Author: 0 Republican Senator Dean Heller opposes health care bill

Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer appears at a press conference with a sign that he had personally edited to read "Mean-er" after Senate Republicans unveiled their version of legislation that would replace Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington , US, June 22, 2017 .

Author: 0 GOP senators oppose health care bill as written

But a defeat would be a bitter and damaging blow to Trump and his party. The bill would also cut taxes for high-income Americans. "I think they have at best a 50/50 chance of passing this bill". It contains some key differences from the version the House passed last month. It is, to borrow President Trump's behind the scenes assessment of the House's bill , mean.

Author: 0 Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz

Boston turned to Fister three days ago, claiming him off waivers from the Angels . "I think it wasn't a bad start, I just threw a lot of pitches". The Angels took advantage of shortstop Xander Bogaerts' throwing error for an unearned run and that put them ahead 2-1 in the fourth.

U.S. N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia
Author: 0 N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

Overnight, FBI agents and detectives with the Gwinnett County Police Department found her, alive and well, at a home in Duluth, Georgia. Hailey Burns, now 17, has been reunited with her family at an undisclosed location in Georgia, according to law enforcement sources.

Author: 0 Muslims in Southern California - and around the world - celebrate end of Ramadan

Eid-ul-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and its celebration varies in different countries. Local Somali communities are planning a public Eid al-Fitr celebration coupled with Canada Day at Rundle Park on July 1. Time-zones also impact when Eid begins. The observance made a comeback nearly 200 years later, when then-First Lady Hillary Clinton in 1996 threw an Eid al-Fitr reception for about 150 people.

Author: 0 What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About the Republican Health Plan

McConnell is working to get other Republican holdouts to back the health-care bill for a possible vote next week, as he begins to separate those who can be won over with modest changes and those who may have unbridgeable concerns. "We don't have too much of a choice because the alternative is the dead carcass of Obamacare". President Donald Trump will help lead talks to get the reluctant Republicans on board.

U.S. Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?
Author: 0 Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

Flynn told the court that after Carter told Roy to return to his vehicle, she then listened to him "as he cried out in pain and died" and did not contact his police or family for help. CNN legal analyst Danny Cevallos said that the judge's verdict is concerning "because it reflects a judicial willingness to expand legal liability for another person's suicide , an act which by definition is a completely independent choice".

U.S. Police investigate robbery at property rented by rap star Lil' Kim
Author: 0 Police investigate robbery at property rented by rap star Lil' Kim

Lil' Kim is being investigated by the LAPD as a person of interest following a robbery over the weekend. Early Sunday morning, however, a group of armed robbers in ski masks pulled up to the home, taking off with Lil Kim's rental deposit check and an additional sum of money that adds up to about $20,000.

Author: 0 Moving Placerita Fire closes 14 freeway

The sheriff's office in a statement did not say how many people had been evacuated. No injuries have been reported, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has ordered mandatory evacuations for Disney Ranch, Tenderfoot Trail Road, Running Horse Road and Placerita Canyon.

Author: 0 Nevada's Heller opposes GOP health bill

President Trump has urged lawmakers to pass the overhaul, which features billions of dollars in cuts to Medicaid , the health care program for the poor, disabled and nursing home residents, and dramatic tax cuts for wealthy Americans. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the bill's chances of passing are 50-50, insisting that Democrats would do "everything we can to fight this bill, because it's so devastating for the middle class".

U.S. Trump signs law to make VA more accountable
Author: 0 Trump signs law to make VA more accountable

During his presidential campaign, Trump frequently criticized the VA, calling it the "most incompetently run agency in the United States ". "We all remember the nightmare that veterans suffered during the VA scandals that were exposed a few years ago", he said.

Author: 0 Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

Barry Furrows is Director of the Health Law Program at Drexel's Kline School of Law. Senate leaders are aiming for a vote before July 4. Johnson on Thursday joined fellow GOP Sens. Yet the measure will live or die in the Senate on Republican support. Sanders added: "Senator Johnson is right". Defections from just three of the Senate's 52 Republicans would doom the legislation.

U.S. Senate Likely To Keep Obamacare Taxes
Author: 0 Senate Likely To Keep Obamacare Taxes

The senators targeted in the ads have expressed some reservations about the emerging Senate legislation or the process and timeline with which GOP leaders are crafting it. Since Obamacare became law in 2010, Republicans have campaigned on repealing the program that extended insurance coverage to 20 million additional Americans through both subsidized private insurance and an expansion of Medicaid.

Author: 0 House Democrats call for Pelosi to step down as minority leader

After a devastating loss in an extensively - and expensively - targeted Georgia congressional race Tuesday, Democrats erupted in an explosion of finger pointing and second-guessing, blaming the defeat on party leaders, an inexperienced candidate and an uninspiring message.

Author: 0 Tribute to Slain Muslim Teen is Set Afire in Washington

Her body was later found floating in a pond in Sterling, Virginia. Torres was later arrested and has been charged with murder. Egypt is monitoring through its embassy in Washington the case of 17-year-old American-Muslim girl with Egyptian origins who was murdered on Monday after being beaten, and kidnapped in front of a mosque in Virginia, Egypt's foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

Author: 0 A storm named Cindy could disrupt your Saturday

In Alabama, the weather service said , an EF-2 twister with winds up to 120 miles per hour (190 kph) struck just outside Birmingham Thursday. A person fights through a heavy downpour near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Friday. Mayor Tim Kerner said Thursday that streets and yards in the town of Lafitte, south of New Orleans, are flooded. "One of our safety concerns is alligators", said local neighborhood watch organizer Erin West.

U.S. LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals
Author: 0 LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

The LSU Tigers are heading to the NCAA College World Series Finals after defeating the Oregon State Beavers , 6-1, on Saturday afternoon. "No disrespect to them". "I put some good swings on fastballs today". First with a third inning three-run blast from the left side of the plate. LSU leadoff hitter Kramer Robertson went 3 for 3 and reached base four times, scoring one run.

Author: 0 Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

The score for the House bill projected that 23 million people would lose their insurance, whilst cutting the federal deficit by $119bn over a decade. That was a reference to other provisions of the Republican plan that would cut taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and America's wealthiest families.

Author: 0 Dean Heller becomes fifth Senate Republican to oppose GOP health care bill

Senate Republicans can only afford to lose two of their own and still pass the bill through their chamber. A vote from Collins, who has been willing to break from her party in the past, would be key to ensuring the bill's passage. Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Sens. They were Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas.

U.S. O's take series on road against Tampa Bay
Author: 0 O's take series on road against Tampa Bay

The 23-year-old has won each of his first three career starts while allowing just one run over six-plus innings in each of them. It will take many more performances like the win over Tampa to get the Orioles back into the AL playoff hunt.

U.S. Former US cop who fatally shot black man acquitted
Author: 0 Former US cop who fatally shot black man acquitted

Smith is shown approaching a chain-link fence with a gun in hand when he's shot the first time . Prosecutors had argued Dominique Heaggan-Brown committed a felony when he fired the shot that killed 23-year-old Sylville Smith , report the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the New York Times and The Associated Press .

Author: 0 US Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin redistricting case

Aside from this order postponing jurisdiction, the court opted not to take up any other cases this morning. A Supreme Court ruling faulting the Wisconsin redistricting plan could have far-reaching consequences for the redrawing of electoral districts due after the 2020 USA census.

Author: 0 Several Ohio government websites hacked Sunday afternoon

The vandalization played out under a banner, reading: "Hacked By Team System DZ ", while the bottoms of the now-blackened pages declared "I love Islamic State". According to the New York Post , the same message also infiltrated government websites in Brookhaven , New York. "We also are working with law enforcement to better understand what happened".

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