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Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

Insurers would not be allowed to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions , and they would be required to charge the same amount of money to individuals regardless of their health history. Republicans complained that this was not open enough, but now are trying to jam a bill through with no input from Democrats or the American people. Read More »

EU, UK agree for Brexit negotiations: Michel Barnier


It's a project, an ambition". In an effort to show Britain is still working with its continental partners, she'll pledge assistance with discouraging African refugees from attempting to get to Europe, trying to persuade them to turn back during the journey. Read More »

Assessing the Impact of the Senate GOP Health Bill

Senator Toomey's office sent us this statement: " Obamacare is collapsing". "What will happen to pregnant mothers, children with disabilities, poor adults and seniors who need long-term care once they can no longer count on Medicaid? ". Read More »

Gov. John Bel Edwards vexed over GOP health care bill

When Trump stupidly referred to the House bill as " mean ", he was nearly certainly referring to the provision in that measure that lets insurers charge higher premiums to those with preexisting conditions in states that have received a waiver from the federal government. Read More »

With one eye on history, Hansen beckons Lions to Eden Park fortress

Murray says they will take an attacking mindset into this first Test, that being the only way to beat the All Blacks - one of his key lessons from last November in Chicago. Mark Reason, also for in an article titled "Gatland Gambles on Novices", calls how Peter O'Mahony the best blindside in the world . Read, who said he hasn't anxious about his thumb all week, knows what the Lions will bring; big, physical men intending to smash the All Blacks in the contact areas and set ... Read More »

London high-rise fire caused by refrigerator, police say

A Hotpoint FF175BP model was found to have been the fridge at the centre of the tragedy and followed witness reports from June 14 that one resident claimed his appliance was responsible. Police have received CCTV footage and over 70 images from the fire, and will install an elevator on the outside of the building to aid in their investigation. Read More »

One week. 52 senators. Can McConnell get it done?

Republicans are getting ready for Senate votes on legislation scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday among growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week. Read More »

Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts


Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake are so far not saying if they back a new Senate health care proposal repealing much of Barack Obama's health care law and imposing big cuts to Medicaid . Both said they were going to examine the draft closely for its impacts on Alaskans. The Senate legislation drew support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which said it would "stabilize crumbling insurance markets" and curb premium increases. Read More »

Obama Calls GOP Healthcare Plan 'Massive Transfer' of Money to Richest Americans


Both bills would repeal the penalties associated with the individual mandate that almost everyone purchase health insurance or else pay a fine, and the mandate that employers provide insurance to employees. McConnell said that the Congressional Budget Office scoring of the bill won't be released until next week. The budget office analysis of the Senate measure is expected early next week. Read More »

McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill


They said GOP characterizations of the law as failing are wrong and said the Republican plan would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing higher out-of-pocket costs. House GOP bill: To be protected, consumers must avoid a break in coverage of more than 63 days. Senate GOP bill: Stretches phase-out of Medicaid expansion financing. Read More »

What pundits call a "moderate" Senate health care bill will kill people


Former President Barack Obama tore into the health care bill finally revealed by Senate Republicans in a Facebook post . Democrats are united in opposition. House of Representatives that tied them exclusively to age, Republican Senator Susan Collins said. Once Obamacare became law, Medicaid was expanded to allow anyone below 138 percent of the poverty line to opt into the government-sponsored health care. Read More »

Field Mic Catches Mexico Coach Calling Someone A "Motherfucker"

World's top footballer Cristiano Ronaldo walked out onto the field before the start of the Russia-Portugal football match of the 2017 Confederations Cup accompanied by a disabled ten-year old girl, Polina Khayeredinova. "We have four points and we have to congratulate the team". But Raul Jimenez's third goal in his last four internationals brought Osorio's men back on level terms after the break and Peralta's victor ensured El Tri secured victory despite star striker Javier ... Read More »

Reform Movement Decries Senate Republicans' Health Care Bill

It's not even a health care bill! "And while I know that division makes it hard to listen to Americans with whom we disagree, that's what we need to do today", Obama wrote . It also limits the growth of Medicaid and eventually phases out the expansion, which has added more than 400,000 people to the rolls in Arizona. GOP moderates like Sen. Read More »

OnePlus 5 Pros, Cons ; Things You Should Know About New Flagship Killer


Another feature OnePlus proudly says they've borrowed is the array of two camera lenses on the rear. The OnePlus 5 is one of the few smartphones to house the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor . When the highly anticipated smartphone has launched globally, OnePlus revealed the prices and the base variant is priced at $479. A phone is more than just its appearance. Read More »

So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

But Pelosi didn't sound like she was going anywhere on Thursday. Though, like in the 2016 election, there are a multitude of reasons for the loss , one issue continues to stick out like a sore thumb: Nancy Pelosi . She also highlighted her track record for legislative victories and ability to hold her caucus together on tough votes, and adding that younger members had opportunities for climbing House leadership . Read More »

Deadly London tower blaze began in fridge freezer

The British leader said earlier Thursday that tests were being carried out on cladding on apartment blocks across the country because of concerns that the building material helped spread the fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower in west London in the early hours of June 14. Read More »

Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out


Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, expressed optimism that Democrats can still take control of Congress' lower chamber next year, declaring, "The House is in play". "That still moves the needle", Ryan said . In the days since the race, an increasing number of Democrats have said that the party's failure to capitalize in Georgia on Trump's unpopularity was evidence of not having a winning message any longer, particularly regarding ... Read More »

Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster


Therefore, we can suspect that this visit was also unplanned and simply out of the goodness of Adele's heart. However, we can not confirm what the core of the ACM cladding is made up of. However, they did say: "Four of our blocks do have cladding (Oldmead House, Bartlett House, Mersea House and Colne House), but this is not the same type as the cladding used on Grenfell Tower". Read More »

Pete Hoekstra: Nancy Pelosi Remains Liability for Democrats


Following Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff's loss in Georgia on Tuesday, several House Democrats expressed concern that Pelosi may continue to be a drag on the ticket, noting that Republicans - fairly or not - branded her as out-of-touch with the many American voters. Read More »

Many Florida based Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more

Declaring Obama's pact with Castro a "completely one-sided deal", Trump said he was canceling it. To this day, Cuba is ruled by the same people who killed tens of thousands of their own citizens, who sought to spread their repressive and failed ideology throughout our hemisphere and who once tried to host enemy nuclear weapons 90 miles from our shores, Trump said. Read More »

Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday, where Republican Ralph Norman prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney, who is now Mr Trump's budget director. She said she feels "very confident" in the support she has from her caucus, but claimed ownership over the "timing" for her role as minority leader. Read More »

It's 'not a health care bill'

Democrats have blasted the Senate bill , with some calling it " meaner ". " Medicaid has been gutted, the premiums are going to go up, and the amount that people are going to have to contribute out of pocket for exchange policies is going to go up". Read More »

South Korea's Moon Urges North Korea To Return Detainees Swiftly

The 22-year-old died on June 19, prompting a furious response from the USA government. Some waved American flags while others held up signs with supportive messages as the funeral procession passed by. "This is our season finale". After graduating as class salutatorian in 2013, Warmbier enrolled at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he was studying at the school of commerce and was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity. Read More »

'These Cuts Are Blood Money': Elizabeth Warren Slams Senate Health Care Bill


Birth control must now be covered under most insurance plans (religious organizations can get waivers) as a required preventive health service under Obamacare. Unlimited federal dollars now flow to each state for Medicaid, covering all eligible beneficiaries and services. With Republicans in the Senate holding only a 52-48 seat edge, they can afford only two defections to get to a 50-50 tie, allowing Vice President Pence to then presumably break any logjam. Read More »

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russian Federation

It could have been 2-0 in the 50th if not for Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev , playing his 100th worldwide game, and his acrobatic one-handed save to keep out Andre Silva's header. In the second on Wednesday night, striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico's victor in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesdayto leave them on the verge of semifinals. Read More »

Georgia Special Election Ends in Disappointment for Democrats


I need to step back and do what's best for this party", said Rice. Ryan told CNN that his constituents are more concerned about economic issues than congressional investigations into allegations of collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russian officials. Read More »

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election


Yet he doggedly and laughably stuck to his talking point, insisting, "There's no question that money in politics is a major problem, which is one of the reasons that we need campaign finance reform so that candidates and campaigns will spend more time talking to voters and discussing the issues and less time raising money". Read More »

Concerns Over Senate Health Care Would Impact Medicaid In Arizona

Like the House bill, the Senate would repeal a penalty associated with the individual mandate requiring most people to have health insurance or else pay a fine. Obama, who posted his response to the Republican-led effort to repeal what is widely regarded as his signature domestic achievement on Facebook , did not mince his words. Read More »

Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penalties

Sens. Cruz and Lee were supposed to help write the bill . Higher rates of health insurance were also meant to reduce the amount of uncompensated care hospitals have to provide uninsured people in emergency departments. Senate Republicans have rolled out their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , following several closed-door sessions. "Overall, I believe that we can do better for our state and our country, but I will not vote for a bill that will make things worse ... Read More »

Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law


The 44th POTUS took to his Facebook page on Thursday to personally tell the citizens of the United States what he thought of the GOP's health care bill just introduced in the Senate . Almost 34,000 Alaskans have been covered by expanded Medicaid , as of the end of May. Then it would enact deeper cuts in the program beginning in 2025. Read More »