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Sebastian Smith

Sebastian Smith

    Trump promises North Korea 'awesome' future ahead of nuclear talks
    Trump promises North Korea 'awesome' future ahead of nuclear talks
    United States President Donald Trump touted North Korea's "awesome" future if his "friend" Kim Jong-un, whom he meets for a high-stakes dinner...
    Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
    Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
    United States president Donald Trump backed down late on Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address, agreeing to delay...
    US government shutdown extends into next week
    US government shutdown extends into next week
    The United States government partial shutdown is set to stretch deep into next week after legislators failed on Thursday to make a breakthrough in...
    Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Trump rule
    Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Trump rule
    Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump's controversial presidency,...
    Trump hits election trail threatening troop surge on Mexico border
    Trump hits election trail threatening troop surge on Mexico border
    President Donald Trump further hardened his pre-election anti-immigration rhetoric in a Florida campaign stop on Wednesday, after threatening to...
    Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN ambassador
    Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN ambassador
    Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump's national security...
    Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political'
    Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political'
    US President Donald Trump on Monday branded sexual assault allegations that threaten to bring down his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...
    Brazil's Lula spends first day of 12-year prison sentence
    Brazil's Lula spends first day of 12-year prison sentence
    Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent Sunday as Brazil's first ex-president to be imprisoned for a common crime – and his cell was in the headquarters...
    Marielle Franco character assassination campaign begins
    Marielle Franco character assassination campaign begins
    First, Marielle Franco was gunned down in an apparent organised hit, prompting tens of thousands of Brazilians to protest. Then came the character...
    Merriment and misery: How the world kicked off 2013
    Merriment and misery: How the world kicked off 2013
    A million people crammed into Times Square on Tuesday to greet the new year in a global party that kicked off in Australia before rolling around the...
    Putting a price on despair
    Putting a price on despair
    A version of The Scream, one of the world's most famous paintings and an iconic image of despair, has been put on public show at Sotheby's...
    Violence dogs Occupy Wall Street anniversary
    Violence dogs Occupy Wall Street anniversary
    New York police arrested protesters celebrating the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street by massing on a square near the stock exchange over...