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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Plan to ease U.S. firearm export rules may relieve gunmakers facing sales slump
A move by the Trump administration to make it simpler to sell small arms abroad may provide some relief to gun makers American Outdoor Brands and Sturm Ruger & Company in an industry grappling with a deep sales slump since the election of President Donald Trump.
What is at stake for Uber in U.S. bribery probe?
A U.S. bribery investigation at ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will likely go on for a year or more and could lead to snowballing legal and compliance costs if lawyers find systemic problems.
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.
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.
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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.