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‘He’s an embarrassment’: hostile welcome for Trump on return to New York

President forced to make a quick getaway after his first visit home since winning the White House It was a case of so near and yet so far. Donald Trump returned to New York on Thursday night for the first time since his inauguration, yet the closest he could get to his home in Trump Tower was 10 blocks away as the city that made his fortune greeted him with noisy protest.. The president bypassed his Fifth Avenue penthouse, where First Lady Melania and youngest son Barron still live, bound…

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Mike Pence reaffirms ‘historical alliance’ between US and Australia in Turnbull meeting

US vice president is expected to smooth relations between Washington and Canberra after Januarys strained phone call between Trump and Turnbull North Korea, the war in Syria and trade are all expected to be discussed during US vice president Mike Pences whirlwind weekend visit to Australia. Americas second most powerful man met Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney and will meet senior government officials and business leaders later on Saturday. Pence thanked Turnbull for his warm welcome to Australia and said he brought greetings from President Trump. I spoke to him first…

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The great divide: what will $1m buy you in Australia’s property market?

From inner-city apartments to suburban cottages or a few acres in the rainforest, the answer depends on where youre buying With talk of the Sydney and Melbourne housing markets racing away from prices in other cities and regions, we decided to ask: what can you buy in Australia for a cool million dollars? From inner-city apartments to suburban cottages or a few acres in the rainforest, the answer depends on where youre buying. Housing affordability is set to be a big issue in the coming budget and one of the…

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