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US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on October 27, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM - AFP)

Donald Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had "very easily" completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election, but had not yet submitted them to Mueller's office.
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 5, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON - AFP)

Midterm election loss won’t put Donald Trump back in his box

Donald Trump boasts about winning, but after Democrats seized the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the reality show-host-turned-president is finding out how it feels to be one of the "losers" he usually mocks.
Protesters hold pictures of the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on Friday. Ozan Kose-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

US lawmakers skeptical of Saudi explanation on Jamal Khashoggi’s death

Several US lawmakers in Congress say they are skeptical of Saudi Arabia’s explanation for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Riyadh claimed he died in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
A demonstrator holds picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest in front of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 5, 2018.

World reacts to Saudi confirmation of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

After weeks of denials, Saudi Arabia for the first time confirmed that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Saudi Arabia admits critic Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate

Saudi Arabia on Saturday admitted that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed during a "brawl" inside its Istanbul consulate, an explanation that President Donald Trump said he found credible but failed to convince top US lawmakers.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Report: Saudi crown prince behind journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

Facts are beginning to emerge how Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, ordered that Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi was lured to that country from his home in the U.S. and detained.
Brett Kavanaugh denies allegations of assaulting a girl in high school. Chip Somodevilla-Getty Images

US Senate leader hails Breet Kavanaugh’s vote as ‘proudest moment’

US Senate leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday hailed the confirmation of divisive judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as his “proudest moment” in the upper house as the warring Republicans and Democrats turned their focus to the crucial midterm elections.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 28, 2008 Republican presidential hopeful Senator John McCain addresses a press conference in Beverly Hills, California, May 28, 2008.US senator John McCain, a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America, died August 25, 2018 after losing a battle to brain cancer, his office said. He was 81. "Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018. With the senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family," his office said in a statement. "At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for 60 years." / AFP PHOTO / Gabriel BOUYS

Tributes to John McCain, ‘American patriot and hero’

Tributes continued to pour in Sunday for John McCain, the former US presidential candidate, veteran senator and war hero who has died at age 81.

Trump, Obama, Clinton, Bush, Carter, others mourn Sen. McCain

U.S. President Donald Trump and his predecessors, former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, have paid tributes in memory of Sen. John McCain who died on Saturday.
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over ‘treasonous’ summit with Putin

Republican politicians in the US have joined the Democrats and intelligence officials in denouncing President Donald Trump's failure to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin over interference in the US elections, calling his response as "shameful" and "disgraceful".

Donald Trump: North Korea no longer nuclear threat

North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat, nor is it the “biggest and most dangerous problem” for the US, President, Donald Trump, said on Wednesday.

Donald Trump welcomes North Korea openness after scrapped summit

President Donald Trump welcomed North Korea’s statement on Friday that it was still open to talks with the U S after Trump called off a summit with leader Kim Jong Un, saying he still held out hopes for peace.

Donald Trump sharpens attacks on Russia probe

President Donald Trump Sunday intensified his attacks on Robert Mueller's Russia investigation as biased against him, but stopped just short of targeting the special counsel -- whose ouster lawmakers warned would cross a "massive red line."

Donald Trump hails ‘great progress’ ahead of meeting with Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump has hailed the "great progress" made with North Korea after agreeing to meet with Kim Jong Un by May this year.

Donald Trump accuses Democrat of undermining trust on immigration

President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.

Donald Trump blasts African nations using vulgar language

President Donald Trump has questioned why the U.S. would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries,” according to two sources familiar with the comments.

Ex-British spy named in first criminal referral of US Russia probe

A former British spy has been named in the first criminal referral of the investigations looking into alleged Russian meddling in the US election.

US, North Korea closer to war than ever – ex-military chief

The United States is now closer than it has ever been to a nuclear war with North Korea, a former top US military officer warned Sunday, saying he saw little prospect of a diplomatic solution.

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