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Food stamps and free craft beer: How the shutdown is hitting the US

Food stamps and free craft beer: How the shutdown is hitting the US

A month into the federal government shutdown, the economic consequences are starting to bite. But Donald Trump has yet to find an exit strategy.

  • by Matthew Knott

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In tit-for-tat Trump 'postpones' Pelosi's overseas travel
Donald Trump

In tit-for-tat Trump 'postpones' Pelosi's overseas travel

Trump told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that he was postponing an unannounced trip of hers to Afghanistan, Egypt and Belgium because of the government shutdown.

  • by John Wagner and Erica Werner
Star wars: Trump pledges US space-based missile defence system
Donald Trump

Star wars: Trump pledges US space-based missile defence system

US President Donald Trump has declared that space is the new war-fighting frontier, vowing America would develop an unrivalled missile defence system in deep space.

Trump ordered me to rig election polls, says former lawyer Cohen
Donald Trump

Trump ordered me to rig election polls, says former lawyer Cohen

Michael Cohen, a former personal lawyer for US President Donald Trump, claims he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of" Trump.

Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia
Donald Trump

Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia

In a contentious interview on CNN, the President's lawyer appeared to contradict his own past statements about collusion as well as what Trump and his supporters have repeatedly asserted.

  • by Allyson Chiu
Trump surrounded by 'amateurs, grifters, weaklings, 'felons': Christie
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Trump surrounded by 'amateurs, grifters, weaklings, 'felons': Christie

US President Donald Trump is surrounded by "amateurs, grifters, weaklings, convicted and unconvicted felons" - he also believes in long neckties.

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In a surprise move, Nancy Pelosi pushes Donald Trump to delay speech
Nancy Pelosi

In a surprise move, Nancy Pelosi pushes Donald Trump to delay speech

With the partial US government shutdown dragging on, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address.

  • by Makini Brice and James Oliphant
Trump has met Putin five times, but what was said is a mystery even to his own staff
Donald Trump

Trump has met Putin five times, but what was said is a mystery even to his own staff

Unusually secretive way Trump has handled these meetings has left his own administration guessing what happened and piqued the interest of investigators.

  • by Peter Baker
Fast food on the menu as Trump congratulates Clemson football team
Donald Trump

Fast food on the menu as Trump congratulates Clemson football team

US President Donald Trump sprang for a 300-burger tribute to the Clemson Tigers for winning the national championship.

Trump declares there is 'no substitute' for a wall, shutdown drags on
Donald Trump

Trump declares there is 'no substitute' for a wall, shutdown drags on

A raft of new polls show most Americans oppose a border wall and blame Trump and his Republican colleagues, rather than Democrats, for the government shutdown.

  • by Matthew Knott
What can the FBI do if the security threat is the President himself?
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Opinion

What can the FBI do if the security threat is the President himself?

The more important question is not how or why the case was opened, but whether it was ever closed, writes one former FBI agent.

  • by Asha Rangappa