A nonpartisan office said 22 million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under a health bill drafted by Senate Republicans, an assessment likely to make it more difficult for the legislation to win support for speedy passage.
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U.S. to list China among worst human trafficking offenders: sources
The United States plans to place China on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labor, said a congressional source and a person familiar with the matter, a step that could aggravate tensions with Beijing that have eased under President Donald Trump.
U.S. slaps dumping duties on Canadian lumber, excludes some provinces
Escalating a trade dispute with Canada, the U.S. Commerce Department on Monday slapped preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber of up to 7.72 percent, but decided to exclude three Atlantic provinces from such punitive tariffs.
Trump says Obama 'colluded' on Russia, without giving evidence
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded that investigators apologize for looking into Russian interference and possible collusion with his 2016 election campaign, accusing predecessor President Barack Obama of having "colluded or obstructed," but he did not provide evidence.
Brazil's top prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption
Brazil's top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer on Monday with accepting bribes, the first of what is expected to be a series of formal graft charges against the deeply unpopular leader in the coming weeks.
Special Report: How the Federal Reserve serves U.S. foreign intelligence
The Federal Reserve's little-known role housing the assets of other central banks comes with a unique benefit to the United States: It serves as a source of foreign intelligence for Washington.
Google, Microsoft among companies urging court to back gay workers
Dozens of companies, including Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp, CBS Corp and Viacom Inc urged a federal appeals court on Monday to rule that a law banning sex discrimination in the workplace offers protections to gay employees.
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