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Michael Cohen Says Trump Knew About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting With Russians

Trump did not dictate or help draft a statement in response to the Times' reporting about the Trump Tower meeting . The bureau's investigation also encompasses Cohen's role in payments to women who allegedly had affairs with Trump. In attempting to refute the claims, the president's lawyer, Barry Zuckerkorn Rudy Giuliani , said that he talked to witnesses to the Trump-Cohen conversation about ... [Full Article...]

More brands dump Sondos Alqattan as Kuwait social media star remains defiant

More brands dump Sondos Alqattan as Kuwait social media star remains defiant In an Instagram post today (Tuesday, July 24) Alqattan remained unrepentant. The Kuwaiti Instagram "influencer" who said Filipino "servants" shouldn't be allowed days off is being dumped by her sponsors. French perfume brand M. Micallef and London-based makeup brand Chelsea Beautique also announced they would no longer be working with the influencer. [Full Article...]

Section of Yosemite National Park to close

Section of Yosemite National Park to close The gates of Yosemite National Park, typically abuzz with activity during the summer, were eerily quiet Wednesday. 'We're asking people here tonight to leave tomorrow morning, ' he said. Evacuation orders are in place for the small communities dotted through the area, and more residents are on evacuation alert. Hotels, like the Tenaya Lodge, remain open and guests are taking advantage of the p... [Full Article...]

Colombian Cartel Puts $70,000 Price On The Head Of Drug-Sniffing Dog

Colombian Cartel Puts $70,000 Price On The Head Of Drug-Sniffing Dog A recent White House report found the amount of land where peasants and drug traffickers harvest the plant used to make cocaine rose 11 percent in 2017, despite $10 billion in USA counter-narcotics work. With her neon reflective vest, pointy ears and gaping mouth, she looks more like a beloved family pet than a veteran drug-sniffing police dog. Over the past three years, Sombra has become "the t... [Full Article...]

Trump Denies He Knew Beforehand of Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Michael Cohen says he was present when Mr Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr , informed his father of the meeting. After Donald Trump Jr . said in a July 2017 interview that he never told his father about the meeting before it happened, Cohen tweeted that he was "so proud of (Trump Jr.) for being open, honest and transparent to the American people". [Full Article...]

Five charged over 'acid attack' on three-year-old England boy

Five charged over 'acid attack' on three-year-old England boy The five men were charged with "conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm", West Mercia police said in a statement. The mother screamed "what have you done to my baby?" when the unknown substance was thrown over the boy in the Tallow Hill area of the city. [Full Article...]

Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized

Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized A witness who is familiar with the Walk of Fame and the people it attracts says he was not expecting someone to vandalize the star . United States media initially reported that Los Angeles police were investigating after the perpetrator - who apparently concealed the pickaxe in a guitar case - escaped. [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen claims Trump 'knew of Russian lawyer meeting'

The president's former personal attorney says that Donald Trump knew why his son, Donald Trump , Jr., and other members of his campaign were going to meet with a Russian lawyer who has ties to the Kremlin - and approved the meeting. He is represented by attorney Lanny Davis , a onetime counsel to President Bill Clinton. Testimony and documents revealed that the meeting stemmed from an email ... [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Russian Federation

The White House also said that Trump does not support Putin's proposal to allow Russia to interview American officials in exchange for access to indicted Russians - an offer Trump initially called "incredible". No policy changes came out of the summit, Mattis said on Friday, adding he had also not been given new direction on Syria. It is standard protocol for reporters to ask the president quest... [Full Article...]

Erdogan calls Israel "fascist, racist" for nation state law

Erdogan calls Israel He said that he "appreciated" Putin's commitment to Israel's security concerns as he and other world leaders discuss the future of Syria. Now, even with the rejection of countries and organizations around the world, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) approves a controversial law that defines the country as the Jewish Nation-State and ignores ethnic minorities. [Full Article...]

Worcester acid attack boy is in a police safe house

Worcester acid attack boy is in a police safe house A 39-year-old man, from Wolverhampton, arrested on Sunday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm, remains in custody, the force said. He told a press conference: 'It's a hard time for them and we need to make sure that while we work through the investigation they are safe and secure and are allowed to deal with the issues that they face. [Full Article...]

Facebook bans Infowars' Alex Jones for 30 days -- but he's still streaming

Facebook bans Infowars' Alex Jones for 30 days -- but he's still streaming The Facebook spokesperson said that three of the four videos were reported to Facebook Wednesday. Facebook had left the videos up on the grounds that they weren't false enough or threatening enough to violate its community standards. On Thursday, it removed the videos after reviewing them. Jones is perhaps best known for falsely claiming the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was ... [Full Article...]

President Trump Speaks at VFW Convention

President Trump Speaks at VFW Convention Mr. Trump called the veteran to the stage during his speech at the annual national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Kansas City. He further opined that Iran was not the same country as before, and termed the nuclear deal as a "horrible one-sided" deal, CNN reported. [Full Article...]

Discount Not Discourse to Boost U.S. Soy Sales to EU

The breakthrough came after about three hours of talks, leading to their impromptu announcement in the Rose Garden. Details of the new trade deal were to be negotiated by "an Executive Working Group of very intelligent people on both sides", Trump explained. [Full Article...]

Twitter says it doesn't 'shadow ban' after Trump tweet

Twitter says it doesn't 'shadow ban' after Trump tweet President Trump threatened social media giant Twitter with an investigation Thursday over the reported "shadow banning" of prominent conservatives. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of OH that they have been "shadow banned" from the site, resulting in a loss of followers and lack of engagement with other users. [Full Article...]

White House says Trump ‘open’ to visiting Moscow

White House says Trump ‘open’ to visiting Moscow Turning to efforts to resolve conflicts in the Middle East, Putin said: "Will we talk about these issues at the highest political level, or do we think it's a secondary issue?" Referring to the proposal for a meeting in the United States , Putin said: "I am ready to go to Washington". [Full Article...]

Hamas militants killed, 1 Israeli soldier wounded in Gaza exchanges

Hamas militants killed, 1 Israeli soldier wounded in Gaza exchanges Israelis have faced a wave of Palestinian attacks, mostly stabbings, on civilians and soldiers over the past two years but these types of assaults have declined recently. The three men were killed on Wednesday by Israeli artillery fire targeting a Hamas military base near the border east of Gaza City. "The rioters hurled large rocks and firebombs and rolled burning tyres at troops, who responded... [Full Article...]

Heat wave breaks records in Japan, S. Korea

Heat wave breaks records in Japan, S. Korea According to the Japanese Agency for combating fires and natural disasters, refers to the largest number hospitalized with this diagnosis from the beginning of the registration of such data 10 years ago. Less than half of Japan's public schools have air conditioning, and the figure is only slightly higher at public kindergartens. But Greece has seen the worst effects of the heat, with devastati... [Full Article...]

Japan executes last 6 Aum cult inmates

Japan executes last 6 Aum cult inmates All 13 death-row inmates related to those crimes have now been executed as former cult leader and mastermind Chizuo Matsumoto, also known as Shoko Asahara , and six of his followers were executed on July 6. Its name, Aum Shinrikyo , means Supreme Truth. It mixes elements of Buddhism and Hinduism, among other religions, with apocalyptic prophecies. Aum Shinrikyo , often shortened to Aum, belie... [Full Article...]

YouTube pulls 4 videos from right-wing Infowars

YouTube pulls 4 videos from right-wing Infowars The YouTube videos, which included footage of a man pushing a child to the ground, were shared by the Austin-based user on his Infowars website. In a statement, a YouTube spokesperson said that the company has "long-standing policies against child endangerment and hate speech". [Full Article...]


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