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52-year-old born in Kent had ‘a range of previous convictions for assaults’

President fails to reach deal with hardliners as reform bill hangs in the balance

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Finance minister sets aside belief in closer integration to advocate looser ‘multi-speed’ governance

Showdown on Capitol Hill could lead to massive overhaul in Senate rules


Jay Clayton voices doubt about corporate penalties for wrongdoing

Congressional decision on repeal of Obamacare has become a focus for US stock market

Trump spending plan for $4.5bn stands against dwindling incursions while visa overstays rise

Eric Mindich’s group endured ‘disappointing’ 2016 when flagship fund lost 9% in value


Legacy of drugs, alcohol and suicide will weigh on economy for years, says study

Detroit carmaker ramps up investments in new technology including driverless cars

Ukraine accuses Moscow of role in attack on witness in Yanukovich treason trial

Sudden announcement about restrictions on electronic devices has added to confusion

US News

Number of vacancies the largest to confront a new president in quarter of a century

Allegations of bribes over tainted exports add to a line of corruption scandals

High-profile court battle ends before jury could decide on alleged accounting errors

Third contract extension as media company continues search for successor


‘Populist leaders act out revenge fantasies for people who feel slighted. Trump, being Trump, turns the dial up to eleven’

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