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US election: Joe Biden vows to defeat Donald Trump at DNC, end America's 'season of darkness'
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US election: Joe Biden vows to defeat Donald Trump at DNC, end America's 'season of darkness'

The keynote address was the speech of a lifetime for Biden, who would be the oldest president ever elected if he defeats incumbent Trump in November

Donald Trump says he wants US troops to get out of Afghanistan 'as quickly as we can'
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Donald Trump says he wants US troops to get out of Afghanistan 'as quickly as we can'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he wants to get out of Afghanistan "as quickly as he can" and reiterated that the US should not have been in these wars

Donald Trump hasn't 'risen to the mantle' of presidency, says incoming Utah Senator Mitt Romney
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Donald Trump hasn't 'risen to the mantle' of presidency, says incoming Utah Senator Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee in 2012, has slammed US president Donald Trump, saying his conduct over the past two years, particularly his recent actions, is "evidence that he has not risen to the mantle of the office"

Rattled by Michael Cohen guilty plea, Donald Trump White House braces for Paul Manafort case Friday as Robert Mueller endgame closes in
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Rattled by Michael Cohen guilty plea, Donald Trump White House braces for Paul Manafort case Friday as Robert Mueller endgame closes in

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s case comes up in a Washington DC court Friday barely 48 hours after news broke that he has gone rogue on his co-operation agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller who is investigating a range of alleged Russian involvement in the Trump 2016 campaign.

Donald Trump White House braces for Robert Mueller probe to fire up again as threat looms of damning final report
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Donald Trump White House braces for Robert Mueller probe to fire up again as threat looms of damning final report

The White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump's advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who's been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon issue new indictments or a damning final report.

Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents
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Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents

Within 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.

'Our base is on fire': US midterm forecasts point to sharp gains for Donald Trump party after Brett Kavanaugh firestorm; pushback against #MeToo
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'Our base is on fire': US midterm forecasts point to sharp gains for Donald Trump party after Brett Kavanaugh firestorm; pushback against #MeToo

Midterm elections usually go badly for a sitting US president’s party but here too, Trump is a wildcard and the first signs are polls showing Republican strength in the Senate forecasts. In most midterms, the Senate and the House swing in the same direction. If the Senate and House go in opposite directions, it’s rare and will prove a bump from the Trump-Kavanaugh combo.

White House political chief's midterm message to Republicans: Embrace Donald Trump or start packing
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White House political chief's midterm message to Republicans: Embrace Donald Trump or start packing

The White House has a message for vulnerable House Republicans tiptoeing around President Donald Trump: Get on board or start packing. The warning comes in a memo from White House political director Bill Stepien, who argues that GOP candidates who try to distance themselves from the president are only doing themselves harm in the upcoming midterm elections.

Ex-Donald Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort pleads guilty as part of deal to cooperate 'fully and truthfully' with special counsel Robert Mueller
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Ex-Donald Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort pleads guilty as part of deal to cooperate 'fully and truthfully' with special counsel Robert Mueller

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two federal charges as part of a cooperation deal with prosecutors. The deal requires him to cooperate "fully and truthfully" with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

Donald Trump 2016 campaign chief Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal with special counsel Robert Mueller
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Donald Trump 2016 campaign chief Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal with special counsel Robert Mueller

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is expected to plead guilty to federal charges as part of a deal with the special counsel Robert Mueller's office. A court filing Friday shows a plea hearing is set for later Friday morning.

Leaked video posted on Breitbart shows Google co-founder Sergey Brin and other execs lamenting Donald Trump election in 2016
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Leaked video posted on Breitbart shows Google co-founder Sergey Brin and other execs lamenting Donald Trump election in 2016

A recently leaked video from 2016 shows Google executives lamenting the election of US president Donald Trump, who has accused the company of doctoring search results for his name.

US midterm election 2018 trends: White, college educated voters dragging Donald Trump ratings down; more voters susceptible to shifts in national politics
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US midterm election 2018 trends: White, college educated voters dragging Donald Trump ratings down; more voters susceptible to shifts in national politics

Voters who matter most to Donald Trump are the ones pulling his approval numbers down and voters in at least 25 American states out of a total 50 states are more susceptible to changes in national politics with exactly two months to go for midterm elections 2018, two recent polls by FiveThirtyEight and The Economist are showing.

US midterm elections 2018: Future of Donald Trump presidency and control of Congress on the line as 2-month countdown begins
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US midterm elections 2018: Future of Donald Trump presidency and control of Congress on the line as 2-month countdown begins

Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats to take control of the House of Representatives (US House). Democrats always had an uphill climb for retaking the Senate. Ten Democrats are up for reelection in states that Donald Trump won in 2016. Republicans are clinging to a razor thin 50-49 majority after Senator John McCain's demise.

Barack Obama wades into US midterm election battle and will campaign for Democrats; says Donald Trump is 'the symptom, not the cause' of grim political divide
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Barack Obama wades into US midterm election battle and will campaign for Democrats; says Donald Trump is 'the symptom, not the cause' of grim political divide

Former President Barack Obama is stepping into the midterm battle. Obama is set to speak Friday as he accepts an ethics in government award in Illinois.

Donald Trump's 'absurd tweets' have incited disruption, says Iran in letter to UN chief Antonio Guterres
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Donald Trump's 'absurd tweets' have incited disruption, says Iran in letter to UN chief Antonio Guterres

Iran told UN officials on Thursday that Donald Trump and Mike Pence incited Iranians to engage in disruptive acts via their numerous absurd tweets

Declining US world role under Donald Trump threat to security, says British ex-spy boss John Sawers
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Declining US world role under Donald Trump threat to security, says British ex-spy boss John Sawers

A former head of Britain's foreign intelligence agency told an Israeli security conference on Wednesday that the United States' declining world role under President Donald Trump is today's greatest menace.

'Guys, I'm not running': Joe Biden says no presidential ambitions but talks of restoring 'dignity' to US politics
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'Guys, I'm not running': Joe Biden says no presidential ambitions but talks of restoring 'dignity' to US politics

Such an early post-election visit to New Hampshire had fuelled speculation about Biden's presidential ambitions in the days leading up to the event.

Russia's interference in US election could be considered 'act of war', says Dick Cheney
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Russia's interference in US election could be considered 'act of war', says Dick Cheney

Former US vice president Dick Cheney has said that Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election could be considered an “act of war” against the country.

Presidency serves Donald Trump's narcissism, with Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer as his enablers
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Presidency serves Donald Trump's narcissism, with Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer as his enablers

The fourth estate must adapt and resist in the Trump era. Newsrooms across the US are grappling with the phenomenon that is The Donald and this is the time to actually reverse the claims of 'fake news' by actually targeting, highlighting existing fake news.