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Turkish president lauds Trump for 'putting down' CNN reporter during THAT press conference

Although the president-elect’s treatment of senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta drew some criticism, the bolshy businessman has lauded the praise from at least one world leader.  Recep Erdogan compared Mr Trump’s treatment of the reporter to similar action he has taken against media critics. He accused “some international organisations” of publishing false information about the 2013 protests in Istanbul’s ...

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Ex-British ambassador to Russia alerted US intel to Trump dossier

A former British ambassador to Russia played a major part in alerting U.S. intelligence agencies to the existence of an unverified dossier alleging that President-elect Donald Trump engaged in “perverted sex acts” at a ritzy Moscow hotel while colluding with the Kremlin, according to a report. Andrew Wood, who served as Britain’s head of mission in Moscow between 1995 and ...

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Turkish leader lauds Trump for putting reporter 'in his place'

Turkey’s media-skeptic leader has hailed Donald Trump for putting CNN’s Jim Acosta “in his place.” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has gained notoriety for cracking down on his country’s press core, and insinuated while speaking to reporters on Wednesday that he’d like to see Trump do the same. “During Gezi protests and PKK terror campaigns, the unity and solidarity of Turkish ...

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Floyd Mayweather's Going to Trump Inauguration … 'Hopefully, He'll be a Good Prez!' (VIDEO + PHOTO)

EXCLUSIVE Floyd Mayweather says he’ll be right in the middle of the action for Donald Trump‘s inauguration in D.C. next week … telling TMZ Sports he’s already got his tuxedo picked out! Turns out, Mayweather’s been friends with Trump for a while — and says he really appreciated the support he got from Donald during the Manny Pacquiao fight. Mayweather ...

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Trump adds even more Goldman Sachs execs to his administration

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s administration is taking on a distinctively Goldman hue. Trump is adding even more Goldman Sachs executives to his nascent administration. Trump’s top donor and close advisor, hedge fund manager and Goldman Sachs alumna Anthony Scaramucci, will serve as a senior White House advisor, according to The Washington Post, and Trump’s transition team officially announced that Dina ...

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Trump adds even more Goldman Sachs execs to his administration

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s administration is taking on a distinctively Goldman hue. Trump is adding even more Goldman Sachs executives to his nascent administration. Trump’s top donor and close advisor, hedge fund manager and Goldman Sachs alumna Anthony Scaramucci, will serve as a senior White House advisor, according to The Washington Post, and Trump’s transition team officially announced that Dina ...

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Carson can't promise Trump won't profit from HUD programs

Housing & Urban Development Secretary nominee Ben Carson couldn’t promise that he’d keep Donald Trump from financially benefitting from billions the department spends on housing programs, showcasing the problems arising from Trump’s refusal to sell off his assets before he becomes president. Pressed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) during his cabinet confirmation hearing to promise that “not one dollar will ...

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Obama briefed on Trump claims amid fear leaks would become public

WASHINGTON— Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that top intelligence leaders told him and President Barack Obama they felt obligated to inform them about uncorroborated allegations about President-elect Donald Trump out of concern the information would become public and catch them off-guard. In an interview with The Associated Press and other news outlets, Biden said neither he nor Obama asked ...

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Giuliani to serve as cybersecurity adviser to Trump

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani will take on an advisory role in Donald Trump’s administration regarding cybersecurity issues, the President-elect’s transition team said Thursday. “Rudy Giuliani will be sharing his expertise and insight as a trusted friend concerning private sector cyber security problems and emerging solutions developing in the private sector,” Trump’s transition team said in a statement. As ...

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Trump defense pick Mattis warns of 'grave concerns' over Russia

Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, Donald Trump’s pick to be defense secretary, notably broke from the President-elect during his confirmation hearing Thursday, saying that Moscow raised “grave concerns on several fronts” and accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin of trying to “break” NATO. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Mattis, who retired in 2013 after serving as commander of ...

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