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Donald Trump 'extremely angry, upset, unhappy' about pipe bombs being sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN bureau in NYC
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Donald Trump 'extremely angry, upset, unhappy' about pipe bombs being sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN bureau in NYC

US President Donald Trump has termed as "abhorrent" the sending of "suspicious packages" to his predecessor Barack Obama, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and CNN, asserting that threats of political violence have no place in America.

Bombs mailed to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, CNN: What's the political benefit when 6 crude explosives don't go off?
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Bombs mailed to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, CNN: What's the political benefit when 6 crude explosives don't go off?

Who benefits when six bombs mailed to Hillary and Bill Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama, CNN and other Trump rivals don't explode and the packaging is so rudimentary that it seems like the sender wants to be caught?

'Act of terror': 5 bombs mailed to Clintons, Obamas, CNN and others Trump rails against; New York ramps up police presence across city
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'Act of terror': 5 bombs mailed to Clintons, Obamas, CNN and others Trump rails against; New York ramps up police presence across city

Before noon on Wednesday in the US East Coast, at least 5 packages containing 'functional explosive devices' were stopped before they reached Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama, the CNN offices in Columbus Circle in Manhattan, New York mayor Andrew Cuomo and others. "This is an act of terror", Cuomo told media outlets and linked the toxic political environment to the way things are unfolding in the run-up to the midterm elections.

'Functional' bombs mailed to Hillary, Bill Clinton's home and Barack Obama's office; CNN New York offices also evacuated
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'Functional' bombs mailed to Hillary, Bill Clinton's home and Barack Obama's office; CNN New York offices also evacuated

A US official says a "functional explosive device" was found at Hillary and Bill Clinton's suburban New York home. Television network CNN is reporting that Secret Service has found an explosive device in the Washington DC office of former President Barack Obama too.

Donald Trump has sent US news networks on a wild chase; they’re beaming the precise footage Trump wants voters to see and fear ahead of midterm elections
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Donald Trump has sent US news networks on a wild chase; they’re beaming the precise footage Trump wants voters to see and fear ahead of midterm elections

America’s news networks are running out of things to hash over and are instead warming up leftovers that Donald Trump serves up on his Twitter handle and via his army of White House loyalists. With less than 15 days to go before the 2018 midterms which will decide control over the twin houses of US Congress, Donald Trump continues to drive the agenda as his ratings soar and he frames the race once again in terms of race, immigration and jobs - his winning themes in 2016.

Thousands of Central American migrants embark on 2,000 mile walk to US-Mexico border as Donald Trump blasts 'pathetic' immigration laws
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Thousands of Central American migrants embark on 2,000 mile walk to US-Mexico border as Donald Trump blasts 'pathetic' immigration laws

Thousands of Central American migrants gathered Monday in this southern Mexican town, where they prepared to embark on the arduous 2,000-mile walk to the U.S. border even as US President Donald Trump rained more threats on their governments. Just over two weeks before the U.S. midterm elections, in which Trump has made illegal immigration a rallying call for his Republican base, Trump again blasted Democrats for what he called "pathetic" immigration laws.

#JobsNotMobs: Donald Trump doubles down on jobs, immigration to fire up midterm voters as his approval rating soars to highest ever
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#JobsNotMobs: Donald Trump doubles down on jobs, immigration to fire up midterm voters as his approval rating soars to highest ever

US president Donald Trump has seized on a new hashtag - #JobsNotMobs - created entirely on the internet and then recommended by Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams - to fire up his base and define the Republican versus Democrat distinction even as his own approval rating has soared to the highest its ever been - 47% - in a latest NBC News Wall Street Journal poll.

H1B and H4 visa feature in Donald Trump admin's Fall 2018 regulatory agenda as US midterm elections loom: All you need to know
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H1B and H4 visa feature in Donald Trump admin's Fall 2018 regulatory agenda as US midterm elections loom: All you need to know

Reports today of the Donald Trump administration planning to “revise the definition of specialty occupations under H1B visas” is better understood a notice of intent to put an official stamp on what is already par for the course in the H1B ecosystem in the United States.

US midterm elections: Donald Trump says he won't accept blame if Republicans lose House; confirms he's running for second term
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US midterm elections: Donald Trump says he won't accept blame if Republicans lose House; confirms he's running for second term

Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates.

US midterm elections: As Donald Trump ratings rise, Republicans' hold on Senate race tightens and Democrats forecast to keep House
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US midterm elections: As Donald Trump ratings rise, Republicans' hold on Senate race tightens and Democrats forecast to keep House

US President Donald Trump’s ratings and the Republicans’ poll forecasts for holding on to their US Senate majority are inching up steadily as the midterm elections near and this comes immediately after Trump’s pushback to the #MeToo movement in the wake of the sexual assault allegations against Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

'Toxic fringe behaviour': As midterm elections near, Donald Trump team fashions negative branding for Democrats reeling from Kavanaugh fallout
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'Toxic fringe behaviour': As midterm elections near, Donald Trump team fashions negative branding for Democrats reeling from Kavanaugh fallout

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court fired the starting pistol for the final sprint to Election Day, with control of the House and Senate at stake. The nation's reckoning with power and who to believe about sexual misconduct has generated a new anger factor among the electorate and made the Nov. 6 balloting a referendum on more than US President Donald Trump.

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.

How the new NAFTA 2.0 between US, Mexico, Canada will shake up business in 3 country bloc: All you need to know
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How the new NAFTA 2.0 between US, Mexico, Canada will shake up business in 3 country bloc: All you need to know

The North American trade agreement hammered out late Sunday between the United States and Canada, following an earlier U.S.-Mexico deal, shakes up — but likely won't revolutionize — the way businesses operate within the three-country trade bloc.

Canada, US to stay in trade pact with Mexico, Trump touts 'great deal' in place of 24-year-old NAFTA
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Canada, US to stay in trade pact with Mexico, Trump touts 'great deal' in place of 24-year-old NAFTA

Canada is back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline.

If US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein is forced out, the Robert Mueller probe into US election meddling is toast
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If US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein is forced out, the Robert Mueller probe into US election meddling is toast

Rod Rosenstein, the seniormost official in the US Justice Department overseeing the Robert Mueller probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US 2016 elections is said to have verbally offered his resignation to Donald Trump's chief of staff John Kelly Monday. If Rosenstein goes or is asked to go when he meets Donald Trump this week, who will oversee the Mueller probe and what does that imply in midterm election season?

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis dismisses news reports of widening rift with Donald Trump; says 'somebody cooks up a headline'
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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis dismisses news reports of widening rift with Donald Trump; says 'somebody cooks up a headline'

Several news organizations have reported that Trump has become weary of Mattis, a retired Marine general who was one of his first Cabinet selections. He is seen by many as a steadying influence on Trump in the face of sometimes impulsive moves on national security issues.

As US midterm elections near, Donald Trump plays high risk political gamble with hardline trade policy; insists he can save US jobs and factories
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As US midterm elections near, Donald Trump plays high risk political gamble with hardline trade policy; insists he can save US jobs and factories

Trump's apparent belief is that he and congressional Republicans can rely on the unswerving support of core GOP voters — even in rural areas that have been economically hurt by his trade disputes — and maybe succeed in delivering better trade deals before Election Day. Still, as an insurance policy against failure, the administration is providing $12 billion in farm aid to soothe trade-war wounds in rural America.

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.

Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'
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Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'

US president Donald Trump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the U.S. electoral system seriously enough, particularly Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race.

Ford pushes back despite Donald Trump tweet, says it won't make Focus Active hatchback in US because of stiff tariffs
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Ford pushes back despite Donald Trump tweet, says it won't make Focus Active hatchback in US because of stiff tariffs

Ford won't be moving production of a hatchback wagon to the United States from China — despite President Donald Trump's claim Sunday that his taxes on Chinese imports mean the Focus Active can be built in America.