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If you want a US visa make sure you won’t need food stamps or public housing

The US is looking to restrict visas, permanent residencies for immigrants using public benefits

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Apple shares dip as Trump threatens new tariffs

The technology sector is one of the biggest potential losers in the $200 billion tariff list proposed by Washington on Chinese imports

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Hundreds of kids in limbo as US races to reunite immigrant families

The United States is racing to meet a court-set deadline Thursday for reuniting immigrant parents and children who were separated after crossing the Mexican border, but hundreds of families are likely to be disappointed. The controversial separations began in earnest in May under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy when migrants illegally entering the US…

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‘Never, ever threaten’ US again, Trump tweets to Iran

Donald Trump wrote the entire message in capital letters

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Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client ‘perhaps illegal’

US President Donald Trump lashed out at his former lawyer on Saturday, saying Michael Cohen may have acted illegally in secretly taping their discussion about a payment to hush up an alleged affair with a Playboy model. Trump’s early-morning tweet was his first direct reaction to a New York Times report Friday that the FBI…

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Cartoon – Sabir Nazar

Cartoonist Sabir Nazar’s take on Trump-Putin Helsinki summit

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Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

US President Donald Trump said he accepted the intelligence community’s assessment that Russia had meddled in the election

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Trump says he will run for reelection, had Brexit chat with Queen Elizabeth

US President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody wants me to” and there are no Democratic candidates who could defeat him, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. Asked by British journalist Piers Morgan in an interview given on Friday whether he was going to run in 2020, Trump…

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Trump orders halt to family separations

President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community. The spectacular about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were stripped from their parents and adult relatives after illegally…

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Trump says NKorea no longer a nuclear threat

US President Donald Trump Wednesday congratulated himself on his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, insisting that country is no longer a nuclear threat. The remark was part of a blast of tweets that Trump fired off even as Air Force One touched down at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland outside the US…

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First Muslim elected to US Congress wants to join legal battle against Trump

Democratic Representative Keith Ellison is the first Muslim elected to the US Congress. He filed for the office of Minnesota attorney-general on Tuesday to join the legal fight against US President Donald Trump, reported Associated Press. Ellison is regarded as among the most liberal members of Congress. “It was attorneys general who led the fight…

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Trump confirms June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore

US President Donald Trump said Friday his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is back on for next month, after extraordinary Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang. Trump emerged after a more than hour-long Oval Office meeting with Kim Yong Chol — a general facing US sanctions who is Kim’s…

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Trump can’t block his critics on Twitter, judge rules

President Donald Trump cannot legally block Twitter users who disagree with him, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a case with potentially far-reaching implications for social media use by public officials. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald said the blocking of Trump critics — which prevents them from seeing and interacting with the president’s tweets — violated…

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Historic Trump-Kim summit set for June 12 in Singapore

Donald Trump on Thursday revealed his historic summit with Kim Jong Un — the first-ever between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader — will take place in Singapore on June 12. The location and date of the landmark meeting were announced in a presidential tweet just hours after Trump welcomed to the…

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Iran deal: Trump pulls US from nuclear agreement

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was reimposing economic sanctions on Iran and pulling the United States out of an international agreement aimed at stopping Tehran from obtaining a nuclear bomb. The decision is likely to raise the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upset America’s European allies and disrupt global oil supplies….

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Trump to reveal Iran deal decision, Tehran defiant as rial falls

U.S. President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether he will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal or stay in and work with European allies who have struggled to persuade him that it has successfully halted Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Trump has consistently threatened to pull out of the 2015 agreement because it does not…

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Trump admits reimbursing lawyer for porn star payoff

US President Donald Trump on Thursday admitted he reimbursed his lawyer for a $130,000 payment to a porn star, ending months of White House denial. Trump tweeted that his personal lawyer Michael Cohen used a retainer to pay off Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had sexual relations with the now president. But Trump slammed…

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Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday U.S. demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline set by President Donald Trump for Europeans to “fix” the deal loomed. Trump has warned that unless European allies rectify the “terrible flaws” in the international accord by May 12, he will refuse…

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In first under Trump, Guantanamo Bay inmate transferred

The Pentagon on Wednesday announced the transfer of a Guantanamo Bay inmate to Saudi Arabia, marking the first such move under President Donald Trump. The widely expected transfer of Ahmed Haza al-Darbi, who pleaded guilty to helping plan a 2002 attack on a French oil tanker, reduced the notorious jail’s population to 40. But news…

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Pompeo briefs Saudi, Israel on Trump plans for Iran deal

Washington’s new chief diplomat was to meet Saudi and Israeli leaders on Sunday to rally coordinated opposition to Tehran and brief them on President Donald Trump’s threat to end the Iran nuclear deal. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touched down in Riyadh on Saturday shortly after Tehran-backed Huthi rebels in Yemen fired missiles across the…

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US Supreme Court appears ready to uphold Trump’s travel ban targeting Muslim countries

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a huge legal victory, signaling on Wednesday it was likely to uphold his contentious travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries. Conservative justices including Chief Justice John Roberts and Anthony Kennedy, a frequent swing vote on the nine-member court, indicated during arguments in…

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