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Trump 'on tape' discussing hush money for Playboy model

Jul 21, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani confirms that the tape by ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen about model Karen McDougal existed, but claims the president had done nothing wrong

AFFAIR? President Donald Trump is accused of having a previous affair with former Playboy model Karen McDougal. Photo of Trump by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP, photo of McDougal from Wikimedia Commons

'Shame on you!' student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:36 AM

(UPDATED) In Washington, the political response makes clear the powerful NRA lobby remains formidable, while Trump himself suggests the root cause of mass shootings is a crisis of mental health – making no mention of gun control

PROTEST. People join together after a school shooting that killed 17 to protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse on February 17, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/AFP

North Korea slams Trump's 'sinister' State of the Union address

Feb 04, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The comments follow months of fiery rhetoric between the two countries

DECLINE. Relations between the two countries reached fresh lows last year as North Korea launched a series of missile tests with President Trump firing back. Photo by Rappler

Iran says U.S. nuclear policy brings world 'closer to annihilation'

Feb 04, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's comments come a day after the Pentagon revealed plans to revamp its nuclear arsenal

POLICY. Iran Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari talks with Belgian Foreign minister before their meeting at the Palais Egmont in Brussels on January 11, 2018. Photo by John Thys/AFP

Trump says Putin 'means it' with U.S. election meddling denials

Nov 12, 2017 - 8:29 AM

Trump says he repeatedly asked Putin about the claims during their chats at the APEC summit in Vietnam

BACKED. US President Trump says he believes in Russia President Putin. AFP Photo

#FridayFeels: Donald Trump is comin' to town

Nov 10, 2017 - 8:00 PM

He tweets when you are sleeping / He tweets when you're awake / He often targets critics / And claims the media's fake

WATCH: Trump at the APEC CEO Summit 2017

Nov 10, 2017 - 3:01 PM

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7 in 10 Filipinos trust Trump in int'l affairs – Pew Research

Nov 05, 2017 - 9:09 AM

The Philippines tops 37 surveyed Asian countries in trusting the United States President on world affairs

TRUSTED. Most Filipinos trust US president Donald Trump, a US-based think tank found. AFP photo

Senior U.S. senators try to protect transgender troops

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Senators John McCain, Jack Reed, Kirsten Gillibrand, Susan Collins files a bill attempting to block or limit President Donald Trump's decree to bar transgender personnel from serving in the military

PROPONENTS. Senators John McCain, Jack Reed, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Susan Collins file a bill seeking protection for transgender troops. Photo of McCain by Tasos Katopodis/AFP, photos of Reed, Gillibrand, Collins from their Twitter accounts

Lawmaker offered White House deal to let off Assange – report

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:01 PM

The Wall Street Journal says Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher told WikiLeaks' Julian Assange that in exchange, he would receive a 'pardon or other act of clemency' from President Donald Trump

MIDDLE MAN. A report says Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher offers a White House deal to Julian Assange. Photo from Rohrabacher's Facebook page

Duterte: I trust Trump will be fair to immigrants

Nov 15, 2016 - 10:10 PM

But Duterte also says I cannot talk for the illegals because whether President Trump or anybody else for that matter an illegal is always an illegal