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Donald Trump presses all the CPAC crowd's hot Republican buttons

Slamming the fake news media, promising to bring jobs back to America, and saying the wall on Mexican border will start going up soon, President Donald trump has been cheered at the APAC conference.

Slamming the fake news media, promising to bring jobs back to America, and saying the wall on Mexican border will start going up soon, President Donald trump has been cheered at the APAC conference.

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Senior US officials get a frosty reception in fiery Mexico

Donald Trump said it would be a tough trip. And it was.A group of senior US officials have been given a frosty reception in Mexico due to a controversy brewing over the deportations of undocumented m

Donald Trump said it would be a tough trip. And it was.A group of senior US officials have been given a frosty reception in Mexico due to a controversy brewing over the deportations of undocumented m

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Pentagon will present Trump with “full range of options” to defeat ISIL

The US military will soon present President Donald Trump with a “full range of options” to defeat the Islamic State group and other jihadist networks in the greater Middle East, the Pentagon’s top mil

The US military will soon present President Donald Trump with a “full range of options” to defeat the Islamic State group and other jihadist networks in the greater Middle East, the Pentagon’s top mil

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Trump revokes rules on transgender students' use of segregated toilets

Donald Trump has scrapped landmark guidelines telling schools to let transgender students use toilets matching their gender identity rather than their gender at…

Donald Trump has scrapped landmark guidelines telling schools to let transgender students use toilets matching their gender identity rather than their gender at…

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Grobe: Trump enjoying smoother week

Donald Trump has enjoyed a relatively calm few days in office following a turbulent first month in the White House, but the President still faces long-term…

Donald Trump has enjoyed a relatively calm few days in office following a turbulent first month in the White House, but the President still faces long-term…

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Parliamentary debate on Trump's state visit to UK nears

British Prime Minister Theresa May surprised many by inviting President Donald Trump on a state visit to Britain and was the first world leader to visit him in Washington.

British Prime Minister Theresa May surprised many by inviting President Donald Trump on a state visit to Britain and was the first world leader to visit him in Washington.

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Trump re-launches attack on media at Florida rally

At an election campaign-style rally in Florida, US President Donald Trump once more lambastes the so-called dishonest media.

At an election campaign-style rally in Florida, US President Donald Trump once more lambastes the so-called dishonest media.

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Mike Pence pledges 'unwavering' US support for NATO

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

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Climate change sceptic to head up US Environmental Protection Agency

Scott Pruitt has been confirmed at the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – a body he sued more than a dozen times during his tenure as Oklahoma attorney…

Scott Pruitt has been confirmed at the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – a body he sued more than a dozen times during his tenure as Oklahoma attorney…

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Despite cabinet confirmation delays, Trump pushes ahead with employment pledge

The confirmation of his cabinet choices may be moving at a slower pace than he’d like, but US President Donald Trump is forging ahead with his election pledge to ‘buy and hire…

The confirmation of his cabinet choices may be moving at a slower pace than he’d like, but US President Donald Trump is forging ahead with his election pledge to ‘buy and hire…

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Protesters interrupt US Ambassador to Israel nominee

David Friedman, President Trump’s nominee to be US ambassador to Israel, was interrupted by several demonstrators opposing Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territory during his Senate confirmati

David Friedman, President Trump’s nominee to be US ambassador to Israel, was interrupted by several demonstrators opposing Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territory during his Senate confirmati

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In blow to Trump, Harward turns down US national security advisor role

Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, US President Donald Trump’s latest choice for national security advisor, has turned the position down, a senior White House official has…

Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, US President Donald Trump’s latest choice for national security advisor, has turned the position down, a senior White House official has…

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Israelis and Palestinians react to Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Yesterday’s meeting between US president Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seen by many as a reversal of almost two decades of middle eastern…

Yesterday’s meeting between US president Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seen by many as a reversal of almost two decades of middle eastern…

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Venezuela demands US apology over drug trafficking accusations

Venezuela’s Vice President Tereck El Aissami has reacted angrily to being blacklisted by the US and the imposition of financial sanctions against him after Washington accused him of being a drug…

Venezuela’s Vice President Tereck El Aissami has reacted angrily to being blacklisted by the US and the imposition of financial sanctions against him after Washington accused him of being a drug…

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Trump's 'power' handshake

With world leaders almost dislocating their shoulders after meeting President Trump, we decipher some of the body language around handshakes and have a look at a few of Trump's worst.

With world leaders almost dislocating their shoulders after meeting President Trump, we decipher some of the body language around handshakes and have a look at a few of Trump's worst.

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Russia says Flynn resignation engineered by opponents of good US-Russian relations

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat