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Redskins' trademark usage boosted by Supreme Court ruling

Tam opinion. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal trademarks of terms some consider derogatory are covered by the First Amendment, a decision that, in all likelihood, will clear the way for the Washington Redskins to get back trademarks that were canceled in 2014 after complaints by Native Americans. Read More »

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


Rather, it rang out from the rafters, where over 20 security guards surrounded two full sections of NYCFC fans celebrating just their second Hudson River Derby win - and first at Red Bull Arena. "I believe if you want to win football matches, you have to match the competitiveness of the opposing team". The goal was the first of Sweat's MLS career. Read More »

It makes no sense to have a poor person in some positions


Trump has long pushed for more aggressive immigration policies, seeking to build a wall on the United States' border with Mexico. "We are thinking about building a wall as a solar wall", he said. He said, 'You know what? It takes a lot of audacity for a man who benefited immensely from having an extremely wealthy father to more or less imply anyone who's poor is likely there as a product of their own lack of intelligence. Read More »

Bernie Sanders Condemns The Virginia Shootings


Steve Scalise and three others at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia . In other etters between 2008 and 2012, reported by NPR and The New Republic's Emily Atkin , Hodgkinson described President George W. They recovered a 7.62 caliber rifle and a 9 mm handgun, which they say Hodgkinson bought legally. Sanders also wished a "quick and full recovery" for Representative Scalise, his staff, and the capitol police officers wounded in the shooting. Read More »

Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill


Vilsack particularly objects to the cuts in Medicaid expansion in the Senate bill , which he claims would hurt rural Iowa-especially hospitals. "We're very confident that the Senate bill will get through", Conway said . The other GOP senators who oppose the bill are Sens. "We're anxious about the burden it creates for the states", Kristine Grow, spokeswoman at America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), said on Friday. Read More »

Disabled Trumpcare Protesters Dragged Away From McConnell's Office


The protesters, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid . "The government wants to kill me", a woman yelled as police led her away. The 28 female and 15 male protesters who were arrested were transported to Capitol Police headquarters for processing, authorities said. Read More »

Iran's Top General Urges Muslim Unity in Eid Message

The celebration came after the Office of the Chularatchamontri on Saturday declared Sunday as the start of the Hariraya, also known as Eid al-Fitr in some Islamic countries. Trump concluded the statement with the traditional Muslim greeting "Eid Mubarak" which means "blessed celebration" and is used only during the celebration of the important holiday. Read More »

Protesters outside McConnell's office


While it may be politically convenient to describe the Medicaid program's challenges in talk-show abstractions, for every Medicaid client there are also OH health professionals and community hospitals. Tucked inside the Republican bill to replace Obamacare is a plan to impose a radical diet on a 52-year-old program that insures almost 1 in 5 Americans. Read More »

Collins: 'It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week'

Most people who use Medicaid are pretty thrilled with it because, in a shocking turn of events, people really enjoy having affordable effective health insurance . McConnell, eager to approve the legislation next week, indicated he was open to changes before it reaches the Senate floor, but he said it was time to act. Read More »

Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill


Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Rand Paul (R-Texas) and. What Rubio is likely to hear is widespread loathing for what the GOP senators have hatched in their seclusion: a plan that gives a huge tax break to the wealthiest Americans while taking away coverage for millions, making huge cuts in Medicaid and allowing insurance companies to jack up rates for older people. Read More »

Trump's Cuba policy changes "very appropriate", says Sen. Rubio


Trump's announcement on Friday in Miami reverses the advances made in the past two years since 2014 when Castro and Obama revealed their decision to restore diplomatic relations and begin the process of normalising bilateral ties. Other members of the luncheon meeting, held in a Miami suburb, expressed disappointment that they were not consulted by US lawmakers from Florida who helped shape the policy , including Sen. Read More »

Grounded flights and power outages as temperatures soar in US

The heat can also create issues for ground crews, where pavement temperatures can reach more 66C, life-threatening conditions if workers are exposed to it for too long. It was a relative cool spot compared with Yuma in neighboring Arizona, however, where the mercury hit 120 degrees. A notorious heat wave in 1990 brought consecutive days at 120 degrees, including the record of 122. Read More »

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

President Donald Trump confirmed Sunday he had called the House-approved health-care bill too " mean ", and claimed former President Barack Obama stole that descriptor from him. But I think we're going to get it. Rand Paul , who rejected the plan along with fellow Senators Ted Cruz , Mike Lee and Ron Johnson, said fundamental problems remained that would leave taxpayers subsidizing health insurance companies. Read More »

GOP Senators Oppose Health Bill - Enough To Sink It

But the net effect would be more exposure to crippling medical bills for many millions of Americans. Medicaid , which President Donald Trump repeatedly promised to protect, would be slashed by hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade. Read More »

Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids

Tim Ryan of OH ran against her . Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise. The group, which is also led by representatives Kathleen Rice of NY and Tim Ryan of OH, was slated to meet Thursday to discuss replacing Pelosi, according to Politico . Read More »

Gunman didn't plan Alexandria baseball shooting, visited Sanders' Senate office

FBI officials released findings of the federal investigation into the shooting at a press conference Wednesday morning. He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. Hodgkinson had a list of six members of Congress on him, Slater said, but there was no indication that he meant to target them. In April, Hodgkinson took cell phone photos and videos of various sites on the National Mall, and of several monuments including the US Capitol, the Library of Congress, the Washington ... Read More »

Trump says GOP isn't 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

He said that the new plan will give Americans less comprehensive health care coverage and estimates that the bill will increase deductibles, defund Planned Parenthood , impose a "crushing age tax" on middle age Americans, and rollback safeguards to prevent lifetime insurance limits. Read More »

Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

Croix River in Wisconsin. Boundaries are overtly manipulated to maximize the number of districts favorable to one party while spreading as numerous voters that might back the other party into remaining districts where votes have minimal impact. Read More »

A special election that will truly prove special


Vela supported Pelosi when Ohio Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan challenged her for the top leadership position after the 2016 election. "The issue I think strategically is that Trump energizes their base and Leader Pelosi energizes their base", said Rep. Read More »

Casey hammers Senate health care bill


By shifting risk and fiscal responsibility to each state, the Republicans want to change what it means to be one country united in protecting all its citizens from the hard times of ill health. "Well they are also four good guys and they are four friends of mine and I think that they'll probably get there, we'll have to see", he said on "Fox & Friends". Read More »

Remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy impacting events around Kentucky

The weather service said at 5 p.m. that Cindy has lost tropical characteristics but heavy rain potential is moving east across the Ohio Valley and into Pennsylvania with severe thunderstorms forming south of Cindy. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Rain bands reeling away from Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains from the Southeast to the Midwest, triggering flash flood warnings over several states including West Virginia, whose residents on Friday marked the anniversary of deadly ... Read More »