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Trump rejects author’s accusations, calls self ‘stable genius’

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday rejected an author’s accusations that he is mentally unfit for office and said his track record showed he is a "stable genius." Michael Wolff, who was granted unusually wide access to the White House during much of Trump’s first year, has said in promoting his book, “Fire and Fury - Inside the Trump White House,” that Trump is unfit for the presidency. Trump, in a series of extraordinary morning posts on Twitter, said his Democratic critics and the U.S. news media…

Trump eats McDonald’s food to avoid being poisoned, new book claims

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump lashed out at a bombshell-filled book that hits the shelves on Friday, dismissing it as "full of lies" after threats of legal action failed to block its release. Publishers responded to a cease-and-desist letter by moving forward by four days the release of "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" -- an expose by author and political muckraker Michael Wolff that quotes key Trump aides expressing serious doubt about his fitness for office. Among scores of startling revelations,…

North Korea details Guam missile plan as it scoffs at Trump

SEOUL/GUAM: North Korea dismissed warnings by U.S. President Donald Trump that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States and outlined detailed plans on Thursday for a missile strike near the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. Experts in South Korea said the plans unveiled by the reclusive North ratcheted up risks significantly, since Washington was likely to view any missile aimed at its territory as a provocation, even if launched as a test. North Korea's apparently rapid progress in developing…