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The Democrats in the House of Representatives are making major changes to Medicaid in the grand aid proposal that is advancing through Congress that would include more state money and controversial drug pricing. Bloomberg: House plans Medicaid, drug price reform: stimulus update Significant changes to Medicaid are included in the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s …

Use our content This story can be republished for free (details). NS. LOUIS – When the last abortion clinic in Missouri warned it would have to shut down the procedure as early as Friday, abortion providers in the surrounding states said they expected an increase in even more Missouri patients. At the Hope Clinic in …

“New York lawmakers were delighted to see the passage of laws that would allow a baby to be ripped from the womb moments after it was born.” This is misleading. On January 22nd, the 46th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision, Roe signed the Reproductive Health Act against Wade, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Democrat …

Legalization of marijuana It was more of a side issue in the 2016 Democratic primary, but nearly every Democratic presidential candidate now supports either getting marijuana out of the Controlled Substances Act, decriminalizing it, or legalizing it at the federal level. Some have gone further, calling for marijuana-related crimes to be removed from criminal records. …

Undercover defendants often make a defense of “capture” claiming that agents have essentially misled them into one criminal act, whether it be buying drugs from an undercover agent or providing fraudulent government services. But the entrapment defense rarely succeeds in court. In terrorism cases – the area where the FBI has used undercover stitches most …

BOSTON (Reuters) – Barnaby Jack, a celebrated computer hacker who forced ATMs to spit cash and triggered security improvements to medical equipment, died in San Francisco a week before he was due to make a high profile presentation at a hacking conference. New Zealand-born Jack, 35, was found dead by “a loved one” in an …

Bloomberg The battle between uncooked materials giants and shippers leaves seafarers caught (Bloomberg) – A stalemate between commodity giants and delivery firms prolongs the labor disaster at sea. An estimated 200,000 seafarers are nonetheless caught on their ships after their contracts expire and in response to the necessities of worldwide acknowledged security requirements. To maintain …