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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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India IT sector fears new US H-1B visa bill for skilled workers

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 11:55

The new legislation mainly targets foreign firms based in the US who bring in foreign employees.
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Trump sacks defiant acting attorney general Sally Yates

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 10:10

The top law officer had told government lawyers not to enforce Donald Trump's immigration curbs.
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Donald Trump and the US Supreme Court: All you need to know

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 1:23

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick is expected to restore the court's narrow conservative majority if confirmed.
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US acting attorney general defies Trump immigrant ban

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 1:20

Sally Yates, an Obama appointee, is occupying the post until a Trump replacement is approved.
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US travel ban: Diplomats 'prepare unprecedented dissent memo'

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 0:47
related places: White House

They join a chorus of condemnation which now includes former US president Barack Obama.
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Money laundering fine for Deutsche Bank

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 0:45
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK and US regulators fine Deutsche Bank $630m over a Russian money laundering plan.
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Trump voters say US president is 'doing a fabulous job'

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 0:08
related places: Pennsylvania

In the key swing state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump's supporters are cheered by his swift actions on immigration and healthcare.
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'US has rejected me but I can't go home'

Monday, January 30th 2017, 17:36
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

Two Somali refugees on the verge of going to the US after spending years in Kenya react to the news that President Donald Trump has banned all Somalis from entering the US.
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President Trump on travel ban: 'A very good day'

Monday, January 30th 2017, 17:09

President Trump heralds "a very good day" for US security after his new travel ban was implemented.
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Family abandoned dementia man in UK

Monday, January 30th 2017, 13:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hereford

A BBC investigation finds that an elderly man with dementia, found lost in Hereford in November 2015, was abandoned in England by his US family.
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Trump executive order: White House stands firm over travel ban

Monday, January 30th 2017, 13:06
related places: White House

Donald Trump denies it's a Muslim ban as mass protests continue amid strong international criticism.
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Trump in office: What are presidential executive orders?

Monday, January 30th 2017, 10:47

A US leader can weigh in on anything affecting federal government by issuing their own directions.
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Starbucks CEO pledges to hire 10,000 refugees globally

Monday, January 30th 2017, 4:29

The coffee giant's chief executive hits back at US President Donald Trump's immigration order.
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Yemen al-Qaeda: US commandos raid stronghold

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 21:44

Fourteen militants, including three senior al-Qaeda figures, and a US soldier are killed.
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Oscars chiefs dismayed

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 16:55
related countries: Iran Iran

Oscars chiefs say President Trump's US entry ban may stop Iranian nominees attending the awards.
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Trump executive order: US judge temporarily halts deportations

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 15:51
related places: Trump

Protests break out at major US airports as refugees and some visa-holders are denied entry.
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'I sold my house' to emigrate to US, says Iraqi man with visa

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 14:50
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Iraq Iraq
related places: Cairo

Iraqi Fuad Suleman and his family were turned back when they tried to board a connecting flight to the US from Cairo.
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Sunday, January 29th 2017, 13:01
related places: Virginia, Trump

Families face fear, confusion and crowds of supporters at Virginia airport after Trump's order
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US immigration order: Families split as Trump ban enforced

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 10:27
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Trump

"It is terrifying how everything has changed", an Iranian woman said, as she waited for her husband at Logan Airport.
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Snow patrol: Military drill for US and S Korean marines

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 9:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea

US and South Korean marines take part in a joint military training exercise in the snow.
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Trump executive order: Calls of 'let them in' at airport protests

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 4:38

Protests take place in some airports in the US over President Trump's executive order on immigration.
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Trump says executive order is not a Muslim ban

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 0:39

President Trump says his US executive order is "not a Muslim ban" and is "working out very nicely".
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Trump executive order: Refugees detained at US airports

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 0:36

Protesters demand the release of 11 held at JFK in New York after Donald Trump's executive order.
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'Some days we wish we were back under shelling'

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 17:27
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria

Syrian refugees in Jordan express sadness at President Trump's order to temporarily ban refugees from entering the US.
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US refugee hopeful: President Trump order 'shattered my dreams'

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 14:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A transgender Iraqi woman says her dreams were shattered when President Trump signed an order to limit immigration.
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Trump executive order prompts Google to recall staff

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 14:30

Google fears employees from seven Muslim-majority countries may not be allowed back into the US.
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Trump suspends US refugee programme and bans Syrians indefinitely

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 8:05

The president also suspends entry to the US for visitors from six other mainly Muslim countries.
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US anti-abortion activists rally in DC

Friday, January 27th 2017, 22:40
related places: America, Washington

Vice-President Mike Pence tells the event in Washington that "life is winning again in America".
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President Trump jokes with May during press conference

Friday, January 27th 2017, 19:01
related places: May

The BBC's Laura Kuenssberg asked about controversial policies President Trump's outlined since taking office.
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How Trump cuts affect abortions in Africa

Friday, January 27th 2017, 18:35
related places: Africa

Could US overseas abortion funding ban lead to more deaths in Africa?
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Mexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposal

Friday, January 27th 2017, 4:47
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

Mexican minister warns that US consumers will end up paying for Donald Trump's border barrier.
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Trump seeks Mexican import tax to pay for border wall

Friday, January 27th 2017, 3:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The US president is considering an import tax on goods from Mexico as a way to pay for the border wall.
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Trump aide Bannon lambasts US media as 'opposition party'

Friday, January 27th 2017, 1:50

Stephen Bannon says US "elite" news outlets were "humiliated" by the presidential election result.
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Top US diplomats leave State Department

Friday, January 27th 2017, 0:39

A number of senior US diplomats are leaving their posts during President Donald Trump's first week on the job.
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Moment of opportunity?

Friday, January 27th 2017, 0:10
related countries: China China

The BBC examines China's bid for global leadership a week into Donald Trump's US presidency.
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Duterte reverses anti-US base stance

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 16:54
related countries: Philippines Philippines

New barracks, warehouses and runways to be built despite President Duterte's fiery anti-US rhetoric.
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Donald Trump says he believes waterboarding works

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 15:26

Donald Trump says "we have to fight fire with fire" but top security aides oppose reintroduction.
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Mexico: We will not pay for Trump border wall

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 14:38
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A statement by the Mexican president prompts Mr Trump to warn him over Washington talks.
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Transformers star Shia LaBeouf charged during anti-Trump protest

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 11:49
related places: Trump, New York

Actor Shia LaBeouf is charged with assault after a dispute during his anti-Donald Trump protest.
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Madeleine Albright and Big Bang actress 'ready to join Muslim registry'

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 11:03

The US ex-secretary of state is joined in her pledge by Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik.
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May to vow to renew special relationship ahead of Trump meeting

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 23:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Trump

Theresa May vows to renew the UK-US special relationship ahead of meeting Donald Trump.
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'Waterboarding absolutely works'

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 22:28

US President Donald Trump backs waterboarding and says "we must fight fire with fire".
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US actress Mary Tyler Moore dies aged 80

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 21:53
related places: Oscar

The Oscar nominated actress, who rose to fame in 1960s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died.
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Trump pledges 'major investigation into voter fraud'

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 16:33

The new president tweets about alleged illegal ballots in two states and registered dead voters.
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Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 13:41
related countries: American Samoa American Samoa, Mongolia Mongolia

The deeply traditional Japanese sport has been dominated by foreign wrestlers in recent years.
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US President Donald Trump invites Narendra Modi

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 4:49
related countries: India India

US President Donald Trump invites India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the United States.
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Badlands on Twitter: US park climate change tweets deleted

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 2:39

A US national park posts a series of tweets about climate change science that are later removed.
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End game

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 0:19
related places: America

Will the US cut its losses and bring America's longest war to an end?
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Inflatable 'Trump' rooster orders overwhelm Chinese factory

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 0:06
related countries: China China

A factory in China is cashing on the inauguration of the new US president as the Year of the Rooster approaches.
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Trump backs Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 22:51
related places: President

President's support for Keystone XL and Dakota Access proves he is a climate threat, critics say.
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What happens to waxworks of former US presidents?

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 18:10
related places: White House

As Donald Trump is immortalised in wax upon moving into the White House, here is a look at what happens to waxworks of former presidents when they leave office.
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US man hails wife's pregnancy with blue smoke explosion

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 11:47

Jon Sterkel faces charges after arranging smoke from the blast to be blue, in celebration of a boy.
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China hits back at US over South China Sea claims

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 11:07
related places: Trump

A Trump spokesman sparked alarm by saying the US would protect its South China Sea interests.
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One firm's view on Trump's 'Make in America'

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 9:58
related countries: China China
related places: Trump

US President Donald Trump talked about a trade war with China during his election campaign.
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George HW Bush to leave intensive care

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 4:45

The US former president, who has pneumonia, could even follow his wife and soon return home.
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What we can learn from the Dutch approach to bringing up kids

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 1:05
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amsterdam

A British mum who lives in Amsterdam and an Asian-American are sharing their insights in a book called The Happiest Kids in the World.
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Trump executive order pulls out of TPP trade deal

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 0:59

"Great thing for the American worker what we just did," says President Trump as he drops the accord.
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Comedy writer Rich 'suspended' over Barron Trump jibe

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 23:50
related places: Rich

Saturday Night Live's Katie Rich has said sorry for a tweet mocking the US president's youngest son.
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Ecclestone removed in $8bn F1 takeover

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 23:13

Bernie Ecclestone is removed from his position running F1 as US giant Liberty Media completes its $8bn (£6.4bn) takeover of the sport.
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US storms: At least 19 dead in Georgia and Mississippi

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 16:48
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Seven of those killed were in a Georgia trailer park apparently struck by a tornado.
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Madonna says White House comments 'taken out of context'

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 10:36
related places: Madonna, White House

A row erupts over Madonna's comments about US President Donald Trump during a speech at the weekend.
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Donald Trump's team in fresh war of words with US media

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 7:59

Donald Trump's chief of staff joins the attack on reporting, vowing to fight "tooth and nail".
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US storms: Tornadoes wreak havoc in Mississippi

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 7:05

Aerial footage shows the extent of devastation caused by tornadoes in Mississippi in the US, which claimed the lives of four people
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Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 4:49
related places: Washington, Trump

Washington group says payments by foreign governments to Trump businesses violate the constitution.
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Israel approves settlement homes following Trump inauguration

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 22:05
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Jerusalem, Trump

"Now we can build," a Jerusalem official says, as a staunch Israel supporter takes office in the US.
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Trump says Nafta 'renegotiations' with Mexico and Canada to start

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 20:36
related countries: Canada Canada, Mexico Mexico

Mr Trump bitterly criticised the North American Free Trade Agreement on the campaign trail.
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Tornado rips through Mississippi killing several people

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 15:42

Four people died in the path of a tornado in southern Mississippi. Swathes of the south-eastern United States were hit by storms over the weekend.
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Trump claims media 'dishonest' over crowd photos

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 14:00
related places: President

Photo evidence appears to undermine the president's claims of high attendance at the inauguration.
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Pope Francis warns against rise in populism

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 5:02

But in a wide-ranging interview says it is too early to judge new US President Donald Trump.
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'No-one believes in CIA more than me'

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 23:29

The new US President Donald Trump tells the CIA that it has his full support despite feuding with it.
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Donald Trump protests attract millions across US and world

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 22:48

They joined many other demonstrators who turned out for more than 600 rallies around the globe.
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Donald Trump supporters react to inauguration speech

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 11:48

Supporters of new US President Donald Trump give their views on his inauguration speech.
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What do Africans think of Trump?

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 6:00
related places: Africa

We asked Africans to tell us their thoughts on the inauguration of US President Trump and how his presidency might effect Africa.
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Trump inauguration: Children who support the president

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 5:23
related places: President

Some of President Donald Trump's youngest fans explain what they like about the 45th US president.
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Reliving a tragedy

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 0:48
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The Belgian creators of a play, Us/Them, which relives the Beslan killings through the eyes of two children, say recent attacks have brought the story closer to home.
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Trump inauguration: President vows to end 'American carnage'

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 0:39

New president makes rallying cry in speech, promising jobs, border security and to "put America first".
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Syria conflict: US says Idlib strike kills 100 al-Qaeda fighters

Friday, January 20th 2017, 23:37

Air strike against al-Qaeda training camp comes in final hours of Barack Obama's presidency.
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Donald Trump inauguration speech was ‘angriest ever’

Friday, January 20th 2017, 20:42

An expert in US politics has claimed President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was the angriest he had ever heard.
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US President Donald Trump's first speech

Friday, January 20th 2017, 20:32

It was 20 minutes long and touched on jobs, patriotism, rebuilding, radical Islam and winning. We have boiled it down to two and a half.
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Barack Obama: 'Yes we did, yes we can'

Friday, January 20th 2017, 20:32
related places: California

Former US President Obama addresses staff and supporters before heading off on holiday to California.
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Compare 2017 and 2009

Friday, January 20th 2017, 20:19

It's been eight years since a new president took the oath of office at the US Capitol. Here's some side by side comparisons of Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and Donald Trump's in 2017,
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El Chapo: US prosecutors seek $14bn seizure from drug lord

Friday, January 20th 2017, 19:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico

US lawyers want to seize billions from the extradited Mexican drug lord who denies trafficking charges.
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Donald Trump: 'America first, America first'

Friday, January 20th 2017, 19:08
related places: America

"A new vision will govern... it's going to be only America first, America first", the US president told the crowd at his inauguration.
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Full text of speech

Friday, January 20th 2017, 18:13

The full speech delivered by new US President Donald Trump after taking the oath of office.
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US President Donald Trump sworn in

Friday, January 20th 2017, 18:01

Donald Trump is sworn in as US president in Washington DC.
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US President Donald Trump: 'We will get the job done'

Friday, January 20th 2017, 18:00

Donald Trump has become the president of the United States.
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The improbable rise of Donald Trump

Friday, January 20th 2017, 17:09
related places: Donald

Long before Donald Trump became US president, he was just "The Donald" - a larger than life celebrity and real estate tycoon.
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Russian TV chief labels US intelligence report 'a joke'

Friday, January 20th 2017, 10:17
related countries: Russia Russia

The editor-in-chief of Russia's state broadcaster RT has defended its coverage of the US election campaign.
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What time is Trump's presidential inauguration?

Friday, January 20th 2017, 10:05
related places: Trump

The world watches as Mr Trump is sworn in as the 45th US president on 20 January.
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El Chapo: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman extradited from Mexico to US

Friday, January 20th 2017, 2:56
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Joaquin Guzman is flown to New York charged with money laundering and drug trafficking.
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Trump's Ford deal dashes Mexican villagers' dreams

Friday, January 20th 2017, 0:51
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Reyes, Ford, Villa

Villa de Reyes' dreams of a better future have been dashed by the incoming US president.
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US frisbee team captures frozen lake crossing

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 22:50

A US youth frisbee team used a mobile phone to film a frisbee crossing a frozen lake in the wind. Here's what happened.
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Putin spokesman denies US election hack

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 20:55
related countries: Russia Russia

President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman denies any Russian government involvement in hacking to influence the 2017 US election result.
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'I'm so excited'

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 20:03

People in the US describe their feelings about going to Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington DC
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