Former special counsel Robert Mueller is defending his office's prosecution of Roger Stone. As part of Mueller's Russia investigation, Stone was convicted of lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstructing Congress. In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Mueller said Stone is still a convicted felon, despite President Donald Trump's commutation of Stone's sentence. Because his sentence has been commuted, he will not go to prison. But his conviction stands.
[NFA] The Republican president's re-election effort sees re-opening schools shuttered by the coronavirus as part of a plan to restore his standing among suburban voters. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
US President Donald J. Trump has had a fraught relationship with Puerto Rico ever since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Nearly 3,000 people died as a result of the storm and aftereffects, including widespread power outages. In fact, CNN reports that in Maria's aftermath, Trump once floated the idea, to then-acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke, of selling the US territory. Can we outsource the electricity? Can we sell the island? You know, or divest of that asset? President Donald J.
Indian Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu while referring to a recent telephonic conversation between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, said that the two leaders have been in "regular touch" and senior officials of two countries have been talking to each other. The Ambassador said India will be happy to work with the US as far as President Trump's desire to expand G-7 is concerned.
Germany is still awaiting confirmation from the United States that it plans to withdraw 9,500 troops from the country. According to one senior Washington official, President Donald Trump gave the order last Friday. Adam Reed reports.
US President Donald Trump, having cancelled the planned summer G7 meeting, said on Wednesday he was now considering rescheduling the event in Washington DC. The White House incumbent said it would be a “great sign to all” of things returning to normal during the coronavirus pandemic. Downing Street said the UK Government continued to be in talks with the US over how a summit could take place.
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On Thursday, Jimmy Kimmel made a surprise announcement: he's taking the summer off. Kimmel said: 'I've been doing this job for almost 18 years' and he needed a break." He said he and his family were fine but he wanted to spend some time with them. The Daily Mail reports that Kimmel wore blackface in The Man Show from 1999-2004 as NBA's Karl Malone. Jimmy Fallon wore blackface in a skit pretending to be Chris Rock in 2000. Fallon has apologized for the stunt.
Lea Michele has been accused of mocking trans model Plastic Martyr for using the women's bathroom at the 2010 Emmy Awards. According to the Daily Mail, this is just the latest in a string of accusations against Michele. Plastic claimed Lea made her feel 'like a circus freak' by questioning her decision to use the women's bathroom. She said: 'I was just trying to get out of there. I said, ''Excuse me,'' and she's standing there blocking my reach.
Nearly 80 million people, half of them children, were displaced from their homes at the end of 2019, according to a new report by the United Nations refugee agency, released to coincide with World Refugee Day. Edward Baran reports.