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New $3 trillion US relief bill passes first stage

16/05/2020

Democrats pushed a massive three trillion dollar (£2.48 trillion) coronavirus relief bill through the US House of Representatives on Friday, an election-year measure designed to fortify a US economy in freefall and a health care system struggling to contain the pandemic crisis.

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Trump threatens to cease US funding of WHO

08/04/2020

US President Donald Trump has threatened to cease sending US funds to the World Health Organisation (WHO), claiming that the international body “missed the call” on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Voters get a say in straight duel between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders

10/03/2020

What is now effectively a two-man race for the Democratic presidential nomination gets under way on Tuesday a week after Joe Biden benefited from a rapid consolidation of moderate and establishment voters, while Bernie Sanders outlasted Elizabeth Warren as the progressive left’s last hope.

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Notable departures from Donald Trump’s White House

13/06/2019

With press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announcing she is standing down from he role at the White House, we take a look at some of the other high-ranking officials who have departed from the Trump administration – either voluntarily or by being sacked by the president.