Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

President Donald Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency. Nearly 70 percent of those benefiting from the so-called cost-sharing subsidies live in states Trump won last November, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. The number underscores the political risk for Trump…

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Inmates donate more than $53,000 for Harvey relief

Inmates donate more than $53,000 for Harvey relief

Inmates serving time in Texas prisons have also found a way to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Officials say Texas prison inmates donated more than $53,000 from their commissary funds to the American Red Cross to be used for hurricane relief. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says more than 6,600 inmates donated money between Aug. 31 and Sept. 30. Harvey made landfall in Texas as a Category 4 hurricane on Aug….

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WATCH: Firefighters use bulldozers to help contain California wildfires

WATCH: Firefighters use bulldozers to help contain California wildfires

Now Playing: Drone footage shows wildfire devastation Now Playing: Wildfire victim loses home to ‘Mother Nature at her worst’ Now Playing: Flames burn near road as couple flees California wildfire Now Playing: California town left in flames by wildfire Now Playing: Firefighters use bulldozers to help contain California wildfires Now Playing: Steve Bannon addresses Values Voters Summit Now Playing: Tampa opens arms to Puerto Rico evacuees Now Playing: ‘X-Men’ show off new spinoff trailer horror…

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Tampa opens arms to Puerto Rico evacuees after Hurricane Maria

Tampa opens arms to Puerto Rico evacuees after Hurricane Maria

Tampa is preparing to welcome any Puerto Ricans who may choose to make the Florida city their new home in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation. More than 36,000 people have arrived in the Sunshine State from Puerto Rico since Oct. 3, according to the Florida Division of Emergency Management. The state has already set up reception centers in Orlando and Miami, where evacuees from the storm-battered U.S. territory can speak with representatives from various…

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Clinton attacks Trump’s handling of Iran, North Korea

Clinton attacks Trump’s handling of Iran, North Korea

Hillary Clinton says President Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord is “dangerous,” and she suggests her former campaign opponent is undermining the validity of the United States’ promises to other nations. Trump on Friday accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 accord, blaming the Iranians for a litany of sinister behavior and hitting their main military wing with anti-terror penalties. Trump, breaking his campaign pledge to rip up the agreement,…

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Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expell Harvey Weinstein, following numerous allegations of sexual harassment or assault against the former movie mogul and producer, the film academy announced today in a statement. “The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors met today to discuss the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and has voted well in excess of the required two-thirds majority to immediately expel him from the Academy,”…

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Puerto Rico raises death toll from Hurricane Maria to 48

Puerto Rico raises death toll from Hurricane Maria to 48

Hurricane Maria has been blamed for the deaths of at least 48 people in Puerto Rico since it roared ashore last month and knocked out power there, officials said. Authorities there raised the death toll by 3 on Saturday based on a review of medical records. The number could increase as the medical examiner continues to review all deaths that occurred in hospitals on the U.S. island territory around the time that the powerful hurricane…

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Bob Weinstein says ‘sick and depraved’ brother Harvey Weinstein abused him

Bob Weinstein says ‘sick and depraved’ brother Harvey Weinstein abused him

Bob Weinstein is opening up amid the scandal over sexual misconduct allegations against his brother, claiming he was a victim of abuse by Harvey Weinstein. “I was also the object of a lot of his verbal abuse — at one time physical abuse,” the co-chairman of The Weinstein Co. told The Hollywood Reporter in a wide-ranging interview. “And I am not looking for one bit of sympathy from anyone,” the younger brother of Harvey Weinstein…

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100 ISIS fighters surrender in Raqqa in coalition battle to retake Syrian city

100 ISIS fighters surrender in Raqqa in coalition battle to retake Syrian city

About 100 ISIS fighters have surrendered in Raqqa, Syria, in the last 24 hours and have been removed from the city, the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS told ABC News. The mass surrender is viewed as a sign that the coalition’s battle to retake Raqqa could be nearing its end, with 85 percent of the city now under the coalition’s control. “This is consistent with the trend we have seen in the past month, both in…

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Girl dies after falling from cruise ship’s interior deck to one below

Girl dies after falling from cruise ship’s interior deck to one below

An 8-year-old girl died Saturday after falling from one deck in a cruise ship’s interior atrium to a lower deck, officials said. The girl, whose name has not been released, fell on the Carnival Glory cruise ship while it was docked at the Dante B. Fascell Port of Miami on Saturday morning. Miami Fire Rescue personnel responded to the scene around 8:15 a.m. ET and provided emergency care to the child, according to the Miami-Dade…

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