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Author: 0 Rick Perry added to national security council NSC Energy Secretary

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill welcomed Wednesday's news that Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's top political strategist, had been removed from the National Security Council. Barbara Lee (D-Calif) said. Last month, Trump overruled a decision by McMaster to reassign a senior White House director for intelligence, Ezra Cohen-Watnick, who was staunchly opposed by the Central Intelligence Agency.

Author: 0 Trump dumps Steve Bannon from National Security Council

Some sources also claim that Bannon was present in the NSC as long as Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn was there; who was forced to resign in February over his s with Russia's ambassador to the United States prior to Donald Trump taking over as the US President.

Author: 0 North Korea Gets Money for Nukes by Hacking Banks around the World

A senior White House official on Tuesday said: " The clock has now run out, and all options are on the table ", pointing to the failure of successive administrations' efforts to negotiate an end to the country's nuclear program. They ditched in the ocean about 300 km (190 miles) from Japan's mainland, the closest North Korean rockets have come to a country that Pyongyang regards as a sworn enemy.

Global Media Eight held over Saint Petersburg metro bombing: Russia
Author: 0 Eight held over Saint Petersburg metro bombing: Russia

The detainees are people from Central Asia, but it is unknown whether they lived permanently in the apartment where they found the bomb or if they only had it leased. St Petersburg is still reeling from the attack which took place on the day Russian President Vladimir Putin was visiting his home city. Russia's state investigative committee, a body with sweeping powers that is looking into the bomber's background, said in a statement it was also looking into the backgrounds of people it ...

Author: 0 European Union imposes additional sanctions on North Korea over nuclear, missile tests

Interceptors are located at Fort Greely in Alaska and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. "Pyongyang's evolving ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program underscore the growing threat" as it's "also pursuing development of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) and Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles capabilities, and an improved Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile", Hyten told senators.

Author: 0 Clinton: 'Deeply concerned' about Russian election role

During the on-stage interview with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, Clinton said sexism was partially to blame for her defeat. Hillary Clinton said Thursday she was "deeply concerned" by Russian meddling in the USA election, and that potential Russian ties to the Trump campaign must be investigated.

Author: 0 United States says North Korea strategic liability for China

This fall, the Chinese Communist Party will hold its 19 Party Congress in Beijing , which will determine whether Xi consolidates his power or returns as general secretary in a weakened position. To avoid a military conflict, China and the USA will need to agree on a joint approach and move toward reviving the Six-Party Talks with North Korea.

Author: 0 Trump and Jinping in crucial talks at Mar-a-Lago

Let's start with the elephant in the room. The proposal provoked headlines and riled up Trump's base, but then economists began to weigh in on the damage that would inflict. Anthony Ruggiero, an East Asia expert at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said China may be more willing to accommodate Trump on trade and economic issues than on regional security issues, including North Korea .

Author: 0 Don Rickles dies aged 90

He was 90-years-old. Rickles had been a stand-up comedian since the 1950s and became famous as an insult comic, especially after he heckled Frank Sinatra in the crowd at one of his shows, telling the famous crooner, "Make yourself comfortable, Frank - hit somebody".

Global Media Senate votes to 'go nuclear' on high court pick
Author: 0 Senate votes to 'go nuclear' on high court pick

Republicans invoked the "nuclear option" in the Senate Thursday, unilaterally rewriting the chamber's rules to allow President Donald Trump's nominee to ascend to the Supreme Court. Democrats who oppose Gorsuch have argued he represents far-right interests and that a handful of his more controversial decisions are outside the mainstream.

Global Media Mayawati attacks BJP on waiver of farmers loans
Author: 0 Mayawati attacks BJP on waiver of farmers loans

Fulfilling the promise made by the BJP in its election manifesto, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Tuesday that all loans of small and medium farmers up to Rs 1 lakh will be waived off - a burden of Rs 36, 359 crore on the state exchequer.

Author: 0 Democrats officialy vote to filibuster Gorsuch; 'nuclear' vote looms

The rules change votes will be simple majority votes. In 2005, a bipartisan deal headed off GOP plans to remove the filibuster barrier for lower-court nominees, but in 2013 Democrats took the step, leaving the filibuster in place only for Supreme Court justices.

Author: 0 Westbrook Ties Triple-Double Mark As Thunder Rolls

The Golden State Warriors' winning streak stretched to 12 as Russell Westbrook posted a record-equalling triple-double. Westbrook's teammates celebrated postgame by dumping water on him during his on-court interview, and a lot of the crowd hung around to chant "MVP" as he walked off the floor.

Global Media Principal resigns after student reporters raise concerns
Author: 0 Principal resigns after student reporters raise concerns

The Corllins website didn't even work. The Morning Sun reported Brown called the accusations against Robertson groundless "as recently as last week" and admitted the board "100 percent supported the Robertson hire". The articles accused Robertson of not being authorized to serve as principal of that school . Robertson had lived in Dubai on and off for 19 years.

Global Media Kushner retains scores of property holdings while serving in White House
Author: 0 Kushner retains scores of property holdings while serving in White House

However, those attorneys, in consultation with the Office of Government Ethics, determined that most of his real-estate assets posed conflicts that were "pretty narrow and very manageable", the Associated Press reports. Kushner's disclosure estimates that her stake in the hotel is anywhere from $5 million to $ 25 million . "I think there is an element of going above and beyond what has been done in the past to make sure that people have access to this", Sean Spicer, the White House press ...

Author: 0 Theresa May lands in Saudi Arabia, forgoing headscarf

During her visit to Saudi Arabia, the Prime Minister will reportedly meet with the vice-president of women's affairs at the country's sporting authority, Princess Reema, who is the first Saudi woman to hold a government position. May also said she would continue to raise the issue of women's rights in Saudi Arabia, suggesting they would be able to look to her for inspiration.

Author: 0 US trade deficit falls as exports hit two-year high

Exports rose a tiny 0.2 percent to $192.9 billion. Imports of goods and services fell 1.8% to $236.4 billion, reflecting slowing domestic demand for items such as cell phones and motor vehicles. Oil prices rose almost 1 percent, on track for a fourth straight day of gains, but analysts warned record high US inventories could derail the rally.

Global Media Fake IED Found Inside Suitcase At Pearson International Airport
Author: 0 Fake IED Found Inside Suitcase At Pearson International Airport

Customs and Border Protection said. The passenger was scheduled to travel on United Airlines flight 547 from Toronto to O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. However, passengers were left on the plane for more than three hours. Dal Gemmell , another passenger on board, said there hadn't been any sort of disturbance on the plane before it was stopped, and that everyone was fine.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson's incredibly odd and confusing statement on North Korea

The United States will continue to build its military defenses against North Korea, Donald Trump told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, pledging all options are on the table. Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental U.S. within a few years. The missile launch may be a precursor, with more to come as the summit starts Thursday, he said .

Global Media Turkey: Syria autopsies show chemical weapons used in attack
Author: 0 Turkey: Syria autopsies show chemical weapons used in attack

Officials from the World Health Organisation in the southern province of Adana, together with officials from Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), are now collecting evidence samples and witness statements. He told reporters that a credible investigation into Tuesday's attack must begin from Damascus, not Turkey. Unlike his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, Trump displayed a willingness to cooperate with Russian Federation, which has backed Assad, in the ...

Global Media Northern Ireland: More time given for power-sharing deal
Author: 0 Northern Ireland: More time given for power-sharing deal

Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams and Michelle O'Neill speak to the media in the Great Hall, Stormont, in Belfast , Monday March 27, 2017, after talks to restore a powersharing government collapsed. But if he decides this would offer little prospect of success, he can either call an election-the province's third in less than two years- or reinstate direct rule .

Author: 0 Trade and economic relationship to dominate bilateral talks

In his two-and-a-half-months in office, Trump has backed off on one sensitive issue with China: Taiwan . The US expressed hopes that China would be ready to cooperate to counter North Korea's nuclear activities and demanded that Beijing apply tougher economic sanctions against Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Rick Perry to Join National Security Council

Gen. Mike Flynn, the national security adviser who resigned last month. But Mr Bannon said in a statement he had redirected the role of the NSC back to coordinating foreign policy rather than running it - a change he blamed on Obama national security adviser, Susan Rice .

Author: 0 Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma backed by ruling party

The dismissal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan deepened concerns about government corruption and led the Standard & Poor's agency to lower South Africa's credit rating, citing political instability and threats to economic growth. The parties said they are "united in their call for Zuma to go and our belief in the supremacy of the Constitution". "Zuma's decision is likely to cost yet more jobs and will have a lasting and calamitous impact on ordinary South Africans", the DA said.

Global Media Trump, O'Reilly 'Need to Go to Jail': Rep. Maxine Waters
Author: 0 Trump, O'Reilly 'Need to Go to Jail': Rep. Maxine Waters

The New York Times had revealed over the weekend that Fox News' parent company had paid settlements totaling $ 13 million to five women to keep quiet about alleged mistreatment at the hands of Fox's prime-time star. Fox News has not responded to comment requests. "I don't think Bill did anything wrong, ' What do you make of that?" Earlier on Wednesday, President Trump told the New York Times that O'Reilly was "a good person" and that he "shouldn't have settled" with his accusers.

Author: 0 South Africa's Cosatu urges Zuma to step down

The conference's justice and peace commission said there is a "strong impression" in South Africa that Cabinet shuffles "are done in the interest of the president's political survival and his patronage networks, and not in the best interests of the nation".

Global Media Police Arrest Ahmed Musa For Allegedly Beating Wife
Author: 0 Police Arrest Ahmed Musa For Allegedly Beating Wife

The officers reportedly spent two hours taking a statement from his wife, Jamila , before leaving with Musa. Musa and his wife Jamila have two young children together, Ahmed Jnr and Halima. He always has a friendly smile. The 24-year-old has fallen down the pecking order at King Power Stadium since Craig Shakespeare took charge, and he has not started an English Premier League game for the Foxes since their 3-0 defeat to Manchester United on February 5.

Author: 0 Putin's Butthurt He Hasn't Gotten To Meet Trump Yet

A top spokesman for Russian President Putin said Friday that the U.S.'s relationship with Moscow may be worse than during the Cold War . Pressed about the allegations at the forum by CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who hosted the discussion, Putin answered by quoting former President George H.W.

Global Media South Africa's finance minister seeks to reassure markets after credit rating downgrade
Author: 0 South Africa's finance minister seeks to reassure markets after credit rating downgrade

No matter how Gigaba tries to spin this one, the fact is that he knew a downgrade was coming and S&P, the agency who downgraded South Africa, outrightly said that the uncertain political situation played a part. "Despite our current challenges‚ now is not the time for despondency...we will act decisively as government in collaboration with our economic and social partners‚" he said.

Author: 0 Turks living in the Netherlands begin voting in referendum

The referendum could end up in massive expansion of Erdogan's powers. It wouldn't reveal how many were still in the country, citing the ongoing investigations. Meanwhile, Ankara's European campaign leader Mustafa Yeneroglu on Wednesday called for the Dutch government to apologise over the incident. "Our ministers were blocked, police used dogs and horses to chase people wanting use their freedom of expression", Yeneroglu said.

Author: 0 Trump drops Steve Bannon from National Security Council

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, contended that Bannon was placed on the committee in part to monitor Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn , and never attended a meeting. So in stepped Mercer, daughter of hedge-fund billionaire Robert Mercer and who goes way back with Bannon, to convince the strategist of the "long-term play", Politico reported .

Global Media Kremlin accuses opposition of provoking violence
Author: 0 Kremlin accuses opposition of provoking violence

Thousands of people heeded his call and took to the streets in Moscow , Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Tomsk and several other major cities, which also led to hundreds of arrests, including Navalny's , given the unofficial nature of the protests.

Global Media University Offering Scholarships For Video Games
Author: 0 University Offering Scholarships For Video Games

The scholarship recipients will become part of the "varsity esports" team and will represent the Utes in a competition called the League of Legends . The program's director of operations, A.J. Dimick, hopes that the new initiative will encourage other Power Five schools to form their own university-sponsored teams.

Author: 0 Metro train blast: Russian police check suspicious object in St Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin touched on the attack at a previously-scheduled meeting in Moscow with security service chiefs from ex-Soviet countries. Police found and deactivated it, and Dzhalilov's DNA was found on the bag. The bomb went off on a train under Russia's second-largest city on Monday.

Global Media N23b Diezani Bribe: INEC staff plead guilty, two others to face trial
Author: 0 N23b Diezani Bribe: INEC staff plead guilty, two others to face trial

Ex-minister Diezani Alison-Madueke was accused of bribing the officials before the 2015 presidential election that saw President Muhammadu Buhari emerging as victor. The two others pleaded not guilty to money laundering offences. However, the first defendant, Mr. Nwosu, pleaded guilty to the charge preferred against him.

Global Media Tensions as Spain ship enters disputed Gibraltar waters
Author: 0 Tensions as Spain ship enters disputed Gibraltar waters

A British government spokesman, meanwhile, said "the Royal Navy challenges all unlawful maritime incursions into British Gibraltar territorial waters". Britain is annoyed with Spain and the European Union because the European Union has said Spain should have veto rights on any agreements regarding Gibraltar during the negotiations on Britain's exit from the EU.

Author: 0 South Africa's parliament to debate no-confidence motion against Zuma

Asked if Zuma would remain president, Mantashe said it was a "loaded question". The country's Rand dropped to 5 percent after president Zuma sacked Gordhan. We wish him well. He did not know how long he would reflect, he said, but it would not be "for a while". Opposition parties and civil society organisations have called for marches throughout the country on Friday to demand that the President resign.

Global Media Braves Sign Ryan Howard to Minor-league Deal
Author: 0 Braves Sign Ryan Howard to Minor-league Deal

He has hit over.230 and had a positive WAR only once in the last five seasons. Although struggling as of late, which ultimately forced the Phillies in a younger direction, Howard now owns a career.258 batting average with 383 home runs, 1,194 RBI and a.343 on-base percentage.

Author: 0 Trump, Without Evidence, Accuses Susan Rice of Committing Crime

Rice, as well as other officials, could request an intelligence review to determine whether there were legitimate national security reasons to identify them. Susan Rice categorically denies she was the leaker. Rice has denied any impropriety. One: If the second Trump transition team member hasn't been identified publicly, then obviously Rice (and anyone else who saw the report) hasn't leaked it.

Author: 0 Six arrested in St Petersburg on suspicion of terrorism links

The nation's GKNB security service identified the alleged bomber as Akbarzhon Jalilov, who was born in Kyrgyzstan's second-largest city of Osh in 1995 - after the Soviet Union's collapse. Petersburg metro but is also following other leads. An assailant brought an explosives-filed backback onto a train vehicle leaving Sennaya Square station in St.

Author: 0 Goon MP Gaikwad Barred from Flying In India

Air India , Indigo, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and GoAir have banned Ravindra Gaikwad, the lawmaker from the western state of Maharashtra's regional Hindu fundamentalist Shiv Sena party, from flying with them. Air India Duty Manager Sukumar, who was assaulted by Gaikwad, today asserted that the elected representatives need to behave in a decent manner.

Global Media Delhi journalist attacked in park battles for life
Author: 0 Delhi journalist attacked in park battles for life

The police have registered a case of attempt to murder and reportedly said that she was attacked with iron rods. "We are making all efforts to track down the attackers. She was immediately taken to the Fortis hospital and went through a surgery. The condition, called hydrocephalus, can kill if the fluid is not removed.

Author: 0 Russian investigators ID suspected bomber

Petersburg, killing all 224 people on board. "We in St. Petersburg thought we wouldn't be touched by that". The move came as officials in Berlin were being criticized for deciding not to bathe the Brandenburg Gate in the colors of the Russian flag.

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