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by | June 25, 2017 | 08:03

Warmbier's father, Fred Warmbier, told a news conference last week that his son had flourished while at the high school. According to the Associated Press , the North's official Korean Central News Agency said the United States and South Korea fabricated claims that North Korean abuse and mistreatment was to blame for the 22-year-old's death, calling these allegations "groundless".

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:39

CORRECTS STATE FROM ALABAMA TO MISSISSIPPI -The Pascagoula River spills over its banks as tropical storm Cindy dropped heavy rain in the area, Saturday , June 24, 2017, in Merrill, Miss. None of the injuries were life-threatening, said Nick Dyer, police chief in Fairfield, where one tornado hit. A 10-year-old boy vacationing with relatives on the Alabama coast died after he was hit by a log in stormy surf, according to the AP.

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:37

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiling a health care bill that makes deep cuts in Medicaid and end the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) mandate that most Americans have health insurance. The group included governors from Ohio, Pennsylvania and MA. "There are other wild cards: the CBO "score" early next week; strong opposition from the AARP, whose members vote; potential parliamentary objections; Planned Parenthood funding; and a lack of enthusiasm among House Republicans, who stuck out their ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:33

After a shaky start, the White House hopes the Senate debate will allow Trump to turn the page on health care and get a fresh start on rewriting the tax code, a plan to rebuild roads and bridges, and his promise to strengthen the military - none of which will prove easy to accomplish.

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:12

Russian Federation had raised the hopes of their fans by taking a first-half lead through Alexander Samedov but were quickly pegged back by Nestor Araujo's equaliser on the half hour. Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2017 . Mexico had enjoyed the better of the early exchanges with aesthetically pleasing passing, but there was no penetration in the final third.

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:13

Bill Clinton, the former USA president, has told mayors that they are the best answer to the divisive politics that has become all too common at the state and national levels in the U.S. Clinton said mayors should step up to the plate and be ready to show results. "It's good economics which you can talk about with facts", he told the mayors.

by | June 25, 2017 | 06:46

They were Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. Nevada, like most states, expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act . Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must get yes votes from 50 of the 52 GOP senators to avoid a defeat.

by | June 25, 2017 | 06:17

If convicted of murder, Tensing faces a potential sentence of 15 years to life in prison; voluntary manslaughter carries a possible sentence of three to 11 years. Tensing testified that he only shot because he feared for his life. Perhaps the most striking differences were testimony from Cincinnati Police Sgt.

by | June 25, 2017 | 06:19

The storms stretching for hundreds of miles (kilometres) are expected to push river and lake levels higher in coming days as what remains of an earlier tropical storm crosses Tennessee and Kentucky and enters West Virginia. The U.S. Storm Prediction Center said severe storms pose a lingering threat from the Southeast into western Pennsylvania. Forecasters also are checking damage elsewhere in central and southern Alabama to determine whether tornadoes struck there.

by | June 25, 2017 | 06:02

Politifact notably named that claim its " Lie of the Year " in 2013. President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke out against a proposed GOP Senate bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare . In a joint statement , the four senators said, "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor".

by | June 25, 2017 | 06:01

In response, #Senator Mark Warner wrote, "This organization never stops to stun me". Trump, according to his advisers, had become enormously frustrated that Comey would not earlier say publicly that Trump was not under investigation. Additionally, the president raised questions about the impartiality of Robert Mueller, the former FBI director who was named special counsel for the Russian Federation investigation after Comey was sacked.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:59

The updates on the investigation of the attack that wounded five, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., came Wednesday with the FBI saying it still was not clear what motivated the unemployed home inspector from IL to travel to the Washington-area where he spent months living in his van in Alexandria, Virginia, before launching the shootings.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:32

He is aiming for a vote before members leave town ahead of the July 4 recess, giving Senate Republicans have just a handful of days to study a 142-page bill. Since its inception, Medicaid has been an open-ended entitlement, with Washington matching a share of what each state spends. The new legislation would eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, a non-profit health organisation that Trump's administration has targeted for cuts because it provides abortion services.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:32

Mr Tensing's first trial a year ago also ended with the jury deadlocked. Jurors told the court Friday they were deadlocked and could not reach a unanimous decision , but Judge Leslie Ghiz instructed them to keep deliberating. The Post notes that this comes on the heels of a police officer being acquitted for the death of Philando Castille. "This verdict is devastating for Cincinnati", Brian Taylor of Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati said in a rainstorm outside the courthouse.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:30

About 100 people divided up into three camps: those marching against Sharia Law (or a set of laws and rules based on the Muslim faith), the Anti-Fascists who covered their faces with red fabric, and a third group which promoted diversity and inclusivity.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:27

Heaggan-Brown fired one shot at Smith's arm while he was holding a gun, then Smith threw the weapon over a fence. After that shot, Smith fell to the ground, and less than two seconds later, Heaggan-Brown fired again, striking him in the chest.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:26

Senate Republicans are painting the new plan as less austere than the House bill which, according to a forecast by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), would leave 23 million fewer people insured than under current law.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:27

House bill: States would not be able to expand Medicaid after this year. Senate bill: Tax credits primarily based on income, age and geography, but would cover a simpler plan. With no Democrats planning to support the repeal and replacement, Mr McConnell and party can only afford to lose two members of their 52-48 majority in the Senate in order to pass the bill.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:25

It's unclear how he came to be in that state. But later he died, less than a week after arriving in his hometown in Cincinnati, Ohio. "Unfortunately, the very bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today", said Fred Warmbier as he announced his son's death.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:24

When he first arrived at the hospital following the shooting in Virginia, Scalise was said to be at "imminent risk of death". It remains unclear when he may be released from the hospital. Hodgkinson, died in a shootout with police. "So he's doing - he's doing a lot better", said Ryan. Suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:23

Like the rest of the state, the congressional district in Southern Nevada represented by Rosen is politically divided and has seen close races. Voters have preferred Democrats in the past three presidential elections and population increases in the urban Las Vegas area are largely benefiting Democrats.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:50

Haberman also commented on this action, noting it seems to show she is concerned about Democratic challenges to her leadership while pointing out how self-serving it is, which plays to much of the criticism towards the Democratic leader. Special elections in the U.S. usually "don't mean very much", says John Cassidy in The New Yorker. The Republicans have a real shot to retain control of the House in a political climate that would doom them under typical circumstances.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:51

Afghanistan is the center of global terrorism, he said . "When can we expect the Congress of the United States to get a strategy for Afghanistan that is a departure from the last eight years?" Trump was expected to make a decision on the matter during his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation security summit in Brussels on May 25, but his administration is reportedly split on what to do.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:51

Bernie Sanders , D-Vt., said that Hodgkinson had supported him during the election. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign".

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:47

Heavy rainfall associated with remnants of the tropical storm caused scattered street flooding across central and southern IN on Friday. CORRECTS STATE FROM ALABAMA TO MISSISSIPPI -The Pascagoula River spills over its banks as tropical storm Cindy dropped heavy rain in the area, Saturday , June 24, 2017, in Merrill, Miss.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:44

The proposal would appear to face steep odds. The money is meant to cover the costs of the Oregon Health Plan, the state's Medicaid program, and the concept has the support of the state's hospitals. He and other Democrats say Iowa should take a more aggressive role. The Democratic-led state legislature passed a bill earlier this month that would have allowed anyone to purchase a Medicaid-like policy, regardless of their income.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:43

The federal government would remain the chief regulator of health insurance. The current law provides financial help to pay for premiums for families earning up to 400 percent of the poverty level. The Senate bill would repeal the tax in 2023. The legislation gets rid of the "individual mandate" - Obamacare's fines for not buying insurance - but keeps the regulations that made the mandate necessary.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:13

He is suspected of murdering his son, Aramazd Andressian, Jr ., who went missing from South Pasadena, CA in April 2017. At the time, Andressian Sr. The #father is under suspicion of murdering his 5-year-old son Aramazd Andressian Jr. The arrest was made by officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Las Vegas police and the U.S.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:00

Four Republicans quickly came out in opposition - Ted Cruz , Mike Lee, Ron Johnson and Rand Paul - while at least three more Republicans have openly expressed serious concerns. Democrats formed a united front against the controversial measure that was drafted in secret, criticizing it as a "war on Medicaid ", the health care program for lower income Americans, and calling it a worse plan than one that passed the House of Representatives in May.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:01

The protesters were physically removed from their place in front of McConnell's office, some of them taken out of their wheelchairs by security, and carried out of the Capitol building. "I'm proud to be one of the people here protesting", she said . We know with the proposed cuts to Medicaid people with disabilities will die. Many people living with disabilities rely on Medicaid for their basic care and survival.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:49

Here's a look at the results. CNN later on featured Hennessey's sketching on its afternoon proceedings while continually stressing that cameras have not been allowed in the briefing room. Spicer spoke Monday from the podium at an off-camera gaggle that barred broadcast outlets from using the audio of the question-and-answer session. But sooner or later, the novelty and absurdity will wear off, and we're left with the reality of a very troubling trend in how the White House treats the press.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:45

If the regulations were rescinded, Trump would no longer be required to cite any cause in removing Mueller. President Trump is so out of touch with reality that he thinks he can threaten special counsel Robert Mueller into clearing him on the Russian Federation scandal.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:41

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. The Senate bill couldn't pass under an ordinary floor vote, but the GOP has opted to use a maneuver known as reconciliation that allows a bill to pass with the bare minimum of 51 votes, so long as it adheres to a complex set of rules.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:42

Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom Iran also supports, while the USA -led coalition is aligned with groups that oppose the Assad regime and ISIS. Russian Federation condemned the USA action and in retaliation suspended a hotline meant to prevent such incidents. The F-15E intercepted the armed drone after it was observed advancing on the coalition position.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:34

Pelosi , 77, has led the House Democratic caucus for almost 15 years, from the minority into the majority and back again. "Democrats haven't won there in 37 years", he said of the former speaker of the House. The only way for Democrats to become more politically relevant is for them to win seats now held by Republicans . So it's time for change. It was laughable to watch the Party of Losers come up with reasons for why they never had a chance in Georgia, or say that the margin of ...