Obama calls for courage on opposing health bill

The move was key to boosting support from the House Freedom Caucus, the conservative group of members that prevented the original version of the bill from passing. She also restates her opposition to any bill that denies Medicaid funding to Planned... More..

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House passes $1.1 trillion spending deal to fund government through September

Reps. Fred Upton of MI and Billy Long of Missouri emerged from a White House meeting with Trump saying they could now support the bill, thanks to the addition of $8 billion over five years to help people with...More..

Suspect in fatal shooting, teenager found in Nashville
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Suspect in fatal shooting, teenager found in Nashville

Trinity was last seen at the Exxon Station at 6955 Charlotte Pike in Nashville at 10 p.m. on May 2 during what TBI says is a "robbery/homicide". After interviewing Clark and Quinn, Metro police said they be...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

French election turnout 28.23 percent at midday

France's election campaign commission said Saturday that "a significant amount of data" - and some fake information - was leaked on social networks following the hacking attack on Macron. Much will also depend ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

AHCA would cover only 5% of Americans with pre-existing conditions

President Donald Trump hosted GOP House members at the White House following the passage of the Republican bill, which would repeal major portions of President Barack Obama's landmark legislation. Poorer peo...More..

'Pujari gang member' shoots hotel staffer at Nallasopara
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

'Pujari gang member' shoots hotel staffer at Nallasopara

The shooter had left behind a handwritten note with "Suresh Pujari" scribbled on it before fleeing with a motorcycle-borne accomplice who was waiting outside the hotel, according to the police. Pujari, believed...More..

US 'needs a good shutdown'
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

US 'needs a good shutdown'

The House is scheduled to vote on the bipartisan $1.1 trillion measure Wednesday afternoon. Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress and the failure of the latest version of a bill to...More..

Schumer Blasts Trump Proposal To Cut Drug-Policy Office's Budget
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Schumer Blasts Trump Proposal To Cut Drug-Policy Office's Budget

A draft memo provided to reporters Friday outlined the Trump administration's proposed cuts, which includes eliminating the "High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program" and the "Drug-Free Communities Support...More..

Blackburn drop to third tier
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Blackburn drop to third tier

But Forest rallied and beat visitors Ipswich Town 3-0, thanks to two goals from Britt Assombalonga and Chris Cohen. Blackburn at least departed with a 3-1 win over Brentford but that was little consolation ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

US military member killed in action in Somalia

However, US President Donald Trump has increased military action against al-Shabaab in Somalia. "On May 5, the Somali National Army killed an al Shabaab leader, Moalim Osman Abdi Badil, and three fighters",...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

What Long Island's representatives say about the health care bill

Latinos have an opportunity to make sure they do. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn told reporters that it will be weeks before the chamber's Republicans can produce a new bill. The bill drops Obamacare's so...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump signs $1 trillion spending bill to keep government open

But it doesn't take a CBO analysis to see that as with the previous version of the bill that died without a vote, it is much more a cold-hearted spending cut than reform - and there is nothing humane about ...More..

Blackburn suffer drop to League One despite final-day victory
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Blackburn suffer drop to League One despite final-day victory

The Lancashire club dropped into the third tier for the first time in nearly four decades despite Sunday's 3-1 win at Griffin Park, with Nottingham Forest and Birmingham also victorious. Brighton - who start...More..

After Back-And-Forth, Ann Coulter Speech Is Off At UC Berkeley
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

After Back-And-Forth, Ann Coulter Speech Is Off At UC Berkeley

The guest closed by returning to something she had complained about earlier in the segment - that the conservative Young America's Foundation had apparently abandoned her. Withdrawing support for Coulter could ...More..

Shelby County woman charged with faking cancer for donations
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Shelby County woman charged with faking cancer for donations

Cataldo's parents have not pressed charges against her, and authorities do not believe they plan to do so, Moon wrote . Cataldo's father is a disabled Vietnam veteran who is confined to a wheelchair. A spokesp...More..

Obamacare Vs. American Health Care Act: Here's Where They Differ
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Obamacare Vs. American Health Care Act: Here's Where They Differ

Dr. Andrew Gurman, the head of the American Medical Association, has also criticized the high-risk pools as they existed in 35 states before Obamacare, saying they had high premiums, high deductibles and someti...More..

Mental health pledges 'are empty with no cash boost'
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Mental health pledges 'are empty with no cash boost'

However, many were sceptical that May would deliver on her promises - and whether they'd be sufficient to restore the mental health services cut under the current Government. Those aged 55 and over are more l...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Le Pen Accused of Plagiarism for Lifting Parts of Fillon Speech

France votes for a new president on Sunday, a ballot being watched closely by financial markets and France's neighbors as a test of the global populist wave. While she received cheers and posed for selfies, Mac...More..

Trump tax reform proposal draws support from NSBA
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump tax reform proposal draws support from NSBA

But the plan is similar in outline to Trump's campaign proposal, which would have given almost half its benefits to the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans, while middle-income households would have received bare...More..

Pro-Lifers Praise Trump Appointment of Fellow Activist to HHS
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Pro-Lifers Praise Trump Appointment of Fellow Activist to HHS

Trump's appointment legitimizes the former president and CEO of Americans United for Life (AUL), an anti-choice copycat legislation mill looking to restrict the right to access comprehensive reproductive health...More..