Saturday April 21-st, 2018

NY Gov. Cuomo denies insurers Medicaid, other state access without exchange participation

MI budget director Al Pscholka, left, defends the state's Medicaid expansion program, Monday, June 5, 2017, during a briefing with reporters at the Care Free Medical and Dental Clinic in Lansing, Mich. Health insurance is not like other insurance...

Trump will announce US withdrawal from Paris climate accord -document Trump will announce US withdrawal from Paris climate accord -document

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to confirm mounting reports of Trump's plan to pull out of the agreement. The U.S. Withdrawal would take effect a year after that - taking us to November 2020 at the earliest if Tr...

President Trump's Paris climate decision comes Thursday, with the world watching President Trump's Paris climate decision comes Thursday, with the world watching

Foreign leaders , business executives and Trump's own daughter lobbied heavily for him to remain a part of the deal, but ultimately lost out to conservatives who claim the plan is bad for the United States. A person familiar with Trump's thinking sa...

With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

He pressed the Senate to add vouchers to the House's legislation. The House can reject the legislation outright or offer to go to a conference committee to try to work out the differences. Blair also said there were triggers in the Senate's bil...

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

The Wyoming Republican declined to reveal any specifics, saying that he wants to encourage collaboration. "It's so frustrating, but I'm glad to sit here and talk about one thing that we're doing, which is defend the taxpayer", said Mulvaney.

Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

While the group says it is pleased with the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate the allegations against Trump , it said it would also like to see a select congressional committee involved in the inve...

McConnell Reports 'Encouraging' Signs In Trump Budget, Dems Decry Cuts

Trump's budget would slash spending on these programs by $616 billion over the next 10 years. The budget envisions changes to the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program, a cornerstone of U.S. It would impose more stringent ...

Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

Securing the No. 2 overall pick clears the way for the Lakers to likely select UCLA point guard and Chino Hills, Calif. native Lonzo Ball, which could render Russell's skillset somewhat redundant. "You don't really want to necessarily trade a number...

Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Since both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have expressed interest in returning to the negotiating table with no preconditions, "we don't think it's the right time to do it right now", the official said.

Always Dreaming drawn four of ten in Preakness Stakes Always Dreaming drawn four of ten in Preakness Stakes

With that achievement, though, comes a new challenge. Last Saturday, the only Saturday between the Derby and Preakness, Terry and Debbie Finley, along with family and friends, watched Derby videos and relived the moment at Terry's sister-in-law's hom...

Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Trump says "even that is possible". "As far as I'm concerned, I want that thing to be absolutely done properly", the president said. Given this chaos and Trump's penchant for authoritarianism, now is not the time for one of those proverbial 3 a...

Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey, who was leading the agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump presidential campaign. Trump said. ...

Canadian creates a Spicer cutout to place in your bushes Canadian creates a Spicer cutout to place in your bushes

The paper did not clarify who suggested the correction or what the difference is between standing "in" a hedge versus standing "among" a hedge. He emerged several minutes later to take questions from the reporters standing between him and his offic...

Health care: This is why we need town hall forum

Only minutes after the legislation passed, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander declared the Senate would write its own bill rather than simply attempt to make a few changes to the House version. I strongly ...

Razorbacks Top Wichita State To Advance Razorbacks Top Wichita State To Advance

If anyone thought the Quakers (13-4, 6-1 Ivy) would struggle with the Midshipmen going into Friday's contest, it probably would've been because of Navy's high-octane offense, one ranked ninth nationally entering the afternoon averaging a stellar 15.4...

Comey called Trump 'crazy' after Obama wiretapping claims Comey called Trump 'crazy' after Obama wiretapping claims

In a series of morning tweets, he said both Democrats and Republicans "will be thanking me". I hope he accepts : "Ousted FBI Director James Comey has been invited to testify in a closed session next Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee...

Judges raise thorny questions about revised Trump travel ban Judges raise thorny questions about revised Trump travel ban

It is highly unlikely that the judges would issue a ruling on Monday, but a decision could come in the next few weeks. "Is there anything other than willful blindness that would prevent us from getting behind those statements? " asked Judge Henry ...

Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions? Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?

Twitter users began tweeting under the #IAmAPreexistingCondition hashtag, to list the conditions they had that would make it hard for them to get affordable insurance coverage. 'We are going to get this passed through the Senate. But even if the...

Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

It's part of an eight-state circuit of rallies with Democratic National Committee leaders. "From now on in, the Democratic Party will be a party of 50 states, and that most certainly includes the attractive state of Utah" he said . They want to ...

Top moments of the 2017 Boston Marathon Top moments of the 2017 Boston Marathon

Inside, another line of runners was there on Tuesday to celebrate Kathrine Switzer. Kiplagat, a 38-year-old mother of two whose resume includes marathon wins in London, Moscow, New York and Daegu, ran alone for the final miles of the race and finis...

Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms

In 1997, city police were placed under a consent decree for problems ranging from excessive force and false arrests to illegal searches and lax officer discipline. Thursday's hearing will be the first opportunity for residents to publicly voice the...

Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms

In 1997, city police were placed under a consent decree for problems ranging from excessive force and false arrests to illegal searches and lax officer discipline. Thursday's hearing will be the first opportunity for residents to publicly voice the...

The right wall of separation: When Blaine Amendments go too far The right wall of separation: When Blaine Amendments go too far

Idaho has a version of the Blaine Amendment in the Constitution. The US Constitution prevents the government from prohibiting the free exercise of religion, Layton said. There was no sign that the court's conservatives would side with the state. ...

House Prepares to Leave for Recess Without Health Care Deal House Prepares to Leave for Recess Without Health Care Deal

But nobody on Capitol Hill or in the media appears to be fooled. "At this point, I am willing to stay to get it done, but I am not concerned". Democrats were dismissive. The amendment that will get a vote Thursday is a small step forward and come...

City of Great Falls Easter Egg Hunt returns to Gibson Park

After collecting their eight egg limit, children stood in line with their families to trade their eggs for prizes. Past year the inaugural event raised almost $1,000 for the shelter located at 371 Ward St., Port Hope, said general manager Kate Lennan...

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