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Trump scrambles as ‘shithole’ slur fuels outrage

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump sought Friday to quell a global firestorm over his reported denunciation of immigration from “shithole countries” — a slur slammed at home and abroad as racist. Trump tweeted a convoluted denial early Friday about the comments allegedly made on Thursday at a White House meeting with lawmakers on immigration [...] The post Trump scrambles as ‘shithole’ slur fuels outrage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJan 13th, 2018

Trump scrambles as ‘shithole’ slur fuels outrage

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump sought Friday to quell a global firestorm over his reported denunciation of immigration from “shithole countries” — a slur slammed at home and abroad as racist. Trump tweeted a convoluted denial early Friday about the comments allegedly made on Thursday at a White House meeting with lawmakers on immigration [...] The post Trump scrambles as ‘shithole’ slur fuels outrage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Trump scrambles as ‘shithole’ slur fuels global outrage

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump sought to quell a global firestorm over his reported denunciation of immigration from “shithole countries” – a slur slammed at home and abroad as racist. The reported remarks – which drew unanimous condemnation from African nations at the UN and resulted in at least two US diplomats being called [...] The post Trump scrambles as ‘shithole’ slur fuels global outrage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

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

UNITED NATIONS, USA – US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed regret on Thursday, January 18, to African ambassadors who were outraged by President Donald Trump's alleged description of African countries as "shithole" nations, the head of the African Group said. Haley asked to meet the African ambassadors at the United ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

African countries unite at UN against Trump slur

New York - All African countries at the United Nations unanimously demanded on Friday that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Raptors president Ujiri among NBA figures to decry Trump shithole slur

LOS ANGELES, USA – The Toronto Raptors' Nigerian president Masai Ujiri was just one NBA figure with a strong response on Friday, January 12, to US President Donald Trump's reported denunciation of immigration from 'shithole countries." While Trump took to Twitter to deny using the specific term, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out in a meeting on Thursday, January 11, with lawmakers about immigration reform, demanding to know why the US should accept citizens from what he called "shithole" countries. The comments, first reported by The Washington Post, sparked anger among Democrats and Republicans ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

US elections pit Trump’s brute strength vs Dems’ resistance

WASHINGTON, United States --- The energy and outrage of the Democratic resistance faced off against the brute strength of President Donald Trump's GOP on Tuesday's elections as voters across America decided whether Democrats should control at least one chamber of Congress for the first time in the Trump era. Fundraising, polls and history were not on the president's side. But two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, an air of uncertainty --- and stormy weather across parts of the country --- clouded the outcome of high-stakes elections from Florida to Alaska and everywhere in between. The first polls were closing across parts of Kentucky and Indi...Keep on reading: US elections pit Trump’s brute strength vs Dems’ resistance.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Trump: Khashoggi likely dead

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that has sparked global outrage. Before Trump spoke, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

U.S. accused of blocking UN climate talks amid protests

BANGKOK, Thailand – The United States, despite withdrawing from a landmark accord aimed at curbing climate change, is stonewalling vital UN talks over how to fund poorer nations as they battle against global warming, sources told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Saturday, September 8. US President Donald Trump caused global outrage by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Trump and CNN: A quarrel that s both good and bad

NEW YORK, USA – Donald Trump has been at frequent loggerheads with CNN since taking office, but their feud has become increasingly bitter as the channel's acerbic White House coverage fuels a boom in viewers. From reportedly raging that CNN was on the first lady's television set, to refusing to take ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row

HELSINKI, Finland – To outrage in Washington, President Donald Trump on Monday, July 16, lent weight to Russian denials of meddling in US elections at his inaugural summit with Vladimir Putin , where the pair championed a fresh start in relations between the world's leading nuclear powers.  The US and Russian presidents came out ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

The other ‘no-nonsense’ president in Philippines stirs up outrage, praise

It’s hard to imagine a head of state who’s more outrageously confrontational, incendiary or vulgar than Donald Trump. Maybe that’s part of the reason Trump admires Rodrigo Duterte so much......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Celebs decry child internment camps

American celebrities have been voicing out their dismay over President Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy that separates adult asylum-seekers from their children, and the incarceration of such youngsters in various internment facilities. Actress Alyssa Milano, who shared an Instagram user's drawing of a mother and her child, wrote, "Every new day brings a new heartache, a new outrage... Democracy takes our full participation because, at the end of the day, any baby crying out for [his or her] mother is a reflection of our [failures]... We have to work together to find a way out." Actress Natalie Portman also wrote on Instagram, a few weeks back: "Help raise awareness about the inh...Keep on reading: Celebs decry child internment camps.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Thousands in San Diego rally against Trump’s family separation policy

SAN DIEGO, California — Thousands marched in protest in U.S.-Mexico border city of San Diego on Saturday, raising slogans against the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from immigrant parents caught crossing the border illegally. Although President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end the separations after enormous political pressure and public outrage, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader immigration legislation. Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways… link: Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Trump quip about North Korea’s Kim sparks outcry on social media

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he wished people would “sit up at attention” for him like North Koreans do for their leader Kim Jong Un, a joke that sparked instant outrage on social media and cable news. Source link link: Trump quip about North Korea’s Kim sparks outcry on social media.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that if the United States quits the nuclear deal then Washington will regret it “like never before”, as British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson scrambles to save the agreement during talks with the Trump administration Monday. US President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement when it comes [...] The post Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

With 24-hour outrages, Kanye West masters media moment

NEW YORK — Since reemerging last month from a yearlong absence, Kanye West has sparked outrage by throwing his lot with Donald Trump and calling slavery a choice. Yet the rapper has succeeded spectacularly in one key goal — staying at the center of attention. If West’s newfound politics have baffled some longtime fans, the […] The post With 24-hour outrages, Kanye West masters media moment appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Kanye West sparks new outrage in calling slavery ‘choice’

NEW YORK: Rapper Kanye West, on the receiving end of criticism in the music world after backing President Donald Trump, sparked fresh outrage Tuesday when he called slavery “a choice.” The rapper, never shy about expressing himself, made the comments in passing during one of two free-flowing interviews he gave as he promotes two upcoming [...] The post Kanye West sparks new outrage in calling slavery ‘choice’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Nigerian president s U.S. visit to focus on security, economy

LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is to meet President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday, April 30, the first African leader to be received by Trump's White House administration. All eyes will be on Trump after he earlier called African nations "shithole" countries , a damaging remark he has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018