News / UK and world by Press Association December 14, 2018, 10:46 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter President Donald Trump has announced that budget director Mick Mulvaney will be his next chief of staff. Mr Trump tweeted on Friday that Mr Mulvaney “has done an outstanding job” in his administration and would take over next year. Mr Trump deemed Mr Mulvaney his “acting chief of staff” but it was not immediately clear what that meant for the length of his tenure. He will replace John Kelly. Mr Trump praised Mr Kelly’s service and called him a “great patriot” in the tweet. Mr Trump announced last week that Mr Kelly, who served in the post for more than a year, would soon be departing. The president’s first choice was Nick Ayers, the vice president’s chief of staff, who bowed out after being unable to come to an agreement on how long he would serve in the post. Journalist and … [Read more...] about Who has Donald Trump named as his next White House chief of staff?
This Aspley three-bed is certainly causing a stir. In fact, in the past 30 days it has been viewed via property website Zoopla some 1,848 times - making it the most popular house on the site during that period of time. Of course there is always a reason for low prices, and it looks like this house is appealing to those looking for a project. Selling agent, Castlegate Estates says that the house is great for those looking to put their own own stamp on a property, and not afraid of a bit of work. Click on the gallery below to see inside this house Sneak peek inside Nottingham's most viewed property View gallery So, if you are handy and fancy rolling up your sleeves here's what you'll need to know. The property requires modernisation throughout but does have gas central heating. Accommodation on the ground floor includes an entrance hall, living room, kitchen/diner and conservatory. On the first floor there are three good-sized bedrooms and a shower room. Externally, there are … [Read more...] about This in Nottingham’s most viewed house
The White House chief of staff sweepstakes is over — and Mick Mulvaney is the winner, President Trump announced on Twitter Friday. Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget and the acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He will replace outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly.Only hours early, the president had a list of five candidates, according to Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president. — This is a developing story and will be updated. … [Read more...] about Mick Mulvaney to be acting White House chief of staff
A man listened in on his estranged wife using bugging devices in the marital home, a court has heard. Anthony Scott also planted a listening device in her car so he could keep tabs on her. A judge described Scott's behaviour as obsessive, compulsive and "very odd". Swansea Crown Court heard that Scott and his wife separated in early 2017, and the defendant moved out of the family home in Port Talbot. Carina Hughes, prosecuting, said that over the following months his ex-partner began to be concerned about messages from Scott which contained references to matters he could only know about if he was party to private conversations. The prosecutor said that on one occasion in the summer of last year Scott made reference to a country walk and meal she was planning - something she had only discussed with a male friend. Scott then began sending her messages telling her things like "bugs are wonderful things - especially microscopic ones". The court heard the 45-year-old would also frequently … [Read more...] about Man spied on estranged wife using listening devices in her house and car
WASHINGTON - It's been two decades since Greg Clugston started writing his annual poems capturing each year in the White House. Since Bill Clinton was president, Clugston's poems have detailed both the politics and headlines in the nation's capital — all to the rhythm of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas. This year was no different with Clugston, a White House correspondent for Salem Radio Network, capturing everything from the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian election meddling and the separation of migrant families at the border to the Oval Office meeting with rapper Kanye West and summits with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and in the White House, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes Border Wall funding soon would be there. POTUS was sleeping, all tucked in his bed, … [Read more...] about White House Christmas poem captures the year in politics