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Trump picks hostage negotiator O'Brien for top security job

Reuters Wednesday, 18 September 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser, replacing hardliner John Bolton who was fired abruptly last week after clashing with the president on a host of issues.
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