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by | May 28, 2017 | 10:17

Ryan pointed to the good news about the American Health Care Act in the nonpartisan agency's report, which estimated that premiums would decrease for healthy people and that the federal budget deficit would decline if the bill were to become law.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:48

The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Oxfam activists wearing masks of the leaders of the G7 summit; from left, US President Donald Trump , British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron , stage a protest in Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, southern Italy , Saturday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:11

The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement initially earned Trump's criticism on the 2016 campaign trail, but as president, Trump's stance became less clear. US President Donald Trump described his first trip overseas as a "home run". Trump's failure to come to a decision on the Paris agreement reflects the intense discussions that are going on inside the White House that have pitted the nationalists in the administration with the more mainstream staffers.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:20

In 2015, the session lasted a record 114 days before approving a massive sales tax increase to address a revenue shortfall. "We know that. I mean, we don't have any margin", Sen. "We've got significant problems with the present system", he said. "If we took that $1 million and invested in sex education and family planning, we could prevent far more abortions than this bill will ever prevent".

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:08

With the president's overseas trip in full swing, America finally is getting its mojo back. People in the region who are struggling in terrorism and wars need reconciliation much more than division and hatred. It will be interesting to see in 2025 if we will have worked together to succeed. They're losers. And we'll have more of them. Trump is looking to create an Arab NATO, he added.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:14

Allman's manager, Michael Lehman, told NPR News Allman had suffered a recurrruence of liver cancer five years ago, and died from complications of the disease. While a cause of death is not immediately clear, he had previously been diagnosed with hepatitis C and had a liver transplant in 2010 . Everybody needs to get checked for this diabolical disease.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:03

British police on Friday arrested a man in the Manchester suburb of Moss Side in connection to the attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena , news agency Reuters reported . The release of the CCTV images comes after British police were reportedly upset that photos of evidence from the crime scene were shared by American news outlets.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:02

Bill Cosby , center, with one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 , in Pittsburgh . The full jury will include 12 jurors and six alternates. The jury from Pittsburgh will be sequestered almost 300 miles from home, which 53 potential jurors have said would be a hardship.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:48

While police and politicians have praised communities in Manchester for their reaction to the bombing, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable said there had been a rise in reported hate crimes, from an average of 28 to 56 incidents on Wednesday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:47

European leaders have been pressuring Trump to stay in the accord during their meetings with him this week, arguing that America's leadership on climate is crucial. Trump, who for months has delayed a decision on the climate agreement, made his announcement at the conclusion of the Group of Seven summit in the resort town of Taormina, Italy.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:55

In 2013, Brzezinski told Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning that he anxious about American ignorance. Brzezinski was Obamas mentor and foreign policy guru since Obamas student days at Columbia. Brzezinski often found himself in clashes with colleagues like Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. It is the Brzezinski Policy that we are now seeing culminate against Russian Federation.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:03

Trump's surprise announcement, in the form of a tweet on the final day of his lengthy worldwide trip, comes after Trump declined to commit to staying in a sweeping climate deal, refusing to give into intense global pressure. Trump can try to block climate action all he wants, but he has no hope of stopping the global momentum to fight unsafe climate change and secure a clean and safe energy future".

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:34

And up for debate, the peril of climate change and the urgency of the USA commitment to the Paris accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. "If those things collide, growing our economy is going to win". Ngo's estimate that more than 200,000 migrants will arrive in Italy this year from the northern coast of Africa, escaping from poverty in their countries of origin.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:58

After enduring eight years of the Obama administration, Rubin says he had "high hopes" that Trump would personally state that Jerusalem is the "undivided capital" of Israel . policy. Tens of thousands gathered in Jerusalem to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the city's reunification. Rubin points out that Trump's visit came just days from " Jerusalem Day", when the Jewish nation remembers winning control of the Old City from Jordan in the Six-Day War in 1967.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:45

Highway 1 is a major tourist draw, attracting visitors to serene groves of redwoods, beaches and the highway's dramatic oceanside scenery. But Saturday's slide at Mud Creek was the largest by far, and authorities said they don't know when it can be cleared.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:31

Gregg Allman , the singer of a Southern rock band, became famous in Hollywood for his marriage to Cher in the 70s. That remained Allman's best rank on the Billboard 200 for almost four decades, until his most recent studio release, Low Country Blues , which debuted and peaked at No.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:02

His death was announced in a statement on Mr. Allman's official website . "I'm grateful for every gold record, good review and award I've ever received, but I'm just so into what I'm doing and that's where my focus is". I am so very saddened to hear of Gregg's passing today. Their self-titled debut album came out in 1969, but it was their seminal live album " At Fillmore East " in 1971 that catapulted the band to stardom.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:34

We have noted that six out of seven countries have confirmed their commitment to the Paris agreement.... "We had very hard deliberations and discussions about trade but we found a reasonable solution", Merkel said , stressing the G-7 statement's commitment to open markets.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:31

Trump, on the final leg of a nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe, arrived in Sicily late Thursday after publicly criticising partners in Brussels for what he called their "chronic underpayments" to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:41

Gianforte also specifically apologized to Ben Jacobs , the reporter from The Guardian whom he attacked. And in response to the Fox News reporters who detailed Gianforte's alleged assault, Meyers said , "Here's a sentence I never thought I'd say, 'Thank you Fox News for telling us the truth'".

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:00

Going on two years later, the Canadian prime minister is calling the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy a success, even as U.S. President Donald Trump refused to join the other leaders on committing to implementing that Paris Agreement. German weekly Der Spiegel quoted Mr Trump as saying in a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that Germans were "very bad" regarding auto exports to the US.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:27

Officials say the teens killed the boy after stealing his mother's auto. According to police, while Kingston's mother was shopping, another vehicle pulled up alongside the running auto. Three young men have been arrested in the USA, hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead in his mother's stolen vehicle. The investigations were intensive in the morning of Thursday, and nine hours later, a man alerted the authorities that he had identified the stolen vehicle in an impasse.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:47

The media mostly missed it (or chose to ignore it as a piece of meaningless rhetoric), but Donald Trump proclaimed a new doctrine in his speech to the assembled leaders of the Muslim world in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Think of it like this: The appeals of this foreign trip, like those in a beauty pageant, were mostly superficial. One indication the Saudis might be engaging in duplicity that is common practice throughout the Middle East comes in a Washington Post story.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:45

At a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, Macron insisted on the need for "reciprocity" on trade and said Europeans sometimes had a "too naive" approach on trade deals. "Right now, we don't have a position". - In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:39

At Nato headquarters, he complained that many Nato member states were not spending enough on defence, expecting the U.S. to bear the burden. "I saw someone who listens and who is willing to work". But the similarity among the G-7 members makes it easier for them to agree. "There are no indications whether the United States will stay in the Paris Agreement or not", Merkel said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:43

An announcement could come Friday, the soft deadline Trump set for himself. During an Oval Office appearance with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump was also asked whether former Connecticut Sen. Lieberman, who is Jewish and staunchly pro-Israel, is a former independent senator from CT, who ran on a ticket with Democrat Al Gore in 2000. Flynn has figured prominently in the FBI investigation into Russian Federation and the election.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:54

A rep for the rocker told ABC News that the rumors were not true. Gregg Allman , the singer, musician and songwriter who played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock , has died at the age of 69. I'd never heard the name before. "I don't think I'll be going into any other kind of business any time soon". While studying for her nursing degree, Allman's mother enrolled her two sons in Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, Tenn., near Nashville.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:49

Grande revealed she plans to return to the "incredibly courageous city" of Manchester for a benefit concert, suggesting that she'll be joined by other musicians, who have yet to be announced. "However, it is important that we continue with these searches", Hopkins said. She apologized for any pain and offered to "extend my hand and heart and everything I possibly can give to you and yours".

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:40

President Trump is introduced ahead of his speech to US military troops at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Saturday, in Sigonella, Italy . "I can think of no better way to conclude our first foreign trip than to spend the time with you right here with the incredible men and women of the United States Navy and with all of our courageous soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines and our great civilians who support them", Trump said .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:31

Stanton's two-run homer was his 12th of the year but his first since May 8. Los Angeles trimmed its deficit to 5-3 with a two-run, sixth-inning homer by Maldonado that barely got over the glove of a leaping Yelich in center field. "You find out what kind of pitcher you are when you don't have your best stuff". His ERA rose to 5.09. Both teams scored in the first inning. "He got most of that one", manager Mike Scioscia dryly observed.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:16

West Virginians need to be kept in the system whether they're on Medicaid or not, Capito said. These block grants not only eliminate increases in Medicaid funding for population growth and possible recessions; they also give states complete control of that Medicaid funding.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:01

Some of this year's most controversial subjects - the "bathroom bill ", voter ID overhaul , property tax reform and the sunset safety net bill - are still winding their way through the legislative process. The Senate's original bill was similar to North Carolina's and Patrick has rejected the House's weakened version, though compromise is still possible in conference committee.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:55

The CBO estimates that the health-care legislation will result in 23 million fewer people having insurance in ten years, down from 24 million under the previous version. The CBO says the Republican plan could lower premiums by four to 20 percent by 2026. "The final House bill improved provisions for the populations we serve and we hope the Senate will continue to build upon these protections and fulfill the promise of Medicaid for our vulnerable seniors", he said in a statement.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:05

Lots of sunshine dominates our morning, but clouds will build through the afternoon...leading to showers and storms this evening. The weather looks generally quiet this morning thru around 4PM or 5PM. Similar to last week the cold front will stall along the coast Tuesday creating some instability for more scattered showers and thunderstorms to fire up.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:43

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said. Kalanick's father was flown by helicopter to a regional medical center. He told officers the boat had sunk. Kalanick has built the ride-hailing company Uber into a almost US$70 billion juggernaut, operating in hundreds of cities across dozens of countries around the world.