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Rob Porter, White House Aide, Resigns After Accusations of Abuse
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Rob Porter, White House Aide, Resigns After Accusations of Abuse

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Left-wing billionaire George Soros is pumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into a campaign looking to sabotage British voters’ 2016 decision to leave the European Union.

The campaign is trying to recruit major Tory donors in an attempt to undermine Theresa May.

He questioned whether Britain would be stuck with the policy if it is pushed through during the Brexit transition period.

Syria war: Last of British IS 'Beatles' gang captured by Kurds
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Trump didn’t know about Porter’s history with the two ex-wives before Tuesday, when the approached the White House with details of an interview with one of the women, two White House officials said.Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of WPP Plc, poses for a photograph following a Bloomberg Television interview on the closing day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 Credit: Bloomberg The document says the campaign, which will begin by the end of this month, must “wake the country up and assert that Brexit is not a done deal. That it’s not too late to stop Brexit”.

Syria has accused the US of carrying out a “brutal massacre” with a bombing attack in Deir al-Zour province.

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“I think people are changing their minds,” the pro-Remain Malloch-Brown said in a BBC interview last month, before conceding that “they haven’t changed it as dramatically as I would like to see.”

That means Ryan and his leadership team will need to rely on at least dozens of Democratic votes to help get the spending deal through the lower chamber to avert a government shutdown.Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Rob Porter, White House Aide, Resigns After Accusations of Abuse
Rob Porter, White House Aide, Resigns After Accusations of Abuse

“We need to stay unified, we need to get this budget passed,” Cheney said. “We cannot be in a situation where we are letting our political debates, our political fights, our arguments, get in the way of getting [the military] the resources they need in this increasingly dangerous world to protect and defend every one of us.”

“For me, it is more compassionate to bring someone to awareness of weaknesses than to scapegoat or tear someone down because of weaknesses,” Willoughby said. “Rob now has awareness if he didn’t before.”

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Members of the pro-Syrian government forces pose with portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his late father, former Syrian President Hafez al-Assad as they gather in a public square in the Syrian border town of Al-Bukamal in Deir Ezzor, November 20, 2017. The far eastern town was the last to be held by ISIS, but tensions remained high between pro-Syrian government forces and pro-U.S., mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces. STRINGER/AFP/Getty ImagesA winter storm bearing down on the Upper Midwest is expected to dump up to a foot of snow across the region later Thursday and through the day on Friday.

Mancuso (four Olympics, four medals) have been Olympic stalwarts for years. In recent months, however, they’ve retired. But both still will be in PyeongChang — as NBC commentators.

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Both Russia and the US have accused each other of operating in the area to seize control of local oil operations.With the introduction of the Domestic Partnership Act, Bermuda – an associate member of CARICOM – will be amongst the first English-speaking Caribbean islands to introduce and pass a law that provides legal recognition to same-sex couples.

Soros has used his financial muscle for years to push left-wing causes across the globe. In Davos, Switzerland, last month, Soros said his Open Society Foundations is funding more institutions in the U.S. to ensure a Democratic victory in November.

Staff secretaries are also typically privy to information in the classified President’s Daily Briefing, a summary of intelligence on threats to the U.S., the former official said.On Tuesday, the Daily Mail published an article linking to the blog post, which Willoughby confirmed to the British tabloid was written about her marriage to Porter. Willoughby and Porter’s marriage ended in 2013.
Bermuda will continue to live up to its well-earned reputation as a friendly and welcoming place, where all visitors, including LGBT visitors, will continue to enjoy our beauty, our warm hospitality and inclusive culture.

However, the North’s high-ranking delegation, including the younger sister of its leader Kim Jong Un, will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in and have lunch with him on Saturday.

In pictures: Crises that have crippled Italy Thu, November 2, 2017 The European Union has warned that Italy’s economy is not improving Play slideshow EPA 1 of 9 November 2016: Florence erupts in violence as anti-Renzi protesters clash with riot cops. Hooded youths attacked lines of cops protecting embattled prime minister Matteo Renzi, who was in the city for crunch political talks.”Pro-regime vehicles and personnel who turned around and headed back west were not targeted,” he added. “Coalition officials were in regular communication with Russian counterparts before, during and after the thwarted PRF [pro-regime forces] attack. Russian officials assured Coalition officials they would not engage Coalition forces in the vicinity.”The National Weather Service said “travel will be difficult to impossible at times.”

By Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne, CNNA group of 280 North Koreans arrived in South Korea on Wednesday, made up of a 229-member cheer squad, taekwondo performers, journalists and the sports minister.

The United States government has in the past avoided taking on the difficulties of handling the long-term detention or prosecution of Islamic State detainees caught in the war zone.
Mikaela Shiffrin stands on a World Cup podium in January. (Christian Bruna/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) “I think [Shiffrin is] maybe the best ski racer I’ve ever seen — male or female,” five-time Olympian Bode Miller told Reuters. “She’s so balanced, dynamic, intense and focused. So for me, I think she’s got a chance in any event she skis in.”

CNN’s Deirdre Walsh, Tal Kopan and Ashley Killough contributed to this report.CNN’s Mohammed Tawfeeq and Emma Burrows contributed to this report.

Moreover, if the United States fails to prosecute the men in federal court, it could anger the victims’ families, causing yet another disappointment. The Guantánamo military commissions system has struggled to get contested cases to trial, even as prosecutors in civilian court have won numerous convictions in terrorism cases.

In the White House, Mr. Porter, 40, had been widely regarded as a rising star. A Harvard graduate, Rhodes scholar and former Senate aide, Mr. Porter was an ally of Mr. Kelly’s and a steady force in a West Wing populated by aides vying for face time with — and influence over — the president. But, a year into his job, Mr. Porter did not have the permanent security clearance that aides of his rank always have.
George Soros, the man who 'broke the Bank of England', backing secret plot to thwart Brexit
George Soros, the man who 'broke the Bank of England', backing secret plot to thwart Brexit

In his statement, Mr. Porter said the pictures of Ms. Holderness were misleading.

Ahmad Abu Khawlah (5th-R), chief of the SDF-aligned Deir Ezzor Military Council, speaks during a press conference in the northeastern Syrian village of Abu Fas, on the southern outskirts of Al-Hasakah province, September 9, 2017. To his right is ex-SDF general Talal Silo, a Turkmen who later defected to Turkey, a leading opponent to Kurdish autonomy in Syria, Iraq, Iran and at home. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Continue reading the main story “He believed that that was holding up his clearance,” Ms. Willoughby said. “I did describe my marriage in detail.”

Photo was taken shortly after the alleged incident, in the hotel room in Florence.

“The fact that Porter might have held a senior White House position without a security clearance is troubling and merits a full investigation,” said Chris Lu, former cabinet secretary under President Barack Obama and senior fellow at the University of Virginia Miller Center. “I’ve lost count as to how many Trump appointees have​ been sidelined because of their past views or conduct​. But​ this is further evidence of a non-existent vetting process.”Continue reading the main story The families have long hoped to recover the bodies of their loved ones, but the Islamic State’s control of chunks of Syria rendered the task nearly impossible.

Two British men believed to be members of a notorious Islamic State (IS) cell have been seized by Syrian Kurdish fighters, US officials say.

Members of North Korean cheering squad arrive at a hotel in Inje, South Korea, February 7, 2018. Yonhap via REUTERS North Korea marked the founding anniversary of its army with a large military parade in Pyongyang on Thursday broadcast by state media, having last month changed the date of the celebration to the eve of the Olympics.”But she added: ‘That bill has been democratically passed by the Parliament of Bermuda, and our relationship with the overseas territories is based on partnership and respect for their right to democratic self-government.’
The Act is intended to strike a fair balance between two currently irreconcilable groups in Bermuda, by restating that marriage must be between a male and a female while at the same time recognising and protecting the rights of same-sex couples.

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