Stephen Bannon's appointment to the National Security Council (NSC) is stirring alarm among former government officials who fear that crucial White House decisions could be politicized under President Trump. Spicer noted that Obama's NSC also did not have a seat for the Central Intelligence Agency director. "The CIA is in ours and it wasn't in theirs". This latest Donald Trump decision is causing an uproar on the Internet, with many on Twitter describing Steve Bannon as " President ...
Islamic State continues to be a threat to much of the western world. One of Trump's directives will order the Joint Chiefs to submit a strategy within 30 days to defeat Islamic State terrorist groups, a senior administration official said, signaling that the new president hopes to make good on his campaign promise to more aggressively confront global terrorism than his predecessor.
It said its reporters had been unable to find anyone who could testify to the work of the mother-of-five, who has always had a low-key role in her husband's career. The Republican candidate said afterwards he and his wife "were able to provide elements useful for establishing the truth". Fillon, 62, was the long-time frontrunner in the presidential race and had been widely forecast to face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the runoff in May, but the claims have hit his support.
Police officers take their oath at the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Quezon city, Metro Manila , Philippines January 30, 2017. The campaign has caused alarm in the West and rights groups accuse Duterte of turning a blind eye to a wave of extrajudicial killings by police, mostly of low-level peddlers.
But the White House insisted that the trip "reflects the close friendship between our two countries and demonstrates the importance of the US-ROK alliance". The country's Constitutional Court is now debating her fate. The remarks are set to anger Pyongyang which has responded to joint US and South Korean military drills and other provocations with a series of atomic and missile tests in the past.
One of these was the first USA service member to die during Trump's presidency, who was later identified by the Los Angeles Times and other news outlets as Chief Special Warfare Operator William "Ryan" Owens of Peoria, Illinois. It's unclear how many more civilians were killed : the Pentagon said 14 militants were killed, along with "numerous" civilians, while Nasser al-Awlaki said Yemenis were claiming the number of dead combatants and civilians was as high as 59.