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World Preibus Out; DHS Secy John Kelly Takes His Place
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He's a great American and a great leader. Kelly, 67, who retired from the Marine Corps, was serving as the secretary for the Department of Homeland Security under the Trump administration. "I can't think of a better person than General John Kelly to succeed me and I wish him God's blessings and great success", said Priebus. Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, and her husband, powerful senior aide Jared Kushner, have known Scaramucci for years from NY and pushed for his hiring.

World After 6-month run, Trump ousts chief of staff Reince Priebus
Author: 0 After 6-month run, Trump ousts chief of staff Reince Priebus

On Friday, Mr Trump tweeted that Homeland Security Secretary John F Kelly had been appointed White House Chief of Staff, replacing Mr Priebus. Trump called Kelly a "great leader" and "great American". "John Kelly is one of our great stars", Trump declared. "Truly, one of our stars. I used to think, when I'd go to all of my trips up to Bethesda, Walter Reed, I'll go to the funerals with the secretaries of defense, that I could somehow imagine what it would be like", Kelly said.

Author: 0 Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly 'won't suffer idiots and fools'

Trump has consistently applied pressure on Priebus and reportedly given him various deadlines to get a tumultuous White House in order. The latest resignation of a top official barely six months into Trump's reign as President, following former press secretary Sean Spicer and former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

World Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions
Author: 0 Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that he "very much regrets" the worsening of relations between Russia and the United States. The bill was passed overwhelmingly in the Senate and House by veto-proof margins. "I just don't think that's a good way to start off as president". Trump has yet to sign off on the package. He's repeatedly cast doubt on the conclusion of US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation sought to tip the election in his favor.

World Man kills wife because she laughed at him
Author: 0 Man kills wife because she laughed at him

Blood was also spread throughout the room and on multiple surfaces. Witnesses and a security officer told the news station they spotted blood on Kenneth's hands as he was taken to an adjoining room in handcuffs. The nearly 3,500 passengers were stranded aboard the ship for almost eight hours in the port of Juneau . Officials put the cruise ship on 'lockdown' shortly after Manzanares' death, and passengers weren't allowed to disembark until 8:30 p.m.

Author: 0 US Senate approves new sanctions on Russian Federation

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow was not immediately available for comment. Russian news agency Interfax reported that the USA would have to cut "hundreds" of its staff. Obama also ordered Russia's Foreign Ministry to leave two compounds it owns in Maryland and NY. At the time, Putin made the surprise choice not to respond to the U.S.

World Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US
Author: 0 Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US

Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing for greater cooperation, including military ties, between Russia and China saying it "would bring balance to the world". Meanwhile, in Finland, Putin noted he'll be holding fire until he sees the sanctions package that finally surfaces as law - if it surfaces at all. The bill would affect a range of Russian industries and might further hurt the Russian economy, already weakened by 2014 sanctions imposed after the Ukraine crisis.

World SP, BSP MLCs resign paving way for BJP minister's election to council
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Giving reasons behind his resignation, Yashwant Singh said that he was not happy with Akhilesh's recent statement on the current India-China tensions. Praising current UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's work he said, " Bharatiya Janata Party is doing good work and PM Modi has given a good slogan of "Sabka sath, sabka vikas".

World Dem on John Kelly: Trump putting 'extremist' in White House
Author: 0 Dem on John Kelly: Trump putting 'extremist' in White House

After months of speculation about Priebus' fate, Trump tweeted the decision just as he landed in Washington after an event in NY in which he lavishly praised Kelly's performance at Homeland Security. After serving at the RNC and leading the Wisconsin Republican Party, Priebus had ties to the so-called establishment branch of the Republican Party embodied by leaders like House Speaker Paul Ryan.

World Boy Scouts Chief Apologies for Politicized Trump Speech
Author: 0 Boy Scouts Chief Apologies for Politicized Trump Speech

Trump said he wouldn't talk about politics: "I said, who the hell wants to speak about politics when I'm in front of the Boy Scouts? ". "These character-building experiences have not diminished in recent days at the jamboree - Scouts have continued to trade patches, climb rock walls, and share stories about the day's adventures", he said.

Author: 0 US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

Russian Federation could look at imposing economic counter-sanctions against the United States, the former official said, saying he thought that retaliation in Ukraine or Syria was less likely because it was more likely to lead to a USA counter response.

World McCain to return from brain cancer treatment in time for healthcare vote
Author: 0 McCain to return from brain cancer treatment in time for healthcare vote

McCain, 80, a decorated Vietnam War veteran and six-term senator, is battling glioblastoma , an aggressive type of brain cancer that is hard to treat. He cast a vote to move ahead on the legislation. It's an atypical legislative strategy in which Republicans would vote "yes" on legislation that no one wants to ultimately pass.

World Shahbaz's name finalised as successor to Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 Shahbaz's name finalised as successor to Nawaz Sharif

Marriyum Aurangzeb, Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz leader and former Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage said on Friday that Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was a political reality and the heartthrob of the masses, who had elected him thrice as Prime Minister of Pakistan.

World Brooks: Scaramucci 'off the map,' I'd fire him over vulgar interview
Author: 0 Brooks: Scaramucci 'off the map,' I'd fire him over vulgar interview

Reince Priebus is being replaced as White House chief of staff by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , President Trump tweeted this afternoon. Miller and Scavino promptly exited the auto and entered another vehicle that departed with the president's motorcade while the van carrying Priebus pulled off to the side.

World Senate backs Russian Federation sanctions, setting scene for European Union clash
Author: 0 Senate backs Russian Federation sanctions, setting scene for European Union clash

The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that will slap tougher sanctions on Russia , Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), two days after the bill was approved by the U.S. The bill would affect a range of Russian industries and might further hurt the Russian economy, already weakened by 2014 sanctions imposed after the Ukraine crisis.

World Priebus Out As Chief Of Staff, Trump Names Kelly As Replacement
Author: 0 Priebus Out As Chief Of Staff, Trump Names Kelly As Replacement

Trump announced the switch on Twitter after a trip to NY, on which he was accompanied by Priebus. Kelly is a retired Marine four-star general. Pence also congratulated Kelly, writing, "I know you will do a great job!" Elaine Duke, the deputy secretary of Homeland security will become the acting head of the department.

World Possible Rain Throughout the Day
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A cold front passed through our area yesterday evening and this morning bring in a much cooler morning. Friday looks mostly sunny, with temps in the low to mid 70s. Humidity levels are quite low and remain comfortable into the start of the week. " Tonight showers will continue to affect west and northwest counties, with marginal spells of rain there".

World Donald Trump replaced Reince Priebus with John Kelly
Author: 0 Donald Trump replaced Reince Priebus with John Kelly

Here's everything you need to know about Kelly. However, he decided on Kelly because he was impressed by the job he had done leading DHS and trusted him not to leak. When a White House official has been rumored to be on the way out for three months or more, it's probably an act of mercy to let him go. On-the-job humiliation is often part of the deal in Trump's White House, as Priebus well knows.

World Reince Priebus replaced as White House chief of staff
Author: 0 Reince Priebus replaced as White House chief of staff

Trump has been outspoken about his desire to rid himself of the leaking that has plagued his administration. Kelly, Priebus's replacement, is a retired Marine Corps general and the former commander of the U.S. "I don't know why they hate us, and I frankly don't care, but they do hate us and are driven irrationally to our destruction". According to CNN , Priebus gave his resignation Thursday.