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Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would

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Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happiest on Earth....
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‘Holes of shit': How Trump's profanity was translated abroad

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President Trump reportedly referred to African nations and Haiti as “shithole” countries on Jan. 11, when discussing immigrant protections with lawmakers. Here is how Trump's vulgar language was translated by foreign media outlets.
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2 Republican senators claim to have not heard Trump's 'shithole' countries remark

2 Republican senators claim to have not heard Trump's 'shithole' countries remark

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Two Republican Senators claim to have not heard President Trump saying that certain African and Latin American nations are "shithole" countries.
Multiple reports and one Democratic senator have claimed Trump used the word.
Two Republican senators on Friday claimed to have not heard the comments by President Donald Trump that certain countries are a "shithole" compared to European ones.
In a joint statement, Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Purdue of Georgia said they did not recall Trump's remarks.
"President Trump brought everyone to the table this week and listened to both sides...
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Here's the Plan Trump Was Attacking When He Said ‘Shithole Countries'

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President Donald Trump's “shithole countries” comments ricocheted around the world , spurring criticism from U.S. allies, rebuttals from Americans with roots in those countries and condemnation from some in his own party .
Lost in the furor over his “shithole” comment is the argument that Trump was making at the time.
The White House held the meeting to discuss a bipartisan immigration deal that would help undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children who got relief under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, foreign nationals who fled manmade and natural disasters...
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: No One Is Coming to Save Us From Trump's Racism

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Yes, people in the room say they heard him make the remarks about “shithole” countries. No, he won't face any consequences.
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Where's mine? Workers wonder if Trump tax cut will trickle down

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Donald Trump says his corporate tax cuts are setting off a domino effect that will finally end the long, lean years for American wage-earners. More than a million workers at companies from AT&T to Comcast already got their payout, the president said this week. There's more to come, Trump said,...
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‘Unfathomable' Jimmy Kimmel Says Trump Over ‘Shithole Countries' Report

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Jimmy Kimmel is apparently incredulous over reports that President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and some parts of Africa as “ shithole countries ” in a White House meeting about immigration.
During Thursday's episode of Live! , the host voiced his dismay over Trump's alleged remark - which has sparked widespread international outrage. “Before I share what specifically he said, I would like you to keep in mind that this is an actual quote from the actual President of the United States,” Kimmel said before airing a CNN clip.
Kimmel went on to express his incredulity over the...
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Trump's team wants Americans thinking about the economy. He keeps getting in the way

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'We couldn't be more pleased' Trump's Treasury Secretary says as controversy swirls again.
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Americans Say They're Proud of Their Roots in Trump's ‘Shithole Countries'

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Americans with roots in Haiti, El Salvador and African nations took to the internet to declare their pride in the face of reports that President Donald Trump referred to them as “shithole countries” in a White House meeting about immigration.
While Trump has denied that he used the vulgar language , many Americans who immigrated from those countries or who have parents or grandparents from them shared their personal achievements and pride in their heritage.
The comment reportedly came in a White House meeting discussing alternative ways to allow residents of those countries who have lost...
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Parents arrested aftrer kids found chained in California home

Parents arrested aftrer kids found chained in California home

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Officials: 4 law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina

Officials: 4 law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina

Four South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot early Tuesday morning. Read more ...

Incredible video: Firefighter catches child dropped from burning building

Incredible video: Firefighter catches child dropped from burning building

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Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch

Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch

Japanese media outlet NHK has apologized for issuing a false report of a North Korean missile launch Tuesday evening local time. Read more ...

Martin Luther King III: Trump's comments are 'extremely racist'

Martin Luther King III: Trump's comments are 'extremely racist'

On what would have been his father's 89th birthday, Martin Luther King III said Monday that he believes President Donald Trump's vulgar and demeaning language to describe... Read more ...

Mom convicted in daughter's drowning charged in death of second baby

Mom convicted in daughter's drowning charged in death of second baby

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MLK remembered in Seaside, Santa Cruz

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Authorities identify passenger who died after Gulf Coast boat fire

Authorities identify passenger who died after Gulf Coast boat fire

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Nearly 80 injured after floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange

Nearly 80 injured after floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange

At least 77 people were injured when a walkway inside the Indonesian Stock Exchange collapsed suddenly, causing widespread damage to the building's main lobby area. Read more ...

Water main break closes part of MLK Jr. Blvd. in Raleigh

Water main break closes part of MLK Jr. Blvd. in Raleigh

Authorities closed part of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Raleigh while crews work to repair a broken water main. Read more ...