Trump says Cohen payments came from him, not campaign

She asks Trump if he knew about Michael Cohen "payments", though Cohen in court Tuesday admitted he made just one payment, to Stormy Daniels , while arranging for Karen McDougal silence through a media company. Cohen". "The looming threat is t... More..

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ICE Deports Last Known Nazi Collaborator Living in America
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

ICE Deports Last Known Nazi Collaborator Living in America

Palij lived quietly in the USA for years, as a draftsman and then as a retiree, until almost three decades ago when investigators found his name on an old Nazi roster and a fellow former guard spilled the secre...More..

Leadership spill declared in Australia
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Leadership spill declared in Australia

Mr Pyne singled out former PM Tony Abbott as one of those driving the turmoil. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will recontest his position, challenging his agitators to put up or shut up. Dutton also wate...More..

What we know about Don McGahn's cooperation with the Mueller probe
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

What we know about Don McGahn's cooperation with the Mueller probe

Beattie has called Heidegger's Nazi affiliation "highly troublesome" but maintained that his work is worthy of scholarly attention, according to a report by Forward magazine . The Whitewater investigation of...More..

Metro Vancouver Air Quality Moves To Highest Risk, Levels Worse Than Delhi
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Metro Vancouver Air Quality Moves To Highest Risk, Levels Worse Than Delhi

Metro Vancouver announced Sunday it would continue a previous air quality advisory because of the high levels of fine particulate matter, which doctors say can be absorbed into the blood stream and lungs, cau...More..

Flooding in India's Kerala leaves 350 dead, 800 000 displaced
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Flooding in India's Kerala leaves 350 dead, 800 000 displaced

The downpours that started August 8 have triggered floods and landslides and caused homes and bridges to collapse across Kerala, a picturesque state known for its quiet tropical backwaters and lovely beaches. A...More..

No verdict as Manafort jury breaks for weekend
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

No verdict as Manafort jury breaks for weekend

The ongoing trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on a series of financial crimes isn't the buzziest story of the week. Ellis said all that will be released to the public at the end of the...More..

Military parade cancelled by Trump due to high cost
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Military parade cancelled by Trump due to high cost

In a separate tweet , Trump added that he will instead attend "the big parade already scheduled at Andrews Air Force Base on a different date, & go to the Paris parade, celebrating the end of the War, on Novem...More..

Mueller recommends prison sentence for ex-Trump aide
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Mueller recommends prison sentence for ex-Trump aide

Mueller said the government believed a sentence of up to six months in prison was "appropriate and warranted" along with a fine of $9,500. Papadopoulos is due to be sentenced on September 7. That September, S...More..

Omarosa says President Donald Trump wants 'a race war'
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Omarosa says President Donald Trump wants 'a race war'

In another recording, Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump , is heard offering Manigault Newman $15,000 a month - after she was sacked from the White House - for a campaign job requiring her to be "positive"....More..

Trump Lashes Out at Russia Probe as 'McCarthyism'
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Trump Lashes Out at Russia Probe as 'McCarthyism'

McGahn shared some information investigators would not otherwise have known, The Times said, about events including Trump's attempts to fire Mueller. In this February 22, 2018, file photo White House counsel...More..

Vigil held in Colorado town for slain pregnant woman and daughters
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Vigil held in Colorado town for slain pregnant woman and daughters

By Thursday, authorities said that they had found the bodies of 4-year-old Belle, 3-year-old Celeste and their mother, all "in close proximity" to each other. "This DNA can be retrieved with a double swab t...More..

Turkey will not surrender to U.S. economic coup: Erdogan
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Turkey will not surrender to U.S. economic coup: Erdogan

During a Cabinet meeting Thursday, Trump had harsh words for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally saying, "They have not proven to be a good friend". "They want to hold our wonderful pastor", Trump added...More..

Brennan On Revoked Clearance: 'This Country Is More Important Than Mr
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Brennan On Revoked Clearance: 'This Country Is More Important Than Mr

He said he's also concerned about what will happen if Trump pulls clearances of investigators working on special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, as "they're not going to have access to classified information ...More..

Pentagon Says China Military ‘Likely Training for Strikes' on US Targets
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Pentagon Says China Military ‘Likely Training for Strikes' on US Targets

Overall, the report found that China wants to leverage its economic, diplomatic and strategic strength to "establish regional preeminence and expand the country's global influence". In a show of the expanding r...More..

Cricket Star Imran Khan elected Prime Minister of Pakistan
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cricket Star Imran Khan elected Prime Minister of Pakistan

His rival Sharif, younger brother of imprisoned ex-Premier Nawaz Sharif and president of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) received 96 votes. Addressing the house amid a ruckus by PML-N members and cheer...More..

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado

Authorities said the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case. According to his account, he left their house hours after she returned home, around 5:15 a.m., and his...More..

Paul Manafort’s defense rests without calling a single witness
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Paul Manafort’s defense rests without calling a single witness

Defense attorneys have called Gates a liar, philanderer and embezzler as they've sought to undermine his testimony. Manafort's lawyers will also tell the court on Tuesday whether they plan to call any witness...More..

Crash outside Parliament in London treated as terrorism
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Crash outside Parliament in London treated as terrorism

Scotland Yard's head of counter-terrorism Neil Basu said the priority for investigators was to understand the motive of the attack. Armed officers swarmed the scene and cordoned off a large area around the ...More..

More Than 340 Papers Publish Anti-Trump Editorials
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

More Than 340 Papers Publish Anti-Trump Editorials

Donald Trump has lashed out against hundreds of U.S. newspapers that published editorials on Thursday defending press freedom and denouncing his constant attacks on the media. "If you haven't already, plea...More..

Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director and Other Critics
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director and Other Critics

She announced that security clearances for other former officials, including James Clapper and Sally Yates, are under review. Former Vice President Joe Biden called Trump's act " unbecoming of a President...More..

Air quality alert for Puget Sound region due to wildfire smoke
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Air quality alert for Puget Sound region due to wildfire smoke

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency recommends people check with healthcare professionals if they have specific concerns or questions. Sensitive groups should take precautions, including: children, older adult...More..

Trump considering revoking 6 ex-Obama officials' security clearance
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump considering revoking 6 ex-Obama officials' security clearance

Former CIA directors and other top national security officials are typically allowed to keep their clearances, at least for a period, so they can be in a position to advise their successors, current and former ...More..

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on anniversary in Va.
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on anniversary in Va.

The neo-Nazis are planning to protest in front of the White House, while a coalition of progressive groups has organized an "anti-racist" counter-protest nearby. The President tweeted this morning, "I condemn...More..

After cancellation of Abadi's Tehran visit, Iraqi government praises relations with Iran
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

After cancellation of Abadi's Tehran visit, Iraqi government praises relations with Iran

Ambassador Woody Johnson cautioned there would be trade consequences for Britain, which he described as the closest USA ally, unless it breaks with the European Union and follows Trump in re-imposing sanctions ...More..