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Donald Trump is the 2016 US president-elect. He was contesting against Democrat Hillary Clinton in the elections. Trump, who does not have a political background, was born in a business family in 1946 at Queens, New York City. His father owned a real estate and construction firm known as Trump Organisation. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics, he took over his father’s business. Trump was declared the official Republican nominee in July 2016. Trump

is seen as a controversial figure as he called for a complete ban on entry of Muslims in United States during his election campaign. He also openly speaks against the need to tackle climate change and supports gun rights in America. During the presidential debate, a video recording of Trump's conversation was leaked in which he was heard making offensive comments about women.

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US-China spat presents little opportunity for India, will aggravate the economic slowdown

When the warring parties are the world’s two biggest, and entangled, economies, everyone gets hurt — even in countries such as India, supposedly sitting on the sidelines.

California sues Donald Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Francisco, claims the US Transportation Department lacks authority to withhold the $929 million in question, which the Obama administration allocated nearly a decade ago but has remained untapped.

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New York moves to ensure Donald Trump pardons can't nix state charges

The bill, which now moves to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revises the exceptions to the state's double jeopardy law in an effort to ensure the state's ongoing investigations into the Republican president and his associates can't be derailed by a White House pardon.

US says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response

The Trump administration has twice bombed Syria over Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons, in April 2017 and April 2018.

US officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran

Several Democrats said they were skeptical about the extent of the threat, but Trump's fellow Republicans generally agreed there was a heightened risk to Americans.

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Amid jingoistic taunts and military escalation, Iran’s foreign minister offers Donald Trump sound diplomatic advice.

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Ex-White House lawyer won't testify after Trump direction

McGahn was a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, describing ways in which the president sought to curtail that federal probe.

Japan wrestles with Donald Trump visiting sumo tournament during state visit

Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are turning into a headache for organizers.

India can benefit from the US-China tariff war if it plays its cards well

If this trade war continues over a longer horizon, it could even result in shift of production bases and restructuring of global supply chains. Chinese firms are already moving production to their plants in other countries. India figures in the list of such probables.

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records

Trump is refusing to cooperate with a series of investigations on issues ranging from his tax returns and policy decisions to his Washington hotel and his children's security clearances.

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Donald Trump's second State of the Union — in photos

The State of the Union is a traditional annual speech delivered by the US president to a joint session of the Congress where he gives an account of the situation in the country.

Express Rewind: A look back at major events that shaped 2018

As 2018 approaches to an end, here is a recap of major political events, developments, disasters and crises that unfolded across the world

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Tired of waiting for asylum, migrants from caravan breach US border

Some migrants may hope to defeat the odds and penetrate one of the most fortified sections of the southern US border

'Protect Mueller's Russia probe': Hundreds protest on US streets

The demonstrators gathered in New York's Times Square and shouted slogans including "Hands off Mueller'' and "Nobody's above the law''.

9/11 terror attack: US remembers victims on 17th anniversary

Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others expected at Tuesday's anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center.

Made in China: Trump re-election flags may get burned by his tariffs

The red, white and blue banners for US President Donald Trump’s second-term campaign are ready to ship, emblazoned with the words “Keep America Great!” But they are made in eastern China and soon could be hit by punitive tariffs of Trump’s own making as he ratchets up a rancorous trade dispute with Beijing.

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un's historic Singapore handshake

Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Singapore Summit: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore on Tuesday. This is the first time leaders of the two countries have met.

Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump delivers first State of the Union address, calls for 'a new America moment'

Donald Trump’s speech, one hour and 20 minutes, is likely one of the longest State of the Union addresses in recent presidential history, according to reports.

2017 Rewind: 16 photos that went viral on the Internet

Every year, we see photos and stories that go viral for various reasons. This may be something as sombre as schoolkids standing in flood water saluting the national flag on August 15 or as hilarious as Donald Trump drinking water out of a bottle. Here are some of the photos that went viral in 2017.

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Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

Will Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi be the World Bank's next CEO?

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.

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Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Elizabeth Warren vs Donald Trump: A blow-by-blow account of a turbulent history

The Massachusetts senator is the most prominent Democrat to have announced a run against President Trump in 2020. The two already have a long history of trading barbs, and it’s likely to get even nastier.

These are the generals who have left Donald Trump's White House

US President Donald Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.

Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

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Political messaging | How Donald Trump stokes fear in midterm ads

Recently released political ads reveal the Republican Party’s two-pronged election strategy: one message for skeptics and swing voters, and a very different one aimed at President Donald Trump’s base.

How dad Fred Trump's empire made millions for Donald Trump

An NYT investigation shows that in every era of Donald Trump’s life, his finances were deeply intertwined with, and dependent on, his father’s wealth.

All the Senate's men empowering women, since 1991

From Anita Hill to Dr Christine Blasey Ford, the video spotlights the Senate’s strides in gender sensitivity and female representation.

What Donald Trump has said about men accused of abuse

Before the sexual assault accusation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Trump spoke about allegations against several well-known men, including himself. His past statements reveal a pattern.

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