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Where's Mick? Trump acting chief of staff has low-key style

Where's Mick? Trump acting chief of staff has low-key styleWASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill cajoling former colleagues or in the West Wing making calls.



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US to pull all remaining diplomatic staff from Venezuela

US to pull all remaining diplomatic staff from VenezuelaThe United States will withdraw all remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in Caracas as the crisis in Venezuela deepens, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late Monday. The move worsens already tattered relations, with President Donald Trump having said he rules out no options including military intervention to oust President Nicolas Maduro as Washington monitors rapidly unfolding events in the oil-rich but crippled South American nation supported by Russia and China. The US has already imposed sanctions designed to choke off Venezuelan oil sales, the lifeblood of the leftist government in Caracas.



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UN mourns after 21 staff killed in Ethiopia plane crash

UN mourns after 21 staff killed in Ethiopia plane crashFlags flew at half-staff at the United Nations on Monday after 21 UN employees were killed in an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said marked a “sad day” for the world body. Guterres led delegates at the opening of the annual gathering on women’s rights at the General Assembly in observing a moment of silence in honor of the victims. “A global tragedy has hit close to home — and the United Nations is united in grief,” he said at the Commission on the Status of Women.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News 'communist' criticism over staff salaries

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News 'communist' criticism over staff salariesThe progressive firebrand took to Twitter on Monday to say the GOP is “disconnected” from the simple concept that people should be paid a liveable wage. “The GOP is so disconnected from the basic idea that people should be paid enough to live that Fox actually thinks me paying a living wage in my office is ‘communism,’” Ms Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. Pete Hegseth, a weekend co-host of “Fox & Friends”, said on Sunday that the Bronx-born lawmaker’s planned $ 52,000 salary for her staff as an example of communism and socialism.



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Amy Klobuchar, latest presidential candidate, faces questions about temperament, treatment of staff

Amy Klobuchar, latest presidential candidate, faces questions about temperament, treatment of staffOn the day she announced her intention to run for the presidency, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., faced intense headwinds in the form of reports that she has been routinely demeaning to her employees.



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The Latest: Staff members resign after Fairfax allegations

The Latest: Staff members resign after Fairfax allegationsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on scandals involving Virginia's Democratic leaders (all times local):



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Northam Tells Staff He Won’t Resign over Racist Yearbook Photo

Northam Tells Staff He Won’t Resign over Racist Yearbook PhotoDuring a cabinet meeting Friday afternoon, Virginia governor Ralph Northam told his staff that he will not resign despite the overwhelming condemnation he’s received from fellow Democrats this week following the emergence of a racist photo on his 1984 medical-school-yearbook page, according to the Associated Press. The yearbook photo, which depicts one man in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan uniform, was first published on Friday by the right-wing website Big League Politics. Immediately following its publication, Northam admitted to appearing in the photo and apologized for the harm it caused his constituents. Then, during a Saturday afternoon press conference, Northam backtracked, denying that he appeared in the photo but admitting to darkening his face on another occasion while he was in college.



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US orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Venezuela

US orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave VenezuelaThe United States on Thursday ordered non-emergency embassy staff to leave Venezuela but refused to comply with a full expulsion demanded by Nicolas Maduro, who Washington says is no longer president. The State Department mandated the departure of non-emergency US personnel and their family members “based on our current assessment of the security situation in Venezuela,” a department spokesman said. The United States will maintain diplomatic relations with Venezuela through the government of interim President Guaido, who has invited our mission to remain in Venezuela,” he said.



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Trump administration orders non-emegency US diplomatic staff to leave Venezuela

Trump administration orders non-emegency US diplomatic staff to leave VenezuelaAmerican diplomats in Venezuela are in the middle of an escalating dispute between the Trump administration and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.



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Facebook to expand Ireland operations with 1,000 staff

Facebook to expand Ireland operations with 1,000 staffFacebook will expand its presence in Ireland with an additional 1,000 staff over 2019, the firm announced Monday, bolstering the tech giant’s largest base outside of its California headquarters. Facebook currently employs 4,000 across the Republic and the capital Dublin where the company has established its international base. “We’re going to be hiring an additional thousand people in Ireland in the next year alone,” said chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg.



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