Monthly Archives: August 2018

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Aug 30)

The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – The hatred and extreme bias of me by @CNN has clouded their thinking and made them unable to function. But actually, as I have always said, ...

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Ohio St’s Meyer pushes back on reasons for suspension

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer is pushing back on the reasons for his three-game suspension with claims that don’t fully square with details laid out in the investigation that led to his punishment. Meyer tweeted a statement Friday that he says intends to clarify what he calls incorrect media reports about his suspension. Meyer was ...

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California Man Threatened to Kill Boston Globe Journalists Over Trump Editorials, Prosecutors Say

(BOSTON) — A California man upset about The Boston Globe’s coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump’s attacks on the news media was arrested Thursday for threatening to travel to the newspaper’s offices and kill journalists, whom he called the “enemy of the people,” federal prosecutors said Thursday. Prosecutors say 68-year-old Robert Chain’s threatening phone calls to the Globe’s newsroom ...

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Four dead, three missing after Myanmar dam overflow

Floods from a dam breach in Central Myanmar has left four people dead and three missing, a ministry official confirmed Friday, the first casualties reported two days after a portion of the levee collapsed from heavy monsoon rains. The deceased were three men and one woman, said Phyu Lei Lei Tun, a director at the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief ...

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Trump allies raise alarm over expected impeachment as president’s legal team shrinks

Staffing shortages and struggles to recruit top-class talent have left Donald Trump’s administration unprepared for the looming prospect of impeachment, White House insiders fear. Allies of the president reportedly believe job changes and firings have severely weakened the president’s legal and communications teams, two departments crucial to him staving off growing threats to his position. November’s midterm elections could hand ...

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Corrected: India says to help Nepal build rail link to Kathmandu

(Corrects para two to clarify the agreement was signed by officials, not prime ministers) Nepal’s Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli (L) shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi, India, February 20, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) – India will help Nepal construct a rail link between capital Kathmandu and an Indian ...

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