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The birth of a film industry: Hollywood and World War I
As we mark the centenary of the United States entering World War I, FRANCE 24 brings you a documentary on the birth of Hollywood. Our journalist Florence Gaillard sheds new light on the first movie stars and the first Hollywood films, which emerged during the conflict in Europe.

Trump admits he has no tapes of meetings with fired FBI chief Comey
US President Donald Trump admitted Thursday he does not have recordings of his private meetings with fired FBI director James Comey, after fueling speculation for weeks of secret Oval Office tapes.

Republican rebels throw Senate health bill into doubt
US Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare, but a revolt by four conservatives put the bill in immediate jeopardy.

Trump hails GOP congressional victory at Iowa rally
Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters - the kind of event he relished before winning the White House.

Georgia race costliest in history as Trump opponents unite behind Democrat
Republican Karen Handel won a special election in Georgia on Tuesday that was widely seen as a referendum on Trump, after opponents of the president nationwide mobilised in an attempt to defeat the GOP candidate.

Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick resigns amid shareholder pressure
Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, co-founder one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, resigned on Tuesday under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership.

US Republican wins special Georgia congressional election, scuppering anti-Trump effort
Republican Karen Handel won a high-stakes, closely-watched special congressional election Tuesday, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative Georgia where Democrats had hoped to strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency.

Republican narrowly wins key Georgia congressional election
Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia, avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

Otto Warmbier dies less than a week after being freed by North Korea
Otto Warmbier, the US student released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea, died on Monday, leading President Donald Trump to decry the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang.

Daily Show curates Trump's 'so amazing' tweets in 'Presidential Twitter Library'
The Daily Show's Trevor Noah is causing laughs and reflection with a riff on the "Presidential library" as a comedic ode to the fastest Twitter fingers in the West.

Cuba hits back at Trump for resorting to ‘coercive methods of the past’
The Cuban government has denounced US President Donald Trump's decision to tighten the blockade on the island as a setback in US-Cuban relations, but said it remained willing to continue "respectful dialogue”.

President Trump partially rolls back Obama’s landmark Cuba deal
President Donald Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of the Obama administration’s historic easing.

Trump to roll back parts of Obama's Cuba policy
President Donald Trump on Friday will announce a plan to tighten rules on Americans travelling to Cuba and restrict U.S. companies from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military, according to senior White House officials.

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