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    White House, US senate agree on $2t coronavirus rescue plan

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:36pm on March 25, 2020

    The White House and Senate have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the...

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    Two US lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:55am on March 19, 2020

    Two United States lawmakers, including a Florida representative, on Wednesday became the first members of Congress tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Lawmaker Mario Diaz-Balart’s...

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    US, China exchange blame of coronavirus fear-mongering

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:21pm on March 17, 2020

    The United States and China on Monday each demanded that the other stop smearing its reputation over the novel coronavirus as Donald Trump referred to...

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    5 killed in US shooting

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

    A gunman killed five co-workers at one of America’s best-known breweries on Wednesday before turning the weapon on himself in the latest burst of mass...

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    Astronauts bake first cookies in space

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 07:31pm on January 24, 2020

    Astronauts on the International Space Station have baked the first cookies in space, but they took far longer than on Earth. The space station's Italian...

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    Trump ordered to kill General Soleimani: Pentagon

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:25am on January 03, 2020

    The United States president Donald Trump ordered the killing of Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander Qasem Soleimani, who died in Baghdad ‘in a decisive defensive action...

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    Trump treated worse than Jesus before crucifixion: US lawmaker

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:32pm on December 19, 2019

    A United States Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday that president Donald Trump, undergoing impeachment proceedings led by Democrats, had been treated worse than Jesus before...

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    Six major scientific discoveries of last decade

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 04:17pm on December 17, 2019

    From finding the building blocks for life on Mars to breakthroughs in gene editing and the rise of artificial intelligence, here are six major scientific...

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    US intel agencies distrust president

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 05:32pm on December 16, 2019

    Donald Trump's relations with his own intelligence services have never been so fraught: the US president doesn't listen to his spy chiefs, doesn't seem to...

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    Pentagon denies claim of sending 14,000 troops in Middle East

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 03:40pm on December 05, 2019

    The Pentagon on Wednesday denied a report that the United States was weighing sending up to 14,000 more troops to the Middle East in the...