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Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party's Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. [more…]

Republican Senate candidate Moore hit by sexual misconduct allegations

Republican Senate candidate Moore hit by sexual misconduct allegations

Published 10/11/2017

A woman has accused Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old and he was 32, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, prompting top Republicans to say he should step aside if the allegations prove true. [more…]

Cambodian PM says sanctions wouldn`t hurt him

Cambodian PM says sanctions wouldn`t hurt him

Published 27/10/2017

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his cabinet on Friday he had no fear of Western sanctions after some U.S. senators threatened to push for travel restrictions over his arrest of the main opposition leader, the government spokesman said. [more…]

Trump to release JFK files, subject to `further information`

Trump to release JFK files, subject to `further information`

Published 21/10/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due for release next week. [more…]

Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse

Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse

Published 25/09/2017

The latest Republican effort to repeal former U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law faced possible defeat this week as several senators in the party voiced concerns about the bill under consideration. [more…]

U.S. Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

U.S. Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows

Published 24/09/2017

A proposal by U.S. Republicans to repeal and replace the Obamacare health insurance program suffered serious new setbacks within the party on Sunday, when Senator Ted Cruz expressed his opposition and Senator Susan Collins dug in with strong criticism of the legislation. [more…]

Senator Cruz opposes Republican healthcare bill, casting doubt on vote: Politico

Senator Cruz opposes Republican healthcare bill, casting doubt on vote: Politico

Published 24/09/2017

Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on Sunday said he opposes the latest version of a Senate attempt to repeal Obamacare, casting doubt on the healthcare bill's chances of passage, Politico reported. [more…]

Congress weighs Harvey aid that Trump calls historic

Congress weighs Harvey aid that Trump calls historic

Published 30/08/2017

The U.S. Congress started to come to grips on Tuesday with crafting a multibillion-dollar Hurricane Harvey emergency aid package that President Donald Trump suggested could be historically large, without providing specifics. [more…]

In Alabama`s Senate race, contenders fight over who is Trump`s biggest fan

In Alabama`s Senate race, contenders fight over who is Trump`s biggest fan

Published 13/08/2017

At first glance, U.S. Representative Mo Brooks seems exactly the kind of candidate President Donald Trump would love to see win Tuesday's Republican primary election for Alabama's open U.S. Senate seat. [more…]

U.S. health insurers want Cruz proposal dropped from Senate bill

U.S. health insurers want Cruz proposal dropped from Senate bill

Published 15/07/2017

Two major U.S. health insurance groups on Friday called on Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to drop from a healthcare bill a provision proposed by Senator Ted Cruz that allows insurers to offer stripped-down, low-cost healthcare plans.

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