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Donald Trump has announced the winners of his self-proclaimed "Fake News" awards, with The New York Times topping the list. Despite what he called "dishonest media coverage", Mr Trump went on to say that there were "many great reporters", before insisting there was lots
Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the change
After a disastrous loss for Republicans in Alabama last month, President Donald Trump will again wade into congressional politics on Thursday when he travels to western Pennsylvania to signal support for the Republican candidate in a special election there. While Trump will tour an industrial equipment
Three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas have no legal basis to request that prospective jurors come from rural counties where more residents voted for President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The men are accused of targeting apartments
A company that tracks retail book sales says Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" sold more than 190,000 hardcover copies last week. NPD BookScan tells The Associated Press that combined sales of hardcover, e-books and audio books now top 500,000. Wolff's account of a dysfunctional Trump
An interview with the porn star reportedly paid $130,000 to stay silent about an alleged affair with Donald Trump has been published by a celebrity magazine - in which she claims he told her she was “just like his daughter”. Stormy Daniels, 38, spoke to In Touch magazine in 2011, but the interview remained
Michael Wolff's divisive book on the Trump administration Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House will get the TV treatment. The news was announced on Wednesday by The Hollywood Reporter. Endeavor Content - the partnership between William Morris Endeavor and IMG - bought the rights to Wolff
Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. It was December 2007, a decade before Trump would become president and routinely excoriate reporters for "fake news." This time, the businessman
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cognitive tests like the one President Donald Trump aced give doctors a snapshot of someone's memory and certain other neurologic functions.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he plans to devote much of his time this year to helping Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Congress, but suggested he may stay out of divisive intra-party primary fights. "I am going to spend probably four or five days a week helping people because
The White House has struck back against Republican Senator Jeff Flake, saying he is only attacking President Donald Trump to get “attention”. Just hours before, Mr Flake had delivered a scathing address on the Senate floor in which he compared the President to Soviet despot Joseph Stalin for calling
President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then. Reversing decades of U.S. policy, Trump in early December
Michael Wolff's explosive behind-the-scenes book about U.S. President Donald Trump, "Fire and Fury," is headed for television, Hollywood trade publications reported on Wednesday. Hollywood entertainment company Endeavor Content has bought the rights to the best-selling book and plans to
Often the early morning tweets are about something that President Donald Trump has had on his mind all night, though there’s increasing evidence he is often inspired to post after tuning in to his favourite, fawning Fox News morning show and getting angry or feeling persecuted.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee has signed off on President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, clearing the way for final confirmation of Alex Azar.
It was a year that began with the President shouting “you are fake news” at a reporter. Between those times, the Trump administration has told a lot of falsehoods – sometimes minor, sometimes outright. Already this month, he has posted the phrase “fake news” to Twitter 10 times.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said “nothing has changed” between the US and 54 African nations despite President Donald Trump’s alleged comment calling them and others “s***hole countries” last week. "At this stage, nothing has changed with respect to our relationship with African nations and
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as "horrible" on border security and "very, very weak" on reforms for the legal immigration system. The Senate proposal -- aimed at
Almost every member of an advisory board created to care for America’s national parks has quit in protest after Trump administration officials refused to meet with them or allow them to hold a single meeting last year. Ten of the 12 members of the National Park System Advisory Board handed in their