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by | May 26, 2017 | 09:53

Leonard also reported to the Ripple that emergency crews were on the scene and had rescued several individuals trapped in homes due to tornado damage. There is also the risk of isolated tornadoes and damaging straight line wind gusts. No injuries were reported, but the school was closed Thursday. More than 700 people were without electricity Thursday.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:47

Robert Aderholt, the Republican chairman of the appropriations subcommittee that oversees agriculture spending, told Perdue. In his testimony Wednesday , Mulvaney defended the president's proposal as conscientious government spending. "It assumes that the stars perfectly align". And, Social Security disability payments would be cut to some Americans as well, in the name of Mulvaney's theme of putting people back to work.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:24

The CBO noted that "the average cost of pregnancy care and delivery is about $17,000 for women with private insurance coverage". The CBO's assessment will likely figure prominently as the Senate deliberates its version of the bill.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:55

The FBI is also investigating. It comprised of them bragging about how much they knew Flynn - Trump's eventual national security adviser - and also included plans to take advantage of their connection to Viktor Yanukovych, the former pro-Kremlin president of Ukraine, whose government hired Manafort as a political consultant.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:51

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the GOP House candidate in Montana charged with assaulting a reporter is "a wannabe Trump ". "It definitely started before Trump, but he definitely exacerbated it", said Kelly McBride, a vice president at the Poynter Institute, a media think tank and training center in St.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:52

He allegedly body-slammed Guardian political reporter Ben Jacobs at his campaign headquarters in Bozeman when the journalist approached him with a question on healthcare. Gianforte's spokesman, Shane Scanlon, released a statement alleging that Jacobs had approached the candidate aggressively and without permission.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:45

According to reports by the Congressional Budget Office , Trumpcare, also known as the American Health Care Act , would cause 23 million Americans to lose health insurance . The new health care bill passed last month by the House would decrease the number of insured Americans by 23 million over 10 years if it passes the Senate.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:24

The group said Quist has raised $2 million more than Gianforte, though the National Republican Congressional Committee has outspent its Democratic counterpart by 5 to 1. Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist are seeking to fill the U.S. House seat left vacant when Ryan Zinke resigned to become President Donald Trump's Interior secretary.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:17

Flynn's lawyer's interpretation of taking the Fifth ", said Ranking Member Sen. "If in fact there's not a response we'll seek additional counsel advice on how to proceed forward". Schiff made the committee's subpoena plans known after the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday ordered Flynn to hand over documents from two of his businesses due to their possible links with Russian Federation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:31

At the NCAA Division II level, Wayne State College junior Michaela Dendinger was named CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 Women's Track/Cross Country Team. In all seven meets he competed in this season, Wright finished in the top five each time out. The Thundering Herd's senior shortstop from Milton was named Conference USA Player of the Year, all-conference first team, a finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award and as a National Fastpitch ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:35

Trey Gowdy during the intelligence hearing. However, the released statement directly contradicts testimony given today (Tuesday) by former CIA Director John Brennan who says though the Russians clearly interfered with the 2016 U.S. The Times reports that the intelligence was the breadcrumbs leading up to evidence of discussions between Trump's surrogates and Russian officials , which spurred the Trump-Russia investigation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:05

The House Republican bill is far from ideal and still leaves too much of the Obamacare infrastructure in place. Such requests for extensions are usually routinely granted. "I think there will be a pretty harsh judgment based on the polls that I've seen", he said. "In merely delaying their suit, Republicans cynically continue to sow uncertainty in the health coverage of millions of Americans", House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California said in a statement.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:48

Donald Trump's budget director has faced fire from Democrats as he attempted to defend the President's budget proposal - which would slash federal spending on social safety-net programmes by more than $ 1 trillion (£77.2bn) over the next 10 years.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:33

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are complaining about how two budget panels approved a $6.8 billion spending bill shortly before midnight that slashes spending to most Oklahoma state agencies. The House gave the measure first-round approval Wednesday on an 81-40 vote. Shortly after the vote closed just before the midnight deadline, legislators realized: they may have voted on one bill that contained the wrong language.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:09

The United States forged the deal by exerting pressure on Iran through a sanctions regime built in collaboration with allies and major powers. The bill deals with areas of Iranian conduct that were deliberately set aside as a concession to Tehran during the lengthy negotiations that delivered the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:27

Huberty blamed the Senate this session for preventing any progress toward fixing the school finance system. Trump and Republicans celebrated the House's narrow May 4 passage of the bill in a Rose Garden ceremony after several embarrassing setbacks, even as GOP senators signaled it had little chance of becoming law without significant changes.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:17

His case has angered both opponents and supporters of the death sentence: the former see his endless run-ins with execution as a form of psychological torture, while those who support the sentence see Arthur and his legal team as constantly playing the system to cheat justice.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:25

If, as expected, the body votes to approve the bill, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has indicated that he is likely to sign it into law. Kansas legislators hoped Wednesday to advance a proposal for increasing state spending on public schools while colleagues looked for the right mix of tax increases to fund it and fill big holes elsewhere in the state budget.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:11

Moreover, while Justice Department officials told USA TODAY that low-level drug offenders would not be targeted unless they were involved with guns or gangs, the memo mentions "mandatory minimum sentences ". Criminal justice experts quickly blasted the Sessions memo. "While we very much appreciated all the thing the Obama administration did not do for marijuana reform, one of the things that was so crucial about the DOJ was their relaxing enforcement of federal prohibition", he said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:46

The CBO says the House reform bill would actually save the government money by reducing the federal deficit by $119 billion over the next 10 years while also cutting taxes by almost a trillion dollars and reducing spending by more than a trillion .

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:54

But what made this game entertaining was an exuberant and energetic contestant named Ryan . As the next token falls to $1000 followed by the next giving another $10000, Ryan can be heard screaming "Oh My God!" Dropping his first chip, Ryan won a cool $10,000 - but he was just getting started.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:28

Steve Bullock by a 50-46 percent margin. In a firsthand account published on the network's website, a Fox reporter said that "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him onto the ground behind him". Jacobs was heard in the audio asking Gianforte a question about the cost estimate the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released earlier in the day of the House-passed health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare before the altercation transpired.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:11

Initially, the White House said that Trump acted entirely based on the advice of deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein and attorney general Jeff Sessions. The Senate Judiciary Committee has also called for the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director to testify before their panel. Trump has also been hit by embarrassing leaks that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in the Russian Federation collusion investigation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:18

Peter Henegan from Hinsdale stayed for the speech, and says he thinks the protesters should have too. The move was not totally unexpected, since the student organization WeStaNDFor had shared their plans ahead of time . The University instead invited the Vice President, Mike Pence , to speak, but he wasn't welcomed by everyone. The walk-out was not overly disruptive, with the students who organised the protest apparently speaking to the university about how to leave the ceremony in ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:27

Brennan's testimony to the House intelligence committee was the clearest public description yet of the significance these contacts play in counterintelligence investigations that continue to hang over the White House. After that hearing, the White House put out a statement misrepresenting Brennan's remarks. And even though he couldn't say if there was collusion between the Russians and President Donald Trump's campaign, Brennan confirmed that there was enough information to warrant an ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:43

Jack Reed of Rhode Island , asked Coats hypothetically whether it would be appropriate for a president to ask the director of national intelligence to deny evidence of cooperation. The report said Moscow eventually developed a preference for Trump . This news comes just after an announcement that a " current White House official " is now a "person of interest" in the probe, suggesting that the ties are coming closer and closer to President Trump .

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:17

The 5-year-old was last seen in the custody of his father, Aramazd Andressian Sr. of South Pasadena. Deputies didn't know what evidence was found at the home. Matches and a gasoline container and were also found inside the auto and a rag that had been doused with gasoline was found in the area near the vehicle's gas cap, Mendoza said, adding that it's unclear "how those items play into what occurred".

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:20

There are now eight men in custody in connection with the attack. "I want to reassure people that the arrests that we have made are significant, and initial searches of premises have revealed items that we believe are very important to the investigation", he told reporters.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:41

Salters was left unrestrained, how he was able to gain the officer's gun. A lawyer for the two nurses also said one of them was tortured, sexually assaulted and had a gun held to her head for three hours in a dark hospital room before a swat team shot the inmate at Delnor Hospital , the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:08

At Newark, United Flight 1579 to San Francisco caught fire while taxiing to the runway. According to ABIA, at 8:22 p.m., a United Airlines plane was taxing out of gate 19 while an American Airline's plane was stationary at Gate 21 when, somehow, both plane's wings collided.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:41

Warner, a Virginia Democrat, also told Bash that if reports that Trump asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation are true, Trump's requests would be "outrageous".

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:20

Emergency crews brought the infant boy to the Elliot Hospital and he was later transferred to the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth for further care. Court documents said that Yarbrough, the baby's father, was home alone giving the baby a bath.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:44

SCOTT PELLEY: Last month Republicans in the House rushed to pass their ObamaCare replacement before the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office could analyze it. Someone living in a state that chose to adopt a "moderate changes" would pay less, according to the report: $1,250 for a 21-year-old and $13,600 for a 64-year-old.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:47

That is the bill approved and now evaluated by CBO. Now the budget office analysts have done their work . "Congress" focus must be to lower premiums with coverage which passes the "Jimmy Kimmel Test.' The AHCA does not", Cassidy said, a reference to the now-viral monologue from ABC late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel, in which he made an emotional plea for coverage of patients with pre-existing conditions.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:07

The court said Trump's revised travel ban on Muslims from several predominantly Muslim countries discriminated on the basis of religion. However, Gregory wrote, the ban "in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination".