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    United States mass shooting claims lives of five people

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 02:13pm on February 27, 2020

    A sacked employee opened fire at the Milwaukee campus of a big brewing company Wednesday and president Donald Trump said five people were killed...

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    Trump targets two SC judges

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on February 27, 2020

    US president Donald Trump has launched a verbal offensive against two left-leaning Supreme Court judges, urging them to step aside from all ‘Trump-related’ cases due...

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    Clinton calls Trump ‘danger to democracy’

    Agence-France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:54pm on February 25, 2020

    Hillary Clinton on Monday denounced president Donald Trump as a ‘danger to democracy’ and defended her scathing comments about former rival and Democratic primary frontrunner...

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    Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:42pm on February 25, 2020

    Harvey Weinstein was convicted on Monday of rape and sexual assault but acquitted of the most serious predatory charges, a verdict hailed as a historic...

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    Taliban, US, Afghans agree to reduce violence

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:03am on February 23, 2020

    A week-long, partial truce came into effect across Afghanistan on Saturday, with jubilant civilians celebrating in the streets to mark a potentially historic turning point...

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    Trump cheats at golf

    Agence France-Presse . Las Vegas | Updated at 11:59pm on February 22, 2020

    Democratic White House hopeful Michael Bloomberg mocked Donald Trump with a giant billboard on the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, fuelling their feud as the...

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    Sanders warns Russia as meddling charges hit US election

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:52pm on February 22, 2020

    Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia not to meddle in the Democratic presidential race, as Donald Trump angrily dismissed assertions that Moscow was again seeking...

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    Trump dismisses new Russia polls interference claim

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:50pm on February 22, 2020

    President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed reported warnings by US intelligence that Russia is meddling in this year’s elections as a ‘hoax’ planted by his...

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    Twitter takes action against 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 03:00pm on February 22, 2020

    Twitter said Friday it suspended 70 accounts for spam-like posts supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg, whose campaign has hired hundreds of people to promote...

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    Trump ‘offered pardon’ to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:55pm on February 20, 2020

    US president Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival’s campaign, a London...