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Trump's new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues Feb 21 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster.

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Tillerson affirms importance of constructive U.S.-China ties

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by telephone with China's top diplomat on Tuesday and affirmed the importance of a constructive U.S.-China relationship, and the two agreed on the need to address the threat posed by North Korea, the State Department said.

World, Election 2016, China Feb 21 2017

Attorney Olmem joins White House economic council: sources

WASHINGTON Andrew Olmem, an attorney and former Republican congressional aide, has joined the White House National Economic Council as a deputy to Gary Cohn, said two sources familiar with the move.

Election 2016 Feb 21 2017
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Conservative U.S. justices skeptical in cross-border shooting case

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday expressed skepticism about reviving a lawsuit filed by the family of a Mexican teenager against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot the 15-year-old from across the border in Texas in 2010.

Election 2016, U.S., Mexico Feb 21 2017
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Outspoken lieutenant general named Trump's top security adviser

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors.

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