Steve Bannon out of white house

Steve Bannon was fired from his role as chief strategist by President Donald Trump on Friday, after a controversial run as part of the Trump administration. White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, released a statement confirming the firing, after rumours that Mr Bannon would be fired soon had already started spreading. “White House Chief…

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Trump faces continued backlash over Charlottesville response

All 17 members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) have resigned as a rebuke to US President Donald Trump’s handling of the Charlottesville attack, where he refrained from condemning white supremacists after one drove a car into a group of counter-protestors. The mass resignation letter cites the Trump administration’s “refusal to…

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Two dead after stabbing rampage in Turku

Two people have died and six more have been injured during a stabbing rampage in Turku, Finland on Friday. The attack occurred around 4:40pm in a market square in the south-western city, with local police warning people to avoid the area. The attacker, an as yet unidentified man, was shot and arrested on the scene.…

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Xenophon confirmed as “colonial pom”

   South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has received confirmation from the UK Home Office that he is a British citizen. Mr Xenophon received citizenship through his father, Theodoros Xenophou, who is from Cyprus which was a British colony until 1960. Mr Xenophou retained his British citizenship, which passed through to his son, making Mr Xenophon…

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