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December 11, 2016 12:11 AM Who is Rex Tillerson? Trump is reportedly picking ExxonMobil's CEO for secretary of state

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, who has helmed the energy giant for the last decade and struck deals around the world, is expected to be President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, transition officials told media on Saturday. The 64-year-old Texas native has no governing or diplomatic experience, and has spent the entirety of his career 11

December 5, 2016 6:11 PM Trump Adviser Has Pushed Clinton Conspiracy Theories

WASHINGTON — Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s choice for national security adviser, has a well-established penchant for pushing conspiracy theories about Islamic law spreading in the West and the attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. Less well noticed was his willingness throughout the presidential 22

November 26, 2016 3:09 PM In Havana, music stops as Cubans mourn ‘father’ Castro (VIDEO)

HAVANA, Nov 26 — Cubans will likely forever remember where they were when Fidel Castro’s death was announced. The music stopped across the dance-happy city and people rushed to awaken loved ones with the news. Parties shut down and the bustling streets emptied after President Raul Castro, Fidel’s 85 year-old younger brother, made the announcement on state 12

November 24, 2016 4:35 AM Teenager charged over hoax calls to pilots in Australia

A Virgin Australia flight from the Gold Coast to Melbourne changed its altitude and course allegedly under the instruction of the teen. — File pic SYDNEY, Nov 24 — A teenager accused of making hoax calls to pilots in Australia, which saw at least one passenger plane change altitude and course, has been charged with endangering the safety of aircraft 12

November 23, 2016 11:39 PM President-elect Is Shifting Positions on Some Strident Campaign Promises

Since becoming the president-elect this month, Donald Trump appears to be softening his stance on several firmly held campaign themes, from building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border to shifting on the cause of climate change to putting his Democratic presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, in jail. Political experts have said candidates often have to moderate 44

November 23, 2016 8:57 AM Dalai Lama: 'I have no worries' about Trump's election

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global realities. The 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner's remarks were his most extensive yet regarding the election of the real estate 4

November 23, 2016 5:27 AM Trump backs off campaign promises on Clinton, climate pact

In a meeting with New York Times editors and reporters, the president-elect also shifts positions on waterboarding terror suspects. President-elect Donald Trump abruptly abandoned some of his most tendentious campaign promises Tuesday, saying he does not plan to prosecute Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email system or the dealings of her family 31 1

November 23, 2016 3:35 AM Donald Trump backs off campaign vow to prosecute ‘Crooked Hillary’

NEW YORK — Two weeks after his election victory, President-elect Donald Trump began backing off campaign promises Tuesday, including his hard line on climate change and his vow to jail “Crooked Hillary” Clinton that had brought thunderous “Lock her up” chants at his rallies. A top adviser said Trump is now focused on matters that are essential in setting 7

November 22, 2016 11:29 PM Trump keeping ‘open mind’ on pulling out of climate accord

A source on Donald Trump’s transition team told Reuters earlier this month that the New York businessman was seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement to combat climate change. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Nov 23 — US President-elect Donald Trump said yesterday he was keeping an open mind on whether to pull out of a landmark 10

November 22, 2016 2:25 AM Facebook in crosshairs as fake news battle heats up

Last week, Google and Facebook moved to cut off ad revenue to bogus news sites. — File picWASHINGTON, Nov 22 — Hillary Clinton was about to be indicted, Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump: the battle over fake news is heating up after a White House campaign in which the misinformation industry may have swung the outcome of the vote. Last week, Google 16