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World News Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly granted immunity
Author: 0 Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly granted immunity

Weisselberg was also mentioned on a recording released last month by a lawyer for Cohen in which Cohen and Mr. Trump discuss paying for McDougal's story. Weisselberg was also treasurer of The Donald J. Trump Foundation , the president's nonprofit, which has been sued by the NY attorney general for alleged violations of state law.

World News YouTube gamer kills himself, a mother and daughter in high-speed crash
Author: 0 YouTube gamer kills himself, a mother and daughter in high-speed crash

His fans expressed their shock and sadness on Twitter. A famous YouTube gamer has been identified as the driver who killed a mother and daughter in a suicide mission. The crash sparked a series of other collisions involving eight cars, two of which ended up in flames. One other person was hospitalized with serious injuries, but is expected to survive.

World News Thomas Cook Evacuates 300 Brits From Hotel After Death Of Two Guests
Author: 0 Thomas Cook Evacuates 300 Brits From Hotel After Death Of Two Guests

John Cooper, 69, and Susan Cooper, 63, from Burnley, Lancashire, died on Tuesday morning while on holiday at the resort with their daughter and her three children. Shortly after, his wife Susan Cooper, 64, was taken to the local Aseel Hospital after she suffered a loss of consciousness, but efforts to resuscitate her failed.

World News Trump's base not about to ditch him
Author: 0 Trump's base not about to ditch him

Much has been made over whether we have Trump on tape telling Cohen that he should or shouldn't make one of the payments in cash, but he's very much on tape discussing the payment, and he's still trying to cover it up. Trump's mere mention of impeachment, however, shows how deep his political troubles have become, with this week's events putting his presidency's future in serious doubt.

World News Pope Francis met by pro-LGBT demonstrators and rainbow flags in Dublin
Author: 0 Pope Francis met by pro-LGBT demonstrators and rainbow flags in Dublin

The issue is expected to dominate the Pope's trip to Ireland , his 24th foreign trip as pope, where he is taking part in the final two days of the Catholic jamboree called the World Meeting of Families . Francis arrived on Saturday for a highly charged visit to a society transformed since more than three-quarters of the population flocked to see Pope John Paul II in 1979 and beset by the kind of abuse scandals that have once more mired the Catholic Church in crisis.

World News Pakistan disputes USA account of Pompeo-Khan phone call
Author: 0 Pakistan disputes USA account of Pompeo-Khan phone call

Sources in New Delhi also told IANS that current stand stemmed from a decision taken by the then UPA-I government after the 2004 tsunami when it decided that India will not be accepting financial aid directly from foreign governments. "You can not clap with just one hand". The foreign minister said that his Chinese counterpart would visit Islamabad on September 8 describing the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as "an important development" in their relationship.

Author: 0 NYC DA Mulls Slapping Trump Organization With Criminal Charges

Everything's wonderful and then they get 10 years in jail and they - they flip on whoever the next highest one is, or as high as you can go". Just because it's obvious doesn't mean this shouldn't be said or reiterated. Without informing the President, he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, appointed Robert Mueller as the Special Counsel in May of 2017.

World News SUMMIT SUSPENDED: The President CANCELS North Korea Talks, Cites 'Insufficient Progress'
Author: 0 SUMMIT SUSPENDED: The President CANCELS North Korea Talks, Cites 'Insufficient Progress'

Trump put some of the onus on China , North Korea's biggest trading partner and a crucial actor in enforcing sanctions to keep pressure on Pyongyang. In Friday's tweets, Trump didn't rule out future talks. USA intelligence agencies have said Pyongyang is continuing to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in secret, despite announcing publicly that it was dismantling a pair of testing facilities.

World News South Africa calls Trump 'misinformed' over land policy
Author: 0 South Africa calls Trump 'misinformed' over land policy

Pompeo names North Korea envoy True cost of rampant White House turnover: Inexperience breeds incompetence MORE to look into "land farm seizures " and the "large scale killing of farmers" in South Africa after Fox News host Tucker Carlson aired a segment on the topic.

World News Autopsy Finds Mollie Tibbetts Died From ‘Multiple Sharp Force Injuries’
Author: 0 Autopsy Finds Mollie Tibbetts Died From ‘Multiple Sharp Force Injuries’

This undated photo provided by the Iowa Department of Public Safety shows Cristhian Bahena Rivera . "A person came in from Mexico illegally and killed her", Trump said, referring to the suspect, Cristhian Bahena Rivera . In a motion, Richards said Rivera was authorized to work in the United States, but the employee issued a statement later that day saying the defendant gave them false information to work for them, according to USA Today .

World News U.S. sticks by Imran-Pompeo readout, hails contact as ‘good one’
Author: 0 U.S. sticks by Imran-Pompeo readout, hails contact as ‘good one’

Hours later, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi insisted that Pompeo did not mention terrorists operating in Pakistan when he spoke with Khan by phone a day earlier. "That may surprise some of you, but they had a good call", said Ms. Nauert. Ambassador Hale thanked Qureshi and acknowledged the foreign minister's role in bilateral relations in his earlier tenure and thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the cordiality and cooperation extended to him during his assignment ...

World News Zimbabwe Constitutional Court Declares Mnangagwa Duly-Elected President
Author: 0 Zimbabwe Constitutional Court Declares Mnangagwa Duly-Elected President

The MDC had accused the ruling ZANU-PF party and the election commission of rigging the July 30 vote, Zimbabwe's first poll since the ousting of Robert Mugabe past year. The iron-fisted president had been the only leader Zimbabwe had known in almost four decades of independence - that is, until he stepped down late a year ago under pressure from the military and Mnangagwa, an erstwhile ally who had served as Mugabe's spymaster before the two had a falling out .

World News Republican congressman pleads not guilty to misusing campaign funds
Author: 0 Republican congressman pleads not guilty to misusing campaign funds

Another early Trump supporter, Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of NY, ended his re-election bid this month , days after his indictment on insider trading charges. Meanwhile, Hunter was " the first sitting member of Congress to endorse President Trump in February 2016, and he has been an outspoken supporter of the President ever since ".

World News Ex-NSA Contractor Reality Winner Sentenced to 63 Months for Leak
Author: 0 Ex-NSA Contractor Reality Winner Sentenced to 63 Months for Leak

The sentence of 63 months for Ms. Winner, of Georgia, is the longest ever for a leak of national defense information to the media, the Justice Department said . Victor worked with Pluribus International Corp ., which provides analytical services for intelligence and defense agencies. Victor spent a year in jail before reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors.

World News China, El Salvador establish diplomatic ties
Author: 0 China, El Salvador establish diplomatic ties

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-we vowed that the island would not cave to pressure during a press conference Tuesday in response to the diplomatic switch, saying Taiwan was more determined to preserve its self-rule. eSwatini does not have relations with China "for reasons that everyone knows", China's Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong told Reuters . China's hostility to Taiwan has grown since Tsai's election as Beijing fears she wishes to push for the island's formal independence, a ...

World News Islamic State chief urges militants to fight on
Author: 0 Islamic State chief urges militants to fight on

An audio recording of the Islamic State leader - who was previously reported dead from Russian airstrikes - purportedly resurfaced Wednesday evening on a website run by the extremist group. Baghdadi also warned that Idlib province in Syria was about to fall as Russian Federation and Syrian government forces were preparing to invade it.

World News Hundreds of Iran- and Russia-linked accounts pulled from Facebook
Author: 0 Hundreds of Iran- and Russia-linked accounts pulled from Facebook

The new accounts may have been tied to the forthcoming midterm elections in the US. Some of the activities allegedly originated from Iran and Russian Federation. Arabic-language, Middle East-focused websites appear to be part of the same campaign, the company added. Facebook , Twitter and other social media companies have been scrambling to protect their platforms ahead of the U.S.

World News U.S. Attorney General hits back at Trump's criticism of his leadership
Author: 0 U.S. Attorney General hits back at Trump's criticism of his leadership

Trump also questioned Sessions manhood. Mr Trump told Fox that Mr Sessions should not have recused himself from Russia-related matters. Speaking on Fox News on Thursday morning, President Trump slammed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for failing to control the scope of the Mueller investigation - and for allowing that investigation in the first place.

World News Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for Haj's pinnacle
Author: 0 Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for Haj's pinnacle

Gen. Hassan Bin Zayed Al-Bassam said they have mobilized all their resources and potential to implement their Haj plan this year. The Saudi Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs is readying for Hajj season, taking hygiene and public services very seriously, while attending to millions of pilgrims from around the world.

World News Centre’s decision to refuse flood aid from other countries unfortunate: Kerala minister
Author: 0 Centre’s decision to refuse flood aid from other countries unfortunate: Kerala minister

Almost 14.50 lakh people from 3.91 lakh families are still in about 3,879 relief camps across the state. Speaking to Al Jazeera, State Relief Commissioner PH Kurian said that more than a million people remain in the camps. However, the Central Water Commission has since initiated the process for preparing inundation maps and completed them for at least 12 dams in Kerala, a chief engineer in the state said.

World News Knifeman kills mother, sister in Paris suburb attack
Author: 0 Knifeman kills mother, sister in Paris suburb attack

It also has Islamists among its large Muslim population, with 50 local people suspected of having left France to fight for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, according to security sources quoted by AFP . It asserted that the attack was carried out "in response to calls to target the coalition", referring to countries fighting the Islamic State. The attacker, who has not been identified, shouted "Allahu akbar" (God is great), according to French TV station BFM.

World News Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

Not only did Cohen plead guilty to all eight charges, but he directly implicated the president in the payment of hush money to two women who claim they had affairs with him. Today he stood up and testified under oath that Donald Trump directed him to commit a crime by making payments to two women for the principal goal of influencing an election.

World News U.S. sanctions 'counterproductive and senseless' - Putin
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions 'counterproductive and senseless' - Putin

Britain, the European Union, and the United States have blamed Russia for an attack with the Novichok chemical agent that sickened former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, England, in March. It's hard to see how this balance could be achieved as the list of anti-Russia sanction bill grows. Putin then said the June summit with Trump was beneficial, highlighting it as an example of the benefits of direct dialogue, according to Reuters .

World News The White House's Top Lawyer Met With Robert Mueller's Team
Author: 0 The White House's Top Lawyer Met With Robert Mueller's Team

US President Donald Trump has said he is anxious he might face perjury charges if he gives statements under oath to the investigation into Russia's alleged role in his election victory. "Once the facts are known - if they're ever known - people are going to see if it's Watergate one way or another, be it Watergate with the president violating all sorts of laws or Watergate with the Central Intelligence Agency and the FBI tampering with the role of investigations", Berkovitz said.

World News Confirmed: Donald Trump is investigating South Africa’s land expropriation policy
Author: 0 Confirmed: Donald Trump is investigating South Africa’s land expropriation policy

South Africa's foreign ministry will seek clarification of Mr Trump's comments from the USA embassy in Pretoria, President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokeswoman said, adding that Mr Trump was "misinformed". However, Transvaal Agricultural Union, a group representing the interests of farmers, recorded 84 farm murders in the 2017 calendar year. Ramaphosa said the land-reform measure is "key to stability" as whites control a vast majority of the country's land, while blacks make up almost 80 percent ...

World News Trump Says He's Considering Pardon for Manafort — Fox's Earhardt
Author: 0 Trump Says He's Considering Pardon for Manafort — Fox's Earhardt

Upon arriving in West Virginia for a rally Tuesday evening, Trump commented on the Manafort's conviction but refused to answer questions about Cohen. "Where is the collusion?" he said, his voice rising. It also increases pressure on Trump personally. "We all tried to convince her to look at the paper trail, we laid it out in front of her, again and again, and she still said that she had a reasonable doubt, and that's the way the jury worked", Duncan said.

World News Taiwan breaks diplomatic ties with El Salvador
Author: 0 Taiwan breaks diplomatic ties with El Salvador

Stanton said China can take all of Taiwan's allies, partly because they are mostly small countries, and partly because China is willing to do anything to make its point. China, which claims Taiwan as its territory, has ramped up military and diplomatic pressure in an attempt to assert Chinese sovereignty over the island, even as the US government makes fresh overtures to it.

World News Missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts has been found dead, authorities say
Author: 0 Missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts has been found dead, authorities say

Rivera ", Rahn said ... The body was discovered in rural Poweshiek County, which includes Tibbetts' hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa , the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said in a press release. She had been staying with her boyfriend, Dalton Jack, while he was out of town . Dozens of law enforcement officials from local, state and federal agencies were involved in the investigation after the disappearance of Tibbetts, who was last seen jogging in Brooklyn, Iowa on July 18th.

World News Mahathir seeks Beijing understanding over Malaysia's fiscal problems
Author: 0 Mahathir seeks Beijing understanding over Malaysia's fiscal problems

The Malaysian leader's push to renegotiate Chinese infrastructure contracts came as Samoan prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi rejected a call by Tonga for China to write off its Pacific Island debts. "Mahathir is anxious about Malaysia's ability to proceed with the projects, but there are also political factors because the projects had been decided by the former government, " Mr Jia said.