Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

The Senate Bill will continue Medicad expansion under Obamacare for the next three years and will roll it back in 2021. "America can not be strong if she is not healthy". -Repeal a tax penalty for people who do not get health insurance , sav... More..

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by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident in good condition

The accident happened just after 12:30 p.m. when the plane returned to Dayton International Airport from what the Thunderbirds described as a familiarization flight. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base dispatched...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senate Healthcare Bill Makes Major Cuts to Medicaid

With no Democrats planning to support the repeal and replacement, Mr McConnell and party can only afford to lose two members of their 52-48 majority in the Senate in order to pass the bill. "We'll have to see...More..

Senate healthcare reform vote likely to slip into July
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senate healthcare reform vote likely to slip into July

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Sunday blasted his Republican colleagues for secretly negotiating their Obamacare replacement bill behind closed doors and without public scrutiny, calling on Democrats to...More..

South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Beijing's foreign ministry released a statement on Thursday following this week's diplomatic dialogue between U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese State Councilor, Yang Jiechi. Regarding the issue ...More..

Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury

As a result, Judge Ghiz ruled it a mistrial . Shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a second mistrial in the murder case after receiving a note from the jury. Harris, a law professor at the...More..

Trump Signs Legislation Giving VA More Power to Fire Failed Employees
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Trump Signs Legislation Giving VA More Power to Fire Failed Employees

The law marks the second time Congress has tried to change the disciplinary process at the VA. The bill enjoyed a measure of bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate before reaching the President's...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Droopy Mastiff crowned 2017 world's ugliest dog (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Martha competed against more than a dozen other dogs to take the crown at the contest in Sonoma-Marin Fair on Saturday. After various operations, she can now see again and is pain-free. Her handler Shirley ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

Those responders include EMTs from nearby Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, a spokeswoman told the Daily News. The Sheriff's Office said two occupants were reportedly still inside the aircraft on the runway. T...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

If Russia meddled in our election, why didn't Obama stop it?

Liles was testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, and his remarks add some clarity to the breadth of the Kreml...More..

Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

But Pence didn't just attend - he officiated, a source told CNN. Vice President Mike Pence also attended the ceremony when Mr Mnuchin exchanged vows with Louise at the Andrew W. Ross said both he and his...More..

Gilbert, 'Gorilla Ball' Put LSU in CWS Title Series
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Gilbert, 'Gorilla Ball' Put LSU in CWS Title Series

LSU spent the previous night and the better part of the morning preparing for Rasmussen's fastball and game planning for how to best approach it. "He said after each example: It's just one game". Zack Hess al...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Scalise's condition has been upgraded to " fair " from "serious", according to the hospital on Wednesday. Tim Slater, special agent in charge of the FBI's Washington field office , holds up a flyer l...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

The senior White House official said any arms transfer would take into account the regional situation. With Trump asking allies to shoulder more military costs, Brookings' Jaishankar suggests Modi could sig...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

A timeline of events in the Brendan Dassey case

However you feel about Steven Avery , the man at the center of Netflix's documentary series Making A Murderer , it seems abundantly clear that his nephew, Brendan Dassey , was completely screwed over. She ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Tensing Trial Ends In Hung Jury, Again

The Hamilton County court administrator says the jury asked a question Thursday, and Judge Leslie Ghiz sent an answer after meeting with attorneys in her chambers. Tensing repeated that account for other offi...More..

Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week has been organised since 1993, ending with a march on Istiklal Street since 2003, according to the organisers. Organizers said they may avoid Taksim Square, where widespread anti-g...More..

Cullerton Calls Budget Special Session a 'Political Stunt'
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Cullerton Calls Budget Special Session a 'Political Stunt'

Cullerton says the budget the Democrat-controlled Senate approved draws on Rauner's ideas. The Senate met briefly Wednesday to consider appointments and then members of each party met privately to plan the we...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

Those charges were dismissed. James Hodgkinson , who was 66, died of gunshot wounds suffered in a shootout with police. Suzanne Hodgkinson, speaking for the first time, said her husband had told her he was...More..

Judge blocks deportation of Chaldeans and other Iraqis
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Judge blocks deportation of Chaldeans and other Iraqis

However, they recently agreed to accept them as part of a deal with the US that removed Iraq's place on a list of countries where foreign nationals were barred from traveling to the USA, except in special cases...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years, and failure would be a shattering defeat for the GOP . Trump later criticized the House bill privately as...More..

Faulkner County prepares for remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Faulkner County prepares for remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy

From East Texas to southern Mississippi, Cindy is expected to drop 3-6 inches of rain and some isolated areas could see up to 12 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said. Emergency officials are moni...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Portugal punish All Whites in final match

But I think the New Zealand team should have scored a goal - they deserved one. Portugal's Bernardo Silva , right, scores his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Ne...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

Rand Paul , R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans released their long-awaited bill to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act , at the Capitol in Washington . Th...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Judge Declares Another Mistrial For Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Sam DuBose

DuBose's family left the courtroom moments after the judge declared a mistrial following about 30 hours of deliberations over five days. A jury deadlocked in Tensing's first trial last November, and Hami...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

The issue has remained a top concern for lawmakers, with Senate Republicans facing criticism that proposed cuts to Medicaid in their bill unveiled this week to repeal and replace ObamaCare could exacerbat...More..

Video Shows Disability Advocates Forcibly Removed From Senate Protest
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Video Shows Disability Advocates Forcibly Removed From Senate Protest

According to a press release for the event, about five dozen members of the disability rights organization showed up to protest Senate Mitch McConnell's plans to phase out the Affordable Care Act's Med...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

'Threat about tapes was to keep Comey honest,' claims Trump

Still, Ronald Rotunda, a Chapman University law professor who was assistant majority counsel on the Watergate committee, said there is nothing inherently wrong with Trump using the possibility of tapes as a...More..

Democrats must regroup after stinging House loss in Georgia
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Democrats must regroup after stinging House loss in Georgia

Neither party should read too much into the results. Lindsey Graham of SC and I traveled the country helping Republicans in tough election fights. "That would be very bad for the Republican Party", he tw...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting

She was fatally shot 45 minutes later. The two officers say they had no choice but to use lethal force after Lyles tried to stab Officer Jason Anderson in the stomach and cornered Officer Steven McNew in ...More..

Making a Murderer's Dassey faces release after ruling
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Making a Murderer's Dassey faces release after ruling

Dassey and his uncle Steven Avery were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of freelance photographer Halbach on Halloween of 2005. The ruling states that Dassey's confession to helping his uncle rape...More..

AF Thunderbirds performance jet flips during landing; 2 hospitalized
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

AF Thunderbirds performance jet flips during landing; 2 hospitalized

He said Gonsalves is an experienced pilot. "Our first priority is taking care of our Thunderbird teammates and ensuring future safety" said Lt. Col. 2 NEWS has crews on the scene and we will keep you updated ...More..

Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan

Police say the two blasts went off nearly simultaneously near a bus terminal at Parachinar's Tori market that was packed with people buying food to break their Ramadan fast. In the evening, several hundred ...More..

Boston to rename street after retired slugger Ortiz
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Boston to rename street after retired slugger Ortiz

Ortiz's No. 34 will be retired in a ceremony p. BOSTON (AP) - Ted Williams waited 24 years after his last at-bat before the Boston Red Sox hung his No. "This city got me to where I am". A huge No. 34 will...More..

Government health insurance markets holding up, barely
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Government health insurance markets holding up, barely

But states could get waivers allowing them to decide what benefits - like hospitalization, maternity, mental health - insurers need not cover. "This is a massive change that has hardly been discussed". But they...More..