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Anxious for win, Trump and Republicans revive health care push

Anxious for win, Trump and Republicans revive health care push

After an embarrassing health care defeat last month, Trump has suddenly heaped pressure on congressional Republican leadership by saying he expects a vote on a revived version of the bill "next week or shortly thereafter". Democratic support will be needed to pass the spending measure, and Republicans fear taking the blame if the government shuts down on their watch. The White House has been pushing for a deal on health care since the GOP bill was pulled from the House floor just prior ...



Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russian Federation trip: lawmakers

Graham said he's repeatedly warned against partisanship in trying to determine how Russian Federation tried to influence the election. The saga over likely criminal wrongdoing by Michael Flynn took another turn for the freaky today when Congressman Jason Chaffetz told MSNBC host Greta Van Susteren that the fault lay with former President Barack Obama.


Footage shows moment United States military dropped 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

Footage shows moment United States military dropped 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

Afghan defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted a network of caves and tunnels that had been heavily mined. But former President Hamid Karzai accused the USA of using Afghanistan as "a testing ground for new and risky weapons". US and Afghan troops went on the offensive against the local Islamic State branch in March, even as they continue to battle a Taliban insurgency in the rest of the country.


U.S. warns Iran over inciting instability

U.S. warns Iran over inciting instability

Mr Tillerson said the U.S. is conducting a comprehensive review of its Iran policy and added that the Obama-era nuclear deal only "delays" Tehran's goal of becoming a nuclear state. Iran has yet to comment on the Trump administration's review, but Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei warned in November that Tehran would retaliate if the United States breached the nuclear agreement.



Ruling against sanctuary city order lauded in San Francisco

The preliminary injunction by Judge William Orrick of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Santa Clara and San Francisco counties that claims Trump's executive order is vague and unconstitutional.


Member of Security Watchdog OSCE Killed in Ukraine

Member of Security Watchdog OSCE Killed in Ukraine

He is Joseph Stone, 36, according to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's Special Monitoring Mission. The rebels and the Ukrainian government have been fighting in eastern Ukraine since 2014 in a war that has killed more than 9,900 people.