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Las Vegas killer's girlfriend in US

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 17:11
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Marilou Danley flies from the Philippines to Los Angeles, where police want to question her.
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Agreement near in Hungary university row

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 13:49
related countries: Hungary Hungary

A university in Hungary under threat of being shut down says a US-brokered deal is approaching.
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Making a Murderer: Steven Avery is denied a retrial

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 8:52

A US man whose murder conviction was the focus of the popular Netflix series is denied a new trial.
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US Cuba: Washington expels diplomats over 'acoustic attacks'

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 1:12
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Cuba says the move - which follows mysterious acoustic attacks - is unacceptable and unjustified.
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Puerto Rico: Trump compares Maria and Katrina deaths

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 0:26
related places: Maria

Mr Trump also says the storm-ravaged island has left the US budget "a little out of whack".
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Europe 'to bill Amazon for Luxembourg back taxes'

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 23:40
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg Luxembourg
related places: Brussels, Amazon

Brussels is poised to seek hundreds of millions of euros from the US retailer, say reports.
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Trump impact?

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 23:23

International students are increasingly looking outside the US to pursue graduate business education.
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Las Vegas shooting: Trump dubs killer 'sick and demented'

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 21:41
related places: Trump

Photos of the guns used by Stephen Paddock to shoot dead 59 concert-goers have emerged.
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Gun control: How countries around the world introduced restrictions

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 18:31
related places: Las Vegas

Following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, US lawmakers are once again debating gun control. Here's how other countries have introduced gun restrictions.
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US defence chief Mattis suggests backing Iran nuclear deal

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 18:11
related countries: Iran Iran

President Trump, who is critical of the deal, is to decide by mid-October whether Iran is complying.
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Trump flies into storm-hit Puerto Rico

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 16:14
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
related places: Hurricane, Trump

Puerto Rico officials see improvements after Hurricane Maria, ahead of the US president's visit.
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Las Vegas shooting: Police search for gunman's motive

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 12:50

In the worst US shooting in modern history, 59 people were killed and more than 500 injured.
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Celebrities respond to Las Vegas shooting and criticise American gun laws

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 10:13
related places: Las Vegas

Stars have been reacting to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, with US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel breaking down on air.
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Taylor Swift lyrics used on US road signs to stop people looking at phones

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 9:11
related places: America

A lyric from Look What You Made Me Do is being used to try to stop people looking at their phones while driving in America.
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US musician Tom Petty dies aged 66

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 7:57
related places: California

The guitarist died after being found unconscious and not breathing at his home in California.
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Las Vegas shooting: At least 59 dead at Mandalay Bay Hotel

Monday, October 2nd 2017, 22:30

Another 527 were injured as the gunman fired on a concert - the worst US shooting in recent history.
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US-led coalition service member killed by IED in Iraq

Monday, October 2nd 2017, 11:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The names and nationalities of the casualty are being held until next of kin have been notified.
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NFL players continue protest in defiance of US President Donald Trump

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 22:07
related places: Sunday

Some NFL players continue their anthem protests in defiance of US President Donald Trump in Sunday's matches.
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OJ Simpson released on parole from Nevada jail

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 21:17
related places: Nevada

The former American football and movie star is freed after serving nine years for armed robbery.
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Trump to Tillerson: N Korea negotiations a waste of time

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 18:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

In a tweet the US president appears to undercut his secretary of state over Pyongyang.
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North Korea and US 'in direct contact', says Tillerson

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 20:15
related places: Washington

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington is "probing" the possibility of talks.
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Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor over Maria response

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 18:16
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
related places: San Juan

US president criticises Puerto Rico's leadership in a series of Saturday morning tweets.
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Diplomatic wounds

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 9:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Will Grant reports on the deterioration of relations after US diplomats in Havana started to fall ill.
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Iran nuclear deal: Tehran expects US to ditch agreement, says FM

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 8:12
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he hopes Europe will keep the agreement alive.
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Barack Obama joins Prince Harry for Invictus surprise

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 4:18
related places: Toronto

The former US president watches wheelchair basketball alongside the prince in Toronto.
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US health secretary Tom Price quits after plane scandal

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 3:17

Tom Price apologised after it emerged that he had taken private flights at taxpayers' expense.
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"Good man": Price resignation announced after Trump teases media

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 1:00
related places: Price, Trump

US Health Secretary Tom Price is out - here's what President Trump had to say just before the news broke.
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Taxing times

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 0:30

Is the US system out of whack and if so, will Republicans fix it?
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Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary 'spent $12,000 on flight'

Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:45

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's use of charter flights for government business is under scrutiny.
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US pulls staff from Cuba over 'specific attacks'

Friday, September 29th 2017, 19:12
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Staff

Staff suffered conditions including mild brain trauma and hearing loss in suspected sonic attacks.
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Stirring speech to US Air Force cadets over racist slurs

Friday, September 29th 2017, 14:17

"If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," air force cadets are told.
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Karaoke and carts

Friday, September 29th 2017, 11:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

As tensions between Pyongyang and the US rise, daily life in the country continues almost as normal.
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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Friday, September 29th 2017, 2:34

The award-winning US actress says she has become "the one" in eight women who get breast cancer.
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Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US coast

Friday, September 29th 2017, 1:44
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Pacific

Hundreds of Japanese species have been found on US coasts, swept there by the deadly 2011 tsunami.
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Twitter's Russia briefings 'inadequate' - US senators

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 23:53
related countries: Russia Russia

US senators criticise Twitter's stance on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
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Shot US congressman: 'Miracles happen'

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 20:51
related places: House, June

Congressman Steve Scalise calls his recovery after being shot in June a "miracle" in his first address back on the House floor.
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US health secretary apologises for private plane travel

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 20:50

Tom Price says he will reimburse taxpayers a day after the president hinted he could be sacked.
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Puerto Rico: Trump lifts shipping ban for storm-hit island

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 18:46
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

The US territory is struggling with fuel, water and medical shortages a week after Hurricane Maria.
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Race slurs on US Air Force black cadets' dorm doors

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 17:14

The military college investigates after "go home" was scrawled on African-American students' doors.
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Congressman Steve Scalise returns to ovation after June shooting

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 16:25
related places: June

Three months after he was shot, Steve Scalise hobbles back into the US Capitol to a standing ovation.
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N Korea: 'Lunatic' Trump exploiting Otto Warmbier's death

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 12:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea accuses the US of "luring and pushing" an American student into breaking its laws.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump bias claims

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 2:32
related places: Trump

Mark Zuckerberg hits back on Facebook after the US president calls the site "anti-Trump".
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Otto Warmbier body showed no clear signs of torture - coroner

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 1:55

The report appears to contradict statements from the US man's parents that he was tortured by N Korea.
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US 'fake news' kingpin Paul Horner found dead at 38

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 21:52

Paul Horner, who claimed to be behind Donald Trump's win, is said to have died from a drug overdose.
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US Navy evacuates residents from storm-devastated Dominica

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 21:37
related countries: Dominica Dominica

Days after Hurricane Maria levelled countless buildings and killed more than 20 people, the US Navy helped to evacuate residents off the Caribbean island.
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Kabul air strike: US attack causes civilian casualties

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 19:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Civilians caught up in a strike on militants during a visit to Kabul by US defence chief Jim Mattis.
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US 'killer clown' case: Woman is arrested for 1990 murder

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 12:28

Sheila Keen Warren, 54, allegedly carried out the killing wearing a red wig and a red bulb nose.
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Trump candidate Luther Strange loses Alabama primary to Roy Moore

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 12:01
related places: Trump, Alabama

Senator Luther Strange, who won the president's backing, loses to firebrand conservative Roy Moore.
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Mattis visits Afghanistan as rockets hit Kabul

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 11:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

The US defence secretary is in Afghanistan for talks on strengthening the country's military.
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NFL protests: Osi Umenyiora says Donald Trump 'disrespecting the US flag'

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 8:00

Two-time Super Bowl winner Osi Umenyiora says President Donald Trump is the one "disrespecting the US flag" in a passionate response to the anthem protests around the NFL.
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Hurricane Maria: Trump defends Puerto Rico response

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 7:14
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Mr Trump says he will travel to the US territory on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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Otto Warmbier 'systematically tortured' by N Korea say parents

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 3:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

US student Otto Warmbier was blind, deaf and "jerking violently" when he returned from N Korea.
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Amos Yee: Singapore teen blogger freed with asylum in US

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 2:30
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Amos Yee was released after the US government lost an appeal to block his request for asylum.
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Do US universities have a free speech problem?

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 0:31

Jeff Sessions criticised colleges for limiting free speech, but did he live up to his own remarks?
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Refugee soccer star: From Afghanistan to US

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 0:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Denmark Denmark
related places: Now, Portland

Nadia Nadim fled Afghanistan as a child. Now she plays for Denmark and Portland.
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US-Mexico border wall prototype construction starts

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 23:15

US officials say eight prototypes will be built as questions remain over the controversial wall.
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Will the US and Russia ever be allies?

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 23:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Sanctions on Russia are still in place, so will US and Russia ever become allies?
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Why Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico so hard

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 21:45
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

As Donald Trump says he will visit the US territory, here are four ways Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc.
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Trump: NFL anthem kneeling protesters 'disgraceful'

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 18:50

The US president says football league protesters are disrespecting American service personnel.
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Storm warning

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 15:27
related places: Social

Social media users have been accusing the US president of not caring about the island's residents.
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Clinton: White House private emails 'height of hypocrisy'

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:53
related places: House, White House

Revelations that the Trump administration used private email is the "height of hypocrisy", she says.
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Travel ban

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:38
related countries: Chad Chad, Sudan Sudan

Chad helps fight Boko Haram militants, while Sudan is on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.
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US Marines get first female infantry officer

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 12:24

A US marine has become the first woman to the complete the Corps' gruelling infantry officer training.
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Rapper B.o.B. raising funds to check if Earth is flat

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 11:39
related places: Earth

US rapper B.o.B. is crowd funding the launch of a satellite to see if the planet is disc-shaped.
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North Korea crisis: Washington denies 'war declared'

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 7:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Washington, White House

North Korea said the US had declared war but the White House dismisses the talk as "absurd".
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US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 2:41
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Millions of US citizens are without electricity, clean water, medicine, or communications.
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US Marines get first female infantry officer

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 1:23

A woman lieutenant makes history by graduating from the US Marine Corps' infantry officer training.
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US travel ban called "a trophy" by Venezuelan vice president

Monday, September 25th 2017, 23:56
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Vice President Tareck El Aissami calls US sanctions "a trophy" for a "subversive people".
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O say can you see

Monday, September 25th 2017, 21:02

American footballers sit, kneel and lock arms in protest over the weekend, but what does it all mean?
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North Korea accuses US of declaring war

Monday, September 25th 2017, 19:08
related places: Minister

But the White House dismisses the comments by North Korea's foreign minister as "absurd".
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Trump NFL row: What does #TakeAKnee mean?

Monday, September 25th 2017, 16:43

More and more public figures in the US are taking a knee at big events. But why now?
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US-led strikes killed 84 civilians in Syria - HRW

Monday, September 25th 2017, 15:57
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: March

Human Rights Watch found dozens of children died when aircraft bombed two IS-held towns in March.
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Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:50

The US president says his words about protests at sport events had "nothing to do with race".
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US expands travel ban to include N Korea

Monday, September 25th 2017, 13:58
related countries: Chad Chad, Venezuela Venezuela

People from Venezuela and Chad will also now face restrictions on travel to the United States.
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David Meade death threats in end-of-world trolling

Monday, September 25th 2017, 12:42

Mind-reader David Meade receives death threats after being mistaken for a US conspiracy theorist.
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Trump NFL row: Defiance after US president urges boycott

Monday, September 25th 2017, 10:10

Players kneel in protest during the US anthem as the president's remarks are strongly condemned.
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Trump NFL row: Sports stars round on US president

Sunday, September 24th 2017, 10:56

Leading US sports stars attack the president for "offensive" comments about players who protest.
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US bombers stage North Korea show of force

Sunday, September 24th 2017, 3:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The move demonstrates the many military options available to defeat any threat, the Pentagon says.
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Donald Trump: LeBron James calls president a 'bum' after Steph Curry comments

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 21:17

Basketball star Lebron James calls US President Donald Trump a "bum" over comments he made about fellow player Steph Curry.
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NFL: Donald Trump says players protesting during US national anthem should be fired

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 14:10

US president Donald Trump says NFL players who protest during the national anthem should be fired.
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Trump rails against Republican Obamacare rebels

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 10:45

Republicans who refuse to back repeal legislation lack "guts", the US president says.
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US student trapped in Indiana cave for three days

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 9:21
related places: Indiana

Lukas Cavar, 19, says he had to lick the walls of the cave for moisture during his three day ordeal.
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Snow comes early to California

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 1:24
related places: California

The unexpected and unseasonal snowfall hit the US state on the last day of summer.
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US Health Secretary Tom Price's private air travel probed

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 16:40

The inspector general will focus on Tom Price's private jet trips and "may encompass other issues".
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North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 23:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
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Bright sparks

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 20:52
related places: Trump

The fast-growing US solar industry is at odds with itself - and the decision may be left to Trump.
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US police shoot deaf man 'ignoring commands'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 14:33

Magdiel Sanchez, who is deaf, was shot despite witnesses telling police that he could not hear.
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'We are at war'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 13:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian media attack the actor for appearing in a video accusing Moscow of waging "war" on the US.
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Melania Trump mocked online after anti-bullying speech

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 11:26

The US First Lady's seven-minute speech was a chance to outline her agenda for the next few years.
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North Korea says Trump speech is 'a dog's bark'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 8:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Trump

North Korea's top diplomat was responding to the US president's vow to "totally destroy" the country.
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Iran nuclear deal: US 'sunset clause' concern remains - Tillerson

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 8:25
related countries: Iran Iran

The secretary of state had "matter-of-fact" talks with his Iranian counterpart despite disagreements.
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Where is 'Nambia'? President Trump 'invents' African country

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 8:20

Speaking at a UN conference, US President Donald Trump appears to invent a whole new African nation.
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Iran's leader Hassan Rouhani slams Donald Trump in UN speech

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 22:09
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Trump

Iran's president hits back over the US president's criticism of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal.
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Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 11:08

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.
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First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 7:12

About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.
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Shots fired

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 23:43
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?
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Trump at UN: Which 'rogue states' are in new axis of evil?

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 22:52

George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies - who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states'?
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Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 19:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: America

The US president condemns "rogue nations" in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly.
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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in US

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 19:44
related places: Amazon

The once dominant toy retailer has struggled against larger rivals such as Amazon and Walmart.
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Trump at UN: North Korea's 'Rocket Man on suicide mission'

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 14:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: America

The US president warns North Korea will be "totally destroyed" if America is forced to defend itself.
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