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Rain chances Friday night and Saturday


Have a good day! That humidity will lead to some thick, uncomfortable air over the next couple of days, in addition to extra clouds and periods of rain. This is all thanks to an approaching cold front, which has picked up moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy . The big weather question is how quickly a front will move east on Saturday . Read More »

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son


Detectives on Friday arrested the father of a 5-year-old South Pasadena boy, who's been missing for two months, on suspicion of the child's murder, authorities said. A news conference is scheduled for Monday. Investigators said Andressian has already been charged with murder, but District Attorney's Office officials could not be reached for immediate comment. Read More »

N Carolina budget agreement raises salaries, delays tax cuts


The House scheduled its two required votes for Wednesday and Thursday. Lawmakers start voting Tuesday on the budget bill. Senate Democrats argued that the budget should spend more on teacher pay raises instead of using about $500 million over two years for tax cuts. Read More »

Day becomes 1st Israeli driver to race at NASCAR's top level


Billy Johnson, making his Cup debut, spun out early in the session in the No. 43 vehicle, but did not hit anything and was able to finish the session in the 22nd position. Dale Earnhardt Jr. vaulted to eighth-quick with a la of 92.913mph. Then came the Stewart-Haas Racing Fords of Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer. Read More »

Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill


Each move he makes to one of the two sides risks losing support from the other. But Paul Ryan's bill contained a fatal flaw . The other lawmakers have been seen as more likely to get to "yes, ". Washington will pay 90% of the extra costs for these Medicaid clients the first year and 80% every year after. From a conservative perspective, the chief selling point of the bill is Medicaid reform. Read More »

Friend Of Philando Castile Reacts To Traffic Stop Shooting Dashcam Video


Claims that Castile was "stoned" and failed to follow the officer's instructions during the fatal traffic stop made up Yanez's defense team's central argument during the trial. At every level of the USA criminal justice system, wealth, class or just survival plays a role. And now, a piece of soul-shattering footage from the backseat of the squad vehicle, where Reynolds is handcuffed and her 4-year-old desperately tries to prevent her from yelling so she doesn't get "shooted" too. Read More »

76ers Select Markelle Fultz With No. 1 Overall Pick

The 76ers went all out to get their man, trading their third overall pick plus a future first-round pick to the Boston Celtics to secure the Maryland native. Fox ended up in the same state as Ball, who he outplayed when Kentucky ousted UCLA in the NCAA Tournament. Fultz was a bit of a late bloomer, failing to make his high school's varsity team his freshman and sophomore years. Read More »

Other Opinion: Republican's health care hypocrisy is on full display


He faces a hard re-election fight next year. "There isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums", he said . "There is a huge tax cut for the richest people in our country, with both the House and the Senate versions of these bills, and this tax cut is on the backs of the poorest, sickest, oldest people in our country", Sen. Read More »

McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for health bill


Mr McConnell is reportedly looking to schedule a vote on the bill sometime before the 4 July Congressional recess, which does not give much time to deliver what Mr Obama called "the kind of leadership that appeals to Americans across party lines". Read More »

EPS for Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Expected At $0.15

Netflix ( NFLX ) opened at 155.03 on Friday. It has outperformed by 58.64% the S&P500. Therefore 47% are positive. Capital Rech owns 51.79 million shares. (NASDAQ:NFLX) on Friday, August 14 with "Outperform" rating. Finally, Hartford Investment Management Co. increased its stake in shares of Netflix by 1.4% in the third quarter. Read More »

Kemp's 2-run HR Lifts Braves Past Giants 5-3

Freeman said he first mentioned the move to third base about two weeks ago and then began thinking more seriously about the move as Adams continued to post big numbers at first base. "I understood", Newcomb said. He had eight strikeouts. A move with Gillaspie could be connected to the status of 3B Eduardo Nunez (left hamstring), who likely would need to show improvement Friday to avoid the DL. Read More »

Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill, Trump Actuary Says


John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington . Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) invited Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to an all-senators meeting next week to discuss the Republican effort pass a health care bill . Read More »

Trump team tries to control Twitter outbursts


They also devise their plan for battling his avowed enemies: the special counsel leading the Russian Federation investigation; the "fake news" media chronicling it; and, in some instances, the president's own Justice Department overseeing the probe. Read More »

Dean Heller becomes fifth Senate Republican to oppose GOP health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) isn't giving his members much time to analyze the bill or hear from constituents. "Things we didn't know before, but do know now". Congress goes on recess on July 4. Tester has been a strong opponent of the bill, which is meant to replace the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's landmark health care legislation. Read More »

Podhoretz: GOP Dodged a Bullet in Georgia Race


Filemon Vela of Texas, who supported Pelosi's bid to keep her leadership seat previous year, told Politico . "I need to step back and do what's best for this party '". Kathleen Rice (D-NY) told CNN . It's time for new leadership. Congressman Bill Pascrell of New Jersey said, "A loss is a loss is a loss, and there's no excuses". Read More »

Schumer vows to fight Senate GOP health care bill

The plan does keep coverage for pre-existing conditions. The American people don't want that. But it then allows states to opt out of that requirement. Trump shares that view, and passage of the Senate bill would move the president much closer to being able to boast about the adoption of a marquee piece of legislation, a feat he has so far been unable to accomplish. Read More »

Vt. leaders slam GOP health bill


Ted Cruz (above) and three other conservative GOP lawmakers have indicated that they will not vote for the current Senate leadership's healthcare bill as written. "These cuts are blood money". "My people are going to die because of these decisions". "Let's be very clear". Over the next week or so, the healthcare bill debated among Senate Republicans will settle one question: What degree of meanness will be just right? Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer called the new Bill "heartless", warning ... Read More »

How Montana politicians reacted to the GOP health care bill

Republican governors and state legislatures refused to set up exchanges that would make insurance more affordable and some states, like Texas, declined the opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage. On the other hand, Sens. The BCRA is even worse for low income women: not only may they lose some Essential Health Benefits, but the BCRA phases out the ACA's Medicaid expansion and cuts funding overall. Read More »

West Virginia Prepares For Flash Floods Amid Vast Storm

There is a chance of localized flash flooding and even river flooding through Friday . U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin went to White Sulphur Springs for the dedication of a memorial for eight people who died there. Others are in effect in the MS and OH valleys. The National Weather Service in Birmingham has confirmed that a tornado struck the Fairfield area. The path of the storm could still change, but any movement would likely place it further north of Bluefield. Read More »

McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill


Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, attributes the higher coverage rates to the Medicaid expansion and said the Senate bill would undo that. While presenting arguments in favour of Obamacare, Obama writes in his Facebook post that the legislation has helped cover 90 per cent Americans and the insurance companies now can not ask for more or deny insurance citing pre-existing health conditions. Read More »

Minnesota health care interests cool to Senate health bill


Any new Senate bill would have to be reconciled with the House version. The Senate proposal is broadly similar to the bill passed by House Republicans last month, with a few notable differences. Many were still digesting details of the Senate Republicans' health care bill on Thursday, but area providers, elected officials and others said they worry the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 actually could mean worse care for some individuals. Read More »

Remnants of tropical storm bring tornadoes, flooding to US Gulf Coast

The store was destroyed. Debris covers State Highway 87 after Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall earlier Thursday, June 22, 2017 on the Bolivar Peninsula in Texas. Spots from Louisiana west to the Florida Panhandle experienced flooding Wednesday and some spots of wind damage as bands of storms made their way onshore. Read More »

Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump


Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J. speaks during a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. The response from some: It better be. Here's a huge reason Nancy Pelosi maintains her iron grip on House Democrats, even after another bruising - and in many party circles embarrassing - election loss: Her ability to raise lots and lots of money. Read More »

McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Care Bill

Republicans have been criticised for drafting the Better Care Reconciliation Act in secret. Many families who have purchased Affordable Care Act policies have been smacked with skyrocketing premiums and unaffordable deductibles . "I hope that our Senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what's really at stake and consider that the rationale for action, on healthcare or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats did", he ... Read More »