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Rep. Barbara Lee Rips ‘Religious’ GOP’s ‘Hypocrisy’ for Supporting ‘Morally Bankrupt’ Health Bill

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/rep-barbara-lee-rips-religious-gops-hypocrisy-for-supporting-morally-bankrupt-health-bill/ C-SPAN / Screenshot Rep. Barbara Lee tore into the Republican Party on Friday over their “morally bankrupt [healthcare] bill.” On Friday, Congress will vote for the American Healthcare Act. The Democratic Party fully rejected the bill, while several moderate Republicans defected from their party. “Whether you believe it or not, health care is a basic right,” Lee said on …

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Six Years After Overthrow, Egypt’s Toppled Dictator Hosni Mubarak is a Free Man

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/ousted-egyptian-president-freed-from-detention/ Presidenza della Repubblica / Screenshot Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president that was ousted during 2011’s Arab Spring, was freed from detention on Friday. Mubarak was discretely freed from a military hospital on Friday after spending six years in detention. He was cleared earlier this month and acquitted for his involvement in protester deaths in 2011 in the revolt that …

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If You Don’t Like Your State’s Healthcare ‘Figure Out a Way’ to Move

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/mulvaney-healthcare-is-a-local-issue-fix-it-at-the-state-level/ CBS / Screenshot Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney suggested that healthcare is a “local problem” on Friday. He called on House Republicans to vote in favor of the bill and suggested that healthcare should be fixed at the state level. “If you live in a state that wants to mandate maternity coverage for everybody, including 60-year-old women, that’s fine,” …

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New Trumpcare Amendment Would Force Moms to Find Work 60 Days After Giving Birth or Lose Medicaid

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/new-trumpcare-amendment-would-force-moms-to-find-work-60-days-after-giving-birth-or-lose-medicaid/ Image via screengrab Republicans care a great deal about babies when they are in utero, but that level of concern drops precipitously after the baby has been born. The latest example of this was a last-minute amendment to the American Healthcare Act that would have installed a work requirement for new moms using Medicaid. The above chart from the Kaiser …

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Russian Pol Who Defected to Testify Against Putin-Backed Autocrat Shot Dead

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/act-of-state-terrorism-russian-pol-who-defected-to-testify-against-putin-backed-autocrat-shot-dead/ CNN Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev on Thursday in what the Ukrainian president has called an “act of state terrorism.” President Petro Poroshenko said the killing “clearly shows the handwriting of Russian special services shown repeatedly in various European capitals in the past.” According to the president’s spokesman, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, Voronenkov provided a testimony exposing …

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Some California Communities Now Have Worse Water Than Flint, Michigan

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/some-california-communities-now-have-worse-water-than-flint-michigan/ Medical Daily New data has revealed that more than two dozen communities in California now have worse water than Flint, Michigan. In a report published by Reuters on Wednesday, it was discovered that 29 neighborhoods in California have water that contains more lead than Flint. In one Fresno County zip code, 13.6 percent of blood tests on children under 6 …

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Texas Teen Admits to Lying About Being Kidnapped and Raped by ‘Three Black Males’

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/texas-teen-admits-to-lying-about-being-kidnapped-and-raped-by-three-black-males/ Facebook A Texas teen has come clean after making up a story about being abducted and raped by “three black males.” Breana Harmon Talbott, 18, admitted that it was all a hoax. Earlier in the month, her fiancé reported her as missing after finding her car with its door open and her personal effects strewn throughout. After being reported …

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Chelsea Clinton is Being Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/chelsea-clinton-is-being-honored-with-lifetime-achievement-award/ Chelsea Clinton is getting a Lifetime Achievement Award next month. Variety, which sponsors the annual Lifetime Impact Awards, announced the 36-year-old former first daughter was among six honorees that will be celebrated at an upcoming luncheon on April 18. “In its fourth year, we are thrilled to be honoring these outstanding women at our annual Power of Women: New …

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Scotland Yard Confirms 4 Dead, 20 Injured in London Attack

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/scotland-yard-confirms-4-dead-20-injured-in-attack-in-london-attack/ Video: Scotland Yard confirms 4 people dead (including suspected attacker) & 20 injured at Westminster pic.twitter.com/v3O40dD8iv — David Mack (@davidmackau) March 22, 2017 There are at least four dead and 20 injured in a brazen attack near UK’s Parliament on Wednesday, according to Scotland Yard. The attacker is one of the four dead. On Wednesday the unidentified attacker plowed …

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Met Police Say They are Treating Attack Near Parliament as a ‘Terrorist Incident’

SOURCE:http://latest.com/2017/03/met-police-say-they-are-treating-attack-near-parliament-as-a-terrorist-incident/ Aerial footage shows Westminster Bridge after an incident where a police officer was stabbed while stopping an assailant pic.twitter.com/hbooELo1g0 — Sky News (@SkyNews) March 22, 2017 On Wednesday, an assailant plowed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then got into an altercation with police near UK’s Parliament, resulting in police opening fire and killing the attacker. This is what …

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