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Paul Manafort reaches ‘tentative’ plea deal with Robert Mueller

Paul Manafort reaches ‘tentative’ plea deal with Robert Mueller It was not clear which charges Manafort might plead guilty to or whether he would cooperate with Mueller's team in its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, possible collusion with the Trump campaign and obstruction of justice by Trump. [Full Article...]

Full alert as massive super-storm nears Philippines

Full alert as massive super-storm nears Philippines Mangkhut is the 15th - and the strongest - storm of 2018. Storm chaser James Reynolds, who was in a hotel in Santa Ana, in Cagayan, when the storm hit, described how the winds ripped through the hotel's interior, leaving it uninhabitable. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson tells MPs to plot against Chequers deal, not Theresa May

Boris Johnson tells MPs to plot against Chequers deal, not Theresa May In his weekly column in The Daily Telegraph newspaper, Johnson, bookmakers' favourite to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May , called on the government to avoid turning on the "hard-pressed taxpayer" for money to fund public services, and instead embrace Brexit to spur a "dynamic economy". [Full Article...]

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty' Last month, Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight of eighteen counts of fraud by a jury in the Eastern District of Virginia. Prosecutors dropped five other charges that included lobbying violations and money laundering. The plea was all the more stunning for the fact that Manafort is the fifth Trump aide to plead guilty in connection to the special counsel's probe. [Full Article...]

Massive cliff chunk collapses onto beach in Greece

Massive cliff chunk collapses onto beach in Greece Witnesses said a large rock fell from a cliff into the sea at Navagio, known as Shipwreck Beach , creating a large wave that capsized small boats , local media reported. The water hit his feet with such a strong force, it knocked him onto his back and went on to cover more than half the beach . Authorities later said everyone who had arrived at the beach on tourist boats had been ac... [Full Article...]

Japan's Abe says talks with Putin moving towards peace treaty

Japan's Abe says talks with Putin moving towards peace treaty Japan has been the only perennial attendee of Russia's Eastern Economic Forum and PM Abe's backing could improve Russia's prospects during this week's conference. And the West now sees as threats to the world order the rising dominance of China, and Russia's interference with democratic processes. For Russian companies, China offers investment with much less risk of being affected by US and Euro... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Helene seen weakening to tropical storm Thursday

Hurricane Helene seen weakening to tropical storm Thursday According to NHC: "A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area". It should dissipate by early next week, the hurricane center said. The big question is whether the high pressure ridges can push Florence substantially to the south or whether will Florence hold its ground as they clash. [Full Article...]

Trump Executive Order Would Punish Foreigners Linked To Election Interference

Trump Executive Order Would Punish Foreigners Linked To Election Interference The executive order "recognises the threat, but does not go far enough to address it". Interfering with election systems of pushing out propaganda and disinformation "constitutes an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States", he said. [Full Article...]

MA explosions: At least 100 houses destroyed in 'gas leak'

MA explosions: At least 100 houses destroyed in 'gas leak' Grateful to all our first responders working to help. Fire crews then spent hours going from property to property tackling blazes, as gas technicians rushed to shut off gas supplies and assist in safety checks. Officials in Andover, a town of 35,000 residents had advised all residents and businesses to evacuate and to shut off their gas, if they know how to safely. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort will enter guilty plea in second trial

Paul Manafort will enter guilty plea in second trial Manafort pleaded guilty on Friday in a plea deal that includes cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller's team. Manafort was facing a second trial set to begin on Monday on charges related to Ukrainian political consulting work, including failing to register as a foreign agent. [Full Article...]

Trump disputes Puerto Rico storm death toll, draws outcry

Trump disputes Puerto Rico storm death toll, draws outcry Both candidates for Florida governor- plus the current governor - agree on at least one thing: President Trump is wrong when he says the latest death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was inflated to make him look bad. The findings were embraced by the government of Puerto Rico as the study was released. Trump had earlier said the reported death tolls from the storm that devas... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Looks Downright Terrifying From Space

Hurricane Florence Looks Downright Terrifying From Space Hurricane Florence has begun thrashing the East Coast, and experts say the storm could unleash catastrophic flash flooding and storm surges as high as 13 feet. Hurricane Florence's path is hitting many counties where fewer than 5% of people have flood insurance. About 10 million people could be affected by the storm and more than 1 million were ordered to evacuate the coasts of the Carolin... [Full Article...]

6 people are dead after shooting spree in California

6 people are dead after shooting spree in California The man killed his wife and a man at a trucking company in Bakersfield, California , Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood said. Following the shooting at the home, the gunman carjacked a vehicle with a woman and child inside. Youngblood has also clarified that one of the victims was Casarez's former wife, 45-year-old Petra Maribel Bolanos De Casarez. Although the gunman's motive remained ... [Full Article...]

American bishop resigns as pope holds meeting on abuse scandal

American bishop resigns as pope holds meeting on abuse scandal The Vatican hasn't responded to the accusations by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, but has promised "clarifications" that presumably will come sometime after Francis' meeting Thursday with the US delegation. Wuerl has said he plans to travel to Rome in the near future to meet with Pope Francis to discuss his resignation. Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, president of the Pontifical Commiss... [Full Article...]

Jaitley Must Resign From Cabinet, Says Rahul

Jaitley Must Resign From Cabinet, Says Rahul Besides, the probe was in an initial stage and the CBI was collecting documents from the IDBI in the Rs 900 crore loan default case, they said. Swamy also claimed that the dilution had been done at a very high level. Joining BJP's counter-offensive, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked whether Rahul and Mallya were "working in tandem" and claimed the liquor baron had allegedly benefitted fro... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan: ‘No reason to dispute’ Puerto Rico death toll

Paul Ryan: ‘No reason to dispute’ Puerto Rico death toll Then, a long time later, they began to report large numbers, like 3000...,' one tweet reads. As the Inquisitr reported, Trump's denial of the official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was described as "warped", "absurd", "vile", and "grotesque". [Full Article...]

Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut

Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut According to the U.N. Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System , the super typhoon could affect as many as 43.4 million people before it fades away. The Pearl River Delta region, which includes Hong Kong and Macau, is among the most densely populated in the world. In 2016, a super typhoon lashed southern parts of Cagayan, destroying tens of thousands of houses. [Full Article...]

Bennet announces opposition to SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Bennet announces opposition to SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh Nonetheless, Booker garnered some of the national spotlight, as well as the mockery of some of his Republican colleagues on the committee. Sen. Times have certainly changed. "When he (Nicholas) fell over, I fell over with him", she said. But Kavanaugh said in a 2003 email while working for the administration of President George W. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis to Meet with US, World Catholic Leaders

In Cardinal Wuerl's letter to the priests , which was obtained by LifeSiteNews and confirmed by the Archdiocese of Washington that it was sent on Tuesday, he discusses a resignation letter that he submitted in November 2015. Moving priests who have been accused of child sex abuse is widely seen as a way to help them avoid facing any consequences. Last week, one protester yelled "shame o... [Full Article...]

Pope to meet with US Church leadership over abuse crisis

The decision is up to the Pope , but Wuerl hinted it is likely his resignation will be accepted, closing his letter by anticipating "a new beginning" for the church . The summit was announced a day before Francis will meet American church leaders hit by fresh accusations over the cover-up of sex abuse by priests . [Full Article...]


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