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The Trump administration on Thursday moved to block a Chinese bank with alleged illicit financial ties to North Korea from gaining access to the U.S. banking system.

The Trump administration has been discussing with foreign counterparts -- including Italy, Germany, Canada and Britain -- ways to use economic and diplomatic pressure to curb threats in North Korea and elsewhere.

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Would the Republican health care plan cut Medicaid spending or not?

Yet, the Congressional Budget Office says the Senate bill would reduce federal spending on Medicaid by a total of $772 billion by 2026, and the House's legislation by $834 billion over that time.

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The Congressional Budget Office on Thursday narrowed its projections for when Treasury might run short on money if lawmakers don't raise or suspend the country's debt ceiling.

And on Thursday at a White House press briefing, Mnuchin dodged some specific questions on the issue, instead reiterating what he's said on numerous occasions.

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Cutting corporate taxes will be good for the middle class.

The theory is if Congress cuts corporate tax rates and reforms business taxes, that will boost investment in the United States, which in turn will create jobs and better wages.

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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.

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Alice Jacobs, 90, once owned a factory and horses.

Medicaid pays for about two-thirds of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes, like Jacobs.

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Only 4% of Brits want a tax cut [0.05]

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The Brits want to pay higher taxes. Just 4% of Brits think the government should cut taxes and spending.

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Investors are set to find out whether America's biggest banks are cleared to give them a hefty dividend boost.

Earlier this year, the Fed eased the exam on 21 banks with $250 billion or less in assets.

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Need to see a doctor?

Some folks, particularly those who don't have a lot of medical needs, are willing to make this trade off.

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Illinois could go down in history as the first U.S. state with a "junk" credit rating. It would be the third straight year Illinois can't pass a budget.

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The nation's wealthiest Americans would get a hefty tax cut from the Senate health care bill. That includes 15 million fewer people covered under Medicaid, the nation's safety net program for the poor.

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The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2026 than under Obamacare, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday.

The highly anticipated score answers key questions about the impact of the Senate's controversial legislation made public last Thursday.

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How much for a parliamentary majority?

May was forced to seek their support after her Conservative Party's majority was wiped out in an election earlier this month.

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Republicans have wanted to repeal Obamacare for years -- but they've wanted to overhaul Medicaid for far longer.

Republicans want to rein in Medicaid by jettisoning the expansion program, sending a fixed amount of money to the states each year for the overall program and reducing the growth rate of that funding.

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Nearly six months after he took office, President Trump will welcome Narendra Modi to the White House on Monday. His meeting with Trump will be preceded by one with several top U.S. CEOs.

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If you ask Oscar Lopez, getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to him. But by the time he was a teenager, Lopez's future was looking bleak.

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For the hundreds of rural U.S. hospitals struggling to stay in business, health policy decisions made in Washington, D.C., this summer could make survival a lot tougher.

Since 2010, at least 79 rural hospitals have closed across the country, and nearly 700 more are at risk of closing.

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If Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are successful, one of the biggest winners would be the wealthy.

The Senate and House bills would eliminate this so-called net investment income tax and make the repeal retroactive to Jan. 1, 2017.

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Republicans are one step closer to fulfilling their years-long pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare. Insurers have been pressuring President Trump and congressional Republicans to guarantee the funding of the subsidies for months.

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Republicans are one step closer to fulfilling their years-long pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare. Insurers have been pressuring President Trump and congressional Republicans to guarantee the funding of the subsidies for months.

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