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White House threatens to bypass hardline conservatives on tax reform

WASHINGTON Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.

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Angry over U.S. healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump's first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out - at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress.

Iraqi military says 61 bodies found in Mosul district more than week after strike

MOSUL, Iraq Iraq's military said on Sunday that 61 bodies were recovered from a collapsed building that Islamic State had booby-trapped in west Mosul, but there was no sign the building had been hit by a coalition air strike.

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U.S.-backed Syrian militia makes gains against Islamic State

BEIRUT A Kurdish and Arab Syrian militia backed by the United States has captured the town of Karama as it prepares for an assault on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa that it expects to take place in early April, it said on Sunday.

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Russian police detain opposition leader, hundreds of protesters

MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia on Sunday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. | Video

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Erdogan setting back integration in Germany by years: Schaeuble

BERLIN Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who accuses Chancellor Angela Merkel of using "Nazi methods" against Turks in Germany, is setting back their integration by years, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said.

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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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Merkel's conservatives make big gains in German Saarland election

BERLIN/SAARBRUECKEN, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives strengthened their position as the largest party in the western state of Saarland in a regional vote on Sunday, bolstering her prospects of winning a fourth term in September's national election.