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Nebraska first in US to use opioid fentanyl in execution

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 17:17

The execution is the state's first-ever lethal injection and first execution in 21 years.
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Madonna's London Mini listed for sale - on Auto Trader

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 14:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The star's Mini Cooper, which she sang about in her hit American Life, has been listed on the used car website.
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Turkey lira: Ankara to boycott US electronic goods

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 11:17
related countries: Turkey Turkey

President Erdogan responds after US sanctions put Turkey's weak currency into freefall.
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US pushes back on foreign takeover deals

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 6:42
related countries: China China

The US has strengthened its power to review and block business deals, with an eye to China.
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Omarosa Manigault Newman: Former aide taped 'Trump phone call'

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 2:55
related places: Trump

Omarosa Manigault Newman's recording suggests the US president did not know she had been fired.
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Omarosa: The secretly recorded audio tapes

Monday, August 13th 2018, 21:55
related places: Trump

The former Trump adviser has released what she says is a tape of a phone call from the US president.
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Turkey accuses US of 'stab in back' as currency woes persist

Monday, August 13th 2018, 11:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Moves to ease Turkey's economic woes fail to stop market turmoil as Turkey's row with US deepens.
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US mid-term elections: Truth-seeking scientists run for office

Sunday, August 12th 2018, 23:55

"Scientists are not natural politicians... but they solve problems," says one of the record number running in the US mid-term elections.
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Venezuela 'drone attack': Maduro would accept FBI help to investigate

Sunday, August 12th 2018, 12:48

President Nicolás Maduro says US agents could visit to help investigate the 'assassination plot'.
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Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to 'touch the Sun'

Sunday, August 12th 2018, 9:03
related places: Sun

The US space agency launches a probe that aims to travel closer to the Sun than ever before.
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Stolen plane closes Seattle-Tacoma airport before crashing

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 16:26
related places: Seattle

Witnesses say the US passenger plane did a complete loop after taking off from Seattle airport.
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Stolen plane: Footage shows aerial stunts

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 15:32

The man who stole an empty US passenger plane attempted aerial manoeuvres before it later crashed.
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Turkey's Erdogan condemns 'shameful' US over detained pastor

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 13:33
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

President Erdogan says the US is trying to "bring Turkey to its knees through threats over a priest".
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Parker Solar Probe: Nasa delays mission to unlock Sun's mysteries

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 9:06
related places: Sun

The US space agency delays for a day a mission to the Sun - one of the boldest in its history.
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Hacking the US mid-terms? It's child's play

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 7:54
related places: Security

Security experts say the US voting system is extremely vulnerable to cyber-attack. How vulnerable? Just ask these 11-year-olds.
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Monsanto ordered to pay $289m damages in Roundup cancer trial

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 0:42
related places: Monsanto, Roundup

A US jury finds the company knew its Roundup weedkillers were dangerous, but Monsanto vows to appeal.
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South China Sea: 'Leave immediately and keep far off'

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 0:29

A BBC team flew over the disputed South China Sea islands in a US military plane.
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Trump, his in-laws and chain migration

Friday, August 10th 2018, 17:58

The first lady's parents became US citizens through a process the president has vowed to end.
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NFL players anthem protests resume

Friday, August 10th 2018, 12:54

Several NFL players who protested during the US national anthem before pre-season games have been criticised by President Donald Trump.
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North Korea lashes out at US diplomats over sanctions

Friday, August 10th 2018, 11:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

The North complains that its good will gestures have not affected America's line on sanctions.
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Kanye West stumped by Jimmy Kimmel's Donald Trump question

Friday, August 10th 2018, 10:30

The rapper is lost for words when asked why he thinks the US president cares about black people.
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US migrants: Judge orders deportation plane turnaround

Friday, August 10th 2018, 8:15
related places: Judge

A family are flown back from El Salvador after being deported midway through their asylum appeal.
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Melania Trump's Slovenian parents become US citizens

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 22:37
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia
related places: New York

The president's in-laws, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, became citizens in a private New York ceremony.
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US police chief’s son held over attack

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 18:31

The Bay Area police chief says he was "devastated" to hear his son was suspected in the beating.
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Five things Americans can expect from Love Island

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 16:33

The ITV2 programme has been snapped up by CBS in the US.
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Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico acknowledges hundreds died

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 15:40

The US territory's government says 2017's hurricane killed 1,427 people, not 64 as previously reported.
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Korea remains: Sons receive father's dog tag after 70 years

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 15:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The tag was among the 55 boxes of remains returned to the US by North Korean officials.
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Skripal case: US sanctions over Novichok hit Russian rouble

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 13:09
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia is punished for a nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK.
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Willow Creek: Church leaders quit over sexual misconduct scandal

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 11:53

Leaders at one of the US's biggest megachurches resign amid allegations made against its founder.
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Skripal attack: Russia faces US sanctions over poisoning

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 3:34
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter fell ill after being poisoned by a nerve agent in the UK.
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Regular exercise 'best for mental health'

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 23:09

Exercising three to five times a week helps improved wellbeing over a month, US research finds.
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Why US mums are envious of Bulgarian ones

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 21:48

The US is the only industrialised nation with no paid leave for parents with a new child. How does it compare?
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US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 21:47
related places: Ohio, Trump, House

The potential first Native American and Muslim congresswomen are among over 190 female winners.
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US drink-drive suspect tells police she's 'clean, white girl'

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 19:20

Lauren Cutshaw also said police should let her go as she had been a cheerleader and sorority girl.
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US beachgoers may have killed hundreds of protected birds

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 17:27
related places: Holiday, Alabama

Holiday visitors moved eggs and scared away birds who were shielding their young from the Alabama sun.
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Iran sanctions: US can't stop our oil exports, says minister

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 16:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's foreign minister says Donald Trump's sanctions plan will not work and mocks his "tantrums".
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The Brooklyn scene you don't hear about

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 8:52
related places: Black, Brooklyn

Black-owned businesses in Brooklyn are challenging the perception that gentrification has pushed out African American entrepreneurs.
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How a meeting he wasn't at could hurt Donald Trump

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 22:46
related countries: Russia Russia

The US president said a meeting with Russian lawyers was to get dirt on Hillary Clinton.
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TV network HGTV outbids pop star Lance Bass for Brady Bunch house

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 20:56
related places: Los Angeles

The Los Angeles home featured on the classic American sitcom will be restored "to its 1970s glory".
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Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 14:20
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Trump

Anyone doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the US, the president says.
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Iran sanctions: Rouhani condemns US 'psychological warfare'

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 8:54
related countries: Iran Iran

As US sanctions come into effect, Iran's President Rouhani says the strategy "doesn't make sense".
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US-Iran sanctions: What do they mean?

Monday, August 6th 2018, 23:20
related countries: Iran Iran

The US is implementing economic sanctions on Iran after pulling out of the nuclear deal, to what end?
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New Mexico: Police find 11 starving children in compound

Monday, August 6th 2018, 20:01
related places: New Mexico

Police raided the site after getting a message that read: "We are starving and need food and water."
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Chicago appeals for help after dozens shot over weekend

Monday, August 6th 2018, 18:58

Police in the US city appeal for help after more than 60 people are shot in one weekend.
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US to fully enforce reimposed Iran nuclear sanctions

Monday, August 6th 2018, 18:33
related countries: Iran Iran

President Trump says those who breach the nuclear-related sanctions risk "severe consequences".
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US senator's 'controversial' Russia talks

Monday, August 6th 2018, 16:54
related countries: Russia Russia

An American delegation meets Russian senators just days after US security chiefs said Russia was continuing efforts to undermine their democracy.
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Iran nuclear deal: EU shields firms from US sanctions law

Monday, August 6th 2018, 13:19
related countries: Iran Iran

The EU moves to protect European firms from US sanctions linked to Iran's nuclear programme.
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Homes lost after mortgage computer bug

Monday, August 6th 2018, 11:57

Wells Fargo, the third largest bank in the US, says it is planning to compensate those affected.
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Singer Demi Lovato speaks out after suspected overdose

Monday, August 6th 2018, 0:26

The US singer, who was taken to hospital for a suspected drug overdose, promised to "keep fighting".
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Bonds of brotherhood behind bars in US

Sunday, August 5th 2018, 23:56

Brian Frank has focused a large part of his career on documenting the dynamics of prison life in the US.
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Bangladesh violence: Armed men attack US envoy's cars amid protests

Sunday, August 5th 2018, 21:41

The US ambassador's convoy is attacked by armed men while teens continue to protest for road safety.
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Actor Steven Seagal made special US-Russia envoy

Sunday, August 5th 2018, 6:58
related countries: Russia Russia

The action film star, who was granted Russian citizenship in 2016, is to improve ties with the US.
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Melania Trump backs NBA star LeBron James after Trump insults

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 22:35
related places: Trump

The US first lady says LeBron James is doing "good things", hours after her husband insulted him.
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North Korea calls US actions on nuclear programme 'alarming'

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 13:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Singapore Singapore

There were smiles at a forum in Singapore but tensions between the US and North Korea remain.
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US wildlife refuges end ban on neonics and GM crops

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 8:50
related places: Trump

The Trump administration will allow pesticides linked to declining bee populations to be used.
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Chile bans plastic bags for businesses

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 22:31

It is the first South American country to enact a ban - and businesses flouting it will be fined $370.
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Meet Nasa's commercial flight astronauts

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 21:18

They will be aboard the first US flights to the International Space Station since the shuttle programme ended.
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China plans tariffs after latest US trade threat

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 17:22
related countries: China China

China targets $60bn of US products, as tensions between the world's two biggest economies escalate.
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Lynchburg floods: Flooding fears spark evacuations in US city

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 13:52
related places: Virginia, Lynchburg

Authorities warn 17ft of water could hit Lynchburg in Virginia in minutes if a dam overspills.
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American lone sailor held in far east Russia near Alaska

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 13:26
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Alaska

Border guards in Chukotka hold an American who turned up in a dinghy.
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Trump: 'I was waiting 15 minutes for the Queen'

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 11:17
related places: Queen

The president hit back at claims that he was late for his meeting with the Queen in July.
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Sun Wenguang: Chinese activist's live interview shut down by police

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 6:34
related countries: China China

The 84-year-old government critic was speaking to a US broadcaster when the line abruptly went dead.
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US accuses Russia of 'pervasive' election meddling

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 18:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Intelligence chiefs say the threat is real, but does not seem directed at a single party.
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Shark taken because it 'needed help'

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 16:52
related places: Texas

The man who took a shark from an aquarium in Texas, US said he did it because 'it needed help'.
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US eyes freeze of fuel efficiency rules

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 14:45

The proposal would halt the implementation of tougher environmental standards for the car industry.
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Google in China: Internet giant 'plans censored search engine'

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 7:39
related countries: China China

The US giant is reportedly developing a search engine that would block sensitive queries.
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Colombia's battle with cocaine traffickers

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 6:33
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia’s anti-narcotics police are fighting a war on cocaine trafficking - which is being fuelled by demand in Europe and the US.
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Why the US-China trade dispute has experts worried

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 23:48

The world's two biggest economies are at loggerheads, amid concerns tensions might escalate.
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Andrew Brunson: US hits Turkey with sanctions over jailed pastor

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 20:41
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The US says the move is a response to Turkey’s failure to release jailed US pastor Andrew Brunson.
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Trump threatens higher tariffs on Chinese imports

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 20:40
related countries: China China

Import tariffs the US is preparing on $200bn of goods from China may be higher than expected.
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Korea remains: US finds one 'dog tag' among war dead returned by North Korea

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 11:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea

US officials say initial tests show the 55 boxes of remains are "likely" to belong to American troops.
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US release of 3D-printed gun software blocked

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 9:36

A judge says publishing the blueprints for how to 3D-print the guns could cause irreparable harm.
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US mulls 25% tariff on $200bn of Chinese goods, say reports

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 4:19
related countries: China China

Tariffs on an additional $200bn of goods could be much more than the expected 10%, say media reports.
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US embassy in London auctions off toilet rolls and old goods

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 22:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A used car, plastic chairs and broken vacuums are among the items being sold by the US embassy.
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Facebook bans pages aimed at US election interference

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 20:47

The social network has found evidence of a co-ordinated campaign to influence the US mid-term vote.
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The unlikely US box office stars

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 19:42
related places: America

America has two new unlikely box office stars - an 85-year-old Supreme Court Justice and a children's TV host.
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A shark, a baby's pram and a trail of water - thieves snatch shark from US aquarium

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 12:40

A horn shark was stolen from an aquarium in San Antonio, Texas, with the thieves leaving a trail of drips behind.
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North Korea working on new missiles, US officials say, despite thaw

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 9:52
related places: North

US officials suggest the North is making new ballistic missiles, despite a recent warming of ties.
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Shark kidnapped from Texas aquarium in baby's pram

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 9:20
related places: Texas

The shark, named Miss Helen, has now been returned to the aquarium and is recovering from her ordeal.
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World-famous aerialist on the keys to her success

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 1:04

Christine Van Loo, a seven-time US national acro-gymnastics champion, explains how she got to the top of her game.
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Trump says ready to meet Iran's Rouhani

Monday, July 30th 2018, 23:35
related countries: Iran Iran

"If they want to meet, we'll meet," the US president says.
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US airport security's 'Quiet Skies' programme tracks passengers

Monday, July 30th 2018, 17:43

The programme secretly targets people who exhibit odd behaviour such as excessive sweating.
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Taliban sources confirm Qatar meeting with senior US diplomat

Monday, July 30th 2018, 15:17
related countries: Qatar Qatar

US officials have not denied the meeting, which a Taliban official said was "very important".
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Eleven years old and locked up

Sunday, July 29th 2018, 0:01

The story of an 11-year-old migrant who was separated from his family at the US border and detained for three months.
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Cardinal McCarrick, prominent US Catholic, resigns over abuse claims

Saturday, July 28th 2018, 16:13

Theodore McCarrick says he has "no memory" of an alleged assault on a teenager nearly 50 years ago.
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Trump 'open' to new Putin summit in Moscow

Friday, July 27th 2018, 17:13
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, White House

The second summit invite comes two days after the White House said it would delay Mr Putin's US visit.
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Donald Trump loves his economic numbers

Friday, July 27th 2018, 16:10

The US President heralded an economic growth report by citing numbers - a lot of them.
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US economic growth hits fastest rate since 2014

Friday, July 27th 2018, 16:02

Stronger consumer spending and exports helped to boost growth in the second quarter of the year.
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Michael Cohen claims Trump 'knew of Russian lawyer meeting'

Friday, July 27th 2018, 12:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

The US president's former lawyer claims Donald Trump knew of a 2016 meeting with influential Russians.
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LeBron James: NBA star 'regrets' giving son his name

Friday, July 27th 2018, 9:40

The US basketball star says he works to reassure LeBron James Jr that he can "take his own course".
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Korea remains: Pyongyang returns US troops slain in Korean War

Friday, July 27th 2018, 9:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Relatives of missing soldiers have waited years to be reunited with the remains of their loved ones.
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US child migrants: Over 700 not reunited with families by deadline

Friday, July 27th 2018, 8:25
related places: Trump

The government says it returned 1,800 separated children by a court deadline, but 711 are ineligible.
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The moment a migrant mother is reunited with her son

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 21:11
related places: Texas

There were emotional scenes in Texas as Yessica saw her son again, 50 days after being separated at the US border.
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Trump threatens Turkey sanctions over pastor Andrew Brunson

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 20:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The US threatens a Nato ally with sanctions if it fails to release American Andrew Brunson.
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Iran general warns Trump war would 'destroy all you possess'

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 20:30
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Trump

The general also mocked the US president for using the language of "night clubs and gambling halls".
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CNN reporter asks Trump about Michael Cohen

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 16:09
related places: Trump

Kaitlan Collins asked the US President about his former lawyer during an Oval Office meeting.
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Trump and EU's Juncker pull back from all-out trade war

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 15:36
related places: Jean

After months of tension Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker vow to lower or scrap tariffs.
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Amazon tool flags Congress members as suspects

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 14:52
related places: Congress

The American Civil Liberties Union compared photos of the politicians with a database of arrested people.
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Beijing blast: Small explosive device set off near US embassy

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 7:40
related countries: China China

Police say the blast was caused by a "suspected firecracker device" and only the attacker was hurt.
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Republicans launch bid to impeach US deputy attorney general

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 5:57
related places: Congress

Conservatives in Congress file articles of impeachment in an effort to oust Rod Rosenstein.
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