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Author: 0 GOP senators working on health care still haven't seen bill

Democrats have been critical of the process Republicans have used when debating the bill , saying it has been put together behind closed doors without the public being aware of what is in the legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have none of it. Durbin says since Republicans have such a narrow Senate majority, moderate GOP members could kill the Republican bill .

U.S. Governor urges lawmakers to end 'unnecessary' budget impasse
Author: 0 Governor urges lawmakers to end 'unnecessary' budget impasse

The Republican package revealed last week includes many elements of the Senate Democrats' plan but with some changes. He's about to give a speech. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner will deliver a live address to the people of Illinois tonight from Representative Hall of the Old State Capitol.

U.S. Donor pays $2.5 for lunch with Warren Buffett
Author: 0 Donor pays $2.5 for lunch with Warren Buffett

ET, so there's still time to set a new all-time high. To get a sense of the stakes, last year's winning bid topped out at $3.5 million on eBay ( EBAY ). "They have to see it to believe it, but when they see it, they do believe it". Last year's victor paid $3,456,789, which tied the record set in 2012.

U.S. 4 more Los Angeles youth police cadets arrested in scandal
Author: 0 4 more Los Angeles youth police cadets arrested in scandal

The teens, who were not publicly identified because they are 15 to 17 years old, were arrested following the fiasco and presumably no longer enrolled in the youth program. A physical inventory and investigation into how the LAPD tracks its cars are both in place following the oversight that allowed for the thefts to occur.

Author: 0 Teen Cadets Stole Two Patrol Cars — LAPD Chief

Over 2,300 active cadets work for the department in intern-like roles, Beck said . Investigators later reviewed surveillance video that showed a young woman with the vehicle at a petrol pump, he said. The cadets , whose identities were withheld due to their age, were arrested Wednesday night after two of the pursuits ended in crashes in South L.A., Beck said during a news conference Thursday afternoon.

Author: 0 US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions

Yet those penalties are melded with the Iran punishments. The sanctions would codify existing economic restrictions and place new ones in an effort to economically harm specific individuals and Russia's economy. These sanctions have been added to a bill - under debate and nearly certain to win passage - aimed at toughening sanctions against Iran for what the bill calls its support of global terrorist acts.

U.S. Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names
Author: 0 Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names

Dr. Jack Sava gave an update on Scalise's condition Friday afternoon and said Scalise was on the brink of death when he got to the hospital by helicopter Wednesday morning. Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition following surgery to fix injuries sustained after he was shot at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, hospital officials announced in a statement on Thursday evening.

Author: 0 Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future

President Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement in the coming days on whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey . Politico reported Monday that Spicer was searching for his own replacement in order to shake up the communications staff; Spicer is also gunning for a job more senior to both the roles.

Author: 0 Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station

Bombings at the Zaventem airport and a downtown subway station in Brussels killed a combined 32 people and wounded hundreds March 23, 2016. "Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel and Interior Minister Jan Jambon are following the situation "very closely" from the crisis control center", said the prime minister's spokesperson Frederic Cauderlier.

U.S. Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy
Author: 0 Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

It will roll out on Tuesday in Seattle, Minneapolis and Houston and expected to expand to all US cities by the end of July . In metro Atlanta, the changes are expected to be in place by the end of July. Uber's new tipping interface. It needed to do something drastic, and that's why there's suddenly a tipping option. All options will allow drivers to make more money, the ride-hailing giant said .

Author: 0 GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

Here's what you need to know about where things stand, which lawmakers could make or break a deal, and which policies might end up in a final bill. "This is completely unacceptable", Sanders said Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation". The ad campaign also includes radio commercials running in Alaska, Arizona, Nevada and West Virginia that argue the GOP effort will negatively affect seniors.

U.S. Tropical storm warning expanded along Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Tropical storm warning expanded along Gulf Coast

Weather threats associated with this storm include storm surge of one to three feet, rainfall of four to eight inches in portions of Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and Florida with some heavier downpours possible in isolated areas and the possibilityof tornadoes.

Author: 0 Senate GOP plans health-care vote next week

BENNETT: Well, they're using parliamentary maneuvers to slow down the business of the Senate , and I'm told Democrats are planning to hold the Senate floor until at least midnight by delivering a series of floor speeches. McConnell will need to win the votes of 50 of the 52 GOP senators to push the bill through the Senate. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in May estimated that the AHCA would strip 23 million Americans of their health coverage over the next decade, but also would ...

Author: 0 Top court to hear case that could reshape United States political map

The court set an expedited schedule Monday for its review. The lower court ruled that the Republican-led legislature's redrawing of state legislative districts in 2011 amounted to "an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander". "However the Court rules will affect elections for years to come", Josh Douglas, a law professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law who specializes in election law and voting rights, told CNN.

Author: 0 US Congressman Scalise Showing Improvement After Being Shot — Lead Surgeon

None of the victims injured in the attack were on the list, the law enforcement source said. His social media contained anti-Trump and anti-Republican posts. President Donald Trump said Friday that Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". "However, Scalise will certainly be in the hospital for a considerable period of time, presumably weeks".

Author: 0 Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital says he is more responsive and speaking with family. The statement noted that there would be no further updates on Scalise's condition for the rest of the weekend. Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika underwent additional surgery and his family said in a statement he was showing "positive results" and was expected to make a full recovery.

U.S. Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays
Author: 0 Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) voting against it. Democrats unanimously supported the bill after they were able to add an amendment to it imposing new sanctions against Russian Federation, too. I've written my prediction : They're paving the way to Medicare-for-all, as the next Democratic majority will respond to Obamacare's destruction by passing the law liberals wanted to pass in the first place.

Author: 0 Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

Huckabee Sanders and Spicer recently have been taking reporters' questions under the condition that there be no broadcasting of video or audio of the briefings. And Mueller is set to meet with the leaders of the Senate judiciary committee Wednesday, as they consider their own probe into potential obstruction of justice by Trump.

Author: 0 Public funeral service set for Otto Warmbier

Spicer was pressed about the death of American college student Otto Warmbier [[ warm-beer ]] after being imprisoned in North Korea. Tuesday's flights by B-1Bs came shortly after the death of a US college student who was recently released by North Korea in a coma following more than 17 months of captivity.

U.S. Allegiant adds 3 more routes at St. Pete-Clearwater airport
Author: 0 Allegiant adds 3 more routes at St. Pete-Clearwater airport

The twice-a-week service to Los Angeles International Airport begins October 5. The discount airline also plans to begin seasonal nonstop service to St. Las Vegas-based Allegiant focuses on linking travelers in smaller cities to leisure designations. Both offers are available for flights scheduled through February 13.

Author: 0 Republican wins South Carolina House seat vacated by Mulvaney

Norman's home county of York provided the final push that Norman needed to carry the election, handing him around 54 percent of the votes cast. Tuesday's special election has garnered far less national attention than the race on Tuesday in Georgia's 6th District, which is seen as an early test for the Trump administration.

U.S. Grier all-clear: WVU celebrates quarterback's eligibility in tweet
Author: 0 Grier all-clear: WVU celebrates quarterback's eligibility in tweet

The former Florida quarterback has been ruled eligible by the NCAA for West Virginia's season opener, Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen announced Tuesday. Grier transferred over from Florida last year, but because of the one-year PED suspension hanging over his head at the time of his transfer, it was unclear when he would be eligible - at the start of the season or until Game 7.

U.S. Baltimore Not Among 12 Cities Getting DOJ Anti-Violence Aid
Author: 0 Baltimore Not Among 12 Cities Getting DOJ Anti-Violence Aid

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Justice Department says it's aiding 12 US cities to decrease violent crime. The Department of Justice is stepping in to help lower the crime rate in Buffalo. The help comes as Buffalo battles a wave of shootings. So far this year, there have been 66 homicides reported in Kansas City. "In 2015 we as a nation suffered the largest single increase in violent crime since 1991 and the largest increase in murder 11% since 1968", Sessions said.

U.S. After public outcry, Orlando moves Confederate statue
Author: 0 After public outcry, Orlando moves Confederate statue

The 106-year-old statue, nicknamed "Johnny Reb", was moved to the lake in 1917 from Magnolia Avenue because automobiles would crash into the monument. Some, like New Orleans, have chose to remove the statues completely. Other cities in Florida, as well as the nation, have been faced with questions about what to do with Confederate statues in public places.

Author: 0 US Coast Guard Interviews Ship Crews After Collision

The cause of the collision at night and in clear weather is not known. A track of the container ship's route by MarineTraffic, a vessel-tracking service, shows it made a sudden turn as if trying to avoid something at about 1:30 a.m., before continuing eastward.

U.S. Snake slithers from truck's hood in middle of highway
Author: 0 Snake slithers from truck's hood in middle of highway

A big bull snake suddenly slithered out from under the truck's hood, right up to the windshield before moving across the hood to the side. But they have no idea where they picked him up. Mr Wyatt and Mr Moyers, who both say they are afraid of snakes, can be heard in the video yelling as it continued to slowly emerge. They pulled over, in hopes that it would get off the truck on its own.

U.S. After Mistrial, Cosby Judge Could Opt to Reveal Juror Names
Author: 0 After Mistrial, Cosby Judge Could Opt to Reveal Juror Names

Television satellite trucks clotted the street in front of the pre-Civil War stone courthouse in Norristown , Pennsylvania , where Cosby's trial was held. "Just because they have signed up to do their civic duty in this case should not necessarily impose a lot of media upon them". Media outlets are urging a judge to make the names public.

Author: 0 Muslim teenager murdered on way to mosque in Virginia

Martinez Torres first drove up to the edge of the sidewalk where the teens were walking, some with bikes, and got into a verbal argument with a male member of the group. "It appears the man got out of his auto and assaulted one of them", ADAMS said in a statement . In another apartment her father, Mahmoud Hassanen , grieved with other friends and neighbors while her mother mourned separately several doors away.

U.S. 6 killed after dust storm causes pileup in New Mexico
Author: 0 6 killed after dust storm causes pileup in New Mexico

I-10 is closed for about 60 miles, with eastbound traffic stopped at milepost 352, just east of Willcox . The Arizona Department of Public Safety assisted New Mexico State Police with traffic control overnight. The pileup was reported at about 5:30 p.m. local time , Tucson News Now reported, and parts of the interstate did not reopen until 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Author: 0 Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

Some of the teenagers were in the road and Martinez began arguing with the boy on a bicycle as he was driving in his auto, Parker said. Police say that Martinez Torres got out of his vehicle with a baseball bat to chase the group of youths, and that he struck Hassanen with the bat and then put her into his auto and drove off.