WASHINGTON -Republicans have finally succeeded in bringing Obamacare repeal legislation, a centerpiece of their 2016 election campaigns, to a debate on the Senate floor. After failing to win enough votes last night to repeal and replace, now the hard part begins.
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Exclusive: Viacom willing to make an all-cash deal to buy Scripps Networks - sources
Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash to acquire the U.S. TV network operator, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
White House targets leakers, may restructure communications: Scaramucci
President Donald Trump's new communications director Anthony Scaramucci said on Tuesday he would probably restructure the communications operation at the White House and would fire staff if leaks did not cease.
Fed expected to leave rates unchanged; balance sheet in focus
The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and possibly hint that it will start winding down its massive holdings of bonds as soon as September in what would be a vote of confidence in the U.S. economy.
Russia says its Baltic Sea war games with Chinese Navy not a threat
Russia said late on Tuesday that war games it is conducting with the Chinese Navy in the Baltic Sea, which has become a zone of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West, do not pose a threat to anyone.
Aleppo's limping recovery shows limits of battered Syrian state
In eastern Aleppo, bodies still lie under the rubble, graveyards are full, people are short of electricity and bread, and some children take classes in mosques because their schools have been ruined by war.
Iran will respond to any new U.S. sanctions: deputy foreign minister
Iran will respond if the U.S. government passes new sanctions, deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi said Wednesday, according to state media.
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