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These Dreamers started businesses. Will they have to leave them behind?

DACA’s end could kill these small businesses Juan Martinez is building an artificial intelligence company. But President Trump’s decision to repeal DACA could derail his plans. The 27-year-old resident of Austin, Texas is one of roughly 800,000 people who enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allow undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to live and work domestically without fear of deportation. The future of the program is uncertain. Congress has only five months left to come up with a legislative fix. For Martinez, that ...

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These groups are not happy with the latest Obamacare repeal effort

Kimmel: The senator lied to my face Even as Republicans scramble to find the votes to pass their latest attempt to repeal Obamacare, the list of advocacy and industry groups opposed to the bill continues to grow. On Wednesday, the two major health insurance industry associations voiced their concerns about the legislation, which would jettison several major Obamacare provisions and curtail federal support of Medicaid. They fear the bill would hurt consumers and patients by destabilizing the individual market and weakening Medicaid. “The bill contains provisions that would allow states ...

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Rich Germany has an inequality problem. These numbers prove it

The German economy – in 60 seconds Chancellor Angela Merkel is poised for another election victory on Sunday. Merkel can point to strong economic growth and record low unemployment when asking voters for a fourth term. But all is not well in Germany and inequality has increased under her watch. The number of Germans at risk of slipping into poverty is the highest since the country’s East and West were reunited in 1990. Here’s a look at inequality by the numbers: Income for the rich up 27% Germany’s economy grew ...

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It's not rivalry week, but these matchups mean something

12:44 PM ET It isn’t rivalry week just yet, but there are some games being played this weekend with rekindled pasts and rivalry aspirations. They’re important games, just not as big as the main rivalries we see closer to the end of the season. Some of these matchups have long, storied pasts that have either dwindled or fallen off throughout the years, but they’ll be on full showcase this weekend. Pitt and Penn State, for example, have played 97 times, going all the way back to 1893. The two took ...

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These European cities are fed up with tourists

How far would you travel to see ‘Star Wars’ locations? Too many tourists can be a very bad thing. Local residents are warning that top European vacation destinations are being ruined by hordes of tourists that generate too much noise, pollute the environment and drive up rents. The backlash has been on full display this summer in cities including Barcelona, Venice, Dubrovnik and Prague, which have all seen their visitor numbers rise thanks to an increase in cheap regional flights and new travel services like Airbnb. Tourism has boosted the ...

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Call Of Duty: WW2 Beta Players Get These Bonuses

With the Call of Duty: WWII multiplayer beta scheduled to begin this month, Activision has now announced a special bonus for everyone who participates. Take part in the beta and you’ll get the MP Private Beta Combat Pack, which includes a helmet, calling card, and emblem that you can use to show off that you played the beta. The extra items will be available when Call of Duty: WWII launches on November 3, Activision clarified on Twitter. The Call of Duty: World War II beta starts August 25 on PS4 ...

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Last Chance To Get These Free Xbox Games With Gold Titles

Xbox Live Gold subscribers wanting to claim Watch Dogs on Xbox One and Kane & Lynch 2 for Xbox 360 for free will need to do so quickly, as the games will no longer be available as part of the Games with Gold promotion after today. The other Xbox One freebie, Ubisoft’s Grow Up, will continue to be available until July 31. Replacing Watch Dogs on Xbox One is Runbow, which will be available from July 16 – August 15. For Xbox 360, Kane & Lynch 2 is being swapped ...

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These trades get Carmelo Anthony onto a contender

9:03 AM ET Carmelo Anthony is willing to leave New York. The Knicks are willing to trade him. But can anyone come up with an offer for Anthony that the Knicks are willing to accept? That’s what several NBA front-office members were wondering Monday morning after ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Anthony is willing to waive his no-trade clause to join Houston or Cleveland. “That’s not an easy proposition for either team,” one executive says about a possible Melo trade. Carmelo Anthony is open to waiving his no-trade clause to join ...

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Senate health care bill would mean big coverage losses in these states

The Senate GOP health care bill explained States that saw major coverage gains under Obamacare would suffer the biggest losses under the Senate health care bill, a new report has found. The states that did not expand Medicaid and didn’t have many people enrolled in the individual market would feel less of an impact, according to the Urban Institute analysis. The researchers from the left-leaning think tank estimated that a total of 24.7 million more people would be uninsured in 2022, compared to current law.About 57% of the uninsured would ...

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Rocket League Is Free With These Nvidia Cards, As Game Gets First TV Commercials

Nvidia has announced a partnership with Psyonix to give away the hit soccer-with-cars game Rocket League. Everyone who buys a GeForce GTX 1060 or 1050-based card, or a desktop PC or notebook, will get a free copy of Rocket League for a limited time. This promotion is being held to celebrate the Rocket League World Championship competitive gaming event, which runs June 2-4 in Los Angeles. You can head to this promotion page to learn more about the Rocket League giveaway. Rocket League sells for $ 20 on PC and ...

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