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World Cohen Lawyer: Trump Suggestion That Tapes Were Illegal Is 'Flawed' Strategy
Author: 0 Cohen Lawyer: Trump Suggestion That Tapes Were Illegal Is 'Flawed' Strategy

Trump tweeted Saturday morning: " The good news is that your favorite President did nothing wrong! ". Current Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said the payment was never made and the brief recording shows Trump did nothing wrong. Davis said "any attempt at spin can not change what is on the tape". Cohen's recording adds to questions about whether Trump tried to quash damaging stories before the election.

World Two victims leave hospital after Missouri tour boat tragedy
Author: 0 Two victims leave hospital after Missouri tour boat tragedy

The company offers refunds in cases where severe weather impedes tours, according to its website . Seventeen people - including nine people from a single family - drowned after a tourist "duck boat" sank in southeast Missouri , authorities said Friday.

World Trump and Putin discussed possible referendum in eastern Ukraine
Author: 0 Trump and Putin discussed possible referendum in eastern Ukraine

During the Monday press conference, he alleged that Bill Browder, an investor and Putin critic accused of financial crimes in Russian Federation, contributed $400 million to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Asked at the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow to comment on controversial plans by the White House to invite Putin to the USA this fall, Anatoly Antonov said: "The Russian side has always been open to possible proposals".

World ‘Aggressive’ Montenegro could cause WWIII, Trump says in latest North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jibe
Author: 0 ‘Aggressive’ Montenegro could cause WWIII, Trump says in latest North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jibe

When Mr. Trump suggests that he might not, as he did in his interview with Tucker Carlson , then it becomes easier to imagine the Kremlin invading countries like Estonia. "Add that to your little equation on Montenegro", he continued. Few countries as small as Montenegro - the state has an army of around 2,000 with 400 reservists - has annoyed Moscow as much.

World Putin Proposed Eastern Ukraine Referendum to Trump, Bloomberg Reports
Author: 0 Putin Proposed Eastern Ukraine Referendum to Trump, Bloomberg Reports

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a Twitter post that Trump had directed national security adviser John Bolton to issue the invitation, even though US lawmakers and top officials in Trump's administration have not been briefed on what Trump and Putin discussed in Monday's summit with only interpreters present.

World Pakistan court rejects Sharif family's bail pleas
Author: 0 Pakistan court rejects Sharif family's bail pleas

Haris told the IHC that the accountability court judge can not hear the two cases against them as the arguments were similar to those in the Avenfield case. Similarly, Amjad Pervaiz filed the appeals on behalf of Maryam and Captain (retired) Safdar Awan. The appeal highlighted the legal flaws in the Avenfield verdict and pleaded to nullify the Accountability Court's verdict.

World First, RaGa says PM can't see eye-to-eye, then hugs him
Author: 0 First, RaGa says PM can't see eye-to-eye, then hugs him

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in his speech slammed the Modi government over its performance in four years so far. But that worked in part because there had been no expectations that the Nehru-Gandhi scion would amount to much in Parliament.

World Putin says US-Russia summit was successful
Author: 0 Putin says US-Russia summit was successful

Speaking to a conference of Russian diplomats in Moscow today, the Russian president described the summit this week in Helsinki as successful overall. U.S. lawmakers are calling for a court demand to be issued for the notes of the United States translator who accompanied Mr Trump to his two-hour meeting with Mr Putin.

World Kimberly Guilfoyle leaving Fox News and may join Trump super PAC
Author: 0 Kimberly Guilfoyle leaving Fox News and may join Trump super PAC

It's unclear how the network will handle Guilfoyle's departure after she spent over a decade there. Howard Kurtz, who covers the media industry for Fox News, tweeted that the short statement suggested to him that it was "a hard parting". Instead, Guilfoyle is signing on with America First Policies, which touts President Donald Trump's agenda, insiders report. The second person familiar with the matter said that donors for the group had been actively trying to recruit her.

World Trump invites Putin to United States for second meeting, stunning security boss
Author: 0 Trump invites Putin to United States for second meeting, stunning security boss

During the event, Coats also claimed that he didn't know exactly what happened during U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Putin earlier this week. intelligence services. Trump initially had described the idea as an "incredible offer". Speaking with CNBC on Thursday, the USA president said that he would become Putin's " worst enemy " if his dealings with Russian Federation failed to produce results.

World House Republicans sink new spending on election security
Author: 0 House Republicans sink new spending on election security

Republicans and Democrats tend to divide along party lines when it comes to immigration policy. The American people should be very anxious about the commitment of this president and his Republican allies in Congress to securing our elections.

World WhatsApp fights fake news in India by limiting message forwarding
Author: 0 WhatsApp fights fake news in India by limiting message forwarding

Earlier this month we reported how WhatsApp is resorting to unusual methods to teach India's increasingly internet-connected population about fake news and how people can help to reduce its impact. And if those 1,280 people then forward the message to five chats, it's not hard to see how fake news could still spread like wildfire across the nation.

Author: 0 Donald Trump 'ready' to impose tariffs on all Chinese goods

On Thursday, Trump said he is "not thrilled" about Fed interest rate hikes. The Fed has raised interest rates five times since Trump took office, with two of those coming this year under the Fed chair Jerome Powell, Trump's pick to replace Janet Yellen.

World Man arrested for grabbing waitress Emilia Holden’s bum revealed
Author: 0 Man arrested for grabbing waitress Emilia Holden’s bum revealed

Holden said all women should feel empowered to do exactly what she did. "I'm 115 pounds. I didn't know I could do that", she said. "I've never done that before", Holden added. "I took the guy down and had my co-workers call the police", Holden told the Daily Mail . Holden said she had first thought it was a friend who was grabbing her as a joke, Inside Edition reported.

World Several Tornadoes Devastate Central Iowa Towns
Author: 0 Several Tornadoes Devastate Central Iowa Towns

The main hospital in Marshalltown was damaged and all 40 patients at UnityPoint Health were being transferred to the health system's larger hospital in Waterloo and one in Grundy Center, spokeswoman Amy Varcoe said. Additional funnels were reported as the storm moved east of Des Moines past Altoona, Prairie City and Colfax. The Vermeer Corporation said on Facebook that the severe weather hit multiple facilities at 4 p.m.

World Zuckerberg attempts to clarify Holocaust denial comments
Author: 0 Zuckerberg attempts to clarify Holocaust denial comments

Zuckerberg said in an interview published by Recode on Wednesday that Facebook has a responsibility to curb the viral spread of hoaxes and blatant misinformation. In April, Facebook announced new public guidelines mirroring the rules its reviewers use to decide whether posts run afoul of prohibitions against harassment, violent threats, explicit sexuality and other forbidden categories.

World Trump's intel chief Dan Coats says Russia meddling in US 'ongoing'
Author: 0 Trump's intel chief Dan Coats says Russia meddling in US 'ongoing'

GOP leadership and Trump's own intelligence officials again affirmed that Russian Federation was responsible for the hacking and influence campaign. "Putin and I discussed many important subjects at our earlier meeting". The White House released a statement saying that Trump "disagrees" with Putin's proposal.

World City watchdog readies for no-deal Brexit as Brussels sounds warning
Author: 0 City watchdog readies for no-deal Brexit as Brussels sounds warning

As noted by the BBC, some critics of Theresa May regard Johnson, a former London mayor, as a possible successor, should she be forced out over Brexit . Former Brexit secretary David Davis called on Mrs May to publish the legal text of a draft free trade treaty based on European Union precedent that was being drawn up while he was still in post, but was stonewalled.

World Israeli Soldier Murdered By Palestinian Terrorist
Author: 0 Israeli Soldier Murdered By Palestinian Terrorist

Lieberman said. At least four Palestinians were killed in later Israeli strikes, according to Palestinian medical officials. Efforts to broker a cease-fire have stumbled over the Palestinians' continuing practice of launching fire-carrying kites and balloons from Gaza into Israel.

World 29 member states say North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is united
Author: 0 29 member states say North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is united

And the president's declaration was also directly contradicted by one of his closest personal allies, French President Emanuel Macron. Her endorsement of the Trump-Putin meeting attempts to cut off awkward questions about Trump's commitment to NATO , an organisation he has openly and repeatedly criticised, which has dogged the ongoing NATO summit and threatened to undermine Trump's visit to London later this week.

World Russian Federation 'open' to Vladimir Putin visiting Donald Trump at White House
Author: 0 Russian Federation 'open' to Vladimir Putin visiting Donald Trump at White House

An animated version online shows President Trump fully transforming into Putin in about 15 seconds. Trump , who has struggled to quiet a political uproar over his failure at Monday's summit in Helsinki to confront Putin over Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election, renewed his fierce criticism of one of his favourite targets, the news media.

World EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour
Author: 0 EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

This is far from the first time that Trump has, usually under considerable political pressure, acknowledged Russian Federation probably sought to interfere in the 2016 election only to go back on that claim in subsequent weeks or months. But even then he made a point of adding, "It could be other people also". In continuation of an extraordinary series of events leading up to and after the Helsinki Summit , Trump went on to claim that he misspoke when he appeared to take the Russian ...

World Melania Trump's
Author: 0 Melania Trump's "Haunted" Expression After Meeting Putin Is Going Viral

At a daily briefing, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said she had yet to find any precedent for compelling a presidential interpreter to testify, and that "no formal request ... But the question is whether such a testimony would be either protected by executive privilege or whether it would have to take place in a classified setting.

World White House: 'Threat' from Russian Federation still exists
Author: 0 White House: 'Threat' from Russian Federation still exists

He said his message to Putin warning against future interference was "very strong" during their meeting Monday. Newt Gingrich , a staunch Republican ally whose wife Clarissa Gingrich is Trump's ambassador to the Vatican, called the Helsinki news conference the " most serious mistake" of the Trump presidency.

World Trump looks forward to second summit with Putin
Author: 0 Trump looks forward to second summit with Putin

White House officials have not explained why Coats was not informed about the invitation in advance. Former FBI Director Comey called on Americans to vote for Democrats, while Brennan, the former Central Intelligence Agency director, said Trump's comments in Helsinki were "treasonous".

World Was the Queen secretly trolling Trump?
Author: 0 Was the Queen secretly trolling Trump?

As for the brooch she picked to meet with Trump for the first time, that was also an interesting choice. Citing the work of the blog Her Majesty's Jewel Box , she explained that the Queen makes hundreds of appearances and always wears a brooch.

World Tornadoes sweep through USA state of Iowa
Author: 0 Tornadoes sweep through USA state of Iowa

Krull said the weather service expected a severe weather threat to remain in effect through 7 p.m.to 8 p.m.as the storms moved east and north. Injuries have been reported in Pella, Iowa, after a tornado hit a factory where people were still working, the Associated Press reported.

World Japan, EU ink free trade deal in face of USA protectionism
Author: 0 Japan, EU ink free trade deal in face of USA protectionism

ZARROLI: At today's signing ceremony in Tokyo , EU Council President Donald Tusk said the agreement would usher in a new era of commerce and friendship between Europe and Japan. The European Commission has proposed ways to address US concerns over the functioning of the WTO, according to an internal memo drafted by the EU's executive arm and seen by Bloomberg .

Author: 0 Senate shuts down possibility of Russian Federation questioning U.S. officials

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that Mr. Trump asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Mr. Putin to Washington this autumn, "and those discussions are already underway". If Putin's account of Trump's reaction is accurate, it would suggest a more flexible approach than the USA has shown to date on the issue. On Thursday he tweeted: "The Summit with Russian Federation was a great success, except with the real enemy of the people, the ...