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    As US factories falter, White House insists economy like ‘a rock’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 12:16am on October 07, 2019

    After a brief surge during his first years in office, and despite his lofty promises, the American manufacturing rebound has begun to crumble under president...

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    Democrats subpoena White House for docs

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 03:43pm on October 05, 2019

    US House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation of president Donald Trump....

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    The new age of protest

    John Feffer | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    LED by young people, climate strikers blocked traffic on two mornings at the end of last month in Washington, DC. On the first day, protestors...

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    The central role of the whistleblower

    Melvin Goodman | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    THE fortuitous emergence of a courageous whistleblower in the Trump White House and Harvard professor Jill Lepore’s pathetically ill-informed review of Edward Snowden’s recent book,...

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    Ill wind for the west

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    ATTACKS on Aramco, decline of Benjamin Netanyahu, departure of John Bolton from the White House are all honeyed music to the leadership in Iran. In...

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    Trump rolls out red carpet for Morrison

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    Don’t expect any awkward silences when president Donald Trump and Australian prime minister Scott Morrison sit down to a rare state dinner at the White...

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    Our invisible government

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    THERE are two forms of government in the United States. There is the visible government — the White House, Congress, the courts, state legislatures and...

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    Climate activist Greta Thunberg protests at White House

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

    Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg brought her global environmental message to the heart of the US government on Friday, telling her legion of supporters outside...

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    Trump, Netanyahu deny report of spying near WH

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    President Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday denied a media report that Israel spied on cell phones in the vicinity of the White House - and President...

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    National security advisor Bolton sacked by Trump administration

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:53am on September 11, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the firing of hawkish national security advisor John Bolton, a move widely seen as boosting the president’s...