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Senate aims for a 'skinny' Obamacare repeal as other options fail

​Republican US Senate leaders, struggling to keep a seven-year promise to end Obamacare, turned their focus on Wednesday to passing a slimmed-down "skinny" repeal measure that would throw the issue into negotiations with the House of Representatives.

Report: American Muslims more worried since Trump took office

​Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the majority of American Muslims say they feel they're subject to greater discrimination due to their religious beliefs. The findings from a newly released Pew Research report stem from questions posed to American Muslims between Trump’s January 2017 inauguration and the month of May.

Trump says transgender people should not serve in military

​U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he would not allow transgender individuals to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity.

North America MORE

Senate aims for a 'skinny' Obamacare repeal as other options fail

Senate aims for a 'skinny' Obamacare repeal as other options fail

Republican US Senate leaders, struggling to keep a seven-year promise to end Obamacare, turned their focus on Wednesday to passing a slimmed-down "skinny" repeal measure that would throw the issue into negotiations with the House of Representatives.

Europe MORE

EU and UK split on European citizen's rights in Britain

EU and UK split on European citizen's rights in Britain

The UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Tuesday EU citizens living in Britain should not be protected by the European Court of Justice after the Britain leaves the bloc.

Middle East & North Africa MORE

Hamas militants participate in military parade in Jerusalem

Hamas militants participate in military parade in Jerusalem

Hamas militants take part in a military parade against new Israeli security measures in Jerusalem, in front of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City, July 26, 2017.

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Egypt sentences 28 people to death for top prosecutor's murder

Egypt sentences 28 people to death for top prosecutor's murder

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 28 people to death over the killing of the country’s top prosecutor.

Op-ed

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

​​Nearly a year since Cuba and the United States formally restored diplomatic ties, the two former adversaries have inched closer to establishing a normal relationship.

At War

Iraqi PM: ISIL 'will announce its full defeat' in no time

Iraqi PM: ISIL 'will announce its full defeat' in no time

​Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the capture of Mosul from ISIL will be announced in a few days.