• US Republicans to dismantle Obamacare
US Republicans to dismantle Obamacare

He added , "We set up in our replacement bill a national marketplace that will lower the cost of health insurance, even as we allow Americans to take advantage of tax credits to offset some of the costs of the insurance that they'll be able to buy".

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  • Governor declares state of emergency in response to upcoming storm
Governor declares state of emergency in response to upcoming storm

Cuomo declared a statewide state of emergency starting at midnight. Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North service will be "significantly impacted" on Tuesday, also, Cuomo said. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service is has expanded its blizzard warning. New York City could get 20 inches, and the nation's capital about 6 inches.

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  • Trump's promises vs. the Republican plan on health care
Trump's promises vs. the Republican plan on health care

We deny insurance companies the ability to discriminate against those with pre-existing conditions and allow young adults to stay on their parent's insurance until age 26. GOP bill: Provides tax credits primarily based on age, gradually phasing down for individuals making over $75,000, or married couples earning more than $150,000.

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  • Man killed; stick shift frustrated carjackers, police said
Man killed; stick shift frustrated carjackers, police said

Police found Pedro Aguilar, 47, dead around 11 p.m.in what they called a botched carjacking attempt at Greenbriar Park North Apartments on Richcrest Drive, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. "He say, 'I want the best for you.' 'It's hard", said Kevin Aguilar. He got out, and the thieves got inside, but they soon realized that it was a...

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  • New Michael Brown documentary sparks protests in Ferguson
New Michael Brown documentary sparks protests in Ferguson

Then-Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson told the media days after Brown's death that the "robbery does not relate to the initial contact between the officer and Michael Brown". Jay Kanzler , an attorney for the convenience store and its employees, told The New York Times that his clients dispute the film's version of events.

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  • Russian sports minister claims anti-doping system mended but denies state role
Russian sports minister claims anti-doping system mended but denies state role

Kolobkov, a member of WADA's foundation board until RUSADA's suspension, also noted the recent comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country did have an anti-doping problem and "we should spell it out and admit it". The CAS, which handles Russian doping cases, on Monday ordered a "lifetime period of ineligibility" against Portugal...

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  • Weather service issues blizzard warning for coastal and southwestern Maine
Weather service issues blizzard warning for coastal and southwestern Maine

Drivers have been advised to use caution during their commutes. Plow crews are out. The snow could be heavy at times with a low temperature of around 24. But as of Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service said the chances of Portland receiving a foot or more of snow was 84 percent. Saturday: A chance of rain and snow.

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  • George Michael to be buried beside his mother
George Michael to be buried beside his mother

It's rumoured close friend Geri Horner will give a reading at the funeral, with the star having recently spoke about his death on ITV's This Morning. He died three months ago but it's only now that George Michael will be buried. 'No further updates will be provided and the family requests the media and public respect their privacy'. Fadi Fawaz ...

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  • Kellyanne Conway's War on Reality Continues
Kellyanne Conway's War on Reality Continues

The barbs were in response to Conway's defense of President Trump's unsubstantiated claim that President Obama ordered a wiretap of the phones in Trump Tower. And what's even more ironic is that soon as headlines were made about Conway's microwave spying remark, she criticized them and called them "fake news" and described them as the reason "why...

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  • Polish prosecutor says evidence shows Minnesota man was Nazi commander
Polish prosecutor says evidence shows Minnesota man was Nazi commander

A Polish prosecutor announced Monday the filing of a warrant to extradite a Minnesota man accused of committing war crimes for the Nazis during WWII. Mr Karkoc was previously investigated by German authorities in 2013 after the Associated Press reported he was a former Nazi commander in the SS-led unit, which was accused of burning villages a...

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  • Scottish independence: Second vote 'too close to call'
Scottish independence: Second vote 'too close to call'

The first minister said she would ask the Scottish lawmakers next week to request a Section 30 order from Westminster so that Scotland could hold a legally-binding referendum . Sturgeon has reportedly pursued a deal that would allow Scotland to remain in the E.U but has described May's response to that as a "brick wall of intransigence".

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  • Cuomo declares state of emergency for NY as Nor'easter advances
Cuomo declares state of emergency for NY as Nor'easter advances

Blizzard warnings were issued from late Monday night through Tuesday evening for New York City and parts of northern New Jersey and southern CT, while winter storm warnings and watches were issued for the remainder of the Northeast. Service is "likely to be suspended on Tuesday morning", Cuomo said Monday evening, but the decision will be made base...

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  • Pelosi says Democrats willing to deal on health care
Pelosi says Democrats willing to deal on health care

The Republican bill would undo much of Obama's expansion of insurance coverage, especially for low-income people. Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the Health, Labor, Education and Pensions Committee, said the legislation is a "slap in the face" to women.

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  • Rare visitor to Chicago this winter is coming: Snow
Rare visitor to Chicago this winter is coming: Snow

Monday afternoon for most of IL. A lake effect snow warning will be in effect from 7pm this evening to 4pm tomorrow afternoon, according to the National Weather Service . Several flights departing from Mitchell International Airport were delayed by 7 a.m. The figured-we'd-never-see-it-again weather caused a massive collective travel headache...

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  • Selection Sunday: UL, UK make NCAA tourney cut
Selection Sunday: UL, UK make NCAA tourney cut

Coach (John) Calipari does a nice job with his team, and getting so many new guys every year, they do a great job of representing the SEC both in conference and non-conference in the tournament. ( Kentucky won 72-68 in a game that was tied with 6 minutes left). Quite the jerseys in this region with North Carolina, Kentucky and UCLA as the top...

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  • Why Trump might suspect Obama bugged Trump Tower
Why Trump might suspect Obama bugged Trump Tower

Trump, who is under significant scrutiny for his administration's contacts with Russian Federation before he took office, offered no evidence to support his claims Saturday morning. Congress is also investigating. "At a certain point in time I'll be revealing some interesting things", he told CNN in an April 2011 interview. "Any suggestion ot...

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  • Trump Adviser Says Government Has Many Ways to Surveil People
Trump Adviser Says Government Has Many Ways to Surveil People

And House Speaker Paul Ryan, asked directly on CBS News' "Face the Nation" if he had seen evidence of the wiretaps , said: "No". As Trump's campaign manager, she said: "I talked to people in Macomb County Michigan, not in Moscow". John McCain told CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday on " State of the Union ". "Trump tweeted to his 26.4 million follow...

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  • Woman allegedly kidnapped by her estranged husband found
Woman allegedly kidnapped by her estranged husband found

He was seen driving the auto after forcing Alisa into the vehicle. The auto was identified as a dark blue Saturn Outlook registered to Alisa Summers. She appeared to have her hands tied behind her back. Kidnap victim Alisa Summers, who vanished with her husband over the weekend in east Hillsborough County, has been found, her mother said. The sus...

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  • Wisconsin Deals First Blow To Travel Ban 2.0
Wisconsin Deals First Blow To Travel Ban 2.0

Trump's second executive order restricting Muslim immigration. Saying the president is not above the law, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed an amended complaint in his lawsuit challenging President Trump's travel ban, saying Trump's order is illegal and unconstitutional.

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  • When will the storm hit and how much snow will you get?
When will the storm hit and how much snow will you get?

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for parts of the northeast coast starting late Monday night , and the powerful approaching nor'easter is now forecast to deposit as much as 12 to 18 inches of snow on the NY metro area.

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  • Northeast storm already causing hundreds of flight delays
Northeast storm already causing hundreds of flight delays

The NWS said: "Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel risky. Aviation travel will likely be disrupted". The Northeast has experienced a relatively mild winter, with warm temperatures and just a few big snowstorms. More than 2,800 flights have been either canceled or delayed Monday morning at airports across the USA, but so...

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  • Gas prices down in central Ohio
Gas prices down in central Ohio

By contrast, the cheapest gas is located in Springfield, at $2.23 per gallon. This time a year ago, the area average was $1.85. Each spring, average gasoline prices rise 35 cents to 75 cents from February to May amid temporary refinery shut-downs and higher demand for gasoline as Americans drive more with warmer weather.

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  • Attorney General Sessions asks Ormsby and 45 others U.S. attorneys to resign
Attorney General Sessions asks Ormsby and 45 others U.S. attorneys to resign

Moments ago I was sacked. Now-former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in NY is matching President Donald Trump at his Twitter game. US Attorney Preet Bharara , who was recently fired by Donald Trump, rejected a call by the president two days before getting sacked, an American law enforcement official says .

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  • Where They Stand: Congress and the Republican Healthcare Bill
Where They Stand: Congress and the Republican Healthcare Bill

The problem with the proposed plan, Dicus-Johnson said, is it eventually eliminates the additional subsidies that offset deductibles and other costs for people with low incomes. It would dramatically drive up health care costs for seniors. "As you know, many of those were through the rule-making process, and we're working through that".

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  • DC's first major snow of winter to arrive Monday night
DC's first major snow of winter to arrive Monday night

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for all of our counties in Western New York from Monday 8 p.m. - Wednesday 8 p.m. The watch remains in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday evening, and temperatures are expected to be in the upper 20s.

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  • Washington State Moves to Stop Trump's New Travel Ban
Washington State Moves to Stop Trump's New Travel Ban

The revised executive order issued on Monday bars new visas for people from Syria, Iran, Somalia, Libya, Sudan and Yemen, and temporarily shuts down the U.S. "It may be harder to convince a judge there's religious animus here". This has the flavour of protesting too much. Critics of what Khera calls " Muslim Ban 2 .0" argue that it still singles ...

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  • Spicer ambushed by woman in Apple Store
Spicer ambushed by woman in Apple Store

The press secretary quickly exited the store shortly after. "Think about the sheer audacity of Mr. Spicer to say that to my face with a smile, knowing that he that he is being recorded on video and the position of power he holds in our government", she wrote .

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  • USA judge revokes release of Orlando gunman's wife
USA judge revokes release of Orlando gunman's wife

District Judge Paul Byron of the Middle District of Florida said in a 29-page order that Salman is too unsafe to be released and could flee to her mother's empty apartment in Palestine if she is freed. She was released and stayed with Mateen's parents in nearby Port St. Lucie for four days before her aunt came and brought her to her home in MS, wit...

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  • Twin teen sisters, their father found shot to death inside Ill
Twin teen sisters, their father found shot to death inside Ill

The preliminary investigation indicates that this is a domestic related incident . Randall, Brittany and Tiffany all suffered a single gunshot wound to the head. At the moment, it's still not clear why the man chose to murder his entire family, before turning the gun on himself. Police say Anjum and Randall were married but living at separate ...

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  • Paul Ryan Thinks People Losing Health Insurance Is About Freedom, Not Access
Paul Ryan Thinks People Losing Health Insurance Is About Freedom, Not Access

As legislators continue to debate House Republicans' plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, many are wondering just how many people stand to lose their health insurance should the American Health Care Act be passed by Congress and signed into law.

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