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Trump says he plans to expand US travel ban

President Donald Trump said he plans to add countries to his existing travel ban to bar more foreign nationals from entry into the US. The current ban – signed by Mr Trump two years ago – closed US borders to citizens from seven countries, most...

Trump says US ready to strike 52 Iranian sites if Tehran attacks

President Trump has warned the US is “targeting” 52 Iranian sites and will strike “very fast and very hard” if Tehran attacks Americans or US assets. The president’s remarks followed the US assassination of Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general, in a drone strike. Soleimani’s...

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Kim Campbell on Wexit, climate change and the Conservatives’ election loss

“It’s just nuts.” Former prime minister Kim Campbell calls Wexit — the Alberta separatist movement that gained steam after the federal election — a dead end. “That is a slogan designed to make people mad,” she said in an interview with Global News airing on Monday evening. “It’s designed...

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Trump impeachment inquiry: New claims amid public hearing

A top US diplomat told impeachment hearings that President Trump directly asked about a Ukrainian investigation into his Democratic rival Joe Biden. In previously unheard testimony, Bill Taylor, the acting US ambassador to Ukraine, said a member of his staff was told Mr Trump was...

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Whistleblower attorney defends ‘coup’ tweet

Mark Zaid, the attorney for the Ukraine call whistleblower, on Thursday defended a series of tweets from 2017 in which he predicted a “coup” against President Trump and promised to “get rid of him” — saying in a statement the tweets referred to “a completely lawful...

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Trump officials shun requests to testify to impeachment inquiry

Four U.S. officials called to testify by Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not show up as requested on Monday, lawmakers said, and the president pressed his demand for a whistleblower to appear. Trump loyalists have refused to appear before...

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Trump: House votes on resolution formalizing impeachment inquiry

A divided House took a critical step forward in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump on Thursday, approving guidelines for the public phase of the probe as a top White House official corroborated earlier accounts that the president pressured Ukraine to investigate a political rival....

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Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

The US will definitely withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump has confirmed. He made the announcement at an energy conference in Pittsburgh on a stage flanked by men in hard hats. He described the accord as a bad deal and said his...

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Trump ally calls whistleblowers ‘suicide bombers’

Former U.S. attorney Joseph E. diGenova turned to European history Tuesday night to describe the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump, calling their efforts “regicide,” the act of killing a king. “What you’re seeing is regicide,” diGenova, a frequent Trump defender, told Fox News host...

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Teenager hits back at Trump for ‘mocking her’ on Twitter

A teenager, Greta Thunberg has hit back at Donald Trump after her passionate speech at the United Nations summit on climate change. The US president posted a seemingly sarcastic message about the 16-year-old activist alongside her UN address on Tuesday. Tweeting to his 64.7 million...