quarta-feira, 15 de março de 2017

THEWASHINGTON POST-Trump allies call GOP health-care plan ‘a trap’

A simmering rebellion of conservative populists believes the plan being advanced by Republican congressional leaders to replace the Affordable Care Act is deeply flawed, and are warning the president to abandon the proposal. They worry Trump is jeopardizing his presidency by promoting the bill spearheaded by House Speaker Paul Ryan.
The White House said the future president paid $38 million in income taxes that year, “no more tax than legally required.” Trump has repeatedly refused to release his tax returns, and the administration’s disclosure came ahead of an MSNBC report publishing part of the 2005 returns.
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Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.) has called climate change the “greatest hoax” ever perpetrated on Americans, once bringing a snowball to the Senate floor to suggest that Earth could not be warming in any dangerous way. Now, with some of his closest allies in the upper ranks of the EPA, he is upending the nation's energy and environmental policies.
The defendants are accused of taking bribes in the form of lavish gifts, prostitutes and luxury hotel stays courtesy of Leonard Glenn Francis, a Singapore-based defense contractor who has already pleaded guilty to defrauding the Navy of tens of millions of dollars.
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President Trump’s budget, which is set to call for cuts of 10 to 20 percent to federal agencies headquartered in and around the nation’s capital, could threaten the prosperity that the D.C. region has built.
The man on the bed once made a fine life for himself in Aleppo before a photographer — who found him living in destitution — captured a striking image.
Despite tensions over jobs, currency rates and “security matters,” Premier Li Keqiang said he is optimistic about the future of China’s relationship with the U.S.
The revised executive order will kick in at 12:01 a.m. Thursday unless federal judges in Washington state, Maryland or Hawaii act to block it.
The Independent Journal Review is the only media representative accompanying Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his flight during his Asia trip this week. For decades, multiple reporters from numerous news organizations have traveled with the secretary of state.
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“I’m not going to sit here and duck around this thing,” Gen. Robert B. Neller told senators of the scandal that has roiled the military. “I’m not. I’m responsible. I’m the commandant. I own this.”
The professor at the center of the interview that was seen around the world speaks out about what prompted his two adorable children to gate-crash his Skype appearance, giving the Wall Street Journal his first interview since he went viral last week.
 NCAA Tournament
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few (AP)
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few (AP)
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Wavering on which underdogs to back? Here’s our team-by-team breakdown to help you make informed upset picks.
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