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Trump team to ban lobbyists in administration

Trump team to ban lobbyists in administration

Given the new ban on lobbyists - a term the Trump team has not defined - K Street - the hub of lobbying in Washington - is trying to determine who's in and who's out. Pence on Tuesday moved to ban lobbyists from the transition - though it was initially unclear in the first few days what that meant. J. Steven Hart, transition leader, a lobbyist for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.


Yemen ceasefire ends without extension: coalition

Yemen ceasefire ends without extension: coalition

The coalition said repeated violations of the truce, announced on November 15 by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, have prompted the resumption of military operations, which involve airstrikes on Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. The Gulf Arab coalition had said the weekend truce would automatically be renewed if the other side abided by it. Yemen's 20-month-old war has left more than 7,000 people dead and almost 37,000 wounded, the World Health Organization announced in its latest toll ...


Obama expects Trump queries on trip to Greece, Germany, Peru

Obama expects Trump queries on trip to Greece, Germany, Peru

On Friday, the real estate tycoon-turned-world-leader was ensconced in his luxury Manhattan apartment at Trump Tower. "I have great respect", he added, saying: "I very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel".


Diane James quits Ukip: Former leader announces she has left party

Diane James quits Ukip: Former leader announces she has left party

Farage has repeatedly said he will not be heading the party again, instead proposing to act as a conduit between Washington and London after he met US President-elect Donald Trump. Current Ukip leadership candidate Suzanne Evans said James should step down as an MEP. The MEP resigned from the top job in October after an 18-day stint, saying she did not have "sufficient authority" or support in the party to implement her planned reforms.



Obama to meet Australia, Canada leaders before return to US

Republicans also hold a strong advantage in governorships and state legislatures. Dozens of people have been killed in the onslaught, a lot of them civilians, a monitor has said, and many have been wounded. role in the world, saying the world order under its leadership has created widespread prosperity and security. It's expected to be the last meeting between the two before the next US President steps in.


Donald Trump: Will the Queen invite next US President for 2017 visit?

Donald Trump: Will the Queen invite next US President for 2017 visit?

Royal officials said that the government was responsible for organising state visits, and a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said that the proposal was "under consideration". But the Queen is a constitutional monarch and never organizes state occasions without the direct involvement of the elected prime minister and there are political considerations behind the visit.