President Trump signals support for gun checks
20 February 2018 | 5:15 am
Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur discusses the latest news with Trump and gun checks and the Mueller probe with Ramy Inocencio on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
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This week, the US state of California was rocked by two mass shootings just two days apart. The massacres are just the latest in a long line of shootings that have made the US the world's number one country in gun ownership and gun deaths. The carnage pushed President Joe Biden to renew calls for Congress to act quickly on a ban on assault weapons.
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Former President Donald Trump posted on his Truth Social media platform that he was expecting to be arrested on Tuesday. He called for supporters to protest.
In the wake of the recent Nashville primary school shooting in the US, the debate over gun violence has resurfaced. Today's focus takes us to Japan, a country known for its low murder rates.
In a first for a former US president, Donald Trump has been indicted in connection to a probe into hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels.
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We look at why a US women's collegiate basketball final became so controversial and why it underpins racial and gender double standards. Also, Emmanuel Macron and EU Commission leader Ursula von der Leyen head to China in a diplomatic visit aimed at assuaging tensions. The Washington Post looks at a history of famous mugshots ahead of Donald Trump's hearing.
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Donald Trump is a former US president, a candidate for re-election and now also a criminal defendant. The first former US president to face criminal charges is using the case against him to build support for another White House bid in 2024.
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