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Rex Tillerson: Who Is Donald Trump's Pick For Secretary of State?

Republicans and Democrats said Tillerson, who is president of Exxon Mobil Corp, would be asked about his contacts with Russian Federation, having met Putin several times. Trump says those contacts should serve Tillerson well as America's top diplomat. "I look forward to learning more about his record and his views", said Marco Rubio , Senator from Florida, in a statement issued after the announcement, leaving the door open for negotiations.



US says it has seen Aleppo ceasefire reports, cannot confirm them

A rebel official earlier told AFP that a deal had been reached with Damascus, backed by Russian Federation and Turkey, to allow the fighters to leave with their light weapons. At the same time, a correspondent from a pro-Damascus television station spoke to camera from a part of Aleppo held by the government, standing in a tidy street with flowing traffic.


International Monetary Fund chief expected to stand trial over fraud case

International Monetary Fund chief expected to stand trial over fraud case

At the time, she approved an out-of-court settlement with businessman Bernard Tapie. She is appearing before the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), a body set up in 1993 to handle crimes allegedly committed by cabinet ministers. The prosecution says that through her actions, Ms Lagarde "deprived the state of a chance to avoid this money being misused". He has been accused of not showing Lagarde "essential" documents from a state committee that advised against sending the case to ...


Trump's victory in Wisconsin affirmed following recount

Trump's victory in Wisconsin affirmed following recount

The billionaire NY real estate mogul tweets , "The final Wisconsin vote is in and guess what - we just picked up an additional 131 votes". Instead, the campaign will turn its efforts toward future elections, by seeking to overhaul recount procedures and its use of paperless voting machines.


Thursday press conference to explain how Trump plans to leave business canceled

Thursday press conference to explain how Trump plans to leave business canceled

Trump told the New York Times in a meeting last month . Two of adult sons are Don and Eric. Trump added that he would hold a news conference in the "near future" to discuss business matters, his cabinet picks and other topics. "With so many iconic properties and successful entities, moving the announcement to January ensures the legal team has ample time to ensure the proper protocols are put in place so his sole focus will remain on the country and achieving his ambitious agenda", ...