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Exclusive: Majority of Americans support transgender military service - poll 1:40pm EDT

NEW YORK A majority of Americans believe that transgender individuals should be allowed to serve in the military, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday.

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Senator McCain returning to Arizona for cancer treatment: statement

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer, is returning home to Arizona for medical treatment at the Mayo Clinic, McCain's office said on Friday.

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Ryan disappointed on Senate healthcare vote, but 'we should not give up'

WASHINGTON House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday he was disappointed with the Senate's failure to pass healthcare legislation but urged Republican senators not to give up as their colleagues in the House moved on to tax reform.

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Democratic leader urges U.S. House to move on Obamacare fixes

WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi urged Republicans to establish a process to move forward on improvements to Obamacare on Friday after their healthcare reform effort failed in the Senate.

Election 2016 10:19am EDT

Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party. | Video

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