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Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump could exceed $700 million in worth

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump could exceed $700 million in worth

Wealthy senior White House staffers have to enter into ethics agreements in which they agree to resign from positions and divest from assets. The report for chief strategist Steve Bannon reflects his ties to the wealthy Mercer family , which was one of the biggest financial benefactors of Trump's candidacy previous year.


U.S. military: USA soldier killed in Afghanistan during operations against Islamic State

U.S. military: USA soldier killed in Afghanistan during operations against Islamic State

The bomb exploded Saturday when police entered a Taliban stronghold they had retaken in Chimtal district in Balkh province following an operation led by the powerful provincial governor Atta Mohammad Noor. Navy Captain Bill Salvin, spokesman for the NATO's Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan, said a goal had been set to completely eliminate Daesh militants in 2017.


Tweeting Again, Trump Pushes Obama Surveillance Story

Tweeting Again, Trump Pushes Obama Surveillance Story

Trump has asked the House and Senate intelligence committees to include the matter in their Russian Federation investigations. In another tweet, the President had said "Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!" White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said he didn't believe Flynn's lobbying work was known by the Trump administration during his tenure there.


Pilot ditched plane in woods to miss nearby homes

Pilot ditched plane in woods to miss nearby homes

Mark Brady, a spokesman of the Prince George's Fire Department, told NBC 4 in an interview that he did not know if the plane was inbound or outbound to the nearby Joint Base Andrews. Authorities are knocking on the doors of homes and are alerting residents. The aircraft is believed to be an F-16, NBC News' Tom Costello reported.



Chinese State Media Cheer Gaffe-Free Xi-Trump Summit

In a tweet Friday night, Ivanka Trump said she was proud of her children, Arabella and Joseph, for performing for the presidents during their visit to the Palm Beach residence. Xi thanked Trump for his hospitality and said the meeting had served the objective of advancing the U.S. He has ordered construction of a wall along the U.S.



Xi urges trade cooperation in first meeting with Trump

While Trump would not say what he wants China to do specifically, he suggested there was a link between "terrible" trade agreements the USA has made with China and Pyongyang's provocations. Syria denies it carried out the attack . First Lady Melania Trump wore a red dress while the Chinese first ladywas dressed in a bluish, pattern dress.