Manafort, 69, has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank fraud, tax fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. Gates told jurors that he siphoned off the money without Manafort's knowledge by filing false expense reports. Andres said he was entitled to show the jury why Manafort was getting tens of millions of dollars in payments. "It doesn't matter whether they're good or bad or oligarchs or crooks or mafia or whatever", he said.
Imports also rose much faster in July thanks to still solid domestic demand, official data showed on Wednesday, with purchases of commodities like copper and iron ore rising from June. The Office United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the tariffs in a statement released on Tuesday afternoon US time. Although the move was expected, it cements the view that there appears to be no effort underway to defuse the dispute between the world's two largest economies that have continued ...
Seiyefa hails from Bayelsa State. He also attended the University of Jos, where he obtained a Bachelor of Law (Honours) Degree in 1982, and was called to bar after attending the Nigeria Law School, Victoria Island Lagos. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has met with the newly appointed acting director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS ), Matthew Seiyefa at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Polls closed at 7 p.m. Trump had weighed in on Schuette's behalf - the attorney general had been a loyal supporter of the president's, but during the presidential election Calley had withdrawn his support for Trump in October 2016 following the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape.
Soon after, the Saudi ministry of media said it had shut down the account amid an investigation into a complaint over it. Maybe a president who prioritizes fighting terror without apology is just the guy to deal with this. Badawi's wife Ensaf Haidar has been granted asylum by Canada, where she is raising their three children. Canada has said it is "gravely concerned" about the arrests and has called for those detained to be released immediately.
On July 26, the hospital said Karunanidhi was suffering from urinary tract infection and he was being treated with intravenous antibotics and fluids. A doyen of our public life, as a contributor to the development of Tamil Nadu and of India he has few peers. He was a prolific literary figure, apparently penning over 2 lakh pages of poems, novels, biographies, plays, songs and dialogues in his lifetime.
A nail salon employee was arrested after she was caught on camera repeatedly attacking a customer with a broom. Employee Huiyue Zhing faces charges of misdemeanor menacing, misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon and harassment. Christina Thomas , who Zheng allegedly attacked with a broomstick, is also being charged with assault. On Monday, protesters gathered outside of the nail salon, New Red Apple Nail, at 1426 Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn , calling for the business to be shut ...
YouTube, which is owned by Google , issued a strike against Jones in July and removed four of his videos , removed top channels associated with InfoWars on Monday, including The Alex Jones Channel, which has almost 2.5 million subscribers.
Cynthia Gabriel, a member of an official team set up to recover assets allegedly bought with stolen 1MDB money, said that the Equanimity being handed over to Malaysia was "very significant". Indonesia then agreed it would hand over the yacht to Malaysia. His Malaysian passport has been revoked and an arrest warrant issued. Najib set up 1MDB when he took power in 2009, but it accumulated billions in debts.
United Nations officials have called for the blockade to be lifted, citing deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian enclave run by Islamist movement Hamas where 80 per cent of the two million population are dependent on aid.
Navarro was responding to Trump's tweet in which he called CNN host Don Lemon "the dumbest man on television" and insinuated that National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James is unintelligent. "Look, there might be a cautionary lesson in LeBron for kids", Ingraham said at the time on her show. I would daresay more than we've ever seen come close from the president in this area, in this space.
Hassan Rouhani , the Iranian president, hit back by calling the move " psychological warfare ". The unilateral withdrawal came despite other parties to the agreement - Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the European Union - pleading with Trump not to abandon the pact aimed at blocking Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
However, the boy was not at the compound when police executed a search warrant there. The Sheriff's Office said it believes the child had been at the trailer a couple of weeks prior. Three women believed to be their mothers were also found in the makeshift compound on Friday. The search at the compound came amid a two-month investigation in collaboration with Clayton County authorities and the FBI, according to Hogrefe.
President Donald Trump has for the first time acknowledged that a June 9, 2016 meeting at Trump Tower was the latter. The Trump team has argued that Mr Trump Jr ultimately did not receive any damaging information about Mrs Clinton at the meeting.
The helicopter with cargo landed safely after the crew dropped the external suspension, it added. It added that the helicopter was manufactured in Russian Federation in 2010, and the pilot had flown almost 6,000 hours. All the passengers were reportedly staff members of a subsidiary of the Russian state oil company Rosneft. A spokesman for an emergency team found two flight recorders at the site of the crash.
The Los Angeles Times explained that the likeliest explanation for Trump's tweet is that he's confused about stories from Central Valley farmers about irrigation. It burned so furiously on July 26 that it created what is called a fire whirl. That's higher than the five-year average for the same seven-month period ― 3,405 fires over 118,811 acres.
John's Forest around 3 p.m. Deputies say the teenager wore a camouflage hat and a black shirt when he robbed the boy, and may have stashed a bicycle in the woods which he used to flee the scene. David Smith was selling cool drinks in his North Carolina housing development to raise money for his landscaping business. Shortly after the robbery police found a camouflage hat, a black BB handgun and stolen metal tin with no money in it, stashed in some nearby trees.
The twin-engine aircraft was heading for John Wayne Airport when it crashed into a parked red card, a mile away from the airport on Sunday. The resident's father used to fly planes, she had a feeling that something was wrong. The single-engine aircraft bounced while attempting to land at the Montgomery Field Airport around 5.25pm local time , became airborne again and then crashed in a nearby Costco parking lot, said Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor.
Russia If You're ListeningPaul Manafort: The dictator's fixerIn four years Paul Manafort went from making millions of dollars in Ukraine, to running the Trump campaign, to jail. The prosecution's witness list still has 19 names of those who've yet to appear in court. At the end of the day, the prosecutors said they expected to have three more hours worth of direct questioning for Gates.
On Monday morning, Emanuel visited two area hospitals that treated many of those wounded over the weekend to thank officials for their work. "As mayor, I will confront our city's gun violence crisis directly and with empathy rather than remain silent as more than 70 people are shot in a single weekend", she said.