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ME expects big changes with Trump – Trump to assume power

CAIRO, Jan 19, (Agencies): Donald Trump’s allbut- dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could hit like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered governments, with some players eyeing the prospect of once unimaginable new alliances. Syria is the foremost test of …

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‘Putin ordered bid to help Trump’ – Effort discredited Clinton

WASHINGTON, Jan 7, (RTRS): Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump’s electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, US intelligence agencies said in an assessment. Russia’s objectives were to undermine public faith in the US democratic process, denigrate former Secretary …

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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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