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Julian Assange's 'SECRET CHARGES' from US could soon be made public after legal challenge

23.01.2019 14:08

LAWYERS for Julian Assange are taking action aimed at making President Donald Trump's administration reveal charges "secretly filed" against the WikiLeaks founder.

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress

23.01.2019 14:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer is postponing his public testimony to Congress. Michael Cohen won’t appear as scheduled before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Feb. 7. Cohen’s adviser Lanny Davis says the delay is on the advice of Cohen’s lawyers because Cohen’s still cooperating in special counsel Robert Mueller’s [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has strong case against extradition: Canadian envoy

23.01.2019 14:00

A top executive from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd being held in Canada can make"strong arguments" against extradition to the United States, in part due to President Donald Trump's politicisation of the case, Canada's ambassador to China said.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen postponing testimony to Congress: adviser

23.01.2019 13:54

President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen is postponing his scheduled Feb. 7 testimony to Congress due to threats against his family from Trump, his adviser said on Wednesday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Trump recognizes Venezuela opposition leader as interim president

23.01.2019 13:30

Pres. Donald Trump said Wednesday he was officially recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Interim President after Guaidó made the declaration as thousands cheered in the streets.

From: www.nbcnews.com

Trump recognizes opposition leader Guaido as Venezuela's interim president

23.01.2019 13:21

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday recognized Juan Guaido, the head of Venezuela’s opposition, as the country’s interim president, ratcheting up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Democrats push technology as alternative to Trump wall in shutdown impasse

23.01.2019 13:18

Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives floated the idea on Wednesday of ending a partial government shutdown by giving President Donald Trump most or all of the money he seeks for border security with Mexico but for items other than a physical wall.

From: feeds.reuters.com

The Mueller Squirrel Cage

23.01.2019 13:13

Special Counsel Robert Mueller recently indicted yet another peripheral character in his Trump probe, Russian attorney Natalia V. Veselnitskaya, for alleged money laundering in a matter quite separate from Trump. Like almost all of Mueller’s indictments of the past 20 months, the charges against Veselnitskaya had nothing to do with his original mandate of finding any possible Trump–Russia collusion. If Mueller was not a special counsel, and if he was not looking for anyone deemed useful to flip to find dirt on Donald Trump, then Veselnitskaya would have been just another daily Washington foreign influence-peddler being courted with impunity by her American influence-peddling and often equally suspect counterparts.

From: news.yahoo.com

South Korea says troop talks deadlocked as U.S. demands 'unacceptable' funding increase

23.01.2019 13:13

Despite 10 rounds of talks since March, the allies have failed to strike an accord to replace a 2014 deal that expired last year, which requires South Korea to pay about 960 billion won ($848 million) a year for keeping some 28,500 U.S. troops there. U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly said that South Korea, where the United States has stationed soldiers since the 1950-53 Korean War, should bear more of the cost. The U.S. military has warned Korean workers on its bases they might be put on leave from mid-April if no deal is reached.

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