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Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), seen as a moderate, said Friday that he would not support the Senate version of the bill, telling reporters that the proposal "is simply not the answer". "It's not that they're opposed". They say the GOP plan would mean fewer people with coverage and higher costs for many . "So, I think this rally was about how this thing's dead", Cramer added.
  • Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided' Cuban deal

    Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided' Cuban deal

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    Almost two years after President Barack Obama restored USA diplomatic relations with Cuba , President Donald Trump rolled them back Friday. He announced plans to restrict USA businesses and citizens from doing business with Cuban companies owned by the country's military - amounting to vast swaths of the island nation's economy, experts said - and to forbid American individuals from traveling to Cuba while also imposing additional restrictions on group tours.
  • Bill Cosby's attorney says he is anxious about entertainer's health

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    As if to demonstrate just how firmly the battle lines have been drawn in this case, Cosby's camp gave no sign that they would give in to speculation over his past relationships with women . If many jurors refused to vote guilty only because one or two pieces of evidence were not presented by the prosecution, and those things can easily by added in any new trial, a retrial becomes more likely.
  • Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

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    The Senate GOP says it wants to vote on the bill next week. Senate Republicans are calling their plan the " Better Care Reconciliation Act ". Now he's facing his next challenge - persuading enough Republicans to back the measure. "This bill that's now in front of the United States Senate is not the answer", Heller, a moderate who is up for re-election in 2018, said at a news conference in Las Vegas.
  • Loss in Georgia underscores Democratic Party's challenges

    Loss in Georgia underscores Democratic Party's challenges

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    This is not coming from a Republican foe, but a Democratic colleague. That non-answer didn't work - so some Democrats on Wednesday were going further in distancing themselves from the former speaker. They still don't have an economic message for voters who want something more than the liberal call for more welfare, and they have no legitimate response to the national call for a shift away from the status quo.
  • Mike Monico breaks down the brevity of Bill Cosby's defense

    Mike Monico breaks down the brevity of Bill Cosby's defense

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    The 79-year-old pioneering black comedian risks spending the rest of his life in prison if convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which each carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in jail and a $25,000 fine, following one of America's biggest celebrity trials in years.
  • US approves sale of drones to India - General Atomics

    US approves sale of drones to India - General Atomics

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    Modi's two-day visit to Washington , which starts Sunday, takes place amid uncertainty over the relationship because of differences on trade and other issues. Former U.S. defense secretary Ashton Carter set in motion productive security talks with his counterpart, resulting in critical agreements that strengthened our military ties.
  • Nitish refuses to review his stand, support to Kovind will continue

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    With announcement of Meira Kumar , a Bihari herself the pressure will mount on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to review his decision. If elected, the 71- year-old former lawyer will become India's 14th president and would be only the second Dalit to occupy the Rashtrapati Bhavan after KR Narayanan.
  • As debt limit looms, House leaders eye bipartisan deal

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    That coupled with Trump's weak showing in suburban districts in comparison to his Republican predecessors gives young Democrats hope: If you can politically and civically educate a community, you might just flip that community's vote. The House Democratic Leader has few current peers when it comes to pumping money into colleagues' campaigns. Rep. Tim Ryan (R-OH), who challenged Pelosi for the leadership past year, said on CNN: "The brand is just bad".
  • AARP calls on senators to vote no on health bill

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    Emphasis on state innovation and tax cuts can't hide the fact that this is a rearrangement of the existing health-care system rather than an attempt to uproot it. This mean-spirited proposal is not substantively different from the moral monstrosity that Speaker (Paul) Ryan rammed through the House last month. Medicaid is a program for the low-income and disabled, funded with a blend of federal and state dollars, and the 265,000 in ME who have Medicaid consist of mostly the disabled, children ...
  • Pelosi faces growing doubts among Dems after Georgia loss

    Pelosi faces growing doubts among Dems after Georgia loss

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    Similarly, Massachusetts Representative Seth Moulton claimed that the group's ultimate goal would be to, as aforementioned, remove and replace Pelosi as House Minority Leader ahead of next year's midterm elections . Pelosi acknowledged the attacks but added, "I think I'm worth the trouble". Pelosi, 77, has led House Democrats since 2003. Let it not be forgotten that President Obama not infrequently chose Republicans for positions he thought they were best suited, whereas in the Trump ...
  • Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

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    But bands of heavy rain are continuing - with heavy rain in parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. That's the good news, Louisiana Gov. In Galveston, Texas, beach patrol rescued tourists after their vehicle was stuck on the beach. "It doesn't look like it will drop anything like it is down in the Gulf Coast", Carroll said.
  • On the Ground in the 6th: Scenes from Georgia's Election Night

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    Bill Pascrell , D-N.J. This included $22.7 million by the Handel campaign and groups backing her, and $31.2 million by Ossoff's campaign and outside groups. The Democrats threw money away on one seat when they should be gearing up for the real challenge in 2018. It is certainly morale-sapping for Democrats who still have not figured out how to secure a win over Mr Trump .
  • Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

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    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hopes to ram the bill through as early as next week. He celebrated the bill's narrow passage last month in a Rose Garden event with House Republican leaders. First of all , it's only 142 pages! Four Republicans quickly came out in opposition - Mr Ted Cruz , Mr Mike Lee , Mr Ron Johnson and Dr Rand Paul - while at least three more Republicans have openly expressed serious concerns.
  • Podhoretz: GOP Dodged a Bullet in Georgia Race

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    They just don't know how to make it happen. To side with his critics, and also not being from the South, I initially viewed Ossoff as out of place in the race. The 4-point win in the most expensive congressional race in history was a blow to Democrats, who sought to wrest control of a suburban Atlanta district that Republicans have held since the 1970s.
  • Lady Aurelia wins at Royal Ascot again

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    Victor of the St Leger two years ago, Ralph Beckett's mare finished a close-up third to Sheikhzayedroad in the Long Distance Cup here in October. John Gosden's imposing five-year-old was much too good at Meydan and, while a drop in trip and quicker ground are not ideal for the 2015 Derby runner-up, he still looks the most solid proposition.
  • Health care draft bill brings uncertainty to Iowa market

    Health care draft bill brings uncertainty to Iowa market

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    Rand Paul (R-KY), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) say they "are not ready" to vote for the bill. They said the measure missed delivering a GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs".
  • Otto Warmbier's funeral: Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

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    North Korea still holds Kim Sang Duk and Kim Hak-song, academics who worked at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, and a businessman named Kim Dong Chul. The 22-year-old had booked a travel tour of North Korea in December 2015 and was about to leave the following month for Hong Kong when he was arrested for trying to steal a propaganda banner from his hotel in the capital of Pyongyang.
  • Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

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    Based on comments from senators leading up to the release of the bill , it may not match that "heart" standard. "I think we have to do it in a very measured fashion", said North Carolina Republican Sen. Sen. Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood, which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions.
  • Pro-Muslim rallies outnumber anti-Sharia protests

    Pro-Muslim rallies outnumber anti-Sharia protests

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    And they told me they just don't trust Donald Trump. "And ultimately we want to send a message to Muslims that they're not welcome in our nation and, of course, endgame, on our planet". After scuffles broke out between the groups, State Troopers arrested seven people for disorderly conduct and obstructing the legal process. No area of the USA has legally implemented sharia, despite false reports on social media that Dearborn, Mich., enacted it.
  • Democratic lawmaker: Pelosi is worse than Trump in some areas of

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    Party leaders profess encouragement from the trends, but the latest losses mean they will have to rally donors and volunteers after a tough stretch of special elections. Ryan called Ossof a "great" candidate who "couldn't carry the national baggage of the Democratic Party ". The main argument against Pelosi from her Democratic detractors is that more than 30 years in Washington and hundreds of millions of dollars in attack ads against her have taken their toll when it comes to public ...
  • New Trump Policy on Havana Regretful - Moscow

    New Trump Policy on Havana Regretful - Moscow

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    Trump's new policy tightened restrictions and put forward more complicated requirements for US citizens who want to travel to Cuba , a major setback to the policy of his predecessor Barack Obama which allows Americans to visit Cuba individually in 12 categories , including "people-to-people contract" and "cultural and educational exchanges", he said.
  • 'Wonder Woman' is about to break another record

    'Wonder Woman' is about to break another record

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    Cauterucci turned out to be right . Other expected top earners include " Transformers: The Last Knight ", "Despicable Me 3" and' " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ". In the less than a month since Wonder Woman hit theaters nationwide, the superhero movie has grossed almost $439 Million in the US alone. Wonder Woman is now screening in cinemas.
  • Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

    Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

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    A loss in Georgia, after Democratic donors across the country (okay, mostly in California) gave time and money to try to stick it to Trump, is a significant momentum-killer. It's no surprise that the Dems tanked, given the inept leadership they have in Congress, especially in the House, where Nancy Pelosi calls the shots as the minority leader.
  • US Democrats look to future after big loss in Georgia election

    US Democrats look to future after big loss in Georgia election

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    More than $ 30 million was spent on Ossoff who lost to Republican Karen Handel by 10,000 votes, 51.9 percent to 48.1 percent. The result no doubt comes as relief for Republicans who had grown concerned about whether their party, buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican president, could hold the seat in Georgia's sixth district that became the most expensive congressional race in U.S.
  • Senate Republicans release bill to cut Medicaid

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    In fact, a outcome of the House-passed bill could mean some people losing private-paid insurance. This week he called for a health plan "with heart". The GOP-controlled Senate bill introduced Thursday would phase out federal money to states which opted to expand the low-income health insurance program.
  • 76ers enlist Fultz; Lakers sign up Ball

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    You could draft a player that is not planning on coming over from overseas, an worldwide player that you could potentially leave over for a year or two. Not surprisingly, Wildcats coach John Calipari was on hand to congratulate the future millionaires. They apparently weren't the only ones with Hinkie on their mind.
  • Sexual assault case against Bill Cosby ends in mistrial

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    The star's loyal spokesman Andrew Wyatt (left, celebrating the mistrial) announced visitors to the room where he was sent during breaks as though it was his dressing room. She also recalled a Los Angeles case where an 11-1 vote to acquit in the first trial ended with a conviction the second time around. If it turns out that most of the jurors were unwilling to convict Bill Cosby on any of the three charges, a retrial is unlikely to be successful, so a wise prosecutor would probably seek ...
  • Reel on high at Royal Ascot

    Reel on high at Royal Ascot

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    At the end of the procession, The Queen and the royal party stood with heads bowed during a minute's silence to remember the victims of the recent Grenfell Tower disaster and the London and Manchester terror attacks. At halfway I knew I had plenty of horse under me and he picked up and ran on very well. In 2016, Coolmore's Highland Reel won the Breeders' Cup Turf over Flintshire and Found, and Queen's Trust won the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf over Lady Eli.
  • What Cosby's Chief Accuser Said on the Stand

    What Cosby's Chief Accuser Said on the Stand

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    Cosby lawyer Angela Agrusa questioned why Constand continued to interact with Cosby after the night she says she was assaulted. She replied by saying she trusted him and didn't think he'd take things any further. On Tuesday, Johnson's mother, Pattrice Sewell, bolstered her daughter's story. Other details did match up. Constand has told jurors how her professional relationship with the Temple University trustee evolved into a friendship.
  • Mark Wahlberg says Michael Bay is key to his Transformers future

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    Heroes will become villains. In the midst of it all, Sir Anthony Hopkins presumably collects a sizeable pay-packet for playing an eccentric English aristocrat who just happens to be in tune with the Transformers (he has his own robot butler) and a catastrophe that is about to strike the planet.
  • Democratic Losses in Special Elections

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    While attending the NRA's Annual Meeting in Atlanta, President Donald Trump blended praise for Handel into his speech to the organization, saying, " She's totally for the NRA and she's totally for the Second Amendment". It isn't representative of the country and there are dozens of House districts that would be easier for Democrats to win. The moral for GOP strategists: They face real threats in less hospitable territory.
  • Former Molina CEO calls Senate health-care bill 'heartless'

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    It would base tax credits to help people buy private insurance on income, as the Affordable Care Act does, rather than age, as the House bill does. This could be an issue for Republican senators Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. -Repeal a tax penalty for people who do not get health insurance, saving them $38 billion over the next decade.
  • Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

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    Three Americans are still now being held in North Korea. But doctors in Cincinnati said there were no signs of infection when he returned to America. The front of the funeral program featured a quote from Warmbier's 2013 salutatorian speech: "This is our season finale". Haley Berry is a UVA student and she did not know Warmbier but said she felt she need to come to support the community.
  • Barack Obama Just Blasted the Senate's Trumpcare Bill

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    Scott Applewhite). ( AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin ). People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid , Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington .
  • Trump calls Russian election interference a 'Dem hoax'

    Trump calls Russian election interference a 'Dem hoax'

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    Trump then followed up the Johnson tweet by asking why the Obama administration didn't "stop" Russia's hacking. - In a series of tweets Thursday morning, President Trump openly disputed claims that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election and called out the Obama administration for not doing anything if interference took place.