Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare to Kind ‘Kimmel Test’

June 26, 2017

… save their childs life, he said. It just shouldnt happen. Not here. Kimmel also retweeted a message Sunday from Child Health USA saying that the Senates Trumpcare bill doesnt pass the Jimmy Kimmel test, not even close. In addition, Kimmel retweeted a Jake Tapper tweet about a CNN interview Sunday with Secretary of Health and Human services Tom Price, who refused to say if his taxes would be cut with Trumpcare. Related Coverage Bernie Sanders Slams 'Moral Outrage' Of Trumpcare At …

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‘Trumpcare’ would send her to Mexico for birth control

June 26, 2017

(CNN)All Ariana and Kevin Gonzalez want is birth control. But the California couple says that if the Republican alternative to Obamacare becomes law, they’ll be driving over the border to Mexico to get it. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. California community health centers would be put under “untenable stress” if Planned Parenthood centers were defunded, according to a group representing the centers. …

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Early vote tally foretells soaring turnout in most expensive House race ever

June 18, 2017

(CNN)More than 140,000 voters had cast their ballots by the time early voting in Georgia closed Friday — another indication of sky-high turnout in the closely watched runoff for a House seat between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel. The pool of early voters includes more than 36,000 who did not participate in the April primary contest for the seat, which was vacated when former Rep. Tom Price became President Donald Trump’s health and human services secretary, …

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General election 2017: What caused Labour’s youth vote surge? – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… message services to reach the young – and in some cases mobilising them into an army of potential canvassers – had been important in reaching the youth vote, Mr Todd said. Momentum says it reached some 400,000 people through the messaging platform WhatsApp, which data shows is used most by 18-to 29-year-olds, in the UK. The group also set up mynearestmarginal.com – a website that enables activists to pool together, and often lift share, to canvass in marginal seats. Momentum …

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One in 10 in serious debt ‘have no bed’ – BBC News

June 14, 2017

A third of clients having gone without at least one essential item, such as a washing machine, causing inconvenience and extra cost by visiting laundrettes and other services A fifth of those asked had rented or bought at least one item on hire purchase A fifth had no internet access Some 91% of clients had used some form of credit to pay an essential bill or other debt. This money was borrowed primarily from friends and family (64%), and credit cards (64%) followed by overdrafts (55%). …

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EU mobile roaming fees ‘may still catch you out’ – BBC News

June 13, 2017

Exceeding agreed minutes, texts and data would still be charged in the EU as it would in the UK, with providers charging different rates, it added. Which? guide to EU roaming and international call charges “Many will reap the benefits of these changes and will no longer be put off from making calls abroad,” said Alex Neill, Which? managing director of home products and services. “However, it is important that you take a close look at what is or isn’t included in …

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This chatbot was inspired by Spock and he wants to talk about your mental health

June 9, 2017

… that can help doctors or patients decide when it’s best to see a chatbot instead of a therapist. Even new text, video, and voice-based therapy services like Talkspace rely on humans. Basically, using therapy-lite chatbots is a massive experiment in mental health. Woebot is one of the first chatbots of its kind. It debuted publicly this week as a subscription service with a $39 monthly fee. X2AI, which is not widely available yet, uses artificial intelligence to provide mental health …

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EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

June 7, 2017

… of Health and Human services. Rowland retired from the EPA last year, and plaintiffs lawyers have been deposing him about allegations that Monsanto may have funneled money to him . Rowlands lawyer, William E. Lawler III, downplayed the IGs letter in an email to HuffPost. Jess Rowland is a well-respected former public servant who honorably served the EPA for 26 years and received commendations from the agency both during his service and on his retirement, wrote Lawler. He is a man of the …

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EY report: Scottish economy ‘stuck in slow lane’ – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… and smarter to achieve sustained growth. “The economy has to rebalance and shift away from a reliance on public-funded major infrastructure projects. “Sector diversification is also required to help move away from an over-reliance on the oil and gas, construction and financial services sectors.” He added: “Stimulating business investment in Scotland both in terms of physical assets and skills could deliver extensive, long-term economic benefits. “This presents an …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… desperately wished I could. ‘I feel like a second-class citizen’ Polish-born Michal Siewniak, 37, lives in Watford, Hertfordshire In some ways I can understand why British people want to leave. The EU used to be all about free movement of goods, services and people – these are positive things. But the EU has become more and more controlling. You can’t elect commissioners so they are untouchable. If I look at it from my own country’s perspective, I see how laws …

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Key Witnesses In A California Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Refuse to Testify

June 3, 2017

… entries, Garcia and Grover both describe the related to the Special Handling unit. In another entry, Grover describes a that he, Garcia and another deputy did of files in a desk drawer. Johnson, when asked this week about the destruction of jail records, testified that he approved the destruction of some Special Handling records in 2009 and 2010 while supervisor. He also said he wasnt aware of the 2009 legal hold. Carol Ann Morris, assistant director of the support services division of the …

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Brexit expat retirees ‘may cost NHS millions’ – BBC News

May 31, 2017

… saving could be used by the NHS. Nuffield Trust spokesman Mark Dayan said: “It is possible that extra funds could be found for the NHS from any cancellation of Britain’s EU membership fees. “But whether or not these benefits will outweigh the significant staffing and financial costs Brexit may impose on already stretched services remains to be seen. “That depends largely on the NHS being recognised as a significant priority as we enter some of the most important …

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How a Silicon Valley veteran created an app that 400 nonprofits use to help refugees

May 30, 2017

… AOL, Cisco, Microsoft, and Yahoo in their early days. “My approach to being a technology founder, which I pretty much have always been, is starting with the user experience and then using that to do product design development,” she says. That’s exactly what she’s doing with her latest project, albeit with a more humanitarian twist. Taylor is behind the Refugee Aid app, or RefAid, which connects refugees with crucial services when and where they need them most. More than …

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General election 2017: Sturgeon to unveil SNP manifesto – BBC News

May 30, 2017

… “always make the case that Scotland should have the right to make our own decisions on Scotland’s future – and stand against any Tory attempts to diminish the powers of our Scottish Parliament or reverse the gains of devolution”. She added: “Only the SNP can provide the strong opposition that Scotland needs to protect our schools, hospitals and vital public services from deeper Tory cuts and further damaging austerity. “And if the SNP win this election in …

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Senate introduces first bill to provide insurance for gig workers

May 26, 2017

… explores ways to extend a greater degree of financial certainty to those who provide their services on our platform, Postmates CEO and Co-Founder Bastian Lehmann said in the senators’ press release. The bill was just introduced in the Senate, and it’ll take a lot more for it to become law. But legislators are finally trying to deal with the reality of work today, for Uber drivers and freelancers nationwide. WATCH: These worms may solve the plastic waste problem More From this …

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