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by | December 14, 2018 | 13:56

Butina's case , brought by federal prosecutors in Washington , also comes amid a broader push by the Justice Department to enforce USA laws governing foreign agents, including those accused of working for Russian Federation. His attorney said he is a good American who "has done nothing to harm our country and never would". Torshin accompanied Butina to a variety of conservative political events.

by | December 14, 2018 | 13:25

American intelligence agencies and Mueller have said Russian Federation was the source of hacked material released by WikiLeaks during the campaign that was damaging to Hillary Clinton's presidential effort. Two former Trump aides pleaded their case to judges Tuesday in hopes of easing the punishment they could face for their crimes. Responding to a report of a federal judge requesting special counsel Robert Mueller hand over documents that detail the initial questioning of former National ...

by | December 14, 2018 | 10:47

It said the threats appear to be part of a nationwide coordinated effort are a hoax. In Seattle, the University of Washington noted in a campus-wide alert that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had "advised that the email is not a credible threat".

by | December 14, 2018 | 08:23

Federal prosecutors took a major step Wednesday in their investigation of hush-money payments made to two women who said they had had affairs with Donald Trump , announcing that The National Enquirer's parent company was cooperating. It was previously known that Trump was aware of Cohen's discussions about paying AMI. "Absolutely", Goldman replied. "Now we know that there were communications between Pecker and Trump related to what is really a scheme".

by | December 14, 2018 | 05:41

A Border Patrol agent was assaulted in the chest during the encounter - and the two subjects ultimately fled the scene and returned to Canada. "Our sacred texts tell us to tear down walls, to welcome the immigrant and to treat everyone as if they are God's children", said Rev.

by | December 14, 2018 | 04:30

The problem centres on an insurance policy known as the backstop, created to guarantee an open Irish border. For Gibraltar, reopening the deal could raise the prospect of Spain seeking to modify the legal text to strengthen its hand over Gibraltar's inclusion in any future trade deal between the United Kingdom and the EU.

by | December 14, 2018 | 04:10

Trump, who insists the affairs never happened, argued on Twitter that the payments to the women were "a simple private transaction", not a campaign contribution. Trump has not "often" made that claim, although NCRM found one instance of him saying it previous year. At the sentencing hearing, a prosecutor in Mueller's office, Jeannie Rhee, said Cohen has "sought to tell us the truth and that is of the utmost value to us".

by | December 14, 2018 | 02:32

Parliamentary leaders of four opposition parties have written to him, calling on him to take action. The DUP and others want Mrs May to remove the backstop from the withdrawal agreement entirely, if she can do that then her plan stands a chance of squeaking through the Commons .

by | December 14, 2018 | 02:10

Third, Kushner has already shown himself rife with conflicts of interest in his White House work, he and his wife having aggressively pushed a policy in the GOP tax law that they stand to make money from . Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for the job. The White House also recently pulled press credentials from CNN's Jim Acosta after a news conference where he refused to hand over the microphone.

by | December 14, 2018 | 00:07

District Judge Tanya Chutkan's questions. Because of Butina's ongoing cooperation , the judge did not set a sentencing date but scheduled a status hearing for February 12. According to her plea agreement , Butina's work was directed by Torshin, a former longtime member of the Russian parliament who until recently was an official in Russia's central bank.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:30

There was condemnation of Brzezinski's remarks on Twitter; one leftist critic stated, "I was with you, @ morningmika , right up to the "butt boy" comment. Brzezinski then apologized, writing, "Totally agree with you -SUPER BAD choice of words". The State Department did not respond to a request for comment.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:23

Theresa May lives to fight another day after dramatically defeating a bid to oust her as Tory leader. After a whistlestop tour of EU capitals on Tuesday, and with a day's break to see off a no-confidence vote among Conservative MPs - May is in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for a European council summit.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:46

But a spokesman last week said that "China firmly opposes all forms of cyber attack and cracks down on it in accordance with the law". Global hotel chain Marriott is still reeling from a massive data breach , which is now being linked to Chinese intelligence efforts.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:15

Fields, from OH, was convicted by a Charlottesville jury on Friday of first degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding and leaving the scene of a fatal crash. According to WTOP , jurors saw video of Fields marching with white nationalists, a meme he shared of a auto plowing into a crowd and a text he sent with a photo of Adolf Hitler .

by | December 13, 2018 | 21:53

Judge Pauley said Cohen "appears to have lost his moral compass" and that the lawyer "should have known better" than to dodge taxes, lie to Congress and violate campaign finance laws. "It was my blind loyalty to this man that led me to take a path of darkness instead of light", he said. The president tweeted: "I never directed Michael Cohen to break the law".

by | December 13, 2018 | 21:40

Ray Kelly of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office . A neighboring business owner said he heard faint noises coming from the restaurant Tuesday night. Authorities say he had been there for about two days. "We checked, and he was not Santa Claus", Kelly joked to The Mercury News . They added that they were "very thankful" to the firefighters "for saving this man", who "would not have survived another day given the circumstances".

by | December 13, 2018 | 21:23

A knife-wielding man has attacked policemen in the Old City, the walled historical centre of Jerusalem, popular with tourists, but usually uncrowded at night, according to local media reports . A baby born prematurely after his mother was shot in a terror attack in the West Bank has died. Asked whether they had co-operated in the raids, Israeli and Palestinian security officials declined comment.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:24

Mr Mueller has said he will reveal how Manafort repeatedly lied to federal prosecutors and agents "on a variety of subject matters". There is "no bigger warranty in any project than the consent of" Putin, the person told Cohen. In new tweets on Friday, Trump accused federal investigators and senior officials of having conflicts of interest, without offering evidence. In fact, the Moscow project was still in the works as late as June 2016, and Mueller now discloses that the project could ...

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:11

The deployment did not go unnoticed by the White House as Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state took a jab at both nations labeling them "corrupt" and accused them of allegedly making their people "suffer". "Russia's government has sent bombers halfway around the world to Venezuela". Foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova attacked what she called United States "hysteria" over the planes.

by | December 13, 2018 | 09:12