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Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test 10:43am 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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H1N1 virus infects 13 in Myanmar, suspected of killing one

YANGON Myanmar called for calm on Monday after 13 people were confirmed to have contracted H1N1 influenza and a boy had died with flu-like symptoms, raising fears of a new outbreak of a virus also known as swine flu.

Myanmar 8:18am EDT

U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder."

U.S., Jul 22 2017

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

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