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Life&Culture AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?
Author: 0 AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

But it wasn't clear if that was just talk. Days removed from a bruising and embarrassing loss over its Obamacare replace-and-replace effort, the White House on Monday attempted to strike a conciliatory tone, pledging that President Trump wanted to work with Democrats on health care and hinting that the package that failed in the House was actually "a bad deal".

Life&Culture Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities
Author: 0 Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities

Health care is indeed a human right, and while the legislature already has serious budget constraints on its back, our state also has the power to make meaningful moves that could stand as a model for what's possible nationwide. Republican lawmakers say there's a consensus to keep working on health care. Congress is now considering the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which would repeal the Affordable Care Act and make massive cuts to our nation's cherished Medicaid program.

Life&Culture London attack victim stands on her own after broken leg
Author: 0 London attack victim stands on her own after broken leg

No other details about her condition were provided. She suffered a broken leg, a broken rib and a cut to her head, Payne said previously on social media. Melissa was hurt and Kurt was killed. Kurt was killed after they were hit by the auto on the busy bridge. The couple had been visiting Melissa's parents, who were serving as missionaries in the London Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, when they were caught up in the attack.

Life&Culture Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill
Author: 0 Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

The ACA remains in place for now, but many on both sides of the aisle feel it's far from ideal. Who will be key players in a future vote? What can American consumers expect going forward? This poses greater respective challenges to reporters and activists than the AHCA process, which came equipped bill text, policy analysis, committee votes, and other clear channels of accountability.

Author: 0 Senate Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination, minority leader says

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican, said following his one-on-one meeting with Gorsuch last month that he plans to vote in favor of the nominee, the Morning Call of Allentown reported . "Judge Gorsuch was unable to sufficiently convince me that he'd be an independent check on a president who has shown nearly no restraint from executive overreach", the minority leader noted.

Life&Culture Udall will vote against Gorsuch, says should need 60 votes
Author: 0 Udall will vote against Gorsuch, says should need 60 votes

Spicer said Trump, in light of Schumer's comments, would discuss Senate confirmation strategy with Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. According to The New York Times , Gorsuch would need the votes of at least eight Democrats in order to make it to the Supreme Court, and those are votes that he is unlikely to receive at the moment.

Life&Culture Trump threatened Sanford with primary if he voted against Obamacare repeal
Author: 0 Trump threatened Sanford with primary if he voted against Obamacare repeal

But they've never taken a shot so public, vocal, and direct as what Donald Trump tweeted today - basically calling Freedom Caucus members electoral enemies on a par with the Democratic Party. In rare criticism of the president, Hannity said that Trump's anger was "misplaced". "We don't need to deal with that" in the catchall spending bill, he said.

Life&Culture Trump advises Flynn to get immunity over Russian probe
Author: 0 Trump advises Flynn to get immunity over Russian probe

Washington D.C. The White House sent mixed messages Friday about former national security adviser Michael Flynn's conditional offer to cooperate with congressional investigators looking into contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign advisers and Russian Federation, reported Voice of America .

Author: 0 North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Law Updated

Instead of the short drive up Interstate 85, Clemson fans pulled the long haul to Florida, caught a flight or stayed at home. A version of the bill released Wednesday night would prevent local governments from passing new nondiscrimination protections for workplaces, hotels and restaurants until December 2020.

Life&Culture Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says He Shouldn't Have Made 'Lego Batman' Statement
Author: 0 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says He Shouldn't Have Made 'Lego Batman' Statement

Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs banker, co-founded RatPac-Dune, a production company that has funded and produced dozens of Hollywood movies, including " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". Office of Government Ethics, Mnuchin said that he was responding to a lighthearted question and the end of a Q&A session last week sponsored by Axios .

Life&Culture 'The Simpsons' to Parody Trump University 2 Days $25M Fraud Settlement Approved
Author: 0 'The Simpsons' to Parody Trump University 2 Days $25M Fraud Settlement Approved

He said the plaintiffs "waited years for compensation while President Trump refused to settle and fought us every step of the way - until his stunning reversal last fall". Ms Simpson argued that she should have been given more opportunity to opt out of the settlement. Curiel agreed with attorneys for Trump and those suing him that customers were properly warned that the deadline to opt out was in November 2015.

Life&Culture Nikki Bella Taking Time Off After WrestleMania 33
Author: 0 Nikki Bella Taking Time Off After WrestleMania 33

Since then, John Cena had made it very clear that he would not get married again or have any kids. Nikki is something of a veteran when compared to stars like Carmella and Alexa Bliss, and the loss of both Bella Twins (Brie retired in April last year) would likely see WWE pushing their female talent acquisition programs into overdrive.

Life&Culture Lost argon hints at Mars' past climate
Author: 0 Lost argon hints at Mars' past climate

About 80-90 percent of Mars' atmosphere has been stripped away by solar wind, according to Jim Green, NASA's Planetary Science Division Director. "There are many other MAVEN studies going on right now, to understand these different loss processes, and as we understand more of those, we can put together a better picture of what the evolution of Mars' atmosphere was like".

Author: 0 Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley's Plan for Hosting the ACM Awards

The awards show has had positive ratings swings in recent years. And they're not just the presenters for this year's ceremony. Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan will co-host for the second consecutive year, and both are among the nominees for some of the night's most prestigious awards.

Life&Culture Maine Gov. Pardons Husky Dog on Death Row
Author: 0 Maine Gov. Pardons Husky Dog on Death Row

The governor's office did not respond to requests for comment Thursday. Dakota was placed at the Waterville Area Humane Society , which made LePage aware of the situation in a letter. Dakota's new owners however, were unaware there was a court hearing involving their new pet and her previous owner. However, Perry was no longer the legal owner.

Life&Culture With One Large Breath, Dandelion Is Blown Out Of Crayola's 24 Pack
Author: 0 With One Large Breath, Dandelion Is Blown Out Of Crayola's 24 Pack

The new hue joins blue green, blue, indigo, cerulean and blue violet as the resident blues of the 24-count box. The news came via a Facebook live post on Friday, National Crayon Day. Dandelion will be replaced by a yet-to-be-named color. In true celebrity fashion, he'll have a retirement tour across North America to "do the things he's always dreamed about doing".