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Author: 0 Gates admits he cheated on wife at Manafort trial

Four employees at Dr. K's firm established and named the entities - Leviathan Ltd. and Peranova Ltd. are two of the more high-profile examples - where Manafort and Gates held millions of dollars of payments to Manafort's Davis Manafort Partners (DMP) and DMP International from their overseas political clients.

Global Dravidian icon M Karunanidhi passes away at the age of 94
Author: 0 Dravidian icon M Karunanidhi passes away at the age of 94

Mr Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on July 28 after suffering a drop in his blood pressure and a urinary tract infection. Impressed with his writings, Periyar and Annadurai made him the editor of their party magazine "Kudiyarasu".

Global Trump Blames California Wildfires on Poor Environmental Laws
Author: 0 Trump Blames California Wildfires on Poor Environmental Laws

Cal Fire says the Mendocino blaze, still only 30% contained, has destroyed more than 140 structures and could be a threat to thousands more, reports USA Today . Deputy fire chief Mr Mclean dismissed Mr Trump's comments to U.S. media, saying firefighters had "plenty of water" to carry out their work. Trump's tweet comes after California water officials ignited a debate this summer by proposing a plan to limit the amount of water that can be drawn from the San Joaquin River for use in ...

Global Trump in warning over trading with Iran
Author: 0 Trump in warning over trading with Iran

US President Donald Trump has warned other countries against doing business with Tehran , saying he had imposed "the most biting" sanctions on the country. But the European Commission has implemented a previously unused regulation that seeks to cancel the effect of the USA policy on European companies doing "legitimate business" with Iran.

Global Manafort Accountant Admits Possible Wrongdoing During Trial
Author: 0 Manafort Accountant Admits Possible Wrongdoing During Trial

In fact, Trump hired Manafort on March 29, 2016, to organize his campaign's efforts at the Republican National Convention, according to ABC News . A defense lawyer for Manafort encouraged jurors in his opening statement to consider whether prosecutors had enough evidence to begin an audit of Manafort.

Global Venezuela's Maduro blames 'assassination' attempt on Colombia
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro blames 'assassination' attempt on Colombia

New footage has emerged showing the moment a drone bomb exploded over Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro while he gave a speech to a crowded event in Caracas on Saturday in what he claims to be an attempt on his life. The head of the assembly, Diosdado Cabello, tweeted that Maduro and the assembled military chiefs had survived a "terrorist attack" he blamed on the opposition.

Global Senate Dems Will End Boycott, Meet With Kavanaugh To Push Doc Requests
Author: 0 Senate Dems Will End Boycott, Meet With Kavanaugh To Push Doc Requests

Bush's presidential library and other things get up here soon", the sooner the hearing can start, he said. But Democrats have criticized that process and the lawyer leading it - former Bush lawyer Bill Burck - as political. Bush; Democrats are pushing for the records relating to his time as Bush's staff secretary as well. With the U.S. Supreme Court building in the background, Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh arrives prior to meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on ...

Global Police say woman in Kearney was not missing Iowa student
Author: 0 Police say woman in Kearney was not missing Iowa student

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation special agent Mike Krapfl confirmed Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 that the reported sighting of Mollie Tibbetts wasn't substantiated and has been ruled out by investigators. Tibbetts has not been seen since July 18 when she went jogging in Brooklyn, the small town in Iowa where she was living. "It is our greatest hope that if someone has her, they will just release her", the emotional mother continued.

Global Zimbabwe Election: Mnangagwa calls for independent investigation of violent crackdown on protesters
Author: 0 Zimbabwe Election: Mnangagwa calls for independent investigation of violent crackdown on protesters

Meanwhile, Emmerson Mnangagwa , incumbent president and ZANU-PF's leader, said on Thursday he was in talks with the opposition to find ways to defuse the situation. The opposition supporters were are also angered by the delay in announcing the presidential results. Commonwealth observers also on Thursday accused the Zimbabwe security forces of using excessive force on protesters.

Global 1 person killed in Northern California wildfire
Author: 0 1 person killed in Northern California wildfire

Evacuations are in place in many areas on the west and north sides of Redding. The Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park , which has charred 45,911 acres (18,500 hectares), was 29 percent contained. Warm air further dries out the land and provides blazes with more fuel, though gusty winds are hugely important contributors - if not the most important factor.

Global Mystery as student vanishes while out for night time jog
Author: 0 Mystery as student vanishes while out for night time jog

Monday, July 16 This was the last day Dalton Jack , Tibbetts' boyfriend, said he saw his girlfriend in person. Jack also said that Tibbetts sent him a routine Snapchat photo the night of her disappearance. "We're racking our brains, thinking what can we think of to tell the investigators", she said. A neighbor reported seeing Tibbetts jogging Wednesday evening.

Global Trump threatens Iran with what 'few have suffered'
Author: 0 Trump threatens Iran with what 'few have suffered'

Trump in May withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, which eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for restraints on its nuclear weapons program. "Such policies will unite Iranians who will overcome plots against their country", Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said. In response, Donald Trump sent an explosive, all-caps tweet telling Mr Rouhani to " never, ever threaten the United States again " and "be cautious!".

Global The Issue Raised By Cohen’s Trump Tape
Author: 0 The Issue Raised By Cohen’s Trump Tape

Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , later disclosed the president reimbursed Cohen through a monthly retainer , but had not learned of the deal with the porn actress until later. Just days ahead of the presidential election, Trump spokesperson Hope Hicks told the Wall Street Journal on its report of the $150,000 USA payment to McDougal: "We have no knowledge of any of this".

Global Iran Warns Of ‘Countermeasures’ In Volley Of Threats With Trump
Author: 0 Iran Warns Of ‘Countermeasures’ In Volley Of Threats With Trump

He speaks with them daily, she said , but declined to give any details about any steps Trump is looking to take with Iran. Zarif is not the only state official to have chimed in on the Twitter feud. We've been around for millennia & seen fall of empires, incl our own, which lasted more than the life of some countries . The Republican leader's response was reminiscent of the belligerent tone he took with North Korea previous year.

Global Iran Braces for ‘Mother of All Wars’ with US
Author: 0 Iran Braces for ‘Mother of All Wars’ with US

During a recent visit to Austria, Rouhani pledged that Tehran will stand firm against the USA threat to halt Iranian oil shipments, saying no other country in the region could export oil if Iran is to be deprived of oil exports. Then, earlier this month, Iran threatened to block regional oil exports after Trump urged other countries not to import Iranian oil and imposed sanctions on those who did (these sanctions have since been softened).

Global 'Stand your ground' law protects gunman in deadly shooting over parking spot
Author: 0 'Stand your ground' law protects gunman in deadly shooting over parking spot

Drejka then pulled out a handgun and shot McGlockton in the chest. Drejka could be seen firing at McGlockton as the young father stepped away. Surveillance video from the store shows McGlockton leave the store to defend his girlfriend. "He was basically threatening to shoot me that day", Kelly said. Community members plan to gather again to honor Markeis McGlockton with a vigil Sunday night.

Global All duck boat sinking survivors out of hospital
Author: 0 All duck boat sinking survivors out of hospital

Tasha Sadowicz of the U.S. Coast Guard says commercial vehicles like duck boats are required only to have enough flotation devices for all passengers and crew, and life jackets that fit every child on board. "The captain told us 'don't worry about grabbing the life jackets, you won't need them, ' so nobody grabbed them because we listened to the captain and he told us to stay seated", she said.

Global Israel evacuates hundreds of Syria's White Helmets to Jordan
Author: 0 Israel evacuates hundreds of Syria's White Helmets to Jordan

How did the operation come about? An Israeli solider hands out water on a bus, during the Syria Civil Defence, also known as the White Helmets , extraction from the Golan Heights, Israel in this still image taken from video, provided by the Israeli Army July 22, 2018.

Global Thiessen: Trump can shut down his Russia critics with one bold move
Author: 0 Thiessen: Trump can shut down his Russia critics with one bold move

President Donald Trump suggested that NATO's newest and smallest member, which has a military with fewer than 2,000 members, could be the spark that sets off a global Armageddon. "Yes, absolutely I would be committed to Article 5 ", he said at the time. "Regardless of how much bad press Trump receives for his foreign policies, these do not seem to have had any real effect on his popularity".

Global Let's be clear: The White House week of walk-backs
Author: 0 Let's be clear: The White House week of walk-backs

The invitation seemed to surprise Trump's own Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who was told about it during a live interview at an event in the U.S. "We are ready for discussions on that point". Standing alongside Putin, Trump called the idea "an incredible offer ". "This issue (of a referendum) was discussed", he said , adding without elaborating that Putin made "concrete proposals" to Trump on solutions for the four-year Ukraine conflict , which has killed more than ...

Author: 0 Trump calls Cohen's taping of phone call 'inconceivable,' possibly illegal

He tweeted: "The good news is that your favourite President did nothing wrong! ". The recording had been deemed privileged by a former federal judge, known as a special master, one of the sources said, adding that Trump's lawyers have sent a letter to the special master asking to withdraw the privilege.

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