A day after President Barack Obama raised the stakes on his three-year-old health-care overhaul by declaring his online insurance exchange fixed, more than 800,000 people will test the website’s capabilities.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to push through an unpopular bill strengthening Japan’s secrecy laws that will help him shore up security ties with the U.S. in a bid to counter China’s growing military muscle in the region.
President Barack Obama raised the stakes on his three-year-old health-care overhaul yesterday, declaring that fixes to his administration’s troubled insurance exchange website make it ready to sign up 800,000 people a day.
Allegations that Paul Flowers, the former Co-Operative Bank Plc chairman, bought crack cocaine and crystal methamphetamine may assist the lender in securing enough support from bondholders to approve its overhaul today.
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s Social Democrats suffered a smaller setback than initially thought in yesterday’s local elections as voters shrugged off the government’s unpopular economic policies.