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Fellow Republicans assail Trump after he defends Confederate monuments 9:30pm EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday decried the removal of monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy, echoing white nationalists and drawing stinging rebukes from fellow Republicans in a controversy that has inflamed racial tensions. | Video

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Republican senator says Trump yet to demonstrate needed stability

WASHINGTON Senator Bob Corker, unleashing one of the most pointed attacks from a Republican official on President Donald Trump, said on Thursday the president had not yet shown the "stability and competence" the United States needs, nor an understanding of the nation's character.

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House Democrats launch probe into MS drug pricing

NEW YORK U.S. House Democrats said on Thursday they were launching an investigation into why prices for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatments have nearly quintupled since 2004, and they sent letters requesting information from seven drugmakers.


Apple's Cook says he disagrees with Trump, vows donations to rights groups

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) CEO Tim Cook has joined a chorus of business leaders who have voiced their opposition to President Donald Trump after he blamed white nationalists and anti-racism activists equally for violence in Virginia over the weekend. | Video

Election 2016, Tech, U.S. 10:34am EDT

Trump adviser Bannon says U.S. in economic war with China: media

The United States is in an economic war with China, U.S President Donald Trump's chief political strategist has said, warning Washington is losing the fight but is about to hit China hard over unfair trade practices.

Election 2016, China 3:51am EDT