Donald Trump has declared war on the Republican party. Former US teen beauty queens say Trump walked in on them changing. The biggest problems Samsung is facing right now after its exploding phones disaster. And Barack Obama wants to send humans to Mars by the 2030s.
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Donald Trump continued his all-out fight with his own party Tuesday.
During an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, the presidential candidate railed against Republican leaders who’ve refused to defend him after footage leaked of him making lewd comments about women.
“They don’t give the support that we really need,” Trump said. “I think I may be better off without their support.”
Many Republicans criticized the nominee, and some withdrew their endorsement, but Trump doubled down, going on a Kanye-style Twitter rant. He started with House Speaker Paul Ryan.
“Paul Ryan should spend more time on balancing the budget, jobs, and illegal immigration and not waste his time on fighting Republican nominee,” Trump tweeted.
President Barack Obama blasted Trump’s comments about women during a Clinton campaign rally in North Carolina: "Now you find a situation in which the guy says stuff that nobody would find tolerable if they were applying for a job at 7-Eleven,” Obama said. “You don't have to be a husband or a father to say that's not right. You just have to be a decent human being."
When its new flagship Galaxy Note7 phones started exploding, the company offered customers refunds or replacements.
But less than a month later, amid reports that even the replacement phones were exploding, Samsung stopped the Note7’s production and sales and asked everyone to return all the phones. Experts say Samsung’s losses for the fourth quarter alone could amount to roughly $2.8 billion.
Here are Samsung’s nine biggest problems right now, from stiff competition from Google to, you know, its exploding phones.
“I remember putting on my dress really quick because I was like, ‘Oh my god, there’s a man in here,’” recalled one contestant.
Trump, who owned the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA pageants from 1996 until last year, has publicly bragged about invading beauty queen dressing rooms. “I’ll tell you the funniest is that I’ll go backstage before a show and everyone’s getting dressed,” Trump told Howard Stern in recordings released Saturday by CNN. “You know, they’re standing there with no clothes."
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Afghanistan conflict: Gunmen killed at least 14 people and wounded 40 others in a Shia shrine in Kabul on the eve of Ashura, one of the holiest days for Shia Muslims, The Guardian reports.
The US death toll from Hurricane Matthew rose to at least 34 dead on Tuesday. President Obama declared a state of disaster in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.
UK news: Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders really wants his brother Larry to be elected to the UK parliament. And the British Medical Association said doctors shouldn’t act as “border guards,” following news that the Home Office plans to make pregnant women show their passports before giving birth.
Mission Mars: Barack Obama wants to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, the president said in a CNN op-ed. The US is partnering with private firms to send astronauts on deep-space missions to better understand how humans can eventually “live far from Earth.”
The Kardashians: Kim is suing gossip siteMediaTakeOut.com after it claimed she had staged a robbery in Paris. And Khloé Kardashian said her sister experienced “emotional terror,” and that the family has decided to “pull back” from the spotlight in the wake of the horrific ordeal.