Global Glance: GOP health-care plan, Brexit vote

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House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan seeks to showcase a GOP governing agenda amid the tumult of the presidential campaign. The plan, revealed Wednesday, relies on individual tax credits to allow people to buy coverage from private insurers, and includes other largely familiar GOP ideas such as medical liability reform and expanding access to health savings accounts. Read more


Politicians make final appeal in EU vote campaigning

LONDON (AP) — Campaigners on both sides of the crucial vote on whether or not Britain should remain in the European Union crisscrossed the country Wednesday, their last day to win support from the undecided. Prime Minister David Cameron outlined his vision for a future with Britain retaining its place in the 28-nation bloc, bristling at the notion that the country would be headed in the wrong direction if it stayed in. He flatly rejected the charge that the institution is moribund. Read more


China, U.S., EU pledge to tighten product safety in e-commerce

BEIJING (AP) — U.S., European and Chinese regulators said Wednesday they will jointly enforce product safety in online commerce, and an American official said they are making progress on crafting standards for hoverboards. They pledged to watch online sales more closely, make it easier to track products to their manufacturer and to cooperate in product recalls. Read more


Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion

LONDON (AP) — When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London’s voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain’s capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country – and the least. Read more


Clinton giving ‘ambitious new goals’ on economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will lay out “ambitious new goals” on the economy in a speech Wednesday in Raleigh, North Carolina. Clinton will follow up on an address in Columbus, Ohio, in which she said Donald Trump would lead the country in a recession. Clinton said in a preview of her North Carolina speech that she would work with both parties to develop good-paying jobs in infrastructure, advanced manufacturing, clean energy and small business. Read more

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