• Obamacare repeal is bad for our health -- Lexi Handrick
Obamacare repeal is bad for our health -- Lexi Handrick

The only repeal bill ever to pass Congress would have left intact some popular ACA insurance rules, such as letting young adults stay on their parents' health plans to age 26. "The Senate bill is being written entirely in secret". Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) has been touting a change to the Better Care Reconciliation Act that would enable insure...

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  • Sensex surges 260 points; Nifty above 10100-level
Sensex surges 260 points; Nifty above 10100-level

The BSE Sensex fell almost 200 points to 32,381 while the Nifty50 index shed almost 50 points or 0.5 per cent to 9,967.40. The laggards that pulled down the indices were Lupin, Hindustan Unilever, Sun Pharma, ONGC, TCS, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Industries , Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel and HDFC Bank.

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  • Scaramucci says Priebus can defend himself over leak allegations
Scaramucci says Priebus can defend himself over leak allegations

In a story published by the New Yorker on Thursday evening, Scaramucci asks writer Ryan Lizza to reveal who leaked the details of a dinner the president attended to him. He claimed he only tagged Priebus in the original tweet to prove they were united in tackling the leaks. But he said he wants to stop what he calls "nefarious, unnecessary...

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  • Woman who yelled at Muslims hugs 1 of them
Woman who yelled at Muslims hugs 1 of them

She also asked "why are you in our country, anyway?" "I was like, why are you saying this stuff to my sister?" "Why are you in our country anyway?" Hensley wishes that the whole incident had been recorded, she said. Video of the exchange was shared widely on social media and has picked up millions of combined views. . "I'm an American; you're n...

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  • Amarillo DQs to donate blizzard proceeds to local Children's Miracle Network
Amarillo DQs to donate blizzard proceeds to local Children's Miracle Network

A fast food chain is helping a local children's organization by using sweet treats to make donating even more appealing. The Children's Miracle Network hospital in our area is the Sanford castle. Enjoying the treats, even just for a day, helps families like Ona's and Leola's remember that miracles are possible one tasty Blizzard at a time. Hu...

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  • Met says Grenfell Tower council 'may have committed corporate manslaughter'
Met says Grenfell Tower council 'may have committed corporate manslaughter'

It will also support the council to significantly improve housing management, including by tackling problems in the tenant management organisation and making sure it develops a plan for the Grenfell Tower site - with correct leadership and governance arrangements in place to deliver the change.

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  • Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction
Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction

Arundhati Roy's first novel in 20 years, The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness , could earn her a second Man Booker Prize after it was longlisted for the prestigious prize. ( Elmet ), George Saunders from U.S. ( Lincoln in the Bardo ) Kamila Shamsie from U.K. and Pakistan ( Home Fire ) and Colson Whitehead from U.S. ( The Underground Railroad ).

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  • Rep. Pete Sessions: Wall a 'Direct Request From Border Patrol'
Rep. Pete Sessions: Wall a 'Direct Request From Border Patrol'

However, the bill needs to be passed by the Senate - where the opposition Democrats are in a large strength - before it can be signed into law by the US President. The funding was included as a part of a "minibus", which packaged together four appropriations bills aimed at funding the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the...

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  • Deal reached to send Russian Federation sanctions bill to Trump's desk
Deal reached to send Russian Federation sanctions bill to Trump's desk

It was unclear how quickly the bill would make its way to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto. "The House vote on this tough sanctions bill sends a message to President Putin that meddling in USA elections will not be tolerated", Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democrats' leader in the Senate , said in a statement after the v...

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  • Japanese minister to resign over South Sudan mission
Japanese minister to resign over South Sudan mission "cover-up"

The controversy regarding the logs dates back to December, when the ministry turned down an information disclosure request for logs covering the Ground Self-Defense Force activities in South Sudan in July a year ago, saying the logs had been deleted.

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  • Sweden data scandal costs two ministers their jobs
Sweden data scandal costs two ministers their jobs

The data leak stems from the Swedish transport agency's hiring of IBM in 2015 to take over its IT operations. Lofven said the heads of the interior and infrastructure ministries had requested to leave but that Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist would remain in the Cabinet because a no-confidence proposal against him was unfounded.

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  • Louis Josephson: Repealing the ACA will trigger health care emergency
Louis Josephson: Repealing the ACA will trigger health care emergency

Part of being pro-life has to involve supporting affordable health care for all, because it should mean preserving life for one's whole life span, not just until birth. "The federal government had to set up exchanges for these 32 states". The first plan released by Republican lawmakers included cutting the Medicaid expansion, and that would ha...

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  • ICE arrests 114 undocumented immigrants in NY enforcement action
ICE arrests 114 undocumented immigrants in NY enforcement action

Lunn was ordered deported after racking up a criminal record in the early 2000s. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, Mr. Lunn, who arrived in MA as a seven-month-old in 1985, has subsequently been released. However, Byrd says since October 1, 2016, ICE has detained more than 5,000 people in the New Orleans division. That amendment stat...

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  • Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'
Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'

Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC is working on legislation that would block the firing of special counsels without judicial review. The results of the poll showed that 48 percent of United States voters say it would be wrong for Trump to dismiss Mueller, compared to 22 percent who say it would be appropriate to do so.

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  • Scalise discharged from hospital
Scalise discharged from hospital

Steve Scalise, who is in "good spirits" following the shooting during a congressional baseball practice that threatened his life. Mr. Scalise was critically injured after a gunman opened fire during a congressional baseball practice June 14.

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  • Trump welcomes first responders in congressional shooting to White House
Trump welcomes first responders in congressional shooting to White House

The shooting , which occurred as Republican lawmakers practices for the Congressional Baseball Game, led to an outpouring support for the bipartisan event. He noted the first responders were at a disadvantage when they confronted a gunman wielding rifles, while they had only handguns. Trump also praised the medical personnel who took care of the wo...

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  • Melania Trump leading USA delegation to Invictus Games in Toronto
Melania Trump leading USA delegation to Invictus Games in Toronto

The inaugural Invictus Games, founded by #Prince Harry , were indeed held in London. It's not the first time Harry has met a FLOTUS - he visited Michelle Obama at the White House in 2013, and shared tea with Michelle and her daughters Malia and Sasha at Kensington Palace in 2015.

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  • Seven Jersey Shore beaches closed heading into weekend
Seven Jersey Shore beaches closed heading into weekend

On Wednesday, July 26th, the Atlantic County Division of Public Health announced that ocean water tested off some beaches in Atlantic City and Ventnor had extremely high levels of bacteria. 31 beaches at the Jersey Shore are under swimming advisories issued Tuesday while an additional three are closed due to bacteria. For a full list of affecte...

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  • Republican senator warns of 'holy hell to pay' if Trump fires Sessions
Republican senator warns of 'holy hell to pay' if Trump fires Sessions

But Trump's repeated complaints about the attorney general's decisions and priorities have sparked deep concern among Republicans, particularly in the Senate, where Sessions served for two decades. But he is showing no outward signs that he is planning to quit, and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said Mr Trump "wants him ...

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  • Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive holy site
Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive holy site

The Turkish leader's statement followed days of spiraling violence sparked over access to the Al-Aqsa mosque at the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City. Muslims alleged Israel was expanding control at the site under the guise of security. Early on Tuesday, Israel's security cab...

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