President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul Obamacare, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the GOP.
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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.
Trump greenlights Keystone XL pipeline, but obstacles loom
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration approved TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, cheering the oil industry and angering environmentalists even as further hurdles for the controversial project loom.
House intelligence panel leaders split over session on Russia
The partisan divide over the House Intelligence Committee's probe of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election deepened on Friday, when the committee's top Democrat suggested its Republican chairman canceled a public hearing after pressure from the White House.
North Dakota governor approves concealed guns without a permit
North Dakotans will no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon after Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation lifting restrictions, a victory for gun rights advocates that came a week after South Dakota's governor vetoed a similar bill.
Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments
A federal judge on Friday held United Parcel Service Inc liable for having illegally shipped hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, depriving the state and New York City of millions of dollars of taxes.
Powerful Texas Republican sees tough road for 'bathroom bill'
The Republican speaker of the Texas House of Representatives said on Friday a bill to limit bathroom access for transgender people would face a tough time in the chamber, where there are worries of an economic hit to the state if it became law.
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U.S. President Donald Trump's push to force U.S. industry to bring jobs home is opening investment avenues for Chinese companies in Mexico, an executive with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the country's largest lender, said on Friday.