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

Indeed, I suspect Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell probably doesn't much care what happens to health care as long as he can wrap up the bill one way or another and move on to taxes. Preventing those Ohioans from losing their insurance is a key goal for the senator. The state also is reeling from an opiate crisis, and many people addicted to heroin and other opiates rely on Medicaid for care. Read More »

Gonzales: 11 Things I Think I Think After the Special Elections

Drawing those big, national conclusions from one out of 435 congressional districts - especially one that I argued Tuesday is highly unique in the Age of Trump - is always a fraught exercise. Ossoff had said that he lives in the neighboring Fourth District so that his fiancee, who is an Emory University medical student, can walk to the hospital where she works. Read More »

Pa. court rules in favor of access to police videos


Pennsylvania's highest court said Tuesday the public should have access to dash camera video footage unless the police agency can prove it amounts to criminal investigative material and may be redacted. In the dispute before the court, he said, the video showed troopers investigating the crash scene and talking to the drivers and bystanders. In 10 other instances, police said they didn't have the tapes. Read More »

Greek PM says euro zone debt deal good market signal


He also said the International Monetary Fund was ready to provide more financial assistance to Greece via a stand-by arrangement and that Greece would get help with its debt payments in the future. An outright cut in Greece's debt is not allowed under euro rules, but the length of time the country has in paying back its debts can be extended, and the interest rates can be cut. Read More »

'Super 30' to coach poor students in Bhubaneswar for IIT


According to the reports from PTI, the online applications for the proposed coaching are being invited and the candidates will be selected on the basis of merits, he said. Super 30 is a highly ambitious and innovative educational programme running under the banner of " Ramanujan School of Mathematics ". 396 candidates out of 450 have made it to Indian Institute of Technology during the 15-year journey of Super-30. Read More »

Jared Kushner speaks. And Washington takes notice

Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (R) speaks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner (L) as tech company leaders gather at a summit of the American Technology Council at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on June 19, 2017. Read More »

Portugal close to containing wildfire that killed 64


Press reports suggested the fire plan had not been revised for four years and that there had been communications problems while trying to contain the blaze. Some resources were being diverted to Gois, about 20 kilometers from Pedrogao Grande, where nearly 800 firefighters and four planes were battling the flames. Read More »

This tick bite makes you allergic to red meat: doctors


One bite from this tick could cause you to become allergic to red meat, and it would take hours for you to even figure it out. But this tick just doesn't transfer disease like other ticks found in the world. Scientists are studying some of those who have been bitten and develop meat allergies to determine if it is something special about their makeup that makes them more vulnerable to develop such allergies, such as a sensitivity to alpha-gal. Read More »

US Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday

McConnell's desire to wrap up before the Fourth of July recess reflects the sense of urgency among Republicans , including President Donald Trump , to show progress on health care after years of vowing to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. Read More »

Georgia race: Sigh of relief for GOP on health care

Republican candidate Karen Handel votes in Georgia's special election on June 20, 2017. Let me pause here to say that just as winning this race for Republicans was a morale booster, losing this race definitely kicks Democrats in the gut. Read More »

China talks focusing on North Korean threat

FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea's missile and nuclear threats are expected to be among the issues discussed at the inaugural U.S. Read More »

Political negotiations continue ahead of Queen's Speech

Mr. Varadkar said he had "two very good meetings with the main parties in Northern Ireland". Asked to give a percentage chance of a deal being agreed, Sir Jeffrey said: "I'm not going to take anything for granted". British Prime Minister Theresa May will begin the delicate task of running a minority government on Wednesday by setting out a softer tone on Brexit as Queen Elizabeth formally opens parliament. Read More »

Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation


Lynette and Dan Leckrone of Lewisville were in the process of clearing out their old home and had put all of their savings into a duffel bag and placed it in the trunk of their auto. "We are so thankful to everyone that we got our money back", the husband said. A woman from Lewisville dropped off the clothes and the large amount of money at a Goodwill in Zanesville. Read More »

Saudi King removes nephew, appoints son as successor

She wrote in Middle East Eye : 'With the advent of social media, Saudis will either applaud if Mohammed bin Salman ousts his senior cousin while his father is still alive or simply remain oblivious spectators to the royal drama. He became famous in the Kingdom for surviving multiple al-Qaeda assassination attempts, not for grand standing. King Salman also retroactively reinstated all allowances and bonuses that were canceled or suspended to civil servants and military personnel, the Saudi ... Read More »

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEOS) EPS Analysis

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.44% which for the week stands at 2.13%. Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEOS)'s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 187.83m. Investors are on alert as Neos Therapeutics, Inc. 710,856 shares of the company traded hands. Mission Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Neos Therapeutics during the first quarter valued at about $122,000. Read More »

Portugal battles to contain deadly wildfires amid heat, wind


Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making headway in their battle to control a m. A burnt auto lies where it went off the road in the village of Nodeirinho, near Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Monday, June 19 2017. Planes from Spain, France, Italy and Morocco are among those helping to fight the fires. Commander Vitor Vaz Pinto said the Gois blaze was "very fast and very explosive" and had forced the evacuation of 11 hill villages. Read More »

Shire gets green light for long-lasting ADHD drug


As of 10:19 BST, Shire's share price had added 1.27 percent to 4,426.00p, outperforming the FTSE 100 index which has fallen into negative territory and is now 0.34 percent worse off at 7,447.34 points. Mydayis is created to help those patients, many of them college students or adults, who now take two doses of various ADHD treatments to control their symptoms throughout the day. Read More »

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman


His condition has been upgraded to serious. Hodgkinson was killed by Capitol police after the shooting, which severely injured U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, and also wounded four others. Officials also revealed Wednesday Hodgkinson purchased the 7.62 mm caliber SKS rifle -which he later modified - in March 2003 and a 9 mm handgun in November 2016 through legal means. Read More »

Meet Jay Sekulow, Trump's TV lawyer


After shooing out his advisers - all of whom had top security clearance - Trump said to Comey, according to Comey's memo written shortly after the meeting, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Comey, now alone with Trump , had a conversation with the president. "The president has confidence of everyone who serves for him in this administration", said Spicer. Read More »

Trump to meet with top executives on wireless tech, drones

Leading techs like Apple's Tim Cook and Paypal founder, Peter Thiel, were in attendance of the meeting as Kushner told them they convened to "work to modernize the government's technology infrastructure". Mastercard Inc CEO Ajay Banga said his company wanted to assist with cyber security issues. The visit might also help prepare for a trip by the president himself, said the Chinese official, who asked not be identified disclosing plans that haven't been announced. Read More »

In pics: Mumbaiites stretch out together to celebrate International Yoga Day


The Prime Minister performed the asanas despite drizzling remained persistent at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow . He urged the people to practice yoga for releasing their tension and staying healthy. "It is not even expensive to practice", he said. Since then, he is seen at different cities every year on the day, performing yoga with a huge crowd. Read More »

Record Heat Forces American Airlines to Cancel Flights in Phoenix


It's so hot in the city on Tuesday, that American Airlines cancelled almost 50 flights , due to the heat exceeding the safety limits of some of their jets. The south-western U.S. is braced for some of the worst heat it has seen in years. Death Valley , California , reached 127 Tuesday and Palm Springs hit 122, tying the degree for the same day previous year. Read More »

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide


It puts the global refugee count at 22.5 million, internally displaced at 40.3 million and asylum seekers at 2.8 million. More than 1.8 million people have crossed into neighbouring countries since the start of South Sudan's conflict in December 2013. Read More »