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Trump's '60 Minutes' interview lags behind Stormy Daniels'

Oct. 16, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his "60 Minutes" interview on Sunday — or just over half the audience that Stormy Daniels had on the CBS newsmagazine last spring. Daniels, the porn star who alleged an affair with Trump before he became president, drew 22.1 million...

Kanye West meets Uganda's president, gifts pair of sneakers

Oct. 16, 2018 3:54 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kanye West handed Uganda's president a pair of his autographed sneakers during a visit to the East African nation in which the rapper is said to be recording music in a tent. The 74-year-old President Yoweri Museveni said he and West held "fruitful discussions" on Monday about...

Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of T.I. over video

Oct. 16, 2018 3:21 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Melania Trump spokeswoman is asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional album video that shows a woman resembling the first lady stripping in the oval office. WXIA-TV reports that Trump's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, tweeted Saturday asking how...

Kanye West meets Uganda's president, gifts pair of sneakers

Oct. 15, 2018 11:15 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kanye West handed Uganda's president a pair of his autographed sneakers on Monday during a visit to the East African nation in which the rapper is said to be recording music in a tent. The 74-year-old President Yoweri Museveni said he and West held "fruitful discussions" about...

Trump praises McConnell's role in battle over Kavanaugh

Oct. 13, 2018 8:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise Saturday on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker's political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court justice. "He's Kentucky tough," Trump...

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West visit Uganda

Oct. 13, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan officials say Kanye West and his wife, the reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, have arrived in Uganda on a private visit. Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze told The Associated Press late Saturday that West's visit is "an endorsement of our tourism resources." Government...

At Ohio rally, Trump touts 'historic week for America'

Oct. 12, 2018 9:23 PM EDT

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump took a victory lap in Ohio on Friday, touting a "really historic week for America" that began with the installation of his second Supreme Court justice and concluded with the release of an American detained in Turkey. Jocular and boastful, Trump barnstormed...

Portman calls for action at Hollywood women's luncheon

Oct. 12, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Natalie Portman took a flamethrower to the patriarchy. George Clooney admonished what he called the Trump administration's culture of fear. Emma Gonzalez implored people to vote. And host Jenifer Lewis spared no one, from Melania Trump and Kanye West to Supreme Court Justices...

Beyonce, Jay Z appear at City of Hope cancer charity event

Oct. 12, 2018 7:44 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce paid homage to a high-profile music executive being honored at a charity event to raise money for cancer research. The singer's vocals soared as she performed three ballads including her 2009 smash hit "Halo" and "Ava Maria" after saluting the character of...

Can we talk? Trump's riding high _ and he's got a lot to say

Oct. 12, 2018 11:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Can we talk? Donald Trump would like to chat. And, boy, is he ever. Riding high after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's successful confirmation, the president has been on a rollicking press tour of late. He's inviting reporters up to his private cabin on Air Force One. He's calling...