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Trump replaces his chief of staff after six months

Trump replaces his chief of staff after six months

Trump said of his outgoing chief of staff. "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff". "Someone came and said, 'Pat wants to see you.' I left my briefcase on the bus". The shake-up follows the abrupt resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer one week ago.


Protesters Clashing With National Guard in Western Venezuelan State of Merida

Protesters Clashing With National Guard in Western Venezuelan State of Merida

Despite President Nicolas Maduro's assurances that anyone caught protesting would face time behind bars, opposition leaders urged Venezuelans to take to the streets, a call that thousands have evidently heeded. The US, the European Union and Latin American powers, including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, have come out against the election, saying it would destroy Venezuelan democracy.


Kelly 'honored' to serve as new White House chief of staff

Kelly 'honored' to serve as new White House chief of staff

At a speech earlier in the day in Long Island , Trump praised Kelly at length for increasing border security. "I said no!" he wrote. This is what Trump has always done - forming insular teams that he thinks will protect him and make him feel good about himself.


Germany: Palestinian Goes on Stabbing Spree, Kills One Injures Six

Germany: Palestinian Goes on Stabbing Spree, Kills One Injures Six

Police said the suspect grabbed a kitchen knife with an 8in (20cm) blade from a shelf at the supermarket on Friday afternoon and stabbed three men, one of them fatally. His asylum request was rejected late a year ago and authorities were trying to secure new Palestinian papers to deport him - a process in which they said he had cooperated.


Russia's Lavrov told Tillerson Moscow ready to cooperate with US

Russia's Lavrov told Tillerson Moscow ready to cooperate with US

The bill, which also includes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, was a product of lengthy negotiations between the House and Senate. President Vladimir Putin initially held off from retaliating, saying he would wait to see how Trump reacted after he came into the White House.


Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

The provisions were included to assuage concerns that the president's push for better relations with Moscow might lead him to relax the penalties without first securing concessions from the Kremlin. Restrictions on USA companies or officials in Russian Federation would have a minimal impact on Washington. Russian Federation has always denied interfering and Mr Trump insists there was no collusion.