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FBI investigating links between Trump campaign and Moscow

It is the first time James Comey has admitted that the agency is looking into whether Moscow tried to interfere in last year's presidential election.

It is the first time James Comey has admitted that the agency is looking into whether Moscow tried to interfere in last year's presidential election.

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Obama's men out, Trump's in: What impact on global finance?

As central bankers bid farewell to the devil they know, financial regulation has entered a period of high uncertainty – and high anxiety for policymakers as they await an announcement from Mar-a-Lago.

As central bankers bid farewell to the devil they know, financial regulation has entered a period of high uncertainty – and high anxiety for policymakers as they await an announcement from Mar-a-Lago.

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American democracy: Will Trump blow everything up?

The most effective way to destroy a complex system is, first, to manufacture chaos. Within a month of taking office, Trump’s administration has already employed shock tactics to paralyze and distract the electorate.

The most effective way to destroy a complex system is, first, to manufacture chaos. Within a month of taking office, Trump’s administration has already employed shock tactics to paralyze and distract the electorate.

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Opinion: Theresa May’s Trump Card

The recent behavior of UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government suggests that it is putting US President Donald Trump's political interests before those of the EU and the rest of the world. But now more than ever, Britain and the EU must defend and promote liberal democratic norms.

The recent behavior of UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government suggests that it is putting US President Donald Trump's political interests before those of the EU and the rest of the world. But now more than ever, Britain and the EU must defend and promote liberal democratic norms.

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White House's 'Alternative facts' boosts sales of Orwell's 1984

A link has been established between skyrocketing sales of George Orwell's _1984_ and the propogation of 'alternative facts' from Trump's press secretary

A link has been established between skyrocketing sales of George Orwell's _1984_ and the propogation of 'alternative facts' from Trump's press secretary

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Opinion: Donald Trump: Europe’s Ultimate Wake-Up Call

The greatest immediate danger lies in the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow. There is a risk that deals with Moscow, particularly on Ukraine, increase Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russia and ultimately divide the continent into two zones of influence.

The greatest immediate danger lies in the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow. There is a risk that deals with Moscow, particularly on Ukraine, increase Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russia and ultimately divide the continent into two zones of influence.

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The Trump dossier: what do we know and is it credible?

As Donald Trump weathers the storm caused by an explosive intelligence report new details are emerging about the report's author

As Donald Trump weathers the storm caused by an explosive intelligence report new details are emerging about the report's author

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Opinion: Trump’s Crazed Transition

By Elizabeth Drewre, the author of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall WASHINGTON, DC – With Donald Trump’s

By Elizabeth Drewre, the author of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall WASHINGTON, DC – With Donald Trump’s

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Trump blasts CNN at press conference

During his first press conference since winning the White House, Donald Trump attacked the publishing of an alleged Russian report and blasted CNN.

During his first press conference since winning the White House, Donald Trump attacked the publishing of an alleged Russian report and blasted CNN.

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What is the Electoral College?

The Electoral College ‘electors’ meet today, to formally vote for the President of the United States. But what is this system, and why are they voting over a month after the election was held?

The Electoral College ‘electors’ meet today, to formally vote for the President of the United States. But what is this system, and why are they voting over a month after the election was held?

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Mr President, Meet Mr Kanye West

US rapper Kanye West has been pictured meeting President-elect Donald Trump in the business mogul’s Manhattan base, Trump Tower. Trump said the

US rapper Kanye West has been pictured meeting President-elect Donald Trump in the business mogul’s Manhattan base, Trump Tower. Trump said the

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How fake news could influence EU's future

From claims that a Washington pizza restaurant was fronting a child sex ring run by Hillary Clinton to accusations Donald Trump said Republicans were the ‘dumbest’ group of voters, fake news hit the h

From claims that a Washington pizza restaurant was fronting a child sex ring run by Hillary Clinton to accusations Donald Trump said Republicans were the ‘dumbest’ group of voters, fake news hit the h

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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: Before and after the U.S. elections

Donald Trump spent much of his time on the campaign trail giving hard-hitting speeches that were considered controversial in comparison to those of

Donald Trump spent much of his time on the campaign trail giving hard-hitting speeches that were considered controversial in comparison to those of

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Opinion: Trump’s New World Disorder

By Philippe Legrain So much for the end of history. Twenty-seven years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall heralded the collapse of

By Philippe Legrain So much for the end of history. Twenty-seven years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall heralded the collapse of

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Hollywood upset by Trump win

Donald Trump’s victory was met with disbelief, and sometimes upset in Hollywood, where many endorsed Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump’s victory was met with disbelief, and sometimes upset in Hollywood, where many endorsed Hillary Clinton.

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Outsider populists hope to jump on Trump bandwagon

The far right in Europe is convinced the wave that has taken Trump to the White House is also crossing the Atlantic

The far right in Europe is convinced the wave that has taken Trump to the White House is also crossing the Atlantic

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US election: An anxious night for both camps

After all of the tough talking, pledges, promises and controversy, it was never going to be anything but an anxious election night in the US.

After all of the tough talking, pledges, promises and controversy, it was never going to be anything but an anxious election night in the US.

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Trump - the monkey was right!

A Chinese monkey described as "king of the prophets" tipped Donald Trump to be the next US president last week.

A Chinese monkey described as "king of the prophets" tipped Donald Trump to be the next US president last week.

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Trump is 'the white Malcolm X' – Obama's half brother celebrates

President Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik Obama, has congratulated Donald Trump – the Republican candidate and President-elect of the United States of America.

President Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik Obama, has congratulated Donald Trump – the Republican candidate and President-elect of the United States of America.

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Clinton camp recruits Bon Jovi for 'Mannequin Challenge' advert

In an election day advertsment, members of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton)s camp and singer Bon Jovi appeared frozen like mannequins as they took part in the ‘Mannequin Challenge’: so

In an election day advertsment, members of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton)s camp and singer Bon Jovi appeared frozen like mannequins as they took part in the ‘Mannequin Challenge’: so

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New York ahead of 'decision day'

One of the most aggressive US presidential campaigns in modern times has certainly produced strong opinions on both sides of the political divide.

One of the most aggressive US presidential campaigns in modern times has certainly produced strong opinions on both sides of the political divide.