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    US states sue Washington

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:36am on June 23, 2018

    Several US states are suing the Trump administration over its ‘zero tolerance’ policy that led to thousands of migrant children being split from their families...

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    ‘I really don’t care’: Melania Trump jacket stuns on migrant visit

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:37am on June 22, 2018

    Melania Trump surprised the world by visiting child migrants on the US-Mexico border Thursday -- but it was her choice of clothing for the trip...

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    North Korea 'already starting' denuclearisation: Trump

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:32am on June 22, 2018

    North Korea has already begun its denuclearisation, US president Donald Trump said Thursday, after many observers greeted with skepticism the results of his historic meeting...

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    Trump orders halt to family separations

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under...

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    Trump urges Republicans to fix family separation crisis

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:41am on June 20, 2018

    US president Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers Tuesday he backed their efforts to craft an immigration solution that ends the politically toxic practice of separating...

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    US quits UN human rights body

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    The United States withdrew from a ‘hypocritical and self-serving’ United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and...

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    IMF has large brain and ‘tiny conscience’, says UN rapporteur

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:36pm on June 19, 2018

    The International Monetary Fund has a 'tiny conscience' and must do more to protect low-income and vulnerable individuals from bearing the brunt of austerity policies,...

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    Ex-CIA officer charged over damaging leak to WikiLeaks

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:49am on June 19, 2018

    A former employee in the CIA's cyber-spying operation was indicted Monday on charges of leaking hacking tools to WikiLeaks in one of the most damaging...

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    Trump threatens China with new tariffs on $200bln in goods

    Reuters | Updated at 10:13am on June 19, 2018

    US president Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 per cent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from...

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    Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

    Reuters | Updated at 10:22am on June 18, 2018

    Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of...