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In swing districts, voters vent over health care, fear Trump

MCHENRY, Ill. –  Skeleton in hand, retired biology teacher Jeannie Scown delivered a message to her Republican congressman at his office northwest of Chicago. “Killed by Trumpcare Plague, May 4, 2017,” her poster read. In a nod to House Republicans’ recent vote to gut the health care law, Scown had no intention of sparing four-term Rep. Randy Hultgren with subtlety. Read More

Incessant rains worsen Assam flood situation; nearly 1.12 lakh affected in 7 districts

Incessant rain in Arunachal Pradesh and other adjoining states have worsened the flood situation in Assam, with official sources putting the total number of affected people at 1.12 lakh in seven districts on Friday. The Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries were flowing above the danger mark in several districts. The authorities have called out the Army to help carry Read More