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Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test 6:03am EDT

WASHINGTON A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the U.S. Senate, where lawmakers will decide whether to move forward and vote on a bill whose details and prospects are uncertain.

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HIV and cancer teams double up to seek out new disease killers

LONDON, HIV experts at an international conference starting on Saturday are keenly courting colleagues in oncology to explore whether advances in harnessing the immune system against cancer can help the search for a cure for AIDS.

Jul 22 2017

India's Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads

NEW DELHI The state government in India's capital told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply.

Jul 22 2017

Senate rule deals setback to Republican healthcare bill

Republicans in the U.S. Senate were dealt another blow in their effort to repeal Obamacare on Friday when the keeper of the Senate's rules said certain provisions in their healthcare bill, such as defunding Planned Parenthood, could not be included.

Politics, Election 2016, Jul 21 2017

India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro

NEW DELHI India plans to seek an explanation from Philip Morris International Inc about its marketing practices after Reuters reported that the tobacco giant used tactics that government officials say flout the country's law, a health ministry official said on Friday.

Jul 21 2017

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