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    In space, US sees a new rival

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    During the Cold War, US eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programmes...

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    Three killed in California shooting

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

    Police in California on Saturday said three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a bowling alley near Los Angeles....

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    Trump threatens years-long govt shutdown

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    President Donald Trump threatened to keep the US government partially shut for months or years on Friday after he and Democratic leaders failed to resolve...

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    Trump slams ‘disgraceful’ Democrat’s profane impeachment vow

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:38am on January 05, 2019

    A Democratic congresswoman kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, testing her party’s discipline and earning a chiding Friday from...

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    Democrats seize US House control

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:26am on January 05, 2019

    US Democrats swept back to power Thursday in the House of Representatives with veteran Nancy Pelosi at the helm, but they came face to face...

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    House Democrats challenge Trump to end shutdown

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:07pm on January 04, 2019

    Democrats wasted no time flexing their new power in the US House of Representatives on Thursday by approving legislation backed by new speaker Nancy Pelosi...

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    US warns citizens of arbitrary action in China

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:31am on January 04, 2019

    The United States warned its citizens Thursday they could face arbitrary action by authorities when they visit China, following the detention of a number of...

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    Trump warns US government shutdown could last a 'long time'

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:36pm on January 03, 2019

    US president Donald Trump met top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday, but they failed to hammer out an agreement that would end a partial government shutdown...

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    Trump invites congressional leaders to border security briefing

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2019

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday invited republican and democratic congressional leaders to a border security briefing at the White House as the federal government remained...

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    Tear gas fired as dozens of migrants try illegal crossing to US

    Agence France-Presse . Tijuana | Updated at 11:35am on January 02, 2019

    US border patrol agents used tear gas and pepper spray to counter rock-throwing migrants when a group of about 150 tried to illegally cross the...

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