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World Federal crime and Donald Trump: What's the deal?
Author: 0 Federal crime and Donald Trump: What's the deal?

While Cohen implicated the president in the hush payments to two women - adult film actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal - in his guilty plea in August in NY, the filing on Friday marked the first time federal prosecutors officially concurred.

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Author: 0 "So Untruthful": Donald Trump Hits Out At James Comey's Testimony

Comey had already testified during a almost three-hour hearing in June 2017. Here's some tidbits to chew on. Comey buckled over the weekend, announcing he would appear following assurances that a full transcript would get released and he could speak about what he had testified.

World Trump nominates Gen. Mark Milley as chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Under the law, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the highest-ranking and senior-most military officer in the U.S. Armed Forces and is the principal military advisor to the president. Milley served as a Green Beret and commanded troops in Afghanistan. As the Army's top leader, he helped shepherd the groundbreaking move of women into front-line infantry and other combat positions, while warning that it would take time to do it right.

World WH: Mueller Filing On Manafort Lies 'Says Absolutely Nothing About The President'
Author: 0 WH: Mueller Filing On Manafort Lies 'Says Absolutely Nothing About The President'

But none of those lies point to Russian collusion with the Trump campaign. Federal prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to sentence Michael Cohen , U.S. In addition to coming clean on the Moscow project, Cohen provided information to Mueller about several attempts by Russians to contact the Trump's campaign, according to Friday's filing.

World Trump Names State Department's Spokesperson Nauert as UN Ambassador
Author: 0 Trump Names State Department's Spokesperson Nauert as UN Ambassador

Her nomination comes after Nikki Haley announced in October that she would be stepping down at the end of the year. Nauert, 48, previously worked as a host at both Fox News and ABC News before joining the State Department, where she has worked very close under Secretary Mike Pompeo on the road.

World US, China Look to Limit Impact of Tech Head's Arrest
Author: 0 US, China Look to Limit Impact of Tech Head's Arrest

The governments of the UK, Australia and New Zealand have moved to prevent Huawei technology being used in their future 5G mobile phone networks, following a United States drive to stop its allies from purchasing from the company. "They had been warned, and finally we had to prosecute that", he said. The Attorney General opposed Meng's release on bail. The arrest of Meng Wanzhou fuelled concerns about already fraught relations between Washington and Beijing and the future of the trade ...

World Dozens of mafia suspects held in international sting
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At least 90 people were arrested, and more than three tons of drugs and millions of laundered money were seized across Italy, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. "Today's action, code named 'Pollino", is the result of an intensive joint investigation that started in 2016 and has been coordinated at European level, ' Eurojust said.

World Turkey seeks arrest of Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi
Author: 0 Turkey seeks arrest of Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi

Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), who commandeered a press conference setup during the briefing to denounce the " deep state " wanting to keep everyone in the dark. Chris Murphy, a Democrat Connecticut who co-sponsored a bipartisan resolution calling for an end to the United States role in Yemen. Corker said he's not certain he would support pulling back from Yemen but that "I deserve the right" to back a withdrawal of U.S.

World Israel says launches operation to 'cut off' Hezbollah infiltration tunnels
Author: 0 Israel says launches operation to 'cut off' Hezbollah infiltration tunnels

During Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting in Brussels on Monday with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Secretary also emphasized America's commitment to Israel's national security and "absolute right to self defense". Near the Lebanese village of Kfar Kila, an AFP photographer on Tuesday saw at least one Israeli bulldozer churning up earth, apparently as part of Operation Northern Shield.

World Marine Planes Crash Off Japan Coast, Search and Rescue Underway
Author: 0 Marine Planes Crash Off Japan Coast, Search and Rescue Underway

Marine Corps aircraft, which may have crashed in mid-air, U.S. officials said. The US has more than 50,000 troops stationed in Japan, more than 18,000 of them in the US Marine Corps. Japanese aircraft were taking part in the search effort, according to the Marines. United States media reported five crew were on the C-130 and two on the F-18.

World Top US senators blame Saudi prince for Khashoggi death
Author: 0 Top US senators blame Saudi prince for Khashoggi death

Last week's vote set up debate on Senate passage of the Yemen resolution, which could happen next week. Last week, Defense Secretary James Mattis said "we have no smoking gun that the crown prince was involved". President Donald Trump has said stopping the sales would only help nations such as China and Russian Federation. " Maybe he did and maybe he didn't! ".

World Iran vows to continue missile tests despite USA warnings
Author: 0 Iran vows to continue missile tests despite USA warnings

Hunt added. Iran's military has cited 2,000 km as the current missile range, and said USA bases in Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, plus US aircraft carriers in the Gulf, were within range. Pompeo criticised Iran and China in his speech, rejecting suggestions that Washington was acting unilaterally. France said it was concerned by the test, with the foreign ministry describing it as "provocative and destabilizing" and saying it "does not conform" with United Nations ...

World MPs are starting to 'take back of control' of Brexit
Author: 0 MPs are starting to 'take back of control' of Brexit

Legislators in the House of Commons found the government in contempt of Parliament for refusing to publish in full the advice it had received from the country's top law officer about the terms of Britain's departure from the EU. "We should not let the search for a ideal Brexit prevent a good Brexit which delivers on the wishes of the British people". But his words did little to soothe some of the deal's most caustic critics, where many Brexit supporters said the so-called backstop for ...

World Former Us President George Bush Dies Aged 94
Author: 0 Former Us President George Bush Dies Aged 94

Bush fought for freedom and prosperity for all Americans". "My deepest condolences go out to the Bush family, and I join our nation in mourning the passing of George H.W. He had spent every summer in the seaside town since childhood, except during World War II while he was a naval aviator. Over the next decade, he held several high-level posts that took him and Barbara around the world: head of the Republican National Committee, US ambassador to the United Nations, envoy to China ...

World Michael Cohen's lawyers ask for no prison time
Author: 0 Michael Cohen's lawyers ask for no prison time

Trump Foundation and certain individual defendants, including Donald J. Trump". In Friday's memo to Judge Pauley, attorneys for Cohen wrote that "Michael's decision to cooperate and take full responsibility for his own conduct well reflects his personal resolve, notwithstanding past errors, to re-point his internal compass true north toward a productive, ethical and thoroughly law abiding life".

Author: 0 Cops seek suitor who dropped engagement ring down NYC grating

Likely having other things to do, but remembering it's the holiday season, special operations cops make it their mission to find and rescue the ring from underneath the streets, trapped inside a subway grate. They also posted a photo of the ring itself. In the photo, Anthony was seen wearing a ring on the traditional finger, although the couple said they abandoned plans to visit a jewellery store to replace the ring on discovering it had been found .

World Merkel's plane makes emergency landing on way to G20
Author: 0 Merkel's plane makes emergency landing on way to G20

The plane has landed safely in Cologne , the spokesman told CNN on Friday. Air force Col. Guido Henrich said the problem was caused by the failure of an electrical distributor box, which affected the radio system and also a fuel system, meaning that the plane couldn't dump fuel.

World Massive Earthquake Rocks Alaska, Governor Issues Disaster Declaration
Author: 0 Massive Earthquake Rocks Alaska, Governor Issues Disaster Declaration

While we don't see almost as many earthquakes here in Pennsylvania, there are some minor faults that have caused some memorable earthquakes. "I took him just in time before the TV fell on him", she recounted from an emergency shelter, where she took the boy and his two younger siblings afterwards.