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The Sixth Day of Paul Manafort's Trial Was Indirectly About Donald Trump

On Monday, he testified that he helped Manafort file false tax returns and hide his foreign bank accounts. At first, Gates merely noted that in March 2016 Manafort hired him to work for "one of the presidential candidates". Gates, Manafort's longtime business partner and Trump's deputy campaign chairman, was working on the transition team and the inauguration. When Weissmann has come to the courtroom - and he has not been spotted every day - he has sat alongside members of the public.


'From high season to absolutely nothing' - Indonesian quake devastates tourism

'From high season to absolutely nothing' - Indonesian quake devastates tourism

Purwanto, in his response, expressed gratitude to the Federal Government and the minister in particular for identifying with his country at the moment of pains. The Indonesian Red Cross said it had set up 10 mobile clinics in the north of the island and a field hospital had been established near an evacuation centre catering to more than 500 people in the village of Tanjung.



USA to impose $16 billion import tariffs on China

The Office United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the tariffs in a statement released on Tuesday afternoon US time. "We have made the case to the [Trump] administration, in the strongest possible terms, that tariffs imposed on semiconductors imported from China will hurt America's chipmakers, not China's, and will do nothing to stop China's problematic and discriminatory trade practices", SIA's chief executive John Neuffer said.


Polls close for MI and Kansas primaries

Polls close for MI and Kansas primaries

In fact, there are 69 Republican-held districts that Trump carried in 2016 by less than the margin in this area, or that Hillary Clinton carried outright. Kansas is a deep-red state - Trump won there by 20 percentage points in 2016 - and any Republican would be favored in the gubernatorial election in November.


Infant’s Body Pulled From East River Near Brooklyn Bridge, Cops Say

Infant’s Body Pulled From East River Near Brooklyn Bridge, Cops Say

He was wearing only a diaper and was in shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline. A baby boy died after he was pulled from the water near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday afternoon, an NYPD spokesperson said. No parents or guardians were present at the scene. The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death. "She just called me over and said there was a baby in the water", Monte Campbell said.


Parents jailed for selling son to Paedophiles

Parents jailed for selling son to Paedophiles

Berrin was sentenced to 12½ years in prison while Christian received a 12-year sentence in Freiburg state court. The case has shocked Germany and sparked a row over how the couple were able to sell the boy for sex for thousands of euros even though they were already on the...