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US and South Korea to announce plans for military manoeuvres with more than 320,000 troops

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SOUTH KOREA and the United States will announce plans before April for a postponed joint military drill, South Korea's defence minister said today. Seoul and Washington had agreed to postpone the regular joint military exercise until after the Winter Olympics being hosted in South Korea, which end on March 18.


Donald Trump denies kissing receptionist at Trump Tower

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February 21, 2018 2:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Feb 20) denied allegations by a former receptionist that he had kissed her without her consent in an elevator lobby of Trump Tower, calling the story "another false accusation."


George and Amal Clooney donate US$500,000 to student gun reform march

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February 21, 2018 2:34 AM
NEW YORK (AFP) - Hollywood star George Clooney and his human rights lawyer wife Amal have pledged US$500,000 (S$650,000) to help fund a student march on Washington, giving a huge boost to what is considered an unprecedented youth mobilisation against gun violence.


Most see inaction by Trump, Congress on mass shootings

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A new ABC News/Washington Post poll.


EU ignites Trump WAR: Brussels slaps trade sanctions on Harleys and Jack Daniels

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BRUSSELS is gearing up for a bitter trade war with US and has pledged to fight fire with fire if Washington carries out its threat to introduce import barriers to steel and aluminium products from Europe.


Special counsel Robert Mueller files new charge in Russia probe

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The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election charged an attorney Tuesday with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official.
A charging document filed in federal court in Washington accuses Alex van der Zwaan of lying...


Poll: Most blame Congress, Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings

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A majority of Americans blame Congress and President Donald Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings, a new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds.

Report: EU would squeeze US juice, whiskey in trade spat

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A German newspaper reports the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target — including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon — if Washington restricts imports of aluminum and steel.


Most see inaction on mass shootings; mental health screening is a priority

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A new ABC News/Washington Post poll.


The Note: Trump's policy choices stark on guns, immigration

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The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump may be more likely to poll the folks at Mar-a-Lago than consult a public opinion poll on the subjects of the day. (In either event, he’s far more likely to trumpet the results that conform to his worldview.) But whether it’s based on statistics or instincts, the policy choices confronting the president are stark when it comes to gun control and immigration, in the wake of tragedy impacting one subject, and on the eve of a deadline impacting the other. New ABC News/Washington Post polling data out Tuesday morning tell the story of national frustration on guns. Nearly six in 10 Americans believe stricter gun laws could have prevented the massacre in Florida last week, with 77 percent saying Congress isn’t doing enough to stop such shootings, and 62 percent saying the same about Trump. The backlash against "thoughts and prayers" as a reaction to a massacre is being fueled by students and survivors in this instance. Similar grassroots...

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