Schumer seizes on Trump offer to work with Dems

Poe said that although the AHCA was "not a ideal bill", Republicans "promised for years" that they would repeal President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, the healthcare law better known as Obamacare, if they held the White House. "If we can com... More..

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Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a news briefing the meeting was be an opportunity for Trump "to develop a relationship in person with President Xi". The visit echoes the June 2013 meeting between Presid...More..

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One person remains in custody over Westminster attack

People echoed May's defiance online, sharing an image of the London Underground logo emblazoned with the words "We are not afraid". "Given this attack was in the heart of the capital we also, of course, are d...More..

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Korea resumes preparations to transport Sewol-ho ferry to Mokpo

Relatives had expressed concern that remains of the missing victims could slip out through the holes and get lost. "They are suspected to have been found among sand that leaked out from an opening at the entr...More..

Flooding overwhelms Australian towns after cyclone
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Flooding overwhelms Australian towns after cyclone

A community nearby, Rita Island, has been cut off by the flood waters and Calder was on his way to cover the story when he spotted the shark. "So it nearly turns what you would think about a coral reef into t...More..

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S Korea's ousted leader Park arrested

The former president was facing charges of allowing her close friend Choi Soon-sil to extort money from companies, including Samsung , in return for political favours, BBC reported. Park is to be indicted befo...More..

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UK police, Muslim youths link hands to mark London attack

Staff at the nearby St Thomas' Hospital, some of whom gave emergency aid to the victims, also gathered outside the hospital building to pay tribute. Mr Cochran died at the scene on Westminster Bridge from mul...More..

Tillerson, Xi pledge closer cooperation, at least in public
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Tillerson, Xi pledge closer cooperation, at least in public

The aim of the ICBM would reportedly be to reach the United States mainland. "They have been "playing" the United States for years", he tweeted. China has urged the United States to take a cool-headed appro...More..

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Russian Federation draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

We're going to talk about fixing up our military, which we really need. Flynn was sacked from his job as President Donald Trump's first national security adviser after it was disclosed that he misled the vi...More..

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FLASHBACK: Trump Repeatedly Questioned Why Hillary Clinton's Aides Needed Immunity

Flynn, a close advisor on Trump's 2016 campaign, was forced to step down as Trump's national security advisor last month, after making misleading statements about talks he had held with Russian ambassador to ...More..

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Tillerson took secretary of state job because his wife told him to

What is on Tillerson's travel itinerary: a trip to Russian Federation later in April. Explaining that he serves "at the pleasure of the president", Mr Tillerson suggested he has not regretted his decision t...More..

Envoy: Pyongyang has nothing to fear
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Envoy: Pyongyang has nothing to fear

Pacific Command detected what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch attempt", said U.S. military Commander Dave Benham in a statement , according to the news agency. The recently tested engine c...More..

Ingraham: Attacking The House Freedom Caucus
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Ingraham: Attacking The House Freedom Caucus "Unhelpful" To Trump's Agenda

Joe Barton and Randy Weber; Michigan Rep. Justin Amash; Virginia Rep. David Brat; and Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis. President Trump's job approval polls are plunging to historic lows as voters realize that h...More..

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Clinton pleads for peace as N. Ireland's McGuinness buried

President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, DUP leader Arlene Foster, former U.S. president Bill Clinton and former British prime minister Tony Blair are expected to attend the requiem mass in the Church...More..

European Union wants 'progress' on Brexit divorce before talks on new ties
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

European Union wants 'progress' on Brexit divorce before talks on new ties

As well as fears for the Northern Irish peace process from a return of a hard border, the referendum result has also led to a renewed campaign for independence in pro-EU Scotland. Issuing guidelines on the ap...More..

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte calls European critics 'crazies'
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte calls European critics 'crazies'

The Philippines and Thailand, countries that both rely on the agricultural sector, are expected to exchange "best practices" in irrigation, livestock and fisheries, and soil and water conservation after Duterte...More..

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Pentagon Responds to Criticism Over Civilian Deaths in Mosul Blast

The rare remarks, which appeared to be unscripted, were in contrast with Washington's claims that its more than 5,000 troops stationed in Iraq do not partake in the battle against terrorist groups and only ...More..

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Trump to host China's Xi at Florida resort next week

While he resisted acting on a campaign promise to declare China a currency manipulator on his first day in office, tensions have persisted over how the Trump administration's China policy would evolve. "We ca...More..

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Park's fate and what happens next in S. Korea

Former President Park Geun-hye is entering Seoul Central District Court in Seocho district for a hearing to await the ruling on her arrest warrant, on the evening of March 30. Park, 65, becomes the third former...More..

Shots fired as
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Shots fired as "erratic and aggressive" woman strikes Capitol police cruiser

Anxious about their safety, and the safety of passersby, prosecutors say several officers opened fire, broke her driver's side window and pulled her out unharmed. The incident is being treated as a criminal mat...More..

GOP senator criticizes Paul Ryan over health care comments
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GOP senator criticizes Paul Ryan over health care comments

Fresh off a defeat on United States healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future...More..

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Trump, Comey and Russia: Let the chips fall where they may

The ongoing, multi-pronged inquiry was confirmed by FBI Director James Comey during a congressional hearing on Monday. The heat is turning up on the White House after new reports claiming an FBI inve...More..

Trump pivots to tax reform after Obamacare shipwreck
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Trump pivots to tax reform after Obamacare shipwreck

After former President Barack Obama vetoed Republican's attempt to repeal Obamacare in 2016, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was adamant that Republicans, under his leadership, would successfully dismantle Obama...More..

American recovers after losing husband in Parliament attack
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

American recovers after losing husband in Parliament attack

Melissa Cochran's husband Kurt died from his injuries after extremist Khalid Masood ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge last week. Among the four victims killed was Melissa's husband, Kurt Cochra...More..

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White House gave information to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes

The New York Times is reporting Nunes was briefed by two White House officials last week. White House spokesman Sean Spicer declined to comment on the details of the report during a briefing on Thursday. "De...More..

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Turkey's Erdogan Stakes EU Relations on Referendum Victory

Early results showed that Dutch voters, a record 81 percent of whom came out to cast their ballot, delivered the victory to Rutte's center-right People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), awarding him 33 ...More..

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Nunes Got Surveillance Claims From White House Officials

Earlier this week, US Senate investigators said they planned to question Kushner as part of their broad inquiry into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials or others linked to the Kremlin. Warner...More..

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Trump and Ryan Promise Magic Majorities

But Mr. Trump's comment also comes after Ryan expressed concern to " CBS This Morning " co-host Norah O'Donnell Wednesday that Republicans must figure out Obamacare, or Mr. Mark Meadows - who is now the chairma...More..

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UN Ambassador Haley: "The Days of Israel-Bashing Are Over"

I would also like to thank his leadership and his commitment when it comes to non-violence, when it comes to the hard work he is doing against incitement and also of maintaining the Palestinian people, and espe...More..

Salmond: Scotland could drop pound
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Salmond: Scotland could drop pound

The First Minister shocked the UK Government with her announcement on Monday that she wants a second independence referendum to be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. The Scottish parliament is widely exp...More..

Arab leaders reaffirm support for Palestinian state amid unease over USA stance
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Arab leaders reaffirm support for Palestinian state amid unease over USA stance

He says Israeli settlements on war-won land are illegal, and called on Israel to halt construction. The trio looked at "efforts to back the Palestinian Authority and means of bolstering regional and global ef...More..

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Trump targets individual Freedom Caucus members in Obamacare tweetstorm

But the Freedom Caucus remained unbowed, with several members sparring with a president whose agenda has stalled, whose approval ratings are hovering below 40% and who has been dogged by the probe into contacts...More..

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Seamus Coleman injury made Wales captain Ashley Williams 'feel sick inside'

Federation Internationale de Football Association will pay Everton defender Seamus Coleman's wages during his recovery from a broken leg sustained in a World Cup qualifier against Wales on Saturday. "From m...More..

Smartphones, tablets, laptops banned on flights to United Kingdom from Middle East
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Smartphones, tablets, laptops banned on flights to United Kingdom from Middle East

Affected airports include Queen Alia in Jordan, Cairo International in Egypt, Ataturk International in Turkey, Dubai international and Abu Dhabi international in the United Arab Emirates. British Airways inform...More..

1 civilian killed as police battling militants open fire on stone pelters
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

1 civilian killed as police battling militants open fire on stone pelters

Three civilians and one suspected rebel were killed and at least 28 people were injured Tuesday in clashes between protesters and Indian troops and police in Indian-occupied Kashmir. Forty personnel of the Cent...More..