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People Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Next Secretary Of Defense
Author: 0 Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Next Secretary Of Defense

Shanahan left the Pentagon on Friday, with a "hearty farewell" received from colleagues, and Esper to see his predecessor off. It was not clear Friday whether McCarthy would receive the formal nomination from President Donald Trump to fill the Army secretary job permanently, according to two defense officials who also confirmed he would fill the top civilian job role for now.

People Trump’s ‘Opportunity of the Century’: A $50B ‘Marshall Plan’ for Middle East
Author: 0 Trump’s ‘Opportunity of the Century’: A $50B ‘Marshall Plan’ for Middle East

The 10-year plan would fund projects worth $27.5 billion in the West Bank and Gaza , and would direct $9.1 billion, $7.4 billion and $6.3 billion for Palestinians in Egypt , Jordan and Lebanon, respectively. as a sign of opposition to the deal of the century and the workshop in Manama" was accompanied with an image of a masked Palestinian hurling a rock. He appealed to Bahrain's king to "take a fearless, strong, authentic Arab decision not to host this workshop" and called on Arab ...

People Jalal Hajizavar, Iran Defense Ministry staffer, hanged for spying for CIA
Author: 0 Jalal Hajizavar, Iran Defense Ministry staffer, hanged for spying for CIA

The general oversees and coordinates joint military operations in the Iranian Armed Forces. He said "we very much appreciate" the decision by Iran's Revolutionary Guard not to shoot down the manned American aircraft. Iran has denied seeking a nuclear weapon, and says its programme is for civilian purposes. " The US administration should behave in a responsible way to protect the lives of American forces ", Maj.

People Biden’s words on segregationist senators draw rivals’ fire
Author: 0 Biden’s words on segregationist senators draw rivals’ fire

He did the same earlier this year when another SC politician and onetime segregationist, Democrat Fritz Hollings, died. He referred to the civil rights murders in Philadelphia in 1964 as a "publicity stunt" saying " The n*ggers caused it, helped out some by the Communists ".

People Yemen's Houthis say they struck power station in Saudi's Jizan province
Author: 0 Yemen's Houthis say they struck power station in Saudi's Jizan province

The group, which ousted the Saudi-backed internationally recognised government from power in Yemen's capital Sanaa in late 2014, have stepped up attacks on Saudi Arabia after a lull past year ahead of UN-led efforts to end the war. CAIRO :A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015.

People Trump discusses trade with Trudeau at White House
Author: 0 Trump discusses trade with Trudeau at White House

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Thursday will be an opportunity to talk about China and global issues set for discussion at next week's G20 leaders' summit. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he was confident there would be progress on ratification in "the next couple of weeks". Trudeau doesn't have a planned meeting with Xi, unlike Trump.

People Erdogan’s party loses re-run of Istanbul mayor election
Author: 0 Erdogan’s party loses re-run of Istanbul mayor election

A former prime minister backed by Turkey's ruling party has conceded defeat and congratulated his opponent in Istanbul's repeated mayoral election. "We believed in him and he believed in us", said 29-year-old Imamoglu supporter Eda Alday, as cars honked and fans waved Turkish flags in the street.

People A dramatic escalation of tensions near the Gulf region
Author: 0 A dramatic escalation of tensions near the Gulf region

According to the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division, it could have easily targeted a nearby manned aircraft. An unnamed U.S. military official confirmed that a U.S. " This aircraft possesses a system which allows it to relay the signals and information it receives to its own central system ", he said, adding that the order was given only after the aircraft finally entered Iranian airspace at 4:05am local time.

People Erdogan says Turkey will retaliate against any United States missile sanctions
Author: 0 Erdogan says Turkey will retaliate against any United States missile sanctions

The US State Department announced on Thursday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was considering various economic restrictions and actions aimed at Turkey over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems. He added that the USA wouldn't want to lose an ally like Turkey. "I say this very openly and sincerely, our relations with Trump are at a place that I can call really good.

People Donald Trump releases $50B plan to boost Palestinian economy
Author: 0 Donald Trump releases $50B plan to boost Palestinian economy

This will be the linchpin for the Middle East Peace to Prosperity plan senior White House adviser Jared Kushner will present during the two-day conference in Bahrain this week. The conference Tuesday and Wednesday in Bahrain, led by Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, is the opening of the United States government's delayed peace effort, which officials say will later include a political component.

People US Blacklists 5 Chinese Groups Working in Supercomputing
Author: 0 US Blacklists 5 Chinese Groups Working in Supercomputing

Also included were Sugon, which Commerce identified as Higon's majority owner, along with Chengdu Haiguang Integrated Circuit and Chengdu Haiguang Microelectronics Technology , both of which the department said Higon had an ownership interest in.

People Two shot dead in Ethiopia coup attempt
Author: 0 Two shot dead in Ethiopia coup attempt

The incident began in the early hours of Saturday in Bahir Dar, the capital of Amhara, where the region's President Ambachew Mekonnen and Amhara Regional Government Office Advisor Ezez Wassie were killed from gunshots. The internet has been cut nationwide since Saturday evening, after being severed for much of the previous week. The attempted coup in Amhara is the latest challenged to Mr Abiy, who was elected previous year as a reform-minded young leader.

People Bad timing for Boris: Police called to report of domestic incident
Author: 0 Bad timing for Boris: Police called to report of domestic incident

The Guardian reported officers were called shortly after midnight on Friday morning after neighbours said there had been a loud altercation involving "screaming, shouting and banging". On Saturday night the neighbour who rang the Metropolitan Police went public after suggestions that his recording of the row had been leaked to The Guardian with political intent.

People European Union leaders reiterate no new negotiations on Brexit
Author: 0 European Union leaders reiterate no new negotiations on Brexit

The 27 European Union leaders, without May, discussed the stalled Brexit process and rebuffed the idea that a new prime minister could start the Brexit negotiations with a clean slate. "Gatt 24 applies if you have an agreement, not if you've decided not to". Johnson has said the United Kingdom could get a "standstill" under a provision of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

People Kim Jong Un considers 'interesting' letter from Donald Trump
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un considers 'interesting' letter from Donald Trump

The two sides have blamed each other for the breakdown, but both leaders have expressed a willingness to meet again, with Trump saying earlier this month that he had received a " beautiful letter " from Kim. Trump and Kim also exchanged letters in 2018 after their first summit. Vipin Narang, a North Korea expert and professor of worldwide relations at MIT, wrote on Twitter.

People Korea lauds China ties as Xi wraps up trip
Author: 0 Korea lauds China ties as Xi wraps up trip

Luxury goods were first banned from export to North Korea under UNSC Resolution 1718 passed in 2006, with "luxury automobiles (and motor vehicles)" explicitly prohibited after Resolution 2094 passed in March 2013. Songs in the show included I love thee, China, and the Rodong Sinmun newspaper, the mouthpiece of the North's ruling party, carried front-page pictures of Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju welcoming Xi.

People Pelosi warns Trump on unapproved move against Iran
Author: 0 Pelosi warns Trump on unapproved move against Iran

Washington said the incident had occurred in worldwide airspace. Citing US officials, the newspaper reported that the attack crippled Iranian computers used to control rocket and missile launches. Iran's airforce commander claimed that a U.S. military plane carrying passengers was in sight near the drone but that he refrained from targeting it.

People Officials Say 11 Killed in Hawaii Skydiving Plane Crash
Author: 0 Officials Say 11 Killed in Hawaii Skydiving Plane Crash

Other details of the crash, including whether the plane was landing or taking off at the time of the crash, weren't immediately known, Sakahara said. A small, twin-engine plane used for skydiving crashed in the Hawaiian island of Oahu on Friday, killing all 11 people aboard, authorities said.

People Chicago Mayor Vows to Shield Migrants From Raids by U.S. Agents
Author: 0 Chicago Mayor Vows to Shield Migrants From Raids by U.S. Agents

Mark Morgan, acting director of ICE, said this week his agency would target for deportation families that have received a removal order from a us immigration court. The number of people crossing the US-Mexico border has risen dramatically under Mr Trump, despite his tough rhetoric and hardline policies. However, acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan has reportedly been urging ICE to take a more limited approach to detain a group of about 150 families who had attorneys but ...

People Motorcyclists Are Dead After Colliding With a Pickup Truck in New Hampshire
Author: 0 Motorcyclists Are Dead After Colliding With a Pickup Truck in New Hampshire

At Mount Jefferson View, co-owners Dewald and Christo Steinmann said those on motorcycles struck were part of a group of 80 who were staying at the motel. "This is staggering and it's tragic beyond description", Charlie St. Claire, executive director of the Laconia Motorcycle Week Association, told the Portland Press Herald .

Author: 0 Trump says will be Iran's 'best friend' if it renounces nuclear arms

Trump said on Friday that officials had been "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran after he learned an Iranian missile system shot down a US military drone . "We will call it 'Let's make Iran great again '". Does that make sense? "We're not going to have Iran have a nuclear weapon", Trump told reporters outside the White House.

People Hope Hicks Said Trump Open to Foreign Election Help, Nadler Says
Author: 0 Hope Hicks Said Trump Open to Foreign Election Help, Nadler Says

Hicks also told lawmakers that she has spoken with Trump "somewhere between five and 10" times since she left the White House . " Ms. Hicks made clear that she understood the president to be serious when he said that he would accept foreign interference in our elections", Nadler said in a statement for a hearing on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election .

People Storm-chasing Australian photographer dies in freak accident
Author: 0 Storm-chasing Australian photographer dies in freak accident

The post read: 'It's with the deepest regret that we inform our supporters & friends that Dale Sharpe passed away in Kansas in the United States on the 20 June, 2019. The oncoming 45-year-old driver was unharmed. Pinkston was properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP. Sharpe and his wife, Karlie Russell, working together in their business DK Photography, had received worldwide recognition for their nature photography.

Author: 0 New York Cover Story Has New Trump Allegation

Carroll wrote that a friendly encounter with Trump at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996 turned violent when the real estate mogul pushed her up against a dressing room wall, unzipped his trousers and forced himself on her. In the article, she describes meeting Mr Trump in late 1995 or early 1996, in Bergdorf Goodman. "Ms. Carroll & New York Magazine: No pictures?" Carroll has been an advice columnist for Elle magazine for 26 years.

People Iran: 'We warned U.S. aircraft before shooting it down'
Author: 0 Iran: 'We warned U.S. aircraft before shooting it down'

Concern about a potential armed confrontation between the USA and Iran has been growing since US officials recently blamed Tehran for mine attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, allegations Tehran denies, and Iran's downing of an unmanned USA drone this week.

People Donald Trump accused of rape by famed advice columnist
Author: 0 Donald Trump accused of rape by famed advice columnist

The White House called the allegations, "completely false and unrealistic" to NY. Carroll explained that she feels as if it would "just be disrespectful" for her to make sexual assault about herself when it happens to women around the world.

People Roy Moore Announces New Bid for U.S. Senate
Author: 0 Roy Moore Announces New Bid for U.S. Senate

He announced his campaign at a press conference in Montgomery, which his wife, Kayla, also attended. "The people of Alabama rejected Roy Moore just a few months ago", Sen. Moore's entry will not make President Trump happy. Unlike the special election in 2018, the 2020 election will likely produce a massive turnout by Republican voters eager to cast their vote for Trump.

People United Nations report piles pressure on Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi murder
Author: 0 United Nations report piles pressure on Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi murder

Nine months after the world was rocked by the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul , a report revealed by a United Nations expert is providing more details. The Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs, Adel al-Jubeir, has dismissed the report, saying that it was riddled with "clear contradictions" and "unfounded allegations".

People Lotto victor ordered to share $80m winnings with ex-wife
Author: 0 Lotto victor ordered to share $80m winnings with ex-wife

Rich Zelasko and his wife Mary-Beth Zelasko had been separated for more than two years while they were going through divorce proceedings when Rick won a $30 million jackpot in 2013. However, their divorce wasn't finalised until 2018. While arguing for his client, Robbins said it was Zelasko's luck "not Mary's, that produced the lottery proceeds", the Detroit Free Press reported.

People Iran and U.S. tensions - in memes
Author: 0 Iran and U.S. tensions - in memes

He appeared in photographs alongside alleged debris of the US drone that was shot down. He said that stricter economic sanctions could help the USA topple the Iranian regime . The comment comes in the wake of heightened tensions in the region that put Washington and Tehran on the brink of a war. Global sanctions had been lifted under the pact in return for Tehran curbing its nuclear programme.

People Democrats warn Trump against unilateral decisions on Iran
Author: 0 Democrats warn Trump against unilateral decisions on Iran

Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military actions against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a U.S. Global sanctions had been lifted under the pact in return for Tehran curbing its nuclear programme. In comments carried by state-run RIA Novosti news agency on Friday, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov called on Washington to weigh the possible consequences of conflict with Iran, warning rising tensions were ...

People Supreme Court rules WW1 Peace Cross memorial is here to stay
Author: 0 Supreme Court rules WW1 Peace Cross memorial is here to stay

The same group also sued to tear down a World War II cross monument in Pensacola, Florida, in a case the Court is expected to act on soon. The question of why the Bladensburg Cross should stand is inseparable from the question of whether it violates the Establishment Clause which prohibits the Federal government from establishing an official religion , or from favoring one religion over others.

People US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s
Author: 0 US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s

The story took a sharp turn once inside the dressing room, as the columnist accused Trump of shoving her against a wall, pulling down her tights and "forcing his fingers around my private area, thrusts his penis halfway - or completely, I'm not certain - inside me".

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