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Protests erupt in California after shooting of black man

Protests erupt in California after shooting of black man

About 200 demonstrators squared off with police in riot gear overnight in California’s capital and more protests are planned for Saturday, after a autopsy on Stephon Clark contradicted the police ...

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Stephon Clark: Police shot unarmed man ‘7 times in back’

Stephon Clark: Police shot unarmed man '7 times in back'

An unarmed US man killed by police this month was shot seven times in the back, according to an independent post-mortem examination. Stephon Clark was shot a total of eight ...

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US may tie social media to visa applications

US may tie social media to visa applications

The Trump administration has said it wants to start collecting the social media history of nearly everyone seeking a visa to enter the US. The proposal, which comes from the ...

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Trump freezes $200 million in aid promised to Syria

Trump freezes $200 million in aid promised to Syria

One day after saying the U.S. would be coming out of Syria “very soon” and letting “other people take care of it,” President Donald Trump has ordered a freeze on over $200 ...

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Erdoğan, Trump discuss Iraq, Syria in phone call

Erdoğan, Trump discuss Iraq, Syria in phone call

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday discussed latest developments in Iraq and Syria with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. The two leaders exchanged views on bilateral and regional issues as ...

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Russia to expel 60 U.S. diplomats, close St. Petersburg consulate

Russia to expel 60 U.S. diplomats, close St. Petersburg consulate

Russia will close the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg and kick out 60 American diplomats in response to Monday’s coordinated expulsion of Russian diplomats from the United States and a ...

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Judge rejects Saudi Arabia’s attempt to toss 9/11 lawsuits

Judge rejects Saudi Arabia's attempt to toss 9/11 lawsuits

A judge on Wednesday rejected Saudi Arabia’s motion to end a New York lawsuit seeking to hold it responsible in the Sept. 11 attacks. In dismissing the motion, U.S. District ...

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Trump tells advisers he wants U.S. out of Syria: senior officials

Trump tells advisers he wants U.S. out of Syria: senior officials

Trump is spending Easter weekend at his Palm Beach, Florida, estate. During a speech in Richfield, Ohio on Thursday, he revealed his desire to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria and ...

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Trump picks his doctor to replace Shulkin as veterans secretary

Trump picks his doctor to replace Shulkin as veterans secretary

US President Donald Trump has announced the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and picked the presidential doctor to replace him. Thanking Mr Shulkin in a tweet, he said ...

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Defense Secretary Mattis says he has no reservations about Bolton

Defense Secretary Mattis says he has no reservations about Bolton

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday he had no reservations or concerns about President Donald Trump’s incoming national security adviser, John Bolton, a hawk who has advocated using military force against North ...

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