President Donald Trump admitted that he used “tough language” during his immigration reform meeting with members of Congress but hinted that reports of his “shithole countries” comment were not accurate. “The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used,” he wrote on Twitter on Friday morning. Trump further denied saying “anything derogatory” about Haitians, although he acknowledged that it was “obviously a very poor and troubled country.”
The mother of a black child who was featured in a controversial H&M ad for a hoodie that read, “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle,” said that people calling it racially insensitive need to “get over it.” In a series of since-deleted Facebook posts, the mom, Terry Mango, of Stockholm, Sweden, said she didn’t support the backlash over the ad — which even prompted The Weeknd to end his partnership with the brand.
Hawaii emergency officials confirmed Saturday evening that an alert about an inbound ballistic missile was a mistake, which a state emergency official attributed to someone pushing the wrong button. Vern Miyagi, who oversees the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (EMA), said at a news conference late Saturday that while employees were changing shifts earlier in the day and doing a test of their ballistic missile prep checklist, the wrong button was pushed.view agent for Twitter, Mo Norai, appears to admit to banning accounts for political reasons.
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