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Trump says Castro was ‘brutal dictator’ who oppressed his people

PALM BEACH, USA: President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday called Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro a "brutal dictator," but made no overt mention of earlier threats to roll back a historic rapprochement with the communist island nation. Castro died Friday night aged 90 after defying the United States during a half-century of iron-fisted rule. He "oppressed his own people for nearly six decades," Trump said in a statement. "Fidel Castro's legacy is one of firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty and…

Trump snags former rival’s backing, scraps Chicago rally

U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled a campaign rally Friday night amid security concerns just hours after the Republican front-runner earned the endorsement of a former rival who said the billionaire's pugnacious campaign style is belied by a more thoughtful, private side.