Day: August 30, 2019

Trump’s personal assistant steps down over info breach: reports

Donald Trump’s personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout resigned on Thursday after she shared information about the president’s family with journalists, US media reported. Westerhout’s unexpected departure came after Trump learned that she had talked about his family and White House matters with reporters at an off-the-record session during the […]


Hong Kong police round up activists as major demo called off

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activists including a lawmaker were arrested Friday in a protest crackdown — a move described by rights groups as a well-worn tactic deployed by China to suffocate dissent ahead of key political events. The sweep comes after a major rally planned for Saturday was […]

Jim Leavelle, lawman at Lee Harvey Oswald’s side, dies at 99

DALLAS — Jim Leavelle, the longtime Dallas lawman who was captured in one of history’s most iconic photographs as he escorted President John F. Kennedy’s assassin moments before he was fatally shot, has died. He was 99. Leavelle, distinctive in his light-colored suit and white Stetson, is seen […]

Florida waits: Hurricane Dorian is looking increasingly dire

MIAMI — Unsure of where Hurricane Dorian might strike, Florida residents watched the increasingly dire forecast with a sense of helplessness Friday and braced for what could be the most powerful storm to hit the state’s east coast in nearly 30 years. President Donald Trump — whose Mar-a-Lago […]

Nripendra Misra steps down as Principal Secretary to PM

open view news desk Shri Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister has expressed his intention to be relieved of his assignment.  The Prime Minister has requested him to continue for two weeks. Further, the Prime Minister has also appointed Shri P.K. Sinha, IAS (Retd.) UP:77, as […]

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