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What we learned from Paul Manafort trial opening statements

What we learned from Paul Manafort trial opening statements

Gates, who cut a plea deal with Mueller earlier this year, is also expected to play a key role in Manafort's second trial, scheduled for September. Zehnle said Manafort, earning millions as a political consultant helping officials in other parts of the world, relied on Gates and others - including a professional accounting firm - to keep watch over the money.


'Collusion Is Not a Crime'

'Collusion Is Not a Crime'

Colbert spent his monologue dragging Rudy Giuliani's weird TV behavior and his seeming inability to understand whether or not the President had broken any laws with his dealings with Russian Federation. The video is set up with a voiceover that says, "And now, Rudy Giuliani versus Rudy Giuliani on Michael Cohen". CNBC noted Mueller in 2011 ended his membership at Trump National Golf Club in Virginia after a fee dispute.


Swedish crown jewels snatched in daylight heist

Swedish crown jewels snatched in daylight heist

Eyewitness Tom Rowsell told NBC News' Swedish partner Aftonbladet that he saw two men jump into a "little white boat". Police say the burgled regalia are " invaluable objects of national interest " and can not be given a price tag. Tuesday's theft took place at the Strangnas Cathedral, 37 miles west of the capital. Police believe that the perpetrators might have abandoned the motorboat, transferred to a auto, and are either going west, or east towards the capital Stockholm .


All 103 people on board survive crash of Aeromexico jet

All 103 people on board survive crash of Aeromexico jet

The Embraer ERJ-190s for AeroMexico are equipped to fly 99 passengers, with AM2431 flying at near capacity with 97 passengers and 4 crew onboard. One passenger, identified as Jackeline Flores, told reporters she and her daughter escaped from a hole in the fuselage as the aircraft filled up with smoke and flames.


Trump Offers Iran Olive Branch Days After Threatening Tweet

Trump Offers Iran Olive Branch Days After Threatening Tweet

I'm ready to meet any time they want to. After a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House on Monday, the U.S. president expressed his willingness to reopen negotiations with Iran in an unusually soft tone.


Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries

Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries

So he's airing an ad that shows him using toy blocks to teach his young daughter how to build Trump's border wall. The president made the claim Tuesday evening at a rally in Tampa, Fla ., as he made a point about voting laws. "I live a lot of time in Florida", said Mr. Trump , who owns a resort in Palm Beach. Putnam, a state agriculture commissioner and former congressman, has run a more traditional campaign for governor, barnstorming the state with campaign events aimed at building ...