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Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani warns US against 'political suicide'

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 16:48
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president says undermining the accord would be "political suicide" for his US counterpart.
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US Marines Osprey crashes off Australia's Queensland coast

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 14:01
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Queensland

A search and rescue operation is being conducted after the incident off the Queensland coast.
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Flynn and Russia envoy Kislyak discussed 'simple things'

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 12:02
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow's ex-US ambassador has been giving details of talks with the former US security adviser.
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Syria war: 2,000 IS fighters still in Raqqa - US envoy

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 4:44

They are fighting for their own survival amid an offensive to retake the city, a US official says.
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US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 1:49
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The US gives notice that it intends to quit the Paris climate deal but says talks will continue.
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US-backed Yemeni troops 'push al-Qaeda' out of Shabwa

Friday, August 4th 2017, 21:19
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The province's main cities are said to be under government control for the first time in years.
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US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned

Friday, August 4th 2017, 17:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An appeals court orders a retrial for Nicholas Slatten, jailed for the murder of 14 Iraqi civilians.
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US attorney general says four charged in crackdown on leaks

Friday, August 4th 2017, 16:57

Top US prosecutor says the administration has tripled the number of active leak probes since January.
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Marijuana company buys entire US town to create 'cannabis-friendly municipality'

Friday, August 4th 2017, 10:09
related places: California

A marijuana company buys a California town for $5m and plans to create a "pot paradise" for tourists.
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Kabul convoy attack: Nato soldier killed in suicide blast

Friday, August 4th 2017, 6:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

The Georgian soldier was part of a military convoy hit by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.
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US police 'closing in' on Oxford University murder suspect

Friday, August 4th 2017, 3:50

"We have an idea of his whereabouts," say police looking for Andrew Warren in the United States.
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'I was reborn in the US': Journalist flees Mexican violence

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 23:48
related countries: Mexico Mexico

This journalist fled Mexico after his family were murdered. Now he's slowly rebuilding his life.
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Trump: US-Russia relations are at 'dangerous low'

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 17:14
related countries: Russia Russia

The US president blames Congress after he reluctantly signs new sanctions against Russia.
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Afghan mosque attack: Father of teen roboticist among victims in Herat

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 15:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Herat

Fatemah Qaderyan, 14, led the all-girl team that made headlines for attending the US competition.
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Boeing jet makes plane outline over US

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 14:19
related places: America

A Dreamliner jet draws the shape of a plane over America during an engine test flight.
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Uniqlo shirts at push of a button in airport vending

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 9:01
related countries: Japan Japan

The Japanese fashion brand is chasing US consumers with vending machines dispensing clothes.
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Canada opens Montreal Olympic Stadium for migrants from US

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 8:00
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Quebec

The majority of asylum seekers crossing into Canada have done so at the Quebec border.
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Statue of Liberty caught in White House immigration row

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 7:57
related places: Liberty, White House

A senior adviser clashes with a reporter over the iconic American statue and US immigration laws.
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US sanctions are 'trade war' on Russia, says PM Medvedev

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 6:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev also says the US sanctions end hopes for improving bilateral relations.
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US-wide manhunt after Chicago murder

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 4:20
related places: Chicago

Police are searching for a US professor and an Oxford University worker suspected of stabbing a man.
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Soccer family torn apart by deportation

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 2:38

Two undocumented brothers with promising futures have been deported from the US to El Salvador.
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Milkshake shipped across US to grant dying woman's wish

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 21:58

The mocha-flavoured, long-distance delivery reached Emily Pomeranz's bedside days before she died.
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Trump approves new 'flawed' Russia sanctions

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 19:53
related countries: Russia Russia

The action is punishment for alleged meddling in the US election and Russian actions in Crimea.
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North Korea: US not seeking regime change, says Rex Tillerson

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 5:52
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Washington

The top US diplomat says Washington does not seek to overturn the regime of Kim Jong-Un.
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GoPro records inside of great white shark's mouth

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 5:11

A great white shark goes in for a close-up off the coast of Cape Cod, US.
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Venezuela crisis: Trump warns Maduro over jailed opponents

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 3:21

He says Venezuela's president is "personally responsible" for the safety of two opposition leaders.
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Difficult word

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 23:47
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

For the last 23 years, US diplomat Matthew Nimetz has been trying to resolve the dispute over Macedonia's name.
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Trump 'dictated' son's statement on Russian lawyer meeting

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 15:11
related countries: Russia Russia

The president reportedly reversed an initial decision by advisers on how to handle the issue.
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US diplomatic staff in Russia see numbers slashed

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 15:04
related countries: Russia Russia

Hundreds of staff working at US diplomatic missions in Russia are being told to stop work.
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro

Monday, July 31st 2017, 23:47
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Sunday

Nicolás Maduro joins Mugabe, Assad and Kim Jong-un on the list of foreign heads targeted by the US.
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Anthony Scaramucci sacked as Trump media chief

Monday, July 31st 2017, 23:17
related places: Trump, White House

The White House communications chief pays the price for a foul-mouthed tirade.
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Sam Shepard: US actor and playwright dies aged 73

Monday, July 31st 2017, 17:16
related places: Oscar

He won a Pulitzer Prize for his writing and was nominated for an Oscar for his acting.
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Mike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia 'threat'

Monday, July 31st 2017, 16:36
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Baltic

Vice-President Mike Pence tells the Nato allies: "An attack on one of us is an attack on us all."
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Russia's Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to be cut

Monday, July 31st 2017, 10:58
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian move reduces US diplomatic staff numbers to the same as Russian diplomats in the US.
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Apple accused of 'siding with censorship'

Monday, July 31st 2017, 7:28

VPN providers say US tech giant has 'sided with censorship' by pulling their products.
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North Korea: US says 'no value' in UN security council meeting

Monday, July 31st 2017, 3:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The US ambassador to the UN urges China to "seriously challenge" North Korea over missile launches.
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US and Georgia hold military drills, as Russia shows off naval strength

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 11:56
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

The Noble Partner drills come as the Caucasus nation seeks to push its bid to join Nato.
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US bombers fly over Korean peninsula

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 10:37
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea

The two US B-1 bombers were joined in the exercise on 30 July by South Korean and Japanese planes.
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Trump 'disappointed' with China after North Korea missile test

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 6:20
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

The US president says he won't allow China "to do nothing" after North Korea's latest rocket test.
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Fatal attraction?

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 0:03
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Why

Why fridge magnets may provide an insight into relations between the Russian and US presidents.
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North Korea says missile test shows all US within range

Saturday, July 29th 2017, 11:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea says its second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile is a warning to Washington.
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US plans to curb nicotine in tobacco

Friday, July 28th 2017, 17:06

For the first time the US health agency will seek to limit the nicotine levels in tobacco products.
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US healthcare: Watch McCain topple Trump's 'skinny repeal' bill

Friday, July 28th 2017, 16:51
related places: Trump

John McCain voted against repealing the Obama-era healthcare law. But did you see everything else going on in the chamber?
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Russia orders US to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions

Friday, July 28th 2017, 15:23
related places: Kremlin

The Kremlin tells the US to cut diplomatic staff to 455 and bars it from using some properties.
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US healthcare: Senate 'skinny repeal' bill fails

Friday, July 28th 2017, 13:08

John McCain and two other Republicans vote against the bill, in a blow to President Donald Trump.
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Russia sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote

Friday, July 28th 2017, 3:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Russia Russia
related places: White House

The bill imposes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite White House objections.
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Iran carries out 'successful' satellite launch

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 21:31

The US criticises the launch from a new space centre, describing it as a provocative action.
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Syria war: US says coalition partners must only fight IS

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 18:21

Opposition allies have been told they must not fight against Bashar al-Assad's government forces.
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No US transgender policy change 'for now'

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 16:34

The US top general says President Trump needs to issue guidance before any changes come into effect.
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Venezuela crisis: US hits 13 top officials with sanctions

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 22:37

The move comes as President Maduro rejects calls to cancel a vote for a new constituent assembly.
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Trump: Transgender people 'can't serve' in US military

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 21:26

The US president cites "tremendous medical costs and disruption" for the ban.
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US Muslims: Survey suggests nearly half suffer discrimination

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 17:37

Three quarters of US Muslims say President Trump is "unfriendly toward" them, Pew research suggests.
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Auschwitz: First travelling exhibition will visit Europe and US

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 17:22

More than 600 items will visit 14 different cities in Europe and the US, starting later this year.
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US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian hoaxers

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 16:00
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

The energy secretary thought the Ukrainian prime minister was on the line - but he was being fooled.
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Obamacare: First Republican healthcare bill fails in US Senate

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 15:23

Senators reject the first proposal to overhaul US healthcare policy in the first of many votes.
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Russia sanctions: EU vows to retaliate over US measures

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 12:56
related countries: Germany Germany

Some European nations, including Germany, are angry because the US plans could hurt energy firms.
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US moves one step closer to imposing fresh Russia sanctions

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 10:59
related countries: Russia Russia

The legislation will sharply limit the president's ability to ease Russia sanctions in the future.
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US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 2:13
related countries: Iran Iran

The US Navy releases footage of a patrol ship firing warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat on Tuesday.
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Trump to decide Attorney General Jeff Sessions's fate 'soon'

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 23:51

Pressure builds on top US prosecutor Jeff Sessions, as the president says he is "disappointed" in him.
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Trump plea for unity on showdown healthcare vote

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 18:45
related places: Republican

The US president calls on Republican senators to back their healthcare bill in a crucial vote.
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US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Gulf

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 15:31
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Gulf

The USS Thunderbolt was approached by an Iranian vessel in the Gulf, US officials say.
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Russia issues warning as US sanction vote looms

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 14:44
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow says fresh measures would plant a "dangerous mine" under bilateral relations.
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Robbers in Donald Trump masks blow up cash machine

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 8:55
related countries: Italy Italy

Robbers in Italy wear masks with the US president's face, in an apparent nod to the film Point Break.
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Always ready

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 0:05

Krystyna Farley is a pageant star in the US state of Connecticut, but her life was not always this glamorous.
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US considers sending arms to Ukraine

Monday, July 24th 2017, 23:16
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Washington

Washington is reviewing whether to arm those fighting Russian-backed rebels, says a new envoy.
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US-Russia probe: Trump son-in-law Kushner denies collusion

Monday, July 24th 2017, 15:30
related places: Trump, Senate

Jared Kushner says he had "no improper contacts", as he faces a grilling in the Senate.
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Michael Phelps loses 'race' to Great White shark

Monday, July 24th 2017, 9:41

But a computer simulated race between the US swimmer and a shark draws complaints from many viewers.
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Lumberjack championships: Log roll or springboard chop?

Monday, July 24th 2017, 8:58

Lumberjacks show off their skills at World Championships in the US state of Wisconsin.
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IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecasts

Monday, July 24th 2017, 8:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lower activity in the first quarter of 2017 suggests both will underperform the global economy.
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White House uncertainty over fresh Russia sanctions

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 17:43
related countries: Russia Russia

US Congress is poised to approve new sanctions on Russia but President Trump's stance is unclear.
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Donald Trump lawyer denies looking into presidential self-pardons

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 16:09

The US president was said to have inquired about his power to pardon himself or family members.
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Trump Russia: US Congress reach deal on fresh sanctions

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 10:50
related countries: Russia Russia

A new bill would allow fresh sanctions against Russia and curb President Trump's powers to lift them.
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Afghanistan: Taliban 'kidnapped dozens' of villagers

Saturday, July 22nd 2017, 22:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Dozens of civilians were abducted and about 30 remain missing, an official says.
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Afghanistan: 16 police killed in US friendly-fire air strike

Saturday, July 22nd 2017, 10:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US says it will investigate the incident in Helmand, where 16 policemen were reportedly killed.
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Linkin Park cancel North American tour after Chester Bennington death

Saturday, July 22nd 2017, 3:04

The tour has been cancelled following the death of singer Chester Bennington on Thursday.
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Toronto helps 'doofy son' find his parked car four days on

Friday, July 21st 2017, 20:24
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian city turned out to help a US gig-goer find his car after he forgot where he left it.
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North Korea tourism: US to ban Americans from visiting

Friday, July 21st 2017, 16:01

The State Department says the ban, following the death of a US student, will be published next week.
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Murdered girl's family beg for US visa to attend funeral

Friday, July 21st 2017, 15:46
related places: Sunday

AbbieGail Smith's loved ones fear they will not be allowed to attend her funeral on Sunday.
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Holding hands

Friday, July 21st 2017, 12:09

US President Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging interview which threw up some surprising nuggets.
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Five Ukraine troops die in fierce clash with Donetsk rebels

Friday, July 21st 2017, 10:08
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The US says it was the most serious fighting in eastern Ukraine so far this year.
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'American nightmare'

Friday, July 21st 2017, 8:31
related places: Minneapolis

Justine Damond's case has shocked Minneapolis, but it is being watched as closely in her home country.
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New agreement will allow US rice exports to China

Friday, July 21st 2017, 4:27
related countries: China China

Agreement includes strict measures to prevent pests and plant diseases being brought into China.
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Venezuela crisis: Deadly clashes as millions join strike

Friday, July 21st 2017, 3:47

Three people are killed across the country as pressure grows on President Maduro to cancel election.
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Do cows hold key to beating HIV?

Friday, July 21st 2017, 0:03

The secret to an HIV vaccine may be in a cow's tummy, US researchers say.
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ExxonMobil fined by US for Ukraine sanctions violations

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 20:38
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Crimea

The oil giant must pay $2m for engaging with Russia despite US sanctions on that country over Crimea.
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'I did my time' - OJ Simpson parole plea

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 18:26
related places: Nevada

Former US football star OJ Simpson asks to be released from a Nevada prison after nine years.
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John McCain has brain cancer, his office says

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 16:27

The 80-year-old US senator may undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment, a statement says.
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US Republican asks Nasa if civilisation on Mars existed

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 15:49
related places: Mars

A US congressman asked scientists if the Red Planet could have been occupied "thousands of years ago".
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Teens from Burundi robotics team go missing in US

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 15:20
related countries: Burundi Burundi

The six teenagers were taking part in an international robotics competition held in Washington DC.
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Syria war: Trump 'ends CIA arms programme for rebels'

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 10:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

US officials say the move is part of an effort to improve ties with Russia, Bashar al-Assad's ally.
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Laptop ban: US lifts restrictions on Saudi Arabian flights

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 8:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Airlines says US authorities have lifted restrictions on laptops in cabins at two airports.
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US and China emerge from trade talks without agreement

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 2:22
related countries: China China

The two sides did not issue a joint statement and cancelled press conferences.
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Behind closed doors

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 0:15

A presidential commission's meeting "to hear the voice of the American voter" is invite-only.
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Madonna blocks sale of intimate items at auction

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 22:53

A US judge halts an auction of the superstar's items, including a break-up letter from rapper Tupac.
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US Supreme Court rejects relative travel ban

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 21:12

The highest US court says relatives of people living in the US cannot be included in the travel ban.
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US airline mechanic, 91, breaks record

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 17:07

Azriel "Al" Blackman, 91, receives an award from the Guinness World Records for his career milestone.
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Vigil honours Justine Damond, shot dead by US police

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 12:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Sydney

Family and friends meet at dawn on a Sydney beach to mourn the passing of Justine Damond, an Australian woman fatally shot by US police.
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Goat picks fight with office, goat wins

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 11:11
related places: Staff

Staff in a US office were shocked to discover a break-in, then shocked when CCTV revealed a goat was the culprit.
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Justine Damond: Minneapolis police 'heard loud sound' before shooting

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 9:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Police radio recordings suggest that the sound may have been from a fireworks display.
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Let Obamacare fail - Trump's new plan

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 23:53
related places: Congress, Trump

The US president says he will not "own" Obamacare and urges Congress to let the health system fail.
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