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Russian developer's staffer also at Trump Tower meeting — Lawyer

And former campaign aides who expect to be caught up in the expanding probes are also shopping for representation - and dealing with sticker-shock over the price tags. Trump said he only learned of the meeting recently. New Yorker writer and CNN commentator Ryan Lizza mocked the excuse. President Donald Trump also said on Twitter hours before Spicer spoke that Trump Jr. Read More »

Hubo rebase en topes de campaña en Coahuila — Confirma INE


El consejero electoral Ciro Murayama explicó al final de la sesión que Riquelme gastó 20.8 millones de pesos frente al tope que tenía de 19.2 millones de pesos. El consejero presidente, Lorenzo Córdova , reconoció que la propia autoridad vulneró el proceso al haber pedido a los partidos que únicamente reportaran en el sistema a los representantes que cobraron y no la totalidad, como establece el reglamento. Read More »

Trump's Approval Rating Hits Record Low 6 Months In


The poll also showed that 48 percent of the respondents see the USA leadership in the world as weaker since Trump was inaugurated in January, with only 27 per cent believing it to be stronger. That means the projection for Clinton was within the poll's margin of error of 2.5 percentage points, while the prediction for Trump was about a percentage point outside that margin of error. Read More »

Top départ (ou presque) pour les travaux du métro d'Abidjan — Côte d'Ivoire


Maintes fois reportés à cause des désaccords entre le gouvernement et les entreprises prestataires dans ce projet, les travaux de la ligne 1 du métro pourront désormais démarrer. Pour le Premier ministre ivoirien, les conclusions positives de la mission interministérielle ivoiro-française sont le résultat des discussions le 11 juin 2017 à Paris, entre les Présidents Alassane Ouattara et Emmanuel Macron, au cours desquelles les deux Chefs d'Etat se sont engagés à consolider leur coopération ... Read More »

U.S. sanctions more Iranians, but nuclear deal stands for now

Iran also continues to provide the Houthi rebels in Yemen with advanced weaponry that threatens freedom of navigation in the Red Sea, has been used to attack Saudi Arabia, and is prolonging the Yemen conflict. But they say Iran is "unquestionably in default of the spirit" of the agreement. Iran committed to cooperating with the United States in bringing Bob home and we call on Iran to fulfill this commitment. Read More »

Feinstein says Manafort cleared to testify


Mueller has previously met with senior members of the Judiciary panel, which has broad jurisdiction over the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is one of several committees investigating Russian involvement in the election. Read More »

Search continues at Lake Tahoe for missing teen


The Carson City Sheriff's Office and Washoe County Sheriff's Search and Rescue are looking for 17-year-old Sean Ascuaga of Reno. Carson City and Washoe County Sheriff's Search and Rescue crews are continuing their search Tuesday for a missing Reno teenager at Chimney Beach at Lake Tahoe. Read More »

Google Strengthens Security to Protect You From Phishing Attacks


In its efforts to end the days of phishing on its platform, Google is now adding a new set of features to prevent another massive phishing attack ( like the one in May ) from happening. "We're committed to fostering a healthy ecosystem for both users and developers", the company writes in today's announcement. These new notices will inform users automatically if they may be at risk, enabling them to make informed decisions to keep their information safe, and will make it easier to test and ... Read More »

Usilo Named To NABC 2016-2017 Honors Court


Each year the NABC Honors Court recognizes those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. All members of the NABC are expected to uphold the core values of being a Guardian of the Game by bringing attention to the positive aspects of the sport of basketball and the role coaches play in the academic and athletic lives of today's student-athletes. Read More »

Donald Trump failure on healthcare sends dollar to 10-month low


Two more Republican Senators, Jerry Moran and Mike Lee, announced their opposition late on Monday to a revised Republican healthcare bill, leaving efforts to pass the legislation in chaos. "This is a tremendous short squeeze in the euro on the break of $1.15, and that has resulted in a significant rally as shorts bail out of their positions", said Douglas Borthwick, managing director at Chapdelaine Foreign Exchange in NY. Read More »

French FM in Kuwait for Gulf crisis talks

He was speaking to reporters in Qatar alongside Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, who said he welcomed mediation efforts and possible negotiations so long as they are founded on respect for "sovereignty". Read More »

Phil Hughes Out For Season With Recurrence Of TOS Symptoms


In five appearances since returning, however, Hughes has allowed five runs and 12 hits in 6 2/3 innings, a 6.75 ERA that ultimately convinced the Twins to shut down another pillar of their starting rotation. To make room for Colon on the roster, the Twins put pitcher Phil Hughes on the 60-day disabled list with reoccurring symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome . Read More »

SA pummel England by 340 in second Test


England, set a mammoth 474 runs for victory, collapsed to 133 all out in their second innings 40 minutes before tea on the fourth day. None of the England batsmen were able to contribute much in the side's second innings, with former skipper and opener Alastair Cook being the top scorer with 42 runs. Read More »

Seoul proposes military talks with Pyongyang


When asked if South Korea was willing to "be flexible" on military drills with the United States should North Korea be open to talks, Mr Cho said the government had not discussed the matter specifically. "The North Korean government maintains strict controls over their workers' profits, in some cases probably taking 90 percent of their wages", said Scott Synder, director of the Program on U.S. Read More »

Fender's new Bluetooth speakers look just like tiny guitar amps


The company is launching two speakers: the larger $349.99 Monterey , and the smaller, portable $199.99 Newport . The Newport on the other hand, is created to be taken with you and is powered by a battery for a claimed 12 hours of use. Users have access to manual tone controls, including dedicated volume, bass, and treble knobs. Both models can be purchased from the company's website, which is perhaps the most convenient option, though there are physical stores in some places that also ... Read More »

HUL beats street estimates; posts 9% rise in Q1 net profit


While, in the refreshment category, HUL clocked a revenue of Rs 1,346 crore, against Rs 1,215 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago, as the segment witnessed broad-based volume led growth. Moreover, he expects rural demand, which has been sagging due to poor rainfalls, to improve gradually amid the onset of a good monsoon and increased government spending on infrastructure. Read More »

Emiratis 'planted fake news to trigger Qatar crisis'

The hackers posted inflammatory quotes attributed to Qatar's Emir Tamim in support of Iran and Hamas. Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism, a charge which Doha denies. Read More »

Caitlyn Jenner Considers Running For US Senate


Now, she is seeking to play a part in changing people's perceptions, wondering if she can do a "better job" if she was a politician. "Or are you better from the inside, and we are in the process of determining that". As for Jenner, she is not a fan of the current President, having criticised his administration for reversing a federal directive which allowed transgender students to use public school bathrooms of their choice. Read More »

Officers used police helicopter to film swingers having sex in garden


Richard Wright QC, prosecuting, told the jury the entire team was responsible for the gross waste of a valuable resource. "On three separate occasions, they filmed a total of five people sunbathing naked in private and, on another occasion, they filmed a couple having sexual intercourse in their own garden". Read More »

Indian TV shows can now be aired in Pakistan


LHC Chief Justice, Mansoor Ali Shah , said that Indian content with objectionable or anti-Pakistan content could be censored but there was no need for a complete ban. According to law, Pakistani TV channels can run 10% of worldwide content. The petitioner's counsel Asma Jehangir argued in court that a ban on Indian teleplays appeared unusual while Indian films were being openly aired. Read More »

BC wildfires spark Metro Vancouver air quality advisory


Conditions were expected to persist for at least the next 24 hours. This advisory is expected to continue until there is a change in either the fire activity, or the weather patterns that are now transporting the smoke into the region. In Quesnel and the North Okanagan, the air quality carries a high health risk rating, with a rating of seven. The PM2.5 now impacting the air shed is primarily smoke that has been transported into the region from wildfires burning in the Interior. Read More »

Trump's Approval Rating Takes Hit


Also contributing to Trump's low approval ratings: 52 percent said they believed Trump, who fired FBI Director James Comey and declared the investigation a "witch hunt", was interfering with the probe, while 37 percent said he was cooperating. Read More »