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People Trump Announces New Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff
Author: 0 Trump Announces New Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Typically, the successor to the chairman would not be selected until next year, given that Dunford is due to serve until October 1, 2019. The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs is Air Force Gen. In 2016, he told lawmakers, in answer to a direct question, that women should also have to register for the draft now that they are allowed to serve in all combat jobs.

People Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon is latest found by Israel
Author: 0 Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon is latest found by Israel

According to an English translation by Iran's Tasnim News Agency , Qassem said that all of Israel, including its capital Tel Aviv, was within the range of Hezbollah missiles. Earlier on Saturday, the Israeli military fired at three Hezbollah suspects who approached the border where the army was working. Conricus said the army believed the three individuals meant to take sensors the Israeli soldiers had placed in the ground as part of their efforts to uncover tunnels.

Author: 0 Trump still seeking chief of staff as Nick Ayers turns down role

Nick Ayers , Donald Trump's top choice to be his next chief of staff, is no longer in the running, and the USA president is now considering other candidates, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, the latest sign of a chaotic White House staff shakeup.

People United States president nominates William Barr as new attorney general
Author: 0 United States president nominates William Barr as new attorney general

Barr has spent most of his career in the private sector, with two stints at the Justice Department. "I know he's an institutionalist who cares deeply about the integrity of the Justice Department". Chuck Cooper, Sessions' lawyer, also praised the pick, saying Barr served "honorably and well, earning the respect of people on both sides of the aisle".

People Hoax call which caused panic at 400 United Kingdom schools and U.S. airport
Author: 0 Hoax call which caused panic at 400 United Kingdom schools and U.S. airport

He was sentenced to one year in jail for the emails sent to schools and two years for the airport security scare. Avonbourne Trust has four academies; Avonwood Primary, Avonbourne College, Harewood College and Avonbourne Sixth Form. Police arrested him days later, but he was able to send another batch of emails to schools in the U.S. and United Kingdom while under investigation in April.

People Shutdown Postponed by 2 Weeks Under Measure Passed by House
Author: 0 Shutdown Postponed by 2 Weeks Under Measure Passed by House

The bill passed by the House and the Senate extends appropriations until December 21. The measure, approved by voice votes in near-empty chambers, now goes to the White House . "This is something Democrats have always been for: smart, effective, appropriate border security", he said on the Senate floor. When asked by a reporter about the money within that border security funding for a border fence, Pelosi said, "well you're talking about a fence, you're not talking about a wall now".

People Trump picks new attorney general and UN envoy
Author: 0 Trump picks new attorney general and UN envoy

The move comes a month after Trump forced the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and named Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General. Frequently, new deputies are also appointed when there's a new attorney general. Trump had repeatedly criticized Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation, blaming that move for the eventual appointment of an independent counsel with a wide mandate to probe Trump's campaign and actions as president.

People Jared Kushner Gave Saudi Crown Prince Advice After Khashoggi Slaying: NY Times
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Gave Saudi Crown Prince Advice After Khashoggi Slaying: NY Times

Although White House protocol stipulates a National Security Council staff should be present on any phone calls with foreign leaders, Kushner and Salman continued to chat informally after Khashoggi's death, said the Times . Reviewing documents, emails and messages, the report said bin Salman and his advisers had cultivated the relationship with Kushner for more than two years in a bid to enlist American support for the Saudi prince's hawkish regional policies and consolidation of power.

People Court filings allege Cohen broke law on President’s direction
Author: 0 Court filings allege Cohen broke law on President’s direction

The Southern District federal prosecutors are alleging the president committed a felony. In August, Cohen pleaded guilty to eight criminal charges, including campaign finance violations, and detailed an illegal operation to stifle sex stories and distribute hush money to buy the silence of porn actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal , who had both claimed they had affairs with Trump.

People Theresa May warns parliament: Back me or risk no Brexit at all
Author: 0 Theresa May warns parliament: Back me or risk no Brexit at all

Boris Johnson has said that Britain should withhold half of its £39 billion Brexit divorce payment until the European Union agrees a trade deal that avoids a hard Irish border. "We can do much, much better than this". Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd is the first minister to discuss a "Plan B" should May be defeated in a key parliamentary vote scheduled for Tuesday.

People Amal Clooney slams Donald Trump at United Nations Correspondents Association Awards
Author: 0 Amal Clooney slams Donald Trump at United Nations Correspondents Association Awards

Mrs Clooney, a human rights lawyer who has represented journalists detained in Burma, Egypt and Azerbaijan, drew a link between the president's rhetoric and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi , a Washington Post journalist. This isn't the first time the mom of two has spoken out against Trump . "He kept saying "they" only want jihad, "they" don't believe in our way of life, "they" don't respect our system", Amal said of Trump during an appearance on BBC News.

People Tennessee electrocutes second inmate in as many months
Author: 0 Tennessee electrocutes second inmate in as many months

Tennessee carried out its second electrocution of the year with the execution of David Earl Miller on Thursday. An inmate in the U.S. state of Tennessee has been executed by electric chair after arguing that a lethal injection would involve suffering.

People Winter Storm Watch Issued
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch Issued

Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches combined with ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are possible. Over a foot of snow is possible across the mountains and foothills. Freezing rain is expected through Saturday , while this area has already seen more than nine inches of snowfall Friday, leading to traffic issues.

People Trump says trade talks with China 'going very well'
Author: 0 Trump says trade talks with China 'going very well'

China's President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 9 November 2017. The Trump administration has imposed tariffs on Chinese... According to Xinhua news agency, experts said "the important meeting sends a positive signal in the development of China-US relations, one of the most important bilateral ties in the world".

People Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans, Comey says
Author: 0 Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans, Comey says

Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said he will end this investigation - which is officially supposed to be examining DOJ and FBI actions in the lead-up to the 2016 elections - when he takes over the committee chairmanship in January. It's unclear if Comey spoke under oath, though lying to Congress is always considered a crime. "It's a shocking suggestion coming from any senior official, no less the president".

People Principal is placed on leave after she banned candy canes
Author: 0 Principal is placed on leave after she banned candy canes

There are different theories as to why the traditional candy cane, alone of the striped stick candy once popular with children year-round, has a hook shape. It was not immediately clear how long principal Sinclair's administrative leave would be. The district has resolved the issue, saying Principal Sinclair's memo does not fall under the district's policy.

People Who is Grace Millane? British backpacker missing in Auckland
Author: 0 Who is Grace Millane? British backpacker missing in Auckland

Detectives have since assessed Grace's belongings, which were left at the backpackers where she was staying . The disappearance of a British backpacker in New Zealand is being treated as murder, police have said. 'Grace is a lovely, outgoing, fun-loving, family-orientated daughter, ' he said in a press conference. Holding back tears, Grace's father David Millane has made an emotional appeal for help in finding her.

Author: 0 Israeli military shoots across border with Lebanon

Conricus said Israeli troops crossed the fence into Lebanon but did not exceed the United Nations -established demarcation line. He added Israeli forces also installed technological sensors to control a tunnel, noting the Hezbollah operatives made use of the bad weather in an attempt "to probably take the sensors" but fled after Israeli forces opened fire at them.

People Millane case: Body found in Waitakere Ranges
Author: 0 Millane case: Body found in Waitakere Ranges

The body had not yet been formally identified, but it was believed to be that of Millane, Beard said. He's pleased however to be able to give Grace back to her family. Auckland Detective Inspector Scott Beard briefed media near the scene late this afternoon. At 9.41pm Millane and the 26-year-old man taken in by police today were seen on CCTV entering CityLife Hotel, which has entrances on both Queen and Durham Sts.

People Watch Russia Unveil Its Brand New Laser Weapon
Author: 0 Watch Russia Unveil Its Brand New Laser Weapon

However they backed USA claims that Russian Federation has land-based nuclear missiles based in Europe. Earlier, Russia's President Vladimir Putin also warned that Moscow will start developing missiles now banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty if the U-S pulls out of the 19-87 accord.

People United States in preparation to send warship into Black Sea
Author: 0 United States in preparation to send warship into Black Sea

And U.S. surveillance planes and drones regularly skirt Russia's Black Sea coastline, as well as that of Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014. Ukraine has declared martial law in some regions and banned entry to Russian men aged 16 to 60. US President Donald Trump chose to call off a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G-20 summit in Argentina after receiving a report on the Kerch Incident.

People John Kelly's White House Exit Seen as Certain; Ayers May Get Job
Author: 0 John Kelly's White House Exit Seen as Certain; Ayers May Get Job

The two have reportedly stopped speaking in recent days. "John Kelly could resign in the coming days", she says, warning West Wing employees are bracing for "a pretty big staff shakeup" if and when he leaves. "He's been with me nearly two years now as you know between the two positions", he continued. Both the attorney general and United Nations ambassador positions require Senate confirmation.

People Rwandan Court Clears Kagame Critic of Inciting Rebellion
Author: 0 Rwandan Court Clears Kagame Critic of Inciting Rebellion

Rwigara past year acknowledged the risks of running against Kagame, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders. The three-judge panel said there was no proof that Rwandans had been incited against the state after Rwigara's remarks to the media, and that intercepted WhatsApp audio files of her mother did not incite insurrection and instead were private conversations.

People Italy police arrest mafia's new 'boss of bosses' in Sicily
Author: 0 Italy police arrest mafia's new 'boss of bosses' in Sicily

Mineo was named the new "boss of bosses" in May during a rare summit of mafia families, according to Italian media, which calls him a "life-long mobster" who never used mobile phones. Settimo Mineo - presumed head of the mafia families in the Sicilian capital Palermo - was arrested by Italian police as part of an operation. After Riina's 1993 arrest, the Sicilian Mafia saw a degree of marginalization compared with the Calabrian-based 'ndrangheta organized crime syndicate or the ...

People Pentagon sends flight over Ukraine following Russian naval incident
Author: 0 Pentagon sends flight over Ukraine following Russian naval incident

The flight, requested by the Arms Control Directorate of the Ukrainian General Staff, is the latest United States response to Russia's military activity across the world. 'The United States seeks a better relationship with Russian Federation, but this can not happen while its unlawful and destabilizing actions continue in Ukraine and elsewhere'.

People At least 6 killed in Italy nightclub stampede
Author: 0 At least 6 killed in Italy nightclub stampede

Local media report around 120 people were injured, including 35 who were taken to hospital. Firefighters said there was panic when it is thought pepper spray may have been fired inside the club in the town of Corinaldo during a concert performance by the Italian rapper, Sfera Ebbasta.

People Detectives searching for missing backpacker believe she was murdered
Author: 0 Detectives searching for missing backpacker believe she was murdered

Grace Millane, 22, was last seen on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Tonight's statement said the Millane family have requested privacy at this time and will not be making any further statements at this stage. "We still don't know where Grace is". Millane, the daughter of English property developer David Millane, had not been seen since leaving her hostel in Auckland last Saturday.

People Body found in Costa Rican villa identified as Florida woman
Author: 0 Body found in Costa Rican villa identified as Florida woman

Carla Stefaniak was found dead near her Airbnb rental on Monday. "I'm really sorry for her family and it's just a really sad thing", Rivelli said. After the body was found on Monday, Walter Espinoza, a spokesman for Costa Rica's government gave a press conference.

People White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to step down soon
Author: 0 White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to step down soon

Trump hinted the announcement would be coming earlier Friday when he said he would be making an announcement at the Army-Navy football game he will be attending Saturday in Philadelphia. In recent months, the chief of staff's power has ebbed, with administration policies and decisions being guided more by the president's gut instincts than by Kelly's processes.

Author: 0 Tillerson Says He Had to Stop Trump From Breaking the Law

Mr Tillerson, who as Secretary of State carved hours out of his daily schedule to read briefing papers, said Mr Trump didn't read and was undisciplined. " 'We can go back to Congress and get this law changed". "Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service!" "I didn't know how to conduct my affairs with him any other way than in a very straightforward fashion, and I think he grew exhausted of me being the guy every day that told him, 'You can't do that, '" he said.