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US takes in fewer refugees than rest of the world for first time in more than 30 years

US takes in fewer refugees than rest of the world for first time in more than 30 years

The US has taken in fewer refugees than the whole of the rest of the world for the first time in more than three decades. After 1980, when the US adopted the Refugee Act, ...

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Woman who climbed up on Statue of Liberty arrested

Woman who climbed up on Statue of Liberty arrested

A woman who climbed up on the Statue of Liberty and sat on the monument’s base has been charged with trespassing. Tourists were evacuated from Liberty Island in New York ...

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Scott Pruitt resigned as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Scott Pruitt resigned as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Scandal-hit Scott Pruitt has resigned as head of the US Environmental Protection Agency. In a letter to President Donald Trump, he blamed “unrelenting attacks” on himself and his family. Mr ...

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Black women leaders send letter accusing top Democrats of failure to protect Maxine Waters

Black women leaders send letter accusing top Democrats of failure to protect Maxine Waters

Nearly 200 black women leaders have sent a letter addressed to top Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, expressing their grievances with the Democratic Party’s leadership’s ‘failure to protect’ Maxine Waters from attacks by Donald Trump and his ...

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U.S. Secretary of State visits NK to press Kim on Trump nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State visits NK to press Kim on Trump nuclear deal

Mike Pompeo has arrived in North Korea to press leader Kim Jong-un for details on his plans for denuclearisation. It is Mr Pompeo’s first visit to the country since Mr ...

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London anti-Trump protestors fly massive crowdfunded blimp of the president depicted as a big baby in a diaper

London anti-Trump protestors fly massive crowdfunded blimp of the president depicted as a big baby in a diaper

A giant balloon depicting Donald Trump as an angry, orange baby will fly near Parliament during the US president’s visit to the UK next week. London mayor Sadiq Khan today granted permission for the 20ft ...

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China and Russia hits back at US trade tariffs by increasing import duties on American goods

China and Russia hits back at US trade tariffs by increasing import duties on American goods

Russia has struck back against the US decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium by imposing its own tariffs on US goods, widening a trade spat China has called ...

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US seeks extension over migrant family reunifications

US seeks extension over migrant family reunifications

The US government has asked for more time to reunite migrant families separated at the US-Mexico border as it emerged that some children’s parents have already been deported. In a ...

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