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Stephen Colbert: President Trump Paid Off Doctor to Say He’s Not Obese

“One pound short of being obese?” the host asked. “That’s awfully convenient.”<p>When Donald Trump’s Navy physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, revealed the …

Culture

Is Rupert Murdoch’s Ex-Wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, A Chinese Secret Agent?

In what is quite possibly the weirdest development in the ongoing stories about foreign governments influencing members of the Trump White House, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting that (in early 2017) U.S. counterintelligence officials warned Jared Kushner that Wendi Deng Murdoch, Fox News CEO …

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Melania Trump Left Out In The Rain By Donald Trump Amid Rumors He Is ‘Chronically Unfaithful’

Donald Trump is facing heat after leaving his wife, Melania Trump, and 11-year-old son, Barron out in the rain while he cozied up underneath an …

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How Author Wolff Got Into Trump’s White House for Tell-All Book

Author Michael Wolff’s pitch to the White House to win cooperation for his book included a working title that signaled a sympathetic view, a …

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Trump Protects His Hair With Giant Umbrella, Leaving Melania and Barron in Bad Weather

President Donald Trump covered himself with a large umbrella but left his wife, Melania, and youngest son, Barron, to fend for themselves against the …

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Report: Trump Has Done a Great Job Profiting Off the Presidency

Particularly from foreign government and lobbyists.<p>By multiple accounts, including those in <b>Michael Wolff’s</b> <i>Fire and Fury,</i> <b>Donald Trump</b> never wanted or expected to become president. His whole campaign was reportedly a branding exercise, intended to raise his profile, burnish his ego, and ultimately …

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Melania Trump May Not Even Sleep In The White House, Has Business Relationship With Trump, Says SiriusXM Host

First Lady Melania Trump has been the subject of fascination, especially in the wake of Michael Wolff’s book, <i>Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White</i> …

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Tiffany Trump just signaled a return to her pre-election life — and it proves how different the Trump presidency is from Obama's

• <b>President Donald Trump's daughter, Tiffany Trump, reunited with her clique of Instagram-famous friends over the weekend.</b>• <b><br>Trump was reportedly not allowed to hang out with her group of friends during her father's presidential campaign. Instead, she spent the last two years trying to emphasize her</b> …

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North Korea Calls Trump A ‘Loser’ Whose Nuclear Button Tweet Was ‘The Spasm Of A Lunatic’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un took some time off from exchanging barbs, but it couldn’t last forever. On New Year’s Day, Kim Jong-un taunted the U.S. president with his nuclear button, which he claimed placed the entire U.S. mainland within reach. To which Trump responded that</i> …

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Donald Trump cancelled his UK visit because he wouldn't get 'the love he believes he deserves', says Michael Wolff

Donald Trump did not cancel his visit to London over a “bad deal,” as he claimed, but out of fear that he would not be met with the adoring crowds he …

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The Media Never Questioned Reagan's Sanity Like It's Questioning Trump's

Donald Trump has said the latest attacks on his competence were out of the "Reagan playbook," but that's not the case.<p>In the summer of 1986, reporter Leslie Stahl was finishing up a stint as the White House correspondent for CBS News. As per tradition, she was due a one-on-one with the president in …

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Ivanka Trump is taking a page out of Melania Trump's style handbook — and she needs it now more than ever

• <b>On Tuesday, Ivanka Trump spoke on a panel about the state of women in the US.</b>• <b><br>The first daughter's outfit was a noteworthy departure, and it seemed to be a sign that Ivanka was taking a page out of her stepmother's style playbook.</b>• <b><br>As Ivanka Trump faces scandals in the White House, first lady Melania</b> …

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US President Donald Trump 'healthy' with perfect cognitive score, says doctor

The White House doctor says Donald Trump is in excellent health following his first physical as president. The exam took place days after a …

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​Trump's unfortunate comments: A bit of context

Without question, it was one of the most (if not the most) problematic things Trump has said since he became President: According to other people who …

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The best FT Weekend long reads

Does the human-like strategy of Google’s AlphaZero represent the dawn of flexible computers?<p>Friday, 12 January, 2018<p>Online donation sites are booming …

HI-EMA administrator stands by decision to keep worker who triggered false missile alert

Hawaii News Now headlinesNewsMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-01-16 18:24:45 GMT<p>Despite calls to fire the Hawaii Emergency …

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Fortress America Is Crumbling

Alfred McCoyTrump’s inept one-man diplomacy is wrecking US foreign policy.The post Fortress America Is Crumbling appeared first on The Nation.

Liberal View

"Fire and Fury" author speaking at Free Library of Philadelphia

The author of the controversial book "Fire and Fury" will be in Philadelphia on Tuesday.<p>Michael Wolff will be speaking at the Free Library on the Ben …

Libraries

‘Feuer und Zorn’: Foreign editions of ‘Fire and Fury’ to hit markets

“Feuer und Zorn.”<p>It sounds like a Wagner opera, but that’s the title that Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” will have when it goes on sale in Germany …

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Jared and Ivanka Absolutely ‘Love It’ in Washington, Okay?

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump “love it in Washington” and “are in it for the long haul,” according to an anonymous “friend” of Ivanka’s who was …

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Fire and Fury: It’s False, That’s How We Know It’s True

There’s concern in the City of Others Riches (Washington D.C.) that Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury book about the Trump White House contains as much …

Conservative View

He’s With The Band: Greg Barker on His Obama Administration Doc ‘The Final Year’

The director who captured President Obama’s final year in office talks about trust, gossip, and the nobility of public service.<p>As I sat down with …

Filmmaking

When an Idiot Calls You a Loser

Earlier this month, the president of the United States announced he would be making his own contribution to awards season.While Trump surely meant he …

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Fire and Fury pipped to No 1 in UK book charts by Lose Weight for Good

Booksellers hail strong sales for Donald Trump exposé, but Tom Kerridge’s diet book sets the most British tills ringing<p>Almost 60,000 print copies of Michael Wolff’s Donald Trump exposé Fire and Fury were sold in the UK last week, but the British public’s New Year’s resolutions meant the explosive …

Publishing

Trump's Presidency Sinks Below Rock Bottom

More controversy than usual has been swirling around the White House since the beginning of 2018, with Donald Trump losing his temper over a book …

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The recidivism presidency

After a triumphant end to 2017, White House sources tell Axios that they see a dangerous pattern forming for this year: a backslide into bad habits …

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Why you may be misunderstanding the mental test that Trump passed with flying colors

On its surface, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) test seems pretty easy. Can you draw a three-dimensional cube? Can you identify these various animals? Can you draw a clock? Can you repeat back the phrase, “The cat always hid under the couch when dogs were in the room”?<p>The test, which can …

U.S. Politics

Trump’s racist outburst reminds us: He’s responsible for any shutdown

The Post reports:<p>Chances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to pass a long-term spending bill by the Friday deadline. GOP leaders are now turning to a short-term funding measure in hopes of keeping agencies open while talks continue, but …

Opinion

Golf, three TVs and Big Macs in bed: my week in the life of Donald Trump

Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury intimately described how the 45th US president spends his ‘executive time’ in the White House. Could our intrepid reporter walk a mile in his shoes?<p>Donald Trump is usually in bed by 6.30pm, watching three television screens and eating cheeseburgers. He has a separate …

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Jimmy Fallon Trolls Donald Trump With James Taylor 'Fire And Fury' Parody

"I’ve seen so many tweets that my eyes are blurry."<p>Jimmy Fallon has updated a James Taylor classic for the Trump era.<p>On Monday’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show,” the comedian spoofed Taylor’s 1970 folk-rock hit “Fire and Rain” with his rendition of “Fire and Fury” ― a reference to Michael Wolff’s …

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