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Anger over Donald Trump's UK crime tweet

The US President, Donald Trump, has sparked an angry backlash in the UK with a tweet linking a rise in the crime rate to “radical Islamic terror”. He said: “Just out report: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.’ Not good, we must keep America safe!” The Labour MP, Yvette Cooper, chair of the Commons Home Affairs Committee, accused Mr Trump of fuelling hate crime with his “ignorant” comments. The Home Office declined to comment. Crime in England and Wales went up by 13% in ...

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We've found Trump's perfect pick for Fed chair: Janet Yellen

White House isn’t ruling out a second term for Fed Chair yet President Trump loves to brag about the stock market’s incredible post-election run. He’d surely hate to see it come to an end. One way to prevent the market from getting knocked off course is to keep one of its biggest backers in place: Janet Yellen. The Federal Reserve chief’s promise not to remove the easy-money punch bowl too quickly has helped keep the party on Wall Street going. If Trump replaces Yellen when her term expires in February, ...

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FCC commissioner on Trump's media threats: 'History won't be kind to silence'

FCC commissioner responds to Trump’s license tweets A top Federal Communications Commission official is putting pressure on her colleagues to end their silence amid President Trump’s threats against TV networks that are critical of his administration. Democratic commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, who was first appointed by President Obama and brought back to the commission by Trump, said the FCC should make it very clear that the agency will not revoke licenses simply because Trump does not like their coverage. “History won’t be kind to silence,” Rosenworcel, who is one of five ...

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How Trump's executive order can hurt those with pre-existing conditions

How Trump is upending Obamacare President Trump says that his executive order will provide quality health care to millions of Americans. The main way he would do this is to make it easier for small businesses to band together to buy health insurance through nationwide association health plans. The order will likely free these plans from several key Obamacare regulations and from state oversight. Instead, they’d be subject to the same federal regulations as large-employer plans. The key backer of this move, GOP Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, dismisses critics’ ...

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Trump's FCC criticized for hurricane response

Hurricane Maria leaves trail of devastation A Democratic commissioner and other critics say President Trump’s Federal Communications Commission is not doing enough to respond to the crisis in Puerto Rico and the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democratic commissioner, questioned the agency’s choice not to call for hearings yet to inform its response in the wake of a series of devastating hurricanes. “After Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy @FCC held hearings to address network recovery. Why won’t agency do it for Harvey, Irma & Maria?” she ...

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Trump's New STEM Initiative Applauded By Gaming Group

Today, the White House issued a memorandum in which it applauded President Trump’s big plans to bolster science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs across the country. One of the video game industry’s biggest and most important groups, the Entertainment Software Association, has now released a statement applauding the new initiative, saying it could pay dividends for the United States video game industry. “ESA commends the Trump Administration on its bold leadership in computer science education,” ESA president Michael Gallagher said. “The White House’s new STEM initiative will help grow ...

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Twitter explains why it won't remove Trump's North Korea tweet

How many of Trump’s twitter followers are bots? Twitter says itwon’t take down a controversial weekend tweet from President Donald Trump — the tweet North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho described as a declaration of war. On Sept. 23, Trump tweeted, “Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won’t be around much longer!” The phrase “Little Rocket Man” refers to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a statement on Monday, Ri said: “Since the United States ...

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Trump's strange history with pro football

Trump: I wish NFL owners respected US flag When President Trump lashed out at players who kneel during the national anthem, he took aim at an organization that he’s clashed with on multiple occasions. On Friday, Trump said during a rally in Alabama that NFL owners should fire players who protest during the national anthem. The comments prompted players, league officials and team owners to admonish his statements. Here’s a look back at some of the other times Trump has tangled with the pro-football league. Trump’s NFL competitor Back in ...

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NFL owners are not happy with Trump's rhetoric

Trump: I wish NFL owners respected US flag The business moguls who control the NFL are siding with their players over President Trump. The president kicked up a furor on Friday when he lashed out at players who kneel during the national anthem to draw attention to social justice issues. Trump told a crowd in Alabama that the league’s owners should respond to the players by saying, “Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he’s fired. He’s fired!” The remarks have spurred backlash from many corners, ...

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