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Ginsburg Supreme Court: Republicans secure vote for replacement

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Romney, who has clashed fiercely with Mr Trump, was seen as a possible Republican holdout Republicans have secured the numbers needed to ensure that President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will face a confirmation vote in the Senate. Senator Mitt Romney of Utah …

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John Lennon killer says sorry for ‘despicable act’

Image caption John Lennon and Yoko Ono pictured backstage at Top of the Pops in 1970 Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon, has apologised to the late Beatle’s widow, Yoko Ono, 40 years after his death. Chapman shot Lennon four times outside his New York Manhattan apartment as …

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Trudeau Throne speech: Why this is a big moment for Canadian PM

Image copyright AFP via Getty Images Image caption Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will unveil his agenda for Canada’s pandemic recovery As Canada’s parliament returns and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks to put an ethics scandal behind him, his government will on Tuesday unveil its plans for the country’s pandemic response …

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Ginsburg Supreme Court: Trump to name nominee by week’s end

Media captionHundreds of people visited the US Supreme Court to pay their respects to the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg President Trump has said he will name a replacement to Ruth Bader Ginsburg by week’s end and urged the Republican-controlled Senate to confirm his Supreme Court choice before 3 November. …

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US Supreme Court: The top contenders to fill vacancy

US President Donald Trump has said he will announce this week his candidate to fill the vacancy at the Supreme Court created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal icon. President Trump said his choice would be “a woman – a very talented, very brilliant woman”. Two …

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