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West Virginia's Democratic Governor to Switch Parties West Virginia's Democratic Governor to Switch Parties
- August 04, 2017

Nor did he bother to tell the Democratic Governors Association that spent $1.5 million helping him get elected. "Today, I'll tell you as West Virginians, I can't help you anymore being a Democrat governor", Justice said. Now listen to me and listen really good, we hurt a lot of people. I hope we are able to work together. And most of the people I spoke to are here to support the current Administration. (more...)
Sen. Flake faults political partisanship for Trump rise in new book Sen. Flake faults political partisanship for Trump rise in new book
- August 04, 2017

Flake said he and Goldwater both wrote their books in response to a feeling that their party had "lost its way". John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Mr Trump is wrecking the Republican Party . But in the election of 2016, our side outdid itself. You'd have to ask the president. Others praised Flake for taking a stand, although some criticized him for writing negative commentary on Trump while purportedly failing to take meaningful action in the Senate. (more...)
RBI cuts repo rate: Home loans won't be cheap RBI cuts repo rate: Home loans won't be cheap
- August 03, 2017

The bank stressed the urgent need to boost private investment and remove infrastructure bottlenecks. The bond yield remained flat after the rate cut announcement as the market had already priced in the cut. After the 0.25 per cent cut in the repo rate by the RBI on Wednesday, the cost of funds for the banking system is expected to come down further. (more...)
Timmonsville library to host solar eclipse viewing party
- August 03, 2017

Many people will be selling the Eclipse Viewing Glasses however, you want to make sure you get them from a reputable source . Fisher says the total solar eclipse will go from OR all across the middle of the country to Tennessee and North Georgia to SC. (more...)
Trump To Congress: Figure Out Healthcare, or Lose Your Subsidies Trump To Congress: Figure Out Healthcare, or Lose Your Subsidies
- August 02, 2017

Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan avoided commenting on the health care fiasco and said that lawmakers wanted to move on to tax reform this autumn. Obamacare's cost-sharing subsidies are once again at the center of the battle for Obamacare's future. (more...)
USA embassy staff in Russian Federation barred from retrieving their belongings USA embassy staff in Russian Federation barred from retrieving their belongings
- August 02, 2017

A US State Department official denounced the move as a "regrettable and uncalled for act", adding that Washington was now weighing a potential response. On Friday, Russia's Foreign Ministry made the first announcement of the counter measures, saying the sanctions confirm the "extreme aggression" of the U.S.in worldwide affairs. (more...)
US Sanctions 13 Venezuelan Gov't Officials, Ready to Impose New Measures US Sanctions 13 Venezuelan Gov't Officials, Ready to Impose New Measures
- August 02, 2017

Its leader, Henrique Capriles called on Venezuelans to "give it all" during the strike Wednesday and Thursday and on Friday. Rubio has been a strong proponent of sanctions against President Nicolas Maduro's increasingly authoritarian government and its crackdown on the opposition. (more...)
Riverhead Town Police mark 34th annual National Night Out Tuesday Riverhead Town Police mark 34th annual National Night Out Tuesday
- August 02, 2017

If you missed out on tonight's event, Chicopee will be having their National Night Out next Monday, August 7th, at Sarah Jane Sherman Park, from 5pm to 9pm. 1 - Covington Lakes pool house - 6 p.m. "But this is a way for them to get to know those officers, and interact with them and see that we're not all bad, that we're out there to help them". (more...)
Maduro moving fast to consolidate power in Venezuela Maduro moving fast to consolidate power in Venezuela
- August 02, 2017

The country has become engulfed in a political and economic crisis that has soldiers patrolling the streets and citizens stockpiling scarce food and water. Maduro, who succeeded Chavez upon his death in 2013, has faced protests for several months, centring on the collapse of Venezuela's economy and his perceived authoritarian policies. (more...)
Trump's newest Russian Federation lawyer: 'I think very highly of Mueller' Trump's newest Russian Federation lawyer: 'I think very highly of Mueller'
- July 31, 2017

If President Donald Trump fires his attorney general, Jeff Sessions , it will nearly certainly lead to a unsafe national crisis. Others said it would further prove that Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice in the investigations involving Russian Federation and his campaign. (more...)
Senate rejects 'skinny' Trumpcare in narrow, late-night vote Senate rejects 'skinny' Trumpcare in narrow, late-night vote
- July 31, 2017

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was among those who rejected "skinny" Trumpcare. The House of Representatives has already left Washington for the annual August recess; the Senate is expected to stay another week before recessing. Friday's "skinny repeal" bill could have done it with only 50, for example. Under it, health plans must reimburse each other for the expenses of high cost patients who switch plans. (more...)
Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service
- July 31, 2017

Although there may also be a variable of national urgency in the calculus: Given all the pressure on the USA armed forces across the globe, Democrats (and some Republicans ) may reason that if someone wants to serve, we shouldn't be hasty in telling them they can't. (more...)
Several Countries Reject Venezuela's Election To Rewrite Constitution Several Countries Reject Venezuela's Election To Rewrite Constitution
- July 31, 2017

Surveys by Datanalisis, a pro-opposition polling firm, show more than 70 percent of Venezuelans opposed the idea of the new assembly - and 80 percent reject Maduro's leadership. The last time the Constituent Assembly was convened in 1999. Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman, reporting from the capital, Caracas , said that it was "sad and bloody day in Venezuela ". (more...)
'Skinny repeal' of Obamacare fails - these three Republican senators killed it 'Skinny repeal' of Obamacare fails - these three Republican senators killed it
- July 31, 2017

The vote comes after months of pressure from the White House for Congress to move ahead with a promise to repeal the ACA, also known as "Obamacare", and replace it with something else. The Senate voted 49-51, with Arizona Sen. Republicans hoped the issue would bring some party unity, even as realists in Washington view the a tax overhaul - something that hasn't happened in more than 30 years - as one of the most complex legislative projects possible. (more...)
Reactions: Obamacare Repeal Fails Reactions: Obamacare Repeal Fails
- July 30, 2017

Stung by his party's stunning failure to fulfill seven years of promises to repeal Obamacare , President Trump on Friday again called for changing longtime Senate rules so laws could pass with a simple majority. Lindsey Graham of SC and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin in a press conference in which they demanded the House not pass the exact text they would be voting to move forward. (more...)
New chief of staff John Kelly a retired Marine general New chief of staff John Kelly a retired Marine general
- July 30, 2017

Great, great American". The report cited Trump's tweets Wednesday announcing the transgender ban for the USA military. Katie Walsh, who served as Priebus' deputy chief of staff at the White House, left in March, and on July 21, press secretary Sean Spicer resigned. (more...)
'Let Obamacare implode': Trump tweets after health reform fails in Senate 'Let Obamacare implode': Trump tweets after health reform fails in Senate
- July 30, 2017

Before the vote, though, a Republican senator managed to make tone-deaf joke about eating disorders to describe his involvement with the proposed legislation. The amendment would set up a universal healthcare system in which all Americans would be covered through Medicare, the federal government's health program that now covers all adults who are at least 65 years old. (more...)
Palestinians celebrate as barriers removed from Jerusalem holy site Palestinians celebrate as barriers removed from Jerusalem holy site
- July 30, 2017

He was shot and wounded by a neighbour, an off-duty soldier. At least 37 Palestinians were injured by rubber bullets and beatings, The Palestinian Red Crescent told The Associated Press. The Israeli measures followed an attack that killed two policemen on July 14. Muslim and Christian leaders prayed together that peace should prevail Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque on Temple Mount as Friday prayers came to an end without the violence and disruption that had been feared. (more...)
House Republicans dumbfounded by failure to repeal Obamacare in Senate House Republicans dumbfounded by failure to repeal Obamacare in Senate
- July 30, 2017

It would have eliminated the individual and employer mandate and key taxes, defunded Planned Parenthood for a year and eliminated key protections of health benefits that were required under Obamacare. McConnell said it was time for Democrats "to tell us what they have in mind". Conservative Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., running for a Senate seat, faulted McConnell for not crafting a plan that could pass. (more...)
Congress Emerges From Another Health Care Failure Without A Clear Path Forward Congress Emerges From Another Health Care Failure Without A Clear Path Forward
- July 30, 2017

Trump's failure sent the dollar down against a basket of other currencies on Friday. "Republicans in the Senate will NEVER win if they don't go to a 51 vote majority NOW", Trump tweeted . Republicans have faced an internal rift on healthcare, with hard-line conservatives seeking a bill that thoroughly scraps Obamacare and moderates leery of measures that could deprive tens of millions of people of insurance. (more...)