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the Guardian—Second funeral service will take place for George HW Bush in HoustonDeval Patrick made it official that he won’t run for president 2.12pm GMT Prominent Democrats plan on Thursday to begin ramping up calls for stronger gun control after the party took control of the House of Representatives. The newly empowered Democratic majority in the House of Representatives is expected to introduce sweeping legislation to impose background checks on all gun sales as one of the first priorities in the...

Trump dismisses findings of US government report on climate change. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had read parts of a U.S. government report projecting that climate change will cost the country’s economy billions of dollars by the end of the century, but he does not believe the economic impacts will be devastating. “I’ve seen it, I’ve read some of it, and it’s fine,” he told reporters at the White House. Asked about severe economic impacts, he said, “I don’t believe it.” Last …