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Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

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In a tweet , the Democratic senator from NY said the bill "strips away protections from the [people] who need them most in order to give a tax break to those who need it least". 1 tool we have in the fight against opioids - Medicaid treatment", Brown said. The Senate plan however would keep Obamacare's subsidies to help people pay for individual coverage. Read More »

Cosby gave women Quaaludes, trial hears

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Another detail revealed in the now-public deposition was that Cosby apologized to Constand's mother, though not, he says, for any kind of assault . Defense lawyer Brian McMonagle, clearly wanting to move past Cosby's talk about giving drugs to women, asked no questions about it on cross-examination. Read More »

Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect

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According to the Los Angeles Times , officers had been called to the report of a loud party around 3:40 a.m. As they were conducting an investigation, one of the deputies was allegedly bitten by a pit bull. "It is what we're calling an extremely, extremely unfortunate incident at this time", he said. As the deputy was waiting for medical treatment, the dog returned and charged at deputies, two of whom opened fire, the sheriff's department said. Read More »

Britax Recalls Over 207K Infant Seats Due to Choking Hazard

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Vehicle seats affected by the recall can be fixed using a free kit that can be provided by Britax. You can confirm your auto seat is a part of the recall and request the remedy kit by visiting their website . The travel systems affected are the B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Elite and the BOB B-Safe 35. The NHTSA has received two complaints of the clips failing since the beginning of June. Read More »

Beyonce And Jay Z Welcome Twins

The message was accompanied by several hashtags including #birthday #beyonce #jayz #twins and #happybirthday. While there has been no official confirmation from the pair, sources say the twins arrived either Monday 12th or Tuesday 14th June in a LA hospital. Read More »

Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Allegedly Hire Surrogate

West and Kardashian are already parents to their 4-year-old daughter North and 18-month-old son Saint , but they have made it clear they want another child. Others pointed out that the likes of Instagram and paid apps form quite a substantial part of the Kardashian family's income. Of course, since then, she launched her KKW lip kit line with Kylie Cosmetics and then branch out on her own for the KKW highlighter and contour kit. Read More »

'The Mummy' awkwardly stumbles into Dark Universe

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This first entry in the franchise follows Princess Ahmanet (Sophia Boutella ), a power-hungry Egyptian ruler buried alive for her crimes. With her powers constantly evolving, Morton must now stop the resurrected monster as she embarks on a furious rampage through the streets of London. Read More »

Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

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Jewel Allison, a New York-based artist, poet and activist who has said Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in the 1980s, hugged Constand in the courtroom after the mistrial announcement. While Pennsylvania law allows for the identities of jurors to be made public, that hasn't yet happened in this case. Cosby's sex assault case was ruled a mistrial Saturday. Read More »

Republican wins Georgia House seat, fends off upstart Democrat

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff lost the Georgia special election Tuesday despite the fact that his campaign received unprecedented funding from the deeply liberal state of California. Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff . "Ossoff race better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working", tweeted Representative Seth Moulton of MA. Read More »

European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

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The size was reduced in March from Euro 80 billion. The Governing Council, meeting yesterday, dropped its guidance that rates might fall further, saying only that it now expects borrowing costs to stay at present levels for an extended period. Read More »

Drake Bell and Josh Peck's Feud: Everything We Know So Far

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Josh Peck , 30, got married to his long-time girlfriend Paige O'Brien on Saturday (June 17) in Malibu, with many wondering why Drake wasn't at the ceremony to celebrate with his former co-star. A source exclusively told Us that " Josh was really hurt", by Bell's public message. "They aren't close anymore and Josh had a very small wedding". Read More »

Avengers Assemble… For Lunch!

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The other thing to note is that Stark's top appears to have a round hole in the same place that he used to have his Arc Reactor, before he had it removed at the end of Iron Man 3 . In the shot, the quartet of actors look to be dining on a nutritious and healthy spread, as Cumberbatch posed holding a container of hot sauce, Downey held up a can of La Croix water, Ruffalo held up tongs with salad, and Wong held up a fork. Read More »

Secret Wedding Pics of Kenya Moore Shared

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There's a long-running rumor that Kenya has paid all her exes to appear and play her " boyfriend " of the Real Housewives of Atlanta . And her last relationship with Matt Jordan ended messily. Brielle liked the post and added: "I am just trying to figure out how she can afford to pay for her Moore Manor and pay for this new husband???" "As if the embarrassment from the show wasn't enough", he wrote on Instagram (via Us Weekly ). Read More »

Theresa May pledges `humility and resolve´ ahead of Queen´s Speech programme

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Although the tally of bills is typical for a Queen's Speech, critics said that aside from Brexit it presented only a lightweight agenda to cover two years, rather than the usual one. Ministers at the time argued it was to give Parliament more time to scrutinise the Government's heavy legislative agenda, while Labour said it was an abuse of power created to ease the passage of controversial legislation. Read More »

Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'

Carter , 20, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Friday, June 16 for the 2014 death of her friend. Moniz set Carter free on bail until her sentencing on August 3. "You can't keep living this way", Michelle allegedly said in another message. "You open up the door to a direction where words now can amount to weapons, this is absolutely all new territory" Harnais said. Read More »

Bill Cosby judge says jurors' identities can be released

Cosby's accuser Andrea Constant leaves the courtroom at the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial the Bill Cosby sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17 , 2017. "Just because they have signed up to do their civic duty in this case should not necessarily impose a lot of media upon them". Both prosecutors and the defense want the names to remain sealed because of the retrial. Read More »

Barbie's companion Ken gets new looks: Man bun, beefy bod

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Man buns, cornrows or bleached blond hair? In 2004, Ken "broke up" with Barbie . Ken hadn't changed much since he was introduced 56 years ago as Barbie's blue-eyed, chiseled boyfriend. Mattel is hoping the new looks will bolster declining sales. The El Segundo, California-based company also announced new Barbie looks Tuesday, including one with a almost shaved head and another with an Afro. Read More »

Confirmed! The Downton Abbey movie is happening!

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In fact, the movie has "been in the works for some time", Michael Edelstein , president at NBCUniversal International Studios, told the AP at the Singapore opening of " Downton Abbey: The Exhibition ". It was was broadcast in some 150 countries. "We have no idea if that's happening", said McShera to the AP . After all, though Downton essentially featured an ensemble cast, Lord Grantham was in charge of the estate, with Mary his heir, and the movie would need a plotline that included them ... Read More »

Cameras roll on oblivious newsreader Huw Edwards

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So imagine the chaos in the control room and studio at BBC News when the network suffered four minutes of sound and visual malfunctions during their 10pm news bulletin. Director had to switch to a back-up system ASAP. Despite the calmness with which he handled the incident, Edwards felt he needed a beer at the end of the evening, posting a photo to his Twitter account of a can of his favourite Welsh brew. Read More »

Hippies go wild for summer solstice — Stonehenge PARTY

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Rain on Midsummer's Eve (June 24 this year) will doom the nut crop for the year. The timing of the solstice depends on when the Sun reaches its northernmost point from the equator. To understand where this misconception comes from, we need to define what summer actually is. We are one of the sunniest cities in Canada, and this shows it nicely. Read More »

All Eyes On Georgia's Special Election

The special election for the sixth district of Georgia sought replacement of Tom Price - Trump's current Secretary of Health - in the House of Representatives. Democrats were very excited about this election, which they built up as a gauge of the political climate and a run-up to the 2018 congressional race. Read More »

Trump in free fall after only five months

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Rasmussen Reports, a public-opinion polling organization, reported on Friday Trump's approval rating amongst likely US voters hit the 50 percent mark, the first time Rasmussen has recorded a Trump approval rating at 50 percent or higher since April 24, when Rasmussen found 51 percent of likely voters approved of Trump's performance. Read More »

Rain Chances Stay in the Forecast this Week; Increasing Mid-Week

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Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be another warm and muggy night. Remember the sunscreen! Today's UV Index is in the "Very High" category and burn times are near 10 minutes today . The majority of the storms could produce brief but heavy rain, lightning and possibly large hail and damaging winds. Read More »

Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

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But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many USA professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . While that flies in the face of most's opinions due to the almost unprecedented number of elite National Basketball Association players employed by one franchise, Durant used his teammates' backstories to deflect the super-team notion. Read More »

Star Wars: Han Solo Directors Exit the Film

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In a joint statement published on the official Star Wars website today, both Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were super calm and collected about the whole thing. Over the past six months the directors have been widely engaged on social media, drumming up interest in the project - the second Star Wars anthology film after " Rogue One ". Read More »

Daniel Day-Lewis is quitting acting for good

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Academy Award-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis, famed for his roles in Last of the Mohicans and Gangs of NY, has retired from acting. It is scheduled to hit theaters on December 25, 2017 and reunites him with Paul Thomas Anderson, who directed Day-Lewis to a best actor Oscar in 2007's 'There Will Be Blood . Read More »

Two elephants work together to rescue a baby elephant from drowning

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Footage from Grand Park Zoo in Seoul , South Korea, shows how they expertly dealt with a potential disaster when a baby slipped into a pool of water. Nearly immediately after the calf slips in the large pool while taking a drink, a nearby adult rushes over to the side of the other elephant. A third adult in a neighbouring enclosure can also been seen pacing back and forth in distress as it's unable to help the situation. Read More »

Gal Gadot's husband's picture with Wonder Woman T-shirt goes viral

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Gadot originally signed on for three DC movies, each of which would pay the actress $300,000 - Batman v. Superman , Wonder Woman , and the upcoming Justice League . A sequel to " Wonder Woman " is already in the works, but Jenkins has not yet been named as the director. Sarah goes on to argue that if anything, Gadot has incredible leverage to bring to the table should she renegotiate her contract with Warner Bros . Read More »