Esteri Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill
Author: 0 Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

The draft Senate bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, would jettison those taxes while reducing federal funding for the care of low-income Americans. Pye emphasized that an Obamacare repeal bill needs to eliminate health insurance regulations and lower premiums. The 142-page bill, which McConnell, R-Ky., released after weeks of drafting it in secrecy, drew swift criticism from hard-right senators who argued it does not go far enough in undoing Barack Obama's signature ...

Author: 0 Senate Republicans release bill to cut Medicaid

Hospital and insurers rallied following the release of the Senate GOP health bill , which have been more favorable to them than the House of Representatives Bill passed in early May. "That means the money available under this bill, for Medicaid in the out years, beyond 10 years, is even leaner, is even less, is even a deeper cut than what's in the House bill ".

Esteri Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft
Author: 0 Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

At $500, Microsoft's new Xbox One X console is pricey for a game machine. According to Phil Spencer many of these games will be enhanced and remastered to run on 4K graphics. While Spencer did not provide any timeframe as to when this emulation feature might happen, he did state that this is in their future, so it looks like we'll just have to wait and see.

Author: 0 Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House previous year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. Wednesday, Pelosi wanted to spend her weekly press conference slamming the Republicans Senate health bill. Pelosi's potential successors have included former Rep.

Author: 0 Mattis: 'We are not winning in Afghanistan,' new strategy is weeks away

John McCain (R-Ariz.) and House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry , because they believe the $575 request is inadequate to cover the 16 year-war. Gen. John Nicholson , the commander of US forces in Afghanistan , told lawmakers in February that he needed a surge of a "few thousand" troops to break an impasse in the USA -led mission.

Esteri French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe owes a lot to Helmut Kohl
Author: 0 French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe owes a lot to Helmut Kohl

A spokesman for Ms Merkel expressed her deep sorrow over a great German and a great European. Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was also a close ally with Helmut Kohl and released a statement say that one of the great joys of his life was working with the German leader to bring an end to the Cold War and seeing the dream of one, unified Germany , take place, according to NPR.

Esteri New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes
Author: 0 New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah). He said that if Republicans come up with a plan that is "demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost, I would gladly and publicly support it".

Esteri Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference
Author: 0 Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference

It's incredible; freaks me out", said Gary Aye, who lives near Hodgkinson's home on Rolling Hills Lane. James T Hodgkinson , 66, wounded House Rep. Law enforcement officials arrived at Hodgkinson's small farmhouse in the rural community southeast of St. Louis on Wednesday. The suspect's brother told the New York Times that Hodgkinson was distraught over Donald Trump's election .

Author: 0 DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. She was referencing other Democrats speaking their mind on news shows. But he said it should send a strong signal to Democrats thinking about taking back the White House. "One of the disappointing things from the last couple days is that that approach has a little bit of punch to it, it still moves voters".

Esteri Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze
Author: 0 Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

The government has ordered immediate testing of the Hotpoint fridge freezer that was involved. The Scottish government and Welsh ministers have said that none of their council high-rise blocks has cladding of the type said to have been used in the Grenfell Tower .

Esteri A storm named Cindy could disrupt your Saturday
Author: 0 A storm named Cindy could disrupt your Saturday

Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm that crawled ashore from the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line. The Kanawha County Commission also issued an alert Thursday, notifying residents who live in areas that typically have flash flooding or high water to monitor creeks and streams.

Author: 0 Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban

So CNN sent Bill Hennessy , who usually illustrates Supreme Court proceedings for the network, to sketch Sean Spicer's latest updates from the Trump administration. President Trump may make significant changes to White House press briefings. Spicer was asked on Friday afternoon about the rollback in access. "I think we're going to get this thing done and hopefully by the August recess really have Obamacare repealed and replaced", he said.

Esteri Government health insurance markets holding up-barely
Author: 0 Government health insurance markets holding up-barely

Yet Congress is determined to repeal a bill that will leave millions of New Yorkers and Americans without access to affordable health care . "I want to hear from my bosses, the people of Montana, about what they like and don't like about this legislation", Tester said.

Author: 0 Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

Republican candidate for governor, Ed Gillespie , right, talks with Republican Lt. Gov. candidate Glenn Davis, left, at a polling place Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Richmond, Va. "This fight will continue, and I'll continue to fight as long as you'll fight with me", Stewart told a roaring crowd of several dozen supporters. Those with more moderate views with the GOP stayed home.

Author: 0 Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

If no Democrats vote in favor of the bill , McConnell can only afford to lose two votes out of the 52 Republicans in the Senate. Democrats are united in opposition. The measure resembles legislation the House approved last month that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said would mean 23 million additional uninsured people within a decade and that recent polling shows is viewed favorably by only around 1 in 4 Americans.

Esteri Man Dies From Gunshot Wound At NSW Hospital
Author: 0 Man Dies From Gunshot Wound At NSW Hospital

Police arrived at the hospital shortly after and have told Daily Mail Australia they have launched an investigation into the man's death. News Limited reported the "heavily tattooed" man was "believed to be a member of the Lone Wolf gang" and was left at the entrance of the hospital with a wound to his abdomen by a woman thought to be his girlfriend.

Esteri La Mecca, sventato attentato kamikaze a Grande Moschea
Author: 0 La Mecca, sventato attentato kamikaze a Grande Moschea

Ad Ayad un terrorista ha rifiutato di arrendersi ed ha aperto il fuoco sulle forze di sicurezza, facendosi poi esplodere: sei civili e cinque agenti sono rimasti leggermente feriti. Si conta che quest'anno siano almeno un milione i pellegrini che si trovano a La Mecca in questi giorni. C'è chi dice ci sia la mano dell'Isis, che dal 2014 sta rivendicando la paternità degli attacchi che hanno colpito l'Arabia Saudita, soprattutto nella zona orientale del Paese dove è presente la comunità ...

Esteri UPS Worker In San Francisco Fatally Shoots Three Coworkers Before Killing Himself
Author: 0 UPS Worker In San Francisco Fatally Shoots Three Coworkers Before Killing Himself

The shooter and all the victims were employees, UPS said in a statement . Officers arrived to learn the suspect was still inside the building, Chaplin said. Following the shooting, SFPD were going through the building, making sure there aren't any other accomplices but they say the building is secure. "Really didn't participate with other drivers".

Esteri Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis
Author: 0 Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with spectators during a visit to an Olympic promotional venue in Paris on June 24, 2017. Starting Friday and for two days, the public will have the chance to enjoy their favourite sports in a massive sport park stretching from the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame along the River Seine The giant celebration zone will offer visitors a chance to sample more than 30 disciplines set against Paris' iconic landmarks.

Esteri Justice Department developing strategies to shut down 'sanctuary cities'
Author: 0 Justice Department developing strategies to shut down 'sanctuary cities'

District Court for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio , saying the law will facilitate cooperation between the state and federal authorities. A second bill would increase penalties against deported immigrants who return illegally. It punishes officials who do not cooperate with federal immigration laws.

Esteri Mexico vs. Russia: Confederations Cup Odds & Prediction
Author: 0 Mexico vs. Russia: Confederations Cup Odds & Prediction

Russian officials say the Confederations Cup soccer tournament that the country is hosting will not be marred by the national team's elimination from the competition. Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot in the 80th, and a substitute, Nani , shot low past goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in stoppage time.

Esteri Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79
Author: 0 Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79

He added that the figure may still change as the search and recovery operation was ongoing, but not as significantly as it has in recent days. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said it was "extremely appropriate" for a nation-wide discussion about "laws to protect residents", and the NSW government was making sure that "if there are any buildings at risk they're dealt with as soon as possible".

Esteri Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital
Author: 0 Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

The F.B.I. said that Mr. Hodgkinson was carrying a military-style rifle and a handgun. The storage unit contained a laptop computer, more than 200 rounds of ammunition and a receipt for the purchase of SKS rifle components, which fit one of the weapons he used - a SKS 7.62mm caliber rifle - in the shooting.

Author: 0 US Troops Join Fight Against Daesh Affiliates in Philippines

The military said the Maute Group has continued to experience heavy losses as OV-10 bombers focused their airstrikes on the areas occupied by the terrorists, particularly in the villages of Bangolo and Lilod Madaya. Almost 200 people have been killed and over 170,000 have been forced from their homes as troops battle Maute. Army Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, a regional military commander, said 150 to 200 gunmen have been isolated in four of Marawi's 96 villages, and dozens of militant snipers ...

Author: 0 India thrash arch-rivals Pakistan 6-1 in HWL classification match

The victor between India and Pakistan will next face Canada for a fifth-sixth place then. The loss didn't make any difference to India's participation in this year's Hockey World League Final and next World Cup as being the hosts they are already assured of a place in the two events.

Author: 0 Group of Democrats meet behind closed doors to consider ousting Pelosi

Democrat Kathleen Rice of NY has been explicit in her dissatisfaction with Pelosi, openly calling for the House Minority Leader to step down. "I'm a master legislator. "I'm sure that Nancy Pelosi believes that she is the one that can lead this party". The apparent effectiveness of such attacks alarmed some fellow Democrats , and they show no signs of letting up.

Esteri Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan
Author: 0 Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan

The official said Sharif has already consulted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the issue. Turkey and Iran have promised Qatar food supplies and troops. "Victimising Qatar through smear campaigns serves no objective", he added. "I want the American people to realize that they are trying to intimidate a small country which has the closest relation with the United States", Baker said.

Author: 0 Officials say over 120 buried in China landslide

Rescuers said the latest slide had also created a potentially unsafe 1.2-mile-long blockage along the river near the buried village. But officials said they were unsure how many people might have been buried by the landslide. Chinese military police and rescue workers at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Sichuan province on Saturday. The identities of the 118 missing people in a landslide in southwest China will soon be made public, a government official told Xinhua.

Esteri Vast Wildfire Kills 57 in Portugal
Author: 0 Vast Wildfire Kills 57 in Portugal

A vast wildfire has engulfed a central Portuguese town, killing 57 people and injuring dozens more in the European country. Spain has dispatched two and France sent three water-bombing planes on Sunday morning to help the Portuguese fire service contain the fires.

Author: 0 State Department officials honor Otto Warmbier at OH funeral

Warmbier died on Monday, less than a week after returning home in a coma. The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males" she teaches.

Author: 0 Serbia draw 1-1 with Wales in World Cup qualifier

They can change the complexion of the group straight away by beating group leaders Serbia , who haven't so far lived up to their reputation for muscly defensive impregnability and were fortunate to get a point in Cardiff in November. The Welsh goalkeeper had to punch away a risky Filip Kostic just after the interval and the Serbians felt they should have had two penalties in the opening stages.

Esteri Late Jonathan Walters strike rescues Republic of Ireland against Austria
Author: 0 Late Jonathan Walters strike rescues Republic of Ireland against Austria

Regardless of the result between Serbia and Wales, they will sit in at least second position with just four fixtures remaining. Shane Duffy said there was no anger from the manager over the way the home team had failed to impose themselves on their opponents, just a clear instruction that having tried but failed to play their way past Austria , the locals needed to go long .

Esteri Portugal punish All Whites in final match
Author: 0 Portugal punish All Whites in final match

The Oceania champions were far from disgraced, but have now completed four campaigns in the tournament without winning a game and have an overall record of 11 defeats and a draw in 12 matches. Mexico thought they had extended their lead in the 60th minute but Hector Moreno's goal was ruled out for offside by the video assistant referee after a review.

Esteri Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi
Author: 0 Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

Time to move forward and win again", tweeted Joe Cunningham, a Democrat who is running against Rep. Mark Sanford in SC. More importantly, the San Francisco pol strikes as the face of the party's geography gap. That was more than republican Karen Handel spent during the entire special election. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 22, 2017.

Author: 0 McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Perhaps the most sweeping move, however, is that the Senate plan follows the House lead in completely changing how the government pays for health care for the poor and the disabled - and goes even further. Seventy percent thought states should be allowed to have work requirements for people on Medicaid - meaning able-bodied beneficiaries must have or be seeking a job to qualify for the program and 64 percent supported letting states drug test people before letting them get Medicaid.

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