• A year in the life of Donald Trump, and the country
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    A year in the life of Donald Trump, and the country

    It’s been one year since Donald Trump became the president-elect. His supporters believed in his promises to fix health care, bring back jobs, take care of veterans and build a wall along the Mexican border. But his promises to crack down on immigration and reverse Obama-era policies were seen as threats by those who opposed him. Most of those policies have never really come to fruition in Trump’s presidency so far. Here are the top 10 events that have transpired since Trump has taken office.

  • Quarter of UK holidaymakers less likely to visit the US while Donald Trump is president
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    Quarter of UK holidaymakers less likely to visit the US while Donald Trump is president

    More than a quarter (27%) of UK holidaymakers say they are less likely to visit the United States while Donald Trump is president, a survey published to mark the opening of trade show World Travel Market (WTM) has found.

  • Now I Get It: What is Trump’s power to pardon?
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    Now I Get It: What is Trump’s power to pardon?

    This week, the first charges were filed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible links between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Three former campaign advisers, Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos, each face prison and fines if convicted. In July, Trump tweeted that “the U.S. president has the complete power to pardon.” But what does that power amount to?

  • Now I Get It: What is Trump’s power to pardon?
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    Now I Get It: What is Trump’s power to pardon?

    This week, the first charges were filed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible links between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Three former campaign advisers, Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos, each face prison and fines if convicted. In July, Trump tweeted that “the U.S. president has the complete power to pardon.” But what does that power amount to?

  • One per cent of Americans have never heard of Donald Trump
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    One per cent of Americans have never heard of Donald Trump

    Another 1% have never heard of Melania or Ivanka, either.

  • Now I Get It: Trump’s decision not to certify the Iran deal
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    Now I Get It: Trump’s decision not to certify the Iran deal

    Every 90 days, President Trump is required by Congress to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear agreement. But ahead of the Oct. 15 deadline, Trump said, “I am announcing today that we cannot and will not make this certification.” Now it’s up to Congress, which has 60 days to make a decision. What are their options?

  • Donald Trump continues war of words with North Korea by saying 'only one thing will work'
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    Donald Trump continues war of words with North Korea by saying 'only one thing will work'

    Donald Trump has continued his war of words with North Korea, tweeting that “only one thing will work” when it comes to dealing with the regime. “Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid…” he wrote, adding: “…hasn’t worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, making fools of U.S. negotiators.

  • Donald Trump adopts 'Spanish' accent to pronounce Puerto Rico
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    Donald Trump adopts 'Spanish' accent to pronounce Puerto Rico

    Donald Trump has hit the headlines again after pronouncing Puerto Rico in an exaggerated Spanish accent at a Hispanic Heritage Month event. The US president told the crowd at the event: “We are also praying for the people of Puerto Rico.

  • Furious Trump summons Tillerson to White House as 'moron' row rumbles on
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    Furious Trump summons Tillerson to White House as 'moron' row rumbles on

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was summoned to the White House following his alleged remark calling President Trump a 'moron'

  • Donald Trump insists 'take a knee' NFL boycott has 'nothing to do with race'
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    Donald Trump insists 'take a knee' NFL boycott has 'nothing to do with race'

    Tensions are rising between Trump and the NFL.

  • American Football stars defy Trump and kneel during 'Stars and Stripes' at Wembley
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    American Football stars defy Trump and kneel during 'Stars and Stripes' at Wembley

    American Football players defy Donald Trump and kneel during national anthem at Wembley match

  • Theresa May hits back at Donald Trump after Parsons Green terror tweet
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    Theresa May hits back at Donald Trump after Parsons Green terror tweet

    Donald Trump and May clash in new intelligence-sharing row

  • Nobel prize winners are warning Donald Trump is one of the biggest threats to humanity
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    Nobel prize winners are warning Donald Trump is one of the biggest threats to humanity

    Donald Trump is one of the biggest threats to humankind, according to some of the most intelligent people in the world. Fifty recipients of the Nobel prize – the world’s most prestigious scientific accolade – were asked about the greatest issues and threats facing the world today. Six per cent of the Nobel winners said that the ignorance of political leaders was the current biggest threat to humanity, with two singling out Trump in particular as a major concern.

  • Mother of woman killed in Charlottesville says first time she heard from Trump was during her daughter's funeral
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    Mother of woman killed in Charlottesville says first time she heard from Trump was during her daughter's funeral

    The mother of Heather Heyer, the 33-year-old killed when a car ploughed into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend, says she has no interest in speaking to President Trump "after what he said".

  • 'Lie on the ground, keep calm and don't look at the flash' - Guam residents issued with missile attack advice
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    'Lie on the ground, keep calm and don't look at the flash' - Guam residents issued with missile attack advice

    Guam residents have been issued with advice on what to do in the event of a missile attack by North Korea. The US island territory’s Office of Civil Defence has been distributing fact sheets entitled Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat in the wake North Korea’s threat to launch an attack as tensions have continued to escalate with the US. The leaflet also offers guidance on removing radioactive material, saying: “When possible, take a shower with lots of soap and water to help remove radioactive contamination”, but it said to not scratch or scrub skin and “do not use conditioner because it will bind radioactive material to your hair”.

  • North Korea has started holding evacuation drills as tension with US continue
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    North Korea has started holding evacuation drills as tension with US continue

    North Korea has started holding evacuation drills as its war of words with the US continues to escalate, according to a North Korean newspaper. A commentary in Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, said “reckless and hysteric behaviours” could “reduce the US mainland to ashes” at any moment. It said there had recently been an evacuation drill to deal with a “ballistic rocket threat” from someone in Hawaii in response to President Donald Trump’s vows that the US would “not rule out a war”.

  • Trump 'asks' lawyers if he can use presidential pardon for himself over Russian investigation
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    Trump 'asks' lawyers if he can use presidential pardon for himself over Russian investigation

    President Donald Trump has asked his lawyers if he can pardon himself over the Russia investigation. “This is not in the context of, ‘I can’t wait to pardon myself’,” a close adviser told the Washington Post.

  • The Good Fight deserved an Emmy nomination – it’s the definitive piece of post-Trump television
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    The Good Fight deserved an Emmy nomination – it’s the definitive piece of post-Trump television

    Trump continued to haunt the narrative as the series went on, with regular reference to the realities of his presidency. John Cameron Mitchell played Felix Staples in an episode that satirised the realities of online abuse in a stark and discerning manner. Indeed, The Good Fight is shaped as an explicitly, brazenly post-Trump drama, intimately in tune with the concerns of the day.

  • Trump wants 'transparent' Mexico wall so he can see 'sacks of drugs' being thrown over
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    Trump wants 'transparent' Mexico wall so he can see 'sacks of drugs' being thrown over

    Donald Trump’s famous wall along the US-Mexico border will have to be transparent to help passers-by avoid being hit by bags of drugs, the US President has told reporters. It could also be a ‘solar wall’ which would help cover the project’s estimated $21.6 billion cost, the president reportedly revealed in a conversation with reporters aboard Air Force One. According to Vanity Fair, when asked about the wall, Mr Trump said the wall has to be see-through because drug dealers may throw large bags of drugs over the wall that would hit passers-by if they don’t see them coming.

  • Trump grills Putin on US election interference during face-to-face meeting at G20
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    Trump grills Putin on US election interference during face-to-face meeting at G20

    Donald Trump reportedly questioned Vladimir Putin about Moscow’s alleged interference in the 2016 US election, pressing him over whether Russia had meddled in the poll. President Trump used his first face-to-face meeting to raise the issue with his opposite number, according to reports in the New York Times and Washington Post. Mr Putin reportedly denied any meddling, and aides for both leaders have apparently given different versions of the exchange that took place on the sidelines of the G20.

  • Melania Trump 'trapped' in hotel by G20 riots in Germany
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    Melania Trump 'trapped' in hotel by G20 riots in Germany

    Melania Trump is among a host of A-listers allegedly trapped in a Hamburg hotel room because of riots during the G20 meeting in Germany. World leaders were apparently diverted before they could attend the meeting, including husband Donald Trump. A spokeswoman for the US First Lady told press agencies that because of the rioting, Melania was among a number of spouses unable to leave the safety of a hotel.

  • Russia moves its border with Georgia and hardly anyone notices
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    Russia moves its border with Georgia and hardly anyone notices

    Russia has secretly moved one of its borders, pinching a small strip of land from Georgia on the eve of crucial G20 talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. According to media reports, Russia troops illegally moved a border sign into a village called Bershueti on Monday. The move saw Russia pinch about 10 hectares of what was Georgian soil.

  • Talking Point: Should Donald Trump be allowed a UK state visit?
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    Talking Point: Should Donald Trump be allowed a UK state visit?

    It emerged recently that Trump may travel to the UK after all - albeit on a 'sneak visit' to his golf courses in Scotland. Should the President be allowed a state visit?

  • What will Arrested Development look like under a Trump presidency?
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    What will Arrested Development look like under a Trump presidency?

    One of television’s most consistently funny comedies is returning once again – yes, Arrested Development is going to be back for a fifth season. Airing on Netflix in 2018, Arrested Development series 5 will reunite the Bluth family once again. Arrested Development is a cult classic, and rightfully so.

  • Revealed: Donald Trump's four point plan for dealing with North Korea (and there's NO military action)
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    Revealed: Donald Trump's four point plan for dealing with North Korea (and there's NO military action)

    Donald Trump has a four-point plan to deal with North Korea – but it doesn’t include a military option, it has been reported. The four-point policy plan has reportedly been revealed by a South Korean politician following a meeting with the US State Department official responsible for policy on North Korea, Joseph Yun. Yun briefed South Korean politicians at a meeting on Thursday on the Trump administration’s approach to North Korea, according to Korean news agency Yonhap.