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Trump lawyer Ty Cobb bows out as Russian Federation probe picks up

Cobb's announced departure is the latest in a series from the president's legal team amid an internal debate over whether or not Trump should agree to be interviewed by Mueller. Trump has previously said he'd be willing to meet with the special counsel, though will defer to the advice of his attorneys. Contrary to Trump claims that the questions deal only with obstruction of justice, however, numerous queries do deal with collusion.

Rally held to mark World Press Freedom Day

It also listed countries that have been the most risky for journalists by the number of deaths in 2018. We are eagerly awaiting a ruling by the Inter-American Human Rights Court in the case of Colombian journalist Nelson Carvajal, murdered 20 years ago.

High-rise building in Brazil collapses during fire

Officials said the inferno began at around 1:30 a.m. and it wasn't known how many people were inside. The Associated Press reported that the building was formerly a federal police headquarters but had been abandoned for many years. One person was trapped in the upper part of the building and was calling for help when the building collapsed and authorities said that the person is most likely dead.

Workers around the world mark May Day

Nepal has marked the celebration of the Day with the Workers' Movement (Majdoor Andolan) held at Biratnagar, some 68 years ago. Currently, the trade unions of all countries and general public participate in rallies and demonstrations for their collective welfare.

Putting Safety First: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2018

And in Wilkes-Barre, a prescription medication collection site was et-up on the grounds of the Luzerne county courthouse. "So, it is good to have events like this to get the stuff out of the house and let us take care of it", says DEA Special Agent Todd Kuehnlein.

Trump postpones steel tariff decision for Canada, EU, Mexico

China has said it is open to trade negotiations with the United States after U.S. President Donald Trump proposed imposing tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese exports and threatened additional tariffs of $100 billion. In Malmstrom's latest telephone conversation with Ross, Malmstom rejected Ross' demand for a voluntarily limit of European Union steel and aluminum exports to the United States of 90 percent of the average 2016-17 level.

Lieberman Says Israel Will Continue to Operate Freely in Syria

The attack, which is believed to have been carried out by Israel, killed 22 Iranians and four Syrians and wounded around 60 others. Military and political sources have told Russian Federation and the United States that Tel Aviv will target Iran directly if Tehran acts on its threat to respond to Israel's alleged Sunday night attack on military bases in Syria , Haaretz reports .

Modi, Xi back to Afghan plan

Wuhan: China on Saturday said that there is no fundamental difference with India on the issue of "inter-connectivity" and Beijing will "not be too hard" with New Delhi on the issue of the Belt and Road Initiative ( BRI ). India and China have instructed their armies to tone down the rhetoric along the disputed border to avoid another Doklam type incident, in which the two sides faced off for over two months a year ago.

House Intel Panel Ends Highly Charged of Probe of 2016 Election

No coordination, no nothing. One of the key authors of the document, Representative Mike Conaway, said that he was " extremely disappointed " by this overzealous censorship, adding that he and his team would challenge the unnecessary redactions in hopes of releasing more of the report in the coming months.

James Comey book sells more than 600000 copies in first week

When Comey was asked what his nickname was for Trump, he said he doesn't have one. I thought I was a good person. "He said he had spoken to people who had been on the Miss Universe trip with him and they had reminded him that he didn't stay overnight in Russian Federation for that", Comey wrote in one memo .

Trump plans to attend the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem

That same day, Trump announced that he planned to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Trump said he had finally authorized $300,000 to $400,000 to be spent on the construction of the new embassy . David Friedman, his former lawyer now serving as United States ambassador to Israel , told him on the phone he could get it done for a fraction of the price.

Trump praises Jackson, says he was smeared

He said "false allegations" against him have become a distraction. "He's a courageous man, would have been a great leader", Trump said, adding that he spoke with Jackson on Friday morning and told him he was an "American hero". Instead, the White House said, records show that in one instance an upset driver punched out a window on Jackson's vehicle during a trip to Camp David, Md., and in another case, a side-view mirror was hit by a passing truck.

Ben Carson In Los Angeles On Homelessness Fact-Finding Mission

Carson's proposed changes would raise the rent paid by public housing residents to 35 percent from 30 percent of household income and eliminate all deductions that could lower that number. Officials say more than half of the families HUD serves are elderly and disabled. "It is widely accepted that only one in four families who need and qualify for HUD programs actually receive housing assistance", the secretary said in a conference call with reporters.

Pruitt Attacks 'Half Truths' And 'Twisted' Stories During Energy Hearing

Pruitt's ability to provide yes and no answers to questions was not limited to ethics violations allegations. Pruitt dodged the question: "I've responded to many of those questions here today with facts and information". Democrats pounced on the scandal allegations to the point where discussions of EPA policy evaporated entirely. Pruitt pushed back against some specific reports .

Trump Welcomes Merkel To The White House Again

Grenell's nomination was stalled for months - Trump nominated him in September - and the White House repeatedly cited it as an example of Democratic obstruction in the confirmation of the president's nominees. "Macron is closer to Trump on a personal level" Beyer said. "The premise of Macron's proposal is that the agreement remains in its existing form and additional elements come on top", another German government official said.

Amid tough time, Spurs play spoilers in Warriors' sweep bid

With a pivotal Game 5 of the horizon Tuesday night in Boston , Bucks interim head coach Joe Prunty is hopeful that his team's best will be able to deliver in the clutch again for a group that is riding high on confidence at the moment. Brogdon missed the go-ahead shot with 5.1 seconds on the clock. A Milwaukee restaurant issued a public apology on Sunday night after a social media post revealed it did not accommodate Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo in time .

Trump's EPA Wants To Dramatically Restrict The Science It Uses

Adopting a strategy successfully employed by the tobacco industry, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a sweeping new regulation that would restrict the kinds of scientific studies the agency can use in developing its regulations.

Princess Charlotte and Royal Baby 3 Are Bonding

The 3-year-old seemed at ease in front of the press as she entered the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital to meet her new little brother, reports the Daily Mail . Prince George still in his school uniform, Princess Charlotte giving a wave to this somewhat intimidating and large bank of cameras and reporters.

Kansas lawmakers urging quick final confirmation of Mike Pompeo

One Republican switched his vote late in the day, enabling Pompeo's nomination to advance to a vote by the full Senate . Coons said that he still meant to vote against Pompeo's nomination on the Senate floor. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, had also expressed some reservations about Pompeo, but told CBS News' Ed O'Keefe that he had also made a decision to support Pompeo's nomination.

Monkey can't own the copyright to its famous selfie, appeals court rules

PETA's 2015 suit against David Slater sought financial control of the photographs - including a now-famous selfie of the monkey's toothy grin - for the benefit of the animal named Naruto . PETA said that, while the court reaffirmed that animals have the constitutional right to bring a case to federal court when they've been wronged, the opinion missed the point.

Stephen Farry: A customs union is the only solution for the UK

It means when goods have cleared customs in one country, they can be shipped to others in the union without additional tariffs being imposed. But she said arrangements which are as "frictionless as possible" with the European Union and the ability to sign trade arrangements with other countries were both achievable under the government's proposals.

PSL condemns Moses Mabhida violence

Already under pressure and unpopular with fans after a poor season, Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela resigned after the game saying he didn't want to be the catalyst for violence. "My analysis tells me that they need a local coach but can not really think of anyone for now, but it should be someone who understands our game and players for them to start winning again", Mayo explained.

Confusion over recent shooting in Saudi royal palace

The report said a remote-controlled toy aircraft was flown into a security cordon in the Khuzama neighborhood of the city. The Saudi authorities claimed that the altercation was caused by the drone flying too close to the king's residence, thus prompting the security forces to shoot it down.

Macron says to strike Syria "in due course"

Mr Macron said the attack had been limited so far to Syria's chemical weapons facilities. Trump says attack "very soon or not so soon" US President Donald Trump cast doubt on Thursday over the timing of his threatened strike on Syria.

Southwest Airlines Confirms Deadly Accident in NY to Dallas Flight

She died from blunt impact trauma of the head, neck and torso, a spokesman for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health said . "I am trained for emergency situations, and that is exactly what it was". About 20 minutes after the flight departed from NY, passengers say they heard what sounded like explosions. In that earlier case, a fan blade fractured and broke loose, bouncing in front of the engine's protective cover and then striking the plane, causing it to lose pressure.

Family accuses Mossad of killing Palestinian in Malaysia

He had been reportedly living in Malaysia for 10 years. "The IDF and Shin Bet will continue to act decisively against all terrorist activities in Judea and Samaria, and against terrorist operatives who will be in contact with Hamas terrorist operatives in the Gaza Strip".

Students To Walk Out In Memory Of Columbine Shooting

Komitas says that "students who chose to leave class while it was in session today will receive discipline the same as any other day". Many colleges and universities have released statements saying that disciplinary action for protests may not be counted against students who have been accepted, and Pomp said that action eases her mind about any potential punishment.

'Fearless Girl' Statue Moving to NY Stock Exchange

The bronze statue will be moved to a new location facing the New York Stock Exchange by the end of the year. Thomas Farley, president of the New York Stock Exchange, said in the same statement that the exchange would be a "fitting home" for " Fearless Girl ".

Omission In Democrats' Lawsuit Text Against Russia: Lawyer

On Friday, Trump tweeted a similar message, expressing hope that Republican lawyers can use the suit to force the DNC to turn over computer servers hacked by Russian intelligence agents during the election. The BBC's Nick Bryant in Washington says the lawsuit by the DNC is seen as a publicity stunt by many there, as it may not unveil anything that is not already being examined in other investigations - but could keep the matter in the public eye.

Thanks to Tammy Duckworth, infants are now allowed on the Senate floor

The rule change, which could pass this week, says senators with children under a year old could bring them into the Senate during votes. Now, lawmakers can bring along children under 1. "I've never been a nursing mother, but it seems to me that at a minimum there's a women's bathroom very close to the Senate, which I think would be available at least to provide some level of privacy", Alan Frumin, who stepped down from his role in 2012, told Newsweek in February.