• Trump insists he's engaged with health care bill
Trump insists he's engaged with health care bill

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Democrat) said the bill is fundamentally flawed and overlooks average working people in favor of wealthy Americans. With Trump in the White House and Republicans holding a majority control in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, many believe that it's only a matter of time before Obamacare is a th...

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  • GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others
GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

Once the bill is introduced, a 20-hour window for debate begins. Heller faces a competitive re-election race next year. "Republican Senators are working very hard to get there, with no help from the Democrats", Trump tweeted on Monday . Another change the bill makes is to extend the premium assistance to people who make less than the federal pov...

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  • Republicans forced to delay U.S. health care bill vote
Republicans forced to delay U.S. health care bill vote

To be sure, McConnell has a much narrower path to securing the votes needed to pass a health care bill than House Speaker Paul Ryan did. "This is an acknowledgment that Republican senators really care about getting this right", he said.

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  • Bennet: Bipartisan support on Obamacare replacement will come if current bill fails
Bennet: Bipartisan support on Obamacare replacement will come if current bill fails

The fact is that Republicans were trying to hold a vote too soon, before the dust had a chance to start to settle over the bill's contents. McConnell said he is confident the party will get a result that is better than the status quo. Last week, Blunt said he will "carefully review the final legislation with a focus on how it will help address ...

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  • Kansas activates Amber Alert for two children taken
Kansas activates Amber Alert for two children taken

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office said that just after midnight, Bryce Jay McDowell, 33, used force to take the 1- and 3-year-old boys from their mother in Ellis County, just north of Hays. McDowell is known to carry a rifle, but investigators don't know if he has it with him. It has black rims and damage to the driver side. An Amber Alert has be...

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  • Donald Trump takes aim at media after retracted Russian Federation story
Donald Trump takes aim at media after retracted Russian Federation story

Thomas Frank , the author of the article, editor Eric Lichtblau and Lex Haris , who headed the newly-created investigative unit that produced the story have all quit. CNN is now reportedly routing all its Russian Federation stories through senior executives before publication. "If it is accurate, I think it's a disgrace to all of media, to ...

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  • Per Capita Caps in Senate Health Bill Would Cost Virginia $1.4 Billion
Per Capita Caps in Senate Health Bill Would Cost Virginia $1.4 Billion

Terry McAuliffe said in an announcement of the new projection by the state Medicaid program. I recognize that many West Virginians rely on health coverage and access to substance abuse treatment because of my state's decision to expand coverage through Medicaid.

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  • California sheriff deputy shot in face; condition unknown
California sheriff deputy shot in face; condition unknown

A Sacramento County Sheriff's helicopter spotted the suspect fleeing the scene toward the nearby Red Roof Inn . Law enforcement officials took the suspect into custody at 9:15 p.m. Dozens of officers from surrounding agencies also arrived at the hospital in solidarity. Red Roof Inn was on lockdown and nearby businesses were evacuated.

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  • Alabama military post on lockdown, possible shooter on site
Alabama military post on lockdown, possible shooter on site

While no casualties were connected to the event, there were unrelated calls for medical attention at the arsenal due to the high temperature outdoors. The lessons learned would be put to use in the future, he said. Colster went on to explain, "We do not believe there is a threat or we would not have opened the installation back up".

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  • US Supreme Court backs church in major religious rights case
US Supreme Court backs church in major religious rights case

The Missouri church, Trinity Lutheran of Columbia, had sought a state grant to replace the gravel beneath its preschool playground with a rubber surface made of repurposed tires. "We do not address religious uses of funding or other forms of discrimination". "Today's decision means discrimination of this kind will never be permitted again in th...

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  • Port terminals in India affected by cyberattack
Port terminals in India affected by cyberattack

It said, "We are responding to the situation to contain and limit the impact and uphold operations". In a note to global clients, Maersk said: "Access to most ports is not impacted, however some APM Terminals are affected and gates are closed".

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  • Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'
Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'

Several Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were found in the home, and the Billings Police Department bomb squad was called in to remove the IEDs, according to a Musselshell County Sheriff's Office press release. Court documents show that Gathercole is accused of stealing $126,000 from the Iowa Heartland Credit Union in Mason City on July 28th, 201...

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  • Capito says she can't support GOP health care bill
Capito says she can't support GOP health care bill

After McConnell announced the vote was delayed, more Republican senators publicly came out against the current version of the bill. Sen. "I have so many fundamental problems with the bill that have been confirmed by the CBO report that it's hard for me to see how any tinkering is going to satisfy my fundamental and deep concerns about the imp...

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  • Trump says US-India ties
Trump says US-India ties "never been stronger"

Prime Minister Narendra Modi " s meeting with US President Donald Trump has attracted opposite reactions from China and Pakistan. "Even though US-Indian relations have been improving in the past decade, Trump's attitude towards India had been unclear before this meeting, and he has given it a positive spin", Ni said.

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  • Stars hit Twitter with outrage following Philando Castile death verdict
Stars hit Twitter with outrage following Philando Castile death verdict

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. "I am so disappointed in the state of Minnesota ". Signs reading "Unite for Philando" and "Justice Not Served for Philando" could be seen; chants of "No justice, no peace, prosecute the police" were heard during the largely peaceful protest.

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  • Heavy rain possible as remnant of Cindy moves through
Heavy rain possible as remnant of Cindy moves through

The situation in the states of the USA that faces the Gulf of Mexico is awful and all including the residents as well the officials are all keeping an eye on the stretch between Florida Panhandle to Eastern Texas. In Memphis, crews worked Thursday to clear storm drains to help prevent street flooding. You can see live weather updates via the Nat...

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  • Mainly dry today with better chance of storms tonight through Friday morning
Mainly dry today with better chance of storms tonight through Friday morning

Thursday turns warmer with sunny skies and highs in the mid and upper 80s. An isolated, pop-up shower or thunderstorm is possible during the afternoon as a bit of instability lingers. Temperatures will remain comfortable on Monday with highs in the 80s, however the heat, humidity and wind will return midweek. It will be sea breeze showers and st...

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  • Lawyers Prepare to Defend Travelers to US at Airports
Lawyers Prepare to Defend Travelers to US at Airports

The March 6 motion called for a 90-day ban on passengers entering the United States from Libya , Iran , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen , and a 120-day ban on all refugees, using that time to allow the government to introduce more stringent checks on borders.

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  • Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case On Sheriffs' CCW Permit Discretion
Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case On Sheriffs' CCW Permit Discretion

The case of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado involves a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for David Mullins and Charlie Craig in 2012. With the Colorado case heading to the Supreme Court over similar religious and free-speech arguments, many are watching to see if the Northwest cases could turn the other way.

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  • Senate GOP Leaders Abruptly Delay Health Care Vote
Senate GOP Leaders Abruptly Delay Health Care Vote

Republicans fight an uphill battle to get the Senate version of the healthcare bill passed this week. "CBO says 22 million people lose insurance; Medicaid cuts hurt most vulnerable Americans; access to healthcare in rural areas threatened".

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