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  • Senate advances on healthcare and votes to open debate
    Senate_advances_on_healthcare_and_votes_to_open_debate 2017-07-26 07:17:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans narrowly agreed to open debate on a bill to repeal Obamacare, but the party's seven-year effort to roll back President Obama's signature healthcare law still faces significant hurdles. The Sena...
  • Jeff Sessions has no intention of resigning
    Jeff_sessions_has_no_intention_of_resigning 2017-07-25 17:18:44 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Sessions' allies say President Trump is carrying out a deliberate public campaign to pressure him to quit, rather than fire him outright, but the country's top lawyer has no intention of resigning. Trump ...
  • Trump's son-in-law says he "did not collude" with Russia
    Kushner_wanted_to_use_russia_facilities_to_secure_the_channel_to_kremlin 2017-07-24 16:07:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, said on Monday he "did not collude" with Russia, as he prepared to appear before a Senate panel probing alleged Russian meddling in last ye...
  • US President Trump: I have "the complete power to pardon"
    Us_president-_i_have_%22the_complete_power_to_pardon%22 2017-07-22 17:19:22 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Washington Post reported on Thursday that Trump had inquired about his authority to issue pardons to aides, family members and perhaps himself as Mueller’s Russia probe widens. Trump cited his power to pardon in the s...
  • Trump Jr.'s Natalia Veselnitskaya has ties to Russian spy agency
    Trump_jr.'s_natalia_veselnitskaya_has_ties_to_russian_spy_agency 2017-07-21 16:20:59 UTC
    MOSCOW - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. counted Russia's FSB security service (Successor of the KGB) among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show. The documents show that the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitska...
  • O.J. Simpson wins parole, soon out of prison
    O.j._simpson_wins_parole 2017-07-20 20:44:07 UTC
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison in October after nine years behind bars, but he is far from free of his financial woes. The 70-year-old football star, who won his release from a Nevada parole board on Thurs...
  • Senator John McCain of Arizona found to have brain cancer
    Senator_john_mccain_of_arizona_found_to_have_brain_cancer 2017-07-20 01:43:03 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee known for political independence during more than three decades in the Senate, has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, his office said on...
  • Obamacare repeal would leave 32 million more uninsured
    More_than_9.2_million_sign_for_obamacare 2017-07-19 22:58:36 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office reported late on Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed fellow S...
  • Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort will testify in Congress
    Donald_trump_jr._and_paul_manafort_will_testify_in_congress 2017-07-19 22:22:30 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr. and President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort are scheduled to testify publicly on Capitol Hill next week as part of investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. U.S. Senator ...
  • Republicans in chaos over healthcare legislation
    Republicans_in_chaos_over_healthcare_legislation 2017-07-18 18:40:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday. "Regretfully, it is now apparent that the effort to repeal and imme...
  • Trump uses 'small dollar' donors for his son's legal expenses
    Trump_uses_%22small_dollar%22_donors_for_his_son's_legal_expenses 2017-07-15 23:45:40 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's campaign paid $50,000 to the law office now representing Donald Trump Jr. a little more than a week before news surfaced of an unreported meeting with a Russian attorney that has prompted new accusations of co...
  • Ex-Soviet counter-intelligence officer participated Trump Jr. meeting
    Ex_soviet_counter-intelligence_officer_participated_trump_jr._meeting 2017-07-14 20:48:46 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Soviet counter-intelligence official attended a meeting with senior aides to U.S. President Donald Trump, including his son, and a Russian lawyer, the Associated Press and NBC News reported on Friday, adding to alle...
  • Clinton on Being President: "It's About the People, Not About You"
    George_w._bush_and_bill_clinton_talk_leadership 2017-07-14 07:58:58 UTC
    DALLAS (Reuters) - Former U.S. presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton told a forum in Dallas on Thursday that they were able to forge mutual bonds of respect and friendship because the other had been gracious in victory and respectful of presi...
  • Trump Jr. may have violated U.S. election law: Experts
    Trump_jr._may_have_violated_u.s._election_law-_experts 2017-07-12 17:33:16 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who had incriminating information about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton that could help his father's presidential campaign could lead inv...
  • Trump must lance the boil and resign
    Trump_must_lance_the_boil__and_resign 2017-07-12 05:43:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh off one foreign trip and preparing for another, Donald Trump was enjoying a period of relative calm - until the White House was rocked by a fresh controversy over contacts between the president's campaign and Russia. ...
  • Trump Jr Met Russian Offering Dirt on Clinton: "I Love It"
    Trump_jr_met_russian_offering_dirt_on_clinton-_%22i_love_it%22 2017-07-11 18:08:42 UTC
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's eldest son eagerly agreed to meet with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have information incriminating Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as part of Russian government support for hi...
  • TRUMP: “What do you have to lose?” Just your healthcare
    Trump-_%e2%80%9cwhat_do_you_have_to_lose_%e2%80%9d_just_your_healthcare 2017-07-11 01:22:41 UTC
    Donald Trump asked Senate Republicans to introduce a healthcare bill with “more heart.” They didn’t. The senators’ draft legislation, introduced last Thursday, will strip tens of millions of low-income and middle-class Americans of their health...
  • Trump's son met Russian lawyer to receive damaging information on Hillary Clinton
    Trump's_son_met_russian_lawyer_to_receive_damaging_information_on_clinton 2017-07-10 06:05:38 UTC
    President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., agreed to meet with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the 2016 election campaign after being promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing three advi...
  • World leaders see no value in dealing with the US president
    World_leaders_realize_there_is_no_value_in_dealing_with_the_us_president 2017-07-09 15:54:58 UTC
    HAMBURG — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was pleased that all Group of 20 members besides the United States had agreed in a communique that the Paris climate accord was irreversible. "I think it's very clear that we could not reach co...
  • U.S. considers military options against North Korea
    U.s._considers_military_options_against_north_korea 2017-07-05 22:30:56 UTC
    UNITED NATIONS — The United States cautioned on Wednesday it was ready to use force if need be to stop North Korea's nuclear missile program but said it preferred global diplomatic action against Pyongyang for defying world powers by test launchin...
  • President of the United States is Trying to Divide Europe
    Trump_undermines_trust_between_partners-_%22i_have_the_absolute_right%22 2017-07-05 22:02:32 UTC
    WARSAW — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump will get a chance to patch up trans-Atlantic ties this week when he meets with NATO allies still rattled by his failure on an earlier trip to embrace the principle that an attack against o...
  • Germany: U.S. No Longer a 'Friend' in Merkel's Agenda
    Merkel_threatens_retaliation_if_u.s._sanctions_harm_eu_firms 2017-07-03 16:06:40 UTC
    BERLIN — In their campaign program for the German election, Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have dropped the term "friend" in describing the relationship with the United States. Four years ago, the joint program of her Christian Democr...
  • Trump Encourages Violence Against Reporters
    Trump_encourages_violence_against_reporters 2017-07-02 16:20:41 UTC
    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump stepped up his feud with the media on Sunday by tweeting a mock video of himself tackling and repeatedly striking a man with a CNN logo super-imposed in place of the person's head, followed by a logo ...
  • US President Trump tried to blackmail the hosts of MSNBC's “Morning Joe”
    Us_president_trump_tried_to_blackmail_the_hosts_of_msnbc's_%e2%80%9cmorning_joe%e2%80%9d 2017-06-30 20:05:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Two television hosts assailed by Donald Trump questioned his mental health on Friday and charged that the White House had tried unsuccessfully to get them to apologize to the president for unfavorable coverage in exchange for his gett...
  • A Lowbrow President in Oval Office Embarrasses America Again
    Trump_-_a_lowbrow_president_in_oval_office_embarrasses_america_again 2017-06-29 19:38:20 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump assailed a woman TV news host in highly personal terms on Thursday, calling her "crazy" and alleging she had been bleeding at one point from a facelift, in a Twitter attack that drew strong criticism including from fell...