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Donald Trump Blames Obama For Russian Election Hacks

Donald Trump Blames Obama For Russian Election Hacks Johnson's sentiments that there was no change in vote tallies, despite the Russian attacks, which targeted election systems in 21 states. Johnson said at a House Intelligence Committee hearing that the extent of Russian hacking into computer files at the Democratic party headquarters in Washington and attempts to infiltrate state election records went significantly beyond past Russian efforts... [Full Article...]

Passenger On Thunderbirds Jet That Crashed At Air Show Released From Hospital

The airport got a record-breaking amount of rain that day, according to the Dayton Daily News , but the Air Force said the weather had been deemed safe to fly in. Both men are receiving medical care at a local hospital but are in good condition, according to Heard. "It is better to wait for the full facts to be examined by a board", Heard said . [Full Article...]

Shooter Had List With the Names of 6 Congresspeople, Says FBI

Shooter Had List With the Names of 6 Congresspeople, Says FBI Doctors said he had arrived at the hospital last Wednesday at imminent risk of death. The hospital released a statement Wednesday saying Scalise's condition had improved to fair and that he is "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ". [Full Article...]

Bruno Mars wins his 1st BET Award for R&B artist

Bruno Mars wins his 1st BET Award for R&B artist The rapper said he didn't prepare a speech . He also took further aim at the justice system: "I was gonna tell those judges that we just need a conviction when we know these n*ggas wrong for doing this", he said. Mars, Migos and Solange are nominated for video of the year along with Beyonce and Big Sean . It started with the child actors from the movie singing " Candy Girl ", later follo... [Full Article...]

Senate Bill To Replace Obamacare Could Be In Jeopardy

Senate Bill To Replace Obamacare Could Be In Jeopardy Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. At least five Republican senators have publically opposed the bill. Brian Sandoval . He said Friday he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supporting a revamped, final version of it. Heller, who is up for reelection in 2018, has expressed concerns about... [Full Article...]

How PM Narendra Modi took swipes at Pakistan before meeting Donald Trump

In that he was not disappointed. I hope Modi brings it up in his meeting with Trump. Modi touched down at the Andrews Air Force base hours back to a warm welcome by expat Indians waving flags and the customary "Modi Modi Modi Modi" chant. [Full Article...]

Trump optimistic on health care; some lawmakers doubtful

Heller and Sandoval said they believe that Obamacare has problems, but raised concerns with the Senate plan's Medicaid provisions. President Trump repeatedly promised during the 2016 presidential campaign that he would not cut Medicaid , Medicare or Social Security. [Full Article...]

Redskins Expected to Get Legal Boost After Supreme Court Ruling on Trademarks

After years of protesting and asking the team's owners to change the name, the activists began targeting the trademark protections in 1992, under the view that the anti-disparagement clause provided a leverage point against the nickname. The American Civil Liberties Union, which filed legal papers supporting the band, hailed the ruling as a major victory for the First Amendment. The band wel... [Full Article...]

Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends

Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends For the first time in almost two decades, the White House has made a decision to skip hosting the annual Eid al-Fitr dinner celebrating the end of Ramadan . A boy looks on amongst Muslims praying during Eid-ul-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramazan in Singapore. "Taiwan is a hospitable nation", the president said in the video. [Full Article...]

NYCFC's David Villa is (still) living up to the hype

NYCFC's David Villa is (still) living up to the hype The Red Bulls won the passing and possession battles, enjoying a 427-298 edge in total passing, a 73-64 bulge in passing accuracy and a 59.4-40.6 percent advantage in possession. As for the NY rivalry, Saturday's win isn't on the level of the Red Bulls' 7-0 thrashing of NYCFC last year at Yankee Stadium but, if anything, it did show how much things have changed in the year since then. [Full Article...]

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

She dropped into the waiting crowd's hands and was taken to Albany Medical Centre in a stable condition with no serious injuries, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said. "There does not appear to be any malfunction of the ride, but we have closed the attraction until a thorough review can be completed", an official said. [Full Article...]

Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act

Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act The plaintiffs contend that since Trump took office, "decisions normally made or implemented by executive branch agencies evade disclosure under laws like the Freedom of Information Act, the Federal Records Act and public review and comment under the Administrative Procedures Act". [Full Article...]

Milwaukee jury clears ex-cop in black man's death

Prosecutors had argued before a jury that the first shot was reasonable, but the second shot was not, because Heaggan-Brown had no reason to fear for his life once Smith was on the ground, unarmed. But the jury disagreed. In May, Tulsa police Officer Betty Shelby was acquitted in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man. [Full Article...]

Republicans still love Nancy Pelosi

Republicans still love Nancy Pelosi The response from some: It better be. President Donald Trump said he hopes House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi does not step down from her post. "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top", Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas, told Politico . The outcome "better be a wake-up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working", Rep. [Full Article...]

Trump confirms he called the Republicans' healthcare bill 'mean'

Trump confirms he called the Republicans' healthcare bill 'mean' We must contact our Senators immediately and let them know of our opposition. Schumer said Democrats have made clear they would be willing to work with Republicans to pass a Senate bill if they agree to drop a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and instead work to improve it. [Full Article...]

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday The addition of the six-month waiting period to Senate's Better Care Act, however, could make it more hard for Republicans in the chamber to pass the measure with the budget reconciliation process. The provision would address concerns over the bill's current lack of penalties for those who choose not to purchase insurance, and could be introduced as soon as Monday, according to the report. [Full Article...]

Capitol police arrest proposed Medicaid cuts protesters outside Mitch McConnell's office

Capitol police arrest proposed Medicaid cuts protesters outside Mitch McConnell's office President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal for 2018 also includes $600 billion in decreases to Medicaid , apparently on top of health care bill cuts. Rice said she's concerned about provisions in the Senate bill that may make it more hard for people to access care. Numerous protesters got out of their wheelchairs and blocked the hallway - an unlawful act, the Capitol Police note... [Full Article...]

Punjab CM greets people on Eid-Ul-Fitr

In Pakistan, for instance, worshipers are to wait until Monday for their celebrations. However, President Trump issued a statement Saturday greeting Muslims as they celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, breaking with almost two decades of tradition of holding an iftar dinner to commemorate Ramadan. [Full Article...]

Police Haul Off Protesters, Some With Disabilities, From Mitch McConnell's Office

Police Haul Off Protesters, Some With Disabilities, From Mitch McConnell's Office They are republished from a number of sources, and are not produced by MintPress News. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that enrollment in Medicaid would decline substantially over a decade, as states pursued a variety of strategies to save money, some of which would push people out of the program. [Full Article...]

Twitter is not having it with the Obamacare repeal hashtag #HellerVoteYes

Twitter is not having it with the Obamacare repeal hashtag #HellerVoteYes So McConnell will need support from at least 50 of his 52 senators to pass the bill. President Donald Trump is bemoaning what he calls "the level of hostility" that he says has stymied bipartisanship in Washington . That's their argument. But what this would also end up doing is it would leave sicker people and older people with dramatically higher costs that they'd be expected to pay. [Full Article...]


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