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A $30000 rumour? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip before election

The contract stipulated that he would have to pay a $1 million penalty if he talked about the rumor or the deal to remain quiet. AMI also reportedly paid former Playboy model Karen McDougal $150,000 in August 2016 for her story about a nine-month affair with Trump .

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired towards Jizan

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. Al Masirah , a TV network run by the Houthis, claimed responsibility for the attack on Twitter, saying the rebels fired a Burkan 2-H, a Scud-type missile, towards the Saudi defence ministry.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama not invited to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding

President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama should not expect to be on the guest list for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding . Harry has become close to the Obamas through their support for the Invictus Games , an event for injured servicemen and women that was started by the United Kingdom royal in 2014.

Trump's Lawyer Files Motion to Dismiss Stormy's Defamation Suit After FBI Raid

Trump lashed out Monday day, also Tuesday morning, phoning Mueller's analysis a "absolute witch investigation" and a "assault on the nation, at an actual sense". Federal agents searched Cohen's office at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in NY, where he had been working as part of a "strategic partnership" with the law firm Squire Patton Boggs.

Here's What Equal Pay Day Is All About

California law now prohibits employers from paying female employees less than men for equal work; protects employees' right to discuss wages with co-workers; prohibits retaliation against employees who seek to enforce the law; and prohibits employers from justifying a pay difference exclusively on the grounds of prior salary.

Conor McGregor responds to his arrest with praying emoji on Instagram

The " UFC 223 Embedded" video, released Friday, showed McGregor outside the bus at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, pounding on a window and apparently challenging some of the fighters inside. During a hiatus from UFC , McGregor took up boxing and lost to Floyd Mayweather in a money-spinning bout last August. The police issued a warrant for his arrest but he later turned himself in and paid a bail worth $50,000.

Iran warns Trump he will regret dropping nuclear deal

Trump extended sanctions waivers in January but has declined to re-certify the nuclear deal . "Even if one day (the US) can harm the JCPOA, we will be the victor in the public opinion of the world as the nation that stuck by its commitments", Rouhani said .

No place for China base in Pacific: PM

Both Western and Asian military attaches say a broad network of bases and friendly ports will be vital if China is to meet its ambitions of becoming a blue water navy, mirroring the kind of established reach long enjoyed by the US and its allies.

Will meet Kim in May or early June, says Trump

USA media reported that U.S. and North Korean intelligence officials have spoken several times with a focus on nailing down a location for the summit. "And my argument that dialogue with Trump is one-sided go for Pyongyang is still valid". If the summit does take place, many remain skeptical about the whether a meeting between the two notoriously unpredictable leaders can succeed.

Trump will again skip the White House correspondents' dinner

This is the second year in a row that Trump will be skipping the WHCD dinner. The annual event is ostensibly held to celebrate the First Amendment and award scholarships to promising journalism students, but is generally overshadowed by its reputation as a glitzy social event.

FDNY Investigators Probe Deadly Fire At Trump Tower

The first narrative unfolded through official alerts and images from the New York Fire Department, which painted a picture of an extraordinarily challenging - and ultimately fatal - blaze to contain and extinguish. Donald Trump used the tragedy to boast about the fine construction of his flagship Manhattan skyscraper. Mr Nigro acknowledged that it was a "well built building", but added: "The upper floors, the residence floors, are not sprinklered".

Mexico starts giving caravan migrants transit visas

Organizers have been searching for a way to safely move the roughly 1,000 people who have become a target of President Trump as a symbol of weak border controls and the need for tougher United States immigration rules. The newspaper El Heraldo said in a headline Thursday "U.S. deploys National Guard. tin soldiers". Trump also turned his attention to California, referring to an unsubstantiated claim he's made multiple times before, that millions of people illegally registered to vote ...

Nepal PM Oli meets Vice-President Naidu, discusses strengthening of bilateral ties

He stated that his government attaches high importance to further strengthening friendly relations with India. Indian sources said similar terms could be applied to Nepal, but on the condition that Indian public sector or private companies be involved in building dams in Nepal.

NYC Police Fatally Shoot Black Man, Mistake Pipe For Gun

Clarke said she looks forward to working with elected officials in ensuring that "the appropriate focus is given to addressing the mentally ill and their interactions with NYPD , and proper, clear and transparent protocols are in place to make sure that lethal force is used as a last resort when interacting with the mentally ill of our communities, so we can avoid losing another life to unnecessary violence".

US Stocks Tank Amid Trade War, Inflation Worries

The United States Trade Representative Office released details of goods imported from China worth about US$50 billion that it planned to hit with 25 percent tariffs, with the emphasis on industrial and hi-tech goods. The U.S. companies most at risk include Boeing , which previous year sold one-fourth of its commercial airplanes to China , and several vehicle makers.

Rex Gold Hedged S&P 500 ETF (GHS) Rises 0.953% for April 5

The next chart highlights that the 10-year yield has spent the majority of the past 25-years inside of a falling channel. Aerospace giant Boeing fell the most in the Dow , dropping 3.4 percent. Oil prices fell nearly 5 percent this week as investors wondered if an increase in trade tensions will reduce demand for oil by slowing down the global economy.

Cardi B won't entertain fans with Nicki Minaj feud

It's not often we see Chrissy Teigen's cheeks blush pink with bashfulness, but she may have turned bright red when she caught wind of her name-drop on Cardi B's new album , Invasion of Privacy . "And I know that women are gonna relate". I know I'm rich, I know I'm talented. So I always say I don't want anybody sneak-dissing me. She added: "I don't really have the time for that".

Ex-South Korean president Park jailed for 24 years over corruption

During her state visit to Kenyan in May 2016, Park reportedly 360 erectile dysfunction Viagra pills and the generic version of the drug sparking controversy over intended use. The scandal "exposed what has always been widely suspected in South Korea: the entangled web of government and sprawling business conglomerates that dominate the country's economy", say The Guardian .

Trump welcomes Baltic leaders as Russian tension boils

Instead, Trump insisted that nobody had been "tougher on Russia" than him, and only superficially commented on his "relationship" with Putin. An elderly Lithuanian genuine that asked for to remain anonymous to the AFP press business Ms Grybauskaite, Mrs Kaljulaid Vejonis and also Mr Vejonis had actually been asking the deliver Patriot long-range anti-aircraft projectiles additional constantly for war computer game.

Kim Jong-un watches South Korean K-Pop show in Pyongyang

Red Velvet stated in their post interview with South Korean reporters that they are honored to meet Kim Jong Un . Kim was seen clapping in tune to some of the songs and took photographs with the performers after the show. The mistress of ceremony during the concert in Pyongyang will be Seohyun , the group's south Korean K-pop Girl's Generation . He must really want those sanctions to go away, but he reportedly drew the line at allowing Psy to perform " Gangnam Style " on Sunday as well.

Scott Walker warns of Dem wave in Wisconsin

Scott Walker , more so even than Judge Michael Screnock, as Walker's endorsement, philosophy and politics were on the ballot", Democratic Party of Wisconsin chairwoman Martha Laning said in a statement Tuesday. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin wrote, "This election comes just months after a shocking Republican defeat in a special election for Wisconsin State Senate where the Democratic candidate won by 10 points in a district that went 17 points for President Donald Trump in 2016".

Several shot at YouTube HQ in California

Brent Andrew, a spokesman for the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, told The Hollywood Reporter they have received "a number of patients with gunshot wounds" and anticipates more. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also said it responded to the shooting at YouTube's suburban campus. Employee Vadim Lavrusik followed up his original tweet , revealing employees were safely evacuated and were outside the building.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attends left-wing Jewish group's event

It comes as Jeremy Corbyn was forced to delete his Facebook account amid concerns over links to anti-Semitic groups and after it emerged that he had defended an offensive mural in a 2012 post. Whilst Angela Smith MP described it as a "blatant dismissal of the case made for tackling antisemitism". He acknowledged that the problem had been treated "as simply a matter of a few bad apples", and that more should be done to investigate individuals.

Kentucky, Oklahoma teachers flood state capitols to demand money for schools

The Oklahoma Education Association demanded $10,000 in raises for teachers over the next three years, KOKH-TV reported . I met math teachers who mow lawns in Inola and heard tales of professors who sell blood in Broken Arrow, but teachers aren't the only frustrated public servants in Oklahoma.

"Affluenza Teen" Ethan Couch Released from Jail

Couch served almost two years for violating his probation . You may remember him better from a 2013 case, in which a psychologist testified that he was a victim of " affluenza ". Ethan thought his probation would be revoked because he was drinking, again, underage, so he and his mother headed to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. "From the beginning, Ethan has admitted his conduct, accepted responsibility for his actions, and felt true remorse for the bad consequences of those actions", his legal ...

Chinese Space station plummeting to Earth

An out-of-control Chinese space laboratory, Tiangong-1 that will plunge back to Earth in the coming days is unlikely to cause any damage, Chinese authorities say, but will offer instead a "splendid" show akin to a meteor shower. MI is in the re-entry zone and is preparing for the unlikely event that debris from the space station lands somewhere in the state. The current estimated trajectory by the European Space Agency has the space station somewhere between 43 degrees north latitude and ...

Coburn rips Oklahoma House leaders for passing tax hike

If the measure passes the senate and is signed into law, this would mark the state's first tax hike since 1990. Consumers will pay $1 more per pack of cigarettes along with a new $5 per night hotel and motel occupancy tax. Krista Neal, SPS school nutrition director said school-aged children from any district or school can go to any of the district's six designated sites for free meals for as long as the walkout lasts.

US Special Counsel Links Former Russian Intelligence Official to Trump Campaign

Had Trump-Russia believers read Mueller's memo more carefully, they might have noticed it specifically states that the conversations between " Person A ", van der Zwaan and Gates "concerned potential criminal charges in Ukraine" about a report concerning the corruption trial of a former government official and the compensation Gates and Manafort were paid for their lobbying work, rather than anything pertaining to the Trump campaign or the USA presidential election.

5K United Kingdom finance jobs may be moved by Brexit

European Union Council president Donald Tusk has remarked that any trade deal with Britain would be the first in history to loosen economic links rather than strengthen them. British Prime Minister Theresa May was on a whistle-stop tour of the United Kingdom's four corners to promise a Brexit that unites the country. But 65% in a new ComRes poll for the Daily Express said they did not want a second referendum and 68% said that Remain voters should respect the will of the majority who backed ...

'Violent' ICE detainee escapes custody at JFK Airport, flees in taxi

Law enforcement sources said that the ICE agents took the suspect through X-ray screening, removed his handcuffs, and were about to escort him onto the flight when he sprinted away. He was ordered to be deported in September 2015. He originally came into the United States lawfully in 2005, but was later convicted for "multiple weapons and firearms offences".

LAPD Considers Adea Shabani Disappearance as a Homicide

Sheriff's officials from Nevada County said on Wednesday that Shabani, 25, was identified through her tattoos. "The condition of that body was... it wasn't in pristine condition", said Sheriff's Lt. Shabani moved from Macedonia and had been in Los Angeles less than two years, according to her friends. As part of the investigation, detectives could not corroborate details of Spotz's account and continued to look into his story.

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian staff in solidarity with United Kingdom over Salisbury attack

The Russian foreign ministry said: "This provocative gesture of notorious solidarity with London, made by countries that preferred to follow in London's footsteps without bothering to look into other circumstances of the incident, merely continues the policy of escalating the confrontation".

Rebel fighters in Syria's Douma ready to lay down arms - Russian Federation

Assad's forces controlled the entirety of the city of Harasta, which headed the departure negotiations, from which about 4 thousand civilians and fighters left in 85 buses, according to a census, which Enab Baladi managed to get from the city's "local council".

Car bomb kills four, driver near parliament in Somali capital

It was the second vehicle bomb within hours in the Somali capital, where the terrorist group al-Shabab often targets attacks. The auto bomb went off after security personnel stopped a suspicious vehicle at one of several checkpoints erected along a road leading to the parliament and presidential palace, senior police captain Mohamed Hussein told the AP news agency.

Donald Trump Scraps Plan to Hire Two Lawyers, Citing Conflicts

President Donald Trump pushed back Sunday morning on reports that he has struggled to find attorneys from reputable firms with experience in high-stakes executive branch investigations who would be willing to represent him in the Russian Federation probe.

Stars affected by violence join students' gun-reform rallies

One notably absent was the POTUS; but many lawmakers showed up to lend their support. "They've said that money is most important to them and it's time for us to pick somebody else". She said she would support raising the age at which people could buy guns and some type of monitoring for those who bought large numbers of assault rifles.

Iowa family found dead in Mexico

Amy Sharp's sis, Renee Hoyt, informed the Creston News Advertiser that the Sharps' last interaction happened on March 15. The family had planned to meet up with some friends at a water park, Amy Sharp's cousin, Jana Weland, told ABC News .

Syrian Army Makes Major Gains in Eastern Ghouta

Ryan Dillon told Sputnik that the coalition is limiting its military operations against ISIS in eastern Syria as many Kurdish leaders within the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have left the area to battle the Turkish forces in Afrin. an agreement has been reached after direct negotiations with the Russians ", said Waiel Olwan , spokesman for rebel group Faylaq al-Rahman. Faylaq al Rahman , the second largest rebel group in eastern Ghouta , has agreed to withdraw from the besieged ...

I Refuse to Believe Karen McDougal Actually Loved Donald Trump

McDuogal said she more than happy to sign the agreement with AMI and never have to speak about the affair, even though she claims that earlier she thought it important to get ahead of the story. Ew ew ewwww! If that sounds familiar, it's because Stormy said he said the same thing to her in her 2011 In Touch interview ! "She's attractive. That's his daughter", McDougal said.

Informal talks between USA and Koreas called 'constructive'

Soul, Mar. 24 (BNA): North Korea has accepted South Korea's proposal to hold high-level talks on March 29 to discuss the date and agenda items for an inter-Korean summit slated for late April, South Korea's Ministry of Unification said today.

Federal judge blocks MS abortion law

The measure is called the Gestational Age Act . The state's only abortion clinic quickly sued. But Mississippi is pushing the envelope by banning abortion starting at 15 weeks. McDuff, one of the lawyers for the clinic. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday granted a temporary restraining order requested by the state's only abortion clinic.

Trump congratulates Putin on election win

President Donald Trump on Tuesday told reporters that he would meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the arms race and foreign policy concerns. The statement says they also expressed satisfaction with the apparent easing of tensions over North Korea's weapons program. Trump's overture to Putin was criticized by top senators in his own Republican Party, who called Sunday's election a sham.

US Could Impose New Tariffs on China This Week

That's one of the administration's lines of attack to deal with the lopsided bilateral trade account, which according to United States data, the trade deficit with China reached a record US$375 billion previous year, with China's accounting considerably lower.

Merkel says 2015 migrant influx in Germany won't be repeated

She told parliament she hopes that, at the end of her fourth term, "divisions and polarization (will) have been reduced, perhaps even overcome". Merkel did not mention the AfD by name, instead referring to "the election results of September 2017".

FedEx package explosion likely linked to Austin blasts, feds say

Police are now investigating a second explosive device that was found in the FedEx system. FBI agents investigate the scene at a FedEx distribution center where a package exploded, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Schertz, Texas. A worker nearby the blast was treated for reported ringing in her ears. Although the latest blast did not inflict serious harm, it added to the widening fear of more explosions like four previous ones that have already killed two people and badly wounded four others.

Fatal accident halts Uber's fleet of self-driving vehicles

In Arizona , a human backup driver isn't required for self-driving test cars , although there was one in the XC90 that collided with 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg . The ride-hailing company began testing its autonomous vehicles in Arizona in February 2017. Republican Governor Doug Ducey reached out to Uber in 2016 after California regulators cracked down on the company over its failure to obtain testing permits.

Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit polls show

If Putin serves to the end of his new fourth term, which expires in 2024, he would become the longest-serving leader of Russian Federation since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin . "That #Putin had to work so hard to drive voter turnout shows the Russian people know his claim to power is a sham", McCain tweeted. Sunday's vote was also the first in Crimea since Russian Federation seized the region from Ukraine.

John Oliver's Book About Mike Pence's Gay Bunny Is a Hit

A lot of what Mike Pence represents is hard to mock, but Oliver's ability to take the only redeemable quality of the Pence family and perfectly repurpose him creates the ideal troll of the most staunchly anti-LGBT member of the Trump administration.

KCR meets Mamata, says this is beginning of federal front

The TS Chief Minister also made it clear that would not be a run-of-the-mill alliance of a few political parties, but would be a front for the people. Today was just the beginning. When asked whether there will be any common minimum programme (CMP) of the proposed front, Mamata Banerjee said that the time has not yet come to decide on these matters.

Taiwan to seek exemption from U.S. steel tariffs

Retailers across the US have sent President Trump a letter urging him not to impose massive tariffs on goods imported from China, which could target more than $60B in duties on products ranging from electronics to apparel, footwear and toys.