In 42 years of active service as a U.S. Marine, Kelly worked his way up from enlisted grunt to four-star general, serving in both Iraq wars and a number of other deployments. "The president has the right to hit the reset button and I support him", Preibus told CNN. Trump's chief of staff is known to have a fraught relationship with the new communications director and was reportedly among those West Wing staffers who opposed the hire.
The US Nimitz-class aircraft carrier and another warship fired warning shots at Iranian vessels in the middle of the Persian Gulf on Friday, according to Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), as cited by local media. McConnaughey called the move "safe and professional". A United States official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the Iranian boat was armed but its weapons were unmanned.
When Trump took office, he named Kelly as Homeland Security secretary. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus this week became President Donald Trump's latest senior-level official to leave the administration in the last six months.
Security forces are trying to establish if there are still attackers in the deputy president's "expansive" home near the town of Eldoret, some 312 kilometres northwest of the capital Nairobi, a senior police officer said. "The injured officer is undergoing treatment and is in a stable condition". Mr Ruto was not at home at the time. The incident comes some 10 days before Kenya's presidential, legislative and regional county representative elections on August 8.
Both women, who were dressed in traditional Malay outfits, had been expected to plead not guilty, but Judge Azmi Ariffin said no pleas would be taken until the trial began. Jong-nam was the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Aishah has previously said that she thought she was taking part in a prank and that the poisonous liquid given to her was baby oil, according to Indonesian embassy officials.
Germany is on high alert following a series of terror attacks in the country past year. Police say the assailant attacked the first victim in the supermarket on Friday afternoon and that person died at the scene. "Initial reports about robbery as a possible motive so far have not been confirmed", police said. Police said the attacker's motive is unclear but he appears to have acted alone.