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‘Hands off the crucifix’: Pope Francis adviser slams League’s ‘blasphemous’ bill

An adviser of Pope Francis is campaigning against the mandatory introduction of crucifixes in all public areas across Italy, insisting an initiative put forward by Italy’s League party on Tuesday was tantamount to “blasphemy.” Reverend Antonio Spadaro hit out at the bill, which was introduced for debate in the national parliament this week. He said during a press conference: “If ...

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US proxies in Syria failed, direct NATO action will end in shame – Iran’s top adviser

Should NATO try to get directly involved in Syria, it will end in failure on the scale of the Vietnam war, says the senior foreign policy advisor to Iran’s supreme leader. Any engagement in the region would be a “swamp,” he said. A NATO task force is “ready to deploy on short notice” as part of the alliance’s commitment to ...

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Illegal immigrant could not be Messiah, Trump's religious adviser says

A US televangelist and spiritual adviser to the US president has defended the Trump administration’s immigration clampdown, arguing that baby Jesus’ stay in Egypt was legal, otherwise he wouldn’t have been the savior of humanity. Pastor Paula White, a Pentecostal evangelist who has been credited with converting President Trump to Christianity, made the eyebrow-raising argument in an interview with CBN ...

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Date & venue of Putin-Trump meeting agreed – presidential adviser

Russia and US have agreed the date and time of the much anticipated talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, Russian president’s adviser Yury Ushakov said, adding that details of the meeting will be revealed on Thursday. The two leaders are likely to meet midday and hold one-on-one negotiations, followed by a joint press-conference, Ushakov told RIA Novosti. Read more ...

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Trump adviser apologizes for saying ‘special place in hell’ for Trudeau

Peter Navarro, a trade adviser to US President Donald Trump, apologized for saying there is a “special place in hell” for Justin Trudeau, after the Canadian Prime Minister engaged in what Navarro called “bad faith diplomacy.” “Let me correct a mistake I made,” Navarro said. “In conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power ...

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‘There’s a special place in hell’ for Trudeau for backstabbing Trump, White House trade adviser says

It’s open season on Justin Trudeau in the Trump administration, with the White House trade council chief launching an attack on the Canadian PM, saying there is a “special place in hell” for anyone who double-crosses his boss. Director of the White House National Trade Council Peter Navarro preached against the Canadian Prime Minister during an interview with Fox News ...

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Douglas Fears named Trump’s homeland security adviser, taking seat vacant since Bolton’s ascent

Rear Admiral Douglas Fears has been named the new homeland security and counterterrorism adviser to the US president, filling the seat left vacant since his predecessor resigned shortly after John Bolton’s appointment. “Doug Fears brings more than three decades of experience across a range of vital homeland security areas including counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and disaster response to the NSC,” White House ...

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Russian ambassador meets new US national security adviser Bolton

The newly-appointed White House national security adviser John Bolton has met with Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov to discuss the US-Russia relationship amid unprecedented tensions between Washington and Moscow. “Ambassador Bolton reiterated that it is in the interest of both the United States and Russia to have better relations, but that this will require addressing concerns regarding Russia’s interference in the ...

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Trump’s Syria threats are for ‘domestic consumption’ – Erdogan’s chief adviser to RT

A possible US attack on Syria would not be on a large scale and would not significantly affect the situation in the country, an adviser to the Turkish president told RT, adding it would primarily serve US domestic purposes. A strike on Syria, which the US has been threatening over the past few days, if it actually takes place, would ...

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Forced out? Trump’s Homeland Security adviser resigns

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has announced the resignation of President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security adviser, Tom Bossert. Read more “The president is grateful for Tom’s commitment to the safety and security of our great country,” said Sanders. Bossert’s resignation comes just days after an appearance on ABC’s ‘This Week’ on Sunday, during which he questioned the “timing” ...

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