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ACLU files lawsuit against Trump voter commission, alleges transparency violations

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In the president's delusion, some 3 million to 5 million immigrants who are here illegally voted in 2016, which would have been some feat. The problem is, it's not true. "I vote every time there's an election", said David Porter. At worst, it is laying the groundwork for voter suppression . Painting a clear picture and goal of the commission, Jackson said the move was set up to "push the new Jim Crow voting laws which require picture IDs, curtail early voting, cut back on voting booths, ban ... Read More »

BCRA would mean more than 900K healthcare jobs lost

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JERRY DWORAK: I don't think that their plan is going to improve health care in the state of Montana. "(Hospitals) are having to institute new policies to advocate the Medicaid population be better consumers of health care". Too often youths aging out of foster care are at increased risk of homelessness, joblessness and incarceration. Yet the family depends on the Medicaid-paid nurses who come to their home four or five times a week. Read More »

Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal vs Gilles Muller

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For that reason and that reason only I'll take Federer, but an upset wouldn't surprise me. "Whereas with Rafa's confidence, I thought he was also going to be there". Caroline Wozniacki , who criticised the scheduling earlier in the week, added to the criticism by claiming Wimbledon was the least equal of the four Grand Slam tournaments. Read More »

Fires prompt state of emergency in Canada

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A confluence of factors has created the "perfect storm" to ignite British Columbia's vicious wildfire season, experts say - a situation likely to come about more often as annual weather patterns change. The biggest in the Kamloops area is a 4,200-hectare Ashcroft Reserve interface fire. The park has only one access road, making any evacuation hard. Read More »

Rep. Gallagher on North Korea

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Thomas W. Bergeson , U.S. Forces Korea deputy commander. He defined deterrence as "the skillful non-use of military forces". United States and South Korean forces fire off missiles from the South's Hyunmu-2 Missile System and the US M20 Multiple Launch Rocket System. Read More »

US, Japan, South Korea conduct joint drill

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A pre-emptive military strike may be among Trump's responses, but analysts say it's one of the unlikeliest options the USA can take because North Korean retaliations would cause massive casualties in South Korea, particularly in Seoul , which is within easy range of North Korea's artillery. Read More »

Cruz amendment could mean passage for BCRA

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Several hours after Sen. The jeering throngs were frustrated mostly with Cruz' role in trying to pass the American Health Care Act, the Republican attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act , also known as Obamacare. 'No action is not an alternative. Kentucky would lose 32,100 jobs by 2026 under the Senate Republican plan and 16,500 under the House Republican plan, according to studies by the Commonwealth Fund and George Washington University. Read More »

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires spread across Californian coast

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There are about 200 homes in the evacuation area. Evacuation shelters have been opened at San Marcos High School , 4750 Hollister Ave.in Santa Barbara, and at Santa Ynez School , 3325 Pine St.in Santa Ynez. The National Weather Service (NWS) reported that temperatures in the region hit 96°F (35°C) and put a red flag warning on California due to " critical fire weather conditions ". Read More »

Bedoya, Gonzalez in USA starting lineup for Gold Cup opener

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It's the winners of the six confederations, plus the defending World Cup champions and the host of the upcoming World Cup. Given how lackluster the US attack was on Saturday, Agudelo, Zardes and Morris could all find themselves ready to start when the team returns to action on Wednesday against Martinique. Read More »

Trump praises 'tremendous meeting' with Putin

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An open-ended ceasefire in southern Syria brokered by the United States and Russian Federation has come into effect. Haley, however, defended the move, arguing that working with Russian Federation on cybersecurity "doesn't mean we ever trust Russian Federation". Read More »

California politics updates: Gov. Brown announcing climate summit

Of course, there's only so much Melania or Ivanka can push Trump to do, but they can hardly call themselves activists or feminists when they remain determinedly silent on so numerous president's egregious, anti-woman policies and frankly inhumane budget proposals and health care ideas. Read More »

US slams North Korea 'provocation'

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told officials to "frequently send big and small " gift packages" to the Yankees", CNN reported. Trump tweeted on Tuesday, as if still holding out for a Hail Mary from Beijing. And we're going to turn that around. The danger is that Trump will feel boxed in by his ultimatum and believe he can eliminate the North Korean threat by destroying its nuclear facilities. Read More »

#BRUHNews: People Are Now Snorting Chocolate Because Boredom

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FDA spokesman Peter Cassell said the agency had not yet decided whether it would regulate Coco Loko , and if it were to regulate the product, how it would intend to do so. But, Anderson is looking to give consumers a different kind of experience with Coco Loko . Legal Lean and Anderson first became interested in developing the product after learning of the trend that was beginning in Europe. Read More »

Burhan Wani's sacrifices are testimony of Kashmiris' resolve: COAS

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The protesters responded by hurling rocks at troops. Even, before the commencement of the Yatra, Rajnath had chaired a security review meeting in which Ahir, Rajiv Mehrishi, Director of the Intelligence Bureau, Joint Secretary Kashmir and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) officials participated. Read More »

LTE: Senate health proposal only better for the rich

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Heidi Heitkamp participated in a rally against Republican health care legislation across town. After returning to his home state of North Dakota, Senator John Hoeven became the tenth Republican Senator to come out publicly against the bill. Read More »

North Korea ups the ante

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Moon is a man stuck in the middle. It was the first trilateral meeting of the leaders of Japan, the United States and South Korea since March past year, and the first since Trump and Moon took office. Unlike past presidents who have tried and failed to stop North Korea from advancing their nuclear and ballistic missile programs, Trump finds himself faced with a brand-new question: Where do we go from here? On North Korea , U.S. Read More »

US & Russia agree ceasefire in southwest Syria ‒ Lavrov

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According to the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the cease-fire will begin on July 9 at noon, Damascus time . The announcement comes as a symbolic show of cooperation between the global giants, after US President Donald Trump met with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time in what has been the most eagerly awaited encounter at the summit. Read More »

President Trump in Handshake Trouble in Poland

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When the news reached the USA embassy in Moscow, Ambassador Averill Harriman and his second in command, George Kennan, lost hope for a peaceful alliance between the Soviets and Americans after World War II. Trump's Warsaw speech Thursday was a ringing, Reaganesque defense of Western Civilization. They know, and we know it. Trump tried a bluff, saying, in effect, we won't defend you if you won't help. Read More »