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Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. | Video

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U.S. confirms coalition strike in Mosul district where dozens reported killed

MOSUL, Iraq The U.S. military said on Saturday a U.S.-led coalition strike had hit an Islamic State-held area of Iraq's Mosul where residents and officials say as many as 200 civilians may have been killed as result of an air raid. | Video

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Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes

DUBAI Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route.

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Chinese court rules in favor of Apple in local design patent disputes

BEIJING A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Democratic opposition to U.S. high court nominee grows

WASHINGTON A third of Democratic senators have so far announced they will vote against confirming U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, adding to a chorus of opposition from the left, but leaving questions over whether there will be a concerted effort to block a vote in the Senate.

Politics, Election 2016 Mar 24 2017

EU leaders renew fraying Union's vows on 60th anniversary

ROME Europeans must contain their squabbling and carping about the EU if the Union is to survive, leaders warned on Saturday as they marked the 60th anniversary of its founding in Rome by signing a formal declaration of unity. | Video

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Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked

NEW YORK Planned Parenthood, the national health organization that would have lost federal funding under sweeping healthcare overhaul legislation, views the withdrawal of the bill on Friday as a temporary reprieve, not the end of a threat to its existence.

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France's Macron ahead in polls, Fillon faces angry protesters

CAMBO-LES-BAINS/SAINT-DENIS-DE-LA-REUNION, France Francois Fillon's aides used an umbrella to shield him from eggs thrown by protesters in south-west France on Saturday as the beleaguered conservative fell further behind centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-rightist Marine Le Pen in opinion polls.