Trump Takes on the World in Bizarre, Rambling Press Conference

In his first solo press conference since February 2017, President Donald Trump addressed allegations of sexual and physical assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by recalling his own experiences with similar allegations, blaming Democrats for what he called a “big fat con job” and warning men that we live in a “very dangerous period in our country.”

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Admired Abroad, New Zealand Leader Faces Hurdles at Home

In the year since she took office, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 38, has enjoyed unprecedented global attention for a leader from this nation of fewer than 5 million people. Yet at home, she’s faced political pressure as she tries to keep control of a coalition government that sometimes threatens to come apart.

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