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With healthcare in turmoil, Senate Republicans are under pressure to buck Trump

Senate Republicans face increasing pressure to rescue health insurance markets and protect coverage for millions of Americans amid growing fears the Trump administration is going let the markets collapse.<p>In recent days, leading hospitals, physician groups, health insurers and the U.S. Chamber of …

Chairman of Chinese Firm Who Tried to Forge Ties With Jared Kushner Is Detained

The chairman of a Chinese financial conglomerate who tried to forge a business relationship with President Trump’s son-in-law has been detained by police.<p>Wu Xiaohui, the chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, was taken away on Friday in Beijing, according to Caijing, a respected newsmagazine. In a …

Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library is opening in New York, courtesy of 'The Daily Show'

"I know words. I have the best words," Donald Trump famously declared in 2015, when he was still a long-shot presidential candidate.<p>Now, thanks to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," those words will be on display at the new Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library.<p>As befitting a form limited to …

Social Media

Emperor Trump's sycophantic cabinet meeting stinks of Beijing-like obeisance | Isaac Stone Fish

In a shift in political culture, Trump’s cabinet, staff members and even some Republican lawmakers seem increasingly required to praise him publicly<p>The ancient Chinese act of kowtowing required touching the ground with one’s forehead in deference to the emperor. The modern American act of kowtowing …

The Questions Sessions Left Unanswered

Testifying on Capitol Hill Tuesday, the attorney general defended himself against what he called “scurrilous and false allegations” related to Russia. But he repeatedly refused to answer senators’ queries.<p><i>Updated at 6:29 p.m. ET</i><p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered an aggressive defense of his …

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Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump told Republican senators lunching at the White House Tuesday the House-passed health care reform bill he celebrated earlier this year was "mean," a source told CNN.<p>Trump made clear multiple times that he was pleased that the Senate negotiations appeared to …

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Iowa may be first state with no health insurers on exchange

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa could be the first state in the nation with no health insurance company willing to offer policies on its Affordable Care …

France wants 'flexibility' for Greek debt

Ahead of crunch eurozone talks on Thursday, France's new finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, said a deal on debt relief for Greece was close. The issue …

Europe

Donald Trump just held the weirdest Cabinet meeting ever

<b>(CNN) —</b> Leave it to Donald Trump to reinvent the Cabinet meeting.<p>The public portion of these gatherings of all of the president's top advisers are usually staid affairs. Photographers are let in to take pictures. The president makes a very brief statement. A reporter shouts a question, unanswered. …

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Affinity Photo Comes to iPad: The First Full-Powered Photo Editor on a Tablet

Affinity Photo,the photo editing and retouching program that has wooed many a photographer away from Adobe Photoshop, is now available on iPad. And …

Photo Editing

Santorini Travel: Iconic Views & Unique Experiences in Photos

Santorini is a dream destination for travel photography – whether you’re a pro or simply want to generate some Insta-envy, you can’t go wrong taking …

European Travel
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4 Nasty Side Effects of the Fed's Quantitative Easing Program

From the perspective of many policymakers, low rates and subsequent QE programs created conditions to reverse the crisis-induced deleveraging and help averted the scenario of deflation. However, not all effects are positive.<p><i>In hindsight, was quantitative easing over such a long period the right</i> …

Economics

Nothing Escapes From A Black Hole, And Now Astronomers Have Proof

If you collect more and more matter in a small enough volume of space, it gets harder and harder to escape from its gravitational pull. Gather enough mass there, and you’ll find that the speed you’d need to reach in order to escape is greater than the speed of light! From within that region, escape …

Black Holes

Trump gets twisted up in his own weird Russia logic

<b>(CNN) —</b> After wrapping up a nine-day blitz of the Middle East and Europe, President Donald Trump settled back into the swamp this weekend, returning first to the scene of his grudges and then, as typically follows, his Twitter account.<p>In a rapid-fire series of angry messages about the Russia …

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10 Creepy Sounds Recorded in Space by NASA

Spacecraft traveling to the far reaches of the solar system pick up some spooky sounds.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Astronomy

Pensions are sitting on a global time bomb, warns WEF

The world’s biggest economies are sitting on a $70 trillion (£54 trillion) pensions time bomb that will balloon to more than $400 trillion within four decades unless policymakers take urgent action, the World Economic Forum has warned.<p>Analysis by the WEF showed the six countries with biggest …

In shakeup, Trump to set up 'war room' to repel attacks over Russia probe

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Once U.S. President Donald Trump returns from his overseas trip, the White House plans to launch its most aggressive effort yet to push back against allegations involving Russia and his presidential campaign, tackling head-on a scandal that has threatened to consume …

The Only Constant Is Trump

A plea with the president for some predictability<p>Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as president has made clear that the only constant in his foreign policy is its lack of constancy.<p>Trump began last weekend with the Saudis, heralding a $350-billion arms deal and bowing ever-so-slightly before the …

Trump's ally-angering trip abroad, explained in 7 images

President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip is nearly over. Some events were near disasters; some went surprisingly well. But nearly all of them were deeply revealing about Trump, saying something important about his administration’s policies and his own diplomatic style.<p>The trip also generated …

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Boehner chides Trump administration 'disaster'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former House Speaker John Boehner gave President Donald Trump's young presidency low marks at an event Wednesday, saying that other than getting the House to pass a health care bill, "everything else he's done has been a complete disaster."<p>"He's still learning how to be president," Boehner …

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Sounds of silence? Trump's body language speaks volumes

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack.<p>Even if …

Theresa May faces disaster after new poll finds Corbyn slashing her majority to just 2 seats

LONDON — Theresa May risks being ousted from Downing Street after a shock new poll suggests Labour could be on course to cut her majority down to just two seats.<p>The YouGov poll for the Times found that the Conservatives are on 43%, just five points ahead of Labour on 38%.<p>At the start of the …

Meet the Real Jared Kushner

He’s a lot tougher than he looks.<p><i>Editor's note: The original version of this story said, incorrectly, that a representative for Kushner did not reply to a request for comment. In fact, an email was sent to the wrong address. POLITICO Magazine regrets the error. It is our policy to seek the input of</i> …

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Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The_Washington_Post/20170527/5928da71e4b0ef2de1b10af8/5928e696e4b00249e68a571f_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1495852722402_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure …

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