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Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

He has considerable firepower to win votes, by guaranteeing amendments that would address the concerns of individual Republican senators and playing on their ...


'Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay

If three Republican Senators vote no on the Senate legislation, the measure will fail. The holdouts are expressing willingness to negotiate, but many of the...


Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

As CNN reports , the teenager, from Greenwood, Delaware, fell from Sky Ride , a slow, "gondola-style attraction" at The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom in ...


Judge Declares Second Mistrial in Trial for Police Killing of Samuel DuBose

Tensing testified he shot DuBose because he feared for his life after his left arm became trapped inside DuBose's moving vehicle on July 19, 2015. The trial too...


US OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

The question of new Russian sanctions has been raised by a number of senators in both parties after the intelligence community announced in January its conclusi...


Schumer gives health care passage '50-50 chance'

Walker said he's spoken with McConnell and other Senate leaders and called on them to change the bill before holding a vote. He can afford to lose the suppo...


Senate Bill To Replace Obamacare Could Be In Jeopardy

The Democrat reiterated her opposition in a statement to The Associated Press on Sunday, saying the health care bill being pushed by Senate Republicans is a "mo...


SpaceX sticks Falcon 9 landing twice in one weekend

SpaceX has recovered rockets multiple times on the barge, known as a drone ship, and on land back at Cape Canaveral. Roughly eight minutes after the launch, ...


Trump Questions Why Obama Administration Didn't Thwart Russian Election Meddling

The Russian scheme, which USA intelligence agencies concluded was wide-spread and intense, was meant to distort information in order to hurt Democratic nominee ...


1 killed, several injured in 2-car crash in Sidney

Jason Heard told a news conference. "Our performance at Dayton Air Show is to be determined", one tweet said. Heard said the pilot suffered some lacerations...


Gunman who shot U.S. politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

Officials did not disclose the names. He said Hodgkinson had never posted direct threats against members of Congress or the Congressional baseball game, but s...


Not 'that far off' from passing health-care overhaul

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Republicans have been say...


Trump confirms he called the Republicans' healthcare bill 'mean'

Trump later criticized the House bill privately as " mean " and this week called for a health plan "with heart". The Senate bill would also erase the ...


Surgical strikes prove India can defend itself: PM Modi

But the handshake, or variant thereof, might also be the most that comes out of this first meeting between the two right-wing majoritarian leaders of the world'...


Supreme Court rules disparaging trademarks protected by Constitution

The Slants challenged that rejection as a violation of free speech rights under the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment, and the Supreme Court agreed. As you'l...


Sweat, NYCFC top Red Bulls 2-0 in Hudson River Derby

Jack Harrison got the party started in the 33rd minute when he found some space in the center of the box and sent a curling shot past Luis Robles . The visi...


Man catches girl who fell from NY amusement park ride

She lets go, strikes a tree limb on the way down, and is caught by people in the crowd. They then encouraged her to let go so they could catch her. Her fall...


Jury deliberations begin in police shooting

Dominique Heaggan-Brown, the former officer, was charged with homicide late a year ago for fatally shooting Sylville K. Smith , who fled from a traffic stop...


Police Remove Disabled Protesters Outside Mitch McConnell's Office

Members of ADAPT , a national grassroots disability rights organization, staged a "die-in" protest at McConnell's office in an attempt to stop what they se...


Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters

The 28 female and 15 male protesters who were arrested were transported to Capitol Police headquarters for processing, authorities said. "Everyone's going to ...


Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided' Cuban deal

Likewise, Trump will not cut off recently resumed direct U.S. -Cuba commercial flights, but will impose additional restrictions for personal travel to the isl...


How the Heat Can Impact Flights

The mercury also hit 100 degrees at 8:42 a.m., which was a few minutes earlier than Tuesday. This is a reminder of the record setting of Phoenix's high te...


Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance _ and face some

Eleven activists went on trial in Istanbul this week for defying last year's ban on the Gay Pride march , but they were all acquitted. The organisers of the ...


Obama slams Senate GOP health care bill

Paul said Friday "I want the bill to look more like a repeal bill". Immediately after it was made public, a group of four conservative senators expressed o...


Supreme Court gives Trump more time to file travel ban briefs

Another appeals court, the Richmond, Virginia-based 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals, last month upheld a Maryland judge's ruling that also blocked Trump's ...


Scalise shooter had a list of 6 Congressmen's names in his pocket

Shooter Moved to Va.in March, FBI Says In March 2017, Hodgkinson told his family that he was leaving Belleville, Illinois, for Washington , D.C. But he didn'...


'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law

Pressure from all sides of the debate will enormous over the coming days if the Senate leaders stick to their schedule of holding a final vote on the measure ne...


US Republicans defy new healthcare bill

He said that if Republicans come up with a plan that is "demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people...


Democrats Have No Alternative to Nancy Pelosi

Republican Karen Handel will be the next member of Congress for the 6th district, not newcomer-turned-Democratic hero Jon Ossoff . She said she feels "v...


Trump endorses Senate GOP health care plan

McConnell has said multiple times that he will press for a vote before the Senate leaves town for the Fourth of July recess, and it looks as though he has ...


GOP is hiding something in Senate health-care bill

Sen. Rand Paul , one of the key Republicans senators in the ongoing health care battle, said on Sunday that his party has "promised too much" with trying t...


Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit

Doctors said he had arrived at the hospital last Wednesday at imminent risk of death. Two others also suffered minor injuries. He was struck in the hip when a g...


Utah evacuees watched flames draw closer, smoke get thicker

A wildfire near a southern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thurs...


GOP Senators Call for More Time to Debate, Change Health Care Bill

Price reiterated the argument he has made for months, saying the bills under consideration in Congress are only one part of the GOP's health care plan and tha...


Mourners remember USA student held prisoner by North Korea

He was sent home last week suffering from brain damage and in what US doctors called a state of unresponsive wakefulness. He died on Monday at a Cincinnati ...