• Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'
Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

Her remains were found at a family property in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. The court said they took advantage of his young age and intellectual deficits and there were no other adults with him. His uncle, Steven Avery , also is serving a life sentence for first-degree intentional homicide and unlawful possession of a firearm as a felon.

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  • Cindy Downgraded to a Depression - KATC.com | Continuous News Coverage | Acadiana-Lafayette
Cindy Downgraded to a Depression - KATC.com | Continuous News Coverage | Acadiana-Lafayette

No significant flooding or damage was reported in the Houston area, with the exception of some street flooding on Galveston Island. Several roads in coastal areas remain closed because of high water. A turn toward the northeast is expected. Carroll said the Triangle area may not see rains from Cindy's aftermath until Friday night or early Sa...

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  • Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as National Basketball Association draft looms
Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as National Basketball Association draft looms

Philadelphia 76ers' draft pick Markelle Fultz , left, speaks during a news conference with team president Bryan Colangelo at the team's NBA basketball training complex, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Camden, NJ. I don't see him being a LeBron-type player in that way but I didn't see Steph Curry being that, either. The tease of the potential ahead ...

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  • Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory
Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory

At one for five in this year's special congressional elections - the one being a Southern California district where the GOP is moribund - the Democratic batting average is languishing around the Mendoza Line . Republicans can also now breathe a sigh of relief with the knowledge that they can still win in the kind of affluent, educated distr...

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  • Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill
Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

Under special rules McConnell is using that will block Democrats from using a filibuster to kill the bill, the legislation can not include provisions that make policy changes that don't primarily affect the budget. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over ...

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  • Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill
Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

Former Indiana State Health commissioner Woody Myers says the bill worsens an already-weakened health care situation after large insurers this week left Indiana's Obamacare marketplace - something Myers blames federal Republicans for.

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  • Sketches of White House press briefing released
Sketches of White House press briefing released

The results of CNN's sketch artist, Bill Hennessy , are actually quite good. Hennessy didn't have his usual easel, but he stood in the back of the briefing room to document the scene. Sanders have been trading briefing duties, Mr. Spicer has spoken with potential candidates to take over the daily role at the White House lectern. "I wouldn't read...

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  • Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill
Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill

Trump publicly celebrated the House bill's passage, only to later criticize it in private as " mean ". KODJAK: But Caroline Pearson of the consulting firm Avalere Health says the bill bases its tax credits on lower-quality insurance. Ultimately it's these dark blue states that are most likely to feel the cuts being proposed by Republicans. Unde...

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  • GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it
GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

He and others said the measure would make health insurance more affordable and eliminate Obama coverage requirements that some people find onerous. "It appears that the proposed bill will dramatically reduce coverage and will negatively impact our future state budgets", he said in an emailed statement.

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  • Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria
Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

It comes days after a USA warplane shot down a Syrian government fighter jet in the north of the country, prompting a furious reaction from Russian Federation. It was the first time the USA had shot down a Syrian aircraft since it began fighting ISIS in the country in 2014. On Sunday, a United States fighter jet downed a Syrian government warpl...

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  • Dems Turn On Nancy Pelosi After Ossoff Loss
Dems Turn On Nancy Pelosi After Ossoff Loss

She has beat back all comers, including last fall, when Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise.

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  • With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House briefing
With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House briefing

Considering it a service to journalism and an open press or whatever, CNN is letting other news agencies use the sketches, so here it is. Some conservative media voices dismissed it as a stunt, but CNN argued that the sketch session did serve a journalistic goal, in the same way that courtroom sketches do.

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  • Seattle council to hold public hearing in fatal shooting
Seattle council to hold public hearing in fatal shooting

At the very least, Seattle should hold off petitioning for a finding that "the Police Department is in full compliance" with the court order. The video was initially linked on the department's official Twitter feed, but it had been set to private Friday.

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  • Rand Paul would prefer a Senate health bill that repeals Obamacare
Rand Paul would prefer a Senate health bill that repeals Obamacare

Under the Senate bill , tax credits would be based primarily on age as well as income and geography. If the Better Care Act passes in the Senate , there seems to be little to stop it from also being approved by the House and sent to President Trump to be signed.

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  • What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?
What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?

The group gathered to demonstrate their position that CT lives are "on the line" as Senate Republicans launched their plan in Washington for peeling back former President Barack Obama's health care law. Trump has urged the Republican-led Senate to pass a more "generous" bill than the one approved by the House. Approximately 100,000 CT resid...

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  • Rain From Tropical Storm Forecast in W.Va.
Rain From Tropical Storm Forecast in W.Va.

Severe weather is not expected this weekend, and forecasters Friday morning stated the threat of hazardous weather is low through Thursday. Cindy or its remnants are forecast to move into Arkansas early Friday, then into Tennessee. Emergency crews helped some people from stranded vehicles in Muncie, including a almost submerged SUV at a railroad ...

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  • How the Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'
How the Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

Organized by ADAPT , a disability rights organization, the protest targeted the bill's significant cuts to Medicaid for low-income Americans. RT.com has contacted McConnell's office for comment. Alison Barkoff, director of advocacy for the Center for Public Representation, also helped organize the protest Thursday, according to the Ass...

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  • Amanda: Out with Cindy and in with the sunshine!
Amanda: Out with Cindy and in with the sunshine!

Emmanuel and Leeland streets Thursday , June 22, 2017, in Houston as Tropical Storm Cindy hit. Chance afternoon showers/thunderstorms. High: mid-upper 80s. After some very nice days with temperatures in the 70s under a fair amount of sunshine, we will see warmer temperatures and storms return to the area.

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  • Legislators to begin voting on N Carolina state budget deal
Legislators to begin voting on N Carolina state budget deal

The final budget was released to Democrats and the public around 11 p.m. Monday night; the vote took place at 5 p.m. Tuesday. But the tax cuts are weighted toward the budget's second year. The measure would shift those teens accused of misdemeanors and some felonies to the juvenile court system, where records are confidential instead of adult cou...

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  • Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate
Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

The Senate bill proposes repealing the 3.8 per cent net investment income tax on high earners retroactively to the start of 2017. "We'll probably have to wait and see what the CBO comes up with their score and how numerous now insured people will be able to maintain their coverage".

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