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B. 01-08 'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break Los Mochis, Sinaloa, North Mexico
C. 01-11 David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69 Manhattan
D. 01-23 East coast struck by mammoth snowfall New York
E. 04-21 Prince, singer and superstar, dies aged 57 at Paisley Park
5. 04-22 Record turnout at UN boosts climate deal UN
05-03 Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Fort McMurray, Alberta, Western Canada
7. 05-03 Cruz drops out after key Trump win Indiana
I. 06-04 Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74
9. 06-06 Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination' USA

Summary.     Click for More > Cruz drops out after key Trump win Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74 Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination' Orlando gay nightclub shooting: 50 killed, suspect is Omar Mateen Map of Pulse club Orlando FL Florida
'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break   Mexico's authorities have recaptured drug lord Joaquin Guzman, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69 East coast struck by mammoth snowfall Prince, singer and superstar, dies aged 57 at Paisley Park Record turnout at UN boosts climate deal Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada
Jan.5  Washington  Obama: US gun control inaction must end
Jan.7  Manhattan  Wall Street sinks as China turmoil hits global shares
Jan.8   North Mexico
Jan.11   Manhattan
Jan.14  Southern California  Record $1.6bn US Powerball lottery has three winners
Jan.22  Western Canada  School shooting: Four killed in Saskatchewan
Jan.23   New York
Jan.28  Iowa  Republican rivals mock Trump over no-show
Feb.1  Iowa  Ted Cruz wins Iowa Republican vote
Feb.2  Dallas  Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US
Feb.7  San Francisco Bay Area  Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998
Feb.9  New Hampshire  Trump and Sanders win primary
Feb.11  North Mexico  Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead near Monterrey
Feb.13  U.S. Supreme Court  Antonin Scalia, conservative US Supreme Court justice, dies
Feb.21  South Carolina  Trump wins South Carolina, as Clinton takes Nevada
Mar.1  USA  Hillary Clinton and Trump rack up more wins on Super Tuesday
Mar.2  UN Security Council  UN imposes tough North Korea sanctions
Mar.6  Washington  Nancy Reagan death: President Obama leads tributes
Mar.7  Los Angeles  Maria Sharapova failed drugs test at Australian Open
Mar.11  Chicago  Trump calls off rally following violent clashes
Mar.15  Florida  Clinton surges as Trump's march slowed
Mar.28  FBI  Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman's iPhone
Apr.19  New York  Trump and Clinton victorious in NY
Apr.21   Minnesota
 San Francisco Bay Area  VW reaches US deal in emissions scandal
Apr.22   UN
Apr.26  Pennsylvania  Trump sweeps all five US states
May.3   Western Canada
  A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city
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May.4  Western Canada  Canada wildfire: Much of Fort McMurray 'could be destroyed'
May.7  Western Canada  Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size'
May.16  Western Canada  Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire
May.29  North Mexico  Olympiakos footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico
Jun.4   Arizona
Jun.6   USA
Jun.11  Florida  Singer Christina Grimmie's killer 'came to confront her'
Jun.12   Florida
  The gunman was killed after taking hostages. Another 53 people were injured at the Pulse club in the worst mass shooting in recent US history.    The killings were likely to be ideologically motivated, though there was no information that the gunman was associated with a particular gr...
Jun.15  Florida  Body of boy seized by alligator found Jun.25  Mid-Atlantic states  West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead Jun.26  New Jersey  Chile wins Copa America over Argentina on PKs Jul.7   Dallas Dallas protest: 5 police officers dead in sniper shooting Jul.21  Ohio  US election: Donald Trump promises a 'safer' America Jul.22  Virginia  Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate Jul.26  Philadelphia  Hillary became first woman to be officially nominated Aug.8  USA  Delta: Power cut strands thousands of passengers Aug.9  USA  Anger over Donald Trump gun rights remarks Aug.18  Southern California  California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands Sep.1  Florida  SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch  Florida  Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast Sep.11  Manhattan  Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia Sep.17  Manhattan  New York City: At least 29 wounded in 'intentional' explosion Sep.19   Washington Syria conflict: US 'outraged' over aid convoy attack Sep.21   North Carolina State of emergency for Charlotte as unrest over police shooting continues Sep.26   New York Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel Oct.7  USA  Senior Republicans condemn Trump's lewd comments about women Oct.28  USA  Clinton 'confident' on new FBI email probe Oct.30  U.S. Senate  Clinton emails: FBI chief may have broken law Nov.2  Ohio  Chicago Cubs win baseball World Series after 108 dry years Nov.8  Florida  Trump edges ahead in key states   USA Trump wins presidency
  He is projected to win key states of Ohio, N. Carolina and Florida. Clinton is projected to win Virginia and Northeastern states
 Republicans have kept control of both the Senate and House
Nov.10  Washington  Donald Trump and Barack Obama meet at White House Dec.2  USA  Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call Dec.9  CIA  Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence Dec.15  Washington  Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks Dec.19  Washington  Donald Trump wins electoral college vote Dec.29   Washington Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking





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Obama: US gun control inaction must end Wall Street sinks as China turmoil hits global shares  Wall Street shares closed sharply down after the suspension of trading on Chinese markets for the second time this week spread alarm among i... 'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break Map of Los Mochis Sinaloa Mexico


January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan.5   Washington
Jan.7   Manhattan  
Jan.8   North Mexico  
  Mexico's authorities have recaptured drug lord Joaquin Guzman, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail
Jan.10  Washington  'El Chapo': Sean Penn interview provokes scorn in US Jan.11   Manhattan   David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69
  One of the most influential musicians of his era 'died peacefully, surrounded by his family' after an '18-month battle with cancer'.    The artist's hits include Let's Dance, Changes, Space Oddity, Starman, Modern Love, Heroes, Under Pressure, Rebel Rebel a...
Jan.12  U.S. Congress  Obama puts 'focus on the future' in State of the Union address Jan.14   Southern California   Record $1.6bn US Powerball lottery has three winners   There are at least three winning tickets in the US for the record $1.6bn (1.1bn) lottery jackpot, officials have said Jan.21  Philadelphia  'Crippling' snow storm could slam US east coast Jan.22  North Carolina  US snowstorm: Millions prepare for huge blizzard   Western Canada School shooting: Four killed in Saskatchewan
 Washington  Massive US blizzard advances north Jan.23   New York   East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
  Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the region
Jan.24  New York  New York begins clear-up after mammoth snowfall Jan.25  Washington  'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury Jan.28  Iowa  Republicans debate without Donald Trump   Iowa Republican rivals mock Trump over no-show


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Iowa Ted Cruz wins Iowa Republican vote
Feb.2   Dallas Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US Feb.6  New Hampshire  Rubio assailed by Republican rivals Feb.7   San Francisco Bay Area Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998 Feb.9   New Hampshire Trump and Sanders win primary Feb.11   North Mexico Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead near Monterrey Feb.13   U.S. Supreme Court   Antonin Scalia, conservative US Supreme Court justice, dies  One of most conservative members of the high court - has died. His death could shift the balance of power on the US high court Feb.21   South Carolina Trump wins South Carolina, as Clinton takes Nevada Feb.23  Nevada  Donald Trump wins big in Nevada Feb.27  South Carolina  South Carolina primary: Clinton eases to victory Feb.28  Los Angeles  Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins Academy Award

March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   USA     Hillary Clinton and Trump rack up more wins on Super Tuesday   Democrat Clinton and Republican Trump have both won the most states in the biggest day of the race for the US presidential nomination Mar.2   UN Security Council   UN imposes tough North Korea sanctions  The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution significantly expanding international sanctions against North Korea Mar.6   Washington Nancy Reagan death: President Obama leads tributes
Mar.7   Los Angeles     Maria Sharapova failed drugs test at Australian Open   Former world number Sharapova, 28, tested positive for meldonium, a substance she has been taking since 2006 for health issues Mar.11   Chicago Trump calls off rally following violent clashes Mar.15   Florida Clinton surges as Trump's march slowed Mar.16  Washington  Merrick Garland to be Obama's Supreme Court nominee Mar.21  FBI  FBI 'may be able to unlock San Bernardino iPhone' Mar.28   FBI Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman's iPhone

April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1  Washington  Nuclear terrorist attack would 'change our world', says Obama Apr.5  Wisconsin  Cruz 'wins Wisconsin' in blow of Trump Apr.19   New York     Trump and Clinton victorious in NY   Donald Trump earns a decisive victory in home state, potentially capturing all 95 delegates. Hillary is ending a string of victories by Bernie... Apr.21   Minnesota   Prince, singer and superstar, dies aged 57 at Paisley Park
Map of Paisley Park Minnesota Minnesota
  The hugely popular, acclaimed and influential musician Prince has died at his home. Police were summoned to his estate and found his body in a lift
  San Francisco Bay Area VW reaches US deal in emissions scandal Apr.22   UN   Record turnout at UN boosts climate deal
  Amid hope and hype, delegates have started the process of signing the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York
Apr.26   Pennsylvania Trump sweeps all five US states


May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.3   Western Canada   Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray
Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada
  A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city
  Indiana     Cruz drops out after key Trump win
  Republican Donald Trump beats his rival Ted Cruz in Indiana and has a clear path to the nomination. Sanders has beaten Hillary Clinton.    The primary was preceded by a...
May.4   Western Canada Canada wildfire: Much of Fort McMurray 'could be destroyed'
 Western Canada  Canada wildfire: Alberta declares emergency May.6  Western Canada  Canadian wildfire disrupts evacuation convoy May.7   Western Canada Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size'  Western Canada  Alberta blaze threatens neighbouring province May.16   Western Canada Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire May.17  USA  US election: Donald Trump open to talks with N. Korea May.29   North Mexico Olympiakos footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4   Arizona   Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74
Map of Scottsdale Arizona Arizona
  The former world heavyweight champion died late on Friday at a hospital in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, having been admitted on Thursday.    Crowned 'Sportsman of the Ce...
Jun.6   USA     Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination'
  Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, an AP tally suggests
Jun.7  New York  US election 2016: Clinton hails 'milestone for women' Jun.9  Washington  Obama officially endorses Hillary Clinton Jun.11   Florida Singer Christina Grimmie's killer 'came to confront her'
Jun.12   Florida   Orlando gay nightclub shooting: 50 killed, suspect is Omar Mateen Map of Pulse club Orlando FL Florida
  The gunman was killed after taking hostages. Another 53 people were injured at the Pulse club in the worst mass shooting in recent US history
 The killings were likely to be ideologically motivated, though there was no information that the gunman was associated with a particular group. The suspect, who was a US citizen from the town of Port St Lucie, Florida, and was of Afghan descent, was not on a terrorism watch list
 San Francisco Bay Area  Penguins clinch Stanley Cup with Game 6 win over Sharks  Washington  Obama: Gay nightclub shooting 'an act of terror and hate' Jun.14  Florida  Orlando gunman's wife, Noor Salman, 'may face charges' Jun.15   Florida Body of boy seized by alligator found Jun.16  Florida  Orlando shooting: Obama condemns LGBT discrimination Jun.19  San Francisco Bay Area  LeBron, Cavs pull off the unthinkable by dethroning Warriors for NBA title Jun.24  Mid-Atlantic states  Twenty people die in West Virginia floods Jun.25   Mid-Atlantic states   West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead   Hundreds of people stranded by floods have been rescued in West Virginia, with the death toll now standing at 23, officials say Jun.26   New Jersey Chile wins Copa America over Argentina on PKs

July 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jul.4  USA  Juno probe enters into orbit around Jupiter Jul.6  Louisiana  Fresh protests over Louisiana shooting Jul.7   Dallas     Dallas protest: 5 police officers dead in sniper shooting
Map of Main Street and S. Lamar Street Dallas TX USA
  Four Dallas police officers have been shot dead by sniper fire during protests against the shooting of black men by police
Jul.17  Louisiana  Baton Rouge shootings: Gunman's videos show anger at US police Jul.19  Ohio  Trump seals Republican nomination Jul.21   Ohio     US election: Donald Trump promises a 'safer' America   Donald Trump has vowed as president to confront and repel the multiple threats facing the US, as he accepted the Republican nomination Jul.22   Virginia Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate Jul.26   Philadelphia     Hillary became first woman to be officially nominated   Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be officially nominated for president by any major US party. Bill Clinton backs 'best friend' Hillary... Jul.29  Miami  Zika virus: Florida cases may to be first US-based infections

August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug.8   USA Delta: Power cut strands thousands of passengers
Aug.9   USA Anger over Donald Trump gun rights remarks Aug.10  Canada  Canadian police 'kill suspect in anti-terror operation' Aug.15  Washington  Guantanamo: US in largest detainee transfer under Obama Aug.18   Southern California California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands

September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1   Florida SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch
  Florida Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast Sep.7  USA  Trump says Putin 'a leader far more than our president' Sep.11   Manhattan   Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia   US Democratic presidential candidate has been treated for pneumonia, her doctor says, after she was taken ill at a 9/11 ceremony  New York  Stan Wawrinka upsets Novak Djokovic for men's title Sep.17   Manhattan   New York City: At least 29 wounded in 'intentional' explosion   The cause of the blast late on Saturday remains unclear. Mayor Bill de Blasio said that there were no known links to terror Sep.19   Washington   Syria conflict: US 'outraged' over aid convoy attack
  The US government has expressed 'outrage' over an attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo that, a war monitor says, left 12 dead
 New Jersey  Ahmad Kham Rahami arrested in connection with the New York blasts Sep.20  USA  Angelina Jolie to divorce Brad Pitt  Washington  Syria conflict: US 'holds Russia responsible' for deadly aid attack Sep.21   North Carolina     State of emergency for Charlotte as unrest over police shooting continues
Map of Charlotte North Carolina North Carolina
  The governor of N. Carolina has declared a state of emergency in the city, sending in the National Guard, as unrest continues
Sep.22  San Francisco Bay Area  Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Sep.24  UN Security Council  US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo Sep.26   New York     Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel Map of Hofstra University Hempstead New York New York
  The two US presidential candidates have clashed over jobs, terrorism and race in a bitter television debate.    Republican Donald Trump accused his rival Hillary Clin...


October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.7   USA   Senior Republicans condemn Trump's lewd comments about women   In the video, posted by the Washington Post, Mr Trump is heard telling TV host Billy Bush 'you can do anything' to women 'when you're a star... Oct.25  Canada  Canadian nurse charged with eight murders Oct.28   USA Clinton 'confident' on new FBI email probe
Oct.30   U.S. Senate     Clinton emails: FBI chief may have broken law  The Democratic leader in the Senate says James Comey may have broken the law by revealing the bureau was investigating emails possibly linked...

November 2016 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2   Ohio   Chicago Cubs win baseball World Series after 108 dry years   The Chicago Cubs have won Major League Baseball's World Series over Cleveland, ending the longest title drought in the gam Nov.4  USA  Trump momentum forces new Clinton effort Nov.6  USA  Trump cries foul as FBI clears Clinton Nov.7  North Carolina  US candidates hold final rallies before election day Nov.8   Florida   Trump edges ahead in key states  Trump win in the all-important swing state of Florida. Clinton camp remains optimistic. Mexican peso continues to crash   USA   Trump wins presidency
  He is projected to win key states of Ohio, N. Carolina and Florida. Clinton is projected to win Virginia and Northeastern states
 Republicans have kept control of both the Senate and House
Nov.10   Washington     Donald Trump and Barack Obama meet at White House   US President-elect Donald Trump has said it was a 'great honour' to meet President Barack Obama for transition talks at the White House Nov.11  USA  Trump likes main Obamacare provisions 'very much' Nov.18  New York  Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25m Nov.21  Mid-Atlantic states  Trump: US to quit TPP trade deal on first day in office

December 2016 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  Ohio  Trump names Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary Dec.2   USA     Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call   US President-elect has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan - breaking with US policy set in 1979 when formal relations were cut Dec.3  San Francisco Bay Area  At least 9 dead, 25 unaccounted for in Oakland fire Dec.9   CIA Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence
Dec.15   Washington     Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks  US President has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign Dec.19   Washington Donald Trump wins electoral college vote Dec.28  Washington  John Kerry warns Israel over peace deal with Palestinians Dec.29   Washington   Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking
  The administration announced its retaliation for Russian efforts to interfere with the US presidential election, ordering sweeping new sanctions



Syria conflict: US 'outraged' over aid convoy attack




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Sep.19   Washington
  The US government has expressed 'outrage' over an attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo that, a war monitor says, left 12 dead
Sep.20  Washington  Syria conflict: US 'holds Russia responsible' for deadly aid attack Sep.24  UN Security Council  US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo Dec.1  Ohio  Trump names Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary



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2016 Jan.21  Philadelphia  'Crippling' snow storm could slam US east coast Jan.22  North Carolina  US snowstorm: Millions prepare for huge blizzard Jan.22  Washington  Massive US blizzard advances north Jan.23   New York East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
  Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the region
Jan.24  New York  New York begins clear-up after mammoth snowfall Feb.2   Dallas Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US May.3   Western Canada Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray Map of Fort McMurray Alberta Canada
  A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city
May.4   Western Canada Canada wildfire: Much of Fort McMurray 'could be destroyed' May.4  Western Canada  Canada wildfire: Alberta declares emergency May.6  Western Canada  Canadian wildfire disrupts evacuation convoy May.7   Western Canada Fort McMurray wildfire 'to double in size' May.7  Western Canada  Alberta blaze threatens neighbouring province May.16   Western Canada Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Jun.15   Florida Body of boy seized by alligator found Jun.24  Mid-Atlantic states  Twenty people die in West Virginia floods Jun.25   Mid-Atlantic states West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead   Hundreds of people stranded by floods have been rescued in West Virginia, with the death toll now standing at 23, officials say Jul.29  Miami  Zika virus: Florida cases may to be first US-based infections Aug.8   USA Delta: Power cut strands thousands of passengers Aug.18   Southern California California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands Sep.1   Florida SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch Sep.1   Florida Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast Dec.3  San Francisco Bay Area  At least 9 dead, 25 unaccounted for in Oakland fire



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2016 Feb.7   San Francisco Bay Area Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998
Mar.7   Los Angeles   Maria Sharapova failed drugs test at Australian Open   Former world number Sharapova, 28, tested positive for meldonium, a substance she has been taking since 2006 for health issues May.29   North Mexico Olympiakos footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico Jun.4   Arizona Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74 Map of Scottsdale Arizona Arizona
  The former world heavyweight champion died late on Friday at a hospital in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, having been admitted on Thursday.    Crowned 'Sportsman of the Ce...
Jun.12  San Francisco Bay Area  Penguins clinch Stanley Cup with Game 6 win over Sharks Jun.19  San Francisco Bay Area  LeBron, Cavs pull off the unthinkable by dethroning Warriors for NBA title Jun.26   New Jersey Chile wins Copa America over Argentina on PKs Sep.11  New York  Stan Wawrinka upsets Novak Djokovic for men's title Nov.2   Ohio Chicago Cubs win baseball World Series after 108 dry years   The Chicago Cubs have won Major League Baseball's World Series over Cleveland, ending the longest title drought in the gam



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2016 Jan.7   Manhattan Wall Street sinks as China turmoil hits global shares  Wall Street shares closed sharply down after the suspension of trading on Chinese markets for the second time this week spread alarm among i... Jan.10  Washington  'El Chapo': Sean Penn interview provokes scorn in US Jan.11   Manhattan David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69
  One of the most influential musicians of his era 'died peacefully, surrounded by his family' after an '18-month battle with cancer'.    The artist's hits include Let's Dance, Changes, Space Oddity, Starman, Modern Love, Heroes, Under Pressure, Rebel Rebel a...
Jan.14   Southern California Record $1.6bn US Powerball lottery has three winners   There are at least three winning tickets in the US for the record $1.6bn (1.1bn) lottery jackpot, officials have said Feb.28  Los Angeles  Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins Academy Award Apr.21   Minnesota Prince, singer and superstar, dies aged 57 at Paisley Park
Map of Paisley Park Minnesota Minnesota
  The hugely popular, acclaimed and influential musician Prince has died at his home. Police were summoned to his estate and found his body in a lift
Apr.21   San Francisco Bay Area VW reaches US deal in emissions scandal May.16   Western Canada Workers evacuated from 12 Alberta oil camps due to wildfire Jun.11   Florida Singer Christina Grimmie's killer 'came to confront her' Sep.20  USA  Angelina Jolie to divorce Brad Pitt Sep.22  San Francisco Bay Area  Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Nov.11  USA  Trump likes main Obamacare provisions 'very much' Nov.18  New York  Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25m Nov.21  Mid-Atlantic states  Trump: US to quit TPP trade deal on first day in office



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2016 Jan.8   North Mexico 'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break
Map of Los Mochis Sinaloa Mexico
  Mexico's authorities have recaptured drug lord Joaquin Guzman, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail
Jan.10  Washington  'El Chapo': Sean Penn interview provokes scorn in US Jan.22   Western Canada School shooting: Four killed in Saskatchewan Jan.25  Washington  'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury Feb.11   North Mexico Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead near Monterrey Mar.21  FBI  FBI 'may be able to unlock San Bernardino iPhone' Mar.28   FBI Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman's iPhone May.29   North Mexico Olympiakos footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico Jun.11   Florida Singer Christina Grimmie's killer 'came to confront her' Jun.12   Florida Orlando gay nightclub shooting: 50 killed, suspect is Omar Mateen Map of Pulse club Orlando FL Florida
  The gunman was killed after taking hostages. Another 53 people were injured at the Pulse club in the worst mass shooting in recent US history
 The killings were likely to be ideologically motivated, though there was no information that the gunman was associated with a particular group. The suspect, who was a US citizen from the town of Port St Lucie, Florida, and was of Afghan descent, was not on a terrorism watch list
Jun.12  Washington  Obama: Gay nightclub shooting 'an act of terror and hate' Jun.14  Florida  Orlando gunman's wife, Noor Salman, 'may face charges' Jun.16  Florida  Orlando shooting: Obama condemns LGBT discrimination Jul.6  Louisiana  Fresh protests over Louisiana shooting Jul.7   Dallas   Dallas protest: 5 police officers dead in sniper shooting Map of Main Street and S. Lamar Street Dallas TX USA
  Four Dallas police officers have been shot dead by sniper fire during protests against the shooting of black men by police
Jul.17  Louisiana  Baton Rouge shootings: Gunman's videos show anger at US police Aug.10  Canada  Canadian police 'kill suspect in anti-terror operation' Aug.15  Washington  Guantanamo: US in largest detainee transfer under Obama Sep.17   Manhattan New York City: At least 29 wounded in 'intentional' explosion   The cause of the blast late on Saturday remains unclear. Mayor Bill de Blasio said that there were no known links to terror Sep.19  New Jersey  Ahmad Kham Rahami arrested in connection with the New York blasts Sep.21   North Carolina   State of emergency for Charlotte as unrest over police shooting continues Map of Charlotte North Carolina North Carolina
  The governor of N. Carolina has declared a state of emergency in the city, sending in the National Guard, as unrest continues
Sep.22  San Francisco Bay Area  Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Oct.7   USA Senior Republicans condemn Trump's lewd comments about women   In the video, posted by the Washington Post, Mr Trump is heard telling TV host Billy Bush 'you can do anything' to women 'when you're a star... Oct.25  Canada  Canadian nurse charged with eight murders Nov.18  New York  Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25m Dec.9   CIA Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence Dec.15   Washington   Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks  US President has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign



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2016 Jan.5   Washington Obama: US gun control inaction must end
Jan.12  U.S. Congress  Obama puts 'focus on the future' in State of the Union address Jan.25  Washington  'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury Jan.28  Iowa  Republicans debate without Donald Trump Jan.28   Iowa Republican rivals mock Trump over no-show Feb.1   Iowa Ted Cruz wins Iowa Republican vote Feb.6  New Hampshire  Rubio assailed by Republican rivals Feb.9   New Hampshire Trump and Sanders win primary Feb.13   U.S. Supreme Court Antonin Scalia, conservative US Supreme Court justice, dies  One of most conservative members of the high court - has died. His death could shift the balance of power on the US high court Feb.21   South Carolina Trump wins South Carolina, as Clinton takes Nevada Feb.23  Nevada  Donald Trump wins big in Nevada Feb.27  South Carolina  South Carolina primary: Clinton eases to victory Mar.1   USA   Hillary Clinton and Trump rack up more wins on Super Tuesday   Democrat Clinton and Republican Trump have both won the most states in the biggest day of the race for the US presidential nomination Mar.2   UN Security Council UN imposes tough North Korea sanctions  The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution significantly expanding international sanctions against North Korea Mar.6   Washington Nancy Reagan death: President Obama leads tributes Mar.11   Chicago Trump calls off rally following violent clashes Mar.15   Florida Clinton surges as Trump's march slowed Mar.16  Washington  Merrick Garland to be Obama's Supreme Court nominee Mar.28   FBI Investigators break into dead San Bernardino gunman's iPhone Apr.1  Washington  Nuclear terrorist attack would 'change our world', says Obama Apr.5  Wisconsin  Cruz 'wins Wisconsin' in blow of Trump Apr.19   New York   Trump and Clinton victorious in NY   Donald Trump earns a decisive victory in home state, potentially capturing all 95 delegates. Hillary is ending a string of victories by Bernie... Apr.22   UN Record turnout at UN boosts climate deal
  Amid hope and hype, delegates have started the process of signing the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York
Apr.26   Pennsylvania Trump sweeps all five US states
May.3   Indiana   Cruz drops out after key Trump win
  Republican Donald Trump beats his rival Ted Cruz in Indiana and has a clear path to the nomination. Sanders has beaten Hillary Clinton.    The primary was preceded by a...
May.17  USA  US election: Donald Trump open to talks with N. Korea Jun.6   USA   Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination'
  Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, an AP tally suggests
Jun.7  New York  US election 2016: Clinton hails 'milestone for women' Jun.9  Washington  Obama officially endorses Hillary Clinton Jun.12  Washington  Obama: Gay nightclub shooting 'an act of terror and hate' Jun.16  Florida  Orlando shooting: Obama condemns LGBT discrimination Jul.4  USA  Juno probe enters into orbit around Jupiter Jul.6  Louisiana  Fresh protests over Louisiana shooting Jul.7   Dallas   Dallas protest: 5 police officers dead in sniper shooting
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  Four Dallas police officers have been shot dead by sniper fire during protests against the shooting of black men by police
Jul.17  Louisiana  Baton Rouge shootings: Gunman's videos show anger at US police Jul.19  Ohio  Trump seals Republican nomination Jul.21   Ohio   US election: Donald Trump promises a 'safer' America   Donald Trump has vowed as president to confront and repel the multiple threats facing the US, as he accepted the Republican nomination Jul.22   Virginia Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate Jul.26   Philadelphia   Hillary became first woman to be officially nominated   Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be officially nominated for president by any major US party. Bill Clinton backs 'best friend' Hillary... Aug.9   USA Anger over Donald Trump gun rights remarks Sep.7  USA  Trump says Putin 'a leader far more than our president' Sep.11   Manhattan Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia   US Democratic presidential candidate has been treated for pneumonia, her doctor says, after she was taken ill at a 9/11 ceremony Sep.19   Washington Syria conflict: US 'outraged' over aid convoy attack
  The US government has expressed 'outrage' over an attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo that, a war monitor says, left 12 dead
Sep.21   North Carolina   State of emergency for Charlotte as unrest over police shooting continues
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  The governor of N. Carolina has declared a state of emergency in the city, sending in the National Guard, as unrest continues
Sep.26   New York   Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel Map of Hofstra University Hempstead New York New York
  The two US presidential candidates have clashed over jobs, terrorism and race in a bitter television debate.    Republican Donald Trump accused his rival Hillary Clin...
Oct.7   USA Senior Republicans condemn Trump's lewd comments about women   In the video, posted by the Washington Post, Mr Trump is heard telling TV host Billy Bush 'you can do anything' to women 'when you're a star... Oct.28   USA Clinton 'confident' on new FBI email probe Oct.30   U.S. Senate   Clinton emails: FBI chief may have broken law  The Democratic leader in the Senate says James Comey may have broken the law by revealing the bureau was investigating emails possibly linked... Nov.4  USA  Trump momentum forces new Clinton effort Nov.6  USA  Trump cries foul as FBI clears Clinton Nov.7  North Carolina  US candidates hold final rallies before election day Nov.8   Florida Trump edges ahead in key states  Trump win in the all-important swing state of Florida. Clinton camp remains optimistic. Mexican peso continues to crash Nov.8   USA Trump wins presidency
  He is projected to win key states of Ohio, N. Carolina and Florida. Clinton is projected to win Virginia and Northeastern states
 Republicans have kept control of both the Senate and House
Nov.10   Washington   Donald Trump and Barack Obama meet at White House   US President-elect Donald Trump has said it was a 'great honour' to meet President Barack Obama for transition talks at the White House Nov.11  USA  Trump likes main Obamacare provisions 'very much' Nov.18  New York  Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25m Nov.21  Mid-Atlantic states  Trump: US to quit TPP trade deal on first day in office Dec.1  Ohio  Trump names Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary Dec.2   USA   Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call   US President-elect has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan - breaking with US policy set in 1979 when formal relations were cut Dec.9   CIA Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence
Dec.15   Washington   Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks  US President has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign Dec.19   Washington Donald Trump wins electoral college vote Dec.28  Washington  John Kerry warns Israel over peace deal with Palestinians Dec.29   Washington Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking
  The administration announced its retaliation for Russian efforts to interfere with the US presidential election, ordering sweeping new sanctions