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Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Sylville Smith Shooting

Body camera footage, which was publicly released and shown in court, pointed toward the possible discrepancy in Heaggan-Brown's self-defense claim . The officer was sacked two months after the shooting when he was charged in an unrelated sexual assault. Police move in on a group of protesters throwing rocks at them in Milwaukee Aug. Read More »

Presidential election: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) will support BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind

The Shiv Sena president revealed that Amit Shah had sought the party's support for their candidate, though his name was not declared then. Sena has never indulged in the politics of hiding behind someone. A candidate needs 50 per cent plus votes to win the poll. The BJP-led NDA has a total of 52 MPs. If at all, the Sena decides to vote against the NDA nominee, then the NDA's voteshare minus the Shiv Sena would be around 5,11,790 votes. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo scores, Portugal off to semi-finals

Ronaldo came off after the break to be replaced by Nani and Portugal added to their lead when Andre Silva scored a fine solo effort on 80 minutes. Although Saudi Arabian referee Fahad Al Mirdasi bizarrely referred the incident to be reviewed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) a couple of minutes after the event, he then kept his original decision not to award a foul. Read More »

Portugal, Mexico zoom into S/final — FIFA Confederations Cup

After demolishing New Zealand , Portugal progressed as Group A winners and will face the runners-up in Group B-likely Germany or Chile-next Wednesday in Kazan for a place in the July 2 final. With this victory, the CONCACAF champion stormed into the semifinal. After conceding the first goal in the 25th minute, Mexico came from behind to beat the hosts. Read More »

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday

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We just discussed cuts to Medicaid, but it would also get rid of the mandate that most Americans must have health insurance. "We don't have too much of a choice, because the alternative is the dead carcass of Obamacare ". The bill has a lot of problems that aren't particularly related to gender. "Obamacare's" results have been mixed, with lower enrollment than expected, big losses for many insurers, and sharp premium increases. Read More »

'Moon, Trump Should Narrow Differences on N. Korea in the Summit'

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The United States has tried for years to discourage South Korea from developing longer-range ballistic missiles in keeping with the Missile Technology Control Regime, a voluntary global arms-control pact. On June 13, another soldier crossed the DMZ on foot, while on June 18 a North Korean civilian defected to the South by swimming across the Han River delta on the eastern flank of the border. Read More »

Trump says hostility has stymied bipartisanship

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They are willing to let poor people die so rich people pay less taxes . Collins spoke on ABC's "This Week". "Based on what I've seen, given the inflation rate that would be applied in the outer years to the Medicaid program, the Senate bill is going to have more impact on the Medicaid program than even the House bill , " she said. Read More »

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

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Texas - that's your ruling, Justice Kennedy - striking down state laws criminalizing homosexual sodomy. The Murrs eventually chose to sell the vacant lot. The regulations barred building on any lot smaller than one acre of land. Trying to draw districts that ignore these residential patterns to meet the " Efficiency Gap " test would result in even more bizarrely drawn districts than we already get from legislators, and would make it much more hard to draw districts that are compact, ... Read More »

Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill -White House

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The Senate plan essentially eliminates the Medicaid expansion in Obama's law created to insure people who could never afford to buy their own insurance. The Senate bill also calls for a tighter cap on federal spending in Medicaid overall than the House bill did. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval released a similar statement . Read More »

Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

She's chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News . For example: the bakers' association could choose to follow the rules for the Alabama insurance market, which mandates coverage of relatively few benefits, for all its bakeries in NY, a state with many mandates. Read More »

Donald Trump And PM Modi Set To Meet For The First Time

Thank you @ POTUS for the warm personal welcome. Modi leaves for USA after concluding Portugal trip: Modi on Saturday left for the United States for his first meeting with President Donald Trump after concluding his brief visit to Portugal during which the two nations signed 11 agreements. Read More »

Five GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Some of those lawmakers could eventually change their stances after potential amendments to the plan. The Republican-led Senate is set to vote on the Better Care Restoration Act before the 4th of July congressional recess. "It doesn't protect Nevadans on Medicaid". Meanwhile, a new poll published by the Kaiser Family found 51 percent of Americans view the existing Affordable Care Act favorably compared with 30 percent who favor replacing it. Read More »

Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

At home, Trump's critics have questioned why his administration is now singling out Cuba for its human rights record while insisting that in other parts of the world it will not lecture other countries on the issue. Obama worked to enact several changes to Cuban policy during his tenure in the White House. The restrictions may have a chilling effect on Americans looking to travel to Cuba, which enjoyed large support from both Democrats and Republicans. Read More »

13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI

McConnell released the bill Thursday after weeks of closed-door meetings searching for middle ground between conservative senators seeking an aggressive repeal of Obama's statute and centrists warning about going too far. It's just a tax cut for high-income people", said Mark Mazur, director of the Tax Policy Center. "Let's be very clear". He acknowledged that Republicans have long promised to repeal the ACA, but urged lawmakers to put aside partisan politics while working to address ... Read More »

GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward

Fox News' Pete Hegseth pointed to former President Barack Obama's recent Facebook post criticizing the Senate's healthcare bill . Changes can still be made to the legislation. The Senate bill includes big cuts to Medicaid over a period of time, eliminates taxes on the wealthy and insurers, and does not let insurers deny people coverage based on pre-existing conditions . Read More »

Cilic beats Muller in 3 sets, reaches Queen's final

Federer has 18 grand slams and the win in Germany is his 92nd career title - with Wimbledon just around the corner... Thompson struck back to level the match but Querrey recovered to break decisively in the fourth game of the decider and had enough firepower to claim victory. Read More »

Chile book Portugal, Germany tackle Mexico

If Cameroon are to advance, they'll likely need an incredible game from keeper Fabrice Ondoa. "They have nothing to lose ", warned Loew. Alexis Sanchez then managed to get clear but the ball was taken off his foot by Ryan Milligan's last-ditch tackle. Read More »

Angels score 3 after overturned call, beat Red Sox 4-2

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Ortiz was joined by his family, many of his former teammates, and the children of Kirby Puckett, whom Ortiz aimed to honor by wearing the No. 34. Big Papi threw the ball more like 50 Cent than a baseball player being celebrated for 20 unbelievable season in the big leagues. Read More »

Health Care Bill Should Pass

Sasse did offer his preliminary opinion of the legislation, calling it simply a "Medicaid reform package". "That is really the forward-looking vision of the network". Susan Collins and some others are anxious about the bill rolling back Obamacare's expansion of Medicare and putting limits on federal funding of the program. Read More »

After Vote, Party Leaders Say Perimeter Remains Battleground

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Such comments about Pelosi were highlighted by Republicans on Thursday in an attempt to illustrate a divided Democratic caucus. In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell short where it counts: Republicans won. Read More »

GOP is hiding something in Senate health-care bill

And I don't mean to exaggerate, but in the main, it's very hard to be supportive of something that takes health insurance away from 20 million or so Americans. If the Senate approves its repeal version, either the House would have to pass the same bill or reconcile its version with the Senate's before Trump could sign it into law. Read More »

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

It however delays cuts to the Medicaid program and maintains for two years the tax credits included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) - commonly known as Obamacare - to help lower-income Americans purchase coverage. They're not just the poor. It covers whatever people are eligible - for basically whatever they need medically. Susan Collins of Maine, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Read More »

Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz

He proved to be one of the best ever, establishing Hall of Fame credentials that include 10 All-Star Game appearances, nine postseason appearances and, most important to Boston, three World Series rings. The Los Angeles Angels benefited from a fairly-new rule and relied on an old-fashioned type save to beat the Boston Red Sox . "It was much needed and Parker just keeps coming in and keeps us in games in some pretty tough places", said Angels manager Mike Scioscia . Read More »

Conservatives on Twitter hilariously mock Democrats' 'moral victory' in Georgia special election

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The race for Georgia's 6th Congressional district seat was the most expensive congressional race in the nations history, topping $50 million in overall spending. The solution to these problems, Ryan maintains, lies in changing leadership and widening the party's appeal. "Obviously people are very concerned about where we are and they want to have a conversation about where we need to be", Rep. Read More »

Taiwanese Ambassador regrets Panama's decision to cut ties

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The Taiwanese president's office harshly condemned Beijing's actions, which it called "a unsafe provocation to the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait and the region at large". China's Taiwan Affairs Office today also advised Taiwan to make a "wise choice" on recognising the One-China principle. Burkina Faso and Swaziland are Taiwan's last remaining partners in Africa , a continent into which China has poured billions in recent years. Read More »

Obama on Senate proposal: It's 'not a health care bill'

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Kate Brown, a Democrat. Senators are likely to have only a handful of days to decide whether to support or vote against the 142-page bill , which was unveiled on Thursday . Trump later criticized the House bill privately as "mean" and this week called for a health plan "with heart". The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi defends leadership role, but some Texas Democrats grow restless

Instead of worrying about the executive branch 100 percent of the time , focus on passing legislation that will help your constituents back home, and make sure, when you run in 2018, that you have results. But Democrats don't necessarily need her or anyone to play the role of a former occupant of the seat Handel just won, Newt Gingrich, who led the Republican takeover of the House in 1994 with his Contract for America. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing American detainee

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A person believed to be Otto Warmbier is transferred from a medical transport airplane to an awaiting ambulance at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati , Ohio, U.S., June 13, 2017. Medical tests performed once Warmbier was back in OH revealed that he had suffered severe neurological damage, possibly due to a heart attack - which would be consistent with the newer North Korean statement. Read More »

Another Lawmaker Says No to Trump's Healthcare Bill

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is created to repeal and replace Obamacare , in its current form. Cruz said the bill should allow individuals to purchase health insurance across state lines, which would increase competition and lower costs. Read More »

Brexit Negotiation Begins; Talks Scheduled One Week Each Month

It comes a day after measures to enable Brexit dominated the Queen's Speech and with the Conservatives still trying to secure the Commons support needed to pass their programme. Brexit negotiations began on Monday. He hailed that the the first session was "important", "open", and "useful indeed to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking", Xinhua news reported. Read More »

Saudi Seeks Israeli Military Help To Support New Crown Prince?

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This AFP file photo taken on December 9, 2015 shows Mohamed bin Salman (L) talking with Mohammed bin Nayef during the 136th (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh . "I think the Trump factor matters tremendously", he said. Top Saudi officials pledged loyalty to their new crown prince in statements carried by the official news agency, while many ordinary citizens tweeted their allegiance. Read More »