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Justice department stepping up efforts to prosecute Wikileaks founder as CNN reports that charges have been drawn up The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a priority for the US, attorney general Jeff Sessions has said. Hours later it was I love WikiLeaks, he once told a rally – but his administration has […]

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Secretary of state talks tough to launch a review of the 2015 agreement that Trump called the worst ever The US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has accused Iran of alarming ongoing provocations to destabilise countries in the Middle East as the Trump administration launched a review of its policy towards Tehran. Tillerson said the […]

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US president spoke with the Turkish leader Monday following a referendum that has escalated concern over Erdoans increasingly authoritarian grip Donald Trump called to congratulate a narrow victory in a contested referendum that will grant him sweeping new powers, according to the White House. International observers monitoring the Turkish referendum concluded in a Erdoans accumulation […]

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On day of protest, police make 13 arrests as pro-Trump crowd clashes with anti-fascists in California and thousands call for financial disclosure elsewhere Hundreds of self-described anti-fascist protesters and supporters of Donald Trump clashed in Berkeley, California, in sporadic brawls on Saturday. Protests in cities around the rest of the country, including a number of […]

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Remember how the Trump administration deliberately ignored the Jewish victims of the Holocaust? That is key to understanding Sean Spicers gaffe In a press conference on Tuesday, Sean Spicer claimed before an incredulous room of journalists that Hitler did not use chemical agents to kill people during the Second World War. Beneath this stunning factual […]

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Donald Trump speaks to acting leader of South Korea after Syria missile strike described by North as intolerable act of aggression The US navy will move a strike group towards the western Pacific Ocean to provide a presence near the Korean peninsula, a US official said on Saturday. The Carl Vinson strike group, which includes […]

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Trumps chief of staff Reince Priebus tells the feuding pair to end the palace intrigue after weeks of damaging infighting White House aides Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner have met and agreed to bury the hatchet over their differences, a senior administration official said, in a bid to stop infighting that has distracted from Donald […]

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An ongoing lawsuit and a clampdown by the Trump administration has left the status of thousands of skilled workers spouses hanging in the balance Thousands of people mostly women working legally in the United States under Obama-era rules could be forced to stop working under Trump. Currently, if someone has an H-1B visa, which allows […]

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Details came to light as White House began releasing financial disclosure forms for around 180 top officials, and will likely fuel conflict of interest concerns Donald Trumps daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are retaining scores of property investments while they work in the White House, according to financial disclosures likely to fuel […]

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Ousted for misleading White House about discussions with Russian ambassador, ex-national security adviser may have offered to testify before FBI and Congress Donald Trumps former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has all but confirmed that he offered to testify before the FBI and congressional committees about potential links between the Trump campaign and Russia in […]

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