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Judge blocks 'sanctuary' cities executive order, in immigration blow to Trump

A US judge has blocked an executive order that seeks to withhold funds from so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ – areas where local policies have been put in place to protect undocumented…

A US judge has blocked an executive order that seeks to withhold funds from so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ – areas where local policies have been put in place to protect undocumented…

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Trump's tax reform plan promised, but details could be elusive

President Trump says he wants to unveil a tax reform plan as early as Wednesday but there's speculation it will just be tax cuts without details.

President Trump says he wants to unveil a tax reform plan as early as Wednesday but there's speculation it will just be tax cuts without details.

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Trump had a call from Space

President of the Unites States, Donald Trump had a phone call from the International Space Station (ISS) and talked with two American astronauts, Jack Fisher, and ISS Commander Peggy…

President of the Unites States, Donald Trump had a phone call from the International Space Station (ISS) and talked with two American astronauts, Jack Fisher, and ISS Commander Peggy…

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Obama promotes listening skills in first public appearance after leaving office

For his first public appearance since leaving the White House Barack Obama chose to address what he called "the next generation of leaders" - in this case students at the University of Chicago in his

For his first public appearance since leaving the White House Barack Obama chose to address what he called "the next generation of leaders" - in this case students at the University of Chicago in his

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The American left's free speech reversal: View

By Peter Van Voorhis In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech r

By Peter Van Voorhis In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech r

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How to stop a technological take-over

Technological progress brings far-reaching benefits, but it also poses increasingly serious threats to humankind. With governments and citizens already struggling with the consequences of recent innovations – from job displacement to security risks – technology policy is likely to take center stage

Technological progress brings far-reaching benefits, but it also poses increasingly serious threats to humankind. With governments and citizens already struggling with the consequences of recent innovations – from job displacement to security risks – technology policy is likely to take center stage

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March for Science draws thousands worldwide against evidence denial

Demonstrators turned out in many cities around the world on Saturday to join Earth Day events billed as a “celebration science” – to counter what organisers say is a growing denial of evidence-based k

Demonstrators turned out in many cities around the world on Saturday to join Earth Day events billed as a “celebration science” – to counter what organisers say is a growing denial of evidence-based k

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Takara, the killer whale, gives birth to calf

The last killer whale to be born at SeaWorld was delivered on Wednesday, April 19, at the company’s San Antonio park.

The last killer whale to be born at SeaWorld was delivered on Wednesday, April 19, at the company’s San Antonio park.

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'Enough is enough', Sessions tells US sanctuary cities protecting migrants

The US Attorney General has warned America’s so-called “sanctuary cities” protecting immigrants from potential deportation that “enough is enough”.

The US Attorney General has warned America’s so-called “sanctuary cities” protecting immigrants from potential deportation that “enough is enough”.

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IMF and World Bank: Trump trade face-off

The heads of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are upbeat on working successfully with the Trump administration.

The heads of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are upbeat on working successfully with the Trump administration.

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Fox News star Bill O'Reilly removed after sexual harassment scandals

US cable news host Bill O’Reilly, one of Fox News’ biggest television personalities, has been dropped by the news channel’s parent company,

US cable news host Bill O’Reilly, one of Fox News’ biggest television personalities, has been dropped by the news channel’s parent company,

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Ex-NFL star Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.

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Melania saves the day as President Trump forgets his etiquette

Web surfers have seized on a detail from Donald Trump's Easter Egg Roll at the White House, where wife Melania had to remind her husband of the way to salute in public.

Web surfers have seized on a detail from Donald Trump's Easter Egg Roll at the White House, where wife Melania had to remind her husband of the way to salute in public.

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Georgia Democrat puts Donald Trump's popularity to the test in Congress vote

Democrat wins most votes, but short of majority Race seen as a referendum on Trump Novice Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff fell short of pulling off a major upset in a congressional election in Atlant

Democrat wins most votes, but short of majority Race seen as a referendum on Trump Novice Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff fell short of pulling off a major upset in a congressional election in Atlant

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Trump's popularity test in Georgia

A runoff is on the cards after a Democrat narrowly failed to pull off victory in a congressional vote in a suburban Atlanta seat.

A runoff is on the cards after a Democrat narrowly failed to pull off victory in a congressional vote in a suburban Atlanta seat.

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Three die in California "race attack"

Three people have been shot and killed in California by a gunman whom it is alleged had a dislike of white people and government.

Three people have been shot and killed in California by a gunman whom it is alleged had a dislike of white people and government.

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"Facebook killer" suspect found dead in car

Murder suspect Steve Stephens who police say posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in the US has been found dead

Murder suspect Steve Stephens who police say posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in the US has been found dead