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Trump to Discuss Soaring Drug Prices with Democratic Congressman Cummings

Trump to Discuss Soaring Drug Prices with Democratic Congressman Cummings Speaking to reporters outside the West Wing after his meeting, Cummings - who is a senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus - said he told the president that his language about African-American neighborhoods and inner cities had been "hurtful". [Full Article...]

Upper Darby daycare worker arrested for pushing child

Upper Darby daycare worker arrested for pushing child The incident happened at Childcare of the Future, on the 700 block of Secane Avenue in Primos at around 5:15 p.m. on Friday, March 3. After the incident, Gable looked up at the camera realizing she had been recorded. "It still hurts", Tavares said . The woman was released from jail on $25,000 bail. Given the image's clarity, she may as well had said "Cheese!" "We don't do this to children". [Full Article...]

SCOTUS Scraps Transgender Rights Case Following Trump Revocation of School Guidelines

SCOTUS Scraps Transgender Rights Case Following Trump Revocation of School Guidelines The school board had passed a policy requiring all students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender assigned at birth. It deferred to then-president Barack Obama's directive on the issue - which said that federal law banning sex discrimination in public schools extended to protecting transgender bathroom rights. [Full Article...]

Pence blasts Associated Press for publishing wife's email address

Pruitt, President and CEO of the Associated Press , Pence announced that the news organization had refused to remove Karen Pence's email from a published story , and declared that she is owed an apology. And while both the vice president and the SNL writers took aim at Pence having an AOL account , cast member Colin Jost delivered a much sharper jab about why the somewhat outdated service was P... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers say they were denied access to Obamacare replacement bill

Republican leaders are now looking at limiting the ability of the wealthy to claim the credit. Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., invited reporters on a hunt around the U.S. should the president more fully embrace the emerging House plan. "The only copy we've seen is from the media", Paul said Thursday morning. Will as many or more people be covered under an Obamacare replacement plan? At a clos... [Full Article...]

Indicted Baltimore officers '1930s-style gangsters'

Last month the Justice Department reached a sweeping police reform agreement with the Baltimore Police Department. One of the officers also faces a charge of possessing and planning to distribute heroin. The officer also allegedly helped one of the men remove a Global Positioning System tracker that had been placed on his vehicle by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. [Full Article...]

Indianapolis Colts starting defensive lineman arrested

Indianapolis Colts starting defensive lineman arrested Scottsdale police responded to a call of an assault and auto theft at 2:15 a.m. Saturday near the crossroads of Osborn Road and 70th Street. Parry laughed while being arrested before beginning to verbally attack officers, using gay slurs, according to the police report, which was obtained by ESPN . [Full Article...]

Justice Department Will Withdraw From Texas Voter ID Law Challenge

Anyhow, Texas's law has been tied up in the courts for six years now. Texas and the USA had asked to delay Tuesday's hearing until state lawmakers considered new legislation filed in the current legislative session: state Sen. He has asked Vice President Mike Pence to lead an investigation into those claims. "Despite their unlimited access to the confidential communications of Texas legisl... [Full Article...]

Sen. Markey Leads Charge Against Privacy Rule Rollback

Pai has himself signaled that if the commission does not vote on the item by March 2, it will be stayed on delegated authority at the bureau level, something Pai has criticized about the FCC process under the previous chairman, but which will be the only way to keep the data security rule from going into effect March 2 absent either a vote or a bureau-level stay. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court questions social media ban for sex offenders

Lawyers for Packingham reply in their brief that, "It is hard to imagine that a government would impose, or a court would uphold, a similarly sweeping, criminal ban directed at any other group of people". A police officer in Durham, North Carolina who was working to hunt down sex offenders online read the post. The vast majority of the more than 800,000 sex offenders nationwide are require... [Full Article...]

Houston Girl, 8, Shot and Killed After Surviving Car Crash

Houston Girl, 8, Shot and Killed After Surviving Car Crash The other driver fled in a dark, four-door sedan. The 8-year-old girl was identified as DeMaree Atkins, who was inside of the black Honda Accord. The 8-year-old was taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead. At first she thought DeMaree was still sleeping, but then she saw blood on her jacket. 'She was a good girl, honor roll student, full of life. Her daughter DeMaree Adkins w... [Full Article...]

Republican Draft Bill Details ACA Repeal-Replace, Installs Medicaid Caps

This is the first time more people support the ACA than oppose it, and these findings show public support for the health care law is escalating quickly. During Congress' latest recess, Republican lawmakers have held a series of high-profile town halls that attendees have flooded to express their concern over plans for the Affordable Care Act's repeal. [Full Article...]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Immigration Makes US Great

The women's march - I have never seen such a demonstration - both the numbers and the rapport of the people in that crowd. In an interview broadcast on BBC Newsnight on Thursday, Ginsburg shied away from addressing Donald Trump's presidency but struck a hopeful tone about some of the issues his administration has divisive stances on, including immigration, women's rights and the press. [Full Article...]

Today is the warmest February day ever recorded in Boston

On Feb. 26, 2000, the thermometer also crested to 71 degrees. Forecasts predicted the temperature in Buffalo would push toward 70 degrees today. The expected high for the following day, Sunday, is near 43 degrees, he said, and temperatures will likely stay closer to that until Wednesday. [Full Article...]

ICE Agents Arrest Undocumented Domestic Abuse Survivor

ICE Agents Arrest Undocumented Domestic Abuse Survivor El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar expressed her worry about what the news of the woman's arrest might do to an already-frightened community and told the Times that she's looking for ways to help. ICE officers on a raid in Los Angeles in 2007. Bernal also claims the ICE agents said they received a tip that Gonzalez would be at the court. The arrest has sparked concerns that illegal immi... [Full Article...]

John McCain will oppose confirmation of Trump budget nominee Mick Mulvaney

John McCain of Arizona, who cited the South Carolina Republican's inability to remember voting for a defense spending cut when questioned at his confirmation hearing. "Congressman Mulvaney's beliefs, as revealed by his poor record on defense spending, are fundamentally at odds with President Trump's commitment to rebuild our military", said McCain on the Senate floor. [Full Article...]

Two-Year-Old Lavontay White Jr. Becomes Youngest Shooting Victim In Chicago

Two-Year-Old Lavontay White Jr. Becomes Youngest Shooting Victim In Chicago According to the report, the 2-year-old was sitting in a vehicle that was being driven by his aunt when he was shot in the head. A 2-year-old boy, Lavontay White , was shot in the head and he died at the hospital. Both girls were rushed to hospitals in critical condition after they were shot Saturday night. A second auto drove by with three people inside. "But it's just ridiculous that we hav... [Full Article...]

Indiana State Police identify two bodies found as missing Carroll County teens

Delphi Police Chief Steve Mullins said the discovery of the bodies and search for the girls has shocked the community about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis. "Obviously, very distraught. I'm just anxious", Patty said. The bodies were found less than one mile away from the Monon High Bridge , which was the drop-off and pick-up location of the girls by family members. [Full Article...]

Obamacare needs to be fixed, not repealed

Monday's forum will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the Oakland Senior Center. The past year has been a rocky one for the landmark health reform law. "Tell me what you're for", Sanford said . "The real cause for anxiety is people who (are) concerned about what comes next". "Our community hospitals recognize that because of a drop in charity care, they are now able to direct their community benefit effo... [Full Article...]

Trump's national security adviser under pressure

Flynn resigned late Monday nightafter admitting he gave Trump administration officials "incomplete information" about whether he had discussed USA sanctions with Russian officials before he took office. The Justice Department contacted the Trump administration to say that version of events didn't match the wiretaps, raising concerns that the Russians may be able to hold this lie over the nationa... [Full Article...]


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