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The Daily 202: Throwing a bomb into the insurance markets, Trump now owns the broken health-care system - Washington Post
With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: President Trump took two giant steps Thursday to disembowel the Affordable Care Act. The administration announced late last night that he will immediately halt cost-sharing reductions. These $7 ...

Trump To Values Voters: In America 'We Don't Worship Government, We Worship God' - NPR
Updated at 1:15 p.m. ET. President Trump spoke to one of the most faithful blocs of his base on Friday, telling attendees at this year's Values Voter Summit that in America "we don't worship government, we worship God." Trump was the first sitting ...

Death toll rises to 31, ICE says it has suspended enforcement actions in fire regions - Los Angeles Times
Firefighters continued to gain control of some fires scorching Northern California on Thursday night, thanks in part to continued calm winds in some parts of the region. Altogether, the 15 fires have burned more than 212,000 acres and caused at least ...

Suspect in custody in slayings of boy, 8, and three relatives in Ohio home - CBS News
Last Updated Oct 13, 2017 1:11 PM EDT. PEDRO, Ohio -- A suspect has been taken into custody in the slayings of four people, including an 8-year-old boy, who were found fatally shot in a southeast Ohio home. The bodies of the three adults were found in ...

Fatal NOPD officer shooting is 1st since 2015: Remembering other fallen officers - NOLA.com
New Orleans police officer Marcus McNeil was shot and killed early Friday (Oct. 13) in the 6800 block of Cindy Place in New Orleans East, according to NOPD. It's the first time an NOPD officer was fatally shot on duty since June 2015. Here's a look ...

This senator just bet big on bipartisanship - CNN
Washington (CNN) Maine's Susan Collins, one of the last remaining moderates in the Republican-held Senate, passed on a chance to run for her state's governorship in 2018 and, in so doing, placed a major bet that the broken political system can be fixed.
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A man finds a $24 million lottery ticket in an old shirt -- just in the nick of time - CNN
(CNN) Everyone has that spot in their house or car where they let the mail and receipts pile up. For 68-year old Jimmie Smith, it was an old shirt hanging in his closet. Stuffed in its pockets was a stack of unchecked lottery tickets. "I always told ...

Twitter deleted data potentially crucial to Russia probes - Politico
Twitter has deleted tweets and other user data of potentially irreplaceable value to investigators probing Russia's suspected manipulation of the social media platform during the 2016 election, according to current and former government cybersecurity ...

White SC Diner Manager Enslaved Black Man For Years: Justice Department - Patch.com
The South Carolina diner manager was charged under the U.S. Code on ?peonage, slavery, involuntary servitude or human trafficking.? By Beth Dalbey (Patch National Staff) - Updated Oct 13, 2017 11:24 am ET. 0. White SC Diner Manager Enslaved Black ...

'The super rich don't pay estate tax,' Ted Cruz says. IRS says otherwise - CNBC
Sen. Ted Cruz tells CNBC that killing the estate tax will mainly help the working class because "the super rich don't pay it." While the wealthy do minimize their estate tax payments, mainly by giving to charity, the rich pay most of the estate tax ...

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