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Health care bill protesters stage "die-in" outside McConnell's office

Both bills would eliminate most of the taxes imposed by the Affordable Care Act . Any new Senate bill would have to be reconciled with the House version. They said the measure falls short, missing "the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs". Read More »

Brexit talks start with first United Kingdom concession


However, in a press conference following the first day of Brexit talks, European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier revealed that Davis had accepted the EU's original demands. The UK is instead aiming to use the two-year Brexit process to secure a free trade agreement with Europe. A fair deal for both sides was possible, he said. Read More »

Pelosi defends leadership following loss in Georgia special election

Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) told CNN . He emphasized that the group "was a diverse group from an ideological, geographic and ethnic standpoint". Since Trump became president, however, his party actually has won four special elections to fill seats vacated by Republicans leaving to serve in his administration or in other posts . Read More »

USA investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes


President Donald Trump waves as he walks with first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump, from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington , Sunday, June 11, 2017, as they returned from Bedminst. And Comey said he's all for the president releasing any tapes - if they exist. John McCain, R-Ariz., who wanted to know why Comey wouldn't publicly clear Trump of wrongdoing even though he had done so for Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'


USA -backed Syrian militias closed in on Islamic State's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa on Wednesday, taking territory on the south bank of the Euphrates River with the aim of encircling the city, a militia spokesman told Reuters . This "secret engagement", the report said, is aimed to help ensure that forces friendly to Israel control the Syrian side of the northern Golan border. Read More »

Dems slam new Senate health care bill as 'meaner'


Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is among a handful of Republicans opposed to the party's replacement bill for Obamacare . The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that under the House bill, 23 million fewer people would have coverage by 2026. Read More »

Trump says he's 'very supportive' of new Senate health care bill

Former President Barack Obama , whose signature legislation is the target of GOP repeal efforts, wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that the Republican plan "is not a health care bill". But the current law has grown increasingly popular, and many more Americans are insured, making the new safety net hard to unravel. HOUSE: The bill would allow young adults to remain on their parents' insurance until age 26. Read More »

Senate GOP health care bill released

McConnell must navigate a narrow route in which defections by just three of the 52 Republican senators would doom the legislation. She says up to 2 million Georgians (children, veterans and elderly) use Medicaid services daily. Ending Obama's expansion has been a major problem for some GOP senators. The program now gives states all the money needed to cover eligible recipients and procedures. Read More »

Won't support BJP's Presidential candidate if it is for votebank: Uddhav Thackeray


Thackeray said the Sena had recommended and supported Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's name because "Hindustan is a Hindu nation" and there was nobody better than Bhagwat to represent this identity. "But if someone works for the welfare of the country, we will support him", said Uddhav, denying his party's stance was a volte-face. It instead said the Sena will take a "final decision" on Kovind in the meeting of its party leaders scheduled here Tuesday. Read More »

Apple iOS 11 Is Incompatible With 32-Bit Apps


Though it's the now the latest and greatest version of the operating system, it will stop receiving important security and performance updates from Apple when iOS 11 launches, leaving users potentially vulnerable to bugs and glitches. Read More »

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 »