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Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill 10:19am EDT

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged that a lack of support from four Senate Republicans leaves the party's healthcare overhaul on a "very, very narrow path" to win passage, but signaled a willingness to work with them to make changes.

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South Africa reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu, industry body says

JOHANNESBURG South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a farm in the Free State province, agricultural industry body group AgriSA said on Friday.

7:53am EDT

U.S. bans fresh Brazil beef imports over safety concerns

CHICAGO The United States halted imports of fresh Brazilian beef on Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said, after a high percentage of shipments failed to pass safety checks.

Brazil 3:41am EDT

Two U.S. studies differ over effects of marijuana on drivers

Two U.S. studies on the effects of marijuana on drivers in states where it is allowed for recreational use came to different conclusions about whether it increases risks behind the wheel.

U.S., Jun 22 2017

Parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons to curb antibiotics in chicken

LOS ANGELES The parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons on Thursday vowed to cut the use of antibiotics in its chicken supply, joining other major fast-food chain operators in the battle against the rise of dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.

Jun 22 2017

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