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Things are looking stormier for Michael Avenatti, who was charged Wednesday with embezzling funds from porn star Stormy Daniels, the very client who made him famous when he represented her in her legal battle with US President Donald Trump. In a 16-page indictment Manhattan federal prosecutors accused infamous lawyer Avenatti of falsifying documents in order to directly pay himself about $300,000, originally intended for Daniels as part of an advance payment from her editor for her memoir. Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, was not explicitly named in the indictment, which only refers to "Victim No. 1," but multiple media outlets confirmed she was the client in...
A Katyusha rocket was fired Sunday into Baghdad's Green Zone housing government offices and embassies including the US mission, days after the United States evacuated staff from Iraq citing threats from Iran. Tensions between the US and Iran have been high since Washington withdrew last year from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers, and they have soared in the past few weeks. Despite international scepticism, the US government has cited alleged threats from Iran, a long-time enemy of both Washington and its regional allies, including Israel and Saudi Arabia, but a powerbroker in Iraq.
As a doctor, I'm not there to carry out the will of either the state or the individual, but to do what I see as in keeping with my medical role.
FOUND SAFE: Police said two alert citizens reported the suspect's car at a hotel after the Amber Alert went out Saturday night.
When engaged in philanthropy or hunting down underprivileged persons with a superyacht, society's elite can often be found boasting over their car collection. Imagine the uproar, then, should you waft up to your local polo match in this unique 1998 Shooting Brake. Employing V8 coupe underpinnings and commissioned by Aston Martin to designer Andrew McGeachy, more than 8000 man hours were spent building the one-off vehicle.
A company has offered to rehire a New Hampshire school cafeteria worker whom it fired for giving a student lunch for free , but she isn't interested.
Jonathan Ernst/ReutersPresident Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn told Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team about top Trump campaign officials discussing plans to reach out to WikiLeaks after the group released emails stolen from Hillary Clinton's campaign manager during the 2016 presidential contest, according to newly unredacted court documents. In a filing concerning Flynn's sentencing unredacted in federal court Thursday, prosecutors outlined his extensive cooperation in the Russia probe after he pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI in December 2017. In addition to providing investigators with evidence of "potential efforts to interfere or...
Boeing said Thursday that it completed its software update on the 737 MAX after two deadly crashes resulted in a global grounding of the aircraft. The proposed fix, which addresses a problem with a flight handling system thought to be a factor in both crashes, must now win approval from US and international regulators before the planes can return to service. US airlines have targeted August as the date they expect to resume flying on the 737 MAX.
"It would be an absolute disaster," said Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Sanders said he was trying to rally fellow lawmakers to make it clear to President Donald Trump that he cannot involve the country in a military conflict without authorization. "The president has to understand that the Constitution mandates that it's Congress that decides when we go into war, not the president alone," Sanders said.
A letter to House Judiciary Chair Rep. Jerry Nadler accuses Democrats of trying to pursue an unauthorized 'do-over' of the investigation; Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.
'The Big Bang Theory' co-creator Chuck Lorre, cast members credit character evolution as a major reason the CBS sitcom lasted a record 279 episodes.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to visit a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race.
A procession will be held Wednesday before a service honoring Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting.
McLaren's newest supercar doesn't fit into its existing model hierarchy.
"There is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to pay the Tariffs, which take effect on China today," Trump said. But his top economic adviser disagrees.
Uber Technologies Inc shares were set to fall another 7% on Monday, doubling losses since its poorly-received Wall Street debut on Friday and raising more questions about investors' faith in its ability to make profits. The move, which came in a wide-ranging sell-off on global financial markets spurred by more U.S.-China trade tensions, pointed to shares opening at $38.54, valuing the company at almost $11 billion less than Friday's debut price of $45. Before going public, Uber lowered its valuation expectations twice in two months to address investor concerns over the company's mounting losses, and priced its initial public offering at the low end of the targeted range.
Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programs, decrying the "undiminished threat" posed to world peace. Signatories included the United States and South Korea, as well as nations in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe. Russia and China, supporters of Pyongyang, did not sign the document drafted by France.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A top commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Friday that Tehran will not talk with the United States, an Iranian news agency reported - a day after President Donald Trump said he'd like Iranian leaders to "call me."
Chris Hughes hasn't seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in-person since the summer of 2017, when Hughes, a fellow Facebook co-founder, hung out with Zuck at the latter's Menlo Park home.For an hour or two, they talked about politics, Facebook and family. And when it got too late, Hughes bid Zuckerberg farewell and hugged his wife Priscilla goodbye.Not only has he not seen the chief executive of the big, beleaguered social network since then. But Facebook's corporate reputation has tanked to an all-new low since that last encounter. Tough new regulation also looks increasingly likely. And on the heels of Zuckerberg announcing a new plan to knit Facebook's myriad services including Instagram...
Tyra Banks has returned to modelling with a bang, for this year's Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit issue. The supermodel and entrepreneur has been unveiled as one of three cover stars for the 56th edition of the iconic issue, alongside the US National Women's Soccer team star and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan and 2018 SI Swimsuit Model Search winner Camille Kostek. The move marks a hat trick for the 45-year-old retired model Banks, who has covered the SI Swimsuit issue a total of three times.
A gray whale that was found dead on a San Francisco beach was hit by a ship. The 41-foot-long adult female was spotted Monday at Ocean Beach. It's the ninth whale found dead in the San Francisco Bay Area since March. (May 8)
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on a school shooting in suburban Denver (all times local):
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's top court on Tuesday opened a criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising against President Nicolás Maduro.