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    Billionaire casino magnet Sheldon Adelson dies

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 09:19pm on January 12, 2021

    Billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson has died, according to a statement released on Tuesday from the Las Vegas Sands company. ‘Our founder...

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    Trump finally promises an orderly transition

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 03:51pm on January 07, 2021

    Outgoing US president Donald Trump on Thursday offered the clearest signal yet that he will voluntarily leave office on January 20, saying there will be...

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    Former US presidents denounce Capitol violence

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:24am on January 07, 2021

    Every living former US president on Wednesday denounced the violence of a mob that stormed the Capitol building in Washington, forcing lawmakers to flee to...

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    Mob storms US Capitol as Trump accused of 'coup'

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 07:29am on January 07, 2021

    Donald Trump's supporters stormed a session of Congress held Wednesday to certify Joe Biden's election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of...

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    US aircraft carrier to stay in Gulf: Pentagon

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:57am on January 04, 2021

    The US reversed a decision to bring an aircraft carrier home from the Gulf Sunday, with the Pentagon saying that due to ‘recent threats’ by...

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    No merry Christmas vacation for enraged Trump

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 09:48am on December 24, 2020

    An enraged Donald Trump helicoptered off the White House lawn for one of the last times in his presidency Wednesday, leaving Americans chaos as a...

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    US newspaper apologises for decades of racist coverage

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 02:10pm on December 22, 2020

    The editor of the Kansas City Star apologized Monday on behalf of the American daily newspaper for decades of racist and discriminatory coverage of the...

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    US lawmakers approve $900b stimulus package

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:57am on December 22, 2020

    US lawmakers on Monday approved a $900 billion relief package for the world's biggest economy that will provide a long-sought boost for millions of Americans...

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    Trump asks US authorities to only construct beautiful buildings

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:00am on December 22, 2020

    President Donald Trump, with only a month left in office, issued an order Monday that future federal buildings must be ‘beautiful’ and preferably built in...

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    US vice president gets COVID-19 vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 08:50pm on December 18, 2020

    The US vice president received a COVID-19 vaccine shot live on television Friday in a public display designed to boost national confidence in the drug...

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