by | February 07, 2018 | 02:17

Established through the Affordable Care Act, the fund distributed $3.6 billion a year ago to clinics and health centers across the country. The lawmakers said failure to extend the Community Health Center Fund could result in the closure of an estimated 2,800 sites, the loss of 50,000 jobs and approximately 9 million people losing access to health care.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:56

The slide Monday brought the Dow back below 24,000 points. Market pros have been predicting a pullback for some time, noting that declines of 10 percent or more are common during bull markets. That meant Tuesday was likely to be one of the most watched days on the markets in years. The constant rise in US share values since 2009 has been fuelled by the extraordinary easy-money policies of the world's major central banks, and most recently by President Donald Trump's tax cuts, promises of ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:45

Geddert, a former USA women's gymnastics national team coach, is facing a criminal investigation in MI after the sentencing of disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar , who treated girls at his elite club Twistars near Lansing. The 54-year-old former doctor, who was almost attacked in court last week when a father lunged at him after hearing his daughters' impact statements, offered an apology as he faced the judge and said his victims' testimonies will be "forever present" in his ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:38

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ended January's three-day government shutdown in part due to a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to address DACA by the next deadline. "Any deal on DACA that does not include STRONG border security and the desperately needed WALL is a total waste of time ". "Graham wants to minimize cuts to chain migration, now Trump wants to put off real cuts for over 10 years", the ad states, noting that the White House plan does not ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:36

South Africa's parliament on Tuesday postponed President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address scheduled for Thursday amid pressure for him to resign. Some opposition legislators have disrupted previous parliamentary appearances by the president. Critics also claim Zuma allowed his friends from a powerful business family, the Guptas, to have so much influence that they "captured" the South African state.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:08

Trump past year ignited controversy when he targeted players for kneeling during the national anthem. While fans were spotted parading up Broad Street and screaming in jubilation, climbing light poles and flipping over cars. The star safety for the Philadelphia Eagles has been vocal about social justice and creating change in the criminal justice system. "I just don't feel welcome into that house", Blount told reporters a year ago.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:05

Trump has repeatedly said that talking to North Korea is " not the answer " and a "waste of time". That's largely because the North Koreans are visiting archrival South Korea after an extended period of nuclear tensions that saw increased fears of war past year.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:32

It's not clear if President Trump , who lauded Nunes on Twitter today as "a man of tremendous courage and grit" who "may someday be recognized as a Great American Hero", will OK the release of the Democratic memo . Republicans on the House committee are expected to vote to allow the memo to be released. The minority memo is being sent to the White House Monday evening, beginning the 5-day clock upon its arrival there.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:08

Trump to act. The intelligence committee of the US House of Representatives has voted to release a secret Russian Federation probe memo authored by its Democratic members, which is expected to contradict the one released by Republicans earlier that President Donald Trump used to claim he had been vindicated.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:00

A Democratic senator suggested Monday that President Donald Trump might be inspired by North Korea's "dear leader" cult of personality, shortly after Trump quipped that Democrats committed "treason" when they did not applaud his State of the Union.

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:49

The additional defense money, aides say, is being attached to give GOP leaders a chance to muscle the bill across the finish line with Republican-only votes - a necessity for wary defense hawks who have grown increasingly uneasy about the Pentagon operating on a short-term-funding-bill-to-short-term funding bill basis.

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:25

The Dow closed down 1,175 points, or 4.6%. This fell off in the stocks world wide began in the last week when the news of a solid United States jobs report boosted expectations of a rise in the U.S. Still, investors appear to be reacting to developments in the USA and global economies, and what it would mean for the cost of borrowing. While traders have been supporting into equities, pushing many global indexes to record or multi-year highs, there has been rising distress on trading floors ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:18

When asked about Rosenstein's potential firing, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Friday on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that " no changes are going to be made " at the Justice Department. "There is a compact between our committee and the intelligence community". A memo written by Democrats on the House intelligence committee as part of its investigation of Russian election interference was under review Tuesday at the White House, where President Donald Trump will decide ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:04

The commercial mockingly features several characters: a transgender person, a pussy hat-doting feminist, and a teacher-all thanking Rauner for passing legislation that helps them. It includes a variety of thank-yous to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner . He says there's no room in the Illinois GOP "for rhetoric that attacks our fellow Illinoisans based on their race, gender or humanity".

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:00

Motorists should allow for extra time and plan on slippery road conditions and reduced visibility when traveling to Super Bowl festivities. Whatever light snow we may get Tuesday night will taper off by late Wednesday morning or early afternoon, leaving behind a few inches of accumulation.

by | February 06, 2018 | 21:55

Kelly said he was "not so sure this president has the authority to extend it". Last month, Mr Trump hinted that the protected status for Dreamers - who are allowed work permits under a presidential order - could be extended past his self-imposed deadline.

by | February 06, 2018 | 21:56

An unnamed source told the Post that the train was traveling 125 miles per hour at the time of the incident and that someone could have walked through the train and fell to their death. The train was traveling at about 125 miles per hour, according to the source. A rescue train pulled up next to the crippled Acela and took the passengers to Philadelphia, where they then got other trains to continue on to New York City.

by | February 06, 2018 | 21:52

Johannes Hahn, the EU's enlargement commissioner, earlier urged the bloc not to repeat past mistakes, alluding to what many believe was the rushed accession of Romania and Bulgaria in 2007 and the poorly managed migration of eastern European workers to Britain that turned many Britons against the EU.

by | February 06, 2018 | 21:34

A top Democrat has warned that the Republicans may be setting the stage for a "constitutional crisis" if they use the Nunes memo to end the special counsel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, the media reported .

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:56

President Donald Trump's former campaign aide Carter Page , the man named at the center of a controversial GOP memo claiming Federal Bureau of Investigation spying abuses, said Tuesday he's has never spoken with the president in his life.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:52

Once again, premium segment phone maker, Apple leads the smartphone market in the quarter, and its success has majorly been credited to the latest, much awaited, beautifully designed range of smartphones: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:43

It was also said that Turkey acted as a mediator in the operation to retrieve the pilot's body in Syria . The body of Major Filipov, the Su-25 pilot shot down in Syria who then blew himself up with a grenade rather than be killed by militants, has been recovered and returned to Russian Federation, the Defense Ministry said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:32

Faculty members at Michigan State University overwhelmingly approved a plan on Saturday, to take a vote of no confidence in the MSU Board of Trustees. Beekman served briefly as acting university president in January. Engler, a former governor in the state of MI, took over the president job from Beekman last week.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:20

The actor is set to play a hero without a uniform in his next film, Raid . The film also stars and. The movie is releasing in the most jam-packed month so far as Anushka Sharma's Pari , Ishaan Khattar's Beyond The Clouds and other movies like Veerey ki Wedding , Hate Story 4 and Daas Dev to name a few also release the same month.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:13

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the USA student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony later this week. In a poll, 70% of South Koreans were against the prospect. "We're seeking to apply an support a successful hosting of the Olympics ", South Korean ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun told a press conference.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:09

President Trump, dishing out vitriol, insults and "alternative facts", has gone on the offensive to claim a partisan-hued memo from Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee " totally vindicates " him in what he once again called the "Russian witch hunt".

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:09

The House Intelligence Committee chairman, Devin Nunes, published the memo minutes after the President's approval, despite a warning from the Department of Justice that it would be a "reckless" act. That is not described. The memo came as a relief to the embattled Trump, who claimed vindication in the ongoing probe over alleged Russian interference in USA elections.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:05

Trump tweeted Saturday that the memo "vindicated" his insistence that there was "no collusion and there was no obstruction". Earlier Monday, Trump traded insults with the top Democrat on the intelligence panel , Rep. "There's a reason, I think, he wouldn't answer that question in committee", Schiff said. Key Democrats are seeking to put out the document, including the Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, who urged Mr Trump to back the public release and said that refusing ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:00

Wells Fargo has then also announced other plans it intends to take in order for the company to refocus its businesses and prevent their cash balances from entering negative levels. Investors are also still looking at how they should position their portfolios for this year and beyond into rising interest rates , tax reform, accelerated earnings and stronger GDP growth.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:59

Sanders is accused of stabbing her oldest son 50 times. Police converged on Prospect Street after receiving a report that two children were dead from stab wounds, the newspaper reported. Cruz said the children were brothers. "Sanders made statements that can be construed as admissions to this crime to the investigators", said Cruz. Neighbors said they are shaken and frightened by the horrifying news.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:57

He said the International Olympic Committee knew only what had been released by Cas in a statement and that this was "extremely unsatisfactory given the gravity of the cases". The CAS ruling immediately irked the International Olympic Committee, who immediately fired off a statement of " regret " over the court not taking into consideration the "proven existence of the systemic manipulation of the anti-doping system".

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:55

But Republican committee members said on Monday they were comfortable with releasing the Democratic document now that it had been reviewed by House members. "The administration stands ready to work with Congress to accommodate oversight requests consistent with applicable standards, including the need to protect intelligence sources and methods", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said of the memo.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:43

There was no immediate confirmation of deaths or injuries. Photos on social media show partially collapsed buildings and crumpled and cracked roads. Several, smaller tremors followed the initial quake. "At the time of publication, Taiwan had registered 19 earthquakes today, with all the tremors clustered around the same area off the coast of Hualien".

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:10

In the memo, the lawmakers state "there is substantial evidence suggesting that Mr. Steele materially misled the Federal Bureau of Investigation about a key aspect of his dossier efforts, one which bears on his credibility". People close to Hillary Clinton were feeding information to Christopher Steele who compiled the Trump dossier on Trump's alleged connections with Russian Federation, according to a criminal referral filed by Republican senators.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:44

So many corruption allegations have been brought against Zuma since he became the president of South Africa , but he has never been prosecuted for any. Cape Town - The rand strengthened slightly on Tuesday afternoon, on news that the State of the Nation Address has been postponed. This was in reference to fears of possible disruption by the opposition if Mr Zuma were to give the address.