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‘Dangerous’ and ‘unfit’: Trump’s former national security advisers say he has ‘no moral compass’ in new Woodward book

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Washington President Donald Trump's former top Cabinet officials are among his harshest critics in journalist Bob Woodard's new book "Rage," providing some of the most brutal assessments of the commander in chief to ...

Uganda security forces withdraw from Bobi Wine’s home ending 11 days of house arrest

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Security forces have withdrawn from Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine's residence after he spent 11 days under house arrest, his lawyer told CNN on Tuesday. "They are now leaving, we hope this doesn't change...

Trump’s national security adviser calls Putin response to arms control talks a ‘non-starter’

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White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on Friday rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin's proposal to extend New START, a key arms control treaty, for one year without any additional agreements, cal...

US Capitol security review set to call for adding more than 1,000 police officers and retractable fencing

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A review of US Capitol security in the wake of the January 6 insurrection is set to recommend a series of sweeping changes next week intended to better protect lawmakers while they are in Washington, DC, and at home...

Acting Homeland Security secretary criticizes Trump’s response but says he’ll stay on the job

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf urged President Donald Trump and all elected officials to condemn the violence on Capitol Hill in a sharply-worded statement Thursday, while vowing to stay in his positio...

Former Trump national security adviser says withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and Germany is a mistake

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President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday said the withdrawal of US troops from places like Afghanistan and Germany are "mistakes" from a long-term national security perspecti...

Homeland Security secretary nomination advances as top Democrat rejects GOP request delay

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Washington Alejandro Mayorkas' nomination to be Homeland Security secretary moved forward Tuesday after a Senate panel vote as a top Democrat rejected Republican calls for another hearing that would delay his confirm...

Homeland Security agencies prepare for civil unrest amid heightened tensions nationwide

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Two of the Department of Homeland Security's immigration enforcement agencies are preparing for the possibility of more civil unrest amid a contentious election, according to officials, part of a concerted effort by...

DC Mayor asks White House for emergency declaration funding for inauguration security

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Washington Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser on Sunday sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for an emergency declaration in order to get additional funding for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration as ...

Retired top general who advised Trump is among nearly 500 national security experts endorsing Biden

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Washington A former senior military adviser to President Donald Trump has endorsed Joe Biden for president. Retired Gen. Paul Selva, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is one of nearly 500 national...

Capitol Police deny request to allow sledding, citing security concerns and Covid-19

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The US Capitol Police have denied a request to allow sledding on the west side of the complex ahead of an expected snowstorm in the area. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton issued a statement Saturday asking the Ca...

Sisters charged for allegedly stabbing store security guard 27 times after he told them to wear a mask

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Two sisters are being held on attempted first-degree murder charges in Illinois for allegedly stabbing a store security guard after being told they needed to wear a mask and use hand sanitizer. The sisters entered a...

Sudden change to Homeland Security leadership raises new worries at the worst possible time

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Against the backdrop of looming threats leading up to Inauguration Day, the Department of Homeland Security is bringing in its sixth secretary under President Donald Trump, fueling concerns over a department in flux...

Flynn lawyer says she asked Trump not to pardon his former national security adviser

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A lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn acknowledged at a court hearing on Tuesday that she recently spoke with President Donald Trump about the politically charged case. The lawyer, Sidney Powel...

Department of Homeland Security stuck in neutral while awaiting confirmation vote for Mayorkas

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Washington The delay in confirming President Joe Biden's Homeland Security secretary has left the department without clear direction as it confronts a series of stark challenges, including domestic terror threats, a ...

Nigeria threatens to sanction CNN over investigation and denies security forces shot at protesters

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Abuja, Nigeria A senior Nigerian minister lashed out against CNN Thursday, saying the network should be sanctioned over its investigation, which uncovered evidence that the Nigerian army and police opened fire on una...

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