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GOP health care plan faces opposition

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The Senate GOP health care bill needs support from at least 50 of the 52 Republican Senators in order to pass, but some are raising concerns. Politico health reporter Jennifer Haberkorn joins CBSN a day after the draft was released with the details.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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No. 225: Merger mumbles, cyberbucks for SBU and Rob Spence, eyeborg

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TG it’s F: Wham-O cofounder Arthur “Spud” Melin was awarded a patent for the Hula-Hoop on this day in 1963, long after the craze had peaked, leaving Wham-O with millions of unsold plastic hoops and a $10,000 loss. The firm did better with the Frisbee, Super Ball and Silly String. Melin and partner Richard Knerr sold out for $12 million in 1982. Attention Al Gore: Vinton Cerf, who actually did invent the Internet, is 74 today. It’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day. (Unless you work at a pound.) But first, this: Shares of CA enjoyed a brief 16 percent jump this week following news that the software giant is considering a deal to go private and merge with Houston’s BMC Sof... Read More
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Campaign Launched To Educate New York Residents About 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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The effort comes as the Trump Administration has proposed rolling back or eliminating programs to reduce pollution and promote clean, efficient, renewable energy sources. Long Island, NY - June 23, 2017 - Environment New York Research & Policy Center is deploying dozens of door-knockers this summer in a major effort to educate New Yorkers about the prospects for shifting to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. Part of a national campaign to reach more than 1.5 million Americans, outreach staff from our office in New York City will distribute literature to more than 120,0... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces Major Milestone Reached By NY Green Bank With $2.7 Million In Profits

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Clean Energy Initiatives Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Equivalent of Removing 50,000-70,000 Cars from New York Roads for 20 Years. Albany, NY - June 23, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that during fiscal year 2016-2017, NY Green Bank generated $2.7 million in positive net income as a result of $291.6 million in investments in clean energy transactions across New York. Achieved one year ahead of schedule, this positive net income surpassed expectations and NY Green Bank’s overall portfolio is expected to reduce between 4.3 and 6.4 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, which is the equivalent of taking between 50,000 and 7... Read More
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Long Island Concerts & Events June 23-25

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Two Roads Diverged in a WoodAn opening reception for the above-titled art exhibit will be held to showcase thephotography of Kenneth Ng, Howie Pohl and Joan Weiss. Film and digital photos are displayed side by side, allowing viewers to compare and contrast the mediums. Exhibit runs through July 17. Main Street Gallery, 213 Main St., Huntington. huntingtonarts.org 6 p.m. June 23. Dierks Bentley Mega-selling country singer Bentley offers a night of his brand of Nashville numbers and bourbon-soaked ballads to Nassau and Suffolk county bumpkins who just want to sit back, relax, and enjoy great music, great company and... Read More
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No One Has the Data to Prevent the Next Flint

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You have no real way of knowing if your town, your family, or your children face the kind of water contamination that exposed everyone in Flint, Michigan, to lead poisoning. Not because Flint is an outlier–it may, in fact, be the norm—but because no one has enough data to say for sure. Five state and local officials in Flint face involuntary manslaughter charges for failing to alert the public to the looming health crisis there. Yet a recent Reuters report found 3,000 geographic areas in the US with lead poisoning rates twice that of Flint. But you would be hard-pressed to determine whether you l... Read More
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AP Top Stories June 23 A

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Here's the latest for Friday, June 23rd: Senate Republican health care plan needs votes; North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier; Blaze injures 8 NYC firefighters; Utah wildfire grows to 17 square miles.Stay up to date with daily round ups: http://smarturl.it/APTopStoriesSubscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world ... Read More
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Why digital platforms are delivering higher quality home care

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Dr Mahiben Maruthappu, co-founder at the NHS Innovation Accelerator, speaks on the opportunity to deliver more efficient care services through innovative digital solutions… An aspiring new home care start-up is using technology and digitalisation to deliver more efficient, high-quality services. ‘Our ambition is to transform the social care sector in this country,’ says Dr Mahiben Maruthappu, co-founder of CERA. A junior doctor and adviser on innovation to NHS England, Maruthappu says CERA is an efficient, streamlined end-to-end digitalised and automated platform which is able to cut out the middleman. Digitalisation enables the start-up to match care workers to those who need... Read More
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Senators Debate GOP Health Care Plan

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Senate Republicans unveiled a 142-page draft bill Thursday to repeal and replace the Obama health care law, sparking a heated debate on the Senate floor. CBS2's Alice Gainer has the latest. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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How does the Senate health care bill differ from the House bill?

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The new health care bill will roll back the expansion of Medicaid, matching the House bill. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to discuss the differences between the Senate bill and the House bill.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Obama criticizes GOP health care bills

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The former president wrote a lengthy post about his concerns with Republican efforts to repeal and replace his signature health care legislation.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70083/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Why some Republicans are skeptical of the new Senate health bill

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Radio talk show host Tammy Bruce, The Federalist’s Mollie Hemingway and WOR radio talk show host Mark Simone on the newly proposed Senate health care bill. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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How Republicans won all four special elections

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Representative-elect Ralph Norman (R-SC) on the new GOP health care bill and why Republicans have won all four special elections. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode June 22, 2017

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Thursday on the NewsHour, Senate Republicans unveil their health care bill. We break down the details and get reaction from an architect of the Affordable Care Act. Also: Starvation in Venezuela, outrage over police shootings of black Americans, why low-income Americans bypass banks and more.... Read More
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Farm-fresh healthy food doesn’t have to be too pricey or pretty, says this chef

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Chef and restaurateur Joy Crump explains how we can find greater value and health in farm-to-table food, in a conversation at the Aspen Institute's Spotlight Health conference. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Senate GOP plan to delay Medicaid cuts ‘doesn’t make it less awful,’ says former HHS secretary

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Former President Barack Obama responded Thursday to the Republicans’ planned overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, saying “If there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family, this bill will do you harm.” Judy Woodruff gets reaction to the GOP replacement proposal from Kathleen Sebelius, former secretary of Health and Human Services and a key figure in the creation of the ACA.... Read More
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Why the Senate Republican health care bill has a vote problem

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The biggest change proposed by the Senate Republican health care bill is how the federal government would fund Medicaid. Lisa Desjardins and Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News join Hari Sreenivasan to help break down the details and the political prospects for getting it passed.... Read More
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Senate GOP releases health care bill and battle lines form

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Senate Republicans unveiled details of their health care bill Thursday after weeks of work behind closed doors. The proposal shares some broad strokes with the bill that the House passed in May, drawing unanimous opposition from Democrats and starting negotiations among Republicans, some of whom have publicly criticized it. Lisa Desjardins reports.... Read More
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Yale and Oxford researchers find 50% chance AI will outperform humans by 2062

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Experts from Yale and Oxford University recently released their research on how AI will transform modern life by reshaping transportation, finance, health, science, and the military. Key findings pointed toward a 50 percent chance that AI will outperform humans in every job in 45 years’ time. How can we anticipate and manage trends in AI, and will creative and analytical skills really be the key to job success in an AI world? Recounting a personal scenario, my boys had a “future day” at school. One dressed up as a chief... Read More
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Senate GOP Health Care Bill Hits Early Hurdles

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Senate Republicans launched their plan for dismantling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would drastically cut Medicaid and end tax increases on the wealthy. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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A popular way to cook broccoli removes important nutrients

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Broccoli is one of the most nutritious vegetables. However, boiling it takes many of those essential nutrients out. There's a simpler way to cook it and retain all the nutrition. Following is a complete transcript of the video.Do you cook broccoli like this?Stop!Broccoli is loaded with vitamins.But, boiling it in water strips a lot of its nutrients. Including the cancer-fighting ones, like glucosinolates. The water-soluble vitamins leech into the water.Thinking about drinking the broccoli water to get those vitamins? Baaad idea. Pesticides can also transfer to the water. Unless you pony up for organic veggies.Just steam the broccoli instead. Experts consider it the b... Read More
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Several GOP senators oppose health care bill

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The Senate Republicans' health care bill unveiled Thursday gained several vocal critics — Republican senators — within hours.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70077/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Closed door health care draft leaves constituents unheard: Rep. Kilmer

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) and Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) weigh in on differences between the House of Representatives version of the health care bill compared to the Senate’s. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Senate health care bill has ‘less teeth’ than House bill: Dr. Klasko

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health President and CEO, Dr. Stephen Klasko weighs in on the pros and cons of the Senate health care bill. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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AP Top Stories June 22 P

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Here are the top stories for Thursday, June 22nd: President Trump says he does not have tapes of conversations with James Comey; GOP Senators release their health care bill; Funeral services are held for Otto Warmbier; Heavy rains wash across Southeast.Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, deliveri... Read More
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What’s in the new Senate Republicans’ health care bill?

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Senate Republicans have unveiled a new health care plan that has some differences from the House version. The Senate bill would remove some taxes and cut Medicaid. American Health Policy Institute CEO Tevi Troy joins CBSN to discuss.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Man Accused Of Making Millions Of Robocalls Faces Biggest-Ever FCC Fine

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Enlarge this image Telemarketers are prohibited from making prerecorded phone calls to people without prior consent. It's also illegal to deliberately falsify caller ID with the intent to harm or defraud consumers. PeopleImages/Getty Images/iStock ... Read More
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Lawmakers respond to Senate health care proposal

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Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz responded to the new GOP health care plan, and President Obama also weighed in with a statement posted on Facebook. CBSN's Reena Ninan has the latest.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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A neuroscientist explains how being bilingual makes your brain more robust

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Marian Sigman, a neuroscientist and author of "The Secret Life of the Mind: How Your Brain Thinks, Feels, and Decides," explains how babies that grow up bilingual will have brain functions that might be superior to those children that only speak one language. Following is a transcript of the video.Is it good or bad for my baby to grow listening and speaking more than one language?I’m Mariano Sigman. I’m a neuroscientist, and I just wrote a book called "The Secret Life of the Mind."It's very hard to find places where people speak just one language It’s not only beautiful, in a way, and it's not only a way that opens the possibility to talk to many more people and to learn more thin... Read More
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Dealertrack Opens New Long Island Headquarters

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The 230,000-square-foot facility will be home to nearly 600 team members with capacity to continue growing. Lake Success, NY - June 22, 2017 - Dealertrack, one of Long Island's largest companies, will soon open its new headquarters in the Village of North Hills. The 230,000-square-foot facility will be home to nearly 600 team members with capacity to continue growing. Team members will begin occupying the building in early July, located at 3400 New Hyde Park Road. The company is committed to remaining in Long Island with a 17-year lease. ... Read More
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Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

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Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell eaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP Republicans in the Senate on Thursday unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act ... Read More
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Dealertrack Cuts the Ribbon on New Headquarters

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In a word: Amazing. Awe-inspiring amazement, in fact, from the confident way our new home stands above New Hyde Park Road to how it symbolizes the strength of the brand and our principles of innovation and community.Confidence. Innovation. Community. That's Dealertrack, and amazing is about the only word that describes our new HQ. After years of dogged determination and a relentless focus on fulfilling the dream of this building, Wednesday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony bookmarked a new chapter with the ceremonial snip of a ribbon and the official opening of the building. And once open, boy - did it ever live up to expectations. From the open-air design to the fully-equipped gym, yoga room, basketball court and auditorium, the 233... Read More
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Student Graduates in Dying Mom’s Hospital Room

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Samantha Parrotte always wanted her mom Patricia to see her graduate high school. But Patricia was dying of cancer, so Samantha held a private ceremony, with school officials, at her mother's hospital bedside. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Senate Republicans unveil health care bill

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GOP senators have unveiled their health care bill to replace Obamacare. The bill would eliminate the individual and employer mandates in Obamacare. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to discuss.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkx... Read More
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Democrats criticize Senate GOP health care bill

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Senate Republicans released their version of the American Health Care Act on Thursday.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70073/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Democrats Blast GOP Health Bill

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Democrats are roundly criticizing the Republican plan to scrap the Obama health care law. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats.AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism ... Read More
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How will health care and tax reform affect the markets?

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Nasdaq EVP of Global Listing Services Nelson Griggs on Trump’s meeting with tech executives and how health care and tax reform will affect the markets. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Hackers threaten cyberattack against seven South Korean banks: Report

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WannaCry ransomware: 5 facts to remember, and 5 rumours you should ignore A massive ransomware attack, dubbed WannaCry, which started last week is still wrecking havoc on several computers across the world. Computers systems of companies and organizations like FedEx, Nissan, Hitachi, the Russian Central Bank, Telefonica and the British National Health Service have been affected. In India too, the ransomware has claimed victims including Tirupati temple and some computers at police stations in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited. However, there are also several myths and rumours floating on the internet an... Read More
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Protesters Hold ‘Die In’ At McConnell’s Office

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Disability advocates staged what they called a 'die in' outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office Thursday to protest the GOP health care plan and proposed cuts to Medicaid. Police arrested a number of them, some in wheelchairs. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Accenture and Microsoft partner on blockchain identity prototype

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Accenture, with partners Microsoft and Avanade, has created a prototype identity management system in support of the ID2020 campaign. The prototype system was created using the principles of the distributed ledger architecture, combining the existing Accenture identity platform with the Azure cloud network. The companies demonstrated the prototype at this week’s ID2020 Summit at the United Nations. The prototype was created using the Accenture Unique Identity Service Platform (UISP), a biometric identity management application currently used for fraud protection. The proto... Read More
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Trump Hopes For Senate Health Bill ‘With Heart’

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President Donald Trump is expressing hope that the Senate will pass a health care plan "with heart" following the release of a Republican plan to dismantle President Barack Obama's health law. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Senate health care bill is much better than ObamaCare: Sen. Tim Scott

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Senate Finance Committee Member Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) weighs in on Sen. Rand Paul’s criticism of the GOP health care bill and the South Carolina House race. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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What the Republicans’ Senate Health-Care Bill Means for America

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On Thursday, Senate Republicans unveiled their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Below, New Yorker writers offer some initial reactions to the news. The Senate bill is really three separate proposals. In the private-insurance market, it amounts to what Larry Levitt, a health-care expert at the Kaiser Family Foundation, calls “Obamacare-lite.” As for Medicaid—the federal program that provides health services to roughly seventy-five million Americans, most of whom are poor or elderly or are children—the bill involves much bigger, and more harmful, changes. Finally, the legislation would deliver a hefty tax cut to some of the wealthiest households in the country. In the individual market, the bill offer... Read More
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Senate GOP Leaders Unveil Health Care Plan

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Senate Republican leaders are ready to release their plan for rolling back much of President Barack Obama's health care law. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Mangano Announces Free Support Services Event for Disadvantaged Veterans

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency –in conjunction with assistance from volunteers representing all service organizations – today announced a free Veterans Assistance Day event will take place on Tuesday, July 11th from 10:00am-2:00pm at the American Legion, 160 Marvin Ave, Hempstead. “My administration is committed to serving our veterans and ensuring resources are provided to them once they return home from service,” said County Executive Mangano.  “Nassau County Veterans events like this one have assisted veterans in securing benefits, job counseling, legal advice and dental care.  I want to thank Ralph Espo... Read More
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Senate GOP unveils health care bill

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Senate Republican leaders have unveiled a new draft of their health care bill. Washington Post congressional reporter Sean Sullivan joined CBSN to discuss the reaction and the key differences between this bill and the House version.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Living fully with cancer

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Presented by Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Ingrid Nelson, a mother of four and a grandmother of five, was diagnosed with terminal cancer eight years ago. Her transcendent story of courage is summed up best in her own words: "While there is life there is always hope. Never give up on that."... Read More
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Senate Republicans Reveal Long-Awaited Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill

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Senate Republicans unveiled their long-awaited health care overhaul proposal on Thursday. The Senate bill, called the "Better Care Reconciliation Act," would repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The broad outlines of it look a lot like the House bill, the American Health Care Act, which was passed in May. In a lot of ways, the Senate's bill looks like the House bill: it rolls back the ACA's Medicaid expansion — making for deep spending cuts to that program, compared to current law. The Senate bill also proposes eliminating many ACA taxes. As in the House bill, the employer penalties associated with th... Read More
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Days Gone will be an open world full of fast zombies, wolves, and bears

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Days Gone is one of Sony’s big games coming for the PlayStation 4. It had a riveting demo last year, and it showed up again as a much different game at the 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) last week. Last year, the hero Deacon St. John had to dodge hundreds of “freakers,” or really fast zombies, as they chased him around an old sawmill in the Oregon woods after a viral apocalypse. This year, developer Bend Studio returned with a marquee position in Sony’s... Read More
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Kingsway triggers a lizard brain panic that only screen addicts can appreciate

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We already spend most of our time staring at screens, so you know what would be great? If we could stare at some screens … on our screens. Kingsway is a cheeky new “OS role-playing game” where everything takes place on a fictional operating system that gives off serious Windows 95 vibes. Developed by Andrew Morrish and published by Adult Swim Games, it’s currently slated for release sometime this summer for PC only. When I got to clicking around at a hands-on demo at the Electronic Entertainment Expo last week, it started simply enough. I “booted up” the system, and a window popped up so I could type in my name and create my character. Then it ... Read More
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Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

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Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional aides and lobbyists say. After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell., planned to release the proposal Thursday. The package represents McConnell’s attempt to quell criticism by party moderates and conservatives and win the support he needs in a vote he hopes to stage next week. In a departure from the version the House approved last month, which President Donald Trump privately called “mean,” the Senate plan would drop the ... Read More
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Draft of Senate GOP health bill expected today

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Lawmakers are awaiting a draft of a new Republican health care bill from the Senate today. Politico congressional reporter Elahna Schor joins CBSN to talk about what changes we can expect in the new version.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1PO0dkxLike "CBSN... Read More
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Nuvolo Closes $10 Million Series A Financing

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Funding round to expand global sales and innovation teams and extend company’s leadership position in cloud-based enterprise asset management JERSEY CITY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 22, 2017– Nuvolo, the world’s fastest growing cloud-based enterprise asset management (EAM) company, today announced $10 million in Series A funding. ... Read More
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GE Ventures leads $10 million investment in Nuvolo’s asset management service

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Nuvolo, which provides software to help healthcare providers, life sciences organizations, and pharmaceutical manufacturers better manage their assets, announced today funding of $10 million, led by GE Ventures. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and ServiceNow Ventures also joined. “The largest investment in healthcare is in medical equipment and facilities”, wrote Nuvolo CEO Tom Stanford, in an email to VentureBeat. The Jersey City, New Jersey-based startup built a cloud-based service on top of ServiceNow to help healthcare providers and manufacturers manage assets, like medical devices and laboratory equipment. Nuv... Read More
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Pixeldash Studios diversifies to succeed

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Presented by Intel The state of Louisiana—the Pelican State, apparently—was not really considered a hotbed of game development when Jason Tate and Evan Smith were working for the only studio in Baton Rouge. When that company folded, it became a crossroads moment: move to the Bay Area or any other gaming hotbed, or stay where they were and make the best of the situation in their home state. “We opted to start our own company so we could make games, and stay in Louisiana,” says Tate, the co-founder and lead programmer, of the decision he made with Smith, who would act as Creative Director on the two-man team. This decision in 2011 was assisted by the state government’s efforts to build the games... Read More
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The end of the Chief Digital Officer, or just the end of the beginning?

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Matthew Smith, Global Head of Market Development, Internet of Things at Cisco Systems, discusses the role of the Chief Digital Officer and its evolving responsibilities… It was probably around 2013 when the business world rapidly woke up to the concept of digital across disparate industrial applications and not just being a function of e-commerce. The Internet of Things, which had been around since the 90’s in the form of RFID was suddenly, through rapidly accelerating digital connectivity, transformed into the art of the possible. Wikipedia, that font of all knowledge, even in those days, described the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) as an individual who helps a company, government organisation o... Read More
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NHSBT: Improved digital services creates time for compassion

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Ian Trenholm, Chief Executive of NHS Blood and Transplant, discusses the huge time and cost savings enabled by improved digital services at NHSBT... A ruthless focus on productivity and effective use of digital services has enabled NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), the UK’s blood and organ donation service, to save the NHS about £80m a year. ‘We have done that by creating a very clear sense of what the supply chain is, then using digital services and continuous improvement techniques, we have been able to reduce costs and effort. This has created more time to care,’ explains Ian Trenholm, NHSBT Chief. A recent example has been an investment in iPads for spec... Read More
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Trump Comments on Warmbier, Media, Healthcare

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President Donald Trump lamented the death of US student Otto Warmbier, who was detained in North Korea. Trump was speaking in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he also commented on what he called "dishonest media corporations" and healthcare. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsFind the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump's latest press con... Read More
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Stabbing of police officer at Michigan airport investigated as terrorist attack – FBI

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The FBI is investigating the stabbing of a police officer at an airport in the U.S. state of Michigan as a terror attack. The perpetrator, who was detained at the scene, holds a Canadian passort and reportedly shouted "Allahu akbar" before stabbing the officer in the neck. The officer is now in a stable condition in hospital. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8fjnRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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President Trump rallies base in Iowa

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President Trump held a campaign-style rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Wednesday. Mr. Trump spoke about his healthcare plan, said he was working to cut taxes, and talked about eliminating "job-killing" regulations on businesses. Watch his full remarks.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: ... Read More
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Times Square Car Crash Victims Graduate From High School In New Jersey

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Published on Jun 21, 2017Two New Jersey high school students who were mowed down by a driver in Times Square and were seriously injured have graduated even though one of them is still hospitalized. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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AR/VR Weekly: Virtual reality takes a bigger stage at E3

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You can get a good sense of the role virtual reality plays in the video game industry by comparing two of the biggest industry events in North America: the Game Developers Conference and the Electronic Entertainment Expo. VR plays a crucial role at GDC, and this year’s event made a case that it’s not going anywhe... Read More
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26 VR startups debut at HTC’s Vive demo day

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HTC has bet big on virtual reality with its HTC Vive VR headset. It continues to believe in the market, and it showed off technology from 26 new companies today at its Vive X accelerator demo day in San Francisco. HTC has set up a $100 million fund to invest in VR companies, and it has made 60 investments so far across five different accelerator locations in China, the U.S., Taiwan, and Israel. Here’s the enterprise VR companies: ... Read More
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Augmenix Announces First Prostate Cancer Patient Treated with SpaceOAR® Hydrogel in New Zealand

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Kathleen Kilgour Centre is the first cancer center in New Zealand to offer this innovative product to their community TAURANGA, New Zealand–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 22, 2017– Augmenix, Inc., a medical technology company that develops, manufactures, and sells proprietary absorbable hydrogels that separate and protect organs at risk during radiotherapy, today announced that the first patient in New Zealand has been treated with SpaceOAR® hydrogel at the Kathleen Kilgour Centre (KKC) in Tauranga. SpaceOAR hydrogel is the first absorbable spacer designed to separate the rectum and prostate to reduce the risk of long-term side effects after radiation treatment. ... Read More
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Will the new GOP health bill pass through Congress?

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Published on Jun 21, 2017Fox News political contributor Tammy Bruce, GOP strategist Ford O’ Connell and former Trump campaign Michigan co-chair Lena Epstein on the Senate Republicans’ new health care bill. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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For vulnerable Californians, expanded Medicaid is a lifeline at risk of being cut

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Fourteen million Medicaid recipients could lose their health coverage under the GOP House Obamacare replacement bill, and reports suggest the Senate version would make even deeper cuts. California, where 1.2 million resident gained health insurance under the Medicaid expansion, stands to lose more than any other state. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Los Angeles.... Read More