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by | June 25, 2017 | 04:01

Protesters were organized by a group called ADAPT , which identifies itself as a nonprofit for people with disabilities. In a statement , they said about 60 protesters gathered for a "die-in" to fight back on the health care bill , which will drastically cut back federal support of Medicaid.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:51

In what is shaping up to be a significant blow to the White House, President Donald Trump faces another political hurdle in his zeal to repeal and replace Obamacare. "We're taking care of our veterans and we're taking care of them properly", said the President, as he signed the bill at a White House ceremony. "There's a lot of them that want to become YouTube stars and ask some snarky question that's been asked eight times ", Spicer told Ingraham, according to her website LifeZette .

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:46

Dianne Feinstein of California, Rosenstein testified that now he would have to assent to Mueller's firing because of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from investigations involving the 2016 campaign and that he would not now do so because he did not see the good cause that is required by the special counsel law.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:42

Also , Dean Heller of Nevada, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia said they're concerned about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. The American Psychiatrists Association, American Lung Association, National Association of County and City Health Officials, and March of Dimes were among the other groups to make statements denouncing the bill.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:38

The drone, an Iranian-built Shaheed-129, was shot down by an F-15E Strike Eagle after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the US military said in a statement . Attacking a Syrian military target inside Syria eliminated the disconnect between forces the USA is targeting, and forces Russia's military are directly allied with.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:29

These Democrats might be on to something, especially in light of the way Pelosi figured into the Republican campaign in Georgia . "The House remains in play now". All of the seats had been Republican strongholds previously thought untouchable. "One of the disappointing things from the last couple days is that that approach has a little bit of punch to it, it still moves voters", Ryan said .

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:29

Scalise remains hospitalized, and his condition was upgraded to fair on Wednesday. More on this as it develops. While Bailey, Griner and Barth have since been released, Mika has remained in hospital and was also initially under critical condition.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:19

A few locations along the central Gulf coast could see storm total rainfall of up to a foot. Sheriff's deputies have responded to almost 40 rescue calls of people swimming in the gulf as the tropical storm brought heavy rain, high winds, and even water spouts to the Florida panhandle.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:15

Even the president has described his third wife, a 47-year-old former model and native of Slovenia, as more happy at home than working the social scene. Chief of staff Reince Priebus and senior adviser Jared Kushner , the president's powerful son-in-law, were at one moment spotted in an animated conversation, though the two men quickly displayed over-the-top smiles and walked off together once they realised they had been spotted by photographers.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:15

There have been at least five tornadoes reported in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida in the past two days in relation to the approaching storm, according to ABC News meteorologists who are tracking Cindy. Rain mixed with clouds and sunshine across the region. While most of the rain from Cindy has fallen on south Alabama, everyone needs to stay weather alert as creeks, rivers and lakes start to rise.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:03

An US appeals court has upheld a decision to overturn the conviction of Brendan Dassey , whose case was the focus of documentary Making a Murderer . The state appealed Duffin's ruling, putting the case before the federal appeals panel. Zellner says the bullet fragment found in Avery's garage was not shot through Halbach's head.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:03

We need a vision-where are we going? Where do we want to go as a party? Instead, he said Democrats need to focus on developing a message that wins over voters in Republican-leaning districts. Calling herself a "major legislator", she defended her 30-year career. "Do I think it's fair that the Republican playbook over the last four election cycles has been attacking Nancy Pelosi and demonizing her?" BENNETT: It's a criticism rooted in generational angst about the future of ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:04

Moreover, Republican incumbents won 15 of these 18 seats by double-digit margins in 2016 despite the local Trump undertow. That's a warning sign. Despite initial relief among Georgia's 6th District residents that the barrage of campaign ads has come to an end, the reprieve might not last too long.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:02

Modi and Costa also launched the India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH) in Lisbon to help in mutual capacity building, and enable connections between start-ups, investors, and incubators from relevant sectors. The Indian prime minister landed in the United States on Saturday evening, beginning a two-day visit through which he hopes to forge a relationship with Mr Trump, and to build on the economic and defence ties he established with Mr Obama.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:59

Several moderate Republican governors are expressing reservations about the health-care bill unveiled in the Senate Thursday, further complicating efforts by GOP congressional leaders to make good on their promise to end the Affordable Care Act .

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:47

Last June, torrential rains in West Virginia claimed 23 lives and memories of that disaster remained fresh at somber ceremonies honoring the dead. Meteorologist Jason Holmes of the National Weather Service said trees were down and buildings were reported damaged along the Interstate 20 corridor on the western outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama's most populous city.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:47

I just loved musical theatre. "It was my first time ever acting a scene in a different language". I was completely broke. I don't think I'm better than anybody else. Beyond what Guardians of the Galaxy did for modern films incorporating popular songs, Edgar Wright takes things to a whole other level. "It's something that a lot of people do on a sort of everyday level, but what if you put it together with an extremely high pressured job, like being a getaway driver for a very unsafe ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:44

Scalise was shot in the hip when a deranged gunman with an anti-Republican lean opened fire June 14 at a practice field in Alexandria, Va. where GOP legislators were practicing for the congressional baseball game. Doctors said Scalise was near death when he arrived at the hospital. Scalise was the most seriously injured in the attack.The bullet pierced his pelvis, fracturing bones and injuring internal organs.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:27

The prosecutors General of the US state of Maryland and the district of Columbia intend on Monday to file a lawsuit against President Donald trump , accusing him of violating anti-corruption laws. Many people consider the Chinese government's move as a gift to the U.S. President and a conflict of interest. They are seeking injunctive relief against alleged violations of the Emoluments Clauses, which are codified in the U.S.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:13

A final ruling by US government officials will strike the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the list of threatened species after its population increased to 700, according to the Associated Press . The final rule to delist the Yellowstone grizzly will next be published to the federal register for public review, and will take effect 30 days later, officials said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:42

The F-16 appeared to be practicing in thunderstorm conditions ahead of this weekend's 2017 Vectren Dayton Air Show . The plane, which slid off the end of the runway, tipped on its side and it took almost two hours to extricate the pilot and an aircraft maintainer.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:28

Delhi University , considered one of the premier universities in India, will be releasing its first cut-off list today. The report said that a number of colleges registered a drop in cut-offs . The institutes struggled to fill seats past year when the second list was released. There are good chances of them going down in later rounds so even if a student has not cleared first list, they must not be disheartened and wait for next list, which will be out on 1st July.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:14

We received additional information today on what exactly is in the bill, and it actually increases the level of deregulation from the House's version of the AHCA. Ruby Denison, a small-scale farmer in Hamilton, Montana, worries about the fate of those people under reform. In another risky move, the Senate bill would also cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which would jeopardize the ability of clinics to deliver preventive health services, including HIV testing and transition-related ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:12

Handler Shirley Zindler told The Associated Press that she rescued Martha when the dog was nearly blind, but her sight has been restored after several surgeries. The victor of the 29th annual contest held at Sonoma-Marin Fair will be decided Friday evening. Numerous contestants are adopted. If you sometimes feel less than satisfied with your appearance, spare a thought for poor Peanut, who has been officially named the world's ugliest dog .

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:05

The Senate passed by a vote of 97-2 a measure to toughen sanctions on Russian Federation, a rare bipartisan move meant to respond to various aggressions by Russian Federation against the U.S. - Allow broad new sanctions on key sectors of Russia's economy, including mining, metals, shipping and railways. The US Senate is expected on Wednesday to take steps towards new sanctions against Russian Federation as punishment for meddling in the US presidential election.