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French centre-right senators back Macron's presidential bid

Added: 25.03.2017 23:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

The frontrunner in France's presidential election, Emmanuel Macron, received yet another boost to his candidacy on Sunday when nine lawmakers from a center-right party allied with conservative rival Francois Fillon decided to rally behind him.

From: feeds.reuters.com

After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax

Added: 25.03.2017 21:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday blamed the Congress for thwarting a Republican plan to overhaul healthcare law, but acknowledged that the White House will need to work with lawmakers to accomplish its next set of legislative plans.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Philippines leader scolds EU for 'idiotic' drug rehab solution

Added: 25.03.2017 18:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at the European Union on Friday for hypocrisy and called the bloc "sons of bitches" after its lawmakers issued a resolution calling for restraint and a rethink in his bloody war on drugs. Duterte castigated the EU for urging him to focus his campaign on drugs rehabilitation and stood by his security-centered approach to a crackdown that has left thousands of people dead since he took office nine months ago. The EU, they communicated to us, and they want a health-based solution for the drugs.

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Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

Added: 25.03.2017 17:58 | 1 views | 0 comments


President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by Republican moderates and the party's most conservative lawmakers left them short of votes, ensuring that Trump's first major legislative initiative since taking office on Jan. 20 ended in failure. House Republicans had planned a vote on the measure after Trump late on Thursday cut off negotiations with Republicans who had balked at the plan and issued an ultimatum to vote on Friday, win or lose.

Behind the investigations into Trump associates' ties to Russia

Added: 25.03.2017 17:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

House Intelligence Committee members are arguing over President Trump's unproven claim that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower. Mr. Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has also volunteered to be interviewed by lawmakers investigating Russian interference with the U.S. election. New York Times' Matthew Rosenberg joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the investigations.

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Philippines leader scolds EU for 'idiotic' drug rehab solution

Added: 25.03.2017 7:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at the European Union on Friday for hypocrisy and called the bloc "sons of bitches" after its lawmakers issued a resolution calling for restraint and a rethink in his bloody war on drugs. Duterte castigated the EU for urging him to focus his campaign on drugs rehabilitation and stood by his security-centered approach to a crackdown that has left thousands of people dead since he took office nine months ago. The EU, they communicated to us, and they want a health-based solution for the drugs.

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Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

Added: 25.03.2017 0:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Plan to dig up President Polk's body again stirs trouble

Added: 24.03.2017 22:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

A push by lawmakers in Tennessee to dig up President James K. Polk's body and move it for the third time since his death nearly 170 years ago is riling people

From: abcnews.go.com

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