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Manchester attack: Police not sharing information with US

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 13:08
related places: May, Trump

Theresa May will tell Donald Trump shared intelligence "must be secure" after US leaks about the Manchester bomb - as the Queen visits victims.
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South China Sea: US warship sails close to disputed Mischief Reef

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 9:44
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Trump

It's the first challenge to Beijing's claim to sovereignty over the waters since Trump took office.
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Manchester attack: 'Fury' at US 'evidence' photos leak

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 3:05

The New York Times publishes photos it says show the scene of the bomb attack.
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UN criticises US peacekeeper cuts

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 19:34

Reports say Mr Trump hopes to cut up to $1bn in US contributions to the $7.9bn global peacekeeping fund.
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White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 17:46

A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.
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Trump 'determined to pursue peace' after Pope meeting

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 17:10
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Pope

US president says he is "more determined than ever" to seek global peace after his Vatican audience.
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Ex-officer helps exonerate US prisoner after 24 years

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 15:14
related places: Pennsylvania

"You know, time heals all wounds", Shaurn Thomas says as he leaves the Pennsylvania prison.
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Donald Trump meets Pope Francis in Rome

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 8:34
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome, Vatican

The US president is greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the third leg of his maiden overseas trip.
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Trump Russia inquiry: Lawyer 'chosen' by president

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 4:55

Marc Kasowitz will represent the US president in a justice department inquiry, US media report.
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Ex-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-Russia inquiry 'well-founded'

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 21:14
related places: Trump, Brennan

John Brennan says he was aware of contact between Russians and "US persons in the Trump campaign".
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Manchester attack: Trump calls attacker a 'loser'

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 18:19
related places: Trump

The US president and other world leaders react to the Manchester Arena bomb.
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Chinese student sorry after uproar at US 'fresh air' speech

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 15:50
related countries: China China

Yang Shuping's US university graduation address praising democracy caused uproar in China.
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Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peace

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 12:14
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Bethlehem

The US president spoke of his hope for the region after meeting Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
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Donald Trump on Manchester attack: Bomber is 'evil loser'

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 11:21
related places: Manchester

US President Donald Trump says the Manchester bombing is the work of "evil losers".
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Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and more than 50 hurt

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 5:45

More than 50 injured in suspected terrorist attack after a concert by US singer Ariana Grande.
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US forces kill seven al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, says Pentagon

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 4:29
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Tuesday's raid east of the capital Sanaa targeted an al-Qaeda compound, the US military says.
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Makeshift army

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 1:12
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The US and Uganda are stopping the hunt for notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony but he is still a threat.
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Turkey accuses US of 'aggressive actions' over brawl

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 19:54
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Washington

Turkey summons the US ambassador over "security lapses" after clashes erupted in Washington.
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Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 19:43
related countries: Israel Israel

The US president has strong words for Iran as he meets Israeli leaders in Jerusalem.
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Trump visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 15:59
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Jerusalem

He became the first sitting US president to visit the Jewish holy site after delivering Iran warning.
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Thumbs up or down?

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 4:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A look back at some of the contentious moments during the US president's trip to Saudi Arabia.
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Trump urges Muslim leaders to lead fight against radicalisation

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 1:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The US president uses major speech to urge Muslim states to take the lead against radicalisation.
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Mike Pence university address hit by student walk-out

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 21:32
related places: Indiana

University activists protest against the US vice-president's policies at a ceremony in Indiana.
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Trump joke

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 14:46

The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj says minority comedians are replying with energy to the US president.
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TPP trade deal will continue without Trump

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 10:54
related places: Trump

The Trans-Pacific Trade deal, abandoned by the US, will go ahead, its other 11 member states agree.
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China crippled CIA by killing US sources, says New York Times

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 0:41
related countries: China China

Up to 20 US informants were killed or imprisoned in China between 2010-12, says the New York Times.
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Trump in Saudi Arabia: US president joins ceremonial sword dance

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 19:10
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The US president swayed along with a ceremonial dance ahead of a Saudi state dinner in his honour.
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The moment a school employee lifts student by neck

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 16:04
related places: Pennsylvania

The man was caught on camera grabbing the 13-year-old in the US state of Pennsylvania.
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Modern slavery?

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 13:07

Filipinos have known about modern servitude long before an American's confession that his family kept a slave for 56 years.
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Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia on first foreign tour

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 7:12
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The US president arrives in Saudi Arabia on the first leg of his trip to the Middle East and Europe.
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Trump: Firing 'nut job' FBI chief 'eased pressure'

Friday, May 19th 2017, 23:20

The US president reportedly called the former FBI chief James Comey a "real nut job".
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US woman burned by Starbucks coffee awarded $100,000

Friday, May 19th 2017, 19:46
related places: Florida

A Florida woman went to court after being seriously scalded when the lid popped off her coffee.
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Syria and Russia condemn US-led attack on pro-Assad forces

Friday, May 19th 2017, 12:00
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The attack on a pro-Assad convoy was a "blatant attack on forces fighting terrorism", Syria says.
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Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea, US says

Friday, May 19th 2017, 6:40
related countries: China China

One jet came within 150ft (45m) of the US plane and flew upside over it, officials tell US media.
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Friday, May 19th 2017, 1:19
related countries: Russia Russia

The US president denies any collusion with Russia during his election campaign last year.
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US summons Turkey envoy for embassy brawl

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 22:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The meeting comes as senators call for the Turkish ambassador to be expelled over the violence.
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Trump: Russia inquiry 'witch hunt'

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 20:51
related countries: Russia Russia

The US president lashes out over the inquiry into Russian influence on his election.
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Woman killed and 22 injured as car hits Times Square crowd

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 20:15

The 26-year-old driver, a former US armed services member and US citizen, is in custody.
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Chelsea Manning releases new photo

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 17:25

The portrait of the former US soldier was published the day after she left a military prison.
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US beekeeper arrested over spate of California beehive thefts

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 15:31
related places: California

Detectives say thousands of hives worth nearly $1m were stolen from almond orchards over three years.
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Arrested Development keeps coming back

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 11:33

The US comedy is coming back for a fifth series.
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Turkey says 'pro-Kurd' US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 10:40
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accuses US envoy Brett McGurk of supporting Kurdish militants.
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Russia may charge extra to watch big-budget US films

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 10:11
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia says its film industry would benefit if cinema-goers paid more to watch US movies.
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Renegade 'saviour'

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 0:28
related countries: Japan Japan, Taiwan Taiwan

In 1988 a military scientist from Taiwan sent his wife to Tokyo Disneyland and then defected to the US.
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Putin laughs at political chaos in the US

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 23:55
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

Putin is laughing at the political chaos in the US over Trump's alleged relationship with Russia.
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US complains to Turkey over embassy violence

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 23:51
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Washington

Turkish Embassy denies claims its staff were responsible for violence against protesters in Washington.
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US and EU reject expanding laptop ban to flights from Europe

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 22:44

But after a meeting to discuss aviation security, officials say other measures are being considered.
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Trump-Russia row: Putin offers to release meeting record

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 20:37

Russia's president offers to release a record of his officials' White House meeting with Mr Trump.
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'Bots' spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 15:15

Bot activity is apparently detected on a US regulator's website over proposed changes to net neutrality rules.
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Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source celebrates 'first steps of freedom'

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 14:40

The US soldier served seven years for leaking diplomatic and military documents to Wikileaks.
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Can too much caffeine kill you?

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 12:19

After 16-year-old Davis Cripe died in the US after drinking caffeine too quickly.
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Trump asked FBI's Comey to drop Flynn inquiry - reports

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 11:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Flynn

The US president is accused of asking for an investigation into a former aide to be abandoned.
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IS conflict: US-led coalition denies bombing civilians in Syrian town

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 10:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Activists say warplanes bombed the IS-held town of Al-Bukamal after approaching from Iraq.
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Erdogan supporters and critics clash outside Turkey's embassy in the US

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 9:13
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Washington

Nine people are injured in a brawl outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, DC.
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Israel says ties with US unaffected after Trump-Lavrov accusations

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 4:18
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

President Trump has been accused of sharing sensitive material with Russia's foreign minister.
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Syria war: Turkey will never accept US alliance with Kurds - Erdogan

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 0:18
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan, Washington

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments come after talks with Donald Trump in Washington.
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North Korea missile tests: US warns against supporting Pyongyang

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 21:02
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

The US ambassador to the UN vows to "call out" countries backing Pyongyang and its nuclear programme.
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'Codeword classified'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 17:45

US presidents have leeway in declassifying information, but Mr Trump may have broken a golden rule.
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US tech start-up sued over claims of 'rampant' sexual behaviour

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 17:33
related places: Bosses

Bosses facing lawsuit say claims US firm UploadVR operated a "sexually-focused" work environment are "entirely without merit".
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Trump 'shared classified information with Russia'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 10:24
related countries: Russia Russia

White House officials deny "intelligence sources or methods" were discussed at a meeting.
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US teen died after drinking caffeine too quickly, coroner says

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 8:23

A coroner says the healthy 16-year-old drank several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly.
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US national security adviser: 'I was in room, it didn't happen'

Monday, May 15th 2017, 23:36
related countries: Russia Russia

US National Security Adviser H.R McMaster has denied reports that President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister.
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Syria's Saydnaya prison crematorium hid killings, says US

Monday, May 15th 2017, 21:02

The US says the prison was modified in 2013 in an effort to cover up the mass killings of inmates.
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'White Lady' wolf shot dead prompts Yellowstone reward

Monday, May 15th 2017, 20:23
related places: Yellowstone

Yellowstone park in the US offers a $5,000 reward for information about who killed the much-loved female.
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Battle for Mosul: The dilemma facing forces up against IS

Monday, May 15th 2017, 17:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul, Wait

Push too hard? Civilians die. Wait too long? Civilians die. US forces open up to a BBC team in Iraq.
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Miss USA Kara McCullough criticised for saying healthcare a 'privilege'

Monday, May 15th 2017, 12:56

Kara McCullough, a nuclear scientist, appeared to link healthcare to employment.
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Group who helped Edward Snowden denied Hong Kong asylum

Monday, May 15th 2017, 10:45
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Philippines Philippines, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The group from Sri Lanka and the Philippines sheltered the whistleblower after he leaked US secrets.
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A disturbing advance

Monday, May 15th 2017, 7:40

It could be intended to be part of a larger intercontinental missile capable of reaching the US.
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Far-right figure should be denied Australian visa, MP says

Monday, May 15th 2017, 6:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The nation should take a stand against controversial US podcaster Mike Enoch, an MP says.
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Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

Monday, May 15th 2017, 0:34
related places: Trump

Rival US lawmakers press the president on whether conversations with James Comey were taped.
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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg in call to help working mothers

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 19:24
related places: Day

Sheryl Sandberg calls for a rise in the minimum wage and affordable childcare on US Mother's Day.
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North Korea missile test 'due to Kim Jong-un paranoia'

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 15:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The US will continue to "tighten the screws" on North Korea, the US ambassador to the UN says.
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North Korea 'would hold talks' with Trump administration

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 8:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Trump

Talks could be held with the US "under the right conditions", South Korean media reports.
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US to discuss with EU possible laptop ban on flights

Friday, May 12th 2017, 23:43

The ban already affects flights to the US from eight mainly Muslim countries.
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Comey dismissal: Did Trump threaten FBI ex-boss in tweet?

Friday, May 12th 2017, 20:07
related places: White House

The White House press secretary faced questions after the US president wrote a tweet about James Comey.
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FBI chief sacking: Trump warns Comey over leaks to media

Friday, May 12th 2017, 18:14
related places: Trump

The US president says James Comey "better hope there are no 'tapes' of our conversations".
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US law boss Sessions orders harsher criminal sentencing

Friday, May 12th 2017, 15:49
related places: Sessions

The attorney general orders prosecutors to pursue maximum penalties for criminals, overturning Obama policy.
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US and China sign trade agreement

Friday, May 12th 2017, 13:15
related countries: China China

The deal means China will lift its ban on US beef imports while Chinese banks can enter the US market.
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Arctic summit: Trump to make 'right decision for the US' on climate

Friday, May 12th 2017, 0:44
related places: Trump

President Trump will make "the right decision for the US" as he reviews the climate change policy.
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ICE arrests nearly 1,400 in major anti-gang operation

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 22:28

Some 900 of those detained in six-week nationwide gang dragnet were US citizens.
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Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 16:34
related places: Montana, All

All the 23-year-old had was her dog and a sweater, she said after her ordeal in Montana.
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Caught in the storm

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 11:19

Known as apolitical and by-the-book, the US deputy attorney general is now at the heart of the row.
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Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 7:51
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

Michael Flynn’s help is sought in the Russia probe amid fallout over the firing of the FBI director.
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Students boo Trump's education secretary Betsy DeVos

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 21:59
related places: Bethune, Florida, Trump

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faces thunderous boos from students as she gives the graduation address at historically black Bethune-Cookman University in Florida.
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Trump Russia meeting: Lavrov praises Trump and Tillerson after talks

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 21:32
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

Russia's foreign minister said the talks were dominated by improving relations and the war in Syria.
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IS conflict: US arming Syrian Kurds unacceptable - Turkey

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 17:28
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

President Erdogan says the battle against IS should not involve "another terrorist group".
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'Paedophile advice' on Arizona radio station causes fury

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 16:33
related places: Arizona

A petition is launched against Arizona's Cave 97.7 FM over its advice on hiding child porn images.
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Dan Heyman: US reporter arrested for shouting questions on healthcare

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 16:02

Dan Heyman was shouting questions at Tom Price and Kellyanne Conway about healthcare proposals.
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Chuck Schumer: 'President Trump, you're making a big mistake'

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 23:47

US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer reacts to the news that Donald Trump has fired the FBI director James Comey.
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The Jewish refugees the US turned away

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 23:22

In 1939 the SS St Louis, carrying Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis, was refused entry to the US.
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Syria war: US to arm Kurds in battle for Raqqa

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 22:41
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The move will help Kurdish fighters battling IS for Raqqa but will alarm neighbouring Turkey.
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Connecticut black bear 'angry' at no invite for brownies

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 21:34

"It was a rather harrowing experience although it looks cute in the photos," a neighbour says.
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Climate change: China vows to defend Paris agreement

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 16:23
related countries: China China, France France
related places: Paris

The comments come amid uncertainty over whether the US will withdraw from the Paris agreement.
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Tiffany Trump

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 15:21
related places: Law

As Tiffany Trump prepares to move to Washington DC to study Law, we take a look at the youngest daughter of the US President.
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'Grotesque actions' in Penn State fraternity hazing death

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 15:21

Prosecutors charge 18 fraternity members in the death of a US student during a drinking binge.
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Taliban fight: US may send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 10:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Trump is being asked by senior advisers to send 3,000 extra soldiers to fight the Taliban.
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Arizona: Phoenix serial killer suspect arrested

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 3:36
related places: Arizona

Police in the US state of Arizona say the man responsible for nine deaths last year is in custody.
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US Air Force's secretive space plane lands after two years in orbit

Monday, May 8th 2017, 18:30
related places: Earth

After almost two years in orbit, the X-37B Orbit Test Vehicle has returned to Earth - but what has it been doing?
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X-37B space plane returns after two-year secret mission

Monday, May 8th 2017, 18:19

What was the US Air Force's X-37B doing during its almost two years in orbit?
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Trump shadow hangs over climate talks opening

Monday, May 8th 2017, 9:18
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Bonn

Climate negotiators meet in Bonn amid concern that the US president could shun the Paris accord.
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