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by | June 24, 2017 | 03:10

Asked about President Trump's tweet, Mattis said , "I believe he represents the American people's view of North Korea right now". South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview with CBS earlier this week that it was clear North Korea bears a heavy responsibility for Warmbier's death.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:36

Despite the backlash, The Public Theater told The Associated Press that it stands "completely behind" the play, adding, "Such discussion is exactly the goal of our civically engaged theater; this discourse is the basis of a healthy democracy".

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:23

Greg Abbott , a Republican. A day after California banned state employees from going to Texas on official business, a group of politicians from the Golden State were in Dallas on Friday for a major conference. State employees, including staff from the University of California, have been banned from using public funding to travel to Alabama , Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas because of recent "discriminatory legislation ".

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:00

Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner also remains at the MedStar Washington hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound to her ankle, but is in "good condition and good spirits" the hospital said. WASHINGTON - Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was upgraded from "critical" to "serious condition" Saturday and continued to show signs of improvement after he was wounded in a shooting at a Republican baseball practice outside Washington.

by | June 24, 2017 | 02:02

Ray Tensing shot and killed 43-year-old Sam DuBose after the former pulled DuBose's auto over near the University of Cincinnati in July 2015. Tensing's first trial past year also ended with the jury deadlocked. A grand jury indicted Tensing in 2015 on charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter. Ghiz had rejected a prosecution request late in the trial to allow jurors to consider a lesser charge of reckless homicide, saying prosecutors could have done that after the first mistrial .

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:36

The letters ask about an email reportedly recovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation which some news reports have suggested might have been created by Russian Federation. "Debbie Wasserman Schultz about the email investigation", reports CNN . But Comey reportedly began discussing plans to announce the end of the Clinton email investigation rather than referring it to the Justice Department (DOJ) for a prosecutorial decision, an action that violated protocol and was later cited as the ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:37

Dassey, now 27, is serving a life sentence for the death of 25-year-old Teresa Halbach, who disappeared on Halloween Day in 2005 after she went to take photos for an auto magazine at a salvage yard owned by Dassey's uncle, Steven Avery , in Manitowoc County, Wis.

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:29

According to National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Fisher, temperatures in Death Valley in eastern California and in the town of Needles near the Arizona border are expected to reach a whopping 127 degrees this week. About 50 people went to a PetSmart store in a Phoenix suburb Tuesday to receive free elastic booties to put on their pets' paws so they wouldn't be burned on concrete and pavement.

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:28

Thursday will be sunny to partly cloudy and seasonable with highs near 80 degrees. North wind 10 to 15 miles per hour becoming east in the afternoon. We will have a series of troughs come through, that will keep a few showers in the forecast for Sunday . Tuesday Night . Mostly clear, with a low around 60 degrees.

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:13

Magistrate Judge William Duffin said in the ruling that investigators made false promises to Dassey by assuring him "he had nothing to worry about". "We anticipate seeking review by the entire 7th Circuit or the United States Supreme Court and hope that today's erroneous decision will be reversed", he said in an email.

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:09

Obamacare expands Medicaid eligibility to include Americans who are 133% above the poverty line. The plan gets rid of those mandates. He said that Democrats did not work "for more than a year in the public square" to pass Obamacare "for any personal or political gain".

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:06

The Illinois-based company shut down a Grand Rapids store in March after a January announcement of nationwide closures. The 20 closings bring the company's total so far this year to 236, or roughly 17% of the stores it had in January. Sears Canada filed for protection from its creditors under Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, the equivalent of Chapter 11 bankruptcy, on Thursday.

by | June 23, 2017 | 11:02

In South Carolina's special election yesterday, Republican Ralph Norman defeated Democrat Archie Parnell by just 3 points . By next summer, it will be clear if voters are clamoring for change. That leaves Georgia Democratic Chairman Dubose Porter and other Democrats claiming some hope from Ossoff's defeat as both parties look ahead to the 2018 elections, when Democrats will try to dent Republicans' monopoly on statewide offices and the legislature.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:59

Digital Underground was formed in 1987 by Shock G , Jimi "Chopmaster J" Dright and Kenneth "Kenny-K" Waters. Digital Underground , an alternative hip hop group, rose to fame for the song The Humpty Dance (which was released in 1990).

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:45

It would also allow states to add work requirements for some Medicaid enrollees. Planned Parenthood: As in the House bill , it would defund Planned Parenthood for one year. Democrats were quick to point out that they were not involved in any capacity with the drafting of the new health care bill, which Republicans drafted under reconciliation behind closed doors and out-of-committee hearings.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:38

The services were being held in his home state of OH, with the funeral at his former high school and burial at a Cincinnati cemetery. Warmbier was to be buried at a Cincinnati cemetery. "The president believes that had it happened sooner. potentially there might have been additional medical resources that could have been provided", he said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:27

New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show the continuation of a trend: Polk County is getting slightly more racially diverse and older. In fact, the Census Bureau projects whites will remain in the majority in the US until after 2040.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:27

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley speaks at a news conference Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in St. Louis where announced he is suing three large pharmaceutical companies, saying their deceptive marketing practices contributed to an opioid abuse crisis in the state.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:15

The National Weather Service says residents in a Tropical Storm Watch should review evacuation routes and review their disaster supply kit. Between Wednesday and Thursday morning, the storm could bring up to 12 inches of rain to some areas between Texas and Louisiana .

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:17

ALISON KODJAK, BYLINE: The Senate proposal is broadly similar to the bill passed by House Republicans last month . Obamacare required every health plan to cover certain essential benefits - everything from maternity and hospital care to prescription drugs and mental health.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:14

Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. Republicans in the Senate today released their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare . The Senate bill would phase out extra money that Obama's law provides to states that expanded Medicaid coverage. "Right now we spend $5 billion a year on substance abuse in this country, and only 1 out of 10 people are actually in treatment", says Mendell.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:11

In over a decade leading House Democrats , into the majority and out again, Pelosi has beaten back all comers, including last fall when Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi at the Capitol on May 25. "(Voters) want us to change.If you're a coach and your team doesn't win, at some point you've got to change the coach".

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:46

While the bill does immediately repeal the individual and employer mandates that penalize individuals and business owners who do not purchase health insurance, by keeping Obamacare's regulations in place and removing these mandates - which fund the subsidies that keep health insurance costs artificially low for many - the death spiral in insurance markets will be exacerbated rather than fixed.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:46

Roughly 70 million people in America rely on this government funding to get access to care, and losing it could have a drastic impact on the overall health of Americans . The Senate bill would repeal the tax this year. The bill proposes to phase out the expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor and disabled from 2021 to 2024, and then push deeper cuts in the program than the House version starting 2025.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:42

At least a half-dozen GOP senators - conservatives as well as moderates - have complained about the proposal, the secrecy with which McConnell drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., hopes to push it through his chamber next week. "I have serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid ", said Nevada Senator Dean Heller to the New York Times Thursday.