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by | July 25, 2018 | 21:05

Shortly after the tape was aired on CNN late Wednesday, Michael Avenatti, an attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, tweeted that Cohen "is not innocent nor is he a victim". The truth is that when Donald Trump said 'cash, ' which Rudy Giuliani knows that only drug dealers and mobsters talk about cash, it was, you heard Michael Cohen .

by | July 25, 2018 | 19:16

T he more than 400 pages of documents include the original FISA warrant sought in October 2016 and three renewals. "After a redaction, the Times reported that the application to wiretap Page included a partial sentence: ". Carter Page wasn't a spy, wasn't an agent of the Russians - he would have co-operated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The latest documents, however, plainly note the possible political motive behind hiring Steele: "The FBI speculates that the ...

by | July 25, 2018 | 18:58

Several forest fires, fuelled by strong winds, are raging around Greece's capital, Athens , damaging homes, disrupting major transport links and sending people fleeing for their lives. Some of them have lost everything: "children, parents, homes", said Red Cross spokeswoman Georgia Trisbioti. "Fifteen fires were started simultaneously on three different fronts in Athens ", government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said, according to CBS News partner network BBC News.

by | July 25, 2018 | 18:36

There are growing fears now that Britain could leave without any deal, and both sides are stepping up contingency plans. Dominic Raab also blasted Brussels bosses as "irresponsible" for talking up the prospect of a "no deal" Brexit and said he wanted there to be a formal "conditionality" between settling the divorce bill and striking a post-Brexit deal.

by | July 25, 2018 | 16:45

Asked about the analysis, the U.S. State Department declined to comment. But their agreement contained no details about when or how North Korea would abandon its nuclear weapons program or shut down its existing nuclear facilities. "I worry that Trump might lose patience with the length and complexities of negotiations that are common when dealing with North Korea, and was away and revert back to serious considerations of the military option".

by | July 25, 2018 | 14:37

The IDF said the Russian-made Syrian jet "infiltrated about 1 mile into Israeli airspace" before being intercepted. "Two Patriot missiles were fired at a Syrian Sukhoi-model fighter jet", read an IDF statement . The Israeli army has been in regular contact with Moscow, he stressed, adding that previously the Israeli army hesitated when targeting incoming planes out of concerns they might belong to the Russian Air Force.

by | July 25, 2018 | 14:11

On Tuesday evening, the Indian Prime Minister will meet with and address over 1,000 people who are part of the Indian community in Uganda . Modi is also the first ever Indian prime minister to visit Rwanda . Kagame thanked Modi for a gift of 200 cattle that will be delivered to Rweru village in Bugesera district this Tuesday. Rwanda - one of Africa's fastest-growing economies - is his first stop and he has become the first prime minister to visit the country.

by | July 25, 2018 | 12:35

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the amount is in line with the $11 billion estimated impact of tariffs. "My thoughts are the thoughts of farmers". Trump said. "Hope they do it, we are ready - but they won't!" he said. Other rank-and-file members also expressed concern. The size of the direct payments to farmers as a result of trade shortfalls would be unprecedented, said Scott Irwin, an agricultural economist at the University of IL.

by | July 24, 2018 | 22:56

Trump's commentary on Iran dates to the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, when he said the United States should have rescued the hostage by force. US President Donald Trump withdrew in May from the 2015 nuclear accord created to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

by | July 24, 2018 | 22:12

The Trump administration has mentioned about a half-dozen former officials it is considering stripping security clearances from, including former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former FBI Director James Comey, former national security adviser Susan Rice, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and former National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden.

by | July 24, 2018 | 21:41

Others fled in motorcycles and cars. A Reuters witness also saw several bodies in the area. Passios said he and his wife stayed by the sea for two hours: "It was unbelievable". The European Union activated its Civil Protection Mechanism after Greece sought help. Pope Francis said in a telegram he was deeply saddened by the tragedy and prayed for the victims and their families.

by | July 24, 2018 | 21:14

More than 5 million people have fled Syria during its seven-year-long civil war, according to the United Nations. While Israel played an indispensable role in the rescue of a significant number of White Helmets and their family members from a precarious situation in Syria, France's Foreign Ministry issued an official statement with no mention of the Jewish state.

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:59

Tensions have been rising between the USA and Iran for months following the president's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and restore sanctions on Tehran . USA officials say that the Trump Administration has formally launched an "offensive" campaign of speeches and online statements aimed to erode support for Iran's government and to foment pressure against them.

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:57

He went on: "That means, therefore, that this is a deal, whether people like it or not, however impartial they may be, they must bring forward a deal which can be voted through by the Conservative Party". Last week, Mr Robbins quietly purged the DExEU of 50 of its best negotiating staff, securing himself more power in Whitehall and over Brexit ahead of the official power grab.

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:42

The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) identified the shooter on Monday afternoon, citing " exceptional circumstances of this tragic incident and the public interest ". An army of police, paramedics and other first responders soon descended on the scene, while area residents, some in their pyjamas, emerged from their homes to see what was happening.

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:43

Today: Mostly sunny. Wind: NE 5-10. PUEBLO: Low - 66, High - 98. This may increase the strength of the storms. When it's not raining, expect plenty of clouds with occasional breaks of hazy sunshine and a rather brisk and tropical breeze, with seasonably warm high temperatures in the low to mid 80s.

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:11

AN AMBER warning for high temperatures and heatwave conditions has been issued by the Metoffice this morning (Monday). The hottest days are expected to be Tuesday and Wednesday , according to the National Weather Service . A list of "cool zones" for residents to escape the heat can be found here . Maricopa County public health officials say 155 people died in the Phoenix area past year from heat-caused illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

by | July 24, 2018 | 19:42

The collapse of a hydroelectric dam has left several dead and hundreds missing in southeastern Laos. It was scheduled to open this year, but it was unclear if it had begun operating. South Korea's Korea Western Power and the state-run Lao Holding State Enterprise are also involved in the joint venture. The project, which is estimated to cost US$1.02 billion (Bt34.1 billion), is the first build-operate-transfer (BOT) project to be undertaken by South Korean companies in Laos.

by | July 24, 2018 | 19:42

The Trump administration has threatened to reimpose sanctions on Iran and the looming penalties could further escalate tensions between the US and its European allies who have expressed the desire to keep the terms of the nuclear deal.

by | July 24, 2018 | 18:56

But rocket engines are easily repurposed for use in missiles and outside observers say nuclear-armed Pyongyang's space program is a fig leaf for weapons tests. As he did Monday, Trump has publicly professed satisfaction at the pace of negotiations with North Korea, saying last week there was "no rush" in completing talks with Pyongyang because US and United Nations economic sanctions against North Korea remain in place.

by | July 24, 2018 | 17:57

Ex-cricketer Khan is perceived as army favourite for becoming the next prime minister. . Khan, however, is wary of governing with the established parties. In the 2013 election, Nawaz held a rally in Samanabad to end the campaign on the note that Lahorites' verdict was the verdict of Pakistan. Two new hard-right Islamist parties also may cut into the PML-N's conservative voter base.

by | July 24, 2018 | 13:42

In a partial eclipse, Earth's shadow appears very dark on the side of the moon facing Earth. This part of the eclipse is known as the penumbral eclipse, as the Moon is under partial influence of the shadow cast by the Earth (called Umbra).

by | July 24, 2018 | 13:05

USA intelligence agencies unanimously concurred that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 campaign. During his Twitter rampage, Trump also claimed that the wiretap order was granted on false and misleading information. "Witch Hunt Rigged, a Scam!" Cornyn, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he thought the potential meeting should be sidelined "for a while".

by | July 24, 2018 | 13:02

Washington slapped economic sanctions on Iran after President Trump pulled out of the so-called Iran nuclear deal earlier this year. The White House said Mr Trump's tweet showed he would not tolerate critical rhetoric from Iran, and said the President was not escalating tensions between the two countries.

by | July 24, 2018 | 11:27

Police chief Mark Saunders said that investigators didn't know it yet. The Greektown shooting comes about three months after the city was shaken by the deaths of 10 people, majority women, killed by a man with an apparent grudge against women who drove into them on a busy street in Toronto's north end.