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Senate Republicans finally release Obamacare repeal bill draft

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans finally released their secretive bill to repeal Obamacare on Thursday after weeks of backroom negotiations, a major step toward repealing the controversial law with a just-as-controversial replacement. The bill is in many ways similar to the bill the House passed that would leave millions more people without health coverage in the next decade. It gets rid ...

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Senate Republicans finally release draft Obamacare repeal bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans finally released their secretive bill to repeal Obamacare on Thursday after weeks of backroom negotiations, a major step towards repealing the law. The bill, which is in many ways similar to the bill the House passed that would leave millions more people without health coverage in the next decade, gets rid of many Obamacare’s taxes on ...

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Senate OKs bill to name new Tappan Zee Bridge after Mario Cuomo

ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill late Wednesday night that would name one of Gov. Cuomo’s signature projects after his late father. The bill, introduced at the end of the legislative session by Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Suffolk County) would name the new Tappan Zee Bridge under construction the “Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.” The current structure ...

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Here's what the Senate version of health reform bill may reveal

The Senate version of the GOP’s vast health care reform bill — scheduled to be unveiled Thursday morning — will reportedly propose remaking Medicaid to provide a fixed amount of money for each person on its rolls. The bill, which has been crafted behind closed doors by GOP Senate leaders, would also scrap Obamacare’s individual mandate and employer mandate and ...

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Senate OKs bill to name new Tappan Zee Bridge after Mario Cuomo

ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill late Wednesday night that would name one of Gov. Cuomo’s signature projects after his late father. The bill, introduced at the end of the legislative session by Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Suffolk County) would name the new Tappan Zee Bridge under construction the “Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.” The current structure ...

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Bill Cosby Jury Had 2 Not Guilty Holdouts in Sexual Assault Trial

Bill CosbyJury Had 2 Not Guilty Holdouts 6/21/2017 6:08 PM PDT Breaking News Jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial reportedly voted to convict the comedian on 2 counts of sexual assault by a vote of 10 – 2. A juror broke the silence after the verdict by telling ABC News 10 of the jurors believed Cosby digitally penetrated ...

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Bill O’Reilly loses job offer at One America News Network

Bill O’Reilly’s return has been delayed as One America News Network has rescinded its job offer. OAN CEO Robert Herring publicly announced on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that the former Fox News host no longer had a standing offer. “We are pulling offer to @billoreilly, it could have paid him more than he made at Fox,” he tweeted. “We wish him ...

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Gov. Cuomo unveils bill that would let him take MTA board’s reins

With the subways and commuter trains in crisis, Gov. Cuomo Tuesday introduced a bill to give himself full control of the MTA board. “The MTA is in a state of crisis,” Cuomo said. “Historic underfunding leaves it with obsolete equipment going back to the 1940s. The bureaucracy is dysfunctional. The recent Penn emergency track closures on July 8 will be ...

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Why Bill Cosby has an advantage in retrial

Advantage Cosby. The deadlocked jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case will likely give his legal defense an edge in an expected retrial, according to a legal expert. “The prosecution had to show all of its cards,” Wesley Oliver, criminal justice program director at Duquesne University Law School in Pittsburgh, told the Daily News. Cosby, 79, the comedian once known ...

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City Council bill would ban any profit from conversion therapy

Conversion therapy that aims to turn gay people straight would be banned in New York under a new bill in the City Council. The proposal — sponsored by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and being fast-tracked to a hearing Monday — would make it illegal for anyone to charge a fee to perform therapy to change an individual’s sexual orientation or ...

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