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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: Dec 20 2017 - 12:05am

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — The shoulder-shrugging reply “whatever” continues to annoy Americans more than other words or phrases, but “fake news” is coming on strong.

  • | Posted: Dec 20 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Jubilant Republicans pushed on early Wednesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist Americans will learn to love when they see their paychecks in the new year. President Donald Trump cheered the lawmakers on, eager to claim his first major legislative victory.

  • | Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, echoing the message of his 2016 campaign as he declared “America is in the game and America is going to win.”

  • Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turkey is criticizing the U.S. veto of a U.N. resolution that would have required President Donald Trump to rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying Washington lost its “impartiality” in the Middle East.

  • | Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    ATLANTA — The nation’s air-travel system struggled to get back on schedule and re-book stranded passengers Monday after a fire and blackout at the world’s busiest airport forced the cancellation of over 1,500 flights days before the start of the Christmas rush.

  • Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    McCain says he’s feeling well, vows return in January

  • | Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:06am

    The first African-American police chief of Charlottesville, Va., abruptly resigned Monday, about two weeks after a scathing independent review criticized his “slow-footed response” to violence at a white nationalist rally this summer.

  • | Posted: Dec 19 2017 - 12:05am

    DUPONT, Wash. — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle on Monday and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least three people, injuring dozens and crushing two vehicles, authorities said.

  • Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:06am

    SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haul

  • | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:06am

    LOS ANGELES — That legal weed you’ll be able to buy in California on New Year’s Day may not be as green as it seems.

  • | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of his initial year in office.

  • | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of his initial year in office.

  • | Posted: Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — When an immigrant from Bangladesh set off a bomb in New York City’s subway system last week, he was the only person injured. But New York City’s vibrant Bangladeshi community is worried that it, too, may ultimately get hurt by the attack.

  • | Posted: Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am

    MONTECITO, Calif. — Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into “a ghost town” as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California’s history toward the city and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito.

  • | Posted: Dec 16 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.