Trump's former campaign manager goes to jail for tampering witness

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington on June 15 revoked Manafort's $10 million bail after prosecutors alleged that the former campaign chief had engaged in witness-tampering practices. Kilimnik, whom Mueller´s office says has ties to Russian intelligence, could not be reached for comment. Legal experts told ABC News this week th...

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  • Trump Dismisses IG Report’s Bias Conclusion as ‘Ridiculous’
Trump Dismisses IG Report’s Bias Conclusion as ‘Ridiculous’

Rudy Giuliani speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington, May 5, 2018. Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Fox News talking head Sean Hannity that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe should be suspended "tomorrow" and named a list of people he thinks should be in jail.

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  • China Hikes Tariffs On US Soybeans, Electric Cars, Whiskey
China Hikes Tariffs On US Soybeans, Electric Cars, Whiskey

Mr. Trump on Friday accused China of intellectual property theft and unfair trade practices as he announced the tariff on Chinese goods. Some 545 USA goods worth $50 billion will be subject to 25 percent tariffs , the Wall Street Journal reported , citing China's state council.

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  • Smaller turnout at Gaza protests due to Eid al-Fitr
Smaller turnout at Gaza protests due to Eid al-Fitr

The resolution denouncing Israel's murderous behavior-which was approved by a 120-8 vote, with 45 abstentions-also requests proposals from the U.N. Secretary General "ways and means for ensuring the safety, protection, and well-being of the Palestinian civilian population under Israeli occupation".

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  • National Weather Service to determine if tornado hit town
National Weather Service to determine if tornado hit town

While tornados are not uncommon in Pennsylvania, this one left more than physical scars. Part of Mundy Street in Wilkes-Barre Township is blocked, closed to traffic as emergency workers and members of law enforcement guard the area. Dave Skutnik, the Regional Director of Communications for the Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania said that fortu...

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  • Friday is first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar
Friday is first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar

Else, the Eid al Fitr will be celebrated on Saturday June 16, 2018. Eid is expected to begin on either Friday, June 15, or Saturday, June 16. Eid ul-Fitr, an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide, marks the end of fasting month of Ramzan .

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  • White House says Trump plans early summit departure
White House says Trump plans early summit departure

Despite the initial high stakes of a meeting meant to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons, the talks have been portrayed by Trump in recent days more as a get-to-know-each-other meeting. The diplomacy is an extraordinary turnaround from past year, when Trump threatened the North with "fire and fury" and Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged U....

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  • Pompeo says North Korea sanctions relief tied to denuclearization
Pompeo says North Korea sanctions relief tied to denuclearization

Bob Corker, the Oklahoma Republican who is the committee's chairman, said he was pushing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to testify before the committee soon to learn "what actually happened" behind the closed doors in Singapore . Trump could, but should not, relax sanctions against Pyongyang at any time, according to Democratic Senator Ben C...

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  • California 3-Way Split Initiative Qualifies For November Ballot
California 3-Way Split Initiative Qualifies For November Ballot

The initiative needed at least 402,468 projected valid signatures to qualify by random sampling, and it exceeded that threshold, officials said. Certification that the initiative has qualified for the ballot will come on June 28. Senate from 100 to 104 members, and the state's 55 electoral points would be divided among the three, according to Bal...

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  • Jim Jordan: 'Who Is Attorney #2?' in DOJ Report
Jim Jordan: 'Who Is Attorney #2?' in DOJ Report

The report has always been expected to criticise the FBI's handling of the Clinton email probe, stepping into a political minefield while examining how a nonpartisan law enforcement agency became entangled in the 2016 presidential race. The report characterized the politically-charged text messages as "antithetical to the core values of the FBI",...

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  • Sarah Sanders calls Trump's salute to North Korean general 'common courtesy'
Sarah Sanders calls Trump's salute to North Korean general 'common courtesy'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo smiles during a meeting with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China June 14, 2018. Forces Korea, U.S. Forces Japan and other allies and partners in the region that would be necessary to the national defense should war break out". The summit in Singapore, which marked a ma...

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  • Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator'
Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator'

As footage rolled of Trump landing in Singapore , Abby Huntsman called an upcoming meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un a "meeting between two dictators ". Scaramucci brushed right past Huntsman's apparent gaffe and instead offered praise for Trump's foreign policy strategy. 'I called both President Trump and Kim Jong Un a dictator.

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  • Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 million in 2017
Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 million in 2017

Ivanka Trump made $3.9 million from her investment in her father's hotel in Washington a year ago, according to a disclosure released by the White House on Tuesday. While Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner are not drawing a salary at the White House, the family business connections have allowed them to remain millionaires.

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  • Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon
Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon

Although Trump was quick to declare success for the unprecedented summit with Kim Jong Un marked by handshakes and smiles, experts said a joint statement signed in Singapore seemed mostly to rehash old broken promises made by Pyongyang to successive U.S.

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  • Trump backtracks after G-7, accuses Trudeau of 'false statements'
Trump backtracks after G-7, accuses Trudeau of 'false statements'

Last month, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his government would retaliate against Trump's tariffs by imposing import taxes on $12.8 billion worth of US imports in what Canada says its strongest trade action since the World War II.

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  • Trump Says Friends, Enemies Cannot Take Advantage of U.S. on Trade
Trump Says Friends, Enemies Cannot Take Advantage of U.S. on Trade

The G7 summit came after the Trump administration decided last week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, which has drawn strong opposition from USA business community and quick retaliation from major us trading partners.

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  • Manafort's lawyers say Mueller's new charges are based on 'thinnest of evidence'
Manafort's lawyers say Mueller's new charges are based on 'thinnest of evidence'

In a response to the accusations made earlier in the week, Manafort's attorneys argued in a filing late Friday night that the special counsel allegations of witness tampering "conjures a sinister plot" to persuade associates to perjure themselves, but disputes that the evidence provided establishes any tampering.

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  • Trump and Kim Lookalikes Hold 'Summit' in Singapore
Trump and Kim Lookalikes Hold 'Summit' in Singapore

Just meeting with Mr Trump will also give Mr Kim recognition as the leader of a "normal" country and as an equal of the U.S. leader. Later on Sunday, Kim left the St Regis hotel in central Singapore in a motorcade that included his stretch Mercedes Benz limousine and travelled to the presidential palace, known as the Istana, where he met Prim...

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