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by | May 26, 2017 | 08:22

Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill, committee chairman Richard Burr (R., N.C.) and vice-chairman Mark Warner (D., Va.) said they would subpoena two Virginia-based business entities in the wake of Mr. "The subpoena seeks to compel [Flynn] to offer testimony through the act of producing documents that may or may not exist". Trump's national security leadership has said repeatedly that Russian Federation is among the top threats because of its cyber capabilities.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:22

For all the success Finn, a recently graduated biochemistry major from West Bloomfield, Michigan, has achieved in competition this academic year as a two-time national individual runner-up and the leader of a national runner-up team, she has been just as impressive in the classroom.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:20

Former CIA Director John Brennan went spoke at a House Intelligence Committee hearing, part of its ongoing investigation into how Russian Federation meddled in the US election . " I don't know whether or not ... such collusion existed", Brennan added, forcefully. In testimony, Mr. Brennan explained the basis for the Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence investigation that was opened after the election, which is looking at potential collusion between the campaign and ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:17

But just the uncertainty over the payments' future is a main reason why some carriers have already chose to exit the Obamacare market for 2018 and others have filed for big premium increases. Molina Healthcare Inc., which insures about 1 million people in Obamacare, said in an April 27 letter that it would immediately withdraw health plans that included the subsidy, and wouldn't sell Obamacare plans next year.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:10

The White House said numerous proposed cuts were aimed at ineffective programs and that the savings were needed to help balance the budget in 10 years and finance increased spending for defense and other programs. The changes to SNAP also include a work requirement that's not specific. People familiar with the plan were not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:10

A lot depends on whether external political events, like the upcoming special House elections in Georgia and Montana, change the political calculus of Republicans ― so many of whom seem convinced that the political cost of doing nothing is worse than the political cost of doing something that appears to be highly unpopular.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:04

Chief among these was a change in Section 8 of the bill, which initially called for a certification that entities not engage in Iran's ballistic missile program for 90 days before sanctions can be removed. Another point of contention is the extension of terrorism sanctions on the IRGC . As he did so he stressed repeatedly that non-nuclear sanctions - such as those imposed for missile activity, support for terror and human rights abuses - would not be affected by the deal.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:04

In some regions, people with pre-existing medical conditions and others who were seriously ill "would ultimately be unable to purchase" robust coverage at premiums comparable to today's prices, "if they could purchase at all", the report said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:57

Colorado State University's tropical weather research group released their first forecast in April, calling for 11 named storms, four of which will become hurricanes. While the official Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1, a storm named Arlene already hit land last month. Factoring in the vast amount of warm water that is present across our oceans, the stage would be set for a more active 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season .

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:50

The Senate injected one of its top priorities: vouchers offering state funding to children attending private and religious schools. President Donald Trump, who made replacing Obamacare a key campaign promise in 2016, and other Republicans say it is too costly and creates unwarranted government interference in healthcare decisions.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:41

Arthur is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 6 p.m. Thursday. The 75-year-old was first sentenced to death back in 1983 for a murder he denies committing. The request was denied. He has already won two new trials and over the years his case has stood out to some scholars and lawyers because he has staved off scheduled executions.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:14

The housing and urban development secretary said that poverty is essentially a "state of mind". Carson - who himself grew up in poverty to become a widely acclaimed neurosurgeon - said people with the "right mind set" can have everything taken away from them, and they'll pull themselves up.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:15

Its two March reports on earlier versions of the bill projected it would leave 24 million additional people uninsured in a decade, a mammoth number that pushed Republicans onto the defensive. "But if this does not work out the way we want to". House Republicans were so eager to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act - the 2010 law known as Obamacare - that they rushed through the American Health Care Act on May 4 without subjecting it to the normal scrutiny of the ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:08

Prosecutors must now "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense". The data showed that while they brought fewer indictments carrying a mandatory minimum sentence, the prosecutions of high-level drug defendants had risen and that cooperation and plea rates remained effectively the same.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:06

The House-passed legislation would also reduce federal deficits over the next 10 years by $119 billion, CBO said Wednesday , which is less than the $150 billion CBO projected in a score of an earlier version of the bill. It also says that for states that don't obtain waivers, average premiums would be "about 4 percent lower in 2026 than under current law". The revised bill allows states to get waivers from offering coverage for preexisting conditions , as a way to lower the cost ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:03

As the next token falls to $1000 followed by the next giving another $10000, Ryan can be heard screaming "Oh My God!" Ryan ignored every Plinko theory out there by playing his chips mostly to the right side of the board, with his $10,000 chips all being played near the "N".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:01

One bill would give the federal government the authority to shut down a pipeline if the operator couldn't prove they could afford to fund a cleanup of a spill. Would new ship rules put Great Lakes at risk? The agencies have the option to review the plans now, but are not required to do so. Under the new legislation, PHMSA would be required to make facility response plans available online, where they can be more easily reviewed, while still protecting propriety and sensitive security ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:59

Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday announced a 14-person panel to figure out a blueprint to speed up its service-busting fix plan and take Penn Station away from its owner, Amtrak. We're not building bridges, roads, tunnels. We could build a state-of-the-art, secure, world-class transportation hub. Indeed, in most parts of the country Amtrak does not in fact operate the terminals but instead uses qualified private managers.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:00

President Donald Trump has arrived at the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis . Some have noted the dynamic duo's views on climate change are diametrically opposed - perhaps as a subtle swipe at the president's stance on the issue, the Pope gave Trump some of his latest writings, known as encyclicals, on the need to protect the environment.

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:59

Gianforte's opponent is Democrat Rob Quist . "That's his model, Donald Trump ", Pelosi said of Greg Gianforte , the wealthy Republican running in Thursday's special election for Montana's sole House seat. Similar to when they're asked about the latest controversial pronouncement or action by Trump, most lawmakers were reluctant to discuss the issue at all, with many saying they didn't know enough about it to comment.

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:55

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is assisting the U.S. Coast Guard in the search and rescue efforts. "The helicopter crew arrived on scene at 3:16 a.m., lowered a rescue swimmer and hoisted two crew members". The Coast Guard has a station on the island. Coast Guard officials say the severe weather in the area likely caused the boat to capsize. The team is responsible for rescues and recoveries of people trapped in submerged boats, vehicles and aircraft.

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:51

Former FBI director James Comey will testify publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee at a date to be set after Memorial Day, committee leaders announced Friday night. Mueller will have broad powers in his new role and the latitude to investigate anything related to the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation and potential collusion with Russian Federation to interfere in the 2016 election.

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:54

CBO and JCT estimate that in 2018 14 million more people would be uninsured under the bill than under current law. Those states would see premiums fall, because "on average, insurance policies would provide fewer benefits". CORNISH: Let's talk more about pre-existing conditions. By contrast, about a third of the country resides in states where benefits are going to be skinnied (ph), and premiums will come down by about 20 percent.

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:47

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) said it "saluted President Trump for his steadfast support of the U.S. -Israel relationship, Israeli security and its age-old quest for peace, the eternal link between the Jewish people and the land of Israel , and firm commitment to preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons".

by | May 25, 2017 | 06:10

Committee chairman Senator Richard Burr said he wants to hear from Mr Comey on his role in the development of the USA intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation interfered in last year's presidential elections. But Senate Judiciary Committee leaders - who also wanted Comey to testify before their panel in the wake of his dismissal - criticized the former director's decision to appear only before the Intelligence Committee.

by | May 25, 2017 | 06:10

But there appeared to be a message in the gifts the pope gave to his guest. "Trump not welcome" said banners waved by the crowd, which police said numbered around 9,000. The meeting was cordial. The Vatican's secretary of state urged the president to uphold the US commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, an global pact to combat climate change.

by | May 25, 2017 | 06:11

The Republican congress and the Trump Presidency in the United States will not be almost as willing to cut deals with the Iran - already negotiating large arms sales to Iran's main political opponent Saudi Arabia . "It is not possible to fight terrorism with precisely these kinds of shows". Therefore, Iran will continue to normalize its relations with the West, a central issue since the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

by | May 25, 2017 | 06:06

State police add, "In the event of an actual emergency, residents would receive additional alerts, which would provide instructions such as evacuation routes and reception centers". Officials are now investigating how the emergency message occurred and what steps to take to make sure the process is corrected. Officials moved quickly to inform the public about the error.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:51

Democrats asserted that if Americans were to have faith in the impartiality of the Russian Federation investigation, then it must not be left in the hands of the FBI, which is meant to be an independent and non-political agency under the Justice Department.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:48

On Monday in Jerusalem, he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre . His first stop was a meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Some Palestinians said they were disappointed by the omission. A senior administration official told Reuters last week that Trump remained committed to his campaign pledge to ultimately relocate the embassy but did not plan to announce such a move while on his trip.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:50

The embrace of the conspiracy theory around Rich's death by Hannity and others caused similar tumult at Fox News this month, revealing and deepening rifts between its journalists and the opinion side that propels its economic success, according to several people at the network.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:47

Now, he's being issued another round. The House Intelligence Committee will subpoena former Trump adviser Michael Flynn after he refused to cooperate with the panel's investigation into Trump campaign ties with Russian Federation. Cummings said in a new letter that Flynn appeared to lie about the source of a $33,000 payment from Russia's state-sponsored television network, failed to identify foreign officials with whom he met - including Russia's President Vladimir Putin - and glossed ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:44

In Saudi Arabia, women live under the supervision of a male guardian and need his permission to study and travel, as well as to receive some health treatments. "It's not a normal political speech". Asked about a three-way meeting between Mr Trump and the Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Mr Tillerson said: "That's for a future discussion".

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:39

Fort Wayne's park system, often touted by the city as world-class, has been ranked at the bottom of those of America's large cities by a public land index. Paul, the two top-ranking cities. Finishing last were two IN cities: Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. The median park size in Chicago is about 1.4 acres, smaller than the national median of 5 acres.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:30

No. Next question", Mr Trump told a news conference in the White House, when asked if he "in any way, shape or form" ever urged Mr Comey to end the probe. Comey's expected testimony also comes after Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the selection of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.