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US Navy ship named after shot congresswoman Gabby Giffords

Sunday, June 11th 2017, 7:54
related places: Galveston

The ship was unveiled in Galveston, Texas on Saturday.
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Photographer's journey across segregated 1960s US

Sunday, June 11th 2017, 1:19

Reprint of classic record of the Civil Rights movement includes previously unseen photographs.
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Comey hearing: Sessions to testify in response

Sunday, June 11th 2017, 0:24
related places: Senate

The US attorney general says he will appear before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday.
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Afghanistan: US soldiers 'killed by commando' in Achin district

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 19:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: May

Three die in a gun attack, while elsewhere a "friendly fire" incident kills two Afghan policemen.
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Adam West: TV Batman actor dies at 88

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 18:39

The US actor struggled to find work after starring as the Caped Crusader in the 1960s hit TV series.
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Raqqa: US-backed forces advance in IS 'capital'

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 14:59
related countries: Syria Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces say they are now fighting the militants on a second front inside Raqqa.
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Marawi siege: US special forces aiding Philippine army

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 9:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Marawi

Special units are providing technical support in Marawi, easing recent strained relations.
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Trump v Cuba

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 2:00
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Miami

The US president may unveil his proposals for US-Cuban ties in Miami next week.
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Qatar blockade: US urges Gulf states to ease restrictions

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 0:29
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Gulf

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said humanitarian effects were already being felt.
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Two hot air balloons collide after wind changes

Friday, June 9th 2017, 22:38

A change of wind direction caused a near-disaster for two US balloonists.
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Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz rejects James Comey's allegations

Friday, June 9th 2017, 1:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Marc Kasowitz says the president did not try to impede a probe into Russia and the US election.
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Taming the giants

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 23:38

Five tech giants increasingly dominate the US and global economies. But what, if anything, should be done about it?
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US Republicans take aim at Dodd-Frank rules

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 21:44
related places: Dodd

A push to dismantle some laws introduced after the 2008 financial crash may be gaining momentum.
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Syrian pro-government drone shot down by US military

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 19:45
related countries: Syria Syria

The US says it has repelled the first pro-Syrian government attack on US-led coalition forces.
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Coal country

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 22:17
related places: Pennsylvania

US President Donald Trump praised the opening of a new mine in Pennsylvania. Residents are divided.
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Tehran attackers 'were IS recruits from Iran'

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 21:25
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

So-called Islamic State claims the attacks but Iran blames Saudi Arabia and the US.
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US intelligence chief 'never felt pressured' by Trump

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 17:44
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

The director of national intelligence says he never felt pressured to influence the Russia inquiry.
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US man dies after flesh-eating bacterium infects new tattoo

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 17:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Jesus

He received a tattoo with the words "Jesus is my life" five days before swimming in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Obama and Trudeau meet up for dinner in Montreal

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 15:41
related places: Montreal, Trudeau

The bromance continued when the former US president visited Trudeau's hometown of Montreal.
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Trump nominates lawyer Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 14:29
related places: Wray

The US president says he is nominating lawyer Christopher A Wray to replace James Comey.
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Watergate 'pales' beside Trump-Russia allegations - James Clapper

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 12:37
related places: Trump

The ex-US director of national intelligence spoke before former FBI chief James Comey's testimony.
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Reality Winner: Parents defend US leaks suspect

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 6:10

Government contractor Reality Winner is accused of leaking top-secret information to a news outlet.
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US Congress calls for charges over Turkey embassy brawl

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 3:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Videos appear to show Turkish security officials punching and kicking unarmed Kurdish demonstrators.
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Qatar row: Trump claims credit for isolation

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 19:39
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Gulf, Trump

The US president says his Mid-East trip is "already paying off" and might help end terrorism.
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Theresa May: Donald Trump wrong to criticise Sadiq Khan

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 17:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Trump

The PM says the US president's state visit will go ahead, despite calls for it to be cancelled.
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US contractor Reality Winner arrested after NSA leak report

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 16:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Reality Leigh Winner, 25, allegedly took classified material from a government facility in Georgia.
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US warning over its UN Human Rights Council role

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 16:32

The US is "looking carefully" at its participation on the UN Human Rights Council, its envoy says.
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US women football stars back disqualified girl

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 14:33

Abby Wambach defends a young player banned from a tournament after complaints she looks like a boy.
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US diplomat in China quits 'over Trump climate change policy'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 10:34
related countries: China China, France France
related places: Beijing, Paris, Trump

The Beijing-based envoy disagrees with the Paris climate change deal withdrawal, report US media.
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Bill Cosby 'used power and fame to prey on woman'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 6:47
related places: Pennsylvania

The opening of his trial hears he committed "heinous crimes" but his lawyer says the accuser is lying.
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Wonder Woman's female director conquers box office

Monday, June 5th 2017, 11:18

Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman makes over $100m at the North American box office on its first weekend.
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Putin plays down ties with President Trump's ex-adviser Flynn

Monday, June 5th 2017, 3:38
related places: Flynn

Russia's leader says he barely spoke to the former US national security adviser at a dinner in 2015.
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London attack: Macron and Turnbull lead world condemnation

Monday, June 5th 2017, 1:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Trump

France says it is "more than ever at Britain's side", while Australia has vowed "resolute solidarity".
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Trump 'does believe in climate change', says US ambassador to UN

Sunday, June 4th 2017, 2:18

The US president accepts human activity is partly to blame for global warming, says a top official.
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BBC confronts Russians over US election row

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 8:02
related countries: Russia Russia

We ask the alleged intermediaries between Russia and the US what's been going on.
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US warns Beijing on South China Sea islands

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 3:46
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

US Defence Secretary James Mattis says China's militarisation of man-made islands is not acceptable.
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US food blogger sues Food Network over snow globe cakes

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 1:08

Elizabeth LaBau filed her claim against Food Network, alleging they copied her how-to video.
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Trump climate deal: US can fulfil pledges, says Michael Bloomberg

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 0:25
related places: New York

The ex-New York mayor says this could be done through deals with US cities, states and businesses.
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Trump climate agreement: Rest of world rallies around Paris deal

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 19:51
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Other big emitters of carbon dioxide restate their commitment to Paris as the US pulls out.
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Vladimir Putin on US Paris withdrawal: Don't worry, be happy

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 16:11
related countries: France France, Russia Russia
related places: Don, Paris

The Russian president refuses to condemn Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate deal.
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Paris climate deal: Buildings 'go green' in protest

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 15:03
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Buildings around the world are lit green after the US withdraws from the Paris climate agreement.
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'Immoral assault'

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 14:25
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Supporters and opponents react to President Trump's decision to pull US out of Paris climate accord.
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Travel ban: Trump seeks Supreme Court ruling

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 6:32
related places: White House

The White House wants judges to reinstate a ban affecting majority Muslim countries.
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Ananya Vinay, 12, wins US spelling bee with 'marocain'

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 6:18
related places: California

Ananya Vinay from California got 'marocain' right to win after a tense 45-minute final round.
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'World won't laugh any more'

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 0:09
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

President Trump says pulling out of Paris climate deal will stop world laughing at the US.
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Paris climate deal: Trump pulls US out of 2015 accord

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 22:48
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The move drew criticism, with Germany, France and Italy immediately rejecting any renegotiation.
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America first

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 21:44

The US president's approach is causing a shift in the tectonic plates of the global world order, Paul Adams writes.
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Trump explains why US pulling out of Paris accord

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 20:23
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The US is pulling out of the Paris climate accord because it is unfair to Americans, says President Trump.
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Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 16:57
related places: White House

The White House says "the question is not if that move happens, but only when".
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Trump urged to retain Paris climate deal by UN chief

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 16:23
related countries: China China

The UN chief joins leaders of the EU and China in stressing the importance of the Paris agreement.
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Noose found at US African-American museum

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 14:16

The violent symbol was the second found at a Smithsonian museum in less than one week.
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LeBron James: Racism is hidden but alive

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 10:36

NBA superstar LeBron James says racism may appear hidden, but it is alive every single day in the US.
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Chloe Moretz 'appalled and angry' over body-shaming Snow White animated film advert

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 6:16

The actress says she didn't see the marketing for her animated Snow White film before it was released.
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Trump-Russia investigation: US Congress issues subpoenas

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 1:04
related countries: Russia Russia

The requests for information were made to Trump's fired national security adviser and his lawyer.
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Being black in US tough says LeBron James after racist graffiti

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 22:00

The megastar basketball player spoke out after racist graffiti was painted on to his LA home.
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Trump 'poised to quit Paris climate deal'

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 21:00
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The Paris accord was signed by 195 countries but President Trump will pull out, US media report.
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The six-year-old US spelling maestro

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 20:51

Can you spell "impressive"? Edith Fuller is the youngest contestant of a major US spelling bee.
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'Covfefe': Trump invents new word and melts internet

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 18:58

One word from the US president in a tweet comes close to breaking the internet.
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US family finds alligator in pool

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 10:54
related places: Florida

Police are now warning people in Florida to check their swimming pools.
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US husband splits from wife who raped him as boy

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 10:12

Vili Fualaau seeks to end his marriage to a former teacher, who had sex with him when he was 12.
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US comedian Kathy Griffin apologises for 'beheaded Trump' photo

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 3:20
related places: Trump

Kathy Griffin "begs for forgiveness" after posing with a fake decapitated head of the US president.
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US officer in Tamir Rice shooting sacked

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 23:36
related places: Cleveland

The Cleveland police department sacked him for misrepresenting himself on his job application.
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US tests missile defence system as North Korea concerns mount

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 22:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The Pentagon successfully tests its anti-missile defence system, as tensions with North Korea mount.
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Syria conflict: US sends arms to Kurdish forces fighting IS

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 21:16

Kurdish forces are being equipped to help drive so-called Islamic State from its stronghold, Raqqa.
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Sound and fury

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 12:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Panama Panama

From Panama to Afghanistan, the US Army has repeatedly deployed a secret weapon: heavy rock music.
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Manuel Noriega, Panama ex-strongman, dies at 83

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 11:18
related countries: Panama Panama

The former military ruler was ousted by a US invasion in 1989 and convicted of drug trafficking.
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German leaders step up attacks on Trump

Monday, May 29th 2017, 15:34
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Trump

The chancellor, her foreign minister and the opposition leader all criticise the US president.
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Portland attack: Donald Trump condemns killings

Monday, May 29th 2017, 15:34
related places: Trump

He was facing mounting criticism for his failure to condemn the killings on Friday.
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Who has faced the Donald Trump handshake and won?

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 23:35

The US president's hand contact with world leaders has been closely watched.
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US Mississippi shooting leaves eight dead

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 20:42

Shots were fired in three separate locations, and a deputy sheriff is among those killed.
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US might extend cabin laptop ban worldwide, top official says

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 16:03
related places: Security

Security chief John Kelly says terrorists are obsessed with the idea of attacking a US plane.
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US woman 'locked children in car boot' to go shopping

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 13:25

Passersby saw the vehicle shaking and helped the children, aged two and five, get out.
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Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a 'moment of truth'

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 12:45
related countries: France France

France's president says his white-knuckle encounter with the US leader was designed to get respect.
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Libya Benghazi: Group blamed for 2012 attack on US mission disbands

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 11:37

The Islamist group blamed for the 2012 US mission attack says its leaders died in a fight with the army.
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Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris deal

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 3:47
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Trump

The US president says he will announce this week if he will pull out of the Paris agreement.
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G7 talks: Trump isolated over Paris climate change deal

Sunday, May 28th 2017, 0:58
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Paris, Trump

Germany called the climate change talks "very unsatisfactory", describing them as "six against one".
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'We're in charge'

Saturday, May 27th 2017, 18:34

Mr Trump's team is ready to expand the US's global role and double down on their "America First" policy.
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Trump foreign tour: G7 leaders turn attention to Africa

Saturday, May 27th 2017, 9:52
related places: Africa

Disagreements remain with US President Donald Trump on migration, trade and climate change.
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Kushner 'discussed secret line to Moscow' - US media reports

Saturday, May 27th 2017, 9:51
related countries: Russia Russia

Donald Trump's son-in-law reportedly sought to use Russian facilities to reach Moscow officials.
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G7 demand action on extremist net content at summit

Friday, May 26th 2017, 20:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: May

But other world leaders fail to persuade Donald Trump to back a landmark climate change deal.
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Gianforte wins Montana vote despite 'body slam' charge

Friday, May 26th 2017, 7:11
related places: Montana

US Republican Greg Gianforte, charged with assaulting the Guardian's Ben Jacobs, is elected to Congress.
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Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny - US media

Friday, May 26th 2017, 5:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Investigators believe Mr Trump's son-in-law has information relevant to the Russia probe, reports say.
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'Fast Eddie'

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 23:46

Eddie Maher went on the run after driving off with £1.2m in a Securicor van. Remarkably, he kept it up for 19 years taking a wife and children from one US city to another.
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US air strike on IS killed 105 civilians in Iraq's Mosul

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 23:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

The US military says the March air strike detonated explosives militants had hidden in the building.
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US academic Ted Malloch will not be EU envoy - US officials

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 22:35
related places: Washington

EU sceptic Ted Malloch never was a candidate, officials in Washington say.
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Manchester attack: Trump condemns media leaks

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 21:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The US president condemns leaks to American media about the Manchester attack investigation, but the UK says it is resuming intelligence sharing.
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Donald Trump tells Nato allies to pay up at Brussels talks

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 20:34
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

The president says other countries are not paying their "fair share".
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US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter 'body slam'

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 18:00
related places: Montana, Guardian

Montana candidate Greg Gianforte faces a misdemeanour charge over a clash with a Guardian journalist.
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Trump pushes past Montenegro’s PM

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 17:58
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Brussels

Speaking to Nato leaders in Brussels, the US president also called for alliance members to pay more.
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Manchester attack: Trump on 'depths of evil'

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 15:06
related places: Trump, Monday

US President Donald Trump pays tribute to the "beautiful lives" lost in Monday's bomb attack.
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Americans should learn Russian to influence Trump, Kerry says

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 13:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Learn Russian if you want to influence the Trump team, US ex-Secretary of State John Kerry says.
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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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