U.S. Senate Republicans unveil new healthcare bill amid deep divisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republican leaders, aiming to salvage efforts backed by President Donald Trump to dismantle the Obamacare law, on Thursday unveiled revised healthcare legislation that lets insurers sell bare-bones policies and retains key taxes on the wealthy. Source:…

Struck by liver cancer, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, a prominent dissident since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, died on Thursday after being denied permission to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer. Source: Top News

Britain takes step toward Brexit with repeal bill

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain published legislation on Thursday to sever political, financial and legal ties with the European Union, an important step toward Brexit but one which the opposition said it would challenge. Source: Top News

Two Ex-Officials of Vatican-Run Hospital Charged with Misusing Money

The men are accused of diverting funds for the renovation of the luxurious apartment of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone. Source: World

Five Men Who Killed Boris Nemtsov, a Putin Foe, Are Sentenced in Russia

The gunman, a Chechen former officer, received a 20-year sentence, and four accomplices also got prison terms. But the suspected organizers of the assassination are still at large. Source: World

Godolphin Cross journal: In Cornwall, a Famed Horse, a Church and a Sheikh

The pub was gone, and now the last local meeting place, a former Methodist church, was going to be sold, until one of the world’s richest men wrote a check. Source: World

Massive copper mine tests Trump's push to slash regulation

SUPERIOR, Arizona (Reuters) – Rio Tinto’s proposed Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would tunnel 7,000 feet underground, where rocks radiate heat from the earth’s molten core. It would suck up enough water to supply a city and leave a crater…

Feuding U.S. Senate Republicans to get revised healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leaders are expected to unveil a new version of their legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare on Thursday, amid continued feuding among lawmakers over what should go in the bill and uncertainty over its…

Trump's Fed nominee has history of benefiting from bailouts

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s pick to lead bank supervision at the Federal Reserve benefited from the government bailing out or rescuing two banks during the 2008 financial crisis, but that may not prevent his confirmation by a U.S. Senate…

Donald Trump Jr. hires lawyer for Russia probes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Donald Trump Jr. has hired a lawyer to represent him in Russia-related investigations, his office and the lawyer said on Monday, as Republicans voiced concern about a meeting between the U.S. president’s son and a Russian….