• Botswana summons United States envoy over Trump 's***hole' slur

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    Mr Trump was said to have told them that instead of granting temporary residency to citizens of countries hit by natural disasters, war or epidemics, the United States should instead be taking in migrants from countries like Norway. You need to be a little more human. Trump, who has faced questions about his diet and his mental health , joked on the eve of his exam that the test had better go well - for the sake of the stock market.
  • Pope shame on abuse

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    He called for prison sentences to not just serve as punishment, but to be a chance for inmates to learn new trades so they can re-enter society when they have completed their sentences. Protesters carried signs with messages like, "Burn, pope!" and "We don't care about the pope!" They planned to protest as well. Pope Francis greets a girl after arriving in Santiago .
  • Syrian Army Vow to End US Presence in Syria

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    Free Syrian Army (FSA) envoys have urged USA officials at talks in Washington to resume a suspended Central Intelligence Agency programme of military aid if it is serious about challenging growing Iranian influence in Syria, according to Syrian opposition figures.
  • Union tells Sydney commuters to stay home during 24-hour rail strike

    Union tells Sydney commuters to stay home during 24-hour rail strike

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    All workers are asking for is fair working conditions and wages in return for the work they do. Only yesterday they said they were going to strike. today they're going to bring on a 24-hour strike to the network. It's very easy to complain about public transport in a major city, but even those used to the usual CityRail shambles have to concede that last week's combination of lightning strikes, staff shortages, and delayed/cancelled trains was one of the more memorable travel clusterfucks ...
  • Hartsuyker slams 'crackpots' wanting to change Aus Day date

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    Mr Joyce said he was very proud of Australia Day and looked forward to celebrating it this year. The federal government has sharply rebuked the talks around changing the date. Twitter Pat Cash: For anyone who didn't see my passionate rank on tv about my experience with Australia's #Firstnation #Arrente community. "That would bring the country together in a way like few other national days", he said.
  • President Trump Says He Is 'the Least Racist Person'

    President Trump Says He Is 'the Least Racist Person'

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    The claim that Trump used the word "sh*thole" has been corroborated by a number of Senators who were present at the meeting where he allegedly said it. But Democratic Senator Dick Durbin , who attended the lawmakers' meeting, said that "shithole" was the "exact word used by the President, not just once but repeatedly".
  • Gabbard calls for accountability after false Hawai'i missile alert

    Gabbard calls for accountability after false Hawai'i missile alert

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    The exchange is the latest in an ongoing war of words between Mr Trump and the North Korean leadership, with the threat of nuclear war frequently alluded to by both sides. Last week, the state-run paper said that a White House tell-all , " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House " predicts Trump's "political demise".
  • Haitian-Americans protest Donald Trump's 'racism' at Times Square

    Haitian-Americans protest Donald Trump's 'racism' at Times Square

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    The department also noted that Trump's denial was not categorical, referring only to Haiti and not addressing the entirety of the statement attributed to him. This is the type of thing, activists, religious leaders and scholars say, that puts Trump's presidency in direct conflict with the legacy of King, who was assassinated April 4, 1968 while trying to make America a more inclusive society.
  • SmackDown Live Champion Arrested For DUI

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    They're now the champs over on the SmackDown brand, and were scheduled for the January 16 broadcast of SmackDown Live . Jey and his twin, Jimmy (born Jonathan Solofa Fatu ) have risen to the top of the WWE's tag team scene, winning the championship five times.
  • White House doctor: Trump is medically fit to serve

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    The note from President Donald Trump's current doctor may be less effusive than the one from his last. Jackson told reporters Trump scored 30/30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , which according to its website is a "cognitive screening test created to assist Health Professionals in the detection of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease".
  • Bobblehead Hall of Fame Puts Chris Christie Figurines on Clearance

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    Murphy said in his inaugural address . In the wake of Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver being sworn in Tuesday, numerous officials offered up congratulations and other thoughts to New Jersey's new top executives. Robert Menendez; and Christie's lieutenant governor, Republican Kim Guadagno , whom Murphy defeated in November. New Jersey has a new governor. During last year's campaign, Murphy said he would "fully fund" schools and public workers' pensions and spend more ...
  • Gingrich: Government Shutdown Poses 'Real Problem' for Dems

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    Almost 800,000 undocumented youth benefit from the programme. Martinez, who has been married for 12 years, could petition for citizenship through her husband, but the process is costly, risky and takes years, she said . Trump has denied using those exact words, which were confirmed by three people briefed on the exchange. Former DHS secretaries Jeh Johnson, who also served under Obama, and Michael Chertoff, head of the DHS under President George W.
  • The uplifting way people from countries Trump mocked are responding to him

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    And MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace tore into the President: "This is so abnormal. Do we need more Haitians?" Trump denied being racist, too. "We would not deign to make comments as derogatory as that about any country that has any kind of socio-economic or other difficulties", Duarte said, adding that much like their African counterparts, millions of USA citizens were affected by problems such as unemployment.
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    Spokeswoman EbbaKalondo was quoted as saying: "Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, [PresidentTrump's] statement flies in the face of all accepted behavior and practice", according to the Independent.
  • Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist

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    Mr. Trump's remarks have also left the small cluster of immigration hard-line groups whose agenda Mr. Trump has embraced scrambling to distance themselves from the president. "Apparently he and I are the only two people that use a few curse words here and there", Scaramucci wrote on Twitter. Trump also made his first comments about the false ballistic missile alert sent out by Hawaiian authorities, more than a day after the mistaken alert sent residents into a panic.
  • Trump has very high regard for Nigerians, says United States over 'shithole' comment

    Trump has very high regard for Nigerians, says United States over 'shithole' comment

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    South Africa is the latest country to call in an American diplomat to explain U.S. President Donald Trump's reported vulgar remarks about African and Haitian immigrants to the U.S. He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) also backed up the president's denial Sunday while also blasting his colleague, Sen. The State Department is expecting more diplomats to be called in this week, Goldstein said.
  • President Trump Says He's Not A Racist

    President Trump Says He's Not A Racist

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    United States figure skater Adam Rippon who'll be representing the country at the Winter Olympics said he'll decline a visit to the White House. Trump's remarks drew criticism from both parties , with many politicians pointing out that America's diversity is something to be applauded.