Sunday , 19 November 2017

Politics

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

President Donald Trump shot back at LaVar Ball, who downplayed the president’s role in getting his son and two other UCLA basketball players released after they were detained in China for questioning following shoplifting allegations. “I should have left them in jail,” Trump tweeted Sunday. The president was apparently responding to LaVar Ball’s comments to ESPN playing down his son’s …

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Luke Walton says Lakers teammate spoke to Lonzo Ball about walking away from Suns scuffle

While the altercation between Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Tyler Ulis did not escalate as players from both sides broke things up, Ball walked by the two players as they refused to back down from each other. When Caldwell-Pope and Ulis started shoving each other, Ball paused to look back and then kept walking to the Lakers bench before stopping again and …

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Trump sexual misconduct allegations 'remain very disturbing': Republican senator

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump that surfaced during the 2016 campaign “remain very disturbing.” “President Trump was not my choice for the Republican nominee for president, and I did not support him in part because of the way that all of these reports about how he was treating women,” the Maine senator told …

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Trump aide won’t directly say if President Trump still backs Roy Moore

White House legislative affairs director Marc Short wouldn’t directly say if President Donald Trump still backs embattled GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. “I don’t think you’ve seen him go down there and campaign for him, I don’t think you’ve seen him issue an endorsement,” Short told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” Sunday. “I think he …

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Sex-harassment allegation wave will be 'watershed moment' if men 'man up': Fiorina

Carly Fiorina, a former CEO of Hewlett Packard who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, said the current wave of sexual harassment allegations from Hollywood to Capitol Hill “will only be a watershed moment if men decide to step forward.” Fiorina told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” Sunday, “What needs to happen now …

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'This Week' Transcript 11-19-17: Sen. Susan Collins and Marc Short

STEPHANOPOULOS: So, is this a watershed moment or will it pass like so many before? Let’s talk about it with our panel: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, former Congresswoman Mary Bono of California, Carly Fiorina who was CEO of Hewlett-Packard, ran for president last year; and Ronen Farrow who has written some blockbuster stories for The New Yorker this month. Thanks …

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Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House. President Donald Trump was inside the White House during the Sunday morning incident. The Secret Service tweeted at about 8 a.m. Sunday that someone tried to jump a row of metal bike …

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Republican Sen. Susan Collins: 'I want to see changes' in Senate tax bill

A key moderate Senate Republican said the Senate’s tax bill needs revisions before it is put to a vote. “I want to see changes in that bill, and I think there will be changes,” Sen. Susan Collins of Maine told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” Sunday. She said one problem with the bill is the inclusion …

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