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Trump praises Brexit and promises quick transatlantic trade deal in first UK interview
January 16, 2017
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Trump praises Brexit and promises quick transatlantic trade deal in first UK interview

US President-elect Donald Trump has praised the UK's decision to leave the European Union and promised a trade deal between the US and UK "quickly" and "properly" when he comes to office. Trump said that he was set to meet with UK Prime Minister Theresa May "right after I get into the White...

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US Congress in first step towards repealing Obamacare
January 14, 2017
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US Congress in first step towards repealing Obamacare

The US House of Representatives has joined the Senate in passing a critical measure that marks the first major step towards repealing outgoing President Barack Obama's landmark but controversial health care reforms. The House's party-line vote of 227 to 198 approved a budget blueprint which provides Republicans, who...

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MELANIA TRUMP’S BEAUTY TEAM PLANS TO BUILD A ‘GLAM ROOM’ IN THE WHITE HOUSE
January 14, 2017
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MELANIA TRUMP’S BEAUTY TEAM PLANS TO BUILD A ‘GLAM ROOM’ IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Priyanka Chopra was rushed to the emergency room after suffering a head injury while filming a stunt on set for the hit TV show “Quantico” Thursday. Chopra reportedly slipped and fell on her head so hard during the stunt she got a concussion. The actress was taken to the emergency room late Thursday night where she...

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Justin Trudeau under fire again after using Aga Khan’s helicopter
January 13, 2017
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Justin Trudeau under fire again after using Aga Khan’s helicopter

Justin Trudeau took a holiday on the Aga Khan’s private island in the Caribbean. Photograph: Sean Kilpatrick/AP Justin Trudeau, under fire for holidaying on a Caribbean island owned by the Aga Khan, has revealed he flew there by private helicopter – an apparent breach of official ethics rules. The Canadian prime...

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Trump turned down Dh7.3bn Damac deal ‘to avoid conflict of interest’
January 12, 2017
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Trump turned down Dh7.3bn Damac deal ‘to avoid conflict of interest’

New York // Donald Trump on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on American intelligence agencies which he accused of allowing the release of documents containing unverified allegations that Russian agents had compromising information about the president-elect. He compared their activities with those of Nazi Germany,...

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Scotland locks horns with British PM over Brexit
January 11, 2017
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Scotland locks horns with British PM over Brexit

British prime minister Theresa May and Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon are locking horns over their preferred versions of Brexit, with Scotland warning it will once again attempt to declare independence from the United Kingdom. Ms Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and the head of the Scottish...

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Martin McGuinness quits as Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister
January 10, 2017
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Martin McGuinness quits as Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister

Northern Ireland's deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has resigned from his post in a move that threatens the province's power-sharing agreement. He said his resignation comes with "deep regret and reluctance" and is in protest at how the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) dealt with a renewable energy...

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Joe Biden responds to Trump’s Twitter attacks: Grow up Donald. Time to be an adult
January 06, 2017
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Joe Biden responds to Trump’s Twitter attacks: Grow up Donald. Time to be an adult

Joe Biden has never shied away from expressing his dislike of Donald Trump and has, on multiple occasions slammed the president-elect for his inflammatory statements. In a recent interview with PBS NewsHour, the out-going vice president once again voiced his opinion of Trump and said that it was time for him to "be an...

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Trump urges Israel to ‘stay strong’ and ‘hold on’ for his arrival on January 20th
December 28, 2016
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Trump urges Israel to ‘stay strong’ and ‘hold on’ for his arrival on January 20th

US President-elect Donald Trump has created yet more diplomatic shockwaves with a pair of tweets in which he urged the nation of Israel to "stay strong" until his inauguration on 20 January. The remarks came in the wake of the Obama administration's refusal to veto a UN Security Council resolution that condemned...

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‘The Queen backed Brexit’ says BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg
December 27, 2016
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‘The Queen backed Brexit’ says BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg

Laura Kuenssberg, the BBC's political editor, has said that the Queen did back Brexit ahead of the UK's referendum on its membership of the EU. However, she said she could not report it at the time because it had only come from one source instead of the two required by BBC editorial policy. In March this year, prior to...

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King Charles III: Is the Queen getting ready to hand over the reins to her son?
December 24, 2016
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King Charles III: Is the Queen getting ready to hand over the reins to her son?

"You have to be seen to be believed," the Queen once observed in a reference to her need always to be in the public eye, but this week she was seen to be overshadowed by her successor. In a photographic portrait released on Sunday and redolent with symbolism, a relaxed Prince Charles looks down on a seated and...

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Israel slams Obama over UN vote
December 23, 2016
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Israel slams Obama over UN vote

JERUSALEM — An Israeli official on Friday accused President Barack Obama of colluding with the Palestinians in a “shameful move against Israel at the UN” after learning the White House did not intend to veto a Security Council resolution condemning settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem...

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