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Philadelphia police say a teenage girl was stabbed approximately 80 times and then set on fire met by a man she met on Facebook.Read more
Following years of sexual abuse allegations, mostly against minors, and legal settlements, R Kelly is back in the news with new accusations by parents who say R Kelly is keeping their daughters controlled in a cult like atmosphere as sex slaves.
BuzzFeed News published a report on Monday outlining new allegations accusing R&B singer R. Kelly of running a “cult” and trapping women against their will, demanding sexual favors, and controlling every aspect of their lives.Read more
Over the last few months, strategy after strategy deployed by the Republican Party to make good on their seven-year promise to do away with President Obama’s signature healthcare legislation has crumbled. Even with full control of Congress and the presidency, the GOP cannot seem to come up with a health care bill that satisfies the needed number of legislators, much less the public. So on Monday night, when the idea was floated that Congress should simply repeal Obamacare and then worry about figuring out a replacement plan at a later date, people understandably went nuts.
While Democrats continue to oppose any plan the Republicans come up with to fix Obamacare or repeal it, the GOP last two attempts at repealing and replacing Obamacare have failed. In addition, any attempt to fully repeal Obamacare like they voted for in 2015 is no longer viable because of moderate senators like Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, and Senator Capito who refuse to vote for a full repeal bill as promised the past seven years. So as it stands today, the repeal of Obamacare has failed, as has the GOP attempt to replace it. At this point it would be better to let Obamacare fail and the burden be left on the Democrats who voted for it, without any bipartisan support. Eventually, states will have to loosen regulations that don’t allow competition across state lines and tort reforms will need to be made, along with other reforms that help bring premium costs down, along with health care.Read more
A local teacher was one of 200 from around the world selected for a special NASA space camp program.Read more
Are you ready for Amazon Prime Day? It’s like Christmas in July or Cyber Monday. Starting July 10 at 6pm many of your favorite things could go on sale on Amazon. If you have an Amazon Prime account you can save even more with free shipping.Read more
This Arlington high schooler runs a designer shoe #business out of his house. (The red ones are Louboutins) Story onRead more
China considers Taiwan to be part of its territory and has long opposed any arms sales to the self-governing islandRead more
Thankfully Kate’s Law passed in the House today, which will make it easier to punish illegal immigrants who come hereRead more
Ritz-Carlton is building three, 298-passenger yachts for its new Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. The cruise line will launch in theRead more