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Man with knife, garrote arrested at Trump Tower

New York, Dec 13, 2016 (AFP) -A 19-year-old man has been charged after trying to enter the heavily protected New York skyscraper that is home to Donald Trump with a knife, garrote and fireworks, police said Tuesday. Alexander Wang, who comes from the small community of Poughquag 70 miles (112 …

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Trump rejects intel, lawmakers vow probe of Russia hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Sunday called a recent CIA assessment of Russian hacking “ridiculous” and says he’s not interested in getting daily intelligence briefings — an unprecedented public dismissal by a president-elect of the nation’s massive and sophisticated intelligence apparatus. Trump’s remarks come as key congressional Republicans joined …

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‘Russia did not help Trump win election’ – Republicans reject CIA fi nding

WASHINGTON, Dec 11, (Agencies): Republicans on Saturday rejected reports of a secret CIA assessment finding that Russia sought to tip the US presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor, as a Democratic Senate leader called for an investigation. “The intelligence is wrong,” Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer told CNN. “It …

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Trump team challenges intel on Russian election influence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s presidential transition team on Saturday challenged the veracity of U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia was trying to tip the November election to the Republican. A top Senate Democrat demanded a full congressional investigation. The CIA has now concluded with “high confidence” that Moscow was not …

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Obama orders review of election-season hacking – ‘Russia intervened to help Trump’

WASHINGTON, Dec 10, (Agencies): The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the US electoral system, a senior US official said on Friday. US intelligence agencies have assessed that as the …

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Donald Trump Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Time magazine has named President-elect Donald Trump as its Person of the Year. “It’s hard to argue that anyone had more influence over the events of this year than Donald Trump,” Nancy Gibbs, managing editor of Time, said in announcing Trump’s selection. She also noted the …

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‘RIPPER’ MARINE UNIT SPEARHEAD OF DESERT STORM – Kuwait liberator Mattis for Defense

WASHINGTON, Dec 2, (Agencies): US Presidentelect Donald Trump said on Thursday night he would nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, known as “Mad Dog” and renowned for his tough talk and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, to lead the Pentagon. “We are going to appoint ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis …

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Trump renews pledge to build border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is renewing his pledge to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border during his first extensive public remarks since winning election. He addressed border security briefly in a Thursday speech at an Indiana air conditioning company. Trump says: “People are saying, ‘Do you think …

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Trump declared winner of presidential vote in Michigan

Washington, Nov 28, 2016 (AFP) -Michigan on Monday declared President-elect Donald Trump the winner over Hillary Clinton in its razor-thin contest, officially placing the state’s 16 electoral votes in Trump’s column three weeks after the election. “Trump leads Clinton by 10,704 votes” after certification by the Michigan Board of State …

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Trump claims ‘serious’ fraud, says millions voted illegally

Washington, Nov 28, 2016 (AFP) -President-elect Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims Sunday of serious US voter fraud and said “millions of people” had cast their ballots illegally, offering no evidence for the assertions he put forth on Twitter. Trump’s shock path to the White House saw him fall short of …

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