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Trump defends self after comments, says ‘I’m not a racist’

Jan 15 2018 - 12:05am || Comments

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump, on the defensive in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations that have revived questions about whether the leader of the world’s melting pot is a racist, declared Sunday that he is not one.

  • | Posted: Jan 6 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Hiring by U.S. employers slowed a bit as 2017 ended and pay growth was sluggish. Yet that’s actually how investors, at least, like it.

  • Posted: Jan 6 2018 - 12:06am

    TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board.

  • | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration threw the burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday as it lifted an Obama-era policy that kept federal authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will now leave it up to federal prosecutors to decide what to do when state rules collide with federal drug law.

  • | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Two Republican House members are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, criticizing his Justice Department for not cooperating with Congress and for leaks related to its Russia investigation.

  • Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:06am

    Blizzard rolls up the East Coast, with cold blast to follow

  • | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The acrimony surrounding former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s very public break with President Donald Trump escalated Thursday, suggesting a permanent split between the president and the pugilistic strategist who helped put him in the Oval Office.

  • Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:05am

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three cars on an Amtrak train carrying more than 300 passengers on a route from Miami to New York derailed in snow-covered Savannah after a fierce winter storm, but no injuries were reported.

  • | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Global warming is making the world’s oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show.

  • | Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon on Wednesday, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn’t actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son’s contact with a Russian lawyer “treasonous.”

  • Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 12:06am

    GOP’s Senate majority shrinks with Jones sworn into office

  • | Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman sued special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department on Wednesday, saying prosecutors had overstepped their bounds by charging him for conduct that he says is unrelated to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

  • | Posted: Jan 3 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday threw the weight of the U.S. government behind the protesters taking to the streets of Iran, rooting them on despite the risk of helping Iranian authorities dismiss a week of major demonstrations as the product of American instigation.

  • | Posted: Jan 3 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sounded open Tuesday to the possibility of an inter-Korean dialogue after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a rare overture toward South Korea in a New Year’s address. But Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations insisted talks would not be meaningful unless the North was getting rid of its nuclear weapons.

  • | Posted: Jan 3 2018 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sounded open Tuesday to the possibility of an inter-Korean dialogue after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a rare overture toward South Korea in a New Year’s address. But Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations insisted talks would not be meaningful unless the North was getting rid of its nuclear weapons.

  • Posted: Jan 3 2018 - 12:06am

    Trump threatens to cut off US aid to Palestinian Authority