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Trump Eyes Rick Perry To Replace Veterans Affairs Secretary

Trump Eyes Rick Perry To Replace Veterans Affairs Secretary

Trump has talked about firing Shulkin but was still weighing the question Tuesday, the people said. Possible replacements for Energy Secretary show Trump also is unfamiliar with the responsibilities of the Energy Secretary. Shulkin took to Britain and Denmark a year ago. He is a holdover from the Obama administration, where he served as undersecretary for health overseeing medical facilities run by the VA, which provides care for more than 9 million enrolled veterans.


Trump puts off action on gun control till court decision

Trump puts off action on gun control till court decision

Among those ideas, which Trump had expressed vocal support for in a February 28 meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, is raising the age on gun purchases, universal background checks and taking guns from those identified as a security threat without consideration of due process .


Former Cuomo top aide found guilty on 3 counts in corruption trial

Former Cuomo top aide found guilty on 3 counts in corruption trial

Jurors sent a note Monday and the week prior saying they were deadlocked. Both times , the judge asked them to continue deliberating. Howe, who had pleaded guilty to eight felonies and was cooperating with prosecutors, described how Percoco helped the Syracuse company evade a costly union requirement on a development and wrangled a pay raise for Aiello's son, who worked in state government.


Trump Fires Tillerson, Picks CIA Chief Pompeo to Succeed Him

Trump Fires Tillerson, Picks CIA Chief Pompeo to Succeed Him

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was sacked by Trump on March 13, ending a rocky tenure as the nation's top diplomat for the former chief executive of Exxon. Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein and other State Department officials said Tuesday morning that Tillerson hadn't learned he was dismissed until he saw Trump's early-morning tweet, and hadn't discussed it directly with Trump.


United Nations Says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Needs to see a Psychiatrist

United Nations Says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Needs to see a Psychiatrist

Duterte did more than just float the notion of clamming up when the United Nations and ICC come calling while chatting with his troops-he formally issued orders to that effect on Saturday to the police and military. He said when the Philippines became a signatory to the Rome Statute, it was on the assumption that the global accepted principles of justice in relation to its constitutional requirement on due process would be upheld.


PM Modi hails Indo-French efforts for solar energy promotion

PM Modi hails Indo-French efforts for solar energy promotion

On the launch of major health mission by the Central government, PMO India tweeted, " A TB patient after successfully fighting against the disease can inspire many others. "India and France are working together to utilize solar power to meet the requirement of clean energy across the globe", said Modi while addressing a gathering of over 11,000 women at DLW grounds after hosting the French President Emmanuel Macron in his parliamentary constituency on Monday evening.