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Women's March protests: Thousands rally against Trump

On the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, organisers hope to encourage women to get more involved in politics.

Women's marches

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Journalist among J20 defendants still being charged

Reporter Aaron Cantu is among 59 defendants who the US government is prosecuting over an Inauguration Day rally.

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Mattis: Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror

US defence chief outlines the US's new security strategy, warns of diminished capability 'in every domain of warfare'.

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US government shuts down over immigration impasse

Senate Democrats block White House-backed bill to keep the government running for another four weeks.

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Facebook plan to combat fake news draws scepticism

Social media giant plans to survey users on which news sources they find trustworthy in effort to tackle fake news.

Facebook's CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg

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What happens if the US government shuts down?

The US government's stopgap funding expires on January 19 and negotiations on a budget have stalled. What happens next?

Trump and Republicans

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Charges dropped for 129 anti-Trump protest defendants

The government will pursue felony charges against 59 defendants, putting them at risk of decades in jail.

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2017 revealed as warmest non-El Nino year

Dramatic rise in global temperatures continues, according to World Meteorological Organisation.

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Ohio teen Joseph Haynes killed by police in court

Teenage boy fatally shot as scuffles broke out between deputy sheriff and family after juvenile hearing in US state.

Joseph Haynes

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HRW: Populist demagogues threaten human rights

Executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, discusses the danger posed by the rise of authoritarian leaders in US and Europe.

Kenneth Roth

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