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Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies'

Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies' Sat, 17 Feb, 2018

Moscow on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" and "fantasies" allegations that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power, denials that drew immediate scorn from US officials.
Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting

Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to make mental health a priority after a "disturbed" teenager with a firearms obsession sowed carnage at a Florida high school, while avoiding any mention of gun curbs to stem America's scourge of mass shootings.
Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals

Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality, highlighting immigrant gang violence, calling family reunification a national security threat and bemoaning the death of a pro football player involved in a car accident with a man living in the country illegally.
Disputed memo alleging FBI abuse released on Trump's okay

Disputed memo alleging FBI abuse released on Trump's okay Fri, 02 Feb, 2018

The US Congress released a Republican memo Friday alleging abuse of power in investigations of Donald Trump's election campaign, after the president accused his own Justice Department and FBI of bias against him.
Trump threatens to cut aid to Pakistan, a 'haven to terrorists'

Trump threatens to cut aid to Pakistan, a 'haven to terrorists' Tue, 02 Jan, 2018

US President Donald Trump lashed out at Pakistan on Monday in his first tweet of 2018, threatening to cut off aid over what he said were its "lies and deceit" in offering "safe haven to terrorists."
Venezuela says Brazilian, Canadian diplomats not welcome

Venezuela says Brazilian, Canadian diplomats not welcome Sun, 24 Dec, 2017

Venezuela on Saturday said two diplomats from Canada and Brazil were no longer welcome, in an escalating showdown over their criticism of President Maduro's socialist government.
Several people killed as truck drives down New York City bike path

Several people killed as truck drives down New York City bike path Tue, 31 Oct, 2017

A pickup truck struck down multiple people on a bike path in lower Manhattan, killing several and injuring numerous others on Tuesday afternoon, before the driver was shot and taken into custody, the New York City police said.
13 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

13 dead as wildfires torch California wine country Tue, 10 Oct, 2017

Firefighters encouraged by weakening winds were battling 17 large wildfires on Tuesday in California which have left at least 13 people dead, thousands homeless and ravaged the state's famed wine country.
US states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

US states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate Fri, 06 Oct, 2017

Tropical Storm Nate gained force as it sped toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula Friday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend.
Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Vegas massacre

Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Vegas massacre Tue, 03 Oct, 2017

The US Congress on Tuesday shelved a controversial plan to make it easier to purchase gun silencers, as President Donald Trump signalled a future debate about the nation's gun laws was possible.
U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats Tue, 03 Oct, 2017

The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats after pulling more than half of its own embassy staff out of Havana last week, further escalating tensions between the United States and Cuba.
50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting

50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting Mon, 02 Oct, 2017

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Hurricane Irma kills 10, may hit Florida Sunday as Category 4

Hurricane Irma kills 10, may hit Florida Sunday as Category 4 Thu, 07 Sep, 2017

 Hurricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic toward Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida.
Harvey turns deadly, lashing Texas with torrential rain

Harvey turns deadly, lashing Texas with torrential rain Sun, 27 Aug, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey lashed central Texas with torrential rains on Sunday, unleashing "catastrophic" floods after the megastorm -- the most powerful to hit the United States since 2005 -- left a deadly trail of devastation along the Gulf Coast.
North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim Tue, 15 Aug, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim.

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Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam's authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity's staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday. Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire' Iran plane crash killed all 66 people on board Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies' Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

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