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The 10 most important things in the world right now

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Here's everything you need to know on Friday.
1. US President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, to replace Nikki Haley as the UN ambassador. Haley abruptly resigned in October and is set to leave by the end of the year.
2. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats will vote for a new party leader. The frontrunners are Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Merkel's protege, and Friedrich Merz, a Merkel rival.
3. Ukraine is urging the west to increase sanctions against Russia. Kiev has accused Moscow of sowing "instability and insecurity...
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Trump To Pick Heather Nauert, Former Fox News Anchor, As U.N. Ambassador, Source Says

Trump To Pick Heather Nauert, Former Fox News Anchor, As U.N. Ambassador, Source Says

12 days ago   |   By NPR

From Fox & Friends to the State Department, and now likely to the United Nations. President Trump is expected to make the announcement Friday.
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President Trump expected to name State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace UN Ambassador Nikki Haley

President Trump expected to name State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace UN Ambassador Nikki Haley

12 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

President Trump has tapped State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the new ambassador to the United Nations after Nikki Haley's surprise resignation. Nauert, 48, spent years at Fox News - including her most recent gig at “Fox & Friends” - before joining the State Department in April 2017,...
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Trump Set to Name State Department Spokeswoman to U.N. Post

12 days ago   |   By NY Times

Heather Nauert, a former Fox News anchor who has been the public face of the State Department since last year, would replace Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations.
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