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Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Nov 16 2018

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned to sue the state over voting problems and "gross mismanagement" of the election. | Video

Once a refugee, Somali-American appears headed to U.S. Congress

Oct 31 2018

MINNEAPOLIS Ilhan Omar fled civil war in Somalia and spent four years of her childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya. Now she is poised to win a seat in the U.S. Congress, taking on a president who has tried to prevent people like her from coming to America. | Video

New book by Woodward says Trump wanted Syrian leader killed

Sep 05 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad assassinated last year but his defence secretary ignored the request, according to a new book that depicts top Trump aides sometimes disregarding presidential orders to limit what they saw as damaging and dangerous behaviour. | Video

Enthüllungs-Reporter Woodward - Trump verlangte Tötung von Assad

Sep 05 2018

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump hat einem neuem Buch des Enthüllungs-Reporters Bob Woodward zufolge 2017 die Tötung des syrischen Machthabers Baschar al-Assad gefordert.

UPDATE 4-New book by Woodward says Trump wanted Syrian leader killed

Sep 04 2018

* "We're in Crazytown," chief of staff cited as saying (Updates with Trump Tweet in paragraphs 22-23)

'America's Toughest Sheriff' Joe Arpaio struggles in Senate bid

Aug 27 2018

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. Joe Arpaio built a national reputation as a staunch opponent of illegal immigration while sheriff of Arizona's largest county and found a powerful ally in President Donald Trump, who pardoned him last year after he ran into legal trouble. | Video

U.S. Senate quietly votes to cut tariffs on hundreds of Chinese goods

Jul 27 2018

WASHINGTON As trade tensions escalate between Washington and Beijing, the U.S. Senate quietly passed legislation on Thursday that would lower trade barriers on hundreds of items made in China.

U.S. pays Trump's Scotland golf resort $77,000 ahead of visit

Jul 17 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. government paid more than $77,000 to President Trump's Scottish golf resort ahead of his stay there last weekend, according to federal spending records, indicating that Trump's official visit to Europe likely generated revenue for his business empire.

U.S. disaster-response force stretched thin as hurricane season starts

Jun 13 2018

WASHINGTON As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida last September, the top U.S. disaster-response official ordered all hands on deck. | Video

Pro-gun voices dominate in debate over Trump's bump-stock ban

May 04 2018

WASHINGTON Young advocates for tighter U.S. gun controls have walked out of schools, filled city streets in rallies nationwide and pressured politicians since a February school massacre in Florida revived passions on both sides of America's gun debate.

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