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Senate Republicans at long last unveil health care bill

After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ., planned to release the proposal Thursday . But some of the changes, particularly adding a slower phaseout of Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid , are created to appeal to senators from states that expanded the program and didn't want an immediate pullback. Lire la suite »

BIFF attacks Cotabato village; holds hostages Featured

BIFF spokesman Abu Misry Mama said their group was behind the early morning attack on Wednesday that led to fierce gun battles between the rebel group and security forces. Authorities said the BIFF first attacked a military detachment manned by few Army personnel and members of the village patrol in Malagakit. Pigcawayan is around 200 kilometers from Marawi City, the battleground of government forces and terrorists for a month. Lire la suite »

Mourinho ´in compliance´ with all his tax obligations

The reigning Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award victor is believed to feel singled out for disproportionate treatment after Spanish prosecutors accused him of evading tax of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). Ronaldo is due to appear in court on July 31 . "In Ronaldo's case, the former Manchester United winger is accused of having diverted some €150m of advertising revenue through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands". Lire la suite »

Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

The amount of funding cut is not yet clear - it is based on a new approach to Medicaid. Protesters were organized by a group called ADAPT, which identifies itself as a nonprofit for people with disabilities. According to a Harvard study, more than 220,000 Ohioans with addiction or mental health disorders now have coverage under the Affordable Care Act - 151,257 through the Medicaid expansion and 69,225 under private insurance purchased through the marketplace. Lire la suite »

Trump reverses on deportation of undocumented children

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But immigration activists had remained anxious that the administration might still eliminate the program. Many attended American schools from the time they were in kindergarten. Kelly wrote that he chose to withdraw the Obama policy after considering "a number of factors, including the preliminary injunction in this matter, the ongoing litigation, the fact that [the Obama memorandum] never took effect, and our new immigration enforcement priorities". Lire la suite »

Heavy Rains And Flooding As Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

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Satellite and radar imagery show shower and thunderstorm activity along the Gulf Coast. The swimmers entered the water even though Panama City Beach was flying double-red flags, warning of risky conditions and extremely rough surf. Cindy developed from a monsoonal low-pressure system near Central America. A heavily sheared tropical low-pressure system moved northward into the Gulf of Mexico and became a tropical storm. Lire la suite »

DUP and Tories still 'miles apart' on deal

Asked if an agreement was close, Mr Green replied: "There is still the possibility - there's every possibility - of a DUP deal". He rubbished any suggestion an agreement could be reached between the parties in Belfast before details of any Tory/DUP confidence and supply accord were published. Lire la suite »

Unemployment rate for Columbus, River Valley region rises in May

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That's still lower than the 5.9 percent rate in the area a year ago. The department said the rate increase was the result of the local labor force growing, while there also were more layoffs in the area. There were 321 more Metro Dalton residents employed in May than in April, pushing the total number to 59,573. As the number of employed residents rose. Lire la suite »

Trump calls Russian Federation election hack a 'big Dem hoax'

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Johnson faces questions on june 21, 2017 , about Russias meddling in the 2016 presidential election as the House intelligence committee presses ahead with its investigation. Liles said the hackers were scanning voter systems for vulnerabilities, which he likened to walking down the street, past homes, scoping out weaknesses to break into the place, the Washington Post reported . Lire la suite »

Public funeral planned for USA student freed from North Korea

Doctors had described Warmbier's condition as a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" and said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. "It's a brutal regime", he said during a White House event. Otto Warmbier's brother, sister and friends were among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Thursday at a high school in his hometown of Wyoming, near Cincinnati. Lire la suite »

Tech titans meet in White House

Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged Trump's claims that the government needed to modernize and urged the president to ensure that coding becomes a requirement in schools, an issue that Cook has been incredibly vocal about in the past. Lire la suite »

Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting That Sparked Riots

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Smith's sister Sherelle added, "Don't give them a reason to take your life". Former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of 23-year-old Sylville Smith following an August 13 traffic stop is shown in this October 2016 Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office booking photo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Lire la suite »

Sunderland begin Championship season at home to derby

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Hull are away to Aston Villa and ex-manager Steve Bruce . Beaten play-off finalists Reading start with a visit to QPR and Bolton Wanderers' return to the second tier is marked with a home match against Leeds on August 6. There will be a home start for Forest Green as they begin their EFL journey in League Two . Promoted from the National League, Mark Cooper's side will meet Barnet on 5 August. Lire la suite »

2 adults, 1 child killed in southern Illinois vehicle crash

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A GMC Yukon SUV was traveling northbound on I-57 when it collided with a semitrailer, which was traveling in the opposite direction. The Yukon's driver, Eric M. The crash is being investigated by the Illinois State Police Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit with the help of Zone 7 investigations. Troopers say charges are pending. Lire la suite »

Lawmakers called back for third special session

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Under a partial shutdown, more than 31,000 state employees would be laid off until a budget deal is reached. Inslee said he would not accept a temporary budget if lawmakers don't complete their work. Lawmakers have been deadlocked over how to satisfy the state Supreme Court's 2012 McCleary ruling that declared Washington was violating its own Constitution by not adequately funding K-12 schools. Lire la suite »

French armed forces minister Goulard quits as probe overshadows her party

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Goulard, who was previously a member of the European Parliament, said she could not remain in the government while there was a possibility that she could be investigated over alleged misuse of expenses at that parliament. Two French government ministers, including the new defense chief, announced Tuesday that they are stepping down as President Emmanuel Macron reshuffles the Cabinet and works to fulfill a campaign pledge to put more ethics into politics. Lire la suite »

Oklahoma elections not targeted by Russian hackers, state says

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On the Senate side, the intelligence committee heard from an array of federal and state officials regarding election infrastructure. On Aug. 15, Johnson said he held a conference call with secretaries of state and other election officials representing every state in the country, where his idea was panned. Lire la suite »

Cosby accuser Andrea Constand thanks jury, asks for privacy

Cosby had been charged with three counts of sexual assault over allegations he drugged and molested Andrea Constand in 2004 at his home in Pennsylvania . There will be a retrial. "As a very special friend once stated, 'Truth can be subdued, but not destroyed, '" she said. "This is not the end". He was kind enough to join us from Philadelphia. Lire la suite »

WWDC 2017: 3 Biggest announcements from Apple you shouldn't miss

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Apple's move follows a lawsuit filed by a family in December 2016, after their 5-year-old daughter was killed by a distracted driver allegedly using the FaceTime video chat feature . The biggest change visible is the new dock for iPads sourced directly from Apple's very own Mac . You can get more information by tapping on the app name, where you can see whether or not you can offload that app, delete files, or take other actions to slim down how much space you're using. Lire la suite »

Police Dashcam Video of Cop Shooting Philando Castile Released for First Time

Officer Jeronimo Yanez killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July. Yanez radios for help, and minutes later, after additional officers arrive, they pull Castile's body out of the auto and attempt to render aid. "He's not pulling it out", Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds says. Reynolds documented the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook Live . When Reynolds pulls on her handcuffs a few seconds later, the child screams, "No!" He keeps his gun pointed at a ... Lire la suite »

Andre Ward scores surprising TKO stoppage of Sergey Kovalev in eighth round

Andre Ward , center, poses for photographers during a news conference Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Las Vegas . The eighth-round knockout cemented Ward as one of boxing's pound-for-pound best and defended his WBO, IBF and WBA belts. Regardless of the Kovalev camp trying to stir a controversy over the borderline shots, Ward was the deserved victor. As for the rest of the action beforehand, it was plenty entertaining, with both fighters engaging in a furiously competitive sequel. Lire la suite »

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

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Federal officials have declined to list the states affected but say election officers in those states have been notified of intrusions or attempted intrusions. President Donald Trump on Thursday claimed former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's testimony before Congress cleared his campaign of allegations of collusion with Russian Federation, even though what Johnson had to say on that point was far more limited in scope. Lire la suite »