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Donald Trump has said he will not be going to president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration later this month. The outgoing US president tweeted: “To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.” Mr Trump is expected to travel to his Florida resort ahead of the inauguration, according
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America’s president-elect has condemned Donald Trump’s behaviour and called those who stormed the US Capitol “domestic terrorists”. He said yesterday’s events were an “assault on our liberty” and speaking about the demonstrators, he said: “Don’t dare call them protesters – they were a riotous mob, insurrectionists.” Turning his attention to Donald Trump, he said the
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An improvised explosive device is reported to have been found at the US Capitol as one person was shot and several people were taken to hospital after supporters of outgoing US President Donald Trump descended on the US Capitol. Both chambers of Congress in Washington DC were abruptly recessed on Wednesday as they debated president-elect
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With just a fortnight remaining before the inauguration of Joe Biden, Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps and their developers. The move hits Alipay, the payment platform and sister business to Alibaba owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Ant Group, whose Jack Ma is currently laying low after clashing
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Donald Trump has been recorded pleading with Georgia’s election chief to “find enough votes” to overturn the election result in the state. Audio of the phone call was obtained by The Washington Post and NBC News just weeks before the US president is set to leave office. Mr Trump can be heard launching into a
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue oversight of the Republican president’s behavior. “President Trump is clearly ethically unfit and intellectually unprepared to be
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith during a ceremony at the White House in Washington February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Larry Downing (Reuters) – Jean Kennedy Smith, a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland and the last surviving sibling of President John F.
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election. Bolton, a longtime foreign policy hawk who Trump fired in September over policy differences, also said that the U.S. president
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – Prosecutors seeking to convict Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe for murder in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks must try to persuade jurors to do something they rarely do – second guess split-second police decisions. FILE PHOTO: Protesters rally against racial inequality and the police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, in Atlanta,
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. government agencies overseeing everything from airlines to hospitals face steep hurdles in tracking and monitoring $2.4 trillion in taxpayer-funded novel coronavirus relief aimed at propping up the U.S. economy, an interagency government watchdog said on Wednesday. Federal agencies already lacked some data necessary to track government funds and ensure
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Delegates attend the resuming of a United Nations Human Rights Council session before an urgent debate on allegations of “systemic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protests” in the United States following the death of George Floyd druing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, June 15, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool
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