Saturday June 24-th, 2017

Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Consumers pay the rest of the cost, usually through deductibles and copayments. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' healthcare bill . Bronze plans have lower...

Murkowski: Health care changes must be 'done right'

What impossible choices will working parents be forced to make if their child's cancer treatment costs them more than their life savings? Predictably, Democrats were firm in their opposition to the GOP bill. The Senate bill contains no such saf...

Video of Philando Castile's girlfriend released Video of Philando Castile's girlfriend released

Reynolds: " Ok, give me a kiss ". "I am so very, very, very ... disappointed in the system here in the state of Minnesota". Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find inter...

Trump attorney: President is not under investigation Trump attorney: President is not under investigation

Jay Sekulow , a conservative attorney who is now a member of Trump's legal team, has emerged as the president's chief television defender. However, Sekulow has said that the tweet was the President's response to a media article about the no...

The African American Cultural Society celebrates Juneteenth The African American Cultural Society celebrates Juneteenth

This year's Juneteenth theme is "A Time to Heal, A Time to Unite". In the United States June 19, or Juneteenth, is known as Freedom Day. Meanwhile, the Fort Worth woman who walked to Washington D.C.in an effort to make Juneteenth a national h...

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

Trump's primary objective is to keep money out of the hands of Cuba's military and intelligence services. In doing so, traveling to Cuba will be more hard. Noting the hostile rhetoric of President Donald Trump in his Miami speech and saying ...

Take dad fishing this Father's Day Take dad fishing this Father's Day

Which is really just a fancy way of saying it's a holiday created to show our fathers we care. The NRF found that consumers intend on getting their Father's Day gifts at department stores or online. It isn't ideal, of course, but it's got that clas...

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies links to Russian Federation in Senate testimony US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies links to Russian Federation in Senate testimony

The findings come after Comey's testimony about his personal interactions with the president. Susan Collins (R-Me.) if he would fire Mueller. The irony, of course, is that if the president has done nothing wrong, as he has insisted all along, Muell...

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Such a move would be complicated and potentially politically explosive. In a separate Senate hearing, deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein - who following Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation probe is the official with authority to f...

Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections

The Prime Minister called what she thought would be a Brexit-focused election, but the issue was quickly overshadowed by security as two deadly terror attacks, in Manchester and London , struck during the campaign period. She warned Corbyn would b...

Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Senators are expected to ask whether the president urged him to ease off his investigation of Flynn. "The obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and little of what he does as president" irked Kellyanne Conway during an interview ...

'100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations '100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations

Trump stopped short of saying that Comey lied under oath at the hearing, which occurred a month after Trump fired him on May 9. President Trump tasked Mr Kasowitz late last month with responding to matters arising from various probes of Russian ...

Comey's caution to meet Trump's tweets in Russian Federation hearing Comey's caution to meet Trump's tweets in Russian Federation hearing

In his seven-page testimony, Comey wrote that he found Trump's intervention "very concerning", reported The Guardian . The former director of the FBI says President Donald Trump is a liar who improperly directed him to stop investigating a key...

#TBT - Watch When Mark Zuckerberg Found Out He Was Accepted Into Harvard

Despite the fact that he almost got expelled and actually ended up dropping out, Mark Zuckerberg was the featured speaker at Harvard's commencement today. Without that support, he would not have had any backup if he failed. Mark Zuckerberg gr...

'I wish him luck', says Donald Trump ahead of Comey testimony

In May, just days before Comey was sacked, he testified before a Senate Intelligence Committee and defended how he handled the FBI's investigation during the campaign into Hillary Clinton's email practices while she was secretary of State.

This is about those little girls: Portland stabbing victim This is about those little girls: Portland stabbing victim

Christian said he was transient and "does not know the last time he had a permanent address". Your words and actions are meaningful, here in America and throughout the world. Fletcher, Best and Namkai-Meche were hailed as heroes at vigils for defen...

California Senate mandates for 100% renewable energy California Senate mandates for 100% renewable energy

SB 562 now moves to the Assembly for consideration. The Healthy California Act proposes to pay this with a modest tax of 2.3 percent on gross business revenue receipts in excess of $2 million. Berryhill also said he doesn't trust the government "...

Billionaire Bloomberg pledges $15 million to United Nations for climate change

Mr Obama bemoaned the "absence of American leadership" that had seen the United States join "a small handful of nations that reject the future". "Continued US participation in the agreement benefits US businesses and the US economy", it read....

USA quits Paris climate pact

Cuomo, Brown and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) said they were forming a coalition of states determined to stick to the Paris targets. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, applauded the decision in a statement , saying:...

EU's Juncker Warns Trump Against US Quitting Paris Climate Deal

Big developing countries like India and Brazil, which are also big greenhouse-gas emitters , may follow America out of the agreement, further weakening its ability to have an impact on global emissions. "So there you have it, the die is cast", he...

Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 for first NASCAR Cup victory Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 for first NASCAR Cup victory

Truex made up most of a deficit of about 10 seconds, but it used up his Toyota to an extent he couldn't get to Dillon to take back the lead. Xfinity Ryan Blaney demonstrated his improving patience and made sure that Kevin Harvick's misery at ...

United States, Trump given more time to decide on Paris climate agreement United States, Trump given more time to decide on Paris climate agreement

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta tweeted Trump as saying. "The whole discussion on the topic of climate was very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory" Merkel said , as the two-day G7 summit of some of the world's wealthiest nations i...

Millburn Township Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony and Parade Millburn Township Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony and Parade

Memorial Day observances will begin with the AUMC men's breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Monday at the Atlanta firehouse. There will be a presentation about Logan Cemetery. The Veterans Museum of the Mid-Ohio Valley will be open as usual on Memorial Day fr...

Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

The position of the FBI director was vacated Tuesday after Trump fired Comey, which has sent shockwaves through Washington as critics say the move was an attempt to undermine an ongoing FBI investigation into alleged ties between the Trump camp...

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

The Trump administration released its proposal to balance the country's budget over the next decade on Tuesday, and says it will require large cuts to domestic programs to do it. Panel Democrats charged that Trump's cuts would rip apart the social ...

Trump's budget plan, heartless in spots, will be hard sell Trump's budget plan, heartless in spots, will be hard sell

Congress is unlikely to approve such deep cuts in the program, since it affects constituents so broadly. A substantial part of Trump's base comes from rural America; he had a 61 to 34 percent advantage over Hillary Clinton in those areas.

Showers Possible This Weekend Showers Possible This Weekend

This will serve as another focal point for a secondary surge of rain and possibly a few storms on Monday . Temperatures will reach into the low 90s, but will feel far worse because of the humidity. There will be a 70 percent chance of rain . Low ...

GOP declares war with health care vote GOP declares war with health care vote

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) is not a cure-all for the ailing American health care system, but it does begin to undo the ill effects of Obamacare, U.S. Is someone you love in a nursing home? Packer, who talked as protesters rallied outside o...

Watch students at a historically black college boo Betsy DeVos Watch students at a historically black college boo Betsy DeVos

Those in attendance today weren't trying to hear it, nor were they trying to hear anything DeVos had to say. The commencement program said DeVos was slated to speak an hour or more, but she wrapped after about 20 minutes, according to CNN .

Councils refuse to rule out further school bans on fidget spinners Councils refuse to rule out further school bans on fidget spinners

Fidget Spinners are flying off. Take one prong, give it a spin and watch as the triangle shape becomes a blur, sort of like a ceiling fan. Toy fads are important because they represent something novel, different. And Fidget Spinners are just a toy....

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