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Thursday briefing: Trump ambushes Republicans and NRA on gun safety

Thursday briefing: Trump ambushes Republicans and NRA on gun safety

President demands lawmakers bring in background checks … May stranded on Irish border again … and, is bacon killing you? (Answer: quite possibly)Hello, I’m Warren Murray – let me lay it out for you.
Inside the NRA TV channel activists are urging Apple and Amazon to axe

Inside the NRA TV channel activists are urging Apple and Amazon to axe

Gun control advocates plan boycott of streaming services that host channel, which presents itself as Fox News-esque outsiderAs the National Rifle Association has come under increased scrutiny since
French man admits 'about 40' rapes and sexual assaults going back decades

French man admits 'about 40' rapes and sexual assaults going back decades

Police bring charges after DNA from a rape in Belgium last week matched that found in cold casesA French grandfather has been charged after confessing to raping and sexually assaulting “around 40”
Lost music of Nazis’ prisoners to be heard at concert in Jerusalem

Lost music of Nazis’ prisoners to be heard at concert in Jerusalem

First public performance of songs written in concentration camps and tracked down over decadesA quest over nearly 30 years by an Italian musician to track down music composed by Nazi concentration
Brazil 'invites deforestation' with overhaul of environmental laws

Brazil 'invites deforestation' with overhaul of environmental laws

Sweeping changes to legislation, dubbed the forest code, are a blow for campaigners seeking to protect the Amazon and other rainforest areasBrazil’s supreme court has upheld major changes to laws that
South Korea cuts 'inhumanely long' 68-hour working week

South Korea cuts 'inhumanely long' 68-hour working week

President introduces 52-hour work week to country that has among the longest hours in the developing worldEmployees in one of the most overworked countries in Asia are about to get a break after South
White House resignations: the five biggest departures so far

White House resignations: the five biggest departures so far

As Hope Hicks resigns from the Trump administration, we look back at her fellow fallen starsWhen Hope Hicks announced her resignation on Wednesday, it was noted that she was Donald Trump’s
Republican tells gun debate Holocaust happened because Jews weren't armed

Republican tells gun debate Holocaust happened because Jews weren't armed

Alaska Republican and most senior member of the House cites atrocity during public debate to argue in favour of arming teachersAn Alaska Republican and most senior member of the US House argued

'I wish the president the very best': Hope Hicks steps down – video

Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and longtime aide to Donald Trump, has expressed her gratitude to the president after announcing her resignation. The White House confirmed news of
Dyson hoovers up £801m profit in Asian spending boom

Dyson hoovers up £801m profit in Asian spending boom

Almost 75% of growth comes from growing far east markets as Dyson sales hit £3.5bn Growing demand for battery-powered vacuum cleaners, hairdryers and air purifiers in flourishing Asian markets has
Matteo Salvini extends his far-right appeal as far as Sicily

Matteo Salvini extends his far-right appeal as far as Sicily

Southern Italians, whom he used to dismiss as parasites, voice support for the leader of La LegaIt has been three years since Matteo Salvini set foot in Sicily and issued an apology on behalf of the
Hope Hicks: her career at Trump's side – in pictures

Hope Hicks: her career at Trump's side – in pictures

The White House communications director has resigned after a whirlwind three years in which the former model with zero political experience became one of the president’s closest aides Continue
Trump tells senators: ‘You’re afraid of the NRA’ – video

Trump tells senators: ‘You’re afraid of the NRA’ – video

Donald Trump holds a meeting with politicians on school safety after the Florida high school shooting and tells Republican senator Pat Toomey he is ‘afraid of the NRA’. Trump told the group that while
Hope Hicks resigns as Trump's White House communications director

Hope Hicks resigns as Trump's White House communications director

The resignation comes one day after Hicks testified before the House intelligence committee for nine hours as part of the Russia investigationHope Hicks, the White House communications director and
Florida students on gun control: ‘We won't stop until we get change’ – video

Florida students on gun control: ‘We won't stop until we get change’ – video

Students return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school two weeks after mass shooting that killed 17 people and use the continued media presence to renew their call for meaningful reform of gun
Greek coalition forced into cabinet reshuffle after benefits scandal

Greek coalition forced into cabinet reshuffle after benefits scandal

Housing benefit claims from labour minister embarrass leftist-led governmentThe Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has been forced into an emergency cabinet reshuffle following the resignation of
Nationals reshuffle: Canavan survives but Hartsuyker, Drum dropped – as it happened

Nationals reshuffle: Canavan survives but Hartsuyker, Drum dropped – as it happened

Labor leader says staff were ‘smeared’ by Cash and calls on Malcolm Turnbull to act. Follow the day’s events live 7.30am GMT Righto that’s me done for the day, and parliament for the next couple of
Rate of gun injuries drops 20% during NRA conventions, study finds

Rate of gun injuries drops 20% during NRA conventions, study finds

The largest drops were among men in states with high gun-ownership rates and people who resided in the state hosting the conventionThe rate of gun injuries in the United States has regularly declined
‘African Mona Lisa’ fetches £1.2m at auction in London

‘African Mona Lisa’ fetches £1.2m at auction in London

Portrait of Nigerian princess Tutu found recently in London flat after being lost for decades A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess described as the “African Mona Lisa” sold at a London auction
Yemen war: senators push to end US support of Saudi Arabia

Yemen war: senators push to end US support of Saudi Arabia

Resolution introduced by three senators forces the chamber to voteAn effort to claw back its war powers from the executive branchThree US senators have introduced a resolution that will force the