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Military shifts focus to threats by Russia and China, not terrorism

Military shifts focus to threats by Russia and China, not terrorism

US Defence Secretary James Mattis says countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the main focus of America’s national security, outpacing the threat of terrorism. ...

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Families of 9/11 victims renew bid to sue Saudi Arabia

Families of 9/11 victims renew bid to sue Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has again defended its government against allegations of providing support to the perpetrators of the September 11, 2001, attacks in New York, as the kingdom’s lawyers faced family ...

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WSJ: Cohen paid porn star through private LLC created just weeks before election

WSJ: Cohen paid porn star through private LLC created just weeks before election

Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump’s lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a former porn star in exchange for not speaking publicly about an alleged ...

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Trump signs bill to reauthorize Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Trump signs bill to reauthorize foreign intelligence surveillance act

Donald Trump said in a statement he has signed a bill that reauthorizes a section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) but stressed it was not the same law ...

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Arizona guarantees Grand Canyon won’t close over shutdown

Arizona guarantees Grand Canyon won’t close over shutdown

Arizona officials on Friday guaranteed that Grand Canyon National Park will remain in full operation if Congress fails to pass a budget and a government shutdown ensues. Republican Gov. Doug ...

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Trump has replaced old international allies with new ones

Trump has replaced old international allies with new ones

How to Win Friends and Influence People,” a self-help book by Dale Carnegie, was first published in 1936. It has since sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. A year ...

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The first year of Trump’s presidency in graphics

Donald Trump came into office promising to change the face of American politics and transfer power “back to the people”. So what has he achieved so far, at the 12-month ...

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Olympic gymnastics champion reveals doctor Larry Nassar abuse

Olympic gymnastics champion reveals doctor Larry Nassar abuse

A gold-medal winning Olympian has confronted disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar at his sentencing to reveal he abused her, too. Jordyn Wieber is the fourth member of the Fierce ...

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Supreme Court to rule on legality of Trump travel ban

Supreme Court to rule on legality of Trump travel ban

The US Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban, which targets people from six Muslim-majority countries. The court is due to hear ...

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13 siblings held captive — how did no one else know?

A nondescript, burnt orange house in Southern California — similar to many others on the same street — turned out to be a prison for 13 siblings. Now questions abound ...

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