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Donald Trump's historic second impeachment is a clarion call for 'moral clarity'
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Donald Trump's historic second impeachment is a clarion call for 'moral clarity'

Pursuit of moral clarity always leads to flurries of whataboutism and bothsidesism. But we can accept that the world is nuanced and inconsistent without giving up a moral compass

'Loser': A look at how lifelong fear bookended Donald Trump's presidency
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'Loser': A look at how lifelong fear bookended Donald Trump's presidency

Many observers of Trump family history have reflected on the influence of the patriarch, developer Fred Trump, who had his own version of the binary taxonomy of humanity: The strong and the weak

US election: As Donald Trump slides in polls, Republicans scramble to maintain control of Senate
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US election: As Donald Trump slides in polls, Republicans scramble to maintain control of Senate

Trump's first debate against Democrat Joe Biden, during which the president refused to condemn white nationalism, and his controversial move to nominate a new US Supreme Court justice are heaping pressure on down-ballot Republicans in competitive races

China announces sanctions against 11 US politicians for interfering in ‘Hong Kong affairs’
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China announces sanctions against 11 US politicians for interfering in ‘Hong Kong affairs’

The number of Americans named by Beijing exactly equals the number of Hong Kong and Chinese officials placed on a sanctions list by the US last week

Donald Trump's mensis horribilis: Why June was such a disastrous month for the US president
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Donald Trump's mensis horribilis: Why June was such a disastrous month for the US president

As demoralising as June was for many Republicans, what was less visible were the frenetic attempts by top Republicans to soothe Trump and steer him away from self-sabotage, while also manipulating him to serve their own purposes

US Sikh cop shot dead: Thousands attend day-long funeral processions in Houston to honour officer
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US Sikh cop shot dead: Thousands attend day-long funeral processions in Houston to honour officer

Thousands of people from all walks of lifeturned out for the day-long ceremonies on early Wednesday to honour slain police officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, who was shot dead on duty during a traffic stop last week

'He didn't deserve this': Outpouring of grief over gruesome killing of first Indian-American Texas police officer
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'He didn't deserve this': Outpouring of grief over gruesome killing of first Indian-American Texas police officer

Lieutenant Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, was gunned down while conducting a mid-day traffic stop in northwest Houston on Friday.

Voters in Texas claim voting machines are switching ballots; secretary of state says problem being caused by user error
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Voters in Texas claim voting machines are switching ballots; secretary of state says problem being caused by user error

The office of the Texas Secretary Of State on Friday confirmed that that the issues, which have also affected the race between sitting GOP Senator Ted Cruz and Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke, have been reported with the Hart eSlate voting machines, used in around 30 percent of the counties in the state.

Samantha Bee apologises for Ivanka Trump insult on Full Frontal return: 'I never intended to hurt anyone, except Ted Cruz'
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Samantha Bee apologises for Ivanka Trump insult on Full Frontal return: 'I never intended to hurt anyone, except Ted Cruz'

Immediately addressing the issue at the opening of her show, Samantha Bee said she hated to "contribute to the nightmare of 24-hour news cycles that we're all white-knuckling through."

Donald Trump to address opening of American Embassy in Jerusalem by video, says US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman
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Donald Trump to address opening of American Embassy in Jerusalem by video, says US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman

President Donald Trump will address around 800 US and Israeli dignitaries at the ceremonial opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem by video on Monday, the US ambassador said.

Trump Govt wants to know your US citizenship status for 2020 census; move draws widespread flak
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Trump Govt wants to know your US citizenship status for 2020 census; move draws widespread flak

The 2020 U.S. Census will add a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating.

Cambridge Analytica has worked on elections throughout the world, including in India, US, South Africa
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Cambridge Analytica has worked on elections throughout the world, including in India, US, South Africa

Cambridge Analytica has stated on its website that it "was contracted to undertake an in-depth electorate analysis for the Bihar Assembly Election in 2010".

What is Cambridge Analytica and all you need to know about the British data analytics firm
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What is Cambridge Analytica and all you need to know about the British data analytics firm

Cambridge Analytica beginning in 2014 obtained data on 50 million Facebook users via means that deceived both the users and Facebook.

Robert Mugabe steps down as Zimbabwe's leader after 37 years: A look at how world leaders reacted
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Robert Mugabe steps down as Zimbabwe's leader after 37 years: A look at how world leaders reacted

Mugabe's resignation of the world's oldest head of state resonated across the international community

US Congress passes $700 bn defence budget, seeks advancement in defence cooperation with India
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US Congress passes $700 bn defence budget, seeks advancement in defence cooperation with India

The US Congress passed a nearly $700 billion American defence budget for 2018, which among other things, seeks advancement in defence cooperation with India

Republicans' Obamacare repeal push left for dead: Maine senator Susan Collins joins three other GOP colleagues in opposing bill
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Republicans' Obamacare repeal push left for dead: Maine senator Susan Collins joins three other GOP colleagues in opposing bill

The Maine moderate said in a statement that the legislation would make "devastating" cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people, drive up premiums for millions and weaken protections Obamacare gives people with pre-existing medical conditions.

US Senate rejects Trumpcare: 9 Republicans defect moments after debate on Obamacare repeal begins
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US Senate rejects Trumpcare: 9 Republicans defect moments after debate on Obamacare repeal begins

The Senate rejected a key proposal repealing and replacing ObamaCare on Tuesday night, as senators start a days-long debate on healthcare.

Donald Trump's healthcare bill collapses after two more Republicans senators defect
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Donald Trump's healthcare bill collapses after two more Republicans senators defect

Two more US Republican senators announced their opposition on Monday to their party's efforts to revamp Obamacare

Donald Trump's picks Nikki Haley for UN: All you need to know about the South Carolina governor
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Donald Trump's picks Nikki Haley for UN: All you need to know about the South Carolina governor

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to the United Nations, was relatively unknown on the national stage until a mass shooting in her state vaulted her to prominence.