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US president enjoyed phone call with Philippines president, who is accused of overseeing the deaths of 7,000 people as part of his war on drugs US president Donald Trump has invited Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House during a phone call that also addressed concerns over North Korea, the White House said in […]

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In the absence of star guest Donald Trump, the usually celebrity-filled soiree took a more serious turn to focus on defence of journalistic freedom The White House press corps has gathered for its annual black-tie dinner, a toned-down affair this year after Donald Trump snubbed the event, becoming the first incumbent US president to bow […]

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Peoples Daily says US president could endanger the global economy and damage export-oriented countries Chinese leaders are worried about Donald Trump engaging in a tax war with Beijing, potentially fuelling tensions between the two countries already strained by problems such as North Korea, trade and the South China Sea. A commentary in the Peoples Daily, […]

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This great Beatles album is as thrilling a listen as ever on its 50th anniversary: but its a melancholy time for the one-world counterculture the record soundtracked At the time Sgt Pepper was released, the American writer recalled, I happened to be driving across the country on Interstate 80. In each city where I stopped […]

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Donald Trump has given a wide-ranging interview to Reuters about geopolitics, trade and how his personal life has changed since assuming office On the presidency I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier. Youre really into your […]

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The carrier announces shakeup of booking policy after outrage at the forcible removal of a passenger United Airlines will offer passengers up to $10,000 (7,700) for giving up their seats on overbooked flights as part of the carriers efforts to repair the damage from the said in the statement. United has been embroiled in controversy […]

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Controversial Thaad system is being deployed amid protests from local residents and China over threat to regional security balance The US military has started moving parts of its controversial Thaad missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea amid high tensions over North Koreas missile and nuclear programmes. The earlier-than-expected move prompted protests […]

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Airline launches investigation after rabbit set to be the worlds biggest found dead after travelling from London to Chicago United Airlines is facing another PR disaster after a potentially record-breaking giant rabbit perished onboard one of its transatlantic flights. The three-foot (90cm) continental giant rabbit named Simon, which was 10 months old, died while travelling […]

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President tells conservative media his $1.4bn demand could be pushed to September, avoiding a spending freeze on his 100th day in office Donald Trump has indicated he is willing to delay his demand for funding of his Mexican border wall to avoid a fiercely opposed by Democrats and also unpopular with many Republicans. Trump, whose […]

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For some Trump voters in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, their new president has already done more than Obama but others have had enough Tax reform needs to happen now. Neil Gorsuch is gold. Keep giving the media hell. Keep showing evil dictators whos boss. Try again on health care. And dont forget the tax cuts. logoDonald […]

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