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Trump eyes embrace of base as he marks tough first 100 days

With President Donald Trump's first 100 days nearly behind him, it's time to revisit his tweets since becoming POTUS. Of 38 specific promises Trump made in his 100-day " contract " with voters, he has accomplished 10, mostly through executive orders that don't require legislation.



Trump warns Comey over leaks to media — Federal Bureau of Investigation row

By way of explanation for the conflicting versions given out by the White House on the Comey firing, Trump said, "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy", while once again accusing the " fake media " of projecting the story that there was collusion between the Russians & Trump campaign which was "fabricated by Dems as an excuse for losing the election".


China's Xi phones Duterte to discuss North Korea

China's Xi phones Duterte to discuss North Korea

Donald Trump's invitation to Rodrigo Duterte unleashed a storm of criticism due to the scale of the bloodshed of the Philippine leader's anti-drugs campaign. Duterte, however, seems hesitant on accepting the invitation of Trump to the White House as he still has scheduled trips to Russian Federation and Israel.



Detention of fourth USA citizen by N. Korea 'concerning': White House

The detainee was identified as Kim Hak-song, who was a US professor working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. PUST confirmed to NBC News that Kim Hak Song , who had been doing agricultural development work at its experimental farm, had been detained but declined to say much more.


5.7 quake jolts remote northern region in Iran

5.7 quake jolts remote northern region in Iran

The US Geological Survey measured the quake at 5.8 magnitude, and said it occurred at a depth of 12.5 kilometers (7.8 miles). At the crash site in providing humanitarian aid to the red Crescent. The region is on an active fault line stretching from Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat into Iran's three provinces of north, central (Razavi) and south Khorasan, according to state news agency IRNA .


Spicer: Trump's threatening Comey tweet was 'not a threat'

Spicer: Trump's threatening Comey tweet was 'not a threat'

The fact that the press secretary and deputy press secretary have constantly lied from the podium doesn't mean that the briefings don't serve a objective in allowing the media to publicly and regularly ask questions of the administration. "Well, just don't have them", Trump said . And the big question, one source said, is whether it's temporary or permanent. "This is probably the most egregious example of press and communications incompetence since we've been here", one West Wing official ...