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A new state may appear in the USA

For the second time in their recent history, residents of the island state of Puerto Rico will participate in a referendum on the full inclusion of the country in the ...

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US withdraws support for UN Security Council global ceasefire resolution

The United States on Friday stunned other members of the UN Security Council by preventing a vote on a resolution for a ceasefire in various conflicts around the world to ...

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Coronavirus cases in the US are nearing 1 million

A new week in the coronavirus pandemic is beginning with a United States case count approaching 1 million and several cities and states preparing to loosen stay-at-home restrictions. At least ...

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Trump fires two impeachment witnesses

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US President Donald Trump has dismissed two senior officials who testified against him at his impeachment trial. The US envoy to the EU, Gordon Sondland, said he “was advised today ...

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Trump bans foreign nationals who have traveled to China from entering the US

Any foreign national who has traveled within China in the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter the United States, according to a proclamation from President Trump. The ...

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The self-fulfilling Iran prophecy

We are told the death of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani from a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad prevented possible attacks against U.S. targets and has brought a sense of justice for ...

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Joe Biden slams Trump for downplaying U.S. troop injuries from Iran attack as headaches

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Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Friday slammed President Trump for downplaying the injuries that U.S. troops apparently suffered as a result of a recent Iranian missile attack in ...

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34 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following Iran attack on Ain al-Asad air base

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The Pentagon has said that 34 US troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) following an Iranian attack on their base in Iraq. Seventeen troops are still under medical ...

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Trump has decried climate “prophets of doom” in a speech at World Economic Forum in Davos

US President Donald Trump has decried climate “prophets of doom” in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where sustainability is the main theme. He called for a ...

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Trump impeachment: Senators clash over rules as trial opens

The US Senate has rejected repeated Democratic attempts to secure new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment as his trial began. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell meanwhile backed off on ...

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