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The audio recording of President Donald Trump and his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen , captures the two men discussing hush money payments to a former Playboy model alleging an affair . Cohen was Trump's longtime personal lawyer and fixer; however, he has sought to distance himself from the president in recent weeks, fueling speculation that Cohen could flip on Trump.
  • Bottle splintered in hands of novichok victim

    Bottle splintered in hands of novichok victim

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    Officials believe the substance was from the same batch used in the March nerve agent attack on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Charlie Rowley, 45, was exposed to the toxin last month soon after Dawn Sturgess innocently sprayed it on each wrist after finding the discarded bottle in the centre of the city.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Shreds Donald Trump's Double Standard On Russia And Iran

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    What's even more concerning is that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders declined to say whether Trump consulted with national security aides before sending the tweet . Rouhani had addressed diplomats in Tehran by saying the U.S. "Threats make us more unified". Potentially that would escalate the very situation the nuclear deal sought to avoid - an Iran with a stockpile of enriched uranium that could lead to making atomic bombs.
  • Trump, now acknowledging Russian interference, claims it's aimed at helping Dems

    Trump, now acknowledging Russian interference, claims it's aimed at helping Dems

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    The head of USA intelligence has said that he did not mean to disrespect President Donald Trump with his "awkward response" on hearing the news that he had invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit Washington. Yes, I wanted him to win. The Kremlin's failure to swiftly accept Mr Trump's invitation for a Washington summit has been noticeable. Putin , when asked point blank whether he had compromising information on Trump, quipped: "I do know how dossiers are made up'".
  • Tokyo says addressing heat key to 2020 Olympics

    Tokyo says addressing heat key to 2020 Olympics

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    But the death toll may be more than double that, with Kyodo News agency reporting 11 people died on Saturday alone (July 21) across Japan. Two lingering high-pressure systems have trapped warm and humid air above the region, bringing record-high temperatures for almost two weeks.
  • Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone recording 'perhaps illegal'

    Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone recording 'perhaps illegal'

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    Ms McDougal, 47, sold her story to the National Enquirer just before the election for $150,000, (pounds 114,000). DONALD TRUMP was secretly recorded by Michael Cohen , his personal lawyer, discussing hush payments to a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with him, according to reports yesterday.
  • U.S. senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning

    U.S. senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning

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    A bare majority of Republicans in the new poll - 51 percent - approve of Trump expressing doubts about US intelligence conclusions on Russian election interference. " Say that again . Did I hear you?" he asked, appearing amused. Trump later retracted his statement , saying he had misspoken. Overall, the poll showed Trump's approval rating is relatively low, standing at 45% among all registered voters.
  • Tensions SOAR on Israel’s northern border as missiles LAUNCHED — Israel ALERT

    Tensions SOAR on Israel’s northern border as missiles LAUNCHED — Israel ALERT

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    It was unclear what happened to the remainder. On Saturday, Jordan's Foreign Ministry said it has allowed the United Nations to organize the passage of some 800 White Helmets members for humanitarian reasons. In the raging war zone that is southwestern Syria , 98 White Helmets - members of a volunteer rescue organization also known as the Syrian Civil Defence - brought their spouses, children and a personal bag each.