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Can retired Gen. John Kelly bring order to a chaotic White House? - CBS News

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:39

CBS News

Can retired Gen. John Kelly bring order to a chaotic White House?
CBS News
Last Updated Aug 1, 2017 4:43 PM EDT. With John Kelly now serving as White House chief of staff, President Trump is hoping that the retired Marine Corps general brings some order and discipline to his West Wing. Trump's team. 53 Photos ...
Even the Marines couldn't prepare John Kelly for what he'll have to do for Donald TrumpYahoo News
Trump's Aides Tried to Conceal His Crazy, Racist Beliefs From the CountryNew York Magazine
There will be no pivotMedia Matters for America (blog)
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Trump's lack of discipline leaves new chief of staff frustrated and dismayed - Washington Post

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:33

Washington Post

Trump's lack of discipline leaves new chief of staff frustrated and dismayed
Washington Post
BEDMINSTER, N.J. — As the new White House chief of staff, John F. Kelly routes all calls to and from President Trump through the White House switchboard, where he can sign off on them. He stanches the flow of information reaching the president's desk.
Steve Bannon Says US in Economic War With ChinaNBCNews.com
Trump's Disastrous Mishandling of Charlottesville Will Have ConsequencesNational Review
Bannon says US locked in 'economic war' with China, slams White House colleaguesCNN
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CEOs Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus. - New York Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:25

New York Times

CEOs Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus.
New York Times
President Trump's business councils have disbanded over his remarks on white supremacists. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. The bar for a chief executive of a public corporation to repudiate a United States president is extraordinarily high.

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OnPolitics Today: American CEOs dump Trump after Charlottesville defense - USA TODAY

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:02

USA TODAY

OnPolitics Today: American CEOs dump Trump after Charlottesville defense
USA TODAY
Apparently defending allies of white supremacists is bad for business? After President Trump claimed that "very fine" people sided with neo-Nazis amid Charlottesville's deadly clash, the CEOs who once pledged to help continued jumping ship. Campbell ...

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Baby Dolphin Dies After Tourists Pull It From Ocean For Selfies - International Business Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:39

International Business Times

Baby Dolphin Dies After Tourists Pull It From Ocean For Selfies
International Business Times
A baby dolphin died Friday after several beachgoers in Spain pulled it from the water to touch and take selfies with it, according to the Washington Post. Beachgoers reportedly discovered the dolphin stranded on the beach, but they didn't immediately ...

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Sierra Leone Buries Over 300 Mudslide Victims in Mass Graves - New York Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:02

New York Times

Sierra Leone Buries Over 300 Mudslide Victims in Mass Graves
New York Times
Relatives of mudslide victims waited to identify bodies on Wednesday at the Connaught Hospital morgue in Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital. Credit Manika Kamara/Associated Press. DAKAR, Senegal — With some 400 bodies recovered from the mudslides ...
Sierra Leone mudslide: Gruesome clear-up after disasterBBC News
After Sierra Leone mudslide, nation prepares for mass funeralsUSA TODAY
Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide deadNew York Daily News
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Saudi Arabia to open Salwa border point to Qatari pilgrims for haj: SPA - Reuters

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:00

Economic Times

Saudi Arabia to open Salwa border point to Qatari pilgrims for haj: SPA
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it would welcome Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform the haj this season, amidst a feud that has triggered tensions between the two nations since June. A statement on the official Saudi Press ...
Detente in the Persian Gulf is in Everyone's InterestsThe National Interest Online (blog)
King Salman orders planes to bring Qatari pilgrims for HajjAl-Arabiya
Saudi Arabia Shoots Down Qatar Plane in Animated WarningNewsweek
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Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial in Georgia Has to Go, Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Says - Newsweek

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:11

Newsweek

Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial in Georgia Has to Go, Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Says
Newsweek
A Georgia Democrat has called for the removal of Confederate carvings from the site of the state's Stone Mountain. Stacey Abrams, the Democrat favorite candidate for state governor, said the carvings should be removed following the weekend of violence ...
Stone Mountain and the bargaining behind Southern historyMyAJC
KKK application to burn a cross atop Stone Mountain deniedFirst Coast News
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By leaving Trump's panel, CEO's made things worse - CNN

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:35

CNN

By leaving Trump's panel, CEO's made things worse
CNN
Mark Bauerlein is a professor of English at Emory University, senior editor of the journal "First Things" and author of "The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future; Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30.
CEOs Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus.New York Times
Here's how Trump's council of business titans fell apartBusiness Insider
Trump disbands CEO advisory panelsPolitico
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Trump Announces End To Manufacturing Council After Multiple CEOs Resign - NPR

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:31

The Indian Express

Trump Announces End To Manufacturing Council After Multiple CEOs Resign
NPR
President Trump has ended both his manufacturing council and Strategic and Policy Forum, following the resignations of many CEOs who had served on them. Trump, who had promised to run government like a business, finds himself at odds with business ...
The latest CEO departures from Trump business council show how difficult it is to separate business from politicsWashington Post

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What To Do With Venezuela? - The Atlantic

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:26

The Atlantic

What To Do With Venezuela?
The Atlantic
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Until last Friday, much of the conversation in Latin America was aimed at how to remove Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office. The region is often only ...
There will be no Florida investment in Venezuela, governor and Cabinet affirmMiami Herald
Maduro Ally Says Next Year's Presidential Election Still OnBloomberg
Florida moves to prevent Venezuela investmentsOrlando Sentinel
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After Trump Hedges His Condemnation of Hate, CEOs Organize a Mass Defection - New York Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:48

New York Times

After Trump Hedges His Condemnation of Hate, CEOs Organize a Mass Defection
New York Times
Stephen A. Schwarzman, chief executive of the Blackstone Group, meeting with President Trump in April. Credit Pool photo by Olivier Douliery. On Monday, Indra Nooyi, the chief executive of Pepsi, picked up the phone and began calling other prominent ...
Trump's Virginia comments last straw for disenchanted CEOsReuters
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OnPolitics Today: American CEOs dump Trump after Charlottesville defenseUSA TODAY
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Kenya Opposition Leader Says He'll Expose Fraud for All to See - New York Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:37

New York Times

Kenya Opposition Leader Says He'll Expose Fraud for All to See
New York Times
Raila Odinga, the leader of Kenya's opposition party, said on Wednesday that he would challenge the results of the presidential election in the Supreme Court. Credit Ben Curtis/Associated Press. NAIROBI, Kenya — The leader of Kenya's opposition party ...
Kenyan Opposition Leader Vows To Take Election Challenge To Supreme CourtNPR
Kenya's opposition leader vows court challenge over election lossWashington Post
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Pence is Trump's global translator, spinning his pronouncements to soothe allies - Washington Post

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:56

Washington Post

Pence is Trump's global translator, spinning his pronouncements to soothe allies
Washington Post
SANTIAGO, Chile — Throughout his tour of Latin America, Vice President Pence has cast himself to his hosts as a dutiful, even earnest messenger for President Trump. But in visits this week to Colombia, Argentina and Chile, Pence has acted more like ...
Pence responds to Trump remarks: 'I stand with the president'The Hill
Pence backs Trump's Charlottesville rhetoric: 'I stand with the president'Politico
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A mob of beachgoers wanted to play with a baby dolphin — and wound up killing it - Washington Post

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:46

Washington Post

A mob of beachgoers wanted to play with a baby dolphin — and wound up killing it
Washington Post
A baby dolphin died last week after “hundreds” of beachgoers in southern Spain surrounded the animal to touch and take pictures with it, sparking condemnation from a local animal rescue group. The incident took place last Friday in Mojácar, on the ...
Beached Baby Dolphin Dies After Being Subjected to Stressful Photo SessionPEOPLE.com
Baby Dolphin Dies After Hundreds of Selfie-Seeking Tourists Poke and Photograph It On a Spanish BeachNewsweek
Tourists kill a baby dolphin with selfiesNew York Daily News
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Trump Praises North Korea's Kim for 'Wise' Decision on Guam - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:30

U.S. News & World Report

Trump Praises North Korea's Kim for 'Wise' Decision on Guam
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in an unknown location in North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) ...
Looming War Games Alarm North Korea, but May Be a Bargaining ChipNew York Times
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Trump Ends CEO Advisory Councils as Main Group Acts to Disband - New York Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:12

New York Times

Trump Ends CEO Advisory Councils as Main Group Acts to Disband
New York Times
Stephen A. Schwarzman, chief executive of the Blackstone Group, meeting with President Trump in April. Credit Pool photo by Olivier Douliery. President Trump's main council of top corporate leaders disbanded on Wednesday following the president's ...
The brief life and messy end of Trump's manufacturing councilWashington Post
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Trump's Faux Breakup With His Manufacturing CouncilThe Atlantic
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Trump Ends CEO Advisory Councils as Main Group Acts to Disband - New York Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:12

New York Times

Trump Ends CEO Advisory Councils as Main Group Acts to Disband
New York Times
Stephen A. Schwarzman, chief executive of the Blackstone Group, meeting with President Trump in April. Credit Pool photo by Olivier Douliery. President Trump's main council of top corporate leaders disbanded on Wednesday following the president's ...
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