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Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region rises. | Video

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White House says to have Supreme Court nominee in next couple of weeks

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will announce a nominee in the next couple of weeks to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, the White House said on Monday.

Politics, Election 2016 3:16pm EST

Trump's press spokesman promises reporters 'never to lie'

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's press secretary promised reporters on Monday that he would never lie after a weekend briefing in which he made statements about the crowd size for Trump's inauguration that were debunked.

Politics, Election 2016 5:41pm EST

Republicans propose giving U.S. states option to keep Obamacare

WASHINGTON Two Republican senators said on Monday that U.S. states should be allowed to stay in the Obamacare healthcare insurance program if they like, with one adding she felt confused by President Donald Trump's broad but unspecific executive order targeting the program.

Iraqi forces claim recapture of eastern Mosul after 100 days of fighting

BAGHDAD Iraqi officials said on Monday government forces had taken complete control of eastern Mosul, 100 days after the start of their U.S.-backed campaign to dislodge Islamic State militants from the city.

World, United Nations, Iraq 4:18pm EST

Deadly storm batters eastern U.S. with wind and heavy rain

WASHINGTON Torrential rain and strong winds threatened to snarl travel and cause more destruction on Monday as a major storm roared up the U.S. East Coast after killing at least 20 people in the South. | Video

U.S., Environment 5:27pm EST