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US-Australia refugee deal: Trump in 'worst call' with Turnbull

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 16:45Thu, 02/02/2017 - 22:00
  
The world is getting its first look at Donald Trump the Diplomat. He looks a lot like Donald Trump the Candidate, Donald Trump the Businessman and Donald Trump the Reality Television Host.
  
He's brash. He has a temper. He's willing to say impolite things. He can be bullying or ingratiating, depending on his own internal calculations.
  
Such attributes made him must-see television on The Apprentice. It helped him land blockbuster real-estate deals in boom times and stay one step ahead of financial collapse when business went bad.
  
It's an open question whether it will be effective as a way to assert national authority on the world stage.
  
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Fillon: 'Investigation's aim is to destroy me'

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 21:05Thu, 02/02/2017 - 21:40
France Televisions also screened extracts from an interview with his Welsh-born wife in 2007 in which she told British media that she had never worked as his assistant.
A French TV channel also screened extracts from an interview with his Welsh-born wife in 2007 in which she told British media that she had never worked as his assistant.
Support to Mr Fillon support is eroding among his own party.
Support for Mr Fillon is eroding among his own party.