Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penalties

It also prohibits federal tax subsidies from paying for individual market plans that cover abortion. "And small tweaks over the course of the next couple weeks, under the guise of making these bills easier to stomach, can not change the fundamental m... More..

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Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

Reed said there was no immediate report of any injuries or fuel leaks. June 21-A pilot ejected from an F-16 that crashed on take-off during a training flight at a Texas airfield, according to the North Americ...More..

Wales, Jackson Medal on Day 1 at USATF Outdoors
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Wales, Jackson Medal on Day 1 at USATF Outdoors

In the long jump, Golubovic added 746 points to his total with a leap of 22-0.25 (6.71), followed by a mark of 43-2.25 (13.16) in the shot put to tally 677 points. Olin unleashed her best throw of 169-3 on her ...More..

Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through

Authorities warn driving rains could still cause unsafe flash floods. Friday began with overcast skies across the region and some light rain. New Orleans , which closed its tropical storm warning before C...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

Social media users in Lake Charles, Louisiana, posted images and video of the storm on Wednesday as it battered the area with severe rain. The swimmers entered the water even though Panama City Beach was flyi...More..

Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South

Owing to the formation of a tropical storm, named Cindy, the National Hurricane Center has released a warning of the tropical storm for the Intracoastal City in Louisiana to the Mouth of the Pearl River. As ...More..

Cutting off Qatar: Sunni Arab states make a puzzling move
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Cutting off Qatar: Sunni Arab states make a puzzling move

A separate SPA report on Saturday acknowledged Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism , without mentioning that he had also said the crisis was hurting ordinary Qataris, impairing busi...More..

Health Bill Includes Opioid Funding, but May Not Satisfy Some GOP Senators
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Health Bill Includes Opioid Funding, but May Not Satisfy Some GOP Senators

The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association issued a statement after Thursday's release of the Senate bill saying it has been calling on leaders in Washington for months to find a workable repla...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

North Korea Denies Torturing US Student Otto Warmbier

Doctors say Warmbier returned to the U.S.in a state of unresponsive wakefulness , which is a new medical term for persistent vegetative state and was suffering from a several neurological injury. Tom Garrett (...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Obama Calls GOP Healthcare Plan 'Massive Transfer' of Money to Richest Americans

The tax credits would be tied to income - similar to the Affordable Care Act , but different from the House bill that would link the funding to a person's age. Like the House version , the Senate's bill ...More..

Supreme Court narrows grounds for revoking citizenship of natura
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Supreme Court narrows grounds for revoking citizenship of natura

In Maslenjak v. United States , the Supreme Court decided that to take such action, the USA government must prove that untruthful answers given by an immigrant directly influenced the decision to grant citizen...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump says he didn't record conversations with ex-FBI chief Comey

Under a post-Watergate law, presidential recordings belong to the people and eventually can be made public. He's brought trouble to his White House. But the White House and the president repeatedly declined t...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump says he's 'very supportive' of new Senate health care bill

John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. The new health care bill released by Senate Republicans has exactly the same major flaw that the original proposed "American Health Care Act" did. Unlike the House version, the...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

U.S. Senate GOP Top 10 ... Who Can Win Against Kaine

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., indicated he was open to discussion and seemed determined to muscle the measure through his chamber next week. Four conservative Republican senators - Rand P...More..

Trump discloses profits and losses in financial report
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump discloses profits and losses in financial report

Royalties from the 1987 autobiography ranged between $100,000 and $1 million, according to the new report. The Mar-a-Lago income figure was $7.4 million higher than on his previous financial disclosure fili...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

A second USA official said the use of ballistic missiles may also have been intended as a signal that Iran remains committed to supporting Assad and a reminder that US forces and bases in the region are within ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

Pelosi said Republicans will always make a target of Democratic leaders, saying they did so with legendary former House Speaker Tip O'Neill and many others. You've got to have a charismatic candidate, you...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage

The Senate version of the bill proposes heavy cuts to Medicaid funding, gives states the right to weaken protections for pre-existing conditions , temporarily cuts funding to Planned Parenthood , and ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Warren: Senate GOP Health Care Bill Paid for With 'Blood Money'

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. "And I can not support a bill that is going to make such deep cuts to Medicaid that's going to shift billi...More..

Trump calls Russian Federation election hack a 'big Dem hoax'
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump calls Russian Federation election hack a 'big Dem hoax'

Johnson served as DHS secretary from December 2013 to January 2017. Officials in Arizona and IL previously had confirmed that hackers targeted their voter registration system, although news reports had sugge...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

It will approach the coast of southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana late Wednesday before moving inland Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service's advisory. "You're driving and come a...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Comey was unabashed, but pay attention to what he didn't say

And if you could also tell us, sir: Do tapes exist of your conversations with him? In an Oval Office tete-a-tete the following month, Comey said Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation into Fl...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Obamacare replacement bill runs into trouble as four Republicans oppose it

On Facebook , Obama said "fundamental meanness" was at the heart of the bill . Read on for some key differences between the plans. The Affordable Care Act is perhaps the most significant domestic l...More..

Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

Authorities continued to warn that driving rains spinning off from the storm could still cause unsafe flash floods. The governors of Alabama and Louisiana both declared a state of emergency earlier this...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Obama slams GOP health care bill and urges its defeat

The package represents McConnell's attempt to quell criticism by party moderates and conservatives and win the support he needs in a vote he hopes to stage next week. The sources said that in some instanc...More..