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Trump to raid Pentagon accounts for wall money

Trump to raid Pentagon accounts for wall money

Immediately after announcing his use of emergency powers, he was hit with a series of lawsuits challenging his actions.

  • by Paul Sonne

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US gunman 'neutralised' after shooting five people dead in Illinois
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US gunman 'neutralised' after shooting five people dead in Illinois

At least six people, including the gunman, are dead after a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, officials said on Friday, local time.

  • by Carrie Antfinger
'Walls work': Trump declares national emergency to build border wall
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'Walls work': Trump declares national emergency to build border wall

President Donald Trump plans to siphon billions of dollars from federal military construction and counter-drug efforts to fund his promised border wall.

  • by Alan Fram
'Off the rails': Inside Trump's attempt to claim victory, almost sinking border wall deal
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'Off the rails': Inside Trump's attempt to claim victory, almost sinking border wall deal

"Zero chance you could spin this as a win for Republicans," one Republican congressman said, adding that the bipartisan deal was "a total capitulation" and "a waste of three weeks".

  • by Robert Costa and Rachael Bade
US elections 2020: who’s lining up to be the next US president
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US elections 2020: who’s lining up to be the next US president

A year away from the first primaries, five senators have already declared they are running and more candidates are expected to nominate in coming weeks.

  • by Matthew Knott
Suspect in custody after US Netflix scare forces lockdown
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Suspect in custody after US Netflix scare forces lockdown

Netflix's Hollywood campus was evacuated over a report of a person with a deadly weapon on the roof of the company's building.

  • by Alex Stedman
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'Hotheads': Russia warns against Venezuela intervention
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'Hotheads': Russia warns against Venezuela intervention

Russia is "very much concerned that some hotheads may be considering a military action against Venezuela", according to its ambassador to the UN.

Tidal power among North Korea's new sanctions-proof energy technologies
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Tidal power among North Korea's new sanctions-proof energy technologies

The power-strapped country is exploring ambitious alternative energy sources that could greatly improve living standards and reduce reliance on oil imports.

  • by Eric Talmadge
Amazon abandons plan to build HQ2 in New York after mounting opposition
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Amazon abandons plan to build HQ2 in New York after mounting opposition

Amazon's plans to build a headquarters in New York was met with rising opposition from local politicians.

  • by David Shepardson
Ex-acting FBI chief describes secret meetings to 'remove Trump'
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Ex-acting FBI chief describes secret meetings to 'remove Trump'

In his first TV interview, Andrew McCabe also revealed that he launched the Russia investigation because he was disturbed by Donald Trump's comments.

  • by Doina Chiacu
El Chapo escaped two prisons in Mexico, but no one's ever busted out of 'the ADX'
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El Chapo escaped two prisons in Mexico, but no one's ever busted out of 'the ADX'

"For him to escape, he would have to have a warden in his pocket," one retired corrections officer said. "No one moves there without permission at all."

  • by Deanna Paul