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  • Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

    US President Donald Trump accuses tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google of being biased in favor of opposition Democrats, a day after a report for the Senate revealed Russian agents had used social media in an attempt to sway the 2016 election in Trump's favor.

  • Nick Ayers

    With new chief of staff, Trump tries to reset White House

    Nick Ayers, in talks with President Donald Trump to become his new White House chief of staff, is a 36-year-old political whiz-kid who could help with the looming re-election campaign, but critics question whether he has the grit needed to keep Trump and an often chaotic administration under control.

  • John Kelly

    Kelly is latest senior White House departure

    US President Donald Trump says that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year, extending the historically high turnover in the top ranks of his administration.

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    Next meeting with NKorea's Kim likely in early 2019: Trump

    US President Donald Trump says he is likely to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in January or February and that three sites for their second meeting are under consideration.

  • G20 'agrees to reform WTO'

    Global leaders were expected to back an overhaul of the world body that regulates international trade disputes at a summit yesterday, delegates said, ahead of high-stakes talks between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping aimed at defusing a trade war.

  • Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump’s UN laughter moment

    An Air New Zealand advertisement released for the Christmas season takes a dig at US President Donald Trump by portraying an American boy wearing a “Make Christmas Great Again” red cap being laughed at by other children on Santa’s “naughty” list.

  • US chief justice rebukes Trump's Obama taunt

    US Chief Justice John Roberts defends the independence of the federal judiciary a day after President Donald Trump called a judge who ruled against his policy barring asylum for certain immigrants an "Obama judge".

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump “tirade”

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan lashes out at US President Donald Trump following his remarks that Pakistan doesn’t “do a damn thing” for the United States despite billions of dollars in US aid for the South Asian nation.

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    Trump to discuss Khashoggi murder with Pompeo, CIA

    US President Donald Trump says he has not yet been briefed on the CIA’s conclusions regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but that he will speak with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the CIA about the issue.

  • Trump, top aides sued

    CNN sued Donald Trump's administration yesterday, alleging the White House violated journalist Jim Acosta's constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president.

  • US midterm elections: Voters deliver mixed verdict

    A defiant President Donald Trump yesterday shrugged off the loss of the House of Representatives as Washington braced for the prospects of partisan warfare after US voters delivered a mixed verdict in a hard-fought midterm election.

  • US votes in midterm polls

    After a divisive campaign marked by fierce clashes over race, immigration and other cultural issues, Americans yesterday voted to determine the balance of power in the US Congress and shape the future of Donald Trump's presidency.

  • Trump says American dream at stake in US midterms

    Donald Trump completes a whirlwind final push to stop Democrats from breaking his Republicans' stranglehold on the US Congress in bitter midterm elections.

  • Trump visits Pittsburgh to console but stirs anger

    US President Donald Trump visits the Pittsburgh synagogue attacked by an anti-Semitic gunman and lights candles for each of the 11 slain worshipers, while thousands protest his presence in the city and victims' families begin burying their dead.

  • Trump complains about Twitter removing his followers

    US President Donald Trump complains that Twitter is removing some of his followers and has made it harder to join, an apparent critique of the social network's efforts to weed out fake and abusive accounts.

  • Media must clean up its act: Trump

    US President Donald Trump blames media outlets for stirring up anger and hateful political rhetoric as another suspicious package reportedly similar to package bombs sent to Democrats was found in lower Manhattan.

  • Khashoggi Murder: Saudi crown prince deplores killing

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince yesterday denounced the "painful" murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and vowed justice would prevail, in his first public comments on the case, without addressing US accusations of a monumental cover-up.

  • Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

    Trump accuses Saudis of 'lies'

    US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

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    Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism

    Saudi Arabia faces a growing chorus of incredulity over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demand answers and the whereabouts of his body.

  • Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead

    President Donald Trump says he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the US response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe" but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.

  • UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns

    Nikki Haley resigns

    UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns, a personal familiar with the situation says, and the White House says she would appear with President Donald Trump at an event later.

  • Ex-classmate says Trump court nominee lied about drinking

    A one-time classmate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee says that Brett Kavanaugh was a habitual heavy drinker, challenging the judge's Senate testimony to the contrary.

  • Trump takes anti-Iran campaign to UN Security Council

    US President Donald Trump takes his campaign to isolate Iran to the UN Security Council, accusing Tehran of spreading chaos at a meeting that laid bare divisions between Washington and key allies.

  • Trump pushes Supreme Court pick's sex accuser to testify

    President Donald Trump piles pressure on the woman accusing his Supreme Court pick of sexual assault by insisting that she testify next week if she wants to be heard.

  • Trump cuts $25m in aid for Palestinian hospitals

    US President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official says.

  • Bob Woodward: Trump's aides stole his papers 'to protect the country'

    An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon set off a firestorm in the White House, with its descriptions of current and former aides calling President Donald Trump an “idiot” and a “liar,” disparaging his judgment and claiming they plucked papers off his desk to prevent him from withdrawing from a pair of trade agreements.

  • Trump threatens to withdraw US from WTO

    US President Donald Trump threatened in an interview with Bloomberg News to withdraw from the World Trade Organization if "they don't shape up," in his latest criticism of the institution.

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    Trump's awkward phone call with Mexico president

    US President Donald Trump awkwardly waits over phone trying to connect with his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto, reports CNBC.

  • Trump: social media 'silencing millions'

    US President Donald Trump criticised social media companies yesterday, saying without evidence that they have silenced "millions of people" in an act of censorship.

  • Trump says 'I will stay uninvolved' after slamming Sessions, Justice Dept

    US President Donald Trump expresses sympathy for his former campaign manager Paul Manafort and says he will remain "uninvolved" after he attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the US Justice Department in an interview broadcast.