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Guess who the most popular Trump is?

A NEW poll has revealed the most popular member of the First Family, with First Lady Melania Trump coming out on top — with a 48 per cent approval rating. In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, Mrs Trump ranks as more popular than her husband, US President Donald Trump, and also …

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Trump’s bizarre response to protests

TENS of thousands of protesters took to the the streets in the US for the second Women’s March, denouncing US President Donald Trump’s views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women’s rights. The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities are a reprise …

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Childrens’ long road to recovery

THEY are safe for now and, according to authorities, they are relieved. They are unshackled and free. And surrounded by the unfamiliar. The 13 siblings, aged two to 29, rescued from what was described as nothing less than a torture chamber face years of therapy, experts say, as they learn …

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‘House of horror’ man kidnapped wife

MORE shocking details have emerged of how David Turpin kidnapped his wife when she was just 16, as cops are set to conduct DNA tests and search for kids who didn’t survive. Authorities say that David Turpin kidnapped his future wife, Louise, when she was 16 years old so they …

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Trump proposes ‘nuclear option’ on shutdown

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has called for the implementation of new rules to end the government shutdown. The ‘nuclear option,’ or constitutional option, is a parliamentary procedure that would allow the US Senate to override a rule by a simple majority of 51 votes, instead of by a supermajority of …

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Vegas shooter’s chilling plot revealed

THE Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern American history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said today. But almost four months after Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and wounded more than …

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Dogs at ‘horror house’ fed more than kids

TWO healthy dogs have been rescued from the “House of Horrors” where 13 children were allegedly starved and tortured by their own parents. David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, denied 75 charges of child abuse, torture and false imprisonment when they appeared at court in Riverside, California …

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Kim, Kanyne announce baby name

IT IS official — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have finally revealed the name of their baby girl. The child has been called Chicago West. Kardashian announced the name on her website and on Twitter. The mother-of-three revealed in a second tweet that the baby would be known as Chi …

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Best covers of Trump’s first year

THE saying goes that Donald Trump’s first year as US President has been a victory for two main groups — comedians and journalists. Mr Trump himself has commented on the “huge ratings” that US broadcasters have enjoyed since he became president. The LA Times reports that Fox News finished 2017 …

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Pacific

Jacinda Ardern reveals she’s pregnant

NEW Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed she is expecting her first child with her partner Clarke Gayford. The 37 year old Labour leader, who came to the prime ministership last year after doing a deal with Nationals Party leader Winston Peters, revealed the news on social media this …

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