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USA attorneys general file lawsuit against Trump over his business empire

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According to a copy of the suit obtained by The Washington Post , the president is accused of " unprecedented constitutional violations " due to his ownership of a "global business empire". The Trump Organization has said it will donate profits from customers representing foreign governments to the U.S. Treasury but will not require the customers to identify themselves. Read More »

Wisconsin boy burned after park slide 'explodes'

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Somehow a hole formed near the bottom of the slide as the boy was coming down. "It was like the slide had just nearly been inflated. It just opened up, bubbled", said he said. Police told TMJ4 that it didn't appear anything was suspicious and it wasn't a criminal investigation. "I don't know. It might be some kind of chemical reaction". Read More »

Police say motorcyclist killed in Sioux City crash

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Sgt. Steve M. Vick said the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of the highway near E. Broad Street, south of exit 75 around 9:20 p.m. Police say neither rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Friedhoff and the bike's driver were both in the roadway, when a black SUV struck them and kept driving. State Police are looking for the black newer model SUV and its driver. Read More »

Trump begs lawmakers to pass Trumpcare as another says 'no'

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If it passes, it would have to be reconciled with the House version before Trump could sign it into law. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY has led the charge, calling the bill " heartless " while pushing a series of procedural requests meant to prevent the Republicans from a quick vote. Read More »

Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe Neurological Injury'

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Fred Warmbier said he was stunned when told of his son's condition a week ago. Fred Warmbier had some harsh words for North Korea in a news conference this morning in OH regarding the condition of his son, Otto. "We don't believe anything they ( North Korea ) say", Fred Warmbier said. He was given a 15-year prison sentence for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. Read More »

Inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport

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The names of the prison guards and inmates haven't been released. Both escapees are considered by authorities to be armed with 9mm handguns, the ones taken from the corrections officers after they were shot to death on the bus. "Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of two of our officers, who are our family, and our priority is to locate these fugitives and bring them to justice for this heinous act against those working to protect the public", Gregory Dozier, commissioner of the ... Read More »

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which represents health insurers covering more than 100 million people in the US, said it will continue to push for a replacement for Obamacare's coverage requirement as well. Hoff, who studies healthcare implementation, noted that the Senate measure is a "bit softer" than the House bill. Overall, he says society could go backwards. Read More »

Republicans Present Healthcare Bill: Top 5 Gainers

Mike Lee , R-Utah; and Ron Johnson , R-Wis., said in a statement Thursday afternoon. Under Senate rules, the Republicans can avoid a filibuster by using something called the reconciliation process. "People will die", Warren said. "You're cutting my life short". The other senator from Indiana, Republican Todd Young, said Congress has no choice but to replace Obamacare because it "has failed Hoosiers as prices have skyrocketed, insurers have left the marketplace, leaving severely ... Read More »

Hillary Clinton: Republicans Will be "Death Party" if Obamacare Repeal Passes

A spokesman for Arizona's current governor, Republican Doug Ducey, said the governor was studying the GOP bill. "I expect there's going to be a number of changes between now and the final vote", said Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming. Though Trump lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, he called the House measure "mean" last week. Kaiser's survey additionally revealed that strong majorities of Americans, regardless of political stripe, have favorable views of Medicaid, the ... Read More »

Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interest

The picnic was held on the South Lawn of the White House, on June 22, and even though Barron wasn't photographed at the picnic , as reported by the Inquisitr , Ivanka was seen having fun with her children. Democrats were far outnumbered on the lawn, though a few, including Minnesota Sen. Timothy Harleth was named the new White House chief usher in an announcement from the office of first lady Melania Trump. Read More »

U.S. asks China to pressurise North Korea to reduce escalation

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Tillerson further said that the United States is committed to holding North Korea accountable for multiple violations of UN Security Council resolutions which expressly prohibit its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes. Tillerson said the two countries must step up efforts to help to curtail these sources of revenue. "Our relevant agencies treat all criminals... thoroughly in accordance with domestic laws and worldwide standards and Warmbier was not an exception", a spokesman ... Read More »

Wheelchair users dragged away from McConnell's office for protesting health care bill

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The incident occurred after about 60 members of ADAPT , a us disability rights organization with fierce objections to the American Health Care Act (AHCA), staged a "die-in" outside of the Kentucky senator's office. We know with the proposed cuts to Medicaid people with disabilities will die. "I would prefer to address health care reform in a bipartisan manner, but Democrats are unwilling to work with President Trump and congressional Republicans to fix the mess they created". Read More »

Local Democrats Rally Against GOP Healthcare Bill

Ben Ray, a senior communications adviser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, said in a post on Twitter that Heller's video footage from Friday's press conference is "already clipped and saved". "Make sure we're taken care of here in the state of Nevada". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the Bill at a closed-door session with party faithful on Thursday. Read More »

Man's body found a day after disappearing in Lake St. Clair

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The Macomb County Sheriff's Office in a statement said a dive team recovered the body of Virdest Orlando Day, 45, of Redford Township, about 300 feet south of Huron Pointe off Lake St. Renee Yax late Friday. After several minutes, the caller used his marine radio to request help. Police say no foul play is suspected. The U.S. Coast Guard responded with various aircraft units, along with assistance from the Canadian Coast Guard, to rescue the four in the water. Read More »

Government health insurance markets holding up-barely

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I've also heard from health care providers, who have told me they likely won't be able to deliver numerous essential services their patients and communities need if the Republican plan is enacted. Heading into 2018, insurers are still anxious about attracting enough healthy people to balance claims from the sick. Despite all those concerns, more than two dozen insurers have said they are making plans to continue selling coverage on the exchanges. Read More »

Storms ahead as Cindy approaches Pennsylvania

The location is over an area that is truly favorable for development in June, and this is the place past June tropical storms have formed. (Tom Mclaughlin/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Ford says lifeguards and deputies were fed up as tourists entered the water in spite of the warnings. "It's getting to a unsafe level", Kerner said. There were no reports of injuries. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to a depression

The tropical storm strengthened and expanded as it moved northward. However, they said it's hard to predict precisely what places might get repeatedly hit by bands of heavy rain. The center of the storm is projected to make landfall sometime Thursday morning. Heavy rainfall associated with remnants of the tropical storm caused scattered street flooding across central and southern IN on Friday . Read More »

Group of Democrats Meet Behind Closed Doors to Consider Ousting Nancy Pelosi

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You can tell yourself that Ossoff had come closer than any Democrat ever in the 6th District. Why else would they have poured millions into a single house race and have all of the windbag liberal-leaning media outlets play it up so much? It's not just that national Democrats don't believe any give on these issues is politically necessary - they positively oppose it. Read More »

Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia

A dozen or so House Democrats want Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to go after a dispiriting loss in a Georgia House election. Democrats thought they were going to walk away from Tuesday's race victorious, but they have yet to produce a viable person-to-person message for their candidates to work with. Read More »

Government Health Insurance Markets Holding Up - Barely

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Buckner. Since health care is such a personal issue, transparency is particularly critical concerning laws governing it. They say the Affordable Care Act and the underlying financing structure of the Medicaid program should be modified in ways that promote overall savings in the system, rather than cutting funding to states. Read More »

Belleville man who shot 5 at GOP baseball practice acted alone

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The others injured in the shooting were two Capitol Police officers , Special Agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner; Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods; and Zach Barth, a legislative correspondent for Rep. The FBI also said Hodgkinson purchased the two guns he used in the attack legally, through federal firearms licenses. He also visited the office of Sen. Read More »

CNN Finds Unusual Way to Cover Sean Spicer

The camera ban, at least according to one of President Donald Trump's closest advisors Steve Bannon, is because Mr Spicer "got fatter". Recently, after the frightful shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise and four others by a former Bernie Sanders supporter, Trump surrogates slammed Democrats and said that their party's rhetoric promoted violence, but refused to turn the lens on themselves . Read More »