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US judge says Obamacare can stand while appeal is heard

US judge says Obamacare can stand while appeal is heardA US judge who ruled earlier this month that Obamacare is unconstitutional has said the health care law can stand while his decision is appealed. Opposition Democrats, who have seen the law survive previous legal and legislative attacks, view it as a signature achievement of former president Barack Obama. Republicans on the other hand dismiss it as governmental overreach and President Donald Trump made repealing the law a key part of his campaign platform.



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Judge Who Ruled Against Obamacare Halts Order Pending Appeal

Judge Who Ruled Against Obamacare Halts Order Pending Appeal“Because many everyday Americans would otherwise face great uncertainty during the pendency of appeal, the court finds that the Dec. 14, 2018, order declaring the individual mandate unconstitutional and inseverable should be stayed,” U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor said in a filing Sunday in federal court in Fort Worth. O’Connor had agreed with a coalition of Republican states led by Texas that the ACA, the signature health-care overhaul by President Barack Obama, needed to be eviscerated after Congress in 2017 zeroed out a key provision — the tax penalty for not complying with the requirement to buy insurance.



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US judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional, Democrats vow to appeal

US judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional, Democrats vow to appealA federal judge in Texas ruled late Friday that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional — a ruling that opposition Democrats vowed to appeal. US District Judge Reed O’Connor’s 55-page ruling came in a lawsuit filed by several Republican state attorneys general opposed to the federal government health plan, known officially as the Affordable Care Act. Conservative Republicans have long opposed the plan, signed into law by president Barack Obama in 2010.



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Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood

Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned ParenthoodWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.



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Convicted Danish submarine killer loses appeal

Convicted Danish submarine killer loses appealCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, convicted of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall last year, lost his appeal against his life sentence Wednesday, shortly after he apologized to the victim's family.



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Catholic conference hears appeal for Church to welcome gay people

Catholic conference hears appeal for Church to welcome gay peopleAt the first major speech on the issue at the World Meeting of Families, which is organized by the Vatican every three years and is being held in Dublin this year, U.S. Jesuit priest James Martin told delegates that excluding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics violated the teachings of Jesus Christ. “By excluding LGBT Catholics, you are breaking up God’s family,” he added. The Church teaches that homosexual tendencies are not sinful but homosexual acts are, and that homosexuals should try to be chaste.



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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: Haberturk

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: HaberturkANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday. Brunson, an Evangelical pastor residing in the coastal province of Izmir, is standing trial in Turkey over terrorism charges. His case now lies at the heart of a diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the United States that has prompted a crash of Turkey's lira currency. The lira, which has lost some 40 percent of its value this year, weakened beyond 6.21 against the U.S. dollar after the news, from 6.04 beforehand. …



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Brock Turner Loses Appeal to Overturn His Sexual Assault Convictions

Brock Turner Loses Appeal to Overturn His Sexual Assault ConvictionsTurner was convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated and unconscious woman



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Brendan Dassey's Murder Conviction Appeal Denied By Supreme Court

Brendan Dassey's Murder Conviction Appeal Denied By Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to not hear the appeal of Brendan



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Brendan Dassey's Murder Conviction Appeal Denied By Supreme Court

Brendan Dassey's Murder Conviction Appeal Denied By Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to not hear the appeal of Brendan



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