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Michael Cohen seeks restraining order on items seized by feds

Michael Cohen seeks restraining order on items seized by feds Cohen, it seems, spent this glorious spring afternoon on a Manhattan sidewalk puffing a cigar with a bunch of his bros. Prosecutors revealed the new details about the Cohen investigation after his lawyer appeared in court seeking to temporarily bar prosecutors from reviewing materials that FBI agents seized in a search this week of Cohen's office, home and hotel room. [Full Article...]

United States missile strikes on Syria: What we know so far

United States missile strikes on Syria: What we know so far There was no immediate word on any casualties or damage. Trump said that the "massacre" last weekend in Syria "was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very bad regime". Syrian state TV said the army's air defenses were confronting an attack by the United States, France and Britain . "The Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirms that the OPCW Fact... [Full Article...]

Russian companies to feel severe effect of USA sanctions, says Fitch

Russian companies to feel severe effect of USA sanctions, says Fitch A pre-designed scenario is being implemented. The Syrian foreign ministry said the US-led strikes would only "lead to inflaming tensions in the world" and threaten worldwide security. "Right now we have no additional strikes planned", he said. Speaking to reporters in Moscow , Lavrov reiterated a strong warning to the West against military action in Syria , saying any such "adventures" in S... [Full Article...]

Eight Cameroon athletes missing at Commonwealth Games in Australia

Eight Cameroon athletes missing at Commonwealth Games in Australia We had a lot of commendation for sticking to the strategy of developing young swimmers and giving them opportunities to compete at the highest levels. It's not the first time Australia has dealt with cases of missing worldwide athletes , mostly from African nations, suspected of fleeing in a bid to seek asylum. [Full Article...]

USA attacks targets 3 sites in Syria in "one-time shot"

USA attacks targets 3 sites in Syria in General Joseph Dunford, Washington's top general, said Russia's forces in Syria had been warned through existing "deconfliction" channels that Western planes would be in Syrian air space, but that Washington had not revealed the target sites or timing in advance. [Full Article...]

Teachers Return To Capitol After OEA Ends Walkout

Teachers Return To Capitol After OEA Ends Walkout Joleen Royer, gifted and talented resource coordinator and a teacher at Sangre Ridge, said they are reminding lawmakers who have been uncooperative that it will be remembered on election day. "The truth is I'm an idiot and wanted to befriend them", Fish, who was 22 at the time , was quoted as saying in the warrant. They say they're not leaving. [Full Article...]

President Trump to address nation on Syria

President Trump to address nation on Syria Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday that the Kremlin has yet to see the bill and come up with its decision on it. Russian Federation is one of Assad's last allies and has used its place as a permanent member of the UN Security Council to vote in ways that favor Assad. [Full Article...]

Syria: Break impasse in SC, avoid situation spiraling out of control

Syria: Break impasse in SC, avoid situation spiraling out of control There's an obligation, particularly when dealing with matters of peace and security, to act consistently with the Charter of the United Nations and with global law in general. In his briefing to the Council, the United Nations chief warned that "increasing tensions and the inability to reach a compromise in the establishment of an accountability mechanism threaten to lead to a full-blown militar... [Full Article...]

Body found amid search for SoCal family after SUV swept into river

Body found amid search for SoCal family after SUV swept into river A specialized team of accident investigators is trying to figure that out with help from the FBI, Carpenter said. Witness saw SUV possibly belonging to Southern California family disappear into Humboldt County riverOn Friday morning, searchers discovered a body in the water and investigators are seeing if it matches one of the victims. [Full Article...]

PM Modi takes metro, poses for selfies with passengers

PM Modi takes metro, poses for selfies with passengers On the way, PM Modi interacted with the commuters. After the attack and amid calls by Maoists to boycott the Prime Minister's programme, the district is on high alert and heavy security arrangements are in place, with 7,000 police personnel deployed in the area. [Full Article...]

Bank manager sacked for justifying Kathua gang-rape and murder

Bank manager sacked for justifying Kathua gang-rape and murder The Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd have expelled Vishnu Nandakumar, the assistant manager of their Palarivattom branch in Kochi , over derogatory remarks made by him against the Kathua girl . "We have terminated Vishnu Nandakumar from the services of the bank on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, for poor performance". Nearly immediately, congratulatory messages began poring in from hundreds of users on soci... [Full Article...]

Trump takes advantage of Syria to pressure Russia: MP

Trump takes advantage of Syria to pressure Russia: MP Iran also warned of "regional consequences" in response to the military action, which came one year after Trump authorized a barrage of Tomahawk cruise missiles to strike a Syrian airfield in retaliation for Assad's use of sarin gas in April 2017. [Full Article...]

USA calls for more sanctions on Venezuela ahead of LatAm summit

USA calls for more sanctions on Venezuela ahead of LatAm summit Protesters led by soccer legend Diego Maradona burned an effigy of President George W. Bush to protest the US -led invasion of Iraq at the 2005 summit in Argentina. Venezuela's opposition is pushing for the global community to ratchet up sanctions against President Nicolas Maduro and his associates, as the country heads into a controversial May 20 presidential election that Washington and othe... [Full Article...]

UK's May summons ministers for Syria meeting on Thursday

UK's May summons ministers for Syria meeting on Thursday The United States says it is working on forming an global coalition to respond to last week's suspected chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held Syrian town that left dozens dead. The meeting will take place in the wake of Trump's tweet warning Russian Federation to "get ready" for "nice and new and smart'" missiles that "will be coming" to Syria. [Full Article...]

Kochi: Petitioner in Ishrat Jahan case dies in road accident

Kochi: Petitioner in Ishrat Jahan case dies in road accident The police said that Pranesh had changed his name to Javed Sheikh to marry a Muslim woman. Pillai, who believed that his son was innocent, fought lengthy legal battles to bring justice to the victims of the alleged fake encounter. He had informed the media and the CBI that his son wasn't a terrorist , instead he worked for the intelligence department. With Gopinatha's death, Ishrat's mother Shami... [Full Article...]

European Union sees $20B-plus trade deficit in Jan-Feb

European Union sees $20B-plus trade deficit in Jan-Feb China's trade surplus with the United States surged almost 20 percent in the first quarter, with some analysts speculating exporters were rushing out shipments to get ahead of threatened tariffs that are spurring fears of a full-blown trade war. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif, Jahangir Tareen disqualified for life

Nawaz Sharif, Jahangir Tareen disqualified for life The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader said the "identities of the 40 members who wrote the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report has not been released". Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen on Friday expressed his disappointment at being compared with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif after the SC verdict on disqualification under Article 62 (1)(f). [Full Article...]

Trump Calls Raid on Lawyer's Office 'New Level of Unfairness'

Trump Calls Raid on Lawyer's Office 'New Level of Unfairness' The prosecutors assert that they have confidence that any seized material would not fall under the significant amount of attorney-client privilege that Cohen has claimed. In February, Cohen admitted having paid $130,000 to Daniels, an adult film actress who alleges that she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006. I think the public is a close second. [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen facilitated $1.6 million agreement on behalf of GOP fundraiser

Michael Cohen facilitated $1.6 million agreement on behalf of GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy, a prominent GOP fundraiser, has resigned as deputy finance chair of the Republican National Committee, a source familiar with the matter told CBS News . Cohen, I retained Mr. Cohen after he informed me about his prior relationship with Mr. Davidson". Broidy worked with George Nader, a Lebanese American businessman and power broker in the region who has been working directly in r... [Full Article...]

Karnataka elections: Siddaramaiah is No. 1 choice for CM, predicts opinion poll

Karnataka elections: Siddaramaiah is No. 1 choice for CM, predicts opinion poll The BJP may win 78-86 seats, almost double to its last tally in 2013, while JD (S) is expected to win 34-43 seats and may play a role of kingmaker in the state. Support for giving the party a second chance is particularly high among Muslims (65 percent). 42 % of the respondents feel that this has benefitted the Congress while 35% have said no to it. [Full Article...]


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