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Donald Trump fires Anthony Scaramucci: President felt ex-communication director's comments were 'inappropriate'
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Donald Trump fires Anthony Scaramucci: President felt ex-communication director's comments were 'inappropriate'

"The President certainly felt that Anthony's comments were inappropriate for a person in that position," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.

Donald Trump removes Anthony Scaramucci as communications director hours after appointing new chief of staff
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Donald Trump removes Anthony Scaramucci as communications director hours after appointing new chief of staff

President Donald Trump on Monday removed Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, the White House announced

Donald Trump says US is doing 'incredibly well' under his leadership, unemployment lowest in 17 years
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Donald Trump says US is doing 'incredibly well' under his leadership, unemployment lowest in 17 years

President Donald Trump on Monday said that under his leadership the US is doing incredibly well and the unemployment now is the lowest in 17 years.

John Kelly sworn in as White House chief of staff; Donald Trump confident he will do a 'spectacular job'
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John Kelly sworn in as White House chief of staff; Donald Trump confident he will do a 'spectacular job'

A retired US marine corps general, Kelly was sworn in as the 28th White House Chief of Staff by Trump on Monday morning.

Donald Trump wants more discipline, structure in West Wing, says White House official
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Donald Trump wants more discipline, structure in West Wing, says White House official

President Donald Trump wanted more discipline and structure in the West Wing, and expects to get that from the retired general taking over as the new chief of staff.

Donald Trump replaces White House chief of staff Reince Priebus with General John Kelly
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Donald Trump replaces White House chief of staff Reince Priebus with General John Kelly

Donald Trump replaced his beleaguered White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, after only six months on the job on Friday

US laptop ban lifted for Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE first exemption to security measure
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US laptop ban lifted for Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE first exemption to security measure

The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a US ban on laptop computers being in the cabins of airplanes coming from the Middle east

US toughens security controls on international flights, rules out expansion of laptop computer ban into flight
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US toughens security controls on international flights, rules out expansion of laptop computer ban into flight

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has announced the toughening of security controls for passengers flying from abroad, but he ruled out expanding the prohibition on laptop computers aboard flights coming from Europe.

To prevent expanding the ban on laptops, US to enhance security measures for flights
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To prevent expanding the ban on laptops, US to enhance security measures for flights

Kelly said last week he planned a "step by step" security enhancement plan that included short, medium-term and longer-term improvements that would take at least a year to implement fully.

Russia probe: Jared Kushner being investigated by special counsel, hints Homeland Security secretary
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Russia probe: Jared Kushner being investigated by special counsel, hints Homeland Security secretary

The Homeland Security secretary indicated that Jared Kushner's communications with Russia are part of the probe by the Justice Department's special counsel.

United States is still discussing the possibility of extending the laptop and electronics ban
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United States is still discussing the possibility of extending the laptop and electronics ban

Extending the ban to all European airports would affect nearly 400 flights a day and cover 30 million travellers.

Laptop ban rescinded on Europe-US flights, but option 'still on table', says Secretary of Homeland Security
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Laptop ban rescinded on Europe-US flights, but option 'still on table', says Secretary of Homeland Security

The ban is already in place for flights from certain regions of the Middle East and North Africa

United States is considering banning laptops from all flights
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United States is considering banning laptops from all flights

The Donald Trump administration is considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the US.

White House weighs banning laptops on all international flights, says homeland security secy
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White House weighs banning laptops on all international flights, says homeland security secy

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country amid signs of "a real threat."

US immigration policy: Texas court's tough approach serves as model for Donald Trump
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US immigration policy: Texas court's tough approach serves as model for Donald Trump

The tough approach of a Texas court is a model President Donald Trump hopes to replicate as part of his sweeping plans to stop illegal immigration.

US President Donald Trump will be insistent on funding border wall, says top official
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US President Donald Trump will be insistent on funding border wall, says top official

Washington: A top US official said he believes that president Donald Trump "will be insistent" that lawmakers include funds for the Mexico border wall in a spending bill that his administration needs to pass to avoid a government shutdown, the media reported.

Is Donald Trump's team playing good cop, bad cop while the President is focussing on his 'agenda'?
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Is Donald Trump's team playing good cop, bad cop while the President is focussing on his 'agenda'?

Trump also could not resist the temptation of taking a dig at his Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton for calling his supporters "irredeemable deplorables" amid familiar chants of "Lock her up" and railing against the "dishonest" and "fake news" media.

Visa applicants who want to go to America maybe required to hand over social media passwords
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Visa applicants who want to go to America maybe required to hand over social media passwords

Foreign travellers visiting the US may have to hand over their social media passwords for background check, a move which could come as part of the effort to toughen vetting of visitors, US Homeland Security Secretary has said.

Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto cancels US visit as Donald Trump aide floats border tax idea
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Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto cancels US visit as Donald Trump aide floats border tax idea

The crisis between US and Mexico deepened as Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto scrapped a planned visit to meet with US president Donald Trump as the White House floated the idea of imposing a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico to pay for a wall at the southern US border.

Donald Trump acts swiftly at dawn of new era, indicates withdrawal of Obamacare
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Donald Trump acts swiftly at dawn of new era, indicates withdrawal of Obamacare

For Trump's critics, there was disbelief that a man who 19 months ago hosted 'The Apprentice' reality TV show is now leader of the free world -- sworn in with a 37 percent approval rating, the lowest on record, according to a CBS News poll.