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Trump questions why U.S. Civil War had to happen | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump has shown a fascination with populist 19th-century U.S. president Andrew Jackson since he has occupied the Oval Office, hanging “Old Hickory’s” portrait in the Oval Office, visiting his plantation in Tennessee and placing a wreath at his tomb.<p>U.S. President …

'Kinderen moeten minder beschermd worden opgevoed' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Dat stelt VeiligheidNL, het expertisecentrum voor veilig opgroeien.<p>VeiligheidNL lanceert daarom vrijdag de campagne <i>Met een beetje risico komen ze er</i> …

'Gelukkige juf of meester maakt kinderen gelukkig' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

"Dat gaat echt hand in hand", zegt professor Guido van Hal, die een studie van de Universiteit van Antwerpen begeleidde, in <i>De Standaard</i>.<p>"Het is een …

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Dutch military 'gravely neglected', advisory panel says | Reuters

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch military has been “gravely neglected” under Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government and even if spending is increased, it will not be in a state of “basic readiness” until 2021 at the earliest, a key government adviser said on Friday.<p>Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of …

Trump geeft Obama schuld van Guantanamo Bay-beleid Bush | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

"122 gevaarlijke gevangenen, door de regering-Obama vrijgelaten uit Gitmo, zijn teruggekeerd op het slagveld. Alweer een verschrikkelijk besluit", …

History according to Ben Carson

<b>There is history, and then there is history according to Ben Carson. The two are not always the same thing.</b><p>Mr Carson entered the race to become the Republican nominee in the US presidential election in May 2015.<p>Quite a lot has happened since then. He dropped out of the race, Donald Trump won the …

Rusland bouwt replica Duitse Rijksdag in pretpark voor 'bestorming' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

"We bouwen de Rijksdag in het pretpark zodat kinderen van het jeugdleger het echte gebouw kunnen bestormen", aldus minister van Defensie Sergej …

'Angst voor wiskunde' mogelijk genetisch bepaald | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

De studie is bedoeld om aan te tonen dat mensen die niet goed zijn in wiskunde dat niet per definitie hoeven te wijten aan een gebrek aan …

South China Sea: US carrier group begins 'routine' patrols

<b>US aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson has started what it calls "routine operations" in the South China Sea, with a fleet of supporting warships.</b><p>The deployment comes days after China's foreign ministry warned Washington against challenging Beijing's sovereignty in the region.<p>China claims several …

Trump spreekt over niet-bestaand Zweeds incident in terrorismebetoog | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

"Je ziet wat er nu is gebeurd in Duitsland. Je ziet wat er afgelopen nacht is gebeurd in Zweden. Zweden! Wie gelooft dit; Zweden? Ze lieten grote …

Russian jets in 'unsafe' encounters with destroyer - U.S. official | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Multiple Russian military aircraft came close to a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Black Sea on Feb. 10, incidents considered “unsafe and unprofessional,” a U.S. official said on Tuesday.<p>U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter sails in the Bosphorus, on its way to the …

Trump under fire in Nordstrom Ivanka row

<b>Democrats have condemned President Donald Trump's tweet attacking a clothing retailer after it dropped a fashion line owned by his daughter.</b><p>Mr Trump tweeted that "Ivanka has been treated so unfairly" by clothing retailer Nordstrom.<p>A Democratic senator called the post "inappropriate" and an ex-White …

Elizabeth Warren silenced over US Senate criticism of Sessions

<b>Democratic US Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced by Senate Republicans on Tuesday after reading a letter written by the widow of Martin Luther King Jr.</b><p>The 30-year-old letter criticised Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general.<p>Mitch McConnell, the Republican majority …

Education nominee Betsy DeVos wins Senate confirmation vote

<b>The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's controversial nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, by the slenderest possible margin.</b><p>US Vice-President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to secure her cabinet role, splitting the chamber 50-50.<p>It was the first time ever that a …

Tennisster Bouchard gaat uit met jongen na verloren weddenschap Super Bowl

De Canadese tennisster Eugenie Bouchard komt haar belofte na en gaat op stap met een fan van New England Patriots. Bouchard, finaliste op Wimbledon …

Vrouwen vaker teleurgesteld in online date | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Van alle Nederlandse stellen kent inmiddels 14 procent elkaar via internet, zo blijkt uit onderzoek van het ING Economisch Bureau. Aan de enquête …

From disputes to a breakup - wounds still raw after U.S. election | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Burning passions over Donald Trump’s presidency are taking a personal toll on both sides of the political divide. For Gayle McCormick, it is particularly wrenching: she has separated from her husband of 22 years.<p>The retired California prison guard, a self-described “Democrat …

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Bowling Green massacre: Trump aide cites non-existent attack

<b>A top aide to US President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, has cited a "massacre" which never happened while defending the president's controversial immigration ban.</b><p>Ms Conway said Mr Obama brought in a six-month ban on Iraqis after the arrest of "the masterminds behind the Bowling Green …

Trump's tipped EU ambassador is "malevolent", say European leaders

<b>European Parliament leaders have condemned US President Donald Trump's potential choice as envoy to the EU.</b><p>Businessman Ted Malloch is believed to be the favourite for the role.<p>In a letter, the leaders of the main parliamentary groups say he supports the dissolution of the EU and that his views …

Trump tweets Iran is playing with fire, says won't be as kind as Obama | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted early on Friday that “Iran is playing with fire” and “they don’t appreciate how kind President Obama was to them. Not me!”<p>U.S. President Donald Trump meets with representatives of Harley-Davidson at the White House in Washington, U.S. …

UC Berkeley halts Milo Yiannopoulos talk amid violent protest

<b>The University of California at Berkeley was forced to cancel a talk by an editor at right-wing Breitbart News after violent student protests.</b><p>Milo Yiannopoulos, 32, is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump.<p>Hundreds of students rallied on Wednesday night. At least one fire was started and …

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

<b>A phone call between US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has called into question a refugee resettlement deal.</b><p>The Washington Post reported Mr Trump called the conversation "the worst by far" of his calls with world leaders that day, and cut it short.<p>Mr Trump later tweeted …

Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerises America

<b>Less than two weeks into Donald Trump's presidency, it seemed the only news from here on out would be political.</b><p>The new president and his flurry of executive orders and swift-moving, substantive changes to US policy and procedure seemed to leave little oxygen for any other headlines.<p>But even …

Dutch to hand count votes over hacking fears

<b>All votes in next month's Dutch election will be counted by hand to counter the threat of hacking, the government says.</b><p>It follows reports that software used to tally results at regional and national level may not be secure.<p>Intelligence agencies have warned the French, German and Dutch elections …

'Trump valt uit tegen premier Australië en beëindigt gesprek voortijdig' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Trump viel volgens Amerikaanse media tegen Turnbull uit.<p>In de briefing over het telefoongesprek staat volgens verschillende Amerikaanse media dat …

Dakota pipeline: US Army to allow work on final section

<b>The US Army has been ordered to allow the construction of the final section of a controversial oil pipeline.</b><p>North Dakota Senator John Hoeven said the Army Corps of Engineers had been directed to allow work under Lake Oahe, a reservoir on the Missouri River.<p>Native Americans, who have protested …

Marine Le Pen: Deadline passes for National Front leader to repay EU funds

<b>A European Parliament deadline for France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen to return more than 300,000 euros (£257,000; $321,000) it says she has misspent, has passed.</b><p>The presidential candidate had until midnight to repay the money, but said she had no intention of doing so.<p>The parliament says she …

'Deskundige stemfraude Trump zelf in drie staten geregistreerd' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Het gaat om Gregg Phillips, die betrokken is bij een organisatie die stemfraude onderzoekt. Hij claimde na de verkiezingen dat er drie miljoen …

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi ship, launch ballistic missile | Reuters

SANAA (Reuters) - The armed Houthi movement attacked a Saudi warship off the western coast of Yemen on Monday, causing an explosion that killed two crew members and injured three others, Saudi state news agency SPA reported.<p>Separately, the Houthis said they launched a ballistic missile at a …

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