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Mexico protesters march against Trump's immigration policies

Monday, February 13th 2017, 0:54
related places: Trump

Tens of thousands take to the streets to protest against the US president's immigration policies.
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Trump travel ban: Policy adviser attacks US federal appeals court

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 16:56
related places: Trump

The aide says Trump's power on the issue is "beyond question", despite court rulings to the contrary.
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Margaret Atwood: US going 'back to Puritan values' under Trump

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 20:27
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Puritan, Trump, New England

The Canadian writer compares attitudes to women's rights to those of 17th-century New England.
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'Trump has taken a mother from children'

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 9:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican woman deported from the US says Donald Trump has 'taken a mother from her children'.
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Strong winds in US topple truck on highway

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 6:38
related places: Wyoming

Dashcam footage captures the moment strong winds cause a truck to blow over onto a highway patrol car in Wyoming.
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Donald Trump considers issuing new travel ban

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 4:45

The US president tells reporters on Air Force One that a "brand new order" may be issued next week.
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The ‘Trump fan’ taking Mexican wrestling by storm

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 0:09
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

Sam Polinsky is an American wrestler who joined the Lucha Libre circuit in Mexico City.
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Trump vows to win travel ban court fight

Friday, February 10th 2017, 23:23

Mr Trump also says a "brand new order" is being looked at as the other one flounders in the courts.
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'Look at me' - Trump and Abe's awkward handshake

Friday, February 10th 2017, 23:08
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Trump, White House, Abe

US President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks at the White House.
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Mexico warns citizens in US after woman deported

Friday, February 10th 2017, 21:55

The case of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos illustrates a "new reality" for Mexicans, officials say.
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Trump tells Abe: US-Japan ties are 'cornerstone of peace'

Friday, February 10th 2017, 20:56
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Trump

After talks with PM Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump says the US is committed to "the security of Japan".
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Former US National Guard soldier jailed for IS support

Friday, February 10th 2017, 20:39
related countries: Libya Libya

Mohamed Jalloh said he felt "like a complete idiot" for backing the group.
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Trump agrees to honour 'One China' policy despite threats

Friday, February 10th 2017, 19:29
related countries: China China

The US president had a 'cordial' call with China, after it raised complaints about his conduct.
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Car veers off road in blizzard conditions in the US

Friday, February 10th 2017, 19:28

Schools are shut and flights have been cancelled as a major snow storm strikes in the north east of the country.
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Rampaging deer caught by shopper in US

Friday, February 10th 2017, 15:46
related places: Pennsylvania

"When I seen it, it was game-on," says the Pennsylvania man who caught the scared doe.
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Trump urges Israel to 'act reasonably' on settlements

Friday, February 10th 2017, 12:38
related countries: Israel Israel

The US president urges Israel to "act reasonably" because he believes a peace deal is possible.
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Uzbek film blocked over lack of Morgan Freeman

Friday, February 10th 2017, 11:34

Uzbek film advert uses US actor's image even though he is not in it.
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George and Amal Clooney 'expecting twins', Matt Damon confirms

Friday, February 10th 2017, 9:16
related places: June

Matt Damon says he "almost started crying" when the actor told him the news.
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Trump loses appeal court bid to reinstate travel ban

Friday, February 10th 2017, 9:05
related places: Trump

A US court rejects the president's bid to revive his ban on people from seven mainly Muslim countries.
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'I will fight my mother's deportation to Mexico'

Friday, February 10th 2017, 1:55
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The daughter of a Mexican woman who has been deported from the US pledges to fight the decision.
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Donald Trump: 'We will see them in court'

Friday, February 10th 2017, 1:49

President Donald Trump says a refusal by a US appeals court to reinstate his travel ban is "a political decision".
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Why don't Japanese drivers buy US cars?

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 23:44
related countries: Japan Japan

US carmakers export hardly any cars to Japan, something that annoys President Trump - but why not?
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'American carnage'

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 22:15
related places: Trump

Trump decries urban violence, terrorism and police shootings. Is his image of 'American carnage' fair?
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions: End migrant lawlessness

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 22:07

The new US attorney general says illegal immigration threatens public safety and pulls down wages.
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Nato has troops 'shortfall' in Afghanistan - US general

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 18:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The general says extra forces are needed to train Afghan troops in the war with the Taliban.
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US minor admits Brussels airport cyber attack - prosecutors

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 17:17
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Prosecutors say the failed hack just hours after deadly bombings in 2016 had "no terrorist motives".
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US Army officer brings Afghan interpreter to live with him

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 14:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Palo Alto, California

Qismat Amin will live for now with Captain Matthew Ball and his wife in Palo Alto, California.
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US says it killed 11 al-Qaeda operatives in Syria air strikes

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 9:48
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Idlib

Air strikes near Idlib killed 11 al-Qaeda members, the Pentagon says.
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Trump cabinet: Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as attorney general

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 7:14
related places: Trump

Jeff Sessions was a highly controversial Donald Trump nomination because of accusations of racism.
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US halts vetting Nauru refugees for now, Australia says

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 7:03
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

The US is no longer screening refugees on Nauru, but Australia expects the process to resume.
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US man gets 30 years for helping plot IS attack in Texas

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 22:09
related places: Texas

The man is the second person in the US to be convicted of supporting so-called Islamic State.
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Trump travel ban: President attacks 'so political' courts

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 21:08
related places: President

The US president tells police chiefs he has the right to enact his controversial executive order.
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Elizabeth Warren silenced over US Senate criticism of Sessions

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 18:12
related places: Sessions

The Massachusetts Democratic senator was reading a letter by the widow of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Trump travel ban: Tough questions in US appeals court hearing

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 10:39

Judges focus on the limits of presidential power and whether the ban is unfair on Muslims.
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Dakota Access Pipeline to win US Army permit for completion

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 22:41
related places: Dakota

But Standing Rock Sioux lawyers pledge to fight approval of the $3.8bn, four-state project.
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Trump pick wins knife-edge Senate vote

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 22:26
related places: Senate

For the first time ever, the US vice-president casts a tie-breaking vote for a cabinet appointment.
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Barack Obama goes kitesurfing with Richard Branson

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 18:39

The former US president Barack Obama has enjoyed a spot of kitesurfing with Richard Branson.
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US dog food recall after euthanasia drug found

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 17:30

One pug named Talula has died and five other have been sickened by pentobarbital.
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Iran's Khamenei says Trump shows real face of America

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 17:27
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: America, Trump

The Iranian supreme leader lambasts the US after fresh sanctions are imposed over a missile test.
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The president and the bathrobe

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 14:14

The US president's spokesman has caused a bit of a Twitter storm by claiming Mr Trump does not own a bathrobe.
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US justice department defends 'lawful' Trump travel ban

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 3:23
related places: Trump

The justice department defends the president's travel ban and urges an appeals court to reinstate it.
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Changing course

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 0:04

With the advent of President Trump, US-Egypt relations are set to grow warmer, says Orla Guerin.
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Flight attendant shares story of saving trafficking victim

Monday, February 6th 2017, 21:28

A US flight attendant shares the story of how she helped a trafficking victim on her plane.
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US police threaten to punish drink drivers with Justin Bieber

Monday, February 6th 2017, 20:17

Drink drivers would have to watch the pop star "the entire way to jail", police say.
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Huge meteor blazes across US skies

Monday, February 6th 2017, 18:03

Dashcam footage captures a fireball over US Midwestern states on Monday.
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Trump travel ban: States urge retention of temporary block

Monday, February 6th 2017, 16:28
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for two US states argue against removing a legal block on President Trump's travel ban.
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Kremlin angry over Fox News 'Putin's a killer' question

Monday, February 6th 2017, 14:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia says that "Putin's a killer" comments are unacceptable and the US TV station must apologise.
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Trump ramps up criticism of judge after travel ban setback

Monday, February 6th 2017, 10:23

The US president also calls on border officials to check people entering America "very carefully".
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Trump suffers new travel ban setback

Sunday, February 5th 2017, 16:52
related places: Trump

A US appeals court rejects the Trump administration's request in a late-night ruling.
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Trump travel ban: Mike Pence defends president

Sunday, February 5th 2017, 12:55

US Vice-President Mike Pence defends Donald Trump, after he called the man who suspended his travel ban a "so-called judge".
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Trump defends Putin over Russia killings allegations

Sunday, February 5th 2017, 9:38
related countries: Russia Russia

President Trump suggests the US is not "so innocent" when asked about political killings in Russia.
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Trump travel ban: Iraqi family boards flight to JFK

Sunday, February 5th 2017, 8:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Iraqi family board a flight to the US after President Donald Trump's travel ban is blocked.
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US reverses travel ban over court ruling as Trump fumes

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 21:25

People affected by the ban react cautiously as airlines allow them to board flights to America again.
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US Yemen raid: Bomb-making video 'mix-up'

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 19:57

The Pentagon shares footage from a seized computer, that turns out not to be as valuable as it first thought.
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Iran shows off air defences

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 19:11
related countries: Iran Iran

It comes amid rising tensions between Iran and the US.
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US sends armoured vehicles to anti-IS fighters in Syria

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 14:57
related countries: Syria Syria

Fighters battling so-called Islamic State in Syria receive their first delivery of armoured vehicles from the US.
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Iran is world's biggest state sponsor of terrorism, US says

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 13:31

But Defence Secretary James Mattis says he sees no need to increase US troops in the Middle East.
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Rob Stewart: Missing Canadian film-maker's body found in Florida

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 10:58
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Florida

Acclaimed Canadian film-maker Rob Stewart disappeared on a dive off the coast of Florida.
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Trump travel ban: Seattle judge issues nationwide block

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 9:16
related places: Seattle

Those affected by last week's travel ban are now free to travel to the US, customs officials say.
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Icy US road pile-up caught on camera

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 5:43
related places: Oregon

Amateur footage captures a pile-up on an icy stretch of road in Oregon, but no-one is seriously hurt.
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US sanctions Iran after missile test

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 3:44
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran reacts by saying it will not to be cowed by Donald Trump's move, vowing reciprocal measures.
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Drug lord El Chapo Guzman complains about US jail

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 22:38
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman say he is on 23-hour lockdown.
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Trump immigration order revokes tens of thousands of visas

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 22:05

A US Justice Department lawyer told a courtroom the figure was as high as 100,000 revoked visas.
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Former Norwegian PM says he was held at US airport over Iran visit

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 19:30
related countries: Iran Iran, Norway Norway

Kjell Magne Bondevik said he was held for an hour due to an Iranian stamp on his passport.
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US soldiers train in Nato states near Russia

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 18:25
related countries: Latvia Latvia, Russia Russia

US soldiers have been testing whether they can survive in cold weather situations in Latvia.
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Mattis warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' response to nuclear use

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 12:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Any use of nuclear weapons would be met with an "overwhelming" response, says the US defence chief.
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New Israel settlements 'may not be helpful' to peace, says US

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 11:38
related places: White House

Departing from previous US policy though the White House says existing settlements are no impediment.
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Syria conflict: Air strikes disrupt Raqqa water supply

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 11:36
related countries: Syria Syria

US air strikes reportedly cut off the water supply in Islamic State's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa.
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Ivanka Trump fashion brand dropped by US retailer after sales drop - 'not boycott'

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 11:30

US retailer Nordstrom says it'll no longer sell Ivanka Trump's clothing line because of poor sales not a boycott.
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US gun laws: House votes to loosen background checks rules

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 11:02
related places: House

The House of Representatives votes to scrap background checks for gun buyers with mental issues.
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Return to sender

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 0:26
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A Mexican woman offended by comments made by Donald Trump makes a point by handing in her US visa.
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US entry ban: New York's Yemeni bodegas shut in protest

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 23:20
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: New York

Thousands of Yemeni shop owners down shutters for eight hours to highlight their value in society.
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US-Australia refugee deal: Trump in 'worst call' with Turnbull

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 21:56
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Turnbull

President Trump attacks 'dumb deal' to resettle asylum seekers from Australia to the US.
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Yemen al-Qaeda: US says raid was 'very thought-out process'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 21:14

The raid on an al-Qaeda stronghold is said to have killed an eight-year-old girl and many civilians.
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Prison officer killed in US hostage standoff

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 20:34

Held in a closet by inmates, the officer told fellow officers to get of the building, officials said.
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Rex Tillerson to State Department: 'Hi, I'm the new guy'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 18:15

Donald Trump's new secretary of state gave a folksy speech during his first day at the US State Department.
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Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull on Trump call: 'Call ended courteously'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 17:04
related places: Turnbull, Trump

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull tells Ben Fordham on 2GB Radio he's "disappointed" that details of a call between himself and President Trump were made public.
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Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerises America

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 14:45
related places: America

The pop icon announces she is carrying twins with a striking post that becomes Instagram's most-liked ever.
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US defence chief Mattis says South Korea alliance is 'strong'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 12:47
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea

James Mattis uses his trip to restate his country's continuing military support for Seoul.
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Amazon to build $1.5bn US cargo hub

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 11:58
related places: Amazon

Online retailer Amazon reveals plans to build its first air cargo hub in Northern Kentucky.
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US raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen: What we know so far

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 11:20
related countries: Yemen Yemen

US special forces conducted a clandestine raid in central Yemen on 28 February. Here's what we know.
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US teacher greets each pupil with personalised handshakes

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 10:40
related places: Charlotte

The pupils in one class in North Carolina all get their own personalised welcome every morning.
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Aporkalypse No - US bacon shortage denied

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 10:30

Reserves of pork bellies are well down on last year but are in no danger of running out, say farmers.
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White House: 'We are officially putting Iran on notice'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 9:23
related countries: Iran Iran

The new US National Security Adviser said the Obama administration had been too weak with Iran.
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Yemen al-Qaeda: US says civilians 'likely' killed in raid

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 5:06
related places: Sunday

The commando operation on Sunday targeted an al-Qaeda base in Bayda province.
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Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 2:33

A US court rules that Facebook unlawfully used a video game developer's technology.
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Trump cabinet: Rex Tillerson sworn in as top US diplomat

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 0:59

The Texas native, 64, was cleared for full Senate approval in a 56-43 vote.
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Russia charges cyber-security experts with treason

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 17:24
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kremlin

The Kremlin denies the arrests are related to claims of Russian hacking during the US election.
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US veteran gives a stranger his medal

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 16:23
related places: Jeff

They had never met but Jeff and Alaa were both affected by President Trump's extreme vetting order.
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Iran denies missile test violated UN resolution

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 12:57
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's defence minister rejects "foreign interference" after the US calls the test "unacceptable".
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Black Hawk Down

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 10:29
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

In 1993, elite US forces launched a disastrous raid in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Abdulaziz Ali Ibrahim was working with the UN in Somalia at the time.
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Cash influx

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 6:55

The American Civil Liberties Union gets help from start-up incubator Y Combinator to deal with its cash influx.
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'We want the same thing' - Saudi oil minister welcomes Trump era

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 6:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Trump

Khalid al-Falih tells the BBC that the United States and Saudi Arabia have shared goals.
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Dakota pipeline: US Army to allow work on final section

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 4:40

Native Americans vow legal action as the go-ahead is given to complete the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
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Donald Trump picks Neil Gorsuch as US Supreme Court nominee

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 4:00
related places: Colorado

President Donald Trump has nominated Colorado federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch for the US Supreme Court.
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US travel ban: Officials admit poor communication but defend policy

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 1:34

The officials blame poor communication but say that hundreds of refugees have waivers.
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Quebec mosque attack: Fox News deletes tweet after Canada complains

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 1:28
related countries: Canada Canada

Justin Trudeau's office said the US broadcaster was perpetuating fear with its tweet about the attack.
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'I don't belong here'

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 0:04
related countries: Iran Iran, Iraq Iraq, Pakistan Pakistan, Syria Syria

Iranian, Iraqi, Syrian and Pakistani students in the US react to President Donald Trump's executive order banning people from seven countries.
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Huge planes help fight Chile forest fires

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 22:25
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Chile Chile

Huge supertanker planes from the US, Russia and Brazil have been deployed to fight forest fires in Chile.
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EU's Donald Tusk sees Trump as threat to Europe

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 17:21
related places: Trump

The European Council head warns the administration may reverse 70 years of US foreign policy.
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