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Bubba Wallace responds to Trump: ‘Love over hate every day’

President Donald Trump attacked NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace in a bizarre tweet on Monday. Wallace responded in kind on Twitter. “Love over hate every day,” Wallace wrote. “Even when it’s HATE from the POTUS.” Trump’s claims that NASCAR was suffering from its “lowest ratings EVER!” were also quickly proven false, […]
Bubba Wallace responds to Trump: ‘Love over hate every day’
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A US soldier working at Mar-a-Lago uploaded photos of an underage girl to a Russian website — a closer look at the site reveals a horrific underworld

US Army Staff Sgt. Richard Ciccarella was stationed at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida from August 2017 to March 2018. During that period, prosecutors say, Ciccarella uploaded topless pictures of a relative to a Russian website named iMGSRC.ru. A cursory inspection of the website reveals it to […]
A US soldier working at Mar-a-Lago uploaded photos of an underage girl to a Russian website — a closer look at the site reveals a horrific underworld
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A Trump executive order geared toward addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social-media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works

The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an executive order geared toward social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter. President Donald Trump has repeatedly accused tech giants and social-media companies of anti-Trump and anti-conservative bias. The executive order “remains in flux,” according to several anonymous sources who spoke with […]
A Trump executive order geared toward addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social-media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works
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The Trump 2020 re-election campaign has a new smartphone app intended to rally the president’s most loyal supporters

President Trump’s re-election campaign is planning to release a “Trump app” in the coming weeks, according to The Washington Post. The app aims to rally Trump’s most loyal voters through voter registration, recruiting, and connecting those voters directly to the campaign. Most crucially, the new app reportedly incentivizes Trump evangelizing […]
The Trump 2020 re-election campaign has a new smartphone app intended to rally the president’s most loyal supporters
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Trump accuses Twitter and Facebook of censoring him and conservative commentators during bizarre ‘social-media summit’

President Trump led a freewheeling press conference following the White House’s first social-media summit on Thursday. Trump’s speech touched on everything from his Twitter follower count decreasing to his insistence that social-media companies are making it difficult for his supporters to follow him. A handful of conservative commentators and lawmakers […]
Trump accuses Twitter and Facebook of censoring him and conservative commentators during bizarre ‘social-media summit’
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The White House social-media summit doesn’t have Facebook or Twitter, but it does have conservative conspiracy theorists — here’s who was reportedly invited

President Donald Trump is hosting a social-media summit at the White House on Thursday, but social-media companies like Twitter and Facebook aren’t invited. Instead, the White House invited a variety of controversial right-leaning figures. From an anonymous pro-Trump meme maker to a popular conspiracy theorist, these are some of the […]
The White House social-media summit doesn’t have Facebook or Twitter, but it does have conservative conspiracy theorists — here’s who was reportedly invited
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Trump says today’s White House social media summit will focus on what he calls the ‘dishonesty, bias, discrimination and suppression’ practiced by companies like Facebook and Twitter

President Donald Trump is hosting a social media summit at the White House on Thursday, though social media companies like Twitter and Facebook aren’t invited. Instead, the White House invited a variety of controversial right-wing figures. On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted that the event would focus on “tremendous dishonesty, bias, […]
Trump says today’s White House social media summit will focus on what he calls the ‘dishonesty, bias, discrimination and suppression’ practiced by companies like Facebook and Twitter
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The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs

The three major video-game-console makers – Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo – sent a joint letter to the US government seeking exemption from Chinese tariffs. “While we appreciate the Administration’s efforts to protect US intellectual property and preserve US high-tech leadership,” the letter says, “the disproportionate harm caused by these tariffs […]
The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs
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Trump greets Clemson Tigers with fast-food buffet of Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and Burger King as they celebrate their national championship

President Donald Trump hosted the Clemson Tigers football team at the White House on Monday to celebrate its national championship. Trump served the team a wide-ranging buffet of fast-food options for dinner, including roughly 300 burgers. The White House, which has had a reduced staff during the partial government shutdown, […]
Trump greets Clemson Tigers with fast-food buffet of Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and Burger King as they celebrate their national championship
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JK Rowling had the best response to Donald Trump’s ‘smocking gun’ typo

US President Donald Trump misspelt “smoking” twice in one tweet on Monday. “Democrats can’t find a Smocking [sic] Gun tying the Trump campaign to Russia after James Comey’s testimony. No Smocking [sic] Gun,” he tweeted. People piled in to mock the president for his typo, which was reminiscent of his […]
JK Rowling had the best response to Donald Trump’s ‘smocking gun’ typo
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Tiger Woods got grilled about his relationship with Trump

Tiger Woods was asked for his thoughts on President Trump after his final round at the Northern Trust in August. Woods, who has played with Trump in the past, side-stepped detailing his feelings on any particular policy, but noted that people “have to respect the office” of the presidency. Trump […]
Tiger Woods got grilled about his relationship with Trump
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Disgraced Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he didn’t know what a ‘golden shower’ was when he told Sacha Baron Cohen it ‘wouldn’t surprise’ him if Trump had one

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has responded to being duped by Sacha Baron Cohen on his satirical show “Who is America?” Arpaio was tricked into believing he was being interviewed by a famous Finnish YouTube (played by Baron Cohen). During the interview, Arpaio appeared to confirm claims that Donald Trump […]
Disgraced Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he didn’t know what a ‘golden shower’ was when he told Sacha Baron Cohen it ‘wouldn’t surprise’ him if Trump had one
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Pharma giant Merck just lowered the prices of some of its medications

Merck said Thursday that it would lower the price of some of its medications including its hepatitis C drug Zepatier by 60%. The decision comes a little over a week after President Donald J. Trump singled out rival Pfizer over its price increases. The move prompted Pfizer todefer=”defer”its increases until […]
Pharma giant Merck just lowered the prices of some of its medications
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Putin did not specifically deny having ‘compromising material’ on Trump

At Monday’s press conference in Finland, the Associated Press reporter Jonathan Lemire directly asked Russian President Vladimir Putin, “Does the Russian government have any compromising material on President Trump or his family?” Putin did not immediately or directly say no. He gave a lengthy answer, toward the end saying “it’s […]
Putin did not specifically deny having ‘compromising material’ on Trump
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North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un ‘is a terrorist’

The whole world watched as president Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. A North Korean defector and human rights activist, Yeonmi Park, shared her opinion on the historic meeting. The following is a transcript of the video. Yeonmi Park:What […]
North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un ‘is a terrorist’
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The extravagant cars of 5 world leaders — worth a combined $19 million

Powerful people need powerful motors – or so you may have thought. Select Car Leasing gathered data on the cars of five of the world’s most influential leaders, including their estimated price and special features. For presidents, monarchs, and religious heads, travel isn’t just about style and comfort, but also […]
The extravagant cars of 5 world leaders  —  worth a combined $19 million
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The NFL’s worst nightmare for its anthem policy has already come true

President Donald Trump disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from their White House visit after it became clear that few players were going to make the trip. More importantly to the future of the NFL, Trump made it clear that he is not going to stop criticising the league over protests during […]
The NFL’s worst nightmare for its anthem policy has already come true
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Trump disinvites Eagles from White House visit and Philadelphia mayor calls him ‘a fragile egomaniac obsessed with crowd size’

The White House disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from its traditional post-championship visit on Monday after some players indicated they would not be attending. While the Eagles were prepared to send a smaller delegation, the White House instead chose to cancel their invitation altogether. In 2017, several Patriots players chose to […]
Trump disinvites Eagles from White House visit and Philadelphia mayor calls him ‘a fragile egomaniac obsessed with crowd size’
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Trump gave North Korea a big, legitmising win even without the summit

By cancelling the June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump may have just handed North Korea it’s best diplomatic win yet. Kim is in a stronger position to not fully denuclearize and China is no longer pushing Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign. North Korea also gained a new […]
Trump gave North Korea a big, legitmising win even without the summit
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The FBI is ‘deeply concerned’ about espionage from companies like Chinese tech giant ZTE as Trump tries to lift sanctions on them

FBI Director Christopher Wray has warned that the agency is “deeply concerned” about companies “beholden to foreign governments.” Wray’s comments about foreign firms conducting espionage and stealing data came in response to a question about Chinese smartphone maker ZTE. President Donald Trump has said he wants to help ZTE resume […]
The FBI is ‘deeply concerned’ about espionage from companies like Chinese tech giant ZTE as Trump tries to lift sanctions on them
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Trump just laid out his plan to tackle high drug prices

President Donald Trump spoke Friday about ways to lower the price of prescription drugs. The speech covered ways to increase competition, get more negotiating power, and find ways to lower pharmaceutical list prices as well as the out-of-pocket costs patients are facing. Trump also took the opportunity to criticise “freeloading” […]
Trump just laid out his plan to tackle high drug prices
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Healthcare giant Novartis says it signed a $1.2 million contract with Michael Cohen’s consulting firm, took one meeting, and realised he couldn’t help them

Pharmaceutical giant Novartis is among the companies listed in paying Essential Consulting, a firm linked to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s lawyer. Novartis signed a $US100,000 a month contract with Cohen’s firm in February 2017. The contract lasted for 12 months. But after one meeting with Cohen, Novartis decided not […]
Healthcare giant Novartis says it signed a $1.2 million contract with Michael Cohen’s consulting firm, took one meeting, and realised he couldn’t help them
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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince reportedly bragged about having Jared Kushner ‘in his pocket’ after being told classified information meant for Trump

Citing an unnamed source, The Intercept reported that Jared Kushner discussed classified information from the president’s daily briefing with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who then bragged that he had Kushner “in his pocket.” The top-secret information included US intelligence on Saudi royals opposing the crown prince, the […]
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince reportedly bragged about having Jared Kushner ‘in his pocket’ after being told classified information meant for Trump