News Brief: Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies, Iran Deal, California Fires
Friday, 13 October 2017 The Trump administration says it will end cost-sharing payments designed to help low-income Americans get health care. Trump is also expected to make an announcement on the future of the Iran deal.
Oct.13 -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra discusses why he's challenging President Donald Trump's decision to end health-insurance subsidies under Obamacare. He speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Julia Chatterley on "Bloomberg Markets."
WASHINGTON (AP) — It started as a bipartisan attempt to curb soaring health care premiums. But Congress’ effort to stabilize the nation’s insurance markets... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •bizjournals •Business Wire
Health insurance giant Cigna said Thursday that it has agreed to buy Express Scripts, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the United States, in a $52 billion... SFGate - BusinessAlso reported by •Seattle Times •Proactive Investors •Business Wire
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are moving higher Tuesday morning after the Labor Department said inflation remained in check last month. Technology and health... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •SeattlePI.com
Sources familiar with the internal deliberations over the firing of Rex Tillerson are speaking up. Tillerson was fired as U.S. secretary of state this week, finding out about his termination via.. Source: Wochit News -
Trump administration officials and others on Wednesday tampered down rumors of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s imminent dismissal. The president has reportedly been itching to fire him,.. Source: Wochit News -
Just days after President Donald Trump proposed giving teachers guns to better protect their classrooms from school shootings, a California teacher fired a bullet from his semi-automatic handgun in.. Source: Wochit News -
Singapore-based Broadcom withdrew its $117 billion bid for Qualcomm, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump blocked it citing national security concerns. Aleksandra Michalska reports. Source: Reuters Studio -
President Donald Trump is open to short-term deal on protecting some young immigrants facing deportation in exchange for border wall funding. Trump’s desire to clinch several years of wall funding in.. Source: Wochit News -