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White House officials offer change to health care bill

President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress lurched between repealing Obamacare or rewriting the US tax code as their top priority, with House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday dampening White House hopes for a quick vote on healthcare legislation. [Full Article...]

GOP Senator: Funding For Border Wall Will Likely Have to Wait

GOP Senator: Funding For Border Wall Will Likely Have to Wait DHS has estimated the not-yet-funded 1,000-mile wall would cost $21.6 billion, almost double of what Trump's campaign cited. The new list of cuts include $1.2 billion in National Institutes of Health research grants. Democrats have vowed to stop the must-do money bill if it ended Planned Parenthood's federal funds. But according to Bloomberg , Republicans and Democrats mostly want Trump to ge... [Full Article...]

Trump, Rand Paul Talk Healthcare Over a Round of Golf

Asked if the GOP could try to move a health care bill again and fail, Rep. Tom Cole, R-Oklahoma, said "no". The Congressional Budget Office estimated the American Health Care Act would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the next decade, but it also would increase the number of uninsured people by 24 million by 2026, relative to the existing law. [Full Article...]

Pilot safe after F-16 crashes in Maryland, Air Force says

Pilot safe after F-16 crashes in Maryland, Air Force says He said the plane was based at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, which is also home to the president's plane, Air Force One. He says the pilot was found in the same general area as the plane. One pilot ejected from the plane and parachuted down. Acting Fire Chief Ben Barksdale said pieces of the plane were burning when crews arrived and firefighters used water and foam to extinguish them. [Full Article...]

Found wet, mostly nude woman claims to be mermaid

Found wet, mostly nude woman claims to be mermaid She claimed to have been in the water. "She's in a safe place", Detective Paul Hill said. "She was wet, she said she had been in the lake, said she needed help and needed to be taken to the hospital", said Fresno Police Lt. Authorities estimated that the woman is between 16 and 30 year old. A woman was found near Table Mountain on Tuesday mostly naked and not knowing who she is, police say. [Full Article...]

Disco biscuits, Spanish fly: Cosby to argue evidence

Disco biscuits, Spanish fly: Cosby to argue evidence O'Neill won't let the jury hear from a woman who says Cosby gave her quaaludes in the 1970s, but he said that doesn't mean prosecutors can't use Cosby's own words on the topic. The latest showdown over evidence in his sexual-assault caseis scheduled to start at 9:30am. Pennsylvania prosecutors contend that an anecdote in Cosby's memoir about trying to slip the substance to girls as a youth shows... [Full Article...]

Hopes in New York for Sunday budget deal

Hopes in New York for Sunday budget deal NEW YORK, April 3 New York lawmakers on Monday may vote to extend the state's lapsed budget as they continue negotiating with Governor Andrew Cuomo days after the deadline for a new spending plan passed. The budget was supposed to be done by midnight Friday, but now it's expected that the spending plan won't be passed until Sunday at the earliest. The News reported the shutdown could be politica... [Full Article...]

Judge Lets Ky. Abortion Clinic Stay Open During Suit

Judge Lets Ky. Abortion Clinic Stay Open During Suit Doug Hogan, a spokesperson for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, provided a statement in response the temporary restraining order filed Friday afternoon. Bevin's administration had shut down another EMW abortion facility in Lexington past year after it was caught passing itself off as a doctor's office and performing abortions without a license. [Full Article...]

What you need to know ahead of Monday's severe weather

What you need to know ahead of Monday's severe weather Expect occasional gusty winds. Tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds will all be possible initially across mainly East Texas and North Louisiana from midday through tonight before transitioning into more of a damaging wind threat east of the Sabine River from tonight through sunrise Monday morning through the evening. [Full Article...]

RNC chair says DNC chair is 'unhinged' and 'dangerous'

RNC chair says DNC chair is 'unhinged' and 'dangerous' Perez should apologize and Democrats should denounce the rhetoric coming from this new leader of their Party, ' McDaniel added. As Perez was going after President Trump and Republicans at a recent New Jersey event , he said that protesters are sending Trump a message that he "didn't win this election". [Full Article...]

Trump Says US is Ready to Act Alone on North Korea

Trump Says US is Ready to Act Alone on North Korea Other steps that have been under consideration are escalating cyber attacks and other covert action aimed at undermining North Korea's leadership, another US source said recently. Last August Pyongyang also successfully test-fired a SLBM 500 kilometres towards Japan, far exceeding any previous sub-launched tests, in what the North's leader Kim Jong-Un hailed as the "greatest success". [Full Article...]

Call Led DC Officers To Kidnapped Girl

Call Led DC Officers To Kidnapped Girl According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, a female inside that vehicle called police saying she had been kidnapped and described where she was. Police said initial information indicates that a white 2005 Chevrolet Impala with a North Carolina license plate of PAV4294 left the scene just before Charlotte Fire Department's arrival. [Full Article...]

Deputy shot near Harris County government building in Baytown

Deputy shot near Harris County government building in Baytown After he was shot, Greenwood reportedly radioed for help, saying, "I'm bleeding out", ABC reported. Views from Air 11 showed dozens of deputies and officers on the scene, some with weapons drawn. Though no information on a possible suspect was given, Dorris said authorities "don't have any indication that tells us he's gonna go out and target anybody else". [Full Article...]

Indiana Democrat to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

Indiana Democrat to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court Most other Democrats have made their opposition clear and 36 senators have indicated support for a filibuster of the nomination, which would force Republicans to come up with 60 votes to move forward. Without Democratic support, McConnell could get Gorsuch confirmed with a parliamentary maneuver known as the "nuclear option", which would break the filibuster and get him confirmed on a simple 51-vo... [Full Article...]

Jays release OF Upton, put closer Osuna on DL

Jays release OF Upton, put closer Osuna on DL The Pirates and Blue Jays will conclude the spring training schedule with another game today in Montreal. We have a clearer picture of the open day roster. from the San Diego Padres just prior to the trade deadline last season. The Baltimore Orioles would seem to make sense, but are "not a fit", a source said. [Full Article...]

Rain, some storms for Triangle before a sunny weekend arrives

Though the storm didn't produce any damaging weather early Friday morning, it does have a history of potentially severe side effects: The storm sparked a tornado warning in northwestern SC, but there was no damage reported. This trend will continue as the storms cross the state line into Alabama. Supercells will be possible along with severe storms in a squall line. There is a 50 percent chanc... [Full Article...]

Mama June Fits Into Her Dream Size Four Red Finale Dress

Mama June Fits Into Her Dream Size Four Red Finale Dress To get to the final look she had a gastric band, tummy tuck, boob job and excess skin removal - which took 7.5 hours, and in the reveal episode she was seen having surgery to remove her "turkey neck". Starting at 460 pounds, Mama June began exercising and eating healthy but wasn't quite happy with the results. "My goal when I first started this weight loss journey was to make Sugar Bear ... [Full Article...]

Repeal of North Carolina "bathroom bill" clears key hurdle in state senate

Repeal of North Carolina Cooper said the new law is "not a flawless deal and it is not my preferred solution". But there is also a concession to conservatives: regulation of public bathrooms is now in sole control of the state. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in the USA, previously said North Carolina would not be considered for future championship ev... [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation releases unseen photos of 9/11 attack on Pentagon

Federal Bureau of Investigation releases unseen photos of 9/11 attack on Pentagon The attack killed everyone on board, including the five hijackers. Others show firefighters desperately attempting to extinguish a huge fireball caused by the plane crashing into the building. Many believe that casualties from the 9/11 attack would have been much worse had the plane struck a different part of the building. The aircraft crashed into a part of the facility that was under renovatio... [Full Article...]

You can play Ms. Pac-Man on Google Maps

Google said in a blog post that the game will be available until April 4. It was twice as fast as Pac-Man and had much cooler "in-between level" skits. In the Maps app for phones and tablets, the company has placed a mini Ms. Pac-Man game that basically resembles the real thing. Give it a go for yourself. [Full Article...]


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