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US President Donald Trump signs massive defense policy bill worth nearly $700 billion

December 13, 2017 6:30 am
US President Donald Trump signs massive defense policy bill worth nearly $700 billion

US President Donald Trump, surrounded by military officials and members of Congress, including Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis (L), signs National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, during a signing ceremony in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, December […]

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US President Donald Trump pushes Congress for tough immigration rules

December 12, 2017 3:18 am
US President Donald Trump pushes Congress for tough immigration rules

US President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for Space Policy Directive 1, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, December 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has urged Congress to legislate tough immigration rules in the wake of a blast that […]

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US President Donald Trump rejects sexual accusations against him as ‘fabricated’

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US President Donald Trump rejects sexual accusations against him as ‘fabricated’

US President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for Space Policy Directive 1, with the aim of returning Americans to the Moon, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, December 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump dismisses accusations of sexual misconduct, saying […]

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US, South Korea, Japan start missile tracking drill amid heightened tensions

December 11, 2017 2:04 pm
US, South Korea, Japan start missile tracking drill amid heightened tensions

In this photo provided by the South Korea’s Defense Ministry, Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea, September 4, 2017. (Via AP) The United States, South Korea and Japan have started joint war games amid high tensions on the Korean Peninsula […]

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Women accusing Donald Trump of sexual misconduct should be heard: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley

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Women accusing Donald Trump of sexual misconduct should be heard: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks at a UN Security Council meeting. (file photo) US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard.” “Women who accuse anyone should be heard. They should be heard […]

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US President Donald Trump slams media over fake news, calling reporters a ‘stain on America’

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US President Donald Trump slams media over fake news, calling reporters a ‘stain on America’

President Donald Trump greets people during a rally at the Pensacola Bay Center on December 8, 2017 in Pensacola, Florida. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has once again railed against the media blasting journalists and calling their work “a stain on America” after a string of errors in reporting […]

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Fox News ‘oblivious to the serial lying’ of US President Donald Trump

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Fox News ‘oblivious to the serial lying’ of US President Donald Trump

Protesters from the National Organization for Women (NOW) of New York hold a protest in front of the News Corporation Headquarters in New York, April 20 , 2017. (Photo by AFP) American basic cable and satellite television news channel Fox News is “abetting a cover up” in the White House […]

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End of nuclear weapons or end of us; choice is ours: Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN

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End of nuclear weapons or end of us; choice is ours: Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN

This file photo taken in 1971 shows a French nuclear test explosion in Mururoa atoll, French Polynesia, in the southern Pacific Ocean. ( Photo by AFP) A Nobel Peace Prize winning anti-nuclear weapons group has warned that the world is one “tantrum” away from nuclear war. The International Campaign to […]

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Former Fox News host Juliet Huddy accuses Trump of sex assault

December 10, 2017 9:51 am
Former Fox News host Juliet Huddy accuses Trump of sex assault

Former Fox News host Juliet Huddy A former Fox News anchor has accused US President Donald Trump of making an unwanted sexual advance on her in an elevator and joked about it later on. Juliet Huddy, who worked with Trump’s favorite news outlet for more than a decade before ending […]

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The United States would likely lose war with Russia, China: RAND Corporation

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The United States would likely lose war with Russia, China: RAND Corporation

US military aircraft drop live ordnance during a flight demonstration involving aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean, December 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States will likely lose a military confrontation with either Russia and China, US think tank RAND Corporation says, warning about the US military’s […]

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US isolated at United Nations Security Council as allies condemn Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds decision

December 8, 2017 11:59 pm
US isolated at United Nations Security Council as allies condemn Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds decision

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley attends the Security Council’s emergency meeting on the situation in Palestine in New York on December 8, 2017. (AFP photo) The US has become isolated at the UN Security Council as Washington’s traditional allies condemn President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds […]

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Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Southern California

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Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Southern California

A firefighter works at the top of a hill as the Lilac Fire, a fast moving wild fire, burns through Bonsall, California, US, December 7, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Firefighters battled several intense wind-driven wildfires early on Friday across densely populated Southern California that have destroyed at least 500 structures […]

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Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

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Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

This photo taken on November 22, 2017 shows former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appearing at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) A former US sports doctor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison over accusations of sexually assaulting female athletes […]

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Franken, Franks resign from Congress over sexual and ethical misconduct allegations

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Franken, Franks resign from Congress over sexual and ethical misconduct allegations

Two more US lawmakers in Congress, one an ardent liberal and the other a social conservative, say they will resign over allegations of ethical and sexual misconduct amid the snowballing harassment allegations convulsing the country. US Senator Al Franken, a Democratic from Minnesota, announced his resignation on Thursday after facing […]

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Bitcoin plunges over 12% after soaring near $17,000

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Bitcoin plunges over 12% after soaring near $17,000

Bitcoin was traded in Asia at around $17,000 in early Friday but plummeted more 12 percent to below $15,000 hours later. The price of bitcoin – an increasingly popular digital currency – smashed close to $17,000 in early Friday trading in Asia but plummeted more 12 percent to below $15,000 […]

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American President Donald Trump asks Israel to restrain response to Jerusalem al-Quds move: Document

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American President Donald Trump asks Israel to restrain response to Jerusalem al-Quds move: Document

Donald Trump (left) with Benjamin Netanyahu (file photo) American President Donald Trump has called on Israel to restrain its response to his announcement of the US recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as the Tel Aviv regime’s capital, fearing backlash from the international community, according to a State Department document. “While I recognize […]

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14 US states sue Trump administration’s failure to enforce smog rules

December 7, 2017 11:30 pm
14 US states sue Trump administration’s failure to enforce smog rules

This May 25, 2017 aerial file photo shows the Standard Oil Refinery in El Segundo, Calif., with Los Angeles International Airport in the background and the El Porto neighborhood of Manhattan Beach, Calif., in the foreground. (Photo by AP) Fourteen states and the District of Columbia announced Thursday that they […]

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Jerusalem as Israel’s capital derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: UN, Pope Francis, World leaders condemns US President Donald Trump’s announcement

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Jerusalem as Israel’s capital derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: UN, Pope Francis, World leaders condemns US President Donald Trump’s announcement

President Donald Trump’s decision Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could temporarily derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, two senior White House officials acknowledged after Trump’s speech. The question now for those officials: For how long? “We’re prepared for derailment — temporary, I hope. Pretty sure it will be temporary,” […]

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US Senate confirms Kirstjen Nielsen as head of Department of Homeland Security

December 6, 2017 11:30 pm
US Senate confirms Kirstjen Nielsen as head of Department of Homeland Security

Donald Trump offers the podium to Kirstjen Nielsen after nominating her to be the next US Secretary of Homeland Security in Washington, DC on October 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The US Senate has confirmed Kirstjen Nielsen as the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), after she […]

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US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move sparks protests worldwide, between Palestinian, Israelis

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US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move sparks protests worldwide, between Palestinian, Israelis

Thousands of protesters take to the streets in several countries around the world to voice their anger at the recognition by the US of Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel.  Palestinian demonstrators burn posters of the US president in Bethlehem following US President Donald Trump’s decision to move his […]

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US President Donald Trump tells Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of intention to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds: Palestinian presidency

December 5, 2017 11:45 pm
US President Donald Trump tells Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of intention to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds: Palestinian presidency

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) and US President Donald Trump (file photo) US President Donald Trump has told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of his intention to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds, the Palestinian presidency says. In a phone call on Tuesday, Trump “informed the president […]

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Ex-campaign aide: Mike Pence’s wife finds US President Donald Trump ‘reprehensible, totally vile’

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Ex-campaign aide: Mike Pence’s wife finds US President Donald Trump ‘reprehensible, totally vile’

US President Donald Trump (2nd from L), his wife, Melenia (L), Vice President Mike Pence (2nd from R),and his wife, Karen. (File Photo) A former campaign aide for US President Donald Trump has said that Vice President Mike Pence’s wife finds Trump “reprehensible, totally vile.”  According to a report published in The […]

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Protest against Republican tax bill breaks out in US cities

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Protest against Republican tax bill breaks out in US cities

Demonstrators protest the tax bills recently passed by the US Senate and the House of Representatives, on December 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (AFP photo) Thousands of protesters have carried out demonstrations in major US cities to express their anger over the narrowly passed Republican tax bill that will […]

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Republican lawmakers ‘morally corrupt’: Fox News host Sean Hannity

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Republican lawmakers ‘morally corrupt’: Fox News host Sean Hannity

Fox News host Sean Hannity is seen in the White House briefing room in Washington, DC, on January 24, 2017. (AFP photo) Fox News host Sean Hannity, a strong supporter of US President Donald Trump, says members of Congress in Trump’s own Republican Party are “morally corrupt” for undermining his […]

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Billy Bush blasts US President Donald Trump over ‘Access Hollywood’ tape denials

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Billy Bush blasts US President Donald Trump over ‘Access Hollywood’ tape denials

US President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (Photo by AP) Former “Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush has strongly denounced Donald Trump’s claim that the 2005 tape where he boasted about sexually assaulting women was […]

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