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Washington Post reporter apologizes to Trump over crowd tweet as president demands firing

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 19:44 Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel has apologized for tweeting a photograph of an empty auditorium taken before Donald Trump’s rally in Pensacola, Florida Friday. The president responded by calling for Weigel to be fired. Weigel shared a photo of Trump’s rally taken before it had started, tweeting, “packed to the rafters,” in an apparent ...

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Trump administration sued for allowing ‘unlimited’ dumping of fracking waste into Gulf of Mexico

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 00:04 The Trump administration is being sued by an activist organization for allegedly allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico, without considering the detrimental effect it will have on marine life. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent Thursday, after the US Environmental ...

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Trump foe Flake rejects president’s attacks on ‘sick’ & ‘rigged’ US system

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 17:34 A Republican senator has attacked Donald Trump’s characterization of the US political system, saying it is neither “sick” nor “rigged” as the president has suggested. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) was responding to comments Trump made to supporters during a rally in Pensacola, Florida, Friday night, in which he repeatedly referred to a “sickness” in ...

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Alt-history? Trump claims US won two World Wars & defeated communism

Donald Trump has delivered his own reading of history that is likely to raise eyebrows in Russia, China, Europe, and beyond. The tycoon-turned-president claimed the US has single-handedly won two world wars and “brought communism to its knees.” Trump appeared at a rally in Pensacola, Florida to voice his support for the Republican nominee Roy Moore, who is running for ...

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Trump urges crowd to ‘vote for Roy Moore,’ blasts Senate hopeful’s accuser

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 04:24 President Donald Trump has amplified his support for Alabama US Senate candidate Roy Moore in a no-holds-barred rally speech in Florida. He also had choice words for Gloria Allred, who is representing several women accusing Moore of sexual assault. During Friday night’s speech in Pensacola, Florida, just 25 miles from the border of Alabama, ...

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From bombshell to dud: CNN botches report on Trump, Wikileaks

CNN’s much-heralded, but now-debunked, report had claimed the Trump campaign had secret advance access to hacked DNC emails from Wikileaks. However, the “most trusted name in news” got the date of an email wrong, which was central to the narrative of their story. President Donald Trump roasted CNN Friday evening during a “Merry Christmas” rally in Pensacola, Florida, for the ...

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Worries as Trump DOT repeals Obama-era railway rules

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 20:00 Federal regulators announced they are rolling back regulations on “bomb trains,” arguing they are too costly. Under the rules, trains carrying high explosive liquids were supposed to have electronically-controlled pneumatic brakes by 2021. The US Department of Transportation said it will rescind the mandate for the pneumatic brakes in an updated impact analysis ordered ...

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When will Britain stand up to Trump, asks Shadow Foreign Secretary in wake of US Jerusalem move

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry has called on the May government to officially recognize United States president Donald Trump as a ‘bully’ who threatens world peace. “Donald Trump is not crying fire in a crowded theater, he is deliberately setting fire to the theater,” Emily Thornberry told the British Parliament on Thursday, in an urgent question to the UK’s Foreign ...

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Trump triggers Palestinian fury & anti-US protests in Turkey, Jordan (VIDEOS)

Anti-US protests erupted almost immediately after Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital – with greater demonstrations expected across the Muslim world, united in their support of the Palestinian cause. Palestinians were first to take to the streets following Trump’s Jerusalem decision – a potentially fatal blow to their future statehood ambitions – as their leaders called for three ...

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Trump calls on Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockade

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 21:16 US President Donald Trump called on Saudi Arabia to immediately lift the blockade of Yemen and allow in food, fuel and medicine, citing humanitarian reasons. The move comes a day after the UN called for a ceasefire. “I have directed officials in my Administration to call the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ...

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