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Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut down

Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut down

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US President Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation has agreed to close down amid allegations that he and others illegally misused its funds.The move was announced by the Attorney General of New York State, Barbara Underwood, who will supervise the distribution of its remaining monies.She has accused Mr Trump and his three eldest children of using it for private and political gain.The foundation's lawyer accused her of attempting to politicise the matter. Six legal headaches for Donald Trump What's the deal with the Trump Foundation? This is just one of several legal cases currently swirling around Mr Trump and his family. Others include a wide-ranging special counsel investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign...
Kanye West turns back on Donald Trump in SHOCK outburst: 'I've been used'

Kanye West turns back on Donald Trump in SHOCK outburst: 'I've been used'

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Kanye West has been an outspoken advocate of Donald Trump and his administration since he landed the job in the White House.Kim Kardashian's husband has been pictured on numerous occasion wearing the red 'MAGA' (Make America Great Again) baseball cap, donned by Trump supporters.He also recently gave an impassioned, expletive-ridden speech in the Oval Office, hitting out at his haters, before hugging Trump in a warm embrace.But he is no longer on the Trump bandwagon if his Twitter page is anything to go by. Related Articles Distancing himself from the MAGA movement, Kanye wrote: "My eyes are now wide open and I now realise I've been used to spread messages I don't believe in."I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative."Kanye &...
Lana Del Rey confronts Kanye West over support for Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live

Lana Del Rey confronts Kanye West over support for Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live

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Lana Del Rey has criticised Kanye West for his support of Donald Trump.The singer, who performed at West's wedding to Kim Kardashian in 2014, described his endorsement of the US president as "a loss for the culture".She wrote to West after an appearance on Saturday Night Live, which ended with an unscripted, pro-Trump rant. "I can only assume you relate to his personality on some level," wrote Del Rey. "Delusions of grandeur, extreme issues with narcissism."None of which would be a talking point if we weren't speaking about the man leading our country."If you think it's alright to support someone who believes it's OK to grab a woman by the pussy just because he's famous, then you need an intervention just as much as he does."She ...
Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

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Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM's Brexit plan.In an interview with the Sun, Mr Trump said the PM's plan would "probably kill" any trade deal with the US.Mrs May wants to negotiate a UK-US deal with Mr Trump, who is visiting Britain as president for the first time.Meanwhile, a number of anti-Trump protests are due to take place.At one demonstration in Parliament Square, a giant inflatable of Mr Trump as a baby has been launched into the air. Some pro-Trump events are also planned.In his interview with the Sun, Mr Trump also said that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - who disagrees with the PM on Brexit and resigned this week - wou...
Mike Pompeo says Donald Trump strategy a success in surprise Afghanistan visit

Mike Pompeo says Donald Trump strategy a success in surprise Afghanistan visit

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July 9 (UPI) -- Mike Pompeo made his first visit to Afghanistan as secretary of state Monday, offering optimism about the Trump administration's approach to the 17-year war. Pompeo arrived unannounced to meet with President Ashraf Ghani over potential peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. After assessing the United States' role in the conflict there, Pompeo said he believes President Donald Trump's strategy -- a conditions-based approach over a timeline-based one -- has paid off. "The strategy sent a clear message to the Taliban, they cannot wait us out," Pompeo said. "Many of the Taliban now see that they can't win on the ground militarily, that has everything to do with President Trump's strategy." A report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstru...