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Meet John F. Kelly, Donald Trump's new White House chief of staff

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He will be sworn in to the Chief of Staff position Monday morning. An ongoing public fighting between Scaramucci and Priebus had dominated the headlines in recent days. The House moved this week to allocate $1.6 billion for 70 miles of Trump's border wall, amid input from border security officials about how much wall is needed and where alternate methods of enforcement would be a better investment. Read More »

Poll shows overwhelming majority of Germans against new Russian Federation sanctions

Senate and promulgated by Donald Trump . But President Vladimir Putin at the time delayed the retaliatory steps in what officials said was an olive branch to the incoming Trump administration. Russian Federation on Friday ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff in retaliation for a new round of USA sanctions, and said it was seizing two US diplomatic properties. Read More »

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif lines up brother to take over

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Saturday's meeting also made a decision to challenge Sharif's disqualification through a review petition in the apex court. The nominated PM said that it is the joint decision of his party to make him interim prime minister and he will respect it and try to come up to the expectations of the leadership that showed confidence in him. Read More »

Russian Federation orders out USA diplomatic staff, may seize properties

Two days later, the U.S. Congress amped up the pressure, passing legislation that expands sanctions against Russian Federation and limits Trump's ability to remove those already in place. But the Kremlin's hopes for better relations under Trump haven't materialized as the probes of alleged Russian meddling in the US vote have widened in recent months. Read More »

Who is John F. Kelly, Trump's new Chief of Staff?

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The post Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with general Kelly appeared first on The Independent Uganda: . Pence also congratulated Kelly, writing, "I know you will do a great job!" But he leaves the important role of Secretary of Homeland Security vacant. Read More »

High pressure takes over weekend weather

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The weekend brings low rain chances Saturday and highs near 94. THURSDAY: Partly cloudy skies will develop for Thursday, with scattered rain showers developing late in the day. Low temperatures may remain slightly below normal through Thursday morning, but the humidity will slowly return. Heading into the start of the work week we see a slight warm up, but nothing too bad. Read More »

Trump Names New Chief of Staff-Reince Priebus is Out

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He lost his job after the President hired his bitter rival Anthony Scaramucci as the White House Communication's director, and Scaramucci promptly and publicly went ballistic on Priebus, accusing him of being a leaker in language that could embarrass sailors on shore leave. Read More »

Who is Reince Priebus? US President Donald Trump's ex Chief of Staff

According to ABC News, Trump praised Kelly during a speech to law enforcement officers in Long Island, New York on Friday afternoon, shortly before the announcement was made. T. McFarland) and now his Chief of Staff. And it looks like said chief of staff, Reince Priebus, is out on the curb, or as Scaramucci Mane might put it, " Reince Priebus sleeps with the fishes". Read More »

Kenyan police says man with machete attacked deputy president's home

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Mr Ruto was not at home at the time. The DP's home has since been cordoned off and Recce Squad officers have been deployed. "For now we have nothing to tell you until the operation is over". The vice president's residence in the city Eldoret, which is around 190 miles northwest of the capital Nairobi, is usually guarded by an elite paramilitary police unit. Read More »

Trumpcare goes down on no vote for 'skinny repeal'

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The US Senate on Friday rejected the Republicans' latest alternate healthcare bill meant to repeal Obamacare, the media reported . His vote against the Obamacare " repeal " bill last night, which sunk the measure, and his betrayal of the will of so many Republican voters, was not about the content of the bill. Read More »

Londoners protest against police over youth's killing

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By 10pm, missiles including bottles and fireworks were thrown at riot police officers as they moved towards the crowd. An officer was slightly injured when protesters hurled bottles after police attempted to clear the Kingsland Road that had been blocked with rubbish bins. Read More »

Japan defence minister to quit over cover-up scandal

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She did, however, acknowledge that there were instances of the reports being mishandled by the ministry, adding that she would take responsibility for any misconduct. The resignation coincided with a report of an investigation into suspicions that defence ministry officials tried to hide logs showing worsening security in South Sudan, where Japanese troops joined in a USA -led peacekeeping operation. Read More »

Do Donald Trump Jr. & Paul Manafort Know Each Other?

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In announcing the subpoenas earlier, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and the top Democrat on the panel, California's Dianne Feinstein, issued a joint statement Tuesday saying that Manafort and the top members of the committee were "unable to reach an agreement for a voluntary transcribed interview with the Judiciary Committee". Read More »

Freedom of movement for European Union immigrants will end in March 2019

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Plans for the UK's future immigration system are being developed which will enable the government to control the flow of migration from Europe. Alan Welsh, policy manager at the Chamber of Commerce, said: " Amber Rudd has given European Union nationals and their employers some much-needed reassurance, by signalling that any significant changes to the immigration rules for European Union citizens will take place in an orderly fashion over time". Read More »

Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counsel

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Republican voters (37 percent) were the most likely to say Mueller's removal would be appropriate, although 29 percent also disagreed. To oust Mueller, Trump needs someone new as Rosenstein's boss, meaning that he needs Sessions gone. Trump has previously stated that if Mueller investigated his family's finances, it would cross a "red line." Now, amid concerns that Mr Trump may fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a way of getting at Mr Mueller, another set of handcuffs could be ... Read More »

Summit Midstream Partners, (NYSE:SMLP) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.21

The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.08 on July 28, reaching $16.6. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Center Coast Capital Advisors LP Has $144.55 Million Stake in Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to "Outperform". Credit Suisse downgraded Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) rating on Friday, February 5. Read More »

Conservatives Say Losing Jeff Sessions Would Be 'Disastrous'

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He said Trump's bullying of the attorney general is not playing well with Republican senators, most of whom have ties to their former Senate colleague. "Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails & DNC server) & Intel leakers!" he said in a tweet , expressing anger against the man who was the first USA senator to endorse his candidacy. Read More »

Murkowski, Collins and … McCain sink Obamacare overhaul effort

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It is still unclear if the Senate can reach a majority vote on the plan. "We thought they deserved better". President Trump's initial reaction was surprisingly restrained, but then again he's always advocated for letting Obamacare implode (and Americans suffer) to improve the politics surrounding repeal. Read More »

Steve Jobs' Widow Buying The Atlantic Magazine

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In another example of old media colliding with the tech world, The Atlantic magazine is getting a new majority owner from Silicon Valley: Laurene Powell Jobs' Emerson Collective . The news media has been a point of interest for Jobs. "I don't suppose it would be a Bradley search if I didn't burden it with process", he wrote. Read More »

Pedophile priest Paul Shanley being released from prison

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He was was convicted for two counts of rape of a child and two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14. But Massachusetts authorities say they can't detain him. The classification also gives the public access to information to where he will be living. ".However, Mr. Shanley is now 86 years of age, and current research would suggest that recidivism rates for sexual offending by individuals that age are extremely low". Read More »

Neymar in training bust-up

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The Brazil global who has been linked with a £196million move to Paris Saint-Germain, had to to be physically restrained before he walked away, kicking objects in his sight. Neymar has been the best Barcelona player so far during their pre-season competition as he has been responsible for their goals . It is also claimed Neymar is aware that a "growing number" of supporters do not want him to stay, with recent media polls in Globo Esporte and the Barcelona-based Sport newspaper ... Read More »

Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS' Kelly chief of staff

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The two men had travelled together earlier in the day to an appearance in Brentwood New York. Now, he wanted to know whom I had been talking to about his dinner with the President. "I'm doing great", Priebus said. "I support him in that", he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room ". Priebus is the second major figure associated with the Republican establishment to be purged by the unpopular Trump as he appears to be blaming everyone but himself for his inability to convince America ... Read More »

He's fired: Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff

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Speculation has also swirled around senior strategist Steve Bannon , the bombastic former chief executive of Breitbart, though his fate appeared less clear on Friday. Six months later, Scaramucci's close relationship with the president trumped opposition to his hiring from Priebus and Bannon. But Republicans in the Senate - where Sessions served until January - pushed back, reprimanding Trump for the open display of animosity. Read More »

Sebastian Tretola Released by Titans, Was Grazed by Bullet on Sunday

Tretola was one of two men shot near the University of Arkansas campus in the early hours of July 23. According to police, Tretola was in the argument with the shooter, who has yet to be identified. First, he was accused of assault in a civil lawsuit in which the alleged victim claimed Tajae Sharpe attacked him and Tretola was used as a lookout. Read More »

Venezuela bans protests against new assembly vote

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The government announced the ban on all protests that "might disturb the electoral process" of Sunday's election. Adding to Venezuela's growing global isolation, Colombian airline Avianca suddenly stopped operations in the country on Thursday due to "operational and security limitations". Read More »

The Washington Post Details Al-Aqsa Incitement

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This week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on all Muslims to defend the al-Aqsa mosque and accused Israel of trying to take over the contested holy site in Jerusalem under the pretext of fighting terrorism. He added that Israel, the occupying power, is striving to change the historical reality in the Holy Mosque by installing metal detector gates in a risky precedent that has not happened for almost half a century, especially since the terrorist crime of burning Al-Aqsa Mosque ... Read More »