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World News (in English) RSS feed

Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Donald Trump came very close to firing Ivanka and Jared over Twitter dispute: new book

On multiple occasions, former President Donald Trump reportedly threatened to remove his daughter, Ivanka Trump, and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, from their senior roles as White House advisors, a new book reveals.Trump's threats were detailed in a new book, titled “Confidence Man.” Written by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, the book recounts multiple incidents where Trump mulled over firing the couple. Per HuffPost: "Trump repeatedly gave instructions 'to essentially fire the pair' during meetings with Kelly and then-White House counsel Don McGahn, said Haberman."READ MORE: Trump blasted for praising Ivanka and Jared on vacation: ‘Everybody works harder than those two morons'Another incident highlighted Trump's thoughts about taking to Twitter to announce the couple's departure from the White House. Per Haberman, Trump was “'about to write on Twitter' that they’d left their unpaid jobs."John Kelly, who was serving as White House chief of staff at the time, reportedly talked Trump out of posting the tweet telling him, per HuffPost that "he should explain to the family members what he was planning to post first."Trump agreed to take Kelly's advice but, according to Haberman, he “never followed up with the conversation.” The couple is said to have been unaware of his disapproval.Although Trump repeatedly gave orders to Kelly and McGahn, the two refused to adhere to the request amid fears that “he would not back them once his daughter and son-in-law pushed back.”READ MORE: How Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump botched the White House's COVID-19 response -- according to Stephanie GrishamAlthough Ivanka Trump and Kushner did not take paychecks for their White House roles, they still made eight to nine figures in profits from outside ventures while working for the Trump administration.READ MORE: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner no longer affiliated with Donald Trump's political endeavors: report (Alternet 28/09 20:15)

» New book: Trump nearly fired Jared and Ivanka via tweet (CNN 28/09 18:04)
» Donald Trump came very close to firing Ivanka and Jared over Twitter dispute: new book (Alternet 28/09 20:15)

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Richarlison: Rio Ferdinand says authorities must do more to combat racism after Richarlison incident

Rio Ferdinand has called on authorities to do more to combat racism after Richarlison had a banana thrown at him during Brazil's 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia. (BBC News 28/09 17:40)

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03

Nord Stream leaks: Sabotage to blame, says EU

Seismologists said there were underwater blasts before the leaks emerged near a Danish island. (BBC News 28/09 16:50)

» BBC News  

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