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In April, Mr Trump said he was unaware Mr Cohen had paid Ms Daniels just before the 2016 election. The claim came amid continuing scrutiny over the payment and what President Trump know about it. "Mr Cohen sought reimbursement of those expenses and Mr Trump fully reimbursed Mr Cohen in 2017", it said. Both the women he's communicating with have yet to decide if they're willing to go public with their situation, Avenatti said Thursday.
  • Populist cleric Sadr all but wins Iraq parliament election

    Populist cleric Sadr all but wins Iraq parliament election

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    A political outlier before Saturday's ballot, Sadr is best known for leading the "fearsome" Mehdi Army in two insurgencies against U.S. troops in Iraq , following the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003. Members of the election commission read out vote tallies for each candidate list in 10 provinces on national TV. After the 2003 United States invasion, Mr Al Sadr formed the Mahdi army militia to fight American troops and later commanded his paramilitary forces against ISIS.
  • Putin drives Kamaz truck across newly-opened Crimean bridge

    Putin drives Kamaz truck across newly-opened Crimean bridge

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    European Union and U.S. sanctions have targeted those involved in the realization of the bridge, particularly businessman Arkady Rotenberg, a close ally of Putin whose company Stroygazmontazh won the construction contract. But for others the structure has become a bridge too far. President Petro Poroshenko lambasted the bridge as "yet another piece of evidence of the Kremlin ignoring global law" and "an attempt to legitimise the temporary occupation of the Crimean peninsula".
  • Premier League Stars Under Fire for Posing With Turkey's President Recep Erdogan

    Premier League Stars Under Fire for Posing With Turkey's President Recep Erdogan

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    Minor scuffles broke out as pro-Erdogan counter-protesters walked in front of Kurdish demonstrators outside Downing Street, with police wrestling some of the ringleaders to the ground. Speaking on Tuesday, Erdogan welcomed a transition deal agreed between London and the European Union to ease Britain's departure from the bloc. It's only the latest spat between Germany and Turkey since a failed coup attempt against Erdogan in 2016.
  • Why was Sonam Kapoor Ahuja nervous before walking to Cannes 2018?

    Why was Sonam Kapoor Ahuja nervous before walking to Cannes 2018?

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    According to the e-invites, the families have requested the presence of their guests for three events - the mehendi ceremony, the wedding, and a party. Sonam posted a picture from their wedding day where the actress lovingly kisses her husband Anand. Sonam Kapoor left for Cannes last night from Delhi.
  • Mahira Khan wins at Cannes with all the grace and style

    Mahira Khan wins at Cannes with all the grace and style

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    The newly Wednesday bride slayed at the red carpet last night. "I'm nervous", she wrote before making her red carpet debut, but her confident demeanour was a head-turner at the gala, where she and Sonam walked one after another. But then from the little that we know through the posts that he shares on Instagram proves he's here to only make Sonam's #Everydayphenomenal. Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja got married in a traditional anand karaj ceremony in Mumbai on May 8.
  • US Supreme Court Opens Up Sports Gambling. What's The Colorado Impact?

    US Supreme Court Opens Up Sports Gambling. What's The Colorado Impact?

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    The decision allows IL to move ahead with proposals to legalize and tax sports betting, which supporters say would transform a black market industry into one that could produce much-needed revenue. On one hand, lawmakers might want as much money as possible for the state budget. Those specializing in gambling technology gained 10 percent or more.
  • Opposition walks out of National Assembly over PM's speech

    Opposition walks out of National Assembly over PM's speech

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    Soon after the NSC meeting, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a press conference had clarified that the NSC had in fact condemned "misreporting" and not his party's supreme leader's statement. "Do we want to let India use us for its own motives?" Cyril Almeida further said that he was conveyed a plan to meet the former premier at the airport for the interview but he did not go to the airport as the interview was conducted at another place.
  • Nawaz Sharif's Remarks on 26/11 Proves Our Stand, Says Sitharaman

    Nawaz Sharif's Remarks on 26/11 Proves Our Stand, Says Sitharaman

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    He indicated that his country should look into why its narrative that it had been fighting terrorism had not been accepted by the worldwide community "despite sacrifices". "India should also help in freedom of Balochistan, only then Pakistan will correct its course". A leaked USA embassy cable recalls that during a meeting between visiting Senator John McCain and Sharif in December 2008, he had acknowledged role of Pak nationals in 26/11.
  • US Security Adviser Says US Not Pushing Iran 'Regime Change'

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    But a host of companies are now faced with the prospect of doing business with US or protecting their interests in Tehran. As those sanctions kick in, it will have an even broader effect as well, Bolton said. In the 1990s, significant disagreements surfaced when Washington adopted legislation - including the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA) - which punished European firms for doing business in those countries.
  • Hamas: Ismail Haniya visits Egypt ahead of USA embassy move

    Hamas: Ismail Haniya visits Egypt ahead of USA embassy move

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    The Palestinians want east Jerusalem as the capital of a future state, and view the relocation of the embassy from Tel Aviv to the contested city as a one-sided move that invalidates the U.S. -Israel alliance". Among the young, nearly one-third support the idea of equal rights for Arabs and Jews in a single state, while 58 per cent the highest result in any age group demand a return to an armed uprising.
  • Man Killed in Late-Night Palmdale Shooting

    Man Killed in Late-Night Palmdale Shooting

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    Deputies responded to Highland High School in Palmdale, about 60 miles (97 km) north of Los Angeles, at around 7 a.m. (1400 GMT) after receiving multiple reports of an armed person on campus. "All authorities are telling us right now is that they are working on the situation", Luke said. The arresting officer is a family friend, McDonnell said.
  • Malaysia's Mahathir says king willing to grant full pardon for Anwar

    Malaysia's Mahathir says king willing to grant full pardon for Anwar

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    A full pardon by the king would mean Anwar can return to active politics. He didn't say how long the process will take and whether Anwar could be freed before his sentence ends on June 8. Najib's premiership has been battered by a massive financial scandal, in which he was accused of overseeing the plunder of billions of dollars from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.
  • Former PM Mahathir Mohamad storms back to power in Malaysia

    Former PM Mahathir Mohamad storms back to power in Malaysia

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    Said Dr Mahathir: "We have to act quickly because we don't want the problem of extradition with other countries". "I respect the decision and I will remain in the country with my family", he said. "God willing, UMNO will continue to live". Being grounded, however, was largely due to his nemesis and new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad . The Barisan chairman and Umno president said that he prayed for the country to unite after this divisive period and apologise for any shortcomings and ...