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Exclusive: Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client 9:20am EDT

MOSCOW The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show.

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McCain illness deprives Senate of crucial vote, Trump critic

WASHINGTON If John McCain's illness requires a long absence from the U.S. Senate, his colleagues will be deprived of a dealmaker and leading voice on national security, while America's allies will lose one of the few Republican critics of President Donald Trump's foreign policy.

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Trump weighing Scaramucci for White House communications director

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering appointing Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci, a long-time supporter, to be his White House communications director, a senior White House official said on Thursday.

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Trump picks former U.N. spokesman Grenell for ambassador to Germany

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has picked former U.N. spokesman Richard Grenell as U.S. ambassador to Germany, a White House official who spoke on condition of anonymity said on Thursday.

Election 2016 Jul 20 2017

Latest Senate healthcare bill would leave 22 millio without insurance: CBO

WASHINGTON The latest version of Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget office said on Thursday.

Election 2016, Health, U.S. Jul 20 2017