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Trump defiant after healthcare bill pulled before vote

Media captionIn his own words, Mr Trump explains his doomed effort to repeal Obamacare US President Donald Trump has suffered a major setback after his healthcare bill was withdrawn before a vote in Congress on Friday night. The bill faced certain defeat from members of Mr Trump’s Republican party, who control both houses of Congress. […]

Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill

Media captionIn his own words, Mr Trump explains his doomed effort to repeal Obamacare US President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of his healthcare bill. Both houses of Congress are controlled by Mr Trump’s Republican party but the bill was withdrawn on Friday because it could not get the votes required. Speaking […]

Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Image copyright DC Police Department Image caption A recent missing person tweet from Metro Police Department’s twitter account The Washington, DC Metro Police Department’s Twitter feed suggests an epidemic of missing children. But are young girls really disappearing from the streets of DC at a high rate? Metro Police Department (MPD) has always shared some […]

Donald Trump’s US healthcare bill withdrawn

Media captionPaul Ryan: “I won’t sugar coat this. This is disappointing” US President Donald Trump has withdrawn his healthcare bill after it failed to gain enough support to pass in Congress. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he and Mr Trump agreed to pull the vote, after it became apparent it would not get the minimum […]

Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Image copyright DC Police Department Image caption A recent missing person tweet from Metro Police Department’s twitter account The Washington, DC Metro Police Department’s Twitter feed suggests an epidemic of missing children. But are young girls really disappearing from the streets of DC at a high rate? Metro Police Department (MPD) has always shared some […]

Donald Trump’s US healthcare bill withdrawn

Media captionPaul Ryan: “I won’t sugar coat this. This is disappointing” US President Donald Trump has withdrawn his healthcare bill after it failed to gain enough support to pass in Congress. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he and Mr Trump agreed to pull the vote, after it became apparent it would not get the minimum […]

US healthcare bill: Knife-edge vote looms for ‘Trumpcare’

US healthcare bill: Knife-edge vote looms for ‘Trumpcare’

Image copyright AP Image caption A protest in Los Angeles against Donald Trump’s bill. The healthcare debate has been an emotional one US President Donald Trump is heading for a too-close-to-call vote on his troubled healthcare bill in the House. Mr Trump would suffer a huge blow if one of his major election pledges, to […]

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

Image copyright White House There is a familiarity about this photo, and it could have been taken in many boardrooms around the world – men gathered around a table making plans and cutting deals. But the lack of women here, among a group of conservative Republicans discussing their healthcare bill with the vice-president, struck a […]

Jay Z plans Trayvon Martin TV series and film

Jay Z plans Trayvon Martin TV series and film

Image copyright Getty Images/AP Image caption Jay Z won a fierce bidding war for two books about the Trayvon Martin case The shooting of black teenager Trayvon Martin by a US neighbourhood watchman sparked a heated debate about racial profiling and the use of lethal force. That case is destined to stay in the public […]

US healthcare bill: Blow for Trump as House vote delayed

US healthcare bill: Blow for Trump as House vote delayed

A vote on President Donald Trump’s new health care bill in the House of Representatives, scheduled for Thursday, has been delayed. The postponement is a setback for the president who had insisted he would win the numbers on Thursday to pass. His key American Healthcare Act is intended to replace parts of the Obamacare health-insurance […]

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