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Obama calls for courage to oppose Obamacare repeal


Obama did not mention Trump by name during his speech, but noted that politics "remains filled with division and discord and everywhere we see the risk of falling into the refuge of tribe and clan and anger at those who don't look like us or have the same surnames or pray the way we do". Read More »

Two die in plane crash at West Virginia airport, officials say


When emergency crews arrived on scene, they reported heavy entrapment. Yeager Airport will remain closed until sometime Saturday. The cargo plane that crashed and killed the two people on board did not have a cockpit voice recorder or flight data recorder, according to Bill English, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator, in a news briefing Saturday at Yeager Airport. Read More »

Arraignment Set For "Bachelor" Star Chris Soules in Fatal Hit-And-Run


Monday's charge is essentially the same as Soules' initial charge of " leaving the scene of a deadly crash , resulting in death", according to local NBC affiliate KWWL-TV. Authorities said Soules was southbound on County Road W45 near Aurora around 8:20 p.m. when he rear-ended a tractor driven by Mosher, who later died at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein. Read More »

Penn State students react after 18 frat members charged with student's death

Beta Theta Pi brother Kordel Davis told ABC in a show airing Sunday that he repeatedly raised concerns after seeing Timothy Piazza, 19, lying comatose on the couch while his frat brothers laughed it off. The death of a Penn state sophomore. "It is numbing, described by the president of the university as inhumane and sickening, not my words but the president of Penn State", he said. Read More »

Tennessee teacher planned to take abducted 15-year-old girl to Mexico

He was charged with one federal count of transportation of a minor across state lines for the objective of criminal sexual intercourse and faces state charges of sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. The prosecutors say Cummins "made a number of damaging admissions to law enforcement that provide alarming insight into his mentality" during his post-arrest interviews. Read More »

House GOP resolves differences over Tennessee spending plan


It was a perilous journey, and its Senate pathway will be at least as bumpy with little doubt the measure will change, assuming it survives. Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, also says the version that gets to the president will likely differ from the House measure. Read More »

Officer charged over shooting of teenager Jordan Edwards in auto


Police had said the teenagers' auto was backing up toward officers "in an aggressive manner" but later said body camera video showed the vehicle actually driving away from the officers. A SC police officer on Tuesday admitted to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black man he fatally shot in the back during a traffic stop. The Balch Springs Police Department and a lawyer representing Oliver were not immediately available for comment. Read More »

Democrats convinced health bill jeopardizes GOP's monopoly in DC


Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn), told Politico on Thursday . Though he describes himself as a Republican, Heckman Healthcare information systems manager John Heckman said he and the customers are still uncertain how they will be affected, especially as Medicaid is primary payer for the business. Read More »

19-year-old man accused of stabbing multiple people in Milford


The Worcester district attorney says two men exited a vehicle on Sunday afternoon and confronted a third man who came out of the home. Authorities said a fight broke out in front of 19 Green St. Robin's mother and girlfriend say they tried to intervene, and that the men began attacking them, as well. He was listed in critical condition Sunday night. Read More »

Congress Budget Deal Cuts Border Wall Plan Short


House Republican leaders hope to push the health care bill through the House this week. The 79-18 vote in the Senate reflected the lopsided win: Every Democrat present voted for the deal, while Republicans were split with 32 in favor and 18 opposed. Read More »

2 shot outside Miami Beach's Fontainebleau Hotel


The male victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was listed in critical condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, police said. The victims reportedly ran into the hotel for help. Police have roped off several buildings in the area, preventing several hotel guests and apartment residents from returning to their units. Traffic on Arthur Godfrey Road and on Collins Avenue was backed up as much of the beach was closed off to search for the shooter, who left the scene on foot. Read More »

Ed Oregeron's first LSU commit, Caden Sterns, flips to Texas


The younger brother of former Oklahoma State safety standout Jordan Sterns, Caden Sterns is ranked as the nation's No. 4 safety and the No. 5 player in Texas, per 247Sports Composite. 3 overall class following Sterns' decommitment. Sterns was one of four players from The Nike Opening Regional in Dallas to earn an invitation to The Opening Final in July in Oregon. Read More »

Always Dreaming rewards many with Kentucky Derby victory

The next race in the Triple Crown series is May 20 - the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Always Dreaming, the Florida Derby victor, contested a hot pace set by State of Honor through a blazing first quarter in 22.70 seconds and a half mile in 46.53. Read More »

Senate Republicans Plan Health Bill That Keeps Some of Obamacare

Insurers couldn't charge these folks more for coverage either, because the health law's "community rating" provision bars insurers from varying premium rates based on health status or medical history under a process known as medical underwriting , which was discontinued under Obamacare. Read More »

Navy SEAL killed in action in Somalia was from Maine


Security sources and officials in the Lower Shabelle region say Friday's attack was led by Somalia's Danab commando team, accompanied by us special forces. "This was an operation targeting an al Shabaab group that had been associated with attacks on US, Somali and AMISOM forces", US Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters Friday, referring to the African Union mission there. Read More »

Average gas price drops 5 cents, as crude cost falls


AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 8 cents per gallon in the past week. Despite this week's decline, prices this year are still about 12 to 14-cents higher than they were at this time last year. It's actually up about 12 cents from this time previous year. This is seven cents cheaper than last week. DeHaan said gas prices should remain low as motorists plan summer road trips, due to weak demand and strong production among Organization of the Petroleum Exporting ... Read More »

Cargo plane goes off runway at West Virginia airport

It went over a hillside, killing two. It is not yet know what caused the aircraft to crash. When emergency crews arrived on scene, they reported heavy entrapment. Barlow Drive and Keystone Drive are shut down. Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper declared a state of emergency following the accident and had asked drivers to avoid any roads in the area. Read More »

Kevin Durant sizzles with 38, Warriors up 3-0 over Jazz


With the score 86-84 the Warriors broke it open with back-to-back 3-pointers by Curry and Durant that pushed the score to 92-84 with 3:04 to go. The Warriors, though, prevailed yet again with a 102-91 win. Draymond Green relishes in being one of the most polarizing players in the National Basketball Association, but he doesn't understand what the people of Utah have against him. Read More »

Talk to, Don't Provoke, North Korea


The North conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, which experts say would have improved its knowledge for making nuclear warheads small enough to fit on missiles, and has been speeding up its development of new missiles, including solid-fuel rockets that can be fired from mobile launchers on land and from submarines. Read More »

New Orleans Finally Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments

It is the first of four Confederacy statues which will be removed. According to a lawyer for the latter contractor, the staff received death threats after submitting the proposal, and according to city officials, the auto of one staff member was allegedly set on fire. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi Congratulates Emmanuel Macron On Victory


This time, many French citizens sat out the election altogether because they detested both Le Pen and Macron - even though the pro-European centrist Macron offered a vastly different platform from his opponent. As the day began, French voters faced a stark choice. I lived the election of Donald Trump in NY, and now finally, after Brexit , after Trump, populism has been beaten in France, " said Pierre-Yves Colinet, a joyous Macron supporter at the Louvre victory party. Read More »

Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill

There are also several Republicans who have expressed skepticism about the bill, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported. A health advocacy group in Kentucky is reacting to the health care plan approved by the Republican-controlled U.S. The bill's supporters say younger and healthier people will pay less for monthly premiums and be able to buy limited policies that meet their needs. Read More »

Ann Coulter A No-Show At Berkeley


A campus speech earlier this year by then-Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled after masked protesters, some hiding behind homemade shields, smashed windows and shot fireworks at police officers. Coulter, one America's best-known and most polarizing pundits on the political right, cast blame on conservative student organizers who withdrew their invitation following their dispute with university officials. Read More »

Texas stabbing suspect, 21, was previously involuntarily hospitalized


The killer, some tweets suggested, might have been connected with an anarchist group agitated by a raucous immigration protest that was underway nearby. As police continued to gather evidence, he said he still feels safe. "And you will be sacked". "This is something that obviously rattles any community, and certainly a college campus community like ours". Read More »