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Tesla names board director to replace Musk

Tesla names board director to replace MuskTesla said it has appointed Robyn Denholm of the Australian telecoms company Telstra as board director after Elon Musk resigned from the post. The appointment of Denholm, who is Telstra’s chief financial officer, is effective immediately but she will serve out her six-month notice period with her current employer, Tesla said in a statement late Wednesday. Denholm had already served as a member of the Tesla board since 2014.



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N. Korea hospital director rejects Warmbier torture charges

N. Korea hospital director rejects Warmbier torture chargesThe director of the North Korean hospital that treated Otto Warmbier, the US student who died after being held in the country, rejected fresh allegations that he was tortured in custody. The 22-year-old was jailed in the North for more than a year and was released in a comatose state in 2017 but died shortly after returning home. The director of the Pyongyang Friendship Hospital — which treated Warmbier — slammed the claims as a “total distortion of the truth” in a statement carried by the North’s official KCNA news agency late Saturday.



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Mike Pompeo: Who is the US secretary of state and former CIA director?

Mike Pompeo: Who is the US secretary of state and former CIA director?Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has met with King Salman of Saudi Arabia to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post columnist is rumoured to have died under interrogation in Riyadh and President Donald Trump has vowed to “get to the bottom” of the situation. With the eyes of the world on the former CIA director, who succeeded Rex Tillerson in March, you might be wondering more about him.



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FBI Director Wray says Kavanaugh background investigation was ‘limited in scope’

FBI Director Wray says Kavanaugh background investigation was ‘limited in scope’When asked by Sen. Kamala Harris, FBI Director Christopher Wray tells a Senate committee that the background investigation into sexual assault claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was “limited in scope” as directed by the White House, but that limit was “consistent with the standard process for such investigations.”



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Ex-CDC director Frieden accused of groping woman's buttocks

Ex-CDC director Frieden accused of groping woman's buttocksNEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation's most respected medical experts, who led the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entered a courtroom on Friday in handcuffs, arrested on sexual-harassment charges after a woman accused him of grabbing her behind late one night last year.



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Tom Frieden, Former CDC Director, Arrested And Charged With Sexual Abuse, Harassment

Tom Frieden, Former CDC Director, Arrested And Charged With Sexual Abuse, HarassmentTom Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and



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Former CDC director Frieden arrested for sexual abuse

Former CDC director Frieden arrested for sexual abuseThomas Frieden, a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was arrested in New York City on Friday on charges of sexual abuse, forcible touching and harassment of a woman last year, the New York Police Department said. Frieden, who also once served as New York City’s health commissioner, turned himself into a Brooklyn police station on Friday morning, Arlene Muniz, a police spokeswoman, said.



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Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who has criticized the White House

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who has criticized the White HouseWhite House press secretary Sarah Sanders began her briefing on Wednesday by reading a statement from President Trump announcing his decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, a prominent critic of the current administration. The statement went on to list other current and former officials whose clearances would be under review.



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ICE Director Erroneously Blames Congress For Family Separation Policy

ICE Director Erroneously Blames Congress For Family Separation PolicyThe acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Friday



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'Star Wars' Director Rian Johnson Strikes Back At Trolls For Bullying Kelly Marie Tran

'Star Wars' Director Rian Johnson Strikes Back At Trolls For Bullying Kelly Marie TranRian Johnson, director of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," slammed the "manbabies"



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