House GOP weighs repeal of health mandate in tax bill


WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are weighing a repeal of a key tenet of the Obama-era health care law in their tax overhaul as the House's tax-writing committee begins work on shaping the bill.

  • Written by By MARCY GORDON AND ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Ex-Trump aides ask judge to be removed from home detention


WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman can be removed from home confinement as the criminal case against him moves forward.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Bono among figures named in leak of tax-haven documents


LONDON (AP) — Leaked papers revealing investments in tax havens by the world's wealthy suggest U2 frontman Bono used a company based in low-tax Malta to buy part of a shopping mall in Lithuania.


Broadcom offers $103 billion for Qualcomm in chip megadeal

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadcom made an unsolicited, $103 billion offer for rival chipmaker Qualcomm, the tech industry's largest attempted takeover that is destined to come under intense regulatory scrutiny.


Trump says US will arm Japan to knock down Korea missiles


TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday refused to rule out eventual military action against North Korea and declared that the United States "will not stand" for Pyongyang menacing America or its allies.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press