Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

Mr Cohen and federal prosecutors have said the payments were made at Mr Trump's direction to influence the 2016 presidential election. The president tweeted: "I never directed Michael Cohen to break the law ". Trump's tweets Thursday offered ano... More..

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French armed police conduct operation in Strasbourg's Neudorf district
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

French armed police conduct operation in Strasbourg's Neudorf district

He's a known religious extremist with 27 prior convictions across three countries, radicalized in prison. There is a strong presence of armed police on the streets, where last night's shooting took place. Gov...More..

Donald Trump, top Democrats in astonishing Oval Office spat
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Donald Trump, top Democrats in astonishing Oval Office spat

Democrats believe they scored an important political point in the angry confrontation, when Trump said he would own a shutdown, saying "I am proud to shut down the government for border security'". Pelosi res...More..

Senate Drive to Punish Saudi Prince Over Khashoggi Death Delayed
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Senate Drive to Punish Saudi Prince Over Khashoggi Death Delayed

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir ruled out sending them to Turkey for trial. "From my point of view, the current construct is not working". "I hope it's something that will be massi...More..

Man held by armed police at UK Parliament
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Man held by armed police at UK Parliament

Get down", police shouted, the Reuters photographer said. The man could be seen being held against a fence inside the Carriage Gates entrance. An eyewitness told the BBC the man jumped over railings befor...More..

United Kingdom seeks 'legally binding' Brexit promises: minister
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

United Kingdom seeks 'legally binding' Brexit promises: minister

Similarly, the Taoiseach said the deal that was set to be voted upon in Parliament was "the only agreement". Speaking to reporters in Brussels, Mrs May acknowledged any deal with the European Union would have...More..

This is what you Googled the most in 2018
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

This is what you Googled the most in 2018

The contest, which saw France claim victory over Croatia in host country Russian Federation, was Ireland's most popular search term. The top 10 most-searched people in 2018 includes Khloe Kardashian , Emine...More..

British PM May postpones vote on Brexit deal, certain of defeat
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

British PM May postpones vote on Brexit deal, certain of defeat

May said it was "now clear" the backstop needs to be temporary, but that she was confident she could still win approval in parliament for her withdrawal plan with further assurances from the EU. The European Co...More..

Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $292,000 in Attorney Fees
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $292,000 in Attorney Fees

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, lost her defamation lawsuit in October, with a federal judge in Los Angeles saying the president's tweet was protected by the freedom of speech clause of the U....More..

UK: Theresa May Indefinitely Delays Brexit Vote
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

UK: Theresa May Indefinitely Delays Brexit Vote

Meanwhile, rebel lawmakers in May's party said she had to go. He warned that "a fundamental re-opening" of the withdrawal agreement risked European Union countries wanting to change it "in a way that may not ...More..

Yemen peace talks: United Nations says Hodeidah should be under joint control
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Yemen peace talks: United Nations says Hodeidah should be under joint control

Far from the battlefields of Yemen , the hallways and common rooms of a Swedish castle have been hosting surprisingly cordial interactions between representatives from opposing sides of a bitter civil war. The...More..

Pound jumps on Theresa May facing a leadership challenge
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Pound jumps on Theresa May facing a leadership challenge

May appeared to make little progress. I spent yesterday meeting Chancellor Merkel , Prime Minister Rutte, President Tusk and President Juncker to address the concerns that MPs have with the backstop - and we...More..

Two Dead And 11 Wounded In Strasbourg Shooting
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Two Dead And 11 Wounded In Strasbourg Shooting

The hunt for Chekatt continued, however. "This individual was able to enter, I don't know how, inside that bubble", he said , referring to the gunman. "We heard several shots, three perhaps, and we saw peopl...More..

US returns war trophy bells to the Philippines
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

US returns war trophy bells to the Philippines

Local Filipinos from Balangiga, a seaside town in Eastern Samar province in the central Philippines, used the Church bells to signal an attack against American soldiers at the dawn of September 28, 1901. The Am...More..

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away

Saudi TV showed King Salman greeting officials from the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait on their arrival. The Saudi king has invited Qatar's emir to the summit, but Doha has not said what l...More..

Speaker mocks Philip Hammond after Brexit deal plea to Labour MPs
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Speaker mocks Philip Hammond after Brexit deal plea to Labour MPs

He said she still had the necessary authority to re-negotiate the deal. The decision by the court leaves the door open to a possible second referendum on Brexit down the line. Appearing at the press confere...More..

US Marines: Five missing after Japan crash declared dead
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

US Marines: Five missing after Japan crash declared dead

Gen. Eric M. Smith , said in a statement posted to Facebook . Four hours after the mishap, one of the two pilots aboard the fighter jet was rescued by the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces. "Japan-U.S. a...More..

Visitation, funeral arrangements set for Breana Rouhselang
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Visitation, funeral arrangements set for Breana Rouhselang

A GoFundMe has been established on behalf of the teen's father and stepmother to help pay for her funeral and memorial expenses. According to charging documents , Trejo told detectives that Rouhselang had ...More..

Ex-Soviet dissident Lyudmila Alexeyeva dies aged 91
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Ex-Soviet dissident Lyudmila Alexeyeva dies aged 91

Russian media say she graduated from a university in Moscow and worked as a history teacher before joining human rights activities in the 1960s. The president "greatly appreciates Lyudmila Alexeyeva's contrib...More..

Macron silent as France cleans up after more ‘catastrophic’ protests
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Macron silent as France cleans up after more ‘catastrophic’ protests

Police frisked protesters on Saturday at railway stations around the country, confiscating everything from heavy metal petanque balls to tennis rackets, anything that could remotely be used as a weapon. "We h...More..

Time Announces Shortlist For Person of the Year
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time Announces Shortlist For Person of the Year

Prompting backlash, the "zero tolerance" policy was announced in April and formally ended in June, and resulted in thousands of children being held in federal government facilities while their parents were sent...More..

Footage shows NYPD police officer ripping baby from its mother's arms
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Footage shows NYPD police officer ripping baby from its mother's arms

Other people can be heard screaming in the background as one woman shrieked: 'Oh my God, oh my God, look what they're doing to us, look what they're doing to her'. Cops were called to the Bergen Street building...More..

Chief of staff favorite says no
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Chief of staff favorite says no

Trump brought Kelly in past year to restore order to his White House , but has clashed repeatedly with the retired Marine Corps general in recent months. US President Donald Trump's imperiled presidency may ...More..

Nicola Sturgeon accuses Jeremy Corbyn of stalling on vote to topple PM
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Nicola Sturgeon accuses Jeremy Corbyn of stalling on vote to topple PM

Speaker of the House John Bercow , who is responsible for the proceedings of the chamber and has the power to punish members for unruly conduct, was seemingly taken aback by the move by Russell-Moyle. Parliame...More..

Election Fraud Concerns Ramp Up In The 9th District
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Election Fraud Concerns Ramp Up In The 9th District

Despite being a transparently partisan power grab, Republicans can realistically pass this legislation because they hold 70 percent of the seat in the State Senate and 62 percent of the seats in the North Carol...More..

China:
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

China: "serious consequences" for the US and Canada over Huawei CFO arrest

After more than fiver hours of debate, the court was still undecided as to whether to grant her bail and the hearing will resume on Monday. Meng was arrested December 1 during a stopover in Vancouver on her w...More..

Congress leads in Rajasthan Assembly Elections, crosses majority mark
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Congress leads in Rajasthan Assembly Elections, crosses majority mark

He said the trends reflected the people's desire for a change. The results will not only decide who comes to power in these states but it also makes or breaks political momentum for Lok Sabha Elections due ne...More..

Brexit vote going ahead tomorrow, says No 10
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Brexit vote going ahead tomorrow, says No 10

A spokesman for Tusk said the timing of the meeting, which will come on the first day of a planned European Council summit, was still to be determined. Supporters say it frees Britain to trade more widely with ...More..

Acting Armenian PM's bloc wins parliamentary vote - commission
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Acting Armenian PM's bloc wins parliamentary vote - commission

The pro-business Prosperous Armenia party placed second with about 8 percent, and Bright Armenia won just over 6 percent. The Republican Party had seats in all successive parliaments from 1995 until now. "T...More..

Comey: 'Use Every Breath We Have' to Oust Trump in 2020
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Comey: 'Use Every Breath We Have' to Oust Trump in 2020

However, it said Trump told Cohen to make illegal payments to adult-film actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal, both of whom claimed to have had affairs with Trump more than a decade ag...More..