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The long read: John Di Domenico has been playing Donald Trump longer than anyone else except Trump himself John Di Domenico looks nothing like Donald Trump: hes 17 years younger, several inches shorter and a natural brunet, though lately he keeps his head shaved to make putting on the coppery wig easier, and his eyebrows […]

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Chinese interests of Donald Trumps daughter and son-in-law come into spotlight again as Communist party seeks to fete influential White House couple Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have been invited to China as Beijing works to build closer ties with the influential couple inside an erratic White House. Trump, daughter of the US president, and […]

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Racial and religious tensions have been high in Northampton County following the US election. But Muslim leaders have also seen a surge in support In the third week of the first Ramadan of the Donald Trump presidency, seven Muslim families gathered for an iftar dinner to conclude the days fast at a spacious home in […]

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The California senators competence and composure in the face of Republican criticism has stirred feelings that she could be a contender in three years time Kamala Harris, the Democratic junior senator from California, waited nearly two hours for her turn to question Jeff Sessions. The attorney general was appearing before the Senate intelligence committee to […]

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Ex-congresswoman who was gunned down by Jared Loughner in 2011 attends commissioning of $475m navy vessel The US navys newest combat ship, the USS Gabrielle Giffords, has gone into service carrying the name of the former Arizona congresswoman who was injured in a 2011 shooting. Giffords told a crowd at the ceremony in the Texas […]

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As the US president weighs up whether or not to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, we look at his most frightening actions on global warming 1. Nominating Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator In March, Scott Pruitt infamouslyties to fossil fuel interests and joined with them on numerous occasions to challenge EPA pollution rules while […]

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Discussing his new book, Wrestling With His Angel, the Clinton adviser and historian considers the 16th president and his most unlikely successor In the beginning, its a life, says Sidney Blumenthal. And times. For the first 129 pages of Wrestling With His Angel, the second of four volumes on Abraham Lincoln that the 45th president […]

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The 35th US presidents legacy remains questionable, but his latest successors travails makes many yearn for a more eloquent leader On 14 June 1956, then-senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy delivered the Donald John Trump. The jarring contrast between Americas 35th and 45th presidents will be writ large on Monday, when Trump will speak at a wreath-laying […]

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Republican apologizes after being charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly body-slamming a Guardian reporter Greg Gianforte has won a special election for Montanas sole seat in the House of Representatives, just one day after he was Montanas three largest newspapers all rescinded their endorsements of the Republican, and speaker of the House derided as a […]

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Letter says nearly half a million comments on FCC website may have been spam, set up by net neutralitys enemies to push for deregulation Last Tuesday, Joel Mullaney, a software engineer from Watertwin, Massachusetts, was browsing Reddit when he spotted a thread about people whose names and postal addresses had been falsely used to post […]

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