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Trump will ‘stay out’ of UK election during NATO visit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | US President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Boris Johnson but promised to “stay out” of Britain’s election campaign during his two-day visit. Downing Street is braced for fireworks as Trump attends a meeting of the NATO military alliance in Britain just days before …

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Labour accuses UK PM of plot to ‘sell’ NHS to Trump

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Britain’s main opposition Labour party on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of plotting a “toxic” deal with President Donald Trump to allow US pharmaceutical companies access to the state health service. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn held up what he claimed were 451 pages of …

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At Trump impeachment hearings, ‘American Dream’ looms large

Washington, United States | AFP |  As impeachment hearings play out in Washington, high-level officials, many of them immigrants or children of immigrants, who have testified before Congress are being forced to defend their loyalty to the United States. Ukrainian-born Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council expert, rebuffed attacks …

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Trump conduct worse than Nixon’s: Democratic impeachment head

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump’s conduct with Ukraine was far worse than the behavior that led to Richard Nixon’s downfall, the head of the congressional impeachment probe said Thursday as he summed up the case for the US president’s removal. Lawmakers investigating whether Trump abused his office by …

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Trump probe builds evidence of ‘quid pro quo’

Washington, United States | AFP | The House of Representatives is investigating whether President Donald Trump has built a growing case that he put pressure on Ukraine for domestic political ends. Here are key facts that we know at this point: – The ‘favor’ call – Trump on July 25 spoke …

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Democrat debate exposes divides despite united front on Trump

Atlanta, United States | AFP |  Divides between Democrats vying to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election were laid bare in a bruising debate Wednesday, as the campaign’s rising star Pete Buttigieg acknowledged he faced challenges in attracting black voters. Buttigieg, the contest’s youngest candidate who is running in …

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Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony

Washington, United States | AFP | A senior US diplomat directly implicated President Donald Trump Wednesday in a scheme to force Ukraine to probe a political rival, in bombshell testimony to a televised impeachment hearing. Gordon Sondland, the US envoy to the European Union and a Trump ally, told lawmakers he …

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US authorizes ‘several’ firms to sell to Huawei amid sanctions

Washington, United States | AFP | US officials said Wednesday they have agreed to grant licenses to “several” firms to provide components to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which faces sanctions imposed over national security concerns. A Commerce Department spokesman said the agency had granted “narrow licenses to authorize limited and specific activities which do not …

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