Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: Trump Budget Shows 'Cruelty' and 'Lack of Imagination'

But according to Sharpton, if Clinton would have worked to earn the vote and "mobilize" the black communities and other minority groups in those states, then she would likely be president today - not Trump. The operative word here is president and not presidential candidate. Bill Clinton was in a massive sex scandal during his presidency with intern Monica Lewinsky.

Author: 0 Manchester attack the work of 'evil losers'

He said the horrific attack on a crowd of mostly children at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed 22 people and injured dozens more, underscored the urgent mission of his first trip overseas: Uniting Muslims, Jews and Christians to confront radical Islamic terrorism.

Local Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway
Author: 0 Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

No damage has been reported, but officials have been limited in their investigation. "This type of thing may become more frequent, but Big Sur has its own unique geology", said Dan Carl, a district director for the California Coastal Commission whose area includes Big Sur.

Author: 0 Tornadoes strike from Texas to Wisconsin

Large hail, roughly the side of a baseball, has fallen in parts southwest of Bucklin, Kansas. Barton County spokeswoman Donna Zimmerman said Wednesday that the tornado that formed Tuesday night near Pawnee Rock remained on the ground for up to 15 miles (24 kilometers) before dissipating west of Hoisington.

Author: 0 CBO: Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill

The new estimates will serve as a starting point for GOP senators starting to write their own version of the legislation as they consider changing the House's Medicaid cuts, tax credits and other policies. But the chamber also voted overwhelmingly to instruct its negotiators to reject any form of vouchers, recalling its stance while devising the budget in April when the House voted 103-43 to declare that public funding should stay with public schools.

Author: 0 GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

The altercation, which took place at Greg Gianforte's campaign headquarters in Bozeman, Montana, took place the night before the state's special election. In audio of the incident posted by the Guardian Gianforte can clearly be heard getting upset. While the incident may have an effect on tomorrow's vote, most of the state's ballots have already been cast early.

Author: 0 Jurors selected for Cosby's sexual assault trial in June

Bill Cosby , right, and his publicist Andrew Wyatt leave the Allegheny County Courthouse after the third day of jury selection in Pittsburgh for his sexual assault case, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 . More than 50 women have come forward over the last two years accusing Cosby of rape and sexual assault decades ago. Six of the 15 blacks dismissed from the jury pool summoned Monday were tossed based on their initial questionnaires.

Author: 0 Rand Paul Pans Sessions' 'Tough On Crime' Prosecution Policy

Holder's plan, known as "Smart on Crime ", was an effort to ease federal prison overcrowding and preserve Justice Department resources for more serious, violent criminals. The Brennan Center's research shows that higher incarceration rates have not lowered overall crime rates. In a brief one-and-a-half-page memo, Sessions outlined his new instructions for charging decisions in federal cases, saying that his new first principle is "that prosecutors should charge and pursue the most ...

Author: 0 The CBO confirms: The GOP health-care plan is still incredibly cruel

The headline figures are bad enough: The CBO projects that 14 million more people will be without health insurance by 2018, 19 million by 2020 and 23 million by 2026 . Younger people would see substantially larger reductions while older people would see substantially smaller premium reductions. That's $32 billion less than the estimated savings for the previous version of the bill.

Author: 0 Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur

The slide, which CalTrans spokesman Colin Jones called the largest in decades, is estimated to have deposited debris 35 feet deep along a quarter-mile section of State Route 1 about 100 miles south of San Jose on Saturday. Smith said crews had been out doing fix work at Mud Creek but were ordered out of the area a week ago because of small slides that were taking place almost everyday.

Local Trump records robocall for Montana special election
Author: 0 Trump records robocall for Montana special election

Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him. "After asking Jacobs to lower the recorder, Jacobs declined", campaign spokesman Shane Scanlon wrote. Jacobs immediately filed a police report , but Gianforte reportedly left without speaking. With the special election Thursday, it's worth wondering if the immediacy of it will affect the investigation.

Local GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs
Author: 0 GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

Ryan pulled the original bill from two floor votes in March amid strong opposition from the conservative House Freedom Caucus. The future of the bill hinged upon this report , as House Republicans passed their most recent version of the bill without waiting for the CBO to report its estimated price tag.

Local From fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffiti
Author: 0 From fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffiti

Mathers' attorney, Dana Cole, said she has never known the victim's identity, but she has publicly apologized to her. Mathers previously pleaded not guilty in the case. Senate Bill 784, which passed the Senate this week, affects anyone whose picture is taken nude or partially clothed if that picture is distributed on the internet.

Author: 0 Texas Senate Revives Full Bathroom Bill With Late-Night Move

Huberty. That budget vote effectively killed a much larger voucher plan Taylor spent months shepherding through the Senate that died in the House without even reaching the floor. Now, House and Senate Republican aides are confident their legislation will easily hit that goal. Also Wednesday, the House unanimously passed a measure restoring the "American rule" to state civil law.

Local Stefanik questions former CIA Director Brennan during hearing
Author: 0 Stefanik questions former CIA Director Brennan during hearing

Pressed by lawmakers to provide evidence that the Russian government was trying to influence the 2016 election, Brennan said , "I don't do evidence, I do intelligence". Brennan was a key figure in handling of Russian election interference by President Barack Obama's administration. With each new development that reveals that something very troubling occurred between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election, the White House continues to twist facts into a warped ...

Author: 0 CBO Score: Republicans, Democrats react

As NPR's Susan Davis reported Wednesday , the Senate is likely to write its own version of the bill. The new estimates for the American Health Care Act are a slight improvement over earlier CBO projections that found 24 million would lose coverage over the next decade.

Local Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him
Author: 0 Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him

House race, Wednesday evening in Bozeman, the reporter announced via Twitter. The Guardian posted audio of the altercation between Greg Gianforte and their reporter Ben Jacobs , who had been trying to ask the tech millionaire questions about Donald Trump's controversial healthcare plan.

Author: 0 Cosby defense alleges race bias in jury strikes

Four were for people who said they either were or knew a victim of sexual assault. All of the jurors selected so far are white in a case that Cosby believes may have racial overtones. A jury consultant, who sits to Cosby's left, is assisting his lawyers in picking jurors. A new jury pool will be summoned Wednesday. The trial is set to begin June 5 in Montgomery County, north of Philadelphia.

Local Manchester bombing: Eight arrested over terrorist attack
Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Eight arrested over terrorist attack

They included an eight-year-old girl, two teenage girls and a 28-year-old man. The arrests Wednesday were made South Manchester , where police arrested a 23-year-old man on Tuesday. ISIS, now being driven from territories in Syria and Iraq by Western-backed armed forces, claimed responsibility for the Manchester attack, but there appeared to be contradictions in its account of the operation.

Local Landslide Buries Part of California's Famed Highway 1
Author: 0 Landslide Buries Part of California's Famed Highway 1

Mud Creek is located 37 miles south of Big Sur, eight miles north of the Monterey County / San Luis Obispo County line, and 25 miles north of Hearst Castle. On the other hand, he acknowledges his theory may be wishful thinking. There was no estimate on how much time and effort it would take to clean up the debris, Shivers said.

Local Ex-CIA Chief: Worries Grew Of Trump Campaign Contacts To Russia
Author: 0 Ex-CIA Chief: Worries Grew Of Trump Campaign Contacts To Russia

Brennan also meanwhile addressed news reports that Trump , in an Oval Office meeting this month with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, shared highly classified information provided by a USA ally about the Islamic State group. The report says the Russian officials thought Manafort and Flynn could be used to influence Trump's views on Russia. "Lives are at stake in many instances and leaks jeopardize those lives", he said.

Local French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement
Author: 0 French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement

The election was watched around the world for magnifying numerous broader tensions rippling through Western democracies, including the USA: populist anger at the political mainstream, economic insecurity among middle-class voters and rising resentment toward immigrants.

Author: 0 Comey Agrees To Testify In Public Before Senate Intelligence Committee

The Washington Post reported that a White House adviser close to the president - whose name was not included in the report - has been identified as a "person of interest" in the investigation of possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russians who sought to influence the 2016 election by hacking Democratic officials.

Author: 0 The Pope's Parting Gift To Trump Says It All

Francis did give Trump a copy of Laudato Si ", his encyclical on the environment - but as Christoper Lamb, Rome correspondent of the left-wing Tablet , glumly tweeted: "No mention of climate change in Vatican statement'. Francis's gift included a signed copy of his recent World Day of Peace message and three writings, one of which was Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home , all about climate change.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande reportedly offers to pay for funerals of Manchester bomb victims

The venue has confirmed it is in contact with promoters about a final decision, following the terror attack at the pop singer's Manchester concert on Monday. The Manchester bombing is Britain's second terror attack in two months. Following the attack, supporters of the Islamic State group (ISIS) posted celebratory messages on social media and encouraged more "lone wolf" attacks.

Author: 0 Gas station nacho cheese tainted with botulism kills man

State and local health officials have temporarily stopped a Sacramento gas station from selling prepared foods after being linked to a sudden botulism outbreak that sickened 10 people. He had been on a ventilator and eventually fell into a coma. Spokesmen for the state health agency said they did not immediately whether authorities think the contamination occurred at the station or were checking other gas stations and the maker of the cheese sauce.

Local Uninsured rise by 23 mn under Republican health bill: forecast
Author: 0 Uninsured rise by 23 mn under Republican health bill: forecast

The CBO's report also found that 51 million people under the age of 65 would be uninsured in a decade under the GOP plan compared to 28 million people who would be uninsured under current Obamacare law. House Speaker Paul Ryan responded Wednesday by praising the report , which did acknowledge the "slight" gain on coverage the new AHCA version offers over the previous two.

Author: 0 Top House Intel Dem: 'Good Reason' For Trump-Russia Investigation

The congressman has been one of the most vocal legislators pioneering for the president's impeachment following the firing of the former FBI Director James Comey who was investigating the possible ties between trumps' campaign and Russian Federation.

Local Texas Congressman Al Green Calls for Trump's Impeachment
Author: 0 Texas Congressman Al Green Calls for Trump's Impeachment

I believe that this is where your patriotism is shown, where you demonstrate to the American people where you really stand. I will not be moved. Green said that his call for impeachment was a "position of conscience for me". Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress expressed concern bordering on alarm. "But everybody gets a fair trial in this country", he told the Hill , appearing to inch closer to an impeachment call.

Author: 0 Regional stability impossible without Iran, says Rouhani

Rouhani says that Iranians are "waiting for this government to be civil " and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". Rouhani said he hopes the Trump administration will "settle down" enough for his nation to better understand it. In the days before President Hassan Rouhani's re-election victory in Iran this weekend, a video of one of his old speeches circulated on social media.

Author: 0 Trump praises Duterte for anti-drug campaign in call transcript

Officials at the Pentagon are in disarray after a transcript of the call between President Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte revealed Trump bragged about the locations of two USA nuclear submarines near North Korea, reported Buzzfeed News .

Local GOP health care bill analysis to be released by Congressional Budget Office
Author: 0 GOP health care bill analysis to be released by Congressional Budget Office

The Trump administration already has relied on the House bill's health care spending cuts in its proposed federal budget. The CBO projected that 23 million more Americans would be uninsured by 2026 compared with the current healthcare system - slightly lower than the 24 million more Americans it estimated would be uninsured under the previous iteration of the bill.

Local What the CBO does and how it gets its numbers
Author: 0 What the CBO does and how it gets its numbers

Here's the full CBO Report . The individual insurance market is in turmoil as carriers struggle to determine their premium rates for 2018. While the current estimate is lower, it is enough for House leaders to send the bill on to the Senate.

Local Rodney Davis statement on CBO's analysis of GOP health care law
Author: 0 Rodney Davis statement on CBO's analysis of GOP health care law

Prior to the changes, the CBO estimated that the bill would result in savings of $150 billion over the next decade and grow the number of uninsured Americans by 24 million . As was the case with the original bill, premiums would increase dramatically for older low-income Americans , especially those in areas - often rural - that have higher medical costs.

Author: 0 Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman

Police Chief Disario had only been on the job three weeks. An impromptu memorial of flowers and flags appeared outside the Kirkersville Police Department , on Friday, May, 12, 2017 , in Kirkersville , Ohio , after its new chief was shot by an armed gunman.

Local GOP campaign says candidate, reporter both fell
Author: 0 GOP campaign says candidate, reporter both fell

Authorities also will interview Jacobs, who says Gianforte body-slammed him and broke his glasses as he was asking questions Wednesday. After loud scuffling noises are heard, Gianforte yells, "Get the hell out of here" and demands to know if Jacobs is with the Guardian .

Local Authorities plane to interview Greg Gianforte
Author: 0 Authorities plane to interview Greg Gianforte

It's a recurring nightmare of a pattern for Republicans around the country, as traditional GOP strongholds prove more hard and expensive for the party to hold than it ever anticipated when President Donald Trump plucked House members like Ryan Zinke , the former Montana Republican now running the Interior Department, for his Cabinet.

Author: 0 House gives final approval to bill with transgender bathroom ban

It is considered likely that a version of the measure will pass the Republican-led Senate . It also prepares for a face-off with the federal government over the issue, writing that the attorney general will defend any school that wishes to fight a constitutional challenge over this issue.

Local Why Betsy DeVos was booed, heckled at black college commencement
Author: 0 Why Betsy DeVos was booed, heckled at black college commencement

DeVos did not have an understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act which is a federal law that requires public schools to provide appropriate education to students with disabilities. During her speech, the U.S. Secretary of Education voiced commitment to HBCU's and the communities they serve, but under the barrage of boos her statements were hard to decipher.

Local Watch As Texas House Debates Voter ID Legislation
Author: 0 Watch As Texas House Debates Voter ID Legislation

The amendment says that schools must provide single-occupancy bathrooms for "a student who does not wish to use the facilities designated for use or commonly used by persons of the student's biological sex". The shooting of Kocurek, who has returned to the bench after 26 surgeries, prompted an examination of judicial security that identified several shortcomings and resulted in the bill, which was authored by Sen.

Local Louisville forward Deng Adel to return for his junior season
Author: 0 Louisville forward Deng Adel to return for his junior season

Deng worked out for the Bulls, Jazz, Spurs, Bucks and other NBA teams while receiving feedback on what he needs to work on to improve into the draft lottery for 2018's NBA Draft. Adel ended the year scoring over 15 points per game in five of his final six games, helping his average increase to 12.1 points per game. Earlier this month, Rick Pitino reiterated a previous claim that he plans to use Adel more in the two guard spot this upcoming season.

Local Reporter alleges he was 'body slammed' by Montana GOP candidate
Author: 0 Reporter alleges he was 'body slammed' by Montana GOP candidate

The maximum penalty if convicted of the assault charge is a $500 fine and 6 months in jail. He also discounted Republican critiques that he was "in bed" with Rep. Jacobs then says he wants to call the police and requests the names of other people in the room. The campaign said that Jacobs entered the office without permission and "aggressively shoved" a recorder in the candidate's face.

Local Parties battle for control of Montana's only US House seat
Author: 0 Parties battle for control of Montana's only US House seat

Republicans are thankful colleges are out for the summer. "Someone who is not as strongly attached to a candidate, they might swing". Strategists in both parties say Trump's dismal national standing isn't the driving factor in the race - he remains fairly popular in the state - and argue Montana's quirky nature and the major flaws of both candidates have shaped the contest.

Local Reporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him
Author: 0 Reporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him

The Gallatin County Sheriff's department made the announcement in a press statement late Wednesday. Greg Gianforte was in a private office giving an interview when Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs went into the office without permission, campaign spokesman Shane Scanlon said .