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John Kelly, Chinese officials caused commotion over nuclear football in Beijing, report says – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arriving for a state dinner last November with China’s President Xi Jinping and China’s first lady Peng Liyuan in Beijing.  (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst, File) President Donald Trump has boasted repeatedly about his big and powerful “nuclear button” — but according to a new report, it almost got away from him last year in China. According to Axios, five sources said that on Nov. 9, during Trump’s visit to Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, Chief of Staff John Kelly and a U.S. Secret Service agent had a “skirmish” with Chinese...

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Congress to blame for lack of balanced budget, Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney says

FOX NEWS President Trump has, for now, given up on balancing the federal budget in the next ten years – and Congress is to blame, his budget director said Monday, according to the Wall Street Journal. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told reporters that legislators “didn’t make any of the large structural changes” he said last year were needed if the administration were to have a chance of reining in the federal deficit. At his confirmation hearing in January 2017, Mulvaney called for “fundamental changes” in the way “Washington spends and taxes.” “No one can say...

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CDC Director resigns over conflicts of interest

FOX NEWS U.S. officials have announced that the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has resigned because of financial conflicts of interest. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald had been in the job since July. A statement from the Department of Health and Human Services said Fitzgerald’s complex financial interests had caused conflicts of interest that made it difficult to do her job. Alex Azar, who was sworn in as head of the department Monday, accepted her resignation. When Fitzgerald took the job, she owned a range of stocks, including holdings in beer and soda companies, the tobacco company...

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FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe ‘removed’ from the bureau – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS Tucker: FISA memo likely played role in McCabe ‘removal’ Tucker’s Thoughts: Now-former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is mentioned in the soon-to-be-released FISA memo and he is the subject of a DOJ investigation, The memo also shows the Obama administration accused Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page of being an agent of Putin. #Tucker Top FBI official Andrew McCabe has been “removed” from his post as deputy director, Fox News is told, leaving the bureau after months of conflict-of-interest complaints from Republicans including President Trump. A source confirmed to Fox News that McCabe is taking “terminal...

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John Kerry makes fun of Trump’s weight, asks for ‘girth certificate’

FOX NEWS FILE: Former Secretary of State John Kerry poked fun at President Trump’s weight during a speech this weekend.  (Reuters) Former Secretary of State John Kerry could not resist poking fun at President Trump’s weight during a speech Saturday in Washington. The Hill reported that Kerry, who was defeated by President George W. Bush in 2004, was giving a speech at the Alfalfa Club dinner and brought up Trump’s recent medical exam that listed the president’s weight at 239 pounds. Kerry, 74, said, “Personally, I just won’t believe him until he produces his long-form girth certificate.” Kerry’s speechwriter...

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Reporter at Kentucky shooting learned that suspect was her son – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS One of the reporters who raced to a Kentucky high school on Tuesday after reports that shots had been fired was likely not prepared for what she found out at the scene. The suspect, a 15-year-old boy, was her son, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. The shooting in Benton, which left two students dead and 21 injured, rocked the close-knit community of about 4,500 in southwestern Kentucky. The mother and other family members declined to comment, the report said. Authorities have still not announced the suspect’s motive. ‘Cultural problem’ As school shootings become more commonplace, debates are raging...

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Kentucky school shooting victim’s mother says daughter called her as she died – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS The mother of a teenage girl killed in Tuesday’s shooting at a Kentucky high school said her daughter called her as she died — but the girl was unable to speak, and her mom instead heard only the “chaos” occurring during her daughter’s final moments. Bailey Nicole Holt, 15, was one of the two students killed at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky. Holt’s mother, Secret, told WKRN she received a phone call from her daughter after Secret tried repeatedly to contact her following news of the shooting. Bailey Nicole Holt, left, called her mother Secret Holt, right,...

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Maine town manager under fire for promoting white separatism, criticizing Islam

FOX NEWS Jackman Town Manager Tom Kawczynski poses in front of his flag for his New Albion racial segregationist group on his Facebook page. The town manager of a small northern Maine community is under fire for promoting white separatist views and making comments critical of Islam, it was reported Saturday. Jackman Town manager Thomas Kawczynksi, 37, says he is the leader of New Albion, a racial segregationist movement that wants to preserve the white majority of northern New England and Atlantic Canada. “I am not a white supremacist. I am not a racist,” Kawczynski told the Portland Press Herald....

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