Sen. Heller Has Serious Concerns About GOP Bill

Brian Sandoval, a Republican . The long-awaited plan marks a big step toward achieving one of the Republican Party's major goals. Republicans will only need 50 votes to approve the measure, but already five conservatives have refused to pass the bill in its current form and several others remain undecided, leaving the fate of the healthcare overhaul unclear.

1 hurt, businesses flattened near Birmingham

In West Virginia, forecasters warned of possible flooding, damaging wind gusts and severe thunderstorms once what remains of Cindy arrives and merges with another storm front later in the week. Danielle Clewley, a 25-year-old student out grocery shopping Friday at a Memphis supermarket, said she didn't even hear the rain overnight though she added, "my air conditioning is very loud".

Seth Meyers shines a light on Mitch McConnell's health-care bill hypocrisy

In a joint statement , the four senators said , "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor". "This bill, that's now in front of the United States Senate is not the answer". The senator said he was unlikely to support the overhaul unless it was amended to "protect Medicaid expansion states", as he put it.

Loopholes in Senate healthcare bill risk eroding coverage for pre-existing conditions

It however delays cuts to the Medicaid program and maintains for two years the tax credits included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) - commonly known as Obamacare - to help lower-income Americans purchase coverage. If the Trump administration decides to stop making the payments, health insurance companies will be stuck with the bill; they still have the responsibility of reducing the payments on behalf of their customers but absorb the cost.

Sultan declares Sunday Eid-id-Fitr day

A man reads the Koran in a mosque during the fasting month of Ramadan, in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , May 29, 2017. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged religious leaders to continue to preach and promote the virtues of unity, genuine love for one another and peaceful co-existence for the country to attain greatness and eschew divisive and hate tendencies.

Turkey refuses closing military base in Qatar upon Arab states' demand

Turkey has turned down a demand by Saudi Arabia and its allies in the anti-Qatar coalition that its base in the tiny Gulf state is shut down. "Turkey's miltary agreement with Qatar isn't a new thing, but after the Gulf tensions erupted Turkey just fast tracked a draft bill in the parliament to deploy its troops to Doha and boost Qatar's morale", said Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu, reporting from Istanbul.

Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

The explosive report from The Washington Post Wednesday night that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has moved from the Trump campaign to Trump himself is not only an important turning point as a legal matter, but also as a political one.

Video of killing released after Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter

Castile was shot by officer Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop and Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , posted video of his final moments on Facebook Live . "I didn't want to shoot Mr. Castile ", Yanez reportedly said in court . Yanez was cleared by a Ramsey County Jury last Friday. Yanez is no longer a St.

Putin trolls James Comey by offering him asylum in Russian Federation

In fact, Vladimir Vladimirovich showed that Comey in this situation is a human rights defender, not the leader of the security services. The fourth jet came down in a field in Pennsylvania after being initially directed toward Washington D.C.

Srikanth to take on Chen Long in Australian Open final

With increasing success, Gopichand has been able to bring in another legendary coach, Indonesia's Mulyo Handoyo, to assist him, and this seems to have helped the players break out of the "quarter final circuit" and into the finals this year.

Saudi Arabia Demands Qatar Shut Down Al Jazeera

Considering the tough list of demands , the questions remains: will Qatar succumb to pressure and fulfil the demands listed by the major Gulf countries, or will it abstain? Cutting ties to Iran would prove incredibly hard. In addition, the country must locate and extradite all individuals now facing terrorism charges in Saudi Arabia , Egypt , and the other signatory states.

Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn React to Senate Health Care Bill

In Oregon, lawmakers this week passed a health care tax meant to fix a $1.4 billion, two-year budget deficit attributed largely to Medicaid expansion costs. While the Senate version would spread reductions in Medicaid over a longer period of time, industry groups said it failed to satisfy the needs of either patients or healthcare companies.

Over Rs.2 lakh fine for UP village man for divorcing wife

The 45-year-old and his wife, aged 22 years, had been married for barely 10 days when they fought over a trivial issue and in a fit of rage, the husband pronounced triple talaq and asked his wife to leave his home. According to Hussain, community members have decided that in no circumstances will a person be allowed to utter triple talaq in one go. In the second go, talaq can be uttered for the second time.

Federal Bureau of Investigation says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US

Officials on Wednesday evacuated an airport in Flint , Michigan, where a witness said he saw an officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby on the ground. CNN reported on Thursday that Ftouhi attempted to purchase a gun after arriving in the Flint area but was denied because he is not a us citizen.

Northam beats back Perriello in Democratic primary race

The GOP primary generated approximately 366,000 votes, with roughly 4,300 separating Gillespie, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, from Corey Stewart , a Prince William County supervisor who loudly mimicked Trump's appeal to devotees of the Old Confederacy, gun-rights absolutists and immigration foes.

Mike Lee Thinks the Healthcare Bill Is a Joke

A plan might pay for opioids to control pain but not recovery if a patient became addicted. WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America.

North Korea Conducts Rocket Engine Test

North Korea is feared to be readying for a sixth nuclear bomb test as USA spy satellites detected "activity" at the blast site. On Jan. 10, 2015, North Korea proposed that it would temporarily suspend its nuclear testing if the USA halted its joint military exercises with the South that year.

Barack Obama calls Trumpcare 'massive transfer of wealth' from poor to rich

If the four senators - Ted Cruz , R-Texas, Ron Johnson , R-Wis., Mike Lee , R- Utah, and Rand Paul , R-Ky. - join Democratic senators in opposing the bill, it will be defeated. He called on citizens to pressure lawmakers into working with each other by calling and visiting members of Congress and sharing their stories about how the proposed bill will affect them.

Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist

Tamang's comment comes in the backdrop Banerjee's claim of " deep-rooted conspiracy " in Darjeeling Hills. Security forces also picked up college teacher and GJM spokesperson Vikram Rai, son of Darjeeling MLA Asok Rai, but later released him.

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

He left in 2010 to sign for Manchester United , for a Premier League record fee. The case involves income the Argentina forward made from image rights, not from his salary paid by Real Madrid. The Portugal worldwide will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes.

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

The Xinhua news agency reports that 15 people are confirmed dead in a landslide in southwestern China. "It's the biggest landslide to hit this area since the Wenchuan natural disaster", Wang Yongbo, an official leading one of the rescue efforts, told state broadcaster China Central Television.

United States shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Since then, the agreement has been a crucial link that has allowed Moscow and Washington to coordinate their military actions in the region, in which Iran, Israel, Russia, Syria, Turkey, and the US with its allies carry out attacks in pursuit of often competing aims.

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over USA student who died

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has a responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to prevent an escalation of tensions in the region. Trump had held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance.

China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea, during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs. "I know being there had something to do with it", Volo said. "When I was organizing the trip and I (met) with the delegates here, I addressed Otto Warmbier and I said to them we would need some type of good faith if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations".

Terror attack at Brussels station

At a news conference, spokesman Eric van der Sypt said it is not clear whether the shot suspect is dead or alive - however, no civilians were injured or killed in the explosion. The National Security Council will meet Wednesday morning to address the incident. The man left his luggage before it exploded a second time. Authorities revealed that the attacker detonated a suitcase containing nails and gas bottles .

Looking forward to welcome "true friend" Modi, says Trump

Welcome to the live blog of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to United States after Donald Trump took charge of the White House from the incumbent Barack Obama. It will be interesting to see what the shape of the USA policy to Pakistan will look like, but I think the rhetoric will be stronger and tougher and there will be attempts to exert some USA pressure on Islamabad in ways we haven't seen before", he added.

J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

The family amid chanting slogans like 'we want justice' demanded immediate release of their beloved one, saying that he is innocent and shouldn't be treated as a criminal. They show maximum restraint because they feel that they're dealing with their own people. "The day their patience wanes away, then, I believe, things will be hard".

Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe

Lyon also received a second felony charge of misconduct in office. Lyon's defense lawyers called the claims baseless. "We absolutely, vehemently dispute the charges". Nick Lyon and the others are accused of failing to alert the public to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. " Nick Lyon and Dr. Wells have been and continue to be fully committed to Flint's recovery".

15 dead, 120 feared buried in China landslide

More than 140 people are missing and feared to have been buried under debris following a landslide in China . Have you read Trendiee Today? Xinhua quoted the government of Sichuan province, where the town is located, as saying the identities of the 118 missing will be soon made public.

Girl killed, father hurt when struck by boat on Texas lake

Officials say the accident happened around 7 p.m. Friday at Temple Lake Park in Belton. His injuries resulted in the amputation of both legs, Temple police spokeswoman Shawana Neely said. She was pronounced dead at Scott and White Hospital by Justice of the Peace David Barfield. Several agencies responded to the scene, including Temple Police Department, Temple Fire & Rescue, Morgan's Point Police, Morgan's Point Dive Team, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and US Army Corps of Engineers.

Oppressive Heat May Force Phoenix Airport to Adopt Dubai's Strategy

Dozens of flights were cancelled Tuesday in Phoenix as extreme heat swept over the region, prompting officials to deem it too hot for some planes to fly. Seven flights were canceled due to weather on Monday, when the temperature reached 118 degrees, rounding out the total to 50 weather-related cancellations in two days.

Trump now target of collusion, obstruction of justice and money laundering probes

The New York Times has gone to court to try to get copies of documents created by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . Shortly after Trump fired Comey, a Justice Department official tapped Mueller to take up the investigation as a special counsel . Comey said the notes contain his recollections that Trump asked for his loyalty when they met for a January dinner and then urged him during a private meeting in the ...

Philando Castile Dashcam Video Showing Deadly Traffic Stop Released

Video footage of the fatal shooting of a black motorist by a Minnesota police officer released on Tuesday showed how quickly the incident unfolded but shed no light on whether the victim had reached for the gun he told the officer he was carrying.

Putin Accuses US Of Meddling Abroad, Hopes For Better Russia Ties

Regardless, Putin's arms, at least rhetorically, are wide open as he said if Comey were to face political persecution, Russian Federation "is ready to accept him too". Putin stated that , "The Russophobia now evolving in the United States - we can see it, and we believe that this is the outcome of a spiraling domestic struggle for power".

Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

While Ireland has an increasingly diverse population and Europe's fastest-growing economy, it's still emerging from a conservative mindset: Homosexuality was only decriminalized in 1993, and divorce two years later. Echoing new French President Emmanuel Macron, he said: "I want to do right for our citizens". The new Taoiseach said the government he will lead will be neither right-wing nor left-wing and that he had no interest in fighting the political battles of the 1980s.

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