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There are no more 'bare' Obamacare counties in the entire country There are no more 'bare' Obamacare counties in the entire country
- August 25, 2017

The Dayton, Ohio-based payer was also one of five insurers that recently announced they will cover 19 other bare counties in Ohio . The "bare county" problem on the Affordable Care Act exchanges is no more-at least for now. While Ohioans still could face steep premium hikes in 2018, a majority who buy insurance on the ACA exchange get federal subsidies to cover all or some of the payments. (more...)
Nimmo has double, three walks for Mets Nimmo has double, three walks for Mets
- August 25, 2017

He has a 1.73 WHIP on the season, while his home ERA stands at 5.89 ERA in 47 1/3 innings. Right-hander Jimmie Sherfy was optioned to Reno after pitching a ideal ninth inning Monday for his first major league win. Despite his tepid start, the 23-year-old Flexen (3-2, 5.79 ERA) pieced together six solid innings, finishing the night with two runs allowed on six hits and four walks alongside five strikeouts. (more...)
Qatar denies blocking Saudi planes ferrying pilgrims to hajj Qatar denies blocking Saudi planes ferrying pilgrims to hajj
- August 25, 2017

An official source in the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority on Monday "described as baseless the news. that allegedly claimed that the state of Qatar refused to allow Saudi Airlines to transport the Qatari pilgrims", according to a report carried on the state-run QNA news agency. (more...)
1000+ Supporters Rallied at NFL HQ in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick 1000+ Supporters Rallied at NFL HQ in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick
- August 25, 2017

McCoy is certainly right that, if Kaepernick was better, teams would suddenly find the distraction worth it. There's a chance it could extend to players on the Patriots - and if it does, you'll get your first glimpse at it on national TV during the season opener. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' theory about the White Walkers is mind-blowing 'Game of Thrones' theory about the White Walkers is mind-blowing
- August 25, 2017

But it also might have solidified a prophecy of sorts from the second season wherein Daenerys was told "the dragon has three heads". Could Joffrey Baratheon wake up the dead? In this theory, Bran would have tried to go back multiple times to affect the past. (more...)
McIlroy confirms he will take extended break after FedEx Cup McIlroy confirms he will take extended break after FedEx Cup
- August 25, 2017

While McIlroy has yet to win this season, four players who have won multiple times are battling to be named PGA Tour player of the year at the end of the play-offs. "I'm OK to play these next four out of five weeks, but then I do need a prolonged period off at some point in 2017 to be ready for 2018", confirmed the Northern Irishman. (more...)
Will Dodgers rebound from near no-hitter at Pirates? MLB Predictions 8/24/17 Will Dodgers rebound from near no-hitter at Pirates? MLB Predictions 8/24/17
- August 25, 2017

Dodgers lefty Rich Hill lost his flawless game on an error in the ninth inning, then lost his no-hitter on a leadoff home run in the 10th by Josh Harrison that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates over Los Angeles 1-0 Wednesday night. Hyun-Jin Ryu takes the mound for the Dodgers , looking to build off five shutout innings in his last start. Ryu allowed just one run on four hits in six innings, the eighth time in his past nine starts Ryu has allowed two runs or less. (more...)
Jets' legend Joe Klecko again denied entry to the Hall of Fame Jets' legend Joe Klecko again denied entry to the Hall of Fame
- August 25, 2017

The Sandpoint native played 11 seasons with the Green Bay Packers , making the All-Pro first team on five occasions. He's most well-known for his part in the famous Lombardi sweep, and for throwing the block at the goal line on quarterback Bart Starr's game-winning sneak in the Ice Bowl. (more...)
Real Madrid Draw Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona Face Juventus Real Madrid Draw Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona Face Juventus
- August 25, 2017

Emre Can opened the scoring on 10 minutes, his deflected shot finding its way into the Hoffenheim net, and Mohamed Salah made it 2-0 on 18 minutes when he bundled a rebound over the line. "I really love the attitude of these players". We will have a few fantastic European nights at Anfield. "I said I think before the game, if you talk to a player, they really often [mention it]. (more...)
Mo Farah wins final track race in dramatic fashion Mo Farah wins final track race in dramatic fashion
- August 25, 2017

Jebet, 20, was only two and a half seconds off her own world record of 8:52.78 set in Paris in August past year. The four-time Olympic champion crossed the line in 13 minutes 06.05 seconds in a tight finish. There were no surprises, however, in the women's 800 metres where South African Caster Semenya powered into the lead with around 200 metres left to win comfortably. (more...)
Paul Merson dismisses Tottenham, Celtic's Champions League hopes, battling for Europa places
- August 25, 2017

It is even harder for Dortmund though, who share a group with Real Madrid , Tottenham Hotspur and APOEL . Remarkable they will play Celtic for just the third and fourth times in the group . Real Madrid , Bayern Munich and Juventus could all be heading to Manchester but with two qualification places available, Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho and his opposite number across the city Pep Guardiola, will be confident they will still be in the competition come next February. (more...)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera throws punch, sparks brawl with New York Yankees Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera throws punch, sparks brawl with New York Yankees
- August 24, 2017

A fight that started between Miguel Cabrera and Austin Romine led to the benches clearing in Thursday's matchup between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers . Both Romine and Cabrera were ejected from the game, but there promises to be multiple suspensions stemming from the brawl. But the drama restarted in the bottom of the seventh when Tigers catcher James McCann was drilled in the helmet by a 98 miles per hour fastball from Dellin Betances. (more...)
#MugabeGate: The people vs Mugabe and the government of South Africa #MugabeGate: The people vs Mugabe and the government of South Africa
- August 24, 2017

The US embassy called for help as Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe went on a rampage at a luxury hotel in Joburg, a security report claims. Mrs Mugabe made headlines after the model laid a complaint with police, accusing the first lady of hitting her with an electrical extension cord on 13 August, nearly a week before the first lady was granted immunity. (more...)
Traders Buy High Volume of Foot Locker Call Options (FL) Traders Buy High Volume of Foot Locker Call Options (FL)
- August 24, 2017

Currently, EPS of Foot Locker , Inc. Rr Partners Lp holds 5.13% of its portfolio in Foot Locker, Inc. for 1.44 million shares. Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating and set a $52.00 target price (down previously from $66.00) on shares of Foot Locker in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. (more...)
Champions League: Favourable groups for United and Liverpool Champions League: Favourable groups for United and Liverpool
- August 25, 2017

Liverpool , who advanced via the preliminary play-offs with victory over Hoffenheim, will play Spartak Moscow , Sevilla and Maribor in Group E. Roma and Qarabag, the first Azerbaijan side to reach the group stages, are also in Group C. (more...)
Katy Perry Releases New Music Video Swish Swish Katy Perry Releases New Music Video Swish Swish
- August 24, 2017

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are not performing together at the VMAs, despite reports to the contrary. The video comes just days before Perry is set to host the MTV Video Music Awards . Performers at the event include Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, Post Malone, Logic, Julia Michaels and Lorde. Molly Shannon is Perry's coach while Gaten Matarazzo aka Dustin from Stranger Things serves as her teammate. (more...)
Hundreds Rally for Colin Kaepernick Outside NFL's Manhattan HQ Hundreds Rally for Colin Kaepernick Outside NFL's Manhattan HQ
- August 24, 2017

The official Twitter account for the organization addressed the rally , detailing its goal. "It is outrageous that the NFL's millionaire and billionaire owners continue to punish Colin Kaepernick for standing up to this hate , while they have done little to address it", Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color of Change, said in a statement. (more...)
Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel move Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel move
- August 24, 2017

By contrast, Mercedes operate a looser policy, in which the two drivers are allowed to race. On whether Pirelli's selection of Ultrasofts, Supersofts and Softs favoured Ferrari, Vettel replied: "I don't know, I think we need to go out and see". (more...)
Michael Schumacher's son to drive in Spa tribute Michael Schumacher's son to drive in Spa tribute
- August 24, 2017

Martin will visit Williams HQ ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix weekend, where he will be given the run down on what will be expected from him in this coveted role. The pit crew look after both of Williams' drivers - Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll - and every pitstop is crucial. Martin joins the team which now holds the record for the fastest pit stop of the 2017 season so far of 2.02-seconds which was set during the British Grand Prix. (more...)
Vandoorne handed 35 place grid penalty for home race Vandoorne handed 35 place grid penalty for home race
- August 24, 2017

It is calling the engine in his auto "spec 3.6". Nico Rosberg says he is surprised Fernando Alonso is keeping up his "motivation" amid the McLaren-Honda crisis. Honda has struggled for both performance and reliability all year, but the team received a boost in Hungary when both cars finished in the points for the first time this season. (more...)