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Showtime docudrama on Ronald Reagan rests on conspicuous parallelisms between his and Donald Trump's presidencies
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Showtime docudrama on Ronald Reagan rests on conspicuous parallelisms between his and Donald Trump's presidencies

The Reagans, a four-part documentary streaming in India on Voot Select, is a consistently revisionist enterprise, resting on the premise that Ronald Reagan has been treated far too well by history — that he is seen today as an exemplary president.

'Unelectable' Bernie Sanders leads race for Democratic nomination, but faces much sterner test against Donald Trump
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'Unelectable' Bernie Sanders leads race for Democratic nomination, but faces much sterner test against Donald Trump

Bernie Sanders is now the front-runner to win the Democratic nomination. Yet note that in the betting markets, Sanders is the leader to win the nomination but President Donald Trump is favoured to then win reelection in November

The State of the Union Is Donald Trump's biggest address; but who writes his speech for him?
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The State of the Union Is Donald Trump's biggest address; but who writes his speech for him?

The annual address to Congress is an odd one in the Donald Trump era because it is generally the only time of year that Trump consents to acting traditionally presidential, a performance that generally earns praise

A one-word accusation swirls around Donald Trump's deadly strike on Qassem Soleimani: Assassination
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A one-word accusation swirls around Donald Trump's deadly strike on Qassem Soleimani: Assassination

There is no fixed, formal definition of assassination. But, as with many politically charged labels, the word has taken on significance broader than any one meaning, shorthand for concerns that Donald Trump's decision to kill General Qassem Soleimani was unethical, illegitimate or dangerous

Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at 101: Japanese PM from 1982 to 1987 worked to forge stronger military alliance with US
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Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at 101: Japanese PM from 1982 to 1987 worked to forge stronger military alliance with US

In-office for five years from November 1982 to November 1987, Nakasone was known for trying to integrate the nation defeated in World War II as a full-fledged member of the West during the Cold War era

Donald Trump threatens to withhold federal aid from fire-hit California; US president blames governor for 'terrible management'
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Donald Trump threatens to withhold federal aid from fire-hit California; US president blames governor for 'terrible management'

US President Donald Trump threatened once again Sunday to withhold federal aid from California after its Democratic governor criticized his environmental policies

California wildfires: Calmer weather helps efforts to contain blaze; schools across several districts to remain shut on Friday
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California wildfires: Calmer weather helps efforts to contain blaze; schools across several districts to remain shut on Friday

Winds subsided in virtually all parts of California, though Red Flag warnings for fire danger because of winds and ultra-dry conditions remained in place through Friday evening.

Cutting taxes not an effective remedy to accelerate slow economy in short-term, households should focus on higher spending
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Cutting taxes not an effective remedy to accelerate slow economy in short-term, households should focus on higher spending

Cutting taxes has the same fiscal impact but takes time to work out as it is conditional on companies investing part of the gains.

US to withdraw from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia; ex-defence secretary Ash Carter calls move 'not so bad'
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US to withdraw from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia; ex-defence secretary Ash Carter calls move 'not so bad'

Earlier this year, President Donald Trump's administration announced its intention to ditch agreement, accusing Moscow of repeatedly violating its terms. Washington formally launched the procedure of leaving the treaty on 1 February, a six-month process.

Ronald Reagan called Africans 'monkeys', reveals taped conversation with Richard Nixon
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Ronald Reagan called Africans 'monkeys', reveals taped conversation with Richard Nixon

Then-California governor Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about Africans, calling them "monkeys" in a newly-discovered taped conversation with US president Richard Nixon

'Ok, let's do it.' says Donald Trump and makes history to become first sitting American leader to step into North Korean soil
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'Ok, let's do it.' says Donald Trump and makes history to become first sitting American leader to step into North Korean soil

'Ok, let's do it.' With those words, President Donald Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea on Sunday as the two made history at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

Donald Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit North Korea, agrees to revive talks with Kim Jong-un on Pyongyang's nuclear program
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Donald Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit North Korea, agrees to revive talks with Kim Jong-un on Pyongyang's nuclear program

As he announced the resumptions of talks on North Korea's nuclear program, Trump told reporters "we're not looking for speed. We're looking to get it right."

Donald Trump proposes new missile treaty with China, others; says US could outspend Russia without it
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Donald Trump proposes new missile treaty with China, others; says US could outspend Russia without it

US president Donald Trump vowed Tuesday that the United States would outspend Russia on missiles without a fresh international accord after he ditched a landmark Cold War treaty

US appoints Elliot Abram, who ran Ronald Reagan's anti-communist campaigns, as envoy to 'restore democracy' in Venezuela
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US appoints Elliot Abram, who ran Ronald Reagan's anti-communist campaigns, as envoy to 'restore democracy' in Venezuela

Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo has tapped Elliot Abrams, a central figure in Ronald Reagan's controversial anti-communist campaigns in Central America, as a new envoy to "restore democracy" in Venezuela.

Russell Baker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, passes away aged 93
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Russell Baker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, passes away aged 93

Baker said during a 1994 speech in Hartford, Connecticut, that his goal for the Observer was to render the federal government, politics and diplomacy accessible through plain, easy-to-read language

Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it
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Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it

Going by the way Smriti Irani framed her statement, there are only two ways the relationship between the nation and the individual can exist — emotional and tear-inducing or to wish that the country breaks up.

Donald Trump hangs fantasy painting of self with Republican presidents at White House, gets mocked on social media
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Donald Trump hangs fantasy painting of self with Republican presidents at White House, gets mocked on social media

The president's critics say the scene is as real as some of the claims Donald Trump made during his interview on "60 Minutes"

Dennis Quaid roped in to play former US president Ronald Reagan in Sean McNamara's new biopic
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Dennis Quaid roped in to play former US president Ronald Reagan in Sean McNamara's new biopic

The film, currently dubbed Reagan, will explore the ex-POTUS' life from boyhood through his presidency of both the US and the Screen Actors Guild.

Take North Korea's atmospheric nuclear test threat 'literally', warns Pyongyang diplomat
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Take North Korea's atmospheric nuclear test threat 'literally', warns Pyongyang diplomat

The recent warning from North Korea of a possible atmospheric nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean should be taken literally, a senior North Korean official said.

Donald Trump backs NATO's mutual defence pact, warns future of West at risk
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Donald Trump backs NATO's mutual defence pact, warns future of West at risk

US President Donald Trump pledged his backing for NATO at the start of a high-stakes visit to Europe on Thursday as he warned that the future of the West was at risk.