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US President Condemns 'Horrific Shooting', Says 'Our Hearts Are Broken'

US President  Condemns 'Horrific Shooting'

US President Donald Trump on Monday condemned what he described as a "horrific shooting" and pledged the full support of the federal government after 26 people were killed in a rampage at a Texas church.

"This act of evil occurred as the victims and their families were in their place of worship. Our hearts are broken," Trump said on a visit to Japan.

"We pull together, we join arms ... through the tears and the sadness we stand strong," added the president, addressing business leaders on day two of his Asian trip.

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India Plays A 'Big Role' In Indo-Pacific Region

 India plays a "big role"

Ahead of US President Donald Trump's maiden Asia trip, the White House said today that India plays a "big role" in the Indo-Pacific region.

Later this week, President Trump embarks on a 12-day visit to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and Philippines. Though Donald Trump will not be visiting India this time, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference when asked about India's role in the Indo-Pacific region that "It (India) certainly plays a big role."

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Trump To Press China On North Korea, Trade On Beijing Visit

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US President Donald Trump will urge Chinese President Xi Jinping to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions against North Korea and take other steps to pressure Pyongyang when he travels to China next month, a senior White House official said on Monday.

Isolating North Korea further is a key goal for Trump on what will be his longest foreign trip to date. His Nov. 3-14 trip will include visits to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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North Korea Shrugs Off Donald Trump Threat As 'Dog's Bark'

North Korea Shrugs Off Donald Trump Threat As 'Dog's Bark'

North Korea's foreign minister has brushed aside US President Donald Trump's fiery threat to destroy his nation, comparing it to a "dog's bark" and suggesting Pyongyang would not be deterred by the rhetoric.

Trump used his stormy maiden address at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday to warn the North that Washington would "totally destroy" it if the US or its allies was attacked.

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Xi Jinping, Donald Trump Discuss Sanctions Pressure On North Korea

Xi Jinping, Donald Trump Discuss Sanctions Pressure On North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump spoke about keeping pressure on North Korea with economic sanctions imposed through the United Nations, the White House said in a statement on Monday.

The United States and South Korea and separately Russia together with China, carried out military drills in a show of force against North Korea, which has defied UN Security Council resolutions to conduct nuclear tests and ballistic missile tests.

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Trump Appoints Indian-American On Key Position In White House

Trump Appoints Indian-American

US President Donald Trump has appointed Indian-American Raj Shah to a key position in his communications team, the White House says.

Mr Trump also appointed his confidant Hope Hicks as his Communications Director, officials say.

Mr Hicks previously served as Assistant to the President and Interim Communications Director.

"Raj Shah will serve as Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary," the White House said in a statement.

Mr Shah formerly served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director.

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Donald Trump offers to mediate in Qatar crisis

US President Donald Trump offered today to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors and said he believed the dispute could be solved "fairly easily."

"I would be willing to be the mediator," Trump told reporters at a joint press conference with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.

"I would be willing to do so, and I think you'd have a deal worked out very quickly," Trump said. "I think it's something that's going to get solved fairly easily."

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Don't Have To Worry For 6 Months, Trump Tells DACA Beneficiaries

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US President Donald Trump told young undocumented migrants protected from deportation under the DACA program that they need not worry about their immigration status for the next six months - the period the president gave Congress to find an alternative to the immigration plan.

"For all of those (DACA) that are concerned about your status during the 6 month period, you have nothing to worry about - No action!" Mr Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday.

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'Sad Day' For NKorea If US Takes Military Action, Says Trump

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US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would prefer not to use military action against North Korea to counter its nuclear and missile threat but that if he did it would be a "very sad day" for the leadership in Pyongyang.

Trump again pointedly declined to rule out a US military response following North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test as his administration seeks increased economic sanctions, saying Pyongyang was "behaving badly and it's got to stop."

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Willing To Mediate In Qatar Crisis Talks, Deal Can Come Quick, Says Donald Trump

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Willing To Mediate In Qatar Crisis Talks, Deal Can Come Quick, Says Trump

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would be willing to step in and mediate the worst dispute in decades among the US-allied Gulf Arab states and Qatar, and said that he thinks a deal could come quickly.

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