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Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

The TROPICAL STORM WARNING remains in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas, to Grand Isle. Cindy or its remnants are forecast to move into Arkansas early Friday, then into Tennessee. Gov. John Bel Edwards said the advance notice of the storm gave officials time to put emergency plans in place. Baldwin County Sheriff's Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri was standing outside a condominium in Fort Morgan when the log, carried in by a large wave, struck him.


Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man

Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man

Officer Heaggan-Brown was sacked in October from the Milwaukee Police Department on unrelated sexual assault charges. A court in the USA city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin state has acquitted a former police officer in the fatal shooting of an African-American man, with the father of the victim saying there is no justice in the United States.


USA senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

USA senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price both attended the Republican senators' lunch Tuesday in a show of support. The Read the Bills Resolution would require legislation, resolutions, amendments and conference reports to be filed for one day for every 20 pages before they can be taken up.



GOP has chance to show us on health bill

Like the AHCA , the Senate bill cuts federal Medicaid funding. According to the Post , the Senate's healthcare bill "largely mirrors" the AHCA. Senate Democrats are trying to slow it down ... That could include the number of years the bill would take to phase out the extra money Obama provided to expand the federal-state Medicaid program for the poor and disabled to millions of additional low earners.



What the Senate health bill covers: Darcy cartoon

Restrictions on tax credits that go to insurance plans that cover abortion are also under jeopardy, as is a roughly $100 billion stability fund meant to bring down the cost of premiums. While Obamacare was under consideration, McConnell had strong words for the Democratic majority's tactics, criticizing them for going 'the partisan route.' Now, he seems to be using them .



Missouri boy hit by log in Tropical Storm Cindy surge dies

Two more were reported on the northwest coast of Florida, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . As the storm moves north, the Gulf Coast will continue to experience potentially unsafe flooding and winds of 40 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour, CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said.