senate on Tuesday for a crucial health care vote.

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Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator John McCain, who has been recuperating in Arizona after being diagnosed with brain cancer, will return to Washington for a vote on healthcare reform on Tuesday, his office said in a statement on Monday.

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Trump pleads with Republicans to roll back Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

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Rep. Meeks: Trump doesn't care about US

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer he thinks President Donald Trump does not care about the United States, and only cares about himself.

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UPDATE 1-After $50 bln deal spree, China's HNA moves to clear ownership concerns

* Says recently got $300 mln unsecured loan from Morgan Stanley

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UPDATE 2-Molina Healthcare to cut about 1,400 jobs -memo

NEW YORK, July 24 (Reuters) - Molina Healthcare, a health insurer that specializes in the Obamacare and Medicaid healthcare programs for low-income and poor people, plans to cut about 1,400 jobs in the next few months, according to an internal company memo reviewed by Reuters.

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CORRECTED-Molina Healthcare to cut about 1,400 positions -memo

NEW YORK, July 24 (Reuters) - Molina Healthcare, a health insurer that specializes in the Obamacare and Medicaid healthcare programs for low-income and poor people, plans to cut about 1,400 jobs in the next few months, according to an internal company memo reviewed by Reuters.

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Trump pleads with Republicans to keep their promise, roll back Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

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The President turns up the heat on Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare

President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering critique of the Affordable Care Act at the White House on Monday and ratcheted up the pressure on Senate Republicans to keep their campaign promise to repeal and replace the law.

Therapy and Rehabilitation nytimes.com

England’s Mental Health Experiment: Free Talk Therapy

The two creators of the program concluded that providing therapy, creating a system of primary care for mental health, made economic sense.

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Trump makes last-ditch plea to Republicans to roll back Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump pleaded with U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" on healthcare and allow debate to begin on a measure to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Schumer: Democrats' top priority is health care, not Russia

Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Senate's top Democrat, denied Monday that his party is overly fixated on Russia as Democrats rolled out a new campaign focused on economics.

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Stepmom's vows to future son make him cry

Senior Airman Emily Leehan wrote special vows for her future 4-year-old stepson on her wedding day.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Senate Heads Toward a Health Care Vote as Soon as Tuesday

After seven months of deliberation, Republicans have reached the moment when they have to vote, but they have yet to be told precisely what they will be voting on.

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Kimmel re-enters health care debate with update on son

Jimmy Kimmel tweeted an update and adorable photo of his baby son on Friday, more than two months after opening up about his newborn's health on his late-night talk show.

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Sen. Sanders calls health care bill 'destructive' and 'irresponsible'

Sen. Bernie Sanders slammed the Senate health care bill as "destructive" and "irresponsible" in a speech at the NAACP national convention in Baltimore on Monday.

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Parents often make follow-up care mistakes after kids leave hospital

(Reuters Health) - When sick kids leave the hospital, parents often don’t understand what follow-up care is needed or how to give children medicine at home, a research review suggests.

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Public Health: The Company Behind Many Surprise Emergency Room Bills

A study by Yale researchers found that the rate of out-of-network doctor’s bills for customers of a big insurer jumped when EmCare entered a hospital.

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BRIEF-FDA Staff raises concerns about Intellipharma's opioid painkiller

* FDA Staff: no new safety signals were identified with Intellipharma's opioid painkiller Rexista beyond what is already known for oxycodone products

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BRIEF-Healthcare Trust Of America revises dates to report Q2 results

* Healthcare Trust Of America Inc. Revises dates to report 2017 second quarter and first half financial results and host conference call

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UPDATE 1-FDA staff raise concerns about Intellipharma's opioid painkiller

July 24 (Reuters) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientists on Monday raised concerns that Intellipharmaceutics International Inc failed to provide data from studies testing the abuse potential of its long-acting opioid painkiller.

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How to ask your future boss for more money

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Philippine leader says drugs war 'trivialized' by human rights concerns

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday promised an unrelenting war on drugs, defying critics who were "trivializing" his campaign with human rights concerns and unjustly blaming the authorities for the bloodshed.

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Sabra investors urge REIT to drop Care Capital deal

July 24 (Reuters) - Two shareholders of Sabra Health Care REIT Inc on Monday opposed the company's proposed acquisition of Care Capital Properties Inc, calling the deal too costly.

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This is the week senators vote (or not) on health care

For anyone tracking Republicans' plans to repeal and replace Obamacare, this probably sounds familiar: it is possible GOP senators come back to Washington to vote on a health care proposal this week.

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Hedge fund Elliott wants 'urgent' Akzo response over CEO concerns

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge fund firm Elliott Management on Monday asked the board of Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel to urgently respond to its concerns about the nomination of a new chief executive.

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Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the U.S. Senate, where lawmakers will decide whether to move forward and vote on a bill whose details and prospects are uncertain.

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This country is living in the future

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When Health Law Isn’t Enough, the Desperate Line Up at Tents

The Remote Area Medical Expedition drew more than 2,000 people when it set up its free clinic at a county fairground in Appalachia.

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Small Businesses Split Over Republican Health Plans

Small-business owners, some of the most vocal opponents of the Affordable Care Act, are divided over Republican plans to reverse much of the law.

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90 hospitalized at Chance the Rapper concert

More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said.

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Republican strategy on healthcare bill in flux ahead of vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senate leaders aim to hold a procedural vote as early as Tuesday to take up legislation to repeal or replace Obamacare, but it remained unclear which version of the bill senators would vote on.

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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said.

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Pence calls on GOP to 'step up to the plate' on health care bill

Vice President Mike Pence is increasing the pressure for Republicans to pass health care legislation, calling on senators to "step up to the plate" and keep their seven-year promise.

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Tennis: Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

(Reuters) - International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick said on Saturday he was honored to have played in the era of the Big Four, but also acknowledged that they caused him no end of frustration during his career.

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Drunk teens at Chance the Rapper concert flood hospitals in Connecticut

(Reuters) - More than 90 people, including dozens of teens, were taken to local hospitals after drinking too much alcohol at a concert in Connecticut that featured Chance the Rapper, a Hartford police official said on Saturday.

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Shock findings thrust mental health into soccer spotlight

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The issue of mental health in soccer was thrown back into the spotlight this week as figures released in Norway showed that four in 10 of the nation's elite soccer players have suffered from anxiety and depression.

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'Dunkirk' gives Harry Styles a running start at a legitimate movie career

Harry Styles first pops up in Christopher Nolan's new historical war effort "Dunkirk" about a half hour into the film.

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Senate Parliamentarian Challenges Key Provisions of Health Bill

Elizabeth MacDonough on Friday challenged key provisions in the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, dealing another serious blow to its prospects.

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Senate rule deals setback to Republican healthcare bill

(Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Senate were dealt another blow in their effort to repeal Obamacare on Friday when the keeper of the Senate's rules said certain provisions in their healthcare bill, such as defunding Planned Parenthood, could not be included.

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Scaramucci once called Trump a 'hack politician'

Anthony Scaramucci once called then presidential candidate Donald Trump a "hack politician" who is "anti-American." Now he is the Trump administration's communications director.

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Quality Care warns of receivership for big U.S. nursing home chain

CHICAGO, July 21 (Reuters) - U.S. healthcare landlord Quality Care Properties Inc said on Friday that it can seek receivership for the country's second-largest nursing home chain, HCR ManorCare, after it failed to make a $79.6 million payment for current and past rent.

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Futures slightly lower on earnings from industrial giants

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Friday, but continued to hover around record levels, as investors took cues from earnings reports of industrial heavyweights General Electric and Honeywell.

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Foster Care as Punishment: The New Reality of ‘Jane Crow’

For women in New York’s poorer neighborhoods, the threat that a child will be removed to foster care for little cause is a grim reality.

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Future Tense: Thanks to Venmo, We Now All Know How Cheap Our Friends Are

The app “changes friendships and makes them more transactional,” one user said. “It’s nickel-and-diming everything, literally.”

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These Americans Hated the Health Law. Until the Idea of Repeal Sank In.

Sentiment in a Pennsylvania county has tracked with a national shift in opinion about the Affordable Care Act amid fears that millions could lose coverage.

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BRIEF-Community Healthcare Trust announces pricing of public offering

* Community healthcare Trust Incorporated announces pricing of public offering of common stock

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Nobody seems to know what's happening with health care

As Republican senators prepared to make their familiar dash to airports and train stations Thursday evening, many were in agreement: We have no clue what is happening with Obamacare repeal next week.

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The future of treatments for glioblastoma

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Senate Republicans complain of chaos in healthcare effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.

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After parole, the future outside prison may not be so rosy for the former football star

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday, after serving nearly nine years in prison for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas. But the former NFL superstar and movie actor's future outside of prison may not be so rosy.

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Senate Republicans complain of disarray in healthcare effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.

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Cillizza: Trump really does care about the New York Times

President Donald Trump was sworn in on Jan. 20. Between that day and today, he has referred to the New York Times as "failing" in no fewer than 17 tweets.

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Latest Senate healthcare bill would leave 22 millio without insurance: CBO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest version of Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget office said on Thursday.

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Latest Senate healthcare bill would leave 22 mln without insurance: CBO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest version of Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget office said on Thursday.

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New Health Bill Is Forecast to Leave 15 Million More Uninsured Next Year

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the latest version of a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act would still leave millions more uninsured.

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BRIEF-Concentrix expands digital services with acquisition of Tigerspike

* Concentrix expands digital services with acquisition of Tigerspike

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Futures flat as investors await earnings deluge

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, a day after all three major indexes closed at record highs helped partly by technology stocks, while investors remained optimistic about earnings.

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Investing in health savings accounts: Not ready for prime time

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Will health savings accounts be the new 401(k)?

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Poll: Most want Obamacare repealed, but not as many as before

A new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds a growing share of Americans want to see the GOP abandon its effort to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law known as Obamacare, as majorities across party lines want congressional Republicans to aim for a bill with bipartisan support.

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Fallon brainstorms health care options

Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon poked fun at President Trump's luncheon with senators where they discussed health care.

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Exclusive: U.S. Cardinal Health puts $1.5 billion China business on block - sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. drug distributor Cardinal Health has put its China business up for sale, drawing keen interest from state-backed Chinese pharmaceutical firms in a deal that may be worth up to $1.5 billion, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Inspiring Little Fear in Senators, Trump Struggles to Sell Health Bill

The president has proved too unpopular nationally, and too weak in many lawmakers’ home states, to scare them into supporting the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Living healthily, learning more could cut dementia cases by a third

LONDON (Reuters) - Learning new things, eating and drinking well, not smoking and limiting hearing loss and loneliness could prevent a third of dementia cases, health experts said on Thursday.

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Inside Trump's last-gasp effort to save Senate healthcare overhaul

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dining on rib-eye steak and peach cobbler with a group of senators, President Donald Trump was cautiously optimistic that Republican efforts to overhaul Obamacare were in good shape.

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America Movil's Costa Rican unit wins two concessions at auction

MEXICO CITY, July 19 (Reuters) - Claro CR Telecomunicaciones, the Costa Rican unit of Mexico's telecommunications giant America Movil, was awarded at auction on Wednesday two new concessions, the Mexican firm said in a statement.

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On Washington: Republicans’ Push to Overturn Health Law Is Back From the Dead

The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, has taken extraordinary measures to pump oxygen back into the G.O.P.’s badly fading effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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BRIEF-Intel has axed group working on fitness trackers and health wearables - CNBC, citing source

* Intel has axed the group working on fitness trackers and health wearables - CNBC, citing source Source : http://cnb.cx/2uEkN3b

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To fix health care, look to state governors

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32 million more would be left uninsured by 2026 under Senate Obamacare repeal bill, budget office says

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32 million people lose insurance under U.S. Senate Obamacare repeal plan: CBO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 under a U.S. Senate plan to repeal Obamacare without providing a replacement, the Congressional Budget Office reported on Wednesday.

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Trump chides Senate Republicans on healthcare, says it is time for action

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump scolded Senate Republicans on Wednesday for failing to reach agreement on repealing or overhauling Obamacare, demanding they keep their campaign promises and find a new healthcare approach.

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Dems now 'own' health care, but not the way Trump means it

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Trump urges Senate Republicans to keep trying on healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump pushed Senate Republicans on Wednesday to take another stab at repealing or overhauling Obamacare, calling all 52 Republican senators to the White House to urge them to keep their campaign promises and find a new healthcare approach.

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BRIEF-Datawind's independent auditor raises doubts about co's ability to continue as going concern - Filing with regulators

* Independent auditor raises doubts about company's ability to continue as going concern - Filing with regulators Source text: (http://bit.ly/2u8EVYL) Further company coverage:

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Trump on Obamacare: A lie directly from Obama

President Trumps slams Obamacare as a "big lie" during a lunch with GOP senators.

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Trump presses fraud concerns as vote panel meets amid criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump pressed his unproven claims of voter fraud on Wednesday at the first meeting of a commission he created to study the issue, and implied states that didn't share voter data with the panel had something to hide.

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Exclusive: Republicans could target Obamacare tax in wider tax overhaul - Brady

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans will consider using planned tax reform to eliminate one of the biggest taxes in Obamacare, if the Senate fails to overturn the healthcare law, a senior Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday.

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Mental health coverage cuts result in extra costs

(Reuters Health) - An effort by the Netherlands to save money on mental health care by raising patient co-pays produced $15 million in short-term savings but ended up adding $29 million to the costs of treating bipolar and psychotic disorders, researchers say.

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Trump calls Senate Republicans to White House for healthcare push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump pushed Senate Republicans on Wednesday to take another stab at repealing Obamacare, calling all 52 Republican senators to the White House to urge them to keep their campaign promises and find a new healthcare approach.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil rate future yields down on inflation figures

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, July 19 (Reuters) - Yields on Brazilian interest-rate futures fell on Wednesday as traders increased bets on a sharp rate cut this month after a new report showing deflation. The IGP-M price index, released on Wednesday, fell 0.71 percent between June 21 and July 10, the latest indicator pointing to a drop in prices after the official IPCA index, released on July 7, fell in June for the first time in 11 years. The report bolstered bets the central

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LIVE UPDATES: Trump, GOP senators to discuss failed health bill

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Trump Invites G.O.P. Senators to Lunch, With Health Care on Menu

Mr. Trump made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday morning in an effort to break their deadlock on repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act.

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Tech stocks lift Nasdaq futures; Dow, S&P flat

(Reuters) - A rise in technology stocks helped the Nasdaq futures grind higher on Wednesday, while the S&P and the Dow futures were little changed with investors staying focused on earnings.

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EU watchdog concerned drug agency EMA may be too close to companies

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency (EMA), eager to accelerate access to promising new drugs, may be getting too cosy with the pharmaceutical companies it regulates.

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BRIEF-American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust III​ ‍in connection with approval of purchase agreement, board approved plan of liquidation and dissolution

* American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust III​ - ‍in connection with approval of purchase agreement, board approved plan of liquidation and dissolution

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Senate Republicans reluctantly consider bipartisan healthcare talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As their seven-year effort to repeal and replace Obamacare derailed in the U.S. Senate, Republicans faced the prospect of doing the once unthinkable: working with Democrats to make fixes to former President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare law.

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Gaza health care suffers as Palestinian factions play blame game

GAZA (Reuters) - Ritta al-Jalees doesn't care who's to blame for the deteriorating state of healthcare in Gaza. All she wants is to ensure her three sons get the help they need to breathe.

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UPDATE 1-Akzo Nobel says CEO Buechner steps down, cites health reasons

AMSTERDAM, July 19 (Reuters) - Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel on Wednesday said Ton Buechner was stepping down as CEO due to health reasons, and would be replaced by the company's current chemicals division chief, Thierry Vanlancker.

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Akzo Nobel says CEO Buechner steps down, cites health reasons

AMSTERDAM, July 19 (Reuters) - Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel on Wednesday said Ton Buechner was stepping down as CEO due to health reasons, and would be replaced by the company's current Chemicals Division Chief Thierry Vanlancker.

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Sen. Cory Booker: Trump letting Obamacare fail is 'sinister'

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker slammed President Donald Trump for declaring he would let Obamacare fail Tuesday, saying "that's not just cynical, it's actually sinister."

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How the Senate Health Care Bill Failed: G.O.P. Divisions and a Fed-Up President

The effort by Senate Republicans to remake the country’s health care system faced a near-impossible path forward. President Trump’s tweets didn’t help.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) nytimes.com

The 3 Republican Women Who Doomed a Senate Repeal of the Health Law

Senators Shelley Moore Capito, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins shared objections to Medicaid cuts, but also had concerns specific to their states.

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UPDATE 8-Republican push to end Obamacare collapses in U.S. Senate

* Plans for hearings on how to stabilize insurance markets (Updates with plans for repeal vote)

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Will Obamacare really fail?

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The President wants to let Obamacare fail, then have both sides come up with another plan

Donald Trump, aka the President of the United States, was asked today about next steps for the health care system now that the Republican attempts to repeal and replace or repeal then replace the Affordable Care Act have officially failed.

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As Obamacare repeal falters, insurers start to press on subsidies

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) - A failed Republican effort to replace Obamacare raised new concerns on Tuesday for U.S. health insurers over whether the government will continue to fund billions of dollars in medical benefit subsidies.

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As health care dies, Russia sanctions prospects rise

The apparent death of the Senate's health care bill also comes with an unintended effect: It could give a boost to Russia sanctions legislation to get to the President's desk before Congress leaves for August recess.

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Opinion: Congress, fix health care or face wrath in 2018

Repeal and delay doesn't have quite the same ring to it as repeal and replace, but that appears to be where we are on health care.

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Mitch McConnell: 'The man in the middle' of U.S. healthcare war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For seven years, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell vowed to slay Obamacare if only his Republican Party controlled both chambers of Congress and the White House. Pull it out "root and branch," he pledged.

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BRIEF-Rainmaker resources' unit receives Cannabis cultivation license from Health Canada

* INDIVA becomes a licensed producer of Cannabis and provides TSX-V update

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Louis: How Congress can come back from health care humiliation

It turns out that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, one of the shrewdest legislative mechanics on Capitol Hill, can't round up enough of his fellow Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare on a straight party-line vote.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Public Health: Obamacare’s Future Now Depends on an Unhappy White House

President Trump has said he’d like Obamacare to fail, and the Department of Health and Human Services has advertised its failures.

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Trump: Let Obamacare fail, it will be easier

President Donald Trump said he was "very disappointed" with the Senate Republicans' inability to pass the health care bill.

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies strengthen on U.S. healthcare bill collapse

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, July 18 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies strengthened on Tuesday after the collapse of a key U.S. healthcare bill fostered doubts about President Donald Trump's plans to lift the economy. Trump's promises to cut taxes and boost spending has triggered expectations of faster inflation that could force the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more than expected, potentially draining capital from emerging markets. Trader skepticism over Tru

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) nytimes.com

‘Plan C’ on Obamacare, Repeal Now, Replace Later, Has Collapsed

With their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act shattered, Republican leaders pressed a new plan — repeal now, replace later. But that too lacked support.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

The G.O.P.’s Failed Health Care Bill: What’s Next?

Vice President Mike Pence, Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, discuss the next steps.

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Health care failure is another blow to Trump's stunted agenda

The collapse of the Republican bid to repeal and replace Obamacare Monday, alongside chaos brewed by the Russia scandal, has revealed a stunted presidency and a White House struggling to master the levers of power.

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The life and career of Sen. John McCain

From his captivity during the Vietnam War to his decades of Senate service to his bids for the White House, John McCain has helped shape US history across two centuries.

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Paul Ryan: I'm worried Obamacare will stand

Speaker Paul Ryan says he is worried Obamacare will stand, as GOP Senate leadership plans to propose a bill to repeal, but not replace the Affordable Care Act.

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WH staff concerned about Kushner clearance

Concerns over the fate of Jared Kushner's final security clearance have begun to creep into the West Wing.

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After GOP health care bill stalls, Sen. McConnell pushes to repeal Obamacare without immediate replacement

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday night that the latest plans to repeal and replace Obamacare were dead and said he would attempt to hold a vote on a repeal-only bill, using essentially the same legislative language the vast majority of the GOP conference voted for last Congress.

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Wall Street opens lower on dull earnings, healthcare logjam

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, weighed down by earnings reports from some big names and concerns over President Donald Trump's ability to push through his pro-growth policies, following a setback to the healthcare bill.

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UnitedHealth says health insurance tax raises costs

NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Tuesday that the health insurance tax, a 3 percent tax levied on all health insurance premiums, raises prices for consumers and should be repealed or deferred.

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US STOCKS-Wall St opens lower on dull earnings, healthcare logjam

* Indexes down: Dow 0.29 pct, S&P 0.23 pct, Nasdaq 0.26 pct (Updates to open)

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Mexico minister expresses concern over U.S. talk of deficits in NAFTA goals

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday he was concerned that the United States was still insisting on reducing trade deficits in the objectives it set out for the renegotiation of the NAFTA trade deal on Monday.

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Uber-style app 'Careem' goes off beaten track in Palestinian West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Careem, a Middle Eastern rival to Uber, has become the first ride-hailing firm to operate in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

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Trump, Tweeting About Health Care, Says, ‘We Will Return’

The morning after Senate Republicans’ hopes for a health care bill died, President Trump restated his strategy to let the Affordable Care Act “fail.”

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U.S. stock futures flat as investors gauge big companies' earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors waited for earnings from big U.S. companies to set the tone for the markets.

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UnitedHealth's quarterly profit beats estimates

(Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by growth across its businesses and raised its full-year earnings forecast.

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UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth's quarterly profit beats estimates

July 18 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by growth across its businesses and raised its full-year earnings forecast.

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How lawmakers get their health care

Sen. John McCain, in the midst of a heated health care debate, had to undergo a serious medical procedure of his own last week to remove a blood clot above his left eye.

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Dollar slumps as Trump suffers new defeat on health care

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The Right and Left React to Russia, Health Care and More

Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum on how well government is working and the news of the week.

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How the Republican health care bill fell apart

The Republicans' signature campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare came to a screeching halt Monday night after Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas came together, shocked Capitol Hill and vowed to vote against the latest draft of the GOP's health care bill.

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Republicans divided after second healthcare bill collapses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship.

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Golf: Korean amateur Choi sees Hall of Fame future

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean golfer Choi Hye-jin has had to forgo $630,000 in prize money over the last two weeks due to her amateur status but the 17-year-old has big plans for her career after she turns professional in September.

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What happens if Congress fails to repeal Obamacare

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U.S. Republicans divided after second healthcare bill collapses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship.

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New Analysis: Old Truth Trips Up G.O.P. on Health Law: A Benefit Is Hard to Retract

As millions of Americans have become insured under what is known as Obamacare, the health law has become more popular, even with Republican governors.

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Zelizer: Who's behind GOP's stunning defeat on health care?

Monday night, two Republican Senators -- Mike Lee and Jerry Moran -- announced that they would not vote to send the health care bill to the floor. The announcement marked a stunning defeat for a Republican Party that controls the White House and Congress and which has made this item the top priority for years.

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Asian shares, dollar slip as passage of U.S. healthcare bill doubtful

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stepped back from more than two-year highs on Tuesday and the dollar extended losses as passage of a U.S. healthcare bill grew doubtful, and as investors bet the Federal Reserve will be more cautious about raising interest rates.

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RPT-BMW executive Kranz joins electric car startup Faraday Future

SINGAPORE, July 18 (Reuters) - Faraday Future, the electric car start-up backed by Chinese entrepreneur Ja Yueting, has hired BMW veteran Ulrich Kranz as chief technology officer, as it pushes to accelerate production of its FF91 luxury electric SUV despite its parent's financial woes.

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Opposition from two more Republicans may sink Senate healthcare effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's healthcare overhaul appeared to be in serious trouble on Monday after two more Republicans said they oppose a revised version of the bill.

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BMW executive Kranz joins electric car startup Faraday Future

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Faraday Future, the electric car start-up backed by Chinese entrepreneur Ja Yueting, has hired BMW veteran Ulrich Kranz as chief technology officer, as it pushes to accelerate production of its FF91 luxury electric SUV despite its parent's financial woes.

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Health Care Overhaul Collapses as Two More Republican Senators Defect

Senators Jerry Moran and Mike Lee announced their opposition Monday night, killing for now a seven-year-old promise to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

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GOP health care bill lacks support to proceed

Two more Republican senators announced that they would oppose a procedural step to advance GOP leadership's health care bill, preventing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from moving forward with plans to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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2 more senators deal blow to GOP health care bill

Only hours after the Senate was gaveled back into session, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was handed devastating news Monday evening: Two more defections on his health care bill.

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Two Republican senators join opposition to revised healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senators Jerry Moran and Mike Lee announced their opposition on Monday to a revised Republican healthcare bill, delivering a serious blow to the legislation.

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Three shot outside health department building in Florida: sheriff's office

(Reuters) - Three people were shot on Monday afternoon outside a health department building in Palm Beach County, Florida, the local sheriff's office said.

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BRIEF-Tenet Healthcare says co redeemed $900 mln aggregate principal amount of outstanding floating rate senior secured notes due 2020

* Tenet Healthcare - On July 14, co redeemed $900 million aggregate principal amount of outstanding floating rate senior secured notes due 2020

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With healthcare vote in balance, McCain in 'good spirits' after surgery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John McCain, a critical vote in the U.S. Senate's healthcare overhaul, was described as upbeat and comfortable in Arizona on Monday but was still days away from traveling to Washington after surgery to remove a blood clot from his head.

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Some vegetarian diets more heart-healthy than others

(Reuters Health) - People may turn to vegetarian diets to reduce their risk of heart disease, but a new study suggests not all plant-based foods are created equal.

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Threatening note left at senator's office amid healthcare debate

(Reuters) - A threatening note was left over the weekend at the Las Vegas office of a Republican U.S. senator from Nevada who may cast a decisive vote over a healthcare bill aimed at dismantling Obamacare, police said on Monday.

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Poll: Americans say health care is most important issue

A plurality of Americans say they believe health care is the most important issue facing the country right now, a new Bloomberg News poll has found.

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New York attorney general says will sue over Obamacare repeal

(Reuters) - New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman intends to sue the federal government if Republican lawmakers pass proposed legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, his office said on Monday.

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Biden: GOP health care bill is 'enough to make your blood boil'

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed the GOP health care bill Monday, saying the denial of basic health care access for Americans is enough "to make your blood boil."

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Global health price tag could be $371 billion a year by 2030, WHO says

LONDON (Reuters) - Meeting life-saving global health targets by 2030 could require investments by donors and national governments of up to $58 per person per year, or $371 billion annually, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Radius Health appoints Jesper Høiland as president and CEO

* Radius Health appoints Jesper Høiland as president and chief executive officer to lead the next stage of growth and value creation as a fully integrated commercial biotech company

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U.S. stock futures little changed ahead of big earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday as investors treaded water ahead of a busy earnings week from big U.S. companies.

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With health care on hold, here's what Congress is up to this week

The fate of the long-sought Republican Obamacare repeal and replacement bill is on hold now that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has delayed votes until Republican Sen. John McCain, who had surgery for a blood clot Friday, returns to work sometime after this week.

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The delay keeps DC at a standstill because health care is the only part of Trump's agenda with momentum

The future of the Republicans' health care bill is once again in peril this week after Sen. John McCain underwent surgery for a blood clot and announced he would not be able to return to Washington to vote on legislation to overhaul Obamacare.

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Mazda recalls additional 19,000 vehicles in South Africa over airbag scare

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling 19,000 cars in South Africa due to airbag safety concerns as the Japanese carmaker extends a global recall to cover a wider manufacturing period, its local unit said on Monday.

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Pakistan's Supreme Court starts hearings to decide PM's future

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday began hearings that will decide the future of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is fighting for his job and contesting a damning corruption report by an investigative panel.

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MidEast ride-hailing firm Careem buys stake in Egyptian transport start-up

DUBAI (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Careem, a Middle East rival to Uber Technologies Inc, has bought a minority stake in a three-month-old Egyptian start-up that connects commuters with private buses in Cairo.

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China's top graft buster attacks "unhealthy" political culture

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top graft-buster launched a scathing attack on the ruling Communist Party's members on Monday, writing that party political culture remained "unhealthy" and governance weak even after five years of renewed effort to fight the problem.

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A Top Republican Vows a Vote on Health Care, but Uncertainty Reigns

It was not clear how long a delay caused by the absence of Senator John McCain would last, and detractors said they would use it to mobilize more opposition.

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Eaton Vance fund managers see major upside for healthcare stocks: Barron's

(Reuters) - The portfolio managers of the $1.2 billion Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences fund are expecting big gains from a trio of healthcare stocks.

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Eaton Vance fund managers see major upside for healthcare stocks -Barron's

July 16 (Reuters) - The portfolio managers of the $1.2 billion Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences fund are expecting big gains from a trio of healthcare stocks.

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Eight to 10 Republicans have concerns on U.S. healthcare bill: senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eight to 10 Republican U.S. senators have serious concerns about Republican healthcare legislation to dismantle and replace Obamacare, moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins, who opposes the bill, said on Sunday.

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France's Macron shares Israel's concerns about Lebanon's Hezbollah

PARIS (Reuters) - France shares Israel's concerns at the arming of Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah, President Emmanuel Macron told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after their first formal meeting in Paris on Sunday.

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After Terrible Loss, Refugees Take Hold of Their Future in Canada

Two Ghanaian refugees lost nearly all their fingers —all but one thumb — to frostbite while fleeing the United States. Six months later, they’ve both been accepted in Canada.

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Collins: Eight to 10 Republican senators have serious concerns about health bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eight to 10 Republican senators have serious concerns about Republican healthcare legislation to dismantle and replace Obamacare, moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins, who opposes the bill, said on Sunday.

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Senate delays healthcare vote as McCain recovers from surgery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will delay its consideration of healthcare legislation while Arizona Republican Senator John McCain recuperates from surgery, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Saturday.

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McCain’s Surgery Will Delay Senate Votes on Health Care Bill

With Senator John McCain’s absence, Republicans would have only 49 votes to move ahead with the legislation; all Democrats and the two independent senators oppose it.

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McConnell delays debate on GOP health care bill after McCain's surgery to remove blood clot near his eye

While fellow Republicans work next week on the new version of the health care bill, Sen. John McCain will be recovering in Arizona after having a blood clot from above his left eye removed.

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McCain to miss health care vote because of health scare

Arizona Sen. John McCain will be absent from the vote on the GOP's health care bill while he recovers from eye surgery.

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Zelizer: Kid Rock and our rocky future

It looks like everyone with a Wikipedia entry or a star on the Walk of Fame is thinking of running for public office these days and that's not necessarily good, writes Julian Zelizer

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Governors Give Chilly Reception to Health Bill Push

At an annual gathering of state executives, there appears to be broad discomfort with legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare. The only question is how to express it.

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In Clash Over Health Bill, a Growing Fear of ‘Junk Insurance’

The Republicans’ proposal to overturn Obamacare could allow insurers to sell bare-bones plans that fail to pay for what is now deemed essential medical care.

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Gov.: Politicians playing game of Twister on health care

Gov Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) says that politicians are playing a game of Twister trying to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Insurers blast Senate health care provision as 'unworkable'

Insurers have blasted a new provision in the Senate health care plan as "unworkable," saying it would send premiums skyrocketing for those with pre-existing conditions and leave millions more people uninsured.

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New Senate health care bill could still hurt the sick and the poor

Bare bones health insurance plans may be a good deal for those who aren't sick. But they don't do much for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

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U.S. health insurers want Cruz proposal dropped from Senate bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two major U.S. health insurance groups on Friday called on Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to drop from a healthcare bill a provision proposed by Senator Ted Cruz that allows insurers to offer stripped-down, low-cost healthcare plans.

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If Senate GOP gets 1 more 'no' vote, new health plan dies

Trump is making a personal pitch to Senate republicans who cannot afford one more "no" vote on their revised health care plan. CNN's Ryan Nobles reports.

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Pence touts GOP health care bill to skeptical governors

Vice President Mike Pence promised governors broader authority to craft their own health care programs on Friday as he sold the Republican health care bill, a measure currently struggling to get the 50 votes needed to pass the Senate.

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Governors From Both Parties Slam Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill

The nation’s governors, gathered for their annual conference, came out against the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act but for very different reasons.

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Dying veterans boost participation in hospice care

(Reuters Health) - An initiative to enroll dying veterans in hospice care appears to be working, and its success may offer clues for how to persuade others who are terminally ill to join the highly lauded end-of-life program, a new study shows.

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BRIEF-RiceBran Technologies sells its unit Healthy Natural Inc for $18.3 million

* RiceBran Technologies sells Healthy Natural subsidiary for $18.3 million in order to focus on building shareholder value through its ingredient business

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Empathy for Charlie Gard but not for Americans who need health care

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Sidelined healthcare lobby stymies Republican healthcare effort

WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans pushing to overhaul Obamacare largely ignored key players in the debate over insuring the poor: the health insurers and hospitals charged with carrying out the law if it gets approved.

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More non-doctors providing U.S. nursing home healthcare

As the U.S. healthcare system grows to accommodate more aging patients, nursing home care is increasingly being delivered by specialized nurses and physician assistants, according to a recent study.

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One more Republican defection would doom Senate healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Friday on fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate to pass a bill dismantling the Obamacare law, but with their retooled healthcare plan drawing fire within the party even one more defection would doom it.

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Indonesia blocks Telegram messaging service over security concerns

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Friday blocked access to the encrypted messaging service Telegram, citing concerns that it was being used to spread "radical and terrorist propaganda" in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation.

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Beyonce wakes up world with first pictures of twins on Instagram

(Reuters) - Pop star Beyonce debuted the pictures of her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, in an Instagram post on Friday, causing an internet sensation once more in her first public acknowledgement of their birth.

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Fewer U.S. hospitals can care for children

In Massachusetts, a child who winds up in an emergency room - whether for a routine or a serious problem - is likely to be transferred to a second hospital for care, a “potentially concerning” trend that’s being reported by physicians throughout the United States, researchers say.

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BRIEF-Town Sports to acquire Lucille Roberts Health Club business

* Town Sports International Holdings Inc. Announces plans to acquire Lucille Roberts Health Club business

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Trump prods Republican senators to work harder on healthcare reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump prodded Republican Senators on Friday to work harder to make good on their promise to repeal Obamacare after the latest Republican healthcare plan ran into significant opposition that threatened to doom the proposal.