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Donald Trump tells Fox campaigning is like The Apprentice: You win if you are not ‘boring’

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Sunday said that his presidential campaign and his former reality show, The Apprentice, were both successful for the same reason: He is not a “boring” person.

During an interview on Fox & Friends, Trump warned that his supporters would revolt if the nomination was awarded to someone else at a brokered convention.

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“I mean, the biggest story in politics is all these people coming out to vote, and I’ll take credit for that,” the billionaire candidate explained. “If I weren’t in the race, you’d have the same as you did four years ago, just the same boring things that would be just boring, that’s the way it is.”

“That’s why The Apprentice was so successful,” he added. “I mean, say what you want. And you look at the Democrat turnout and it’s down 30-35 percent, people falling asleep.”

Watch the video below from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast March 6, 2016.


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White House adds 20 percent increase to ‘best case’ projection of coronavirus deaths

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The White House is moving the goal posts once again. Instead of taking drastic action, like asking every state's governor to mandate a quarantine to reduce the spread of coronavirus, it is quietly upping its projected death toll, just one day after stunning Americans with a six-digit death rate.

On Sunday President Donald Trump told Americans he thinks if 100,000 Americans die from coronavirus he will have done "a very good job."

On Monday Dr. Deborah Birx announced the White House is projecting 100,000 to 200,000 deaths.

Tuesday evening, the number increased 20 percent.

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Elections 2016

Olympic athletes in ‘impossible position’ – Canada

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Canadian Olympic chiefs said Monday the health and safety of athletes had prompted the country's decision to withdraw its team from the Tokyo Olympics amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A day after Canada became the first team to announce its withdrawal from the July 24-August 9 Games, Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) chief David Shoemaker said athletes had been left in an "impossible position."

With public health authorities urging individuals to stay inside to curb the spread of COVID-19, athletes had been caught between a desire to heed health and safety advice while trying to minimize disruption to training programs.

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Elections 2016

Vietnamese women strive to clear war-era mines

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Inching across a field littered with Vietnam war-era bombs, Ngoc leads an all-women demining team clearing unexploded ordnance that has killed tens of thousands of people -- including her uncle.

"He died in an explosion. I was haunted by memories of him," Le Thi Bich Ngoc tells AFP as she oversees the controlled detonation of a cluster bomb found in a sealed-off site in central Quang Tri province.

More than 6.1 million hectares of land in Vietnam remain blanketed by unexploded munitions -- mainly dropped by US bombers -- decades after the war ended in 1975.

At least 40,000 Vietnamese have since died in related accidents. Victims are often farmers who accidentally trigger explosions, people salvaging scrap metal, or children who mistake bomblets for toys.

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