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Shooting in Ohio's Cincinnati night club kills 1, injured 14

Shooting in Ohio's Cincinnati night club kills 1, injured 14 He said: "Motive is still unclear but there are no indications this incident is terrorism related ". "People should not be victimized by gun violence when they go out to have a good time". Ohio Governor John Kasich sent his condolences and offered state help in the case. OH governor John Kasich said on Twitter he was "saddened to learn about last night's shooting" and that he was offering the... [Full Article...]

White House fence jumper tried again, at Treasury

White House fence jumper tried again, at Treasury On Friday, Holtzclaw said, the woman was again taken into custody after she was spotted in the area, violating a "stay away" order issued by the judge in the first case. Her breaches are just some of the recent security concerns that have brought the Secret Service under heightened scrutiny, and have renewed a debate for a new White House fence. [Full Article...]

Bipartisan work needed on health care issue

Bipartisan work needed on health care issue Multiple news outlets reported Friday that number would have been surpassed; prior to the vote, CNN recorded 26 GOP lawmakers who would have voted "No", while CBS News said 37 representatives did not support the bill in the presented form. [Full Article...]

Snake on a Plane, but no Sam Jackson

Snake on a Plane, but no Sam Jackson The pale yellow five foot snake wasn't venomous and was first spotted by a boy who was climbing his seat. According to passenger Anna McConnaughy passengers remained remarkably calm at the announcement. "For the goal of preserving cabin safety for the greater traveling public, Ravn Alaska prohibits all rodents, ferrets, reptiles, snakes, insects or any type of venomous or poisonous creature ... [Full Article...]

House Republicans, short of votes, withdraw health care bill

House Republicans, short of votes, withdraw health care bill Fresh off a defeat on US healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform. For the president, this piles a big early congressional defeat onto the continuing inquiries into his presidential campaign's Russian Federation connections and... [Full Article...]

Times Top Republicans Said They Would Repeal Obamacare This Year

As Ryan presented the dire vote totals in his meeting with Trump, he explicitly recommended the President pull the bill, according to a senior GOP official. "I think Paul really worked hard". "It's a good deal and I think we have a good chance". "If we bring this down now, Trump will have lost all of his leverage to pass whatever bill it is, whether it's the tax bill or whatever reforms that he ... [Full Article...]

Congressman Gutierrez, activists stage sit-in at Chicago ICE office

Congressman Gutierrez, activists stage sit-in at Chicago ICE office The new policy calls for immigration enforcement - including Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ICE - to identify, capture and quickly deport every undocumented immigrant they encounter. Individuals with outstanding deportation orders will be subject to immediate removal from the country, ICE said. "It is a very sad time; I am very anxious for my children if I get deported."Marin said the... [Full Article...]

The Art of the Repeal? Trump Issues Healthcare Ultimatum

The Art of the Repeal? Trump Issues Healthcare Ultimatum Saturday morning he tweeted, "Obamacare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for the people, do not worry". "But it does not in any way make it impossible". The president is now reportedly focused on pushing tax and regulatory reform and letting the Obamacare system continue to unravel. [Full Article...]

New CBO score could further sink revised Obamacare repeal bill

New CBO score could further sink revised Obamacare repeal bill Four Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania are now saying they're opposed to House GOP health care legislation backed by President Donald Trump. The bill, Dent said Wednesday, would "lead to the loss of coverage and make insurance unaffordable for too many Americans, particularly for low-to-moderate income and older individuals". [Full Article...]

White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

That would repeal the requirement in Obamacare that insurers cover 10 benefits such as maternity care and prescription drug coverage. Democrats are smiling in D.C. "Our seniors on Medicare already struggle to make each dollar stretch", LoBiondo said. Instead, medical professionals, doctors and hospitals - major employers in some districts - as well as the AARP and other influential consumer grou... [Full Article...]

WWE Stars Kaitlyn & Paige Latest Superstar To Have Private Photos Leaked

WWE Stars Kaitlyn & Paige Latest Superstar To Have Private Photos Leaked Thankfully, the rumors turned out to be false and Summer Rae and Big E took to Twitter to comment on them. Paige's mom has leaped to her daughter's defense since the incident, saying she is already seeking legal advice. As Postmedia Network has reported , the emergence of a threesome sex tape was the latest setback for Paige . WWE suspended her 30 days for a violation of the company's... [Full Article...]

Here's why GOP didn't work on tax cuts first

The measure lacked the 218 necessary votes. "We must now work together to put people over politics and concentrate our efforts on improving healthcare coverage for all Americans". Yesterday, the agency evaluated last-minute changes to the legislation, and found the amended version of Trumpcare would still leave 24 million without health insurance while costing taxpayers an additional $186 bill... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Seems to Think He's on 'The Apprentice - White House Edition'

Pitt County's two congressmen say that congressional leaders should abandon current efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and begin work on new legislation. LifeZette also featured Ryan on its list of the effort's most prominent losers, writing, " In the biggest test of his leadership, Friday's outcome is a big, fat failure ". [Full Article...]

AARP Michigan: We opposed Republican health care plan from start

AARP Michigan: We opposed Republican health care plan from start This is a major disappointment for Trump's administration and its allies, as the replacement of Obamacare was one of his main 2016 election campaign promises. Numerous nation's largest insurers, such as UnitedHealthcare, Cigna and Aetna, were never large players in the health law's exchanges or they have pulled out citing steep financial losses. [Full Article...]

Indiana winner of $435M Powerball jackpot stays anonymous

Indiana winner of $435M Powerball jackpot stays anonymous The ticket for the 10th largest lottery jackpot in United States history was sold at a convenience store in Lafayette. IN law allows jackpot prizes to be claimed by a limited liability corporation or legal trust, thus allowing winners to remain anonymous. [Full Article...]

Community Health Clinics had concerns over the stalled GOP ACA legislation

Unable to secure the necessary number of votes needed to pass the American Health Care Act, House Republicans withdrew their health care bill Friday , in a major blow to House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump. Since virtually the moment it was signed into law, conservative lawmakers have vowed to repeal it. In January 2016, Republicans in Congressfinally passed legislation - after... [Full Article...]

The Big Health Fix Bruises Ryan and Trump

The Big Health Fix Bruises Ryan and Trump While Ryan did what he could to garner support, Trump himself put the full weight of the White House behind the bill and still couldn't manage to pass a bill with a House and Senate majority. You have to have the votes. Now, the question is, after their major show of strength, what will become of the House's most conservative and now despised contingent? Some lawmakers in our region applaude... [Full Article...]

Shell is Top Bidder in Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale

Shell is Top Bidder in Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale The number of high bids also increased from the previous sale which attracted $156.4 million. The French company won with the high bid of $12.6 million against Shell, Statoil, Chevron, and Cobalt International. National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi said that he was pleased with the results of the lease sale, which reflect an improving offshore oil and gas market. [Full Article...]

Penn State responds to administrators' guilty pleas

Penn State responds to administrators' guilty pleas Educators in West Virginia and OH work under similar mandates regarding abuse or neglect of children that comes to their attention. He is serving 30 to 60 years in state prison. Spanier has a lawsuit against Penn State for breach of contract still making its way through Centre County Court. The NCAA fined Penn State $48 million. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan's No Good, Very Bad Day

Paul Ryan's No Good, Very Bad Day President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for failing to support his health care bill. Shortly before Ryan's press conference, Trump called Washington Post reporter Robert Costa to say they were pulling the bill back from consideration. [Full Article...]


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