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Trump picks 'climate change denier' for key environment post

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

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Bernie Sanders piles pressure on Trump over jobs at Washington rally of blue-collar workers

Just up the block from Trump’s new Washington hotel, low-wage federal contract workers who were on a one-day strike, and Bernie Sanders was there to lead the calls for action on jobs and wages.

Just up the block from Trump’s new Washington hotel, low-wage federal contract workers who were on a one-day strike, and Bernie Sanders was there to lead the calls for action on jobs and wages.

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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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Israel backs draft bill to legalise settlements

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

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Donald Trump and Barack Obama hold talks at the White House

President Barack Obama and his successor Donald Trump have held talks at the White House after the Republican businessman’s shock election victory.

President Barack Obama and his successor Donald Trump have held talks at the White House after the Republican businessman’s shock election victory.

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'We reject the president elect' - second day of anti-Trump protests

Demonstrators have taken to the streets across the US for a second day to vent their anger over Donald Trump’s presidential election victory.

Demonstrators have taken to the streets across the US for a second day to vent their anger over Donald Trump’s presidential election victory.

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Trump set for 'transition talks' at White House

President-elect Donald Trump is to make his first visit to the White House at the invitation of President Barack Obama, just 24 hours after his stunning victory.

President-elect Donald Trump is to make his first visit to the White House at the invitation of President Barack Obama, just 24 hours after his stunning victory.

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'There are three of us against the world - It's the only way'

The president of the Philippines has announced his country will abandon its longstanding ally the United States and embrace China instead.

The president of the Philippines has announced his country will abandon its longstanding ally the United States and embrace China instead.

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No DoJ deal for Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.

Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.

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US tension over Russian missile deployment to Syria

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

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Syria opposition says Russia-US plan to end war must be like its own

The main body representing Syrian opposition groups has set out its plan to end the war under which President al-Assad would step down after six months of talks.

The main body representing Syrian opposition groups has set out its plan to end the war under which President al-Assad would step down after six months of talks.

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John Kirby vs Pokemon Go

State department spokesman John Kriby interrupts his presser statement as he realizes one of the reporters is playing Pokemon Go.

State department spokesman John Kriby interrupts his presser statement as he realizes one of the reporters is playing Pokemon Go.

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Washington DC chemical leak after freight train derails

Emergency teams in the U.S. capital have successfully sealed a leak on a freight train after it derailed on Sunday. Fourteen wagons on the CSX train

Emergency teams in the U.S. capital have successfully sealed a leak on a freight train after it derailed on Sunday. Fourteen wagons on the CSX train

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North Korea videos imagine destruction of Seoul and Washington

The North Korean propaganda machine is at it again. And the least that can be said is that Steven Spielberg has nothing to worry about. Pyongyang’s

The North Korean propaganda machine is at it again. And the least that can be said is that Steven Spielberg has nothing to worry about. Pyongyang’s

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Obama warns about nuclear terrorism risk

Hosting world leaders in Washington, US President Barack Obama has urged them to do more to safeguard their nuclear facilities amid fears that groups

Hosting world leaders in Washington, US President Barack Obama has urged them to do more to safeguard their nuclear facilities amid fears that groups

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US Capitol shooting: suspected gunman and bystander injured

A suspected gunman – known to police – has been wounded in a shooting in the grounds of the US Capitol building in Washington. It happened in the

A suspected gunman – known to police – has been wounded in a shooting in the grounds of the US Capitol building in Washington. It happened in the

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Shooting reported at US Capitol

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened at the Capitol Visitor Center. Conflicting accounts

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened at the Capitol Visitor Center. Conflicting accounts

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Shooting reported at US Capitol

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened

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It's an Eaglet!

Eagles feed fish to a newly hatched eaglet, the first of two born to eagles dubbed “Mr. President” and “The First Lady” in Washington’s National

Eagles feed fish to a newly hatched eaglet, the first of two born to eagles dubbed “Mr. President” and “The First Lady” in Washington’s National

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Washington DC subway reopens after day-long shutdown

Washington DC’s subway system is to reopen after a day-long shutdown for emergency safety checks. The aim was to give safety crews time to inspect

Washington DC’s subway system is to reopen after a day-long shutdown for emergency safety checks. The aim was to give safety crews time to inspect