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Ricardel also had troubles with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and Kelly has been trying to oust Ricardel "for weeks", even as Bolton defends his top aide. " Nancy Reagan certainly was involved behind the scenes, but to publicly come out in an unsolicited statement and say her husband's deputy national security adviser..." Barack Obama had two across his eight years as president and Trump is already on his second as he nears two years as POTUS.
  • At least 10 killed in Mogadishu blasts

    At least 10 killed in Mogadishu blasts

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    Al-Shabaab, affiliated to Al Qaeda, controls part of the territory in the centre and south of the African country and aims to establish an Islamic state in Somalia based on the Wahhabi version of Islam. "The death toll is sure to rise". Police officer Mohammed Hussein said that the target of the attack was Hotel Sahafi, which is just opposite the CID office.
  • California wildfire death toll climbs to at least nine

    California wildfire death toll climbs to at least nine

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    As the bumper-to-bumper traffic jam dissipates, the dad says: 'Look, we're past it. "Myself and especially those staff members who are out there doing what is important work but certainly hard work". Officials said two firefighters and multiple residents were injured. Craig Clunies-Ross and his wife had seen wildfires before and they were prepared when it was time to evacuate their Malibu home.
  • Government asserts dissolving Parliament, setting dates for polls legal

    Government asserts dissolving Parliament, setting dates for polls legal

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    The president later called snap polls on Jan 5. "He gave illegal orders [to hold a floor test] in defiance of the president ", Gunawardena alleged. Sirisena suspended Parliament for two weeks in a move Wickremesinghe's backers said was created to buy time to shore up support. Following the sacking, the president suspended parliament in a move which Wickremesinghe said was meant to prevent the ousted prime minister from contesting the decision in the legislature.
  • First Muslim women elected to Congress

    First Muslim women elected to Congress

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    Taking control of the lower chamber of congress for the first time in eight years will enable Democrats thwart some of the president's agenda. Young Kim becomes the first Korean American woman to serve in Congress, representing California's 39th District.
  • China's News Agency Xinhua Unveils World's First AI Anchor

    China's News Agency Xinhua Unveils World's First AI Anchor

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    Too much on point, perhaps. Above and below is a video demo of "an artificial intelligence virtual news anchor" formulated by the state-run Chinese news agency Xinhua to interpret the news. While many would argue that this is not actual artificial intelligence, machine learning technology was indeed used to create these digital news anchors.
  • Trump Arrives at Elysee Palace to Meet France's Macron

    Trump Arrives at Elysee Palace to Meet France's Macron

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    Mr Macron's office hinted that Mr Trump may have misinterpreted the remarks, saying they "could create confusion" but stressing that... On Saturday morning Trump was in more conciliatory form. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has also publicly stated that Europe can no longer rely on USA military might alone. "And we look forward to that", Mr Trump told reporters before leaving the White House.
  • Norwegian submarine-hunting frigate rammed by Maltese oil tanker

    Norwegian submarine-hunting frigate rammed by Maltese oil tanker

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    The 137 people on board the KNM Helge Ingstad frigate, which was returning from NATO's Trident Juncture exercises , were evacuated after the collision with the Sola TS tanker, the military said. The frigate was lying in the water nearly on its side with its stern under the water. "According to our assessments, there's no reason to believe that anything, like an accident, could happen with the weapons" on board, he said.
  • Trump hopes to meet North Korea leader next year

    Trump hopes to meet North Korea leader next year

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    The talks between President Donald Trump's top diplomat and the North Korean delegation, which had been due to take place in NY on Thursday, "will now take place at a later date", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. But previous rounds of talks, and a planned visit by Pompeo to Pyongyang in August, have been canceled as negotiations hit an impasse over the past several months.
  • One dead, two hurt in Melbourne stabbing rampage

    One dead, two hurt in Melbourne stabbing rampage

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    Breathtaking footage shows the man charging at the knifeman with the trolley as the attacker slashed wildly at two fearless police officers. @mickh05 added:"Trolley Man is my hero!" 'Cops trying to take down man armed with knife. Bystander Drew Hair said he was walking on Swanston Street when he heard an explosion. The witness can be heard screaming as the knifeman gets his weapon just inches from the officer's face.
  • California bar patron saves dozens of people during deadly shooting

    California bar patron saves dozens of people during deadly shooting

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    By the end of the violent spree, 11 people were dead. Helus loved to go fishing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains with his son, according to Sgt. Eric Buschow of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, who worked with him for 29 years. Coffman broke down as he told reporters how his last words to his son as he went out Wednesday night were not to drink and drive and that he loved him.
  • Protests in North Alabama after Jeff Sessions forced to resign

    Protests in North Alabama after Jeff Sessions forced to resign

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    Sessions recused himself in March 2017 because of his work on Trump's campaign and following the revelation that he had met during the 2016 campaign with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Des Moines attorney Guy Cook, a Democrat who has known Whitaker for years, called him a clear thinker and a "no-nonsense guy who is not to be underestimated".
  • White House yanks pass of CNN correspondent

    White House yanks pass of CNN correspondent

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    You are a rude bad person you shouldn't be working for CNN . "When I'm representing the United States, I wouldn't do that", Trump added. Acosta had challenged the president on his characterization of the migrant caravan moving through Mexico as an "invasion".
  • Drift Smoke from Butte County Fire Enters Contra Costa County

    Drift Smoke from Butte County Fire Enters Contra Costa County

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    Officials are describing a harrowing effort to rescue patients from a burning hospital in a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. "We're doing everything we can to get people out of the affected areas". She and her husband grabbed their dog, jumped in their pickup truck and drove through 12-foot high flames before getting to safety on Highway 99. Even before fire season began in early 2018, record-setting fires engulfed huge swaths of the Golden State, claiming the lives of numerous ...
  • The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020

    The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020

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    Beyond trying to get their hands on the Holy Grail of President Donald Trump's business dealings - his tax returns - House Democrats are prepared to use their newfound majority and subpoena power to go after all manner of financial records that could back up their claims that he's using his presidency to enrich himself and his family.
  • Fox News Calls Sean Hannity’s Appearance at Trump Rally an ‘Unfortunate Distraction’

    Fox News Calls Sean Hannity’s Appearance at Trump Rally an ‘Unfortunate Distraction’

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    An ebullient Hannity promptly echoed Trump's " fake news " refrain, referring to the "people in the back" who were covering the event, who apparently included Fox News reporters. Earlier on Monday, Hannity had tweeted that he would not be joining Trump onstage for any rallies ahead of the midterms. When it was done, White House Communications director Bill Shine , a former Fox News Channel executive, high-fived Hannity , according to the White House pool report.
  • Several injured after gunman sprays 30 bullets at bar in California, US

    Several injured after gunman sprays 30 bullets at bar in California, US

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    I heard these big pops. "I was at the front door and I was talking to my stepdad". I hit the ground. The Ventura County Fire Department confirmed just after midnight that there had been reports of "multiple injuries" at the bar. Witnesses told The LA Times someone ran into the bar about 11.30pm, U.S. time, and started firing what appeared to be a black pistol. TV footage showed SWAT teams surrounding the bar, with distraught revelers milling around and using their cell phones as lights ...