Health Care, Immigration Ban, North Korea

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Good morning.

Here’s what you need to know:

• Health care proposal is released.

House Republicans have unveiled a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for a potentially bitter debate over health coverage.

The bill would eliminate the mandate for most Americans to have health insurance in favor of a new system of tax credits. Here’s a look at which parts of Obamacare would remain

• Trump administration unveils new travel ban.

A revised executive order barring citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries (Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) from the U.S. will be phased in over the next two weeks.
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It differs from President Trump’s first immigration ban, which was blocked by a federal appeals court, by including exemptions for travelers from Iraq, as well as for permanent residents of the U.S. and current visa holders.
Protesters outside the White House on Monday focused on President Trump’s revised order on immigration. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times

Separately, we look at how a rural road in New York State has become a trail for migrants to reach Canada in hopes of obtaining asylum.

• The Supreme Court’s busy day.

The justices ruled 5 to 3 on Monday that jury secrecy does not apply if evidence emerges that deliberations included remarks indicating racial or ethnic bias.

The court also said it would not decide whether a transgender boy, Gavin Grimm, could use the boys’ bathroom at his high school in Virginia.

Related to that issue, the website Yelp is tracking restaurants and stores that have gender-neutral bathrooms.

• Rise in nuclear concerns.

The U.S. has started to deploy an antimissile system in South Korea after North Korea launched four ballistic missiles on Monday. China says the U.S. system is a threat to its security.

And in Europe, there is serious talk about using France’s arsenal to establish an E.U. nuclear weapons program.

• War of words between Germany and Turkey.

A Turkish referendum that would expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is at the heart of the dispute.
Waving Turkish flags last month in Oberhausen, Germany, as Prime Minister Binali Yildirim of Turkey spoke at a rally to promote a constitutional referendum. Credit Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

After two campaign rallies for Turks living in Germany were canceled over security concerns, Mr. Erdogan accused Berlin of using “Nazi” tactics. His opponents say he is defending the right to free speech in Europe, while denying it to dissident voices at home.



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