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World News Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani: 'Truth isn't truth'
Author: 0 Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani: 'Truth isn't truth'

Mayor", Todd insisted. "Yes", the president's lawyer insisted. "And when you tell me that, you know, he should testify because he is going to tell the truth and he shouldn't worry, that's so silly because it's somebody's version of the truth, not the truth".

World News Another trial awaits Manafort in September
Author: 0 Another trial awaits Manafort in September

Manafort is accused of hiding from the IRS millions that he made advising Russia-backed politicians in Ukraine, and then lying to banks to get loans when the money dried up. Why do you suppose seven news organizations-all liberal, presumably-wanted to know who the jurors are and where they live? Trump on Friday issued a fresh defense of Manafort and called him a "very good person".

World News N. Korea says U.S. 'responsible' for declaring end to war
Author: 0 N. Korea says U.S. 'responsible' for declaring end to war

South Korea's presidential office said Friday that there appears to be change and progress in North Korea-U.S. relations and expressed hope for good results. Though China has repeatedly said it enforces United Nations resolutions on North Korea, it has also said it has the right to conduct what it calls "normal trade" with the country in areas that fall outside the scope of the sanctions.

World News More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage
Author: 0 More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

Every able-bodied Muslim who has the means should perform the hajj at least once in their lifetime under a quota system. On Monday, pilgrims will climb nearby Mount Arafat for the climax of the hajj, praying and reading the Quran. Around the world, Muslims will mark the end of hajj with a celebration called Eid al-Adha. Authorities are able to locate those in need through the app.

World News White House lawyer Donald McGahn 'cooperating extensively' with Robert Mueller
Author: 0 White House lawyer Donald McGahn 'cooperating extensively' with Robert Mueller

This morning, in a firestorm of tweets directed toward Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the Russian Federation investigation, President Trump issued one statement that is as outlandish and as confrontational as they come. The Times report noted that Mcgahn also cooperated with Mueller because he feared Trump was setting him up to take a fall over obstruction of justice charges and drew parallels to John Dean , the White House lawyer for former President Richard Nixon .

World News Trump military parade plans unravel over costs
Author: 0 Trump military parade plans unravel over costs

Mr. Trump said he would instead attend an event at Andrews Air Force Base on another day and travel to Paris for the November 11 events marking the centennial of the end of fighting in World War I. A massive parade down the streets of Washington is an expensive endeavor, which would include a large-scale security operation on top of the other costs to put it on this fall.

World News US Cuts $230 Million to Syria, Ties Future Rebuilding Funds to Peace
Author: 0 US Cuts $230 Million to Syria, Ties Future Rebuilding Funds to Peace

Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary David Satterfield said the United States and other countries would not contribute to Syria's full reconstruction until there was a "credible and irreversible" political process underway to end the conflict. McGurk added the decision to cancel the $230 million funds would not diminish the US role as the top global player in northeast Syria. "There is not going to be, by global agreement, reconstruction assistance to Syria unless the United Nations - not Moscow, ...

World News Fresh quake of magnitude 6.3 rocks Indonesia's Lombok island
Author: 0 Fresh quake of magnitude 6.3 rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

No injuries or damage were immediately reported. The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was "no tsunami threat because the quake is located too deep inside the Earth". A magnitude 7.0 quake on August 5 damaged tens of thousands of homes and displaced several hundred thousand people on Lombok . The epicenter was located 270km east of Levuka in Fiji and 443km west of Neiafu in Tonga.

World News In New Tape, Lara Trump Offers Omarosa Manigault Newman
Author: 0 In New Tape, Lara Trump Offers Omarosa Manigault Newman "Hush Money"

She's already dribbled out audio recordings of conversations, and video clips, texts or email could follow, according to the person who described what Manigault Newman has called a multimedia "treasure trove". When Omarosa was sacked by the White House Chief of Staff in December of 2017, my entire family was concerned for her because we had no idea about the basis of her dismissal.

World News Merkel, Putin Complete ‘Serious and Detailed’ Talks After Three Hours, Kremlin Says
Author: 0 Merkel, Putin Complete ‘Serious and Detailed’ Talks After Three Hours, Kremlin Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister Saturday before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel . Ukraine fears the pipeline will allow Russia to cut it off from the gas transit business, while Germany's eastern European neighbors, nervous of Russian encroachment, have also raised concerns about the project.

World News Nine planes grounded by bomb threats in South America: Chilean authorities
Author: 0 Nine planes grounded by bomb threats in South America: Chilean authorities

Hundreds of passengers and their luggage were grounded at airports around the region after threats were made toward planes operated by LATAM airlines , a major regional carrier, and Sky, a low-priced Chilean airline. In two cases, the bomb threat was obviously a hoax, because the caller spoke about non-existent flights. That flight was still undergoing security checks, the DGAC added.

World News Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, passes away at 80
Author: 0 Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, passes away at 80

After his death, tributes have been paid from across the world to the former United Nations chief. His foundation described Mr Annan as a "deeply committed internationalist" who worked "tirelessly" for the cause of peace. Kofi Annan described his greatest achievement as the Millennium Development Goals which - for the first time - set global targets on issues such as poverty and child mortality.

World News Colorado Mother and Two Daughters May Have Been Strangled
Author: 0 Colorado Mother and Two Daughters May Have Been Strangled

Merson also requested that DNA samples be taken from Shanann Watt's hands and nails along with the children's nails. Watts initially said they disappeared, but authorities arrested him Wednesday after they said he confessed to killing his pregnant wife and two daughters.

Author: 0 Trump Prepared To Revoke Security Clearance From DOJ Official Bruce Ohr

Former federal prosecutor Joe diGenova said that a Hillary Clinton victory in 2016 would have been "extremely detrimental to the rule of law", responding to new revelations about the Trump-Russia dossier. In August 2016, just two days after Brennan briefed Senator Harry Reid and other members on Russian interference in the election, the Nevada senator wrote a letter to then-FBI director James Comey, calling the FBI to investigate Trump's campaign.

World News British Columbia declares state of emergency over…
Author: 0 British Columbia declares state of emergency over…

Mike Farnworth , Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaration on Wednesday based on the recommendation from B.C.'s wildfire and emergency management officials. That number is likely to increase as the extended weather forecast calls for continued hot and dry conditions, with the risk of thunderstorms in some parts of the province.

World News United States announces 'Action Group' to coordinate anti-Iran efforts
Author: 0 United States announces 'Action Group' to coordinate anti-Iran efforts

Brian Hook , the US State Department's special representative for Iran, speaks about the creation of the Iran Action Group at the State Department, in Washington, Thursday, August 16, 2018. CBS News' Kylie Atwood reports that the State Department now faces a November 4th deadline when sanctions will be reimposed on those who are importing Iranian oil .

World News Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral
Author: 0 Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Chief ministers, opposition leaders, chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Force, governors and a host of other dignitaries attended the funeral of Vajpayee at Rastriya Smriti Sthal, a picturesque cremation site at the heart of the capital. "Besides, as the three-time prime minister of India, Vajpayee's leadership greatly contributed to the prosperity and stability of India, and the country attained steady economic growth and became a leader in information technology", Sial said.

World News Turkey court rejects United States pastor Andrew Brunson release appeal
Author: 0 Turkey court rejects United States pastor Andrew Brunson release appeal

But Washington's move has sent Turkey's financial markets into a tailspin: the Turkish lira plummeted more than 18 per cent at one point last Friday to a record low against the U.S. US and Turkey relations have been souring, after President Trump doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum in response to his continued imprisonment.

World News Brennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’
Author: 0 Brennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’

Signaling that his efforts to target clearances over his frustration with the Russian Federation investigation were not over, Trump tweeted it was a "disgrace" for Bruce Ohr to be in the Justice Department. "In many cases, I've given him a bigger voice". Brennan, who served in the Obama administration, has often been critical of Trump's conduct. The letter alleges that Trump's revoking of Brennan's clearance "has nothing to do with who should and should not hold security ...

World News Vatican sides with victims of United States predator priests
Author: 0 Vatican sides with victims of United States predator priests

In a long statement that broke the Vatican's silence over a damning USA grand jury report that has shaken the American Church, spokesman Greg Burke said the Holy See was taking the report "with great seriousness". "The overarching goal in all of this is stronger protections against predators in the Church and anyone who would hide them, protections that will hold bishops to the highest standards of transparency and accountability", Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S.

World News Several Injured During Argument At Walmart
Author: 0 Several Injured During Argument At Walmart

The officers were taken to Roxborough Memorial Hospital for injuries sustained during the collision, and the woman in the vehicle with the suspected shooter was taken to Einstein Medical Center. Witnesses saw them throwing the handgun out of the car's window. Mr. Jones fought with officers after crashing. 'I can tell you that the 30-year-old male appeared to be very high on either narcotics, alcohol or a combination of both, ' Philadelphia Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

World News FBI fires Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages
Author: 0 FBI fires Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Strzok has insisted that the texts didn't reflect political bias and had not infected his work. In one exchange, Page wrote Trump "is not ever going to become president, right?" President Donald Trump immediately welcomed Strzok's firing and used the occasion to lash out once again at the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into whether there was any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump election campaign.

World News Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors
Author: 0 Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

The prosecutors have brought charges of bank and tax fraud against the President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort . The media coalition asked U.S. "I'm not sure why, but there have been certain exchanges at sidebar that have seemed not all that judicious to me", he said. He then called on a "Mr.

World News Trump brushes off McRaven jabs after yanking ex-CIA chief's clearance
Author: 0 Trump brushes off McRaven jabs after yanking ex-CIA chief's clearance

Burr says if the claim is based on intelligence Brennan received while CIA director, it should have been included in the 2017 US intelligence assessment of Russian meddling in the election. He said the only question now is whether the collusion that took place "constituted criminally liable conspiracy". According to emails reported last week, Steele, a former British spy, kept in close contact with Ohr even after the Federal Bureau of Investigation cut ties with him as a source, with ...

World News Pentagon: Chinese pilots 'likely' training for US targets
Author: 0 Pentagon: Chinese pilots 'likely' training for US targets

China Securities Journal - a Chinese state-run financial newspaper - said in 2016 that China could build up to 20 floating nuclear plants to "speed up the commercial development " of the South China Sea , according to a report in the South China Morning Post.

World News Russian Federation mulls response to US sanctions over North Korea: Ifax
Author: 0 Russian Federation mulls response to US sanctions over North Korea: Ifax

Earlier in the month, the United Nations has released a report claiming the Pyongyang has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs "and continued to defy Security Council Resolutions through a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products, as well as through transfers of coal at sea during 2018", the document read as cited by Reuters.

World News Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM
Author: 0 Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser scrutinised nomination papers of both the candidates and held them in order. He said he was saddened today by the demise of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee , who he recalled had started the friendship bus service between the two countries.