• GOP Senators Protest Short Timeline on Healthcare Bill They Haven't Seen
GOP Senators Protest Short Timeline on Healthcare Bill They Haven't Seen

They unanimously oppose the GOP bill but lack the votes to defeat it. "This radical departure from normal procedure, on a bill of such outcome", Schumer said as Democrats held the floor with a series of speeches Monday night, "leaves the Senate minority little choice but to depart from normal procedure as well".

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  • Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Maine
Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Maine

That officer was then able to get a hold of the man. The service says it believes the man fell out of his kayak and is in the vicinity of Bois Bubert Island. Missing Kayaker audio can be found here. Anyone with information regarding the kayaker's whereabouts is asked to call the Northern New England Coast Guard at 207-741-5422.

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  • GOP Senate health bill would cut Medicaid, end ACA tax increases
GOP Senate health bill would cut Medicaid, end ACA tax increases

I can't imagine, quite honestly, that I'd have the information to evaluate and justify a yes vote just within a week. The Senate version is expected to adhere similarly to those cuts, but based on reports outlining the discussions, some changes could make the bill more politically palatable for GOP lawmakers.

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  • Here's what's in that secret GOP healthcare bill
Here's what's in that secret GOP healthcare bill

Even if the Senate measure does pass the upper chamber, it will still have to pass muster with the more conservative House before any legislation could be enacted. The Senate hopes to have a vote next week on the measure, though it is not clear they will have the support to pass it. "The president has argued for a more generous bill", she said.

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  • Wind, rain but little damage seen in Texas
Wind, rain but little damage seen in Texas

The National Weather Service in Miami says the storm is centered about 265 miles (430 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana — or about 355 miles (565 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas. But the heaviest downpours are expected in East Texas, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of...

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  • Abortion Provisions Could be Dropped From Senate Health Bill
Abortion Provisions Could be Dropped From Senate Health Bill

The healthcare bill will be released to the Republican Senate Conference on Thursday morning and posted online, senators said . "I personally think that holding a vote on this next week would definitely be rushed". Watch for how this bill deals with Medicaid, health care taxes and credits to purchase insurance. "Tomorrow I'm going to know so m...

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  • Woman dead; suspect sought
Woman dead; suspect sought

The two victims were found Tuesday in a Placerville-area home. In addition, a 4-year-old girl, who survived was also suffering from multiple stab wounds, the sheriff's office said. He is about 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds. The El Dorado Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of stabbing a woman to death and leaving a child hurt.

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  • Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters
Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters

It was moving northwest at 7 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds weakened to less than 40 miles per hour, though it picked up speed to about 12 miles per hour as it moves north through Texas and Louisiana. Overnight Wednesday, Tropical Storm Bret dissipated in the southern Caribbean. Residents in parts of the state other than the coast, inclu...

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  • Senate Bill Repeals Most Obamacare Taxes, Keeps Subsidies for Low Income
Senate Bill Repeals Most Obamacare Taxes, Keeps Subsidies for Low Income

But he promised voters he would seek full repeal of Obamacare, and "everything I hear (about the Senate draft) sounds like Obamacare light". The No. Once the plan is unveiled, Senate Republicans will face a skeptical public that thinks the House version would be harmful for low-income Americans and people with pre-existing health conditions, ac...

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  • Gunman who shot United States politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says Federal Bureau of Investigation
Gunman who shot United States politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

Hodgkinson began firing on members of Congress and others at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., as they practiced for the annual congressional charity baseball game . Congressman Scalise has been upgraded to serious condition and he's reportedly talking and texting. The FBI investigation concluded that Hodgkinson acted alon...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana
Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

The National Weather Service in Miami says the storm is centered about 265 miles (430 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana — or about 355 miles (565 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas. The forecast generally calls for 6-9 inches (150-230 millimeters) of rain with up to 15 inches (380 millimeters) in some isolated spots. The NHC up...

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  • Obamacare replacement bill to take centre stage in US Senate
Obamacare replacement bill to take centre stage in US Senate

Where can I read it? How Senate alterations affect the coverage score, if at all, could color public reaction to the bill. Those subsidies would be determined by income and the amount of premiums people pay. U.S. senators on the health insurance committee weren't handed much to work with by colleagues in the U.S. House. The draft is to be rele...

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  • Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teen
Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teen

A funeral for Nabra was planned for Wednesday afternoon at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Center, the popular mosque where she and her friends were walking before the attack. To say that Torres committed the crime because he was "angered" is to try and normalise something completely abnormal: anger is normal; beating someone with a baseball bat...

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  • Central Texas expecting minimal impact from Tropical Storm Cindy
Central Texas expecting minimal impact from Tropical Storm Cindy

For today, we are looking at just a couple of isolated showers developing over the afternoon along a weak gravity wave caused by an upper low sitting over Ontario and Quebec. Heavy rain and some flash flooding have been reported already along the Gulf Coast since Tuesday, but more is on the way. Up to eight inches of rainfall was expected in Miss...

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  • International Community Voices Concern and Condemnation Following Death of Otto Warmbier
International Community Voices Concern and Condemnation Following Death of Otto Warmbier

The North Korean government said the University of Virginia student, who was held for 17 months, fell into a coma after contracting botulism and ingesting a sleeping pill. citizens - and bar licenses for tourist travel. Fred and Cindy Warmbier thanked the medical team at the hospital, but added "the terrible torturous mistreatment" their son re...

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  • Excessive heat hits southwest US
Excessive heat hits southwest US

Excessive heat warnings have been in effect from Arizona to California and will be for the remainder of the week. "People can go right from what they think is heat exhaustion to symptoms of a heat stroke which is actually a fatal illness", said Phoenix Fire Department Captain Reda Bigler.

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  • AMBER alert issued for child abduction
AMBER alert issued for child abduction

Investigators say she was likely abducted by 26-year-old Joel Long. "He is 6'1", weighs 180 pounds, has brown hair and was last seen wearing an orange shirt and denim shorts. It has been several hours, so they could be anywhere. There's no word on exactly how Joel Long and Kimberly Long were connected and Virginia State Police say Joel Long was t...

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  • Storms Possible on Tuesday
Storms Possible on Tuesday

Sunny conditions should be common for most of this week. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. High: 88. Wind: NE 5-10 miles per hour. Chance of rain is 30 percent. Can't rule out a stray shower/storm. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Sunday: A chance of showers. If it curves more north and heads towards Texas o...

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  • Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate
Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate

Booker (D-N.J.) said Americans "wonder how a bill that hurts so many people" can pass the House and reach the Senate, and named the Republicans' American Health Care Act after President Donald Trump . Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., called the bill " Obamacare lite". That might satisfy Republican senators from states that expanded their programs, but ...

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  • US President Donald Trump says China has failed over North Korea
US President Donald Trump says China has failed over North Korea

The Warmbier family's "objection to an autopsy was honored", the office said, and only an external examination was performed. Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity.

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