VP-elect Pence to replace Chris Christie as head of Trump's White House transition team

VP-elect Pence to replace Chris Christie as head of Trump's White House transiti

Washington D.C. [United States], Nov. 12 : Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey, has been replaced with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as the head of his White House transition team by the President-elect Donald Trump.

Taking an unprecedented move, Trump also named three of his own children and his son-in-law to the executive committee overseeing the transition, reports the Guardian.

Replacement of Christie comes in the wake of impeachment calls being faced by him following the conviction of two former aides in the so-called " Bridgegate" scandal.

However, Christie denied the allegations being leveled against him.

Christie was among the first to endorse Trump after dropping out from the primary race to the elections.


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President-elect Trump now receiving Intel briefings

President-elect Trump now receiving Intel briefings

Washington D.C.[U.S], Nov. 12 : It was barely a month ago that the U.S. media, quoting unnamed sources, reported that intelligence agencies were dreading their briefings for Donald Trump were he to win the election, but the day has dawned now thanks to the tumult of democratic processes.

President-elect Donald Trump has begun getting intelligence briefings known as 'the book'.

National security experts say that most President-elects go into the briefing rooms looking fairly confident but once they are informed about all intelligence operations that the US is currently engaged in, the threat perceptions, and about the nuclear code, most men look "ashen faced".


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President-elect Trump to soon receive intel 'crown jewels'

President-elect Trump to soon receive intel 'crown jewels'

Washington D.C. [United States], Nov. 11 : Two different sets of intelligence briefings will be given to the President-elect Donald Trump, consisting information on the nation's most secretive intelligence-gathering programs from the intelligence community and the US military.

According to the US officials, Trump is set to begin receiving the President's Daily Brief very soon.

The President-elect will be briefed on matters such as signals intelligence collection methods of the National Security Agency, operations conducted by the Pentagon's Joint Special Operations Command and CIA overseas intelligence collections operations, CNN reports.


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Russia was "in touch" with Trump's team during Presidential campaign

Russia was "in touch" with Trump's team during Presidential campaign

Washington D.C. [United States], Nov. 11 : The Russian government has claimed that it was in touch with the representatives from Donald Trump's presidential campaign, however, the President-elect's team has firmly denied the report.

This development comes after Clinton camp continuously accusing Trump over his close ties to the Russian regime, which Trump has constantly denied.

"During this entire period, we not only sent some signals through some representatives, or private messages," the CNN quoted Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying on Thursday about the communications with the Trump staff.

"It was our clear position that we are ready for cooperation and working together and establishing normal relations," she added.


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IMF supports PM Modi's 'demonetization' move in fight against corruption

IMF supports PM Modi's 'demonetization' move in fight against corruption

Washington D.C. [U.S.], Nov. 11 : International Monetary Fund (IMF) has supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to fight corruption by demonetizing 500 and 1000 rupees notes but cautioned that the move has to be managed prudently.

IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters in Washington that the global body supports Modi government's measures to fight corruption and illicit financial flows in India.

He, however, said that the move has to be managed prudently to minimize possible disruptions keeping in mind the large role of cash in everyday transactions in Indian economy.


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Melania Trump, Michelle Obama tete-a-tete over tea at White House

Melania Trump, Michelle Obama tete-a-tete over tea at White House

Washington D.C.[United States], Nov.11 : While President Barack Obama and President-Elect Donald Trump were having a crucial meeting in the Oval Office with the eyes of the world on them, few doors down another change of guard was underway between First Lady Michelle Obama and Melania Trump.

Michelle hosted the soon-to-be first lady for tea and a tour of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in the White House briefing.

A photo released by the White House showed the two sitting next to each other and chatting amicably in gold chairs in the Yellow Oval Room, located in the residence of the White House, reports CNN.

Earnest said that during the visit to Trump's future home, the two women discussed several issues, especially raising children in the White House.


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President Obama assured by Trump's commitment: White House

President Obama assured by Trump's commitment: White House

Washington D.C. (United States), Nov. 11 : White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest asserted that President Obama is filled with renewed confidence in the commitment of the President-elect Donald Trump to engage in an effective, smooth transition after meeting him at the White House.

"We are committed to doing what is required on our part to make sure that that happens. And the President was pleased to hear a similar commitment expressed by the President-elect," said Earnest while responding to a question.


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Obama is 'a very good man', says Trump post White House meet

Obama is 'a very good man', says Trump post White House meet

Washington D.C. (United States), Nov. 11 : United States President Barack Obama met the President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, as both men put their bitter differences aside in a time-honoured ritual epitomizing the peaceful transfer of political power.

Three days after mocking Trump as unfit to control the codes needed to launch nuclear weapons, Obama told his successor that he wanted him to succeed and would do everything he could to ensure a smooth transition, reports CNN.

Calling Obama a "very good man" Trump, said that he would be seeking his advice in future.


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After Trump's win, reports of racist graffiti, hate crimes mushroom in U.S.

After Trump's win, reports of racist graffiti, hate crimes mushroom in U.S.

Washington D.C. [U.S.], Nov. 11 : After Donald Trump's presidential win, fears of intolerance and racist, hate crime have become a reality for some Americans as reports of incidents including racist graffiti in schools and Muslims being bullied are emerging from across the country.

While Trump has been accused of fostering xenophobia and Islamophobia, some of his supporters have used his words as justification to carry out hateful acts, CNN reports.

Student Moses Karngbaye said he was terrified to see racist graffiti sprawled inside a bathroom in his Minnesota high school.

"#Go back to Africa" and "Make America great again," someone wrote on a toilet paper dispenser at Maple Grove Senior High School.


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Will ensure Obama Care does not get repealed under Trump administration: Josh Earnest

Will ensure Obama Care does not get repealed under Trump administration: Josh Ea

Washington DC [USA], Nov. 10 : White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has said the Obama administration would make sure that policies like the Affordable Care Act, referred to as Obama Care, climate change and Iran deal would remain in force, and added that the President-elect Donald Trump would be briefed about the status of these policies.

"I am not going to speak and predict what kind of policies he is going to make and he was pretty explicit in the campaign trail, but part of a smooth transition is to ensure that they have the latest available information about the status of the policies and that something our administration is committed provide it," said Earnest while responding to a poser about the continuation of policies under the new administration.


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Shootings at an anti-Trump rally in Seattle, many injured

Shootings at an anti-Trump rally in Seattle, many injured

Washington D.C. (U.S.) Nov. 10 : Many persons have been injured in shooting in Seattle, Washington, as hundreds of people took to the streets to protest against U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump's victory in 2016 Presidential election.

According to American media report, the shooting took place at Pine Street and 3 Avenue and the police have arrived at the scene.

The investigation into the incident is underway.

Trump was yesterday elected the President of the United States.

The Republican nominee won after capturing Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold.

Trump's surprising performance at the polls ended Hillary Clinton's quest to make history as the first female president of the United States.


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Hillary winning popular vote underscores her national campaign support: John Earnest

Hillary winning popular vote underscores her national campaign support: John Ear

Washington DC [USA], Nov. 10 : Despite Donald Trump emerging triumph in the presidential election, White House Press Secretary John Earnest has said that his Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote underscores her ability to built support for a national campaign.

Responding to a poser as to whether the poll have rejected not only Clinton but also incumbent Barack Obama by casting their votes in Trump's favour, Earnest wondered whether anybody has direct answer to the same.

Earnest drew the attention of the media towards some relevant facts to put forth his stand.


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Donald Trump to be the 45th president of US

Donald Trump to be the 45th president of US

Washington D.C. [United States], Nov. 9 : Republican Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th president of the United States and Mike Pence will be his Vice President.

Trump's surprising performance at the polls ended Hillary Clinton's quest to make history as the first female president of the United States.

Trump, a 70-year-old celebrity businessman who had never before run for office, is poised to become the oldest president ever elected to a first term, reports the Washington Post.


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TestingXperts achieves ISO 27001 certification for its global delivery centre in Chandigarh

TestingXperts achieves ISO 27001 certification for its global delivery centre in

Pennsylvania [United States], Nov.9 : TestingXperts, a specialist Software Testing and QA company, is pleased to announce the achievement of 'ISO 27001:2013' certification for its state of the art global delivery centre in Chandigarh.

This achievement is a testament to TestingXperts' commitment to implementing highest standards of information management.

This adds to the existing certifications that TestingXperts has on quality and security including but not limited to ISO 9001.


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McCain wins Arizona Senate Race for sixth term

McCain wins Arizona Senate Race for sixth term

Phoenix [United States], Nov. 9 : Surviving one of the most bruising election seasons of his long political career, Senator John McCain has secured a sixth term for representing Arizona in Washington by fending off a challenge from his Democratic rival, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick.

McCain, 80, weathered a revolt from within the Republican Party as he found himself in an awkward relationship with Donald J. Trump, who last year had mocked his military service and years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, saying: "He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren't captured," reports the New York Times.


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