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Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke submitted his resignation to the White House Saturday, facing intense pressure from the White House amid multiple probes tied to his real estate dealings in Montana and conduct while in office. The top Democrat in the Senate is calling Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke "one of the most toxic members" of the Cabinet and says the Cabinet "will be a little less foul without him".
  • Trump Cancels White House Christmas Party for Reporters

    Trump Cancels White House Christmas Party for Reporters

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    Kushner, an influential White House adviser and husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka, met with the Republican leader to discuss the job, according to the Huffington Post, which first reported the story. "I want someone that's strong but I want someone that thinks like I do. He's done a great job on all those efforts", Ms Sanders said. Michael Cohen, 52, Trump's former lawyer and so-called "fixer", was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to campaign ...
  • Arizona border official says fear claims among asylum-seeking migrants spiked

    Arizona border official says fear claims among asylum-seeking migrants spiked

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    The Union-Tribune also noted that the migrants demanded that US immigration officials speed up the number of asylum seekers allowed in the USA each day to 300. Central American migrants -mostly honduran- taking part in a caravan to the USA, are pictured on board a truck heading to Irapuato in the state of Guanajuato on November 11, 2018 after spending the night in Queretaro in central Mexico.
  • Chinese state media distance Huawei arrest from US trade talks

    Chinese state media distance Huawei arrest from US trade talks

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    A Canadian prosecutor told a Vancouver court on Friday that the United States asked Canada to arrest Meng because the US alleges she violated sanctions on Iran. USA investigators believe the misrepresentations induced the banks to provide services to Huawei despite the fact they were operating in sanctioned countries, Canadian court documents released on Friday showed.
  • US, allies conduct observation flight over Ukraine: Pentagon

    US, allies conduct observation flight over Ukraine: Pentagon

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    Now it has been claimed by a senior Russian naval official there was a similar confrontation a month before this. The Ukrainian sailors remain in Russian captivity despite worldwide calls for their release. "It's clear the Russians have behaved badly and wrongly and I don't think anyone disputes that", a diplomat speaking on condition of anonymity said. "In the Kerch Strait Ukraine has not taken any provocation - the ships had a scheduled rotation".
  • US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war

    US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war

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    But, in the Senate at least, the Khashoggi killing has put a substantial strain on that relationship. After the classified briefing, House members declined to comment beyond saying they had not heard anything that had changed their minds about Khashoggi's death.
  • Key Democrat says Trump allegations could be 'impeachable'

    Key Democrat says Trump allegations could be 'impeachable'

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    In a tweet Monday, the president said Democrats have failed to find a "smoking gun" in the Russian Federation investigation, which he said it because there was no collusion. Obviously, he can try and establish that Cohen didn't act at Trump's direction. Whatever the legal consequences of these fraudulent payments, their revelation chronicles lie after lie by Trump and his associates.
  • Britain Can Decide On Its Own To Stop Brexit, European Court Rules

    Britain Can Decide On Its Own To Stop Brexit, European Court Rules

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    At the same time she said Britain would step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit. "As time is running out, we will also discuss our preparedness for a no-deal scenario", the tweet said. A spokeswoman for the court said: "The revocation must be decided following a democratic process in accordance with national constitutional requirements".
  • Trump announces John Kelly is leaving

    Trump announces John Kelly is leaving

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    We'll be announcing who will be taking John's place. "But, he's a great guy", Trump said as he made the announcement. The lights were off in his West Wing office. Kelly, a former Trump secretary of homeland security, had committed in July 2018 to stay on as chief of staff through at least 2020. Jeff Sessions - After months of being attacked and ridiculed by the president, the former senator was forced out on November 7 as the top United States law enforcement official.
  • Almost 1,400 arrests in French 'yellow vest' protests as government offers dialogue

    Almost 1,400 arrests in French 'yellow vest' protests as government offers dialogue

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    The grassroots movement began as resistance against a rise in taxes for diesel and gasoline, but quickly expanded to encompass frustration at stagnant incomes, the growing cost of living and other grievances. Many members of the protest movement are calling for calm, and some struck a conciliatory tone after meeting the prime minister Friday night, in a last-minute bid to cool tempers.
  • New Zealand police may have found body of British backpacker

    New Zealand police may have found body of British backpacker

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    Detective Inspector Scott Beard, of Auckland City Police, said formal identification was yet to take place, although "based on the evidence we have gathered over the past few days we expect that this is Grace". Police said there was no suggestion Millane previously knew the man she was seen entering the hotel with, but would not speculate on how they met. Police said the man would be held in custody until his first court appearance on Monday.
  • Khan pleads for political settlement in Afghanistan

    Khan pleads for political settlement in Afghanistan

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    Speaking to Geo News, Ismail said the United States thought it could get the Afghanistan issue resolved by pressurising Pakistan. In addition to this, India reiterated its support for an Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled inclusive peace and reconciliation process which promotes and protects unity, sovereignty, democracy, inclusiveness, and prosperity of Afghanistan.
  • Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

    Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

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    Inside the Pentagon, Milley was seen as one of two top choices to succeed Dunford alongside the Air Force's top officer, Gen. David Goldfein, a veteran fighter pilot who has served as chief of staff of his service since 2016. Past year he admonished the House Armed Services Committee for its inability to approve a defense budget, slamming it as "professional malpractice". On Friday Trump said he is nominating William Barr for attorney general, and Heather Nauert for United Nations ...
  • Who is Heather Nauert? The new United Nations ambassador with little experience

    Who is Heather Nauert? The new United Nations ambassador with little experience

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    A White House insider told him: "With all the stink attached to the State Department, she's one person who all the Trump people know is a Trump person". Previously, she was a Fox News presenter and correspondent. US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert arrives for the release of the 2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom on May 29, 2018, in the Press Briefing Room at the US Department of State in Washington, DC .
  • At least three dead in bomb attack in Iran's Chabahar

    At least three dead in bomb attack in Iran's Chabahar

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    The perpetrators behind this dastardly attack should be brought to justice expeditiously. Chabahar is a free trade zone and the site of an Indian-backed port complex being developed as part of a new transportation corridor for landlocked Afghanistan.
  • Trump to nominate State Department’s Heather Nauert as United Nations ambassador

    Trump to nominate State Department’s Heather Nauert as United Nations ambassador

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    Nauert and the State Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment. One of the reports came from Fox News, where Ms Nauert has previously worked as a presenter. The president picked Nauert after considering other potential nominees including former White House aide Dina Powell, ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft and ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell.
  • North Korean soldier defects to South

    North Korean soldier defects to South

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    A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea across the eastern land border on Saturday. On Friday, Mr. Trump discussed the situation with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the G20 summit . North Korea was angered by Washington's refusal to ease sanctions and warned it could resume its nuclear programme. It is also preparing hotels for the North Korean delegation to stay at when the possible visit to Seoul is confirmed.
  • Eric Trump Attacks

    Eric Trump Attacks "Disrespectful" George Conway

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    President Donald Trump praised the "guts" of longtime informal advisor and political trickster Roger Stone for refusing to testify against him in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation probe. Conway, an attorney and outspoken critic of Trump, retweeted the president's social media post, writing: "File under '18 U.S.C §§ 1503, 1512.'" Conway was referencing Constitutional statutes for obstruction of justice and witness tampering.
  • Bush returns to Washington for final time

    Bush returns to Washington for final time

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    They exited the rotunda with little fanfare. The Bush family will be able to stay at Blair House, the official guesthouse across the street from the White House, a person familiar with the planning told The Post . The remains of the 41st president of the United States took their place in the Capitol Rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike.