Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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Trump nominates Esper for defense secretary

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/16/19, 11:34 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump nominated Mark Esper on Monday afternoon to succeed Gen. Jim Mattis as secretary of defense. The Department of Defense has not had a confirmed head since Mattis’ resignation in December. Following the nomination, Esper had to step down from his position as acting defense secretary while he goes through the Senate confirmation process, which could conclude as early as Thursday after a hearing on Tuesday.

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No confirmed ICE raid sightings so far

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/15/19, 11:35 am

WASHINGTON—Nationwide Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids, which President Donald Trump said would begin this weekend, had not materialized in most major cities by Sunday. An anonymous U.S.

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Djokovic, Halep victorious at Wimbledon

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/15/19, 11:17 am

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic outlasted Switzerland’s Roger Federer in London Sunday, defending his men’s singles title in the longest championship match ever played at Wimbledon. It was Djokovic’s fifth victory at Wimbledon and his 16th major title. “Unfortunately, in these kinds of matches, one of the players has to lose,” he said. “It’s quite unreal.”

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