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Health care is lifeline for many

Health care is one of the "pillars" of economic development that prospective businesses look for, Canary said, along with education and infrastructure. He said leaders were well aware of the policy priorities he has been pushing for the bill for many months. "I think they'll get some points". Mr. Kasich, a Republican, said he has "deep concerns" with the bill and condemned its secret drafting process.

Gorakhpur gears up for Eid-al-Fitr

Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari said yesterday that Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated as the Eid moon was sighted in Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Uttar Pradesh . It is based on the moon's cycle, whereas the Gregorian one is determined by the sun. In his video message, Singh said, "I heartily wish Eid Mubarak to all my Kashmiri brothers and sisters, elders, youth and dear children."The Home Minister hopes the festival would bring a new dawn in Kashmir".

NYCFC goes into Red Bulls' home and makes a statement

Jack Harrison and Ben Sweat shined as they scored the only goals of the match, as Red Bull New York's lack of offensive creativity doomed them to a shutout. "But, you know, like I said, it's important for us to take parts of the game and now convert that into real chances and into real moments in the attacking part of the field".

Milwaukee Officer IsAcquitted in Killing of Sylville Smith

But the case is different from recent high-profile police shootings that have inspired a national conversation about how officers interact with African-Americans: Heaggan-Brown and Smith are both black and from the north side of the city where the shooting occurred.

Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti

Conservatives immediately seized on Hodgkinson's support for Sanders, with commentator Ann Coulter, a frequent voice on conservative cable news and talk radio, describing the gunman as "some nut Bernie Sanders supporter". Before Hodgkinson emerged from a black SUV that had been parked outside the family home for much of the afternoon, Wagner, the sheriff's deputy, said, "She wants this to end.

Trump says he's optimistic about Senate approval of GOP healthcare measure

Already five Republican senators have said they can not vote for their party's plan as it stands now, with four them saying it does not go far enough to curb provisions under the Obama law and one saying the cuts in healthcare payments for the poor go too far.

Trump calls Obama a copycat for saying health bill is 'mean'

In the broadcast interview, Trump did not indicate what types of changes to the Senate bill may be in store, but affirmed that he had described a House-passed bill as "mean". And that amount is going to go up every year slightly, but in the Senate bill would be based on just regular inflation, whereas medical inflation has always been faster.

Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

Representatives said they were gathered for what they called a "die-in" to protest the cutbacks in federal support for Medicaid . The people protesting that effect were physically removed from the area, and footage of the protests and their aftermath shows Capitol Police removing one woman from her wheelchair as they took her away.

Eid being observed across the nation

With this, Trump has broken the annual tradition upheld by the past three administrations that began under President Bill Clinton and was continued by George W. "It's not something I've given a lot of thought to but it wouldn't bother me". "On the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, I extend greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens, particularly my Muslim brothers and sisters, in India and overseas".

US Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program. Senate Republican leaders hope to vote on the AHCA by June 29 before Congress' one-week Fourth of July recess. "A tax cut the Republicans insist on of about $700 billion for the wealthiest people in America and pharmaceutical companies".

Senator Schatz speaks out on Senate health care bill

The former president's description of the bill's fundamental meanness did indeed echo words used by Trump to describe the House bill, which passed in May after an earlier vote on the healthcare bill was cancelled due to a lack of support from within the GOP .

'Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay

Trump says he believes his majority party is "going to get there". Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. It could pass this bill, flaws and all, and then use the projected cost savings for a tax reform that doesn't just use, say, a small child tax credit as a fig leaf for huge upper-bracket tax cut, but that's actually organized around payroll tax cuts, refundable child tax credits, a larger earned-income tax credit, and other measures that would ...

Trump Confirms He Called House Repeal Bill 'Mean,' Claims Obama Copied Him

McConnell has said he's willing to make changes to win support, and in the week ahead, plenty of back-room bargaining is expected as he tries pushing a final package through the Senate. In addition, the GOP would phase out added financing that Obama's law provided as an incentive for states to expand the program and cover more low-income adults.

Governor Scott has 'serious concerns' over Senate health care bill

The amendment contributed to a breakdown in relations between the state's Republican members of congress and Gov., Andrew Cuomo, who has said the amendment will "devastate the NY health care system". While anything - anything! - written or said about the Republican plan today is only speculation because of what must happen before such a bill passes Congress, what is bankable is what is happening with the ACA .

President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says

Burr says the committee staff met with Johnson on Monday. Later in the hearing, Shaheen brought up reports that Trump may try to force the removal of Robert Mueller , the special counsel now heading up the Russian Federation probe. Rosenstein said there was no detailed document under questioning from Sen. Gingrich, who only a few weeks ago called Mueller a "superb choice" with an "impeccable" reputation, tweeted on Monday: "Republicans are delusional if they think the special ...

Second trial of ex-Cincinnati officer Tensing again ends in hung jury

Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a mistrial in Tensing's trial after 32 hours of deliberations over five days. A grand jury indicted Tensing in 2015 on charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter . He asked DuBose for his driver's license, which was suspended. By comparison, the first trial jury consisted of six white women, four white men, and two African-American women.

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday

Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday that she has extreme reservations about the Senate health-care bill. At least five GOP Senators say they won't vote for it in its current form, but are open to negotiating. Trump later criticized the House bill privately as " mean " and this week called for a health plan "with heart". "What's driving this is a tax cut that Republicans insisted on of about $700 billion for the wealthiest people in America and the ...

Murdered Muslim Teen's Memorial Set Ablaze

However, Fairfax County Police said Monday that Darwin Torres, a 22-year-old El Salvador native suspected of being in the USA illegally, appeared to be motivated by road rage rather than hatred towards Nabra's faith. Her funeral was held at 1:30 p.m.at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) in Sterling, Va. "She was such a attractive young lady", family friend Moheamed Mukhtar said.

Tensions rise as Bill Cosby jury struggles to reach verdict

O'Neill's action represented what is called under Pennsylvania law a "Spencer charge ", explaining what is acceptable in reaching consensus, and instructing them to keep trying, with open minds but without giving up firmly held convictions.

Dustin Pedroia (ribs) a late-addition to Red Sox lineup

David Hernandez and Keynan Middleton each threw an inning of scoreless relief before Boston rallied in the ninth off Cam Bedrosian. Jackie Bradley walked to load the bases and bring the tying run to the plate. "It gives us an established, winning pitcher who's been through postseason play, been through a pennant race", said Dombrowski, who served as Tigers president and general manager from 2002 until 2015.

Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill

Separate reports released Friday by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a think tank in Washington , highlighted numerous same areas of concern in the Senate bill for states. Others, like Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, Shelly Moore Capito of West Virginia and Rob Portman of OH, have pointed to concerns about the proposal's cuts to Medicaid .

Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russia probe

Meanwhile, California Senator Dianne Feinstein expressed concerned that Trump will attempt to fire not only Special Counsel Mueller, who is now investigating him for possible obstruction of justice, but also Rosenstein. Trump has been growing increasingly agitated with Rosenstein over the last day or two in private White House meetings and in conversations with friends, multiple people have told CNN.

Dean Heller Becomes the Fifth GOP Senator to Oppose Health Care Bill

Dean Heller of Nevada said Friday he opposes the GOP bill that would scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul , complicating the task party leaders face in guiding the banner legislation through the Senate . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes.

Teen who texted boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Carter broke down in tears and sobbed into a tissue when Judge Lawrence Moniz read out the verdict at a brief hearing in the court in Taunton, south of Boston in MA. "You're ready and prepared". The ACLU of MA said the guilty verdict violates the First Amendment . "This has been a very tough time for our family and we'd like to process this verdict that we're happy with", he said .

Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered

In Southern California , firefighters made progress on a 5-day-old forest fire in the San Bernardino Mountains that has burned about 2½ square miles (625 hectares). But she says nobody was injured because the residences were among 400 evacuated Thursday near the ski town of Brian Head . Highway 143 is closed from the cemetery in Parowan to milepost 50 outside of Panguitch.

Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting at congressional baseball practice

He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. That social media and letters to the editor showed Hodgkinson to be an ardent liberal who hated congressional Republicans gave the attacks an very bad partisan overtone and inevitably led Rep.

A key Republican senator has 'serious concerns' about the Senate's healthcare bill

Schumer said Senate passage of the bill to replace former president Barack Obama's health law is too close to call. WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday she has extreme reservations about the U.S.

Beaches in Holland, South Haven could have unsafe weekend swim conditions

Beaches with particularly unsafe conditions this weekend are Holland State Park, Muskegon State Park and North Beach in South Haven. That means there is a high swim risk, with life-threatening waves and currents expected. These are channels of fast-flowing water which can sweep swimmers into deeper water. Swimmers are asked to watch out for risky rip currents. The National Weather Service is reminding everyone to follow the instructions of local authorities and to stay out of the water ...

GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

According to lawmakers who were at the unveiling, members from the left and right ends of the party's spectrum were deeply critical of the effort. He pulled out the Senate Republican bill. Health insurers criticized the steep cuts to Medicaid proposed in the Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act as "too much, too fast".

Trump optimistic on health care; some lawmakers doubtful

We don't have too much of a choice because the alternative is the dead carcass of Obamacare .I don't think they're that far off. If three Republicans defect, the party can not reach the majority vote it needs to pass the measure. In an interview with Fox News Channel, Trump was asked about the four conservatives opposing the bill. "I think they have at best a 50/50 chance of passing this bill".

Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

It authorizes $200,000 of emergency funds and requests that the State Emergency Council, made up of state and legislative officials, provide the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management additional resources as needed. Authorities said numerous homes have been damaged. Fire crews are now evacuating the Mammoth Springs area. In Arizona, about 100 firefighters battled a 2-square-mile blaze that ignited Tuesday in triple-digit temperatures in Sonoita, 45 miles southeast of ...

Cold front to bring more storms late Friday

Tropical Storm Cindy giving us a show. The ship made it safely to port Wednesday morning. Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy said there were no injuries but fences, trees and power lines were damaged. The Greene County Herald reports that rising waters could threaten homes and public buildings, including an elementary school. In Alabama, where Gov.

Price: GOP healthcare bill will 'absolutely' bring premiums down

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican who surprised her party when she chose to expand Medicaid four years ago, is urging Congress to save the expansion, which has provided coverage to 400,000 Arizonans. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program.

2 tornadoes touched down in New Jersey community

Deck furniture was also blown aloft and into other properties. The first tornado touched down at 7.21 am and the second at 7:27 am with wind speeds reaching 120km/h. The weather service office in Pittsburgh said it's the 12th confirmed tornado in Washington County since 1950 and the third in the last five years.

Hillary Clinton: GOP Is 'Death Party' If O'Care Repeal Bill Passes

Trump said the Democrats' theme is "resist" - which he interpreted as "obstruction" - and that "if it was the greatest bill ever proposed in mankind, we wouldn't get a vote" from them. He said they had "at best, a 50-50 chance". Sen. Susan Collins of ME says she thinks getting the votes needed in the Senate this week to pass a Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act could be very hard.