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Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some reports suggest Mr Kelly’s relationship with Mr Trump has deteriorated President Donald Trump has told reporters that his chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year. There have been persistent reports for several days that Mr Kelly was under pressure to go. Some reports said that the ...

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White House adviser: U.S.-China trade talks, Huawei arrest are separate

White House trade advisor Peter Navarro looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable discussion about trade in Duluth, Minnesota, U.S. June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Friday said that the U.S. -China trade truce and the recent arrest of a top Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive “are ...

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Ethnic minority academics earn less than white colleagues

Image caption The pay gap left Meenakshi Sarkar feeling depressed and devalued When Meenakshi Sarkar landed a job as a teaching fellow at Leeds University after a successful career in business in India, she was delighted. But the university put her on the lowest possible academic pay band, leaving her struggling financially. It became clear that colleagues were paid more ...

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White House huddles with tech executives on future of jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration, which has had strained relations with technology companies, met on Thursday with top tech executives to discuss ways to “ensure American dominance” of innovation and the future of high tech jobs. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump participates in an American Technology Council roundtable, accompanied by Tim Cook, CEO of Apple (L) and ...

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White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to stop the incident from impeding crucial trade talks with Beijing. The Huawei logo is pictured outside their research facility in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, December 6, 2018. ...

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Rare white reindeer calf spotted on camera in Norway

Image copyright Mads Nordsveen / Caters Image caption The rare animal’s appearance is caused by a genetic mutation A Norwegian photographer has shared images of a rare white reindeer calf he encountered while hiking with friends. Mads Nordsvee, 24, from Oslo, said he spotted the animal in the snow on a walk in northern Norway. The images, where the animal ...

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‘Faith Is the Answer’: President Bush Told Pat Robertson About Prayer in the White House

The 41st president of the United States was not one to regularly talk about his faith, but he understood its importance, especially in the Oval Office. In 1992, during an interview with CBN’s Pat Robertson, he said faith is crucial for anyone leading the country. “I don’t believe that an atheist could be president of the United States,” he said. ...

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White House seeks to end subsidies for electric cars, renewables

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Monday the Trump administration wants to end subsidies for electric cars and other items, including renewable energy sources. A Tesla is charged at an electric car supercharger station in Los Angeles, California, U.S. August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Asked about plans after General Motors Co (GM.N) announced U.S. plant ...

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