WASHINGTON - Republican senators plan to delay a vote on healthcare legislation in an effort to avert a potentially disastrous defeat.
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China launches new class of naval destroyer
China's military on Wednesday launched a new type of domestically-built destroyer, state media said, the latest addition to the country's rapidly expanding navy.
Philippines says bodies of beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town
The decapitated bodies of five civilians have been found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels, the military said on Wednesday, warning the number of residents killed by rebel "atrocities" could rise sharply as troops retake more ground.
Euro, bond yields drive higher on ECB scale-back bets
The euro hit a 1-year high on Wednesday and German 10-year Bund yields continued to rise after doubling the previous day, as bets grew that the European Central Bank is readying to scale back its 2-trillion-euro stimulus programme.
Philips to buy medical device maker Spectranetics for 1.9 billion euros
Dutch healthcare company Philips has agreed to buy U.S.-based Spectranetics Corp , a maker of devices to treat heart disease, for 1.9 billion euros ($2.16 billion) including debt, as it expands its image-guided therapy business.
Trump growing frustrated with China, weighs trade steps: officials
President Donald Trump is growing increasingly frustrated with China over its inaction on North Korea and bilateral trade issues and is now considering possible trade actions against Beijing, three senior administration officials told Reuters.
Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism.
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