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Obama ends special immigration policy for Cubans

President ends decades-old policy that allowed Cuban migrants who reached US soil illegally to stay.

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A rare murder-free day recorded in El Salvador

One of the world’s deadliest countries recorded its first day without a single killing since January 2015.

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Donald Trump picks Mattis and Pompeo take aim at Russia

Remarks at confirmation hearings are the latest by Donald Trump's cabinet picks moving away from pre-election rhetoric.

James Mattis

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US Republicans take first step to scrap Obamacare

The resolution instructs committees of the House and Senate to draft repeal legislation by a target date of January 27.

House of Representatives

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Obama's final speech: 'We rise or fall as one'

Outgoing president calls on supporters to defend his legacy and reminds Americans they are on the same team.

Obama's final speech

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Daniel Ortega sworn in as president for third time

Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo become the first married couple to hold office in Nicaragua's history.

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Charleston massacre: Dylann Roof sentenced to death

White supremacist convicted of killing nine black churchgoers in 2015, expresses no regret for crime in final statement.

Dylann Roof

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Donald Trump blasts US intel for 'fake' Russia dossier

US President-elect denounces reports that Russia obtained compromising personal and financial information about him.

Trump press conference

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John Kelly: Border wall 'will not do the job' alone

Ex-marine general says creation of physical obstacles and supporting surveillance technologies key on Mexico border.

John Kelly

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Russia denies it has compromising information on Trump

Moscow says claims that Russia has harmful information on president-elect are false and aimed at damaging ties with US.

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