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  • Fifty Shades of Trump

    Last week was a most unusual one for President Donald Trump's administration. There was no high-level firing: the only dismissal of any note was that of the White House aide in charge of homeland security, who was forced out at the behest of John Bolton, who had just taken over as Trump's third national security adviser in 15 months. Nonetheless, it may well have been the most turbulent week yet of Trump's presidency.

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    Trump threatens $100b more in China tariffs

    President Donald Trump directs US trade officials to identify tariffs on $100 billion more Chinese imports, upping the ante in an already high-stakes trade confrontation between the world's two largest economies.

  • White House physician nominated to lead VA

    President Donald Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominates White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him following a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the agency.

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    Trump says Xi told him meeting with Kim went well

    President Donald Trump says in a tweet that Chinese President Xi Jinping had told him a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had gone very well and that Kim looked forward to meeting with Trump.

  • Minimum age 21 for more weapons: Trump

    President Donald Trump endorses stricter gun-control measures, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present.

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    FBI's No 2 official McCabe, blasted by Trump, steps down

    FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, criticized by President Donald Trump and other Republicans for alleged bias against him and in favor of his 2016 Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, has stepped down, US officials confirm.

  • US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill

    Congress put the US government back in business by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington.

  • Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by US govt shutdown

    On the first anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency, he becomes unable to avert a government shutdown after his failure to win passage by the US Congress of a stopgap bill to maintain funding for the federal government further damages his self-crafted image as a dealmaker who would repair the broken culture in Washington.

  • US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate deal

    President Donald Trump says that the United States could "conceivably" return to the Paris climate accord, although he stopped short of signalling any move in that direction.

  • US senate passes tax reform bill

    The Republican-led US Senate approves a sweeping, $1.5-trillion tax bill moving their party and President Donald Trump a step closer to the largest overhaul of the US tax code in more than 30 years.

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    Trump bans Kaspersky Lab software

    President Donald Trump signs into law legislation that bans the use of Kaspersky Lab within the US government, capping a months-long effort to purge the Moscow-based antivirus firm from federal agencies amid concerns it was vulnerable to Kremlin influence.

  • Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    President Donald Trump will announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy there, breaking with longtime US policy and potentially stirring unrest.

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    Trump criticized for sharing anti-Muslim videos

    President Donald Trump shares anti-Muslim videos posted on Twitter by a far-right British party leader, drawing condemnation from Britain, US Muslim groups and some members of Congress.

  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    US diplomacy with NKorea to continue until 'first bomb drops'

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that President Donald Trump has instructed him to continue diplomatic efforts to calm rising tensions with North Korea, saying "those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops."

  • Trump expected to decertify Iran nuclear deal

    President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, a senior administration official says, in a step that potentially could cause the 2015 accord to unravel.

  • Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowledge of carnage

    The girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter says she had no idea he is planning the attack, describing her boyfriend as a "quiet, caring man" as President Donald Trump has declared the United States a nation in mourning.

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    Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

    President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the US national anthem and disinvited a National Basketball Association star from a White House visit.

  • In tweet blitz, Trump defends his use of social media

    President Donald Trump escalated an intensely personal feud with two high-profile talk show hosts Saturday, suggesting without evidence that their network is biased against him.

  • Trump wins the Republican nomination for president

    Donald Trump wins Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign.