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  • Trump mulling US base in Poland

    US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seriously considering a request from Poland for US troops to be permanently based in the strategically important country on Europe's flank with an "aggressive" Russia. At a press conference, Trump said Poland is offering to pay US $2 billion to help meet the costs of the base.

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    Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem

    Canadians are known as friendly folks, but these crabby brutes migrating from Canadian waters are better suited for the hockey rink.

  • Trump lashes John Kerry for Iran meetings

    President Donald Trump lashed out at former secretary of state John Kerry for his meetings with Iran's foreign minister after the Obama-

  • Manafort to cooperate in probe

    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate in the Russia collusion investigation in

  • Optimism trumps despair, division

    Mayors, governors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and celebrities delivered a double-edged message Friday at the close of a climate

  • Trump demands criminal probe

    Donald Trump on Friday urged his attorney general to investigate the anonymous author of a damning op-ed, escalating his long-

  • US sends Iran messages 'every day' for talks: Rouhani

    The United States constantly sends messages to Iran to begin negotiations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday in a speech

  • DOES IT EXIST?

    President Donald Trump rails against it all the time. But what is it? And does it even exist?

  • Trump says expecting 'positive' Kim letter

    US President Donald Trump said Friday he was expecting a "positive" new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, indicating that

  • US military investing $2b for 'AI Next'

    The Pentagon's research wing said Friday it was investing $2 billion to develop a new generation of artificial intelligence with "human-

  • Bob Woodward: Trump's aides stole his papers 'to protect the country'

    An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon set off a firestorm in the White House, with its descriptions of current and former aides calling President Donald Trump an “idiot” and a “liar,” disparaging his judgment and claiming they plucked papers off his desk to prevent him from withdrawing from a pair of trade agreements.

  • 'Good job Jeff'

    US President Donald Trump on Monday launched a fresh attack on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, accusing him of jeopardising the chances of re-election for two Republican congressmen by bringing criminal charges against them just before the midterm elections.

  • Don't make grave mistake

    US President Donald Trump on Monday warned Syria against launching an attack on the country's last rebel stronghold with the help of Russia and Iran, saying the offensive could trigger a "human tragedy."

  • Ten shot at apartment complex in California

    Ten people including children were shot at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, California Sunday night, police said, with three people in dire

  • FB 'terrorism' definition 'overly broad'

    Facebook's definition of what constitutes "terrorism" is "overly broad" and risks leading to censorship and the arbitrary denial of access

  • Microwave weapon suspected: report

    Doctors and scientists increasingly suspect attacks with unconventional microwave weapons as the cause of the mysterious ailments that

  • Med crossings 'deadlier than ever': UN

    Even as the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean to Europe has fallen sharply, the likelihood of dying during the

  • 'I am sorry'

    Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to former US president Barack Obama for calling him a "son of a whore" in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long alliance.

  • 49 pc Americans want Trump impeachment

    Sixty percent of Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's job performance and nearly half support impeachment, according to

  • Trump to skip Asian regional summits

    US President Donald Trump will not attend regional summits with Asian allies in November but will send Vice President Mike Pence

  • Cops probe terror link; victims US citizens

    Two people who were seriously injured in a knife attack at Amsterdam's Central Station are US citizens, the US ambassador said

  • US sees assault on Idlib as escalation of Syria conflict

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said the United States views the Syrian government military assault on rebel-held Idlib as

  • 'He was a great man'

    Senator John McCain's daughter paid tribute to her father on Saturday with a broadside at President Donald Trump, lambasting the US

  • 'Thousands' of migrants want to come home

    Thousands of Venezuelans are clamoring to return home to recession, hyperinflation and a collapsing economy, President Nicolas Maduro's government claimed on Wednesday as Brazil sends troops to the border with its crisis-ridden neighbor.

  • Television reporter killed in Mexico

    A Mexican television reporter was shot dead Wednesday in the resort city of Cancun, becoming the eighth journalist to be killed this year

  • Final farewells to McCain begin at Arizona

    Family, friends and constituents will gather at Arizona’s Capitol to pay their respects to Sen John McCain, the first of two days of services here before he departs the state he has represented since the 1980s.

  • Trump bows to pressure over McCain

    Donald Trump bowed to pressure Monday to honor the late John McCain, ordering that flags be lowered to half-staff across the country, as the late senator fired a parting shot at the president in a farewell message to the United States.

  • Trump takes on Google in complaints about social media

    President Donald Trump lashes out at tech companies, accusing Google and others of “suppressing” conservative voices and “hiding information” and good news. He cited no evidence for the claim, which echoes both his own attacks on the press and a conservative talking point.

  • How to prevent Google from recording your movements

    Accused of continuing to track users' movements even when they have turned off their location history, Google is being sued in the United States for unauthorized location data collection.

  • US cuts $200m in aid to Palestinians

    The United States said Friday that it had canceled more than $200 million in aid for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank,

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