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Former President Donald Trump called into "Varney & Co." on the Fox Business Network to discuss the Russia/Ukraine conflict on Tuesday.

During the call, host Stuart Varney continuously pressed Trump to say the "n-word."

Trump avoided using the n-word until around the 6-minute mark of the video when he discussed Russian President Vladimir Putin threatening Ukraine and the United States.

"I hated to do it, but I rebuilt our nuclear capabilities," Trump said. "Now we have brand new stuff that's immensely powerful. And hope to God you never have to use it because that would be the tragedy of all tragedies."

He continued: "But I listen to [Putin] constantly using the n-word, that's the n-word, and he's constantly using it, the nuclear word... And they say 'Oh, he's a nuclear power.' But we're a greater nuclear power."

Speaking directly to the Biden administration, Trump said, "You should say 'Look, if you mention that word one more time, we're going to send [nukes] over and we'll be coasting back and forth up and down your coast.' You can't let this tragedy continue. You can't let thousands of people die."

The former president said he had a good relationship with Putin, but the Russian president is a "different" man now. Trump suggested Putin may have a mental issue.

Trump was adamant that Russia would not have invaded Ukraine if he was still in office.

"Someday you and I will sit down and I'll tell you why," Trump told Varney before the video ended abruptly.

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Karrueche Tran frowns as she pumps over $150 worth of fuel into her SUV at a gas station on the West Coast on Thursday.


The "Claws" actress and other Californians are wary after Russia's invasion in Ukraine drove up gas prices in Los Angeles. One gas station in L.A. priced unleaded gasoline at $8 a gallon on Monday.


Later, she grabbed a cup of coffee at Alfred's on Melrose Place while running errands.


Karrueche was seen wearing an off-the-shoulder white cropped top, denim jeans and black boots while doing some shopping in West Hollywood.


Karrueche, 33, is best known for dating singer-songwriter Chris Brown, 32, from 2011 until 2015 when she learned he fathered a daughter with her former friend Nia Guzman. Karrueche is also known for playing Virginia Loc on the TNT series Claws.

She became the first Asian Pacific American actress to win a daytime Emmy in 2021.

Karrueche is currently dating Migos rapper Quavo after breaking up with former football player Victor Cruz in January 2021.

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The threat of World War III is over for now. Russian troops were reportedly seen withdrawing from the Ukrainian border on Tuesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he welcomed security dialogue with America. He said he doesn't want war and would rely on negotiations with the U.S. government to stop Ukraine's bid to join NATO, according to the Associated Press.

Russia backed down after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Monday that Russia had set Wednesday, Feb. 16, as the date to invade Ukraine. There were reports late Monday that the Ukraine president was only joking about the start date.

130,000 Russian forces massed near the Ukraine border was the closest that the world's second biggest power had come to starting World War III in decades.

"We want to solve this issue now as part of negotiation process through peaceful means," Putin said after meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. "We very much hope that our partners hear our concerns and take them seriously."

Scholz also said diplomatic options are "far from exhausted," and praised the announcement of a troop withdrawal as a "good signal," adding: "We hope that more will follow."

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The House voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a war powers resolution that, at least in theory, limits President Trump's use of military force in Iran.

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 224-194 to pass the resolution which would restrict Trump's ability to start a war against Iran unless he receives approval from Congress.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi drafted the resolution in response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike at the Baghdad Airport on Jan. 3.

Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers were furious that Trump didn't inform them before he ordered the strike.

The House resolution is non-binding meaning even if it is approved by the Senate, it would not go to Trump's desk for a signature.

"This is a statement of the Congress of the United States. I will not have that statement diminished by having a president veto it or not," said Pelosi during a press conference on Thursday.

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