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CBO: GOP healthcare bill would leave 23 million people uninsured

The Congressional Budget Office numbers refer to the ACA repeal and replace bill passed by the House along party lines on May 4. That's according to a new estimate released Wednesday by the Congressional Budget Office. House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to claim victory on Twitter after the report's release. Democrats have criticized Republicans for pushing people off coverage. Read More »

Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill


The AHCA would alter key provisions of the ACA, including the elimination of the tax penalty on Americans who fail to maintain health insurance coverage, the addition of state-level waivers on coverage of " essential benefits", and cutting federal funds for Medicaid. Read More »

Reporter alleges Montana GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him, broke his glasses

Republicans have held Montana's statewide seat in the House since the 1996 election. Democratic operatives think they'll likely lose, but Republicans concede it will be a closer race than would normally be expected . GOP groups - including the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee - outraised their Democratic counterparts in the year's first quarter . Read More »

UAE and Saudi Arabia to donate $100m to Ivanka Trump fund

Then: Trump had plenty of harsh words for Saudi Arabia before his election. At the Tehran press conference, Rouhani also defended Iran's ballistic missile program, something heavily criticized by Trump's new administration. "I think this trip was a big success because it was unexpected ..." Trump's caution showed. He did not weigh in on Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians ... Read More »

Salman Abedi father says he's innocent of Manchester bombing

Lapan said the Homeland Security Department has shared some information about Abedi's travel with the British government, but declined to offer specifics. Four men in total have been arrested in connection with the attack. This article was originally published at 2:40 a.m. He said the man, in his 40s, is named Adel and has a wife and several children. Read More »

Melania Trump appears to slap away president's hand in Israel


Speaking to the Daily News , Florida-based consultant Lillian Glass said it looked like Melania does not want her current role as FLOTUS, and it shows. As they walked across the tarmac, Mr Trump reached for his wife's hand but she abruptly swatted his hand away. Taylor was the first to report several major stories on the investigation, including the existence of grand jury subpoenas in the investigation, though other reports from Taylor remain unconfirmed. Read More »

President Trump meets the pope, and Twitter rejoices

He will then fly to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. "Making tremendous progress", Trump told Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel . When it came time to exchange gifts with Trump, that letter is exactly what the pope handed over, in addition to another papal writing that challenges capitalism and the "idolatry of money", along with a third on families and a medal symbolizing peace. Read More »

Dan Coats won't say whether Trump asked him to push back


After McCain's interview with CNN , Coats declined to comment before the Senate committee on whether Trump asked him to deny information regarding the allegations about Russian Federation, saying he considered his conversations with the president private. Read More »

Final decision still to be made on Ariana Grande's London tour dates


The latest was a man in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, following police searches. The Associated Press reports the brothers' father, Ramadan Abedi, was also arrested in Libya but did not say why. Another 2,800 troops are being deployed elsewhere in Britain. It remains unknown whether Ariana Grande will perform her scheduled concerts on Thursday and Friday at the 02 in London, England , despite previous media reports that she had postponed her tour. Read More »

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight


The President, who is supposed to be on a five-day trip to Russian Federation beginning Monday, cut short his visit and returned to the Philippines, arriving in Manila late Wednesday afternoon. According to military expert Stephen Schwartz, cited by Business Insider, the United States globally maintains four or five nuclear-armed submarines on "hard alert" in specific regions, waiting for the potential order to launch a nuclear weapon. Read More »

Russian Federation interfered in 2016 USA elections: Former CIA director

Kremlin operatives are said to have focused on Paul Manafort , one of Mr Trump's campaign chiefs, and Mike Flynn, a retired general who would go on briefly to serve as Mr Trump's national security adviser. Page says details are still being worked out with the committee, but he expects to testify sometime during the week of June 6. 'We would want to make sure that he was being fully forthcoming and truthful and cooperative, and that it was someone whose testimony we could rely on, ' ... Read More »

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

The White House said numerous proposed cuts were aimed at ineffective programs and that the savings were needed to help balance the budget in 10 years and finance increased spending for defense and other programs. A MI group is calling on lawmakers to pay attention to the President's budget and the cuts they say will hurt MI families. The cuts come with a huge price that would be paid disproportionately by the poor , disabled and elderly. Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops

It was unclear whether Abedi was under surveillance as recently as the attack. The bomber was born in Britain to immigrants from Libya . On Tuesday, Salman Abedi's older brother, Ismail, was arrested in a Manchester suburb. A resident tells Frank Langfitt that the unit was frequently rented out on Airbnb. The attack left 22 people dead and more than 60 others wounded. Victims of the tragedy include Ariana superfan Georgina Callander , eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos, Tattoo ... Read More »

Day after Manchester attack: Soldiers on United Kingdom streets


Ariana Grande has cancelled her upcoming tour dates after the tragic attack in Manchester which claimed the lives of 22 people. The suspected bomber has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi , a British student dropout born to Libyan parents who fled the regime of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Read More »

Paul Scholes: 'Winning Europa League equals good season for Manchester United'


The game is being played less than two days after a bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, and six weeks after a truck attack in central Stockholm that killed five people. Tonight's final was quickly confirmed to go ahead but seems to have lost its competitiveness and replaced by determination to honour the city and those who were lost. Read More »

Saudi summit was 'show with no value'

Mr Trump has dubbed the nuclear agreement signed by Mr Obama as "one of the worst deals ever signed". "I fear that we will be looking at war with Iran before too long as it is clear that Trump and his advisers are already completely in the Israeli and Saudi pockets on the issue", Giraldi, a former CIA Case Officer and US Army Intelligence Officer said Monday. Read More »

Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte floated Wednesday the possibility of declaring martial law, not just in Mindanao, but in the entire country. The decision to impose martial law was taken after the country erupted into battles between security forces and militants groups LIH. Read More »

Tornado has touched down, more rain predicted too

The storms came after a series of powerful thunderstorms swept across parts of the state on Tuesday. He went on to say that issuance of a warning is also dependent on the location of the storm. Dueling frontal boundaries and waves of low pressure could kick up some severe storms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. "There are now no reports of injuries or fatalities". Read More »

Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace


The President also notably avoided all of the thorny issues that have stymied peace efforts for decades. Trump reiterated his belief that it is crucial to create an environment in the region consistent with the goal to guarantee peace, the release noted. Read More »

'Peace is a choice,' Trump says during appearance with Palestinian leader


He also urged Israel to comply with "just and human demands" of hundreds of Palestinian hunger strikers now forgoing food for the 37th day in Israeli prisons. and global precedent. Husam Zumlot, a former adviser to Abbas who is now the Palestinian ambassador in Washington, said the contours of any deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians were well known to both sides. Read More »

Trump, Israeli leaders pledge Middle East cooperation


On Monday, Mr Trump said he had come to "reaffirm the unbreakable bond" between the United States and Israel and that there was a "rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace" to the region. "And let me say, the Israelis would love to have peace", Rubio said. "When Trump was elected, the settlers here celebrated and were sure they were going for annexation". Read More »

Trump Calls People Who Executed Manchester Attack "Evil Losers"


Trump also expressed an even loftier hope than an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement: "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East, and that would be an unbelievable accomplishment". Read More »

Trump meets with Abbas in Bethlehem


However he did not mention what has always been the goal of USA diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state. KEITH: Trump was sharing the stage with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and reported back about his earlier meeting with the Palestinian leader, Abbas. Read More »

GOP health care bill analysis to be released by Congressional Budget Office

Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., left, and Sen. Planned Parenthood, which would lose it's federal funding for non-abortion services under the bill, called the bill "the worst legislation for women's health in a generation" and NARAL Pro-Choice America tweeted a picture of a dumpster fire with the sentence: "Our official statement on the #CBOScore for #AHCA". Read More »

The Camera Captures a Personal Moment Between the Trumps and Netanyahus


Despite his pro-Israeli campaign trail rhetoric, since entering the White House Mr Trump has caught some Israeli hard-liners off guard with the suggestion the government should "hold back" on settlement building, and his administration has equivocated over whether the USA embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as promised. Read More »

In Jerusalem, Trump solemnly remembers Holocaust victims


About an hour later, Netanyahu put down his own stake. Abbas stressed that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is not between religions. Trump briefly commented on last night's deadly attack at a concert in Manchester , England, sending condolences to the families of those "innocent people, attractive young people" who were killed. Read More »

Memorial Day parade, ceremony set for Monday

All parade units will assemble at the Lincolnville Central School, marching through town to the Lincolnville War Memorial Honor Roll for ceremony. Several American Legion and VFW Posts will pay tribute to deceased military veterans on Memorial Day . Read More »

Father of Manchester bomber says he didn't expect attack


A bomb detonated by Salman Abedi killed 22 people and injured 59, sending shockwaves across the world. He also confirmed an off-duty police officer was among the 22 killed . Anyone who has been to a concert, attended a large sporting event, who has young daughters or nieces, can put themselves in the shoes of the Manchester bombing victims and their families. Read More »

Texas Senate revives full bathroom bill with late-night move

Washington is fixated on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey and burgeoning investigations into possible connections between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Those found that earlier versions of the House bill left 24 million additional people uninsured and drove up out-of-pocket costs for many seniors and others. Read More »