Senate Dems ask GOP to drop plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

Among other changes, they'll probably curb the House bill's deep cuts to Medicaid and bolster protections for insurance customers who are older, poor or have pre-existing health conditions. "They're not going to want to see major cutbacks in that pro... More..

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US watched Russia hack French systems during election
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US watched Russia hack French systems during election

On Friday, just 48 hours before French voters went to the polls, centrist candidate and frontrunner Emmanuel Macron announced his campaign had been the target of a massive computer hack. "We've got to make this...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump sacks FBI director Comey

Trump made no mention of Comey's role in the Clinton investigation, which she has blamed in part for the election result. It is not clear why Attorney General Sessions, who previously claimed he would recuse...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

U.S. needs govt shutdown to fix mess

Pelosi says the latest bill is being pushed through without a revised estimate from congressional budget analysts. "We've got a long ways to go between now and September", he told reporters. And the bill incl...More..

Prosecutors detail killings of Boston doctors in bedside arraignment
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Prosecutors detail killings of Boston doctors in bedside arraignment

Field and Bolanos, who had been engaged for about a year and were together for three, had planned to tie the knot at the end of the year in Colombia, where most of Bolanos' family lives. The bodies of Dr. R...More..

McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group

Senator Susan Collins of ME said she gave a presentation to all Senate Republicans at a weekly luncheon meeting Tuesday. In listening to House and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority L...More..

Emma Watson wins the very first gender-neutral acting award
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Emma Watson wins the very first gender-neutral acting award

The awards show announced last month that it would lump male and female actors into the same categories for the first time this year. Emma Watson's role in the live-action Disney movie "Beauty and the Beast" ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Local cancer survivor worries he'll lose insurance under American Health Care Act

Even as the Republican health care overhaul remains a work in progress, states are planning for big changes that could swell the ranks of the uninsured and hit them with higher costs. Obama's law limits that ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Administration names likely judge nominees

Justice Bridget McCormack has known Larsen for almost 20 years. The conservative Larsen was named to the Michigan Supreme Court on September 30, 2015, by Governor Rick Snyder. We're going to start taking away...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Spicer: Sally Yates Was A "Strong Supporter" Of Hillary Clinton

Former US President Barack Obama made it clear he did not support Michael Flynn during a meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump, the White House said on Monday, NBC News reported . Yates acknowledged...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

What now for the FBI's Trump-Russia probe?

That was before Comey lobbed a stink bomb into the 2016 presidential race just before the November election by announcing investigators had found more emails that might - or might not - relate to Hillary Clinto...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Moon Jae-in declares victory in South Korea presidential election

Moon is widely expected to introduce a modified version of Roh's so-called "sunshine policy" of engaging North Korea with dialogue, humanitarian aid and joint economic projects. Seoul has raised suspicions tha...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ASEAN opts for a soft stand on South China Sea

Washington, until recently, was active in the South China Sea maritime dispute with its freedom of navigation operations in a bid to counter China's military expansion on the islands. "The lobbying is quite int...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Emergency Declared At Manhattan Project Nuclear Site In Washington State

The bulletin said the alert was triggered due to "concerns about subsidence [caving] in the soil covering railroad tunnels near a former chemical processing facility". The agency has said no one was injured Tue...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

As Health Bill Moves to Senate, Gillibrand Asks Citizens to Voice Opposition

Of the 217 Republicans who backed the bill, 14 come from districts carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton a year ago, and 24 serve in districts where Trump did not win more than 50 per cent of the vote. The 13 sen...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

They said there is now no known motive for the shootings. Phoenix police Sgt. Jon Howard said tips related to what police called the Serial Street Shooter generally had two varieties: Urgent, and not. How...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Two dead in Irving, TX, college shooting

Further details about the victim and shooter have not been confirmed. Eyewitness describes what she saw at North Lake College. Officers are searching campus buildings. "We've been trained how to handle these ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Obamacare repeal Bill far from a sure thing

Here's what other media outlets have to say about " Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye ". Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., whose state did not enlarge Medicaid , said he would not back a health care bill "that rewards ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

SA congressman comment on Comey's firing

As Elizabeth Warren so appropriately said on Tuesday: Nah, come on. But a person familiar with the investigation, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss the test...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Progressive front-runner Moon Jae-in elected South Korea president

Ms Park, South Korea's first female president, is in a detention facility near Seoul and awaits a criminal trial. South Koreans voted Tu. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP). He says the victor of the election woul...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Read: Donald Trump's full letter firing James Comey

Officials said Comey was sacked because senior Justice Department officials concluded that he had violated Justice Department principles and procedures past year by publicly discussing the investigation of Hi...More..

PSU fraternity members charged after hazing death
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

PSU fraternity members charged after hazing death

A harrowing grand jury report released on Friday gives further details of the incident, with a doctor calculating that Piazza had a "life-threatening" amount of alcohol in his system at the time of the fa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Emmanuel Macron's win welcomed by European leaders

Mr. Macron beat Marine Le Pen of the far-right Front National in a run-off election Sunday, and he did so by stepping into a risky political vacuum. "We look forward to working with the new President and cont...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Names MI Supreme Court Justice to Federal Appeals Court

Larsen has been on the bench only 19 months, since Gov. Rick Snyder named her to the state Supreme Court. "We can assume the Trump administration is going to continue to nominate judges, especially for courts...More..

American Motorcyclist Association Backs President's National Monument Review Order
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

American Motorcyclist Association Backs President's National Monument Review Order

In New Mexico, Obama's designation of Rio Grande del Norte National Monument and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument have preserved important lands while boosting the economy, Heinrich said, a story ...More..

Yates, Clapper Testify On Russian Attempts To Interfere In U.S
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Yates, Clapper Testify On Russian Attempts To Interfere In U.S

During that section of the hearing , Clapper described as accurate a report in the Guardian newspaper that British intelligence officials became aware in late 2015 about suspicious interactions between Trump...More..

Trump's Review Of National Monuments Draws Scrutiny From Environmentalists
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump's Review Of National Monuments Draws Scrutiny From Environmentalists

The act has let presidents designate national monuments on federally owned or controlled land. Among the Arizona national monuments included in the review: Vermillion Cliffs and Ironwood Forest National Monum...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Prosecutors reportedly issue subpoenas to Mike Flynn's business associates

White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters Obama had communicated concerns about Flynn. Though there are those - including Trump himself - who've continued to try to muddy the waters and distract atte...More..

Obama Warned Trump about Michael Flynn's Russia Ties, Ex Officials Claim
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Obama Warned Trump about Michael Flynn's Russia Ties, Ex Officials Claim

Former acting US Attorney General Sally Yates has told the Senate Judiciary subcommittee she had warned Trump's staff that Flynn "could be blackmailed by the Russians". She was first hired as an assistant USA a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief known for judgment calls is done in by turmoil

In his termination letter to Comey, obtained by the media, the President was strikingly blunt. "The American people's trust in our criminal justice system is in (deputy attorney general Rod) Rosenstein hands"...More..