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Local To Repeal Obamacare, Senate May Have to Keep Some of Its Taxes
Author: 0 To Repeal Obamacare, Senate May Have to Keep Some of Its Taxes

Not only that, but the agenda items the president listed - health care and tax reform - are being advanced through a process known as reconciliation, which only requires a simple majority of 51 votes for passage anyway. To win more support, some lawmakers are considering dramatically scaling back Trump's tax cut plan, people briefed on the discussions said. Thursday is the last day for the House and Senate to act on bills that originated in the opposite chamber.

Local Official says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal
Author: 0 Official says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

China is the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, responsible for nearly 30 per cent of global emissions in 2016 and recently recommitted to its Paris targets. The agreement itself includes pillars that involve American data, including material from NASA and other USA federal departments, and if the US walks away Vaughan said there will be gaps to fill.

Local Three teenagers arrested in kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old boy
Author: 0 Three teenagers arrested in kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old boy

The investigations were intensive in the morning of Thursday, and nine hours later, a man alerted the authorities that he had identified the stolen auto in an impasse. Both vehicles drove off, Jackson police said. He says the little boy died from multiple gunshot wounds but he declined to tell us where on his body he was shot.

Local Local speller advances to final round of Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Local speller advances to final round of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Ria Sai, a 13-year-old Mechanicsburg Middle School student, is not one of the 45 spellers to advance to the finals, according to summary results for the Preliminaries . On Wednesday, Rajeev correctly spelled "Dijon" and "phorminx", an ancient Greek instrument. It was the most common "how to spell" term searched in Georgia.

Local After Stabbing, Portland's Mayor Wants 2 Right-Wing Demonstrations Canceled
Author: 0 After Stabbing, Portland's Mayor Wants 2 Right-Wing Demonstrations Canceled

He also asked the federal government to block the events. Wheeler said the city is in mourning from a deadly stabbing on a light-rail train and that the events would exacerbate tensions. "I can't control everybody", Gibson responded , adding, "I don't want them at the rally and they'll be kicked out". "They're using the deaths of these two people and Jeremy Christian - they're using it to get Portland all rowdy about our June 4th rally", Gibson said.

Local Stranger Things Star In Talks To Join New Mutants
Author: 0 Stranger Things Star In Talks To Join New Mutants

Split star Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams of " Game of Thrones " are already signed up for the project with Taylor-Joy playing Illyana Rasputin, also known as Magik, who uses teleportation. Boone is directing and co-wrote the screenplay with his writing partner Knate Lee . The classic "Demon Bear Saga" from the comics is said to be the movie's inspiration.

Local Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes died after fall in home
Author: 0 Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes died after fall in home

He is widely believed to have created the behemoth that is the Fox network, having overseen production since its founding in 1996. Mr Ailes, she said , was "the most wonderful loving husband (to me) and father to our son Zachary ". Murdoch led tributes to the late Fox News chairman, hailing what he called his "huge role in shaping America's media". Fox News initially cited Drudge Report in delivering the news on "Fox & Friends".

Author: 0 Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting

Garmback suspended for using "improper tactics" when driving up to the gazebo near which Rice was shot. In a video of the shooting, the patrol vehicle skids to a stop just feet from the boy. "Prosecutor McGinty deliberately sabotaged the case, never advocating for my son, and acting instead like the police officers." "And Garmback should be fired, too, for his role in pulling up too close to Tamir", Samaria Rice said.

Local No, a NC congressman didn't cry about the health bill score
Author: 0 No, a NC congressman didn't cry about the health bill score

Obamacare put in place an array of protections that pushed up premiums, but shielded Americans from big health care bills. "Senate Republicans have made it clear that they will be starting from scratch as they develop a bill". Various Republicans have underscored the health-care legislation, which narrowly passed the House earlier this month. "We would see hundreds of thousands of people lose their benefits - kids, seniors, people with disabilities, low-income people", he points out.

Local Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation
Author: 0 Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation

The House budget should pass the chamber by the end of the week, setting up negotiations with the Senate for a final budget bill for Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to consider. Mr. Trump's tweets have kept his allies and opponents off balance during policy fights. Mr. Trump's reference to "tax cuts" stands in contrast to his own budget, released last week.

Author: 0 Official says Trump expected to pull US from climate deal

China and the European Union will work together on a joint strategy to reduce greenhouse gases, implement emission trading schemes, and promote energy efficiency and the reduction of emissions from maritime transport and aviation. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". An overwhelming majority of scientists, however, say climate change is driven by human use of fossil fuels.

Local Trump may pull out of climate accord
Author: 0 Trump may pull out of climate accord

News of Mr Trump's expected decision drew swift reaction from the United Nations . Trump argues that the United States , the world's second-biggest greenhouse gas emitter-and historically the largest polluter, period-got the unfair end of the Paris deal.

Local Top aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected
Author: 0 Top aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

He arrived in mid-February, a few weeks into Trump's term, and struggled to build alliances with some colleagues on the senior staff, not having worked on Trump's campaign or his transition team. "I honestly can't say that it's going to be a wave", one official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss internal matters at the White House .

Local Sooners Win 2017 NCAA Title
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I kept telling them the weather is tough, but never quit. And we got it done in match play. In the morning quarterfinals, OR and Oklahoma State split the first four points in their match. The honor also is the second consecutive appearance under match play, introduced to the championships in 2009. Hale beat Norman Xiong 4 and 3 in the opening match, and McGreevy topped Edwin Yi 3 and 2 in the second in the Oklahoma senior's final event for the Sooners.

Local Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance
Author: 0 Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

A similar conservative " Trump Free Speech Rally " is planned for largely liberal Portland on Sunday, though the city's mayor have asked organizers to cancel the gathering. Jeremy Joseph Christian , age 35, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail at 5:12aE on 5/27. He. With his face pale and flannel shirt soaked in blood, Namkai-Meche stumbled past Macy.

Local Trump tweets against Germany
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Spicer said that Trump feels he and Merkel have a "fairly unbelievable" relationship. US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies " very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying the row between the longtime allies. Gabriel's comments came a day after Merkel had declared that Europe could no longer completely rely on traditional allies such as the USA and Britain.

Local Powerball jackpot exceeds $300 million
Author: 0 Powerball jackpot exceeds $300 million

Tonight's drawing will be the 17th drawing since the last Powerball jackpot was won on April 1. The Powerball numbers will be drawn Wednesday night. In Eads, tickets for either game may be purchased at Hometown Gas & Grill or the Love's travel center. The jackpot keeps growing for the Powerball lottery.

Local 3 small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma
Author: 0 3 small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma

The agency says a 3.8 magnitude quake was recorded shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday and a 2.4 magnitude temblor struck about 2½ hours later, both near Covington, about 55 miles (88 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City. Geological Survey recorded three quakes early Wednesday. A weaker natural disaster, 2.7 magnitude, was recorded about 6:45 p.m., according to the USGS.

Local Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate pact
Author: 0 Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate pact

The choice is between a formal withdrawal that could take three years or leaving the United Nations treaty that the accord is based on, which would be quicker but more extreme, according to Axios . Oil majors Shell and Exxon Mobil have also supported the pact along with a number of Republican lawmakers. A formal withdrawal would take years, experts say , a situation that led the president of the European Commission to speak dismissively of Trump on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Texas House offers a path to avoid special session

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. Agencies under sunset review are set for extinction if lawmakers don't approve legislation to continue them. But because of senators' concerns about problematic wording, which they did not detail, Senate leaders said they took no further action.

Author: 0 'Dead Men Tell No Tales' is a spirited tale for 'Pirates'

Depp's genuine enjoyment paired with Geoffrey Rush returning as Barbosa, more pirate shenanigans, and, of course, lots of rum, and you've got a fun movie. The four previous Pirates movies have taken in $1.28 billion in the United States and $2.45 billion in foreign markets. This time around, Captain Jack Sparrow needs to find the legendary trident of Poseidon, an artifact that would give him control over the seas, but he's in a bit of a time crunch.

Author: 0 GOP health bill is a front for big tax breaks

Also, the law capped how much consumers have to pay out-of-pocket each year for the essential health benefits - $7,150 in 2017 - and it prevented insurers from settling annual or lifetime limits on these benefits. Indiana Democratic Party chairman John Zody criticized the AHCA's proposed Medicaid cuts , more than $850 billion, saying the cut "hurt seniors and nursing homes, children and individuals with disabilities just to give tax breaks to our nation's highest earners".

Author: 0 FINALIST: Local girl advances in spelling bee

Vanya Shivashankar, left, 13, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, hold up the championship trophy as co-champions after winning the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee . The map, based on data from January 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017, breaks down the most commonly searched "how to spell" words by state, according to Google .

Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on global climate pact soon

On Tuesday, Trump met a key voice advocating for withdrawal, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt . Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies in rejecting action to combat climate change .

Author: 0 Spicer Ends Briefing After Being Asked About Possible Communications Shake Up

He focused heavily on leaks - both those coming out of the White House and an intelligence leak blamed on Americans about the deadly bombing at a concert in Britain. When pressed on whether the president would approve of such a back channel with Russia, Spicer said, "You're asking if he approves of an action that is not a confirmed action".

Author: 0 Nebraska Kickoff Times for 5 Games

Illinois-Nebraska, the Big Ten opener for the Illini, kicks off at 7 p.m. September 29. Nebraska's matchup with Big Ten West Division rival Iowa on the Friday after Thanksgiving will start at 3 p.m. CT. As all of the above makes clear, FOX network will now be a prominent broadcasting home of Husker games, with the Big Ten's new media rights agreement splitting games between FOX and ESPN.

Local Man Accused In Portland Train Attack Tells Cops:
Author: 0 Man Accused In Portland Train Attack Tells Cops: "I'm Happy Now"

Christian's social media postings indicate an affinity for Nazis and political violence. The man accused of stabbing multiple people on a Portland MAX train has been arraigned. "The minute he saw me he started coming after me". Soon, police arrived and took the suspect into custody. Suspect Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, was scheduled to appear Tuesday afternoon in court to face two counts of felony aggravated murder and other charges.

Author: 0 White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney

Kushner is alleged to have spoken with Russia's ambassador to the USA about setting up a back-channel communications network with Moscow during the presidential transition. "It's a White House of disarray". Just back from visiting the Middle East and Europe, Trump on Sunday dismissed recent reports as " fake news ".

Author: 0 Power Plant that Registered US Worst Nuclear Accident to Close

Exelon announced last week that TMI failed, for the third year in a row, to sell its power at a regional energy auction. Exelon wants its nuclear plants included in the state's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS), which directs utilities to source about 18% of their power from resources like wind, solar and hydro by 2020.

Local Pres. Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit
Author: 0 Pres. Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit

After a moment of silence, a bugler played taps while the crowd stood in complete silence. The president then called on the general public, telling them to thank families who lost loved ones in combat. "I said 'I love you'". He told relatives of those killed in action, "While we can not know the extent of your pain, what we do know is that our gratitude for them and to you is boundless and undying".

Local Portland Train Attack Suspect Yells
Author: 0 Portland Train Attack Suspect Yells "Free Speech or Die" In Courtroom

You have said that you will be President for all Americans. "Free speech or die, Portland ". One of the victims in Friday's Portland hate speech stabbing had Juneau ties. If you are a grown-ass person who has been able to gin up social media stomping outrage over the former but has remained silent and "prayerful" over the latter, you are a awful f**king person and I worry for your soul.

Author: 0 El Centro 6th Grader Competes in National Spelling Bee

The contest concludes with finals on Thursday at the Washington-area resort. Alice is ebullient and confident on stage, and breezed through her final word, "accrual" after asking for a pronunciation. "I just live for that moment", said Thomas. "I like co-champions", he said. She also earn points on a preliminary test Tuesday consisting of 24 written spelling and multiple-choice vocabulary items divided into four sections.

Local Russian Federation probe now includes possible cover-up, Congress is told
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe now includes possible cover-up, Congress is told

Earlier, the New York Times reported the US President had told Russian officials Mr Comey was a "nut job" whose ouster relieved "great pressure" on him. Richard Burr, and the ranking Democrat, Sen. It must be demoralizing for the White House staff to witness Trump's reaction. On Thursday, Rosenstein told the full Senate at a closed briefing that he knew the president would fire Comey before he wrote his memo.

Author: 0 Trump calls for end to filibuster

Trump argued that "Dems would do it, no doubt!" But writing legislation that can pass with only Republican votes has proven agonizing. Now, with the nuclear option triggered for all presidential appointments, Trump set his sights on the legislative filibuster, which would mean any piece of legislation going through the Senate would just need 51 votes.

Local LA County sees steep increase in homelessness
Author: 0 LA County sees steep increase in homelessness

County has grown at a shocking rate", L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn said in a statement . Alarmingly, one of the most dramatic increases was in the number of youth, which shot up 61 percent since past year. Officials link the worsening problem to the economic stress on renters in greater Los Angeles. Is there help on the way? The number of homeless youths in LA who are considered " unsheltered ", or those whose primary residence is " not designed for or ordinarily used as a ...

Author: 0 USA court maintains block on Trump travel ban

Gregory saw things differently, via NY Times: "Then-candidate Trump's campaign statements reveal that on numerous occasions, he expressed anti-Muslim sentiment, as well as his intent, if elected, to ban Muslims from the United States". "The Constitution s prohibition on actions disfavoring or condemning any religion is a fundamental protection for all of us, and we can all be glad that the court today rejected the government s request to set that principle aside", Jadwat said.

Local 16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver
Author: 0 16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

That's when Cunningham says the teen removed a knife and a machete from their packaging at the store and walked around holding them. Within minutes, she was attacking Nelson. Check out Federal News Radio's latest podcasts. A 16-year-old girl was charged today as an adult with first-degree murder and accused of stabbing her Uber driver to death in suburban Chicago.

Author: 0 Spicer says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, asked Dubke to remain on the job a few more days to ease the transition. I think that assumes a lot, and I would just say that Mr.

Author: 0 White House Responds To Allegations About Kushner, Russia Communications

Kushner's representative says he is willing to share what he knows about these meetings with Congress or any other investigator. Kushner is alleged to have spoken with Russia's ambassador to the US about setting up a back-channel communications network with Moscow during the presidential transition.

Local Truck fire closes I-25 at Belleview in both directions
Author: 0 Truck fire closes I-25 at Belleview in both directions

At 2:12 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation issued a news release saying crews were working to fix pavement damaged by heat from the fire. Bus shuttles are in place to get riders between stations. A witness said a fuel tanker heading northbound on I-25 near Belleview slammed into the median, causing a raging fire ball and thick black smoke.

Local White House communications shakeup coming?
Author: 0 White House communications shakeup coming?

Soon afterward, he tweeted: "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News ". In the background, Mr Trump's advisers are reportedly beginning to establish a crisis-control communications operation to separate inquiries regarding the Russian Federation investigation and related scandals from issues connected to policy and legislation.

Local What's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump?
Author: 0 What's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump?

She said: 'The times when Europe could rely exclusively on others is somewhat in the past. "We have experienced a totally different president to all of his predecessors since World War II, who puts into question the very foundations of transatlantic relations", the foreign affairs committee chairman said.

Local Cleveland fires officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice
Author: 0 Cleveland fires officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice

The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was sacked Tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while the officer who drove the patrol auto the day of the shooting was suspended for violating a tactical rule, Chief Williams announced Tuesday.

Local Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election
Author: 0 Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election

A Fox News reporter who was in the room supported Jacobs' account of the incident, saying that Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck, pushed him to the ground, and punched him. Gianforte was projected the victor of Montana's special election just after midnight eastern time on Friday morning. Ben Jacobs . I want to apologize to the FOX News team and I am sorry to each of you for my actions.

Author: 0 Shoving, threats between reps on House floor during protests at Capitol

Hundreds of protesters wearing red " lucha " or "fight" T-shirts and chanting their opposition to Texas' tough new anti-" sanctuary cities " law have forced the Texas House to interrupt its floor session. Nevárez told the Tribune that he put his hands on Rinaldi and told him to take his argument outside the chamber. Rinaldi said Nevarez told him "he would 'get me on my way to my auto.'" The Texas Republican responded with "I would shoot him in self-defense".

Author: 0 Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

Rinaldi said the protesters broke the law. To understand how the day ended this way, one must first rewind to its start. The law allows officials to question the immigration status of anybody they detain , as opposed to only those people they arrest, and punishes local authorities who refuse to cooperate with federal officials on immigration matters.

Local Appellate court judge rips Trump administration for deporting businessman
Author: 0 Appellate court judge rips Trump administration for deporting businessman

Reinhardt said the court lacked authority to block the March order to deport Ortiz, 43, a longtime coffee grower in Hawaii's Kona region who has been in the country since the age of 15. Ortiz has at least one conviction for driving under the influence, but Reinhardt said that was not the basis for his removal order. Ortiz's deportation proceedings began during the Obama administration in 2014.

Local The Russia problem only one reason Donald Trump has a hiring problem
Author: 0 The Russia problem only one reason Donald Trump has a hiring problem

Trump wants to respond more aggressively to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and questions about investigations of possible ties between Trump's campaign and Moscow. Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the allegations of Russian meddling in the USA presidential election are "fiction" invented by the Democrats in order to explain their loss.

Author: 0 Kushner said to have weighed creating secret Russian Federation channel

The Washington Post and New York Times reported on the discussions earlier Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to fill hundreds of vacant jobs across the federal government has hit a new snag: Russian Federation. While there had been plenty of speculation about who might be getting the boot (press secretary Sean Spicer and senior adviser Jared Kushner are among those potentially on thin ice), there's been no indication from the president that anyone is going.