United States hits Venezuelan president with sanctions
August 03, 2017
The court reversed the ruling three days later, but for the opposition the message was clear - Venezuela's democratic principles were crumbling and the highest legal body in the country could no longer be trusted. A group of about 30 Venezuelan nationals gathered on Sunday in New Haven, raising awareness against President Nicolas Maduro's regime. "Keep up your sanctions , Donald Trump!" Maduro also announced he had named Jorge Arreaza, a former vice president, as foreign minister. (more...)
Health Care Bill Advances
July 30, 2017
At that time , Obama was in the White House and vetoed the repeal bill. "I will not vote for this bill as it is today". Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Alabama, also criticized the scaled-down Senate bill, telling CNN the strategy he favors is putting leaders of both chambers together and having them decide what framework for a health care overhaul can actually make it through both the House and Senate. (more...)
Senate Rejects ObamaCare Amendment for 'Straight Repeal'
July 28, 2017
The Senate voted the bill down, 55-45, with seven Republicans and all 47 Democrats rejecting it. The mid-afternoon vote would be the Republican-led Senate's second stab in less than 24 hours at repealing Democratic President Barack Obama's signature health law from 2010 when Democrats controlled Congress . (more...)
Chief: Australian Woman Shot By Cop 'Did Not Have To Die'
July 21, 2017
He has declined to be interviewed by the bureau and hasn't responded to media interview requests. Harrity has told investigators he heard a loud noise near the squad vehicle just before Ruszczyk approached the driver's side. Harteau also said the cameras should have been on. David Klinger, a criminal justice professor at the University of Missouri-St. "OK, I've already got an officer on the way", the dispatcher said. (more...)
OJ parole hearing renews calls to reopen murder investigation
July 20, 2017
Now, he will have to convince the parole board he paid his debt. The Nevada Parole Board has created an official website to share information about Simpson's parole hearing . Nevada has about 13,500 prison inmates, and the governor-appointed Board of Parole Commissioners has averaged about 8,300 annual hearings for the past four years. (more...)