More than one-third of Americans oppose GOP healthcare bill

And that was in a chamber Republicans control 238-193. Even if it gets major revisions in the Senate, the House bill is serving as a baseline for a task force in New Jersey organized by Joseph Vitale, chairman of the state Senate's health committ... More..

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Rep. Raul Labrador joins Idaho governor's race
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Rep. Raul Labrador joins Idaho governor's race

Labrador is the sixth member of the House to announce a gubernatorial run in the 2018 cycle. Especially given that for years, Labrador has seemed frustrated by the slow pace of lawmaking. House of Representat...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

South Korea presidency 'won by liberal Moon Jae

South Korea is moving on from a corruption scandal that brought down former conservative president Park Geun-hye and the current focus of debate is on resolving nuclear tensions with North Korea . South Korea...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Proposed GOP healthcare plan not dead on arrival — Missouri's Blunt

The bill passed by the House does away with a provision of Obamacare that requires insurance companies to cover patients with pre-existing conditions at the same rate they charge everyone. "The Senate is star...More..

White House Postpones Meeting on Pulling US From the Paris Climate Accord
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

White House Postpones Meeting on Pulling US From the Paris Climate Accord

Widely hailed as the last chance to stave off worst-case-scenario global warming , the Paris pact was criticised by Mr Trump during his presidential campaign; he also promised to "cancel" the deal as president...More..

Trump Insists US-Mexico Wall Despite Backing Down On Spending Bill
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump Insists US-Mexico Wall Despite Backing Down On Spending Bill

The border wall was one of Trump's signature election pledges previous year, with the Republican touting it as best way to stop illegal immigrants and drugs from coming into the country. (0401 GMT) on Saturday,...More..

Threat Closes Schools In Grantsburg
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Threat Closes Schools In Grantsburg

Wickland's stepfather said those messages began coming in early Tuesday morning, but he did not retrieve and read them until later, when he called police. The decision was made to call off class at schools in b...More..

Common Council approves Silk Exotic's license request for downtown strip club
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Common Council approves Silk Exotic's license request for downtown strip club

Silk Exotic's license request for a downtown Milwaukee strip club has been approved by the Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday, May 9th. The application is a partnership of several owners who already operate ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

No charges over United States police shooting of Alton Sterling

But that doesn't mean officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II may not face prosecution. To prove a Fourth Amendment violation, the government had to disprove the officers' accounts and find another one that...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Texas Files Lawsuit Against Potential Opponents of New Anti-Sanctuary Law

The bill cleared a final hurdle this week in the Republican-controlled Legislature over objections from Democrats and immigrant rights supporters who've packed the Texas Capitol. Witnesses and crime victims are...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Texas Police Officer Fired for Fatally Shooting Jordan Edwards

The Balch Springs Police Department said Tuesday that officer Roy Oliver was terminated for violating department policies during the Saturday night shooting that killed Jordan Edwards . Crockett said Tuesd...More..

Trump's Muslim comments could haunt him in travel ban appeal
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump's Muslim comments could haunt him in travel ban appeal

President Trump's order limiting travel from some Middle Eastern and African countries is meant to protect the USA against terrorists, not ban Muslims, according to arguments made by the Trump administration ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Former 'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Arrested After Fatal Car Crash

The crash caused the tractor to roll and go into a ditch on one side of the road, while Soules' truck went into a ditch on the other side, the patrol said. He is charged with a felony and made his first court a...More..

Trump to Visit Israel, Saudi Arabia and Vatican in First Foreign Trip
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump to Visit Israel, Saudi Arabia and Vatican in First Foreign Trip

Trump said he would also visit the Vatican along with his swing through the Middle East, which was added to a trip that includes a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on May 25 and the Group...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Republicans Press Case for Health Bill as Senators Weigh Changes

The group includes moderate-leaning senators in Sens. We haven't passed a bill into law. "It's up to the Senate to make improvements if they're to be made", he said. In 2010, after a Democratic-controlled C...More..

I'm your true friend: Trump tells gun owners
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

I'm your true friend: Trump tells gun owners

Turn off cable". Notably absent from the president's NRA convention speech was any mention of progress toward fulfilling his campaign promise to implement national concealed carry reciprocity. "Enjoy your bri...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

New Orleans Removes First of 4 Confederate Statues

Last month, as The Two-Way reported, a federal appeals court greenlighted the city's plans to remove the monuments, including statues of Confederate leaders Robert E. Civil War reenactor Robert Bonner , 63, on...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

United States in on climate talks as deal pullout floated

Under the Paris deal, brokered by former USA president Barack Obama and world leaders in 2015, nations agreed to non-binding pledges to cap or reduce emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. Global investme...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Penn State fraternity members charged in fatal hazing incident

He said he hoped the serious charges the students face will serve as a stern warning against hazing and excessive drinking, and he called on alumni and parents to work with the university on resolving the pro...More..

Man charged with killing two doctors in Boston penthouse
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Man charged with killing two doctors in Boston penthouse

Because the apartment building has very strict security, including a key fob needed to get into the building or use the elevators, police believe Field and Bolanos knew the suspect. The second, and earlier inci...More..