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    •  Trump urges Europe to take back 800 captured ISIS fighters

      Trump urges Europe to take back 800 captured ISIS fighters

      President Trump urged Europe late on Saturday to take back around 800 captured ISIS fighters from the continent, or risk the US being forced to release them. According to Trump, the fighters, captured by US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, could be released if European nations do not take them in and put them on trial, risking further IS backed attacks on the continent.

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    • US, South Korea reach deal on military costs

      US, South Korea reach deal on military costs

      The United States and South Korea struck a one-year deal on the shared costs of their military alliance on Sunday, removing a potential vulnerability in an upcoming US-North Korean presidential summit later this month. Under the new agreement, South Korea will contribute about $890m a year for the US military presence, which represents an 8.2% increase from the previous five-year deal which expired at the end of 2018.

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    • Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week

      Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week

      US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday invited President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address on 5 February. The invitation for the annual speech, given by the president to outline the administration's priorities for the coming year, comes after the previously scheduled 29 January date was postponed due to the partial government shutdown.

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    • Trump defends his Syria policy during a surprise visit to Iraq

      Trump defends his Syria policy during a surprise visit to Iraq

      The US President Donald Trump defended his disputed decision to withdraw troops from Syria during a surprise visit to Iraq on Wednesday, where he met with US troops. "The US cannot continue to be the policeman of the world. We don't want to do that. We want to protect our country," he told US troops during a three-hour visit to Ain al-Assad Air Base in western Iraq.

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    • US government partially shuts down

      US government partially shuts down

      A partial shutdown of the US federal government began at midnight after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach an agreement over President Donald Trump‘s demands that Congress assign $5bn for a wall along the border with Mexico, news wires reported.

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    • Trump to name Heather Nauert next UN ambassador

      Trump to name Heather Nauert next UN ambassador

      US President Donald Trump is expected to nominate State Department spokeswoman and ex-TV host Heather Nauert to be his new ambassador to the UN, positioning a relatively inexperienced newcomer in one of the most high-profile positions in US diplomacy, numerous media outlets state. According to sources Nauert has already accepted the job and now Trump will make the announcement official through his favourite social media - Twitter later today.  

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    • Donald Trump warns Brexit deal will harm UK-US trade

      Donald Trump warns Brexit deal will harm UK-US trade

      President Donald Trump has warned on Monday that Britain “may not be able to trade with the US” because of Theresa May’s Brexit deal in comments that could torpedo her hopes of winning Parliament’s backing. Yet, he stressed that the agreement May reached with Brussels on Sunday “sounds like a great deal for the EU.”

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    • Trump prepares to reshape his cabinet

      Trump prepares to reshape his cabinet

      President Donald Trump is contemplating on a major shakeup in his administration - both inside the West Wing and across the Cabinet, multiple officials familiar with the matter said. Chief of Staff John Kelly, mired in conflicts with a widening array of officials from the National Security Council to the office of the first lady, comes first on the list of people, that may leave president's office by the end of the week.

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    • Death toll in Northern California wildfire rises to 42

      Death toll in Northern California wildfire rises to 42

      The wildfire raging in Northern California is now the deadliest in state history. According to most recent data, at least 42 people are dead and 228 people still missing in the Camp fire, which left the town of Paradise and surrounding areas in ashes. Furthermore, the death toll is expected to continue to rise

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