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West Virginia Senate passes amended tax bill

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That action came on the 100th day of the legislative session, which was scheduled to be the final day. "I simply did not believe they would vote against both disabled children and a substantial funding increase for public schools", he said in the statement. Read More »

Analysts say GOP bill leaves 23 million more uninsured

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In its March report of the legislation, the office estimated the amount would be 24 million person difference. The analysis said the House bill, the American Health Care Act , would reduce federal deficits by $119 billion over the next decade. Read More »

Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

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The report says that is partly because insurance on average would cover less of people's health care costs. The Kansas House on Thursday approved a negotiated version of a bill requiring physicians to present biographical information to patients considering an abortion on white paper and printed in black ink in 12-point Times New Roman font. Read More »

Hapuna makes Top 10 list of best beaches in US

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Siesta Beach's fine, white sand , placid water and clean facilities led to the top spot. "Fourteen million people go to Miami Beach every year". Ahead of Ocracoke was Siesta Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast at number one and Kapalua Bay Beach in Maui at number two. Read More »

Things to Know About the Montana Special Election

A sign on a gate thanked people for not trespassing at Gianforte's home. Fox & Friends' Jillian Mele reported on the assault by neglecting the witness accounts, one of which was reported by Fox News' own reporter Alicia Acuna, and repeating Gianforte's claim that "the men both fell". Read More »

Bill Cosby: 12 jurors selected for upcoming criminal trial

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Prosecutors drew criticism this week for excusing two black jurors. "This case is frankly more about gender, celebrity, how women are treated (and) Bill Cosby's credibility". Andrea Constand , who worked at Temple University while Cosby was a trustee at the school, told Montgomery County authorities that Cosby drugged and raped her at his home in Cheltenham. Read More »

Trump Team Stands by Budget's $2 Trillion Math Error

But now that he is President, Donald Trump has proposed a budget that would cut Social Security for people with severe disabilities, raid Medicare and gut Medicaid by more than a trillion dollars over the next decade. "And I think that's a very hard thing". 'If you receive food stamps and are capable of working, we need you to go to work. Senator Jones said he has not looked at the full federal budget proposal yet, so he can't fully say he supports it completely. Read More »

Seattle judges hear arguments on president's travel ban

Trump's order, directed at six predominantly Muslim countries, did not mention religion though Trump called for a "Muslim ban" when he was running for president . "This case is not Korematsu , and if it were I wouldn't be standing here and the United States would not be defending it". On Monday, Judge Richard Paez questioned Katyal about Trumps statements, calling them "profound". Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to lend support to coalition against ISIL, says Sec.-Gen. Stoltenberg

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White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump was "100 percent" committed to collective defence. "My feeling is that we agreed on many areas". At a ceremony with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Trump will unveil a memorial to the September 11, 2001 attacks featuring part of the destroyed World Trade Center, while Merkel does the same for a fragment of the Berlin Wall. Read More »

CBO: GOP Health Care Plan Would Leave 23 Million Uninsured

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But that would be partly because policies would typically provide fewer benefits and sicker people would be priced out, it concluded. "Just the opposite occurs" under the GOP bill the House approved this month, said No. One type of waiver would allow states to modify the requirements governing essential health benefits , which set minimum standards for the benefits that insurance in the nongroup and small-group markets must cover. Read More »

57% disapprove of GOP health care bill

Still, in upstate NY alone Trump is viewed unfavorably by 63 percent - an area that has shown support for him during the election. Critics have alleged mainstream media organizations have pounced on negative information about the Trump administration subsequently shown to be false. Read More »

CBO scores Trumpcare bill, estimates 23 million lose insurance by 2026

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But for every dollar the amendment spends on people with pre-existing conditions, the bill spends $29 on tax breaks for people with income above $200,000, said former Obama health spokesman Ben Wakana. Those changes included an amendment offered by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) that would let states waive some key provisions of the health law, including requirements to cover " essential health benefits " and to offer insurance to people with preexisting conditions at no extra cost . Read More »

Eckrich Meats Says Precooked Sausage May Contain Metal

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The products also have the number "EST". Besides Kansas, the products were distributed to Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. A representative for Armour-Eckrich Meats reached out to KLTV this afternoon in regards to the recall the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday. Read More »

Former Spy Chief confirms Russian interference in U.S. elections

Burr also told reporters that the committee will not give Flynn immunity because the committee does not believe it's the place of the committee to offer it. "We'd like to hear his story because he publicly said he has a story to tell". Flynn was forced to resign after it became public knowledge that he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak during the transition period. Read More »

NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

NATO's chief affirmed that the alliance would join the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, but will not wage direct war against the extremists. "This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States". "Do your part, pay your fair share". He said the relationship between the United States and Britain was the most cherished of all USA ties. Read More »

Helicopter crashes in industrial park in Delaware

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The pilot was a 37-year-old man from Franklinville, New Jersey. Susan Phillips, a spokeswoman for Penn Medicine, said in a prepared statement that the helicopter was operated by Metro Aviation, which provides aviation services for PennStar, the air transportation service for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Read More »

Fight for Philippine city of Marawi rages on

The violence first erupted on Tuesday after the army raided the hideout of Isnilon Hapilon , a commander of the Abu Sayyaf group. Hapilon, an Islamic preacher on the US's list of most-wanted terrorists who was behind a failed kidnap plot last month, called for help from an allied group, the Maute. Read More »

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

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Insurers still have a couple months to consider their options before finally committing to selling coverage in 2018. On Wednesday the Congressional Budget Office said the Republican proposal would eliminate coverage for 23 million Americans in 2026. Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends her tour after deadly attack

Her husband was listed in critical condition while her children were treated for injuries. British police have found more explosives which could have been used in follow-up attacks to the Manchester Arena bombing, a United Kingdom newspaper reports . Read More »

Ben Carson Says Poverty Is 'A State Of Mind'

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Sad". However, there are some exceptions, according to Carson. Rather, he was saying the key to its conquering comes largely with the upbringing. But they too had a dream that one day their sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, great-grandsons, great-granddaughters, might pursue prosperity and happiness in this land. Read More »

Michael Flynn's Businesses To Be Subpoenaed

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Warner also said Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael S. Rogers "owe the committee some explanation" about the conversations they had with President Trump in which, as The Washington Post reported , he asked them to pressure then-FBI Director James B. Read More »