Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people'

Feb 18, 2017

Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people'

Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the media Friday, describing the press as “the enemy of the American people!” in a tweet. Shortly after landing at his holiday home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida — where he is spending a third consecutive weekend — the ...

News conferences raise issue of Trump seeking softballs

Feb 14, 2017

News conferences raise issue of Trump seeking softballs

President Donald Trump managed to avoid questions about hot-button issues facing the White House — such as the future of national security adviser Michael Flynn and the North Korean missile launch — in a news conference Monday where selected reporters asked nonchallenging questions and ...

Playboy magazine brings back naked women, reversing nudity ban

Feb 14, 2017

Playboy magazine brings back naked women, reversing nudity ban

Naked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous. Playboy celebrated the reversal on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #NakedIsNormal. The about-face came Monday with the release of Playboy’s March-April issue. The 63-year-old ...

Teen among four arrested after explosives seized in French lab raid

Feb 10, 2017

Teen among four arrested after explosives seized in French lab raid

French counterterrorism forces arrested four people in southern France on Friday, including a 16-year-old girl, and uncovered a makeshift laboratory that held the explosive TATP and other basic ingredients for fabricating a bomb, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. The prosecutor’s office said around 70 ...

Steve Bannon, America's 'shadow president'

Feb 9, 2017

Steve Bannon, America's 'shadow president'

Donald Trump’s chief strategist is rarely heard in public but has emerged as an ever-present force at the president’s side, leaving America in little doubt that Steve Bannon is the new strongman in the West Wing. The 63-year-old former head of the right-wing Breitbart ...