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18 September 2017 5:34 AM Trump mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

Somerset - US President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programmes and bellicose threats. Trump's chief diplomat held out hope the North would return to the bargaining table, though the president's 136

17 September 2017 7:04 PM President Trump Dubs North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' Amid Rising Tensions

(SOMERSET, N.J.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats. The warnings came a day after Kim Jong Un pledged to continue those programs, saying North Korea is nearing 28

14 September 2017 7:53 PM PICS: Trump dishes out hoagies, handshakes as he tours hurricane zone

Naples, Florida - President Donald Trump doled out hoagies and handshakes in the sweltering Florida heat on Thursday as he took a firsthand tour of Irma's devastation and liberally dispensed congratulatory words about the federal and state recovery effort. Trump, who was in and out of the state in less than three hours, got an aerial view of the water-deluged 158

14 September 2017 5:45 AM Trump, Democrats agree on DACA, but no border wall for now

Washington - Top US congressional Democrats emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday claiming progress on a deal that protects young immigrants and boosts border security, while not including a border wall. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a "very productive" dinner meeting 44

10 September 2017 1:59 AM Mugabe, Grace blindside Mnangagwa at rally

Bindura - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace upped the ante and attacked Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, seemingly pulling the rug from under his feet at a rally held in the mining and agricultural town of Bindura, about 92km north of Harare on Saturday. The two accused Mugabe’s long-time aide of a host of issues, among them leading 84

17 August 2017 12:12 AM Trump’s lack of discipline leaves new chief of staff frustrated and dismayed

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — As the new White House chief of staff, John Kelly routes all calls to and from President Trump through the White House switchboard, where he can sign off on them. He stanches the flow of information reaching the president’s desk. And he requires that all staffers — including Trump’s own family members — go through him to reach the president 31

16 August 2017 2:43 PM Obama's Mandela tweet now most retweeted in history

Obama posted the tweet followed by two others on Saturday, after the deadly violence in Charlottesville. "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion ... People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love ... For love comes more naturally to the human heart 42

16 August 2017 2:57 AM Trump, again, casts blame on both sides for deadly violence in Virginia

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over US race relations and his own leadership of a national crisis. Trump, who drew sharp criticism from Republicans and Democrats for his initial response 153

13 August 2017 1:41 PM Trump criticised for response to Charlottesville violence

The violent clashes in Charlottesville between white nationalists and counter-protesters confronted Donald Trump with perhaps the first true domestic crisis of his young administration. BEDMINSTER - For President Donald Trump, this was the week when the real world began to intrude upon his presidency. As images of rising tensions and a deadly car rampage 36

12 August 2017 3:39 AM Trump threatens Venezuela with unspecified 'military option'

Venezuela has appeared to slide toward a more volatile stage of unrest in recent days, with anti-government forces looting weapons from a military base. BEDMINSTER - US President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis that Caracas disparaged 141