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Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

Congress Health Overhaul

Senate Republicans are expressing hope for a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama's health...

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AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end

NEW YORK (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that he heard positive news in President Donald Trump’s United Nations address: “that the U.S. would not impose its way of life on others.” “I think it’s a very welcome statement, which we...


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The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

United Nations General Assembly-4

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump will be returning to New York next week for a fundraising dinner. An email from Trump’s campaign operation is advertising a chance for donors to win tickets to a...


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Special counsel's office has interviewed Rosenstein, who has authority over probe

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Special Counsel Robert Mueller III’s office has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of its probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election - a conversation which put investigators in the unusual position of obtaining the account of a...


Business

Asian stocks flat as investors await Fed meeting results

Financial Markets Wall Street

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were little changed on Wednesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve’s announcement of the result of its meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 was flat at 20,298.80 and South Korea’s Kospi edged down 0.1 percent to 2,413....


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Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Her children were the first to catch the runner mid-poop, with her pants around her ankles, Cathy Budde said. Immediately, they ran to get their mother. “They are like, ‘There’s a lady taking a poop!‘ So I come outside, and I’m like . . . ‘are you serious?‘ “ Budde...


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Death toll rises to 9 in South Florida nursing home that overheated

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A ninth patient from a South Florida nursing home that overheated during power outages following Hurricane Irma died on Tuesday, according to police. The death of Carlos Canal, the ninth patient, occurred nearly a week after the nursing home in Hollywood, Florida,...


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In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea

United Nations General Assembly-4

President Donald Trump threatening the "total destruction'" of North Korea if the renegade nation does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons, the


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Contenders clash over monuments, the economy in first TV debate

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. MCLEAN, Va. - Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie jousted over the economy, race relations in the aftermath of Charlottesville and health care Tuesday night at their most lively encounter yet in the high stakes race for Virginia governor. In their first...


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Contenders clash over monuments, the economy in first TV debate

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. MCLEAN, Va. - Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie jousted over the economy, race relations in the aftermath of Charlottesville and health care Tuesday night at their most lively encounter yet in the high stakes race for Virginia governor. In their first...


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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Mexico Earthquake

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. ANOTHER QUAKE STRIKES MEXICO A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stuns central Mexico, killing over 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. 2. WHAT TRUMP SAID AT UN President Donald...


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