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Former Donald Trump spokesperson apologizes for mocking Joe Biden over stuttering

President Donald Trump’s former press secretary was forced to apologize to presidential hopeful Joe Biden for mocking the candidate, who has struggled with stuttering after he touched on the matter during Thursday’s Democratic debate.
Kim Jong-un held his first summits with the leaders of the US and South Korea last year [Leah Millis-Reuters]

North Korea fires ‘short-range projectiles’ into East Sea

North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with Washington meant to provide coveted sanctions relief in return for nuclear disarmament.
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Tiger Woods to receive highest civilian honour from President Trump

Tiger Woods is to receive the US Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump on Monday, the White House announced on Thursday.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

Donald Trump expresses Notre Dame ‘condolences’ to Emmanuel Macron

President Donald Trump on Tuesday relayed Americans’ “condolences” to French President Emmanuel Macron over the fire at Notre-Dame cathedral, the White House said.
Randolph Alles

White House: US secret service chief to resign

US Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles will leave his post shortly, the White House has said.
US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un following a meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on February 27, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

Donald Trump blocks ‘phantom sanctions’ against North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has decided against imposing new large-scale sanctions on North Korea in a confusing tweet that seemed to imply he was reversing measures against two Chinese shipping companies, a U.S. administration source familiar with the matter said.
US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un following a meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on February 27, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Summit 2 optimistic over nuclear talks

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, shook hands and dined Wednesday in Hanoi, expressing optimism that their highly personal brand of diplomacy will lead to a deal on the totalitarian state’s nuclear weapons.
WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 26: Michael Cohen (R), former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, speaks to the media at the Hart Senate Office Building after testifying to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill February 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. Last year Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for tax evasion, making false statements to a financial institution, unlawful excessive campaign contributions and lying to Congress as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-Donald Trump fixer to call president ‘conman’ and ‘racist’

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen will tell Congress Wednesday that the president is a “racist” and “conman” and knew in advance that WikiLeaks would publish dirt on Hillary Clinton, US media reported.
Kim Jong Un arrives Hanoi, Vietnam after a marathon train journey for summit with Trump

Kim Jong Un arrives Vietnam for Donald Trump summit

Kim Jong Un arrived in Hanoi to throngs of cheering, flag-waving crowds Tuesday, on the eve of a second summit with Donald Trump the world is closely watching for tangible progress over North Korea’s nuclear programme.
US President Donald Trump speaks before a meeting between US and Chinese officials in the Oval Office of the White House January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

Donald Trump vows emergency declaration over wall, agrees to shutdown-averting bill

President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia, The New York Times reported on Friday.

Donald Trump ready to sign border deal, averting shutdown

President Donald Trump is ready to sign a border security funding deal, despite failing to get anywhere close to the money he sought for a US-Mexico border wall, US media reported Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown.

Donald Trump cancels US delegation’s Davos trip to World Economic Forum

US President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown.
US President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One upon arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 29, 2018, as he travels to attend the G20 summit. - US President Donald Trump jets into Argentina on Thursday for a G20 summit, keen to do battle with China on trade and sharpening his rhetoric against Russia over Ukraine. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Trump claims victory over ISIS in Syria, orders US troops home

US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday a stunning order to pull American ground forces from the war-ravaged Syria, claiming the Islamic State group has been “beaten”.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting

Donald Trump shortlists son-in-law for chief of staff

Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president’s next chief of staff, US media said.
US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

Donald Trump to face impeachment, jail time over hush money

US President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to be campaign finance violations, Democratic lawmakers say

Donald Trump says hopes to meet North Korea’s Kim in January or February

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he hoped to organize a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in early 2019, perhaps as soon as January or February.
Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo to meet new Mexican counterpart over border issues

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet his counterpart from Mexico’s new government Sunday for talks over a possible deal that would see asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their claims are processed, officials said on Tuesday.
US First Lady Melania Trump (L) and US President Donald Trump look on as they attend a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2018 as part of commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I. (Photo by Francois Mori / POOL / AFP)

Donald Trump mulls establishing national TV to counter CNN

U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested the establishment of a U.S. national television station to counter what he termed “the unfair and false way” CNN is portraying the country.

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Niger military operation kills 120 ‘terrorists’ – official

A joint operation by Nigerien and French troops in southwest Niger killed 120 "terrorists" and seized bomb-making equipment and vehicles, the country's defence ministry said Friday.

Former Bayelsa governor expresses fear for Nigeria

Former Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, says 20 years after the return of civilian government, the foundation of democracy remains shaky.
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Chelsea boss reveals board’s reaction to decision to bench world’s most expensive goalkeeper

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has said the board are in support of his decision to drop goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
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Jose Mourinho: Chelsea favourites for top four ahead of London derby

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho said Chelsea are favourites to finish in the Premier League's top four as he heaped pressure on Frank Lampard's side ahead of the London derby.
Lionel Messi’s hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-1 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday, saw him equal Cristiano Ronaldo’s record.

Los Angeles Galaxy manager denies MLS club approach for Lionel Messi

Los Angeles Galaxy manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto has rejected the rumours that his side made an ambitious approach for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.