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Trump testified in 1990 court case he used alias' John Miller and John Baron | Fox News

Back when Donald Trump's love life was tabloid heaven, a Trump spokesman with intimate knowledge of the businessman's personal relationships offered juicy stories about a failing marriage, a new live-in paramour and three other girlfriends he was juggling at once.<p>The spokesman identified himself as …

First dads: how have the 43 American presidents held up as fathers?

Presidency and parenthood is the subject of a new book by journalist Joshua Kendall, who describes Reagan as a distant dad and Roosevelt as an engaged one<p>Donald Trump likes to play the dad card, parading his devoted daughter, Ivanka, and other children during the election campaign. Should he ever …

Asia has yet to confront its past – be grateful Europe did | Natalie Nougayrède

China and Japan may be thriving, but so are old antagonisms that poison diplomacy and politics. The progress of the entire east Asia region is at stake<p>Travelling from Europe to Asia can provoke a tinge of envy. Asia will define the 21st century. Europe resembles a basket case. Asia is the new …

Remarks by Sanders — and Trump — indicate more turbulence ahead for Clinton's campaign

Bernie Sanders has flip-flopped strategically in the weeks since Hillary Clinton put a near-lock on the Democratic presidential nomination. At times he has vowed to battle Clinton through the party's July convention. At other times he has shifted his stated goal to building a movement, a tacit …

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Russia, US shore up Syria ceasefire

The Syrian army has extended a truce around the besieged city of Aleppo. Moscow and Washington have vowed to extend their efforts to see a ceasefire …

A Trojan horse of hate: North Carolina’s new bill is a “hostile takeover of human rights”

<b>Pat McCrory (Reuters/Chris Keane)</b><p>It goes beyond bathrooms. A hidden clause in HB2 prevents workers from suing under a state anti-discrimination law<p>Nina Martin<p>April 13, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on ProPublica. It was co-published with Mother Jones.<p>When North Carolina lawmakers passed …

The Most Horrendous Lie on Wall Street

There’s a horrendous lie being told by the brokerage industry and its army of lobbying groups. It goes something like this:<p>“Middle-class Americans …

Wars are being fought as in 'barbarian times', warns MSF chief

Charity head speaks out after hospital attacks and says focus on terrorism is threatening the rules which govern warfare<p>Attacks against civilians in war zones across the world have grown more indiscriminate due to a myopic focus by the major global powers on fighting terrorism, the head of the …

'Free' college in Europe isn't really free

While Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has garnered populist support with his debt-free college proposal, several economists recently told NPR's "Planet Money" that they don't like the plan.<p>Their main gripe: The plan should target students who actually need free tuition rather than …

House of Cards: Frank Underwood's best quotes

As season four of House of Cards begins, enjoy a selection of the finest quotes from Kevin Spacey's Machiavellian villain Frank Underwood.<p>From ambition and sleep, to friendship and sex, Underwood has an acerbic one-liner for every situation.<p><b>On power:</b> "The road to power is paved with hypocrisy, and …