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February 28, 2018 10:04 PM Saudi crown prince's visit to U.S. to include several cities: source

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to travel to the United States for a visit from March 19 to the first week of April, a Saudi official said on Wednesday. A Saudi government source said earlier the prince was expected to visit Washington, New York and Boston, adding that the details of the trip had yet to be finalized 61

February 28, 2018 8:01 PM White House expects 'frank exchange' on trade with Chinese official: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to President Donald Trump look to push a tough line on trade in talks on Thursday with an envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, with a White House official saying a frank exchange of views was expected. Aides say Trump has been increasingly frustrated by the soaring U.S. trade deficit with China, which was $375 billion 79

February 28, 2018 2:09 PM Pizza Hut replaces Papa John's as the NFL's official sponsor

Pizza Hut will replace Papa John's as the official pizza of the NFL. The announcement comes a day after Papa John's said it would end its sponsorship of the league. Papa John's, which last fall blamed the NFL's response to player protests for slumping sales, will focus on its partnerships with individual teams. The league's deal with Pizza Hut is for four years 71

February 28, 2018 9:17 AM Slain Slovak journalist worked on story of links to mafia

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – An investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. Jan Kuciak's news website published his last, unfinished story Wednesday. It describes the activities of members of the Italian 71

February 27, 2018 10:00 PM Trump Aide Kushner Loses Top-Secret Security Clearance

Jared Kushner, president’s son-in-law, had his security clearance downgraded as part of White House chief of staff John Kelly’s push to tighten control of classified information WASHINGTON—The White House downgraded the security clearance of senior adviser Jared Kushner last week as part of White House chief of staff John Kelly’s push to tighten control 56

February 27, 2018 9:29 PM Senior White House spokesman with close ties to Ivanka Trump abruptly announces resignation

White House spokesman with close ties to Ivanka abruptly resigns A senior White House spokesman close to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner announced Tuesday that he's stepping down, exacerbating the Trump administration's historically high staff turnover rate. Josh Raffel, who joined the White House early last year, was supposed to run communications for the so-called 72

February 27, 2018 5:20 PM Top U.S. diplomat on Korean peninsula abruptly resigns

Joseph Yun (r.) abruptly resigned as a U.S. special representative for North Korean policy. WASHINGTON - The United States’ top diplomat handling the Korean peninsula — a 30-year foreign policy veteran — has abruptly resigned, citing personal reasons, the State Department said Tuesday. Joseph Yun, special representative for North Korean policy and regarded 88

February 26, 2018 10:33 PM Teen arrested after social media threat against New Jersey high school

Teen arrested after threatening N.J. high school Police in tactical gear swarmed a New Jersey high school Monday and reportedly found a long gun at the home of a sophomore who threatened the school. Bergen County SWAT officers responded to Dumont High School with guns drawn as the campus was placed on lockdown, searched and evacuated, dramatic video 79

February 26, 2018 10:01 PM Russia Not Ready to Implement Cease-Fire in Syria, Official Says

Foreign minister says end to hostilities will come only when all sides agree on how to execute U.N.-backed truce Russia said Monday it wasn’t prepared to implement a cease-fire in Syria endorsed by the U.N. Security Council, even as European and U.S. officials demanded an immediate end to the fighting. In a televised news conference, Foreign Minister 37

February 26, 2018 9:54 PM Ex-Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco gets one charge tossed in corruption case

Ex-Cuomo aide Percoco gets one charge tossed in corruption case The federal judge presiding over former Gov. Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco's corruption case has thrown out one of the counts against him. Manhattan Federal Judge Valerie Caproni decided Monday to dismiss a count alleging that Percoco used his official power to get bribes from Syracuse developers 102