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    NYT, WSJ win Pulitzers for Trump probes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:29am on April 17, 2019

    The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for their separate investigations of president Donald Trump and his...

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    Ilhan Omar caught in a political maelstrom

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

    A former refugee and the first black Muslim woman elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar embodied the American dream in her November victory but faces controversies...

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    Deadly storms leave thousands without power in eastern US

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 01:04am on April 16, 2019

    Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early on Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as...

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    Michelle charms British crowd with praise for Queen Elizabeth

    Rreuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2019

    Former US first lady Michelle Obama charmed thousands of Britons on Sunday, telling anecdotes about meeting the ‘wonderfully warm and funny’ Queen Elizabeth and praising...

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    US has two months to finalise extradition case against Assange

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:53am on April 14, 2019

    US prosecutors have just under two months to present British authorities with a final and detailed criminal case to justify the possible extradition of WikiLeaks...

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    350 migrants force their way into Mexico as new caravan arrives

    Agence France-Presse . Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    A group of 350 Central American migrants forced their way into Mexico Friday, authorities said, as a new caravan of around 2,500 people arrived —...

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    Hundreds of migrants in Honduras to head for US

    Agence-France-Presse . Honduras | Updated at 12:00am on April 11, 2019

    Almost 1,000 people gathered Tuesday night in the town of San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras to form a new caravan to reach the United...

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    US judge halts Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

    Reuters . United States | Updated at 12:19am on April 10, 2019

    A US judge on Monday halted the Trump administration’s policy of sending some asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait out their cases...

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    Trump retreats from Mexico border closing

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    President Donald Trump on Thursday retreated from his threat to close the US-Mexican border, warning he will instead impose car import tariffs if the major...

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    Bezos, wife reach biggest divorce deal in history

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, finalised the biggest divorce settlement in history on Thursday, leaving him with 75 per cent of their...

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