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Obamacare repeal bill in doubt in Senate as key Republicans' concerns deepen 11:16am EDT

WASHINGTON A proposal by U.S. Republicans to repeal and replace the Obamacare health insurance program suffered new setbacks on Sunday, when two pivotal senators from the party dug in with criticisms of the bill that President Donald Trump is pushing for quick passage.

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Trump takes center stage in fractious Senate race in Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama President Donald Trump injected himself into a bitter U.S. Senate primary fight in Alabama on Friday, putting to the test his ability to enlist his anti-establishment voters to come to the aid of an endangered Republican incumbent.

Election 2016 Sep 23 2017

Despite undiplomatic discourse, Trump's dance card is full

UNITED NATIONS A subtle diplomat like Talleyrand, Donald Trump is not.


Health Secretary Price's use of private jets under review

WASHINGTON U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price's use of private jets for government travel was under investigation on Friday after an internal watchdog agreed to review the issue following calls by Democrats for a probe.

Election 2016 Sep 22 2017

Despite tensions, U.S. sees value in New START treaty with Russia

WASHINGTON The United States sees value in the New START arms control treaty with Russia, despite Washington's concerns about Moscow's track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said on Friday.

Election 2016, World, Russia Sep 22 2017