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by | July 22, 2018 | 01:15

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his onetime attorney Michael Cohen had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Trump. Mr. Trump complained on Twitter Saturday morning that an attorney recording a client's conversation is "inconceivable ". Mr Trump has denied the affair.

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:13

Branson is about 320 km southeast of Kansas City and is a popular vacation spot for families and other tourists looking for entertainment ranging from theme parks to live music. Rader said there were life vests on board the vessel but it's unclear if the passengers had them on. "From what I understand, there were life jackets in the duck (boat)", Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said.

by | July 22, 2018 | 00:41

Sanders said that "the President was going to meet with his team" over the issue and "there was some conversation about it, but there wasn't a commitment made on behalf of the US" during the Trump-Putin meeting. In his CNBC interview, Trump also blamed the news media for reporting that he did not publicly confront Putin over the election meddling in Helsinki.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:15

The announcement of a second summit comes as USA officials have been mum on what, if anything, the two leaders agreed to in Helsinki during their more than two-hour one-on-one meeting, in which only translators were present. A White House meeting would be a dramatic extension of legitimacy to the Russian leader. "Given this history, the American people deserve to know if Trump used his position or this meeting with Putin to continue to pursue his own financial interests", he wrote in a ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 00:53

Waziri stressed that none of the three mummies belong to a Ptolemaic or Roman royal family and the coffin does not have inscriptions or a cartouche bearing their names. Mostafa al-Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said the discovery reveals more about the development of pottery manufacturing and the daily lives of ancient Egyptians during that time in history.

by | July 21, 2018 | 00:55

Parson committed all state resources to help in the investigation . Rader said a sheriff's deputy, who was working off-duty security at the Showboat Branson Belle , helped rescue some of the Duck passengers. Sheriff Doug Rader reports the boat had 31 people on board. The company Ripley Entertainment owns the capsized boat, having added Branson's "Ride the Ducks" attraction to its roster previous year.

by | July 21, 2018 | 00:54

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said last week that she would back opening talks with trading partners on lowering automobile duties, in what appeared to be an olive branch to Trump. "I believe that, at the first stage, we need to find some small joint projects, which would make it possible to break the impasse and start dealing with the avalanche of contradictions and challenges that we have", the ambassador pointed out.

by | July 21, 2018 | 00:36

Trump on Tuesday claimed he had misspoken and attempted to clarify that he meant to say there was no reason why it "wouldn't" be Russian Federation who interfered in 2016. "I would, because he's in charge of the country, just like I consider myself to be responsible for things that happen in this country", Trump said.

by | July 21, 2018 | 00:34

President Trump again expressed confidence in US intelligence agencies and their assessment of Russian interference Wednesday, but declined to say whether he believes Vladimir Putin was lying when he denied Russia was behind the meddling effort.

by | July 21, 2018 | 00:36

Miller said it was extraordinary that revelation of sources and methods was revealed to the public, and reflected an apparent deep mistrust of the president by the intelligence community. Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Trump is bruised by the idea that Russian election meddling taints his victory, those close to him say, and can't concede the fact that Russia did try to interfere in the election, regardless of whether it impacted the outcome.

by | July 21, 2018 | 00:35

Pomeranz said Trump had done himself political damage by suggesting both sides were to blame for the Russian Federation probe that has hurt USA relations with Moscow - just as Trump did when he blamed both sides when responding to violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

by | July 20, 2018 | 05:16

On Tuesday he said there was " no time limit " on the process. The U.S. said China and Russian Federation have reported to the sanctions committee that they have continued to sell refined petroleum products to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, which is North Korea's official name.

by | July 20, 2018 | 04:29

Kennedy's administration. "Red, white and blue, Air Force One is going to be incredible, it's going to be the top of the line, the top in the world", he said. If a president wanted to use the aircraft sooner, he or she would have to consult with the Air Force and White House Military Office regarding the length of the testing period.

by | July 20, 2018 | 04:30

On Wednesday, the boys and their coach sat down for their first press conference to talk about their ordeal. The Wild Boars are set to be sent home a day earlier than originally planned. Coach Ekkapol Chantawong has been credited with keeping the boys alive. They then went to the front of the crowd, where they kicked a soccer ball around for a moment before they were reunited with classmates who had not gone on the cave adventure with them.

by | July 20, 2018 | 04:25

Ian Levine, chief of the Ocean Beach fire department, said only ten cases of shark bites have been reported of New York State. In New York, state and local officials are now investigating the two apparent shark attacks off Long Island. Purple shark warning flags are flown from lifeguard chairs every day to warn beachgoers that sharks are present in the waters along the outer Cape, she said.

by | July 20, 2018 | 04:12

In a rebuke, the Senate - controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans - went on to unanimously approve the resolution. "A year and a half into his presidency, Trump's puzzling affinity for Putin has yet to be explained", Brian Bennett writes in the TIME cover story .

by | July 19, 2018 | 01:30

US officials have stressed the path to improving US-Russia ties runs through a clear-eyed understanding of Russian aggression and the root causes of discord in the relationship, but Trump is signaling a different course. Mr. Trump said the U.S.is "greatly hampered" by what he called "the Russian witch hunt, the rigged situation". Russia's new ambassador to Finland Pavel Kuznetsov, left, escorts Russian President Vladimir Putin as he disembarks the plane at Helsinki airport in Vantaa, ...

by | July 18, 2018 | 01:22

Lasha Tchantouridze is a professor of diplomacy and global relations at Norwich University, who specializes in Russian Federation and the U.S. He says this meeting between the two leaders could be the start of something different. "The president of the United States today publicly sided with Russian Federation over our own Federal Bureau of Investigation on the subject of cyber attacks on our election campaign", Kimmel said after Trump met "his KGBFF" Putin.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:44

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening said the plans to follow European Union rules on trade in goods without being able to influence them was "the worst of both worlds". But for Russian Federation and the United States, and frankly the UK and other places, to get along with Russian Federation and China and all of these other places....

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:43

Parliament voted 318-285 to pass the bill. And he said he was concerned the plan would become "even more compromised" in negotiations with the EU. But her plan so far has pleased few on both sides, compounding divisions within the Conservative Party that have so far frustrated progress in talks with the European Union, and triggering a war of words between eurosceptic and pro-EU factions.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:42

As Justine Greening proposes a three-way second Brexit referendum, James O'Brien says why everybody will vote with the same second preference. But former transport minister Mr Hammond, who joined five other Tory backbenchers in tabling the amendment, insisted its provisions were "entirely in line" with Mrs May's Brexit White Paper.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:29

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said "the Israeli occupation has exaggerated the damage caused by the kites and balloons in order to justify its aggression on Gaza". Israel pounded Hamas targets in its most massive bombardment since the 2014 war, while militants fired dozens of rockets toward Israel that halted daily life in the area.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:28

Winds are predicted to be 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots and seas will be 3 to 6 feet. Those thunderstorms are expected to develop during the early afternoon hours Tuesday . Very heavy rains remain a threat and may cause flooding. Because of the limited sunshine, highs will only get into the low 80s. However, the European Model is forecasting more of a coastal storm scenario.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:13

Trump then claimed, however, that being a foe to the U.S.is not necessarily a bad thing, adding that it just makes them competitive. Only five per cent of those questioned said they thought Mr Trump was the more competent leader - 56 per cent answered in favour of Mr Putin, while the remainder did not provide a response.

by | July 17, 2018 | 02:52

Still, reports on Sunday suggested that the ceasefire appeared to be holding, allaying concerns about a new war breaking out following the most severe flare-up in Gaza violence since 2014 on Saturday. All-out wars against the Gaza Strip have been common in recent years for Israel, and some officials have been treating another such war as a virtual inevitability.

by | July 17, 2018 | 01:34

I do believe in meetings. Assessing the Putin meeting, Trump said: "Nothing bad is going to come out of it, and maybe some good will come out". Monday's summit in Helsinki will offer Putin, a former KGB spymaster, and Trump the chance to get the measure of each other on an array of fronts including Syria, Ukraine, Iran and nuclear disarmament.

by | July 17, 2018 | 01:31

May warned party rebels on Sunday they should fall into line, saying wrecking her Brexit blueprint could result in disaster. But the early break is likely to spark widespread criticism given that the recess is already scheduled to last for six weeks.

by | July 17, 2018 | 01:30

China has threatened to retaliate again. China retaliated, saying the United States had launched the "largest trade war in economic history". There is deep scepticism in the European Union about China's actual commitment to opening its market further, as well as concern that it seeks to divide the bloc with its economic influence in Eastern Europe.

by | July 16, 2018 | 00:49

Congress over a probe of Russian election meddling that has clouded Trump's presidency. "I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade", he said in an interview to CBS News while in Scotland. "Whoever says we are foes is spreading fake news", employing one of Trump's favorite pejoratives for news stories he does not like. His mother was born in Scotland, while his father was born in NY.

by | July 16, 2018 | 00:40

The man reportedly became combative and began "flailing and swinging" at police when they approached him. Witness Allen Davis said that police saw the man's holster and asked him for his concealed carry permit, but when he reached for it, police shot him.

by | July 16, 2018 | 00:34

Photos released by Thai officials show the boys crowded around a sketch of Kunan with their heads bowed. 'All of the boys cried and were in tears when they found out. They have been recovering in the hospital since they were rescued over a span of three days last week and will be discharged Thursday. Lieutenant Commander Saman was widely hailed as a hero but the boys, aged 11 to 16, were only told about his death on Saturday after a medical team said they were strong enough mentally to ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 03:16

The letter is dated July 6. Last week, North Korea accused the United States of using a "gangster-like" tactics to push it towards nuclear disarmament after a fresh round of high-level talks. The statement was carried by North Korean state-run press right after U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo finished his two-day visit to the communist country.

by | July 15, 2018 | 03:03

Compromised FBI agent Peter Strzok's famous text message to his FBI lawyer paramour vowing to "stop" Donald Trump from becoming president probably is one of the best-known text messages ever. "What does Trump support smell like Mister Strzok?" Finally able to defend himself after months of angry criticism from President Donald Trump and Republicans, Strzok was mostly unapologetic.

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:47

Durrani, a former CM of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , remained unhurt in the attack. A suicide bomber killed 128, including candidate Siraj Raisani, in the southwest region of Baluchistan, while four others died in a strike in the northwest. Sharif and his daughter are expected to be transported to the garrison city of Rawalpindi, where both will serve their jail term if they don't seek bail.

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:45

More anti-Trump protests took place in other parts of Scotland, including one with some 10,000 people in Edinburgh. After Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II in England on Friday, the official White House Twitter account let followers know the president was "departing the UK".