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Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary Amid Trump Staff Shakeup

His very first press briefing saw him row with journalists over the size of crowds at the inauguration of Donald Trump . "Just look at his great television ratings", he added. He said he wanted to give Mr. Trump "a clean slate ". The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the personnel matter publicly.


Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns

Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns

The New York financier repeatedly declared his love for and loyalty to Trump . While AP reported that Spicer was resigning to Sacaramucci being picked, Reuters said that no other changes were immediately expected in the White House communications operation.


Three Israelis reportedly killed, one wounded in West Bank stabbing attack

Three Israelis reportedly killed, one wounded in West Bank stabbing attack

Violent clashes erupted in Jerusalem on Friday, as Palestinian protesters opposed to Israel's decision to install metal detectors at the holy site took to the streets. Tensions have risen since police installed the metal detectors in a move Palestinians and other Muslims perceive as a means for Israel to boost its control over the compound containing the al-Aqsa mosque and Dome of the Rock.


Hawaii begins new preparations for a North Korean missile attack

Hawaii begins new preparations for a North Korean missile attack

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had made a decision to impose "geographical travel restriction" for North Korea , the officials said, which would make it illegal to use us passports to enter the country. Tourism industry professionals are concerned that the campaign could heighten fear for a North Korea attack and cause visitors to choose to travel to destinations other than Hawaii .


US Media Claims Sessions, Russian Ambassador Discussed Trump Campaign Topics

US Media Claims Sessions, Russian Ambassador Discussed Trump Campaign Topics

The denial was important because, at the time Sessions made it, the issue Washington fixated on was whether Team Trump sought or knew about Russian help for the candidate, or coordinated with Russia regarding the campaign. The officials' assessment was based on communications between Kislyak and Moscow that were intercepted by USA spy agencies. Nevertheless, he recused himself from the ongoing investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 election.



Senate Health Bill Prospects Worsen After Procedural Setback

The list of provisions includes a clause, which many conservatives consider essential, that would defund Planned Parenthood and block federal money from helping to pay for insurance policies that cover abortion . Sanders said. The parliamentarian did not evaluate a proposal by Sen. But budget rules also require that the legislation be limited to matters dealing with the taxes, spending and the deficit.