Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

US President Donald Trump has denied using crude words attributed to him about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. Reports that he had called them “shithole countries” in an Oval Office meeting generated a backlash worldwide. One UN official called the remarks racist and said they opened “the door to humanity’s worst side”. But Mr […]

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter denies 2002 rape allegation

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter denies 2002 rape allegation

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Backstreet Boy singer Nick Carter on Wednesday denied an allegation that he raped a teen pop singer 15 years ago, saying he was “shocked and saddened” by the accusation. FILE PHOTO: Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys poses at 30th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Hollywood, California April 17, 2013. […]

Spain Catalonia: Foreign minister denies 'coup' by Madrid

Spain Catalonia: Foreign minister denies 'coup' by Madrid

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has denied that his government’s move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a “coup”. The speaker of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, called measures announced by the government on Saturday a “de facto coup d’état”. “If anyone has attempted a coup, […]