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#1
Trump says he will nominate William Barr for attorney general
NBC Top Stories
 

Trump says he will name State Department spokeswoman as U.S. ambassador to U.N. - Reuters US News

Trump will nominate William Barr for attorney general, Heather Nauert for U.N. ambassador - LA Times US News

Trump Says He'll Nominate William Barr To Return As Attorney General - NPR News

Trump picks former Attorney General Barr to return to head Justice Department - Reuters Top Stories

President Trump to nominate former Attorney General William Barr to replace Jeff Sessions - USA Today Top Stories

Trump expected to pick Heather Nauert as US ambassador to UN - Al Jazeera English

Trump picks William Barr as next US attorney general - Al Jazeera English

Trump taps Heather Nauert as next U.S. ambassador to the U.N. - CBS Top Stories

Trump picks former Fox host to be UN ambassador - CNN Top Stories

Trump to name former Fox anchor Heather Nauert as next UN ambassador - The Guardian US News

Erin Burnett presses Trump official: Did Trump know about arrest? - CNN Top Stories

Trump to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next U.N. ambassador - Washington Post World

Trump to name Heather Nauert as next U.S. ambassador to the U.N. - CBS Top Stories

Trump To Pick Heather Nauert, Former Fox News Anchor, As U.N. Ambassador, Source Says - NPR News

Trump taps William Barr for attorney general post - CBS US

Trump to pick Heather Nauert as next UN ambassador - Fox News Top Stories

Tillerson says he often had to tell Trump that his directive 'violates the law' - NBC Top Stories

Trump expected to tap State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert for new U.N. ambassador - NBC Top Stories

Trump to announce Heather Nauert as pick for UN Ambassador Friday, sources tell Fox News - Fox News Top Stories

William Barr nominated by Donald Trump to be US attorney general - BBC World

Trump nominates Barr to be attorney general - CNN Top Stories

Trump nominates William Barr and Heather Nauert to top posts - BBC World

Trump says he will make announcement on Joint Chiefs - Fox News US

Sources: Trump wants William Barr as attorney general - Fox News Top Stories

Will Trump tap William Barr to lead Justice Department? - Fox News Top Stories

Trump Will Nominate William Barr as Attorney General - NYTimes US

Trump now says border wall could cost as little as $15 billion, pay for itself - NBC Top Stories

Fox News host Tucker Carlson says Trump not 'capable' of legislating - NBC Top Stories

Donald Trump nominates William Barr as next attorney general - The Guardian US News

Giuliani says the special counsel's team thinks Manafort is lying to them about the Trump Tower meeting - CNN Top Stories

Trump confirms attorney general and UN ambassador nominations - video - The Guardian US News

Trump Weighs Bringing Back William Barr as Attorney General - NYTimes US

Tillerson says Trump directed him to do things that violate the law - Washington Post World

Trump Is Expected to Name State Department Spokeswoman to U.N. Post - NYTimes US

Ex-champions Ding and Trump knocked out of UK Championship - BBC Top Stories

Trump Administration Aims to Boost Energy Production, Cut Protections for Sage Grouse - NPR News

Jen Psaki: Nauert a risky move for Trump - CNN Top Stories

Trump changes his tone on China deal - CNN Top Stories

Trump said Theresa May?s Brexit deal is bad for trade. He?s right, kind of. - Washington Post World

Trump says, without evidence, Arizona 'bracing' for surge in migrants - Reuters World News

Trump promised to save the coal industry. He can't - CNN Top Stories

Trump to nominate State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: White House officials - Reuters Top Stories

Trump to pick State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: White House officials - Reuters Top Stories

Trump says, without evidence, Arizona 'bracing' for surge in migrants - Reuters US News

Trump to pick State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: source - Reuters Top Stories

Then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe opened an obstruction of justice investigation into Trump days after Comey's firing, sources say - CNN Top Stories

Trump Organization responds to claims it hired illegal immigrants - Fox News Top Stories

Trump lawyers, special counsel in discussions following submission of president's responses - NBC Top Stories

Trump admin moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for oil drilling - CNN US

Lawyer alleges Trump National hired undocumented immigrants, calls for investigation - USA Today Top Stories

Trump eyeing Bush AG to succeed Jeff Sessions - Fox News Top Stories

Senators pressure Trump to take action on Khashoggi's murder - Fox News Top Stories

William Barr emerges as Trump?s leading attorney general candidate - LA Times US News

U. N. fails to vote to condemn Hamas, dealing a blow to Israel and the Trump administration - Washington Post World

Undocumented workers at Trump golf club speak out ? as it happened - The Guardian US News

Trump admin moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for oil drilling - CNN Top Stories

Trump targets pair of Obama-era green rules to boost oil, coal - Reuters Top Stories

Trump expected to name Heather Nauert next UN ambassador, sources say - CNN Top Stories

Donald Trump to name Heather Nauert as next UN ambassador, reports say - USA Today Top Stories

Trump lashes out at Russia probe ahead of expected new details - Reuters Top Stories

Trump lashes out at Mueller in Twitter rant ahead of expected Manafort, Cohen filings - CBS US

Trump Administration Defends Arrest of Huawei Executive - NYTimes US

Trump Hints He Has Picked His Next Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman - NYTimes US

Rex Tillerson reflects on firing, working for "undisciplined" Trump - CBS Top Stories

Mueller's filings on Trump ex-aides to shed new light on Russia probe - Reuters Top Stories

Trump to make announcement on Joint Chiefs of staff - Fox News US

Who is Heather Nauert? 3 things to know about Trump's pick for UN ambassador - Fox News Top Stories

Trump announces another round of senior staff changes - Reuters Top Stories

Trump expected to tap Army chief as next chairman of the Joint Chiefs - Washington Post World

Trump to name Gen. Mark Milley to succeed Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford - Fox News Top Stories

Trump EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal - CBS US

Trump to name new Joint Chiefs chairman - CNN Top Stories

Trump administration set to relax Obama-era water protections: report - Reuters US News

Trump Blasts Tillerson as ?Dumb as a Rock? After Former Secretary Criticizes President - NYTimes US

President Trump is expected to name Army Gen. Mark Milley the next Joint Chiefs chairman - USA Today Top Stories

Trump upbeat on China talks; aides downplay Huawei arrest friction - Reuters Top Stories

Trump picks attorney general and U.N. envoy in fresh staff shake-up - Reuters Top Stories

Trump to make announcement on Joint Chiefs of staff - Fox News Top Stories

OPEC, Russia agree to slash oil output despite Trump pressure - Reuters Top Stories

Trump EPA makes it easier to open new coal plants - Al Jazeera English

Is MS-13 as dangerous as Trump suggests? - Washington Post US

Kimberley Strassel: Mueller may have Trump in his sights but he's been very good to Obama and his team - Fox News Top Stories

Best of Late Night: Desi Lydic Razzes Trump for Hiring an Undocumented Housekeeper - NYTimes US

Special counsel will recommend sentences for former Trump lieutenants Cohen and Manafort - LA Times US News

Marc Thiessen: China tried to strike at Trump ? and missed the mark entirely - Fox News Top Stories

Trump honors Parkland and Tree of Life victims at Hanukkah reception - NBC Top Stories

How new Trump rules could leave tens of thousands of immigrants ineligible for green cards - USA Today Top Stories

Trump lashes out against Russia probe ahead of new details - Reuters Top Stories

Mueller to give details on Russia probe with filings on Trump ex-aides - Reuters Top Stories

Rex Tillerson opens up on Trump and his firing: "We did not have a common value system" - CBS US

Trump admin eases protections for imperiled bird to increase oil and gas drilling - NBC Top Stories

As major developments loom, President Trump again goes after special counsel Robert Mueller - USA Today Top Stories

Trump tweets that Rex Tillerson is 'dumb as a rock' - Fox News Top Stories

Trump goes on tweetstorm before new Mueller reports - NBC Top Stories

Trump takes aim at Mueller team?s ?conflicts of interest? as major filings loom - Fox News Top Stories

Mueller to give details on Russia probe with filings on former Trump aides - Reuters Top Stories

MSNBC?s Brian Williams: ?It was impossible' to listen to Bush eulogies and not think of Trump's funeral - Fox News Top Stories

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In China?s interest to keep Huawei issue from derailing trade talks, say analysts
Washington Post World
 

Dow drops after arrest of top Huawei executive in Canada - CBS US

Huawei arrest stokes fears of China reprisals among America Inc executives - Reuters Top Stories

Why the arrest of Huawei executive is a big deal - NBC World News

Arrest of Huawei Executive Intensifies Trade War Fears - NYTimes US

Trump upbeat on China talks; aides downplay Huawei arrest friction - Reuters Top Stories

Arrest of Huawei executive triggers stock market turmoil and unsettles U.S.-China trade talks - Washington Post World

Canada PM says government played no role in Huawei executive's arrest - Reuters Top Stories

China-US feud sparked by Huawei arrest poised to inflict damage on Canada - The Guardian World News

Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court as Chinese media slam arrest - Reuters Top Stories

US markets end volatile session in wake of Huawei exec arrest - Al Jazeera English

China's Huawei appoints chairman as acting CFO after executive's arrest - Reuters Top Stories

Can Trump still deliver China deal after Huawei arrest? - CNN World News

Arrest of Huawei 'heiress' throws rare spotlight on family - Reuters World News

Chinese state media says U.S. trying to 'stifle' Huawei with arrest - Reuters Top Stories

Bolton didn't know about Huawei CFO's arrest during Trump, Xi meeting, spokesperson says - CBS Top Stories

John Bolton says he knew in advance Huawei executive would be arrested - The Guardian World News

Chinese state media brand U.S. 'despicable rogue' over Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou's arrest - USA Today Top Stories

Anger in China over arrest of Huawei's Meng Wanzhou in Canada - Al Jazeera English

Huawei executive wanted by U.S. scheduled for bail hearing in Canada - Washington Post World

Huawei arrest 'separate' from US-China trade talks, says Navarro - BBC World

Huawei executive faces fraud charges over Iran, court hears - BBC World

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

Huawei Arrest Tests China?s Leaders as Fear and Anger Grip Elite - NYTimes US

Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say - NYTimes US

U.S. wants Huawei CFO to face prosecution for fraud: court hearing - Reuters Top Stories

How Huawei became an international tech giant ? and why that has put it in legal peril - NBC Top Stories

U.S. wants Huawei CFO to face fraud charges: court hearing - Reuters Top Stories

Huawei pledges $2bn in effort to allay UK security concerns - The Guardian World News

In China?s interest to keep Huawei issue from derailing trade talks, say analysts - Washington Post World

Huawei welcome in France, sensitive investments can be blocked: French minister - Reuters Top Stories

White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move - Reuters World News

Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court in U.S. extradition case - Reuters Top Stories

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou faces extradition to US -- but will she ever be handed over to American officials? - Fox News World

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou faces extradition to US -- but will she ever be handed over to American officials? - Fox News Top Stories

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#3
For Trump, Bush farewell is a first look at what presidential veneration could be
CNN US
 

Body of former President George H.W. Bush brought to Texas burial site - Reuters US News

Body of former President George H.W. Bush carried to Texas burial site - Reuters Top Stories

Body of former President George H.W. Bush brought to Texas burial site - Reuters Top Stories

Honor guard escorts body of former President George H.W. Bush to Texas burial - Reuters Top Stories

Final farewell to former President George H.W. Bush - CBS US

Mourners in Texas pay their final respects to George H.W. Bush - Washington Post US

President George H.W. Bush laid to rest - CBS US

Oak Ridge Boys sing "Amazing Grace" at former President George H.W. Bush's funeral - CBS US

Family and friends say final goodbyes to George H.W. Bush - Fox News Top Stories

Bob Dole on paying his respects to George H.W. Bush - Fox News Top Stories

Opinion: Pearl Harbor brought out the best in George Bush and others - CNN Top Stories

Pearl Harbor created the 'Greatest Generation.' Out of it came men like George H.W. Bush - USA Today Top Stories

Reba McEntire sings "The Lord's Prayer" at funeral for George H.W. Bush - CBS US

Caring about the budget deficit cost George H.W. Bush the presidency; his successors took note - LA Times US News

George HW Bush funeral: Train carries casket to final resting place - BBC Top Stories

'Courage of a warrior': Bush laid to rest in Texas next to wife, daughter - NBC Top Stories

George H.W. Bush's legacy: A prudent president at ease on choppy seas of foreign policy - USA Today Top Stories

President George H.W. Bush?s casket making train journey to final resting place - Fox News Top Stories

Bush arrives at presidential library for burial - USA Today Top Stories

Pint-sized patriot holds flag as he waits for George H.W. Bush's funeral train to pass by - CBS US

At second memorial service, Bush remembered for humility and humor - CNN Top Stories

Reba McEntire gives emotional performance at George H.W. Bush's funeral - CBS Top Stories

MSNBC?s Brian Williams: ?It was impossible' to listen to Bush eulogies and not think of Trump's funeral - Fox News Top Stories

For Trump, Bush farewell is a first look at what presidential veneration could be - CNN US

Atlanta woman carrying on George H.W. Bush's legacy as a "point of light" - CBS US

Carrying on George H.W. Bush's legacy as a "point of light" - CBS US

Oak Ridge Boys keep promise to sing at George H.W. Bush's funeral - CNN Top Stories

Bush knew the benefits of bipartisanship. How did Americans manage to forget? - NBC Top Stories

At second memorial service, Bush remembered for humility and humor - CNN US

Trump eyeing Bush AG to succeed Jeff Sessions - Fox News Top Stories

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#4
Kevin Hart pulls out as Oscars host after homophobic tweets
CNN World News
 

Kevin Hart quits 2019 Oscars host job after 'insensitive' tweets resurface - Reuters US News

Kevin Hart quits 2019 Oscars host job after 'insensitive' tweets resurface - Reuters Top Stories

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Criticism Over Homophobic Tweets - NYTimes US

Kevin Hart Bows Out As Oscars Host Amid Backlash Over Past Tweets - NPR News

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host amid backlash over homophobic tweets - CBS US

Kevin Hart pulls out as Oscars host after homophobic tweets - CNN World News

GLAAD: Kevin Hart should host 2019 Oscars despite homophobic tweets - Fox News Top Stories

Actor Kevin Hart withdraws as Oscars host after homophobic tweets - Al Jazeera English

Oscar host Kevin Hart addresses backlash over homophobic tweets and jokes - NBC Top Stories

Kevin Hart stepping down as Oscars host - CBS Top Stories

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after three days of controversy - The Guardian World News

Kevin Kline, Michael Blackson defend Kevin Hart after Oscars controversy - Fox News Top Stories

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host - Fox News Top Stories

Eye Opener at 8: Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host - CBS US

Oscars host Kevin Hart blasted on social media for past homophobic comments - USA Today Top Stories

Kevin Hart withdrawing as Oscars host sparks fiery reaction on social media - Fox News Top Stories

Kevin Hart responds after antigay tweets resurface online following Oscars reveal - Fox News Top Stories

Kevin Hart stepping down from hosting the Oscars - CNN Top Stories

Kevin Hart steps down from Oscar hosting gig amid criticism over past anti-gay tweets - Fox News Top Stories

Kevin Hart isn't the only one: Other stars whose past tweets have come back to haunt them - USA Today Top Stories

Comedian Kevin Hart says will step down from hosting 2019 Oscars - Reuters US News

Comedian Kevin Hart says will step down from hosting 2019 Oscars - Reuters Top Stories

Kevin Hart steps down from hosting 2019 Oscars - Fox News Top Stories

Hart under fire for homophobic tweets - CNN Top Stories

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#5
Germany's CDU party to vote on Angela Merkel's successor
The Guardian World News
 

Merkel?s party chooses successor to longtime German leader - Washington Post World

'It's been an honor,' says Merkel as German CDU picks new leader - Reuters World News

'It's been an honour,' says Merkel as German CDU picks new leader - Reuters World News

Merkel protege Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds her as German CDU leader - Reuters World News

German conservatives pick a Merkel ally to be party leader, signaling continuity and a long goodbye - Washington Post World

Merkel protege Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds her as German CDU leader - Reuters Top Stories

The Latest: Merkel says her party must look to the future - Fox News World

The Latest: Merkel says her party must look to the future - Fox News Top Stories

Germany's Merkel bids emotional farewell to CDU party - BBC World

Factbox: Germany's CDU elects new leader to succeed Merkel - Reuters World News

Factbox: Germany's CDU elects new leader to succeed Merkel - Reuters Top Stories

Merkel's party votes for new leader, and new era in Germany - Reuters Top Stories

Merkel's party votes for new leader, and new era in Germany - Reuters World News

Germany's conservative CDU party to vote on Merkel's successor - Al Jazeera English

Germany's CDU party to vote on Angela Merkel's successor - The Guardian World News

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected Merkel's successor as CDU leader - The Guardian World News

Steady as she goes: Merkel 2.0 takes center stage in Germany - Reuters World News

The beginning of the end of the Merkel era is here - NBC World News

'Thank you boss!' Germany's conservatives say fond goodbye to Merkel - Reuters World News

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#6
Winter storm expected to slam much of the U.S., from California to the Southeast
NBC Top Stories
 

Deputy died from friendly fire in California mass shooting, police say - CBS Top Stories

Republican concedes in contested California House race - CBS US

Animal shelters house pets affected by California wildfire - Fox News Top Stories

California Sheriff?s Sgt. Ron Helus, killed in bar mass shooting, gunned down by friendly fire: authorities - Fox News US

California Today: California Today: Diagnosing California?s G.O.P. - NYTimes US

Deputy died from friendly fire in California bar gun battle - Fox News US

Deputy died from friendly fire in California bar gun battle - Fox News Top Stories

California Sheriff?s Sgt. Ron Helus, killed in bar mass shooting, gunned down by friendly fire: authorities - Fox News Top Stories

Alleged California serial killer to keep public defender - Fox News US

California utility probing possibility wires involved in wildfire - Reuters US News

Alleged California serial killer to keep public defender - Fox News Top Stories

Storm brings flood fears to Southern California burn areas - Fox News US

Flooding and mudslides force evacuations in California - CBS US

California town finds hope in high school basketball team - NBC Top Stories

Storm brings flood fears to Southern California burn areas - Fox News Top Stories

Dozens more California priests accused of child sex abuse - Fox News US

Mudslide risk in Southern California wildfire zones prompts evacuation of thousands - Reuters US News

Dozens more California priests accused of child sex abuse - Fox News Top Stories

Winter storm expected to slam much of the U.S., from California to the Southeast - NBC Top Stories

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