Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare. Jimmy Kimmel, a popular comedian who has become part of the debate, denounced the bill and former President Barack Obama warned of "real human suffering."
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Hurricane Maria clobbers Puerto Rico, plunges island into darkness
Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing severe flooding and plunging the island into darkness as the storm's death toll in the Caribbean rose to at least 10.
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog'
South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to send $8 million worth of aid to North Korea, as China warned the crisis on the Korean peninsula was getting more serious by the day and the war of words between Pyongyang and Washington continued.
Mexico rescuers work into night to save trapped girl as quake toll tops 230
Mexican rescuers on Wednesday labored for a second night amid the rubble to save possible survivors of the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation, including a girl trapped under a school in Mexico City, as the death toll exceeded 230.
Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise
When he saw his commander holding the severed head of one of his neighbors, teenage Islamist fighter Jalil knew it was time to escape from Marawi City.
Dollar shines, Asia shares slip after Fed signals December rate hike
The U.S. dollar shone while Asian shares slipped on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a plan to start shrinking its balance sheet and signalled one more rate hike later this year.
Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch
Apple Inc on Wednesday conceded its latest smartwatch unveiled a week ago has problems with its most important feature: the ability to make phone calls and access data without an iPhone nearby.
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Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar tried to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, with a witness saying protesters threw petrol bombs before police dispersed them by firing into the air.