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Trump disputes dead soldier’s widow over call

 Donald Trump has denied claims he failed to remember the name of a fallen US serviceman during a phone call with the soldier’s wife. Myeshia Johnson, widow of Sgt La David Johnson, told ABC News that the US President made her cry as “he couldn’t remember my husband’s name” until …

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Donald Trump, Border Walls, and Flying Bags of Heroin

On Thursday, President Donald Trump stressed the importance of a particular feature of his proposed border wall: transparency. His reason? Without it, a 60-pound bag of heroin might fly over, and hit an unassuming passerby on the head, striking them dead. The vivid image invites flashbacks to Chuck Jones cartoons, …

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Donald Trump is a mixed blessing for Chinese leaders

Trump’s threats to tear up trade deals and hike tariffs on Chinese goods look ominous. If carried out, they could chill thriving commercial ties at a time when Beijing is struggling to shore up economic growth. At the same time, Trump’s suggestion he might reduce Washington’s global strategic presence to …

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Ugandan Trump supporters arrested outside US embassy

Two supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump have been arrested while campaigning for the Republican Party leader outside the US embassy in Kampala. Ugandan news sites reported on Tuesday that the group, from the Uganda Young Democrats, had tried to storm the embassy in the Nsambya suburb of Kampala …

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Cruz Suspends His Campaign After Indiana Loss

Call it Black Tuesday for the world’s bookies. Today, Leicester City, a UK football club given 5000-to-1 odds to win the Premier League, clinched the title. And Donald Trump is going to be the Republican Party’s nominee for president. At least, the odds are heavily in his favor. Texas Sen. …

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Trump a mixed bag uncertainty

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At first glance, Donald Trump is everything Wall Street likes – a billionaire whose real estate empire has provided huge business for banks, and whose luxury towers house the rich and famous. But his surprise success in the fight to win the Republican nomination for the US presidency has sent …

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Trump backers baffled by criticism

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Greer – Tracy Hooker isn’t interested in debating the merits of Donald Trump’s proposal to temporarily block Muslims from coming into the United States. She knows some people think it’s bigoted. That others argue it’s impractical, legally dubious or both. And that every other Republican running for president has, in …

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Trevor Noah compares Donald Trump to Jacob Zuma

Trevor Noah is still settling in to his seat at The Daily Show but has already fired shots at South African president, Jacob Zuma. On the episode that aired in the US on Thursday night Noah compared the American real estate tycoon and leading Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, to the …

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Gloves off as Republicans go after Trump

The 10 Republicans candidates facing off against frontrunner Donald Trump in the centre-right party’s second debate late Wednesday accused him of being a childish entertainer without the temperament to serve as president of the United States. “There’s a sophomoric quality that is entertaining about Mr Trump,” Senator Rand Paul said. …

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Trump called out after criticising McCain

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday slammed 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain on his status as a “war hero”, and is being slammed by his fellow Republican candidates as a consequence. “He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured,” Trump said of McCain, …

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