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    Kennedy Centre arts awards to honour Joan Baez, Dick Van Dyke

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:58pm on January 14, 2021

    Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke and folk icon Joan Baez are among those receiving this year’s Kennedy Centre Honours, one of America’s most prestigious arts...

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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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    US police officer dies following clash with pro-Trump mob

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 04:08pm on January 08, 2021

    A US Capitol Police officer has died of injuries sustained during clashes with a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters who overran a session of...

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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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    Trump pardons more allies and Kushner's father

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 08:41am on December 24, 2020

    US president Donald Trump issued new pardons Wednesday for allies including the father of his son-in-law Jared Kushner and two people caught up in the...

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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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