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USA health spending rose almost 6%, fastest since 2007

USA health spending rose almost 6%, fastest since 2007

Kaiser CEO Drew Altman said the foundation's polling experts aren't quite sure what to make of that finding. Even Trump was once a supporter, saying in a 1999 interview , "I believe in universal health care". A month later, once it was clear that the GOP would be in control of the health care debate, just 52 percent of Republicans said the law should be repealed.



Slager jury goes home for weekend

While the judge has ordered the jury to continue deliberating until a decision is reached, the other jurors wrote in two separate letters that the lone juror who is supporting a non-guilty verdict "needs to leave" and is "having issues". The jury foreman said one member of the panel was the holdout. Slager could be convicted of murder , voluntary manslaughter or he could be acquitted of all charges.


Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

Stein and her supporters to create the fear of chaos by making baseless accusations of the hacking of voting machines in Pennsylvania were an insult to all Pennsylvania voters". The Trump camp, in turn, pointed to Stein's failure to provide any evidence indicating that the state's electronic voting machines had malfunctioned.



Prosecutor clears officer in man's death, says man was armed

No police officer who I ever worked with in my 30-year career with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department ever wanted to be in a position to have to use deadly force or take a life. And while he admits Scott didn't raise the gun, he says the officers still faced imminent danger. However, District Attorney Murray said, "all of the credible and available evidence suggests that he was, in fact, armed".


Remains found believed to be missing IN woman Rachael Madison

Remains found believed to be missing IN woman Rachael Madison

She told police that her husband had held her against her will in a auto and threatened to shoot her if she left. Jarvis Madison, 58, was taken into custody Friday morning in Kentucky , but his wife was not with him, according to the U.S.



Gillibrand on Defense Secretary pick: "I will oppose a waiver"

US President-elect Donald Trump today announced that he will nominate retired Marine general James Mattis, renowned for his tough talk and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan , to be his defence secretary. Since most of their service years occurred during their youth, the seven-year gap requirement between military and civilian life did not come into play.