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News Daily: Corbyn warned of resignations and Trump threatened over wall plan

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Image copyright PA More Labour MPs ‘thinking hard’ about future He’s seven MPs down, following the resignation from the Labour Party of a group of parliamentarians unhappy with his leadership. But could Jeremy Corbyn be in for more bad news? At a Labour MPs’ meeting described as “tense”, Corbyn …

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Trump urges Venezuelan military: ‘Set your country free’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump addressed Venezuelan Americans in southern Florida US President Donald Trump has appealed directly to the Venezuela military to abandon their support for President Nicolás Maduro. In a speech in Miami, the president warned “the eyes of the entire world” were on those propping him up. Mr Trump said those who …

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Trump lashes out at ‘treasonous’ officials after McCabe interview

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMcCabe: “There were concerns about Trump’s intent” US President Donald Trump has issued an angry response after a TV interview on Sunday alleged that officials had held discussions to have him removed. Mr Trump tweeted of “illegal and treasonous” behaviour and an “illegal coup attempt”. In the interview, ex-acting FBI chief Andrew …

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Key senator vows to probe discussions about removing Trump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Senator Lindsey Graham said he was “stunned” by the latest comments by Andrew McCabe The chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee has vowed to get to the bottom of allegations that discussions were held in 2017 on removing President Donald Trump from office. Senator Lindsey Graham pledged to issue subpoenas “if that’s what it …

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Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump: “Put them on trial” President Trump has told the UK and other European allies to take back and put on trial more than 800 Islamic State (IS) group fighters captured in the final battle against the group. His tweet comes as US-backed Kurdish forces continue an assault on the last pocket of …

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Mexico border wall: Trump confirms emergency move

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLive: Donald Trump declares emergency over Mexico border wall President Trump has confirmed he will use emergency powers to build a wall on the US border with Mexico, saying “walls work”. Building the wall was a key pledge of Mr Trump’s campaign, but Democrats have described the emergency as a “gross abuse …

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Trump in good health despite weight in obese range – doctor

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Trump is 6ft3in (1.9m) tall and weighs 243lb (110kg) US President Donald Trump has put on weight since his last medical check-up, but remains in “very good health”, his official doctor Sean Conley says. Mr Trump had received a higher dose of medicine to lower his cholesterol levels, his memo said. Mr Trump weighed …

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Trump to sign border security bill and declare emergency over wall

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump has threatened declaring a national emergency over the wall before President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert a government shutdown as well as declare a national emergency to fund his wall. The White House said he would sign the bill as promised, but also take action to bypass …

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Paul Manafort: Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors, judge rules

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Paul Manafort was found guilty of multiple fraud charges in 2018 Donald Trump’s former election campaign chief Paul Manafort breached his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller by lying to prosecutors, a US judge says. US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Manafort “made multiple false statements” to the FBI, Mr …

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BBC asks White House for security review after Trump rally attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA Trump supporter shoves a BBC cameraman at the El Paso rally The BBC has requested the White House review security for media attending President Donald Trump’s rallies after an attack on one of its cameramen. The BBC’s Ron Skeans was shoved and sworn at by a man in a Make America …

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