Wednesday November 21-st, 2018

Cohen’s Lawyer: Cohen’s Lawyer: "Michael Has Turned [On Trump]" :: Politics :: Features :: Michael Cohen

The audio abruptly ends after almost three minutes. The conversation was recorded by Cohen in September 2016 just head of the election, and it details the effort to set up a company to buy the story of Karen McDougal , a former Playboy playmate ...

United States airlines complying with Beijing’s demand not to mention Taiwan United States airlines complying with Beijing’s demand not to mention Taiwan

The big U.S. airlines declined to say how much revenue they earn from flying between China and the U.S. In regulatory filings, they only describe revenue by region. That comes despite the White House slamming China's demands as " Orwellian nonsen...

Putin meeting at White House delayed until after midterm elections Putin meeting at White House delayed until after midterm elections

Donald Trump will postpone a second meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin until next year, after the federal probe into Russian election meddling is over. As of Wednesday, the transcript did not include Mason's first question to Putin. ...

It’s fine, Brock Turner only wanted ‘outercourse,’ lawyer argues It’s fine, Brock Turner only wanted ‘outercourse,’ lawyer argues

Turner's lawyer, Eric Multhaup, was given 15 minutes to argue why the conviction should be overturned before a panel of three state appellate judges, composed of two women and one man. Justice Franklin Delia told the former athlete's lawyer he "absol...

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin had been delayed until 2019, citing the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Top U.S. intell...

Donald Trump’s Walk Of Fame Star Destroyed Again Donald Trump’s Walk Of Fame Star Destroyed Again

This isn't the first time Trump's Walk of Fame star has faced the threat of ruin. Speaking on social media overnight, the British television host Piers Morgan said such attacks only strengthened support for Trump. Otis, who used a pickaxe and a...

UK PM May says she will lead Brexit talks from now on UK PM May says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

He replied then: "No, it is the Prime Minister and the Cabinet". May, however, said "DExEU will continue to lead on all of the government's preparations for Brexit", preparations that will include both a deal and a no-deal scenario. Richard Tice, o...

Fake Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez interview defended as ‘satire’ after backlash Fake Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez interview defended as ‘satire’ after backlash

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a member of the progressive caucus, said she talked with Ocasio-Cortez for about 15 minutes in her office. Now, two of those women are generating major nationwide enthusiasm: 28-year-old Bronx native Alexandria Ocasio-Cor...

White House: Nothing Malicious In Trump-Putin Omission White House: Nothing Malicious In Trump-Putin Omission

Russian officials had said they might be open to Trump and Putin meeting on the sidelines of an worldwide summit such as the G-20, but they had not committed to a trip to Washington, D.C. The White House's transcript of the event leaves out the f...

Husband of adult film performer Stormy Daniels seeks divorce Husband of adult film performer Stormy Daniels seeks divorce

Her attorney, Michael Avenatti , further confirmed the news in a tweet on Monday. "My client Stormy Daniels and her husband Glen have made a decision to end their marriage", Avenatti said on Twitter. After Trump accused her of lying about ...

'Unhappily' married woman denied a divorce by UK Supreme Court 'Unhappily' married woman denied a divorce by UK Supreme Court

Judges at the Supreme Court refused to overturn an earlier verdict that Mrs Owens could only end the marriage immediately if her husband had been unfaithful or unreasonable, suggestions which Mr Owens denied. A panel of Supreme Court judges in Londo...

Japan's killer heat wave declared natural disaster Japan's killer heat wave declared natural disaster

The weather agency issued a warning of extraordinary high temperatures for most regions of Japan's main island. As a high-pressure area covered the Japanese archipelago, the mercury also hit a record high of 40.8 C in Ome, Tokyo , at 1:29 p.m., ...

Kremlin aide says Putin, Trump may meet at G20 summit Kremlin aide says Putin, Trump may meet at G20 summit

His reasoning? "They definitely don't want Trump". The U.S. intelligence community also proved that Russian agents attempted to meddle in the 2016 elections to benefit Republicans. Referring to an economic forum in St Petersburg Trump had attended ...

GOP decries Trump offer of $12B aid to offset tariffs GOP decries Trump offer of $12B aid to offset tariffs

The actions "are a firm statement that other nations can not bully our agricultural producers to force the United States to cave in", Perdue said . "This administration will not stand by while our hardworking agricultural producers bear the brunt of...

Ramaphosa and Xi condemn unilateral trade measures, protectionism Ramaphosa and Xi condemn unilateral trade measures, protectionism

Cash-strapped power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd . secured a $2.5 billion long-term loan facility with China Development Bank , taking the funding it's secured to nearly two-thirds of what it needs for this year. Port and freight rail operator T...

Federal prosecutors have 12 Cohen tapes after Trump waives privilege Federal prosecutors have 12 Cohen tapes after Trump waives privilege

After a run-in at a Manhattan restaurant last week, Avenatti said the two attorneys "continued to have a dialogue" and Cohen's recent "evolution" means he could help in Avenatti's "search for the truth". Trump has denied knowledge of the payments...

Pompeo on firing line as senators demand answers on Helsinki, North Korea Pompeo on firing line as senators demand answers on Helsinki, North Korea

Trump said at a joint press conference with Putin that he did not see any reason why Russian Federation would interfere in the 2016 presidential election, contradicting the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies. Just 8 percent of Americans sai...

Judge orders release of pizza worker immigrant Judge orders release of pizza worker immigrant

Crotty said the father's release is necessary because his imminent removal from the United States is no longer reasonably foreseeable. Villavicencio was arrested on June 1 while delivering pizza to Fort Hamilton base. Immigration and Customs En...

Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star smashed to smithereens

Early this morning, prior to dawn, a man allegedly walked down Hollywood Boulevard with a pickaxe concealed in a guitar case. Somebody used a pick axe to destroy Donald Trump's star on the Walk of Fame. It took several weeks to fix the star aft...

Thai soccer team rescued from cave to become novice Buddhist monks Thai soccer team rescued from cave to become novice Buddhist monks

The boys and their coach will live for nine days at a Buddhist temple and adhere to the teachings and precepts of Buddhism, which is Thailand's main religion. "Ordinations are supposed to give us peace of mind", said Sangiemjit Wongsukchan, mother of...

White House Admits Tariffs Are Hurting Farmers As It Plans Relief Program White House Admits Tariffs Are Hurting Farmers As It Plans Relief Program

Agricultural industry publication IEG Policy noted Tuesday that "Officials on the call with reporters were not asked if the push to get the plan out now would make sure that benefits under the effort would start going out to farmers and ranchers ah...

'The Lassie Effect' - Study links dogs and empathy 'The Lassie Effect' - Study links dogs and empathy

The new study found that dogs with strong bonds to their owners hurried to a door if they heard them crying on the other side of it. But the dogs who didn't push open the door, were found to be too troubled by the crying to act.

Trump again calling out Russia 'hoax' Trump again calling out Russia 'hoax'

During an interview on Fox News, host Laura Ingraham referred to a section in a Lawfare blog post by David Kris - focusing on the role the infamous Trump dossier written by ex-British spy Christopher Steele played in federal officials convincing th...

Amber heatwave alert for Surrey and Hampshire Amber heatwave alert for Surrey and Hampshire

The following advice has been issued for residents: 'Stay out of the sun. Malcolm Bell, chief executive of Visit Cornwall, fears warnings could have an impact on the economy. Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said temperatures will nudge 30C (86F)...

ISIL claims responsibility for Danforth shooting ISIL claims responsibility for Danforth shooting

According to officials, a 29-year-old man, believed to be the suspect behind the shooting , was killed following an exchange of gunfire with police. A witness who was standing near the scene told CTV that he heard about 20 shots and the sound of th...

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