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Freedom

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Says No Nerve Agents Used in April Attack that Incited US to Bomb Syria and Nearly Started War with Russia

July 11, 2018 JW Williams 2

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) found zero evidence that sarin nerve gas was used in an attack reported by the dubious al-Qaeda-linked White Helmets. The US rained airstrikes on Syria following the disputed event, which nearly led to war with Russia. Trump has authorized $6.6 million to fund the White Helmets.

Health

Health Insurance Rates to Skyrocket after Federal Court Ruling against Obamacare that Takes Money from the Healthy to Fund High-Cost Plans

July 11, 2018 ZeroHedge 1

The Trump administration is halting billions in payments to health insurance companies after a federal court in New Mexico ruled that the federal government was using an inaccurate formula for allocating payments from the risk adjustment program of Obamacare that takes funds from plans with lower-risk healthy enrollees and gives it to plans that cover people who need more care and are expected to have high medical costs.