Wednesday November 21-st, 2018

Kate and William celebrate Prince George's fifth birthday with adorable photo

An official photo of Prince George was released Saturday to mark his fifth birthday, which falls on Sunday. Plus, he's undeniably cute and sometimes adorably naughty, as his public appearances attest to. Was he nervous? Didn't seem so when he was...

Father Of Two Parkland Survivors Shot And Killed In Own Convenience Store Father Of Two Parkland Survivors Shot And Killed In Own Convenience Store

Fields Jr. faces one charge of murder while engaged in a felony offense and one charge of robbery with a firearm. It's unclear why Fields returned to the store to shoot Ali. Tamarac Fire Rescue took the mortally wounded Ali to Broward Health Medic...

The Trump Presidency: NYT: Trump recorded discussing secret payment The Trump Presidency: NYT: Trump recorded discussing secret payment

His lawyers have reviewed a transcript of the tape, and were said to not believe it posed a legal problem for him. But if the conversation were recorded in NY, it would probably be legal for Cohen to record it. In an interview this month with ABC N...

DHS secretary dodges saying Russian interference was to help Trump DHS secretary dodges saying Russian interference was to help Trump

When pressed on whether she agrees with the US intelligence community's conclusion, which includes the fact that Russian Federation tried to assist then-candidate Donald Trump and hurt his opponent, Hillary Clinton. On immigration, Nielsen talked a...

Trump Stuns Washington, Invites Russia's Vladimir Putin to White House Trump Stuns Washington, Invites Russia's Vladimir Putin to White House

The spokesman, who described the talks on condition of anonymity, said the NSC and its Russian counterparts were "continuing a working-level dialogue" to review suggestions by Putin on cybersecurity and counterterrorism. The issue bubbled up again ...

Carter Page FISA Warrant Released -- Discredits Devin Nunes' Narrative

The Times and other outlets obtained the documents thanks to FOIA lawsuits. The application documents state that Federal Bureau of Investigation "believes Page has been the subject of targeted recruitment by the Russian government.to undermine ...

North Korea's economy just had its worst year in two decades North Korea's economy just had its worst year in two decades

Tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program had interrupted previous efforts. The comments come about a month after Trump met with Kim for a historic summit between the two leaders in Singapore. We have - we're just going through the pr...

DOJ decides it should publicly 'expose' foreign election schemes DOJ decides it should publicly 'expose' foreign election schemes

In the closing session of the first full day of the 2018 Aspen Security Forum , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein warned not only of increased threats from Russian influence operations but also of the additional global cyber-threats from other ...

Florida man shot and killed over parking spot Florida man shot and killed over parking spot

By the time he was brought to a nearby hospital, McGlockton was pronounced dead. "I'm not saying I agree with it, but I don't make that call", he said. He said his office will forward the case to prosecutors for a final decision. McGlockton stumb...

Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate

Tana Ganeva is a reporter covering criminal justice, drug policy and homelessness. Giuliani also told the Times that Trump insisted the payment, should it occur, be a check - not cash - so that a paper trail would exist. On Twitter, he scrubbed...

UK sets up Brexit battle over Irish border, rejecting 'unworkable' EU plan UK sets up Brexit battle over Irish border, rejecting 'unworkable' EU plan

Ahead of the meeting, deputy premier Simon Coveney, who will brief ministers about the recruitment of custom officers and plans for ports and airports, said the Irish Government was continuing to see "confusion" at Westminster following the publicati...

Russian warship discovered with $130bn gold? Russian warship discovered with $130bn gold?

They also have said some gold coins could have been aboard the ship to pay the salaries of Russian navy officers. However, Shinil put the valuation much higher, at $130 billion, and it asserted that it is the first organization to ever locate the s...

Pursuit ends in hostage situation at LA grocery store Pursuit ends in hostage situation at LA grocery store

Law enforcement sources told The Times that the gunman opened fire on officers and then ran inside the store. The suspect fled in a 2015 Toyota Camry and during a police pursuit, the suspect fired multiple rounds at officers, Lopez said.

Israel adopts Jewish nation-state law Israel adopts Jewish nation-state law

Israel's prime minister praised the bill's passage as a "defining moment". Ayman Odeh, head of the Arab Joint List, called it "the death of our democracy". The online Discriminatory Laws Database , managed by Adalah-The Legal Center for Arab Minor...

Trump threatens tariffs on all US$505 billion of Chinese imports Trump threatens tariffs on all US$505 billion of Chinese imports

Trump said higher interest rates left the United States at a disadvantage when compared to the European Union and Japan, where easy money policies persist. "But it could be that all we end up with is a lot of tariffs globally and a lot of other...

Lavrov Urges Butina Release In Phone Call With Pompeo Lavrov Urges Butina Release In Phone Call With Pompeo

US officials have been mum on what, if anything, the two leaders agreed to in Helsinki during a two-hour, one-on-one meeting. Trump tweeted that the two men discussed Ukraine but has not mentioned a referendum or revealed specifics of the Uk...

Spanish judge drops extradition requests for 6 Catalans Spanish judge drops extradition requests for 6 Catalans

The Spanish charges of rebellion are not recognised in Germany and the German statute against treason does not apply because Puigdemont's actions "did not raise any kind of violence". In Spain, rebellion carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in pr...

Rand Paul: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' Invades Senate Rand Paul: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' Invades Senate

Trump told the world he accepted Putin's claim that the Russian government did not interfere in the 2016 US presidential election. If the resolution were passed, the Senate would also resolve to "move aggressively to protect our election systems fr...

US, Russia: Ukraine Shaping Up to Be Hot Topic for Summit

Trump asked National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Putin, and "those discussions are already underway", Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday. There was also Putin's controversial suggestion that the US could sit in on the q...

Police reportedly ID 'Russians' behind nerve agent attack in England Police reportedly ID 'Russians' behind nerve agent attack in England

Police believe the incidents are linked. The Met Police, who are leading the investigation, have declined to comment. Police believe the two suspects left the United Kingdom for Russian Federation after the poisoning, a source with knowledge of t...

US auto tariffs could raise insurance rates, drive up auto thefts US auto tariffs could raise insurance rates, drive up auto thefts

Often, domestic producers favor tariffs, while their foreign competitors and those who buy their products oppose them. A bipartisan group of 150 lawmakers signed a letter urging the administration to drop the plans amid the opposition of groups rep...

Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape' Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape'

The raid, conducted under a search warrant, was aimed at seizing records related to two women who received payments in the run-up to the 2016 election after they alleged extramarital affairs with Trump, among other documents. The existence of the aud...

Australia's Catholic priests urge pope to sack Adelaide archbishop Philip Wilson Australia's Catholic priests urge pope to sack Adelaide archbishop Philip Wilson

Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson has appealed his conviction of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile priest during the 1970s. "However, at this time, I am entitled to exercise my legal rights and to follo...

"Illegal": Trump After Reports That Lawyer Taped Conversation With Model

President Donald Trump is not having a good day. The recording was part of a large collection of documents and electronic records seized by federal authorities from the longtime Trump fixer earlier this year. His lawyer has said the payment was nev...

Trump threatens tariffs on all $500B of Chinese imports

Earlier this month, the United States imposed tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports. China promptly levied taxes on the same value of USA products. Indeed, overall financial conditions in the USA are largely unchanged since Trump took office in...

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