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Pompeo says Isis is gaining strength, contradicting Trump ? live news
The Guardian US News
 

Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level - Reuters US News

Trump says White House talking to Democrats on gun legislation - Reuters Top Stories

Trump says appropriate to let Russia join Group of Seven - Reuters World News

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about gun measures - Al Jazeera English

Trump says U.S. role in Afghanistan has turned into 'ridiculous' police force - Reuters World News

Trump White House tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources - Reuters Top Stories

Trump White House tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources - Reuters US News

Romanian president visits Trump at White House ? live stream - CBS Top Stories

Trump administration says it is not considering a payroll tax cut - CBS Top Stories

Trump tweets image of enormous Trump Tower on Greenland - The Guardian US News

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight - CNN Top Stories

Pompeo says Isis is gaining strength, contradicting Trump ? live news - The Guardian US News

Scaramucci says he's putting together coalition to stop Trump - CNN Top Stories

Trump says his administration is considering payroll tax cut, contradicting staff - CBS Top Stories

Trump says U.S. already has "very strong" gun background checks - CBS US

Analysis: Trump gets sick of everyone, except for Trump - CNN Top Stories

Trump says he's considering cuts in capital gains and payroll taxes - CBS Top Stories

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about meaningful gun legislation - Reuters Top Stories

Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7 - Al Jazeera English

Trump ducks LGBTQ discrimination question, says gays 'like the job I'm doing' - NBC Top Stories

Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources - Reuters US News

Trump says he's considering payroll tax cut to boost economy - NBC Top Stories

Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources - Reuters Top Stories

Donald Trump says he's weighing cuts in payroll taxes, capital gains but dismisses fears of a recession - USA Today Top Stories

Playboy columnist sues Trump White House - CNN Top Stories

Trump mocks Tlaib's tears, says she 'grandstanded' over grandmother visit - CNN Top Stories

How a mission to take down China's government led a shadowy media org to back Trump - NBC Top Stories

Tlaib, Omar attempted trip to Israel called a 'political stunt'; Trump tightens immigrant work permit rules - Fox News US

Here's how Trump is underperforming from 2016 - NBC Top Stories

Donald Trump appears to back away from supporting stricter gun background checks - USA Today Top Stories

President Trump criticized Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats, saying 'it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty' - CNN Top Stories

Trump admin formally approves fighter jet sale to Taiwan amid China trade fight - CNN Top Stories

Trump plans to ship a fleet of F-16s to Taiwan. China isn't happy about it - LA Times US News

Trump plans to ship a fleet of F-16s to Taiwan. China isn't happy about it - LA Times World News

Fact check: Trump falsely claims Google 'manipulated' millions of 2016 votes - CNN Top Stories

Trump 2020 press secretary responds to president downplaying recession warnings - CBS US

Trump urges India and Pakistan to reduce tensions in call with leaders - Reuters World News

Pompeo calls criticism of Trump alliance "offensive" and "ludicrous" - CBS Top Stories

World stocks rally as Trump steps up pressure on Fed to cut rates - The Guardian US News

New York challenges Trump rule that makes it harder for some to get green cards - CNN Top Stories

Trump slammed for saying any Jew voting Democratic is 'disloyal' - Al Jazeera English

Aides got Trump to delay tariffs by saying it could 'ruin Christmas' - CNN Top Stories

Exclusive: Trump administration tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources - Reuters US News

Trump could 'certainly' support Russia's return to what would be the G8 - CNN US

Trump would like to see Russia rejoin G8 - CNN Top Stories

Jill Biden: Joe is the most electable against Trump - CBS Top Stories

Exclusive: Trump administration tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources - Reuters Top Stories

Jon Voight attacks 'radical left,' hails Trump as 'the greatest president of this century' - USA Today Top Stories

Trump makes light of his idea to buy Greenland - CBS Top Stories

Trump considers new tax cut to boost US economy - BBC World

Exclusive: Trump orders cabinet to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources - Reuters Top Stories

Exclusive: Trump orders cabinet to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources - Reuters US News

Trump accuses Jewish Americans of ?disloyalty? for voting Democratic, in antisemitic trope - The Guardian US News

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Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China
The Guardian World News
 

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue - Reuters Top Stories

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue - Reuters World News

Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos - Reuters Top Stories

Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos - Reuters World News

Hong Kong leader says she hopes peaceful protest was a turning point - Reuters World News

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace - Reuters World News

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace - Reuters Top Stories

Hong Kong protests: Social media sites crack down on "deceptive" accounts - CBS World

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement - Reuters World News

Twitter and Facebook crack down on accounts linked to Chinese campaign against Hong Kong - The Guardian World News

Opinion: Hong Kong protests send a message Americans can hear loud and clear - CNN Top Stories

Britain concerned at reports Hong Kong consulate worker held in China - Reuters World News

A Guide To What's Happening In Hong Kong - NPR News

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' - Fox News World

China steps up threats to Hong Kong protesters - Al Jazeera English

Crew describe climate of fear at Cathay after Hong Kong sackings - Reuters World News

How China Uses Twitter And Facebook To Share Disinformation About Hong Kong - NPR News

People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home program - Reuters Top Stories

Crew describe climate of fear at Cathay after Hong Kong sackings - Reuters Top Stories

Hong Kong police officers arrested after video shows assault - CBS World

People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home program - Reuters World News

U.K. government 'concerned' as Hong Kong consulate employee detained - NBC World News

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China - The Guardian World News

Carrie Lam calls for 'dialogue' with citizens to find 'way out for Hong Kong' - The Guardian World News

Hong Kong's tough strategy against protests ? and how it could backfire - LA Times World News

Hong Kong's tough strategy against protests ? and how it could backfire - LA Times US News

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Spain sends warship to pick up migrants stranded in Italian waters
The Guardian World News
 

Migrants disembark Open Arms NGO ship in Italian port of Lampedusa - Reuters Top Stories

Open Arms ship to be seized by Italian prosecutor, migrants to disembark - Reuters World News

Migrants disembark Open Arms NGO ship in Italian port of Lampedusa - Reuters World News

Italian prosecutor orders to seize Open Arms boat, migrants to disembark - Reuters World News

Spain sending navy ship to bring Open Arms migrants to Spain - Reuters World News

Spain sending navy ship to bring Open Arms migrants to Spain - Reuters Top Stories

Italian prosecutor orders to seize Open Arms boat, migrants to disembark - Reuters Top Stories

Open Arms migrants try to swim to Lampedusa - BBC Top Stories

Italy welcomes Spain's decision to send navy for Open Arms migrants - Reuters Top Stories

Italy welcomes Spain's decision to send navy for Open Arms migrants - Reuters World News

Migrants stranded off coast of Italy ?going mad,? jump ship in desperate attempt to reach shore - Fox News World

Migrants stranded off Italy allowed on land - CBS World

Migrants jump off rescue boat and try to swim to Italy - CNN Top Stories

Syrian migrants in Turkey face deadline to leave Istanbul - BBC World

Migrants stranded off Italy rescued after 19 days at sea - CBS World

U.S. won't give flu vaccines to migrants in border detention centers - CBS US

More than a hundred migrants feared dead off Libya coast - Reuters World News

Spain sends warship to pick up migrants off Italy's coast - Reuters World News

Spain sends warship to pick up migrants stranded in Italian waters - The Guardian World News

Spain sends warship to pick up migrants off Italy's coast - Reuters Top Stories

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#4
Brexit: EU unconvinced by Johnson's fresh bid to remove backstop
The Guardian World News
 

UK PM Johnson digs in on need to change Brexit deal after EU rebuttal - Reuters Top Stories

Finnish PM tells UK's Johnson that EU won't reopen Brexit deal - Reuters World News

Britain's Johnson opening Brexit bid: rip out the Irish border backstop - Reuters World News

Brexit: Boris Johnson calls for 'anti-democratic' backstop to be scrapped - BBC Top Stories

News Daily: Johnson attacks backstop and Epstein's will revealed - BBC Top Stories

Boris Johnson's Brexit backstop bid rejected by EU leaders - Al Jazeera English

Exclusive: EU contests Johnson letter, says backstop only way to keep Irish border open - document - Reuters World News

EU being a bit negative but we will get there on Brexit deal: UK PM Johnson - Reuters Top Stories

EU being a bit negative but we will get there on Brexit deal: UK PM Johnson - Reuters World News

Exclusive: EU contests Johnson letter, says backstop only way to keep Irish border open - document - Reuters Top Stories

Donald Tusk rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop - The Guardian World News

Brexit: EU unconvinced by Johnson's fresh bid to remove backstop - The Guardian World News

Britain's Boris Johnson Appeals To EU To Drop 'Irish Backstop' Demand - NPR News

EU's Tusk accuses UK PM Johnson of pushing towards post-Brexit Irish border controls - Reuters World News

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's Brexit gambit - Reuters Top Stories

Brexit: Boris Johnson's backstop offer to EU dismissed by Labour as 'fantasyland wish list' - live news - The Guardian World News

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's opening Brexit bid - Reuters Top Stories

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's opening Brexit bid - Reuters World News

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's Brexit gambit - Reuters World News

EU's Tusk accuses UK PM Johnson of pushing towards post-Brexit Irish border controls - Reuters Top Stories

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Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race
The Guardian US News
 
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