Tag: U.S

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staffFebruary 20, 2018

Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks ...

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staffFebruary 11, 2018

White House: Trump ‘shocked’ by allegations against aides

The White House insisted Sunday that Donald Trump was “shocked and disturbed” by allegations of domestic abuse that led two ...

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staffFebruary 2, 2018

Comey defends FBI, takes aim at ‘weasels and liars’

Former FBI Director James Comey has defended the agency on Twitter, writing, “All should appreciate the FBI speaking up. I ...

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staffJanuary 30, 2018

Pentagon restricts release of Afghanistan war data

The Pentagon has ordered an independent federal auditor to stop providing the public with key information about U.S. war efforts ...

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staffJanuary 30, 2018

CIA director expects Russia will try to target US mid-term elections

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said he expects Russia will target U.S. mid-term elections later this year as part of the ...

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staffJanuary 28, 2018

Trump not aware of UK royal wedding invite

Donald Trump has said he is not aware of any invitation to attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. Asked ...

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staffJanuary 23, 2018

Montana governor signs executive order to restore net neutrality in state

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday issued an executive order to protect net neutrality in his state. The order requires ...

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staffJanuary 23, 2018

US imposes new America First tariffs

The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. The move is in line with President ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

US House sends funding bill to Senate

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to fund government operations until 16 February – the first move in ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

US couple denies torturing children

The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, ...