New GOP health care bill will determine winners, losers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' latest health care plan would create winners and losers among Americans up and down the income ladder, and across age groups.

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  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

White House says budget deficit to be $99B higher this year

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says worsening tax revenues will cause the budget deficit to jump to $702 billion this year. That's a $99 billion spike from what was predicted less than two months ago.

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  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

3 dead in fire at Honolulu high-rise with no sprinklers

 

HONOLULU (AP) — At least three people died and 12 were injured Friday in a fire at a Honolulu high-rise that was not equipped with sprinklers, authorities said, and hundreds fled the giant condominium complex as smoke billowed from the upper floors.

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  • Written by By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press

US finalizing plans to revamp cyber command

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyber war against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials.

  • Written by By LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Turkey marks 1 year since coup attempt, fires 7,400 workers

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities sacked nearly 7,400 more civil servants for alleged links to terror groups as the country on Saturday marked the first anniversary of last summer's failed coup attempt that left some 250 people dead.

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  • Written by By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY, Associated Press