Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, US prosecutors say

The federal prosecutors said in a Friday court filing in NY that the 66-year-old multimillionaire wired a total $350,000 to two people who could potentially testify against him at trail after the Miami Herald published the beginning of an investi... More..

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What's The Deal With The Iran Deal Now?
by | Monday, July 15, 2019

What's The Deal With The Iran Deal Now?

However, the USA statement emphasized that the U.S.is still open for talks with Iran without preconditions. US President Donald Trump spoke over phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran...More..

Macron presides over Bastille Day military parade
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Macron presides over Bastille Day military parade

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at the residence of French Defense Ministry on the eve of Bastille Day, on July 13, 2019, in Paris . "To give substance to this doctrine and ensure the deve...More..

Paul Ryan Tells Author Retirement Was 'Escape Hatch' From Trump
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Paul Ryan Tells Author Retirement Was 'Escape Hatch' From Trump

And only then would he try to make his peace with how he sold his soul to Trump, saying that he knows his support looks hypocritical and self-serving, but he never meant to help enable Trump's unprecedented ass...More..

Mom jailed after sharing viral video of her daughter licking tongue depressor
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Mom jailed after sharing viral video of her daughter licking tongue depressor

I mean, I'm scared for my kids, especially, my oldest that's out and on her own since they posted her photo", she said . The judge ordered her not to contact the doctor's office where the incident took place a...More..

Magnitude 6.6 quake off Western Australia coast stuns residents
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Magnitude 6.6 quake off Western Australia coast stuns residents

According to the Australian government's Bureau of Meteorology, Australia is particularly vulnerable to earthquakes resulting in tsunamis, and have established a "world-class" tsunami warning system. Derby re...More..

First gun buyback event a success, say NZ police
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

First gun buyback event a success, say NZ police

The attitude of firearm owners who participated was "outstanding", police official Mike Johnson said in a statement. At least 250 more of the events are already planned over the next three months, with every ...More..

Serena Williams Loses in Straight Sets to Serena Halep in Wimbledon Final
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Serena Williams Loses in Straight Sets to Serena Halep in Wimbledon Final

Reflecting on her triumph, the 27-year-old said : "I wanted this badly". But Margaret Court , who won 13 of her Grand Slam singles titles in the amateur era, has 24 overall. Despite the loss, Williams - who...More..

Trump and Pelosi Team Up Against AOC
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Trump and Pelosi Team Up Against AOC

Trump lashed out at Ocasio-Cortez for her most modern remarks responding to Pelosi's criticism of the "Squad" - the community of 4 freshman at the side of Ocasio-Cortex and Omar . House Democrats also appro...More..

69-year-old man dies after attacking immigration jail
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

69-year-old man dies after attacking immigration jail

Around 4 a.m., 69-year-old Willem Van Spronsen threw "lit objects" at buildings and at cars in a parking lot, police said, causing a vehicle to go up in flames. "He was ready to end it", she told the Times. T...More..

Johnson warned of legal challenge of suspending parliament to push through Brexit
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Johnson warned of legal challenge of suspending parliament to push through Brexit

He wants to avoid a no-deal scenario, as does Boris Johnson , but the problem with refusing to commit to October 31 is that the European Union will assume Mr Hunt won't walk away from the negotiating table -...More..

Barry makes landfall, downgraded to tropical storm
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Barry makes landfall, downgraded to tropical storm

The Coast Guard rescued a dozen people from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish, south of New Orleans , some of them from rooftops, a spokeswoman said . He says he has five small children and although he's anx...More..

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen

The polemical candidate is now trying to shut down the parliament, though some have warned him that such a move, which would force a no-deal Brexit , would tear down the government and even some may take legal...More..

United Kingdom police warn publishers not to use leaked documents
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

United Kingdom police warn publishers not to use leaked documents

The British police has also advised "all owners, editors and publishers of social and mainstream media" not to publish leaked government documents, whether they already have them or are offered to publish new o...More..

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos

Britain's ambassador to Washington said US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor, Barack Obama , leaked documents showed on Saturday, ac...More..

US Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

US Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan

While NATO did not provide further details, the Taliban claimed responsibility for killing "two USA soldiers" by "blowing up an American tank". The blast killed two US soldiers and wounded three others, Talib...More..

U.S. labor secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein plea deal
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

U.S. labor secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein plea deal

In other donations, Epstein doled out $35,000 to the Junior Tennis Champions Center in Maryland and $25,000 to the Ecole du Bel-Air grade school in Haiti. Epstein's wealth and alleged potential for witness tamp...More..

This Week: Mueller Testimony Might Be Delayed Another Week
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

This Week: Mueller Testimony Might Be Delayed Another Week

Mueller about what his investigation uncovered", Representatives Jerrold Nadler of NY and Adam B. Schiff of California, the chairmen of the judiciary and intelligence panels, said Friday in a statement . "S...More..

Hong Kong protests target cross-border trading
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Hong Kong protests target cross-border trading

He lives in Sheung Shui, where so-called "parallel traders" buy bulk quantities of duty-free goods to be sold in mainland China. "We don't want to stop travel and buying, but please, just make it orderly and ...More..

France Flays US Move For Probe Into Tax Regime
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

France Flays US Move For Probe Into Tax Regime

France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire sent a clear message to the US and the rest of the world on Thursday when the country passed a 3% tax on the digital revenues of big tech companies: "France decides it...More..

Manhattan power outages crippling subway service in Big Apple
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Manhattan power outages crippling subway service in Big Apple

The Upper West Side of the Manhattan borough of NY is dark after a transformer fire caused a power outage and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled. The Fire Department of...More..

Prosecutors: Jeffrey Epstein Paid $350,000 to ‘Silence’ Potential Witnesses
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Prosecutors: Jeffrey Epstein Paid $350,000 to ‘Silence’ Potential Witnesses

Describing Epstein's proposal of house arrest as a "gilded cage", the prosecutors noted that several victims have informed the government that "they would be fearful for their safety" if Epstein were released. ...More..

PM Khan says Pakistani mafia pressurize judiciary like Sicilian mafia
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

PM Khan says Pakistani mafia pressurize judiciary like Sicilian mafia

During a recent press meet, Maryam had claimed that the judge was blackmailed into issuing a verdict against her father. On Malik's claims that he was threatened and offered bribes, the law minister said ther...More..

Manhattan Power Outage Knocks out Subways, Elevators
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Manhattan Power Outage Knocks out Subways, Elevators

A large power outage has been reported throughout Midtown, Hell's Kitchen, and Upper Manhattan. The power outage comes on the 42nd anniversary of the 1977 Blackout which plunged most of New York City into...More..

What to expect at Trump's
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

What to expect at Trump's "social media summit" today

In doing so, the president also sought to rally his widely followed online allies, whom he described as "journalists and influencers" that together can reach roughly half a billion people, entering the 2020 pre...More..

Mixture of pride, degree of disappointment after Brexit failure: May
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Mixture of pride, degree of disappointment after Brexit failure: May

Sharing screen space, Boris Johnson , Hunt's rival and the frontrunner in the leadership contest, said the United Kingdom would leave by October 31 "come what may", and that if this did not happen it would l...More..

UNHRC adopts resolution on climate change and human rights
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

UNHRC adopts resolution on climate change and human rights

Eighteen countries voted in favor of the Iceland-endorsed resolution, 14 were against, and 15 abstained during voting held in Geneva Thursday. Ellecer "Budit" Carlos of the Manila-based rights group iDefend ...More..

European Union political groups won't back nominee before vote
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

European Union political groups won't back nominee before vote

Von der Leyen will need at least 375 votes from MEPs in Strasbourg next week in order to be approved for the position. MEPs will cast their ballots next week in a secret vote, meaning more MEPs could feel inc...More..

Seattle natural disaster: Quake rattles Washington state today, followed by aftershock today
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Seattle natural disaster: Quake rattles Washington state today, followed by aftershock today

According to the USGS, the quake struck near Three Lakes, Washington, around 2:51 am PT and was reportedly felt in the Seattle area . An overnight quake with an epicentre around 65 kilometres north of Seatt...More..

US House passes pro-Taiwan defense bill
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

US House passes pro-Taiwan defense bill

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., one of four high-profile Democratic freshmen who testified. The House passed its version of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act , or NDAA , by a 220 to 197 vote , ...More..