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Humiliation for Trump after defeat on ‘Obamacare’ repeal

Donald Trump and Republican leaders have scrapped their bill to repeal “Obamacare” in a humiliating failure for the US president, when it became clear his flagship manifesto pledge would nosedive in the House of Representatives.

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The Caryocolum blandelloides moth is threatened by the development of Coul Links golf course say campaigners. Picture: Contributed

Campaigners call for Trump rival to rethink Highland course

Conservationists are calling for a rethink of plans by a US billionaire business rival of Donald Trump to turn “an irreplaceable natural jewel” in the Highlands into a world-class championship golf course.

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Westminster attack: Donald Trump offers ‘full co-operation and support’

Westminster attack: Donald Trump offers ‘full co-operation and support’

Donald Trump has offered the “full co-operation and support” of the United States in responding to the Westminster terror attack and “bringing those responsible to justice”.

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FBI director James Comey, left, and National Security Agency director Michael Rogers at the Congressional hearing. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

FBI reveals investigation into Trump’s links with Russia

FBI director James Comey has confirmed an investigation is under way into possible links between Russia and associates of US president Donald Trump, as part of a wider probe into Russian interference in the presidential election.

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Donald Trump aims to cut Republican targets such as legal aid. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

US Senate rejects claims Trump Tower was wiretapped

A Senate committee has rejected claims Trump Tower was under surveillance by the US government before or after the election.

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Police must not "limit or suppress" protests in the event of Donald Trump visiting Scotland, according to Scottish Greens leader Patrick Harvie

Greens: ‘Donald Trump visit protests must not be suppressed’

The Scottish Greens have called for assurances that police will not “limit or suppress” protests in the event that US President Donald Trump visits Scotland.

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Ex-MI6 agent behind Trump Russia dossier speaks out

The former British intelligence officer behind a dossier of allegations about Donald Trump has broken his silence.

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The FBI has reoportedly dismissed Donald Trump's claims that Barack Obama had his phones tapped (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI: Trump’s claims Obama tapped his phones are false

The FBI is disputing Donald Trump’s claim that Barack Obama had his telephones tapped during the election, according to reports.

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Presidents Donald Trump and Barrack Obama in happier times. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Trump urges US Congress to investigate Obama over wiretapping

The White House has asked Congress to expand its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election to include President Donald Trump’s unverified allegation that former President Barack Obama stepped over a legal line in the campaign.

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President Donald Trump is accusing former President Barack Obama of having Trump's telephones wire-tapped. Picture; AP

Donald Trump accuses Obama of wire-tapping phones during election

US President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of wire-tapping his phones during the election campaign.

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President Donald Trump will reportedly visit Scotland in October. Picture: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Donald Trump visit ‘will shift to Scotland to deter protests’

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK is to be delayed until October and will take place mostly in Scotland, according to reports.

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Theresa May meeting Donald Trump in Washington. Picture: PA

Theresa May ‘must get Trump to reverse media ban’

Theresa May should use her relationship with Donald Trump to ensure British media organisations are not affected by the US President’s clampdown on the press, Tom Watson has said.

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Donald Trumps policies could hit scientific work hard. Picture: Getty Images

Trump presidency could ‘disrupt flow of scientific ideas’

US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies could “disrupt the flow of scientific ideas and knowledge”, according to an article in a leading medical journal.

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The city of Malmo - 'rape capital of the world' according to Nigel Farage. Picture: Contributed

Dominic Hinde: Beware the right-wing version of mythical Sweden

Under-researched clickbait is not just the vice of the far right, but what happens when journalists fill in the gaps, asks Dominic Hinde

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Donald Trump at Turnberry, one of the courses on the Open Championship rota. Picture: John Devlin

Donald Trump has put R&A in ‘uncharted territory’

Donald Trump has put the R&A in “uncharted territory” since becoming US President but that will not stop Turnberry being considered for the Open Championship, the organisation’s chief executive has said.

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President Donald Trump gestures during the "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Donald Trump state visit will be debated in Parliament

The state visit by Donald Trump will be debated in Parliament as protests take place across the UK against the US president.

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People in Sweden are non-plussed at Donald Trump's suggestiion their country suffered a terror attack. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Donald Trump leaves Swedes stumped over terror plot claims

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remarks that suggested a major terror incident had happened in their country.

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President Donald Trump. Picture: PA

Donald Trump and UK politicians: What they said then v now

To say that Donald Trump is a controversial politician is perhaps to win the prize for understatement of the century.

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Nearly a third of Scots surveyed said they were less likely to visit America due to Donald Trump's election victory. /Getty Images

Scots "less likely" to visit US in wake of Trump election

Scots travellers are less likely to visit America since Donald Trump was elected as president, but remain divided on whether Brexit has made them more or less likely to travel to countries within the European Union, a poll has revealed.

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President Donald Trump. Picture: AP

Trump to consider using 100k troops to round up immigrants

The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

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