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Paul Manafort Is Going to Jail

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The move by a federal judge comes two weeks after Robert Mueller filed new accusations of witness tampering against Manafort. The new indictment that led to this result said that FBI Special Agent Brock W. They said that if the prosecution would reveal who the witnesses are, Manafort could be ordered not to make contact with them. Paul Manafort is going to jail , and the screws squeezing him to reveal any damaging information he might know about President Trump just got tighter. Read More »

Trump Renews Defense of North Korea Agreement

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I saved lot of money. He thanked Moon, who has met with Kim twice since April, for his mediation between North Korea and the United States, saying that if it had not been for Moon's effort, the talks between Trump and Kim would not have been possible. Read More »

5 people die in South Texas pursuit crash involving undocumented immigrants

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He added: "This is a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure". The crash happened in Dimmit County, Texas about 120 miles southwest of San Antonio. Footage from a motorist who witnessed the crash and posted video to Facebook shortly after shows at least four bodies on the ground, the mangled Chevrolet and several Border Patrol vehicles at the scene. Read More »

Upskirting law to be passed soon, says Theresa May

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Martin said she was "extremely upset and disappointed " and that she spoke to Chope after his objection and he agreed to meet with her to learn more about the bill. Liberal Democrat MP Wera Hobhouse , who brought the private member's bill to Parliament, also criticised the "out-of-touch Tory" for "sabotaging" it. Read More »

Tent-like shelter for immigrant minors shows flawed policy, Republican says

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State Rep. Mary Gonzalez, a Democrat whose district includes the port of entry, said government officials had contacted her about two weeks ago to offer a tour of the port of entry, but included few other details. The facility in Brownsville is holding children for 52 days on average. Reporters allowed to visit the Casa Padre shelter had to agree to preconditions, including that no cameras, phones or recording devices were allowed. Read More »

Trump Lawyer Giuliani: "President's 'Not Going To Pardon Anybody' â " Yet

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A federal judge revoked Manafort's $10 million bond Friday after he was charged with obstruction for allegedly tampering with witnesses in the pending criminal cases against him. "We have no reason to believe that could possibly change unless somebody made a decision to lie or somebody chose to frame us", he said. "We would like to see it limited to some specific questions about the heart of the probe - the Russian alleged collusion". Read More »

Major fire ravages Glasgow's world-renowned School of Art

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Speaking as she visited the scene, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said:"It's heartbreaking". "The Glasgow School of Art was a home away from home for 4 years and still such an important part of my life". A number of roads around the art school were closed while crews tackle the blaze. The 2014 fire, begun when gases from a foam canister used in a student project were ignited accidentally, caused significant damage and restoration work was still underway. Read More »

Comfortable weather tonight before a heat wave moves in

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While the morning is starting off pleasant, southerly winds through the day will bring a return to the heat and humidity. Of all the daily records for the days the area will be experiencing the brunt of the heat, Monday may challenge the previous record, which was set on a 97-degree day in 1944. Read More »

Second deputy dies after Kansas City courthouse shooting

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Authorities say two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot while transporting an inmate between jail and a court hearing both leave behind children. King had 13 years of service and Rohrer had been with the department for seven years. Wyandotte County sheriff's Maj. No words could explain the feelings and emotions you feel. Authorities say the inmate apparently overpowered the deputies in a gated area behind the Kansas City, Kansas, courthouse and shot the deputies - possibly with one of ... Read More »

USA judge sends Trump’s former campaign chief Manafort to jail

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In the past month, Manafort finally came up with a plan to post some of his own and others' properties for his bail. By the afternoon, however, he appeared to offer a lifeline, noting that his prosecution was " very unfair ". It described how Manafort had designed a program that used the Hapsburg members to lobby USA lawmakers and influence American public opinion including meetings on Capitol Hill. Read More »

Taxi runs into crowd in central Moscow, injuring eight

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Authorities have added that there were no fatalities. Police said seven people were hurt in the incident, which took place as residents and visiting soccer fans thronged the centre of Moscow on a balmy summer evening. The embassy said that the two Mexicans suffered "minor injuries" and were in stable condition. At least seven people have been injured after the vehicle ran into a group of pedestrians in the capital, Russian news agency TASS reports. Read More »

Putin Invites Kim Jong UN to Russian Federation

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Donald Trump says he wants Americans to "sit up" and pay attention when he speaks, like North Koreans do with Kim Jong-un - but later watered down his comments, saying they were a joke. "At the conclusion of the summit, we signed a joint statement in which chairman, Kim quote, reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula ", he said . Read More »

Opposition Fury as Jeff Smith and Labour supports Brexit

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While in the end, only two Tory MPs - Ken Clarke and Anna Soubry - voted against the government, there were clashes over how much of a say Parliament should get as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union , with one side accusing the other of trying to "wreck" Brexit - and being accused in turn of being "zealots" who wanted to sideline Parliament. Read More »

Peter Strzok Lawyer Calls DOJ's IG Report 'Critically Flawed'

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In fact the IG report says that some of the actions he took harmed Clinton and helped Trump. The report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz said the "damage caused by their actions extends far beyond the scope of the [Clinton e-mail] investigation and goes to the heart of the FBI's reputation for neutral fact-finding and political independence". Read More »

[US-NK Summit] How can we measure success of Trump-Kim summit?

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One dispatch by the Korean Central News Agency said North Korea and the U.S. would exchange "wide-ranging and profound views" on establishing new relations, building a "permanent and durable peace-keeping mechanism", achieving denuclearisation and "other issues of mutual concern, as required by the changed era". Read More »

Italy, Malta must allow disembarkation of stranded migrants

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Corsican leaders Gilles Simeoni and Jean-Guy Talamoni, the top politicians on the French Mediterranean island, tweeted their offer on Tuesday morning as uncertainty grew over the fate of the 629 people on board the ship. "Italy can not accept hypocritical lessons from countries that have preferred to look the other way on immigration", the new populist government said in statement initially reported by Italian media and then confirmed by government representatives to AFP . Read More »

Trump, Kim Converge On Singapore Ahead Of High-Stakes Summit

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The meeting to be held here. Now he is poised to become the first sitting US president to meet with a North Korean leader . The North Korean motorcade, believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, travels along Singapore's Orchard Road, Sunday, 10 June, 2018, ahead of the summit with USA president Donald Trump . Read More »

UAE moon sighting committee will meet tonight to announce Eid

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Meanwhile, the Eid moon has been sighted in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and the neighboring countries. Abu Dhabi will also be marking the first day of Eid Al Fitr with a fireworks display from 9pm on Friday at Abu Dhabi Corniche and Hazza bin Zayed stadium in Al Ain. Read More »

Here are the details on the Wilkes-Barre tornado from National Weather Service

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Six people reportedly suffered injures as a result of Wednesday night's storm, township Mayor Carl Kuren confirmed this morning, while officials are assessing whether some buildings may need to be demolished. Staff and patrons huddled in a kitchen for over an hour until they were allowed to escape to the Sonic Drive-in restaurant at the other end of the Wyoming Valley Mall parking lot. Read More »

Russia: Vladimir Putin invites North Korea leader Kim Jong-un for visit

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The outcome may determine the fate of North Korea's nuclear programme. Nevertheless, analysts say that a long diplomatic process will be needed to achieve peace on the peninsula, and Trump's tweets could get in the way of that. Plus, there also remains the question of the rule of the Kim family. Thanking the Singaporean leader for organizing the summit, Trump expressed the United States' continued commitment to engage the region and his support for Singapore's Chairmanship of ASEAN. Read More »

Is anything out of reach after historic summit with North Korea?

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Trump and Kim were in Singapore in the first ever meeting between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader. Hayden served as director of the National Security Council during the administration of President George W. Trump said the U.S. will be monitoring the situation in North Korea to be sure that Kim is committed to dismantling his country's nuclear program. Read More »

UNSC to hold emergency session amid assault on Yemen's Hudaida

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The Arab states have been fighting since 2015 to unseat them, restore an exiled Saudi-backed government and halt what they see as Iranian expansionism. Last month, the committee advanced legislation making U.S. midair refueling contingent on Saudi and Emirati efforts to engage in diplomacy, ensure access of humanitarian goods, reduce civilian casualties and avoid damaging critical infrastructure. Read More »

Trudeau cabinet member prepared to end Trump trade spat

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Navarro said Canada has dumped lumber into the USA and erected high barriers to harm wheat, barley, beer, spirits and dairy at a disadvantage. For example, Canada and Mexico have both announced that they will be retaliating with their own tariffs on U.S goods. Read More »

Kim Jong-un knows denuclearization must be 'quick' - Pompeo

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The report was interpreted as meaning the United States would grant rewards - such as sanctions relief - to North Korea as North Korea take steps to denuclearize, a process which the USA had adamantly opposed. Pompeo said a day earlier he would like to accomplish major nuclear disarmament in North Korea within Trump's current term. And now it appears Trump's overtures to North Korea and willingness to treat Kim like a statesman has earned the U.S. Read More »

Honest, direct and productive meet with North Korean leader, says US President

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The purchases are being finalized as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claims that the US can achieve the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula in just two and a half years. But no rational and objective observer who followed the summit and saw Trump and Kim behaving so cordially can believe that Trump is leading the US into a nuclear war with North Korea. Read More »

Michael Cohen's Lawyers Expected To Stop Representing Him In FBI Probe

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According to the Journal, Cohen is looking for a federal criminal lawyer in NY, preferably one with close connections to the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office. Instead, the judge appointed former federal judge Barbara Jones as a "special master" who could examine the materials to resolve any disputes over attorney client privilege. Read More »

Iran to North Korea: Don’t Trust ‘Deal-Breaker-in-Chief’ Trump

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Rodman defended the talks between himself and Kim and also those between Trump and Kim as "the right thing to do". North Korea and the United States should commit to avoid antagonizing each other and take legal, institutional steps to guarantee it, Kim said according to a report by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). Read More »