Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Trump threatens to cut insurance subsidies - again Trump threatens to cut insurance subsidies - again

KLIFF: Yeah, so he's talking about two things. She says she has been in touch with the Department of Health and Human Services to urge them to fund the payments. "Many of us still retain our philosophical opposition and substantive opposition to th...

Ford Expands Police Interceptor Utility Investigation After Crash In Massachusetts Ford Expands Police Interceptor Utility Investigation After Crash In Massachusetts

Sheriff Grady Judd, who drives one himself, said there hasn't been any signs of an issue. Case in point: A Newport Beach Police officer was caught on video swerving across a median and crossed into oncoming traffic in his Ford Explorer before crash...

Lawmakers Split From Trump Over Insurance Subsidies Lawmakers Split From Trump Over Insurance Subsidies

It would have repealed both the individual mandate that says all Americans must buy health insurance or pay a penalty and the requirement all large employers offer health insurance to their workers. While the House has begun a five-week recess, the...

Senate Dems Spell Out Conditions On Bipartisan Tax Reform

The senator's comments follow an intense push from Trump and his administration to convince Senate Republicans not to give up on repealing Obamacare just yet. The Republicans that are in charge - where is the House? Cassidy returned to the Whit...

White House Increasingly at Odds With Republicans on Health Care

Trump inherited the payment structure, but he also has the power to end it. His White House budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, said the government could cut off monthly payments to insurance companies that help the poor buy insurance, a move that would m...

New Venezuelan Assembly Promises Quick Action New Venezuelan Assembly Promises Quick Action

More than 120 people have meanwhile died in anti-Maduro protests over the last four months, according to the news wire service. From here we say: "savage and barbarian empire do not mess with Venezuela , which will never surrender", she claimed ....

China accuses India of building up troops at border stand-off China accuses India of building up troops at border stand-off

It began on August 1 when China claimed in a 15-page "fact-sheet" on the ongoing crisis that India's troops had come down from 400 in June to around 40 in July. It is a matter of national sentiment (for India). The Chinese daily also warned India...

John Kelly must quell the White House chaos John Kelly must quell the White House chaos

To be clear, I curse, too (although I neither front- nor back-stab colleagues), and although I don't like this development, I don't think it's a big deal by itself (I also worked for Joe Biden, but at least when he was off-color he also was generally...

Futures extend gains after strong employment data Futures extend gains after strong employment data

The food services, professional and business services and healthcare sectors all saw job gains last month. Unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 percent in July, from the previous month, to 4.3 percent - the lowest level in the past 16 years.

How to Save During Florida's Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday How to Save During Florida's Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

You can see the full list of Iowa's annual sales tax holiday rules here. OH retail industry leaders say consumers will spend about 10 percent more than previous year at brick-and-mortar and online retailers. Revenue Committee co-chair Rep. Jay Kauf...

Insurers want to increase premiums by 30 percent or more Insurers want to increase premiums by 30 percent or more

Instead, there are signs of bipartisanship. "If your house is on fire, you want to put out the fire, and the fire in this case is the individual health insurance market", Alexander said. Leonard Lance (R-7) and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-5) - presente...

Governor Switches Parties After Suffering Steep Drop in Approval

The Times noted that Justice did not endorse Hillary Clinton in 2016, and was elected to his first term in the governor's mansion in November with a significantly smaller margin of victory than that with which Trump won the state. (As of Thursday...

Minneapolis Fire Department Responds to Building Collapse Minneapolis Fire Department Responds to Building Collapse

He was not sure if the two missing people are contractors or school staff. School officials said all of the students - some of whom were on the field at the time, and many of whom were in the gym - had been accounted for. One of the runners sai...

Jeff Flake: A Book By A Fake Conservative With No Conscience Jeff Flake: A Book By A Fake Conservative With No Conscience

Trump's populist nationalism was always a part of the Republican coalition. The shift points to the hard task facing retired general John Kelly, Mr Trump's new chief of staff, as he seeks to bring discipline to a factionalised White House , impro...

Russian Federation urges U.S. to refrain from 'sanctions diktat' Russian Federation urges U.S. to refrain from 'sanctions diktat'

In this regard, several experts point out that this new confrontation between the two countries ends the short period of rapprochement that seemed to push foward President Putin and US President Donald Trump meeting on July 7 during the G-7 summit ...

Court allows Democratic states to defend Obamacare payments Court allows Democratic states to defend Obamacare payments

Section 1402 provides payments to insurers to offset certain "cost sharing" fees, such as deductibles and co-pays. Obama's rule solved that problem, but no good deed goes unpunished: Republicans nearly immediately began framing the benefit as an "e...

US Vacates Russia Compounds Targeted Over Sanctions US Vacates Russia Compounds Targeted Over Sanctions

Putin has not said whether he will run for a fourth presidential term in 2018, but officials expect him to do so. " But it seems that even if the situation is changing, it's not for any time soon ". According to the TASS news agency, Russia's Dep...

National Night Out events look to build relationships between community, police National Night Out events look to build relationships between community, police

It's a way to strengthen relationships between law enforcement and the community and to promote safe neighborhoods. In Luzerne County, police in Plymouth Township will hold National Night Out at the Target in the Metroplex on Chemical Road.

New sanctions for Maduro as he throws opponents in prison New sanctions for Maduro as he throws opponents in prison

Venezuela disallowed independent worldwide monitors at the polls, and the election was condemned by the global community. In response to the power-grap, the Trump Administration imposed sanctions on President Maudo, freezing any American asset...

Total solar eclipse hoopla leaves me in the dark Total solar eclipse hoopla leaves me in the dark

Sunglasses won't protect your eyes from an eclipse. Special glasses for eclipse viewing will be available at venues and online . We will have a special Eclipse Preview event at 7 pm on Tuesday, August 15. The first total eclipse in North America...

The GOP's attempt to repeal Obamacare has failed! The GOP's attempt to repeal Obamacare has failed!

Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., a centrist facing re-election, said he met Wednesday night with 10 other senators and "we're going to keep talking". The surprise defeat left GOP leaders without a clear option in how to proceed with their push to off Pr...

Johnson votes Johnson votes "yes" to allow healthcare debate

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) said that Senate and House leadership will work to go to conference to hash out the differences between the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the eventually to be passed Senate healthcare bi...

An insight into the Venezuela constitutional row — Nicolas Maduro An insight into the Venezuela constitutional row — Nicolas Maduro

Demonstrators clash with riot security forces while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas , Venezuela , July 28, 2017. A mass protest in Caracas remained scheduled for Friday, in the midst of the 48-ho...

Retired UFC star Brock Lesnar accepts Jon Jones' fight challenge Retired UFC star Brock Lesnar accepts Jon Jones' fight challenge

During a pre-fight press conference on Wednesday, Cormier stated this rematch is a must win for him-not for his legacy, but for himself. Cormier responded , "I can look like a crackhead, but I've never been a crackhead like you, though".

John McCain's Trump rebellion in Obamacare defeat praised by Schumer John McCain's Trump rebellion in Obamacare defeat praised by Schumer

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to issue his response. "And he asked us to go back to regular order, to bring back the Senate that some of us who've been here a while remember.Maybe this can be a moment where we start doing that", Mr.

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