• Cutting health care is putting lives at risk
Cutting health care is putting lives at risk

Like the bill narrowly passed by the House in May, the Senate bill would make significant cuts to Medicaid, a public health insurance program for low-income children, pregnant women, parents of dependent children, seniors, and people with disabilities.

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  • Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?
Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

Half of Democrats (49 percent) view Pelosi favorably, while 1 in 4 Democrats (26 percent) have an unfavorable view of her. "We're paving a way for a new generation of leadership, and I, again, respect any opinion that members have, but my decision about how long I stay is not up to them", she said .

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  • 'Making a Murderer' confession coerced, judges rule
'Making a Murderer' confession coerced, judges rule

The decision is a win for the team behind the Netflix docuseries, who heavily suggested that Dassey's confession was coerced, but it also raises a myriad of questions. The state says it's reviewing the decision but has not provided further comment. "For the first time, this decision brings the end of that road in sight.

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  • Shiv Sena extends support, chief says Ram Nath Kovind a good man
Shiv Sena extends support, chief says Ram Nath Kovind a good man

Sena MP Sanjay Raut told the media that BJP President Amit Shah called up Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray after announcing Kovind as its candidate for the July 17 election . He, however, said a detailed discussion would be held on the matter within the JD (U). But with the TRS, AIADMK and BJD swinging in Kovind's favor and the BSP s...

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  • Opposition Picks Meira Kumar in Dalit-vs-Dalit Presidential Battle
Opposition Picks Meira Kumar in Dalit-vs-Dalit Presidential Battle

The Congress leaders have hinted that Sonia Gandhi has distanced herself and the decision on Meira's nomination have been taken by the Left leaders and Lalu Prasad . Expressing joy over the fact that she was unanimously selected as Opposition's Presidential nominee by 17 political parties, Kumar said they are deciding on the date of filing t...

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  • Car Bomb Hits Afghanistan, 34 Dead, 60 Wounded
Car Bomb Hits Afghanistan, 34 Dead, 60 Wounded

He says at least a dozen people were wounded in the explosion outside a Kabul Bank branch. At least 29 people have been killed , and over 50 have been wounded in a bloody auto bomb terrorist attack in the city of Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

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  • NKorea denies torturing US student Warmbier - KCNA
NKorea denies torturing US student Warmbier - KCNA

North Korea reportedly told a USA official that Warmbier contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill - they claimed to have released the student on "humanitarian grounds". President Trump has condemned the "brutality" of the North Korean regime, and his administration has vowed to hold North Korea fully accounta...

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  • Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it
Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

The 142-page bill proposed considerable cuts to Medicaid , a healthcare programme for low-income and disabled Americans, offered tax cuts to help people buy health insurance and gave states more power in shaping health-care regulations.

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  • Special elections send stark warnings to both parties
Special elections send stark warnings to both parties

The response from some: It better be. Democrats have now lost all four opportunities to win in special elections so far this year, following earlier losses in Republican-held districts in Kansas and Montana. "This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic Party, we ne...

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  • Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected
Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday . While Houston has remained safe, areas like Galveston are experiencing heavy downpours and some flooding. Emergency officials are monitoring the forecast for the greater Charleston area where heavy rain is expected, according to the Kanawha County Commission.

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  • Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection

This will transfer the management of the bears to state and tribal authorities. Though some in the environmental community have been split over whether the timing is right for delisting, scores of tribal nations and the majority of conservation organizations have come out strongly against the hunting of grizzlies under state management.

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  • Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath
Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

But parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida could get between 2 to 6 inches of rain, with up to 12 inches in isolated area. Water levels rise after a combination of high tide and the rain from Tropical Storm Cindy in Lake Charles, La., Thursday, June 22, 2017. Texas Gov.

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  • United States student freed by North Korea has severe brain damage: doctors
United States student freed by North Korea has severe brain damage: doctors

Doctors treating Otto Warmbier , the comatose USA student released from North Korean detention this week, have said the 22-year-old had suffered extensive brain damage , the cause of which remains unknown. University of Cincinnati said Warmbier shows no signs of botulism . " We don't believe anything they say ", Fred said. He was also ...

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  • A weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading rain far and wide
A weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading rain far and wide

Meteorologists say the combination of systems could produce flooding during the day and night Friday. A few storms late Friday could be severe, with damaging wind gusts and even the risk of isolated tornadoes given some spin present in the atmosphere.

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  • Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power
Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

When asked about the President's comments, Pelosi said "I think they wrote that for him, it's a classic Republican line". Tim Ryan calls Democrat's brand "Toxic". That tactic clearly paid off. Handel was able to defeat Ossoff by almost four points, despite Ossoff's historic fundraising numbers and the additional millions infused into the race b...

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  • Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill
Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

A health insurance industry trade group says it's encouraged by provisions of the Senate GOP health care bill, but stopped short of voicing support. Currently, Medicaid operates as a state-federal partnership, where the federal government offers an unlimited match rate to state spending that varies state to state for an average of about 57 perc...

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  • Trump Suggests His 'Tapes' Tweet Was To Keep Comey Honest
Trump Suggests His 'Tapes' Tweet Was To Keep Comey Honest

On Thursday, Mr Trump also made it clear that he had not made secret recordings of his conversations with Mr Comey , despite an earlier hint to the contrary. If President Trump has "no intention" of firing special counsel Robert Mueller , as the White House insisted last week , he sure has a amusing way of showing it.

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  • US Representative Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU
US Representative Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU

Dr. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said last week that Scalise had "sustained a single rifle wound that entered in the area of the left hip". Scalise was shot in the hip when a gunman opened fire a the GOP's practice for the Congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia last week. The three ...

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  • Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest
Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

In a Facebook post , Obama said: "I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party". President Donald Trump has questioned the impartiality of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the probe into Russia's meddling in the U.S.

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  • Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs
Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah). Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Ohio's Rob Portman and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drugaddiction efforts.

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