Trump Uses RNC Funds To Pay For His Russia Defense -- Thanks To Hillary Clinton's Lawyer
WASHINGTON ? President Donald Trump, a billionaire, is reportedly using money raised by the Republican National Committee to cover legal fees associated with the Department of Justice investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump has used over $230,000 in money raised by the RNC for his own legal defense, according to Reuters. The president is currently under investigation for potential illegal coordination with Russia ? which is alleged to have hacked the Democratic National Committee and intervened in the election to defeat Hillary Clinton ? and for possible obstruction of justice when he fired James Comey, the former FBI director, in May.
Aftermath photos of Mexico earthquake reveal devastating search conditions
Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote ? and Russia is stirring the pot
Black Cornell Student Allegedly 'Bloodied Up' In Racially Charged Attack
Less than two weeks after someone chanted ?build a wall, build a wall? near the Latino Living Center on Cornell University?s campus, a white student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a black student in front of his home and yelling racial slurs at him.
Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops
Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. forces and their allies in Syria, saying it has deployed Russian special forces alongside Syrian government troops in the battle for the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province and that Moscow would retaliate if the Russians come under fire.
Navy Hospital Staffers Removed After Sharing Disturbing Photos Of Newborns
Hurricane Maria left over 15 dead in Dominica: prime minister
Hurricane Maria left more than 15 people dead in hard-hit Dominica, the small Caribbean island's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday. The toll from Dominica brings the overall number of confirmed deaths caused by Hurricane Maria to 18, including two in Guadeloupe and one in Puerto Rico. "So far, we would have buried in excess of 15 people," Skerrit told a television network of Antigua and Barbuda, a neighboring country.
Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel cars
By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure that has caused a slump in sales of diesel cars in major markets, with governments announcing plans to ban vehicles powered by conventional combustion engines. Greenpeace said its volunteers had boarded the ship in the Thames Estuary in an attempt to stop it unloading at the port of Sheerness in the southeast of England.
New fight in California water wars: How to update old system
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) ? In California's long-raging water wars, pitting north against south and farmer against city dweller, the one thing everybody agreed on Wednesday was that the outdated method of shipping water throughout the most populous state needs a serious upgrade.
Presidential paranoia: Does Mueller have a mole in the White House?