• Senate GOP health care bill released
Senate GOP health care bill released

The Senate plan however would keep Obamacare's subsidies to help people pay for individual coverage. Senate Republicans are keeping the income-based structure, while dialing back aid for middle-income consumers. Either one, however, would do little to protect millions of people covered through Medicaid expansion, experts say. The CBO said ...

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  • Russian hackers targeted 21 US states, Homeland Security official says
Russian hackers targeted 21 US states, Homeland Security official says

As a result, some 122 local election offices received phishing emails. She and other state elections officials are frustrated by what they call a lack of clear guidance or information from the federal level and an absence of understanding by Washington about how elections practically work around the country.

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  • Jury finds Milwaukee officer not guilty in fatal shooting of Sylville Smith
Jury finds Milwaukee officer not guilty in fatal shooting of Sylville Smith

According to prosecutors, later that night, Officer Heaggan-Brown sexually assaulted the man. "He looked like a known dude that fled from us plenty of times before", Heaggan-Brown said . The fatal encounter happened after Heaggan-Brown had stopped Smith in a traffic stop, which led to a foot chase. "Mr. Heaggan-Brown knew at the time he fir...

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  • Investigators Release Dashcam Video From Shooting of Philando Castile
Investigators Release Dashcam Video From Shooting of Philando Castile

Prosecutors had said he was not justified in firing his gun as Mr Castile was courteous and non-threatening. In this video authorities just released ... While Yanez walked free from criminal charges, he will not be returning to "active duty", the city of St. Anthony in a statement following the verdict.

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  • Ex-Homeland Security Director Says Politics Prevented Disclosure of Russian Meddling
Ex-Homeland Security Director Says Politics Prevented Disclosure of Russian Meddling

Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Wednesday called out Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) for asking a partisan "leading question" that suggested Democrats were to partially blame for Russia's hacking of the USA election.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall
Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall

A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday in Fort Morgan, Alabama, when he was struck by a log that was being carried by a wave, the Baldwin County sheriff's office said. To reduce the chances of flash flooding, the Tennessee Valley Authority lowered levels in nine lakes, the agency said . In Texas, the Coast Guard reported rescuing a shrimp trawler with...

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  • Release of GOP Health Care Bill Happening Today
Release of GOP Health Care Bill Happening Today

The GOP health-care bill passed by the House in May was resoundingly panned in the poll: Just 16% said the House repeal-and-replace bill was a good idea. The other source said Trump used a vulgarity to describe the House bill and told the senators, "We need to be more generous". Trump campaigned on a promise to repeal ObamaCare , the 201...

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  • Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win
Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

Some Democrats have blamed Pelosi for the party's loss in the Georgia special election on Tuesday. And running simply on an anti-Trump message - like Clinton tried and failed past year - wouldn't work for Democrats in 2018 either, no matter how mired in scandal and controversy over Russian Federation the White House may be.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall in Louisiana
Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall in Louisiana

We continue to see high water levels on the southern reaches of the Amite, Tickfaw, and Tangipahoa rivers due to the persistent south and southeast wind, which is not expected to end until the weekend . National Weather Service forecasters estimated Cindy dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain in areas from south Louisiana to the Florida pan...

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  • Demands for answers after police shoot, kill pregnant Seattle mom
Demands for answers after police shoot, kill pregnant Seattle mom

After entering her residence, Lyles whipped out a knife, and the two officers shot the pregnant mother to death. Her family described her as a " tiny " woman , and said she was several months pregnant and had been struggling with mental health issues for the past year.

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  • Read The Senate Health Care Bill
Read The Senate Health Care Bill

The Senate GOP's bill aimed at wiping away the Affordable Care Act is a reality. Huntington, who buys health insurance through her state's Obamacare exchange, said her premiums went up by $25 per month this year. Only 13 per cent said it would improve health-care quality. With the Congressional Budget Office unable to release its analysis of ...

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  • Suspect lights cigarette at end of wild police pursuit
Suspect lights cigarette at end of wild police pursuit

During the chase, she came to a sudden stop and, as officers were exiting their vehicle, she backed up at a high speed and crashed into the patrol auto, said Sgt. "At one point during the pursuit, the female driver struck one of our police vehicles and injured one of our officers", who was pinned by the suspect's sedan, said Sgt.

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  • De Blasio: Lawmakers Must Return to Cut Deal on NYC Schools
De Blasio: Lawmakers Must Return to Cut Deal on NYC Schools

Speaking at a press conference last night shortly before the politicians called it quits in Albany, Mayor de Blasio said, "I say to you they should stay". Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a news conference urging lawmakers to renew the 15-year-old measure before adjourning this year's legislative session.

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  • Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill
Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill

Republicans can only afford to lose two votes for the bill to pass without Democratic support. Enough of them have voiced concerns to leave the bill's fate uncertain. Democrats have also criticized the behind-the-scenes meetings, staging a protest on the Senate floor on Monday. That has happened in many more cases than just with the original O...

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  • Sent to Triple-A on Thursday
Sent to Triple-A on Thursday

The legend of Kyle Schwarber is taking a detour to Iowa. He played 69 games with Chicago during the 2015 season, registering a slash line of.246/.355/.487, connecting with 16 long balls and driving in 43 runs across 273 plate appearances.

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  • Gulf Coast Braces for Flooding, High Winds as Tropical Storm Cindy Nears
Gulf Coast Braces for Flooding, High Winds as Tropical Storm Cindy Nears

In St. Mary's, Sheriff Mark Hebert made rounds to insure residents were safe, whether they were fleeing or staying put. Forecasters say the Alabama and MS coasts could be inundated with as much as 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain from a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Oklahoma convicted child molester moves next door to victim
Oklahoma convicted child molester moves next door to victim

Now, the convicted sex offender is out of prison and living with Dyer's grandmother-approximately 100 yards from the woman he victimized. Dyer and her family are working to change that by adding the single word "victim" to the list of where these convicted and registered molesters are not allowed to reside.

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  • 1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast
1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

Heavy rain and some flash flooding have been reported already along the Gulf Coast since Tuesday, but more is on the way. A storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central...

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  • Trump seizes on GOP victory in Georgia to push agenda
Trump seizes on GOP victory in Georgia to push agenda

The unpopularity of Trump and the Republican healthcare bill - along with the historic trend that the party holding the White House loses seats in midterm elections - gives Democrats hope for capturing the House in 2018. "Expect [a] circular firing squad in [the] Democratic Party - with [a] continued lurch to Left as [the] Herbal Tea Party...

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  • Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting
Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

The vast majority of cases since 2005 have been ruled to be justified homicides. The photographs released by the DOJ show the gun Smith was carrying. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm urged those disappointed with the verdict to remain calm, saying the case was a hard one for prosecutors.

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