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Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate made a powerful statement to Utah and the nation: increasing premiums, unaffordable care and regulatory red-tape should not be the standard of health care in this countr...

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White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House. On one hand, Democrats are now 0-for-four in their attempts to turn a Republi...

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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

The frustrated Democrats met in Rice's office a day earlier to discuss their options as they face long odds of knocking out the woman who has led the Democratic caucus for almost 15 years from minorit...

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What's next on health care draft in Congress

Nevada, like most states, expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act . Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nevada, announced Friday he can't support the plan because it rolls back Obamacare's expansio...

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Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Valerie Arkoosh said Thursday. As of Thursday, the secret's out. Many of McConnell's colleagues, however, are confident that if anyone can find 50 votes, it's their majority leader - a political t...

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Review Roundup - Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

In this episode, Cade discovers that the Transformers have been around since Arthurian times - cue the mud-spattered flashbacks - and it turns out he must carry the torch of knighthood into the pres...

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Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Also wounded were a current congressional staffer, one former staffer and two Capitol Hill police officers. He remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours. It is among America...

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Trump calls former FBI Director James Comey's actions 'cowardly' in tweet

But it was a battle nobody won, however many troubling questions it raised and answers it brought to light. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief has said the decision was now in the ...

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Not mentioned: A June 8 social media post by Hodgkinson where he refers to Karen Handel, the Republican candidate for Georgia's open 6th Congressional District seat. The paper's staff then kicke...

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State law enforcement, employees get pay raise

State law enforcement, employees get pay raise

It says the bill's "groundbreaking reform policies" will benefit all students. It is so gratifying to me as a not-for-profit governing board member to see dollars actually following the student. But t...

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Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Hodgkinson recently moved to Alexandria , Virginia. What did she say? Details of the tragedy were reported by the Belleville News-Democrat, in which a reporter spoke with the bereft parents fol...

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Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

The hoards of Warriors fans outside Oracle Arena Monday night, celebrating after the team brought home the National Basketball Association championship, were dealt a surprise when Kevin Durant s...

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Long may the American flag way

Long may the American flag way

Surprisingly, a lot of customers do come to The Flag Store on Flag Day, to buy an American Flag and the nice part, they are all made in the U.S. For me, the United States flag represents freedom and...

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Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

No one would question whether the media should report that. Are the president's tweets important? Trump's tweets are like a direct link to what he's thinking. The husband of Trump adviser Kellyan...

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Cosby's accuser denies they were romantically involved

She initially told officers she had never been alone with Cosby before the incident and that she had largely cut off contact with him afterward, neither of which was true. "Obviously I placed the ...

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Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

Nashville Predators right wing Craig Smith , center, celebrates a goal by teammate Calle Jarnkrok , not shown, as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray , bottom, falls on the ice during the fir...

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Paris climate deal: Trump's decision leaves him isolated

Paris climate deal: Trump's decision leaves him isolated

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department Chair Jonathan Martin, a specialist in weather systems, disagrees with Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement and said he believes climate cha...

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Wonder Woman: How Lynda Carter Helped the New Movie's Director

The few times a female character such as Catwoman or Supergirl got her own film, it was a flop. She has such a regal presence, as well as a warm, loving and supportive personality, all of which ga...

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Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to the Russians

The former secretary of state said Russian interference in the election and the "weaponising" of information and fake news were among the key reasons behind her defeat. "I never said I was a ideal c...

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Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation

About the only way the AHCA looks good, for that matter, is to read the CBO's analysis with the largest of political blinders on, as many House Republicans, including Rep. Republicans have repeate...

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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher make surprise appearance on The Bachelorette

I guess next week we'll find out whether Rachel will talk to DeMario or if the men will attack him. No one was more upset than Blake , who's doubted Whaboom's motives from the beginning. They ...

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To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

A crowd gathered at Monday's service was given a chance to honor those who have served, including a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Volunteers placed flags by the graves of 2,600 veterans laid t...

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Memorial Day services in Riverhead and Southold towns

Residents are invited to honor Grady County's veterans at a Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on May 29. The procession will travel along Kings Highway to Elm Street and Park Avenue, where the para...

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Columbus will observe Memorial Day with parade, ceremony

Everyone is welcome to either march with us or cheer us on. Fallen military veterans also will be honored at 11 a.m. Monday at the Waverly American Legion hall . At noon on Monday , Memorial Da...

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Avery Bradley Shocks The Cavs

We've got to be better, but there's nothing wrong with being confident and feeling good. James spun around and asked the man to repeat himself. The Celtics , who are known for having multiple defen...

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

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

The Republican senator who made headlines for insisting the GOP health care bill pass the "Jimmy Kimmel test" said the health care replacement plan does nothing to address President Donald Trump'...

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Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North Carolina districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders

At issue in the case was whether two congressional districts drawn by the North Carolina General Assembly were unconstitutional "racial gerrymanders ". Please stay inside the lines when you draw your...

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Terry Finley enters Preakness confident in Always Dreaming

Terry Finley enters Preakness confident in Always Dreaming

After Wednesday afternoon's draw for post positions, the Kentucky Derby victor remains a strong favorite among the 10 contenders. They had to go all the way back to the drawing board, take him back to...

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It Is 'Possible' FBI Director Position Will Be Filled by Friday

The White House initially said the investigation was not a factor in Trump's decision. In an initial statement made the same day of Comey's firing last Tuesday, Warner had said, "Now more than e...

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More Victims Expected In Unprecedented Cyberattack As Users Log On Monday

It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. "At this stage we haven't seen the impact that they have seen in the United Kingdom, for example", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to...

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FBI Raids GOP Consultants With Ties to Manafort

FBI Raids GOP Consultants With Ties to Manafort

According to NBC 4 Washington , the investigation into Strategic Campaign Group is tied to a lawsuit over the 2013 Virginia governor's race. "This is a political fundraising swamp", he said. Less th...

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Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

Epstein says state Attorney General Josh Shapiro could also negotiate a plea or take time to evaluate the case. The attorney's general office did not say when Bostian will be arraigned. In announcin...

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Obamas to visit Chicago to discuss planned library, museum

Obamas to visit Chicago to discuss planned library, museum

The public is getting a first look at plans for the Obama Presidential Center at an event on Chicago's South Side where the former president is expected to speak. The center will create an estimated...

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Government needs a good shutdown, tweets frustrated Trump

Government needs a good shutdown, tweets frustrated Trump

The deal was expected to fund the government through September 30, 2017. The White House and its Republican allies praised $15 billion in additional Pentagon spending obtained by Trump and $1.5 bill...

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In surprise move, Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director

In surprise move, Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The investigation has shadowed Trump from the outset of his presidency, though he's denied any ties to Russian Federation or knowledge of campaign coordination with Moscow. Wednesday, Democrats predic...

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Most Contaminated Nuclear Site In US: Hanford Declares Emergency After Tunnel Collapse

Most Contaminated Nuclear Site In US: Hanford Declares Emergency After Tunnel Collapse

Henderson said non-essential employees in the northern part of the facility had been asked to stay home Wednesday to allow crews to focus on fix work, which began overnight. Employees at the sprawling...

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Trump attends Easter service in Palm Beach

While it's significantly less than the more widely-used $3.6 million figure, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton still noted that Trump's travel schedule is "not what we expected from him, given his...

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Easter egg hunt at Emerald Cove Park

Easter egg hunt at Emerald Cove Park

It started way back in the 1700s when the Pennsylvania Dutch believed in an egg-laying hare called Oschter Haws which eventually became the Easter Bunny who became popular not for laying eggs, but of ...

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