Twitter explains why Trump North Korea tweet wasn't removed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter cited President Donald Trump's "newsworthiness" and the public interest as reasons why it declined to remove a tweet that added to the fiery rhetoric between the United States and North Korea.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Republican leaders: Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party's banner campaign promise.

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McConnell: Debate over nation's health care will continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The partisan battle over the country's health care system will "certainly continue," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. But he stopped short of saying whether the chamber will vote on the latest Republican plan repealing the Obama health care law, which seems virtually certain to be rejected.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

GOP, White House eye deep cuts to corporate tax rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek.

  • Written by By MARCY GORDON and KEN THOMAS , Associated Press