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Protestors flock in droves to anti-Trump Women's Marches

Jan 21, 2018 - 7:42 AM

Protestors took to the streets en masse across the United States for a second Women's March opposing the president – one year to the day of his inauguration

RESISTANCE. Protesters, part of a 500,000 strong crowd, attend the Women's Rally on the one-year anniversary of the first Women's March in Los Angeles, California on January 20, 2018. Mark Ralston/AFP

Trump laments 'nice present' of shutdown on inauguration anniversary

Jan 21, 2018 - 12:05 AM

"This is the One Year Anniversary of my Presidency and the Democrats wanted to give me a nice present," read one of Turmp's tweets

Twitter says Russia-linked accounts more widespread

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:10 AM

Twitter is criticized for allowing the spread of bogus news – some of which was directed by Russia – ahead of the 2016 US election and in other countries

New Pentagon strategy looks to counter China, Russia

Jan 19, 2018 - 11:36 PM

The administration of President Donald Trump worries that America's vast military is feeling the effects of years of budget shortfalls and atrophy, and needs a full reboot to restore it to an idealized strength

JIM MATTIS. This file photo taken on November 28, 2017 shows US Secretary of Defense James Mattis making a statement at the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Merkel to deliver Europe speech at Davos

Jan 19, 2018 - 8:51 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will make the speech on Wednesday, January 24, during a one-day visit to the event, spokesman Steffen Seibert says, adding she would also hold a range of unspecified bilateral talks on the sidelines

MERKEL AT DAVOS. German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a press conference on February 9, 2017 in Berlin. File photo by dpa/Maurizio Gambarini/AFP

U.S. Ambassador voices regret to African UN envoys after Trump slur

Jan 19, 2018 - 10:15 AM

The chair of the Africa Group says US ambassador Nikki Haley did not offer an apology during the closed-door meeting, but she did express regret

REGETS. US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley arrives to attend a Security Council meeting on Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, at the United Nations headquarters in New York on January 18, 2018. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

Trump 'very eager' to be interviewed in Russia probe

Jan 18, 2018 - 8:22 PM

Donald Trump's lawyer tells CBS in interview excerpts released Thursday, January 18, that Trump is 'very eager to sit down and explain whatever is responsive to the questions' that Robert Mueller might pose

DONALD TRUMP. US President Donald Trump makes a statement at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 28, 2017.  File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

HRW report hails resistance to Trump-style populism

Jan 18, 2018 - 4:45 PM

In its annual report, Human Rights Watch tracks unchecked abuse in unstable states like Syria and Myanmar, authoritarian trends in powers like Turkey and China – and also weighs in on year one of Trump's White House

RESIST. In this file photo, NYC Coalition to Resist US President Donald Trump holds Inauguration Day protest and march to the Trump Building on Wall Street, January 20, 2017 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP

Republican senator accuses Trump of Stalin-like attacks on media

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:55 AM

Flake slams what he calls the president's dangerous disregard for the truth, and his designation of the mainstream news media as an 'enemy of the people'

NOT BUDDIES. This file photo taken on December 5, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaks during a lunch meeting with Republican members of the Senate, including US Senator Jeff Flake (R), Republican of Arizona, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Saul Loeb/AFP

Bannon says under White House orders not to answer House committee

Jan 17, 2018 - 8:16 AM

It is the first time Bannon has testified in the probe of whether campaign associates of the president colluded with Russia in its bid to influence the 2016 US elections

BANNON IN CAPITOL HILL. Steve Bannon, former advisor to President Trump, arrives at a House Intelligence Committee closed door meeting, on January 16, 2018 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

North Korea calls Trump nuclear button boast the 'bark of a rabid dog'

Jan 16, 2018 - 5:46 PM

North Korea's official party newspaper Rodong Sinmun dismisses Trump's 'swaggering' as nothing but the 'spasm of a lunatic' frightened by North Korea's power, and the 'bark of a rabid dog'

NUCLEAR BUTTONS. Kim Jong-Un Photo by KCNA via KNS/AFP. Donald Trump photo by Saul Loeb/AFP.

SEC revokes Rappler registration, Dengvaxia refund, Sereno impeachment hearing | Evening wRap

Jan 15, 2018 - 8:37 PM

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Licuanan resigns, Sison wants chat with Duterte, Trump on racism | Midday wRap

Jan 15, 2018 - 12:41 PM

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Trump: 'I'm not a racist'

Jan 15, 2018 - 9:27 AM

(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump: 'I'm not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you.'

'NOT RACIST' US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead'

Jan 14, 2018 - 10:41 PM

United States President Donald Trump blames Democrats for the 'death' of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program

Hawaii panics after false alert of incoming missile

Jan 14, 2018 - 7:50 AM

(UPDATED) A warning that came across the Emergency Alert System that authorities nationwide use to deliver vital emergency information was not corrected until 40 minutes later

SOLAR-POWERED. A handout image provided by Solar Impulse shows the Solar Impulse 2 approaching Kalaeloa Airport with Andre Borschberg at the controls, O'ahu, Hawaii, USA, July 3, 2015. Photo by Solar Impulse/Jean Revillard/Rezo/Handout/EPA

Moscow: Trump would make 'big mistake' by leaving Iran deal

Jan 13, 2018 - 11:58 PM

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said leaving the Iran deal could be one of Washington's "big foreign policy mistakes"

NUCLEAR DEAL. President Donald Trump earlier said the US would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal later this year unless the terms are changed. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

Jan 13, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the 2015 nuclear deal could not be renegotiated

MOHAMMAD JAVAD ZARIF. Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif reacts upon arrival for the third day of the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC) at the Bayerischer Hof hotel in Munich, southern Germany, on February 19, 2017. File photo by Christof Stache/AFP

Trump lawyer arranged pre-election hush money for porn star – report

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:57 PM

'These are old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election,' a White House official says

Raptors president Ujiri among NBA figures to decry Trump 'shithole' slur

Jan 13, 2018 - 11:49 AM

Masai Ujiri believes leaders need to 'bring people along, not ridicule and tear them down'

THE VOICE. Among NBA figures, Ujiri responds to Trump's 'vile and racist' language in a statement. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images/AFP

Trump issues stay of execution for Iran nuclear deal

Jan 13, 2018 - 9:04 AM

(UPDATED) The Republican leader grudgingly agrees to sign sanctions waivers, ensuring Washington will live up to its commitments for another 120 days, but he cautions it would be 'for the last time'

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Africans outraged over 'racist' Trump remarks

Jan 12, 2018 - 11:19 PM

The comments were 'clearly' racist, Ebba Kalondo, the spokewoman for African Union chief Moussa Faki says, but stressed the US was 'much stronger than the sum total of one man'

DONALD TRUMP. This file photo taken on January 10, 2018 shows US President Donald Trump during a press conference with Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump scrambles as 'shithole' slur fuels outrage

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:17 PM

(UPDATED) African countries at the UN call for a retraction and apology, saying they are 'extremely appalled' at the 'racist and xenophobic remarks'

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Jan 12, 2018 - 8:34 PM

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Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening

Jan 12, 2018 - 5:59 PM

Trump writes on Twitter he is abandoning the trip – initially scheduled for next month – because he did not like the location and price tag of the new building

DONALD TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on prison reform in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 11, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Guantanamo prisoners sue Trump alleging anti-Muslim bias

Jan 12, 2018 - 4:51 PM

The detainees cite Trump's tweets and other comments expressing anti-Islam sentiments as evidence of being illegally held on the basis of being Muslims

SUING TRUMP. This photo made during an escorted visit and reviewed by the US military, shows the razor wire-topped fence and a watch tower at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 9, 2014. File photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP

Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa

Jan 12, 2018 - 3:06 PM

The comments spark anger among Democrats and Republicans and revive questions about US President Donald Trump's tendency to make racially charged remarks

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Jan 12, 2018 - 12:40 PM

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Trump cryptic about contacts with North Korea's Kim

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:46 AM

'I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-Un,' Trump tells The Wall Street Journal in an interview

Trump decision looms over Iran deal as Europe watches

Jan 12, 2018 - 9:02 AM

European leaders queue to beg US President Donald Trump to renew the sanctions relief that Washington agreed to in the accord, which Trump has denounced as one of the worst of all time

NUCLEAR DEAL. US President Donald Trump argues his predecessor Barack Obama gave away too much to Iran in sanctions relief. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Petition vs tax reform law, Malacanang on comfort woman statue, Trump on NoKor talks | Evening wRap

Jan 11, 2018 - 8:20 PM

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Trump, Moon signal openness for talks with North Korea

Jan 11, 2018 - 3:05 PM

(UPDATED) In a phone call with Moon Jae-In, Donald Trump expressed his openness to talks with Pyongyang 'at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances,' the White House says

ALLIES. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-In (R) during a joint press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 7, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je/Pool/AFP

DOJ reopens Castillo case, ISIS’ virtual caliphate, Trump on climate accord | Midday wRap

Jan 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM

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Trump says U.S. could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate deal

Jan 11, 2018 - 7:54 AM

Trump's comments will renew questions about whether he actually intends to withdraw or simply wants easier US emissions targets

US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference with Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg in the East Room of the White House January 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump to make surprise appearance at Davos

Jan 10, 2018 - 9:03 AM

The gathering might seem antithetical to Trump's brand of politics, but the White House insists his message will be the same surrounded by chalets as it would be in Washington

ON TRUMP'S AGENDA. A file picture taken on January 25, 2012 shows participants at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting standing under a sign reading 'World Economic Forum' at the Congress Center in Davos. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Sereno in Pulse Asia survey, Roque on CA ruling on Joel Reyes, Bannon apology | Evening wRap

Jan 08, 2018 - 7:14 PM

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Dela Rosa sacks 67 cops, Robredo on ‘No-El,’ Bannon apologizes to Trump | Midday wRap

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:52 PM

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#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, January 1-7, 2018

Jan 07, 2018 - 1:17 PM

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Trump on pissing on Pyongyang, evolution and Genesis, and getting advice from Duterte

Jan 07, 2018 - 12:31 PM

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Trump says willing to talk with North Korean leader

Jan 07, 2018 - 7:54 AM

'I always believe in talking,' says Trump at the Camp David presidential retreat when asked if he would speak to Kim by phone

This file photo taken on December 18, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking on his national security strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump praises self as 'very stable genius' amid bombshell book

Jan 06, 2018 - 11:51 PM

In a series of extraordinary early-morning tweets, Trump says, 'throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart'

FIRE AND FURY. A man holds a copy of the book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff after buying it at a bookstore in Washington, DC on January 5, 2018. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Trump could freeze $2B of Pakistan aid over terrorist havens

Jan 06, 2018 - 12:04 PM

'They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!' tweets President Donald Trump

Pakistani demonstrators take part in a protest against US aid cuts in Lahore on January 5, 2018. The United States added bite to its increasingly public spat with Pakistan over militant safe havens December 4, suspending hundreds of millions of dollars in security assistance. President Donald Trump's administration has expressed deep frustration at its South Asian ally's failure to crack down on the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani group bases.  / AFP PHOTO / ARIF ALI

Tillerson backs Trump as book casts mental health doubts

Jan 06, 2018 - 10:03 AM

'I've never questioned his mental fitness. I've had no reason to question his mental fitness,' says US Secretary of State Tillerson

Exxon Mobil chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson speaks at a discussion organized by the Economic Club of Washington on the energy innovations that have led to a new era of energy abundance for North America in Washington, DC on March 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM

Fire and Fury': Excerpts from tell-all book on Trump

Jan 06, 2018 - 8:59 AM

The book sells out in Washington after President Trump fails to stop publication

US President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russia's President Vladimir Putin from the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2017, in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Pro-regime rallies in Tehran increase as U.S. imposes sanctions

Jan 06, 2018 - 12:15 AM

For a third straight day, there were large pro-government rallies, this time in 40 locations around Tehran province and several cities after Friday prayers though authorities declared the unrest over

PRO-REGIME. Pro-government demonstrators hold a poster of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and shout slogans during a march following the weekly Muslim Friday prayers in Tehran on January 5, 2018. Photo by Atta Kenare/AFP

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Jan 05, 2018 - 8:33 PM

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Trump lashes out at bombshell book after failing to block release

Jan 05, 2018 - 11:04 AM

(UPDATED) Publishers respond to a cease-and-desist letter by moving forward by 4 days the release of 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House'

TRUMP. This file photo taken on August 8, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking about North Korea at a meeting with administration officials on the opioid addiction crisis at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Steve Bannon insists he backs 'great man' Trump

Jan 04, 2018 - 11:15 PM

Bannon was one of the main architects of Trump's upset victory in 2016 presidential elections, and the president's chief White House strategist for six months

FORMER FRIENDS. This combination of pictures created on January 3, 2018 shows a file photo taken on December 18, 2017 of US President Donald Trump (left) and a file photo taken on December 5, 2017 of Steve Bannon. Photos by Saul Loeb, Joe Raedle/AFP

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Jan 04, 2018 - 7:50 PM

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Sara Duterte in 2019 polls, Gatchalian on Twitter outburst, Trump slams Bannon | Midday wRap

Jan 04, 2018 - 11:55 AM

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