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Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the US Congress in November.Appearing in the White House briefing room days before leaving the national stage for a week-long trip to Asia, Obama used a news conference to make the case that the Affordable Care Act had mended nicely from its disastrous October rollout.He announced that 8 million people had now signed up for health insurance and that 35 percent of enrollees through the federal marketplace are under the age of 35. For the healthcare law to succeed, young, healthy people must sign up and pay premiums to offset the healthcare costs for older Americans.Obama's remarks reflected deep concerns at the White House that Republicans may be able to topple Democrats from control of the ...


House Republican leaders holding up US immigration reform: Obama WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Thursday called on the US Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which he said was being held back by Republican leaders in the House of Representatives."There is bipartisan support for comprehensive immigration reform," Obama said at a news conference. "It would strengthen our economy, it would help with our security and it would provide relief to families, many of whom have lived here for years and have children and family ...

Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal LOS ANGELES: A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defense contractor in exchange for cash and other gifts in a widening bribery scandal, officials said Thursday. Petty Officer First Class Dan Layug, 27, was arrested Wednesday in San Diego and appeared in court Thursday, when a judge released him with GPS monitoring in lieu of a $100,000 bond. He is accused of accepting bribes in return for giving ...

US orange production hit by disease, juice prices soar NEW YORK: A citrus disease spread by a tiny insect has devastated Florida's orange crop, which is expected to be the worst in nearly 30 years, and sent juice prices soaring on New York markets.The culprit? The gnat-sized Asian citrus psyllid, which is infecting citrus trees across the Sunshine State with huanglongbing, or citrus greening disease, which causes fruit to taste bitter and fall from trees too soon."It feels we are losing the fight," said ...

Six killed in Everest avalanche: mountaineering official KATHMANDU: At least six climbers have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, the president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association told AFP."Rescuers have already retrieved four bodies and they are now trying to pull out two more bodies that are buried under snow," Ang Tshering Sherpa said.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay ROME: Italy's cash-strapped government has raised more than 370,000 euros by selling 52 luxury cars owned by the state through online auction site eBay, the prime minister's office has said.On the first day of sales, Rome managed to sell executive vehicles worth 371,400 euros ($513,000) from the sale of "auto blu" cars, the name given to those owned by ministers and state officials.The sell-off was sanctioned by the new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.He has pledged ...

Gunmen kill 20 at South Sudan UN base: US envoy UNITED NATIONS: Gunmen killed at least 20 people and wounded 70 others when they stormed a UN base in South Sudan, the US envoy to the world body said.Ambassador Samantha Power strongly condemned the "brazen, inhuman attack on unarmed civilians." The United Nations had previously said dozens of civilians from a rival tribe had been wounded in the "unprovoked" attack before peacekeepers fought them off.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014


 



 
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