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World Trump ex-lawyer Cohen again in Congress next week: United States lawmaker
Author: 0 Trump ex-lawyer Cohen again in Congress next week: United States lawmaker

He was interviewed behind closed doors by the House Intelligence Committee for more than eight hours. Cohen , who will soon go to prison for the lies he told lawmakers in 2017 to protect Trump, has been pulling no punches this week as he offers scathing anecdotes, insights and a paper trail that he believes shows Trump to be a "con man", a "racist" and a "cheat".

World Prophet Mboro to confront ‘resurrection’ pastor for discrediting Christianity
Author: 0 Prophet Mboro to confront ‘resurrection’ pastor for discrediting Christianity

TUKO.co.ke learnt Mboro wanted to know what drove the South African pastor to lie to people that he could raise people from the dead. "I have been struggling to get hold of the driver to explain what had happened", Mponda said. "We have no doubt that by working together, the truth will be uncovered and that if any wrongdoing is exposed, that the perpetrators will be brought to book".

World Vatican places restrictions on Cardinal George Pell after sex abuse conviction
Author: 0 Vatican places restrictions on Cardinal George Pell after sex abuse conviction

Pell was found guilty by a jury in December of sexual abusing two 13-year-old choir boys in 1996. Chief Judge Peter Kidd has already indicated Pell will serve prison time for indecently assaulting two choirboys at St. Pell has maintained his innocence throughout the entire process. "He believes it is appropriate for him to await his sentencing" in prison, Galbally said in a statement .

World 'Racist' labeling of Trump fuels tense moments in Congress
Author: 0 'Racist' labeling of Trump fuels tense moments in Congress

Patton, who was the planner for Eric Trump's wedding, said after Wednesday's hearing that she felt good standing up for Trump. Michael Cohen , Donald Trump's former personal attorney, gave anticipated and well-watched testimony before the House committee explaining his decade-long relationship with Trump and answering an array of questions - from allegations of racism to wide-sweeping corruption to the president's secretive financial dealings to collusion with Russian Federation to ...

World MPs back May's new Brexit strategy as European Union warns of delay conditions
Author: 0 MPs back May's new Brexit strategy as European Union warns of delay conditions

She looks to have postponed a moment of reckoning in the deeply divided legislature by promising lawmakers they will be given the chance next month to block a no-deal Brexit and delay Britain's exit day if her agreement is rejected. Sedwill denied accusations from members of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee that the government had failed to to prepare the country for a no-deal scenario.

World USA offers $1 million reward on Osama bin Laden’s son
Author: 0 USA offers $1 million reward on Osama bin Laden’s son

Bin Laden, who according to the United States is around 30, has threatened attacks against the United States to avenge the 2011 killing of his father, who was living in hiding in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad, by USA special forces.

Author: 0 UK Parliament votes down Labour's bid for a soft Brexit

That was enough to avert a showdown in parliament on Wednesday with lawmakers - including ministers in her own government who had said they were prepared to join a rebellion this week to avert an exit with no agreement . May had told MPs on Tuesday that without a new mandate, the European Union did not have the "legal authority" to separate the issue of citizens' rights from the Brexit deal.

World UK Labour Party suspends MP over antisemitism allegations
Author: 0 UK Labour Party suspends MP over antisemitism allegations

Speaking about the hearing for Labour Party member Marc Wadsworth, Williamson said of those supporting Jewish MP Ruth Smeeth "We had 40-50 white privileged parliamentarians marching down to try and influence a disciplinary hearing into a black guy".

World Israeli air force retaliates for balloon bomb in Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli air force retaliates for balloon bomb in Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the report and accused the U.N. Human Rights Council, which launched the probe, of hypocrisy and lies fueled by "an obsessive hatred for Israel ". "The commission found that Israeli security forces killed 183 of these protesters with live ammunition. Israel will continue to defend its citizens from these attacks, despite the Council's sentiment that Israel has no right to defend its borders", Nahshon said, adding that the HRC has become ...

World I don’t think Kim Jong Un had role in United States student’s death
Author: 0 I don’t think Kim Jong Un had role in United States student’s death

According to Mr Trump, Mr Kim made a significant offer - to dismantle all of the Yongbyon complex - the research and production facility at the heart of North Korea's nuclear programme. The president claimed Kim "felt very badly" about Warmbier's death. Australia's News.com speculated Kim balked at providing a full inventory of North Korea's nuclear weapons to the United States , fearing the weapons could be targeted and destroyed by American airstrikes.

World Venezuela's Guaido vows to return to Caracas despite threat of prison
Author: 0 Venezuela's Guaido vows to return to Caracas despite threat of prison

He heads to Paraguay on Friday after lobbying in Brazil for worldwide pressure on the government back home and coordinating a failed attempt to deliver aid across the Colombian border to desperate Venezuelans. The United States remains committed to delivering medicine, hygiene kits and other aid to Venezuela, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "We are hopeful that over the next couple of weeks, we can really begin to make a dent in that problem", Pompeo told reporters while flying to ...

World Minister V.K. Singh counters Yeddyurappa’s ‘Modi wave’ comments
Author: 0 Minister V.K. Singh counters Yeddyurappa’s ‘Modi wave’ comments

Expressing confidence of winning the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged BJP workers not to commit any mistake so that there are no regrets later. record! IAF sources identified the pilot as Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. BJP workers need to tell people the benefits of a strong government, he added.

World Mark Harris bows out of NC's 9th Congressional race
Author: 0 Mark Harris bows out of NC's 9th Congressional race

North Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Goodwin argued that the fraud allegations would hurt Rushing's chances against Democrat Dan McCready , who has announced he'll run again. Former state Sen. Tommy Tucker of Union County said Tuesday he's "95 percent sure" that he will run for the seat. He then stunned the room by calling for a new election .

World ICE: Woman Who Assaulted MAGA Hat Man Was in U.S. Illegally
Author: 0 ICE: Woman Who Assaulted MAGA Hat Man Was in U.S. Illegally

According to NBC Boston 10, court documents show that when police asked Santos why she approached Turner, she said it was because he supports President Donald Trump. In a statement provided to NBC Boston 10, John Mohan , a public affairs officer for ICE's Boston office said Rosiane Santos , 41, is "an unlawfully present citizen of Brazil".

World Kashmir crisis: Indian warplane crashes over disputed region
Author: 0 Kashmir crisis: Indian warplane crashes over disputed region

Devender Anand, an Indian army spokesman, said Pakistani soldiers targeted dozens of Indian military positions across the Line of Control throughout the night. An AFP journalist who visited the site where the military and residents said the payload was dropped could see a large crater and trees snapped in half, and three mud houses, one with a collapsed wall, nearby.

World Trump hails North Korea's 'awesome' potential ahead of talks with Kim
Author: 0 Trump hails North Korea's 'awesome' potential ahead of talks with Kim

Their first meeting in Singapore last June failed to produce any obvious gains, although Trump declared it a success. After the meeting both leaders vowed to work towards denuclearisation, though details were limited. "We will know fairly soon - Very Interesting!" "If Kim Jong Un jumped up on the table, pulled down his trousers and took a dump in front of Trump", said Lewis, "the president would tell us that he was especially impressed with a private but moving gesture made by Kim".

World Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be indicted on corruption charges
Author: 0 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be indicted on corruption charges

There will now be at least one pre-trial hearing before it proceeds to court, pending a final decision from Mandelblit, which is likely to be taken towards the end of 2019. "For three years they have been engaged in political persecution against us, an unprecedented witch hunt with the sole goal of overthrowing the right-wing government under my leadership and bringing (Yair) Lapid and (Benny) Gantz's left-wing party to power", said Netanyahu, referring to the leaders of the party that poses ...

World Michael Cohen to call Donald Trump a cheat, conman and racist
Author: 0 Michael Cohen to call Donald Trump a cheat, conman and racist

During his testimony to the House Oversight Committee, Cohen accused President Donald Trump of racism, alleging that he had made bigoted statements about black voters and countries with black leaders. "He confirmed to me (before Hardball had even gone off the air) that he does NOT have an audio tape of President Trump using the "N-word" and has NEVER had an audio tape of President Trump using the 'N-word.' Period".

World TikTok fined $5.7M for collecting kids' personal data
Author: 0 TikTok fined $5.7M for collecting kids' personal data

As per US children's privacy law COPPA , apps and websites must obtain parental consent before collecting data such as IP address, geolocation information and email address from users aged below 13. "We've now implemented changes to accommodate younger USA users in a limited, separate app experience that introduces additional safety and privacy protections designed specifically for this audience", TikTok said .

World Brexit: UK Parliament to decide between 'no deal' and delay
Author: 0 Brexit: UK Parliament to decide between 'no deal' and delay

Some pro-Brexit lawmakers, who fear delaying Brexit day could be used to try to stop Britain's withdrawal altogether, abstained from the vote. She said Parliament will get to vote again on the deal by March 12. Labour has said if it can't get its plan through Parliament, it will campaign for a second referendum on Britain's European Union membership. Tory MP Alberto Costa was forced to resign for submitting his plan to protect European Union and United Kingdom citizens' rights in the ...

World USA rejects Venezuela's call for Maduro-Trump talks
Author: 0 USA rejects Venezuela's call for Maduro-Trump talks

Under Maduro, Venezuela's economy has plunged into crisis, with extreme levels of inflation and deprivation causing social and political upheaval. "We are proposing the path of dialogue, even with the United States". Roraima state said on Wednesday a Venezuelan man who had suffered a gunshot wound died of multiple organ failure. Maduro has accused the United States of using aid as a political tool aimed at overthrowing him, and blames USA sanctions for the economic turmoil in his country.

World Australian Cardinal Convicted of Child Sexual Abuse Taken to Jail
Author: 0 Australian Cardinal Convicted of Child Sexual Abuse Taken to Jail

At the time that he was convicted , back in December of previous year, Pell was removed from the Council of Cardinal Advisers alongside two other cardinals, with no specific reason given. But the bail application was later withdrawn, and no date has been set for an appeal hearing. The Church respected the legal system, he said, but he added that everyone "should be equal under the law" and that "the same legal system which delivered the verdict will consider the appeal that the cardinal's ...

World We will verify Pakistan's claim: MEA on missing IAF pilot
Author: 0 We will verify Pakistan's claim: MEA on missing IAF pilot

By agreement between the Parties to the conflict, commissions shall be established for the objective of searching for dispersed prisoners of war and of assuring their repatriation with the least possible delay. Meanwhile, India today demanded immediate and safe return of its IAF pilot Abhinandan, captured by Pakistan after an aerial confrontation, and strongly objected to the neighbouring country's "vulgar display" of an injured defence personnel in violation of global norms.

World India says expects safe return of pilot held by Pakistan
Author: 0 India says expects safe return of pilot held by Pakistan

In a statement headed "Pakistan strikes back", the foreign ministry said the action was not retaliation " to continued Indian belligerence". It's response? An airstrike on what it claimed was a camp run by Jaish-e-Mohammed, the group that claimed the attack, on Pakistani soil.

World Iran's Rouhani rejects resignation of foreign minister Zarif
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani rejects resignation of foreign minister Zarif

The Emtedad news website quoting "an informed source" reported that "A very senior official of the regime has sent a short text to Zarif advising that his resignation is not in the interest of the country". measures. An EU source told Euronews yesterday that the bloc's foreign policy supremo Federica Mogherini hoped that Zarif's resignation would be rejected.

World White House: American oil worker abducted in Yemen reunited with family
Author: 0 White House: American oil worker abducted in Yemen reunited with family

US citizen Danny Burch had been detained in Yemen and was later released to the third-party country in January of 2018. "Danny's recovery reflects the best of what the United States & its partners can accomplish". Burch. "We maintain constant and intensive diplomatic, intelligence, and law enforcement cooperation within the United States Government and with our foreign partners".