• ‘She's Not My Type.' Trump Says E. Jean Carroll Is Lying About Sexual Assault

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump said Monday that a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.”
    “I'll say it with great respect: Number one, she's not my type. Number two, it never happened,” Trump told The Hill in an interview at the White House.
    Writer E. Jean Carroll has claimed that a friendly encounter with Trump at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996 turned violent when the real estate mogul pushed her up against a dressing room wall, unzipped his pants and forced himself on her. Carroll...
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  • Iran's President Describes White House as ‘Afflicted by Mental Retardation'

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. Iran's president described the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation.”
    President Hassan Rouhani went on to call the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “outrageous and idiotic,” especially as the 80-year-old Shiite cleric has no plans to ever travel to the United States.
    From Israel, Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said talks with the...
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  • Iran's refusal to negotiate under new sanctions could push Trump closer to his hawkish advisors, and nudge the US towards full-on war

    Iran's refusal to negotiate under new sanctions could push Trump closer to his hawkish advisors, and nudge the US towards full-on war

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Monday, specifically targeting its supreme leader Ali Khamenei and other key officials.
    Top Iranian officials responded by saying that the sanctions equated to the "permanent closure" of US-Iran diplomatic relations, and that Tehran would not negotiate with Washington under those sanctions.
    The lack of dialogue between the US and Iran could nudge Trump closer to an all-out war with Iran.
    Trump has so far resisted his hawkish advisers who...
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  • In his sanctions announcement, Trump accidentally named the wrong Supreme Leader of Iran, who has been dead since 1989

    In his sanctions announcement, Trump accidentally named the wrong Supreme Leader of Iran, who has been dead since 1989

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Trump in an announcement Monday said the US was imposing sanctions on Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini - who has been dead since 1989.
    The sanctions in fact apply to Iran's current Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. It is a small difference, but was seized upon by his critics.
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the Trump White House was suffering "mental retardation" after the sanctions against Khamenei were announced.
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    President Donald Trump mistakenly named a Supreme Leader of Iran who has been dead since 1989 as the target of...
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  • DealBook Briefing: Will Trump's Iran Sanctions Work?

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    His administration may be running low on effective ways to crimp the nation's economy.
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  • Iran's president said the Trump administration is 'afflicted with mental retardation,' turning their conflict increasingly personal

    Iran's president said the Trump administration is 'afflicted with mental retardation,' turning their conflict increasingly personal

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Iran's President Hasan Rouhani accused the Trump White House of being "afflicted with mental retardation" in a TV address on Tuesday.
    Rouhani said that new sanctions, targeted at Iran's Supreme Leader, show that the US is not serious about finding a diplomatic end to their current conflict.
    The US on Monday imposed new sanctions on Iranian officials, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
    In recent weeks tensions between Iran and the US have surged. Iran shot down a US drone, and President Donald Trump almost responded with military action.
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