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Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils ‘Obamacare’ repeal

| | Jun 28 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

WASHINGTON — Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver on their promises to repeal and replace “Obamacare.”

  1. | Posted: Jun 28 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver on their promises to repeal and replace “Obamacare.”

  2. | Posted: Jun 28 2017 - 12:06am

    BRUSSELS — European regulators fined Google a record $2.72 billion for abusing its dominance of the online search market in a case that could be just the opening salvo in Europe’s attempt to curb the company’s clout on that continent.

  3. | Posted: Jun 28 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — For a president seemingly at perpetual war with “fake news,” the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods when the struggling effort to pass a health bill dominates the headlines.

  4. | Posted: Jun 28 2017 - 12:05am

    GANZHOU, China — A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe.

  5. | Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:06am

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  6. Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:06am

    Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

  7. | Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:06am

    BEIJING — The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.

  8. | Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:06am

    BEIJING — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, authorities and his friends say.

  9. | Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S.

  10. Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says the important thing about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on President Donald Trump’s travel ban is that it won’t go into effect for people with a “bona fide” connection to the United States.

  11. | Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 5:24pm

    Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.

  12. Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaul

  13. | Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 12:05am

    When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections, candidates faced no major party opponents.

  14. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:06am

    Never mind the hike. Where’s the hammock?

  15. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground.