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Document: Greg Craig Indicted on FARA Charges

Document: Greg Craig Indicted on FARA Charges The Justice Department later communicated with Craig about whether the members of the firm should have registered as foreign lobbyists, according to The Washington Post , which reviewed the correspondence. But it was what came next that caused prosecutors to bring charges, according to the indictment. Manafort shot down the idea. Craig's indictment is part of a Justice Department crackdown on... [Full Article...]

Brexit: UKIP co-founder Farage re-enters front line politics

Brexit: UKIP co-founder Farage re-enters front line politics European Council President Donald Tusk, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel look at a tablet ahead of a European Council meeting on Brexit at the Europa Building at the European Parliament in Brussels , Belgium. [Full Article...]

Sudanese protesters celebrate as head of military council steps down

Sudanese protesters celebrate as head of military council steps down Meanwhile, Mohammed has now been tasked to run the country for two years pending election preparations. "He's never been in the limelight like Ibn Ouf or General Kamal Abdelmarouf", the officer said, referring to the army's former chief of staff. [Full Article...]

Attorney Michael Avenatti Indicted on 36 Counts of Embezzlement, Fraud, Tax Evasion

Attorney Michael Avenatti Indicted on 36 Counts of Embezzlement, Fraud, Tax Evasion The U.S. attorney's office in the Central District of California scheduled a press briefing in conjunction with the IRS to "announce the filing of a 36-count indictment naming Michael Avenatti ". In the indictment, prosecutors allege Avenatti stole millions of dollars in settlement money from five clients. He is accused of failing to file personal tax returns since 2010 and to pay $3.2 million in... [Full Article...]

United Nations postpones Libyan national conference after Tripoli clashes

United Nations postpones Libyan national conference after Tripoli clashes Video footage of a United States vessel leaving the Libyan coast near Tripoli has surfaced, indicating growing security concerns as eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar leads his troops in an advance on the city. Russian Federation on April 8 called for calm on all sides. The BBC Arab affairs editor Sebastian Usher says some residents fear a long operation such as that which Gen Haftar ... [Full Article...]

China to join FAA's safety review panel on Boeing 737 MAX

China to join FAA's safety review panel on Boeing 737 MAX Employees walk by the end of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, US on March 27, 2019. Regulators around the world grounded the plane last month after an Ethiopian Airlines Max crashed less than five months after a Lion Air Max plunged into the sea off the coast of Indonesia. [Full Article...]

Tiny bees found in woman’s eye, feeding off tears

Tiny bees found in woman’s eye, feeding off tears Reports by various media outlets in Taiwan say a woman nearly went blind, after four bees managed to attach themselves to the woman's eyes . Assuming it was dirt, she washed her eye out with water. Sweat bees are incredibly small, which makes them hard for humans to notice as they fly around, according to Terminix . They have one of the least painful stings of all stinging insects and ca... [Full Article...]

Trump says he won't give tax returns to Congress as deadline looms

Trump says he won't give tax returns to Congress as deadline looms Experts disagree, saying nothing prevents him from following a decadeslong tradition of transparency among presidents, though Mr. Trump is digging in for a legal battle over the information. Democratic Rep. Nydia Velázquez of NY shot back , "And the law says - upon a written request from the chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, the chairman of the Committee... [Full Article...]

Barr: I need to explore spying on the Trump campaign

Barr: I need to explore spying on the Trump campaign The attorney general plans to review the "genesis and the conduct" of the FBI's investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Barr, however, cleared Trump of any wrongdoing in his four-page summary of the Mueller report without revealing any of Mueller's actual evidence for and against obstruction charges. [Full Article...]

New Poll: Despite Partisan Divides on Immigration, Americans Oppose Family Separation

New Poll: Despite Partisan Divides on Immigration, Americans Oppose Family Separation Miller was also behind withdrawal of the nomination of acting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Ronald Vitiello to lead ICE-a move taken so that the White House could take the agency in a "tougher direction", Politico reported . [Full Article...]

Barr to Release Redacted Mueller Memo ‘Within a Week’

Barr to Release Redacted Mueller Memo ‘Within a Week’ Barr had said at the time he meant to release the full report, with redactions, by mid-April. She also grilled Barr on how he managed to write his March 24 letter just two days after receiving Mueller's report, which is reportedly 300 to 400 pages. [Full Article...]

India's BJP releases manifesto ahead of upcoming elections

India's BJP releases manifesto ahead of upcoming elections Modi has said he will retain power with a bigger mandate than before, while Congress says its plan for annual handouts of 72,000 rupees ($1,034) to the poorest families will help fuel its comeback. Since Modi and the BJP took power in 2014, there has been rising violence against India's minority Muslim population. The prime minister mentioned the defence forces in his election speech despite the... [Full Article...]

Inside 12 days of turmoil that shook Homeland Security

Inside 12 days of turmoil that shook Homeland Security As a health care professional, Underwood attempted to highlight whether or not Nielsen and DHS were aware of the longterm harm the policy could cause. In the process, the president is creating massive unrest inside the country's third-largest agency, one with crucial obligations, ranging from domestic terror surveillance and prevention, to cybersecurity, to the Secret Service - even the Coast Gu... [Full Article...]

Theresa May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel and Macron

Theresa May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel and Macron Roth said that European Union leaders would consider May's planned request for Brexit to be pushed back to June 30, but also perhaps for a "longer one, but this must also be subject to very strict criteria". The bloc's leaders have tried to help May over the past two years of negotiations, even after she missed her hand-picked Brexit departure date on March 29 because of a parliamentary revolt. [Full Article...]

Museveni, Trump hail successful rescue of kidnapped tourist, guide in Uganda

Museveni, Trump hail successful rescue of kidnapped tourist, guide in Uganda Endicott left the Ishasha Wilderness Camp in the national park on Monday for the capital city of Kampala, where she is expected to meet Deborah Ruth Malac, the U.S. Gunmen had used Ms Endicott's phone to demand $500,000 for their release. Wild Frontiers Uganda, which operates the lodge in the park where Endicott was staying, released photos of Endicott and Remezo meeting with Paul Goldring, the ... [Full Article...]

Trump's Homeland Security Chief Resigns

Trump's Homeland Security Chief Resigns Gloria Chavez with the U.S. Border Patrol, center, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listen. This is the narrative emerging after Nielsen resigned from her position on Sunday-reportedly at the urging of the president. Ms. Nielsen had resisted the move, advocated by Mr. Trump, for weeks, but finally made a choice in the spring of 2018 to sign a memo bringing to life a policy that ... [Full Article...]

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke calls Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu 'racist'

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke calls Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu 'racist' On Friday, the last day polling is allowed, Gantz's centrist Blue and White party was projected to take 30 seats, more than the 26 forecast for Netanyahu's right-wing Likud, according to a poll in Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper. "Israel needs to choose a direction of unification, connection and hope or of extremity". Israel's president, Reuven Rivlin, consults with the leaders of every party represe... [Full Article...]

US attorney general pressed for evidence clearing Trump

US attorney general pressed for evidence clearing Trump Allegations last week that the USA justice chief played down serious evidence of illegal obstruction by Trump in special counsel Robert Mueller's final report are fueling demands that he release the entire, unexpurgated document to Congress. [Full Article...]

Islamic Revolution Guards Will Attack US if Trump Designates Them as Terrorists

Islamic Revolution Guards Will Attack US if Trump Designates Them as Terrorists It is the first time that the US has designated a part of another government as a terrorist organization . Gen. Ali Jafari on Sunday warned , "if (the Americans) make such a stupid move, the U.S. The department now designates 60 groups, such as al-Qaida and Daesh and their various affiliates, Hezbollah and numerous militant Palestinian factions, as " foreign terrorist organizations ". [Full Article...]

India's ruling party releases manifesto days before election

India's ruling party releases manifesto days before election PM Narendra Modi said Nationalism is BJP's inspiration and uplifting the marginalised is a vision and good governance is its mantra. The BJP has consistently advocated an end to Kashmir's special constitutional status, which prevents outsiders from buying property there, arguing that such laws have hindered its integration with the rest of India. [Full Article...]


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