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China hits out at US, Canada after reports of extradition request for Huawei exec
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Huawei

China hits out at US, Canada after reports of extradition request for Huawei exec

China has called Meng Wanzhou’s arrest “an abuse of the extradition agreement” after reports the US will formally lodge an extradition request with Canada.

  • by Kirsty Needham

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Democrats full of excitement, anxiety as 2020 contenders begin 'Roman theatre torture'
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Trump's White House

Democrats full of excitement, anxiety as 2020 contenders begin 'Roman theatre torture'

Democrats are increasingly optimistic about their chances of defeating Donald Trump in 2020. But the huge number of likely candidates is causing anxiety.

  • by Matthew Knott
'Would you like to speak to the President?'
Trump diplomacy

'Would you like to speak to the President?'

Being asked if he would like to speak to the President of the United States was about the last question a reporter expected from a stranger in Paris.

  • by Dan Balz
In business and governing, Donald Trump seeks victory in chaos
US Government Shutdown

In business and governing, Donald Trump seeks victory in chaos

For people who have done business with the President, the fight over the shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.

  • by Russ Buettner & Maggie Haberman
Third prominent female Democrat jumps into presidential race
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Third prominent female Democrat jumps into presidential race

Kamala Harris, the daughter of parents from Jamaica and India, is one of the earliest high-profile Democrats to join what is expected to be a crowded field.

  • by Juana Summers
Trump is a dealmaker who can't seem to make a deal
Donald Trump

Trump is a dealmaker who can't seem to make a deal

The President has been adamant about securing $US5.7 billion in public money to construct his long-promised border wall, but he has not won over congressional Democrats.

  • by Philip Rucker and Josh Dawsey
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Mike Pence likens Donald Trump to Martin Luther King jnr in border wall stalemate
Trump diplomacy

Mike Pence likens Donald Trump to Martin Luther King jnr in border wall stalemate

Vice President Mike Pence quoted from King's "I Have a Dream" speech as he defended Trump's latest pitch to secure funding for a barrier along the US border.

  • by Kristine Phillips
Trump continued Moscow building talk through 2016 election: Giuliani
Russia probe

Trump continued Moscow building talk through 2016 election: Giuliani

Trump was involved in discussions to build a skyscraper in Moscow throughout the entire 2016 presidential campaign, his personal lawyer said on Sunday.

Pelosi is winning battle with Trump because she's better at her job
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US Government Shutdown

Pelosi is winning battle with Trump because she's better at her job

Nancy Pelosi is winning her showdown with President Donald Trump for one simple reason: She knows how to do her job better than he knows how to do his.

  • by Doyle McManus
What does a spider's web 'sound' like? A performance lets you hear one
Animals

What does a spider's web 'sound' like? A performance lets you hear one

What do spider webs sound like? If you've never considered the question, don't stress: Scientists and musicians have.

  • by Erin Blakemore
Giuliani: 'So what?' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony
Russia probe

Giuliani: 'So what?' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open the possibility that Trump and ex-attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony.