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17 August 2018 7:03 AM GOP leaders in House back Trump's Space Force

Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California told The Associated Press "it's a smart way" to address growing investments by China and Russia in space. GOP Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, also backs Trump's plan, an aide said. The Space Force would 64

30 July 2018 5:20 AM LIVE: Zim elections: Zanu-PF rubbishes Mugabe claims

Meanwhile, an international mission of election observers says Zimbabwe has made progress toward holding a credible election, but that significant concerns remain, including state media bias toward the ruling party and problems with the layout of ballot papers. US Republican Karen Bass, a leader of the mission of the Washington-based International Republican 148

04 July 2018 4:01 AM Former US congressman sues Mugabe, ex-aides for $35m – report

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and several former cabinet ministers have reportedly been sued for at least $35m by a US congressman, after he claimed to have been tortured by the country’s intelligence operatives while in custody. According to Daily News, in letter of demand to Mugabe and several other ministers, the lawyers for Mel Reynolds 55

27 June 2018 11:39 AM Algerian president sacks influential police chief

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday sacked the country's police chief, Abdelghani Hamel, until now seen as a likely successor to the head of state. Bouteflika "today signed two decrees, the first putting an end to the duties of Abdelghani Hamel, as director general of national security forces (DGSN), and the second on the nomination of Mustapha 47

15 June 2018 5:38 PM Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

A company run by former officials at the scandal-scarred consulting firm Cambridge Analytica is working for President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election effort. The Associated Press has confirmed that at least four ex-Cambridge Analytica employees are affiliated with Data Propria, a new company that's doing similar work to the British political consulting 63

03 June 2018 11:31 AM Kasich attacks GOP for not opposing Trump on tariffs, DACA

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is pushing Republican leadership to stand up to US President Donald Trump on tariffs and immigration. In a segment of an interview with CBS' Face the Nation released on Saturday night, Kasich says he is "shocked" that Republican lawmakers feel "they have to ask permission from the president to do anything" 51

20 April 2018 5:01 PM Trump says midterms are 'choice' for country on taxes

Washington — President Donald Trump says the November elections are "a choice" for the country between Republicans who want to protect their signature tax cut law and Democrats who he says "want to end them and raise your taxes substantially." In a Friday morning tweet, Trump says Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi "is going absolutely crazy" over the law. On Thursday 49

02 April 2018 5:57 AM Trump says deal for young immigrants is 'NO MORE'

Palm Beach — President Donald Trump has declared "NO MORE" to a deal to help "Dreamer" immigrants and threatened to pull out of a free trade agreement with Mexico unless it does more to stop people from crossing into the US. He claimed they're coming to take advantage of protections granted certain immigrants. "NO MORE DACA DEAL!" Trump tweeted on Sunday 72

09 March 2018 3:15 AM Mississippi could test how soon state can restrict abortion

Jackson – For decades, the US Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a foetus can survive outside the womb on its own. But states continue to try to restrict abortion before viability. One of the most recent is Mississippi, where lawmakers are on the brink of approving a measure that would ban most abortions after 65

25 February 2018 12:04 PM Democrats release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe

Washington - Two weeks after US President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months - that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated 100