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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

Measles outbreak hits U.S. community known as ‘hotspot’ for unvaccinated children

23.01.2019 13:51

A Washington State community near Portland, Ore., has declared a public health emergency after 23 reported cases of measles were confirmed.

From: globalnews.ca

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

Covington Catholic confrontation shows ugly side of Kentucky, and US as a whole

23.01.2019 13:13

Whether the Covington Catholic students were right or wrong, the incident in Washington put Kentucky back in the news for all the wrong reasons.

From: news.yahoo.com

House Democrats bringing new scrutiny to education secretary

23.01.2019 13:13

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office.

From: news.yahoo.com

Judge dismisses claims over 2009 Fort Hood massacre

23.01.2019 13:10

A federal judge in Washington, D.C. has dismissed wrongful death claims against senior U.S. government officials and civilian employees brought by victims of the 2009 mass shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Killeen, Texas, which killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others.

From: feeds.reuters.com

It's official: Debut of Paine Field passenger flights delayed by federal shutdown

23.01.2019 13:08

It's official. Resumption of commercial air service at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, will be delayed, a casualty of the ongoing government shutdown.

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

Rival protests held in Venezuela as pressure mounts on Maduro

23.01.2019 12:38

Pro- and anti-government demonstrators march nationwide as tensions between Caracas and Washington escalate.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Boeing flying car prototype completes first test flight

23.01.2019 12:26

January 24, 2019 1:26 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Boeing said on Wednesday (Jan 23) its prototype "flying car" - part of a project aimed at "on-demand autonomous air transportation" - has completed its first successful test flight.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Russia takes wraps off new missile to try to save US nuclear pact

23.01.2019 11:31

Russia showed foreign military attaches on Wednesday a new cruise missile that the United States says breaches a landmark arms control pact, billing it as an exercise in transparency it hoped would persuade Washington to stay in the treaty.

From: www.straitstimes.com

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