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by | March 26, 2017 | 13:41

Everybody involved with the legislation - from President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) to the most junior member of the Freedom Caucus - knows that the show is just beginning. "Ive been saying for the previous year and a half that the best thing we could do, politically speaking, is let Obamacare explode". Ryan's House conference is split between moderate Republicans and the more conservative and vocal House Freedom Caucus.

by | March 26, 2017 | 12:39

LEVEY: That's right. And the reason it was put into the law to begin with was a feeling by the architects of the Affordable Care Act that too many Americans were getting stuck with health insurance plans that didn't cover the kinds of benefits that they needed.

by | March 26, 2017 | 11:36

Demonstrators gathered Sunday night at the Ferguson Market and Liquor. Brown starts to leave but then returns to the counter, talks to the clerks and leaves without the bag containing the drinks and cigarillos. "I made a decision to end my scene after Michael left the store because after that it is irrelevant what happened to the (cigarillos) and it is irrelevant what they (the clerks) did with them".

by | March 26, 2017 | 11:35

A Las Vegas police spokesman confirming that the store in question was a Rolex store, located in the basement of the high-end casino, the New York Daily News reported . No one was injured and a suspect was taken into custody. Terrified guests took to social media to document the robbery. First, the suspects couldn't start their auto in the hotel's parking garage and then they failed to carjack another driver, Lt.

by | March 26, 2017 | 09:30

In California, Trump supporters holding a rally in Huntington Beach clashed with protesters, which led to the arrest of four people. Violence broke out at a pro-Donald Trump rally in southern California on Saturday when a masked man pepper-sprayed the female organizer before demonstrators tackled him to the ground.

by | March 26, 2017 | 09:22

She faces one charge of video voyeurism and one count of video voyeurism dissemination. The latest offense of this kind comes out of Florida because of course it did. "I hate the fact that she's already out of jail that quick". She was arrested and then released on a $10,000 (£7,900) bond. "You have no choice but to try to trust the people that are charged with your care".

by | March 26, 2017 | 09:12

Columbia Center mall in Kennewick is kicking off Easter activities March 24. Pets are welcome to visit on Mondays. "We love to hold family-friendly events and we always look forward to watching children interact with the Bunny at Easter", said Andrew Dunn, marketing director at Orland Square.

by | March 26, 2017 | 08:50

So yes the team is not just Plum. So once you get your culture and once you get the right kids, which we have the right locker room. "They spread the floor". "We talked to the kids in pregame about who we are and what we are known for". Baylor has been near the top of women's college basketball for years, but the Lady Bears have at times fallen short of expectations in NCAA Tournament play.

by | March 26, 2017 | 08:34

Upstate New York lawmakers, however, say that the state government can do more to cut costs from its Medicaid program. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday that the state could bring a lawsuit against the federal government if the American Health Care Act is signed into law with an amendment to transfer Medicaid costs from counties to the state.

by | March 26, 2017 | 08:14

But he says testing can't be done to determine whether the gun was used to shoot Justin Campbell because the bullet that struck him hasn't been found. The baby was taken to hospital, where he was treated and later released. After finding the baby, authorities began searching the water. He was accused of attacking Cristy Campbell, known then as Cristy Brueggemann, when she was pregnant by slapping her in the head.

by | March 26, 2017 | 07:54

Residents of the neighborhood known as Mosul Jidideh told the AP on Friday that scores of residents were believed to have been killed by two airstrikes that hit a cluster of homes in the area. The Pentagon previously announced four strikes near Mosul on 17 March, saying they destroyed 25 fighting positions, 56 vehicles plus a suicide auto bomb.

by | March 26, 2017 | 07:50

Congressman Peter Welch says he is "very relieved" that a Republican health care bill has been pulled from the House floor because House Speaker Paul Ryan lacked the votes to pass the legislation. How? Almost half of American adults said the Republican healthcare reform measure is "not an improvement" over Obamacare, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday.

by | March 26, 2017 | 07:02

Three of the five largest national insurers - UnitedHealth Group , Aetna , and Humana - significantly reduced their 2017 plan offerings, with Humana announcing that it wouldn't even offer ACA plans in 2018. The Medicaid expansion has provided coverage for 11 million people in the 31 states that accepted it. The change would give the Senate $90 billion over 10 years to work with, the CBO found .

by | March 26, 2017 | 06:47

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who had been leaning toward a "yes" vote - while reserving "the right to change my mind" - said Obamacare is "in a death spiral" and wants to see it replaced. You look at those who oppose it, they are concerned about the affordability. Peace said it's still important to fight for this program. "About 10 percent of all adults in New Jersey get their health care from the Medicaid expansion".

by | March 26, 2017 | 05:59

A bill that will give Kentuckians the option of a "voluntary travel ID" instead of a driver's license was passed by the Senate on a 26-11 vote Wednesday and sent to Gov. "No." Violations could be reported to local authorities, she said, and local school boards that fail to comply would face a civil penalty. On Tuesday, the Texas state senate gave initial approve to a bill that would require people to use restrooms and other facilities that match the gender on their birth certificate.

by | March 26, 2017 | 04:36

Sandusky was seemingly in good spirits as he walked into court. Amendola did agree with Lindsay on one point, however, according to reports: He had an inadequate time to prepare for the trial. "We ran out of time", he said. Other testimony came from a psychologist and state troopers who have worked with a few of the victims. Amendola said he couldn't remember if his own investigators had interviewed Calhoun or Petrosky and that he thought Calhoun's dementia diagnosis may have extended ...

by | March 26, 2017 | 04:03

Natalie Gilbert said she planned to keep the dress as a family heirloom, since she says there are no wedding dresses in her family. "We are actually still paying on it", Gelbert said of the dress. Prayers were answered for the thousands of people who hoped and prayed Gelbert would be reunited with her fairytale wedding gown. '(It was) sold for dirt cheap, but to me it's priceless and so, if they could find the kindness in their heart to return it to me or let me buy it off them, it would ...

by | March 26, 2017 | 03:51

The most direct way that the local Meals on Wheels would be hurt by the Trump budget is through its elimination of the Community Development Block Grant program. Funding for the Senior Center's home delivery nutrition program comes from the Older Americans Act of 1965, which was reauthorized for three years in 2016 .

by | March 26, 2017 | 03:44

No widespread severe weather is expected. The warm-up continues into the weekend, back up to the 70s by Saturday . We will have some thunderstorms come through, then quickly make their way out by the afternoon. Showers will linger into the day Saturday , but temperatures will return to the 60s. Sunday will be cloudy and chilly with highs in the 40s at best.

by | March 26, 2017 | 03:39

The Bellagio Resort and Casino in Las Vegas is now on lockdown after reports of an active shooter situation. The man sent guests at the upmarket Bellagio Hotel diving for cover under tables when he opened fire at 1am (8am United Kingdom time).

by | March 26, 2017 | 03:15

In a statement released on Facebook, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. called the deadly crash a "terrible tragedy."This is a bad tragedy, and my thoughts and prayers are with the entire EMS family, as well as these two individuals, their families and friends, during this hard time ", he said in the statement".

by | March 26, 2017 | 03:13

Homeland Security officials have said it's the first in what will be weekly reports. "When law enforcement agencies fail to honor immigration detainers and release serious criminal offenders, it undermines ICE's ability to protect the public safety and carry out its mission", said Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan.

by | March 26, 2017 | 03:08

But like I say, it's a big game during the game". "I just know we need to win". The Utah Jazz are in the midst of a terrific season, leading the Northwest Division with nine games to play, but a recent stretch of four losses in five games has caused Rudy Gobert to put his team on notice.

by | March 26, 2017 | 01:41

Pearsall said there was a "disagreement of beliefs" that resulted in six arrests, some of which were for the "illegal use of pepper spray". The rally occurred at Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach as one of several nation-wide "Make America Great Again" rallies.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:47

That interview reportedly focused on investigations into whether de Blasio engaged in pay-to-play schemes and promised favors to donors. Prosecutors say state and federal probes of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges for the mayor or others acting on his behalf.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:33

Many conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus, even after meeting with President Trump in the White House earlier on March 23, remain unmoved in their opposition to the bill, as do some moderate Republicans. This, though, was just the first in a series of hurdles that must be cleared before President Donald Trump and GOP leaders can deliver on their promise to repeal and replace the landmark health care legislation commonly referred to as Obamacare.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:22

A social media post showed what appeared to be a person in a pig mask outside a jewellery store after the robbery, but police said they could not verify the photo's authenticity. One person was shot on Las Vegas Blvd in front of the Cosmopolitan this morning. "This is an ongoing situation", Hadfield said. After initial reports of a possible active shooter situation, police say that is not the case.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:18

Congressional Republicans were dealt a huge setback Friday when, short of votes, they withdrew the bill from a vote in the House of Representatives. Several rounds of tweaks created to pull in factions of unhappy Republicans later, House Speaker Paul Ryan was on the brink of forcing the members of his majority to vote on legislation that would let states eliminate " essential health benefits " from policies.

by | March 25, 2017 | 19:38

A man has been charged with murder after a four-day-old baby and the newborn's two-year-old sister were found stabbed to death. The children's relative, whose name is being withheld, spoke with ABC11 early Saturday morning, calling Freeman an "abuser".

by | March 25, 2017 | 18:51

The statement from US Central Command made no mention of civilian casualties. The attack on Thursday came only a day after at least 31 people were killed in a suicide bombing at the main court complex in the capital, Damascus. We couldn't even recognise some of the bodies... Since 2011, the conflict in Syria has killed 400,000 people, wounded more than 1 million and displaced half the country's population.

by | March 25, 2017 | 16:37

Edwards was found safe inside a family member's home, which is located more than 20 miles from where the auto was stolen. Isiah was reportedly with relatives since Wednesday night. It was not clear how Edwards and Wideman know each other. He was last seen wearing a black and white baseball cap and a black jacket. The mother and the suspected thief were taken in custody.

by | March 25, 2017 | 16:36

Iraqi troops are being supported by a coalition led by the US, with airstrikes and advisers on the ground. Geddo said around 600,000 people remained in the 60 percent of west Mosul still under IS control, but that number was constantly changing as people fled.

by | March 25, 2017 | 16:17

It passed the State Assembly on Thursday and a signature from Governor Chris Christie will make it law. But school officials point out that Snooki's fee didn't come from tax dollars. " Snooki's speaking fees were the genesis of me drawing up this bill". Give her all the money and speaking commitments she wants. She explained that the student body use funds designated for their own use.

by | March 25, 2017 | 15:42

Residents and guests fled from the scene in a bid to avoid the shooter. There is a burglary of a high-end jewelry store. One user wrote that he ran out of the hotel after he heard the reports. Police officers and cars gathered in front of the hotel with panicked witnesses who watch in shock. A 21 year-old California woman said she had just left the bathroom when she spotted a stocky man wearing black outside the Rolex store with a handgun and pink pig mask.

by | March 25, 2017 | 15:30

If you know or think you owe taxes, you can call the IRS at 800-829-1040. Victims are told they owe taxes and must pay immediately with a wire transfer or preloaded debit card or face arrest. "If you get an email or a phone call or a letter that looks amusing, hang up, throw it away, delete it", Tahara said. Never give out personal information over the phone, such as Social Security numbers, bank account numbers or credit/debit card numbers without verifying the source.