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Trump stokes anti-Muslim sentiment; censured in US, abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stoking the same anti-Islam sentiments he fanned on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted a string of …

Trump erupts at GOP senators: ‘They look like fools’

After a years-long effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed on Capitol Hill, President Trump castigated Republican senators on social media Saturday.<p>“They look like fools,” the president wrote on Twitter — and unless they tried yet again to repeal and replace Obamacare, they would be …

Health Care

Reince Priebus Pushed Out After Rocky Tenure as Trump Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff who failed to impose order on a chaos-racked West Wing, was pushed out on Friday after a stormy six-month tenure, and President Trump replaced him with John F. Kelly, the secretary of homeland security and retired four-star Marine …

Donald Trump

5 things to know about Trump's FBI pick Christopher Wray

After a tumultuous search process, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he plans to nominate former senior Justice Department official Christopher Wray to be the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.<p>Assuming Wray, 50, wins Senate confirmation, he would fill the vacancy created by …

Here's why Britain's election just became really unpredictable

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May's expected romp to re-election Thursday has turned into a tighter race that left-wing challenger Jeremy Corbyn hopes will produce a Trump-like upset.<p>Corbyn and his Labour Party appear to be benefiting from increased voter support for his domestic agenda …

Here’s What Happens if Trump Leaves the Paris Climate Agreement

WASHINGTON — Now that President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change on Thursday, here’s what you need to know about the international effort and how the decision could impact the environment.<p><b>What is the Paris Agreement?</b><p>The Paris Agreement is a deal reached …

All the ways Trump is shredding Obama's climate agenda

President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement on Thursday, dealing a major morale blow to the worldwide effort to head off the worst effects of global warming. But it's just the latest step in his determined campaign to erase Barack Obama's green agenda.<p>Pulling …

5 Trump health care promises that won't become reality

Some assertions by Trump and his team will be impossible to keep if the GOP bill becomes law.<p>Donald Trump broke the first campaign promise he made about Obamacare when he couldn’t scrap the law on the day he took office.<p>He’ll get another chance to make good on the pledge this week, if the House …

What You Should Know About Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a form of congenital heart disease that affects about five of every 10,000 babies, accounting for about 10 percent of …

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Health Care Bill

After a failed attempt, House Republicans Thursday passed a revamped health care bill that would repeal much of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) and replace it with a new system.<p>House GOP leaders pulled their American Health Care Act without a vote in March after facing widespread …

Health Care

6 things that could go very wrong for GOP on the health care bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Republicans believe they have the votes to pass their attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. But even if they manage to get the 216 votes they need, a slew of potential political pitfalls await.<p>Here's a look at six things that could go wrong -- even if the House passes …

Here’s what you need to know about preexisting conditions in the GOP health plan

With House Republicans prepared to take a vote Thursday on yet another version of a plan to overhaul the 2010 Affordable Care Act, attention has been especially focused on whether Obamacare’s popular prohibition against denying coverage based on preexisting medical conditions will remain in place. …

Health Care

Who gets hurt and who gets helped if Obamacare is repealed

House Republicans have finally fulfilled their years-long pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare.<p>The legislation, titled the American Health Care Act, now moves to the Senate, where it will likely change a lotwhen or if it lands on President Trump's desk. But it's already possible to identify who …

How the House got a health-care bill after Trump and Ryan stepped back

The rescue effort that pulled the Republicans back from the brink of failure on health care began quietly, with two House members who are not exactly household names trying to find common ground on a little-noticed issue.<p>They were Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.), a leader of the moderate House …

Health Care

How Trump won another unlikely victory

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It was the moment when hesitation became resolve.<p>"Let's get this f***ing thing done!" former combat fighter pilot, Air Force Colonel and Arizona Rep. Martha McSally exhorted her colleagues in a private pre-vote pep rally on Capitol Hill, as House Republicans entrusted their …

What now for Macron? Jihadi threat and economic woes mean no honeymoon

Youngest French president must deal with economy and bridge rich-poor and hard left-far right divides<p>When Emmanuel Macron chose to make his presidential victory speech to his supporters from the grand surroundings of the Louvre, he was sending a message about the style in which he intends to …

Europe

With Le Pen defeat, Europe’s far-right surge stalls

BRUSSELS — The larger-than-expected defeat Sunday of anti-E.U. French leader Marine Le Pen in her nation’s presidential election was a crushing reality check for the far-right forces that seek to overthrow Europe: Despite the victories for Brexit and Donald Trump, they are likely to be shut out of …

5 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s win in France

PARIS — Emmanuel Macron, the not-yet-40 former economy minister and banker, carried the French presidential election on Sunday, beating Marine Le Pen …

Europe

Why Macron Won: Luck, Skill and France’s Dark History

PARIS — The French presidential runoff transcended national politics. It was globalization against nationalism. It was the future versus the past. Open versus closed.<p>But in his resounding victory on Sunday night, Emmanuel Macron, the centrist who has never held elected office, won because he was …

The five fights Republican senators will have on health care

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite President Donald Trump's celebration in the White House Rose Garden last week, Republicans still have a long way to go before they can finally make good on their promise to dismantle Obamacare.<p>Passing a health care bill out of the House was the first step, but now the challenge of …

Trump wants to revive a 1933 banking law. What that means is very unclear

Nearly 20 years after Congress killed it, Glass-Steagall is making a comeback in the Trump era. One problem: no one knows what a revival of the Depression-era banking law should look like.<p>The original Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 prohibited traditional banks from also doing the riskier work of …

Five things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have now filled in some key pieces of the sprawling puzzle presented by the Russia investigations.<p>Here are the top five things we learned from their appearance before the Senate Judiciary …

Romania to withdraw corruption decree after mass protests

<b>The Romanian government says it will withdraw a controversial decree that would have decriminalised some corruption offences.</b><p>Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu said it would be repealed on Sunday.<p>"I do not want to divide Romania. It can't be divided in two," Mr Grindeanu said in a televised …

OUG 13/2017 - inainte si dupa

OUG 13/2017 - inainte si dupa<p>Ca raspuns la insinuarea d-lui Liviu Dragnea din conferinta de presa sustinuta astazi, 2 Februarie 2017 ca protestatarii …

Where should Britain strike its first post-Brexit trade deals?

WANTED: chief trade-negotiator for middle-sized country soon to be cast adrift in the world economy.<p>This “exciting” new post has just been advertised …

Third night of Romania graft law protests as government refuses repeal

Romania's new decree diluting the country's corruption law ignited a furor Thursday, prompting strong criticism from home and abroad and a declaration from the president that he would ask judges to declare it unconstitutional.<p>Tens of thousands protested for the third night in Bucharest, the …

2 weeks in, Trump rattles foreign friend and foes alike

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's spats with U.S. allies as close as Mexico and as unlikely as Australia are leaving his new secretary of …

Our consumerist way of life depends on a flow of workers who’ll do the jobs we won’t. If they go, Brexiters will feel the pain too<p>The idea that Peterborough feels like the future may seem unlikely. But it’s true: this bustling city with a population of 190,000 really does feel as if it’s on the …

Great Britain

Thousands join third night of Romania anti-corruption protests

Tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets in Bucharest and across Romania to protest decriminalizing official misconduct. The …