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    Trump, US media in open war on annual dinner date

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    It’s meant to be the annual Washington love-in, a dinner where White House journalists and the president yuck it up in a hotel ballroom. But...

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    Johnny Cash hits US Capitol

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    Music legend Johnny Cash will be immortalized with a statue in the US Capitol as his native state of Arkansas replaced divisive figures associated with...

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    Trump slams testimony

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Friday dismissed unfavourable testimony in the Mueller report on Russian election interference as ‘fabricated’ and labelled the document ‘crazy.’‘Statements are...

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    Beyonce drops another surprise album

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Beyonce, the queen of surprise and so much else, has again dropped a record with no warning: a live album to go with an upcoming...

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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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    WikiLeaks set 21st century model for cyber-leak journalism

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:46am on April 12, 2019

    Using cryptography and virtual drop boxes, Julian Assange's WikiLeaks created a revolutionary new model for media to lure massive digitised leaks from whistleblowers, exposing everything...

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    Under Trump, US Fed faces politicisation

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    The US Federal Reserve has regularly faced criticism from Donald Trump, but in recent days the president took matters into his own hands — raising...

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    Backed by Trump, WB critic Malpass named its president

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

    David Malpass, a senior US Treasury official and staunch supporter of president Donald Trump, was unanimously chosen as the next president of the World Bank...

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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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    US approves anti-submarine helicopter sale to India

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    The United States said Tuesday it had approved the sale of 24 MH-60R helicopters to India, significantly boosting its emerging ally’s firepower to target submarines...

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