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National Weekend Forecast for June 24th and 25th
Author: 0 Weekend Forecast for June 24th and 25th

West wind around 7 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. What we are seeing today is a late June version of April like showers and/or a thunderstorm. Southwest wind around 15 miles per hour. A 50 percent chance of thunderstorms after 8 p.m. with a low of 71. Light southwest wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Author: 0 Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

But, to be sure, he and McConnell have some work to do before the bill can be brought to the floor - possibly as soon as the end of next week ahead of the weeklong July 4 recess. Caroline Pearson, a senior vice-president of the consulting firm Avalare Health, said the Senate subsidies would be smaller than Obama's because they're keyed to the cost of a bare-bones plan and because additional help now provided for deductibles and copayments would eventually be discontinued.

National Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case
Author: 0 Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

Geffen said in a phone interview. The team working on behalf of the Democratic voters contends that it has found a way to measure unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders created to give a "large and durable" advantage in elections to pone party - a measure that the Supreme Court has said was lacking in previous cases contending a partisan gerrymander.

National Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial
Author: 0 Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

She also called for a third trial in the case. "[Tensing] wasn't dealing with someone wanted for murder ", Deters said after Tensing was charged. The Hamilton County jury had deliberated some 30 hours over five days after getting the case Monday.

Author: 0 Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump

On Friday, the Justice Department's defense was that the suit held no water because the plaintiffs could not claim enough specific harm , that Trumps's business was causing. "So it's not hard to conclude that partisan politics may be one of the motivations behind the suit ". The White House had no immediate comment.

National Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills
Author: 0 Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

But the 142-page draft would allow states to drop several benefits which are now mandated, such as maternity care and hospital services, and also would abolish the requirement for most Americans to have health insurance . Republicans have a 52 to 48 majority in the Senate. She said there's still a need for some sort of rule created to push healthy people to buy insurance, to replace Obamacare's individual mandate -which would be eliminated under the Senate proposal.

National Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Author: 0 Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Dean Heller within hours of him on Friday opposing the GOP's ObamaCare overhaul bill previewed its attack Saturday on social media . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that the Congressional Budget Office scoring of the bill won't be released until next week.

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier

It's unclear how he came to be in that state. The 22-year-old died on June 20 in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his family at his side. In North Korea's first public comment on Warmbier's death, a spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry said claims that Warmbier was beaten and tortured in captivity were "groundless".

Author: 0 Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. Voting yes on the Senate health care bill would be a vote directly against me, my family and all Pennsylvanians. Obama finally weighed in on the GOP healthcare bill Thursday, in a long Facebook post . Assuming that 23 million fewer people would have coverage, we estimate that the coverage losses from the Senate bill would result in 27,700 additional deaths in 2026.

Author: 0 Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

The loss by Cain to the Braves is part of a five-game losing streak for the right-hander, who is 3-6 with a 4.99 ERA. "It doesn't make any sense". But despite their minus-88 run differential, they have outscored opponents from the eighth inning and beyond - and they rallied to tie on the strength of two swings.

National Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital
Author: 0 Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

U.S. Capitol Police special agents and officers from Alexandria returned fire, killing the gunman. House Speaker Paul Ryan said that Scalise "is on the road to recovery". The storage facility's visitor log, Slater said, showed that Hodgkinson had gone there 43 times between April and June. He rented out a storage unit where he kept more than 200 rounds of ammunition, among other belongings.

National Dozens arrested in disability advocates' protest at Mitch McConnell's office
Author: 0 Dozens arrested in disability advocates' protest at Mitch McConnell's office

Capitol Police said they arrested 43 protesters for refusing to end the demonstration. They blocked the hallway, chanting: "Don't touch Medicaid, save our liberty". There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current health care system but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs.

Author: 0 Group of Democrats meet behind closed doors to consider ousting

The Democratic Party apparatus, particularly the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee , hasn't done a great deal of late to inspire confidence in its ability to take full advantage of that opportunity. "There's no question that Trump has weakened the Republican Party in wealthy, suburban districts where you have a lot of college educated, professional people who are Republican ", Ellinger said.

National McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay
Author: 0 McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

Mattis, while acknowledging the committee's "urgency" in pursuing their questions and criticisms, admitted the USA military was "not winning in Afghanistan right now", adding: "We will correct this as soon as possible". " 1/8 The Taliban3/8 had a good year last year", Mattis said, referencing gains made by the militant group that has been battling USA -led troops in Afghanistan since 2001.

Author: 0 GOP VA Governor's Primary Comes Down to the Wire, Gillespie Edging Stewart

Gillespie barely defeated Corey Stewart , who was sacked as Trump's state campaign chairman past year and focused his gubernatorial bid on preserving Virginia's Confederate history. In Floyd County, where Republicans have long dominated local politics, Stewart's message of stauch protection of icons of the loss in America's Civil War more than a century and a half ago, along with hateful rhetoric about immigrants and race, gave the Prince William County supervisor a big win over Gillespie ...

Author: 0 What's next on health care draft in Congress

Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell has pushed for a vote on the bill next week, but at least four Republicans have publicly voiced their opposition to the bill. Trump has since called it " mean ", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans. The House's tax credits were tied to people's ages, a change the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said would boost out-of-pocket costs to many lower earners.

National LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal
Author: 0 LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

Robert Cain is reported by local media as the individual who controlled the issuance of equipment and vehicles at the LAPD Devonshire Station. Los Angeles police investigators conducted a search of Cain's home in the 7300 block of Springmill Place in Rancho Cucamonga Thursday afternoon.

National Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting
Author: 0 Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting

Two police officers, identified as Steven McNew and Jason Anderson , responded to her call. "I don't care what she was going through or what anybody was trying to bring on her, she would hit it with a smile", Williams said. A downtown Seattle rally and march for Charleena Lyles will be "black-women centered" and led by black women. Seattle police say surveillance video from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that no one other than her entered in the 24 hours before ...

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