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Roads blocked. The National Mall shut down. Inside look at how 25,000 National Guardsmen are arriving in Washington, DC. Thousands of National Guardsmen from across America are arriving daily in Washington, D.C., as they build up to the 25,000 members authorized to help provide security at next week's presidential inauguration in the wake of the assault on the U.S.
Capitol. Bringing in so many guardsmen has been a major logistical feat in just a matter of days has been a major logistical feat after the Secret Service requested that the number of personnel increase from15,000 to 25,000. The number of guardsmen in the city will be a military force five times larger than the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan combined. "To bring them from every state in the nation on short notice -- that many folks -- is truly an incredible feat," Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, told ABC News. BREAKING: President Has Delivered “In a Big Way” With Declassification of Major Obamagate Documents; May Be Released As Early As Friday – The Published Reporter® WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to Fox Business News’s Lou Dobbs who today interviewed John Solomon, who was formerly an executive and editor-in-chief at The Washington Times, the remaining FBI documents on Russian collusion have been declassified and could be released as soon as tomorrow or Monday.
Solomon, an award-winning investigative journalist, said that the entire narrative of Trump Collusion was created and leaked to the news media to neutralize Hillary Clinton’s concern that her email scandal had not gone away. Estonia's PM resigns over corruption scandal in his party. Baron Benjamin de Rothschild Dead: Billionaire Dies at 57. Getty Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and his mother.
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild, a prominent global philanthropist and Swiss financier, has died suddenly at the age of 57, according to the Edmond de Rothschild group whose board of directors he chaired. “It is with deep regret and great sadness that Edmond de Rothschild Group announces the passing of Benjamin de Rothschild following a heart attack at his home in Pregny (Switzerland) in the afternoon of 15 January 2021,” the group’s statement says.
His net worth was more than $1.5 billion, according to Forbes, which calls him a “descendant of the French Rothschild banking family.” The Gitana Team also issued a statement announcing that de Rothschild had died, according to Sail-World. How Malaysia’s government collapsed in two years. End of an era: German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to step down after 15 years, World News. Its the end of an era as later this year, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel will step down from her position after serving the country for 15 long years and as one of the de-facto leaders of Europe, now her party has appointed a new leader.
Only a few leaders can boast of a track record that can match Angela Merkel's record. Severing as the german chancellor for 15 years and counting, she has worked with five British prime ministers, four French presidents, seven Italian prime ministers and once Joe Biden takes oath, four American presidents. Dutch government resigns over child welfare fraud scandal. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the Cabinet's resignation in an address Friday, saying that responsibility for the scandal "ultimately rests with the incumbent Cabinet and nowhere else.
" Under the scandal, around 10,000 families in the Netherlands were told to repay tens of thousands of euros of subsidies after being wrongly accused of child welfare fraud. Rutte made his speech in the aftermath of the publication of a report by the Parliamentary Interrogation Committee on Childcare Allowance, which he called "very tough, but fair. " "On all levels throughout the political-administrative-legal system, mistakes have been made that have resulted in great injustice to thousands of parents," he remarked.
The Dutch premier was clear that financial compensation for the affected parents is the "the first thing that needs to be properly arranged. " "We will continue to work on quick compensation and the improvements needed for the future. " Yahoo fait désormais partie de Verizon Media. Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media.
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Italian politicians and police among 300 held in mafia bust. Italian military police have arrested more than 300 people including politicians and officials on suspicion of membership of the ‘Ndrangheta, in what is being described as the second biggest mafia bust in the country’s history.
About 2,500 officers participated in raids centred on the Calabrian city of Vibo Valentia on Thursday. The suspects were variously held on suspicion of extortion, murder, money laundering and belonging to a mafia organisation. The investigation started in 2016 and covered at least 11 Italian regions including Lombardy, Sicily, Veneto, Tuscany and Campania. Suspects were traced to and arrested in Germany, Switzerland and Bulgaria. Russian government resigns as Vladimir Putin plans future. Polish foreign minister resigns — second Cabinet resignation this week. Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz resigned on Thursday, ahead of a major Cabinet reshuffle.
It comes after Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski resigned on Tuesday amid rising coronavirus infections and accusations of a bungled response. Czaputowicz, 64, is seen as a more moderate member of the right-wing government and had been foreign minister since January 2018. Their replacements will be announced soon, according to a government spokesman. The ruling right-wing, Law and Justice party announced a government reshuffle after President Andrzej Duda was reelected in July.
Italy’s government in crisis after Matteo Renzi’s party quits.