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The AMA will continue working with Congress to increase the number of Americans with quality, affordable health insurance, but this bill, as now drafted, pushes policy in the wrong direction. If House leadership agrees to dismantle essential benefits in the bill, it could mean that insurers would no longer have to provide breastfeeding support and counseling to new mothers or pay for preventive tests and screenings for blood pressure, high cholesterol, lung cancer, depression and other ...
  • Brazil meat scandal deepens with European Union barring some imports

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    President Temer sat down on Sunday night with a host of ambassadors to enjoy a churrascaria , serving prime cuts of beef on giant skewers, in the capital Brasilia. "What we have are containers there that can't leave the port to local markets". "That it is in good condition", she told AFP. Pictures with pieces of cardboard on meat skewers, as well as versions of JBS ads with irony-filled subtitles flooded Twitter - including responses to the company's own post about food safety.
  • Brazilian president defends meat processors amid rotten meat scandal

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    While the media reports referenced a number of second and third-tier meat processing and value-adding companies, some of the largest processors in Brazil, included BRF and JBS, have also been accused by media of wrongdoing. "We don't use national brands because their quality has fallen over the last three years". "We have complete confidence in our approach to food safety and product quality in Brazil, and in all of our operations around the world".
  • Justin Kuijer: Man Wanted In Niagara For Murdering Stepson

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    Police did not immediately reveal the cause of death. He is also wanted in a case of attempted murder, according to Phil Gavin, Niagara Regional Police Media Relations Officer. Kuijer still outstanding", Gavin said. "Nathan would have made a big difference in this cruel world". "But we can't do that (donate Nathan's organs) because of the measures they took to try and save his life".
  • European Shares Seen Up After Dutch Vote Result

    European Shares Seen Up After Dutch Vote Result

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    European shares dipped on Tuesday, weighed down by bank and energy stocks, as well as uncertainty over elections in the Netherlands and a USA interest rate decision. The Nasdaq was flat, while the Dow and the S&P 500 posted losses. Another factor impacting the loonie was USA oil inventories coming in at lower levels than expected.
  • Tesla Offers $250 Million Of Common Stock + $750 Million Convertible Senior Notes

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    The press release continues: "The aggregate gross proceeds of the offerings, including the options granted to the underwriters, is expected to be approximately $1.15 billion". The 1.3 million shares sold represents about 0.8 percent of Tesla's outstanding shares as of December 31. Tesla also hasn't provided an update on the number of reservations taken for the Model 3, which is believed have sold out for the first year; advance reservations totaled 373,000.
  • Tokyo stocks edge lower as yen rises after Fed meeting

    Tokyo stocks edge lower as yen rises after Fed meeting

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    Economists had forecast a 0.1 percent rise. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.1 percent, to 20,934.55. Britain's FTSE 100 shed 0.1 percent to 7,358 while France's CAC 40 fell 0.6 percent to 4,968. ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: "On the one hand, the market ponders a surprise hold, in which massive unwinding of positions could take place with the hike already priced in", said Jingyi Pan, a market strategist at IG in Singapore.
  • Russian security officers being charged in Yahoo security breach

    Russian security officers being charged in Yahoo security breach

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    Yahoo disclosed the breach a year ago, and pointed the finger at a "state-sponsored actor". "During the conspiracy, the FSB officers facilitated Belan's other criminal activities, by providing him with sensitive FSB law enforcement and intelligence information that would have helped him avoid detection by US and other law enforcement agencies outside Russian Federation, including information regarding FSB investigations of computer hacking and FSB techniques for identifying criminal ...
  • Pandora Premium Music Streaming Launched For $10 A Month

    Pandora Premium Music Streaming Launched For $10 A Month

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    Pandora has about 81 million listeners for its regular service, which more resembles radio because it streams a playlist of songs based on the listener's tastes. Pandora Premium is now currently available on both Android and iOS, Google Chromecast, as well as across automotive consoles. Wedbush's 2017 revenue estimate may prove to be conservative, and it thinks Pandora could deliver upside should conversion to on-demand scale more rapidly than it has modeled.
  • Florida deputy saves jet skiers seconds before cruise ship hits them

    Florida deputy saves jet skiers seconds before cruise ship hits them

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    Doug Brown who not only maintained communication with Deputy Primmer, but was able to safely veer the ship, which provided Deputy Primmer the extra seconds needed to save the young girls", he added. Thankfully, they were spotted by Primmer, who bravely steered his boat into the path of the ship and quickly pulled the two girls onboard. Around 4:45 p.m., Brevard sheriff's deputy and member of the SeaPort Security Marine Unit Tanner Primmer traveled in a rescue boat to the women to bring them ...