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Trump Confirms Departure Of John Kelly From White House

Ayers, Axios reported , will run Trump's outside group, America First, after leaving the administration. As President Donald Trump ponders picking a new chief of staff, more names are emerging as possible contenders for the job. -Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget. According to White House officials, Kelly's influence waned over the last few months with the president undermining the authority that he had established in getting the White House in order. Read More

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Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress

Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress

Comey will appear for the interview Friday after fighting a subpoena in court. Such hearings may not continue after the new year: with Democrats taking back control of the House, would-be incoming House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said Friday he will end the GOP inquiry into DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation actions during the 2016 election, calling it a waste of time. Read More

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Iran vows to continue missile tests despite US warnings

Iran vows to continue missile tests despite US warnings

Tehran will "continue to both develop and test missiles", he also said , adding that such activity "is outside the framework of [nuclear] negotiations and part of our national security, for which we will not ask any country's permission". "The missile has a range that allows it to strike parts of Europe and anywhere in the Middle East", Mr Pompeo said in a statement released by the State Department. Read More

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Former US President George H.W. Bush passes away at 94

Former US President George H.W. Bush passes away at 94

Bush stood for, set aside differences in politics and temperament Saturday to honor the iconic American and former president a day after his death. The announcement marked a reversal from earlier this year, when the president was pointedly not invited to the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush , the family matriarch and the late president's wife of 73 years. Read More

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Amber Guyger Indicted on Murder Charge in Botham Jean Killing

Amber Guyger Indicted on Murder Charge in Botham Jean Killing

She was arrested days after the September 6 shooting that killed her 26-year-old neighbor Botham Jean , who was from the Caribbean island nation of St. "When you look at the facts of this case, we thought that it was murder all along", Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said. The grand jury's new indictment comes after deliberations and days of testimony from witnesses and Jean's family. Read More

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Top Trump administration officials defend close Saudi ties

Top Trump administration officials defend close Saudi ties

It would end United States involvement and military assistance to the war in Yemen, where more than 85,000 children have died because of a war-induced famine in the country and millions are on the brink of starvation. "It's outrageous that the Senate can be stonewalled from hearing from the Central Intelligence Agency director", Menendez said. Yesterday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the trilateral meeting with PM Modi will be held towards the end of the Trump-Abe talks ... Read More

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Protesters take to streets of Buenos Aires during G20 gathering

Protesters take to streets of Buenos Aires during G20 gathering

In less than two years, President Trump has unleashed a trade war with China , launched economic attacks on some of America's closest allies, pushed the global rules-based system to the brink and pulled his country towards the exit. The Kremlin said it "regrets" Trump's decision to scrap the meeting. The United States has cast talks Saturday with Xi as a deadline for China to cave on key trade concerns of Trump. Read More

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Russian Federation and Syria blame rebels for suspected poison gas attack in Aleppo

Russian Federation and Syria blame rebels for suspected poison gas attack in Aleppo

Moscow said it would hold discussions with Turkey, which backs some rebel factions and helped broker a ceasefire in the insurgent stronghold of Idlib. "This is purely a lie", he tweeted. The September 17 deal was meant to protect three million inhabitants in the Idlib region, more than half of which is held by an alliance led by jihadists of Al-Qaeda's former Syria affiliate. Read More

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Man guns down woman during argument in Florida Walmart

Man guns down woman during argument in Florida Walmart

They did, however, describe her as a 30-year-old. The victim was pronounced dead, but her name has not been released. Police say the suspect suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was alive when he was taken to the hospital. When she got outside the Walmart in Ocala she saw the man riding a bicycle away from the store. The woman died at a hospital. They were fighting near the Walmart garden section Saturday afternoon when the woman screamed for help. Read More

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2 wounded in Alabama mall shooting, gunman killed

2 wounded in Alabama mall shooting, gunman killed

Friday, a Riverchase Galleria mall security officer said. One of the teens, an 18-year-old, was injured and the other tried to flee but was confronted by Hoover police, the television station reported . The officer who shot the gunman has been placed on administrative leave while the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office investigates the shooting. Hoover, Alabama police say an officer shot and killed one teen, who had shot and injured another teen. Read More

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