Senate confirms Donald Trump's pick as US intel chief

Credit: WorldNews- Published on May 22, 2020
WASHINGTON: The US Senate has confirmed 's nominee, as the next Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Senators on Thursday voted 49-44 on Ratcliffe's nomination, largely along party lines, reports Xinhua news agency. Republicans hold 53 seats in the Senate. Ahead of Thursday's vote, Senate Majority Leader praised Ratcliffe...
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Upper house of the United States Congress
Election Day is just three days away, and while much national attention has been focused on the heated presidential race between President Trump and former Vice..
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Republicans are battling to hold off losses by warning of the risks of unified Democratic power in Washington, but they concede their majority is in peril.
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45th president of the United States
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Capital of the United States of America
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With four days to go until Election Day, CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett discusses the candidates' closing arguments to voters, what's at..
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Official press agency of the People's Republic of China
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- American biotechnology company Moderna said on Thursday it is preparing for the launch of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate..
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NEW DELHI, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an earth observation satellite (EOS) on Nov. 7, for applications in...
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HANOI, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people died and 45 others remain missing in landslides in Vietnam's central Quang Nam province as of Thursday...
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NEW DELHI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- India's federal Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19. Irani took to social..
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras on Wednesday unveiled a net loss of 236 million U.S. dollars in the third quarter of..
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Major political party in the United States
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Florida’s 26th Congressional District seemed like the rare pickup opportunity for Republicans. But the campaign has been complicated by the coronavirus and the..
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