Rubio: We're not Going to Pass Health Bill in Senate

Before 2013, insurers were allowed to turn away people with health problems, and there was no federal requirement for a standard benefits package. In particular, said the report, "people who are less healthy (including those with preexisting or n... More..

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Trump says to decide position on Paris climate deal next week

Gentiloni says: "Discussing is always useful". The communique notes the Americans were therefore not ready to join the consensus. But other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Sanders Unleashes on Mulvaney During Budget Hearing

Now that we have the president's budget in hand, we have a more definitive answer: Trumponomics - like Ryanonomics - is based on the principle that living in poverty isn't quite hard enough. They're not mere sa...More..

Manchester terrorist´s family members arrested; search for support network in Europe
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Manchester terrorist´s family members arrested; search for support network in Europe

According to photographs from the scene of Monday's attack at the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena, Abedi's device appeared to be fairly sophisticated. Another brother, 23-year-old Ismail, was arrested on T...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump's Speech To Knesset Was Scrapped Amid Concerns

He blasted the Clinton Foundation for accepting donations from the Saudis, referring to the Saudis as "people that push gays off buildings". More than 20 people were killed by an apparent suicide bomber. Pund...More..

'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway

Part of central California's scenic Highway 1 is now buried under about 40 feet of mud and rock after a landslide struck over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. Smith said crews had been out doing fix work at...More..

House passes 'bathroom bill' as an amendment
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

House passes 'bathroom bill' as an amendment

Supporters of the bill state that limiting the bill to just schools is a "middle ground" and will soften numerous boycotts that North Carolina faced following a similar bill. Instead, lawmakers have settled o...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Few Americans support cuts to most government programs, including Medicaid

Steve Bell, a Republican who was staff director of the Senate Budget Committee in the 1980s, indicated that the Trump budget is so unrealistic that it endangers Republican priorities like tax reform. presiden...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Selling Arms and Fighting Terror: A Balance Sheet of Trump's Saudi Visit

Likud MK Avi Dichter, head of the Knesset Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee, called the speech "a sharp statement" that is "important given attempts by Palestinians and other countries to create a false his...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Deadlock At G7 As Trump Says US Undecided On Climate Change Commitment

A senior White House official on Friday said Trump had told the leaders of Germany , France , Italy , Japan , Canada and Britain that the United States would treat other countries in the same way it w...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

SC beats Kentucky 3-1 to reach semifinals — SEC BASEBALL

SC is the last SEC team to beat LSU this season, before the Tigers won their last eight conference regular season games and beat two more SEC teams in the tournament. He stepped up into a big spot when our seas...More..

Here's What the GOP Bill Does to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Here's What the GOP Bill Does to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'

States that apply for the waiver would have to implement high-risk insurance pools to accommodate them. "The CBO score confirms our earlier analysis that the American Health Care Act will make it harder to ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

What's with the orb? Trump photo has social media laughing

During Trump's first stop on his four-nation tour, the Saudis pledged to spend billions on infrastructure projects in the US and military equipment but the arms deal has raised red flags in Israel. During his v...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump still not backing Paris agreement

G7 leaders were expected to issue a separate statement on terrorism on Friday, before issuing their formal communique on Saturday. A summit of G7 leaders on Friday failed to make progress on narrowing diffe...More..

Mick Mulvaney: 3 percent growth a 'conservatively defensible number'
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Mick Mulvaney: 3 percent growth a 'conservatively defensible number'

The plan - titled A New Foundation for American Greatness - takes a hatchet to federal programs for the disadvantaged, such as food stamps, disability payments and healthcare. Bernie Sanders claimed that lo...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

Senate Republicans are holding closed-door meetings in an effort to write their own legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, accompanied by Sen. Enacting the AHCA would reduce dir...More..

Trump's First G7 Summit Gets Down To Work In Sicily
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump's First G7 Summit Gets Down To Work In Sicily

President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May , while meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Taormina , Italy on May 26, reaffirmed their commitment to negotiate a trade agreement once the Un...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Jared Kushner `discussed secret communications channel with Russia´

There's no indication Kushner, 36, has been designated a target of the probe. "Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings". If the Trump campaign did not work...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

GOP rep: Alleged Montana assault 'unacceptable,' but voters have spoken

The victor will replace Ryan Zinke , the state's former representative who left the seat to serve as Trump's Interior secretary. Gianforte is now an issue for Republicans after he was caught on audio recordi...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 makes 'substantial progress' on trade talks, French source says

The president of France tried to persuade him, as did the prime minister of Belgium and the heads of the European Union. The Republican president arrived in Italy fresh off delivering an unprecedented, pers...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine plan

We also guarantee that those with pre-existing conditions can not face higher costs based on their health history as long as they maintain continuous coverage . "We have not seen senators coming out to the p...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Greg Gianforte wins the Montana U.S. House special election

Donald Trump won his race against Hillary Clinton this past fall in the state by 20 points, while Ryan Zinke-the Republican whose seat is being filled after he left Congress to become Trump's Interior Secretar...More..

Ariana Grande concert attack: New statement over Manchester blast
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ariana Grande concert attack: New statement over Manchester blast

The UK government has expressed its anger after a USA newspaper published photos apparently showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that left 22 dead and several others injured. "We are furious. This i...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Manchester attack: British police stop sharing information with U.S. following leaks

A total of eight people have been arrested in the U.K.in connection with Monday night's suicide bombing outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , including two men arrested early Thursday morning, ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

CBO: 23M fewer Americans insured under House GOP bill

Some, like Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., said the CBO score would have no impact on his chamber's efforts to write its own bill. Joseph Antos, a resident scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Bill's Flaws

In a late compromise, House GOP conservatives and moderates struck a deal letting states get federal waivers to permit insurers to charge higher premiums to some people in poor health, and to ignore the standar...More..

3 prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

3 prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

He faces four counts of sexual abuse involving three different women in the new case, with a maximum sentence of 60 years in prison. Authorities say Perez targeted the inmates between 2013 and 2016 with simil...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Senate intelligence panel requests Donald Trump campaign documents -WashPost

The probe is headed by former FBI director Robert Mueller, appointed special counsel with broad powers to investigate Russian election meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign after the president...More..

US Supreme Court says North Carolina sought to dilute black vote
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

US Supreme Court says North Carolina sought to dilute black vote

For District 1, we further uphold the District Court's decision that [Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965] gave North Carolina no good reason to reshuffle voters due to their race". Copyright 2017 NP...More..

Ailes hospitalized after fall before his death
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ailes hospitalized after fall before his death

Bush, who called him a "great talent" Thursday, while acknowledging that he "wasn't ideal". Until the past year or so, Ailes' primary legacy was starting a cable news network that grew to become one of ...More..