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Donald Trump to visit victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Louisiana amid criticism of ignoring suffering of residents
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Donald Trump to visit victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Louisiana amid criticism of ignoring suffering of residents

US President Donald Trump travels to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday to meet victims of catastrophic storm Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters in US history that is presenting a test of his administration.

Death toll in Hurricane Harvey rises to 38: Rescuers begin search of Houston homes; blast reported at flooded chemical plant
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Death toll in Hurricane Harvey rises to 38: Rescuers begin search of Houston homes; blast reported at flooded chemical plant

Rescuers began a block-by-block search of tens of thousands of Houston homes as they looked for anyone who might have been left behind in Harvey's floodwaters.

Hurricane Harvey batters Houston: At least 30 die in storm; mayor declares nighttime curfew
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Hurricane Harvey batters Houston: At least 30 die in storm; mayor declares nighttime curfew

Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in US history battered Texas for the fifth day today claiming 30 lives and left thousands homeless even as Houston's mayor declared a nighttime curfew to prevent looting and opportunistic crimes.

Hurricane Harvey: Storm leaves trail of destruction in Texas; Donald Trump to visit state on Tuesday
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Hurricane Harvey: Storm leaves trail of destruction in Texas; Donald Trump to visit state on Tuesday

Trump will visit storm-ravaged Texas on Tuesday, as the administration ramps up its response to the most powerful hurricane to hit America in 13 years

US Congress in disarray: Reforms stalled as Republicans look to pass budget, healthcare bill by 16 July
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US Congress in disarray: Reforms stalled as Republicans look to pass budget, healthcare bill by 16 July

Congress is still trying to send President Donald Trump his first unqualified legislative triumph, six months after Republicans took control of Washington.

Steve Scalise shooting: Louisiana legislator's condition changed from 'critical' to 'serious'
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Steve Scalise shooting: Louisiana legislator's condition changed from 'critical' to 'serious'

Representative Steve Scalise was upgraded from "critical" to "serious condition" and continued to show signs of improvement after he was wounded in a shooting.

Donald Trump's reaction to protesters, unfriendly media highlights growing crackdown on dissent
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Donald Trump's reaction to protesters, unfriendly media highlights growing crackdown on dissent

In a Donald Trump worldview, the press is a partisan enemy agent, and biased. The protesters they write about are agitators who are disloyal and bent on sowing chaos and dissent through the realm

Louisiana floods leave 11 dead, 40,000 homes inundated
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Louisiana floods leave 11 dead, 40,000 homes inundated

The death toll from historic flooding in Louisiana climbed to 11 on Tuesday as the expanding flood zone prompted authorities to declare disasters in 20 parishes of the southeastern US state.

Louisiana flood situation worsens: Six dead, 20,000 forced to evacuate
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Louisiana flood situation worsens: Six dead, 20,000 forced to evacuate

Floods ravaged US state of Louisiana, leaving six people dead. Thousands were forced to flee as water level rose after days of rainfall.

Six dead, 20,000 forced to evacuate in Louisiana floods; White House makes emergency funding available
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Six dead, 20,000 forced to evacuate in Louisiana floods; White House makes emergency funding available

Floods ravaged the US state of Louisiana on Monday, leaving six people dead and thousands more forced to flee rising waters after days of catastrophic rainstorms.

One dead in Louisiana flooding; governor declares emergency
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One dead in Louisiana flooding; governor declares emergency

Heavy downpours pounded parts of the central US Gulf Coast on Saturday, forcing the rescue of dozens of people stranded in homes by waist-high water and leaving one man dead who became trapped by floodwaters.

Black Lives Matter activist sues Baton Rouge over 'militarised and aggressive' arrest
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Black Lives Matter activist sues Baton Rouge over 'militarised and aggressive' arrest

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sued the city of Baton Rouge and police officials Thursday, saying officers responded in a "militarized and aggressive manner" in arresting him and other people protesting a police shooting death.

Any attack on police is an unjustified attack on all of us: Obama
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Any attack on police is an unjustified attack on all of us: Obama

President Barack Obama says the nation will get through the recent killings of police officers with the "love and empathy of public servants" like the ones who were targeted in recent days.

Baton Rouge: Authorities open up shooting scene
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Baton Rouge: Authorities open up shooting scene

Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson, who was killed on Sunday, had written a Facebook post expressing how difficult it was for him to be both a black man and a police officer.

Joe Biden condemns Louisiana police killings as 'despicable'
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Joe Biden condemns Louisiana police killings as 'despicable'

US Vice-President Joe Biden on Monday condemned the slaying of three police officers in Louisiana, dubbing the shootings a "despicable act."

Ex-police officer charged with murder after shooting African American man in US
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Ex-police officer charged with murder after shooting African American man in US

A former US police officer has been charged with the murder of an unarmed African-American man in Atlanta, Georgia, officials said.

Obama heads to Dallas to call for unity; former Prez George Bush to attend memorial service
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Obama heads to Dallas to call for unity; former Prez George Bush to attend memorial service

President Barack Obama embarked on a sombre visit to Dallas on Tuesday, to memorialise five white police officers murdered by a black gunman and try to unify a country divided by race and politics.

Criticism mounts over how Baton Rouge police handled over 200 protesters
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Criticism mounts over how Baton Rouge police handled over 200 protesters

Criticism mounted on Monday over how Baton Rouge police dealt with throngs of protesters during the weekend, including nearly 200 demonstrators who were arrested and may yet face criminal charges.

The Baton Rouge photograph: An example of how pictures say a thousand words
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The Baton Rouge photograph: An example of how pictures say a thousand words

Sometimes, it takes one powerful image to tell a story a million words might fail to. The Baton Rouge photograph is a perfect example of that.

Shooting black men not the answer: Serena Williams fears for family’s safety after Dallas attacks
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Shooting black men not the answer: Serena Williams fears for family’s safety after Dallas attacks

Wimbledon champion Serena Williams said on Saturday she was concerned about the safety of her nephews in the US after Dallas attacks