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by | May 07, 2019 | 00:15

A minimum-security prison camp at the prison, in the countryside 70 miles (113 kilometres) northwest of New York City, has become a haven for white-collar criminals. The Trump Organization executive goes on to say that no one in the organization trusted Cohen with any real authority, and his actions were generally seen as pathetic attempts to win favor with Trump himself.

by | May 06, 2019 | 19:46

Earlier this year, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Vietnam for their second summit , but negotiations fizzled. He has insisted the two leaders remain close even after their follow-up meeting in Hanoi collapsed in February, and that Kim would maintain his moratorium on long-range missile and nuclear tests.

by | May 06, 2019 | 19:45

Bolton says the move is in response to what he calls "a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings". In April, the USA also designated Iran's Revolutionary Guard a foreign terrorist organization , representing the first time the country has assigned the classification to a government entity, while Iran responded by designating all US troops in the Middle East terrorists.

by | May 06, 2019 | 19:40

The EURO Stoxx 50 ( ^STOXX50E ), the eurozone's leading blue-chip index, fell by more than 2.2% in early trading before recovering slightly on Monday. The Trump administration in July began imposing taxes on Chinese goods to pressure Beijing into changing its policies . Patrick Chovanec, chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, warned that Trump's move could disappoint investors and push markets down.

by | May 06, 2019 | 19:08

Escalating tensions with House Democrats as they seek to bring Mueller before the House Judiciary Committee, Trump tweeted: "Bob Mueller should not testify. David Cicilline told " Fox News Sunday " and added that "we think the American people have a right to hear directly from him". Following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report , the USA president slammed his political rivals for starting "the Witch hunt" against him and his supporters in the first place, stressing that ...

by | May 06, 2019 | 18:58

An Amber alert was issued Sunday for 5-year-old Texas girl, Maleah Davis. A blue pickup truck then pulled up behind the vehicle. Vence reported that he was in and out of consciousness but woke up inside the pickup truck with the three kidnappers with his son and Maleah inside before losing consciousness again, Holbrook said.

by | May 06, 2019 | 18:46

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. But in Friday's policy change, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States would start to impose sanctions on anyone involved in the trade of natural for enriched uranium - as well as in the storage of Iranian heavy water that was in excess of limits.

by | May 06, 2019 | 17:44

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on the potential legal fallout from the two crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 jets. In its statement on Sunday, Boeing said that because in-house experts decided that the non-working light did not affect safety, the company chose to fix the problem by disconnecting the alert from the optional indicators at the next planned update of cockpit display software.

by | May 06, 2019 | 16:11

Donald Trump has sent European shares tumbling downwards with a string of surprise tweets about China , ratcheting up tensions with new tariffs on Chinese goods. A subsequent threat to raise tariffs on the September list of products to 25 percent from 10 percent in March was suspended, pending trade talks. Those duties were set to rise to 25 per cent on January 1 and then again on March 1 , but Trump delayed that as talks continued.

by | May 06, 2019 | 15:58

But on Friday, Bolsonaro's spokesperson Otavio Rego Barros said the president would not attend the gala, citing "resistance and deliberate attacks by the NY mayor and the pressure of interest groups on the institutions that organise, sponsor and host the event annually".

by | May 06, 2019 | 15:56

In a tweet, Trump said he and Putin talked about "the Russia Hoax", among other topics including nuclear arms, North Korea and Venezuela. Scarborough and his fellow panelists were not only shocked by Trump's failure to address this national security threat with Putin but instead focused his bile on Sec.

by | May 06, 2019 | 15:42

He described Ramadan as a period of devotion, obedience and spiritual rebirth, urging the faithful to commit themselves to prayers for peace, security and stability of Nigeria. The end of Ramadan is marked by intense worship as Muslims ask to have their prayers answered during "Laylat al-Qadr" or "the Night of Destiny". During Ramadan, they are required not only to refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk, but also to curb all negative emotions like anger and prove themselves to be ...

by | May 06, 2019 | 14:43

The Democratic presidential candidate was the keynote speaker Sunday at the Detroit NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund dinner, attended by a mostly black audience of almost 10,000. He suggested changes to farm subsidy programs to shift the benefits away from bigger farms to smaller and mid-sized operations. Jackson praised his congregation as already approaching 100 percent voter registration and participation.

by | May 06, 2019 | 13:05

Traditionally , countries announce if their moon-sighting council spots the Ramadan crescent the evening before fasting begins. Muslims pray on the first night of the holy month of Ramadan at the Istiqlal Grand Mosque in Jakarta on May 5, 2019 with devotees fasting from dawn to dusk until Eid celebrations marking the end of the holy month.

by | May 06, 2019 | 12:28

The US government hit China with the most extensive tariffs, starting a trade war between the world's two largest economies. Trump's threat makes going ahead with talks "very hard politically" for President Xi Jinping's government, said Jake Parker, vice president of the US-China Business Council.

by | May 06, 2019 | 10:11

One of Britain's largest bookmakers has suspended betting on the due date of Meghan , Duchess of Sussex's royal baby, amid speculation that the child has already been born. If Meghan is induced, however, she would not be able to have a home birth . Meanwhile, the couple - who tied the knot in May 2018 - are excited about welcoming their first child.

by | May 06, 2019 | 09:26

Tensions erupted on Friday following the killing of four Palestinians, two in an Israeli air raid on southern Gaza and two during the regime's live fire at anti-occupation protesters near a fence separating the blockaded coastal enclave from the occupied territories.

by | May 06, 2019 | 04:15

The United States said on May 3 it would start imposing sanctions over Iranian exports of enriched uranium allowed under a nuclear deal rejected by President Donald Trump, even as it granted waivers to allow the accord to survive. In a statement, the European Union and the foreign ministers of France, Germany and Britain - the three European Union powers that led the initial nuclear negotiations with Iran - said they took note "with regret and concern of the decision by the United States not ...

by | May 06, 2019 | 02:43

In his tweets Sunday, Trump said the tariff increase will happen Friday. He tweeted his frustration over how slowly the negotiations were progressing, writing: "The Trade Deal with China continues, but too slowly, as they attempt to renegotiate.

by | May 06, 2019 | 00:29

The Conservatives lost 1,332 seats on English local councils that were up for re-election, and Labour - which would typically aim to gain hundreds of seats in a mid-term vote - instead lost 81. Mr Raab, who quit the Cabinet in November over Mrs May's Brexit deal, has been tipped as a potential successor to the PM, who has already said she will stand down as leader when an European Union withdrawal agreement is ratified.