Trump fires nation’s top lawyer

Update 3.30 am London time: 

Earlier:

Meanwhile in the UK, Prime Minister May’s relationship with the President  was under the spotlight all day.

Six people were killed after a shooting attack at a mosque in Quebec.

 

 

Protests continue amid chaos over ‘Muslim ban’

But hey, as long as *our* people are ok.., right?

Meanwhile in the US..

This is why not…

Finally, a thoughtful read from a leading Republican thinker:

Fury over Trump ‘Muslim ban’

 

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observer

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Diplomacy ‘with training wheels’

Earlier..

and of course, the serious stuff…

But at the end of the day…

 

 

Blunderwall

And…

 

After kickstarting border wall, Trump targets UN

Following a day focused on symbolic pronouncements surrounding what he said were national security considerations, President Donald Trump looks set to turn his attention to America’s participation in global institutions.

Wait. So now the experts on the democratic process are … professional golfers?

A story possibly overlooked in the frenetic shuffle of the last couple of days has been the sparks of the incoming administration’s apparent war on science. Expect this area to get more attention in the future.

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WORLD

At least Mrs May can keep him right…

ah, yes.. leadership…

Brexit jitters, Prime Minister…?

Further afield, something to keep an eye on…

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MEDIA

You deserve what you get…

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CULTURE

Finally, sadly…

British parliament heads for vote on Article 50

In a case of potentially huge constitutional significance – but one that will likely end up changing little in practical terms – Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that Parliament should have a say on the manner in which Article 50 will be triggered, beginning the formal process of the country’s exit from the EU.

As for Britons who happen to be citizens of the regional devolved parliaments, well, that’s a whole other matter…

but…

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THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

This, though, is maybe the saddest thing of all this afternoon…

but of course, as seems compulsory these days, there’s always another side:

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WORLD

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CULTURE

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