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According to a person familiar with his planned testimony, Cohen intends to paint Trump as a liar, a cheater and a racist during interviews with three congressional committees , two of which will take place behind closed doors. Cohen is also expected to provide some of Trump's private financial statements and give what The Journal called "behind-the-scenes" details of working for Trump.
  • Univision anchor Jorge Ramos detained while interviewing Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro

    Univision anchor Jorge Ramos detained while interviewing Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro

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    Univision's Jorge Ramos spoke out on Facebook late Monday night after he and his team were briefly detained at the Miraflores Palace after Ramos asked questions Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro did not like. "This is an arrogant regime that feels invulnerable & is now acting with total impunity", Rubio tweeted in response to Ramos and his team's detainment.
  • Alabama could lose nearly $7 million under Trump's border wall emergency declaration

    Alabama could lose nearly $7 million under Trump's border wall emergency declaration

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    Fifty-eight former senior national security officials, both Democrat and Republican, will issue a statement Monday saying "there is no factual basis" to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the U.S. The statement, which was reviewed by the Associated Press news agency, has 58 signatures from prominent former officials, including former Secretaries of State Madeline Albright and John Kerry , former Defense Secretaries Chuck Hagel and Leon Panetta and former ...
  • R. Kelly accuser pushes back on ‘liar’ label

    R. Kelly accuser pushes back on ‘liar’ label

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    In 2008, Kelly was acquitted of child pornography charges tied to a videotape that allegedly showed him having sex with an underage girl. In this courtroom sketch, R&B singer R Kelly , attorney Steve Greenberg and prosecutor Jennifer Gonzalez appears before Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr.at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
  • Meghan Markle Wore Carolina Herrera During Her Final Day in Morocco

    Meghan Markle Wore Carolina Herrera During Her Final Day in Morocco

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    Burrell explains that Markle's baby shower and such a parade of "lavish extravagance" will anger William because he has worked so hard to create a line with the press which dictates a boundary of relative privacy. So, like the best things in our closets, they only get better every time we put them on. "Some British people might feel it is a bit flash, but it's just that we are not used to seeing them acting like celebrities".
  • Adam Schiff vows to make Mueller report public if it's withheld

    Adam Schiff vows to make Mueller report public if it's withheld

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    The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee has a stark warning for newly-minted Attorney General William Barr: the final report issued by special counsel Robert Mueller will be made public, one way or another. Withholding evidence from Congress about possible wrongdoing by Trump could amount to a cover-up even if the president isn't charged with criminal acts, Schiff and the leaders of six House committees told Barr in a letter Friday.
  • British PM May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

    British PM May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

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    Pouring cold water on hopes for European concessions on departure terms for Britain at their meeting Sunday in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, an EU official warned "there will be no deal in the desert". Three EU officials said the idea of a 21-month extension is being considered, a move pro-Brexit hardliners in the United Kingdom will see as an attempt to frighten them into backing May's accord.
  • Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for United States military base

    Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for United States military base

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    Over the years, Henoko has become synonymous with mass protests and numerous sit-ins, as locals rally to preserve the peaceful existence of Henoko Bay, where corals and dugongs could face extinction from the USA presence. Okinawa is home to about half the 54,000 US troops stationed in Japan and houses the largest USA air base in the Asia-Pacific region. Col. John Hutcheson, a spokesman for US Forces Japan, said the relocation plan would enable the US military to close Futenma while ...
  • Pope vows 'all-out battle' against sex abuse in church

    Pope vows 'all-out battle' against sex abuse in church

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    Pope Francis has vowed to confront clergy sex abusers with "the wrath of God" and compared their actions to human sacrafice. Francis delivered his remarks at the end of Mass before 190 Catholic bishops and religious superiors who were summoned to Rome after more abuse scandals sparked a credibility crisis in the Catholic hierarchy and in Francis' own leadership.
  • Record civilian deaths in Afghanistan last year

    Record civilian deaths in Afghanistan last year

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    The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan documented more than 3,800 civilian deaths in the country past year, including about 930 children, both annual records. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani delivers a speech during the United Nations Conference on Afghanistan in November in Geneva. Kabul maintains that any peace plan should be Afghan-owned and Afghan-led.
  • Strong winds and blowing snow expected in GTA storm Sunday

    Strong winds and blowing snow expected in GTA storm Sunday

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    An area of strong southwesterly winds will develop over the Toronto to Barrie corridor late Sunday morning and move eastward early in the afternoon through Kingston (including the Brighton, Quinte West, Belleville Tyendinaga, Deseronto, Napanee corridor).
  • Feinstein Unveils Green Deal Alternative After Kid Confrontation

    Feinstein Unveils Green Deal Alternative After Kid Confrontation

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    Whether you're on the side of the kids or the grandma (not an insult, Feinstein reports she has seven grandchildren), one lesson here is that telling a bunch of kids that you won your race by "a million vote plurality" isn't the best way to endear yourself to an increasingly rambunctious climate movement.
  • Storm dumps record-breaking snow in Arizona on way to Texas

    Storm dumps record-breaking snow in Arizona on way to Texas

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    Officials in Arizona and Durango, Colorado, urged homeowners not to delay the work. "But when you do drive, it is a little scary", Yago said . Many school districts and state agencies in northern Arizona closed their doors in anticipation of the storm .