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The Trump Organization's reimbursements to Mr. Cohen for payments were fraudulently disguised as legal fees - and, according to the memo, were approved by senior executives at the organization. In the filings , prosecutors in NY for the first time linked Mr Trump to a federal crime of illegal payments to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign.
  • 3 killed, several injured in terrorist attack in Iran’s Chabahar port

    3 killed, several injured in terrorist attack in Iran’s Chabahar port

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    An official told TV that "the terrorist who carried out the attack was killed". An Iranian ethnic Arab separatist Sunni militant group and Islamic State both claimed responsibility for that attack. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a tweet message had strongly condemned the terrorism in Iran's port city of Chahbahar. Chabahar is also the site of a port complex, which is being developed in cooperation with India as part of a new transportation corridor for landlocked ...
  • North Korean soldier defects to South across border

    North Korean soldier defects to South across border

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    There is a passenger coach, a sleeping coach, an office coach and a wagon loaded with water for showers and laundry. During the surveys, a North Korean train engine will pull six South Korean rail cars - including passenger and sleeping cars, a power-generator vehicle and a fuel tanker - along the North Korean tracks to test operability.
  • US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan

    US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan

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    The incident occurred after the planes took off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in Japan , Marine Corps officials said in a statement. A KC-130 midair refueling a tanker and an F/A-18 fighter jet, which was being refueled, were involved in what the military called a " mishap ".
  • Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket

    Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket

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    Trump then saluted Bush, a gesture belying the history of antipathy between the Republican president and the Bush family. He arrived in the Capitol rotunda in a wheelchair pushed by an aide. Service dogs are trained to do that. "He was the first president to teach me that in a democracy sometimes you fall short - and that how you handle that is just as important as how you win", Ryan said .
  • Rep. Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

    Rep. Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

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    Last week Michael Cohen , the president's former longtime personal attorney, confessed to lying to Congress about Trump's business dealings with Russian Federation as part of a plea agreement with Mueller. In court in August, he told a judge that he violated campaign-finance laws at the president's direction and, on Thursday, said he lied to Congress to remain consistent with Trump's messaging on the campaign trail.
  • Robert Mueller urges no jail for Michael Flynn

    Robert Mueller urges no jail for Michael Flynn

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to give the first public insight into how much information President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has shared with prosecutors in the Russian Federation investigation. He also pleaded guilty in the Mueller investigation to one count of lying to Congress last week, and his lawyers say he expects to cooperate further.
  • 7.0-magnitude quake damages roads in Alaska

    7.0-magnitude quake damages roads in Alaska

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    A vehicle is trapped on a collapsed section of the offramp off of Minnesota Drive in Anchorage , Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. A dump truck and excavator work on a temporary fix of an off ramp that collapsed after an quake on Friday, Oct. "People going back to computers, meetings."‎. The boy's fish was on the floor, gasping, its tank shattered. "It was anarchy", he said. "Everything that's not tied down is broke".
  • Murder charge for Botham Jean's killer

    Murder charge for Botham Jean's killer

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    He says "it's time to work towards getting her a fair trial". It says it was dark inside, she saw the silhouette of a man, and she gave him orders that he didn't follow. Johnson also spoke about why it took her office two months to bring the case in front of a grand jury. Guyger has since been fired from the department.
  • Israeli Police Recommend Indicting Netanyahu On Bribery Charges

    Israeli Police Recommend Indicting Netanyahu On Bribery Charges

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    In a joint statement from Israel's police and the Israel securities authority, police said they also found sufficient evidence to charge Mr Netanyahu's family friend, Shaul Elovitch, with bribery. Mr Netanyahu is in his second stint as prime minister. "The police recommendations have no legal standing". The attorney general will now decide whether to bring indictments in the case.
  • NYPD Searching For Couple Whose Times Square Proposal Went Horribly Wrong

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    They managed to recover the stunning ring on Saturday, and cleaned it up. Trouble is, police didn't have the names or contact information for the couple. "WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in @TimesSquareNYC!" US Police have an urgent message for the couple who lost their engagement ring in Times Square: We have the ring.
  • Russian Federation massing troops, weapons at Ukraine border - Kiev

    Russian Federation massing troops, weapons at Ukraine border - Kiev

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    Putin strode into the summit under a cloud, having drawn outrage from Europe over last week's incident in which his navy detained three Ukrainian ships and 24 sailors - causing Trump to abruptly cancel their scheduled meeting. "The freedom of shipping traffic in the Sea of Azov . must be ensured". "Russian Federation must comply with this basis", she said. Ukrainian officials say Russia has now imposed a de facto blockade on its two main ports in the Sea of Azov by allowing only ships ...
  • Angela Merkel's Plane in Emergency Landing after Technical Glitch

    Angela Merkel's Plane in Emergency Landing after Technical Glitch

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    This comes after German chancellor arrived in Buenos Aires late on Friday after a delay which followed her plane's unscheduled stop on Cologne en route to the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. German media said that the Chancellor and her Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz, were expected to travel on to Argentina on Friday, possibly on a scheduled flight.
  • New North American Trade Pact Signed

    New North American Trade Pact Signed

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    Trudeau made a personal plea to Trump during the ceremony to get rid of the tariffs, saying the recent closures of auto plants by General Motors in the United States and Canada made it more important. The unresolved tariff fight will sap private sector support for the USMCA deal, said Rufus Yerxa, president of the National Foreign Trade Council in the U.S.
  • South's military: North Korean soldier defects to South

    South's military: North Korean soldier defects to South

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    According to CNN , President Moon Jae-in has " long dreamed " of building a trans-Korean railroad because of the economic benefits that would result in being more easily connected to China and Russian Federation. With the USA offering a more specific timeline for the second meeting between Kim and Trump, analysts urged Moon to assume the role of an "honest broker" that he had played before the Singapore summit.
  • Top Five Media Lies on the Migrant Caravan | Trending

    Top Five Media Lies on the Migrant Caravan | Trending

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    They point to images of crying barefoot children running from clouds of tear gas after Sunday's clash as proof of the administration's inhumane treatment. They fanned out on both sides of the crossing and many slipped through an opening in the border fence or tried to climb over. The suspect allegedly admitted to being from El Salvador and entering the US without authorization.
  • Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

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

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    George H.W. Bush was born on June 12, 1924, in MA, into a wealthy and politically active family. Still, he lived to see his son, George W., twice elected to the presidency - only the second father-and-son chief executives, following John Adams and John Quincy Adams.
  • Hearty handshake between Putin and Saudi crown prince goes viral

    Hearty handshake between Putin and Saudi crown prince goes viral

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    All eyes are on Argentina as the most powerful heads of state descend on Buenos Aires for the G20 summit, and Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman certainly put on a show. Mr Macron's office said the meeting with Mohammed bin Salman was justified because European nations wanted to send a united message about the need for probity in the investigation and were not going to sidestep an opportunity to reinforce that message during the G20.