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Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

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President Donald Trump says the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' remains...

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Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — They eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm’s devastation. Two days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes and killing at least two people, millions on the island...


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Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans’ nuclear weapons advances. Trump’s latest steps to punish foreign companies that deal with the North was the latest salvo...


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5 things to know about N. Korean leader's rebuke of Trump

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On the surface it seems like more of the same: North Korea responds to another threat by U.S. President Donald Trump by calling him a “deranged” old man who will “pay dearly” for his insults. These words, however, carry the weight of an unprecedented personal rebuke from...


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Search for Mexico quake survivors enters day 4, some success

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Mexico’s federal police said several people were...


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Kin of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday to pay respects to fallen American soldiers. Nippon Izokukai, the Bereaved Family Association of Japan, sent about 36 children, grandchildren and other relatives...


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The Latest: Kim says Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans’ nuclear weapons advances. Its leader...


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The Latest: Trump speaks with Puerto Rico governor

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump has spoken with the governors of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Trump said earlier Thursday that Puerto Rico was “absolutely obliterated” and the Virgin...


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US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans’ nuclear weapons advances. Its leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, branding Trump as “deranged” and...


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Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay dearly" for his threats


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Report: Medicaid-expansion states to lose $180 billion under Cassidy-Graham plan

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The sponsors of Senate Republicans’ latest effort to abolish much of the Affordable Care Act have woven favors into their bill for a potential key holdout, as evidence mounts that most states would lose billions of federal dollars for health coverage.


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