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ACA open enrollment starts this week

ACA open enrollment starts this week

Anyone who has an Affordable Care Act plan or who may want one should go to the website to see what's available for coverage starting January 1. New Yorkers seeking coverage effective January 1, 2018 must enroll by December 15, 2017. This means that if you are (or become) eligible for one of these programs during the course of the year, you can enroll at any time. If you have any questions about a health plan's coverage - including whether your provider is participating - you should call the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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More than 260000 without power across MA after storm

More than 260000 without power across MA after storm

Southern New England appeared to suffer the brunt of the storm damage overnight. The storm brought sustained winds of up to 50 miles per hour in some spots, with a gust of 82 miles per hour reported in Mashpee on Cape Cod in MA. National Grid also reported more than 141,000 customers were without power in NY state, Rhode Island and MA. NBC Connecticut reported that some of the harder hit communities included Fairfield, Stonington and Ledyard. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Navy ship with 2 women rescued at sea reaches Japan

US Navy ship with 2 women rescued at sea reaches Japan

They made several distress calls but eventually drifted too far out for their pleas for help to be detected from land. "The crew of the USS Ashland saved our lives", Appel said during a press briefing on Monday. The pair said at first they were anxious the Navy hadn't spotted them as the boat passed theirs a bit but were relieved when they were told it was "just procedure". Consulte Mais Informação

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China hints at blocking resolution declaring Azhar as global terrorist

China hints at blocking resolution declaring Azhar as global terrorist

Citing a lack of "consensus", China has said on Monday that it is once again not designating Masood Azhar, head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad, as an worldwide terrorist. Asked if China is resorting to block the move repeatedly at the behest of Pakistan, Hua said: "We believe that the Committee should follow the principles of objectivity, professionalism and fairness and reach decision by a consensus based on solid proof". Consulte Mais Informação

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Abbas says he won't appoint Hamas ministers who won't recognize Israel

The meeting, held yesterday also attended by Israeli and Palestinian security officials, was the second by Kahlon and Hamdallah in recent months. At the same time, Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu received in his office in Jerusalem Donald Trump's Middle East Envoy, Jason Greenblatt and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, several days after Netanyahu met with visiting US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Mizuho Financial Group inc. (MFG) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

The Mizuho Financial Group inc. (MFG) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

UBS Group AG now owns 116,379 shares of the bank's stock worth $429,000 after purchasing an additional 3,713 shares during the period. UBS Group AG boosted its position in Mizuho Financial Group by 3.3% during the 1st quarter. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Mizuho Financial Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $4.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Consulte Mais Informação

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3 big storylines to watch in Steelers vs Lions

3 big storylines to watch in Steelers vs Lions

What we've seen this season that hasn't really worked. The Steelers (6-2) have won three in a row, and Detroit has lost three straight. The Lions pass offense has been in freefall since the Giants game. He's had a monstrous 67 rushing attempts the last two games. No team has allowed fewer yards per play than Pittsburgh. The Steelers have gone back to feeding Le'Veon Bell, and relying on maybe the NFL's best running back seems to have helped the offense turn a corner. Consulte Mais Informação

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Storm Barrels Toward Northeast On 5-Year Sandy Anniversary

Storm Barrels Toward Northeast On 5-Year Sandy Anniversary

A wind advisory remained in effect until 6 a.m. Monday across the city a full five years after Hurricane Sandy barreled in and caused catastrophic damage. Utility companies said that more than 159,000 customers in CT, 144,000 customers in Rhode Island and 179,000 customers in New Hampshire were also affected by outages, as were tens of thousands of customers in each of the states of Maine, Vermont, New York and New Jersey. Consulte Mais Informação

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Numerous events set to mark 5 years since Superstorm Sandy

Numerous events set to mark 5 years since Superstorm Sandy

When the former hurricane merged with other systems to create a meteorological hybrid "superstorm" called Sandy, it was blamed for at least 182 deaths in the USA and Caribbean and more than $71 billion in damage in the US alone. "We feel like Sandy is the forgotten storm". Con Edison and PSEG Long Island said extra crews will be available to respond to any downed wires. Organizers said the event also laid out steps needed "to address climate change and save lives". Consulte Mais Informação

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Qatar's membership in GCC should be frozen - Bahrain FM

Qatar's membership in GCC should be frozen - Bahrain FM

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa called for the freezing of Qatar's Gulf Cooperation Council membership, escalating attempts by a Saudi-led coalition to deepen the isolation of the gas-rich country. He added "the right step to preserve GCC is to freeze Qatar's membership in the council... otherwise we are fine with its outing from the council". Consulte Mais Informação

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SC expected to take up petitions against Article 35A today

SC expected to take up petitions against Article 35A today

The petition was filed by a Delhi-based NGO, "We the Citizens", which wants the state-specific law repealed. People from outside Jammu and Kashmir are also not allowed to buy land in the state. It also confers special rights and privileges in jobs and acquiring property to permanent resident of the state. J&K has countered this saying the position on the matter had been settled by the state high court in the case of Sushila Sawhney in 2002, wherein it said that "in view of the majority ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Octopus invasion on Welsh beach blamed on effects of recent storms

The phenomenon was witnessed by confused staff from a dolphin watching company. "It was a bit like an End Of Days scenario", he told the BBC . 'There were probably about 20 or 25 on the beach . What octopuses decide to do underwater is their business ( playing the bongoes with mariachi crustacean bands; solving riddles), but when they slither onto dry land to die, they're clearly signaling to the bipeds that something must be addressed down there. Consulte Mais Informação

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