James Clapper's resignation gives Trump another hole to fill

Clapper oversees the NSA, the FBI, the CIA and the DEA, as well as 13 other agencies that operate under a total budget of $52 billion with more than 107,000 federal employees reporting under him. Overall, he was a flawed spymaster, but one whom many in Washington now say they'll miss. Clapper said his resignation letter is effective at noon on Inauguration Day.

Trump presidency sees Americans looking to Australia and New Zealand immigration sites

In 2015, Canada was the U.S.'s largest trading partner, with two-way trade - exports plus imports - totaling $ 671.5 billion, according to data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. President Barack Obama on a climate agenda, announcing major reductions in methane emissions and a broader North American climate and clean energy strategy.

Obama, European leaders begin meeting

Speaking from Berlin on Thursday at a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during his final trip overseas as president, Obama said that while he doesn't expect Trump to follow his administration's blueprint, he expects him to act in United States interests, CBS News reported .

Reports of suspicious device at Boston University unfounded

Reports of suspicious device at Boston University unfounded

She said there were "at least a dozen cop cars" out front and that one of the officers entered the building with a rifle . The Boston Globe reported the location of the premises in question was 771 Commonwealth Avenue with police already inside the building.

Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

He's said to be considering a range of officials with varying degrees of experience to lead the State Department and Pentagon. This comes after another shake-up last week, when Trump fired New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as head of the transition team and replaced him with Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

Brexit: Scotland to join legal case against British government

Meanwhile, the Scottish government will seek to join the legal challenge against the British government's decision to trigger Brexit without a parliamentary vote, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday. "The UK has chosen to leave the European Union and we are determined to work closely with the governments of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in making a success of it".