• 'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law
'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law

They say the bill fails to make health care more affordable and lower costs. CBO's projections would represent an abrupt turn from the trends under Obamacare; the United States uninsured rate had dropped below 11 percent in late 2016.

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  • What happens now, and who can come to America — Travel ban returns
What happens now, and who can come to America — Travel ban returns

The justices will hear arguments in the case in October. For now, if you have a relative here, have been hired by a USA employer or admitted to a US university, you can still probably get a visa. Those without such ties, by contrast, would be blocked-but, at present, for bureaucratic reasons, such people can't be admitted to the U.S.as refugees a...

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  • Jared Kushner arrives in Israel
Jared Kushner arrives in Israel

Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the issue is between the Palestinian leadership and Hamas , an Islamic militant group that Israel refuses to deal with. Israel recently advanced plans for a further 1,500 settler homes in the occupied West Bank, the second such announcement in a week. Can the U.S. remain imparti...

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  • What!? Trump Now Insists James Comey Testimony Was True
What!? Trump Now Insists James Comey Testimony Was True

And if you look further back, before he heard about that, I think maybe he wasn't admitting that, so, you'll have to do a little investigative reporting to determine that. Ironically, the firing of Comey is leading the special counsel, Robert Mueller , to directly investigate Trump for possible obstruction of justice, according to published repo...

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  • Military jet practicing for Ohio air show in accident
Military jet practicing for Ohio air show in accident

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said it received a report of an incident in Dayton at 12:31 p.m. A photographer for WHIOTV said the two-seat Thunderbird landed and was taxing toward the staging area when it appeared a gust of wind flipped the jet.

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  • Hundreds of mourners attend Otto Warmbier's funeral
Hundreds of mourners attend Otto Warmbier's funeral

Warmbier, 22, was arrested while visiting the reclusive country as a tourist. "The fact that Warmbier died suddenly in less than a week just after his return to the U.S. "This college kid never should have been detained in the first place", said Portman, who previously revealed that he met secretly with North Korean officials in NY last December ...

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  • Beyoncé And Jay-z Welcome Twins
Beyoncé And Jay-z Welcome Twins

Summary: A source has confirmed to People .com that Beyoncé and Jay Z have welcomed their twins into this world. According to Inquistr , it can be recalled that the couple waited nearly a month before sharing the photo of their first child with the world.

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  • Special counsel investigating Trump
Special counsel investigating Trump

He wrote: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" On three occasions, Comey said he was not. Russian President Vladimir Putin says former FBI Director James Comey's acknowledgement that he had given memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump to a friend who ...

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  • Editor's Note: Anti-Trump isn't enough for Democrats
Editor's Note: Anti-Trump isn't enough for Democrats

Ossoff raised more money than any congressional candidate in history, had a grassroots army of volunteers and he still lost - by a margin larger than many had expected. And Rep. Tim Ryan criticized Pelosi along with his party's brand and its outreach to voters. After four special elections nationwide, Democrats still haven't won any seats.

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  • US Republican senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis
US Republican senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that "recent disputes" among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council undermine efforts to combat the Islamic State and counter Iran.

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  • Key US Republican threatens to block arms to Gulf
Key US Republican threatens to block arms to Gulf

The Republican chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee has said the US Congress will hold up approval of arms sales to the Gulf as a result of the Saudi-led blockade of Qatar. The Arab states are demanding, among other things, that Doha close Al Jazeera television, kerb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and also pay reparations...

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  • MSU responds to Supreme Court travel ban ruling
MSU responds to Supreme Court travel ban ruling

The justices of the court said the travel ban will go into effect "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ". Justice Clarence Thomas said the government's interest in ensuring national security should outweigh any hardship to people denied entry into the U.S.

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  • US top court to hear major Wisconsin case on electoral maps
US top court to hear major Wisconsin case on electoral maps

While courts have overturned legislative district maps based on racial discrimination, judges have shied away from striking down districts drawn to maximize a party's political power. The Supreme Court is unlikely to decide the Wisconsin case before early next year. The Supreme Court has an unprecedented opportunity to return control of Congr...

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  • Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk
Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk

According to Al Mayadeen broadcaster, the Qatari Emir said that Doha "is seeking a complex development of relations and cooperation with Iran in order to solve the problems of the Islamic world, which is now in a hard situation". In their apparent bid to secure U.S. support and that of Israel, Riyadh, Manama, Cairo and Abu Dhabi suspended all lan...

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  • Replay: Trump and Indian PM Modi Speak At WH
Replay: Trump and Indian PM Modi Speak At WH

But there were some tensions in the inaugural meeting between the two populist leaders. During the statement, Modi and Trump praised one another and their respective nations. memorial in 2014. As Modi prepares to meet him for the first time, he should be acutely aware of Trump's personality and tactics. The State Department has imposed sanction...

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  • Donors to GOP: No cash until action on health care, taxes
Donors to GOP: No cash until action on health care, taxes

None of the dissident senators have ruled out supporting the legislation if McConnell changes it, and the leader is hoping to offer amendments to win support. What's at stake here is the health of millions of Americans. It would let states ease Obama's requirements that insurers cover certain specified services like substance abuse treatments, and ...

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  • Trump slams reports about obstruction of justice investigation:
Trump slams reports about obstruction of justice investigation: "Phony story"

Earlier this week the Washington Post released a story reporting Mueller is investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice . The new tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses from the president over a report by the Washington Post that Mr Mueller was looking into whether Mr Trump obstructed justice.

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  • Scotus Agrees to Hear Colorado Religious Liberty Case
Scotus Agrees to Hear Colorado Religious Liberty Case

President Donald Trump's executive order that temporarily bars USA entry to people from six predominantly Muslim countries has been of interest particularly in higher education, with the challenges to the so-called travel ban stressing that scholars and students from those countries would be affected.

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  • Supreme Court allows parts of Trump travel ban to take effect
Supreme Court allows parts of Trump travel ban to take effect

The court will also hear oral arguments on the case this fall. That's because Trump's order only sought to halt travelers from the six countries for 90 days, to give the administration time to review the screening procedures for those visa applicants.

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  • Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city
Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

Abella said government troops have continued the clearing operations in Marawi , adding there is waning enemy resistance in the area. Mahmud, 41, was one of five men sought by the Malaysian police for their alleged ties to terrorist organisations and was previously identified as a recruiter for the IS.

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  • Donald Trump calls for 'unity' at first White House picnic
Donald Trump calls for 'unity' at first White House picnic

Melania went on to discuss the details of one of her first major White House events since moving to the District-the annual congressional picnic-before the interview shifted focus to her husband and the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

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  • A Supreme Court cliff-hanger on travel ban
A Supreme Court cliff-hanger on travel ban

The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. And they welcomed what they described as an implicit rebuke of the White House's assertion that Trump has unfettered powers to exclude arrivals based on purported ...

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  • 1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm
1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

When the remnants of the tropical storm come in contact with a cold front taking shape along the mid-Ohio River Valley, multiple bands of heavy rain are expected to be produced, creating precipitation totals in the 1.5-3 inch range, with as much as 5 inches of rainfall possible in isolated areas, according to the NWS.

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  • Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season
Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

The runnerup was teammate Clint Bowyer who brought his battered "Lightning McQueen" auto home despite a spin, some bumping and scraping that left his vehicle dented and creased, a pit road speeding penalty, and worn tires. Kurt (Busch ) winning the Daytona 500 and we have run well. Day blazed the Sonoma Raceway track in the number 23 au...

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  • Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill
Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill

But much of those savings from come from reducing the funding for Medicaid; the bill proposes that the federal government provides block grants for states depending on the state's enrollment, and seeks to phase out the increase in federal funding for Medicaid expansion.

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  • Cyclist Struck By Allegedly Drunk Driver Going The Wrong Way In Midtown
Cyclist Struck By Allegedly Drunk Driver Going The Wrong Way In Midtown

A cyclist is in serious condition after being struck by a wrong-way driver who was fleeing from police, according to the NYPD. The officers found him parked outside the garage, and they say he quickly drove off. The driver, however, didn't stop after striking the bicyclist. He was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit and charges against ...

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  • AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans
AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

Republicans captured 67% of the overall Congressional vote in 2016, but won all four House seats that year. Following every decade census legislative districts are redrawn in each state, with the party in power usually redrawing those lines in its own favor.

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  • Trump's travel ban wins partial victory
Trump's travel ban wins partial victory

The court is allowing the 90-day ban on people coming to the USA from Iran , Libya, Somalia , Sudan, Syria and Yemen , overturning lower court rulings that blocked it. "It allows the travel suspension for the six terror-prone countries and the refugee suspension to become largely effective", the president said in a statement celebrating the...

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  • Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in police shooting death
Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in police shooting death

Anthony. Glenda Hatchett and Robert Bennett , Valerie's attorneys, said the idea behind the settlement was to move quickly rather than have the case drawn out in federal court, a process that would "exacerbate and reopen bad wounds".

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  • Virginia shooting: Gunman James Hodgkinson posted anti-Trump content on Facebook
Virginia shooting: Gunman James Hodgkinson posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

She told reporters she feels "horrible". According to the Guardian , when she was asked if she'd like to say something to the victims, Sue Hodgkinson replied, "I don't even know who was shot". Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) condemned the shooting of a Republican representative and several others by a man who volunteered for his presidentia...

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  • Chris Paul named to NBA All-Defensive First Team
Chris Paul named to NBA All-Defensive First Team

He is the only Spur to ever win multiple Defensive Player of the Year awards. Green received 99 of a possible 100 first-team votes from a panel of media voters. Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers (61 first-team votes) and Patrick Beverley (38) round out the first team. Roberson received three first-place votes (worth four points each) and ...

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  • Making a Splash: Joe Biden Returns to His Old Lifeguard Chair
Making a Splash: Joe Biden Returns to His Old Lifeguard Chair

I'd turn on the television and I'd see and listen to Dr. (Martin Luther) King and others, but I didn't know any black people. Former Vice President Joe Biden is still making a splash these days but in a different way. "The Biden Cancer Initiative offers people diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones hope that our nation's leaders truly recog...

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  • Top US court partially upholds Trump's travel bans
Top US court partially upholds Trump's travel bans

The revised measure, announced in March, had sought to bar entry of travelers from Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days, as well as suspend the entry of refugees for 120 days. Those individuals include, for example, someone with close family here or acceptance to an American university. Part of the reason, Martin said, is t...

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  • Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban
Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

The New York Immigration Coalition, another fierce opponent, said the ruling created more confusion by referring to " bona fide relationship " which "agencies and individuals will struggle to make sense of". 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 au...

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  • Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future
Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future

A former strategist on the Republican National Committee, Spicer is reportedly considering taking on a more strategic role in the Trump administration that would keep him off camera, according to the Associated Press . And while Spicer has cut back on the number of televised press briefings , he is still on the payroll as both communications ...

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