President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers behind closed doors that Jay Sekulow, one of the president’s attorneys, encouraged him to give untrue information to lawmakers about the Trump Tower project in Moscow, according to transcripts released Monday. Continue reading Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Says The President’s Attorney Jay Sekulow Told Him To Give False Info To Congress
Phone maker blocked from using apps such as Gmail and Maps on its phones
Google has blocked Chinese communications company Huawei from using apps such as Maps and Gmail on its phones, it has been reported.
Huawei is one of a number of phone manufacturers who use the Google-developed Android operating systems on its phones and tablets.
The Verge has reported that Google has cut off Huawei’s licence – meaning it will no longer be able to use apps like Maps and Gmail and will not have access to security updates. Continue reading Google Huawei ban: Phone maker ‘blocked from using apps such as Gmail and Maps on its phones’//Bonnie Christian,Evening Standard
“It is an unprecedented attack on the rights of the defence, freedom of expression and access to information exposing massive human rights abuses and corruption. We call on international protection institutions to intervene to put a stop to this persecution,”/Adam ForrestThe Independent
Julian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be seized by US prosecutors in the UK Monday, according to WikiLeaks.
Ecuadorian officials are travelling to London to allow US prosecutors to “help themselves” to items at the embassy – including legal papers, medical records and electronic equipment – the organisation has claimed. Continue reading Julian Assange’s belongings ‘to be confiscated’ by US authorities
North Korea issued a $2m hospital bill for the care of Otto Warmbier, the American man who died after falling into a coma while in custody in the country.
The bill was handed to Joseph Yun, the former State Department Special Representative for North Korea who went to Pyongyang in June 2017 to bring Warmbier home, sources told CNN.
When he was released, Mr Warmbier was in a comatose state and died a few days later.
He’d fallen into a coma in March 2016 after being sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labour by the North Korean government for tearing down a propaganda sign in a Pyongyang hotel.
The reason for his comatose state has never been confirmed, though North Korean officials maintain that he was not tortured. Continue reading US President Donald Trump ‘paid’ Kim Jong-un a $2 million bribe to get the remains of Otto Warmbier
The southern border is nearly 2,000 miles long and already has about 650 miles of different types of barriers. Continue reading US-Mexico Border: Trump Administration Says Needs 2 Years to Identify Migrant Children Separated from Parents and Families