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Trump under pressure for failing to fire Flynn earlier

Pressure is mounting on President Donald Trump amid revelations he knew for weeks that his national security adviser misled the White House about his contacts with…

Pressure is mounting on President Donald Trump amid revelations he knew for weeks that his national security adviser misled the White House about his contacts with…

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Last-ditch legal bid to stop North Dakota pipeline fails

A US federal judge has rejected a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe to halt construction of the controversial North Dakota pipeline.

A US federal judge has rejected a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe to halt construction of the controversial North Dakota pipeline.

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Both sides grilled as US appeals court probes Trump travel ban

An American appeals court ended Tuesday’s session saying it would rule as soon as possible on whether President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and nationals of some mostly-Muslim countries should be…

An American appeals court ended Tuesday’s session saying it would rule as soon as possible on whether President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and nationals of some mostly-Muslim countries should be…

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Trump administration appeals travel ban suspension

As the Trump administration appeals the suspension of its controversial travel ban, those affected by the restrictions are using their window of opportunity to get into the United…

As the Trump administration appeals the suspension of its controversial travel ban, those affected by the restrictions are using their window of opportunity to get into the United…

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Australia extends comfort at arms length for refugees

Australia does a lot for the boatloads of refugees trying to land on its shores, but mostly abroad in neighbouring countries, where controversial camps have become dead ends for their inmates, plucked

Australia does a lot for the boatloads of refugees trying to land on its shores, but mostly abroad in neighbouring countries, where controversial camps have become dead ends for their inmates, plucked

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Trump's crowd controversy - what are the facts?

Donald Trump’s press secretary was providing ‘alternative facts’ when he claimed the billionaire’s inauguration had been witnessed by the largest-ever audience, according to one of the president’s key

Donald Trump’s press secretary was providing ‘alternative facts’ when he claimed the billionaire’s inauguration had been witnessed by the largest-ever audience, according to one of the president’s key

Business

Samsung blames faulty batteries for Galaxy Note 7 fires

Faulty batteries have been blamed by South Korean tech giant Samsung for fires that forced the withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

Faulty batteries have been blamed by South Korean tech giant Samsung for fires that forced the withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

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Fiat Chrysler accused of emissions violations in the US

US Environmental Protection Agency accuses Fiat Chrysler of using undeclared software allowing excess diesel emissions on some Jeep and Dodge vehicles

US Environmental Protection Agency accuses Fiat Chrysler of using undeclared software allowing excess diesel emissions on some Jeep and Dodge vehicles

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Trump faces the press for first time since win, and lays into CNN

Donald Trump broke his post-election press silence on Wednesday with a pugnacious press conference performance, at one point engaging in a shouting match with CNN.

Donald Trump broke his post-election press silence on Wednesday with a pugnacious press conference performance, at one point engaging in a shouting match with CNN.

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Bosnian Serb 'national holiday' rally sparks row

Bosnian Serb leaders have been celebrating their autonomous republic’s national holiday despite a Constitutional Court ban.

Bosnian Serb leaders have been celebrating their autonomous republic’s national holiday despite a Constitutional Court ban.

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McDonald's in the Vatican - why the cardinals are seeing red

McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.

McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.

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Philippines' Duterte boasts he personally killed crime suspects

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…

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Trump slams China on Twitter

US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone

US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone

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British photographer David Hamilton found dead in Paris

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

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Poland exhumes late president Kaczynski's remains

The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.

The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.

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Israel muffles the muezzin

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

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A Trump White House may reek of conflict of interest

Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.

Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.

Europe

EU's Oettinger issues apology over Chinese 'slitty-eyed' slur

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…