Tuesday June 27-th, 2017

Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

But he said there is no doubt that "this is one occasion when we ought to say he deserves to take a victory lap". "On immigration, for instance, public opinion had actually become modestly more liberal in the years leading up to Trump - but the D...

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

In a separate Politico story , Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas, blasted Pelosi and said she was one of the reasons why Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel . "If we take back the House in 2018 then I think she'd stay leader", said Rep. Ruben Gallego,...

Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

The jury began deliberating Cosby's fate late on Monday afternoon following a six-day trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges, and has repeatedly denied similar claims from numerous other women . The jury in Bi...

Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

This week, he's spent his mornings sitting on the porch of the clubhouse at Erin Hills golf course in Washington County, Wisconsin . With the top 60 and ties qualifying for the final rounds at Erin Hills, the cut appeared set to fall at one or t...

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Being the first party in the House, she doubtless has the constitutional right to try to form a government. May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be a weak opposition Labour Party backfired spectacularly on...

Senate Sets Timeline to Take up Repeal and Replace Legislation on ACA Senate Sets Timeline to Take up Repeal and Replace Legislation on ACA

Vice President Mike Pence said they were near reaching a consensus on a bill that would be scored by the Congressional Budget Office . Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) agreed with that but is anxious that Senate leaders could bring the bill to the Senate fl...

Senate GOP's Obamacare replacement bill is 'very liberal' Senate GOP's Obamacare replacement bill is 'very liberal'

Later Tuesday, Trump will have dinner with Sens. "The areas we have consensus on?" Trump said insurers are "fleeing and leaving" the markets. John Kennedy (R-LA). Negotiators have moved away from the House bill, which the Congressional Budget O...

Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

Some industry-watchers have also predicted Apple will announce hardware similar to Amazon's Echo device for the home, which has been a hot-seller in the USA. To allay fears of any type of snooping, Apple assures prospective buyers that the "Hey...

Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

But many GOP lawmakers still want to talk just about premiums. With polls showing that only about 1 in 5 Americans support the House bill, Republicans have many issues to resolve. Republicans say the status quo is unacceptable, however, so they...

Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

We're all hoping for epic, a great series of close games and legendary individual performances and a payback for a wretched playoff season of non-competitive series devoid, for the most part, of drama. It sucks, but this is how the reaction will go i...

Trump's Budget Gets a Hearing on Capitol Hill

Mulvaney, who served in the House prior to becoming Trump's budget director, was known as one of Congress' biggest fiscal hawks, seeking to decrease virtually all federal spending. Democrats , however, attacked the budget, saying the planned cuts rep...

Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack

Security experts have warned that another attack is imminent, most likely on Monday, and could be unstoppable. Over the weekend, a malicious global cyber attack which locks computers and holds users' files for ransom, hit over 75 countries, with ...

Sports psychologists think youthful Oilers are ready for pressure of Game 7 Sports psychologists think youthful Oilers are ready for pressure of Game 7

Unlike the Capitals, the Anaheim Ducks were all about making up for their recent postseason woes on Wednesday, overcoming a shaky 1-0 first-period hole to clamp down on the offensively loaded Edmonton Oilers and claim both a 2-1 victory and trip to t...

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