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Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over ‘racial slur’

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over ‘racial slur’

Media captionTrump voters grade president’s first year President Donald Trump has said he was “totally misrepresented” by those saying he used the term “shithole” to describe African nations last week. Mr Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a deal to protect so-called Dreamer immigrants. The president was responding to a claim […]

Donald Trump escalates feud over ‘racial slur’

Donald Trump escalates feud over ‘racial slur’

Media captionTrump voters grade president’s first year President Donald Trump has said he was “totally misrepresented” by those saying he used the term “shithole” to describe African nations last week. Mr Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a deal to protect so-called Dreamer immigrants. The president was responding to a claim […]

Hawaii alert: Employee who sent missile warning reassigned

Hawaii alert: Employee who sent missile warning reassigned

Image copyright Instagram/@SIGHPOUTSHRUG via Reuters Image caption It took 38 minutes for the mistake to be corrected and for Hawaiians to be told there was no danger The unnamed employee who mistakenly sent a missile alert which caused panic in the US state of Hawaii on Saturday has been temporarily reassigned to other duties, a […]

Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl’s hijab ‘did not happen’

Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl’s hijab ‘did not happen’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Khawlah Noman, 11, (L) speaks to reporters with her mother at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School Canadian police say an alleged scissor attack on an 11-year-old girl’s hijab never happened. The girl made headlines last week after she said a man came up to her and tried to cut her […]

The missing – consequences of Trump’s immigration crackdown

In a rural county that voted for Trump, people are shocked to see friends deported and schoolmates disappear. Now a community is coming to terms with the economic and emotional consequences. The Trump team insists the actions of the deportation force, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is simply a matter of applying the law and […]

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Media captionThe president made the comments to White House reporters at his Florida golf resort on Sunday President Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval […]

Donald Trump denies being a racist after ‘shithole’ row

Donald Trump denies being a racist after ‘shithole’ row

Media captionThe president made the comments to White House reporters at his Florida golf resort on Sunday President Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office […]

Hawaii missile false alarm triggers shock, blame and apologies

Hawaii missile false alarm triggers shock, blame and apologies

Media captionPeople were warned to take shelter Residents and visitors in Hawaii have been recalling the shock of a false missile alarm, with many saying they thought they were going to die. The alert of an incoming ballistic missile was sent wrongly on Saturday morning by an emergency system worker. Victims of the ordeal spoke […]

Vogue suspends Mario Testino and Bruce Weber amid sexual exploitation claims

Vogue suspends Mario Testino and Bruce Weber amid sexual exploitation claims

Image copyright Getty Images Photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber have been suspended from working with fashion magazines including Vogue, amid allegations they sexually exploited male models and assistants. A series of claims were made against the pair in a New York Times article. Weber denies the claims, while lawyers for Testino said his accusers […]

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in US state

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in US state

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The message Hawaiians saw on their phones An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared a false alarm. Mobile phone users received a message saying: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” State Governor […]