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US House overwhelmingly approves Russia sanctions, deals blow to Donald Trump's presidency
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US House overwhelmingly approves Russia sanctions, deals blow to Donald Trump's presidency

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea.

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visits US, meets Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson
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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visits US, meets Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday held talks in Washington with President Donald Trump and his American counterpart Rex Tillerson on a host of issues, amid a raging political storm over the abrupt sacking of the FBI chief who was probing Russia's meddling in the US polls.

Pope Francis in New York: Addresses Congress on immigration, death penalty; tells nuns 'I love you'
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Pope Francis in New York: Addresses Congress on immigration, death penalty; tells nuns 'I love you'

Pope Francis delivered the first papal speech before Congress and thanked American nuns in an evening prayer service in St. Patrick's Cathedral.

US Senators reach deal on immigration reform
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US Senators reach deal on immigration reform

Although thorny details remain to be negotiated and success is far from certain, the development heralds the start of what could be the most significant effort in years toward overhauling the nation's inefficient patchwork of immigration laws.