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Showers and Storms Continue as Cindy Makes Landfall

Cindy was about 40 miles (65 km) northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana , with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km/h). National Weather Service forecasters estimated Cindy dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain in areas from south Louisiana to the Florida panhandle as of Wednesday.



Senate GOP health bill would overhaul Obama law

Sen. WASHINGTON , June 21 USA senators expressed concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the US healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as Republican leaders prepare to unveil it. McConnell was unveiling his plan even as GOP senators from across the party's political spectrum complained about the package and the secretive, private meetings he used to draft a measure reshaping the country's health care system, which comprises one-sixth of the US economy.



Vermont marijuana legalization rests in hands of House Republicans

The governor and attorney general would also get to appoint some of the commissioners who will write regulations on everything from neon signs in pot shop windows to the warning labels on marijuana-infused cookies. "We needed to go because of the timeline", he said, referring to the Legislature's self-imposed June 30 deadline to have a bill on the governor's desk.


Polish F-16s intercept Russian planes

Polish F-16s intercept Russian planes

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation confirmed the face-off, but denied acting aggressively or knowing that the defense minister was on board. The encounter was deemed "unsafe" due to the Russian pilot's "high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft", officials said, BBC reported .



Trump tweetstorm slams Russian Federation investigation

A source on Trump's legal team attempted to clarify the missive, claiming he was reacting to media reports about the investigation rather than offering public confirmation. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she is concerned that Trump might try to fire both Rosenstein and Mueller. Comey said he believed Trump's advice to be a direction and thus felt uncomfortable by it.



Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Di Maria will not be spending any time behind bars despite being handed a prison sentence because any such sentences in Spain which are under two years in length are automatically suspended - providing the convcited party has no previous criminal record.