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Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

Iran is supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with ground forces and advisors in coordination with Russian Federation. In this picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency on Monday, June 19, 2017, a missile is fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria . Read More »

Drake Premieres New Track 'Signs' During Runway Show

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I mean, I guess dude can't really be crying anymore over his ex-girlfriend, he's the most successful rapper under 40 by a very long shot. The mother-of-two donned baggy cargo trousers and a pair of dove grey Louis Vuitton sliders to complete her Japanese inspired look. Read More »

Halsey Says Iggy Azalea Is A "Fucking Moron"

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But while people aren't happy with Quavo , Halsey is facing a lot of backlash for justifying his comments. "Absolutely not. She had a complete disregard for black culture ", she said. - h (@ halsey ) June 23, 2017 I only meant to say that people can struggle being socially conscious if they don't have the information/vocabulary. Read More »

Dan Rather wants to see Democrats battle issues - not just Trump

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BENNETT: Another reason why Democrats shouldn't feel all that demoralized is Karen Handel's slim margin of victory, says House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sanchez. "Unfortunately a loss for us, but not good news for them", Pelosi told the rank-and-file in a closed door meeting Wednesday morning, according to Democrats present. Read More »

Senate health care bill unveiled: Here's how it would affect you

Senate Republicans have released their long-awaited bill to dismantle much of Barack Obama's healthcare law but ran into trouble as four GOP senators said they opposed it. Democrats say GOP characterizations of Obama's law as failing are wrong, while the Republican effort would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing higher out-of-pocket costs. Read More »

Donald Trump could win 2020 presidential election, here's why

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Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff by around 5 percentage points in the suburban Atlanta district previously represented by Tom Price, now the Health and Human Services secretary. "I'm sure that Nancy Pelosi believes that she is the one that can lead this party". But prescriptions for how the Democrats should move forward varied. Read More »

Senate Republicans unveil United States health bill - but lack votes to pass it

Sens. "They [Democrats] are not for repealing any regulations". Democrats say they offered to help fix Obamacare but were rebuffed. Pye concluded, "Kill it with fire". With host Chuck Todd noting that she was already a skeptic of the House-passed bill, Collins was asked what was her line in the sand when it came to whether she could support the Senate one. Read More »

Judges affirm `Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

Federal magistrate William E Duffin overturned Dassey's conviction last summer and ordered him to be released in September. Dassey was convicted in 2007 in the slaying of Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach . Dassey's attorney, on the other hand, called it a "victory". For those who watched Making a Murderer and thought the 16-year-old Dassey was coerced into a false confession, this news may bring you joy. Read More »

Three people killed in semi, vehicle collision

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver of the auto tried to pass traffic on U.S. 6 and was hit head-on by the semi-tractor and trailer. Three of four people in the Dodge were killed in the crash, including a 21-year-old man who was driving, a 19-year-old woman who was the front seat passenger and a 25-year-old man in the backseat. Read More »

Police Haul Off Protesters, Some With Disabilities, From Mitch McConnell's Office

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The attempted "die-in" in opposition to the legislation was organized by ADAPT , a national advocacy group for those with disabilities. A demonstrator protesting cuts to Medicaid is carried away. "Our lives and liberty shouldn't be stolen to give a tax break to the wealthy". Capitol Police say they arrested 43 people. Forty-three protesters were arrested and charged with "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding", Capitol Police said in a statement . Read More »

Trump calls Russian collusion claims a 'HOAX!'

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Priestap said, the "scale and aggressiveness" was different this time , with the primary goal being to sow discord and aid the candidacy of Republican Donald Trump , the eventual victor. That was Donald Trump, although Johnson didn't name him. He also says one of the presidential candidates was claiming the election was rigged. Sanders noted that Trump said during a news conference in January, "I think it was Russian Federation, but I think we also get hacked by other countries and other ... Read More »

Cindy Downgraded To A Depression

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National Weather Service forecasters estimated the storm had dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches (50 to 250 millimeters) of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast from southern Louisiana to the Florida panhandle as of Wednesday. "If one of those rafts comes in contact with you, or you try to break it apart, it will likely disperse and crawl up you", he said. "I had probably about (2 feet) of water", Jerry Rodriquez told WVUE. Read More »

President Donald Trump deflects questions about possible tapes of James Comey meeting

Most importantly, we learned that Trump was never, ever under investigation, one hugely-big fact that the leaker in a superhero suit failed to mention or even leak until June 8. will vote on or before the 12th for Donald J. Trump for president. "No plausible case. We must distinguish crimes from" political "sins". In his testimony, Mr Comey also said Mr Trump had asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the President, an unusual request that would put in doubt the independence of the ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy expected to be downgraded to depression Thursday morning

This could lead to flash flooding and some river flooding, especially toward the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say Cindy , the onetime tropical storm since downgraded to a depression, is weakening as it heads inland. The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said the boy had walked outside the waterfront condo where he and his family were staying in Fort Morgan, Alabama, and was standing only a few feet from the door when a large wave knocked a log into him around 10:30 a.m. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy, blamed for boy's death in Alabama, hits Louisiana shore

Alek Krautmann of the National Weather Service in Slidell, Louisiana, said Thursday's pattern would likely be much like Wednesday's: Bands of intermittent, sometimes heavy rain spinning onto the coast. Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said Nolan McCabe of St. Louis was playing with a large log in the surf outside of a condo when a strong wave slammed the log into his head, causing severe facial injuries and crushing his skull. Read More »

More rain, higher winds expected today

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Cindy is said to be the second tropical storm that has formed in the Atlantic Ocean since the beginning of this month, which was also the beginning of the hurricane season. Forecasters predict thunderstorms spawned from Tropical Storm Cindy will move into southern Arkansas Thursday night and begin to spread, bringing heavy rain south and east of Little Rock into Friday. Read More »

Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill

SENATE: The bill would repeal most Obamacare taxes beginning after December 31, 2016, including the 3.8 percent net investment income tax on wealthy Americans. In theory there is nothing in the Senate bill to prevent people from foregoing health insurance when they are healthy and only buying it when they get sick. Read More »

Chance of rain on Wednesday afternoon and evening in the Harrisburg area

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Cloudy, with a low around 67. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Thunder possible. High 78F. A band of showers and thunderstorms near the Red River will move southeast through daybreak. East, northeast wind around 8 miles per hour. Cloudy. Rain chance remains. Calm wind becoming east around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. Tonight , temps will drop into the 40s and 50s for lows under partly cloudy skies. Read More »

Senate Health Care Bill Shows GOP Has Learned Nothing

He said on Wednesday he wanted a health plan "with heart". At the same time, his prominence in the debate highlights a dilemma for Democrats who are undergoing a painful search for a galvanizing agenda and new party leader in the wake of Hillary Clinton's loss to Trump last November. Read More »

Maryland Gang Member Gets More Than 13 Years For Attack

Marquez-Sanchez is one of seven MS-13 members charged in connection with the Martinez murder. Martinez's sin was not being violent enough with rival gangs, not sending back money and potentially being a law enforcement cooperator. Marquez-Sanchez "killed two young men here on Long Island, before fleeing to Maryland, where he sought to continue the murderous agenda of the MS-13", Acting Brooklyn U.S. Read More »

Barack Obama Just Blasted the Senate's Trumpcare Bill

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However, the election for #Donald Trump brought major changes to Obamacare , as the president and his Republicans in Congress have worked to repeal the law and replace it with a controversial piece of legislation known as " Trumpcare ". Read More »

Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

CT health advocates reacted strongly to the first details of the United States Senate's proposed revisions to the Affordable Care Act , predicting dire cuts in Medicaid and the potential for more than 220,000 state residents to lose insurance coverage by 2026. Read More »

'I just don't want a poor person' running the economy

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And they had to give up a lot to take up these jobs", Trump said , making a particular reference to commerce secretary Wilbur Ross , a billionaire investor. Sanders said Trump has not weight any specific policy proposal against another or whether the President has updated his campaign pledge not to cut Medicaid, something the Senate bill does. Read More »

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over hea

The protesters staged a "die-in" in front of the office, with numerous protesters in wheelchairs removing themselves from the chairs then lying on the floor. Alison Barkoff, protest participant and director of advocacy for the Center for Public Representation, told CNN , "This is a tax cut to the wealthiest Americans on the backs of people with disability". Read More »

Rand Paul Doesn't Support GOP Health Bill

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The Senate bill calls for phasing out the enhanced federal support for the expansion by 2024. Obama's health law enacted an additional 3.8 percent tax on investment income for married couples making more than $250,000 a year and individuals making more than $125,000. Read More »