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Mike Pompeo narrowly confirmed to be secretary of state

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   5 articles

WASHINGTON - The Senate narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state on Thursday, clearing the path for him to take over as the top U.S. diplomat just as President...
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Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state

Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state

1 hour ago   |   New York Post   |   8 articles

The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm defense hardliner Mike Pompeo as secretary of state to replace Rex Tillerson, who vacated the position after a stream of criticism from...
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Senate expected to confirm Pompeo for secretary of state

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   8 articles

WASHINGTON - Outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo is expected to clear his last hurdle to become secretary of state when the Senate votes midday Thursday to confirm him. Pompeo's...
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USAID Redesign Moves Forward, With No Drama

USAID Redesign Moves Forward, With No Drama

1 day ago   |   Foreign Policy

Unlike ex-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, U.S. Agency for International Development chief Mark Green has won over his workforce with his reorganization plan.
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How Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo blew it at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

How Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo blew it at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

3 days ago   |   Think Progress   |   8 articles

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to vote against the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State on Monday - which would be the first such vote for a...
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Mattis has become a 'secret "peacenik"' in the Trump White House - and he's growing more isolated

Mattis has become a 'secret "peacenik"' in the Trump White House - and he's growing more isolated

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump's national security team is in the midst of a sweeping reshuffle. The personnel changes come amid a series of consequential foreign policy...
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State Dept. to release human rights report as Pompeo nears confirmation vote

6 days ago   |   Politico

The State Department plans to release its annual human rights report on Friday, a document that will draw unusual scrutiny thanks to expected changes to its format, including...
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Op-Ed Contributor: How to Prepare a Post-Trump Renaissance in Diplomacy

6 days ago   |   NY Times

Diplomats have time to find solutions to long-term problems - and those created by Mr. Trump's neglect.
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Tillerson says he knows who in the Trump administration got him fired: 'And they know I know'

Tillerson says he knows who in the Trump administration got him fired: 'And they know I know'

7 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly believed President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, stoked rumors of his impending ouster. "I know who it is. I know...
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Jared Kushner Accused of Leaking Damaging Rumors Before Rex Tillerson's Firing: Report

7 days ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

The former oil executive said he "knows" who was behind rumors of his firing.
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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

The CIA director will become the nation's top diplomat with major international concerns awaiting him. Read more ...

Suspected subway shover in ‘MAGA' hat arrested

Suspected subway shover in ‘MAGA' hat arrested

Cop have busted the “Make America Great Again” hat-wearing thug who shoved a a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square, police sources said. Willie Ames was nabbed... Read more ...

VA secretary nominee Ronny Jackson withdraws, citing distraction over 'false...

VA secretary nominee Ronny Jackson withdraws, citing distraction over 'false allegations'

The White House doctor said the circumstances surrounding his nomination were becoming too big of a distraction. Read more ...

Police: Baby died after getting tangled in blind cord at unlicensed day care

Police: Baby died after getting tangled in blind cord at unlicensed day care

Investigators say the 1-year-old boy suffocated after becoming entangled in chords attached to window blinds. Read more ...

Trump calls Russia probe a 'disgrace'; says Comey is ‘guilty of crimes' in...

Trump calls Russia probe a 'disgrace'; says Comey is ‘guilty of crimes' in new interview

President Donald Trump took to morning TV to blast Robert Mueller's Russia probe and former FBI Director James Comey Thursday. Read more ...

BREAKING: Bill Cosby found guilty on all three counts of aggravated indecent...

BREAKING: Bill Cosby found guilty on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault

On Thursday afternoon, Bill Cosby, once among the most beloved and influential celebrities in American pop culture, was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea... Read more ...

Prince Harry has asked his brother William to be his best man

Prince Harry has asked his brother William to be his best man

Prince Harry has asked his brother William to be his best man at his wedding to Meghan Markle. The royal wedding will happen on Saturday May 19 at midday UK time. Kensington... Read more ...

EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

Pruitt is scheduled to testify Thursday about his agency's budget in back-to-back hearings before two House subcommittees. Read more ...

Bill To Protect Mueller Investigation Approved By Senate Judiciary Committee

Bill To Protect Mueller Investigation Approved By Senate Judiciary Committee

While the bill lacks support from GOP leaders in the House and Senate, it's intended to send a message to President Trump to avoid interfering with special counsel Robert... Read more ...

Josh Allen apologizes for offensive tweets sent in 2012-13

Josh Allen apologizes for offensive tweets sent in 2012-13

ARLINGTON, Texas - Former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has apologized for a series of offensive tweets he sent while in high school. Read more ...