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Today β€” October 19th 2019Your RSS feeds

Trump Taps Dan Brouillette to Succeed Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

By Lisa K. Friedman and Mariel Padilla

Mr. Brouillette, the deputy secretary of energy, will be nominated to take over from Mr. Perry, who said he would resign amid scrutiny over his role in the Ukraine scandal.

Trump Taps Dan Brouillette to Succeed Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

By Mariel Padilla

Mr. Brouillette, the deputy secretary of energy, will be nominated to take over from Mr. Perry, who said he would resign amid scrutiny over his role in the Ukraine scandal.

Yesterday β€” October 18th 2019Your RSS feeds

Mattis Mocks Trump’s Bone Spurs and Love of Fast Food

By Christine Hauser

At an annual dinner where leaders poke fun at one another, the former defense secretary took jabs at the president’s description of him as “overrated.”

In β€˜Cave-In,’ Trump Cease-Fire Cements Turkey’s Gains in Syria

By David E. Sanger and Eric Schmitt

The agreement, announced by Vice President Mike Pence, may stop the killing in the Kurdish enclave in northern Syria. But the cost to American influence is expected to be high.

Perry to Resign as Energy Secretary

By Maggie Haberman and Lisa Friedman

Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas who has become enmeshed in the Ukraine scandal, said he would resign as secretary of energy.

Perry to Resign as Energy Secretary

By Maggie Haberman and Lisa Friedman

Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas who has become enmeshed in the Ukraine scandal, said he would resign as secretary of energy.

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How a Band of Surfer Dudes Pulled Off the Biggest Jewel Heist in N.Y. History

By Corey Kilgannon

For a few months in 1964, “Murph the Surf” and his crew became folk heroes when they looted the Hall of Gems from the American Museum of Natural History.

Gordon Sondland Elbowed His Way Into Ukraine Policy. It Could Cost Him.

By Sharon LaFraniere, Michael Crowley and Michael S. Schmidt

Mr. Sondland was to tell impeachment investigators that President Trump placed a condition on any meeting with Ukraine’s president — the opening of an investigation that could benefit Mr. Trump.

Elaine Chao, Mitch McConnell and Questions of Conflict

By The Editorial Board

Congress wants answers from the transportation secretary, wife of the Senate majority leader, about the apparent mixing of public and family business.

Former Top State Dept. Aide Tells Impeachment Investigators He Quit Over Ukraine

By Nicholas Fandos, Julian E. Barnes and Michael D. Shear

Michael McKinley, who resigned as a senior adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, said career diplomats had been sidelined on Ukraine.

Just Out of Prison, Brooklyn Gunman Is Killed by Officers, Police Say

By Ed Shanahan, Sean Piccoli and Azi Paybarah

The man was on parole after serving a five-year sentence for robbery, and was firing at another man when officers encountered him in Brooklyn, the police said.

U.S. Indicts Turkish Bank on Charges of Evading Iran Sanctions

By Eric Lipton

The charges against Halkbank were announced as President Trump, having allowed Turkish-backed forces to invade Syria, is looking to take a tougher stand against Turkey.

How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a Hasty, Risky Withdrawal From Syria

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Eric Schmitt

The Pentagon will have to disassemble combat bases that were built to stay for a mission that was supposed to last, and protect the troops as they withdraw amid a chaotic battlefield.

Senior State Dept. Ukraine Expert Says White House Sidelined Him

By Nicholas Fandos, Kenneth P. Vogel and Michael D. Shear

George Kent told investigators he was cut out of Ukraine policymaking and told to “lay low” on it, after a May meeting orchestrated by Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff.

It’s Time to Talk to Iran

By William J. Burns and Jake Sullivan

With tensions rising in the Middle East and Iran suffering under sanctions, this may be the last best opportunity to walk back from the brink.

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