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Dershowitz: 'Less Bad' For McGahn to Testify Than for Trump To

With one more potential supporter of white nationalists out of the White House, Donald Trump might be feeling increasingly lonely with his alt-right views these days. McGahn has reportedly spent 30 hours being interviewed by Mueller's investigators, providing them with what was described as information that never would have been obtained otherwise.

Turkish lira weakens as USA warns of new sanctions over detained pastor

USA pastor Andrew Brunson arrives at his home after being released from prison in Izmir, Turkey on July 25, 2018. The party will change its bylaws in accordance with Turkey's new presidential system. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned against threatening his country with sanctions. "We have stood together and will continue to do so", he said, making clear the high-level meeting was meant to communicate unequivocal support for Turkey at a critical juncture.

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Reacting to the sad development which has shocked the country, Sudheendra Kulkarni, Ex-aide to former PM, said he worked with Kulkarni for 6 years, he treated everyone with respect, he further said that Vajpayee had asserted that the Kashmir dispute cannot be solved constitutionally, and only by the boundaries of humanity.

United States newspapers push back against Trump's attacks on media

Trump has labelled the news media "the enemy of the American people" and called much of the coverage "fake news". Trump's missive came hours after many newspapers across the country accepted The Boston Globe's invitation to stand up for the press with editorials.

Omarosa says Trumps offered her US$15000 a month for her "silence"

Manigault Newman then mentioned a passage in her book where she claims she saw Trump grab a woman and start "talking to her in inappropriate ways" at a "TV Guide" shoot. And I think we can work something out where we keep you right along those lines. Manigault Newman interjected, "Oh, God no". "Trump has surrounded himself with grifters and con-artists, and now that it's coming back to haunt him he's trying to grift his way out of it", Meyers said.

Iran's Ayatollah wants 'no negotiations with the US'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned the sanctions as "psychological warfare", saying last week he would not begin negotiations until the sanctions are withdrawn. The rial has lost about half of its value since April in anticipation of the renewed USA sanctions, driven mainly by heavy demand for dollars among ordinary Iranians trying to protect their savings.

Counterprotesters dwarf white supremacists in Washington

Demonstrators march on the campus of the University of Virginia in anticipation of the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va ., Saturday, Aug. "I will not serve anyone who has any kind of hate in their heart or obvious hate on this weekend or ever", Chef Brian Hill said. Heather Heyer , a 32-year-old paralegal and activist, was killed amid last year's violence in Charlottesville.

Heather Heyer's mom warns against ceding ground to white nationalists

President Donald Trump Saturday issued a plea for unity. The group came together in direct response to white nationalists who gathered in Charlottesville for a "Unite the Right" rally on August 12, 2017. "With their Nazi flags and their Confederate flags and their rifled militias, it was something I never thought I'd see in Charlottesville", Spaar said.

Space Force: Trump 2020 asks supporters to vote on logo

They include the new command and creating a civilian position as an assistant Secretary of Defense for Space to oversee the transition. Based on the wording of the email, it doesn't sound like this would be for the official Space Force program - more like Space Force gear the campaign wants to peddle to anyone courageous enough to buy it.

Portugal fights major wildfire as Europe’s heat wave lingers

It follows a balmy weekend, with hundreds of sun-lovers flocking to beaches along the south coast and partying at Brighton's annual Pride event. "Sea surface temperatures close to the United Kingdom have reached near-record levels as a result of the prolonged hot and sunny weather ", said the Met Office.

Venezuela's Maduro Survives Attack by Exploding Drones

Maduro, who is serving his sixth term as the president of Venezuela, has been facing backlash as the country has been under severe economic crisis for the past five years, which further led to malnutrition, hyperinflation and mass emigration.

Despite tensions, Russia seeks US help to rebuild Syria

Tensions escalated in February this year, when Israel launched an air raid after intercepting what it claimed was an Iranian drone crossing into Israeli airspace. Israel reported seven ISIS killed on their border, and that the ISIS were just 200 meters from the Israeli-occupied side of Golan. An initial assessment by Israel's military identified the gunmen as Islamic State militants, in what would mark a rare attempt by the Islamist militants to infiltrate Israel.

National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

Bush administration by August 20. Grassley last week asked Bush's presidential library for the paperwork without the documents from Kavanaugh's staff secretary years. Once Obama announced the nomination, however, Hatch joined the rest of the Republican Party in refusing to hold confirmation hearings for Garland, saying that the nominee should be chosen after the 2016 election, and not by a president who was on his way out of office.

John Kelly expected to stay through 2020

Last month, Mr. Trump told reporters he didn't know how long Kelly would stay on board. The Trump White House immediately pushed back against these rumors, calling them " fake news ". Andy Card, chief of staff under George W. Bush, served for a little over five years. Kelly has often joked publicly about how working for Trump is the hardest job he's ever had, including those on the battlefield.

US sends home Korean War remains handed over by North Korea

According to the Post , senior North Korean officials may be trying to deceive Washington about their nuclear and missile capabilities. Newly obtained evidence, including satellite photos taken in recent weeks, indicates that work is underway on at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled ICBMs at a large research facility in Sanumdong, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, according to the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe classified intelligence.

Federal judge blocks release of plans for 3D-printed guns

The plans were downloaded about 100,000 times until the US State Department blocked it, claiming the distribution beyond the US borders violated laws on weapons export. The gun plans were pulled from the internet in 2013 by order of the State Department under worldwide gun trafficking laws. Trump spokesman Hogan Gidley made much the same point, saying the administration supports the law against wholly plastic guns, including those made with a 3-D printer .

Agency Begins Process of Identifying Korean War Remains

Six boxes were given to then-New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony Principi on a trip to the North. Vice President Mike Pence , whose father fought in the Korean War , was scheduled to attend an "honorable carry ceremony" at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to mark the arrival of the remains on USA soil.

Thieves captured after stashing shark in baby stroller during heist

Salvaggio said in the press conference that police are working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to find if any federal laws may have been broken in the freakish aqua-heist. Meantime, 48 hours after being stolen, Miss Helen was returned to the aquarium where she is being kept in quarantine and monitored before being returned to her tank.

Dems Expand Push to Blacklist Businesses Working on Trump’s Border Wall

A shutdown was avoided in March after Congress approved a United States dollars 1.3 trillion spending package that would fund the government through the end of September. Last week, Republican leaders thought they had reached a deal with Trump to delay a confrontation on funding for the wall until after the November mid-term elections, according to a person familiar with their discussion.

Trump denies knowing about son's meeting with Russians, despite Cohen's claim

Last week, the network published a recording from September 2016 of a conversation between Mr Cohen and Mr Trump discussing how they would buy the rights to Playboy model Karen McDougal's story about an alleged affair with Trump. "Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?)", Trump tweeted , referring to reports that the FBI is examining Cohen's businesses in New York's taxi industry as part of a separate ...

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for second meeting after Washington postponed plans

Speaking to reporters at a summit of BRICS countries in South Africa, Putin said telephone calls between Moscow and Washington were insufficient and that both sides needed to meet to talk about issues like the Iran nuclear deal and global conflicts.

Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi freed from Israeli prison

Ahed Tamimi was sent to prison for assault after being filmed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier late previous year, when she was just 16. Israeli authorities on Sunday released Palestinian teen Ahed al-Tamimi and her mother from prison after an 8-month detention.

Homes destroyed and at least one dead in explosive wildfires

Flames swept through the communities of Shasta and Keswick before jumping the Sacramento River and reaching Redding, a city of about 90,000 people - the largest in the region. The fire was earlier estimated to have claimed almost 30,000 acres and was about 6 percent contained, but authorities said that acreage is expected to increase "dramatically".

Islamic State kills dozens in south Syria attacks: state media

Facing imminent defeat, terrorists resorted to a craven last-ditch effort and carried out deadly attacks in As-Suwayda, in southwestern Syria , the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Islamic State was driven from almost all the territory it once held in Syria a year ago in separate offensives by the Russian-backed army and a US-backed militia alliance.

Israel responds to fatal knife attack with new settler homes

Israeli soldiers raided several properties in Kobar on Friday morning, questioning family members before retracting their work permits. Palestinian protesters gather as tear gas canisters are launched by Israeli forces during a demonstration at the area separating the besieged Gaza Strip from the occupied territories, east of Gaza City, July 27, 2018.

Trump thanks Kim as North Korea transfers remains of Korean War soldiers

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's historic summit in pictures Who's leading whom? "It is accompanied by service members from United Nations Command Korea and technical experts from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency", a press statement issued by the White House said earlier.

What the Trump lawyer recording does - and doesn't - tell us

Now, the recording is available for the world to listen to. In the tape, Mr Trump and Mr Cohen talk about buying the rights to Ms McDougal's story, which she had sold a month earlier to the National Enquirer for US$150,000 (S$204,000).

Trump, European Union leaders pull back from trade war

Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska said Trump's trade war "is cutting the legs out from under farmers and White House's "plan" is to spend $12 billion on gold crutches". The EU announced earlier that it would proportionally respond to American trade tariffs, as well as initiate proceedings as part of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Trump To Iran's President Rouhani: 'NEVER, EVER THREATEN' The U.S. Again

Prominent Iranian analyst Seed Leilaz downplayed the war of words, describing it as "the storm before the calm". Iran's supreme leader on Saturday backed President Hassan Rouhani's suggestion that Iran may block Gulf oil exports if its own exports are stopped, according to his official website.

Sanctions are crippling North Korea's economy

Earlier this week, Seoul officials confirmed that the same two ships, under the flags of Panama and Sierra Leone, carried over 9,000 tons of North Korean coal from the port of Kholmsk on Russia's Sakhalin Island to South Korean ports last October, a violation of a comprehensive coal ban passed by the UN Security Council in August 2017.

North Korea begins dismantling rocket test site

Trump did not identify the site, but a USA official subsequently told Reuters that it was Sohae. According to Yonhap , the North is growing frustrated with what it sees as a lack of progress towards a peace agreement. propaganda between the Korean War anniversary June 25, and July 27, the anniversary of the war's Armistice, has not occurred. Satellite images of the Sohae station seen by US-based monitoring group 38 North suggest Pyongyang is complying with a promise made to the U.S.

North Korean Economy Suffered Sharpest Drop In 2 Decades, South Says

Pompeo said in the first five months of this year, there were at least 89 ship-to-ship transfers of oil - an evasive practice where sanctioned products are exchanged in worldwide waters by ships that often hide or obscure their identity. Late past year, China, North Korea's main economic lifeline, bolstered sanctions against Pyongyang under U.N. resolutions, decreasing the trade volume of the two nations.

Donald Trump claims he warned Vladimir Putin against election meddling

There was no immediate reaction from the Kremlin to the invitation. "Say that again", National Intelligence Director Dan Coats responded, when informed of the invitation during an appearance at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado. The two leaders held two hours of closed-door talks with no one else present but the interpreters. HORSLEY: He said that he'd given Putin a very strong warning against meddling in the 2018 election.

Missouri duck boat accident among deadliest in almost 20 years

The incident is now under investigation, so it would not be prudent for us to comment or speculate as to what may have caused the incident, but extreme weather seems to have been a major factor. Twenty-nine passengers and two crew members were aboard for a pleasure cruise. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said Thursday that stormy weather likely made the boat sank.

Arrested Russian Woman Said to Have Ties to Spies

The allegations were made in court filings on Wednesday that successfully persuaded a judge to have her held without bail. Prosecutor Erik Kenerson told the court that "the evidence is overwhelming the defendant was here on behalf of the government of carry out a covert influence campaign".

Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

The Helsinki summit is the capstone to a almost week-long trip for Trump during which he has sown doubts about his commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, Washington's so-called special relationship with Britain, and US relations with the European Union that he called "a foe" in trade terms.

Obama visits Kenyan home to promote charity

Former US President Barack Obama urged Kenya's leaders on Monday to turn their backs on the divisive ethnic politics that have frequently spilled over into violence and to stamp down on corruption. Even though he never lived in Africa, many Kenyans consider Obama a native to the country. He was born in Hawaii, where he spent most of his childhood.

Comment: Does Putin have something on Trump?

Senator John McCain called this what it was : " One of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory ". "The damage inflicted by Pres. John Brennan, who served as Central Intelligence Agency director between 2013 and January 2017, called the president's comments "treasonous". - Before the press conference started, the secret service removed an accredited journalist from The Nation who was protesting, holding a sign that read, "Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty".

Fear of More Violence in Pakistan Election after Bomber Kills 130

In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128 people, including a politician running for a provincial legislature. Pakistani troops carry the casket, wrapped in national flag, of provincial candidate Siraj Raisani, who was killed in the Friday's suicide bombing in Mastung, during a funeral prayer in Quetta , Pakistan , Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Argentina asks Russian Federation to arrest Iran official over 1994 Jewish center bombing

Earlier this year, the Trump administration pulled out of the 2015 multilateral Iran nuclear agreement and begin reimposing economic sanctions on the Middle Eastern country. While the pressure for Iran to limit its presence in Syria will create de facto fissures between the alliance of Russia, Iran and Syria, the three countries' converging interests mean compromises would need to be made.

Kremlin rejects Trump's description of Germany as Russian 'captive'

We're protecting France. We're protecting all of these countries. Canada possesses important disquiet with the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, which would yield gas from Russian Federation to the Baltic coast of Germany, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said.

Trump lobs Brexit verbal grenade at May

Did Trump criticize Prime Minister Theresa May , or was it "fake news"? In an interview with the Sun , Trump said that May's Brexit plan could jeopardize a future trade agreement with the US. "But it is too bad what is going on", the president said. Trump's comments saw the value of the pound plunge on currency markets. "At some stage in the future, there may need to be checks that don't now exist", he said.

'Trump Baby' balloon heading to Scotland

Referring to the separation of undocumented parents and children, they wrote: "It is with great sadness that we have followed reports of events in recent months which have seen families ripped apart and children placed in cages". "I think they like me a lot in the UK", Trump said in Brussels. The president is not now scheduled to visit Aberdeenshire, but Eric Trump hinted that a trip to Menie could still be added to his father's itinerary at the last minute.

Second Phase Of Thailand Rescue Pulls 4 More Boys From Cave

Thailand's Meteorological Department said there was a 60 per cent chance of rain with more thunderstorms forecast throughout the week. Narongsak Osottanakorn , the head of the rescue operation, told reporters on Monday: "The four children are fine".

Trump's Supreme Court Nomination to Preempt TV Programming

Trump is said to have narrowed his potential SCOTUS nominees down to federal judges Brett Kavanaugh , Raymond Kethledge and Amy Coney Barret. President Trump has said he'll name a candidate on July 9, but many students criticized the nonexistent nominee when asked for their opinion, Phillips reported .

Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty after immigration protest

On Wednesday, Okoumou climbed the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and began a three-hour standoff that led to the evacuation of the landmark on the Fourth of July holiday, celebrating USA independence. "I wouldn't have done it", said the President, "I would have said, 'Let's get some nets, and let's wait till she comes down". 'Michelle Obama says when they go low, we go high, and I went as high as I could'.

Pompeo to make third visit to North Korea

US intelligence agencies believe North Korea has increased production of fuel for nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites in recent months and may try to hide these while seeking concessions in nuclear talks with the United States, NBC News quoted USA officials as saying on Friday.

Trump to announce supreme court pick on 9 July

He said Kennedy understood his role as a swing vote: "The justice knew that on many controversial issues he could tip the court and I think he appreciated that, and sought to create balance in the Constitution and in the constitutional law that the court issued".

Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

Many Saudi women spent most of their wages on drivers as a result. In this June 23, 2018 photo, a Saudi woman covering her name holds her new auto license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia . "I hope people around the world will share in our joy today by sharing their most memorable driving story using #worlddrivingday", said Aseel Al Hamad.

Sara Netanyahu, Israeli PM's wife, charged with fraud over lavish meals

According to the indictment sheet, investigators found evidence that Sara Netanyahu asked other employees to hide the fact that a cook was employed at the residence, indicating awareness that ordering meals from outside was a violation of the rules.