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Another trial looms for Manafort and prosecutors have a new set of charges

Added: 18.08.2018 14:20 | 9 views | 0 comments

Manafort is scheduled to go on trial in September in Washington, D.C., on charges including conspiracy to defraud the United States

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Washington teen who pushed friend off 60-foot bridge says she 'thought she would be fine'

Added: 18.08.2018 14:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

An 18-year-old woman who pushed her friend off of a 60-foot bridge in Washington state said she “didn’t think about the consequences” before causing the 16-year-old to fall the equivalent of three stories.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Washington teen who pushed friend off bridge charged with reckless endangerment

Added: 18.08.2018 6:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

16-year-old Jordan Holgerson initially planned to jump off a Washington state bridge into a river about 60 feet below, but she changed her mind— 18-year-old Taylor Smith pushed her in anyway. Holgerson suffered six broken ribs and punctured lungs.

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Getting personal: U.S., Turkish leaders feud over arrest of American pastor

Added: 18.08.2018 0:36 | 21 views | 0 comments


A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey and the United States, but problems in the Cold War-era alliance as well as Turkey's own financial crisis are unlikely to dissipate even if he is released and Washington eases economic penalties.
The fate of Andrew...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Trump Defends Manafort As Jury Breaks After Second Day Without Reaching Verdict

Added: 17.08.2018 23:24 | 11 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump weighed in with a public defense of Paul Manafort on Friday, as a jury concluded its second day of deliberations to decide if the president’s former campaign chairman is guilty of tax and bank fraud, The Washington Post reported. Jurors signaled Friday afternoon that they were unlikely to reach a verdict before the day ended and asked if they could leave the courthouse at 5 p.m. U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III agreed, and the panel is scheduled to resume deliberations Monday morning. At the White House, Trump declined to answer a question about a possible pardon for Manafort, but spoke out against special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, whose office brought the...

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

Added: 17.08.2018 22:33 | 2 views | 0 comments

Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel.

White House adviser says trade deal with Mexico 'very, very close'

Added: 17.08.2018 22:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

A top White House economic adviser said on Friday that Washington was "very, very close" to clinching a trade deal with Mexico.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Turkish Court Rejects Release of US Pastor While Trump Threatens More Sanctions

Added: 17.08.2018 19:39 | 13 views | 0 comments

Hours after a Turkish court rejected an appeal from U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson, President Donald Trump chided Turkey for behaving "very, very badly" in the case and warned Washington was "not going to take it sitting down" on Friday, according to National Public Radio. Brunson has been detained for more than two years by Ankara on charges which claim he has links to the Fethullah Gulen movement, who Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames for a failed coup attempt in July 2016. Both Brunson and the U.S. vehemently deny those allegations. Trump previously told reporters Turkey "made up this phony charge that he is a spy, and he is not a spy." A higher court in Izmir upheld the decision...

Washington teen who pushed friend off 60-foot bridge says she 'thought she would be fine'

Added: 17.08.2018 18:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

An 18-year-old woman who pushed her friend off of a 60-foot bridge in Washington state said she “didn’t think about the consequences” before causing the 16-year-old to fall the equivalent of three stories.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

U.S. redirects Syria funds, emphasizes it is not withdrawing

Added: 17.08.2018 18:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

The U.S. State Department said on Friday it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria and emphasized that the move did not signal a retreat by Washington from the conflict.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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