Trump hails judge's ruling against Obamacare as 'great'

Trump hails judge’s ruling against Obamacare as ‘great’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed a court decision against Obamacare as “a great ruling for our country,” while a U.S. government official said the decision by a Texas judge would have no immediate impact on health coverage. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday said that Obamacare, known […]

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Fate of Obama’s health law set to be decided by supreme court – again | US news

The future of the Affordable Care Act is once again set to be decided by the US supreme court, amid warnings from experts that healthcare access for millions of Americans hangs in the balance. A coalition of Democratic state attorneys has vowed to appeal a late-Friday decision by a federal judge in Texas to strike […]

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‘We’re not going anywhere’: Inside the lives of 4 Brentwood families

Newsday followed four Brentwood families for more than a year, chronicling their lives in the hamlet that got national attention because of slayings authorities linked to the MS-13 street gang. These residents say gang violence doesn’t define how they live. They are proud to call Brentwood home.  (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Loarca; Photo Credit; James Carbone, Alejandra Villa […]

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Kardashian-Jenners' best, worst and most controversial moments of 2018: Look back at their wild year!

Kardashian-Jenners’ best, worst and most controversial moments of 2018: Look back at their wild year!

The Kardashian-Jenners have yet another wild year. Looking back at the famous family’s biggest moments in 2018 demonstrates how long this year has felt: Can you believe that the latest additions to the clan — Kim’s daughter, Chicago; Kylie’s daughter, Stormi; and Khloe’s daughter, True — were all born this year? To us, it feels […]

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Reasons to worry? Trump endures turbulent week – with signs of worse to come | US news

After a week that could tally as one of the most turbulent of his presidency, Donald Trump and his embattled top aides have been hit with strong signs the worst is yet to come, in the form of tersely worded court documents and testimony. On Wednesday, Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen, whose job for 10 years […]

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Harvey Weinstein 'bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence' - lawsuit claims

Harvey Weinstein ‘bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence’ – lawsuit claims

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein ‘bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence’ after another actress rejected his advances, a lawsuit alleges. The allegation emerged in a court document on Friday, with an unnamed woman claiming he forcibly performed oral sex on her in 2013. According to the lawsuit, Weinstein pushed the unnamed actress to the ground […]

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Nassau adjusting more than 40,000 property values after homeowners weigh in 

Nassau adjusting more than 40,000 property values after homeowners weigh in 

Nassau County Assessor David Moog said Friday  that he was adjusting the values on more than 40,000 of the county’s 386,000 residential properties after hearing from thousands of homeowners about errors in their new property tax assessments. Moog called it normal to make corrections after homeowners are notified about their new values following a full reassessment, […]

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Jury convicts man of child sex abuse in less than half-hour

Jury convicts man of child sex abuse in less than half-hour

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A jury took less than 30 minutes to convict a West Virginia man who told police he sexually abused a 3-year-old girl by accident. Mercer County prosecutor George Sitler tells news outlets that 26-year-old Henry Vincent Bennett was found guilty Thursday of first-degree sexual assault and other charges. Prosecutors say Bennett […]

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Mick Mulvaney named as acting White House chief of staff | US news

President Donald Trump has named his budget director, Mick Mulvaney, as acting chief of staff, replacing John Kelly in the new year. Trump tweeted on Friday that Mulvaney “has done an outstanding job” in his administration and would take over next year. Trump deemed Mulvaney his “acting chief of staff” but it was not immediately […]

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