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Democrats target Trump rhetoric after deadly mass shootings

4 August 2019, 6:14 PM

Two mass shootings that killed 30 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the United States’ political arena on Sunday as Democratic presidential candidates called for stricter gun laws and accused President Donald Trump of stoking racial tensions.

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Iran says missile tests part of defensive need

27 July 2019, 6:08 PM

Iran said on Saturday missile tests were part of its defensive needs and were not directed against any country, after Washington said Tehran had test-fired a medium-range missile.

Britain’s US ambassador resigns after Trump spat

10 July 2019, 5:11 PM

Britain’s ambassador to Washington resigned Wednesday after being targeted by US President Donald Trump over the leak of highly critical diplomatic cables that put the allies’ relationship on edge.

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Dismissing criticism, Trump presides over July 4th holiday with military show

4 July 2019, 2:53 PM

US President Donald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a show of military strength that critics say is politicising an important holiday and wasting taxpayer money.

Beijing opens more sectors to foreign investment

30 June 2019, 2:34 PM

China will soften or lift restrictions on foreign investment in new sectors from July 30, authorities announced Sunday, after Beijing and Washington decided to restart negotiations in their trade war.



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