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Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

President will not open new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place Donald Trump has cancelled a visit to Britain next month to open the new US embassy in London, amid fears of mass protests. The president claimed on Twitter that the reason for calling off the

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'Unclear, unfunny, delete': editor's notes on Milo Yiannopoulos book revealed

Court submissions over far-right provocateurs memoir reveal concerns over weak arguments, boasting and racism Court documents filed in the US have revealed the editorial concerns of the publisher Simon & Schuster about the manuscript of the alt-right controversialist Milo Yiannopouloss autobiography Dangerous. Having reportedly secured the book for an advance of $255,000 (200,000), Yiannopoulos set

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Erica Garner, Black Lives Matter activist, dies aged 27

Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio among those to pay tribute to Eric Garners daughter, who was in hospital for a week after a heart attack The Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner has died, after a week in hospital following a heart attack. She was 27. Garner was the daughter of Eric Garner, a

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Trump threatens to cut aid to countries over UN Jerusalem vote

General assembly to vote on rejecting US recognition of city as Israeli capital with Trump warning: Were not going to be taken advantage of any longer Donald Trump has threatened to withhold billions of dollars of US aid from countries which vote in favour of a United Nations resolution rejecting taking names of countries that