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Trump names James Mattis as US defence secretary

A spokesperson for the president-elect said no official decision has been made, although Mattis has been favourite for the job since Trump's election.

A spokesperson for the president-elect said no official decision has been made, although Mattis has been favourite for the job since Trump's election.

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Is Mitt Romney the future of US foreign policy?

Speculation over the future of US foreign policy reached new heights on Tuesday (November 29) when Mitt Romney – formerly a critic of Donald Trump – sat down for dinner with the…

Speculation over the future of US foreign policy reached new heights on Tuesday (November 29) when Mitt Romney – formerly a critic of Donald Trump – sat down for dinner with the…

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Trump chooses Obamacare critic as Health Secretary

Tom Price, an outspoken critic of Obamacare, has been confirmed as the next US Health and Human Services Secretary.

Tom Price, an outspoken critic of Obamacare, has been confirmed as the next US Health and Human Services Secretary.

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Trump claims loss in popular vote down to 'illegal' votes

President-elect Donald Trump has claimed that, contrary to the official count, he won both the electoral college and the popular vote.

President-elect Donald Trump has claimed that, contrary to the official count, he won both the electoral college and the popular vote.

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Donald Trump urges US to heal divisions in Thanksgiving video

The US President-elect has recorded a conciliatory message for the holiday, while acknowledging that the election campaign had been damaging.

The US President-elect has recorded a conciliatory message for the holiday, while acknowledging that the election campaign had been damaging.

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Donald Trump gives plum UN role to vocal critic

The US president-elect has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations.

The US president-elect has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations.

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Trump lays out his plans for first 100 days

Donald Trump has released a video message outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office.

Donald Trump has released a video message outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office.

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How can Donald Trump balance his conflicting interests?

With the US presidential transition two weeks in, the incoming administration of the president-elect faces an avalanche of conflict-of-interest troubles.

With the US presidential transition two weeks in, the incoming administration of the president-elect faces an avalanche of conflict-of-interest troubles.

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US-UK relations : May playing second fiddle to Farage?

UK PM to visit US in a bid to develop ties with the Trump administration after the President-elect suggested making Farage an Ambassador

UK PM to visit US in a bid to develop ties with the Trump administration after the President-elect suggested making Farage an Ambassador

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Trump to pull out of TPP trade deal on day one

Laying out his intentions - Donald Trump lists six executive actions he will take on day one of becoming president

Laying out his intentions - Donald Trump lists six executive actions he will take on day one of becoming president

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Donald Trump's grandfather moved to US after being 'banished from Germany'

An event in Germany dating back more than a hundred years could have had a profound effect on the 2016 US presidential election, a newly-discovered royal decree appears to…

An event in Germany dating back more than a hundred years could have had a profound effect on the 2016 US presidential election, a newly-discovered royal decree appears to…

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Trump team 'taking shape'

More hopefuls turn up for talks with Trump as the president-elect continues with the task of trying to pull a government team together

More hopefuls turn up for talks with Trump as the president-elect continues with the task of trying to pull a government team together

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Trump attacks 'harassment' of Mike Pence at Hamilton musical

The US vice president-elect was booed by the Broadway audience and taken to task by the cast over the next administration's likely direction.

The US vice president-elect was booed by the Broadway audience and taken to task by the cast over the next administration's likely direction.

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Trump lines up loyalists for posts in national security and law enforcement

President-elect Donald Trump has made his picks to head up national security and law enforcement, Senator Jeff Sessions will be taking the post of Attorney…

President-elect Donald Trump has made his picks to head up national security and law enforcement, Senator Jeff Sessions will be taking the post of Attorney…

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Trump on track to name senior team soon

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to finish choosing his senior team within the next few days.

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to finish choosing his senior team within the next few days.

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De Blasio warns Trump over immigrant crackdown

Mayor of New York tells Donald Trump that his proposed deportation plan of illegal immigrants has sparked fear in the ethnically diverse city

Mayor of New York tells Donald Trump that his proposed deportation plan of illegal immigrants has sparked fear in the ethnically diverse city

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Obama's compelling valedictory speech

The US president touched on globalisation, Donald Trump, the NATO question and the compassion of the Greek people in his foreign farewell.

The US president touched on globalisation, Donald Trump, the NATO question and the compassion of the Greek people in his foreign farewell.