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U.S. Republican convicted of assaulting reporter to join House
Author: 0 Republican convicted of assaulting reporter to join House

Before hundreds of members of Congress , with his wife, and two of his four children watching from the gallery, Gianforte on Wednesday raised his right hand and took the oath office. House race in Montana history. Gianforte told the AP he hoped to move on in his political career-"I can't erase it, but I did do everything in my power once the event was over to take responsibility", he said-but the jumpsuit state Democrats sent him Wednesday may indicate that will be hard.

U.S. Student mocks school's dress code with yearbook quote
Author: 0 Student mocks school's dress code with yearbook quote

She wrote the quote as her senior quote because she found the situation "ironic". "Over the past four years, myself and many of my friends have received dress code violations for clothes that were nowhere near inappropriate", DiPaolo tells Yahoo Style .

Author: 0 Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier

Ohio's Republican U.S. senator said Wednesday he had a secret meeting with North Korean officials in NY last December to press for Warmbier's release . Mr. Rodman, who returned to the United States this week after his fifth trip to the hermit country, told ABC News host Michael Strahan that people don't see enough of the "good side" of North Korea and Kim Jong-un.

Author: 0 The Public Theater loses major sponsors over violent Trump display

A NY theater is standing by its production of Shakespeare's " Julius Caesar ", despite two major corporate sponsors withdrawing funding. The play depicts Caesar's assassination, spurring criticism that the murder scene depicts violence against the president.

Author: 0 Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

We didn't fight for the Affordable Care Act for more than a year in the public square for any personal or political gain - we fought for it because we knew it would save lives, prevent financial misery, and ultimately set this country we love on a better, healthier course.

Author: 0 California AG Bans State-Funded Travel to Texas, 3 Other States

Albert Robinson, R-London. Robinson said it affirms students' constitutional right to express religious and political views in public schools. Already, the law has blocked employee travel to four other states - Kansas , Mississippi , North Carolina and Tennessee .

Author: 0 Ray Tensing retrial: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlocks

On July 19th, 2015 , DuBose was driving just south of campus with Tensing spotted his green 1998 Honda Accord, which was lacking a front license plate. The university reached a $5.3 million settlement with DuBose's family, including free undergraduate tuition for DuBose's 13 children. Jurors in the Tensing case began deliberations Monday afternoon.

U.S. 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced and 'crafted by investigators,' court affirms
Author: 0 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced and 'crafted by investigators,' court affirms

Constitution. The state of Wisconsin can now ask for a review of the decision by the 7th Circuit Court or appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court . Dassey is still in prison but he may have a retrial or could be released in 90 days. A lawyer for Avery , who is now serving a life sentence , filed a motion this month, citing ineffective counsel as a reason for Avery to be freed or granted a new trial.

U.S. Electricity usage hits record high amid scorching Arizona heat wave
Author: 0 Electricity usage hits record high amid scorching Arizona heat wave

American Airlines said that only the Bombardier CRJ flights were affected as their Airbus and Boeing aircraft have maximum operating temperatures of 127F and 126F respectively. Phoenix will be hot again on Wednesday with highs expected to reach 116. "We have homeless people come from a long way to sit here", said longtime volunteer Moses Elder.

U.S. More Rain To Come From Cindy
Author: 0 More Rain To Come From Cindy

Saturday NightA 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Skies remain mostly sunny though the afternoon. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 8 miles per hour. There is likely to be development in the next few days in the southern Gulf and will track to the north-northwest.

U.S. Court Upholds Overturned Conviction of Suspect in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'
Author: 0 Court Upholds Overturned Conviction of Suspect in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'

November 8, 2005: Avery tells reporters he fears authorities are trying to frame him for Halbach's slaying because he sued Manitowoc County officials for $36 million for wrongful conviction . "We're not there yet". Hamilton, however, in dissenting from Thursday's decision, argued that the majority overstepped their role in reviewing state court decisions under a 1996 law, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.

Author: 0 CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Sen. Even former President Obama made a pitch to save his signature achievement, writing on Facebook that the GOP plan is "a massive transfer of wealth" from the poor or middle class to rich Americans. PEARSON: The Medicaid cuts are even more draconian than the House bill was, though they take effect more gradually than the House bill did. Republican Senator Marco Rubio is not pledging his support yet until he finds out how it will impact Florida.

U.S. Sears announces 20 more closings, including Harlem Avenue store
Author: 0 Sears announces 20 more closings, including Harlem Avenue store

A company spokesman told ABC27 News the store at 1094 Haines Road will begin its liquidation sale on June 29 and close to the public in mid-September. There have been about 5,300 store closing announcements so far this year, according to Fung Global Retail & Technology, a retail think tank. CEO Eddie Lampert has since blasted critics and said Sears is "fighting like hell".

U.S. Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized
Author: 0 Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

Tom Grab told WPMT that he was able to pull the pit bull off the boy, who was on the ground, but it wriggled free. To help pay for its expanded coverage to around 20 million people, Obama's law increased taxes on higher income people, medical industry companies and others, totaling around $1 trillion over a decade.

U.S. GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas
Author: 0 GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

But there's growing momentum for a pivot to tax reform either way. The House bill , passed May 4 on a narrow 217-213 vote, would let states allow insurers to charge higher premiums to people with pre-existing conditions and a gap in coverage as long as the state provides help - such as a high-risk pool - for people priced out of commercial insurance.

U.S. Tupac Collaborator Shock G Busted For Drugs
Author: 0 Tupac Collaborator Shock G Busted For Drugs

A vehicle ride in Wisconsin ended in handcuffs for Shock G of Digital Underground when he was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia on June 13. According to Aquafest's website, Shock G of Digital Underground appeared as a special guest star at Naughty by Nature's June 10 performance. Police have also been wondering why Shock G was in the area even after two days passed by following the concert.

Author: 0 Police Haul Off Protesters, Some With Disabilities, From Mitch McConnell's Office

People in wheelchairs and with ventilators showed up to stage a "die-in" outside Mitch McConnell's office, but they were violently removed by Capitol Police. McConnell's office referred to Capitol Police for comment. Alison Barkoff, director of advocacy for the Center for Public Representation, also helped organize the protest Thursday, according to the Associated Press.

Author: 0 Senate GOP releases 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Paul was one of four conservative senators who quickly announced Thursday they'll oppose the bill in its current form. "This bill will make health insurance more expensive for many Californians and will throw millions of low-income Californians off Medi-Cal unless the state can find tens of billions of dollars to keep the Medi-Cal expansion alive, " said Jonathan Greer, a spokesperson for the Golden Gate Association of Health Underwriters.

U.S. Party lines quickly surface after Senate GOP health bill unveiled
Author: 0 Party lines quickly surface after Senate GOP health bill unveiled

It is unclear how affected NY would be, as the Senate health bill also includes exceptions for some situations in which they deem abortions are necessary, but the state and federal legislations could potentially specify different definitions of "necessary" in the final language of the bill.

Author: 0 What's next on health care draft in Congress

Democrats, including Baldwin, Stabenow and New York Senator Chuck Schumer, all criticized the secret talks among Republicans with no input from Democrats or the public. So this raises costs for everyone - including healthy people. Senate Republicans hope to see better headlines from this CBO report than the one that the House GOP legislation received.

Author: 0 Government health insurance markets holding up -- barely

On a conference call, Toomey said he was "very disappointed at the way Gov. Wolf has chosen to mischaracterize what I've been doing and what we're doing here". He said the toll would fall especially hard on rural hospitals, many of which are already struggling financially and are fighting an opioid epidemic.

Author: 0 What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

Tillerson says the USA and China agree that their companies should not do business with any North Korean companies that are subject to United Nations sanctions. The talks also dealt with issues such as territorial disputes between China and its neighbors in the South China Sea and global counterterrorism efforts.

U.S. New Census estimates: Retirement-age population keeps growing
Author: 0 New Census estimates: Retirement-age population keeps growing

Pedestrians walk through Rockefeller Center in New York City. The newly released estimates also show the nation's median age rose from 35 years in 2000 to almost 38 years in 2016. Two counties in particular had median ages over 60 years old; Sumter, Florida (67.1) and Catron, New Mexico (60.5). The youngest median ages were in Utah (30.8) and Washington , D.C., and Alaska (both with 33.9), the Census says.

U.S. Missouri attorney general sues drug companies over opioids
Author: 0 Missouri attorney general sues drug companies over opioids

Hawley, a newly elected Republican, said the state is seeking civil penalties of "hundreds of millions of dollars", and damages of "hundreds of millions of dollars", adding that the companies' actions have "badly damaged the people of Missouri and the state of Missouri".

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