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Insurers Await Trump Decision on Health Insurance Cost Subsidies

Meanwhile, the House has advised lawmakers not to make any plans to leave Washington until it's clear what the Senate will do. But he seemed unhappy about the process republican leaders took to get the bill to a vote. President Donald Trump threatened on Saturday to end government payments to health insurers if Congress does not pass a healthcare bill. Chuck Todd on the failure of the Senate Republican "skinny" Obamacare repeal effort. Read More »

Police group: Officers will treat suspects 'with dignity and respect'


Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson did not go as far as some law enforcement officials, who are distancing themselves and their departments from President Donald Trump's comments Friday on police use of force, did. Ben Tobias , a spokesman for the police department in Gainesville, Florida, also criticized the president's remarks. In this city it is clear that, as the Justice Department concluded, the police force's "relationship with certain Baltimore communities is broken". Read More »

Big crowds show up for sales tax holiday in Mississippi

Walmart told 40/29 News in a statement, "During these holidays, customers pay no sales tax for items such as school supplies, apparel and backpacks". Several other states, including Alabama, have sales tax holidays. A personal computer can be a laptop, desktop or tower computer system which consists of a central processing unit, random access memory, a storage drive, display monitor, keyboard and other related devices. Read More »

Iran, Iraq discuss boost of energy ties


As he said, Iran and Iraq will sign an agreement in the current year or the next year on producing oil from two joint fields. The report added that the sides are planning to refine Kirkuk's oil in Iran and then send back the refined products to Iraq. Read More »

Khurshid Shah urges political parties to admit SC verdict


After the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by Supreme Court (SC ) in Panama Leaks case, the opposition parties on Monday have summoned key meeting to decide their joint candidate for interim premiership. The meeting decided that the party would also respond aggressively in case the ruling PML-N delivered aggressive speeches on the floor of the lower house. Read More »

Trump threatens to end health care subsidies


When asked as he departed the Senate why he killed the bill, he simply said , "because it was the right vote". The suggestion from the president comes just hours after the Senate narrowly voted down the so-called " skinny repeal " version of the Republican health care bill. Read More »

High court ruling on juvenile lifers hasn't impacted Indiana


Many states are taking a new look at juvenile life without parole following a U.S. Supreme Court decision past year, but that ruling appears to have little impact in Indiana. He said there was little opposition to the proposal. In January 2016 the court made its ruling retroactive, saying offenders already serving such sentences must get a chance to show their crimes did not reflect "irreparable corruption". Read More »

Susan Collins: 'Go back to committee' on health care


At the time of Zinke's confirmation, Murkowski said she was hopeful he would "mark the start of a new era for the Department of the Interior that is defined by greater cooperation". We're facing some hard times and there's a lot of enthusiasm for the policies that Secretary Zinke and the President have been talking about with regard to our economy. Read More »

Police push back against Trump's law-and-order speech


The Gainesville, Florida, police department said on Facebook the President "has no business endorsing or condoning cops being rough with arrestees and suggesting that we should slam their heads onto the auto while putting them in". In Suffolk County, police said they have arrested more than 170 alleged members of the notorious gang, which is believed to be responsible for several high-profile murders in the area. Read More »

Women get last laugh on health care


This is the second major blow dealt to the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare , causing some in the party to doubt if the GOP can get a bill to President Donald Trump's desk. It wasn't until this week, really , after Collins and Murkowski voted no on the motion to open debate on the Senate floor, that party leadership really seemed to take notice. Read More »

Letters: Get a bipartisan fix for health care

Once Republicans had the power to erase the law they had spent almost a decade deriding-with neither a Democratic Senate to block the dozens of single-page full repeal bills the House would pass nor a Democratic White House to veto their "test" bills-they found that repealing Obamacare in a meaningful, structural sense would be both unpopular and something majority didn't really want to do. Read More »

Rockies-Nationals rained out; doubleheader set for Sunday


While at Triple-A, Rosscup has not allowed a run in eight appearances with four hits, no walks and 10 strikeouts in 9.1 innings pitched. After a 10-6 slugfest in the first game of Sunday's day-night doubleheader with the Washington Nationals , an old-fashioned pitcher's duel broke out in the nightcap. Read More »

Evacuations issued due to wildfire in Tuolumne County


They are: Algerine Road from Wards Ferry to Twist Road and Old Wards Ferry to Richards Ranch Road. Some structures are threatened near Hog Mountain Road. That fire is mostly contained, and the mandatory evacuations it prompted were lifted as of Sunday morning. The Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora are open as a shelter and are able to take animals. Read More »

RSS worker's murder: Rajnath speaks to Kerala CM


The meet will be held at the Mascot Hotel at 10 am. A statement from the Raj Bhavan said the Governor summoned the Chief Minister to "get first-hand information regarding the incidents and the steps taken". The CPI (M) district leadership has rejected the charge. Sathasivam also spoke to CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan over phone and inquired about the stone pelting at his son's residence. Read More »

Scaramucci missed son's birth to be with president


Another person close to Mr Scaramucci claimed that he was actually the victim of his wife's verbal abuse. The Mooch didn't meet his son until Friday. Deidre had been spotted without her wedding ring while she was running errands in Long Island just hours before her husband pulled into the driveway wearing his blue mirrored sunglasses. Read More »

Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head


Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the ranking Democrat on the panel, said she doesn't "know a time when the United states feels more invaded", referring to the findings that 21 states had their elections systems "pierced in this last election, we believe by Russia", and calling the Russian campaign previous year an "interference with our sovereignty". Read More »

Election Commission Seeks Report From Gujarat Govt Over Alleged Horse-Trading Of MLAs

The Congress jolted by the exit of six of its legislators in 24 hours, with one more likely to leave, flew off most of the party's remaining MLAs to Bengaluru on Friday night. Ironically, the ruling BJP in Gujarat has fielded Balwantsinh Rajput, who quit the Congress, to contest against Patel. The Gujarat unit of the Congress, whose MLAs are now cloistered in a resort in faraway Bengaluru , has accused the BJP of offering bribes to the tune of Rs 15 crore per person. Read More »

Police Across The Country Slam Trump's Aggressive Law-And-Order Speech


He literally is encouraging them to subject themselves to lawsuits, and possible arrest and prosecution. This is how police nationwide pushed back against the president's mindless suggestions. 'If you see somebody getting ready to throw a tomato, knock the crap out of them, would you?' he said. " As a department, we do not and will not tolerate roughing up of prisoners ". Read More »

Healthcare groups warn against 'skinny repeal' that targets ACA coverage mandates


Steve Scalise (R-La.). Because every repeal-and-replace bill has included these features, they won't suddenly vanish in the closed-door GOP bill-drafting sessions that will ensue if the Senate approves " skinny repeal " this week. Passing Friday's bill, he said, "moves the process forward. [But] it's not going to be the final law". Representatives from the American Cancer Society, American Lung Society, American Liver Association and San Diego Hospital Association were among the health ... Read More »

Samajwadi Party Legislators Quit, Akhilesh Yadav Blames BJP


The BJP doesn't have any representative in the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly, although the party had succeeded in opening its account in previous Assembly elections. Praising CM Yogi he said that at least there are no reports of scams taking place in UP under his rule. The growth of the saffron party in northeastern states has resulted in constant chatter in Meghalaya about a large number of Congress leaders deserting the party. Read More »