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Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said outgoing President Donald Trump "provoked" his supporters to attack the US Capitol.

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic legacy.

Mike Pence, Kamala Harris spoke by telephone Thursday: source

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Mike Pence, Kamala Harris spoke by telephone Thursday: source

US Vice President Mike Pence and his successor Kamala Harris spoke by phone, according to an AFP source.

Deplatforming Trump is no atonement for tech's sins abroad

Jillian C. York

Deplatforming Trump is no atonement for tech's sins abroad

Comment: Debate over deplatforming Trump misses the point: That from India to Myanmar, Silicon Valley has failed to police hate speech for ...

Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

Alex Kassidiaris

Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

Analysis: With rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey could be poised to mend ties with Israel.

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Dubai developer 'happy to do business' with embattled Trump

A Dubai real estate developer has said he intends to expand business with Trump despite the global backlash against the departing US president.

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Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump.

Brooke Anderson

How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

In-depth: Georgia's different minority communities worked together to help tip the balance in Senate runoffs, ultimately shaping the trajectory ...

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Twitter chief says Trump ban sets 'dangerous' precedent

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey said his platform's ban of US President Donald Trump sets a "dangerous" precedent.

Snapchat permanently bans Donald Trump from site

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Snapchat permanently bans Donald Trump from site

Snapchat joined a number of social media giants that have permanently banned US President Donald Trump.

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No chance of 'fair' trial before Trump exit: McConnell

The US Senate's Republican leader said a "fair or serious" trial of impeached President Donald Trump cannot be conducted before the ...

Now that Trump is impeached (again), what's next?

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Now that Trump is impeached (again), what's next?

Outgoing US President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time - what happens now?

Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

Donald Trump was impeached for the second time, a first in US history.

Mitch McConnell doesn't rule out voting to convict Trump

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Mitch McConnell doesn't rule out voting to convict Trump

Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell did not rule out voting to convict President Donald Trump.

France opens investigation into 'UAE donations' to Le Pen

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France opens investigation into 'UAE donations' to Le Pen

The French judiciary has opened an investigation allegations that Marie Le Pen received funding from the UAE during her 2017 election campaign.

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Somali PM reserves 30% of parliament seats for women

The Somali prime minister has reserved nearly a third of parliamentary seats for women following demands from citizens.

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Facebook exec says 'no plans' to end Trump ban

Facebook does not intend to lift the ban on outgoing President Donald Trump

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Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and hawkish Trump donor, dies

Sheldon Adelson, billionaire mogul and die-hard Israel supporter, died on Tuesday.

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Banipal announces winner of prestigious Arabic translation literary prize

The literary magazine has announced the winner of a translation prize as a Harvard lecturer.

Trumpism and the political future of America

Brooke Anderson

Trumpism and the political future of America

In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none of these are the ...

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WHO experts to arrive in Wuhan for Covid-19 probe

The World Health Organization team will leave from Singapore and fly straight to Wuhan, the central city where the first cluster of cases was ...

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

Democrats tell Trump to step down or be impeached

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Democrats tell Trump to step down or be impeached

President Donald Trump came under pressure to step down or face impeachment.

Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

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Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

Two members of President Donald Trump's cabinet resigned in protest over the storming of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

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