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Author: 0 GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

They may soften some aspects of the widely condemned House bill, but not its basic philosophy and goals. "I need to have enough time to evaluate it myself and get input from Wisconsinites". The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid , a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly.

Author: 0 Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

They say the GOP plan would mean fewer people with coverage and higher costs for many. Republican Senators are working through the weekend to evaluate and respond to a health care bill introduced on Thursday by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell .

Author: 0 Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz

Young had a 7.50 ERA in two starts and 12 relief appearances. He left the game as the No. 2 home run hitter in Red Sox history and also was in the top 10 in nearly every other major offensive category. "He settled in and made some good pitches for the next couple innings until the fourth", said manager Mike Scioscia . Boston remained tied with NY atop the AL East.

Author: 0 13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI

Hudis, MD. And speaking of those advocates: I don't recall any major bill reaching this stage with so few members of Congress willing to speak in favor of it. "Medicaid is a critical backstop of coverage for mental health treatment, and for millions of older Americans, children and individuals with disabilities".

U.S. N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia
Author: 0 N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

Family members say Burns has been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. The FBI and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said they will continue their investigation into Hailey's disappearance and are working closely with FBI field officer in Atlanta and the Gwinnett County Police Department.

Author: 0 Western Massachusetts Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan

Large congregations of Eid prayers will be held across India on Monday. Balloons, body paint, joy and mourning - across the world Sunday, Muslims gathered to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan , and the festivities took almost as many shapes as the places they were held.

Author: 0 Conservative Wonk Avik Roy: The Senate Healthcare Bill is Actually Pretty Awesome

Menendez said the Senate's bill to repeal Obamacare could ultimately slash $30 billion in Medicaid funding in New Jersey, where more than a half-million people enrolled under Medicaid expansion could lose coverage. That could mean weeks to come of negotiations to craft a bill that would not only satisfy the hardline conservatives in the Freedom Caucus, but also moderate Senate Republicans who are already wavering on a Senate bill that is less conservative than the AHCA.

U.S. Lil' Kim Targeted By Cops, Queen BET Awards Robbery Suspect?
Author: 0 Lil' Kim Targeted By Cops, Queen BET Awards Robbery Suspect?

According to the reports , Kim rented a house in L.A. this weekend for a BET weekend party. After an argument broke out, cops were called to quell the situation and Kim and her team left. The puzzling thing, though, is that the burglars allegedly made off with Kim's deposit check and cash, which was reportedly at least $20K. On their way out, the robbers also slashed the vehicle tires of the home owner and swiped a hubcap.

Author: 0 Red Sox manager John Farrell ejected in 7th inning

I was happy with the way first three or four went. Blake Parker replaced Bedrosian and struck out pinch hitter Chris Young for the final out. He was bested by Angels rookie right-hander Parker Bridwell , who went 6 2/3 innings, giving up two runs on seven hits with no walks, four strikeouts and a hit batter.

Author: 0 Placerita Fire Burns Near Santa Clarita at 850 Acres

The blaze quickly grew to about 300 acres, fed by tinder-dry brush and driven by winds amid triple-digit heat. An evacuation center to assist the displaced residents was set up at Golden Valley High School, 27051 Robert C. The shelter was also able to house pets and larger animals, including horses, sheriff's officials said. The flames have "jumped the freeway", the dispatcher said.

U.S. Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals
Author: 0 Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

They are really a scrappy team. "No disrespect to them". "We didn't put any pressure on them". "I think this is how it had to be", Robertson said. We hit some balls hard. "I put some good swings on fastballs today". "After that, the wind helped a little bit". But that wasn't the highlight of the game. First with a third inning three-run blast from the left side of the plate.

U.S. Other Views: Bad day for the Democrats
Author: 0 Other Views: Bad day for the Democrats

In the aftermath, some Democrats on the left are saying the party needs to run as pure-left populists in 2018. Maybe. But the fact that Karen Handel won anyway, in a suburban Atlanta district Trump carried by only 1.5 points, also shows the muscle-building incline Democrats face in attempting to flip the House .

Author: 0 Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B

The proposal would impose long-term federal spending cuts on the program. Durbin called the way that Republican Senators crafted the legislation disgraceful, complaining about the lack of public hearings and debate. They say the GOP plan would mean fewer people with coverage and higher costs for many. The bill would make significant changes to the Affordable Care Act , which Obama signed into law over seven years ago.

U.S. Trump signs Veterans Administration reform bill
Author: 0 Trump signs Veterans Administration reform bill

The 2014 VA scandal stands out as one of the most egregious failures of providing our veterans with the care they deserve. The new law gives the VA secretary more power to fire employees who break department rules and increases whistleblower protections.

Author: 0 Nevada Senator Opposes Healthcare Bill, Now The 5th Republican

He can afford to lose the support of only two Republicans in the face of unanimous Democratic opposition. Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Tex.) said there are parts of the bill he supports such as the expansion of association health plans and the reform of Medicaid .

U.S. Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Author: 0 Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

The court upheld a state court decision against the Murr family's claims that the county of St. Croix illegally blocked them from either developing or selling the approximately 1-acre plot of land. But Marcia Coyle from the National Law Journal said on Thursday that rearguments are rare in general, and very unusual for the Roberts Court. "On the brink of having the first liberal-leaning Supreme Court in decades, the judicial left has now been banished to the wilderness for perhaps ...

Author: 0 Funeral expected today for Virginia teen killed after leaving mosque

Torres then reportedly pulled over and chased the teens with a baseball bat, attacking Hassanen . The teens scattered, but, police said, the suspect caught up with them in a nearby parking lot, got out of his vehicle and allegedly chased after them with a baseball bat.

Author: 0 Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

Heller's seat is up for reelection next year, and a Democrat won Nevada's other Senate seat by a 2.4 percent margin in 2016. Health care reform is a personal policy area for nearly all Americans, and the president's blind support for "repealing Obamacare " is putting millions of lives at stake - all for a bill that, ironically, conservative members of Congress say doesn't even really repeal Obamacare, which Trump has been using as his consistent reason for support.

U.S. Former Wisconsin Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Acquitted on Homicide Charges
Author: 0 Former Wisconsin Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Acquitted on Homicide Charges

The 12 person jury, which included four blacks, sided with the defense. Smith had a gun when he ran, but the case hinged on whether he was a threat when Heaggan-Brown fired the shot that killed him. "Jumping out of the vehicle in this manner was part of the City of Milwaukee's "jump out boys" practice and custom where MPD police officers would go to predominately African-American neighborhoods, would pull up next to people (whether on foot, on a bike, or in a car), detain them without ...

U.S. Wisconsin gerrymandering case heads to United States supreme court
Author: 0 Wisconsin gerrymandering case heads to United States supreme court

Blackman notes the high court is also likely to take up the Texas redistricting case next session. He's often the swing vote, and he was one of the justices who put the lower court ruling on hold Monday. "The Supreme Court's ruling could give us back our right to have our vote count". The court's consideration of the issue comes as observers from both of the US's two main political parties continue to lament about how redistricting has become more pervasive and partisan over the last ...

U.S. Gov. Kasich's website hacked with apparent ISIS propaganda
Author: 0 Gov. Kasich's website hacked with apparent ISIS propaganda

According to The Hill, the homepage displayed a message in Arabic and played a call to Islamic prayer. Affected websites include the Ohio First Lady's office, the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, and the Ohio Office of Workforce Transformation.

U.S. Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer
Author: 0 Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

Tate told the station that his client identified himself to the on-duty officers at the scene and complied with their commands. The officer was not charged, which further strained relations between the area's black community and the police.

Author: 0 Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

And the court is facing some hard choices about whether it will rule , at its next term, on new disputes about the rights of same-sex couples - in a case from Arkansas about their rights as parents and a case from Colorado on their right to equal service by businesses - and on a high-profile Second Amendment case from California on citizens' right to carry guns in public for self-defense.

U.S. Smoke on the Water: Images of Castaic Lake Wildfire
Author: 0 Smoke on the Water: Images of Castaic Lake Wildfire

Two small structures were destroyed and about 800 acres have burned, authorities said. Below, images captured photos of the fire and smoke from miles away. The fire started in an area with hard access near the Golden State (5) Freeway and Ridge Road, on the bank of Castaic Lake. Los Angeles County is experiencing its first major heat wave of the year.

Author: 0 US lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment

Both are fairly focused on dealmaking, Kumar said , Trump as a businessman and Modi from his time as chief minister of the business-friendly Indian state of Gujarat. Mr Modi will also discuss the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative, launched in 2012 during the Obama presidency, to expand trade in defence material between the two countries.

U.S. Amateur radio operators simulate emergency conditions
Author: 0 Amateur radio operators simulate emergency conditions

Tom Christovich, a club member, said the drill, which will continue through the night, is "part exercise and part competition where a ham can acquire points". Field Day has been an annual event since 1933, according to the National Association for Amateur Radio's website. "Hams are prepared to offer technical solutions and provide support for rescuers during times of national emergencies and natural disasters", Christovich said.