• Trump On Kushner's Clearance: Jared's 'Outstanding,' But It's Up To John Kelly

    Trump On Kushner's Clearance: Jared's 'Outstanding,' But It's Up To John Kelly

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    During the last six months, McGahn privately discussed the slow pace of Kushner's background investigation with other senior aides, including with Kelly in the fall, according to a top administration official. Kelly last week ordered an overhaul of the White House security clearance process , following the disclosure that former Staff Secretary Rob Porter maintained access to highly classified information despite being unable to obtain a permanent clearance because of allegations of ...
  • Barnaby Joyce is adamant he will stay as deputy prime minister

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    Mr Joyce said that while he is stepping down from his role as leader of the National Party, he will continue to play a role in politics as a member for New England "without a shadow of a doubt", as well as pen a book. "I've asked for the right of the person who's made the allegation and I've asked for my right of defence that that be referred to the police". Outspoken Nationals MP George Christensen has called for his party to push the reset button following Barnaby Joyce's resignation and ...
  • 'Wedding gift' explodes in India, killing groom and his grandmother

    'Wedding gift' explodes in India, killing groom and his grandmother

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    The explosion cost the lives of two people including the groom. The tragic incident took place on Friday in Bolangir district just five days after the couple was married. "There was no gift packet, rather a parcel bomb was received by the family", he added. The bridegroom's grandmother was killed on the spot while the bridegroom died at a hospital in Rourkela.
  • South African business counts on Ramaphosa to plot path to growth

    South African business counts on Ramaphosa to plot path to growth

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    Soweto Gold now only distributes its products to South Africa's wealthiest province Gauteng, but plans to extend to five more provinces by the end of March before launching nationwide in August. The President said if there is a cabinet reshuffle, it won't be done at the behest of the opposition. "The president ultimately has the prerogative over this issue", Gigaba told reporters before his speech.
  • RBS reports first profit in ten years

    RBS reports first profit in ten years

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    RBS said it pays women about 37 per cent less than men on average, largely due to men holding more senior roles. Among looming challenges such as Brexit and continued economic uncertainty in the UK, RBS said it will be putting heavy emphasis on technology investments, which it sees as one of the biggest risks to its business.
  • Trump upbeat on meeting with Australian PM

    Trump upbeat on meeting with Australian PM

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    After they sat down, a female is believed to have rammed a auto into a security barrier at 17th and E streets. US Secret Service Uniform Division police look at a vehicle that reportedly ploughed into a barricade on the edge of the the White House complex.
  • Armed officer was 'coward' or 'didn't react properly under pressure' during shooting

    Armed officer was 'coward' or 'didn't react properly under pressure' during shooting

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    We hear from some local student as well as lawmakers and business leaders on the growing momentum around gun control reform. Trump , in a speech to a conservative gathering near Washington, also called for stronger background checks for gun buyers and criticized an armed deputy who failed to intervene during the shooting at the Parkland, Florida, school which left 17 people dead.
  • Russia Denies Role in Deadly Air Strikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

    Russia Denies Role in Deadly Air Strikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

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    In the first month of this year, almost 60 children were killed across Syria in violence in eastern Ghouta and other rebel-held enclaves, according to the U.N. "What the people of eastern Ghouta need is not complicated". Russian Federation is a longstanding ally of Assad , who rules Syria from his bastion of safety in the capital Damascus while the remainder of the country is ripped apart by warring factions.
  • White House locked down over after vehicle strikes barrier

    White House locked down over after vehicle strikes barrier

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    September 2014 :A USA military veteran armed with a knife entered the White House East Room after jumping the fence, leading to the resignation of then-Secret Service director Julia Pierson. Turnbull and his wife Lucy had been meeting with President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump. Noah Bierman, a White House reporter for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, said the press room had since been opened.