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U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes had confidence of his immediate superior

U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes had confidence of his immediate superiorThe immediate superior of a Navy SEAL standing trial charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians testified on Wednesday he had complete confidence in the defendant’s combat tactics and decision-making. Master Chief Petty Officer Brian Alazzawi, the first defense witness called to the stand in the trial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, also described how one of the main accusers in the case had seemed to harbor a grudge against Gallagher. Gallagher, a decorated career combat veteran, has denied all charges and says he is wrongly accused.



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After Jussie Smollett case, Cook County police chiefs announce they have no confidence in State's Attorney Kim Foxx

After Jussie Smollett case, Cook County police chiefs announce they have no confidence in State's Attorney Kim FoxxAssociations representing every police department in Cook County announced they have "no confidence" in State's Attorney Kim Foxx.



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Boeing sets briefing on 737 MAX as Ethiopian carrier expresses confidence in planemaker

Boeing sets briefing on 737 MAX as Ethiopian carrier expresses confidence in planemakerThe carrier will work with Boeing and other airlines to make air travel safer, its chief executive, Tewolde Gebremariam, said, after regulators this month grounded the worldwide fleet of the aircraft following a crash that killed 157 people. “Despite the tragedy, Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines will continue to be linked well into the future,” he said in a statement on Monday. “Ethiopian Airlines believes in Boeing.



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May Wins Confidence Vote and Opens Cross-Party Brexit Talks

May Wins Confidence Vote and Opens Cross-Party Brexit TalksU.K. leader Theresa May survived an attempt to oust her government and immediately opened talks with rival political parties in an attempt to break the Brexit deadlock, as time runs out to reach a deal. The prime minister fought off the threat of a national election and won the right to continue running the country when the House of Commons voted 325 to 306 against a motion of “no confidence” in her administration. May invited other party leaders, who back keeping much closer ties to the European Union, for talks tonight to discuss how to forge a compromise Brexit plan that Parliament can support.



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May Loses Brexit Vote in Landslide, Faces Confidence Vote

May Loses Brexit Vote in Landslide, Faces Confidence VotePrime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament in a humiliating defeat, her plan for leaving the European Union all but dead. The House of Commons voted 432- 202 against the divorce the U.K. government brokered with the European Union. The largest parliamentary loss in over a century not only prompted the main opposition Labour Party to makes its move to try force an election, it also hardened the EU’s position.



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Labour Vows Confidence Vote as May Faces Defeat: Brexit Update

Labour Vows Confidence Vote as May Faces Defeat: Brexit UpdateLawmakers are set this week to reject the Brexit deal Theresa May agreed with the European Union, plunging Britain deeper into crisis with less than 11 weeks remaining before Britain is due to leave the bloc.



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Graham says Barr expressed confidence in special counsel

Graham says Barr expressed confidence in special counselWASHINGTON (AP) — The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said attorney general nominee William Barr has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and will let him complete his Russia investigation.



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UK PM wins confidence vote but rebels lay down marker

UK PM wins confidence vote but rebels lay down markerPrime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of confidence in her leadership on Wednesday but more than a third of lawmakers voted against her, underscoring the challenge she faces in getting her Brexit divorce deal through parliament. Here is some reaction to her survival: Pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg: “It is a terrible result for the prime minister. “The prime minister must realize that under all constitutional norms she ought to go and see the Queen urgently and resign.



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May Survives Confidence Vote to Face Uphill Struggle in Brexit

May Survives Confidence Vote to Face Uphill Struggle in BrexitTheresa May survived an attempt to oust her as U.K. prime minister on Wednesday, but the size of the rebellion against her weakens her position at a critical time as she tries to steer the U.K. out of the European Union. May won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party, with Tory members of Parliament backing her by 200 to 117 in the secret ballot.



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Navarro: Chief of Staff John Kelly 'has the confidence of the president'

Navarro: Chief of Staff John Kelly 'has the confidence of the president'In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro tells Chuck Todd that Chief of Staff John Kelly retains the president's confidence, despite news reports.



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