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Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn

Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn

Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat Friday in his first major legislative challenge, as the president's effort to repeal Obamacare was shot down by rebel Republican lawmakers.

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Africa

Car bomb blast kills 13 near hotel in Somalia's capital 15 soldiers killed in western Niger attack South Sudan suffering 'man-made' famine DR Congo urged to break crisis 'impasse' by UN, AU, EU Angola probes football stampede that killed 17 UN urges probe of DR Congo officers involved in gold trafficking

Middle East

U.S.-allied Kurd militia says struck Syria base deal with Russia More than 40 refugees dead in attack on boat off Yemen Israel intercepts missile fired at its air force in Syria Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting Syria air force bombed convoy, U.N. says in Aleppo probe Israel aircraft attack Hamas targets after rocket fired from Gaza

Europe

Four dead after UK parliament terror attack Greek police intercept eight suspect packages following parcel bombs to IMF, Germany EU warns Erdogan as Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit Poland risks EU isolation in wake of Tusk debacle Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in eastern Ukraine

Asia - Pacific

South Korean court throws president out of office, two die in protest North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea, angering Japan and South Women charged with North Korean's murder leave court in bullet-proof vests North Korean leader's half-brother murdered in Malaysia Trump says US will deal with North Korea 'very strongly' North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump

US & Canada

Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

Latin America & Caribbean

Argentina teachers' strike closes schools Colombia's FARC rebels begin disarming under peace deal Four million without water in deadly Chile floods

South Asia

Attack on military hospital in Afghan capital kills 30 Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75 Blast kills at least 13 in Pakistani city of Lahore, 83 injured

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U.S.-allied Kurd militia says struck Syria base deal with Russia

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Russia was setting up a military base in northwestern Syria under a bilateral agreement and will help train its fighters - a step that would anger Turkey as it tries to block Kurdish gains near its borders. Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team Greek police intercept eight suspect packages following parcel bombs to IMF, Germany More than 40 refugees dead in attack on boat off Yemen Israel intercepts missile fired at its air force in Syria

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UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

Anti-Trump protests spread across nation

Demonstrators took to the streets of Miami, New York, Portland and other US cities for a third straight night of nationwide protests to oppose Donald ...

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2017 will be a challenging year for Saudi Arabia, who is losing its leadership in the Middle East and faces looming economic challenges stemming from ...

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