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Trump tastes failure as US House healthcare bill collapses

Trump tastes failure as US House healthcare bill collapses

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 US healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Many Republicans uneasy with Trump travel ban

Many Republicans uneasy with Trump travel ban

Several congressional Republicans have spoken out against President Donald Trump's immigration and refugee restrictions, reflecting unease within the president's party about the direction ...

Border wall: Trump says Mexico should reimburse US

Border wall: Trump says Mexico should reimburse US

President-elect Donald Trump repeated his promise to make Mexico pay for a border wall in his latest wide-ranging Twitter storm early Friday morning.

US House speaker formally asks that Clinton be denied classified data

US House speaker formally asks that Clinton be denied classified data

FBI Director James Comey strongly defended his decision not to recommend criminal charges against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as he was grilled by Republican lawmakers over her handling of classified emails.

Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing 'terrorists,' again

Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing 'terrorists,' again

Donald Trump has praised late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein for killing off ‘terrorists,’ reprising previous comments in support of dictators in the Middle East ...

Trump, Republican leaders aim to make peace in Washington

Trump, Republican leaders aim to make peace in Washington

Thursday's high-stakes meeting between Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders including House Speaker Paul Ryan marks a critical point in the billionaire's presidential quest ...

The university 'scam' and $40m lawsuit stalking Trump

The university 'scam' and $40m lawsuit stalking Trump

Donald Trump's race for the White House has sown panic among Republican leaders scrambling to prevent a man billed as a demagogue from clinching the party nomination -- and one of their weapons is Trump University.

Clinton suffers surprise loss in key US primary as Trump triumphs

Clinton suffers surprise loss in key US primary as Trump triumphs

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton suffered a surprise loss to challenger Bernie Sanders in a major state primary Tuesday, as billionaire Donald Trump notched a trio of easy victories in the Republican presidential nomination race.

Trump backtracks on torture, targeted killings

Trump backtracks on torture, targeted killings

Donald Trump abruptly backtracked Friday on vows to torture terror suspects and kill their families, saying he would not order the US military to break international laws if elected president.

Trump, Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Trump, Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled up a series of wins on Tuesday, as the two presidential front-runners took a step toward capturing their parties' nominations.

Trump storms to victory in Nevada Republican caucuses

Trump storms to victory in Nevada Republican caucuses

Donald Trump stormed to victory in Tuesday's Republican caucuses in Nevada, giving the billionaire businessman his third straight win in the race for the White House.

Obama scolds Republicans for Supreme Court threat

Obama scolds Republicans for Supreme Court threat

President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to pick an indisputably qualified nominee for the Supreme Court and chided Republicans who control the US Senate for threatening to block him from filling the pivotal vacancy.