52 percent of Americans oppose Trump's tax plan

Among Democrats, one-in-five think the media make up stories, but a 65 percent majority think they do not.

Yet despite Trump's constant rhetorical assault on the media, trust in some news organizations has risen during the president's time in office.

Among voters who said they strongly approve of Trump's job performance, 85 percent said the media invents stories about the president and his administration.

Panthers fan arrested after brutal sucker-punch caught on video
Fox 46 Charlotte reported that the victim filed a police report and was treated at the stadium for bruises and scratches. The Panthers reviewed the tape and identified the man in the video, the team said in a statement earlier Friday.

According to a Morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday, about half of US voters think that mainstream news outlets push out false content, or crowd favorite "fake news", when publishing articles on US President Donald Trump.

37 percent said that is not the case, while 17 percent said they were undecided on the matter.

In recent weeks, Trump has accused NBC News of fabricating a story about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calling him a "moron" and another about Trump reportedly suggesting their should be a ten-fold increase in the US nuclear stockpile.

Canada heartened by new congressional research report on NAFTA
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in prepared remarks at the conclusion of the fourth round of NAFTA talks. Lighthizer said he had no evidence that either Mexico or Canada is willing to "rebalance" this situation.

In a tweet late Wednesday, Trump seemed amused about the poll's findings, saying: "It is actually much worse than this!"

The poll was conducted via landline and cell phone from October 12-15 among 1,010 respondents with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percent.

Amid Trump's repeated attacks on various publications and journalists writ large, many already rigorous national news organizations have become increasingly sensitive in rare instances in which reporters bungle major news stories. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 2 percentage points.

Sri Lanka dominate Pakistan in second Test
Speaking to media earlier on Thursday, Ali said batting on the fifth day of Test matches has usually been challenging. The pitch in Dubai shouldn't play a whole lot differently than Abu Dhabi, so there are runs to be had again.

  • Ryan Wade