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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president said Saturday the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical protest in Switzerland.
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As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year.
BAGHDAD — An initial review of airstrikes over the past days indicates that the U.S.-led coalition has struck fighters and equipment of the Islamic State group west of the northern city of Mosul at the request of Iraqi security forces, where there were allegations of civilian casualties, the Pentagon said Saturday.
SIMONA FOLTYN: In Juba, the Capital of South Sudan, this United Nations camp was supposed to be temporary.
TORONTO — Canada’s natural resource minister said Saturday his government is happy the Keystone XL pipeline has finally been approved by the White House, but he noted that obstacles remain and said Canada remains determined to diversify its oil exports beyond the United States.
DENVER — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections.
Americans are no strangers to medical debt, and the burden is most severe in Mississippi, where nearly 40 percent of adults under age 65 owe hospitals or doctors, according to the Urban Institute.
LONDON — Thousands of demonstrators are gathering under sunny skies in central London to protest plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union.
BEIRUT — Warplanes struck rebel-held parts of Syria Saturday killing and wounding scores of people amid clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups in some of the worst violence to hit the country in weeks, opposition activists said Saturday.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans’ failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump’s agenda: tax reform.
In the course of 24 hours, the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act went from poised for approval, to on hold, to totally dead.
Former President Barack Obama’s health care law will remain in effect “for the foreseeable future,” House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis) said Friday after pulling a vote on the House Republican’s health care bill, acknowledging a stinging defeat for a party that has campaigned on repealing the law for the better part of a decade.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS President Donald Trump on Friday commented from the Oval Office on the decision to pull the GOP health care bill before a scheduled House vote.
President Donald Trump has signed the 2017 NASA Authorization Act, the first complete authorization for the agency since 2010.
Children in 29 California neighborhoods have been exposed to high levels of lead poisoning that rival those of Flint, Michigan, according to data Reuters obtained from the California Department of Public Health.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas’ governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck down by the state’s highest court more than two years ago.
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Watch the White House press conference on Friday at 1:15 p.m. EDT. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at a press conference on Friday, amid uncertainty on Capitol Hill over the House vote on the Republican health care bill, that “the president and his team have committed everything they can to make this thing happen.” On House Speaker Paul Ryan’s efforts to wrangle votes in support of the American Health Care Act, Spicer said, “I think the speaker has done everything he can.” It’s up to members now to decide if they want to be part of the effort to repeal former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, he said.