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  • Trump warns Iran of 'major retaliation'

    US President Donald Trump stands by his threat to go after Iranian cultural sites, warning of a "major retaliation" if Iran strikes back for the killing of one of its top military commanders.

  • US Supreme Court lets Trump use disputed funds for border wall

    The US Supreme Court hands President Donald Trump a victory by letting his administration redirect $2.5 billion in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his promised wall along the US-Mexico border even though lawmakers refused to provide funding.

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    Govt calls Priya Saha’s allegation ‘blatant lies’

    The government has termed as "blatant lies" the complaints made by Bangladeshi national Priya Saha to US President Donald Trump claiming that minority communities in the country are exposed to persecution.

  • Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings

    US President Donald Trump once again criticises London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours.

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    Make America white again

    With whisker-thin majorities, Republican candidate Donald J Trump flipped the Democratic bastions of Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania to beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 to become America’s 45th president. Obama-Trump voters...

  • Trump vows emergency declaration over wall

    US President Donald Trump vows to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his US-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers.

  • Trump says US intelligence 'naive,' 'wrong' on Iran

    US President Donald Trump attacks the US intelligence services as "naive" and "wrong" on the threat he says is posed by Iran.

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    Shutdown to last until wall funded

    US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday he would not reopen the government until he gets $5 billion to fund his border wall, as the partial government shutdown dragged into a fourth day.

  • Trump to name new interior secy as Ryan Zinke departs

    US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has aggressively sought to roll back Obama-era environmental protections, is to leave his post at the end of the year.

  • Trump sends 5,200 troops to Mexico border

    The United States said on Monday it will send over 5,200 troops to help secure the border with Mexico, a far larger-than-expected

  • Trump unblocks more Twitter users after US court ruling

    US President Donald Trump unblocked some additional Twitter users after a federal judge in May said preventing people from following him violated individuals constitutional rights.

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    Stormy Daniels arrested in Ohio strip club

    US adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with President Donald Trump in 2006, is arrested in a strip club in what her lawyer said was a setup.

  • Mayor of London says "Trump baby" protest blimp can fly

    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will allow protesters to fly a blimp over parliament portraying Donald Trump as an orange, snarling baby during the US president's upcoming visit, Khan's office says on Thursday.

  • Trump's 'personal' foreign policy

    Donald J Trump's foreign policy weltanschauung may be better understood perceptually and through his personal relations than its claim to be practical and pragmatic. This seems to be the message from a purview of four of his policy pursuits: rebalancing trade with China, clipping Iran's wings, anchoring a bold Middle East policy approach upon recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and denuclearising North Korea. They do add up, and there may be something beyond a simple sum of all the parts, but constructing and construing them from unfolding events can also breed confusion.

  • Jerusalem - “A day which will live in infamy” (. . . if history is any guide)

    US President Donald J Trump did not mince his words: President Harry S Truman, a Democrat, made the United States the first country to recognise Israel's statehood (May 14, 1948), yet his own December 6, 2017 decision to shift the US embassy to Jerusalem, the first country to do so, on May 14, 2018, may have converted the logical 1948 recognition decision into a 2018 conflict invitation.

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    From Russia to sex: scandals shake US first family

    A porn star is suing the president. A former Playboy model has apologized to the first lady for sleeping with her husband. The eldest son is divorcing and the scandal-plagued son-in-law's security clearance has been downgraded.

  • For the US, a year that will live in infamy

    Two events that bookended the year 2017 epitomise the dire political predicament the United States faces.

  • Letting a genie out of the bottle

    US President Donald J Trump has let a genie out of the bottle with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and intent to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.