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Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

With all Democrats expected to oppose the measure, the Republicans can afford to lose the support of only two of their 52 members if they want to pass the legislation. Looser regulations would increase the range of available health care plans, benefiting younger, healthier people who only need skimpier plans, but leaving many families with coverage that is effectively useless, or unaffordable, if they face a true medical emergency. Read More »

GOP scores special election victories

Handel won the seat vacated by now Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on the same day Republican Ralph Norman defeated Democrat Archie Parnell in the race to fill the SC congressional seat formerly held by budget director Mick Mulvaney. Read More »

Scalise upgraded to fair condition a week after shooting

The FBI also confirmed an account given to the news media by Rep. Ron DeSantis , a Republican who said that as he was leaving the practice, just minutes before the shooting, Hodgkinson had approached him and asked whether the baseball players on the field were Republicans or Democrats . Read More »

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday

Senate Republicans have little margin for error as they prepare for a vote this coming week on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . That's the so-called "death spiral". Critics of the bill say those increases will not keep up with rising health care costs. Sen. Asked what would need to be included in the bill to get him on board, Paul said: "It has to look less like Obamacare light - it's got to look like what we promised". Read More »

Red Sox claim Fister off waivers, and he will start Sunday

The Angels look for their fifth series win in their last six on Sunday. A Athletics 10, White Sox 2: Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots, and visiting Oakland routed Chicago. Read More »

New blow to Republican health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

The Senate health care bill created to replace the Affordable Care Act has drawn criticism from conservative Republican lawmakers who say the measure does not go far enough to repeal Obamacare . He said middle-class families with loved ones in nursing homes would see higher bills costing $2,000 or $3,000 more a month. A handful of Senate Republicans are meeting in secret to craft a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Read More »

Dennis Siver Beats BJ Penn Via Majority Decision

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The featherweight bout opened up the main card of today's UFC Fight Night 112 event at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. Siver threw out a spin kick to the body. Siver threatens an armbar but Penn gets side control. The final frame was underway. Penn started strong, quickly taking the center of the Octagon and establishing his jab in the first half of round one. Read More »

Teen who texted boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

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Roy's family ", Moniz said . "She called no one", said Moniz. Much of the skepticism regarding the verdict seems to be rooted in the fact that Carter was not physically present at the time of Roy's death. Matthew Segal , the ACLUs legal director for MA, called Roys suicide tragic but said, “It is not a reason to stretch the boundaries of our criminal laws or abandon the protections of our constitution.”. Read More »

Hospital: Rep. Scalise in fair condition after baseball field shooting

Hodgkinson obtained the weapons used in the shooting legally, purchasing the rifle in 2003 and the handgun in 2016 from licensed firearms dealers. Slater says he specifically targeted GOP members and he goes on to say, "While the shooter was not known to have a diagnosed history of mental illness, he is known, or was known to have an anger management problem ". Read More »

Brian Head wildfire grows, crews make small gains

On Friday Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state emergency and authorized the use of $200,000 of emergency funds to fight the fire. It has since burned on to lands managed by Dixie National Forest and Color Country District Bureau of Land Management. Read More »

Seth Moulton is reportedly helping lead Pelosi challenge

Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise. Pelosi was defiant, however, saying a reporter's question about "some" calling for her ouster did not reflect her broader support, adding that the decision is not up to them. Read More »

University of SC student reported missing in Peru

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On Sunday, USC said in a statement that Seth Thomas was working in a clinical program through Augusta University with a Peruvian non-profit to improve women's health. Seth Thomas was last seen in the Andes Mountains Friday afternoon while on a hike, according to a statement from USC spokesman Wes Hickman. Thomas had been missing since June 23 when he went for a hike by himself. Read More »

Cassidy still undecided on health care bill, he tells Face the Nation

As it stands, the Senate draft of the AHCA will make drastic cuts to Medicaid - even bigger than the cuts in the original House bill, which amounted to over $800 billion - screwing over mostly poor and elderly people. We have four very good people that - it's not that they're opposed, they'd like to get certain changes . "I can not imagine that these very fine Republican Senators would allow the American people to suffer a broken ObamaCare any longer!" he wrote . Read More »

Risky swimming conditions this weekend

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Holland State Park and North Beach in South Haven could have particularly unsafe conditions Saturday and Sunday, meteorologists said. - Northwest winds will increase to 20-30 miles per hour by mid-morning Saturday. - Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and wave action flow into the structure. Swimmers are asked to watch out for unsafe rip currents. Read More »

Trump optimistic on health care; some lawmakers doubtful

Warren is a leading liberal and defender of the current health law. Already conservative GOP Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. "People aren't out here because it's super fun to be in the spitting rain, protesting for hours, people are out here because it's literally life or death", Vashti Bandi of South Philadelphia said. Read More »

Matt Hagan tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying at Norwalk

Beckman won his third career race at this venue. "We were consistently a bit off this weekend, but we are definitely happy to earn the victory this weekend", Beckman said. Cruz Pedregon; 12. Del Worsham; 13. Jonnie Lindberg; 14. Jeff Diehl; 15. Dale Creasy Jr.; 16. PRO STOCK: 1. Bo Butner; 2. John Gaydosh Jr, Chevrolet Camaro, 6.872, 202.91; 16. Read More »

5th GOP senator opposes health bill

Pres. Trump bemoaned the lack of help from Democrats on health care. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price defended the GOP health care plan Sunday from Republicans opposing the bill. He celebrated the bill's narrow passage last month in a Rose Garden event with House Republican leaders. 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 ... Read More »

Wide receiver TJ Simmons transferring to WVU

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He announced the news that he is headed to West Virginia on Twitter. Simmons saw action on special teams and made appearances in 12 games as a freshman for the Crimson Tide, recording one tackle. The move comes as a bit of a surprise considering how well Simmons played during Alabama's A-Day spring game. Simmons was Alabama's only wide receiver signee of the 2016 class. Read More »

Republicans outwit Democrats again — Georgia Elections

Their matchup in Georgia's 6th Congressional District has become a proxy for the national political atmosphere and a test of GOP strength early in Donald Trump's presidency. The daughter and sister of former Baltimore mayors, she rose quickly through Democratic ranks in the 1980s as California party chairman, then finance chair for the party's Senate campaign committee. Read More »

Funeral for UVA Student Otto Warmbier Held in Ohio

Moon was elected in May pledging to take a more moderate approach to the North and engage the reclusive country in dialogue, in addition to pressure and sanctions to impede its defiant pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. The doctors who treated Warmbier, 22, upon his return to the USA said that he showed no obvious signs of trauma and appeared to have suffered from "respiratory distress", resulting in a lack of oxygen supply to his brain and extensive loss of brain tissue. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit

He "is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ", the hospital said in a statement Wednesday. The shooter that injured five people , including a member of Congress , had a list in his pocket with the names of six members of Congress on it when he started firing at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., last week, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said at a news conference Wednesday. Read More »

Big cases, retirement rumors at Supreme Court

According to a 1975 local ordinance, the Murrs couldn't do anything with the land because they owned the adjacent lot, which contains the family's summer cabin. Without the ability to sell or develop the lot, it had been rendered economically useless, they said. "It declined to limit the parcel in an artificial manner or to limit what constitutes property interests to those established by state laws". Read More »

Arrest made after trooper injured by fleeing vehicle

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Both Harding and another trooper opened fire at Jones' auto as he fled in an attempt to stop him, but Jones kept driving. According to state police, troopers encountered a suspicious vehicle in the 200-block of Game Lands Road just before Templeton Road around 11:30 p.m. Read More »

Passenger On Thunderbirds Jet That Crashed At Air Show Released From Hospital

A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway and overturned Friday during preparations for an OH air show, injuring the pilot and causing a performance to be canceled. The cause of the accident will be investigated by an aircraft and safety investigation board, according to Heard. Fire crews from the Dayton International Airport , Vandalia, Butler Township, and a crash recovery team from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base responded to the scene. Read More »