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US president Barack Obama: he promised a year ago he would end the NSA’s bulk collection of telephone records and replace it with another means of allowing counter-terrorism investigators to access data

President Barack Obama has made limited changes to protect the privacy of Americans and foreigners with new rules on how US intelligence agents gathe(...)

US president Barack Obama: said video would redouble the determination of the US-led coalition to “degrade and defeat” Islamic State. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Jordan’s King Abdullah cut short a visit to Washington yesterday following the posting of images of the execution by Islamic State (IS) of cap(...)

Activists protest near the Manhattan apartment of billionaire and Republican financier David Koch last June in New York City. The demonstrators were protesting against the campaign contributions by the billionaire Koch brothers. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

With just 646 days to go, the 2016 US presidential race is already starting up and the ring is packed with various Republicans vying to prove who is t(...)

More than €120,000 worth of Garth Brooks tickets for the concerts that never were have yet to be refunded a full year after they went on sale. Photograph: Getty

More than €120,000 worth of Garth Brooks tickets for the concerts that never were have yet to be refunded a full year after they went on sale.The coun(...)

A polar bear keeps close to her young along the Beaufort Sea coast in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. US president Barack Obama’s proposal would be the largest designation of wilderness since the Wilderness Act in the 1960. Photograph: Susanne Miller/Reuters

A senior White House official has criticised a Republican senator from Alaska and the state’s congressional representatives for their strong disapp(...)

A member of the Secret Service’s Uniformed Division sits in his car on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House  in Washington D.C. A device, believed to be a small aerial drone, was found on the grounds of the White House. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images.

A device, suspected to be an unmanned aerial drone, has been found on the White House grounds. US president Barack Obama and the first lady were in In(...)

‘He’s alone on the stage – always his preferred setting. As an isolato, he can say what he thinks and define himself on his own terms. He can ascend to the mountaintop and ignore us when we pester him to come down.’ Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The talk up in Boston is all about deflation while the talk down here is all about inflation. Our sleek, techie president, whose battery dies f(...)

A bus passes by a memorial to those killed when a rocket struck a bus stop in Donetsk. Photograph: Brendan Hoffman/The New York Times

Western states are to discuss tightening sanctions on Russia after Moscow-backed militants were blamed for a rocket attack on the Ukrainian city of(...)

 Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holds a photograph allegedly showing the body of Haruna Yukawa, in a video released by Islamic State. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Japan has been left reeling by a video apparently showing Islamic State hostage Kenji Goto pleading with prime minister Shinzo Abe not to let him d(...)

Protesters holding placards  during a demonstration in front of the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo.  Some  200 people took part in the demonstration that saw the participants not only protesting against the relocation of a US military base to Henoko in the Okinawa prefecture, but also rallying in support of Kenji Goto, the remaining Japanese captive held by Islamic State militants. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has called the killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants “outrageous” and again demanded the group r(...)

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