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Udall Statement On Ouster Of Tillerson, Intent To Nominate Pompeo And Haspel

Udall Statement On Ouster Of Tillerson, Intent To Nominate Pompeo And Haspel

By tapping Pompeo to replace Tillerson , the White House is counting on a repeat of Senate support for the former Kansas congressman confirmed previous year to lead the clandestine agency. But his hard-line stance against Iran emerged on March 14 as a potential obstacle for his nomination in the U.S. Senate, which must confirm him to the top diplomatic post.


Betsy DeVos grilled about school shootings, stance on guns at budget hearing

Betsy DeVos grilled about school shootings, stance on guns at budget hearing

Rep. Mark Pocan , D-Wisconsin, pressed DeVos on what she had told CBS News' Lesley Stahl earlier this month, that she had not visited schools that are underperforming. "The question of school personnel being armed is very much one for local communities and states to grapple with", she said. McKinnon added she was trying to make sure, " all schools are safe learning environments for guns".


Containerships Collide at Port of Karachi

Containerships Collide at Port of Karachi

The incident took place at Karachi, with numerous 12m containers falling on to the shore and into the sea. Two berths of the dockyard were damaged in the crash and the containers went missing. No one was injured in Monday's incident at South Asia Pakistan Terminals (SAPT), a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings of Hong Kong commissioned a year ago, and port operations were not suspended, the terminal operator said.


GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win

GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win

The Post, citing an unspecified number of officials familiar with the call, said Trump likewise did not listen to aides who gave him talking points to condemn a nerve agent poisoning in the United Kingdom, which the U.S. "We had a very good call", Trump told reporters at the White House. U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk as Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang (R) looks on, during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam November ...