• Trump adviser says travel ban decision 'slap in face' to opponents
Trump adviser says travel ban decision 'slap in face' to opponents

The court, however, granted the government's emergency request to put the presidential decree into effect immediately while the legal battle continues. Trump cited national security concerns as the reason for the order. "If a person thinking about applying to become a refugee emails a church in the USA and says 'please sponsor me to become a refuge...

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  • Rally in Valley on Monday to protest Republican health care bill
Rally in Valley on Monday to protest Republican health care bill

Unfortunately, the Senate draft falls short and therefore I can not support it in its current form. "You look at the rates of poverty, the problems in this country", he continued. The legislation closely resembles the American Health Care Act passed in the House last week, primarily in that it would eliminate the individual mandate for insurance ...

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  • House Democrats unveil budget plan
House Democrats unveil budget plan

Democrats have made the same claim about Republicans' proposed spending plan. The plan would increase the personal income tax rate from 3.75 percent to 4.95 percent - the highest Republicans have said they are willing to go - which would raise about $5 billion more annually, said the Democrats' budget negotiator, Rep.

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  • Wind-driven wildfire burning near Riverside County communities now beyond 5000 acres
Wind-driven wildfire burning near Riverside County communities now beyond 5000 acres

Two patients from that vehicle were transported by ambulance with unknown injuries. The blaze was reported about 3 p.m. Monday after a auto crash near Lamb Canyon ignited brush. The alerts were sent out as a direct result of the Manzanita Fire now burning in Riverside County. They are being assisted by at least three helicopters, eight air tank...

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  • Supreme Court order may cause travel chaos
Supreme Court order may cause travel chaos

This will affect people in six Muslim populated countries: Iran , Syria , Libya , Somalia , Sudan and Yemen . Trump said the ruling was a "clear victory for our national security" in a statement . So would a worker who accepted a job from an American company, a student enrolled at a US university or a lecturer invited to address a USA a...

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  • CT travelers react to travel ban; Muslim advocacy group issues travel alert
CT travelers react to travel ban; Muslim advocacy group issues travel alert

The Supreme Court ruled to reinstate part of the travel ban for individuals without a " bona fide relationship" with the USA, and this partial ban will go into effect on Wednesday, 72 hours after the issuance of the Court's ruling. That's no minor exception, according to immigrant groups, who say relatively few people come to the US from the a...

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  • US Senate Republicans to issue revised healthcare bill: Senate aide
US Senate Republicans to issue revised healthcare bill: Senate aide

If the Senate approves its repeal version, either the House would have to pass the same bill or reconcile its version with the Senate's before Trump could sign it into law. Until Monday, Collins was among a group of noncommittal moderates that included Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Rob Portman of Ohio, Jeff Flake of Arizona...

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  • AR ranks high in poor rural roads, deadly crashes
AR ranks high in poor rural roads, deadly crashes

The report said rural MS roads have the 4th highest fatality rate in the country. In Albemarle County, roads are managed by the Virginia Department of Transportation. Ensuring the long-term solvency of the Highway Trust Fund gives states the necessary investments to aggressively tackle and reduce the number of road users killed on rural and urban...

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  • Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule
Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

The 2015 regulation sought to settle a debate over which waterways are covered under the Clean Water Act, which has dragged on for years and remained murky despite two Supreme Court rulings. Trump also has proposed deep cuts in the EPA budget. In a statement to press, Hauter acknowledged that the rule was "far from ideal", but argued that it w...

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  • Girl who fell from NY amusement park ride out of hospital
Girl who fell from NY amusement park ride out of hospital

Police gave no further details on what the teenager may have done to cause the accident, other than to say the girl is going to be OK. In a Facebook video captured by fellow park guest Loren Lent on Saturday, June 24, the girl dangles from the Sky Ride as the crowd below tries to help.

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  • Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban
Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will allow Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S. He made the statement as chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration. Those groups are regarded as unable to show a substantial and pre-existing tie to a per...

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  • Supreme Court Revives Trump Travel Ban
Supreme Court Revives Trump Travel Ban

Trump said last week that the ban would take effect 72 hours being cleared by courts.The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to disclose the information. But some immigration lawyers said rela...

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  • Donald Trump's Golf Courses Displayed Fake Time Magazine Cover
Donald Trump's Golf Courses Displayed Fake Time Magazine Cover

The fake was also easy to spot given the thickness of the red border, which you can see in the following side-by-side comparison. Trump has been known to lie about Time covers. At Trump's Virginia golf course, the fake Time cover reportedly hangs in the club's dining room where the Post reports that Trump dined in June with Peyton Manning...

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  • Kellyanne Conway: People Who Lose Medicaid Coverage Can Get a Job
Kellyanne Conway: People Who Lose Medicaid Coverage Can Get a Job

During an interview on ABC "This Week" program, Conway had to answer some hard questions relating cuts to Medicaid in the Better Health Care Act? Conway said those who became a recipient of Medicaid through the Obamacare expansion are "grandfathered in".

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  • CBO On Senate Health Plan: 22 Million Lose Medical Care
CBO On Senate Health Plan: 22 Million Lose Medical Care

Guest host Tom Bullock gets local reaction to the bill and we find out what kind of impact it could have on health care in North Carolina. It said the office has a "history of inaccuracy", and cited its "flawed report on coverage, premiums and predicted deficit arising out of Obamacare ".

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  • CBO Says Senate Healthcare Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured
CBO Says Senate Healthcare Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured

People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington . The CBO report says under the bill that 22 million people fewer would have insurance by 2026 than under Obamacare, but the budget deficit would be red...

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  • Supreme Court rules in favor of adoption rights, but Gorsuch dissents
Supreme Court rules in favor of adoption rights, but Gorsuch dissents

Constitution, however, personal religious beliefs do not give a public business owner a special right to violate the law by discriminating against LGBTQ people". "I strongly believe the Supreme Court should come down on the side of rights and equality not bigotry and discrimination". He said that gays and lesbians "deserve to receive equal ...

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  • Reaction to court's decision to hear redistricting case
Reaction to court's decision to hear redistricting case

Supreme Court announced Monday it will hear arguments in Wisconsin's landmark legislative redistricting case and has given the state permission to stop redrawing new maps until the high court rules on the case . Democrats accused Republicans of using the districting process to disadvantage Democratic voters. " Gerrymandering " refers to the ...

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  • Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting
Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

The Supreme Court will hear the case of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple . The decision to take on the case reflects renewed energy among the court's conservative justices, whose ranks have recently been bolstered by the addition of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the high court.

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  • Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program
Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program

Justice Sonia Sotomayor writing forcefully in dissent said the court is leading the country to a place where separation of church and state is a constitutional slogan, not a constitutional commitment. That sets the stage for a 5-year-old case involving a baker in Colorado who refused a custom wedding cake order from a gay couple, claiming that sa...

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