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Ivanka Trump given West Wing office

Ivanka Trump To Get West Wing Office

Mar 22, 2017 09:20 AM EDT

Ivanka Trump will not have an official title but she has to comply with federal ethics standards. Ethics watchdogs are observing the potential conflicts of interest and violations of anti-nepotism laws.

Bill Gates is the richest man on the planet

Forbes: Bill Gates Tops Rich List, Trump's Wealth Slipped

Mar 21, 2017 01:21 AM EDT

Bill Gates' wealth increased to $86bn, thus, making him the richest man on the planet. The number of US billionaires was 565, China was second with 319 billionaires, and Germany was third with 114.

US To Warn China Of sanctions Over North Korea

Rex Tillerson Warns China Of Sanctions Over North Korea

Mar 18, 2017 08:31 AM EDT

Chinese companies can operate as front companies that allow North Korea to export weaponry and other items, and import goods. US is considering targeting those Chinese firms with sanctions.

Trump and Merkel in White House meeting

Merkel And Trump Talk About NATO, Trade And Ukraine

Mar 17, 2017 05:01 PM EDT

During his presidential campaign, Trump threatened higher taxes for countries like Germany. Merkel is accompanied by top executives from German companies like Siemens, Schaeffler and car giant BMW.

Russia keeps developing new weapons

Russia: Eighth-Generation Aircraft To Challenge NATO

Mar 17, 2017 05:01 PM EDT

The unmanned aircraft will conduct tactical air reconnaissance, attacks in dangerous environments with a high intensity of threats. The new planes will resemble space fighters from Star Wars.

Tillerson on North Korea: Patience 'Has Ended'

Rex Tillerson: Patience With North Korea Has Ended

Mar 17, 2017 05:02 PM EDT

Rex Tillerson stated any North Korean actions against South Korea would be met with the right response. He wants China to impose sanctions against North Korea.

Rex Tillerson

Rex Tillerson Halts North Korea Nuclear Programs; Says Military Action against North Korea ‘an option’

Mar 17, 2017 05:03 PM EDT

Rex Tillerson and South Korea wants to deter all threats from North Korea. Secretary of State says all options are on the table.

Trump, Paul Ryan Attend Traditional Congressional Luncheon For Irish PM

British Intelligence Agency Denies Wiretapping U.S. President Donald Trump

Mar 17, 2017 05:04 PM EDT

President Donald Trump claimed that Obama's administration had surveillance on him, he believed that the Trump tower was under surveillance and it was done with the help of the British agency GCHQ.

Punishments For Rapists All Over The World

Punishments For Rapists In Different Countries

Mar 17, 2017 05:05 PM EDT

In Saudi Arabia, a rapist will be shot after the trial or beheaded in public, then, the body and the head are stitched together. There is an average of 293,066 victims ages 12 or older of rape each year in the US.

North Korea wants to show its nuclear power

US Intel Reveals North Korea To Begin Nuclear Tests

Mar 17, 2017 12:21 AM EDT

North Korea has moved some launch equipment that is associated with an intercontinental ballistic missile launch. The US does not believe a North Korean ICBM could currently reach the US, but it is very provocative.

No less than 42 dead in raids on Aleppo mosque

Air Attack On Mosque Kills 42 In Aleppo, Syria

Mar 16, 2017 09:50 PM EDT

It is not clear who was behind the attack, but Syrian and Russian war planes fly in the region. Since the war in Syria began, more than 320,000 people have been killed and 11 million have been displaced.

Cavusoglu: Europe heading for religious wars

Wars Of Religion Will Start In Europe

Mar 16, 2017 09:50 PM EDT

Turkey's Foreign Minister stated: There is no difference between the mindsets of Wilders and social democrats, they all have the same mindset... that mindset is taking Europe to the cliff. Soon wars of religion may and will start in Europe.

Trump Wants To Cut Foreign Aid, Increase Defense Spending

Donald Trump To Cut Foreign Aid To Boost US Defence

Mar 17, 2017 12:21 AM EDT

The increase in defence spending will be possible through deep cuts in other sectors. The defence department budget will be boosted by 10% while homeland security will get a 6% budget boost.

McDonald's deletes tweet against Trump

McDonald Deletes Tweet Attacking Trump

Mar 17, 2017 12:14 AM EDT

The company stated that its account had been compromised. It is not clear whether this meant that the account was hacked or if it was taken over by a rogue employee.

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