It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

Bill Cassidy, wants to guarantee care for people with pre-existing conditions. A moderate Republican, Sen. The health bill now faces a struggle in the Senate, which seems unlikely to barrel ahead on a vote without significant changes. Health anal... More..

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Trump signs US$1 trillion spending bill, keeps government open

House Republicans passed their bill to replace Obamacare Thursday with 217 votes. Some of the most vulnerable House Republicans voted in favor of the GOP health care plan on Thursday. Department of Health and...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Won't let America down on healthcare, assures Donald Trump

There appears to be a consensus in diagnosing the health bill. Mr Obama defended his signature achievement in Boston on Sunday night while accepting the John F Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Unlike House R...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

"Get the f*** off the court!" - Kevin Durant to Jazz mascot

Making some open looks that they missed? The Cavaliers-Raptors one, not so much. As the crowd roared, he gave a 2-0 hand gesture to indicate the series standing. Game 3 may have been superficially ugly, but i...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Protest to take on Trump's climate policies

President Donald Trump's inauguration was greeted with the Women's March, and as he marks 100 days in office, tens of thousands of people marched on Washington to demand he rethinks his climate change policie...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

President Trump signs spending measure, keeping government open

On the other side, a GOP group allied with House leadership announced plans to run TV ads thanking Republicans who voted for the repeal bill in key districts. The final legislation boosts US military spending a...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Tennessee Senator withdraws Secretary of Army nomination

Previously, Vincent Viola ― a billionaire who made his money on Wall Street ― backed out because he said it would be too hard to disentangle himself from his business dealings. The Arizona senator John McCa...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Texas Senate Passes Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities

Greg Abbott's desk for final approval. State Representative Dave Williams of Colorado introduced a similar bill that would allow citizens to sue politicians in his state's sanctuary cities if they've been t...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

French election: Macron wins presidency with 65pc of vote - five polls

Macron planned to celebrate election night in the courtyard. The Louvre already was being heavily guarded after an extremist attacker targeted soldiers near the museum during the presidential campaign. Meanwh...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Raimondo: GOP health care bill is 'bad for Rhode Island'

Because states can opt out of the ten essential health benefit protections guaranteed by Obamacare - including emergency services; pregnancy, maternity, and newborn care; and prescription drugs - health i...More..

Predators try to finish off Blues at home
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Predators try to finish off Blues at home

A lengthy five-on-three for the Blues for the final two minutes of the first. Mike Fisher had three blocks for the Predators - all on Vladimir Tarasenko - during the Blues' two-man advantage. The unit had j...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Celtics guard Thomas has more dental work

The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards just plain don't like each other. The Wizards used a 22-0 first-quarter run to take a 34-12 lead as Thomas and the Celtics kept missing shots and turning the ball o...More..

Penn State president calls fraternity death sickening
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Penn State president calls fraternity death sickening

Ten other fraternity members also were charged . The fraternity itself is facing charges including involuntary manslaughter and hazing. The video is "both a blessing and a curse", Kline said: "a blessing in ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Corker: House version of health care won't fly in Senate

Premiums will come down. The Medicaid expansion under ObamaCare would be phased out by 2019 and would no longer allow newly eligible people to enroll. "I don't have faith that they've actually talked to docto...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Donald Trump's health secretary defends White House party for mostly white men

Democratic campaign arms are already running health-care-oriented ads in advance of the 2018 midterms. Over the past seven years House Republicans have railed against former President Obama's healthcare law a...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to lead 3-0

Utah threw everything they had at the Warriors , or at least as much as they could with George Hill still out, and their efforts still fell short in the final minutes. After a Game 3 that saw 52 fouls, eight...More..

Indian-American doctor found dead in US: family says they suspect none
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Indian-American doctor found dead in US: family says they suspect none

He was found dead on the passenger seat of a vehicle on Thursday evening. Kumar's family members have ruled out the possibility of it being a hate crime and they don't suspect anyone. "This was quite unusual"...More..

Ravens' Harbaugh defends O's in Red Sox feud
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Ravens' Harbaugh defends O's in Red Sox feud

After the game, Machado unleashed a profanity-laced rant in response to Sale's pitch, stating that he no longer has any respect for anyone in the Boston organization. Manfred said it was the first time he had p...More..

Whose control should health care fall under?
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Whose control should health care fall under?

The bill is most notably rolling back on the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, under which about 20 million Americans gained coverage. Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) war...More..

Texas Lawmakers Just Passed A Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Texas Lawmakers Just Passed A Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities

It's a victory for Abbott that will be cited as an example by Republicans in Washington and state capitals. There are over 200 sanctuary cities in the USA, but eighteen of the largest ones have all pledge...More..