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Robert Mueller may press new charges against Trump’s former campaign chairman

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Cohen's guilty plea Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY marks the latest twist in Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether the president obstructed justice. Cohen's lawyers asserted, for example, that Cohen paid off women to keep quiet about alleged affairs with the president to stop them from "disseminating narratives that would adversely affect the Campaign and cause personal embarrassment". Read More »

Former president Bush’s service dog takes watch over casket in touching photo

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In a heartbreaking photo posted to Sully's Instagram account on Sunday, the yellow labrador - who was named after pilot Sully Sullenberger - is seen lying in front of Bush's American flag-draped casket with a forlorn look on his face. Instead, his body lay in state in Independence, Missouri. Then the former president will lie in state in the Capitol's rotunda starting at 5 p.m. Monday until Wednesday morning. Read More »

'Mission complete': Bush's service dog lies by casket

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Bush's crowning achievement as president was assembling the worldwide military coalition that liberated the tiny, oil-rich nation of Kuwait from invading Iraq in 1991 in a war that lasted just 100 hours. A humble hero of World War II, Bush was just 20 when he survived being shot down during a bombing run over Japan. Baker instead emphasised his friend's foreign-policy successes: navigating the end of the Cold War, negotiating two nuclear arms-reduction treaties, and summoning a varied global ... Read More »

Saudi US embassy road could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

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Among the world leaders the crown prince also met with on day one included Indonesia's vice president and South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa, where he discussed cooperation in the fields of energy and investment. "What I said to the crown prince yesterday was the importance of a full, credible, transparent investigation that identifies those who were involved and the importance of ensuring that those who were involved are held to account". Read More »

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

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In a statement, George W Bush described his father "as a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for". In April, he was admitted to a hospital intensive care unit with an infection, a week after the death of his wife Barbara. Read More »

Ukraine bars entry to Russian males, upping ante in conflict

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Another 17 vessels were unable to leave the Ukrainian ports of Mariupol and Berdyansk on the Sea of Azov, it said . Ukrainian officials on Friday upped the ante in the growing confrontation with Russia , announcing a travel ban for most Russian males and searching the home of an influential cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church. Read More »

Migrant Caravan Suffering Mass Outbreaks of Tuberculosis, Skin Infections

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Homeland Security said Friday that a convicted murderer was among the members of the migrant caravan, and was caught trying to sneak into the US late last week. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The second arrest came hours later, when agents noticed three people attempting to cross the border illegally just east of the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Read More »

Giuliani calls Cohen 'proven liar' after plea

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What did President Trump say? The timeline and Cohen's previous denials of contacts with Russian officials are particularly relevant because they were used in a House Intelligence Committee report that concluded there was no collusion between anybody in Trump's election campaign and the Russian government. Read More »

Ivanka Trump: Email controversy bears ‘no equivalency’ to Hillary Clinton’s

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But on Tuesday night, Ivanka appeared on ABC News and defended herself, asserting that there's "no equivalency" between her private emails and Clinton's server scandal. They're all stored on the White House system. Some are even wondering if she's coming down with a serious vocal cord condition - like Robert Kennedy Jr., who suffers from spasmodic dysphonia (SD). Read More »

Gender reveal prank sparks massive bushfire involving 800 fire fighters

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The fire he started, known as the Sawmill Fire , burned 47,000 acres in southern Arizona in 2017 and required 800 firefighters to extinguish the blaze. The rectangular target with a diamond checkered design marked with "boy" or "girl" explodes, sending a blue substance in to the air. He added: "I feel absolutely awful about it". Read More »

Massive Australian cow almost as tall as Michael Jordan goes viral

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Owner Geoff Pearson told local news he can't bring himself to slaughter Knickers and, even if he could, he'd be too heavy to put through a processing facility. He received his unusual name due to his owner already owning a Brahman steer , named "Bra". "So his name was bra... so we [had] bra and knickers ". Read More »

FM Qureshi condemns killing of U.S. soldiers in IED attack

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Lt. Ubon Mendie, a military spokesman, said the wounded were evacuated and are receiving medical care. No other details about the deadly incident were available. With Afghan security forces struggling to hold back increasingly confident Taliban fighters and Western appetite for further commitments uncertain, the conference comes at a sensitive moment. Read More »

MLB Asks Cindy Hyde-Smith Campaign To Return $5,000 Donation

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Needed in D.C", he wrote . But the continued reports have garnered national attention to the runoff race, which is expected to see a higher-than-average turnout. "So, that's a Mississippi I want to be a part of - one of diversity, one of inclusion, one of different experiences". "Democrats will also destroy your health care by inviting caravan after caravan after caravan" of immigrants into the country illegally, he claimed, warning they would wreak havoc and bankrupt the Treasury ... Read More »

Ukraine Parliament Approves Martial Law After Naval Skirmish With Russia

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The strait is spanned by a new bridge that Russia completed this year - the only land link from the Russian mainland to the annexed peninsula of Crimea. In Sunday's confrontation, Ukraine sent three small naval vessels from their Black Sea base in Odesa to Berdyansk on the Sea of Azov. Kateryna Kruk, a Ukrainian activist who was a part of the Euromaidan protests and 2014 revolution, told Foreign Policy that Monday's actions might not themselves serve as evidence of a strong and vibrant ... Read More »

Argentina considering probe into Saudi crown prince

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The killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a critic of Prince Mohammed, has strained Saudi Arabia's ties with the West and battered the crown prince's image overseas. Erdogan and Prince Mohammed will attend the G20 meeting in Argentina later this week. Protesters shout slogans and hold signs opposing the visit of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Tunis , Tunisia, November 26, 2018. Read More »

India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward

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But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said those who planned the attack had not been convicted. "On behalf of the government of the United States of America and all Americans, I express my solidarity with the people of India and the city of Mumbai on the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attack", he said. Read More »