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Tillerson starts key Asia tour facing US foreign budget cuts

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has started his first trip to Asia in Japan, a country in the frontline of the North Korean nuclear threat.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has started his first trip to Asia in Japan, a country in the frontline of the North Korean nuclear threat.

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Hawaii judge halts Trump's new travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has issued an emergency halt to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, blocking it hours before it was due to come into effect.

A federal judge in Hawaii has issued an emergency halt to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, blocking it hours before it was due to come into effect.

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Prioritizing the military, Trump to send “America first” budget to Congress

Determined to make good on his campaign promises, US President Donald Trump will send his first “America first” budget proposal to Congress on Thursday that includes deep cuts to federal programs in o

Determined to make good on his campaign promises, US President Donald Trump will send his first “America first” budget proposal to Congress on Thursday that includes deep cuts to federal programs in o

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Alpine skiing: Stuhec makes history with downhill crown

Ilka Stuhec became the first Slovenian to win the women’s downhill title after topping the podium at the season-ending race in the discipline in Aspen, Colorado.

Ilka Stuhec became the first Slovenian to win the women’s downhill title after topping the podium at the season-ending race in the discipline in Aspen, Colorado.

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Federal Reserve raises benchmark interest rate to 1.0 percent

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth and strong job gains.

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth and strong job gains.

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Alpine Skiing: Fill wins second straight World Cup downhill title

Italian Peter Fill secured the season-long Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill title for a second consecutive year on Wednesday following a runners-up finish in the final race of the campaign at the Colo

Italian Peter Fill secured the season-long Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill title for a second consecutive year on Wednesday following a runners-up finish in the final race of the campaign at the Colo

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US blames Russian spies over 2014 Yahoo data breach

The United States has indicted four individuals, including two Russian intelligence officers, for the 2014 hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts.

The United States has indicted four individuals, including two Russian intelligence officers, for the 2014 hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts.

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Red pandas play in the snow

Two red pandas made the most of a late season blizzard blasting north-eastern America.

Two red pandas made the most of a late season blizzard blasting north-eastern America.

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Trump paid $38m in tax in 2005 according to leak

The White House has announced President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes in 2005 on a $150 million dollar income.

The White House has announced President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes in 2005 on a $150 million dollar income.

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'Storm Stella' brings blizzards and disruption to US northeast

Snow has been piling up in parts of the northeastern United States as a huge winter storm named “Stella” brought blizzards and disruption in several states.

Snow has been piling up in parts of the northeastern United States as a huge winter storm named “Stella” brought blizzards and disruption in several states.

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Financial markets braced for US interest rate hike

Federal Reserve policymakers have started a two-day meeting which is almost certain to produce an increase in the cost of borrowing in the US.

Federal Reserve policymakers have started a two-day meeting which is almost certain to produce an increase in the cost of borrowing in the US.

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Ferguson shooting: New video casts doubts on black teen's 'robbery bid'

A newly-disclosed video disputes claims that black teenager Michael Brown had been trying to rob a convenience store before he was shot dead by a white police office in Ferguson, Missouri in…

A newly-disclosed video disputes claims that black teenager Michael Brown had been trying to rob a convenience store before he was shot dead by a white police office in Ferguson, Missouri in…

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US eastern seaboard braces for blizzards

With winds of up to 100km/h, Winter Storm Stella is set to cause severe disruption for commuters across many parts of the north-east until Wednesday.

With winds of up to 100km/h, Winter Storm Stella is set to cause severe disruption for commuters across many parts of the north-east until Wednesday.

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Veteran Mexican politician in solidarity with migrants

Mexico’s leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is in New York to show solidarity with his fellow countrymen living in the city.

Mexico’s leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is in New York to show solidarity with his fellow countrymen living in the city.

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Millions of Americans set to lose medical insurance

A long awaited report into a new Republican healthcare plan claims an estimated 14 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by next year.

A long awaited report into a new Republican healthcare plan claims an estimated 14 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by next year.

Business

Intel drives ahead with Mobileye purchase

US microchip maker Intel is buying Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye which could give it a dominant role in the autonomous-driving sector.

US microchip maker Intel is buying Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye which could give it a dominant role in the autonomous-driving sector.

Business

US job growth and wages strong in February

US employers added 235,000 workers in February and wages picked up, giving the Federal Reserve the rational to start raising interest rates again soon

US employers added 235,000 workers in February and wages picked up, giving the Federal Reserve the rational to start raising interest rates again soon

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Repsol's Alaska oil find enough to supply Spain for four years

Spanish energy firm Repsol's shares jumped after it announced it has found a field with enough crude to supply all of needs of Spain for four years.

Spanish energy firm Repsol's shares jumped after it announced it has found a field with enough crude to supply all of needs of Spain for four years.

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Loose moose surprises snowboarders

A moose on the loose has surprised several skiers and snowboarders after galloping down a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort in the US state of Colorado.

A moose on the loose has surprised several skiers and snowboarders after galloping down a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort in the US state of Colorado.