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Trump pressures U.S. senators to back Republican healthcare bill Sep 23 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday blasted Senator John McCain for dealing a possibly fatal blow to the latest Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare.

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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

Democratic senator lifts hold on Trump antitrust nominee: aide

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump's pick to run the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a move that will allow the Senate to vote to confirm Makan Delrahim, a senior Republican aide said on Friday.

Election 2016 Sep 22 2017