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  • Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by US govt shutdown

    On the first anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency, he becomes unable to avert a government shutdown after his failure to win passage by the US Congress of a stopgap bill to maintain funding for the federal government further damages his self-crafted image as a dealmaker who would repair the broken culture in Washington.

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    Trump: ‘Unlikely’ he’d submit to a Russia probe interview

    President Donald Trump says that it “seems unlikely” that he’d give an interview in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

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    South Korea's Moon says Trump deserves 'big' credit for North Korea talks

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in has credited US President Donald Trump for helping to spark the first inter-Korean talks in more than two years, and warned that Pyongyang would face stronger sanctions if provocations continued.

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    Trump awarded for undermining press freedom: CPJ

    United States President Donald Trump among other top world leaders was awarded for “his overall achievement in undermining press freedom”, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says.

  • Breaking Bannon

    The just-released book about Donald Trump and his dysfunctional presidency (Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House) has left much of Washington reeling.

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    Twitter maintains that Trump stay on their site

    After so many calls from netizens for Twitter to ban US President Donald Trump, the social media site stands its ground and says they are keeping his account.

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    Trump threatens Bannon with legal action

    President Donald Trump threatens his former chief strategist Steve Bannon with legal action over “defamatory” statements about Trump's son and son-in-law over a meeting with Russians during the 2016 US presidential campaign.

  • South Korean soldiers

    Americans should worry about Kim's mental fitness, not Trump's

    The White House defends Donald Trump’s tweet about the size of his nuclear button, saying Americans should be concerned about the North Korean leader’s mental fitness, not their president‘s.

  • Jerusalem not for sale: Palestine

    Palestinian officials have voiced outrage over President Donald Trump’s threat to cut funding to the Palestinian Authority, calling his tweets “blackmail” in the aftermath of the US administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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    Trump threatens to cut off US aid to Palestinian Authority

    Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump appears to threaten to cut off US aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the US should make “any of these massive future payments” when the Palestinians are “no longer willing to talk peace.”

  • Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

    Don't care for US threats: Nawaz

    Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a press conference asserts that the PML-N government does not care for United States (US) threats to cut funding to Islamabad in the war against terrorism.

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    Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

    Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador, an embassy spokesman says, a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad with threats to cut aid over "lies" about militancy.

  • Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    Defying Trump, countries vote in favour of UN Jerusalem resolution

    More than 120 countries defy President Donald Trump and vote in favour of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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    Trump set to lay out 'America First' security strategy

    President Donald Trump is set to lay out Monday a new National Security Strategy built upon his trademark "America First" slogan, which is expected to have economic security at its core.

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    Trump not considering firing Mueller

    President Donald Trump says he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but that will not stop him from adding to the growing conservative criticism of Mueller’s acquisition of thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration.

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    US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes

    Congressional Republicans unveils the final version of their dramatic US tax overhaul - debt-financed cuts for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans - and picked up crucial support from two wavering senators ahead of planned votes by lawmakers early next week.

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    Trump, Putin discuss Korean Peninsula situation

    US President Trump speaks by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the two leaders “discussed working together to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea,” the White House said in a statement.

  • What's behind Trump's Jerusalem gambit?

    Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has not only angered Palestinians but also outraged world leaders.

  • Arab foreign ministers

    Arab states urge US to abandon Jerusalem move

    Arab foreign ministers urge the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region.

  • Palestinians burn posters

    Protests across Palestinian areas, Mideast after Trump move

    Clashes between hundreds of Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops erupted across the West Bank, while demonstrators in Gaza burned posters of President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as Israeli and US flags.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    ‘Trump’s decision on Jerusalem unacceptable’

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina slams US President Donald Trump as he declares Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on a “suo-moto move” (voluntarily).

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    Iraq demands US backtrack on Jerusalem, summons ambassador

    Iraq demands that the US government backtrack on a decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and summons the US ambassador in Baghdad to protest the decision.

  • Michael Flynn

    Mueller removed FBI agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts

    The special counsel examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election has removed a top FBI investigator from his team for exchanging text messages with a colleague that expressed anti-Trump views, two US newspapers reports.

  • Michael Flynn

    Ex-Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying

    Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, prosecutors say, adding that he had spoken with a top member of Trump’s transition team regarding his communications with Russia's ambassador to the United States.

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    North Korea says Trump deserves death penalty

    North Korea's state media slams Donald Trump for insulting leader Kim Jong-Un, saying the US president deserve the death penalty and calling him a coward for cancelling a visit to the inter-Korean border.

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    NKorea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

    North Korea says that US President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia shows he is a "destroyer" and he begs for war on the Korean peninsula.

  • Putin, Trump agree to defeat IS in Syria: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in a joint statement on Syria, agreed to continue joint efforts on fighting Islamic State until it is defeated, the Kremlin says.

  • Trump lands in South Korea to pressure the North

    President Donald Trump arrives in South Korea on Tuesday, beginning a two-day visit centered on pressuring the nation’s neighbor to the north to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

  • US President Donald Trump with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Trump lands in Japan, says US is prepared to defend freedom

    US President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying that the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and that “no dictator” should underestimate US resolve.

  • Paul Manafort

    Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort charged with conspiracy

    Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is charged with conspiracy against the United States and money laundering, in the first indictment stemming from a sprawling probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.