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    1. July 29, 2016

      Hillary Clinton warns US of dangers in electing Trump

      Hillary Clinton on Thursday warned Americans that Donald Trump did not have the temperament to serve as...

    2. The World

      July 29, 2016

      White House Countdown - Hillary's test

      Sign up for our daily US politics newsletter here. The dream script for Democrats in Philadelphia tonight would have...

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    1. July 28, 2016

      The Obama-Clinton divide on foreign policy

      When Barack Obama leaves the White House, a distinctive American approach to the world will leave with him. If Obama’s...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      July 28, 2016

      Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention

      US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo...

    3. July 28, 2016

      Obama’s call to America’s better angels

      It was arguably the most fateful speech of Barack Obama’s life. On previous occasions he may have been seeking office,...

    4. July 28, 2016

      Obama urges America to choose optimism over Trump’s vision

      Barack Obama implored Americans to choose an optimistic future with Hillary Clinton as his successor, as the president...

    5. July 23, 2016

      Clinton dismisses Trump’s dark vision of US

      Hillary Clinton panned Donald Trump for presenting a “dark and divisive vision” of the future as sought to draw a stark...

    6. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Week ahead: US GDP, politics and the Fed

      Attention shifts squarely to the US next week as investors watch for the latest monetary policy decision from the...

    7. July 21, 2016

      US justice department moves to block health insurance megamergers

      The US Department of Justice on Thursday moved to block two health insurance megamergers worth a combined $85bn,...

    8. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Hedge funds sue Puerto Rico governor

      A number of hedge funds sued the governor and Treasury secretary of Puerto Rico on Wednesday, claiming that they had...

    9. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: post-referendum unease continues

      The International Monetary Fund has slashed its forecasts for the UK economy next year following the vote to leave the...

    10. July 19, 2016

      Boris Johnson accused of lying and insulting Barack Obama

      Boris Johnson’s past as a colourful newspaper columnist caught up with him on Tuesday, as US journalists accused him at...

    11. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Health insurers sink as DoJ said to prepare suits

      Shares in healthcare insurers were sinking fast on Tuesday after reports emerged that US anti-trust officials were...

    12. July 18, 2016

      Poland’s public image takes another beating

      Poland’s conservative nationalist government announced plans last week to set up a foundation, funded by state...

    13. July 17, 2016

      Doubt cast over scale of Nice killer’s Islamist radicalisation

      Shortly before 4am on Friday, François Hollande made his first address to a nation that was once more reeling from an...

    14. July 16, 2016

      Turmoil in Turkey complicates US fight against Isis

      The White House took several hours on Friday to address the attempted coup in Turkey, underscoring both the lack of...

    15. July 16, 2016

      US declassifies Saudi pages of 9/11 report

      The Obama administration on Friday declassified and made public 28 previously secret pages detailing links between...

    16. July 15, 2016

      South China Sea: Building up trouble

      Whoever replaces Barack Obama will face many difficult choices but few are likely to be as stark as those in the Asia...

    17. July 15, 2016

      Pat Summitt, college basketball coach, 1952-2016

      Pat Summitt looked fierce patrolling the sidelines of the basketball court, almost like an axe murderess identifying...

    18. July 15, 2016

      The freedom of deciding to cut down on choices

      When Barack Obama works late in the White House until 2am, he has one constant companion: seven almonds. “Not six, not...

    19. July 15, 2016

      America’s white backlash

      It has been almost two centuries since the term “white trash” first appeared in print. The epithet remains very much in...

    20. July 14, 2016

      Washington trade official reveals early talks on UK trade deal

      The Obama administration has begun preliminary discussions with senior UK officials about how they might pursue a trade...

    21. July 12, 2016

      Obama in call to Americans to reject despair

      President Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject despair in the wake of the latest mass shooting in the US as he...

    22. July 12, 2016

      Sanders endorses Clinton at joint rally

      Hillary Clinton has won the formal backing of Bernie Sanders after weeks of hesitation by the Vermont senator, a...

    23. July 12, 2016

      UN sea ruling raises risks for US and China

      The sweeping ruling by a UN tribunal against China’s claims in the South China Sea presents an opportunity for the US...

    24. July 12, 2016

      Spain’s long wait for a latter-day Marshall

      Guadalix de la Sierra is a place of no particular distinction in the foothills of the mountain range north of Madrid....

    25. July 12, 2016

      Obama forced Xi to back down over South China Sea dispute

      US President Barack Obama in March delivered a stark admonition to Xi Jinping over the South China Sea, warning the...

    26. July 11, 2016

      Trump narrows search for running mate

      Donald Trump is expected to name his vice-presidential running mate this week to generate buzz before the Republican...

    27. July 11, 2016

      Pentagon to send more troops to Iraq

      The US is to send a further 560 troops to Iraq to help retake the city of Mosul, the latest escalation by the Obama...

    28. July 11, 2016

      Obama calls for unity as Dallas mourns

      Thousands gather to share Dallas’s pain US President Barack Obama cut short a visit to Europe on Sunday to fly home...

    29. July 10, 2016

      Sanders leaves stamp on Democratic platform

      Supporters of Bernie Sanders lost a key battle on trade but claimed victory in other efforts to leave the Democratic...

    30. July 10, 2016

      Dallas’s threat to the 2016 race

      For a change, Donald Trump has been a model of restraint. Instead of stirring things up on Twitter, the Republican...

    31. July 10, 2016

      Nato show of unity masks domestic divisions

      Nato leaders sat down for dinner in Warsaw’s presidential palace on Friday, capping a day of tough talks on Russia and...

    32. July 10, 2016

      Police shootings spur shift in US race debate

      On Friday, Newt Gingrich placed himself in a position few would have expected for the former Republican speaker of the...

    33. The World

      July 9, 2016

      Why Obama decided to criticise Poland

      It was a carefully worded criticism – just 160 words long – that Barack Obama delivered to Poland’s government on...

    34. The World

      July 9, 2016

      White House Countdown: Dallas tragedy takes on a political edge

      A day that began with a rare show of political unity over the killing of five Dallas police officers had by the late...

    35. July 8, 2016

      America fears ‘another red summer’ after Dallas

      Just two months ago, Barack Obama told a graduating class at Howard University that America was by almost every measure...

    36. July 8, 2016

      Obama rebukes Poland for rule of law issue

      US President Barack Obama called on Poland’s government to “support democratic institutions”, voicing concern over...

    37. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Obama calls for 'pragmatic' EU/UK talks

      US president Barack Obama has called for the UK and EU to avoid “protracted and adversarial” negotiations over...

    38. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Obama calls Dallas attack 'vicious, calculated'

      Barack Obama has condemned what he called a “vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement” in Dallas on...

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