Donald Trump ‘spoke from Air Force One to prank caller for almost four minutes, didn’t realise’ – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Donald Trump ‘spoke from Air Force One to prank caller for almost four minutes, didn’t realise’ – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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Hillary Clinton: ‘What is more uncivil than taking children away?’

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She has made peace with losing the election – but not with Donald Trump. Now she is fighting to undo the damage of the president’s child-separation policy – and has no time for debates over civility

When Hillary Clinton made her first public appearance after losing the 2016 election, it was her admission that she had felt like “never leaving the house again” that made headlines. Twenty months later, other details of the speech seem much more significant. That Clinton had left her house to address the Children’s Defense Fund, a child advocacy organisation, said a lot about where the defeated candidate saw her future. Her warning about “the little girl I met in Nevada who started to cry when she told me how scared she was that her parents would be taken away from her and be deported”, told us more about her country’s future than we knew. But when I quote her words back to her, it’s not the accuracy of her prescience that makes her shudder, but its inadequacy.

“I was hopeful that I wouldn’t see the worst of my fears come true. But it has been worse. I have to tell you, even I did not believe this would happen.”

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Canada hits US with retaliatory tariffs: ‘We will not back down’

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Country announced taxes on items including ketchup, lawnmowers, whiskey and yoghurt amounting to $12.6bn

Canada has announced billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the US in a tit-for-tat response to the Trump administration’s duties on Canadian steel and aluminum.

Justin Trudeau’s government released the final list of items that will be targeted beginning 1 July. Some items will be subject to taxes of 10 or 25%.

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More than 700 anti-Trump protests planned across all 50 states

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Mass events, spurred by immigration policy and supreme court, urge unity in trying times: ‘It’s not about red or blue’

Organizers of demonstrations expected to take place across all 50 states on Saturday are calling for Americans outraged by Donald Trump’s immigration policies and the prospect of a supreme court swinging sharply right to put aside party differences and protest with one voice.

“This is an all hands on deck, stop the madness moment. It’s not a red or blue thing,” the national protest organizer, Ai-jen Poo, told the Guardian.

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