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    Trump signs veto to secure fund for border wall

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border....

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    Senate rebukes Trump on border emergency

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    President Donald Trump suffered an embarrassing defeat Thursday at the hands of US senators, including fellow Republicans, who voted to terminate his declaration of an...

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    California suspends death penalty

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Governor Gavin Newsom imposed a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty in California on Wednesday, granting a reprieve to 737 condemned inmates - the...

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    US, India agree to build 6 nuclear power plants

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    The United States and India on Wednesday agreed to strengthen security and civil nuclear cooperation, including building six US nuclear power plants in India, the...

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    US slams rights record of China, Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Secretary of state Mike Pompeo slammed China’s mass detention of Muslims but took a lighter hand on North Korea as the state department released its...

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    Beto O’Rourke announces run for US president

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Upstart Democrat Beto O’Rourke announced Thursday he is running for president, joining a crowded field of candidates vying to challenge Donald Trump in 2020.‘The only...

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    Boeing faces crisis with worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jetliners

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:50am on March 14, 2019

    The United States grounded Boeing Co’s money-spinning 737 MAX aircraft on Wednesday over safety fears after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people,...

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    Manafort faces second sentencing

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:46am on March 14, 2019

    US president Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced by a second judge on Wednesday who will determine whether to add to...

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    World, except US grounding Boeing 737

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 09:58am on March 13, 2019

    Britain joined a growing wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump waded into the debate over modern...

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    Pelosi says Trump just not worth impeaching

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    House speaker Nancy Pelosi, America’s most powerful Democrat, said in remarks published Monday that she does not support impeaching Donald Trump, arguing the Republican president...

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