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Judge jails Manafort over witness tampering

Judge jails Manafort over witness tampering Judge Amy Berman Jackson made the decision to revoke Manafort's bail based on accusations of witness tampering after he contacted potential witnesses in his upcoming conspiracy trial. According to the court filing, Manafort began messaging and calling one of the witnesses in February shortly the unsealing of the indictment that included the allegations of unregistered lobbying related to the... [Full Article...]

Slain Kansas sheriff’s deputies both left behind children

Slain Kansas sheriff’s deputies both left behind children Fielder faced trial twice for the alleged murder of a 22-year-old. The shooting happened Friday as an unidentified inmate was being moved. Lyon County Undersheriff John Koelsch says inmate transfer situations carry an inherent danger. The officials declined to go into more specifics about how the shooting happened, though Bailiff said the deputies had "followed proper procedure". [Full Article...]

Killing of Pakistan Taliban chief 'significant'

Killing of Pakistan Taliban chief 'significant' Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah was killed during a USA drone strike that took place in north-eastern Kunar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) acknowledged that its leader had been killed, according to Turkey's Anadolu Agency . [Full Article...]

US prosecutors pull encrypted messages from phones seized in Cohen raids

US prosecutors pull encrypted messages from phones seized in Cohen raids Federal authorities have recovered some records they seized from Michael Cohen's home and office in an April raid , and they're still working to recover others, according to a court filing that was filed Friday. On Thursday, his lawyers asked a judge in Los Angeles to stop California attorney Michael Avenatti from a "publicity tour" that has included over 100 television appearances since ... [Full Article...]

China retaliates as Trump ignites trade war

China retaliates as Trump ignites trade war China accused the United States of firing the first shot on Friday when the White House said that it would impose tariffs of 25% on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods . "China has noticed the U.S. statement which said Washington would continue to impose additional tariffs if China takes retaliatory measures". The list will contain 800 product categories, down from 1,300 previously. [Full Article...]

Hudaydah Invaders to Blame for Yemen Humanitarian Crisis: Houthi Leader

Hudaydah Invaders to Blame for Yemen Humanitarian Crisis: Houthi Leader Ambassador Obaid Salem al-Zaabi told a news conference. Coalition-backed Yemeni forces took control of al-Durayhmi in southern Hodiedah province, an armed forces faction said in a statement . Houthi leader Mohammed Ali al-Houthi criticised the coalition's allies. The myriad partnerships and agreements concluded by the UAE and Saudi Arabia with several global organisations to facilitate ... [Full Article...]

Spain accepts rescue boat with stranded migrants in the Mediterranean

Spain accepts rescue boat with stranded migrants in the Mediterranean Salvini , 45, has continued with his anti-refugee rhetoric since taking control of the interior ministry, asking on Friday for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to defend Italy, which he says is "under attack from the south". "Supplies will be received shortly from an Italian vessel on to Aquarius ". The refugees will be taken to Spain's Valencia port with the help of two Italian ships. [Full Article...]

Rising Kashmir hits the stands with Shujaat Bukhari tribute on front page

Rising Kashmir hits the stands with Shujaat Bukhari tribute on front page He was the brother of Syed Basharat Bukhari, a minister in the Mehbooba Mufti government. Thousands of people poured in on Friday to pay tributes to Shujaat Bukhari , the editor of Rising Kashmir who was assassinated by militants on Friday. [Full Article...]

USA ready to offer security assurances for denuclearisation

USA ready to offer security assurances for denuclearisation Mr Kim has an "unprecedented opportunity" to change the trajectory of the bilateral relationship and bring peace and prosperity to North Korea, he said. Laboriously negotiated past nuclear deals, considered breakthroughs at the time, broke down on North Korea's extreme sensitivity to allowing in outsiders to look at whether they're dismantling their nuclear facilities, many of which are thought... [Full Article...]

Trump says Russian Federation should be at G7 meeting, Moscow not so sure

Trump says Russian Federation should be at G7 meeting, Moscow not so sure Putin has been driven closer to China by a sharp decline in relations with the West after Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea and support for a separatist insurgency in eastern Ukraine. Trump arrived late for Saturday's meeting during the Group of Seven summit of leading industrialized nations being held in Quebec. Trump angered his G7 allies last week by slapping them with hefty tariffs on steel... [Full Article...]

"Greatest achievement" of summit was trust-building between Kim, Trump: Seoul

Following their summit in Singapore, Trump and Kim pledged to denuclearise the Korean peninsula and work for finding a peaceful resolution to seven decades of hostilities between the two countries. Meanwhile, there is no sign that the American alliance with South Korea and Japan is diminishing, even though Trump has said he would consider withdrawing U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump, Kim sign "comprehensive" document (with joint statement)

Trump, Kim sign The White House has not yet released the document, but the words were clearly visible in photographs taken when Trump displayed it to the gathered reporters. The US side however reportedly believes that an immediate tangible outcome is unlikely following the meet. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Wednesday: "Kim Jong-un invited Trump to visit Pyongyang at a convenient tim... [Full Article...]

Memphis woman seen letting young girl out of pet kennel

There was no air conditioning in the back of the vehicle, while temperatures in the area reached about 95 degrees. Police in Tennessee say a woman, identified as Leimome Cheeks , was charged after mobile phone video emerged of the incident. [Full Article...]

Kim summit: Twitter releases dedicated emoji to mark historic meet

Kim summit: Twitter releases dedicated emoji to mark historic meet One dispatch by the Korean Central News Agency said North Korea and the United States would exchange "wide-ranging and profound views" on establishing new relations, building a "permanent and durable peace-keeping mechanism", achieving denuclearization and "other issues of mutual concern, as required by the changed era". [Full Article...]

Alice Johnson: 'Miracle' allowed Kim Kardashian to talk to Trump

Alice Johnson: 'Miracle' allowed Kim Kardashian to talk to Trump Well thankfully Kim got through to Trump because it was revealed the other day that Alice was commuted & freed. "Despite receiving a life sentence, Alice worked hard to rehabilitate herself in prison, and act as a mentor to her fellow inmates". [Full Article...]

Summit With North Korea "One-Time Chance" For Peace, Says Donald Trump

Summit With North Korea Trump has said he believes Kim would agree to denuclearization - and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he had received Kim's personal assurances to that effect - but the two countries have offered differing visions of what that would entail. [Full Article...]

Kremlin says Trump-Putin meeting could be held in Vienna

Kremlin says Trump-Putin meeting could be held in Vienna Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed during a visit to Austria this week the possibility of Vienna playing host to a summit with his USA counterpart Donald Trump , Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday. The Foreign Affairs Minister said she found it "sad" that Mr. Trump used national security as the excuse to impose the tariffs on Canada and Europe, which are part of NATO, whi... [Full Article...]

Kelly Sadler, White House aide who insulted John McCain, is out

Kelly Sadler, White House aide who insulted John McCain, is out It was unclear whether her departure was specifically tied to her comment about Arizona Sen. "It doesn't matter, he's dying anyway", she said during a well-attended White House communications meeting on May 10, drawing shock from some staffers, according to a White House official with knowledge of the comment. [Full Article...]

Taking Migrant Children From Parents Is Illegal, U.N. Tells U.S.

Taking Migrant Children From Parents Is Illegal, U.N. Tells U.S. The United States - the only country in the world not to have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - still has obligations as a signatory to that treaty and as a party that has ratified other rights treaties, Ms Shamdasani said. [Full Article...]

Trump says he wouldn't mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals

Trump says he wouldn't mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals Major trading partners rebuked Trump's multi-front trade offensive while their governments announced countermeasures and legal challenges. "They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers!" he wrote. Trudeau cracked down on Chinese steel imports for Trump, and US data show that it has a trade surplus with Canada. In response to the US move, Canada and the European Union have thre... [Full Article...]


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