A bipartisan deal from two senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers ran into trouble with President Donald Trump sending mixed signals and the speaker of the House indicating no interest in taking it up.
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U.S. economy hums along, still few signs of pickup in inflation: Fed
The U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace in September through early October despite the impact of hurricanes on some regions, the Federal Reserve said in its latest snapshot of the U.S. economy released on Wednesday, but there were still few signs of an acceleration in inflation.
Billionaire Branson targeted in $5 million scam 'straight out of le Carre'
Richard Branson, billionaire founder of the Virgin group, has revealed he was targeted by a fraudster posing as Britain's defense minister who tried to get him to contribute $5 million to a supposed secret ransom payment.
'Russia's version of Paris Hilton' announces presidential bid
Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak said on Wednesday she planned to run in next year's presidential election, offering liberal voters unhappy with President Vladimir Putin's rule someone to back, though she has little prospect of winning.
Allergan ruling casts doubt on tribal patent strategy
A U.S. judge’s ruling on Monday invalidating Allergan Plc's patents on its blockbuster $1.5 billion dry-eye medicine, Restasis, has cast doubt on the company's novel strategy to enlist a Native American tribe to help shield those patents from challenge by generic drugmakers, legal experts said.
U.S., Russia set for likely U.N. row over Syria toxic gas inquiry
The United States said on Wednesday it would push the United Nations Security Council to renew within days an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, setting the stage for a likely showdown with Russia.
U.N. says still determining if Myanmar crisis is genocide
The United Nations has yet to decide if violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar constitutes genocide, Jyoti Sanghera, Asia Pacific chief at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said on Wednesday.
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