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|Trump Says He Never Directed Michael Cohen to Break the Law
“I never directed Michael Cohen to break the law. It is called ‘advice of counsel,’ and a lawyer has great liability if a mistake is made,” Trump said Thursday on Twitter. Cohen drew a three-year prison sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to breaking campaign-finance laws by arranging hush payments to women who alleged affairs with Trump, as well as lying to Congress and banks.
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 1:42 PM
|Man who sexually assaulted woman on flight while she slept is jailed for nine years
Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 34, was also sitting next to his wife on the overnight flight in January. Ramamoorthy had molested the victim while unbuttoning her blouse and unzipping her trousers as she slept. US attorney Matthew Schneider said: “Everyone has the right to be secure and safe when they travel on aeroplanes.
POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2018 5:16 AM
|At least $9bn in insurance claims from California fires
Insurance claims from the recent devastating California wildfires that killed at least 89 people and destroyed 19,000 homes and businesses have reached at least $9 billion, the state's insurance commissioner said Wednesday. "The devastating wildfires of 2018 were the deadliest and costliest wildfire catastrophes in California's history," said California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. Most of the insurance payouts -- some $7 billion -- concern the Camp Fire in Northern California, which wiped out the town of Paradise and killed 86 people, making it the deadliest wildfire in recent California history.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:04 PM
|7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday.
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 11:19 PM
|Every Angle of the 2019 Toyota Prius
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 4:00 PM
|Pope-appointed missionary travels US to do good
Father Jim Sichko had a calling and it wasn't just to God. It was to, well, everybody. Pope Francis named the Kentucky-based priest to a newly created fleet of Papal Missionaries, ministers who travel the world offering acts of mercy. (Dec. 14)
POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2018 1:07 AM
|Chinese Authorities Question Second Canadian Citizen
“We are working very hard to ascertain his whereabouts and we have also raised this case with Chinese authorities,” Freeland said Wednesday in Ottawa. Canadian officials have been in touch with his family, Freeland said, without releasing the person’s name. The Globe and Mail identified the man as Michael Spavor, a Canadian whose company brings tourists and hockey players into North Korea.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:18 PM
|Porsche presents EV ‘FastCharge' solution
The automaker Porsche has presented a prototype charging station in Germany with an output of up to 450kW. It can be used by electric models of all brands compatible with the European standard Type 2 variant of the widely used Combined Charging System (CCS). Increasing the available charge capacity to up to 450kW considerably reduces the charging time, in turn increasing the number of vehicles able to use the technology in a given space of time.
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 6:13 AM
|Cash deposited in Robinhood's 3% checking and savings isn't insured, SIPC says
Cash in Robinhood's new checking and savings products that were rolled out this week is not insured by the Securities Investor Protection Corp.
POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2018 4:51 PM
|Andrew Napolitano Repeatedly Shreds 'Fox & Friends' Defense Of Trump
President Donald Trump's legal woes are likely just beginning, and his
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 4:15 PM