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Judge raises doubts over suit against Trump on foreign payments

By Andrew Chung

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in New York voiced skepticism on Wednesday over whether groups and individuals should be able to proceed with a lawsuit against President Donald Trump alleging that he violated the U.S. 535 more words

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Senate Republicans appear to have votes to pave way to tax reform

By David Morgan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans appeared to have enough votes on Wednesday to pass a budget measure that is crucial to President Donald Trump’s hopes of enacting tax reform legislation before the end of the year. 512 more words

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White House says Trump opposes Senate's bipartisan Obamacare deal

By Yasmeen Abutaleb and Amanda Becker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan deal from two senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers suffered major setbacks on Wednesday with the White House saying President Donald Trump now opposes it and senior Republicans speaking out against it. 1,358 more words

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Gunman kills three at Maryland company, suspected in Delaware shooting

By Ian Simpson

(Reuters) – An employee of a Maryland kitchen countertop company fatally shot three co-workers and critically wounded two others on Wednesday and is being sought for a later shooting in nearby Delaware, authorities said. 250 more words

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U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: Tillerson

By Jonathan Landay and David Brunnstrom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with New Delhi, seeing it as a key partner in the face of China’s negative influence in Asia. 454 more words

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Canada's Quebec province to ban face coverings in public sector

By Kevin Dougherty

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec (Reuters) – Quebec will ban face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday that rights groups have criticized as marginalizing Muslim women in the mainly French-speaking Canadian province. 382 more words

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Hiking in Zion National Park: Angels Landing and the Narrows

Last summer, Drew and I made a spur of the moment trip to Zion National Park to hike Angels Landing and the Narrows. Because we were booking last minute, we lucked out and scored a cancellation room at the only in-park accommodation, … 697 more words