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Trump just realized The Apprentice was about apprenticeships: ‘I never actually put that together until just now’

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President Donald Trump seemed to have a moment of realization when he said the word “apprenticeships” today during a signing ceremony for skills training.

“Today 23 companies and associations are pledging to expand apprenticeships. That’s an interesting word for me to be saying, right? ‘The Apprentice,'” Trump said, stopping his prepared remarks to marvel at the connection.

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“I never actually put that together until just now,” the United States president confessed.

“That was a good experience, I will tell you that,” he told the students. “Isn’t that strange? Ivanka, I never associated, but here we are. Can’t get away from that word. That’s a great word. For on-the-job training and vocational education. They will sign the pledge committing to train and retrain more than 3.8 million American students and workers for new jobs and rewarding careers.”

Watch a clip of the speech below:

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Will Trump meet Iran’s Rouhani at UN?

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Will US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani finally hold a historic meeting during the UN General Assembly this week?

All eyes are on the pair in New York, where France's Emmanuel Macron is cautiously hopeful for a breakthrough.

Building the suspense, Macron revealed that he consulted informally Monday with Trump, will see Rouhani on Monday evening, and will again see Trump on Tuesday.

"I'll do everything I can so that conditions are created for discussion," he told reporters.

Tehran and Washington have been at loggerheads since May last year when Trump abandoned a 2015 nuclear deal and began reimposing sanctions on Iran in a campaign of "maximum pressure."

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The term ‘evangelical’ has crumbled into meaninglessness in the era of Trump: professor

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As the evangelical Christian movement began to rise in politics before the 1980 election, there was a fork in the road that forced the self-described "Moral Majority" to make a decision in regards to which candidate they supported: the devout Christian Jimmy Carter, or the divorced Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan.

Writing for the Atlantic, Baylor University professor of humanities Alan Jacobs says it was the Moral Majority's decision to go with Reagan that "inaugurated the affiliation of white American evangelicals with the Republican Party that has lasted to this day."

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Trump complains at the UN: ‘I would get a Nobel Prize for a lot of things if they gave them out fairly’

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