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Republicans scramble for health bill votes after Trump ultimatum

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican lawmakers struggling to overcome differences over new healthcare legislation confronted a stark choice after President Donald Trump delivered an ultimatum: pass the bill on Friday or keep Obamacare in place. | Video

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Chicago police officer charged with 16 new counts in shooting case: media

A white Chicago police officer accused of murder in the shooting death of a black teenager was charged on Thursday with 16 new counts of aggravated battery, in a case that sparked national debate over police use of force against minorities.

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BOJ chief Kuroda says 'no reason' to withdraw stimulus now

TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said there is "no reason" to raise the bank's bond yield targets now with inflation so far from its 2 percent target, offering his strongest denial to date of the chance of withdrawing its massive stimulus any time soon. | Video

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Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of Trump surveillance claim

WASHINGTON The Republican head of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee apologized on Thursday for the way he handled sensitive allegations about U.S. spy agency surveillance of President Donald Trump's team. | Video

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How a border tax could divide Boeing and its suppliers

SEATTLE A U.S. tax overhaul proposed by Republican leaders in Congress would deepen divisions between big manufacturers like Boeing Co and the thousands of smaller companies that supply them, according to suppliers and tax and trade experts.

Voters still unsure in shifting sands of French presidentials

PARIS Nearly half of all French voters have yet to decide who they want to be president with only a month to go until the election, an opinion poll showed on Friday. | Video

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U.S. core capital goods orders dip, but shipments surge

WASHINGTON New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in February, but a surge in shipments amid demand for machinery and electrical equipment supported expectations for an acceleration in business investment in the first quarter.