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Trump says will have most Cabinet posts filled next week 11:50am EST

NEW YORK U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was set to interview more candidates for top jobs in his administration on Friday and said he expected to have most members of his Cabinet announced next week.

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Obama expresses confidence in incoming UN chief Guterres

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday said he was confident that United Nations secretary general-elect Antonio Guterres would be an effective leader of the international organization.

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Pence: Trump will focus fast on tax, healthcare, immigration: WSJ

The Trump administration plans to move quickly on its goals to overhaul taxation, healthcare and immigration laws, Vice President-elect Mike Pence said in an interview published by the Wall Street Journal on Friday.

Election 2016 9:18am EST
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Trump team considering new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran: FT

WASHINGTON Donald Trump's transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing congressional sources who have been in contact with the president-elect's team.

Election 2016 8:59am EST
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Porous Texas border fence foreshadows challenges for Trump's wall

BROWNSVILLE, Texas The rust-colored border security fence starts in a dusty field on the Loop family farm in South Texas - about 15 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and a mile north of the southern U.S. border. | Video

Election 2016, U.S. 7:15am EST