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09Nov/17

China says its people can contact the outside world, after Trump skirted country’s firewall to tweet on trip

BEIJING, CHINA (NOVEMBER 9, 2017) (REUTERS) – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hu Chunying said on Thursday (November 9) there were plenty of channels for people in China to communicate with “the outside world”. Hua’s comments were a response to a journalist’s question about whether China sees U.S. President Donald Trump’s open use of twitter during his trip in Beijing to be in breach of Chinese law. Continue reading

06Nov/17

Headwinds for climate change conference

A UN-led climate conference in Bonn begins this week with President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement potentially an awkward sticking point. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading

05Nov/17

Special Counsel Mueller has enough evidence to charge Flynn, son: NBC

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (RESTRICTED POOL) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller has collected sufficient evidence to charge Michael Flynn, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, and his son, NBC News reported on Sunday (November 5), citing multiple sources familiar with the investigation. Continue reading

30Oct/17

Former Trump adviser Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying to FBI

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 30, 2017) (REUTERS) – George Papadopoulos has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents, the federal special counsel said on Monday (October 30), becoming the third adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign to face criminal charges in its investigation. Continue reading

30Oct/17

First charges could be unsealed in Russia probe

The first charges from the probe of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election could be unsealed as early as Monday and a target taken into custody, possibly marking a dramatic turn in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

23Oct/17

Widow of U.S. soldier says Trump call ‘made me cry’

The widow of a U.S. Army sergeant killed in Niger this month said on Monday a condolence call from President Donald Trump “made me cry even worse” when he said that her husband “knew what he signed up for.” Continue reading

23Oct/17

David Letterman honored with Mark Twain prize for humor

David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture. Continue reading

23Oct/17

George Clooney raises a solution to Hollywood abuse scandals

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 22, 2017) (REUTERS) – George Clooney turned out to launch the latest film he directed “Suburbicon” in Los Angeles on Sunday (October 22) amid an ongoing issue in Hollywood about sexual harassment of women. Continue reading

21Oct/17

Bannon takes swipe at Bush over Trump jabs

Former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon took a swipe at former President George W. Bush on Friday, saying the 43rd president embarrassed himself in a speech that was critical of current President Donald Trump. Continue reading

30Sep/17

Trump slams San Juan mayor in morning tweet storm

INTERNET (SEPTEMBER 30, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE VIA PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday (September 30) hurled criticism via Twitter towards the mayor of Hurricane-hit San Juan one day after she called the disaster on the U.S. island territory ‘a people-are-dying’ story.

“The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump,” Trump said in one of several morning tweets about Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz.