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Chris Brown: US singer released in Paris rape inquiry

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, 22:25
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The American singer denies wrongdoing after a woman accused him of raping her in a hotel room.
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US Supreme Court allows Trump military transgender ban

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, 21:03
related places: Trump

The ruling means certain transgender people can be barred from joining or staying in the military.
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Paul Whelan: US spy suspect to remain in custody in Russia

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, 15:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Ex-US marine Paul Whelan was arrested last month on suspicion of spying - claims his family denies.
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Kamala Harris: Students describe presidential hopeful in three words

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, 1:13

US students describe presidential hopeful Senator Kamala Harris in three words.
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Migrant caravan teenager: 'I left without telling my mum'

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, 0:21
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Mexico Mexico

Nahín, 17, left her home in Honduras with a migrant caravan headed for the US but turned back in Mexico.
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US teen denies mocking Native American

Monday, January 21st 2019, 12:54

The confrontation between a white student and a Native American elder sparked widespread criticism.
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Trump wall - all you need to know about US border in seven charts

Monday, January 21st 2019, 2:09

A standoff over funding for the US president's promised border wall has led to a shutdown. What's going on?
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US shutdown: Trump angered by Democrats' rejection of 'compromise'

Sunday, January 20th 2019, 14:26
related places: Democrat, Trump

The president says they dismissed his plan to end a government shutdown before he even presented it.
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Video of US teenagers taunting Native American draws fire

Sunday, January 20th 2019, 10:13

Footage of youths, many wearing Make America Great Again caps, mocking a Native American goes viral.
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US shutdown: 'It's scary, I don't know how long we'll last'

Sunday, January 20th 2019, 1:30

As America's longest government shutdown continues, federal workers look to online donors to survive.
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US shutdown: Trump to make 'major announcement' on Mexico wall

Saturday, January 19th 2019, 20:58
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

The president says he will make an important move on the issue that has partially shut government.
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US shutdown: George W Bush gives pizza to security team

Saturday, January 19th 2019, 14:20

The former president gives pizza to his Secret Service staff who are unpaid during the shutdown.
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R Kelly and Sony-owned RCA record label end ties - US media

Saturday, January 19th 2019, 0:27

The reported split follows claims of sexual abuse made against the R&B star, which he denies.
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Kiah Morris case: How far do free speech protections go in the US?

Friday, January 18th 2019, 23:42

How the First Amendment protected a man accused of harassing a US lawmaker.
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Trump-Kim summit: Second meeting by end of February

Friday, January 18th 2019, 20:23
related places: White House, February

The announcement came after the US president met Kim Jong-un's right-hand man at the White House.
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US citizen arrested for war crimes in Bangladesh 'was only 13'

Friday, January 18th 2019, 16:58
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Mohamed Jubair Monir's family say he is innocent and maintain that he was only 13 during the 1971 war.
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Syria war: US victims of Manbij 'IS suicide bomber' named

Friday, January 18th 2019, 16:31

A cryptologist, a soldier and a civilian were among victims of the suicide bombing at a restaurant.
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North Korea's Kim Yong-chol arrives in Washington

Friday, January 18th 2019, 0:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Washington, Trump

North Korean negotiator Kim Yong-chol arrives in the US ahead of another possible Trump-Kim summit.
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US government shutdown: Cardi B says country 'in a hell hole'

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 19:42

The rapper says federal workers going back to work without getting paid needs to be taken seriously.
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Trumplomacy: Five takeaways from Pompeo trip to Middle East

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 19:27

Five key takeaways from the US secretary of state's breakneck tour of the Middle East.
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Pentagon urges missile defence sensors in space

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 17:06

The Missile Defence Review recommends studying new systems to track and destroy incoming missiles.
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New York Knicks star Enes Kanter: Why I can't leave the USA

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 16:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Enes Kanter explains why he won't be attending his team's NBA game in London.
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US government shutdown: Six ways it could end

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 23:19
related places: Trump

As both sides refuse to back down, here are the ways we might still see an end to the shutdown.
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Vice-President Pence says IS defeated despite Syria attack

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 23:12
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Manbij

US Vice-President Mike Pence made the claim on the same day as an apparent suicide bombing in Manbij.
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US 'probes Huawei for trade secret theft'

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 22:39
related countries: China China
related places: Huawei

The investigation, reported by US media, adds to pressure facing the Chinese technology giant.
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Syria war: 'IS suicide bomber' kills US troops in Manbij

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 22:05

Civilians also die in an apparent suicide bombing in the Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij.
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The 'perfect 10' gymnastics routine

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 19:14

US college gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's floor routine became a viral hit and has had more than 60 million views in four days.
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Iran says US illegally detained reporter Marzieh Hashemi

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 18:15
related countries: Iran Iran

A US-born journalist working for Iranian media was allegedly subjected to "violent and abusive" treatment.
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Massive spinning ice disc forms in US river

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 17:04
related places: Westbrook, Maine

The natural phenomenon, which is in the Maine city of Westbrook, resembles the moon.
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Kirsten Gillibrand: US senator announces White House bid

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 2:19
related places: White House

New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump.
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Turkey: Could the US damage its economy?

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 1:28

Is Turkey at the mercy of the US economically as President Trump claims?
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The ultrasound scan you can do yourself

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 0:17

A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).
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'Why I'm leaving' - the new Honduran caravan

Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 16:51
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Migrants share their reasons for leaving Honduras as hundreds begin their trek towards the US.
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting fourth child

Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 7:23

The reality star confirms on US TV that the couple are expecting their fourth child.
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US President Donald Trump serves fast food to White House guests

Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 4:14
related places: National, White House

National college football champions, the Clemson Tigers, tucked in to a takeaway dinner during their visit to the White House.
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China's weakening trade figures should concern us all

Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 0:05

It isn't just the US president that should be concerned about this week's sluggish trade figures.
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Judge extends block on Trump birth control rules across US

Monday, January 14th 2019, 22:20
related places: Trump

The new Trump administration rules would let employers opt out of providing free birth control.
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Turkey dismisses Trump threat to economy over Syrian Kurds

Monday, January 14th 2019, 18:59
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey
related places: Trump

The US president has vowed to "devastate" Turkey's economy if it attacks Kurdish fighters in Syria.
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Super Bowl: Maroon 5, Big Boi and Travis Scott to perform

Monday, January 14th 2019, 11:11

The group faces calls to pull out because of the NFL's stance on players who refuse to stand during the US national anthem.
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Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds

Monday, January 14th 2019, 10:16
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

The US leader warns Turkey of economic devastation if it attacks Kurds after a US pullout from Syria.
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US shutdown: Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to US workers

Monday, January 14th 2019, 9:29
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian air traffic controllers send hundreds to US colleagues who are working without pay.
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US shutdown: Trump urged to temporarily reopen government

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 23:53
related places: Republican, Trump

A senior Republican close to the president says a short reopening could allow talks to end the impasse.
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Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal on Saudi-US relationship

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 20:28
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Prince Turki al-Faisal spoke to the BBC about the current Saudi-US relationship and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
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Saudi Prince al-Faisal warns against US Syria pullout

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 16:49
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Riyadh

A senior royal family member says US troop withdrawals will have a "very negative" impact on the Syrian people.
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Trump denies hiding detail of Putin summit talks from staff

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 10:00

The US president tries to brush off allegations he has concealed details of his talks with Vladimir Putin.
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Syria conflict: Pompeo 'optimistic' on deal to protect Kurds

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 1:23
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

The US secretary of state steps up diplomatic efforts with Turkey to protect Kurdish allies in Syria.
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US Democrats Castro and Gabbard launch bids for presidency

Saturday, January 12th 2019, 19:07

Julian Castro and Tulsi Gabbard want to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020.
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Trump Russia: FBI probed whether Trump was working for Moscow - NYT

Saturday, January 12th 2019, 15:11
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Trump

The FBI investigated whether Mr Trump was a national security threat, the New York Times reports.
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US partial government shutdown becomes longest ever

Saturday, January 12th 2019, 5:00

The partial shutdown enters its 22nd day leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers unpaid.
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Art of the Deal: How Trump's own book explains his battle for the border wall

Saturday, January 12th 2019, 0:33
related places: Deal

How the US president is failing to follow advice on negotiating that he laid out in Art of the Deal.
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US driver in 'Bird Box blindfold' crashes in Utah

Friday, January 11th 2019, 23:44
related places: Utah

Utah police warn against trying an online challenge inspired by the Netflix horror film.
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US shutdown bites as federal workers miss payday

Friday, January 11th 2019, 23:26

Unpaid federal employees are going to food banks, with no end in sight to the political impasse.
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Suspect named in US missing girl mystery

Friday, January 11th 2019, 22:34

The suspect shaved his head to avoid leaving any trace of evidence at the crime scene, police say.
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US shutdown: 'I don't need a wall, I want money to plant crops'

Friday, January 11th 2019, 20:17

With the US Department of Agriculture a casualty of the shutdown, farmers like this one are feeling the pain.
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Texas Republicans fail to oust Muslim official over religion

Friday, January 11th 2019, 19:52

Some Republicans accused their Muslim colleague of being more loyal to Islam than the US constitution.
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So why HAS the US government shut down?

Friday, January 11th 2019, 4:54

As the US partial government shutdown hits three weeks, here's why we've reached this stalemate.
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Jakiw Palij: Nazi guard deported by US dies in Germany

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 21:47
related countries: Germany Germany

Jakiw Palij was 95 when he was sent to Germany last year, following a long deportation battle.
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US to expel every last Iranian boot from Syria - Pompeo

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 18:24
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria
related places: Trump

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Barack Obama had made "dire misjudgements" in the Middle East.
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Guantanamo death: US Navy Captain charged

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 17:22

John Nettleton is accused of concealing evidence after a civilian at the US base drowned in 2015.
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Trump walks out of shutdown talks with a 'bye-bye'

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 13:54

The US president walks out of a meeting aimed at ending a nearly three-week government shutdown.
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Trade war: China says US talks 'laid ground' to resolve dispute

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 4:39
related countries: China China

US and China officials held their first formal talks since both sides agreed to a trade war truce.
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Shutdown struggles: 'My son wants to sell art to pay our bills'

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 1:22

Three workers left unpaid by the US shutdown on how they're struggling to make ends meet.
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Syria war: On the frontline with US troops fighting IS

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 0:04

Soldiers have been stationed at this base for a month - but already their future in the region is in doubt.
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The brutal secret of school sport initiations

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 21:53
related countries: Canada Canada

Hazing rituals have been marked by sexual violence in a number of incidents that have shocked the US and Canada.
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Michael R White: Iran confirms arrest of ex-US sailor

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 20:44
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Trump

Michael R White is the first American to be detained by Iran during the Trump presidency.
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Trump wall: President addresses nation on border 'crisis'

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 15:10
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Congress

In his first TV address from the Oval Office, he calls the situation on the Mexico border a "crisis".
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China car sales see first drop in 20 years

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 12:26
related countries: China China

The annual sales slump comes amid a slowing economy and an ongoing trade war between China and the US.
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US-Mexico border wall row: Trump v Democrats

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 9:27
related places: Trump

The US president wants money to tackle illegal migration, but Democrats say he is 'manufacturing a crisis'.
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Democrats to Trump: 'We don't govern by temper tantrum'

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 3:19

Democratic leaders accuse Mr Trump of holding the American people hostage over his border wall plans.
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Trump: Mexico 'to pay for wall indirectly via trade deal'

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 2:42

President Trump demands funding for a US-Mexico border wall in his first TV address from the Oval Office.
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Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 0:34

EU and US states are to introduce laws helping people to mend appliances that break down.
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Government shutdown: Trump appeals to US TV audience over wall

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 23:27
related places: Trump

He will argue the case for the border barrier in his first primetime address from the Oval Office.
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Syria conflict: Turkey says US plea on Kurds 'unacceptable'

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 18:39
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkey's president bluntly rejects calls to guarantee the safety of Kurdish fighters in Syria.
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Report: US 2018 CO2 emissions saw biggest spike in years

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 18:15

Following three years of decline, US carbon emissions spiked in 2018, according to new research.
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Can Trump declare a national emergency to build a wall?

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 17:22
related places: Congress

The US president is mulling using his powers to override Congress to build a wall along the border.
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US driver guilty in ice hockey bus crash

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 16:46

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu pleads guilty to 29 charges of dangerous driving, causing death and bodily harm.
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US nursing home chief resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 16:19

The woman, who has not been identified, had required round the clock care for over a decade.
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US downgrades EU diplomatic status in Washington

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 14:55
related places: Washington

The US no longer ranks the EU alongside national leaders at diplomatic functions.
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Burundian singer JP Bimeni on coming back to soul

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 10:26
related countries: Burundi Burundi

J.P. Bimeni's music is inspired by American soul and its impact on music in Burundi in the 1960s.
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US tax refunds 'to be issued despite government shutdown'

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 1:25

The decision comes as Mr Trump considers declaring a national emergency over border wall funding.
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CES 2019: Samsung adds rival Apple's iTunes to smart TVs

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 0:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Apple

The South Korean TV maker has embedded the US firm's film and TV store in its new smart TVs.
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Two 'American IS fighters' captured by Syrian militia

Monday, January 7th 2019, 14:10
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: English

Two men, including a Texan who asked to teach English to IS militants, were caught by US-backed fighters.
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US-China officials begin trade war talks in Beijing

Monday, January 7th 2019, 11:00
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

It is the first formal meeting since the US and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their trade battle.
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Elon Musk breaks ground on first Tesla factory outside US

Monday, January 7th 2019, 9:00
related places: Shanghai, Tesla

The carmaker wants to use the Shanghai plant to grow its presence in the world's biggest auto market.
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Yusaku Maezawa: Japanese billionaire tweets most retweeted tweet

Monday, January 7th 2019, 5:23
related countries: Japan Japan

Fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa knocks a US teen seeking chicken nuggets off the most-tweeted spot.
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Venezuela Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa flees to US

Monday, January 7th 2019, 1:38

Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa says he fled to protest against President Nicolás Maduro's rule.
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US attacks on Somalia's al-Shabab increase under Trump

Monday, January 7th 2019, 1:15
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Trump

Since President Trump took power aerial attacks on al-Shabab have increased, writes the BBC's Tomi Oladipo.
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War-weary Syrians in Kurdish-held Manbij wait to learn fate

Monday, January 7th 2019, 0:24

Residents of the Kurdish-held northern town brace for upheaval as US forces prepare to withdraw.
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US and North Korea negotiating location for second summit - Trump

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 23:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Trump

The US president says a "good dialogue" is taking place with North Korea but sanctions will remain.
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Syria conflict: Bolton says US withdrawal is conditional

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 19:10
related places: Bolton

The US wants assurances that Kurdish allies will be safe, National Security Adviser John Bolton says.
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USS Cole bomber died in Yemen air strike - Trump

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 18:52
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Jamal

He says a US strike in Yemen killed Jamal al-Badawi, an al-Qaeda militant behind the deadly 2000 attack.
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US budget shutdown: I won't compromise on wall, says Trump

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 16:08
related places: Sunday

"It's a very important battle to win," the president said of the issue that has shut the government down.
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Why did Trump's love affair with US generals turn sour?

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 7:25
related places: Trump

The US president has heavily relied upon high-profile military men, but he has not got what he expected.
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Pentagon chief of staff Kevin Sweeney resigns

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 3:52
related countries: Syria Syria

Chief of staff Kevin Sweeney is the latest to leave the US defence department after Syria policy changes.
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Paul Whelan: Russia rules out prisoner swap for ex-US Marine

Saturday, January 5th 2019, 15:34

Ex-US marine Paul Whelan was arrested last month on suspicion of spying - claims his family denies.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'Congresswomen can dance too'

Saturday, January 5th 2019, 14:50

How an attempt to embarrass United States' youngest ever congresswoman failed.
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90-year-old American cyclist to be stripped of title after failing drugs test

Saturday, January 5th 2019, 12:22

A 90-year-old American is given a warning and stripped of his title after violating anti-doping laws having probably eaten contaminated meat.
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Trump threatens 'national emergency' over wall

Saturday, January 5th 2019, 7:10
related places: Trump, Top

The US president says he could use the measure to bypass Congress and build a border wall.
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Trump's wall: How much has been built so far?

Saturday, January 5th 2019, 1:28

The US president says good progress has already been made on the wall.
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US government shutdown: Five questions about Trump's wall

Friday, January 4th 2019, 23:27
related places: Trump

Mr Trump's proposed border wall is at the heart of his row with Democrats over government spending.
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