• Tornado watch affects counties south and east of us
Tornado watch affects counties south and east of us

National Weather Service statistics show roughly 12 inches (300 millimeters) of rain had fallen in some spots along the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida coasts since Tuesday . There could be a foot of water that's unforeseen". With the storm pushing inland, the risk of isolated tornadoes may be inevitable in Northern parts of MS an...

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  • Bodies of missing USA sailors found
Bodies of missing USA sailors found

Navy's Seventh Fleet. At around 29,000 tons displacement, the ship dwarfs the 8,315-ton US warship, and was carrying 1,080 containers from the port of Nagoya to Tokyo . Under worldwide maritime rules, a vessel is supposed to give way to another on its starboard side, and the damage indicates that the Crystal had the right of way.

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  • Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout
Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout

President Donald Trump on Saturday defended Senate Republicans' Obamacare repeal by arguing against the law it seeks to roll back. "I think this really undermines any efforts that we might have in trying to curb the opioid epidemic". Pennsylvania's Republican U.S. Sen. Though Trump lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, he called the House...

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  • Pres. Trump on Recordings Hack Hoax with James Comey
Pres. Trump on Recordings Hack Hoax with James Comey

Trump told Fox News Channel's " Fox and Friends " that special counsel Robert Mueller is "very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome". My story didn't change - my story was always a straight story, my story always was the truth. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Fox News that by bringing up the idea of tapes, Comey...

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  • Family demands retrial of cop in man's slaying
Family demands retrial of cop in man's slaying

Brian Taylor of the Black Lives Matter movement in Cincinnati calls the mistrial in Officer Ray Tensing's case "blatant injustice" and a "textbook example" of institutionalized racism at work. The family demanded another retrial and called on the community to join them in a peaceful protest "of this unjust result ". The family of the unarm...

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  • USA southwest swelters in one of its hottest summers
USA southwest swelters in one of its hottest summers

The news concerning flight cancellations is interesting, though, as it serves as example of the way that rising temperatures will impact services and infrastructure in ways that are at first not obvious. Perhaps it's no surprise these cities could be in line to set records. That hasn't happened since 2013, and it would be only the third time the ci...

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  • Liberals love Shepard Smith's Trump-bashing tirade over Comey tapes
Liberals love Shepard Smith's Trump-bashing tirade over Comey tapes

It is true that both Comey and Mueller worked together as Department of Justice colleagues during the George W. Bush administration, and did have a work-related friendship. Legal experts say whatever connection they do have doesn't come close to meriting Mueller's removal as special counsel. Advisers who speak to Trump regularly have said he had no...

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  • GOP baseball practice shooting not related to terrorism
GOP baseball practice shooting not related to terrorism

The gunman visited the storage locker 43 times between April and June During that time period, he sometimes visited the unit daily, or even multiple times a day, Slater said. For years he'd ranted about their tax plans on social media and in letters to newspapers. Scalise was shot once and gravely injured. Scalise, No. 3 in the House of Represent...

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  • If Obamacare disappears, so will safety net that helps many in US
If Obamacare disappears, so will safety net that helps many in US

As your article makes clear: "Nearly seven years since the ACA was signed, almost 98 percent of NY children have health coverage of some kind - the state's highest ever rate". If Republicans move the emphasis of coverage toward children, they will be on solid moral and political ground. The proposal would increase what health insurers can charge ...

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  • North Korea accuses United States of America of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea accuses United States of America of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

Upon his return to the U.S., doctors who examined Warmbier said the former University of Virginia student had incurred significant brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". Some 2,500 mourners attended a Thursday morning memorial at Wyoming High School. The spokesman, who was not named, said that United States doctors who t...

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  • Let the political jockeying begin as Republican senators deal on Obamacare repeal
Let the political jockeying begin as Republican senators deal on Obamacare repeal

The Senate health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act would likely cause millions of Americans to lose their Medicaid and private insurance marketplace coverage. Later in the news conference, Heller held up a copy of the bill and said, "This is the bill that I'm voting for on Tuesday ..." Even President Donald Trump has privately cal...

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  • Barack Obama calls Trumpcare 'massive transfer of wealth' from poor to rich
Barack Obama calls Trumpcare 'massive transfer of wealth' from poor to rich

Now, a draft of the so-called Better Care and Reconciliation Act (BCRA) is out, and it's safe to say that it's as spiteful as everyone had feared. Half of Americans also said they thought they would be better off if Obamacare remained the law of the land, versus 36 percent who thought they would be better off under the Republican bill.

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  • Latest Trump-backed Republican health care bill likely lacking votes to pass
Latest Trump-backed Republican health care bill likely lacking votes to pass

Brian Sandoval, a Republican who has also assailed the House and Senate health care bills for cutting Medicaid . " Obamacare " restrictions on what older Americans under Medicare age can be charged for insurance would be radically changed and policies might be made unaffordable.

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  • Georgia vote says more about Trump now than House in '18
Georgia vote says more about Trump now than House in '18

Cedric Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. "I feel very confident about the support that I have in my caucus", Pelosi said , according to NBC News . Pelosi has previously said she would have retired from Congress if Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump supporter buys billboard slamming ABC News over Russian Federatio...

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  • Flint, Mich., airport stabbing by Canadian man is being investigated as terrorism
Flint, Mich., airport stabbing by Canadian man is being investigated as terrorism

Ftouhi appeared in federal court in Flint to hear the charge and will get a court-appointed attorney. Mr Gelios said Ftouhi legally entered the United States at Champlain, New York , on June 16 and made his way to the Flint airport on Wednesday morning.

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  • Seth Meyers slams the Senate GOP's 'cruel' healthcare bill
Seth Meyers slams the Senate GOP's 'cruel' healthcare bill

Sentiments on the new bill were fairly split among residents we spoke to on the streets, as some felt the rising premiums in the marketplace make it urgent that there be a change . Fewer than one in three Americans supports it, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. But the Senate bill also attempts to soften other much-derided aspects of the House...

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  • Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''
Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

John Kennedy has taken a position yet on the bill. And because California is a high-cost state, premiums and deductibles are likely to spike for some middle-class families. The right path is to fix its flaws and to focus on reducing health care costs, not to wipe it out. "If there's one member of Congress that I believe has the ability to bring u...

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  • Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal for 2018 also includes $600 billion in decreases to Medicaid, apparently on top of health care bill cuts. "They were literally carried from the space out to a separate area". We know with the proposed cuts to Medicaid people with disabilities will die. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Capitol P...

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  • Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office
Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office

The Democrats used the Twitter hashtag #ShowUsTheBill several days before to protest what they referred to as the "mystery" bill. The protesters were demonstrating against what they believe to be cruel cuts to health care that could put lives in danger.

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  • CNN Finds Unusual Way to Cover Sean Spicer
CNN Finds Unusual Way to Cover Sean Spicer

They returned to face the White House Press Corps on Friday, albeit during a much-maligned audio-only gaggle, to which CNN sent a sketch artist to compose visuals for its viewers en lieu of permissible cameras. While the Bush and Obama governments encouraged the live telecast of the event, the white house price secretary, Sean Spicer made a dec...

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