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US classified documents controversy: How do the cases of Donald Trump, Joe Biden and Mike Pence differ?
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US classified documents controversy: How do the cases of Donald Trump, Joe Biden and Mike Pence differ?

In the case of Mike Pence and Joe Biden, both sides turned over the records quickly and openly. This is significant because the Justice Department has traditionally looked for wilfulness, or an intent to mishandle government secrets, when deciding whether to file criminal charges

Florida judge fines former President Donald Trump, lawyer for bogus lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, others
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Florida judge fines former President Donald Trump, lawyer for bogus lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, others

US District Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks accused Trump of a 'pattern of abuse of the courts' for filing frivolous lawsuits for political purposes, which he said 'undermines the rule of law' and 'amounts to obstruction of justice'

Zelenskyy quip, Trump conspiracy top 2022 notable quote list
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Zelenskyy quip, Trump conspiracy top 2022 notable quote list

This year's most notable quotations include a tart retort by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United States. “I need ammunition, not a ride,” responding to a U.S. offer to transport him to safety days after Russia invaded Ukraine

Trump talk of ending constitutional rules draws sharp rebukes
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Trump talk of ending constitutional rules draws sharp rebukes

Even by Trump's unorthodox standards, the suggestion of ignoring the Constitutional standards that form the foundation of the American political system was stunning

Republicans win majority in US House of Representatives, set for showdown with Biden
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Republicans win majority in US House of Representatives, set for showdown with Biden

The Republicans now have 218 seats as against 211 of the Democratic Party of the 435-member US House of Representatives. The House result comes a day after former president Donald Trump announced his intention to run for presidential election again in 2024

Donald Trump claims election fraud during midterms? Is he right?
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Donald Trump claims election fraud during midterms? Is he right?

In a series of posts on his Truth Social platform on Tuesday, Donald Trump claimed that the midterm elections were being stolen from Republicans, especially in Arizona's Maricopa County

The defamation lawsuit and the rape allegations against Donald Trump, explained
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The defamation lawsuit and the rape allegations against Donald Trump, explained

Renowned American columnist E Jean Carroll sued Donald Trump for defamation in 2019 after he claimed she is lying that he had raped her in the mid-1990s. Now, the former US president will answer questions under oath in the case

US President Joe Biden says it was 'irresponsible' for Trump to keep classified documents at Mar-a-Lago
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US President Joe Biden says it was 'irresponsible' for Trump to keep classified documents at Mar-a-Lago

The president said he did not get a heads-up before the Trump estate was searched, and he has not asked for any specifics

Espionage Act: What you need to know about the law Donald Trump may have broken
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Espionage Act: What you need to know about the law Donald Trump may have broken

A violation does not require an intention, just the unauthorised soliciting, obtaining, possessing and publishing of sensitive information that might harm US interests is enough to trigger a possible sentence of 10 years

FBI seized 'top secret' documents from Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate search
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FBI seized 'top secret' documents from Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate search

The seized records include information meant to protect the nation's most important secrets that if revealed publicly could cause 'exceptionally grave' damage to US interests

Brazil: Thousands of protesters rally for democracy amid concerns that President Jair Bolsonaro may reject poll results
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Brazil: Thousands of protesters rally for democracy amid concerns that President Jair Bolsonaro may reject poll results

The protesters are concerned that President Bolsonaro may follow in former US President Donald Trump's footsteps and reject election results not in his favor in an attempt to cling to power

It is time for Trump to sail into sunset: Elon Musk hits back at former US President
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It is time for Trump to sail into sunset: Elon Musk hits back at former US President

Trump's comment comes in the wake of an American billionaire's decision to back off from the Twitter deal which has led to a lawsuit from the social media giant

Funerals to begin for Texas school shooting victims as Joe Biden vows action on guns
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Funerals to begin for Texas school shooting victims as Joe Biden vows action on guns

Uvalde's first funerals are set for Tuesday, with others scheduled through mid-June. The huge number of victims, many with horrific wounds, has left the town's two funeral homes turning to embalmers and morticians from across Texas for help

Police 'wrong' to delay breaching door during Texas shooting
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Police 'wrong' to delay breaching door during Texas shooting

Police have come under intense criticism since Tuesday's tragedy over why it took well over an hour to neutralize the gunman -- who ultimately killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School

Texas school shooting: NRA supporters react to Uvalde massacre but 'can't blame the gun'
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Texas school shooting: NRA supporters react to Uvalde massacre but 'can't blame the gun'

Supporters argue argued that the disaster may well have unfolded differently if people at the school were armed

PM Modi's fixation with 'Namaste Trump' responsible for spread of COVID-19 in country, claims Nawab Malik
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PM Modi's fixation with 'Namaste Trump' responsible for spread of COVID-19 in country, claims Nawab Malik

In February 2020, then US President Donald Trump had visited India and also addressed a public gathering at a stadium in Ahmedabad as part of the 'Namaste Trump' event

47th POTUS? Donald Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comeback
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47th POTUS? Donald Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comeback

Trump huddled with top aides in Florida this week as he plots a midterm strategy that could serve as a springboard for future efforts. And he held another campaign-style rally in Texas on Saturday evening ahead of the state's 1 March elections

Donal Trump cancels Florida press conference scheduled on anniversary of 6 January Capitol riots
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Donal Trump cancels Florida press conference scheduled on anniversary of 6 January Capitol riots

Trump said in a statement Tuesday evening that he would instead be discussing his grievances at a rally he has planned in Arizona later this month.

Narendra Modi in Rome: What the prime minister can expect when he meets Pope Francis
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Narendra Modi in Rome: What the prime minister can expect when he meets Pope Francis

During his two-day visit, Modi will be visiting Pope Francis at the Vatican, a first since he took office in 2014

Antony Blinken defends Afghanistan drawdown, says no evidence staying longer would have made any difference
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Antony Blinken defends Afghanistan drawdown, says no evidence staying longer would have made any difference

Had US not followed through with the previous dispensation’s commitment, attacks on US forces and allies would have resumed and Taliban's assault on Afghanistan would have commenced, he argued