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Top Trump economic aide Cohn resigns

Donald Trump’s White House was rocked by another high-profile resignation Tuesday, as top economic advisor Gary Cohn quit in protest at the president’s decision to levy global steel tariffs. “It has been an honor to serve my country and enact pro-growth economic policies to benefit the American people,” Cohn said …

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Man fatally shoots himself in front of White House

A man fatally shot himself on the crowded pedestrian avenue directly in front of the White House on Saturday, officials said. “Adult male has been declared deceased,” the Washington, DC Police Department said on Twitter. The Secret Service said a white male approached the fence north of the White House …

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US government in shutdown as midnight deadline passes

The US government officially shutdown on Saturday, the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal. Senators were still negotiating on the Senate floor as the clock turned midnight, but Trump’s office issued a statement blaming opposition Democrats for the crisis. Spokeswoman …

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