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Trump pressures Republicans to repeal, warns 'Obamacare is death'

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Trump strongly warns Republicans that they must pass health care reform taking his party to task and bluntly declaring that Obamacare is death

OBAMACARE. An Obamacare logo is shown on the door of the UniVista Insurance agency in Miami, Florida on January 10, 2017. Photo by Rhona Wise/ AFP

UN leader vows to help Haiti fight cholera epidemic

Jul 15, 2014 - 2:49 PM

Ban promised to seek 2 2 billion from international donors to help the destitute nation fight the disease which has also infected more than 700 000 people over the next 10 years

'MORAL OBLIGATION.' A child at the health center in Grand Dessalines receives oral re-hydration salts being administered by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the French NGO Acted during the cholera outbreak in Haiti, Grand Dessalines, Haiti, 25 October 2010. Marco Dormino/UNICEF/UN Photo