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Trump wades into scandals engulfing Virginia Democrats
9:31am, 7th February, 2019

Trump wades into scandals engulfing Virginia Democrats

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday waded into the race and sex scandals engulfing Virginia's three leading Democrats and suggested the turmoil could improve his Republican Party's chances in the state.
Trump loses bid to dismiss New York lawsuit over his charity
2:24pm, 23rd November, 2018

Trump loses bid to dismiss New York lawsuit over his charity

A New York state judge has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's request to dismiss a lawsuit in which New York's attorney general accused him of misusing his personal charity to benefit his 2016 presidential campaign and his businesses.
American missionary killed by tribe on remote Indian island
10:32am, 22nd November, 2018

American missionary killed by tribe on remote Indian island

An American self-styled adventurer and Christian missionary has been killed and buried by a tribe of hunter-gatherers on a remote island in the Indian Ocean where he had gone to proselytize, local law enforcement officials said on Wednesday.
Trump clashes with conservative U.S. chief justice over judiciary
8:14pm, 21st November, 2018

Trump clashes with conservative U.S. chief justice over judiciary

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts defended the independence of the federal judiciary on Wednesday a day after President Donald Trump called a judge who ruled against his policy barring asylum for certain immigrants an "Obama judge," but Trump rejected...
U.S. Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teen's killing
6:49pm, 21st November, 2018

U.S. Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teen's killing

A U.S. Border Patrol agent was acquitted of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in the shooting death of a Mexican teenager through a border fence, marking another defeat for federal prosecutors in the second trial over the 2012 killing.
CDC says U.S. abortion rate plunged in decade ending 2015
3:14pm, 21st November, 2018

CDC says U.S. abortion rate plunged in decade ending 2015

A U.S. government agency said on Wednesday that abortion rates among American women of all ages fell to a decade low in 2015, which both opponents and supporters of abortion rights attributed in part to individual states' efforts to restrict wom...