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Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

World
Media playback is unsupported on your devicePresident Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe African nations.Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office meeting on immigration reform.He has now told reporters: "I am not a racist. I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed."It is the first time the president has responded directly to the racism accusations.He made the denial to White House press pool reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach in Florida on Sunday night.What did the president allegedly say?The row broke out after lawmakers from both parties visited the president on Thursday to work on a proposal for a bipartisan immigration deal....
RCom says in settlement talks, CDB counsel denies move

RCom says in settlement talks, CDB counsel denies move

Finance
MUMBAI: Reliance Communications (RCom) on Wednesday insisted it was negotiating a settlement with China Development Bank, one of its largest creditors, even as the Chinese government banker sought to club its insolvency petition against the Anil Ambani-led company with other petitions seeking the same. “We have received an email from petitioner…we are in talks and may not have to go through all this,” Navroz Seervai, a senior counsel representing RCom, told the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Senior counsel Darius Khambata, who represented China Development Bank (CDB), however, told the tribunal that his client has given no “such instruction” on any discussion between the two firms. CDB is looking to recover $ 1.78 billion, or about Rs 11,460 crore, of dues the debt-laden telecom
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter denies rape claim

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter denies rape claim

Entertainment
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter has said he is "shocked and saddened" to be accused of rape by an ex-member of a girl band.In a blog post published earlier this month, Melissa Schuman claimed Carter forced her into a sex act against her will and raped her when she was 18."He was relentless, refusing to take my nos for an answer," she alleged.In a statement, Carter said Ms Schuman had "never expressed to me while we were together or at any time since that anything we did was not consensual"."It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm," he went on.The accusations are the latest in a slew of claims to be made against leading figures in the film, music and broadcasting industries.In a lengthy post, Melissa Schuman says she was invited to...
Sylvester Stallone accused of sexual assault by girl, 16 – he denies claims

Sylvester Stallone accused of sexual assault by girl, 16 – he denies claims

Entertainment
GETTY IMAGESALLEGATIONS: Stallone has been accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl into a threesomeThe Rocky Balboa actor branded claims that he frightened a teenage girl into a threesome in a Las Vegas hotel.It has been alleged Stallone, 71, threatened to beat the girl is she revealed details of the tryst.However, he had called the claims "ridiculous" and "categorically false", according to Daily News.The unidentified accuser was just 16 at the time of the claimed attack in July 1986.GETTY IMAGESDENIAL: The Rocky actor has branded the allegations 'ridiculous' “No one was ever aware of this story until it was published today, including Mr Stallone” Michelle Bega, Sylvester Stallone representativeThey are said to have filed a report with Las Vegas police after the alleged
Dreyfuss denies exposing himself to woman

Dreyfuss denies exposing himself to woman

Entertainment
Actor Richard Dreyfuss has denied exposing himself to a woman writer in the 1980s, but admitted that some of his past behaviour "revolts" him.His agent Barry McPherson provided a statement to Vulture.com in which the actor said he never exposed himself to Jessica Teich but acknowledged other encounters which he now says were inappropriate.Teich, a writer for a TV comedy on which Dreyfuss worked in 1987, told Vulture the actor made continual, overt and lewd comments and invitations after they met at a theatre where she worked.Image:Richard Dreyfuss in Close Encounters Of The Third KindTeich said she was working for Dreyfuss writing the script for an ABC show when was summoned to his trailer on the set of one of his films and he exposed his genitals to her.Dreyfuss, 70, said he thought the e...