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Nationwide Rallies Protest Trump’s Changes
Protestors in Maryland rally against proposed changes to the Affordable Healthcare Act on February 24, 2017.
Protestors gather outside Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, NY on February 23, 2017 demanding protection of the rights for transgender individuals.
Last week the House released an outline of the bill that will replace the Affordable Care Act. Problems with the plan include not enough details on financing the nation-wide insurance plans, forewarning an increase in taxes. Additionally, the proposed bill would cut Medicaid funding substantially.
This past Wednesday President Trump rescinded the law that allows transgender students to use bathrooms in accordance with the gender they identify with, a law President Obama had put into effect. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was for keeping the law intact while Attorney General Jeff Sessions argued against it.
Virtual Reality at Virtuality Paris 2017
A visitor tries Volfoni Edge Active 3D glasses to experience 3D virtual reality during the show ‘Virtuality Paris 2017’ on February 24, 2017 in Paris, France.
The first edition of Virtuality Paris, the virtual reality fair, will be held in Paris from 24 to 26 February 2017. More than 100 exhibitors will show off their products and virtual reality start up ideas. The event also has more than 70 talks scheduled to explore the potential of virtual reality.
Iraqi Forces Take Control of Mosul Airport
Iraqi forces advance towards Mosul on February 24, 2017 during an ongoing offensive to retake the city from ISIS.
Iraq successfully took control of Mosul Airport, a substantial win in the fight against ISIS. They continue their offensive efforts on the western part of the city against ISIS. Forces began the campaign to retake Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, from ISIS control in October 2016. By January 2017 eastern Mosul was declared “fully liberated.”