South Korea begins operations to recover sunken Sewol ferry

(CNN)Efforts have begun to recover the Sewol ferry from the sea off South Korea, three years after it sank killing 304 people, mostly students. The long delay in recovering the vessel has angered victims’ families, many of whom gathered on boats to watch the operation Wednesday. Ordered by the interim government, the planned recovery follows … Read more

How Trump and Ryan are working with GOP moderates on health care

Washington (CNN)Florida Republican Rep. Brian Mast left Washington last week undecided about the GOP health care bill to repeal and replace much of Obamacare. Fortunately, he had a ride home to the Sunshine State: Air Force One. Mast got to discuss his concerns about how the bill would impact the large senior population in his … Read more

The Story Of 2 Families And The Real-life Impact of Obamacare Repeal

narrative, the Affordable Care Act imposed regulations that made insurance more expensive for families like the Gibbses and then it spent a bunch of taxpayer money in ways that dont actually help them. That narrative is more or less correct. It is alsoleaves out the part about how those same regulations, and that same government … Read more

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Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

better shape Defunding Risk Corridors When Democrats wrote the Affordable Care Act, they understood that insurers might initially have a hard time figuring out where to set prices. Because insurers hadnt sold these kinds of policies (with comprehensive benefits) under these conditions (without exclusions for pre-existing conditions), they didnt have actuarial data on which to … Read more

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Dems Say They’ll Help Trump Fix Obamacare If He Stops Trying To Kill It

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, health care failure is not your only option. You can still work with Democrats to repair problems with the Affordable Care Act, top Democratic senators said Thursday. That has led some Republicans, including Trump himself, to suggest in recent days that perhaps the law could collapse on its own, and then … Read more

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Dutch election: Europe’s far-right populists fail first test

(CNN)Far-right populism has failed its first test in Europe this year after conservative party leader Geert Wilders came a distant second in the closely-watched Dutch election. Prime Minister Mark Rutte took to the stage in the Hague Wednesday night to claim victory, amid wild cheering and whistling from his jubilant supporters. “This night is a … Read more

Charities’ plea over Personal Independence Payments – BBC News

‘Urgent improvement’ Consortium co-chairman Phil Reynolds said: “Across the DBC we have had our helpline and advice services inundated by calls about PIP since it was introduced. “Instead of supporting disabled people, the benefits system seems increasingly rigged against them. “The whole system needs urgent improvement, in order to accurately assess the support they need. … Read more

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Metropolitan Police appeal Worboys rape ruling – BBC News

What duties are the police under to investigate? Repeated rulings have made clear the police are not under a general duty of care in relation to their investigation of crime Judges in key cases have ruled the police can’t be liable for a crime committed by someone else There are legal duties to warn someone … Read more

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Facebook’s latest Snapchat clone, Barbie’s Sparkle Blast and Astro’s AI powered email: this week in apps

With the latest WikiLeaks dump, Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement of his second child and tech companies celebrating International Women’s Day, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps. We’ve kept up for you. Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, … Read more

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