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How Trump's executive order can hurt those with pre-existing conditions

How Trump is upending Obamacare President Trump says that his executive order will provide quality health care to millions of Americans. The main way he would do this is to make it easier for small businesses to band together to buy health insurance through nationwide association health plans. The order will likely free these plans from several key Obamacare regulations and from state oversight. Instead, they’d be subject to the same federal regulations as large-employer plans. The key backer of this move, GOP Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, dismisses critics’ ...

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Equifax is investigating executive stock sales

These CEOs were pushed out by scandal Equifax is investigating three executives who sold company shares worth nearly $ 2 million shortly after a massive data breach was discovered, but before the company announced the breach to the public. The investigation was disclosed in a letter Friday to Rep. Frank Pallone, the lead Democrat on a House committee looking into the Equifax data breach. “Equifax takes these matters seriously,” said Equifax said in response to a letter from Pallone that raised questions about the stock sale. “The board of directors ...

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Trump intends to sign executive order on health care next week

Is Graham-Cassidy bill dead or just on hold? President Trump is taking the future of health insurance into his own hands. A day after Congress’ last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare failed, Trump said he may soon sign an executive order on health care that would affect millions of people. “I’ll probably be signing a very major executive order where people can go out, cross state lines, do lots of things and buy their own health care, and that will be probably signed next week,” he told reporters Wednesday. “It’s being ...

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Shot Dorset executive Guy Hedger: Three people arrested

Media playback is unsupported on your device Three people have been arrested following the killing of an executive at his luxury Dorset house. Guy Hedger, 61, was shot at his home in Ashley, Dorset in the early hours of Sunday – he later died in hospital. A 41-year-old Bournemouth man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and aggravated burglary. A man and woman, both in their 40s, have been detained on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary. Properties in Winterborne Stickland near Blandford and ...

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Trump executive order aims to allow Arctic drilling

Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at reducing restrictions on oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic in order to “unleash American energy”. The US president said it would create “thousands and thousands” of jobs, despite a downturn in the oil market. It could undo a ban put in place by Barack Obama in order to protect swathes of the ocean from development. But Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the decision was better than being held hostage by “foreign entities”. Getting rid of Mr Obama’s environmental protections was ...

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Uber's No. 2 executive quits after 6 months

Uber CEO apologizes after abusive rant caught on video Uber president Jeff Jones is quitting after six months on the job. The ride-sharing company confirmed Jones’ departure in a statement to CNNMoney late Sunday. “We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best,” the statement read. The news was first reported by Recode. Jones was named Uber’s president at the end of August. He previously ran marketing for Target. Related: Uber searching for a COO after crises Jones headed Uber’s ride-hailing ...

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Trump travel ban: US judge blocks new executive order

A Federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump’s new travel ban, hours before it was due to begin at midnight on Thursday. The ruling by US District Judge Derrick Watson stops the executive order from going into effect. Hawaii is one of several US states trying to stop the ban. The directive would have placed a 90-day ban on people from six mainly Muslim nations and a 120-day ban on refugees. President Trump said it would stop terrorists from entering the US but critics say it is discriminatory. ...

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Big changes in Trump's cybersecurity executive order

Cyberattack on Twitter, Netflix, and more may have come from webcams An executive order awaiting President Trump’s signature is aimed at improving nation’s hacker defenses — including a plan to have the U.S. military review what kids are learning about cybersecurity in school. The president was expected to sign the mandate Tuesday. But instead Trump met with NSA director Admiral Mike Rogers, senior adviser Jared Kushner, chief strategist Steve Bannon and other national security officials to discuss it. The executive order on cybersecurity seeks to consolidate responsibility for protecting the ...

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Trump executive order: Million sign petition to stop UK visit

A petition to stop US President Donald Trump’s UK state visit has gathered more than a million signatures. Numbers of signatories have been rising rapidly since a US clampdown on immigration came into effect over the weekend, causing anger worldwide. PM Theresa May announced the visit during her recent US trip. Downing Street has rejected calls for it to be cancelled as a “populist gesture”. Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn urged the PM to postpone the visit. The petition states: “Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the UK in his capacity ...

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Trump executive order: UK ministers to press US on ban

Prime Minister Theresa May has told her foreign secretary and home secretary to contact their US counterparts about a travel ban imposed by President Trump. Boris Johnson is pressing Mr Trump’s advisers to exempt Britons with dual citizenship from the 90-day ban on visa holders from seven countries. Earlier Mr Johnson tweeted it was “divisive and wrong” to stigmatise people on the basis of nationality. Mrs May has come under fire for not condemning the order earlier. A petition to stop a state visit to the UK by President Trump ...

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