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Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to let it end DACA 16 Jan 5:53pm Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to let it end DACA
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Seeking to force a showdown over the politically charged programme
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Trump's unprecedented year in the White House: The biggest dramas and battles on Capitol Hill 16 Jan 4:38pm Trump's unprecedented year in the White House: The biggest dramas and battles on Capitol Hill
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With scandal, in-fighting and leaks being a regular occurrence at the White House, Congress has found it difficult not to follow suit
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16 Jan 4:33pm Domestic worker died because she was too frightened to access healthcare over immigration fears, MPs told
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Data-sharing agreement between NHS and Home Office to track illegal immigrants making people 'too frightened' to access healthcare, MPs hear
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16 Jan 3:57pm Researchers discover new catalyst for efficiently recycling waste carbon dioxide into plastic
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'Paired with carbon capture technology, this could lead to an incredibly green production mechanism for everyday plastics, meanwhile sequestering harmful greenhouse gases'
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Japanese city placed on high alert after supermarket sells fish more poisonous than cyanide 16 Jan 3:30pm Japanese city placed on high alert after supermarket sells fish more poisonous than cyanide
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'Eating a blowfish liver can paralyse motor nerves, and in a serious case cause respiratory arrest leading to death'
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Kiev protests: Violent protests erupt outside parliament building over controversial bill 16 Jan 3:17pm Kiev protests: Violent protests erupt outside parliament building over controversial bill
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If the bill is passed Ukraine will openly refer to conflict as 'Russian armed aggression'
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16 Jan 3:02pm Labour runners and riders: Who might lead after Jeremy Corbyn?
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The Labour who are best placed to replace the party leader when he leaves the job
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Trump administration cuts aid to Palestinians by more than half 16 Jan 2:29pm Trump administration cuts aid to Palestinians by more than half
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The US says it wants other countries to step up and contribute more
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Mantis shrimps pack powerful punch thanks to ultra-strong hammers on limbs, finds study 16 Jan 2:17pm Mantis shrimps pack powerful punch thanks to ultra-strong hammers on limbs, finds study
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Creatures use resilient clubs with composite structure to smash into prey, inspiring researchers aiming to create new synthetic materials
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16 Jan 2:12pm Jerusalem's new British-born deputy mayor: Israel is no apartheid state - it just has an issue with bad PR
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Interview: Fleur Hassan-Nahoum wants to become an ambassador for Israel on the international stage, saying the country's reputation is simply a matter of 'atrocious' PR
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16 Jan 1:36pm Airbus A380 - dead aircraft walking, or poster plane for the future?
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'Projections for the A380 anticipated inflight shopping malls and gyms, but from the economy passenger's point of view the reality has been seats, seats and more seats'
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Cocaine addiction: Scientists cure mice of dependency on the drug 16 Jan 1:17pm Cocaine addiction: Scientists cure mice of dependency on the drug
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Study discovers molecule which drives mice to seek out cocaine - and can be treated with drugs already known to be safe in humans
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World's largest wealth fund pulls out of BAE systems over nuclear weapons links 16 Jan 12:53pm World's largest wealth fund pulls out of BAE systems over nuclear weapons links
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UK defence firm one of nine companies excluded from investment by Norway's Government Pension Fund Global on ethical grounds
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16 Jan 12:23pm Black teenager who was seriously injured during police chase 'mistaken for someone else', says mother
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Watchdog investigating how 15-year-old Terrell Decosta Jones-Burton came off his bicycle during chase
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Donald Trump condemned by pastor during sermon while Mike Pence 'sits in pews red-faced' 16 Jan 12:09pm Donald Trump condemned by pastor during sermon while Mike Pence 'sits in pews red-faced'
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Maurice Watson brands US President's alleged 's***hole countries' remark 'dehumanising' and 'ugly'
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16 Jan 12:04pm Southern Rail voted UK's worst train service for third year in a row
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Southern scored poorly for value for money, reliability and punctuality
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16 Jan 11:23am Humpback whale entangled in 285ft of rope freed by rescuers off coast of Hawaii
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Ocean giant breaches 'several times' next to response team after being released
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16 Jan 11:12am Deadly ocean heatwaves were made over 50 times more likely by climate change, scientists report
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Periods of higher temperatures in world's seas, which can devastate marine wildlife, will be more frequent in future
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16 Jan 10:49am North Korean 'ghost ship' washes ashore in Japan with eight decomposed bodies on board
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Badge bearing portraits of authoritarian state's leaders found alongside corpses
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16 Jan 10:16am Haiti-born West Point graduate explains tear-filled photo during graduation parade
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2nd Lt Idrache, originally from Haiti, graduated at the top of his class in physics and will attend army aviation school at Fort Rucker, Alabama
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16 Jan 9:39am Bannon before House Intelligence Committee over Trump-Russia links amid escalating war with President
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Closed-door session comes after very public spat provoked by publication of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury
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16 Jan 8:58am House prices soar in the Midlands but London market continues to cool
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This is the fourth month in a row house price growth has fallen in the capital
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16 Jan 8:44am NHS triggers contingency plans in 14 hospital trusts with Carillion contracts
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Extra staff sent to six major hospitals to ensure vital cleaning, maintenance and catering services keep operating
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16 Jan 8:12am Dog 'just days from death' rescued after surviving for months in Utah desert
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Canine diagnosed with severe case of mange and malnourishment
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16 Jan 7:12am Carillion collapse: Company's suppliers to get less than 1p for every pound they are owed
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Trade creditors set to receive just £600,000 from around £100m owed to them, top accountant says
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16 Jan 6:54am Kim Wall: Danish submarine owner Peter Madsen charged with murder of Swedish journalist
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Inventor claims the writer died accidentally inside the vessel while he was on deck
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