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Former US first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92 Wed, 18 Apr, 2018

Former US first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics.
Russia orders out 60 U.S. diplomats over spy poisoning affair

Russia orders out 60 U.S. diplomats over spy poisoning affair Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

Russia has ordered 60 U.S. diplomats to leave by April 5, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, in a retaliatory move against Washington which expelled a similar number of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a Russian spy in England.
Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names Pompeo successor

Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names Pompeo successor Tue, 13 Mar, 2018

Donald Trump Tuesday sacked his top diplomat Rex Tillerson and named current CIA chief Mike Pompeo to succeed him, ending a rocky tenure by the Texas oilman who had been sidelined on the world stage by the mercurial president.
North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions

North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions Sun, 25 Feb, 2018

Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea on Sunday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States, according to the South's presidency, hours after the North accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with new sanctions.
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.
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