Yanni Chau

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The First 100 Lies: The Trump Team's Flurry Of Falsehoods

To say that President Donald Trump has a casual relationship with the truth would be a gross understatement. He has repeatedly cited debunked conspiracy theories, pushed voter fraud myths, and embellished his record and accomplishments. The barrage of falsehoods has been so furious that journalists …

Donald Trump

They’re not lies: Donald Trump wills his ‘truth’ into our reality

The president’s ‘alternative facts’ come straight from Norman Vincent Peale’s philosophy of picturing success, no matter what. If only his system really worked<p>“We have a president capable of standing in the rain and saying it was a sunny day,” John Oliver recently observed on Last Week Tonight, as …

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Trump Returns to the Campaign Trail

At a Florida rally, he launched some of his fiercest attacks to date on the press, and took in the cheers of his fans.<p>After his first four weeks in office, Donald Trump left the the White House for Florida, where he soaked up the cheers of thousands of adoring fans. It has not been an easy month …

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Protests against Trump's immigration ban: in pictures

'Let Them In'

In Washington, D.C., a crowd descended on the White House to protest President Trump’s executive order on immigration.<p>Just over one week ago, thousands of marchers filled Constitution Avenue for the Women’s March on Washington, calling for full reproductive rights and celebrating modern feminism. …

Immigration

Google and Apple join Silicon Valley voices condemning Trump's travel ban

Leaders of top tech companies including Facebook and Microsoft challenge order as Y Combinator boss says it’s time for sector to speak out<p>Have you been affected by Trump’s migration ban? Share your experience<p>Leaders from some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent companies, including Google, Apple, …

Silicon Valley
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Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?<p>Jean Seaton: The seeds were sown during the George W Bush era<p>Reading George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four again, now, hurts. And I’m not the …

Literature

Donald Trump's Been Saying The Same Thing For 30 Years

For decades, Donald Trump both toyed with and coyly denied any interest in pursuing the presidency — until his expectation-shattering campaign of the 2016 election.<p>But if you go back and watch old clips — and by old, we mean decades-old — you hear a young Donald Trump sounding very much like the …

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The new first family: what you need to know about the Trumps

Here are the essential things to know about the Trumps, with notes on the roles each family member may play in the administration<p>•Donald Trump inauguration: the world holds its breath – live coverage<p>•Inauguration day schedule: our guide to the day<p>As soon as Donald Trump takes the oath of office, …

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Smoke and mirrors: how Trump manipulates the media and opponents

Donald Trump has been called a “master media manipulator” by the New York Times, a “genius” tactician by Kanye West and a “master wizard” of persuasion by the creator of Dilbert. Whether or not that is the case, there are certain patterns of language and action the president-elect uses to try to …

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Obama's White House, by official photographer Pete Souza - in pictures

Pete Souza, formerly the official photographer for Ronald Reagan, was the official White House photographer for President Barack Obama. As the US awaits the inauguration of Donald Trump, Souza looks back at some of his favourite images from the last eight years<p>White House reveals new look … and …

The White House

The terrifying truth about North Korea's nuclear weapons

"North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the US," President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on January 2. "It won't happen!"<p>However, the terrifying truth is that North Korea, the only country to have tested nuclear weapons in the …

North Korea

The real Tweeter-in-chief: Barack Obama's 'thank you' post his most popular ever

US President Barack Obama's tweet following his farewell address to the nation has become the most popular post on the presidential account - and exceeds his successor's most retweeted message by half a million shares.<p>Shortly after concluding his speech in Chicago on Tuesday night, Mr Obama tweeted …

Hong Kong human rights situation 'worst since handover to China'

Amnesty International report says rule of law, freedom of speech and trust in government all deteriorated in 2016<p>Hong Kong’s human rights situation is at its worst since Britain handed the territory to China, Amnesty International said in a new report, after a string of incidents damaged the city’s …

Hong Kong

The dazzling and depressing architecture of density in megacities

I’ve featured the work of photographer Michael Wolf here before, particularly his series of photos taken in Hong Kong called Architecture of Density, …

Mega Cities

Read the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech

Here is an unedited transcript of<p>President Obama’s prepared remarks during his farewell address in Chicago, as provided by the White House.<p>---<p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight …