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Mexican president plans for the first visit to the White House after testy Trump call

Mexican president plans for the first visit to the White House after testy Trump call

U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto postponed plans for the Mexican leader’s first visit to the White House, after a testy phone call involving Trump’s push ...

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Democrats release memo rebutting Republican claims about FBI surveillance of Trump campaign

Democrats release memo rebutting Republican claims about FBI surveillance of Trump campaign

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released a classified memo rebutting Republicans’ claims that the FBI improperly surveilled the Trump campaign. The heavily redacted document claims the FBI did not rely on faulty evidence when securing ...

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Trump tax reform gives billionaire investor $29bn boost

Trump tax reform gives billionaire investor $29bn boost

US billionaire Warren Buffet says his conglomerate has received a profit boost of $29bn (£20bn) as a result of President Donald Trump’s tax reforms, he says. Berkshire Hathaway reported a ...

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Major US airlines join other companies to cut ties with NRA

Major US airlines join other companies to cut ties with NRA

Two major US airlines have joined a growing list of companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association following the Florida school shooting. United and Delta airlines have both ...

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Four states agree to share gun registries

Four states agree to share gun registries

Four northeastern states agreed this week to share registries of people banned from purchasing guns. Connecticut and Rhode Island will now share information like the names of individuals with warrants ...

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Donald Trump Jr: “I love Indian media, it’s mild and nice”

Donald Trump Jr: “I love Indian media, it’s mild and nice”

Donald Trump Jr, son of US President Donald Trump, on Friday said he loves the Indian media as it is “mild and nice” compared to the “aggressive and brutal” American ...

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NRA denies receiving foreign money for US elections

NRA denies receiving foreign money for US elections

The National Rifle Association has denied receiving money “from foreign persons or entities in connection with United States elections” in a letter to a leading Democratic senator who has sought ...

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Companies announced plans to sever ties with the National Rifle Associates

Companies announced plans to sever ties with the National Rifle Associates

Another round of companies on Friday announced plans to sever ties with the National Rifle Associates, following the shooting massacre last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South ...

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Governor wants to ban violent people from owning guns and station armed personnel in every school

Governor wants to ban violent people from owning guns and station armed personnel in every school

Florida’s Republican governor embraced a sweeping gun laws package in response to a deadly high school shooting, vowing to keep firearms away from mentally ill people and dispatch armed law enforcement ...

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Donald Trump condemned for using ‘I hear you’ cue card in meeting with Florida shooting survivors

Briefing notes captured by photographers at US president Donald Trump’s White House listening session with survivors of gun violence show that he needed to be reminded to say “I hear ...

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