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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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Explained: The Times' investigation into Donald Trump's war on inquiries around him

Here are some takeaways from The Times report about pressure inside the Trump administration to protect the president from those inquiries.

Donald Trump or Kim Jong Un? Hanoi barber offers free haircuts ahead of summit

“I feel happy with this haircut because people will think I look like the leader of North Korea,” nine-year-old To Gia Huy, whose hair was cut and styled to match the look of Kim, told Reuters. He further shared his excitement about the meeting the Korean leader.

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Pulwama attack: 'Horrible situation', says US President Donald Trump

Following the terrorist attack, Trump's National Security Advisor, John Bolton, has supported India's right to self-defense.

Kim Jong Un or Donald Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

As the summit frenzy shakes Hanoi, hairdresser Le Tuan Duong has joined in, offering free Trump or Kim hairstyles to about a dozen customers.

Intimidation, pressure and humiliation: Inside Trump’s two-year war on the investigations encircling him

Donald Trump's efforts have exposed him to accusations of obstruction of justice as Robert Mueller, the special counsel, finishes his work investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Donald Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train

The US Department of Transportation announcement follows through on President Donald Trump's threats to claw back $3.5 billion that the federal government gave to California to build a bullet train between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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Donald Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

The current deputy attorney general, Rosenstein, is expected to leave his post in mid-March. His departure had been expected since Barr was confirmed as attorney general last week.

Donald Trump says he has 'absolute right' to declare emergency

"I think in the end we're going to be very successful with the lawsuit,'' Trump said. ``I actually think we might do very well, even in the 9th Circuit, because it's an open and closed case.''

Why North Korea may give up nuclear crown jewel at Trump summit

North Korea twice agreed to halt operations and let in nuclear inspectors in exchange for aid before Kim Jong Un took power, once in the mid-1990s and again in the mid-2000s.

America’s UN Ambassador post is empty. Is that a problem?

While a few months is not necessarily a long time to leave any ambassador post empty, the gap comes against a backdrop of Trump’s avowed suspicion of multilateral institutions like the United Nations and his repudiation of some its major achievements and programs.

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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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