• Trump's Policy impact on Cuba
Trump's Policy impact on Cuba

This is the type of travel that will be restricted or discouraged, mostly by inconveniencing American citizens at the border upon their return from the island. He said Trump's policy may put USA national security at risk as strategic competitors move to fill the vacuum the uncoupling could create. "The new policy makes clear that the primary ...

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  • Day 5 of jury deliberations in ex-cop trial
Day 5 of jury deliberations in ex-cop trial

On July 19, 2015 , Tensing , who is white, shot DuBose after pulling him over for missing a front license plate on his vehicle. Jurors sent a note to the judge Friday morning saying they were hopelessly deadlocked after about 27 hours of deliberating.

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  • Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill
Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

The Republican Senate version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), also known as Trumpcare , gives tax cuts to wealthy Americans by cutting health care for the poor and middle class, according to a new report (video below). "What I'm going to need is enough time, to find out exactly what's in this bill, and determine. whether this is cont...

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  • Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections
Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections

But it was demoralizing for Democrats, who also lost a special election in neighboring SC. JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed. "I think our leadership owes an explanation of what happened, how resources were spent, but also a plan going forward", Moulton said yesterday.

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  • One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US
One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Wednesday morning for the entire state of Louisiana as a result 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 .

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  • Heller comes out against GOP health care bill
Heller comes out against GOP health care bill

Sandoval said he would do "everything in my power" to make sure those people can maintain the quality of life they now have. "Not only will the bill ration health care for millions of Americans, it is a massive giveaway to the wealthy at the expense of our kids".

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  • Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria
Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom Iran also supports, while the US -led coalition is aligned with groups that oppose the Assad regime and ISIS. Handel, 55, will become the first Republican woman to represent Georgia in the U.S. House, according to state party officials. It was the first time the U.S.

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  • Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care
Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care

Both Maine Sen. Susan Collins and Nevada Sen. Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. For the next two years, the Senate would also provide money that insurers use to help lower out-ofpocket costs for millions of lower income people.

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  • Flooding rains and severe storms possible
Flooding rains and severe storms possible

Three people at the liquor store and a fourth in a nearby neighborhood sustained non-life-threatening injuries. In Fairfield, the storm destroyed a liquor store, an oil change shop and a KFC. Elsewhere in the Heart of Dixie, Mobile saw coastal flooding that closed several highways. The storm's effects have been felt along a long swath of the co...

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  • GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it
GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

The discussion draft ends the tyranny of the individual and employer mandates, phases out Medicaid expansion-although perhaps not soon enough-but also provides states more flexibility in implementing Medicaid . Senate Republicans released their proposed health care bill, which, if it passes, must be reconciled to the bill passed by the Ho...

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  • Military chiefs to ask for 6-month delay on allowing transgender recruits
Military chiefs to ask for 6-month delay on allowing transgender recruits

Defense Secretary James Mattis will be responsible for taking the final decision when an agreement between the military heads has been achieved. The services have previously said they were concerned about whether the U.S. In recent weeks, Navy officials suggested they would be ready to begin enlistment in July but asked for a one-year delay, larg...

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  • Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft
Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

Fultz, 19, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in his freshman season with the Huskies. Washington's Markelle Fultz poses for photos on the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY.

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  • Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

With four GOP senators saying they can't support this version, McConnell is a couple of votes short and has his work cut out for him. First, no bill produced in secret and in haste can reform a sector that affects so many people, so many interest groups, and such a large segment of the economy.

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  • 5 highlights from the Senate's ACA replacement bill
5 highlights from the Senate's ACA replacement bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said lawmakers were ultimately anxious that Obamacare would collapse if they didn't implement the plan. The so-called coverage gap left more than 2.5 million people living below the poverty line of $11,880 for an individual ineligible for Medicaid or financial assistance to buy insurance - even as higher...

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  • Other Opinion: Republican's health care hypocrisy is on full display
Other Opinion: Republican's health care hypocrisy is on full display

Conservatives meanwhile say that Medicaid expansion is drawn down too slowly and that states don't have enough flexibility to implement a state-run Medicaid program. Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky have said they are "not yet ready" to support the plan , although they are willing to ne...

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  • Navy Releases Names of Sailors Killed In USS Fitzgerald Crash
Navy Releases Names of Sailors Killed In USS Fitzgerald Crash

His dream was cut short after a Philippine cargo ship collided with the USS Fitzgerald early Saturday off the coast of Japan. The bodies of seven US sailors missing after a Navy destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan were found in flooded berthing compartments, a defense official said.

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  • Justices side with government in property rights case
Justices side with government in property rights case

State of Wisconsin and St. Croix County, with the majority failing to recognize the constitutional violation that government imposed on the Murr family. A few years ago they were ready to sell that second lot. Now the U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the bureaucrats and against the Murrs. Justice Anthony Kennedy , joining the court's libera...

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  • Republican convicted of attacking reporter set to join House
Republican convicted of attacking reporter set to join House

Lesley Robinson, who was Gianforte's running mate during his failed bid for governor a year ago, will serve as the congressman's state director in Montana, overseeing constituent relations and Gianforte's office in the state. Gianforte told The Associated Press last week that he is keenly aware he will carry with him the distinction of being the co...

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  • North Korea: Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us'
North Korea: Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us'

North Korean officials originally claimed that Otto had become ill from botulism after his March trial and slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. "This process has been a window into both evil, and love and good", one of Ohio's two U.S. senators, Rob Portman, told reporters before the funeral, which was closed to the media.

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  • Public Theater stands by its controversial 'Julius Caesar' with Trump lookalike
Public Theater stands by its controversial 'Julius Caesar' with Trump lookalike

Jesse Green of The New York Times wrote in his review of the production that "Even a cursory reading of the play, the kind that many American teenagers give it in high school, is enough to show that it does not advocate assassination". "We are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support we have received around our free production of Julius C...

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