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Lawsuit accuses Trump of kissing campaign worker without her consent

Alva Johnson said in the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Florida's Middle District, that the alleged incident was "part of a pattern of predatory and harassing behavior towards women" by Trump. "This accusation is absurd on its face," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement. "This never happened and is directly contradicted by multiple highly credible eye witness accounts." Trump has denied charges by a number of women who said he groped and kissed them over a perio...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Trump, U S District Court, Middle District, Sarah Sanders, Alva Johnson


Kim Jong-un arrives in Hanoi for Vietnam summit with Donald Trump

North Korean leader to meet US president on Wednesday for dinner after three-day overland tripKim Jong-un has arrived in Hanoi, after transferring from train to car for the final leg of his overland trip to Vietnam where the North Korean leader is scheduled to have a private dinner and meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday.Kim will meet the US president for a brief one-on-one conversation, followed by a social dinner, at which they will each be accompanied by two guests and interpreters, White ...
Tags: North Korea, White House, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un, Kim, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Hanoi, Kim Jong, Sarah Sanders


Kim Jong-un arrives in Vietnam for second summit with Donald Trump

North Korean leader to meet US president on Wednesday for dinner after three-day overland tripKim Jong-un has arrived in Vietnam, transferring from train to car for the final leg of his overland trip to Hanoi where the North Korean leader is scheduled to have a private dinner and meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday.Kim will meet the US president for a brief one-on-one conversation, followed by a social dinner, at which they will each be accompanied by two guests and interpreters, White House ...
Tags: North Korea, White House, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un, Kim, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Hanoi, Kim Jong, Sarah Sanders




Trump faces rebuke from former top officials over 'national emergency' – as it happened

Former top national security officials have signed their names to a public letter condemning Trump’s declaration of emergency on the US borderSign up for the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 1.07am GMT 12.29am GMT North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis, a Republican, wrote an oped for the Washington Post in which he states that even though he supports President Trump’s stance on immigration and call for a border wall, he will vote to disapprove of the president’s national-emergen...
Tags: Republicans, Washington Post, White House, Americas, Elizabeth Warren, US, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, Venezuela, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Britons face five-hour airport queues in Spain with no-deal Brexit

Alicante airport is likely to be worst affected, says consumer group Which?British tourists to Spain could face airport queues of five hours or more after a no-deal Brexit, according to analysis by Which?, and the consumer group suggests travellers should take food, water and even nappies to survive prolonged delays.Alicante airport, which serves Benidorm and other Costa Blanca resorts, is likely to be the worst-affected airport, and Which? said visitors to Tenerife, Lanzarote and Málaga were al...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Money, Spain, UK News, World news, Consumer affairs, Air transport, Transport, Airline Industry, Brexit, Málaga, Benidorm, Costa Blanca, Alicante


Kushner starts Mideast tour, could meet Saudi prince for first time since Khashoggi murder

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has embarked on a five-nation Middle East tour that could involve his first face-to-face meeting with Saudi Arabia's crown prince since the October 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, White House, Cnn, Middle East, Mideast, Kushner, Jared Kushner, Khashoggi


Here’s how presidential candidates (so far) want to help solve the housing crisis

In the race for the White House, housing seldom gets much attention — but that could be about to change. As California and other states face dramatically rising rents and home prices, three of the top Democratic contenders in 2020 — Sens. Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren — have already introduced major proposals in the Senate that would reshape affordable housing in America. With California’s primary poised to play an unusually important role next year, and the state’s affordabili...
Tags: Obama, California, Senate, White House, Boston, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, America, Sport, Soccer, Harvard University, New Hampshire, Iowa, New Jersey, Beverly Hills, Warren


Will Senate Republicans Jerk Around 9/11 Survivors Again?

For the third time over the last two decades, first responders and other survivors of the September 11, 2001 attacks have come to Congress to ask for help. The question this time around is whether Senate Republicans will force them to repeatedly drag themselves back this year to beg for their country’s support as more continue to die. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act is facing its second reauthorization fight, and funds have run dry for the part of program that gives out mone...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, New York City, Gop, House, Jon Stewart, Dc, Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Police Department, James, Trump, Stewart, Scott


Brexit: Labour will back amendment for second referendum, says Corbyn – as it happened

Opposition says it will back or put forward amendment for public vote if its alternative to Theresa May’s Brexit plan is voted down by MPsLabour to back moves for second Brexit referendum – reportUK insurers say no-deal Brexit would be ‘act of economic self-harm’Afternoon summary 9.40pm GMT Here’s a summary of the evening’s events: Related: Jeremy Corbyn: we’ll back a second referendum to stop Tory no-deal Brexit 9.08pm GMT Here’s a little more on those comments from the shadow foreig...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Tony Blair, Scottish politics, Parliament, Leo Varadkar, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn


Trump faces rebuke from former top officials over 'national emergency' – live

Former top national security officials have signed their names to a public letter condemning Trump’s declaration of emergency on the US borderSign up for the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 9.34pm GMT •A former staff member of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has filed a federal lawsuit against the president, claiming he kissed her without consent. Alva Johnson said Trump “grasped her hand and did not let go” and kissed her on the corner of her mouth as she turned slightly aw...
Tags: Obama, Republicans, Senate, White House, Americas, US, World news, US news, Democrats, United States, US politics, Washington Dc, Mitch McConnell, Venezuela, Cia, Donald Trump


Jeremy Corbyn: we’ll back a second referendum to stop Tory no-deal Brexit

Labour leader tells MPs party will back another vote as last resort to stop Tory dealFollow all the latest on Brexit with our live blogJeremy Corbyn has finally thrown his party’s weight behind a second EU referendum, backing moves for a fresh poll with remain on the ballot paper if Labour should fail to get its own version of a Brexit deal passed this week.The decision to give the party’s backing to a second referendum comes after a concerted push by shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer and dep...
Tags: Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tom Watson, Keir Starmer, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Independent Group TIG


San Fernando Valley’s housing market used to be hotter than heck. But buyers are getting a chance as things cool off

If neighborhoods were showrooms and homes were the product on the showroom floor, get ready: In 2019, the shelves are expected to be well-stocked in the San Fernando Valley. New numbers out from the Southland Regional Association of Realtors show a 3.3-month supply of homes out on the market for sale. Put another way, the 1,304 active listings (homes and condos for sale) in the Valley market in January was a 42 percent increase than a year ago. The last time the inventory of homes was that high ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Donald Trump, Valley, San Fernando Valley, Ventura Boulevard, Top Stories LADN, Southland Regional Association of REALTORS, Dan Tresierras


Trump: American Held Hostage In Yemen For 18 Months Has Been Freed

President Donald Trump is announcing that American Danny Burch has been freed after 18 months of captivity in Yemen. Trump is thanking the United Arab Emirates for its role in reuniting Burch with his family. The president says: “Danny’s recovery reflects the best of what the United States and its partners can accomplish.” Trump says that freeing Americans held overseas “is a priority of my administration” adding that 20 American captives have been released since his victory in the 2016 presid...
Tags: News, White House, United States, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump, Danny, Burch, Summer Concepcion, Yemen Trump, Danny Burch


EDM Group Clean Bandit Portrays a Trump Meltdown in ‘Mama’ Video

England’s Clean Bandit, a Grammy-winning electronic music group, takes a tragic view of Donald Trump in a music video that was released Monday for their single “Mama,” which features Ellie Goulding on vocals. Goulding is not seen, but ringers for Donald Trump and his wife Melania are, as the video makes a statement about power, […]
Tags: Politics, England, News, Ellie Goulding, Donald Trump, Clean Bandit, Melania, Goulding, EDM Group Clean Bandit


Clean Bandit Portrays a Trump Meltdown in ‘Mama’ Video

Clean Bandit, the Grammy-winning British electronic music group, takes a tragic view of Donald Trump in a music video that was released Monday for their single “Mama,” which features Ellie Goulding on vocals. Goulding is not seen, but ringers for Donald Trump and his wife Melania are, as the video makes a statement about power, […]
Tags: Politics, News, Ellie Goulding, Donald Trump, Clean Bandit, Melania, Goulding


Ferguson to sue Trump administration over new abortion regulations

The new rule, released Friday, would bar organizations that receive federal Title X money from referring patients to abortion providers.
Tags: Health, News, Local Politics, Ferguson, Local News, Trump, Nation & World Politics


Tories urge Theresa May not to delay ruling out no-deal Brexit

Vague promises of future vote ‘not good enough’, say those rejecting no-deal optionConservatives pushing for Theresa May to categorically rule out a no-deal Brexit in parliament this week have urged their colleagues not to be bought off by vague promises of a future vote on whether to extend article 50.May is expected to make a last ditch bid to avoid a cabinet rebellion, ahead of a vote on Wednesday on a cross-party amendment laid by Tory Sir Oliver Letwin and Labour’s Yvette Cooper that would ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Article 50, Brexit, Oliver Letwin


Independent Group rules out electing leader until end of year

MPs expected to make decision once group fulfils ambition to become a political party A leader may not be elected to the newly formed Independent Group of MPs until the end of the year when it hopes to have become a political party.The 11 former Labour and Conservative MPs’ first meeting in Westminster selected Gavin Shuker to act as its convener and organise future meetings but while there were initial conversations about roles and responsibilities, there was no serious discussion as to who mig...
Tags: Politics, London, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Labour and Conservative, Gavin Shuker, Independent Group, The Independent Group


Daughter of Putin spokesman works for ally of Nigel Farage

French MEP Aymeric Chauprade confirms his trainee is daughter of Dmitry PeskovThe daughter of Vladimir Putin’s spokesman is working in the European parliament as a trainee for a French nationalist politician allied to Nigel Farage.Aymeric Chauprade, who supported Russia’s annexation of Crimea, confirmed that his trainee was the daughter of Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin’s chief spokesman. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Vladimir Putin, France, Russia, European Union, World news, Nigel Farage, Crimea, Dmitry Peskov Vladimir Putin, Daughter of Putin, Aymeric Chauprade, Dmitry PeskovThe, Nigel Farage Aymeric Chauprade


Vice President Pence Announces New Sanctions Against Venezuela’s Maduro in Speech From Colombia

Pence urged regional partners to freeze oil assets controlled by Maduro
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Colombia, Venezuela, Maduro, Onetime


President Trump Departs U.S. for Summit With Kim Jong Un

'I think we'll have a very tremendous summit'
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, Uncategorized, Trump, Kim Jong, Onetime


Former Trump campaign staffer Alva Johnson sues Trump, says he kissed her without consent before 2016 Florida rally

Former Trump campaign staffer Alva Johnson alleges in a lawsuit that Donald Trump her forcibly kissed her without her consent before a Florida presidential campaign rally in 2016, the Washington Post reports. The White House denies the charges. Johnson us an event planner who lives in Madison County, Alabama. The federal lawsuit filed Monday in Florida (where the alleged sexual assault happened) asks for unspecified damages for emotional pain and suffering. Kohns In addition to the forced ki...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, News, Sexual Assault, Washington Post, White House, Johnson, Donald Trump, Tampa, Trump, Pam Bondi, Madison county Alabama, Picks, Kayleigh McEnany, Beth Reinhard


Labour is no longer a force for good in promoting anti-racism | Letters

Suggesting a permissible link between the Labour leadership’s attitude to British Jews and Israel is both wrong and shameful, write 561 signatoriesWe write in response to the letter you published on 21 February, asserting that Jeremy Corbyn was a crucial ally in the fight against bigotry and reaction and that a Labour government would be a powerful force against antisemitism.The signatories to that letter plainly feel the need to rely on their Judaism to bolster its content. This may be because ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Israel, Religion, Race, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Judaism, Labour, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Antisemitism


Labour is no longer a force for good in promoting anti-racism | Letter

Suggesting a permissible link between the Labour leadership’s attitude to British Jews and Israel is both wrong and shameful, write 561 signatoriesWe write in response to the letter you published on 21 February, asserting that Jeremy Corbyn was a crucial ally in the fight against bigotry and reaction and that a Labour government would be a powerful force against antisemitism.The signatories to that letter plainly feel the need to rely on their Judaism to bolster its content. This may be because ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Israel, Religion, Race, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Judaism, Labour, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Antisemitism


Brexit: Labour will back amendment for second referendum, says Corbyn – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s press conference at the EU-Arab summit in Sharm El SheikhTheresa May’s press conference - SummaryEU would back extending article 50 if deal not passed soon, says TuskUK insurers say no-deal Brexit would be ‘act of economic self-harmAfternoon summary 5.43pm GMT Cobyn says Labour’s move will be two-pronged. He will first seek to force Theresa May to adopt his party’s approach to Brexit by tabling an am...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Tony Blair, Scottish politics, Brussels, Madrid, Leo Varadkar, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


White House says Easter Egg Roll to take place on April 22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says its annual Easter Egg Roll will be held April 22. Tickets are free and can be requested through an online lottery that’s scheduled to open Thursday at 10 a.m. EST and close March 4 at 10 a.m. EST. The White House says there’s no fee to enter the […]
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Trump Organization Says It Gave $200,000 Profits From Foreign Government to the U.S. Treasury

The voluntary donation is up from $151,470 to cover Trump's first year in office
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Treasury, Courts, Trump, U S Treasury, Trump Organization, Onetime, Trump Organization Says It Gave


White House fires opening shot in budget skirmish

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is firing an opening shot in an upcoming fight with Capitol Hill Democrats over spending on domestic agencies that face sharp budget cuts without a new 2020 budget deal. The military faces cuts too, but White House Budget chief Russ Vought writes in a RealClearPolitics opinion piece that the […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, White House Budget, Russ Vought, Capitol Hill Democrats


Pro-Trump political group launches ad campaign to back border emergency declaration

The America First Policies ad features former Border Patrol chief Mark Morgan, who served under former President Barack Obama, discussing dangers at the border and urging construction of a wall, according to a video seen by Reuters. America First Policies will spend $250,000 on the ad campaign, which will air on Fox News starting on Tuesday and conclude on Friday, according to Erin Montgomery, a spokeswoman for the group. The group will also launch a text message campaign aimed at Trump suppo...
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Fox News, Border Patrol, Trump, Mark Morgan, Erin Montgomery, Reuters America First Policies



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