Jan Koum’s plan to exit comes after clashing with the parent company over WhatApp’s strategy and Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday.
An Australian court on Tuesday established that there was enough evidence to open a formal trial against Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican’s financial chief who has been accused with paedophilia and numerous other historical sexual offences.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly today flatly denied calling US President Donald Trump an “idiot” as claimed by a news report.
The report by NBC news, based on multiple unnamed sources from the White House, alleged that Kelly has referred to Trump as “an idiot” multiple times to underscore his point. The retired general immediately refuted the allegations.
“I spend more time with the President than anyone else and we have an incredibly candid and strong relationship. He always knows where I stand and he and I both know this story is total BS. I am committed to the President, his agenda, and our country,” he said.
“This is another pathetic attempt to smear people close to President Trump and distract from the administration’s many successes,” Kelly said in a statement.
Hours later, Kelly was joined by President Trump himself on Twitter to refute such an impression of the White House.
“The Fake News is going crazy making up false stories and using only unnamed sources (who don’t …
A man who admitted discussing plans to explode bombs in Times Square and other New York locations received a 10-year prison sentence Monday for conspiring with others, including his older brother, to support a terrorist organisation.
Nader Saadeh had faced a maximum of 15 years but received a lighter sentence because his cooperation helped the government prosecute four other men, including his older brother, Alaa.
One of the others, former New York resident Munther Omar Saleh, was making plans to detonate bombs in Times Square and at the World Trade Center and the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Queens, Assistant US Attorney Dennis Carletta said in court today.
Alaa Saadeh, a resident of Fort Lee in northern New Jersey, worked as a supervisor at a Staples office supply store. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 15 years in 2016.
Saleh also pleaded guilty and is serving an 18-year sentence.
At Nader Saadeh’s plea hearing in 2015, he acknowledged looking at diagrams ..