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    Trump to seek ‘major investigation’ on voter fraud

    Reuters | Updated at 09:20am on January 25, 2017

    President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would seek a ‘major investigation’ on voter fraud in the November election, despite an overwhelming consensus among state...

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    UK court rules against govt

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:40am on January 25, 2017

    The British government must win parliament’s approval before starting talks to leave the EU, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, in a landmark judgement and setback...

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    Trump admin backs off pledge of immigration change

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:19pm on January 24, 2017

    President Donald Trump will focus immigration enforcement efforts first on criminal immigrants in the country illegally, his administration said on...

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    Trump’s top foreign pick narrowly backed

    BBC | Updated at 09:17am on January 24, 2017

    The foreign relations senate committee has narrowly approved Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state, despite concerns about his business ties to Russia...

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    Trump makes early move on restricting abortions

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 01:18am on January 24, 2017

    US president Donald Trump on Monday reinstated a global gag rule that banned US-funded groups around the world from discussing abortion, a move that was...

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    Singer Madonna defends ‘blowing up the White House’ remark

    Reuters | Updated at 11:33am on January 23, 2017

    Pop singer Madonna, who said in a profanity-laced speech at Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington, DC, that she had thought about...

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    US legal watchdog to sue Trump over foreign payments

    BBC | Updated at 11:16am on January 23, 2017

    A US legal watchdog says it will file a lawsuit against president Donald Trump, alleging he is violating a constitutional ban on accepting payments from...

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    Severe storms in US South kill at least 18

    Reuters | Updated at 08:20am on January 23, 2017

    A dangerous weekend weather system has killed at least 18 people in the US South, as Georgia officials on Sunday reported more than a dozen...

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    Trump slams US media

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:57am on January 23, 2017

    Donald Trump and his chief spokesman launched an unprecedented assault on the media Saturday for a US president’s first full day in office, accusing reporters...

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    Trump attacks 'dishonest' media over crowd photos

    BBC | Updated at 01:28pm on January 22, 2017

    President Donald Trump has accused the media of dishonestly reporting the size of the crowd at his inauguration...