Chris Christie Turned Down Several Offers to Join Trump Administration

Christie, a longtime Trump friend, was among Trump’s closest advisers and top surrogates during the campaign. The one position Christie wanted — and had been promised, the sources said — was attorney general. His fade from Trump’s orbit comes as Christie enters his final year in office in New Jersey.

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Bill English Set to Become New Zealand’s Next Prime Minister

“I am both excited and humbled by this opportunity,” English said in a statement. 5 after leading his party for 10 years and the country for eight. (Credit: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images) English will replace former Prime Minister John Key, who unexpectedly resigned on Dec. Incoming Prime Minister Bill English speaks

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Boeing Finalizes Deal to Sell 80 Jets to Iran Air Despite Staunch Opposition from Lawmakers

European aviation giant Airbus, which is Boeing’s principal business rival, has a deal with Iran Air for 118 planes. The total value of the deal is $16.6 billion — by far the biggest between U.S. ever negotiated.” Earlier this week, Trump threatened to cancel Boeing’s contract to build the next

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Man Arrested in Connection With Hate Crime for Stabbing Near Simi Valley Mosque: Police

“During the fight, [the suspect] stabbed the victim.” Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com. The shopping center is “adjacent” to a mosque, Darough said. Adam Darough. At about 11:15 p.m. 34.269986 -118.761389 Saturday, Simi Valley police received multiple reports about people fighting in a shopping center’s parking

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1 Dead, 2 Injured After Shooting at Carson Party

Deputies were called to the scene of the shooting in the 100 block of West Victoria Street on Saturday around 11:31 p.m. The group was transported to a local hospital where one man succumbed to his injuries. (Credit: KTLA) One man is dead and two others are injured Sunday after

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Nigeria Church Collapses, Kills as Many as 50 Worshipers

The faithful had been singing and dancing. It was unclear Sunday how many people were injured in the sudden collapse at the Reigners Bible Church. “People are blaming the construction, but there were also too many people in that church.” Emmanuel’s press secretary, Ekerete Udoh, said in a statement the

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Trump on Russian Hacking: ‘I Don’t Believe It’

“Once they hack if you don’t catch them in the act you’re not going to catch them,” Trump said. “I’m talking about anyone, period. #TakeTheBriefings,” Schiff tweeted. “I don’t really think it is, but who knows? (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) President-elect Donald Trump blasted the American intelligence community Sunday, calling

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38 Killed, 155 Wounded in Istanbul Explosions

If you don’t have respect and care for its people then we can not let this get away.” The Turkish prime minister’s office said in a statement, a day of national mourning has been declared on Sunday, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. “We have 38 martyrs and 155 injuries.

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Calls for Probe of Russian Role in 2016 US Elections

Jack Reed, the top Armed Services Committee Democrat, in a Sunday morning statement. Democrats and Republicans must work together, and across the jurisdictional lines of the Congress, to examine these recent incidents thoroughly and devise comprehensive solutions to deter and defend against further cyber-attacks.” John McCain, the Armed Services Committee

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Redondo Beach Police Shoot Suspect During Pursuit

No officers were injured. 33.728570 -118.300882 The suspect was hospitalized with unknown injuries, according to Bruce, who could not say how seriously the person was wounded. A short time later, an officer shot and wounded the suspect at South Leland and West 17th streets in San Pedro, near San Pedro High School,

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