Say what — is there something we agree on? Yup. A new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll shows that just 12% of Americans support the Senate Republican health-care proposal; the rest oppose it or say they need more information. It's complicated, of course: Eight in 10 Republicans want Obamacare to be repealed, and nearly a third say it doesn't matter if there's a replacement waiting in the wings. For now, a Senate vote on the plan has been delayed until after the July 4th break. Who's responsible for the gridlock: Democrats, Republicans or the administration? A quarter of Americans say: All of the above. (Tired of partisan spins? Here's a fact check on how the bill's impact has been distorted by both sides.)
Yo quiero Taco Bell wedding
Calling all engaged taco lovers: Taco Bell wants you to think outside the church. Couples can now tie the knot at the flagship Taco Bell in Las Vegas , which has a wedding chapel on its second floor. (A double-decker Taco Bell? Awesome!) It's pretty simple: With your wedding license in hand, you simply walk up to the counter, order a wedding right off the menu (really!), and, within four hours, an officiant will meet you at the altar. For the grand total of $600, you also get a private reception area, a 12-pack of tacos, a Cinnabon Delights cake and a sauce packet bouquet for the bride. It might cost extra to make it a supreme, though.
Manafort registers as a foreign agent — here's what a pro-Russia group paid him
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort became the second former Trump associate to register retroactively as a foreign agent when he disclosed a pro-Russia group in Ukraine paid his firm slightly more than $17 million over two years. (The first was ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn.) Manafort, who has drawn the scrutiny of Russia special counsel Robert Mueller, worked for the group from 2012 to 2014, before he worked on the Trump campaign (or, really, before it existed). Why does it matter? U.S. citizens who work for other governments are required to register their activities with the Justice Department. The upshot? Violations are rarely prosecuted.
Houston, we have a point guard; New York, we need a GM
Officially off the NBA free agency market: Chris Paul, who opted-in to the final season of his contract and was then traded Wednesday to the Houston Rockets from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for three players and a 2018 first-round draft pick. And it looks like the combination of the nine-time NBA All-Star to a team with last season's MVP-runner up James Harden has Vegas excited for Houston's new look. The team's odds of winning the title jumped form 30/1 to 15/1. Over at the other end of the NBA's win-loss column, the Phil Jackson era in the Big Apple came to an end Wednesday when the Knicks announced they had parted ways with their now-former team president after three losing seasons and no playoff appearances. With free agency looming, the Knicks are now turning their focus to Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri.
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