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Trump celebrates health vote win with jubilant Republicans

Trump celebrates health vote win with jubilant Republicans Thu, 04 May, 2017

Declaring it "an unbelievable victory," President Donald Trump delayed his first trip home to New York as president to celebrate House passage Thursday of legislation undoing much of former President Barack Obama's health law, a top campaign promise and a long-sought GOP goal.

Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace, offers no new policies

Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace, offers no new policies Wed, 03 May, 2017

President Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to work to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians as he hosted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House but offered no clues about how he could break the deadlock and revive long-stalled negotiations.
Powerful storm front that killed 16 threatens eastern United States

Powerful storm front that killed 16 threatens eastern United States Mon, 01 May, 2017

A powerful storm system bore down on the eastern United States on Monday after spawning tornadoes and torrential rains that killed at least 16 people and shut down hundreds of roads over the weekend, forecasters said.
US blacklists 271 Syrian chemists, other experts over sarin attack

US blacklists 271 Syrian chemists, other experts over sarin attack Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

The US government put 271 Syrian chemists and other officials on its financial blacklist Monday, punishing them for their role in the deadly chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in early April.
US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after brief chase

US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after brief chase Tue, 18 Apr, 2017

A US hunt for the gunman accused of murdering a grandfather and posting the crime on Facebook ended Tuesday with the suspect killing himself after a brief pursuit with police in Pennsylvania.
Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies Tue, 28 Mar, 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.

Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn

Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn Fri, 24 Mar, 2017

Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat Friday in his first major legislative challenge, as the president's effort to repeal Obamacare was shot down by rebel Republican lawmakers.
Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii Fri, 24 Mar, 2017

A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child in Hawaii.
Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's more than 2,000 billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.
FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team

FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign.
Winter Storm Stella hits US Northeast, NY dodges worst

Winter Storm Stella hits US Northeast, NY dodges worst Tue, 14 Mar, 2017

Winter Storm Stella lashed the northeastern United States with sleet and snow Tuesday, cancelling thousands of flights, closing schools and shutting stores, but New York and Washington escaped the worst of the weather.
Trump signs revised travel ban, exempts Iraqis

Trump signs revised travel ban, exempts Iraqis Mon, 06 Mar, 2017

US President Donald Trump signed a revised ban on refugees and on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations Monday, scaling back the order to exempt Iraqis and permanent US residents.
'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up

'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up Mon, 27 Feb, 2017

Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, but not before the film industry's biggest night was marred by one of the worst fiascos in its history, as "La La Land" was mistakenly handed the award first.
Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to Trump envoys

Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to Trump envoys Thu, 23 Feb, 2017

 Senior Mexican officials on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies during a visit by two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, who in turn sought to cool tempers after weeks of tension between the neighbors.
'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in U.S. prison

'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in U.S. prison Sat, 18 Feb, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the extremist Muslim cleric known as "the blind sheikh" convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and planning more attacks as part of a "war of urban terrorism" in the United States, died on Saturday in a North Carolina prison, authorities said.

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Barcelona terror attack

Two men have been arrested after a white van ploughed into a crowd of people in a busy Barcelona tourist district, killing at least 13 and injuring 80 ...

Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of October 1917. As we in the United States try to imagine a revolutionary opposition ...

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