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March 25,2017 12:00

Trump tastes failure as US House healthcare bill collapses

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.
March 25,2017 02:00

Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.
March 24,2017 19:41

US Women Bumped From Top Spot In FIFA World Rankings

The U.S. is now No. 2, behind Germany and ahead of France, England and Canada. The American squad has been ranked in the top two spots since FIFA created the world rankings for women back in 2003.
March 24,2017 19:40

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

Republicans in Congress said they lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency.
March 24,2017 19:40

Trump touts Charter hiring that was in works for two years

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday touted Charter Communications Inc's decision to invest $25 billion in the United States and a plan the company announced before he was elected to hire 20,000 workers over four years.
March 24,2017 09:41

Dollar, stocks inch up as US healthcare vote back on

The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear whether it would pass.
March 24,2017 00:01

Russia may be helping supply Taliban insurgents: US general

The top U.S. general in Europe said on Thursday that he had seen Russian influence on Afghan Taliban insurgents growing and raised the possibility that Moscow was helping supply the militants, whose reach is expanding in southern Afghanistan.
March 24,2017 00:00

US healthcare bill: Blow for Trump as House vote delayed

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday failed to close the deal with Republican lawmakers on how to dismantle Obamacare, forcing the House of Representatives to delay a vote on a healthcare bill that was supposed to be his first legislative win.
March 23,2017 17:21

US House vote looms; Trump struggles to win Obamacare repeal

U.S. President Donald Trump was to make a final push on Thursday to get the support needed to begin dismantling Obamacare in the House of Representatives but faced signs that enough Republicans might oppose the bill to jeopardize one of his top legislative priorities.
March 23,2017 17:20

Jewish Center Bomb Threat Suspect Is Arrested in Israel

A young Israeli man who also holds U.S. citizenship was arrested in Israel on Thursday on suspicion of making dozens of hoax bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States and several other countries.
March 23,2017 07:00

First US aircraft carrier of Trump presidency enters the Persian Gulf

American sailors watched as the first Revolutionary Guard vessels appeared on the horizon of the Strait of Hormuz, beginning a daylong face-off that has become familiar to both Iranian paramilitary and U.S. naval forces that pass through the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf.
March 23,2017 02:21

Lawmaker says US foreign surveillance 'unmasked' Trump associates

The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee set off a political firestorm on Wednesday when he said the communications of members of Donald Trump's transition team were caught up in incidental surveillance targeting foreigners.
March 23,2017 02:20

Trump, US lawmakers react to UK attack

US officials are offering assistance to British authorities after an attack Wednesday on the Houses of Parliament in London that police there are treating as terrorism.
March 22,2017 18:00

Democrats grill US high court nominee over Trump concerns

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said on Wednesday presidents must obey court orders and expressed uncertainty about language in the Constitution barring U.S. government officials from taking payments from a foreign country as Democrats grilled him on issues involving President Donald Trump.
March 22,2017 11:41

Trump tries to rally support for healthcare bill

President Donald Trump tried to rally Republican lawmakers behind a plan to dismantle Obamacare on Tuesday as U.S. stock markets showed their worst one-day performance since the November election.
March 21,2017 20:21

US Laptop Ban Unsettles Business Travelers

Britain has followed the U.S. and introduced restrictions on carry-on electronics on direct inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, a spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May said.
March 21,2017 20:20

US and UK ban cabin laptops on some inbound flights

Passengers on flights from the region coming into the U.S. and Britain cannot carry any devices larger than a smartphone. Laptops, tablets and cameras must all be placed in checked baggage.
March 20,2017 20:21

Democrats raise doubts about Trump's high court nominee Gorsuch

Democrats raised questions on Monday about whether Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, would rule against abortion rights and gun control while favoring corporations as his Senate confirmation hearing began, with the court's ideological balance at stake.
March 20,2017 15:00

China prepares to counter any US trade penalties: sources

China's government has been seeking advice from its think-tanks and policy advisers on how to counter potential trade penalties from U.S. President Donald Trump, getting ready for the worst, even as they hope for business-like negotiations.
March 20,2017 06:41

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to face senators in marathon hearing

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will face tough scrutiny at his Senate confirmation hearing starting on Monday, with Democrats seeking to make the case that he is a pro-business, social conservative insufficiently independent of the president.
March 19,2017 02:40

US Rep. Pete Sessions faces rowdy town hall

Addressing over 2,000 people, Sessions was frequently drowned out by boos and angry outbursts from the audience. Many of his answers were not entirely audible due to the crowd’s reaction as h...
March 17,2017 17:40

Trump, health secretary fight for votes on US healthcare overhaul

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday stepped up his fight for support on Republicans' plan to dismantle Obamacare, wooing some conservative lawmakers at the White House while legislation advanced toward a possible vote in the House of Representatives next week.
March 17,2017 16:01

UK says US claims about spying will not be repeated

British Prime Minister Theresa May has received assurances from the White House it would not repeat allegations that Britain's GCHQ spy agency had helped former U.S. President Barack Obama eavesdrop on Donald Trump, her spokesman said on Friday.