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Author: 0 Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

This story will be updated as more details become available. In the vast majority of those cases, the charges were dismissed. Also, courts records in the 1990's show arrests for resisting police and drunken driving. Wednesday revealed a lot about the man behind the shooting , but authorities do not yet know his motive. Scalise was one of the people Hodgkinson shot.

USA Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Author: 0 Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

A liquor store and a fast-food restaurant were among the damaged businesses in Fairfield, Alabama, west of Birmingham, said meteorologist Jason Holmes of the National Weather Service . Emergency crews helped some people from stranded vehicles in Muncie, Indiana, including a almost submerged SUV at a railroad underpass. No injuries were reported.

Author: 0 A two-party approach to health care

Maternity coverage might also be dropped. A plan might pay for opioids to control pain but not recovery if a patient became addicted. Medicaid covers 4 million people in Florida, including about half the childbirths and 70 percent of seniors in nursing homes and 41 percent of Palm Beach County's children.

Author: 0 Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Negotiated in secret by a hand-picked group of 13 male senators with little input from patient advocacy groups, hospitals and care providers, the legislation hews closely to the AHCA by cutting subsidies that help purchase marketplace insurance, phasing out the Medicaid expansion and proposing even deeper cuts to Medicaid than the reduction sought in the House legislation.

USA California father denies allegation he killed missing son
Author: 0 California father denies allegation he killed missing son

Andressian was initially arrested in mid-April on charges of child endangerment and child abduction after he was found unconscious in South Pasadena's Arroyo Park with his son, Aramazd Andressian Jr . The boy's mother and father were involved in a custody battle. The sheriff's office in Los Angeles is said to have worked with authorities in Vegas to make the arrest after investigators provided LA County prosecutors with evidence.

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

According to Carper and Denn the bill unveiled Thursday by Senate Republicans would make treatment unaffordable for many who need it. As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than flawless and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost".

Author: 0 WH: Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Mueller

Some maxed out, none wanted Trump to be POTUS". Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein if he would fire Mueller if Trump asked him to. Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. Some Republicans have raised questions about Mueller's ability to conduct an impartial and professional investigation pointing, one, to his well-known friendship with Comey, who might be called as a star witness as some stage, and, two, members of his team ...

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

And Susan Collins of ME restated her opposition to blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood . "It's not that they're opposed". "The chaos the Republican Party is wrecking across our health care system won't just be felt in our insurance markets but in doctor's offices, ER's and clinics across the state of in", says Myers.

Author: 0 U.S. warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

F/A-18E Super Hornet". The threat came after a U.S. Navy fighter aircraft shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday, an act that the Pentagon explained as a defensive measure to protect U.S. Also, Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at IS positions in eastern Syria. The Iranian drone that was shot down Tuesday was outside the deconfliction area, the official said.

USA Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working
Author: 0 Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

Criticism of Pelosi increased after Democrats lost in a House special election in Georgia this week, with Republican Karen Handel's win over Jon Ossoff . "This is not about me", Rice said. Meanwhile, in one of his first campaign moves, Joe Cunningham, a Democrat challenging Mark Sanford for a House seat in SC, spoke out against Pelosi the morning after the Georgia results came in.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin went to White Sulphur Springs for the dedication of a memorial for eight people who died there. Five people in the town of 1,500 died. Tropical Storms Cindy is off the coast of Louisiana with sustained winds around 50 miles per hour. A news release Friday said there was minimal damage, but crews are assessing fix needs.

Author: 0 New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

Timothy Harleth will oversee the White House residence staff, more than 90 people in all. She went on to talk about the picnic which she said was a get together for the NY team and the Republican administration, before co-host Ainsley Earhardt began questioning the President.

USA Heavy rain, winds, tornado warnings as Cindy heads inland
Author: 0 Heavy rain, winds, tornado warnings as Cindy heads inland

In Fairfield, the storm destroyed a liquor store, an oil change shop and a KFC. He says it was likely a tornado, but forecasters won't declare it as one until they have a ground survey team assess the area. A Coast Guard cutter escorted the vessel to Freeport, Texas. In nearby Biloxi, a waterspout moved ashore Wednesday morning. There were widespread reports of street and road flooding along the Gulf Coast as far east as Florida, where the National Park Service reported the bridge closed ...

Author: 0 Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader

After one of the most contentious and the most expensive Congressional races in us history, Handel easily defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff 53 percent to 47 percent Tuesday night. "The Republicans gave him that", she said. And that same thing begins with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi . Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg weighed in on Democrat Jon Ossoff's loss in the special election for Georgia's 6th district during an appearance on The View on ...

USA Dassey wins in federal appeals court
Author: 0 Dassey wins in federal appeals court

Evidence later shows Avery called asking for her to come, using his sister's name. The judgment ruling authorities took advantage of Dassey by tricking him into a confession, and on Thursday the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals agreed.

USA Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi
Author: 0 Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi

But its characteristics on paper - namely the fact that President Donald Trump won here by less than 2 points last fall and that it's a well-educated area - will keep it competitive, one GOP aide said . "We need leadership change", Kathleen Rice, a representative from NY, declared on CNN . He added that one of the effects of the Democrats' "Trump derangement syndrome" is that they've forgotten about the issues.

USA India, Portugal to cooperate on startups, oceanography
Author: 0 India, Portugal to cooperate on startups, oceanography

Speaking on bilateral collaboration in cutting-edge technology, Modi also announced the setting up of a joint science and technology fund of four million euros. During the visit, PM Modi was seen interacting with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa at Necessidades Palace in Lisbon . The Prime Minister said the historical and friendly ties between the two countries have picked up momentum after Costa's visit to India in January 2017.

USA Ansel Elgort & Lily James sparkle in new Baby Driver clip
Author: 0 Ansel Elgort & Lily James sparkle in new Baby Driver clip

I promised myself I wouldn't use driving metaphors when writing this review, but permit me just one: " Baby Driver " is the cinematic equivalent of a joyride. So it's fitting that the movie was essentially born from a single song. "I am as into music as Baby is, and I think Edgar knew that when we first met".

Author: 0 DC And Maryland Hit Trump With Lawsuit Over His Business Ties

In January, Trump announced his investments and business assets would be conveyed to a trust ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. "Never in the history of this country have we had a president with these kinds of extensive business entanglements or a president who refused to adequately distance themselves from their holdings", Racine told reporters at a new conference Monday afternoon.

USA U.S. officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
Author: 0 U.S. officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

Hunting bears inside Yellowstone will still be banned. The Yellowstone Grizzly bear will soon be released from federal protection, and managed by the states of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho . Conservation and wildlife advocates have opposed removing any grizzly from the endangered species list , and some are promising to sue the government to keep the Yellowstone bear's protections intact.

USA Thunderbirds jet damaged while landing; 2 taken to hospital
Author: 0 Thunderbirds jet damaged while landing; 2 taken to hospital

In June 2016, an Air Force Thunderbird pilot experienced a malfunction in his throttle control during a fly over for the Air Force Academy graduation. Both men are receiving medical care at a local hospital but are in good condition, according to Heard. The Vectren Dayton Air Show is expected to continue as planned, but the Thunderbirds' Saturday performance was canceled.

USA DU admissions: Colleges release first cut-offs
Author: 0 DU admissions: Colleges release first cut-offs

Delhi Technological University (DTU), formerly known as Delhi College of Engineering (DCE), is a premier government university located in New Delhi , India. The cut off for admission to Ramjas College for B.Com (H) is 97.5 per cent. Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College threw a little surprise with a 98.25 percent cut-off for Economics (Honours).

USA Huge, Homely Mastiff Wins World's Ugliest Dog
Author: 0 Huge, Homely Mastiff Wins World's Ugliest Dog

Martha, a Neapolitan mastiff, has been named this year's World's Ugliest Dog . Martha wins $1,500, a trophy that's bigger than her, and a trip to New York City for media appearances. The homely hounds and their humans arrived hours before the show to socialize and size up the competition at the World's Ugliest Dog Contest Friday, where dog lovers celebrate the imperfections of man's best friend.

Author: 0 Senate Passes Russia Sanctions Amendment

The two "no" senators were Republicans Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah. The U.S. Senate passed a bill on toughening sanctions against Russian Federation and increased pressure on Iran . But Corker said he conferred with the administration in fashioning the amendment . The steps come as special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating any links or collusion between the president's associates and Russian officials.

USA Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56
Author: 0 Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

Hospital officials confirmed that at least 20 of the wounded the were in critical condition. "Our attacks will continue until a true sharia system is enforced in Pakistan", the letter said. There has so far been no explanation as to why two militant groups - the group known as Islamic State (IS) and an offshoot of the Taliban called the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar - have both said they carried out the attack.

USA Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind
Author: 0 Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

Hodgkinson , an IL native, had been living in his vehicle in the Washington/Virginia area for some time. Hodgkinson had with him a piece of paper listing the names of six members of congress , said Tim Slater , special agent in charge of the FBI Washington Field Office's Criminal Division, at a news conference Wednesday in Washington .

USA Johanna Konta thinks her Wimbledon prep is still on track despite defeat
Author: 0 Johanna Konta thinks her Wimbledon prep is still on track despite defeat

The world number seven looked better in the second set, with her first serve coming good at last at 6-1 1-2, and Vandeweghe's game starting to suffer from errors. "I came out playing solid, and was ready to go from the start", said Vandeweghe. The Brit was much improved in the second set following a mid-match pep talk with coach Wim Fissette, but she was broken in the seventh game by Vandeweghe, who took the advantage at the second time of asking.

USA Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods
Author: 0 Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

The main threat will be moderate to heavy rain with some severe weather moving east heading into the central Appalachians through Friday night before moving off the East Coast on Saturday. No injuries were reported. The storm is responsible for one death - a 10-year-old boy from Missouri on vacation in Fort Morgan, Ala . Nolan was the third elementary student in the school district to die since April, the district's statement said.

Author: 0 TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

The Gators (49-19) managed only five singles and could never gain the upper hand Friday after Kowar's night did a sudden about-face in the third inning. "But second time through, like I said, we've got to be ready to go". "I'm excited for this opportunity". I preached about it when we're driving balls off gap, that's when our offense is playing at its best.

Author: 0 Escaped Georgia inmates arrested after car chase in Tennessee, according to Gov

Bill Miller from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said late Friday. Dubose and Rowe ran from the vehicle to the woods. The fugitives ditched the automobile and unsuccessfully fled on foot. The veteran sheriff said his heart was still with the officers, their families and other victims of the inmates' alleged crimes. "I'm sorry it ever happened".

Author: 0 Cousin: Pregnant woman killed by police wasn't violent

Lyles' family believes that she was shot unfairly, and that her death had more to do with her race than her actions. "We would expect that the Seattle Police Department would deploy people with the right training and the right protocol to unarm, disarm someone that has a knife", NAACP's Kenny Pleasant said .

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

The draft bill includes cuts to Medicaid for the poor and disabled, trims to other Obamacare subsidies, and tax cuts for the wealthy. After seven years of GOP promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, McConnell said , they'd already had time enough.

Author: 0 GOP winning streak continues in Georgia

The abortion group was the campaign's biggest purveyor of the fiction that Ossoff's opponent, Republican Karen Handel, had intentionally deprived women of essential health care by severing ties with Planned Parenthood when she served as a vice president for the Susan G.

USA Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

It has since weakened to a depression while heading far inland. Forecasters are trying to determine how many tornadoes touched down in Alabama as remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved north from the Gulf Coast. The storm made landfall early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Forecasters say areas south and east of Little Rock could see 2 to 5 inches of rain through Saturday morning.

Author: 0 Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

As of Friday afternoon, he now appears likely to vote against the Republican plan to phase out Medicaid and dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act . "Scott there says that Medicaid's not being cut from their perspective, but based on what we see right now in the bill there's just no way that's true", Zwillich says.

Author: 0 Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

Termed the " Better Care Reconciliation Act ", the Senate's answer to the House's efforts to repeal and replace the ACA was finally released Thursday morning after weeks of secret negotiations. He called the Senate's bill "not a health care bill" but a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America".