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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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Trump hints New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will be US envoy to UK

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 19:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The scion of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical giant has known the president-elect for years.
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Kanye West was not asked to play 'traditional' Donald Trump inauguration

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 17:53

Kanye West won't appear at Donald Trump's "traditionally American" inauguration, the organiser says.
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Tesla avoids recall after Autopilot crash death

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 17:04
related places: Tesla

Tesla will not be ordered to recall its semi-autonomous cars in the US, following a fatal crash in May 2016.
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Reward offered after dog in Detroit has its nose and ears cut off

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 15:14
related places: Detroit

Authorities in the US are trying to track down whoever's responsible for maiming and abandoning a dog.
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LGBT dance party staged outside incoming US vice-president Mike Pence's house

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 14:24

Activists unhappy about Mike Pence becoming US vice-president danced to Beyonce and Whitney Houston outside his house.
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Vegemite back in Australian ownership after A$460m Bega deal

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 3:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The iconic brand of salty yeast spread is bought by Bega Cheese from US giant Mondelez in $A460m deal
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Donald Trump presidency: How the world has already changed

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 0:18

The businessman's surprise win in the US election has already had a major impact on the world.
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Obama to 'process amazing experience'

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 20:42
related places: White House

US President Barack Obama has spoke of his plans for life after the White House as a private citizen "to process this amazing experience we've gone through".
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Barack Obama gives final news briefing as president

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 18:43
related places: White House

US President Barack Obama is giving his final news briefing at the White House.
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President Trump: What happens on inauguration day

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 14:09
related places: Friday

Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States on Friday.
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Mexicans' Donald Trump fears

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 14:02

Mexicans are worried about what a cut to tax remittances sent to them by relatives in the United States could do to their lives and businesses.
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Biden to Davos: Top 1% 'not carrying their weight'

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 12:52

Outgoing US Vice-President Joe Biden tells Davos tax breaks for the rich do not generate growth.
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Joe Biden tells Davos: Russia 'trying to collapse' liberal order

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 12:49

The outgoing US vice-president uses his final major speech in Davos as a rallying call for liberals.
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On the banks of two majestic US rivers

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 11:45

Jon Kay talks to people working on the busiest US inland waterway about maintaining the locks, and what Donald Trump could do for them.
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Chelsea Manning: Obama reduces sentence of Wikileaks source

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 10:53

The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the decision "a grave mistake".
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Obama and Africa

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 7:56
related places: Africa

As Barack Obama steps down as US president, the BBC's Nancy Kacungira looks back at his legacy in Africa.
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Colo, the oldest gorilla in captivity, dies aged 60

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 1:56

Western lowland gorilla dies in her sleep at a zoo in the US less than a month after her birthday.
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Manning 'should not have spent a single day in prison' - Greenwald

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 1:46
related places: Greenwald

Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden leaks on secret US surveillance, says Chelsea Manning "did a great deal of public good".
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Trump and nuclear codes

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 0:41

What are the checks on a US president launching a strategic nuclear strike?
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'Inspiring, determined, kind': Who are these London schoolgirls describing?

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 0:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Some of the British schoolgirls who met Michelle Obama in 2015 pay tribute to the outgoing US first lady.
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US President Obama surprises spokesman at White House briefing

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 20:11
related places: White House

The US president makes a surprise appearance at White House press secretary Josh Earnest's last briefing.
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US President Barack Obama: Nine African highlights

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 18:40

As President Obama's presidency comes to an end, BBC Africa looks back at his most significant visits to the continent.
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US Congress removes Ferguson artwork

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 17:45
related places: Ferguson

A painting depicting protests in Missouri and police as pigs is removed after political tit-for-tat.
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Russia's Putin calls leaked Trump memos 'utter nonsense'

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 16:42
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian president said those behind the allegations were "worse than prostitutes".
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Gene Cernan: Last man to walk on the moon dies, aged 82

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 11:08
related places: Moon

US astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, has died aged 82.
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German shivers

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 0:16
related countries: Germany Germany

German politicians are desperately trying to build and forge ties with US President-elect Donald Trump.
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Gene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

Monday, January 16th 2017, 22:36
related places: Moon

US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.
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Trump attack on Merkel rebuffed by French president

Monday, January 16th 2017, 20:36
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Merkel

Francois Hollande brushes off the US president-elect's attack on Germany's liberal migrant policy.
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South Africa Ford recalls Kugas over fires

Monday, January 16th 2017, 18:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa

US car giant recalls more than 4,500 vehicles in South Africa after dozens of Kugas catch fire.
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Ways world could change

Monday, January 16th 2017, 18:05

Seven ways Donald Trump's presidency could change the US and its relationship with the world.
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Trump worries Nato with 'obsolete' comment

Monday, January 16th 2017, 16:43
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump is contradicting his nominee for defence secretary.
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Dashcam shows US truck near miss

Monday, January 16th 2017, 16:17

Dashcam footage captures a Kansas State Trooper's near miss with an oncoming truck.
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Donald Trump says Merkel made 'catastrophic mistake' on migrants

Monday, January 16th 2017, 5:02
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Merkel

The US president-elect says Germany was wrong to let so many migrants into the country.
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Trump on Brexit: 'I predicted it'

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 23:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Donald Trump has promised a trade deal between Britain and the United States will be a priority when he takes office on Friday.
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Donald Trump says UK 'doing great' after Brexit vote

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 22:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

US President-Elect Donald Trump says the UK was "so smart in getting out" of the European Union.
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UK PM May to star in US Vogue spread

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 20:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz's shoot with the prime minister will feature in April's Vogue.
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Ringling Bros circus to close 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 7:25
related places: Earth

The US circus that coined a world-famous slogan and upset animal activists is to close after 146 years.
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John Kerry finds Vietnam War site where he killed a man

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 5:24
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

The US secretary of state visits the place where he killed a man and learns his name for the first time.
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John Lewis: Trump slammed for attack on rights icon

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 20:12

Social media users rally round a US rights activist caught up in a row with the president-elect.
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Women's March on Washington: The 'pussyhats' explained

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 19:33
related places: Washington, March

A group of LA knitters is helping prepare for a demonstration in Washington next week, triggered by language used in the US election campaign.
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SpaceX returns to flight with Falcon 9 rocket launch

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 18:11

The US SpaceX rocket company resumes operations after a launch pad explosion in September.
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US troops welcomed by Poland

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 16:56
related countries: Poland Poland

A deployment of 3,000 US soldiers is welcomed by Poland's prime minister and local residents.
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Lady Liberty to be black woman on new US $100 coin

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 14:58

The US Mint reveals the first of several commemorative coins featuring women from ethnic minorities.
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