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17 August, 2017 3:49 AM Donald Trump Dissolves Business Councils After CEOs Quit In Protest

Washington/New York: President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans and U.S. ally Britain also rebuked 23

16 August, 2017 10:07 PM Trump jettisons business councils after CEOs quit in protest

USA-TRUMP-VIRGINIA-VIOLENCE:Trump jettisons business councils after CEOs quit in protest WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump announced the disbanding of two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists 31

16 August, 2017 8:20 PM Donald Trump disbands business councils after CEO exodus over Charlottesville remarks

US President Donald Trump said he is shutting down two business councils after several member CEOs quit protesting Trump's comments on the Charlottesville, Virginia violence. US President Donald Trump announced the disbanding of two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after corporate CEOs quit in protest over his remarks blaming violence 21

14 August, 2017 1:35 AM The Latest: Pence slams white supremacists, fringe groups

Vice President Mike Pence is responding to the violence during a march by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying "these dangerous fringe groups" have no place in American public life. Pence was asked about the violent clashes this weekend in the Virginia college town as he spoke Sunday during a news conference in Cartagena, Colombia 41

11 August, 2017 1:57 AM Trump Reiterates Warning To North Korea: 'Fire And Fury' May Not Have Been 'Tough Enough'

The president said "things will happen to them they never thought possible" should Pyongyang mount any attack. Bedminster, N.J.: President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Thursday that "things will happen to them like they never thought possible" should the isolated country attack the United States or its allies. Trump told reporters here that his Tuesday 47

3 August, 2017 1:20 AM Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill, Moscow Calls It 'Trade War'

Washington: US President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration. Congress overwhelmingly approved the legislation last week, passing a measure that conflicts with the Republican president's 40

26 July, 2017 9:40 PM US Senate Rejects Obamacare Repeal Again, Eyes A 'Skinny' Bill

Washington: Republicans in the US Senate fell short again on Wednesday in their effort to end Obamacare, rejecting a measure to repeal large portions of President Barack Obama's signature law that has provided health insurance to millions of Americans. But Republican Senate leaders, struggling to keep a seven-year-old promise to unravel the law, already 51

26 July, 2017 2:57 AM Senate advances on healthcare, with dramatic return by McCain

The plan would have made deep cuts to Medicaid, the health insurance program for the poor, and reduced Obamacare subsidies to lower-income people to help them defray the cost of health insurance. WASHINGTON: US Senate Republicans narrowly agreed on Tuesday to open debate on a bill to end Obamacare, but the party's seven-year effort to roll back Democratic 55

26 July, 2017 12:52 AM US Senate Advances Health Care Bill, Tough Debate Looms

Washington: Donald Trump's drive to abolish Obamacare scraped through a key Senate vote Tuesday, with John McCain coming to the US president's rescue in a dramatic return to Congress following cancer surgery. The vote, which allows the Senate to begin debate on health care reform legislation, was a victory for Trump, who had spent weeks cajoling, strong-arming 52

25 July, 2017 4:38 PM McCain return sets stage for health bill vote

Trump urges GOP to ‘step up to the plate’ and end Obama’s signature legislative achievement U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republicans to “step up to the plate” for Tuesday’s crucial Senate vote on their bill eviscerating much of the Obama healthcare law. The stage was set for high drama, with Sen. John McCain returning to the Capitol to cast his first 23