• Criminal Investigation Underway Regarding Trump's Inauguration Spending
Criminal Investigation Underway Regarding Trump's Inauguration Spending

Federal prosecutors are also examining whether Trump's inaugural committee misspent some of the $107million it raised. The president was focused on the transition during that time and not on any of the planning'. "Mr. Haney in early April hired Mr. Cohen, at the time serving as Mr. Trump's personal lawyer, to help obtain a $5 billion loan from the ...

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  • European Union steps up planning for no-deal Brexit
European Union steps up planning for no-deal Brexit

Referring to what he called a "gigantic doubt" that British Prime Minister Theresa May can get the deal through the U.K. Parliament , Michel added: "we are going to be sure to prepare for all hypotheses, including the hypothesis of a 'no deal"'.

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  • United States warns Turkey against 'unilateral action' on Kurdish fighters in Syria
United States warns Turkey against 'unilateral action' on Kurdish fighters in Syria

Following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying on TV that its military would commence a campaign across its southern border, the US Department of Defense cautioned an incursion into northeast Syria would be "unacceptable". Turkey says the observation posts are aimed at protecting the YPG, while the USA says the posts were established t...

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  • Michael Flynn to Judge: Don’t Lock Me Up
Michael Flynn to Judge: Don’t Lock Me Up

This comes after a sentencing memo filed by Flynn's defense team on Tuesday showed that Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe suggested that then-national security adviser Flynn not have a lawyer present for his interview with two bureau agents at the White House on January 24, 2017.

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  • Rick Santorum says he would decline chief of staff role
Rick Santorum says he would decline chief of staff role

Fake News has been saying with certainty it was Nick Ayers , a spectacular person who will always be with our #MAGA agenda". "A lot of people want the job of chief of staff", the president added. He's considering a number of candidates to replace Kelly, including Representative Mark Meadows and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer , ...

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  • Russian government claims accused NRA spy Maria Butina was TORTURED
Russian government claims accused NRA spy Maria Butina was TORTURED

She waived her rights to trial and appeal as part of the plea. Maria Butina is in jail accused of acting as a Russian agent to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and influence United States policy toward Moscow. Prosecutors have said she was helped in her work by the Russian official and two U.S. citizens. In Spain, federal law enf...

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  • Numerous bomb threats emailed in South Florida, major US cities
Numerous bomb threats emailed in South Florida, major US cities

The state policing agencies are treating these emails as a legitimate threat until proven otherwise, a spokesperson from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) told Yahoo Finance . One of the emails wound up in a spam filter, Boise Police Chief William Bones said. The businesses have been investigated and there was no real threat, he said.

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  • Brexit vote will be held before 21 January, says No 10
Brexit vote will be held before 21 January, says No 10

British Prime Minister Theresa May withdrew her draft Brexit deal on Monday, sparing herself political embarrassment a day before the unpopular bill was scheduled for a vote in the House of Commons. "It took over a year and a half to negotiate, it has the support of 28 governments, and it's not possible to re-open any aspect of that agreement w...

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  • Labour talks cancelled in growing row over no-confidence vote
Labour talks cancelled in growing row over no-confidence vote

In a situation like this. any responsible opposition would have no option but to put a vote of no confidence before the House". The SNP leader also indicated her party had held talks with the Opposition in Westminster on Monday over the next steps to take.

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  • Pompeo warns deterrence
Pompeo warns deterrence "on the horizon" over Russian acts on Ukraine, Venezuela

The Russian defense ministry said Wednesday two Tu-160 bombers flew accompanied, in accordance to global laws, after arriving in Venezuela earlier in the week, the state-run news agency TASS reported . Nevertheless, the bombers will soon be returning to Russian Federation, according to Washington spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. The authoritarian ...

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  • Publisher of National Enquirer admits paying hush money to help Trump
Publisher of National Enquirer admits paying hush money to help Trump

The publisher of the National Enquirer admitted to prosecutors that, shortly before the 2016 election , it paid Playboy model Karen McDougal $150,000 for her story that she had a long affair with Trump. AMI was also involved in the early stages of Cohen's dealing with a second woman, pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels , who said she had...

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  • Tijuana Migrants March to US Consulate; Demand $50,000 to Go Home
Tijuana Migrants March to US Consulate; Demand $50,000 to Go Home

The Union-Tribune also noted that the migrants demanded that US immigration officials speed up the number of asylum seekers allowed in the USA each day to 300. "That was the idea, that we would meet at the wall and have a moment of prayer, but unfortunately the authorities of the USA were not in agreement with that", said Murphy.

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  • Jared Kushner Eyed As Trump's Chief Of Staff
Jared Kushner Eyed As Trump's Chief Of Staff

But ultimately, aides said the president thought it best for him to remain in Congress, where he can continue to be a strong defender of the administration. Trump has also told people around him that he misses the more freewheeling feel of the Oval Office under Priebus and would not let his new chief of staff set the kinds of limits he allowed Kell...

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  • Sturgeon calls May a 'lame duck leader' after confidence vote
Sturgeon calls May a 'lame duck leader' after confidence vote

May wants legal assurances the Irish " backstop " - an emergency fix to prevent extensive border checks on the island of Ireland and the most contentious element of the deal - would not remain in place indefinitely. But crucially, in a desperate bid to survive the vote, she made an 11th-hour appeal to her colleagues to support her, vowing she wou...

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  • Maria Butina, accused Russian spy, pleads guilty to conspiracy
Maria Butina, accused Russian spy, pleads guilty to conspiracy

Prosecutors claim Butina used her contacts with the National Rifle Association and the National Prayer Breakfast to develop relationships with US politicians and gather information for Russian Federation. In the "Diplomacy Project," Butina suggested using unofficial channels to influence US foreign policy. The conspiracy charge brings with ...

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  • Authorities think agents from China’s Ministry of State Security hacked Marriott
Authorities think agents from China’s Ministry of State Security hacked Marriott

The hack attack against the systems of the Marriott's Starwood Hotel brand saw some 500 million customers affected and threw the company under some heavy scrutiny. "If offered evidence, the relevant Chinese departments will carry out investigations according to the law". Marriott spokesperson Connie Kim declined to comment, saying "We've got no...

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  • Shooting near West Bank settlement kills at least 2 Israelis
Shooting near West Bank settlement kills at least 2 Israelis

Israeli security forces have focused their efforts around the West Bank city of Ramallah as they look for the gunmen in the shooting. People attend the funeral of a baby who died after being prematurely delivered after her mother Shira Ish-Ran was wounded in a shooting attack near Ofra settlement in the West Bank last Sunday, in Jerusalem, Wednes...

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  • Fatal shooting at Christmas market in Strasbourg, France
Fatal shooting at Christmas market in Strasbourg, France

Police identified the suspect as Strasbourg-born Cherif Chekatt, 29, who was known to the intelligence services as a potential security risk. The two officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss details of the large and ongoing investigation into the attack that set France on edge anew.

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  • Ex-lawyer Cohen blames Trump 'dirty deeds' as he gets 3 years
Ex-lawyer Cohen blames Trump 'dirty deeds' as he gets 3 years

The three-year sentence imposed by the judge was a modest reduction from the four to five years recommended under federal guidelines, but still underscored the seriousness of the charges. The lawyer for Stormy Daniels, one of the women who was paid, says Cohen shouldn't get credit for finally telling the truth. Trump had originally denied any kno...

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  • Pelosi questions Trump's manhood, compares him to skunk after border wall meeting
Pelosi questions Trump's manhood, compares him to skunk after border wall meeting

More recently, Trump again demanded support for the wall, and accused Democrats of enabling criminals and drug dealers, as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants bore down on the United States border this fall. But beyond the tense conversation that ensued in front of the press, people seem to be most interested in discussing Pelosi'...

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