Hillary Clinton on GOP health bill breakdown: ?The fight isn?t over yet?
House Intel Chair Backs Down from Claims That Trump, Associates Were Monitored by US Intelligence
House GOP abruptly scraps health care vote
House Speaker Paul Ryan suddenly pulled the President Trump-backed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare in a last-minute admission he was not able to marshal the required 216 votes Friday afternoon. ?We were very close,? Trump said from the Oval Office late Friday afternoon. Trump had thrown his full endorsement to the health care bill in recent weeks and has long staked his reputation on being a master negotiator.
New arrests as British police release photo of parliament attacker
British police said Friday they had made further "significant" arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they released the first picture of the homegrown killer who left four people dead. Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old Briton with a history of violent offences but no terrorist convictions, was shot by police on Wednesday after a rampage through Westminster. Two other suspects are in custody following searches at 21 locations, mostly around London, in the central city of Birmingham and in the northwestern city of Manchester.
I Survived the Master Cleanse-Then Gained All the Weight Back
Pelosi Proclaims 'Victory' After GOP Yanks Health Bill
Pope urges EU: Resist 'false' security promised by populists
VATICAN CITY (AP) ? Pope Francis urged European leaders on Friday to resist the "false forms of security" promised by populists who want to wall themselves off and instead bank on a future of greater solidarity and union.
The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead
An outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story apartment near Moscow. Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian Communist Party member who?d become increasingly critical of Putin?s policies after fleeing to Ukraine in 2016. As it has after similar incidents, the Kremlin swiftly rejected any suggestion it was involved in Voronenkov?s murder.
Adrenalin-fueled TV drama to spur on China's war on graft
By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - Helicopter chases, fridges full of cash and officials caught in bed with their foreign mistresses are all in a day's work for China's anti-graft prosecutors, according to a new state-backed TV drama aimed at bolstering China's graft fight. "In the Name of the People", a new show by propaganda department of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), China's top prosecutor, follows an intrepid SPP anti-graft investigator sent to a fictional province from Beijing to tackle corruption at the highest levels of local officialdom. Chinese President Xi Jinping's has pledged that his multi-year war on graft, which has netted tens of thousands of officials, will continue until corruption is fully expunged, warning that the rot could threaten the ruling Communist Party's existence if not cleared.
Why Manafort?s offer to cooperate in probe is less than meets the eye
WASHINGTON ? A surprise offer by Paul Manafort, President Trump?s former campaign manager, to ?provide information? to congressional committees investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia may be far more limited than it first appeared, according to congressional sources and others familiar with the matter. ?Paul Manafort to Testify Before House Intelligence Panel,? read the headline in the New York Times.